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.

Wild Bill’s Concealment Speed Loader Carrier

If you are a revolver fan like I am, sometimes you can feel a bit left out when it comes… Read More >

Survival Supplies To-Go (Because You Just Never Know)

No matter what environment I am in, I usually carry a small, basic survival kit that fits in a shoulder… Read More >

Urban Carry Heavy-Duty Gun Belt

I just returned from the 2018 USCCA Expo, which (I have to confess) was my very first one. I traveled… Read More >

Your Research Is Just as Important as Mine

I recently replied to a comment on a social media site, and that got me to thinking. While I try… Read More >

ZØRE X Core: Have Your Gun Lock … and Access It Too

The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show is often an ideal place to see, try and test out new products. Read More >

Where Is Your First-Aid Kit?

If you carry a gun, it is a pretty good idea to carry some first-aid gear that will help you… Read More >

Gerber’s Ghoststrike Punch Knife: The Versatile, Worst-Case Scenario Neck Knife

Even if you are carrying a concealed pistol and packing a folding knife in your pocket, you should consider adding… Read More >

Smith & Wesson Performance Center Pro Series Scandium 9mm 1911

Smith & Wesson is on a roll with turning out more outstanding concealed carry handguns. One of these new concealed… Read More >

The Smith & Wesson 9mm M&P Shield 2.0 With Integral Green Laser Sight

Smith & Wesson is continually improving its 2.0 pistols. One of the latest examples of the ongoing improvement program is… Read More >

Snap Caps for Better Training

When I was at a training session at Close Quarters Tactical in Shelby Township, Michigan, we were required to bring… Read More >

Accessories for the J-Frame Revolver

After hearing some in the mainstream media talk about the number of accessories available for the AR-15, I got to… Read More >

Say Yes to Aftermarket Magazines

About twenty or so years ago, the quality of aftermarket magazines could be ranked on a scale from horrible to… Read More >

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