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.

Fake Guns … Real Problems

Over the last few years, underage youths have been increasingly caught carrying fake or replica firearms. Many of these can… Read More >

Kershaw Barstow: Unique Folding Dagger for Special-Purpose Needs

Dagger: A dagger is a knife with a very sharp point and one or more sharp edges. Typically designed or… Read More >

$20 for Creative, Comfortable Carry

Remember when handgun holsters were simple leather carriers with either belt loops or steel clips doing the work of keeping… Read More >

Gear We Love — August/September 2017

{1} Federal American Eagle Syntech MSRP: VARIES BY CALIBER AND QUANTITY The polymer coating on these projectiles prevents metal-to-metal contact… Read More >

Leggings, Yoga Pants and Firearms

I love wearing leggings and yoga pants. I’d wear them all the time … if I could get away with… Read More >

Leatherman Skeletool

Leatherman (and other brand) combo tools have been around a long time and are constantly evolving and offering more innovation… Read More >

BOG-POD Rapid Shooting Rest: Portable Rest for Rifles of All Types

Ok, I hate to admit this, but turning 60 has pushed me into a group of folks I’ll refer to… Read More >

UkoalaBag: A Creative Concealed Carry Option

I accidentally stumbled upon the UkoalaBag a few years ago, and it’s probably one of the best “accidents” ever. I… Read More >

Mec-Gar 1911 Magazines

How many 1911 magazines is enough? Just one more … especially if you’re carrying one of the more compact-sized 1911s… Read More >

El Paso Sky Six Concealment Holster: Classic Construction, Versatile Design

Although you might be getting tired of me writing about it by now, the Bond Arms Bullpup 9 has given… Read More >

Eyes and Ears — in One!

I like products that can do double duty. You know: Range bags with integrated brass catchers. Outerwear with built-in concealed… Read More >

Galco: Planners for Defense

Holsters are always a hot topic, especially when it comes to off-body carry. And I’ll admit that when I have… Read More >

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