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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?

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

James Tarr

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

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

Stan Trzoniec

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?

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

James Tarr

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

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

James Tarr

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'

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

Handguns Online Staff

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

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

James Tarr

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

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

James Tarr

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

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

Dave Spaulding

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

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

Paul Scarlata


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

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

James Tarr


Gun writers occasionally get to go to fancy events where manufacturers spend lavish amounts ofThin Is In: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Review
Other

Thin Is In: Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Review

Gun writers occasionally get to go to fancy events where manufacturers spend lavish amounts of

James Tarr

If you are a fan of SIG 226s, or just of full-size 9mms, you should check out the Elite Dark.SIG Sauer P226R Elite Dark Review
Semi-Auto

SIG Sauer P226R Elite Dark Review

If you are a fan of SIG 226s, or just of full-size 9mms, you should check out the Elite Dark.

James Tarr

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