Personal Defense


Stoeger STR-9 Compact

Stoeger STR-9 Compact Shoots For Affordable Carry

Affordable, concealable and effective, the Stoeger STR-9 provides a solid value for the armed citizen.
Mos MC2c

Video: The Extended Capacity Mossberg MC2c

Boasting a double-stack magazine, the Mossberg MC2C up the ante with a higher-capacity 9mm.
Ruger PC Charger Pistol

Small, But Mighty: Ruger PC Charger Pistol

Going small, the Ruger PC Charger Pistol is the perfect small and nimble complement to the existing PC Carbine line.
Versacarry Feat

Video: Versacarry Comfort Flex Deluxe

Living up to its name, the Versacarry Comfort Flex Deluxe provides an efficient and wearable every-day carry holster.
Here, the Hellcat is pictured on its storage pouch and holding the extended, 13-shot magazine.

Springfield Hellcat: The Future Of Concealed Carry

The 21st-Century concealed carry pistol has arrived. Shake hands with Springfield Armory Hellcat.
Dan Wesson DWX Compact Lead

Video: Ready-To-Carry Dan Wesson DWX Compact

True enough, polymer pistols rule the roost when it comes to carry guns, but Dan Wesson is breaking this mold with the DWX Compact.
Sans bells and whistles, Covert IWB and OWB holster simply offer performance.

Crucial Concealment Covert OWB And Covert IWB Review

Simple, effective and affordable, Crucial Concealment hits the right notes with its Covert OWB and IWB holsters.
Micro-9mm-Glock

6 Top Micro 9mm Handguns For Everyday Carry

These micro 9mm options are more than ready for everyday carry and backup-gun duty.
Speer Carry Gun 2

First Look: Speer Gold Dot Ammunition Line

Boasting the revolutionary G2 bullet, the Speer Carry Gun line of ammo takes sub-compact and compact guns' performance to a new level.
Revolver power at the .357 Magnum level is just the start. Pistols top out pretty quickly after that, but you can get revolvers that have as much power as some rifles.

The Most Prevalent Revolver Myths Dispelled

Despite its longevity, the wheelgun continues to be misunderstood. We set the record straight on seven of the most common misunderstandings concerning revolvers.
Springfield Armory SAINT Pistols

First Look: Springfield Armory To Introduce Three New SAINT Pistols

Purpose made to fill specific roles, the SAINT Edge PDW, Victor and Edge EVAC bolsters Springfield Armory's AR-pistol lineup.
Colt Combat Elite Commander At the Range

Colt Combat Elite Commander: Elite Looks, Elite Performance

BBQ-gun good looks with a fighter’s heart, the rebooted Colt Combat Elite Commander is the complete package.
Mossberg MC2c 1

First Look: Mossberg’s Extended Capacity MC2c Pistol

Mossberg up the ante with the extended capacity, yet highly concealable MC2 compact pistol.
Springfield Armory XD-M Precision

First Look: Springfield XD-M Elite

Boasting an enhanced trigger and plenty of capacity, the Springfield Armory improves the XD-M line with the XD-M Elite.
Walther CCP M2 1

First Look: Walther CCP M2 In .380 ACP

Walther has taken its easy-to-shoot and manipulate CCP M2 .380 ACP.
Ruger 57 4

First Look: Ruger 57 Gives Shooters Another 5.7x28mm Option

Been waiting for an affordable 5.7x28mm pistol? Then the newly minted Ruger 57 is for you.
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A complete directory of personal defense handguns, AR-15s, shooting drills, accessories and tactics to keep yourself and your family safe in an unsafe world. There is some crossover here with concealed carry (which has its own section here), but these articles are focused on survival, SHTF, prepping, home defense and more general personal safety afforded by personal defense guns. Also see: Gun ReviewsHandgunsRiflesShotgunsAR-15sConcealed Carry


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