Smith & Wesson Shield Plus

I Carry: Smith & Wesson Shield Plus 9 mm Pistol in a Dark Star Gear Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield Plus carried in a Dark Star Gear Hitchhiker holster along with a True Tactical EDC pocketknife.

First Look: Mission First Tactical EDC Dump Tray

Need a handy place to keep all your stuff? Mission First Tactical has just the thing…

Training for Personal Defense With and Without Glasses

Prescription lenses help restore our vision as we age, but what happens when you can’t find them or they get knocked off during a fight?

The Frugal Man’s Custom Precision Rifle

When I conceived the rifle, I wanted to explore the concept of somebody who is reasonably handy with tools building a precision rifle on the kitchen table or in the basement. I wanted an economy “bolt-together” rifle, with the idea to customize it with select parts and gear while staying within a working-man’s budget. The other important thing is it must shoot well enough to earn the title Precision Rifle.

Why Resilience and Personal Defense Are Your Greatest Assets

What can you keep in your proverbial tool kit to help galvanize your own self-trust, burgeoning skills and personal confidence? The answer is personal resilience and self-defense.

Review: N8 Tactical G2 IWB Holster

David Workman takes an in-depth look at N8 Tactical's G2 IWB holster. 

Why You Should Train with a Partner for Personal Defense

Training with and relying on a partner can be a pivotal element of any personal defense preparedness. 

Smith & Wesson Relocating to Tennessee

Smith & Wesson announced this morning that it is moving its headquarters and significant elements of operations to Maryville, TN, in 2023.

Review: Colt Anaconda Revolver

We cannot lie: Colt’s latest revolver oozes class—and power. The new Anaconda is impressive and tough.

Handgun Grip Vs. Hold: What's the Difference?

Grip and hold on the firearm are often viewed by handgun shooters as one and the same. However, seasoned defensive and competitive shooters break down handgun shooting stability into two distinctly but equally essential subcomponents: grip versus hold.

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