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Review: Diamondback DB9SL Handgun

Richard Mann takes an in-depth look at the Diamondback DB9SL chambered in 9 mm. 

Expensive vs. Budget Ammo: What's the Difference?

There are a number of things to take into consideration when selecting ammunition for concealed carry.

How to Choose the Right Buckshot Load for Home Defense

Defensive shotgun ammunition goes light years beyond “double-aught buck.” Here's a rundown of how to choose the right buckshot load for your purposes.

6 Hard-Hitting Loads for Your Home-Defense AR-15

What are the best home-defense loads for the AR? Here are six rounds designed to perform within the confines of your house.

New for 2020: Hornady Critical Defense .327 Federal Mag

With several self-defense revolvers like the Ruger LCR now chambered for the .327 Federal Mag. cartridge, Hornady will be adding a single load in .327 Federal Mag. to their Critical Defense ammunition line.

Hornady Donates to GRACE Cancer Foundation

A percentage of the sales from Hornady's line of pink-tipped Critical Defense Lite ammo went to the GRACE Cancer Foundation, the company announced.

I Carry: NAA Ranger II in a DeSantis Pocket Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a North American Arms Ranger II revolver in a DeSantis holster, along with a few other essential pieces of EDC gear.

Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact Torture Test: 1,750 Rounds In

There’s only one more update left as we finish our torture testing of the Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact handgun.

Top 10 New Ammo Loads for 2018

From an ammo standpoint, 2018 promises to be good. Here are our Ammo editor's top-10 picks for the new year.

First Look: Hornady Critical Defense Rifle Ammo

Hornady's line of Critical Defense ammo is designed for stopping threats, and the company rolled out new options for home-defense rifles.

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