Concealed Carry


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Video: Learning To Draw From Seated

Given most of us spend the better part of our days with duffs firmly planted, learning to draw from a seated position is a key self-defense skill.
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Video: Getting A Grip On The Support-Hand-Only Draw

The support-hand-only draw isn't an easy maneuver, but it can be a life saver.
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.357 Magnum: The Pros And Cons For Self-Defense

We weigh the pros and cons of the .357 Magnum as a defensive cartridge to see if the time-tested option is the right fit for you.
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Glock P80: The One That Started It All

A throwback Glock? You heard right and the P80 has all the utilitarian charm of the original Pistole 80.
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Shoulder Holster: 8 Pro Up-Top Carry Options (2021)

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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Taurus 1911 Commander: Steel At A Steal

The all-steel Taurus 1911 Commander pulls off the compact iteration of the icon flawlessly at a price that can't be beat.
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7 Top Double-Stack 9mm Pistols For Concealed Carry (2021)

Double-stack 9mm pistols abound, find out the top options in this class of handgun for concealed carry.
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Video: The Basics Of A Strong-Hand-Only Draw

A basic skill, learning strong-hand-only draw, presentation and shooting ensures you're never out of the fight.
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Pocket Holsters: 11 Options For Easy Everyday Carry (2021)

Here are several pocket holsters that simplify carrying a self-defense gun and keep it at the ready.
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8 Top Micro 9mm Handguns For Everyday Carry (2021)

These micro 9mm options are more than ready for everyday carry and backup-gun duty.
Clothing

Video: Clearing Clothing On The Draw

While it might not seem so, a shirt or jacket is a huge boundary in defending yourself. If you can't clear clothing on the draw, you might find yourself empty-handed in a lethal-force situation.
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P365X ROMEOZero: First Look At Sig’s Optics-Enhanced Hybrid

Enhanced capacity, more managable, still concealable and a factory-installed optic ... what's not to love about the P365X ROMEOZero.
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Ruger Max-9 Micro-Compact Hits The Scene

Ruger takes on the micro-compact market with the affordable Max-9.
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M&P Shield Plus: Micro Compact With Enhanced Capacity

Don't let the small package fool you, the M&P Shield Plus has plenty of firepower on tap.
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New Guns And Gear March 2021

Looking for a new iron or piece of kit to enhance the one you already own? Check out these seven new bits of guns and gear to grow your firearms wish list.
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Video: Perfecting Your Pistol Presentation From Holster

More than just yanking your heater from its hanger, pistol presentation requires executing some well-timed movement. Here are the basics.

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