3 Reasons Outside-the-Waistband Holsters Are Better Than Inside-the-Waistband Holsters (And 3 Reasons They’re Not)

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There are as many ways to carry a firearm as Israeli models worthy of linkage. But just as Bar Refaeli and Esti Ginzburg stand apart from their comely colleagues, inside-the-waistband (IWB) and outside-the-waistband (OWB) holsters are the go-to...

Gear Review: Trijicon ACOG

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As I sit here at my desk examining (read: ogling) the ACOG model TA31RCO-M150CP that Trijicon was kind enough to entrust me with, my first impression is...ruggedness. The kind I was previously unaware existed...

Gun Review: FNS-9

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I'm a polymer-framed 9 mm pistol kind of guy. Well, at least I fancy myself one. Truth be told, I haven't shot enough of them to have the depth of experience to really qualify...

Gear Review: SIG SAUER MCX Barrel Change Kit (300 AAC Blackout)

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The AR-15 platform was "good enough" when it came to swapping calibers. Changing the actual barrels was a pain in the butt, but given how cheap upper receivers are to buy you could simply...

Ask Foghorn: Barrel Twist, and Which is Right for Your AR-15?

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Tyler Kee asked (paraphrasing here): So what's all this "barrel twist" hoopajoop? Does barrel twist impact my accuracy? And if so, what twist is best? Continuing with my "AR for Dummies" kick, I figured this would...

Windbreaker Drawstring Triggers GLOCK Negligent Discharge

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrJMQupYxaw "Connersville Police Chief David Counceller was shopping at Wulff's Gun Shop in January, searching for a deal on a handgun," indychannel.com reports. "Counceller was looking at a .380-caliber handgun and pulled out his Glock...

5 Common Mistakes Good Guys Make In Self-Defense Situations

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We all know deadly force is justified when faced with an imminent, credible threat of death or grievous bodily harm. And yet armed self-defenders often make dumb mistakes in the heat of the moment that get...

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...

What to Tell the 911 Operator After a Defensive Gun Use: Guns for Beginners

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Calling 911 during or after a defensive gun use is a necessary practice fraught with danger. If you call the cops during an attack (e.g., a home invasion), the operator will try to keep you on the...

The #1 Most Important Upgrade for Your New AR-15

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There's little doubt that the AR-15 is the most popular rifle design around. Everyone seems to have one, and while the design is solid it can definitely be improved. As a 60+ year old...

Fatal ND: Bra Holster Goes Boom

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It's been a bad few weeks for women's carry options. First there was the much-publicized shooting of a mother by her toddler when the tyke pulled her pistol from her purse (which was designed to hold...

Jeff Gonzales: The Folly of the ‘Press Check’

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Something's bothered me for years: students asking if they can perform a "press check" -- what's properly called a weapons check -- to confirm their firearm's condition. Some pick up the habit from watching...