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.

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Chief’s Special 9mm

What I really like about the CS9 is that it comes up on plane so easily and precisely. What I… Read More >

Sharp and Semi-Automatic

I would like to present to readers five of my own knives that I carry to be politically correct. Read More >

Grandfather Oak Neck Holster

The holster is fashioned from black Kydex with very snug retention. I am constantly looking for new ways to… Read More >

Bianchi® Introduces the Model 90 Vision Holster

A semi-closed bottom design covers the light to protect the lens while leaving the muzzle open to allow debris… Read More >

Taking Perfection to the Next Level

CCF’s focus will be the Law Enforcement market and Glock owners looking for the tuning opportunities alloy frames offer. Read More >

Rock River vs. Wilson Combat

One of the problems I’m having with this issue’s review is that both of these guns are just too… Read More >

Mika’s Pocket Holsters

Left: Mika’s Pocket Holster for my Semmerling LM-4. Yes, it’s for my right hand. Center: My fingers slide easily… Read More >

Self Defense Ammo: The Search for the Magic Bullet

The thing to remember is that most criminals are cowards. They don’t want to get shot, and the sight… Read More >

Lasers for Concealed Carry

Laser sights for handguns offer a lot of tactical advantages worth considering. I remember the first time I saw… Read More >

Bianchi Speed Strips

The Speed Strip is a flat piece of black, flexible plastic that securely holds 6 rounds of .38 Special… Read More >

A Better Holster

(Left) The tight fit of the shirt fabric allows for a very securely hold weapon. (Right) The concealment shirt… Read More >

Crimson Trace LG-405 Lasergrips

…the 405s also include a master “on-off” switch hidden on the bottom of the grip, which is nice for… Read More >

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