Guns & Gear

Read no-holds-barred reviews of both personal- and home-defense firearms and stay up-to-date on the latest concealed carry gear offerings on the market. Discover everything you need to know to select the best, tried-and-true self-defense gear — from holsters, knives and ammunition to flashlights, first-aid kits and alternate weapons.

My 2020 Wish List!

Scott W. Wagner — December 26, 2019

As we exit 2019, I was tasked to come up with a list of gear or items I would like… Read More

‘O AR-15’ — A New Christmas Poem

Beth Alcazar — December 24, 2019

In 2015, I penned my re-envisioning of Clement C. Moore’s infamous Night Before Christmas poem. My version included several 2A… Read More

Top Gear of 2019

Bob Campbell — December 21, 2019

The past few months have been very interesting for firearms enthusiasts. The personal-defense market continues to grow as freedom rings… Read More

The Springfield Armory ‘Micro Hi-Cap’ 9mm Hellcat

Scott W. Wagner — December 19, 2019

Industry experts and consumers alike have been searching for the perfect full-powered everyday carry (EDC) pistol for the last 10… Read More

6 Stocking Stuffers to Get Right Now

Beth Alcazar — December 17, 2019

Oh, boy. It’s almost time! The Christmas decorations are up. The fruit cakes are baked. The holiday carols are playing… Read More

What Is a SIRT Pistol?

USCCA — December 14, 2019

A Shot Indicating Resetting Trigger (SIRT) pistol is a useful training tool in improving defensive shooting and marksmanship. Invented by… Read More