Concealed Carry


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Lipsey’s Goes Old School With Retro Glock P80

A throwback to the earliest days of polymer perfection, Lipsey's Glock P80 puts a Gen 1 G17 back into shooters' hands.
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Power On The Cheap: Best Affordable 10mm 1911 Options

The 10mm 1911 typically commands a king's ransom, but not the five we hunted out.
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Audio: Massad Ayoob On Kenosha, Wisc. And Lethal-Force

Straight from the horse's mouth. Massad Ayoob dissects the recent police and civilian involved lethal-force events in Kenosha, Wisc.
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7 Shoulder Holster Options To Carry Up Top Like A Pro (2020)

The shoulder holster isn't just for cinematic good and bad guys. It has a role in real life as these seven upper-body rigs prove.
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Glock 43X And 48 MOS Offer Optic-Ready Carry

Still as slim and easy to carry, the Glock 43X MOS and Glock 48 MOS offer optics-ready options in the Slimline series.
5 Shot Leather’s LFA-1 holster the author had made for his Novak HRT Hi Power.

Going Old School: Carrying The Browning Hi Power

The world is not yet all polymer. Classics, such as the Browning Hi Power, have tried and true place in concealed carry. There was a...
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5 Lost Secrets Of The Combat Handgun

Massad Ayoob gives you five key secrets essential for proper handgun control when faced with a violent attacker. Power stance, high hand, crush grip and front sight, smooth roll. Recover these lost secrets and watch your combat handgun skill increase.
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First Look: Grizzly Cartridge Company 124-grain 9mm +P JHP

Aimed at top terminal performance, Grizzly Cartridge Company's new 9mm +P gives shooters an overpowering self-defense option.
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.380 Vs 9mm: Reasons To Consider The Small ‘Nine’

Yes, there is still a .380 vs 9mm debate and some very good reasons to still consider the smaller option to keep you covered.
In a competition, you must play by the rules or lose. In a fight, there are no rules, and the winner is often the person who has the proper mindset and exercises the best tactics.

Competition Shooting Vs Defensive Training

Competition Shooting and defensive training may seem similar. However, winning a shooting match and a real-world gunfight are not—and never will be—the same thing.
1911 triggers come in short, medium or long. The medium trigger on the R1 UltraLight Executive seems to fit the hands of many shooters.

Self Defense: When A Trigger Upgrade Becomes A “Hair Trigger”

Is a trigger upgrade on you self-defense handgun worth it? Not when politically motivated prosecutors are likely to twist it into the mythical "hair trigger".
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Top Affordable .38 Special Revolver Options To Protect Your Six

Go small and reliable with these excellent snub-nose .38 Special Revolver options.
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Concealed Carry: Point Shooting Vs Aimed Fire

Ineffective and potentially dangerous, point shooting should be avoided at all costs and aimed fire employed in any lethal-force scenario.
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Top .380 Pistol Options For Deep Carry (2020)

With improvements in defensive ammunition, the .380 pistol has surged in popularity? What are the top picks in the small and concealable option?
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Always Enough Ammo: Rock Island TAC Series 1911 Pistols

Grazing off hi-cap Para magazines, the 9mm Rock Island TAC series keeps plenty on tap for anyting that goes bump in the night.
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Top New Guns Of 2020 For Any Tastes

Gun Digest's veteran writer Richard Mann makes his picks for the top new guns of 2020--rifle, shotgun, rimfire, pistol and revolver. See if you agree.

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