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The Virtually Unsnubbable...

Smith & Wesson’s J-frame -- what many consider the quintessential snub-nose revolver -- is virtually unsnubbable. That is, you can’t fault it for much. Sure it’ll sting your hand a bit when...

Tags: Black Hills Ammunition,...
04/05/19

Comp-Tac “Warrior With...

Tactics aside, a pistol-mounted light is one of the most functional accessories you can add to your shooter. What’s better than having a light source to aid target identification and acquisition...

Tags: Comp Tac Holster, glock
04/04/19

Holster Fun

The great new reference book on 20th century holster development entitled Holstory by R.E.D. Nichols and John Witty introduces us to the NYC school of holsters.

Tags: Gaylord, Holster, Missouri...
03/06/19

Exclusive: Nate Squared...

How you strap your shooter on is as personal as the type of underwear you wear, and … how often you choose to change them. Like our bloomers, comfort and security are top considerations when...

Tags: Exclusive, holsters, N82...
02/28/19

Simply Rugged

Rob Leahy was corrupted early in life and the responsible reprobates were Elmer Keith, Skeeter Skelton and Jeff Cooper. Guns, shooting and adventure naturally grab a boy’s attention, at least...

Tags: Carry Options, Simply Rugged...
02/26/19

Behind the Scenes: My...

As an online editor for FMG Publications I enjoy the privilege of being able to report to you the results of my tests of guns and gear. One of my favorite pieces of gear to test is a handgun...

Tags: American Handgunner, behind...
02/26/19
Comp-Tac “Warrior With...

Tactics aside, a pistol-mounted light is one of the most functional accessories you can add to your shooter. What’s better than having a light source to...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
Exclusive: Affordable...

I just turned 69, have been hunting and shooting for 62 of my 69 years, but never held, fired or owned a semi-auto handgun until approximately 10 years ago....
Read Full Article David Freeman
Moss Custom Leather

Have you ever used a product and thought to yourself, “It’s not bad, but if it would just do this other thing, it would be great?”
Read Full Article T.C Fuller
Holster Fun: The Pig Hunter

Hollywood holster maker Andy Anderson was an early handgun hunter. Naturally he used gun belts and holsters of his own design and manufacture. For handgun...
Read Full Article Bob Arganbright
1911 accoutrements

The 1911 platform is a labor of love, and every love relationship has its ups and downs — requiring maintenance. Owning a 1911 brings with it a choice of...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
Diamond D Leather

After meeting these great folks many years ago at a local gun show, I was struck by the sheer high quality of their work. Over the years I’ve used many of...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Something Old, Something New

I dare say anyone who’s experienced the pleasure of popping primers has some sorta’ semblance of a rootin’, tootin’, shootin’ “cowboy” in...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
Every Day Carry

The commitment to carry a defensive gun daily is a significant one. If you’re new to it, you’ll soon find it can literally weigh you down. If you’re...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Making Better — Even Better

Until I wrote this, I didn’t realize how much of a Smith & Wesson fan I am. I knew I had a lot of their guns and liked them, but it really struck home...
Read Full Article Michael Humphries
A Close Look: Revolver Extras

Whenever I hear someone say, “Oh, revolvers? They’re dead …” I always think of the hundreds of letters I get from you wanting more about them. You...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Two To Draw To

When kydex first appeared, the die-hard leather crowd (where I was firmly entrenched) sneered, jeered and dismissed. I was writing this column then and...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Old West Reproductions...

While I was exploring different holster designs lately, looking for an option I needed, our Esteemed Editorship asked me if I’d tried any of Rick...
Read Full Article Mark Hampton
Rob Leahy And Simply...

If you like guns, holsters and leather gear, along with workshops, dogs and great people, read on. While out in Arizona, I had a chance to catch up with Rob...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
Concealed Carry 101:...

Experienced gun carriers often joke among themselves about the “drawerful” of holsters they’ve accumulated over the years — and don’t use. You can...
Read Full Article Ralph Mroz
N82 Tactical Holsters

I’ve had the pleasure to watch this little company grow from a “Gee, we have an idea” stage to a company doing splendid work supplying honestly...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Exclusive: 3 Skinny...

I love three-inch barreled 1911’s and single-stack 9’s. Even though they can be a handful to hang on to and shoot, they’re skinny and super easy to...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
Exclusive: GrovTec Multi...

Keep it really simple but really effective with a GrovTec Multi Fit holster for your handgun. This belt slide is soft, light weight, but surprisingly...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
Exclusive: One 1911, Two...

For many, “Summer carry” means snubbies, micro .380’s and single-stack 9’s. And rightly so. Smaller and lighter guns are easier to carry and hide...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
Historic Holsters

I’ve never seen a leather holster which was not interesting. A teenager in the 1950’s, I was captivated by the new adult TV westerns. My fascination...
Read Full Article Bob Arganbright
Carry Options: Tote It Tips

Without further fuss or fiasco, let’s focus on a hand-full of our favorite go-to carry concepts. While this isn’t everything, we like to think it helps...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant