Why Don’t You Carry A Backup Gun?

Millions of Americans conceal carry a gun every day. And that number keeps growing. Unfortunately, fewer people carry a spare backup gun. Innovations in smaller, lighter guns firing potent cartridges, along with my training, have sold me on the idea of a backup gun. And should cause you to consider one as well. I remember […]

.380 for Self-Defense? Question of the Day

I pocket carry a Ruger LCP II chambered in .380. “Some among my colleagues consider any pistol in 380Auto caliber to be inadequate for serious purposes,” gun guru John Farnam writes below, “and maybe they’re right.” Hang on; I carry my gun fun! But seriously folks, shot placement, shot placement, shot placement. And a .380 […]

Gear Review: Hanks Gun Leather IWB Holster for SIG P238

As soon as SIG SAUER worked through the initial hiccups with the P238, I had one on order. And when Underwood Ammo’s 90-grain .380 Auto Xtreme Penetrator +P round utilizing Lehigh’s CNC’d billet copper bullet hit the market, the P238 became my EDC sidearm of choice. At the time, the market’s general interest in the […]

Gun Review: Kel-Tec P3AT .380

Kel-Tec’s P3AT is one of the most popular pocket pistols pistol purveyors purvey. And no wonder. It’s small, light and cheap. And . . . there you have it. For most buyers, it’s enough; size, weight and price are the only three boxes a mouse gun needs to check. Especially one chambered in the doyenne […]