Gun Review: GLOCK 20 10mm Auto

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Hype. It's a word synonymous with 10mm Auto. Developed by Col. Jeff Cooper, carried by Sonny Crockett, known in the firearms fraternity as "the cartridge the FBI couldn’t handle,” 10mm Auto has achieved near...

Ask Foghorn: Self Defense Shotguns

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A reader writes: I'm a new reader and was wondering if you've ever posted about home defense shotguns and what to look for when purchasing one. If not, would you be able to point me...

SERPA Holsters Should Be Discontinued

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYvAxLX6OzE I was at a competition pistol class last week in preparation for the FNH 3-Gun Championship (videos here) when something disturbing happened: the person next to me had a negligent discharge straight into the...

Gun Review: Kel-Tec KSG Shotgun

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Every now and then an invention completely redefines a genre. The iPhone. The microwave oven. Snuggies. The Kel-Tec KSG. While the 14+1 round shotgun doesn't instantly render current home defense scatterguns obsolete---wait. There's no...

Gear Review: Galco King Tuck Holster

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“Untuck your shirt and put a man’s gun on your hip. Done.”  said Robert Farago through teeth clenching a massive Honduran cigar stub.  I was trying to explain why I preferred a pocket pistol...

Gun Review: SCAR 17S (Semi-Auto Civilian SCAR-H)

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The United States hasn't fielded a true .30 caliber battle rifle since Vietnam when the M-14 was replaced. And for good reason. A "full size" rifle cartridge like the 7.62 NATO has a lot...

First Time CHL: Concealed Carry Gun Choice. Help!

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In my first post in this series on obtaining a Texas Concealed Handgun License (CHL), I decided I wanted a 1911 as my carry gun. Then I realized that my brain turns to goo when I have...
GLOCK 19 G19 Gen4 9mm Pistol

Gun Review: GLOCK 19 Gen4 9mm Pistol

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When Gaston Glock introduced his GLOCK 17 Austrian duty pistol made it to the USA, American gun-buying habits were transformed. Despite (or because of) the furore surrounding Glock's "plastic" pistol--supposedly invisible to airport metal...

Self Defense Tip: Don’t Use a Rifle

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I've done a couple posts in the last few months talking about self defense rifles. Like this one. And this one. I wrote both articles because someone was looking for a self defense rifle...

Home Defense Firearms: A Long Gun Rebuttal

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Reader Sean Counihan has a bone to pick with Nick Leghorn's recent piece on home defense and rifles: First off, I would like to qualify that I am not an expert in this arena by...

Gun Review: Ruger SR22

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Sturm, Ruger & Co. has been a major player in the .22 pistol market since its corporate coming out party in 1949. The company has been selling variations on the Ruger Standard pistol for...

Ask Foghorn: Buying a Gun Safe

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Nathan asks: I'm in the market for a gun safe, and have been reading as much as I can about the topic, but still am not sure which way to go. I thought a story/review...