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From concealed carry tips and tactics by experts like Massad Ayoob, Richard Mann, and Patrick Sweeney, to the best CCW handguns for personal defense, you’ve come to the right place! Gun Digest is your trusted source when it comes to the state-of-the-art in semi-auto handguns and revolvers for concealed carry. What's the best caliber for concealed carry? You'll find expert opinion on that hot topic, too. Browse articles on cutting-edge self-defense ammo, CCW holsters and ammo carriers, handgun reviews, ammo reviews, holster reviews, CCW insurance, armed defense legalities, and handgun shooting drills you can use right now to sharpen your handgun-shooting chops!

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Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are six excellent concealed carry handgun 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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Recommended Reading

Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry Volume 2

For more than a quarter century, Massad Ayoob has advanced the practice, training and theory of concealed carry. Now you have access to the treasure trove of his vast experience in Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry Volume 2. This is a must-have addition to any serious firearms or self-defense library, loading you up with advanced instruction previously only available inside the walls of Ayoob’s elite classroom.

Gun Digest Concealed Carry Digital Issue + Subscription Bundle

Get a FREE digital copy of our 2018 Concealed Carry special issue when you subscribe to Gun Digest Magazine.

Joseph Terry Presents the ABC’s of Concealed Carry

A law enforcement officer’s step-by-step guide to concealed carry.

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New Gear: Alien Gear ShapeShift Shoulder Holster

ShapeShift Shoulder Holster brings a new level of comfort and utility to the unique carry method.
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Ammo Brief: America’s ‘New’ Favorite — 9mm Luger

The 9mm has become the most used cartridge in the U.S., and now boasts performance on par or exceeding larger-bore pistol options
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Handguns: How Much Lubrication Do I Need?

Handgun not running right? Your lubrication regime may be to blame. Find out the rules of thumb to keep your gun a well-oiled machine.
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New Handgun: Springfield 911 .380 ACP In Black Nitride

Bosting a tough-as-nails nitride finish, Springfield's new 911 .380 ACP is ready for the toughest duty.
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Video: Up Close With The Colt Combat Elite Family

Reintroduced in three sizes, the Colt Combat Elite is striking as ever.
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Self-Defense: The Importance Of Shot Placement

In a lethal-force event, shot placement can outweigh all other factors in bringing an attack to a close.
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7 Pieces Of Kit For A Tactical Advantage

Be it nestling deep in a sniper's hide or keeping the upper hand in defending your family, tactical guns and gear can give you a decisive advantage.
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Is The Modern 10mm Still A Handful?

Shooting the 30th Anniversary Colt Delta Elite proves the 10mm ammo has come a long way.
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Gun Review: Guncrafter’s HOSS Built For The Long Haul

The Guncrafter Industries HOSS is an overbuilt version of Browning’s classic 1911, designed to address some of the common failure points on that particular pistol.
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Self-Defense: Shedding Light On Laser Sights

Laser sights could provide a decisive advantage in a defensive situation, but they require proper training and an understanding of their limitations to get the most out of them.