Guns & Gear

Read no-holds-barred reviews of both personal and home defense firearms and stay up-to-date on the latest concealed carry 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.

7 Tips to Make the Most of Your Time at the Range
Tom McHale — March 19, 2019

If you go to an indoor shooting range, odds are you’ll pay for your time by the hour. Even if… Read More

Blue Line’s Fabric Clip: A Beltless, User-Friendly Holster Option
Beth Alcazar — March 19, 2019

Ken Delano of Blue Line, LLC Custom Holsters is a firearms instructor and 20-year police officer in Virginia. He started… Read More

Charter Arms PROFESSIONAL: A Fighting Revolver
Kevin Michalowski — March 18, 2019

If you are looking for a fighting revolver, there is something new on the horizon. The Charter Arms PROFESSIONAL is… Read More

How to Clean a SIG P226
Kat Ainsworth — March 17, 2019

Although it wasn’t SIG’s first handgun, the P226 is the model that initially propelled the company to popularity in… Read More

Home-Defense Shotgun Accessories
Scott W. Wagner — March 17, 2019

At the gun shop I frequent, a customer recently dropped off an M4 carbine to have an accessory added. There… Read More

The Compact “Crossover” Glock 45 9mm Pistol
Scott Wagner — March 14, 2019

Glock’s first pistol — the 9mm Glock 17 — was nothing short of Earth-shattering. And Glock continues… Read More

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