Author: Personal Defense World

When it comes to eye protection, wrap frames offer the best coverage but come at a cost. Specifically, they can often obscure your peripheral view. For this reason, Gatorz offers its new Marauder frame. As a result, the new frame offers the same great protection of a wrap frame without compromising the ever-important peripherals. Gatorz Marauder Ballistic Glasses Constructed of lightweight, durable, aircraft-grade billet 7075-T6 aluminum, the frames include a Cerakote coating for additional wear resistance. As a result, they remain as tough as the lenses themselves, without putting undo weight on the bridge of your nose. In addition, both…

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Whether flying or driving, traveling with a firearm can have inherent risks. When flying, you must ensure your firearm is properly secured using TSA legal means. Likewise, driving can often take you through states that are unfriendly to firearms, requiring them to be locked up. For this reason, Hornady offers its TrekLite Lock Box XXL that’s TSA legal and can secure up to two 1911s. Hornady Security TrekLite Lock Box XXL Constructed of advanced, impact-resistant polycarbonate, the TrekLite XXL offers heavy-duty protection at 1/3 the weight of steel. The light weight makes the lock box ideal for travel, adding little…

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If ever there were a group of people deserving of recognition, it is our Purple Heart recipients. A grateful nation can never fully repay a debt to those who gave so much in defense of our freedom. But that won’t stop us all from trying. With that said, SK Customs releases its Limited Edition, 240th Anniversary Purple Heart Commemorative Colt 1911. The SK Customs Limited Edition Purple Heart Colt 1911 The Colt 1911 is as iconic and honorable as the men and women who sacrificed so much for our country. So, it makes sense that it would be the foundation…

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The whole point of concealed carry is actually carrying your firearm. However, if you don’t have a comfortable holster, you may be less likely to carry consistently. But Versacarry answers with its Trooper OWB holster, that is not only comfortable but stylish. Not to mention, secure and optics ready. The Versacarry Trooper OWB Holster A hallmark of Versacarry holsters is the company’s use of premium water buffalo leather in its holster construction. Utilizing premium leather and industrial-grade bonded nylon thread, the Trooper will be with you for years to come. Likewise, the premium leather will only look better and get…

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While I am not a history buff, I do like history and historical memorabilia. Especially when it comes to military history. Whether it’s MilSurp rifles and other historical weapons or military emblems and artwork, I love to look back on the world’s greatest military. Although they don’t all have a ballistic rating, the American Heritage Collection, from Oakley SI, brings the cool factor. Oakley SI American Heritage Collection The three-piece collection honors and recognizes the distinctive nose art from 1940s allied military aircraft. Each of the three models, the Gascan, Holbrook, and Drop Point, uniquely commemorate the rich history and…

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While a gun is the best means of self-defense, there are times when packing can be unrealistic or even illegal. This, of course, doesn’t stop criminals who have no regard for laws. For these times, folks need to have at least some understanding of unarmed fighting skills. But using unarmed fighting skills against a knife attack comes with very serious implications. These tips will help prevent serious injury in the event you find yourself in a defensive situation against a knife. Defending Against an Attack with a Knife Successfully defending against a firearm requires a certain level of training or…

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I’ll be honest, I kind of wish I looked this good when I turned 45. Maybe I should have asked Wilson Combat to give me an overhaul like the one done on the CQB model for the company’s 45th anniversary. All kidding aside, of course, Wilson Combat knows how to commemorate an anniversary in striking fashion and subtle beauty. The Wilson Combat 45th Anniversary Special Edition CQB A throwback to a retro style that built the foundation of Wilson Combat in the late 70s and early 80s, the 45th Anniversary CQB 1911 has subtle style. The hand-polished carbon steel frame…

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The Springfield Hellcat and Hellcat Pro have quickly risen in popularity among the concealed carry crowd. Featuring high capacity in a small, concealable profile, the Hellcat offers comfortable EDC and impressive accuracy for a 3-inch pistol. In fact, the Hellcat received the National Tactical Officers Gold Ranking in 2021. Now, Springfield adds eye-catching aesthetics with an exclusive two-tone Hellcat variant, available only through Sports South. The Exclusive Springfield Armory Two-Tone Stainless Hellcat The exclusive variant is available with a standard or OSP slide and features the same polymer frame as the original. However, the slide is upgraded to stainless steel,…

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The “mostly peaceful protests” (riots) over the past couple years have revealed a dangerous new tactic—blinding officers with lasers. It is a malicious tactic intended to cause irreparable harm and has already claimed the sight of a few officers. Not to mention pilots who have been on the receiving end of laser pointers over recent years. For this reason, Gatorz Eyewear launches its new Laser Defender Technology to combat the dangerous tactic. Gatorz Ballistic Glasses with Laser Defender Technology The new technology is available in two of the company’s popular Ballistic frames, the Magnum and Specter. Gatorz took high-impact resistant…

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With red-dot optics becoming more affordable, many are looking to move to the aiming devices. However, not everyone is ready to ditch their favorite pistols just to add optics. So, for those of you who are not ready to pitch your original Springfield XD comes the OSP slide kits. As a result, you can now convert your favorite handgun to accept modern red-dot optics and move to 4-inch 9mm. Springfield XD OSP Slide Kits and Assembly Conversion Systems Available in 4-inch 9mm configuration, the first kit is packaged with the full slide assembly. This includes the recoil spring assembly, barrel,…

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