Personal Defense


The Attempted Destruction of the SIG P320

Tested, abused, disrespected — and incredibly tough SIG P320.
The Kimber Micro 9 Desert Tan.

Which Is Best: Kimber Micro 9 Or SIG P938?

Kimber Micro 9 or SIG P938 are slim and potent concealed carry pieces, but which comes out on top?

Video: Last-Ditch Defensive Gun Takeaway

Far from a first-line technique, a properly executed defensive gun takeaway is potentially a lifesaver.

The Five Top Glock Pistols For Any Application

Love 'em or hate 'em, the Glock train continues to roll.

5 Concealed Carry Myths Busted

When it comes to concealed carry, there are lots of statements portrayed as facts that are, in truth, myths.

Should You Carry Your Pistol Cocked And Locked?

Many are wary of carrying in their pistol in Condition One — cocked and locked — but is that fear based in reality or merely perception?
Small pistols can be difficult to operate due to their size, but the Kahr CM9 is easy. The trigger is smooth and consistent.

Test and Evaluation: Kahr CM9 Review

From 9mm: Guide to America’s Most Popular Caliber, author Robert Sadowski shakes down a fine micro 9mm handgun in this Kahr CM9 review.
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4 Reasons Why The 1911 Remains On Top

More than 100-years-old and still going strong. How the iconic 1911 still remains among the best pistol options.

Colt 1911 Government Model And Beyond

The 1911 has come a long way since Colt's original 1911 Government model.

Perfecting A Colt 1911 With Holster, Sight And Grip Upgrades

Focusing on these easily improved areas can make for a perfect Colt 1911.

XS Sights: The F8 Definitely A Sight To See

The new F8 sight from XS Sights puts you dead on target.

5 Best Models And Calibers Beyond The Usual Colt 1911 .45 ACP

There's more to life and shooting than simply the Colt 1911 .45 ACP. What are Colt's top Models chambered other than .45 ACP? Colt Defender...

Video: Properly Shooting From Behind Cover Or Concealment

There's more to using cover and concealment than just getting behind one.

Walther CCP M2 Goes Tool-Less For Takedown

Easier to field strip, the CCP M2 make routine maintenance a snap.
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The Optics And Suppressor Ready FN 509 Tactical

With a forward-looking design, the new FN 509 Tactical comes factory ready for the addition of a suppressor and optic.

Striker-Fire 9mms: Glock G19 MOS Review

Is there a place in concealed carry for 9mm handguns with reflex-style optics? In this Glock G19 MOS review, Robert Sadowski answers with an unequivocal yes!