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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.

In the Market: Buying and Selling Used Guns

Ed Combs —June 11, 2020

Though there’s nothing like shooting that “new gun smell” right out of a factory-fresh firearm, there’s a lot… Read More

SIG Sauer 716i TREAD .308 Rifle

Scott W. Wagner —June 5, 2020

SIG Sauer’s new series of AR-style rifles takes its name from the Gadsden flag: “Don’t Tread on Me.” In fact,… Read More

Gear We Love — May/June 2020

USCCA Editor —June 1, 2020

Taurus TX22 Taurus TX22 Taurus cracked the code: an American-made pistol chambered for .22 LR that retails for… Read More

S&W Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Ported C.O.R.E.

Scott W. Wagner —May 29, 2020

The legendary Smith & Wesson Performance Center gives shooters the opportunity to own a gun with… Read More

Ask Ed: Concealed Carry FAQs – May 2020

Ed Combs —May 28, 2020

NOTE: USCCA Customer Engagement team members get a lot of questions, and they pass a good number of them along… Read More

Diamondback DB9 Single-Stack Micro 9mm +P Pistol

Scott W. Wagner —May 22, 2020

The American-made Diamondback DB9 is a competitively priced micro 9mm pistol based largely on the Glock… Read More

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