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The Wilson Combat EDC X9S utilizes a double-stack 9mm magazine for a total capacity of 10+1 rounds. Each pistol is also shipped with an extended, 15-round magazine.
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.
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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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Self-Defense Mindset: How Prepared Are You?

We ask you to analyze whether you’re really prepared to use deadly force in a self-defense situation.
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Attorney Selection: An Excerpt From Deadly Force, 2nd Edition

In this excerpt from Deadly Force, 2nd Edition, Massad Ayoob discusses the finer points of attorney selection following a self-defense incident.
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Long-Range Pistol Shooting With Red Dots

Practicing your long-range pistol shooting at 100 yards will make 25 yards seem like point-blank range.
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The .32 ACP Walther PPK And PPK/s Are Back

Walther has just reintroduced the famous PPK and PPK/s in .32 ACP.
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First Look: Colt Python 2.5-Inch Snubbie

Colt has just added a 2.5-inch Python model to its catalog, the shortest model now available in the lineup.
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Wyatt Earp Was Right: Shot Placement Is Key

Wyatt Earp’s gunfighting days may have been over a century ago, but his advice about good shot placement is still true today.
Accuracy? You want accuracy? Hornady and American Gunner deliver here .

Best Revolvers Of All Time

What were the best revolvers of all time? Here, the author covers 10 wheelguns that truly deserve to be called classics.
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Appendix Carry & Good Holsters

Mexican carry can work in a pinch, but a good holster is key to practical and comfortable concealed carry of a handgun.
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Arrowhead Tactical Apparel’s ROSE Line For Women

A look at the Arrowhead Tactical Apparel ROSE line of dedicated concealed carry clothing for women.
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Self-Defense Law: Castle Doctrine Vs. Stand Your Ground

The author explains the difference between Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground and how they can affect you if you’re confronted with a deadly threat.