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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.

The 5.56mm SIG SAUER M400 TREAD Rifle

Scott W. Wagner —June 26, 2020

The SIG Sauer TREAD series of AR-15s is advertised as being “easily customizable, with a full… Read More

DeSantis Holster Options for the Ruger 57

Scott W. Wagner —June 19, 2020

No other time in my memory has more called for carrying the 20+1-shot-capacity Ruger 57 as a primary, secondary or… Read More

The Next Gun After the First One

Beth Alcazar —June 16, 2020

It could be because it’s my birthday in just a few days or maybe it’s because I haven’t personally purchased… Read More

Keeping Your Handgun Secure at Camp

Scott W. Wagner —June 15, 2020

Maintaining security of your firearms is likely the most important aspect of firearms ownership. Having a firearm fall into the… Read More

Holster Comparison: Kydex vs. Leather

Bob Campbell —June 13, 2020

When setting out to choose a holster, there are a multitude of factors to consider. It must fit your body… Read More

The Smith & Wesson Model 317 Kit Gun

Scott W. Wagner —June 12, 2020

It seemed about time to write up a fun and practical handgun review. This Smith & Wesson Model 317 brings… Read More

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