Wilson Combat WCP320 Carry

Combat, Competition Or Both

Hellcat X2 Commander

Guncrafter’s 18-Rd. Personal Defender

Big Bore Meets Big Block

Like its Boss 429 Mustang namesake, this
1911 delivers big block performance

Kimber’s R7 Mako Compact Optics-Ready Pistol

Ruger Security-9

Defensive 9mm Firepower For The Masses

S&W M&P .380 Shield EZ

Carry Quandary — Quashed!
Party Like There’s No Tomorrow

Oddly, it was early Saturday afternoon that was invariably the most fascinating. The typical MO involved the obligatory massive frat party the night before.
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CrossBreed Holsters MiniTuck® IWB...

Designed for strong side carry — the 3:30 to 5 o’clock area for right-hand draw, 7 to 8:30 for left-hand draw— the CrossBreed MiniTuck® IWB does not...
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How to Practice Defensive...

Defensive training includes the fundamentals: Move, Communicate, Use Cover, Shoot and Think to solve the problem. With repetition, these skills can be...
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Guncrank Diaries Getting Away with...

As anyone who has ever watched one of those criminal forensics TV shows might attest, you can ascertain a great deal from an entrance wound.
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Novak Fitz Special Webley .455...

An early Novak gun, this Mk VI Webley is a Fitz-Special style conversion designed for concealed carry. Chopped, bobbed and night sighted, it was ahead of...
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The Classic Junk Drawer — The...

Certain junk drawer items spark long ago memories. For instance, my drawer has the pocketknife my pap gave me when I was seven. The blade is ground down...
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Making Babies

Delivering babies was one of the more rewarding things I got to do during medical training.
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Fine Guns Are Often Deemed Finer...

Branding or signing work started in the ’40s with gunsmiths like Jesse Harpe in Florida who engraved his name on the 1911-barrel bushing.
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EDC Micro-Carry

A “micro-carry” system of the smallest practical gun and support gear I could find.
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Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington gives a complete review of Springfield Armory's new all steel Garrison 5" 1911 in .45 ACP!
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J! S&W’s Most...

The mighty X-frame revolvers and the gorgeous handguns of their Performance Center notwithstanding, the single most popular handgun Smith & Wesson makes...
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The new HK VP9L OR is the latest iteration of HK’s extraordinary VP9 striker-fired polymer-framed combat handgun.
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Bowen Classic...

It’s easy to casually toss terms like “elegance” or “grace” into a conversation. “A Bentley’s innate elegance showcases a classic British...
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Good Stuff

It’s not too often we encounter new products for handgun hunters. When something new hits the radar screen, inquiring minds want to know more.
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.38 Super Or...

When it came to semi-autos, like many teenagers from my era I had one of the 1911 Government Model .45’s and a source for military hardball.
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Real .44 Cowboy...

The last place to learn safe gun handling is at the movies or the TV screen and it’s a rare film that ever depicts recoil in any shape or fashion....
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Ruger SR1911 45th Anniversary
Commemorative Pistol Giveaway

Nov/Dec 2022 Giveaway

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