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.

Save Your Folding Knife With a Böker Cop-Tool

Your folding knife may be your everyday companion, the one tool you always have with you, but it’s about to… Read More >

Sometimes, You CAN Go Home Again: Classic S&W Model 19 .357

Maybe the title of this review should actually be “Sometimes, You CAN Go Home Again (or at Least Make It… Read More >

An Everyday, Everywhere Flashlight

It may not be long until all manner of lights and lasers are integrated into every firearm, but until then,… Read More >

Adding Fuel to the Fire: More on the Great Ammo Debate

I firmly believe that we will never completely settle the ongoing debate about ammo, its performance and what it needs… Read More >

1.3 Ounces of Cutting Power

SOG’s Ultra C-Ti is an ultra-light folding knife that doubles as a money clip (or maybe it’s an ultra-light money… Read More >

Scorpion AR-15 .223 Wylde Pistol Upper by Kinetic Concealment

AR-15 “pistols,” or short-barreled rifles (SBRs), are extremely popular these days due to their ultra-compact size, high-magazine capacity and .223/5.56… Read More >

Ordnance Group TAC-D Pivot 37mm: 6-Inch Survival Launcher

The Ordnance Group is a premier manufacturer of a wide variety of 37mm, single-shot launchers for civilian and law enforcement… Read More >

Bullet Basics

I wish I could take credit for the old saying, “Don’t agonize over ammo,” because many people, especially those new… Read More >

Not Even an Ounce of Prevention

Just about any pen with a metal case can double as a tactical pen — to a point, that is… Read More >

Hi-Point 1095TS Black: An Affordable 10mm Carbine That Packs Punch

I have an admission to make. I have been a gun snob for about the last six years or so. Read More >

Focus on the Front Sight

If you had a good shooting coach early in your life, you will remember those most important of words: Focus… Read More >

The Eyes Have It

The first time I fired a handgun without eye protection was the last time I fired a handgun without eye… Read More >

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