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.

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

Gear We Love — July 2019

USCCA Editor — July 31, 2019

Viridian XTL With Camera Viridian XTL With Camera This unit combines a 500-lumen tactical light with a 1080p… Read More

What Are the Types of Guns?

Tom McHale — July 30, 2019

First, if you’re new to the world of guns and shooting … welcome! Glad to have you joining millions of… Read More

Summertime: Concealed Carry Is Easier Now

Scott W. Wagner — July 25, 2019

After an Ohio spring and early summer consisting of record, crop-drowning rainfall and high temperatures in the mid-to-upper 60s, summer… Read More