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The Springfield Armory .45 ACP 1911 combines modern features with traditional looks and comes in blued or stainless steel.First Look: Springfield Armory Garrison .45 ACP 1911 Pistol

First Look: Springfield Armory Garrison .45 ACP 1911 Pistol

The Springfield Armory .45 ACP 1911 combines modern features with traditional looks and comes

Handguns Staff

Springfield Armory has been a cornerstone of the production 1911 industry for a long time, and its designs have always been well thought out and practical; the new Emissary is all that, plus a lot of sex appeal.First Look: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 Pistols

First Look: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911 Pistols

Springfield Armory has been a cornerstone of the production 1911 industry for a long time, and

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

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

Compact

The SCCY DVG-1 RD (Red Dot) striker-fired 9mm pistol comes with a Riton Optics sight, two magazines, and an affordable $399 price tag.SCCY DVG-1 RD Striker-Fired 9mm Pistol Includes A Red Dot Sight

SCCY DVG-1 RD Striker-Fired 9mm Pistol Includes A Red Dot Sight

The SCCY DVG-1 RD (Red Dot) striker-fired 9mm pistol comes with a Riton Optics sight, two

Richard Nance

Mossberg has expanded its popular MC2 lineup with a new micro-compact, optics-ready 9mm pistol, the MC2sc; here's a first look.Mossberg MC2sc Optics-Ready Micro-Compact 9mm: First Look

Mossberg MC2sc Optics-Ready Micro-Compact 9mm: First Look

Mossberg has expanded its popular MC2 lineup with a new micro-compact, optics-ready 9mm

Handguns Staff

The Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8 Compact 9mm offers a smaller, handier pistol with the styling and ergonomics exemplified in the full-size Elite series pistols that include the Precision, OSP, 4.5 and the 3.8, the Compact's long-grip 20-shot cousin.Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8 Compact 9mm Pistol: Tested

Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8 Compact 9mm Pistol: Tested

The Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8 Compact 9mm offers a smaller, handier pistol with the

Jeff John

The newest branch on Smith & Wesson's ever-growing M&P family tree is the M&P9 M2.0 Compact 4-inch OR 9mm; here's a full review of the daily-carry pistol. Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.O Compact OR 9mm Pistol: Review

Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.O Compact OR 9mm Pistol: Review

The newest branch on Smith & Wesson's ever-growing M&P family tree is the M&P9 M2.0 Compact

Brad Fitzpatrick

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 Colt Border Patrol double-action revolver original and reissue were both based on different models. Colt Border Patrol Double-Action Revolver and Its Reissue

Colt Border Patrol Double-Action Revolver and Its Reissue

The Colt Border Patrol double-action revolver original and reissue were both based on

Payton Miller

Korth Speedloaders are designed for the fast loading of your revolver and are available through Nighthawk Custom for $50.Korth Speedloaders Offer High-End Precision and Durability

Korth Speedloaders Offer High-End Precision and Durability

Korth Speedloaders are designed for the fast loading of your revolver and are available

J. Scott Rupp

Follow these tips on buying a used defensive handgun. Bargains abound in semiautomatics newer than 40 years old and revolvers newer than 50. Tips on Buying a Used Defensive Handgun

Tips on Buying a Used Defensive Handgun

Follow these tips on buying a used defensive handgun. Bargains abound in semiautomatics newer

Jeff John

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

Rimfire

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22 pistol allows for switching barrels and is still a target-shooter's top pick for accuracy.Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22LR Pistol

Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22LR Pistol

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22 pistol allows for switching barrels and is

Stan Trzoniec

The new Heritage Barkeep .22 revolver is a fun gun that will appeal to single-action fans; here's a full review.Heritage Barkeep Single-Action .22 Rimfire Revolver Review

Heritage Barkeep Single-Action .22 Rimfire Revolver Review

The new Heritage Barkeep .22 revolver is a fun gun that will appeal to single-action fans;

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 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

Reviews

The Magnum Research Baby Eagle III semiauto pistol is a sturdy all-steel gun that's one of the smoothest shooting 9mms available today.Magnum Research Baby Eagle III Semiauto 9mm Pistol: Full Review

Magnum Research Baby Eagle III Semiauto 9mm Pistol: Full Review

The Magnum Research Baby Eagle III semiauto pistol is a sturdy all-steel gun that's one of the

Brad Fitzpatrick

The SCCY DVG-1 RD (Red Dot) striker-fired 9mm pistol comes with a Riton Optics sight, two magazines, and an affordable $399 price tag.SCCY DVG-1 RD Striker-Fired 9mm Pistol Includes A Red Dot Sight

SCCY DVG-1 RD Striker-Fired 9mm Pistol Includes A Red Dot Sight

The SCCY DVG-1 RD (Red Dot) striker-fired 9mm pistol comes with a Riton Optics sight, two

Richard Nance

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

Semi-Auto

The Springfield Armory .45 ACP 1911 combines modern features with traditional looks and comes in blued or stainless steel.First Look: Springfield Armory Garrison .45 ACP 1911 Pistol

First Look: Springfield Armory Garrison .45 ACP 1911 Pistol

The Springfield Armory .45 ACP 1911 combines modern features with traditional looks and comes

Handguns Staff

Follow these tips on buying a used defensive handgun. Bargains abound in semiautomatics newer than 40 years old and revolvers newer than 50. Tips on Buying a Used Defensive Handgun

Tips on Buying a Used Defensive Handgun

Follow these tips on buying a used defensive handgun. Bargains abound in semiautomatics newer

Jeff John

The Magnum Research Baby Eagle III semiauto pistol is a sturdy all-steel gun that's one of the smoothest shooting 9mms available today.Magnum Research Baby Eagle III Semiauto 9mm Pistol: Full Review

Magnum Research Baby Eagle III Semiauto 9mm Pistol: Full Review

The Magnum Research Baby Eagle III semiauto pistol is a sturdy all-steel gun that's one of the

Brad Fitzpatrick

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22 pistol allows for switching barrels and is still a target-shooter's top pick for accuracy.Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22LR Pistol

Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22LR Pistol

The Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 41 .22 pistol allows for switching barrels and is

Stan Trzoniec

The Dan Wesson DWX compact 9mm combines the ergonomics of the CZ 75 with the trigger system of the 1911, and many of its parts are interchangeable with those models.Dan Wesson DWX Compact 9mm Pistol: Part CZ 75, Part 1911

Dan Wesson DWX Compact 9mm Pistol: Part CZ 75, Part 1911

The Dan Wesson DWX compact 9mm combines the ergonomics of the CZ 75 with the trigger system of

James Tarr

The Wilson Combat 92G Brigadier Tactical 9mm takes the best of the Baretta 92G SD made for Army Special Forces and improves the slide, lockup, decocking lever and trigger guard.Wilson 92G Brigadier Tactical 9mm: A Re-envisioned Baretta 92G SD

Wilson 92G Brigadier Tactical 9mm: A Re-envisioned Baretta 92G SD

The Wilson Combat 92G Brigadier Tactical 9mm takes the best of the Baretta 92G SD made for

Stan Trzoniec

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