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What Are the Effects of a Contact Shot for Personal Defense?

In your extreme-close-quarters-encounter class, you were cautioned that contact shots could cause a handgun to malfunction, and possibly not fire at all, leading to an even graver situation.

First Look: EOTech Vudu 1-8x24 SFP Riflescope

The new EOTech Vudu 1-8x24 SFP riflescope offers a versatile 8X zoom range so that shooters can quickly dial in the optimal magnification for any target presentation.

What’s The Best Stance for Shooting With Shotguns?

Shooting a shotgun requires a solid stance, but different endeavors require different positions. Which is best?

The Complete Guide to AR-15 Cartridges

With all of the chambering options available for the AR-15 platform, which one is the best? The answer is: It depends.

How to Adjust Your Rifle Setup for Body Armor

If you’re using body armor or ballistic plates as part of your defensive gear, think about changes you might need to make to your carbine.

Review: IWI Tavor TS12 Shotgun

IWI’s rotating-magazine TS12 offers an innovative take on increasing shotgun capacity.

Head to Head: 5.56 NATO vs. 6.8 SPC

Richard Mann compares the 5.56 NATO to the 6.8 SPC to see which cartridge holds the advantage.

Self Defense Starts with the Right Mindset

As Ed Head says, being able to adequately defend yourself begins with having the right mindset and expectations.

First Look: 1791 Gunleather Optics-Ready Holsters for Glock G43X & G48

1791 Gunleather recently introduced over 20 new holsters to pair with optics-ready firearms, including the Glock G43X and G48.

Review: IWI Zion-15 Rifle

Eric Conn takes an in-depth look at IWI's newest introduction to the American market, the IWI Zion-15 chambered in 5.56 NATO.

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