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Your Guide to Everything Concealed Carry at Gun Digest

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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