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Is Carrying a Knife for Self-Defense a Good Idea?

Is Carrying a Knife for Self-Defense a Good Idea?

Is carrying a knife for self-defense a wise decision? Here's one take from an expert...
Disadvantages of a Concealed-Carry Revolver

Disadvantages of a Concealed-Carry Revolver

There are a number of benefits to using a concealed-carry revolver for personal defense, but...
Advantages of a Concealed-Carry Revolver

Advantages of a Concealed-Carry Revolver

Sheriff Jim examines several reasons why a concealed-carry revolver is often a good choice as...
Pros and Cons of Concealed-Carry Revolvers

Pros and Cons of Concealed-Carry Revolvers

While some declare the revolver to be moribund, others are finding it useful in the...
Pros and Cons of Using a Handgun Suppressor

Pros and Cons of Using a Handgun Suppressor

A suppressor is an increasingly popular accessory for a handgun, but is still a big...
The Pros and Cons of Carrying a 1911

The Pros and Cons of Carrying a 1911

Sometimes when you get back with your ex, you suddenly remember why you broke up....
Pros and Cons of Adding a Slide-Mounted Red Dot

Pros and Cons of Adding a Slide-Mounted Red Dot

Adding a red-dot sight to your pistol is a big decision. Know the benefits and...
Appendix Carry Pros and Cons

Appendix Carry Pros and Cons

Appendix carry, like its namesake organ, isn’t useless after all.
1911 Finish Options

1911 Finish Options

Don’t wait until your 1911 is finished before contemplating the right finish for your needs.
Action, Take Two

Action, Take Two

When talking about shotguns for home defense, pump-action and semi-automatics rule the roost.Here’s a round-up...
Decisions, Decisions, Decisions...

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions...

Selecting a carry method and gear is as important—and often as daunting—as choosing the handgun...
Understanding Red-Dot Optics

Understanding Red-Dot Optics

A man walks into a gun store, sidles up to the counter and eyeballs the...
Rock River Arms LAR-47

Rock River Arms LAR-47

If you're looking for an AR-15-pattern rifle chambered in 7.62x39 mm that takes AK-47-style magazines,...
Ear Defense for Home Defense

Ear Defense for Home Defense

We know to wear hearing protection at the range, but what about at home? Used...
The Home-Defense Gun

The Home-Defense Gun

Some questions to consider when selecting a firearm for home defense.
Semi-Automatic Handgun Reloading

Semi-Automatic Handgun Reloading

Learn how to properly and effectively reload a semi-automatic handgun from a former SOF sniper.
Suppressor Basics

Suppressor Basics

Reducing your audible signature has a variety of benefits, and securing the requisite tax stamp...
Defensive Revolvers: Con

Defensive Revolvers: Con

Now that you know the positive aspects of a double-action revolver for self-defense, here are...
Defensive Revolvers: Pro

Defensive Revolvers: Pro

In this first of a two-part series, we'll look at the many reasons why a...
Insider Strategy

Insider Strategy

Make the most of your practice time indoors by following a few simple guidelines.
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