Mossberg 500 and 590 shotguns

Mossberg 500 and 590: America’s Defensive Shotguns

Since 1961, the O.F. (Oscar Frederick) Mossberg company has sold more than 11 million of its Model 500 pump-action shotguns, making it the most popular shotgun of all time, if not one of the most sold guns in any category, period.

9/11 20 Years Later: A Special Smith & Wesson

There are still heroes in this world. We mourn the loss of one some 20 years later on the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

Fightin' Iron: The Smith & Wesson Model 39 Handgun

When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.

In Defense of A Third Party

Should you intervene in a third-party dispute? Here's Sheriff Jim's take...

I Carry: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 Pistol in a Milt Sparks Axiom Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the new Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 pistol carried in a Milt Sparks Axiom holster along with a Columbia River Knife and Tool Daktyl pocketknife.

LAPD Selects FN 509 MRD-LE as New Duty Pistol

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has selected FN America’s FN509 MRD-LE as its new duty pistol.

Why Staying Alert is Key for Personal Defense

While marksmanship is a lofty goal, it is only one part of the personal defense objective.

The Smith & Wesson Military & Police Revolver

Smith & Wesson’s iconic revolver is one of the few things with stronger ties to law enforcement than the NRA.

Complacency Can Get You Killed

There is no such thing as being too prepared for the worst.

Fightin' Iron: The History of the Combat Commander

Even great military service pistols go though a form of evolution.

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