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.

Streamlight TL-Racker Shotgun Forend Light for Home Defense
Scott W. Wagner — August 11, 2019

The first combat shotgun with a mounted light that I encountered was the futuristic-looking High Standard Model 10 (HS10). It… Read More

Gun Review: Ruger American Compact 9mm
USCCA — August 8, 2019

In this edition of the USCCA’s Gun Vault, Kevin Michalowski, executive editor of Concealed Carry Magazine, reviews and shoots the… Read More

The BodyGuard Belt Multi-Gun Belly Band Holster
Scott W. Wagner — August 8, 2019

I’ve used a belly-band-style holster system off and on for many years. Belly bands are elastic concealment holsters that wrap… Read More

Firearm Caliber Does Not Matter
Kevin Michalowski — August 8, 2019

Do you need a .45 ACP? How much training would you do with a Charter Arms Bulldog chambered in .44… Read More

Gun Review: SCCY CPX-2 9mm
USCCA — August 1, 2019

In this edition of the USCCA’s Gun Vault, Concealed Carry Magazine Executive Editor Kevin Michalowski reviews and shoots the SCCY… Read More

Red River Tactical Custom Concealment Holsters
Scott W. Wagner — August 1, 2019

I was recently looking for a suitable duty holster for my SIG Sauer M17 with Streamlight TLR-2 green laser/light combo. Read More

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