Tactical Accessories

When the situation calls on you, you call on your gear. Gun Digest works to give you the advantage in any circumstance through our tactical accessories section. Our reviews, articles and videos will help you get outfitted with the right gear, whether it’s choosing the right concealed carry holster or figuring out what to put on your AR-15′s rail.

Get practical tips for mounting and using weapon-mounted lights and laser sights, in "Own the Night" by Scott Wagner

Tips for that Remote Tape Switch on Your AR-15

For the general purpose AR, a dedicated weapon-mounted light is a popular accessory, whether mounted on the rail or the vertical foregrip. If you're using a remote tape switch with your light, there are a couple of critical points to watch for.

When the IWB is tucked properly, the pistol disappears.

Concealed Carry In The Heat

I’m a firm believer there is nothing fun about being outside in really oppressive heat. Over the Independence Day holiday I spent several fun-filled hours with sweat running down the inside of my body armor and my duty belt digging into my hips…but I digress. As far as concealed carry goes, hot weather is...

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Does Your Bug-out Bag Have a CCW Inside?

For me, the bug-out kit requires some sort of firearm or spare ammo. When things are very bad, people might want to fight. They might want to take what is yours. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.

This is a great resource for learning to fight with light.

More Light or More Bullets?

Understand that a defensive handgun is most often used in low-light or reduced light situations. That is because most crimes are often perpetrated in low-light situations. Criminals are predators. Predators like the advantage they get on their prey by acting in areas of low light. So, take that advantage away. Carry a flashlight and...

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Great CCW Information Now On The Newsstand

Gun Digest's special Concealed Carry edition is on sale now. Look for it on the newsstand and learn how to choose a great concealed carry holster, handgun or accessories. This edition also provides training tips and reviews of great concealed carry handguns.

Bianchi's new Allusion is a top-notch IWB holster with lots of features.

IWB Holster Always Improving

The first word in Concealed Carry is, obviously, “concealed.” For the longest time that meant simply hanging a holster on your belt and covering with a shirt or jacket. But as consumers demanded more options, holster makers became more creative and the Inside the Waistband (IWB) Holster has come a long way since the...

Don't just shoot. Train

Are you sharpening CCW skills?

If you carry a concealed weapon you need to hone your skills on a regular basis. Dave Fessenden's book "Defensive Handgun Skills" will help you do that.

Everyone Likes a Double Duty Holster

Yes, I have said before you should carry your concealed firearm in the same place every time you strap up. While that is the best plan, it is not always possible. Sometimes you have to make adjustments. That’s when it is nice to have a concealed carry holster that does double duty. The Pocket-Tuk...