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TruGlo light mounted to the rail of a Glock

Gun Gear

Combat Lights: Are You Ready for Action?

Preparing for personal defense scenarios on a brightly lit range, and firing against one-dimensional targets that are squared to you, isn’t combat practice. At best it is a beginner’s exercise in controlling the trigger and sight alignment. However, gunfights occur in dim light. This means that the time is overdue to practice and learn to use the proper tools. A combat light is an accessory to some, and a necessary tool to others.

Walker's Game ear Slim Shooter Series of Razor electronic muffs.

Gun Gear

Review: Walker Game Ear Razor Electronic Muffs

Despite its thin profile, the Razor series is rated for a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 23 dB. That equates to about a 400% sound reduction at the ear. The Razor Patriot is powered by two “AA” batteries to operate the Omni-directional microphones and HD speakers featuring a .02-second reaction time. Like all headphones, a proper fit is necessary, but not all headphones are the same. Read the full review to learn how the Razor performed at the range.

pistol worn in an inside the waistband holster

Gun Gear

Go Big! Medium to Large Frame Concealed Carry in Hot Weather

Summer allows us to shed our winter clothes in favor or lightweight breathable options. For many, that means switching to a pocket pistol in a smaller caliber. While going small is a personal choice that is fine for some, a medium- to large-frame handgun is preferable to many—regardless the temperature outside. If you are in the market for a summertime carry solution with going small, read on.

Gun Gear

Summertime Concealed Carry: Gear and Tips

The more the mercury in the thermometer rises, the harder it becomes to carry a firearm concealed without printing. However, leaving our source of protection behind is not an option, nor is wearing a parka when the temps are in the 100s. This article looks at ways to carry while shedding layers and catching some rays without giving up your firearm or running afoul of the law.

Law Tactical AR-15 Folding Stock Adapter with AR-15 stock folded

Gun Gear

Law Tactical AR-15 Folding Stock Adapter — One More Reason to Build an AR-15 Pistol

Over the years, I have changed my opinion on AR-15 pistols. At one time, I believed these short little AR-15s were useless fun-time range toys, but then I started shooting some very high-end AR-15 pistol builds, and my mind was swayed. The Law Tactical AR-15 Folding Stock Adapter transforms that short little higher performing AR-15 pistol into something ever shorter that can easily be slipped into most backpacks.

Suppressor mounted on the end of a rifle barrel

General

Video: NSSF Hosts Media for Suppressor Demonstration

Perhaps not on the forefront of some gun owners’ minds these days, but the fight for the Second Amendment is a daily struggle. The challenge is not to convince gun owners—at least in most situations. Instead, the challenge is to educate the non gun owner. Recently, the NSSF hosted an event to introduce the non-shooting media to suppressors.

REar view of a pistol barrel showing unburnt powder

Gun Gear

How Often Should I Clean My Handgun?

We all may know of handguns that have been going since World War II without changing the springs, but this simply isn’t optimal performance. We purchased a high-end pistol so that we would not have to worry about reliability, true, but maintenance is part of every firearm. The question that is often asked is how often should we clean the handgun? The answer really depends upon the firearm.

action photo with flames shooting from the muzzle of a handgun

Concealed Carry

After You Get a Concealed Weapons Permit 101

It is encouraging to see so many Americans obtaining their concealed weapon permit. These new shooters are supporters of the 2nd Amendment and have taken steps to be responsible for their own safety and security. Yet, in many cases, there are people among them that are armed with a deadly weapon but unable to defend themselves well.