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.

The Matter of ‘Assault Weapons’
Jim Doyle — March 13, 2019

Immediately after a mass murder involving any kind of semi-automatic rifle or pistol, we see a deluge of reporting about… Read More

Read This Before You Clean Your Gun Again
Kat Ainsworth — March 10, 2019

Cleaning guns has a bit of mysticism attached to it. If you only clean your gun with… Read More

Choosing a Home-Defense Shotgun
Scott W. Wagner — March 10, 2019

Anyone who is serious about defending themselves, their home and their family in these perilous times ought to have —… Read More

How Lucky Am I? Training at My Desk…
Kevin Michalowski — March 7, 2019

As I type this, I have a Beretta Model 92 sitting amongst the clutter on my desk. It is off… Read More

SIG Sauer M17 9mm NATO Military-Grade Ammunition
Scott W. Wagner — March 7, 2019

SIG Sauer has introduced another variant to its endlessly expanding line of quality handgun and rifle ammunition. I know that… Read More

Everyday Economy: The Affordable, Affable EC9s
Bob Campbell — March 6, 2019

Ruger has earned a reputation for producing quality firearms. Their handguns may be low on flash and bling, but they… Read More

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