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Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are 18 excellent concealed carry gun options that will keep you on the defensive.
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The evolution of the concealed carry handgun continues. These are some of the hottest new models for 2018.

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Shooting On The Move

Video: Rundown On Shooting On The Move

Effectively shooting on the move starts at the ground up.
Revolver power at the .357 Magnum level is just the start. Pistols top out pretty quickly after that, but you can get revolvers that have as much power as some rifles.

Brandishing And When You Can Legally Display A Gun

When is it brandishing and when is it a legal display of a firearm to back down an attack?
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New Sig Sauer Spectre Pistols

Sig Custom Works’ new Spectre series includes Sig’s two most popular pistol models, the P320 and the P365 XL, and they’re ready to be carried right out of the box.
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Video: Effectively Engaging Multiple Targets

Given perpetrators tend to travel in packs, learning to engage multiple targets effectively and efficiently is a key self-defense skill.
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STK100: Rock Island Armory's Takes On The Striker-Fired

The STK100 is Rock Island Armory's first striker-fired pistol, chambered in 9mm and uniquely boasting an aluminum-alloy frame.
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9mm Revolver: 5 Options For Everyday Carry (2021)

What do you get when you cross a time-tested platform with the most popular centerfire handgun cartridge? The 9mm revolver. Here are five that are fit to cover your six.
Paired with a compact 1911 like the Remington R1 Ultralight Executive, the new .45 Auto self-defense load can pack—pardon the pun—quite a punch.

Federal Punch: No Lightweight Defense Ammo

Designed specifically for civilian defensive shooters, Federal Punch cuts costs of defensive ammo, but not at the expense of performance.
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Video: The Basics Of Selecting A Gun Light

There's more to picking a gun light than simply strapping a torch to your heater.
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Developing A Dry Fire Training System

No ammo. No range. No Problem. A dry fire training system allows you to keep your skills sharp in the confines of your own home. Here's what to work on.
ANR Design makes customized Kydex holsters for a variety of handguns.

ANR Design: No Compromise Holsters And Accessories

Focusing on quality and performance, ANR Design has earned a dedicated following in the competitive holster and accessories market. What Sets ANR Apart From Other...