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The Ed Brown KC9 LW is perhaps the best example of how the design has evolved and improved in the last 110 years while still remaining a true 1911. Unlike the original all-steel full-size 1911, the KC9 LW 9mm is optimized for concealed carry.1911 Pistol Review: Ed Brown EVO KC9 LW 9mm

1911 Pistol Review: Ed Brown EVO KC9 LW 9mm

The Ed Brown KC9 LW is perhaps the best example of how the design has evolved and improved in

James Tarr

The TAC Ultra FS 10mm is one of the most affordable 10mm 1911s available, but like other Rock Island pistols, it offers features similar to more expensive guns.Rock Island Armory TAC Ultra FS 10mm Review

Rock Island Armory TAC Ultra FS 10mm Review

The TAC Ultra FS 10mm is one of the most affordable 10mm 1911s available, but like other Rock

Brad Fitzpatrick

Wilson Combat's new ACP Compact 1911 in 9mm may not be ornate, but it's far from ordinary.Wilson Combat ACP Compact 1911 9mm Review

Wilson Combat ACP Compact 1911 9mm Review

Wilson Combat's new ACP Compact 1911 in 9mm may not be ornate, but it's far from ordinary.

Brad Fitzpatrick

With the new Ymir, Brian Lohman transforms the battle-tested 1911 into a modern masterpiece.Ymir 1911 Review

Ymir 1911 Review

With the new Ymir, Brian Lohman transforms the battle-tested 1911 into a modern masterpiece.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Springfield Armory's Ronin Operator is an attractive, reliable 1911 that's available at a great price.Springfield Armory Ronin Operator 9mm 1911 Review

Springfield Armory Ronin Operator 9mm 1911 Review

Springfield Armory's Ronin Operator is an attractive, reliable 1911 that's available at a

J. Scott Rupp

Now that the Springfield Armory Ronin 1911 is available in 10mm, there's a Ronin for any possible use you'd put a 1911 to.Springfield Armory 10mm Ronin 1911 Pistol: First Look

Springfield Armory 10mm Ronin 1911 Pistol: First Look

Now that the Springfield Armory Ronin 1911 is available in 10mm, there's a Ronin for any

J. Scott Rupp

Compact

The new Taurus GX4 is an excellent micro-compact 9mm pistol that won't break the bank at less than $400.Taurus GX4 9mm Pistol is Small, Concealable and Affordable

Taurus GX4 9mm Pistol is Small, Concealable and Affordable

The new Taurus GX4 is an excellent micro-compact 9mm pistol that won't break the bank at less

J. Scott Rupp

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that Ruger made the decision to chamber its LCP II in .22 Long Rifle.Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that

J. Scott Rupp

The new 503 is FN's take on a popular 9mm handgun size.FN 503 Subcompact 9mm Pistol Review

FN 503 Subcompact 9mm Pistol Review

The new 503 is FN's take on a popular 9mm handgun size.

Keith Wood

Taurus has released new red-dot-ready versions of their G3 and G3c striker-fired 9mm pistols.Popular Taurus G3 and G3c 9mm Pistols Expanded with T.O.R.O. Series

Popular Taurus G3 and G3c 9mm Pistols Expanded with T.O.R.O. Series

Taurus has released new red-dot-ready versions of their G3 and G3c striker-fired 9mm pistols.

J. Scott Rupp

Beretta's diminutive 21A Bobcat and 3032 Tomcat converts are easy-shooting concealed-carry semiauto pistols.Beretta 21A Bobcat and 3032 Tomcat Pistols: Two Cool Cats

Beretta 21A Bobcat and 3032 Tomcat Pistols: Two Cool Cats

Beretta's diminutive 21A Bobcat and 3032 Tomcat converts are easy-shooting concealed-carry

Keith Wood

The Ruger American Compact Cerakote Gray in .45 is a solid all-around gun with plenty of punch.Touch of Gray: Ruger American Compact in .45 ACP Review

Touch of Gray: Ruger American Compact in .45 ACP Review

The Ruger American Compact Cerakote Gray in .45 is a solid all-around gun with plenty of punch.

J. Scott Rupp

Other

With the liberalization of concealed carry laws in many states, the demand for small, lightweight,ATI FX45 Fatboy LW Review

ATI FX45 Fatboy LW Review

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

Paul Scarlata

In 2007, Ruger introduced the SR9. In addition to being Ruger's first striker-fired handgun,Ruger's SR Grows Up: Ruger SR45 Review

Ruger's SR Grows Up: Ruger SR45 Review

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

James Tarr

I figure in my tenure as a gunsmith I worked on about 500 1911s, and as a writer I've certainlySmith & Wesson Performance Center 1911 Review

Smith & Wesson Performance Center 1911 Review

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

Patrick Sweeney


Like many of my contemporaries, when polymer frame pistols first hit the market, I looked uponSnubbie Showdown: Comparing Polymer Revolvers

Snubbie Showdown: Comparing Polymer Revolvers

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

Paul Scarlata


If you have looked at more than one online video of someone running an AR or a 1911, chances areCosta Quality: Nighthawk Custom Costa Recon Review

Costa Quality: Nighthawk Custom Costa Recon Review

If you have looked at more than one online video of someone running an AR or a 1911, chances

Patrick Sweeney


I still remember as a kid staring at the Colt catalog for hours and hours. I loved the blued steelPretty Little Pony: Colt Mustang Pocketlite Review

Pretty Little Pony: Colt Mustang Pocketlite Review

I still remember as a kid staring at the Colt catalog for hours and hours. I loved the blued

James Tarr

Revolvers

The Standard Bird's Head is a top-quality gun using only the finest in materials and workmanship, and this is reflected in its $2,999 price tag.Top Quality: Standard Colt Bird's Head Revolver

Top Quality: Standard Colt Bird's Head Revolver

The Standard Bird's Head is a top-quality gun using only the finest in materials and

Stan Trzoniec

You have to hand it to Dan Wesson.Dan Wesson V22 Revolver

Dan Wesson V22 Revolver

You have to hand it to Dan Wesson.

Stan Trzoniec

The limited-edition Anti-Venom revolvers from North American Arms are unique collector's items but also worthy of consideration as a carry gun.North American Arms Anti-Venom Revolvers

North American Arms Anti-Venom Revolvers

The limited-edition Anti-Venom revolvers from North American Arms are unique collector's items

Stan Trzoniec

Revolvers have experienced a surge in popularity recently. This article takes a look at six top revolver candidates for home defense.Six Best Revolvers for Home Defense

Six Best Revolvers for Home Defense

Revolvers have experienced a surge in popularity recently. This article takes a look at six

Payton Miller

The Taurus 856 Defender Ultra-Lite revolver features a useful night sight, doesn't weigh much and is easier to shoot than a two-inch snubby. Taurus 856 Defender Ultra-Lite Revolver Review

Taurus 856 Defender Ultra-Lite Revolver Review

The Taurus 856 Defender Ultra-Lite revolver features a useful night sight, doesn't weigh much

J. Scott Rupp

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

Smith & Wesson Model 13 Revolver

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

Payton Miller

Rimfire

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that Ruger made the decision to chamber its LCP II in .22 Long Rifle.Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that

J. Scott Rupp

The Keltec P17 .22 LR is made in the USA and has features that make it a handy and fun-shooting pistol with a suggested retail of $199.Keltec P17 .22 LR Pistol Review

Keltec P17 .22 LR Pistol Review

The Keltec P17 .22 LR is made in the USA and has features that make it a handy and

J. Scott Rupp

This version of the Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite is a welcome addition to the line. With its familiar features and striking good looks, it hits the mark perfectly.Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite

This version of the Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite is a welcome addition to the line. With its

Stan Trzoniec

Rock Island Armory's XT 22 Magnum is affordable to shoot, reliable and accurate.Rock Island Armory XT 22 Magnum Review

Rock Island Armory XT 22 Magnum Review

Rock Island Armory's XT 22 Magnum is affordable to shoot, reliable and accurate.

Brad Fitzpatrick

The .22LR pistol market is ripe with reliable, affordable options. This article takes a look at six of the best .22 pistols for the money.6 Best .22 Pistols for the Money

6 Best .22 Pistols for the Money

The .22LR pistol market is ripe with reliable, affordable options. This article takes a look

Payton Miller

If you're in the market for a 17-round, compact .22LR pistol that's feature packed, then the P17 is definitely an option for you.KelTec P17 22LR Pistol – Feature Packed, Accurate & Fun to Shoot

KelTec P17 22LR Pistol – Feature Packed, Accurate & Fun to Shoot

If you're in the market for a 17-round, compact .22LR pistol that's feature packed, then the

Handguns Staff

Reviews

The Ed Brown KC9 LW is perhaps the best example of how the design has evolved and improved in the last 110 years while still remaining a true 1911. Unlike the original all-steel full-size 1911, the KC9 LW 9mm is optimized for concealed carry.1911 Pistol Review: Ed Brown EVO KC9 LW 9mm

1911 Pistol Review: Ed Brown EVO KC9 LW 9mm

The Ed Brown KC9 LW is perhaps the best example of how the design has evolved and improved in

James Tarr

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that Ruger made the decision to chamber its LCP II in .22 Long Rifle.Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that

J. Scott Rupp

The new 503 is FN's take on a popular 9mm handgun size.FN 503 Subcompact 9mm Pistol Review

FN 503 Subcompact 9mm Pistol Review

The new 503 is FN's take on a popular 9mm handgun size.

Keith Wood

The Keltec P17 .22 LR is made in the USA and has features that make it a handy and fun-shooting pistol with a suggested retail of $199.Keltec P17 .22 LR Pistol Review

Keltec P17 .22 LR Pistol Review

The Keltec P17 .22 LR is made in the USA and has features that make it a handy and

J. Scott Rupp

With the new Ymir, Brian Lohman transforms the battle-tested 1911 into a modern masterpiece.Ymir 1911 Review

Ymir 1911 Review

With the new Ymir, Brian Lohman transforms the battle-tested 1911 into a modern masterpiece.

Brad Fitzpatrick

HK's new VP9L OR is the long-slide, optics-ready pistol VP9 fans have been waiting for.Heckler & Koch VP9L OR Review

Heckler & Koch VP9L OR Review

HK's new VP9L OR is the long-slide, optics-ready pistol VP9 fans have been waiting for.

Brad Fitzpatrick

Semi-Auto

Rock Island Armory has announced the new STK100; a striker-fired 9mm pistol addition to its long line of 2021 product introductions.First Look: Rock Island STK100 Striker-Fired 9mm Pistol

First Look: Rock Island STK100 Striker-Fired 9mm Pistol

Rock Island Armory has announced the new STK100; a striker-fired 9mm pistol addition to its

Handguns Staff

The new Taurus GX4 is an excellent micro-compact 9mm pistol that won't break the bank at less than $400.Taurus GX4 9mm Pistol is Small, Concealable and Affordable

Taurus GX4 9mm Pistol is Small, Concealable and Affordable

The new Taurus GX4 is an excellent micro-compact 9mm pistol that won't break the bank at less

J. Scott Rupp

The Ed Brown KC9 LW is perhaps the best example of how the design has evolved and improved in the last 110 years while still remaining a true 1911. Unlike the original all-steel full-size 1911, the KC9 LW 9mm is optimized for concealed carry.1911 Pistol Review: Ed Brown EVO KC9 LW 9mm

1911 Pistol Review: Ed Brown EVO KC9 LW 9mm

The Ed Brown KC9 LW is perhaps the best example of how the design has evolved and improved in

James Tarr

Browning, Luger and Walther designs get all the love, but the Tokarev and Radom were solid battle pistols as well; here's a little history and how they perform.Pistols of World War II: Tokarev TT-33 and Radom Vis-35

Pistols of World War II: Tokarev TT-33 and Radom Vis-35

Browning, Luger and Walther designs get all the love, but the Tokarev and Radom were solid

Payton Miller

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that Ruger made the decision to chamber its LCP II in .22 Long Rifle.Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Ruger LCP II .22LR: Tested

Carrying a .22 for self-defense is not for everyone, but enough people go this route that

J. Scott Rupp

The new 503 is FN's take on a popular 9mm handgun size.FN 503 Subcompact 9mm Pistol Review

FN 503 Subcompact 9mm Pistol Review

The new 503 is FN's take on a popular 9mm handgun size.

Keith Wood

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