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5 Things You Must Know About Concealed Carry Insurance

Simply because you’ve got a pistol you can use and a comfortable rig to carry it in doesn’t mean you’re a prepared armed citizen. You need to consider your concealed carry insurance options.
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Open Your Eyes! Red-Dot Sights Are Superior

If your aim is accuracy, it's high time to add a red-dot sight to your pistol. Carrying a semi-auto pistol with a mini red-dot sight...
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What Is The Best .32-Caliber Cartridge Of All-Time?

Though popular handgun options in the early 20th Century, .32-caliber cartridges a now considered too anemic for self-defense, except for a few shining examples.
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The Home Defense Vs Concealed Carry Gun

Home-defense vs concealed carry gun ... do you know the difference? Is there one? Or is it really a conversation over optimization?
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All Steel, Hammer Fired And Affordable: Sarsilmaz SAR 2000

Move over other CZ-75 clones, the SAR 2000 is ready to give all comers a run for their money.
Have you ever wondered what a handgun bullet will do if it hits the walls of your home? Author Phil Massaro put together a backyard experiment to find out.

Terminal Ballistics: Shooting Through Walls

Drywall, insulation, plywood—what exactly do these materials and combinations of them do to the terminal ballistics of premium defensive bullets?
Although you’ll be hard pressed to find one under the glass at your local firearms emporium, 1911s chambered for the .38 Super are still available.

Super Sleeper: Why To Consider The .38 Super For Self-Defense

A defensive CCW cartridge you’ve never considered: the .38 Super.
Extracting with a full moon clip is fast and easy. Extraction without one is iffy at best—and impossible in some cases, depending on design. While magazines are flat and easily carried, the moon clip is bulky and easily bent if not stored safely. It’s also easier to hang up on pockets and pouches than a pistol magazine.

Why Would Anyone Want A 9mm Revolver?

The 9mm revolver is always a compromise. The cartridge was designed for semi-auto pistols and will always perform better out of one.
Those interested in a compact, high-capacity, everyday-carry gun of the finest quality should take the time to “test drive” the Wilson Combat EDC X9S.

Magnificent Mite: Wilson Combat EDC X9S

Ideally adapted to every day carry, the revamped Wilson Combat EDC X9S is smaller but just as magnificent.
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First Look: Sarsilmaz SAR9 X Platinum 9mm

Coming with everything you require to carry out of the box, the SAR9 X Platinum ends up a tidy upgrade package.
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Springfield XD-S Mod.2 OSP Takes The Single-Stack Optics-Ready

Boasting a slide cut, the Springfield XD-S Mod.2 OSP gives shooters an optic-ready, single-stack option.
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New Guns And Gear November 2020

Discover the pistols and pistol accessories that will get you on target.
To retain pistol status with the ATF, the folding stock has been spot-welded in place, and the foregrip is permanently fixed and cannot be opened to a vertical grip.

The Peculiar Pioneer Arms PM-63C Pistol

The Cold War saw many interesting firearms designs, but few are as unique as the Polish PM-63, now available in the semi-auto Pioneer Arms PM-63C pistol.
The Wilson Combat EDC X9 offers a great balance of features; this is indicative of a quality carry gun. It fit the author well, but if it doesn’t fit you, find a different gun.

The Personal Journey To Your EDC Gun

Advice abounds when it comes to the 'best' EDC gun. But only you can choose the one you’re going to trust your life to.
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Full-Sized Hot Rod: The Kimber 4-inch K6s Target

With excellent lines and accuracy to boot, Kimber’s new 4-inch K6s Target has speed and performance worth bragging about.
A simple laser diode, G Sight’s ELMS device gives you a way to measure accuracy while dry-firing.

Dry-Fire 2.0: Getting On Target With The ELMS By G-Sight

No ammo? No problem! G-Sight ELMS allows you to sharpen accuracy while dry-firing for minimal startup cost.

Concealed carry is a serious responsibility. At Gun Digest, we provide you with the most current and useful information about CCW with the latest news, reviews and tips related to personal defense. When you decide to carry a gun for personal protection, start here to research CCW handguns, handgun drills, handgun shooting, custom handguns, concealed carry holsters and more. Also see: Gun ReviewsHandguns


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