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.

TASER Strikelight: The Rechargeable Flashlight/Stun Gun That Packs a Punch!

I have to admit this: When the TASER Strikelight was introduced a few years back, I was underwhelmed. After all,… Read More >

Would You Use a .22 for Self-Defense?

Very early on in my self-defense journey, an instructor said to me, “Use a handgun of the largest caliber you… Read More >

Holster With a T-Shirt or T-Shirt With a Holster?

Carrying a handgun under deep cover is an exercise in compromise. For more concealability, you get less accessibility. The debate… Read More >

Nevada Gunleather Upside Down Revolver Shoulder Holster

I was watching what has to be the all-time coolest police detective movie with the all-time coolest actor portraying the… Read More >

Head to Head: .32 ACP vs. .380 ACP

For those who are new to the game, “ACP” stands for “Automatic Colt Pistol.” The .32 ACP was developed by… Read More >

What’s in Your Range Bag?

A range bag is a necessary transportation accessory for the “normal” things you need at the shooting range as well… Read More >

Have You Seen the Gozenta?

If you do a lot of driving, the Gozenta from Hawg Holsters might be the product for you. This little… Read More >

Bravo Concealment DOS Holster

Walther’s PPS M2 is a great concealed carry handgun. It is reliable, accurate and simple. As you know, excellence in… Read More >

The Survival Belt 2.0 by SlideBelts

The Survival Belt 2.0 is no joke. It is not some belt buckle equivalent of those gigantic Swiss Army survival… Read More >

Gear We Love — July 2018

Gozenta Hawg Holsters MSRP: $20 Gozenta Hawg Holsters The Gozenta (“goes into”) allows you to mount your UltiClip-appointed Hawg… Read More >

SIG Sauer Elite 365 V-Crown 9mm 115-Grain JHP Ammunition

SIG Sauer’s commitment to make its Elite ammunition line a major player in the training, sporting and defensive ammunition arena… Read More >

You Have Seen the Grey Man … You Just Don’t Know It

The grey man is one who simply blends in to any scene or situation. He does not stand out. He… Read More >

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