• 2:54

    The “buckshot vs slug” question has often been discussed in terms of 12-gauge loads, but in this video, Rob Pincus uses 20-gauge shotgun loads because there aren’t as many specialty loads with controlled expansion or controlled spread of the buckshot. Also the buckshot that is commonly available in 20 gauge isn’t as heavy of an…

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  • 2:59

    Over the years, Rob Pincus has done a lot of shooting with handguns that have a short grip and a longer slide. He explains why this is his preferred configuration for concealed carry. ADVANTAGES OF A SHORT GRIP For anyone who carries a handgun centerline (in front of the body, also known as appendix carry),…

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  • 2:23

    If you’re interested in becoming a defensive shooting instructor, there are more ways to do that today than there were in the past. Learn more about one comprehensive and professional program. THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW A few years ago, PDN’s Deryck Poole made a video about becoming a defensive shooting instructor. Things have…

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  • 4:35

    PDN conducts ballistic gelatin testing on the Inceptor .380 ACP round. How does it compare to a standard .380 ball round and a non-bonded hollow point? INCEPTOR .380 AUTO The Inceptor is a frangible round that has cut outs in it. They are designed to increase the damage that the round does inside the human…

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  • 3:21

    Night-vision gear is no longer solely for military and law enforcement. Many night-vision devices are commercially available and have numerous practical applications. Don Edwards of Green Line Tactical presents an overview of the capabilities and uses of night-vision devices. Our focus at PDN is on self-defense and defensive gear, and we have reviewed several night-vision…

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  • 4:15

    Glen Stilson of Independence Training joins PDN’s Rob Pincus to discuss transitioning from IWB carry to off-body carry or storing a firearm in a quick-access safe or other secure location. What’s the safest way to do it? EVERYDAY CARRY As Rob points out, concealed carry all day is often feasible, but if you have to…

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  • 2:42

    Don Edwards of Green Line Tactical demonstrates his rifle lubrication method. It’s quick and easy to keep your AR-15 running smoothly on the range … and anywhere you might need it. WHAT TYPE OF OIL? The inside of a rifle gets extremely hot when fired repeatedly, and a lot of carbon is blowing in there,…

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  • 2:36

    Lucas Oil is known for its automotive products but also has an outdoor line that features products for firearms maintenance and lubrication, including Extreme Duty Gun Oil, CLP, and Bore Solvent & Ultrasonic Gun Cleaner. How did they perform in PDN’s testing? LUCAS OIL GUN PRODUCTS Chuck Usina, Director of Range Operations at Ancient City…

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  • 2:12

    If you’re considering appendix inside-the-waistband carry of your defensive handgun, Rob Pincus highly recommends the CrossBreed Holsters Appendix Carry Holster. He explains why. CROSSBREED APPENDIX CARRY HOLSTER Everyday concealed carry of a defensive firearm needs to be comfortable or you won’t do it consistently. This holster has the comfort factor perfected. Rob has been using…

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