Gun Gear News

 by Eve Flanigan

Not all holsters are created equal. Aside from the safety/retention aspect, it’s important to consider your daily activities, surroundings and preferred way of dressing to select the rig that’s right for you. Not all holsters are created equal. Aside from the safety/retention aspect, it’s important to consider your daily activities, surroundings and preferred way of dressing to select the rig that’s right for you.

The firearm industry is practically doing backflips to meet the whims and needs of female carriers, and the number of options increases every year. But that doesn’t mean every option is a good one.

To be acceptable,

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Our Guns & Ammo October 2018 issue will be on Newsstands from September 4th.

Some featured articles are:

Hornady Critical Duty – The Story behind FBI’s new duty load.

Beretta’s new Centurion & Compact – APX genetics in a smaller package.

New lights and lasers from Crimson Trace.

Remington Model 700 North American Custom

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TacticalLights

During training courses, I’m always amazed to see some of the gear that is and isn’t available to the individual who decides to carry a gun at night. We each have our favorites, but what befuddles us is what isn’t coming from tactical light companies.

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In reality, we should all be ready to engage threats at night. That’s obviously not an earth-­shattering statement, but here I am writing about it after seeing what happens

Smith & Wesson’s Heavy Duty revolver and its .38-44 cartridge are important pieces of American firearms history. Smith & Wesson’s Heavy Duty revolver and its .38-44 cartridge are important pieces of American firearms history.

I am far from a collector; all of my handguns are used rather than stored or displayed. But I suppose there is something of a collector in me because vintage Smith & Wesson revolvers call to me, and one such example is the Smith & Wesson Heavy Duty.

During the period after the Great War, there

SubscribeThe Bullpup rifle, designed with the magazine and action behind the pistol grip, seems like an excellent solution to the constant military demands of shorter, and lighter. But, after decades of service in major militaries, the verdict is still out on bullpups. Why should that be?

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The Steyr AUG, an Austrian acronym for universal army rifle, burst on the scene in the 1970s, and seemed poised to finally give the bullpup its day in the sun. It

The Taurus 856 .38 Special Revolver is definitely an affordable personal protection option worth considering. The Taurus 856 .38 Special Revolver is definitely an affordable personal protection option worth considering.

If you’re in the market for a small, concealable, self-defense arm that’s as easy on recoil as it is the bank account, it may be time to take a walk on the cylinder side of things and explore the Taurus UL 856 revolver.

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Yes, a revolver. In a world saturated with compact semiautomatic pistols, the revolver hasn’t been