The High Ready – Ammunition Management

Let's say that you had to employ your firearm in the immediate defense of life. And let's say you expended most of your ammunition...

Salute Products Spartan Steel Target

Standard operating procedure here at On Target dictates that we put at least 200- rounds downrange through a defensive carbine in order to test...

Surefire DSF Shotgun Forend Weaponlight

The tactical shotgun is arguably the best all-around choice for most people as a personal/home defense weapon. Whether a pump or semi-auto, fitted with...

Editors Choice Awards

Vickers 221 Sling Based on the Vickers Combat Applications Sling, the new Vickers 221 Sling from Blue Force Gear ($80) may be the best carbine...

AR500 Armor Warrior DCS Plate Carrier Package

In our zeal to equip ourselves for personal defense we forget that sometimes the bastards shoot back. If that’s a scenario of concern for...

Best Of Shot Show 9 of 38: Walker’s Game Ear Razor Series Muffs

The new Razor Series muffs from Walker’s Game Ear ($79.99) are then thinnest amplifying ear muffs yet devised. They so thin that they greatly...

CrossBreed RAM Flat Surface Mount/Holster Combo

CrossBreed Holsters has combined their innovative modular holsters with the safe and secure RAM mounting system, creating the ability to securely mount a handgun...

Surefire XC-1 Ultra-Compact LED Pistol Light

Small and light meets lumen-might While weapon-mounted lights seem to get more powerful and durable with each passing year, they haven't seemed to shrink in...

IMR Enduron 4166 Powder

by Frank MelloniSaying goodbye to copper foulingThe Hodgdon powder company is world renowned for introducing revolutionary technology to the reloader. Past breakthroughs have...

Salute Products Gravity Plate Rack

The most fun you can have with a loaded magazine? A few years ago Ben and I took a self defense course at the Sig...