LIGHTS & LASERS

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

Other Tools at the Ready

I'm a big fan of the tactical pen. A last-ditch strike weapon, it can go virtually anywhere with you, riding innocuously in a shirt pocket. Because — it's a pen. But you can take it in hand,...

Tags: Self-Defense, tactical pens,...
03/22/19

5.11 Small Kit Tool Bag

While you’re creating an all-around survival kit list, I'll bet it numbers more than 10 items. Probably at least 20. So think of what you’ll put all that stuff in. An all-around survival kit...

Tags: 5.11, Bag, Small Kit Tool Bag,...
03/05/19

My Backcountry Carry Gear

We all know that guy ... the one who has a backpack or satchel or some kind of bag always with him. And it’s always packed with exactly the right piece of gear needed for whatever situation may...

Tags: backcountry, glock, smith &...
02/19/19

Crimson Trace Laserguard...

These days, there's almost no reason not to have a laser aiming system on your gun. Many makes and models of handguns can accommodate a laser. Many holster manufacturers make a holster to...

Tags: American Handgunner, Crimson...
02/13/19

Roy's Daily Carry Gear

In 2016 we ran a “What do we carry?” feature in Handgunner. In looking back, I wasn’t surprised to note my daily carry stuff has changed a bit. As I said then, with the loons and...

Tags: .380, 9mm, daily carry, gear,...
02/05/19

Brite Strike Tactical Lights

A look at the Tactical Blue Dot series flashlight and Active Illumination gloves.

Coast HX3 Light

Living in the boondocks like I do, if you step outside at night, it’s “Dark as the inside of a boot” as my grandpa used to say. I guess that’s...
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Fenix TK15 Ultimate...

Not too long ago, a thousand-lumen flashlight that fits in your pocket and costs less than $100 would’ve been a laughable suggestion. Throw in LED...
Read Full Article Michael Humphries
Viridian Weapon-Mounted...

Viridian Weapon Technologies has announced the availability of two new weapon-mounted accessories for the Sig Sauer® P365. TheREACTOR® R5 Gen 2 Green...
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Dualie Wayport Light

How many flashlights are enough? Um … uh … about 150. At least at a minimum. But if you don’t have the “flashlight gene” like so many of us do,...
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Ruger Security-9

The Ruger Security-9 is arguably the best value in a domestically produced defensive handgun today. This new Ruger pistol sports plenty of whiz-bang...
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
EDC Meets Bug Out Bag

We’re not talking end of the world stuff here, just those mostly annoying pitfalls we stumble into going to work, taking the trash out or when the...
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Handgunner's Gift Guide

Here is our annual compendium of conscientious consensus of what’s cool for you and your shooting buds. Take the cap off your highlighter and get to work...
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Champagne Taste On A Beer...

Whether we fancy ourselves collectors, shooters, hunters or any combination of these, our typical answer to “How many guns do you need?” is “Just one...
Read Full Article David Freeman
Fenix TK15 Ultimate...

Not too long ago, a thousand-lumen flashlight that fits in your pocket and costs less than $100 would’ve been a laughable suggestion. Throw in LED...
Read Full Article Michael Humphries
Dualie Wayport Light

How many flashlights are enough? Um … uh … about 150. At least at a minimum. But if you don’t have the “flashlight gene” like so many of us do,...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Ruger Security-9

The Ruger Security-9 is arguably the best value in a domestically produced defensive handgun today. This new Ruger pistol sports plenty of whiz-bang...
Read Full Article Will Dabbs, MD
Safety, Security, Lights &...

The LightTuck by Vedder Holsters offers maximum comfort and style by being highly customizable. All LightTuck holsters are available in 85+ colors/patterns...
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Exclusive: Crimson Trace...

The basics of transitioning from sight alignment to sight picture are vital when shooting a handgun. This complex task of subconsciously focusing and...
Read Full Article Holt Bodinson
Close Look At: Lights & Lasers

When “tactical” lights first came out we all thought 50 lumens was mind-blowing and couldn’t imagine needing more.
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
Web Blast: Mini To Mega

SureFire’s latest light-blaster looks like a winner: dimensioned like the classic G2Z with its wasp-waisted grip for handgun-and-light shooting...
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A Close Look At: High Tech

Shooters are notoriously resistant to change. If something works it takes a lot of persuasion to convince them something may work better. I’m a perfect...
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Exclusive: Lighten Up!

LaserMax Weaponlight to a Glock 43 might the easiest way to light up not only what you're aiming at but also your general disposition. Here, readers, is one...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri