David Higginbotham is a writer and editor who specializes in everyday carry. David is a former backcountry guide in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Boundary Waters Canoe Area who was a college professor for 20 years. He ultimately left behind the academy for a more practical profession in the firearms industry and was (among other editorial positions) the Managing Editor for a nascent Mag Life blog. In that Higginbotham helped establish The Maglife's tone and secure its early success. Though he went on to an even more practical firearms industry profession still, he continues to contribute articles and op-eds as time and life allow.

Hellcat Pro vs. P365 Macro

The P365 Macro and Hellcat Pro are big micro-compacts. What Sig and Springfield have done is changing the way people think about EDC. So how do these two stack up? They're surprisingly similar.

Top 9mm Concealed Carry Pistols with Adequate Capacity

Despite the trend toward longer EDC guns, many still prefer to carry as small a gun as possible. These all are easily concealed, but still hold more than 10 rounds. Here are my top-5 guns for dedicated concealed carry.

AK-47 Upgrades: Why Add an Adjustable Gas Piston to an AK-47?

Some changes on the AK platform are easy to make—but most of those are external. Changing up parts inside the gun, like the piston itself, require a bit more DIY fortitude. But don't let that get in your way—adding an adjustable piston is a worthwhile project.

A Deep-Dive into Safariland IWB Holsters

Safariland is the undisputed leader in Duty Holsters. They dominate OWB. But inside the waistband? That's a more complicated story. Now, though, new designs are changing the way people are thinking about Safariland and concealed carry.

How Does the Arex Delta Stack Up to the Glock 19?

The Arex Delta is an affordable option for anyone looking for double-stack 9mm functionality. The gun has a long way to go, though, before it can challenge the GLOCK 19, the undisputed industry leader in this class. How do they compare?

Direct Impingement or Piston-Driven AR-15s? What’s the Difference?

Direct impingement is dirty. Piston guns are better for running suppressed. But is the extra expense of a piston-driven AR-15 worth it? And how hard are they to maintain?

Top 5 EDC Guns That Aren’t 9mm

Looking for a concealed carry gun for EDC that isn't chambered in 9mm? There are options. Today we'll look at guns from rimfire up to the .45 ACP.

Advanced AK-47 Overhauls: Changing out the Trigger

Stock AK triggers suck. The Elftmann AK Trigger is a tremendous addition. While you're in the receiver, there are a couple of other parts you should replace, too.

Beretta 92FS vs. Sig P226: Old School Metal

As more of the small manufacturers are making aluminum frames for the polymer framed guns, I'm still fixated on the metal frames that once dominated the market. How does the Sig P226 stack up to the Beretta 92FS?

Safariland Incog X IWB Holster: A Haley Strategic Partners Collab

Looking for a solid and adaptable holster for in-waistband-carry? Safariland has teamed up with Haley Strategic Partners to bring a new version of the Incog. Incog X is changing the way people think about a company known for their Duty Rated holsters.

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