For Women

Reviews of products that are either marketed to Women or useful to female shooters. These reviews are done by our team of female shooters who have a different approach to products then our typical reviews.

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU’RE GETTING GOOD TRAINING?

  When making a major purchase, a smart consumer will research options, read reviews, and compare products. A good student will do the same when seeking a firearms instructor and evaluating the quality of training offered. You are making an investment with your consumer dollars — and your life may someday depend on this training. The first step is to …

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Grandma Gun: The Smith & Wesson .380 Shield EZ

From Annette Evans The Smith & Wesson .380 Shield EZ – The Perfect Grandma Gun? There’s a target market for handguns I hadn’t considered thoughtfully until recently. Much of my shooting career has been focused on what I and people like me – young, fit, enthusiastic – can do with guns. With the advantages of average or better strength, the …

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3 Gun Fun!

From Team Hollis A few weeks ago my husband and I attended a 3 gun competition at South Kent Sportsman’s Club (http://www.sksc.org/). It was my first three gun match so instinctively I was a bundle of nerves, not knowing expectations and course rules. But after an hour or so of being there I decided that this was going to be …

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The Ethical Imperative for Small Arms in Private Hands.

From Oleg Volk “Real men don’t need guns” is the mantra of many prohibitionists. They envision strong, fit men holding off armed foes like the characters of Hollywood superhero films. To them, the strength of the body and skill in (unarmed only) martial arts are worthy of admiration, but the same martial arts skill augmented by a weapon, be it …

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“That Holster”

From Team Hollis   Any woman shooter can relate.. The awful challenge of finding “that” holster. I’ve used a few different kinds, and can honestly say I still haven’t found the right one for me. Each person is different and we all have our likes and dislikes, but like everything that has to do with a female, it is usually …

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So you want to have matching guns…

-From Team Hollis The matching pistols argument.   Recently, the wife has attained her concealed pistol license and attended a few local IDPA matches; all which led to her going shopping for her own pistol. At least that was the plan. As it turned out, I have been using the HK VP9 for the last year or so. I love …

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Your First Match

–From Team Hollis The world of competitive shooting can be extremely intimidating, let alone being a female in a male dominated sport. I was exposed to my first IDPA match in June of 2017. My husband practically dragged me there. I hadn’t had much practice with my HK VP9. I knew the basic fundamentals but not nearly enough in my …

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Nighthawk Custom’s Lady Hawk 2.0: The Woman’s Premium Purpose Driven 1911

Jan 11th Berryville, AR: Nighthawk Custom, makers of heirloom quality 1911’s shotguns and revolvers, is pleased to announce its first of several new models for 2018 by revamping the top selling Lady Hawk line. The new Lady Hawk 2.0 is the first major upgrade to the line. This slim framed commander style gun has been a huge hit with women …

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Guns by the Numbers, not Mythology

In the last couple weeks I’ve had a great number of conversations circulating around the topic of good carry guns and how to win and survive a violent encounter. There are a great deal of nearly mythic attributes that a great many people assign to firearms and other defensive tools and I want to make a general address here that …

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5.11 Women’s Tactical Pants Review

Hello and welcome to my first review EVER.  As I settle down in front of the computer, I am accompanied by my 5-11 Stryke Pants and a glass of red wine. This will be a learning experience for the both of us… Let’s get it on! Us ladies in the tactical world know there are not many items specifically geared …

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