Concealed Carry


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.
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6 Sig Sauer Pistols Perfect For Concealed Carry

Not all Sig Sauer pistols qualify as boat anchors. Here are six sized perfectly for everyday concealed carry.
With more than 40 years of experience as a competitive shooter, hunter, gun builder and businessman, Wilson has guided Wilson Combat to being known as one of the finest firearms manufacturers in the world.

Bill Wilson: The Man Behind Wilson Combat

Perfectionism is a ‘disease’, but it also drove Wilson Combat’s Bill Wilson to the very forefront of the firearms industry.
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Heavy Metal: Sig Custom Works’ P320 AXG Scorpion

Marking a new direction for the pistol, the P320 AXG Scorpion is the first commercially available metal-framed pistol in the series.
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4 Must-Have Concealed Carry Upgrades (2020)

Here are four practical concealed carry upgrades that fall into almost any shooter's budget.
Check your rearview mirrors frequently every time you make a turn when driving home. If you have made three turns inside your neighborhood and the same ragged, old car you’ve never seen before is right behind you, you might have a problem.

Honing Your Situational Awareness To A Razor’s Edge

Situational Awareness is your most powerful defensive tool. Treat it that way and enhance it for a life-saving advantage.
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