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Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are 11 excellent concealed carry handgun options that will keep you on the defensive.
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Sans bells and whistles, Covert IWB and OWB holster simply offer performance.

Crucial Concealment Covert OWB And Covert IWB Review

Simple, effective and affordable, Crucial Concealment hits the right notes with its Covert OWB and IWB holsters.
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How to Conceal Spare Ammo

There are lots of ways to carry extra ammunition in a discreet manner.
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First Look: Speer Gold Dot Ammunition Line

Boasting the revolutionary G2 bullet, the Speer Carry Gun line of ammo takes sub-compact and compact guns' performance to a new level.
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10 Pocket Holsters For Easy Everyday Carry (2020)

Here are several pocket holsters that simplify carrying a self-defense gun and keep it at the ready.
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.

The Most Prevalent Revolver Myths Dispelled

Despite its longevity, the wheelgun continues to be misunderstood. We set the record straight on seven of the most common misunderstandings concerning revolvers.
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Colt Combat Elite Commander: Elite Looks, Elite Performance

BBQ-gun good looks with a fighter’s heart, the rebooted Colt Combat Elite Commander is the complete package.
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The Giant Within: Pachmayr Guardian Grip

Taming bucky snub-nose revolvers, the Pachmayr Guardian Grip is a worthy addition to your undercover wheelgun.
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First Look: Mossberg's Extended Capacity MC2c Pistol

Mossberg up the ante with the extended capacity, yet highly concealable MC2 compact pistol.
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First Look: Springfield XD-M Elite

Boasting an enhanced trigger and plenty of capacity, the Springfield Armory improves the XD-M line with the XD-M Elite.
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First Look: Walther CCP M2 In .380 ACP

Walther has taken its easy-to-shoot and manipulate CCP M2 .380 ACP.