The Beretta 80X Cheetah is a reliable work of modern art. But don't just take my word for it. Let’s delve into the 80X Cheetah and how it performed after more than 300 rounds through it.
The .380 has experienced a resurgence in popularity in the last few decades. And while the debate over the use of the .380 ACP as a defensive cartridge will continue to rage on, the .380 has an established place within the defensive firearms industry. Here's a look at the pros and cons.
With a case of ammo and shot timer in hand, I headed to the range to see just how much of a difference a trigger upgrade makes. Check out the results!
A few weeks ago, I finally bit the metaphorical bullet and acquired a Zev Pro Flat-Face trigger along with their Optimized barrel to upgrade my Glock 17 pistol. It was probably one of the best decisions I've ever made.
Overpressure and the resulting concussive blast are far too often overlooked in personal defense planning. Here's why it matters.
Stealth Armor System's Level IIIA soft armor is exceptionally light, flexible, and as thin as cardboard. Nevertheless, it performs like its thicker and heavier counterparts.
The world of self-defense education can be overwhelming and confusing. Here's some guidance on finding instruction applicable to your needs.
From time immemorial, shooters have been on a quest to increase the ammunition capacity of their firearms. The early days of percussion revolvers gradually progressed to modern magazine-fed firearms and while the need for appropriate shot placement and ammunition selection remains important, the reality is you can never have enough ammunition – especially for applications involving personal protection.
Which matters more: a gun equipped with an optic or the quality of the firearm? We ran some tests, and after several hundred rounds in muggy Midwest summer temps, the conclusions gleaned from our testing were fascinating.
Red dot pistols have exploded in availability and variety over the last few years. Nearly every major firearms manufacturer offers a factory “optics ready” platform in their pistol lineup. Meanwhile, optics manufacturers continue to add to a dizzying array of pistol optics already available. As a result, those in the market for a red dot for their pistol frequently face this question: “What type of red dot fits my firearm?”