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Smith & Wesson J-Frames Explained

Ever wonder what the different names for Smith & Wesson J-frames meant? Here's a quick guide to the three main types.

I Carry: Smith & Wesson Model 638 in Mission First Tactical Minimalist Holster

In this episode of "I Carry," we look at a Smith & Wesson Model 638 J-Frame revolver, a Mission First Tactical Minimalist J-Frame holster and a Kershaw Chive folding knife.

Six Great Pocket Pistols

Here's a roundup of a half-dozen great options for pocket pistols (well, you might need larger pockets than usual for some, but you get the idea).

Cool-Weather CCW: Choosing a Gun for Wintertime Carry

When winter rolls around, people tend to upsize their CCW pistol. Here's what our Handguns editor chooses.

How to Build Your Self-Defense & CCW Skills

Never stop reaching for the next level in your quest for self-improvement.

The Pocket Pistol in 2019: How Far Have We Come?

What is the state of the venerable pocket pistol in 2019?

I Carry: S&W M&P Bodyguard 380 in a DeSantis Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380 in a DeSantis Superfly holster, along with other essential EDC gear.

I Carry: S&W M&P Bodyguard in a Mitch Rosen Ankle Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard revolver in a Mitch Rosen holster, along with other essential EDC gear.

Concealed-Carry Revolvers: Still Solid for Self-Defense

With the explosion of modern-day pocket semi-autos, how does the concealed-carry revolver fit into the equation?

Review: Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ

Designed as an easy-to-use handgun for everyone, the Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ brings a rimfire feel to a centerfire handgun for self-defense.

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