Old revolver with new ammunition

Ammunition Selection and Shot Placement Matter

A gunfight more than a century and a half ago stresses the importance of ammunition and shot placement.

First Look: N8 Tactical Holsters G2 Series Holster Backer

N8 Tactical has introduced the next generation in EDC holster technology with its new G2 Series Backer.

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.

Review: LA Police Gear Tactical Tiki Apparel

Tactical doesn't have to mean boring. Case in point, LA Police Gear's new Tactical Tiki clothing line.

First Look: Grey Man Tactical Stealth 20L Backpack

The new Grey Man Tactical Stealth 20L Backpack gives you a new way to conquer your gear.

First Look: Taurus GX4 Micro-Compact 9 mm in New Slide Colors

Taurus is following up the successful launch of their popular Taurus GX4 micro-compact 9 mm pistol with the addition of two new slide color options.

What's the Advantage to Dry Lubricants for Firearms?

The other day I went out and shot up all the defensive ammo I’ve been carrying in my EDC rig for the past 12-plus months, then sat down for a good in-depth cleaning of the pistol and magazines before loading new ammo.

First Look: Streamlight Pocket Mate Flashlight

Streamlight, Inc. is launching the new ultra-compact Pocket Mate, a weather-resistant, USB rechargeable personal flashlight that delivers 325 lumens with convenient hands-free features.

10 Great Defense Loads for the 9 mm

David Workman takes a look at 10 great options for defense loads in 9 mm.

First Look: BulletSafe Bulletproof Vest

BulletSafe recently introduced its Bulletproof Vest, which features a Level IIIA standard safety rating.

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