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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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The Attempted Destruction of the SIG P320

Tested, abused, disrespected — and incredibly tough SIG P320.
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Which Is Best: Kimber Micro 9 Or SIG P938?

Kimber Micro 9 or SIG P938 are slim and potent concealed carry pieces, but which comes out on top?
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The Five Top Glock Pistols For Any Application

Love 'em or hate 'em, the Glock train continues to roll.
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5 Concealed Carry Myths Busted

When it comes to concealed carry, there are lots of statements portrayed as facts that are, in truth, myths.
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Should You Carry Your Pistol Cocked And Locked?

Many are wary of carrying in their pistol in Condition One — cocked and locked — but is that fear based in reality or merely perception?
Small pistols can be difficult to operate due to their size, but the Kahr CM9 is easy. The trigger is smooth and consistent.

Test and Evaluation: Kahr CM9 Review

From 9mm: Guide to America’s Most Popular Caliber, author Robert Sadowski shakes down a fine micro 9mm handgun in this Kahr CM9 review.
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4 Reasons Why The 1911 Remains On Top

More than 100-years-old and still going strong. How the iconic 1911 still remains among the best pistol options.
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Colt 1911 Government Model And Beyond

The 1911 has come a long way since Colt's original 1911 Government model.
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Perfecting A Colt 1911 With Holster, Sight And Grip Upgrades

Focusing on these easily improved areas can make for a perfect Colt 1911.
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XS Sights: The F8 Definitely A Sight To See

The new F8 sight from XS Sights puts you dead on target.