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Best Concealed Carry Handguns For Women (2020)

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

Build a better understanding of the terminal performance of defensive bullets and you'll find the one that will save your life.
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Gun Review: Remington Ultralight Executive R1

The Remington UltraLight Executive R1 isn't only sized right for concealed carry, but just might be the best 1911 the company has turned out.
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5 9mm Revolver Options Sized Right For Everyday Carry

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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16 Top Picks For Concealed Carry Handguns (2020)

Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are 16 excellent concealed carry handgun options that will keep you on the defensive.
The .25 ACP is ultra-compact, but it’s also ultra-unpowerful. Yes, it can kill, and no, I wouldn’t want to be shot with one. But that doesn’t make it a good choice for a defensive caliber.

Self Defense: Do The 5.7×28, .25 ACP, .22 LR And .22 WMR Cut It?

Tempting as the convenience of mouse guns and micro pistols are, do the .25 ACP, .22 LR, .22 WMR and 5.7x28 have the stuff to save your life.
With a clean, crisp trigger, you can get results like this from a myriad of distances.

Taurus G3: A New King Of The Hill?

It’s been bantered about for decades, the shooting world has been waiting for a gun that can stand up to Glock. With a bevy of performance-enhancing features, the Taurus G3 might just be that pistol.
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9 Standout Concealed Carry Revolvers For Personal Defense (2020)

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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Selecting The Best EDC Knife And Top Picks (2020)

A vital tool and necessary companion to your concealed carry gun, you should never get caught without a knife. Yet, how does one go about choosing the best EDC knife?
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Newhall Shooting: The Initial Shots

A definitive event for law enforcement, and subsequently self-defense theory, the Newhall Shooting is required reading for any armed citizen. Here is a breakdown of the initial shots from the incident.
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First Look: Sig P220 LEGION 10mm SAO

Looking for an elite-level pistol that packs a punch? Shake hands with Sig Legion P220 10mm SAO.
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Video: Easy-To-Shoot Walther CCP M2 .380

Walther opens the semi-automatic pistol to the world with its easy-to-manipulate CCP M2 in .380 ACP.
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What You Need To Know To Buy The Best Flashlight

Flashlights and spare tires have a lot in common: In a perfect world, you’ll never need either of them. But when you need one, you need it bad.
Despite the FN 509 Compact’s small size, this pistol shoots like a much larger gun. Also, if you didn’t know better, you might mistake the fantastic slide serrations for a high-end aftermarket milling job.

FN 509 Compact: Living Up To Family Standards

The FN 509 Compact is the newest addition to the popular striker-fired pistol line, but not the least ... well, in everything except size.
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Video: Federal Hydra-Shok In .380 ACP A True Stopper

Think the .380 ACP isn't up to saving your life? Think again. Federal Premium ups the caliber's defensive performance with its cutting-edge Hydra-Shok Deep ammunition.
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Stoeger STR-9 Compact Shoots For Affordable Carry

Affordable, concealable and effective, the Stoeger STR-9 provides a solid value for the armed citizen.
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