Pistol Light on Your Carry Gun? Read This First

Among the many internet gun debates that tend to clog up cyberspace is whether or not weapon-mounted lights should be on carry pistols. Discussions of weapon lights often devolve into a debate of weapon lights versus handheld lights. That doesn’t make sense to me. The addition of a weapon-mounted light (WML) doesn’t require the user […]

Gear Review: Crimson Trace Lasersaddle

I recently reviewed the Mossberg Shockwave and found it to be lots of fun, but less practical than I would have liked. I found the Shockwave a little hard to aim effectively other than at the closest of distances. It seemed like the perfect candidate for the application of some technology. Namely, I figured that […]

Gun Review: Mossberg 590 Shockwave 12 Gauge

“Not everything has to be about urban combat.” That was my justification for considering a Mossberg 590 Shockwave. I knew my more tactically “woke” friends would harangue me if I reviewed one. Pistol-grip-only (often called “cruiser grip”) shotguns aren’t looked upon favorably by most highly experienced self-defenders. I noted that the Shockwave doesn’t have a cruiser grip. Instead, it […]

My Picks for the The 5 Best Home Defense Shotguns

There are plenty of articles on the “best” of this or that. Those pieces are usually written on specs alone rather than actual experience. In this case, my picks of the best home defense shotguns are based on and limited to my personal experience or that of trusted colleagues. The Essentials Some common attributes of […]