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.

Never Be Satisfied With an Uncomfortable Holster
Kevin Michalowski — March 4, 2019

After more than a month of carrying the Grey Man modified Glock 19 pistol in the KingTuk holster from… Read More

How to Choose a Home-Defense Gun
Scott W. Wagner — March 3, 2019

Welcome to our new Home Defense series! Check back every Sunday for tips about the best gear and tactics for… Read More

How to Choose a Gun Safe for Home Defense
Kat Ainsworth — March 2, 2019

Let’s dispel one myth immediately: Gun safes are for everyone, not just people with children. A safe keeps your guns… Read More

Safety for Your Home, Car and RV — The Life Jacket Security Case
Scott W. Wagner — February 28, 2019

Vacation and travel season is ramping up. When planning your next trip, don’t forget about your away-from-home… Read More

PepperBall LifeLite — When Lethal Options Aren’t an Option
Beth Alcazar — February 26, 2019

Personal protection can mean different things to different people and can involve many different tools — from creating an emergency… Read More

Taurus TX22: Rethinking the .22
Rick Sapp — February 22, 2019

Taurus has introduced a new .22 handgun, the TX22. But why? The market is flooded with .22s. Is there really… Read More

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