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Latest Concealed Carry Posts

Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are 20 excellent concealed carry gun options that will keep you on the defensive.
The evolution of the concealed carry handgun continues. These are some of the hottest new models for 2018.
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Shadow Systems Announces Integrally Compensated MR920P And XR920P

Shadow Systems has just announced the MR920P and the XR920P, two new integrally compensated 9mm pistols.
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Power On The Cheap: Best Affordable 10mm 1911 Options (2024)

The 10mm 1911 typically commands a king's ransom, but not the six we hunted out.
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First Look: Kimber KDS9c Rail

Kimber has just announced the KDS9c Rail, a new variant of the 9mm KDS9c that now features an accessory rail.
380 Pistol Sig

Best .380 Pistol Options For Deep Carry (2024)

With improvements in defensive ammunition, the .380 pistol has surged in popularity? What are the top picks in the small and concealable option?
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Walther PD380 Now Available

The Walther PD380, the company’s new .380 ACP concealed carry pistol, is now available for purchase.
woman pointing gun at thief with hands in air at night in parking lot

Going Too Far: Self-Defense Vs. Excessive Force

A discussion on the extremely fine line between self-defense and excessive force.

Shoulder Holster: 8 Pro Up-Top Carry Options (2024)

The shoulder holster isn't just for cinematic good and bad guys. It has a role in real life as these seven upper-body rigs prove.
Black Beard Belts Ranger Gun Belt feature

Gun Belt Review: The Black Beard Belts Ranger

The author reviews the ratchet-style Black Beard Belts Ranger Gun Belt, an adjustable and comfortable concealed carry accessory.

9 Best Concealed Carry Revolvers For Personal Defense (2024)

Semi-automatic pistols have ruled the roost when it comes self-defense guns in recent years, but concealed carry revolvers still hold their own when push comes to shove.

Best Concealed Carry Insurance Options (2024)

Eight major concealed carry insurance programs are now available to the millions of Americans who carry concealed.