.300 Remington 120 gr OTFB Review

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts   .300 Remington – Walmart Defense Ammo? I load my carry pistol and home defense rifle with premium ammunition but one of the things that really fascinates me is affordable ammunition that also has good terminal effect.

.300 Blackout HPR 150 gr JSP Review

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts .300 Blackout – They Can’t All Be Winners, Kid Sometimes things just don’t turn out the way you expected, or hoped. .300 Blackout is rapidly becoming a popular cartridge, as evidenced by the fact that you can buy it at Walmart now.

Is a Gun Safe Right for You

This is a guest post by Kevin Creighton To be honest, I’m not a big fan of leaving loaded guns lying around the house because it’s like leaving the bleach jug in the refrigerator next to the milk jug: Something bad is going to happen, it’s not a question of IF, it’s only a question […]

ARFCOM Rifles

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts If you own an AR15 rifle or are thinking about buying one, AR15.com is an indispensable resource. It contains a mountain of useful information and quite a few knowledgeable folks post there regularly. Did you know that the home of the black rifle also sells AR15 parts […]

Could the Army’s New Ammo Ever Be Available to Civilians?

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts People like to own the same thing that the military uses. There is a perception that if it is good enough for the military, then it should far exceed the lower expectations of civilian use. This perception may not always be justified, but in the case of […]

Firearms Mobile App

We just received a press release from our friends a USA Firearms Training about something that looks pretty good for our readers: USA Firearm Training Announces Groundbreaking Mobile Application An Ultimate Firearm Resource for American Gun Owners Released For Major Smartphones Denver, CO: USA Firearm Training today announced that it has released the first version […]

Could Steel Armor Save Your Life?

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts You know what they say about opinions and everyone in the firearm and defense world seems to have an extra one. 9mm is “better” than .45 Auto. M&P is “better” than Glock. Fireclean is “better” than Crisco. As strongly as people tend to hold those opinions, they […]

Think Twice About This Ammo

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Lehigh “Extreme Penetrator” and “Extreme Defender” look like Phillips head screwdriver bits and they have one thing in common with screwdrivers: they screw you good. Unlike most normal tools, though, they don’t work. That’s not to say that Lehigh ammo doesn’t fire or won’t poke holes in […]

Tactical Pens

A worse case scenario is being in a “no gun zone” and needing a weapon in case of an attack. Having a tactical pen can be the difference between being defenseless and being able to defend yourself.

6 Reasons That a .300 Blackout AR Is the Perfect Home Defense Gun

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts If you are a firearm enthusiast and you haven’t heard of .300 AAC Blackout, I’d bet a six pack that you wear clothes made from animals you trapped and haven’t taken the mule down the hill to town in a couple years. The .30 caliber cartridge based […]

Decorating a Gun or “Gun-oration”

This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard Decorating a Gun You’ve found your perfect gun. Now you’d like to personalize it. There are a few simple and affordable things you can do yourself for customizing your firearm. First, you can start with some non-basic grip screws and side panel grips. You can choose color, […]

4 Reasons .300 Blackout Is a Terrible Choice for Home Defense.

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Okay, so it isn’t terrible exactly. Not in the sense that leaving a bottle of lotion on the coffee table and playing “Goodbye Horses” is a terrible way to impress a date, but it also isn’t what most of the breathless fanbois are fainting over, either. A […]

What You Got Wrong About Steel Armor

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts We recently ran an article about level III steel armor that prompted some people to conclude that level III armor was entirely worthless while others wondered why an ordinary person would even want armor. Let’s address both of those issues.

The Pumpkin Spice Armor Test

This a guest post by Andrew Betts It’s autumn. Trendy WASPs everywhere break out their Ugg boots and flock to Starbucks for pumpkin flavored coffee while their skinny jeans wearing boyfriends quiver with anticipation at the prospect of picking up a sixer of pumpkin flavored beer from the Trader Joe’s.

Should You Choose a Glock?

The Glock has been around in the States for about 25 years now. It has its fans and haters. The Glock is a very good handgun for your home defense. Some reasons include:

AR500 Armor

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts There’s Something You Might Want To Know About Your AR500 Armor Level III AR500 armor has gained immense popularity in recent years. It is thin, affordable, and extremely durable. It will not crack if dropped like ceramic plates and is significantly less expensive, if a little heavier.

Franchi’s Affinity Shotgun Review

  This is a guest post by Tarra Stoddard As I first picked up the Affinity Shotgun, the quote “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” came to mind. The light weight, along with the shotgun’s  perfect balance was  immediately noticeable. It has a 26″ barrel, and empty, the Affinity weighs 5.6 pounds. For […]

SIG V-Crown – Has SIG Reinvented the Wheel?

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Since its introduction, the SIG V-Crown has attracted significant attention. It is a line defense ammunition which is available in several calibers and loaded with a jacketed hollow point projectile manufactured by Sierra. The brass is nickel plated and head stamped “SIG”. On the surface it looks […]

Magpul Glock 17 Magazine Review

This is a guest post by JR Grounds After waiting what seemed like an eternity, I finally received my batch of Magpul Glock magazines. These were the new version which has been re-designed after Magpul had issues with the original attempt. A friend of mine had a new Glock 17 he needed to break in […]

Black Spider Red Dot Optic Review

Black Spider Red Dot Optic Review This is a guest post by JR Grounds If you have ever built an AR, you know the optic can end up being as much as the rifle, and even a good red dot will run you several hundred dollars. At least, until now.

Polycase ARX Inceptor

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts The oddly named Polycase ARX Inceptor does not have a polymer case. It has a brass case and the projectile is composed of injection molded polymer and powdered metal. The manufacturer says that it can produce wounds like those seen from rifles and manufacturers never exaggerate their […]

The American Kalashnikov

by Zach Dunn Not that long ago, the AK series of rifles were something of a rarity in the United States. When I first started shooting, it was common to see an AR-15 or an M1A, but it was seldom when a shooter would show up with a Kalashnikov. Most of the AKs in those […]

Home Defense Weapon Sights

Home Defense Weapon Sights This is a guest post by Almo Gregor at RifleOpticsWorld.com The rifle is quickly becoming one of the most popular options for home defense. The rifle, specifically carbines like the AR 15 are the highest selling weapons in the United States. The carbine makes sense as a home defense weapon, it’s […]

The Seecamp LWS-32 – Best Pocket Pistol

by Home Defense Gun Staffer Mike S. When asked what the best self-defense pistol on the market is, the author usually replies with the same answer 99% of the time: “Seecamp LWS-32”. The main reason is because that is what is kept in the front right pocket about 99% of the time.

The Home Defense Carbine

By Home Defense Gun Staffer Mike S. The Home Defense Carbine A wise man once said that the purpose of a handgun is to fight your way to your rifle. It’s hard to argue that logic, rifles are more accurate, generally more powerful and much easier to use effectively than a pistol or a revolver […]

Fusion Ammo for the AR

This is a guest post by Andrew Betts Fusion Ammo The AR style rifle is one of the most popular firearms in the country and its popularity is growing by the day, despite its scawy bwack appearance. Then again, perhaps its popularity is partly because of the negative attention that it has received.