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.

SureFire Dual-Stage L1 LumaMax Features New LED Technology

At maximum output, the L1’s new LED generates 65 lumens of tactical-level light—three times that of the previous LED—and… Read More >

K&D Holsters Maverick Defender

I principally wear the Maverick just behind the strong side hip, and find it to be very comfortable. My… Read More >

Searching for the Ultimate Concealed Carry Pistol, Part Three: North American Arms Guardian .380 Concealed Carry Magazine Edition

Right off the bat, you notice the gorgeous wood grips. They attract the eye and instantly make you want… Read More >

Pila Flashlights (GL2 and GL3)

Pila is a relative newcomer to the high quality tactical flashlight market, but I get the feeling Pila will… Read More >

Searching for the Ultimate Concealed Carry Pistol, Part Two: North American Arms Guardian .380

The basic Guardian is a handsome piece of stainless. It has good lines, a simple clean look, and it… Read More >

New Detonics Combat Master

I’ve always believed that Detonics was ahead of the game, ahead of its time. Photograph courtesy of Ken Lunde:… Read More >

Bob Mernickle’s Holsters

(L) Preparing to draw from PS6 holster for Officers’ Model 191. Note erect posture and comfortable position. Reholstering is… Read More >

CovertCarrier® Announces Plan to Expand Customer Base!

The product’s unique “S” shaped metal segment extends from the gun’s handle, over the users pants, behind the belt… Read More >

DeSantis Scorpion

The Scorpion is not your typical Kydex IWB design. There is no shortage of holsters for the Glock. Almost… Read More >

Gun Safety: Is the Glock Unsafe?

The Glock’s specific design for clearance in the generously sized chamber promotes feed reliability. You’ve seen the endless discussions… Read More >

Heine Sights

Another known weakness of the Glock design is the very basic plastic sights. Sights are an obvious area for improvement… Read More >

KKM Barrel

The barrel features KKM’s unique “button rifling” that appears to be the secret behind KKM’s well-known accuracy. The Glock… Read More >

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