Colt Detective Special revolver facing left.

Customizing the Colt Detective Special

Got a gun with that has seen better days? Perhaps Grandpa’s favorite gun was obviously “well loved?” Talented gunsmiths and other artisans are out there who can give your favorite firearm a much-needed face-lift.

First Look: DeSantis Thumb Break & Speed Scabbard Holsters

Two handgun holsters from DeSantis, the Thumb Break & Speed Scabbard, showcase the company's build quality. 

First Look: FN 502 Tactical Optics-Ready .22 LR

FN America recently introduced the FN 502 Tactical, which is the company's first-ever .22 LR pistol. Conveniently, the FN 502 Tactical in .22 LR is optics-ready, making it the industry's first rimfire pistol to offer the capability of a slide-mounted red dot. 

First Look: Blackhawk Adds New Handgun Models to Stache IWB Holster

Blackhawk has 20 years of experience making law enforcement and military equipment, and now the company is coming out with models of the Stache IWB holster to fit even more handguns.

How Important is a Fast Draw for Personal Defense with a Handgun?

What is a suitable quick-draw time, and how important is that for the armed defense with a handgun? 

Handgun Training with Your Offhand

Training someone to shoot a defensive handgun is mostly a standardized process. Firearm safety is followed by firearm function, which is then followed by an introduction to the basics of marksmanship. Past that, focus falls on handgun manipulation, presentation and various methods of target engagement.

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.

First Look: SDS Imports PX9-G2 Pistol

SDS Imports, a leader in quality imported firearm products, is releasing its highly-anticipated PX9-G2 pistol.

First Look: 1791 Gunleather Holsters for Trigger-Mounted Lasers

Now 1791 Gunleather is rolling out options for their 2-Way, 3-Way, and 4-Way holsters that are compatible with trigger-mounted lasers.

How to Create a Diversion for Personal Defense

One of the best things the armed citizen can do is to create a diversion that will mess up the crook’s pre-planned agenda.

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