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 Star Model BM 9mm “1911” — A Classic Military Pistol Returns

It’s always good to be reunited with an old friend — or, in this case, an old acquaintance: the Star… Read More >

One Holster to Hold Them All?

To suggest there’s one holster to hold virtually all of your guns would be either foolish or brave. Foolish because… Read More >

The SIG P229 Legion Compact: Updated Features on a Legendary Pistol Aimed at Concealment

SIG Sauer has introduced more variants of its existing handgun line than perhaps any other handgun manufacturer. The array is… Read More >

Gear We Love — October 2017

{1} Alien Gear Shapeshift MSRP: $99.88 This modular holster system from Alien Gear allows you to go from IWB to… Read More >

Rubber Dummies Improve Your Skills

Anything you can do to make your training more realistic is worth the price you pay for it. And these… Read More >

The Flap Holster in the Great Outdoors

Anyone who has perused the pages of Concealed Carry Magazine or followed our articles in Concealed Carry Report knows that… Read More >

Lasers: Yea or Nay?

Look through just about any magazine or website devoted to gun owners, especially if it has a focus on self-defense,… Read More >

Getting the Point of Tactical Pens

You’ve read about tactical pens in this space and you’ll continue to do so. That’s because I’m a firm believer… Read More >

More on the Combat Shotgun

The fighting shotgun is certainly not the stately fowling piece of blued steel and walnut from days gone by. It… Read More >

Choosing the Right Caliber for You

There are currently something like 55 standard handgun cartridge options between .17 HMR and .500 Smith & Wesson. Any of… Read More >

Getting to the Ultimate in Carry Comfort

We toss that “comforting, not comfortable” line around quite a bit, don’t we? But it’s a legit philosophy: Carrying a… Read More >

BP380CC: Spec’d Out for Fun

Bersa’s polymer .380 concealed carry pistol could replace your plinker as the fun gun in your arsenal. At the same… Read More >

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