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.

What About These Derringers?

I am still completely confused by my sudden and uncontrolled leap into the world of the two-shot, single-action derringer. Without… Read More >

Enough With the Muffs, Already

Modern hearing protection does more than protect your ears from the loud report of gunfire. It also has the ability… Read More >

The Riddle of Steel: Knife Steel from a Different Perspective

The knife industry seems to have blossomed into something of a monster over the last decade. With a glut of… Read More >

Good Ammo Is Not Hard to Find

Reviewing ammunition is difficult because so many variables affect performance. Of course, the manufacturing quality of the ammunition itself is… Read More >

Benelli Nova H20 12-Gauge Tactical Pump Shotgun

Even though new models of shotguns continue to be released, several factors have put the tactical shotgun in a less… Read More >

The Great Caliber Debate

Who among us has not engaged in the great caliber debate? I can tell from my desk almost no one… Read More >

Gear We Love — February/March 2018

{1} 2A EDC Tray MSRP: $25-$40 This Kydex tray is a perfect landing pad for your keys, magazines, flashlights and… Read More >

Hiding in Plain Sight With Cacharme

The Cacharme Concealed Carry Jacket allows you to hide your gun completely without the need for tactical-looking clothing. This good-looking… Read More >

Top Five Magazine Holsters

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: These are great days for handgun owners — especially those who… Read More >

Tyler T-Grip Revolver Grip Adaptor: Bridging the Revolver Grip Gap

I started shooting defensive and combat handguns back when nearly all of them were steel with wooden grips. Combat revolvers… Read More >

Sometimes Reason Has Nothing to Do With It

Have you ever done something so irrational that you can’t for the life of you figure out why you decided… Read More >

The Apex of Upgrades

Glocks are some of the most easily field-stripped pistols on the market today. They’re able to be detail-stripped, too —… Read More >

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