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Auto-Ordnance Case-Hardened 1911

1911

For those wanting the flavor of the older Model 1911 with a touch of class, look no further than the Auto-Ordnance Case-Hardened 1911. 1911

Auto-Ordnance Case-Hardened 1911

Stan Trzoniec - July 17, 2020

For those wanting the flavor of the older Model 1911 with a touch of class, look no further...

The Wilson Combat EXPERIOR series pistols are a unique blend of classic 1911 design with modern reliability and ergonomic enhancements that optimize overall handling and shooting performance. 1911

Modern 1911 Pistols – Wilson Combat EXPERIOR Series

Handguns Digital Staff - December 11, 2019

The Wilson Combat EXPERIOR series pistols are a unique blend of classic 1911 design with...

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The G. Madore pistol has a sense of history and emotional attachment combined with excellent performance. 1911

G. Madore 1911

Bob Campbell - October 02, 2019

The G. Madore pistol has a sense of history and emotional attachment combined with excellent...

With the Taurus Commander 1911 you get .45 ACP power in a slightly smaller package, making it a decent option for concealed carry or home defense—and certainly just a fun gun to shoot. 1911

Taurus Commander 1911

J. Scott Rupp - September 10, 2019

With the Taurus Commander 1911 you get .45 ACP power in a slightly smaller package, making it...

Compact

Ruger continues to produce top-quality, reasonably priced firearms for sporting and defense uses, and the Security-9 Compact with the Viridian Laser is one of them. Compact

Ruger Security-9 Compact with Viridian Laser

Stan Trzoniec - July 10, 2020

Ruger continues to produce top-quality, reasonably priced firearms for sporting and defense...

The defensive handgun market is ripe with affordable, accurate and dependable choices, but these six compact high-capacity 9mm pistols stand out from the rest of the field. Compact

6 Best Compact High-Capacity 9mm Handguns

Jeff John - July 08, 2020

The defensive handgun market is ripe with affordable, accurate and dependable choices, but...

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The Taurus G3 9mm semiautomatic pistol is now available in a compact format: the Taurus G3c. Compact

Taurus G3c Pistol — First Look

J. Scott Rupp - June 15, 2020

The Taurus G3 9mm semiautomatic pistol is now available in a compact format: the Taurus G3c.

The new Springfield Hellcat 9mm subcompact pistol is poised to claw its way to the top of the concealed-carry market; this detailed review will explain why. Video included! Compact

Springfield Hellcat 9mm Review – Helluva Carry Gun

D. Faubion - September 25, 2019

The new Springfield Hellcat 9mm subcompact pistol is poised to claw its way to the top of the...

Other

With the liberalization of concealed carry laws in many states, the demand for small, lightweight, Other

ATI FX45 Fatboy LW Review

Paul Scarlata - September 18, 2013

With the liberalization of concealed carry laws in many states, the demand for small,...

In 2007, Ruger introduced the SR9. In addition to being Ruger's first striker-fired handgun, Other

Ruger's SR Grows Up: Ruger SR45 Review

James Tarr - May 14, 2013

In 2007, Ruger introduced the SR9. In addition to being Ruger's first striker-fired handgun,

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I figure in my tenure as a gunsmith I worked on about 500 1911s, and as a writer I've certainly Other

Smith & Wesson Performance Center 1911 Review

Patrick Sweeney - February 14, 2013

I figure in my tenure as a gunsmith I worked on about 500 1911s, and as a writer I've certainly


Like many of my contemporaries, when polymer frame pistols first hit the market, I looked upon Other

Snubbie Showdown: Comparing Polymer Revolvers

Paul Scarlata - December 17, 2012

Like many of my contemporaries, when polymer frame pistols first hit the market, I looked upon

Revolvers

The Smith & Wesson Model 13 revolver was a combat classic back in the day. Revolvers

Smith & Wesson Model 13 Revolver

Payton Miller - July 31, 2020

The Smith & Wesson Model 13 revolver was a combat classic back in the day.

The Heritage Rough Rider revolver is the perfect vehicle for teaching, small game hunting and, of course, plinking. Revolvers

Heritage Rough Rider American Flag Revolver – Beauty Shot

Stan Trzoniec - March 24, 2020

The Heritage Rough Rider revolver is the perfect vehicle for teaching, small game hunting and,...

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The story of the 1917 revolver and .45 Auto Rim. Revolvers

History of the 1917 Revolver and .45 Auto Rim

Bob Campbell - March 04, 2020

The story of the 1917 revolver and .45 Auto Rim.

The Ruger Wrangler is a good shooter, it's reasonably priced, and you can be sure it's going to deliver a lifetime of soda can-ventilating fun. Revolvers

Ruger Wrangler Review

J. Scott Rupp - October 22, 2019

The Ruger Wrangler is a good shooter, it's reasonably priced, and you can be sure it's going...

Rimfire

The Hopkins & Allen .22 is a well-made rimfire with a straight-through cylinder. Rimfire

Old School: Hopkins & Allen .22

Bob Shell - April 10, 2019

The Hopkins & Allen .22 is a well-made rimfire with a straight-through cylinder.

The Colt Police Positive Target .22 is one of the most well-balanced rimfire revolvers you'll ever shoot. Rimfire

Colt Police Positive - Still on Target

Bob Campbell - February 14, 2018

The Colt Police Positive Target .22 is one of the most well-balanced rimfire revolvers you'll...

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Unlike its beloved predecessors, Ruger's new Mark IV .22 pistol is a breeze to disassemble. Rimfire

Ruger Mark IV .22

James Tarr - July 18, 2017

Unlike its beloved predecessors, Ruger's new Mark IV .22 pistol is a breeze to disassemble.

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced the introduction of the company's next generation target pistol with the unveiling of the SW22 Victory. Rimfire

First Look: Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory

Evan Brune - January 08, 2016

Smith & Wesson Corp. announced the introduction of the company's next generation target pistol...

Reviews

The Nighthawk Custom Vice President is an outstanding example of what a 1911 can be. Reviews

Nighthawk Custom Vice President 1911 Review

Keith Wood - June 26, 2020

The Nighthawk Custom Vice President is an outstanding example of what a 1911 can be.

The Walther CCP M2 in .380 is one of the great all-around defensive pistols on the market, and the fact that it is so easy to operate and shoot makes it a great all-around gun for just about anybody. Reviews

Walther CCP M2 .380 Pistol Review

J. Scott Rupp - June 23, 2020

The Walther CCP M2 in .380 is one of the great all-around defensive pistols on the market, and...

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Uberti's 1851 Navy Conversion single-action revolver honors a Western legend. Reviews

Uberti Wild Bill 1851 Navy Conversion Revolver Review

J. Scott Rupp - June 11, 2020

Uberti's 1851 Navy Conversion single-action revolver honors a Western legend.

The new Ruger-57 looks to put a charge into the 5.7x28mm pistol market—and you know you want one. Reviews

Ruger 57 Pistol Review

James Tarr - June 05, 2020

The new Ruger-57 looks to put a charge into the 5.7x28mm pistol market—and you know you want...

Semi-Auto

The 105-year-old Ruby pistol was heavily used in World War I, and its combat ability is comparable to the Colt, Browning and Savage pistols of its time. Semi-Auto

Ruby Pistol — .32 ACP WWI Semiautomatic

Bob Campbell - May 28, 2020

The 105-year-old Ruby pistol was heavily used in World War I, and its combat ability is...

The special edition 45th anniversary CZ 75 B is intended as a celebration of the manufacture and distribution of a pistol that has been embraced by civilian, military and law enforcement shooters around the globe. Semi-Auto

CZ 75 B 45th Anniversary Special Edition Pistol

Stan Trzoniec - May 14, 2020

The special edition 45th anniversary CZ 75 B is intended as a celebration of the manufacture...

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You don't have to spend a lot of money on a defense pistol to effectively protect your home and family. Semi-Auto

11 Best Defensive Pistols Under $500

Brad Fitzpatrick - April 07, 2020

You don't have to spend a lot of money on a defense pistol to effectively protect your home...

The Springfield XD-M Elite 9mm pistol series upgrades the XD platform with four models and a number of significant new features. Semi-Auto

Springfield XD-M Elite Series – Four New 9mm Pistols for 2020

J. Scott Rupp - January 15, 2020

The Springfield XD-M Elite 9mm pistol series upgrades the XD platform with four models and a...

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