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Guns hold more 9mms than they do larger calibers, and the 9mm recoils less than either the .40 or .45. So the guns hold more ammo and recoil less; if modern ammo makes it perform just as well as the larger calibers, why not carry a 9mm?9mm Pistol Good for Personal Defense? Concealed Carry

9mm Pistol Good for Personal Defense?

James Tarr - October 24, 2012

Guns hold more 9mms than they do larger calibers, and the 9mm recoils less than either the .40...

If you like the idea of having a Model 1911 lookalike in a small caliber, the Chiappa Model 1911-22 might be for you.Chiappa Model 1911-22 Target Review Rimfire

Chiappa Model 1911-22 Target Review

Stan Trzoniec - October 23, 2012

If you like the idea of having a Model 1911 lookalike in a small caliber, the Chiappa Model...

If there has been one bright spot in the economy of the last several years, it has been in theWhat's on Your 'What-If' Gun Shopping List? 2nd Amendment

What's on Your 'What-If' Gun Shopping List?

James Tarr - October 15, 2012

If there has been one bright spot in the economy of the last several years, it has been in the

When I first started carrying a gun, nothing less than a cocked-and-locked 1911 in .45 ACP wouldThe 9mm No-Name: Canik 55 TP9 Review Other

The 9mm No-Name: Canik 55 TP9 Review

James Tarr - October 15, 2012

When I first started carrying a gun, nothing less than a cocked-and-locked 1911 in .45 ACP...


Most of you out there own handguns for a single purpose: to protect yourself and your loved ones.Learn the Best Tips and Tactics on ‘Personal Defense TV’ Personal Defense

Learn the Best Tips and Tactics on 'Personal Defense TV'

Handguns Online Staff - September 27, 2012

Most of you out there own handguns for a single purpose: to protect yourself and your loved...

Over the last few years, I have taken a number of vacations with my wife and kids, or just my boys.How to Pack Firearms for a Family Vacation How-To

How to Pack Firearms for a Family Vacation

James Tarr - September 26, 2012

Over the last few years, I have taken a number of vacations with my wife and kids, or just my...

When I opened the case on the new Bob Marvel 1911 from Nighthawk Custom, I knew I had somethingNighthawk Custom Bob Marvel 1911 Review 1911

Nighthawk Custom Bob Marvel 1911 Review

James Tarr - September 17, 2012

When I opened the case on the new Bob Marvel 1911 from Nighthawk Custom, I knew I had something

I have said it before and will likely say it until I am pushing up daisies: The brain is the mostMind Games: How to Mentally Prepare for Danger Training

Mind Games: How to Mentally Prepare for Danger

Dave Spaulding

I have said it before and will likely say it until I am pushing up daisies: The brain is the...

The newest entry into the booming market for mini .45s is the Springfield Armory XD-S, an XDSpringfield Armory XD-S Review Semi-Auto

Springfield Armory XD-S Review

Paul Scarlata - September 10, 2012

The newest entry into the booming market for mini .45s is the Springfield Armory XD-S, an XD


Pistols designed for concealed carry are usually exercises in compromise. Barrels and grips areA Super Stinger: Les Baer Custom .38 Super Stinger Review Other

A Super Stinger: Les Baer Custom .38 Super Stinger Review

James Tarr - September 10, 2012

Pistols designed for concealed carry are usually exercises in compromise. Barrels and grips...

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