HOLSTERS

PHLSTER SKELETON HOLSTER

PHLSTER is a fairly new company, started in 2010 by its owner Jon Hauptman messing with Kydex in the spare room of his Philadelphia home. It has grown to offering several types of holsters as [...]

1791 Gunleather Ultra Custom Holster

One of the best parts of owning a handgun is customizing it to fit your needs. From changing sights to swapping stock controls for extended or ambidextrous components, the options to personalize a gun are endless. However, finding a holster to accommodate a newly customized gun can be a real challenge.

Crossbreed Reckoning Holster

Hybrid holsters are comfortable and stable thanks to the large back panel between your handgun and body. With a basic design of a Kydex shell fastened to a leather backer, you don’t have the option [...]

KNIVES

Counter-Blade Concepts

Skills To Help You Survive Edged-Weapon Attacks. Facing an attacker armed with a knife or another edged weapon is one of the most terrifying situations you could ever imagine. While many martial arts and defensive [...]

LESS LETHAL
LIGHTS & LASERS

Let There Be Light — and Lasers

Keeping up with the latest technology is a lesson I learned long ago. Back in the Nixon era, I hung out with a pretty good group of buds at college. At a party the girlfriend [...]

MISC GEAR

5 New Accessories for Slim Compacts

As more gun owners begin to carry firearms for self-defense, more carry-friendly handgun options have emerged — specifically slim compacts and subcompacts. Offering a favorable size-to-capacity ratio, guns like the GLOCK 43X/48, SIG SAUER P365/P365 [...]

  • Streamlight

Every Day Carry (EDC)

Everyday carry (EDC) gear options have exploded in recent years, offering fantastic innovation to those who like to be prepared — having the actual tools on their person at all times. Here we enjoy some [...]

  • Mantis X10

Mantis x10

A few years ago, the engineers at Mantis launched a training tech revolution with their MantisX sensor. When paired with a companion smartphone application, the rail-mount device could show you exactly what’s happening when you [...]

Meprolight Adjustable Day/Night Sights

The mantra for accurate shooting is front sight … press. The front sight and the muzzle below it dictate direction while the rear sight provides windage and elevation with proper sight alignment. Bottom line: You [...]

OPTICS

Sights & Optics See It — Hit It

By Mark Kakkuri Sights and optics are better than ever, constantly benefitting from the firearm industry’s ongoing technological innovations. Whatever your tactical need or preference, from good old night sights to red dot, holographic, magnifying [...]

C-More RTS2 Red Dot Sight

There’s no doubt red dot sights make it easier to shoot your pistol more accurately. The single sight-plane, aim, and shoot operation is fast, natural and easy. And while I strongly believe learning to shoot [...]

5 New Accessories for Slim Compacts

As more gun owners begin to carry firearms for self-defense, more carry-friendly handgun options have emerged — specifically slim compacts and subcompacts. Offering a favorable size-to-capacity ratio, guns like the GLOCK 43X/48, SIG SAUER P365/P365 [...]