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To finish out the custom Glock project of the big 10mm G40 MOS, the author had a Match Target barrel installed by Bar-Sto Precision Machine. It proved to be a wise choice, with improved accuracy and the versatility to reload 10mm ammo.

Shooting Fleeing Felons

When is a private citizen within their rights to use deadly force to stop a fleeing felon?

Couples Counseling For Concealed Carriers

If you’re a concealed carrier and have a partner, you could both likely benefit from practicing more effective communication in high-stress environments.

Carrying Full-Size Handguns

Are full-size handguns too big to carry? Sometimes small CCW pistol options are limited, so you need to know how to make do with what you have.
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First Look: Sig Sauer P365-XMACRO

Sig Sauer has just released the P365-XMACRO pistol, a new member of the P365 family that boasts a 17+1 capacity of 9mm.

Carry Light, Carry Right: Concealed Carry Tips

Some tips on gear selection and methodology for a more comfortable concealed carry experience.
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First Look: EAA Girsan MCP35 PI

EAA has just announced the importation of the Girsan MCP35 PI, a short-barreled Browning Hi Power clone designed for concealed carry.
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Power On The Cheap: Best Affordable 10mm 1911 Options (2022)

The 10mm 1911 typically commands a king's ransom, but not the six we hunted out.

Carry Guns For The Modern Era

Top picks for your first, or fifth, carry gun.

8 On-Target Concealed Carry Insurance Options (2022)

Eight major concealed carry insurance programs are now available to the millions of Americans who carry concealed.
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Best Concealed Carry Handguns For Women (2022)

Thirty-two women rank seven subcompact for the best choices in concealed carry handguns for women. Find out what are the top seven choices!

9 Best Concealed Carry Revolvers For Personal Defense (2022)

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.
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First Look: Taurus 856 Executive Grade Revolver

Taurus has just announced the 856 Executive Grade revolver, the first of the company’s new line of factory-modified and improved handguns.
Pocket Gun Diet

The Diet Of A Pocket Gun

How to select the proper ammo for a defensive pocket gun.
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Springfield Armory Releases 4.25-Inch 9mm Emissary 1911

Springfield Armory’s .45 ACP Emissary already received the compact treatment, but now the 9mm Emissary is available with a 4.25-inch barrel as well.

Pocket Holsters: 11 Options For Easy Everyday Carry (2022)

Here are several pocket holsters that simplify carrying a self-defense gun and keep it at the ready.
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Best 9mm Revolver: 5 Options For Everyday Carry (2022)

What do you get when you cross a time-tested platform with the most popular centerfire handgun cartridge? The 9mm revolver. Here are five that are fit to cover your six.


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