Tactical Gear

Scott Wagner with a survival shotgun

Survival Shotguns: Not Just for CQB

  Editor’s Note: The author offers some great tips for selecting a survival shotgun in this article. Keep in mind you’re not likely to find a literal “survival shotgun” for sale. Survival shotguns are sporting or tactical firearms purposed for preparedness. The shotgun has some marvelous advantages for the person who is preparing for...

Zombie gun with Zombie Annihilator

Why are Zombie Guns So Popular?

  I have a simple explanation as to why I approve whole-heartedly of the zombie gun phenomena sweeping the industry. Are you ready for it? Here it comes: Zombies are fun. Fun gets and keeps people interested. Fun sells guns. Anyone that is really, and I mean seriously, worried about a zombie apocalypse should...

Marine Special Operations will use Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols

Marines Special Operations to Use Colt .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols

  Colt Defense LLC will manufacture more than 10,000 new .45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols for the Marine Corps’ elite special operations. This new contract for the 1911-style pistols will phase out the M45s currently used by the Corps. As reported by Military.com, “The July 19 [2012] contract, which has a total value of...

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.

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Video: Security Camera Captures Man Shooting Robbers

This incredible video from Gainesville.com shows a concealed carrier defending himself and the patrons of an Internet cafe against a pair of armed robbers. What would you have done in this situation? Do you think he reacted appropriately? Gain perspective about self-defense situations like this one with Gun Digest’s Massad Ayoob Ultimate CCW Collection.

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7 Slang Tactical Gear Terms from the Lighter Side

The world of tactical gear is a serious one, but it’s not without a sense of gallows humor. Here are seven terms from the lighter shade of black. Bane Dangerous Scale Named after gunwriter Michael Bane. The more often someone tells you how dangerous they are, the less dangerous they actually are. The more...

Tactical Pistol Shooting, Handgun Training Tips & Techniques That Work

Book Giveaway: Win “Tactical Pistol Shooting”

Pistol training to master the basics is the only way to shoot faster and more accurately. Whether you carry a pistol for a living, for defense or personal protection, "Tactical Pistol Shooting" will help you attain the level of handgun training desired.