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Glock P80: The One That Started It All

A throwback Glock? You heard right and the P80 has all the utilitarian charm of the original Pistole 80.
Taurus 1911 Commander 8

Taurus 1911 Commander: Steel At A Steal

The all-steel Taurus 1911 Commander pulls off the compact iteration of the icon flawlessly at a price that can't be beat.
M&P9 Shield EZ

23 of the Best Concealed Carry Guns In 2021 (Updated!)

Looking to go armed, but are stuck in the weeds as to what to arm yourself with? Here are 18 excellent concealed carry gun options that will keep you on the defensive.
A first-year Standard Model, serial number 0194, from the first shipment from the Ruger factory in October of 1949. Photo courtesy Don Findley.

Ruger .22 Handgun: Gun Digest’s Top Pistol Picks (2021)

Ruger hit a grand slam with its first Ruger 22 pistol, introduced to the shooting public in 1949. Here are Gun Digest's top picks of Ruger rimfire handguns.
Accuracy? You want accuracy? Hornady and American Gunner deliver here .

Best Revolver Reviews To Pick The Perfect Wheelgun (2020)

Don't know which wheelgun to hang in your holster or hit the field hunting with? Check out our best revolver reviews from the past year to get the inside scoop.
Springfield Hellcat 2

Best Pistol Reviews To Find A Superb Semi-Auto (2020)

Find the perfect heater to add to your collection with our best pistol reviews, buyer's guides and videos from 2020.
The .44 Magnum on the bottom used to be the most powerful handgun in the world. That hasn’t been the case for a long time, and the .460 above it is a serious contender.

Belt Artillery: Smith & Wesson 460 XVR

A veritable hand-held howitzer, the Smith & Wesson Model 460 XVR X-framed revolver is summed up in two words: More. Power.
Taurus 8

Taurus Model 942: An Absolute Bull Of A Snubbie Rimfire

Available in both .22 LR and .22 WMR, the Taurus Model 942 revolver exceeds expectations and should have shooters looking differently at the Brazilian gunmaker.
Those interested in a compact, high-capacity, everyday-carry gun of the finest quality should take the time to “test drive” the Wilson Combat EDC X9S.

Magnificent Mite: Wilson Combat EDC X9S

Ideally adapted to every day carry, the revamped Wilson Combat EDC X9S is smaller but just as magnificent.
To retain pistol status with the ATF, the folding stock has been spot-welded in place, and the foregrip is permanently fixed and cannot be opened to a vertical grip.

The Peculiar Pioneer Arms PM-63C Pistol

The Cold War saw many interesting firearms designs, but few are as unique as the Polish PM-63, now available in the semi-auto Pioneer Arms PM-63C pistol.
Kimber K6s Target 4

Full-Sized Hot Rod: The Kimber 4-inch K6s Target

With excellent lines and accuracy to boot, Kimber’s new 4-inch K6s Target has speed and performance worth bragging about.
A 45-grain Hornady Hornet SP over 18.5 grains of classic Alliant 2400 powder produced this .59-inch group when shot from the author’s Remington XP-100 Long Range Pistol.

Remington XP-100: The Successful Experiment

The unique 57-year-old bolt-action Remington XP-100 Long Range Pistol forever changed the pistol-shooting world for the better.
Guncrafter Industries CZ Model 75 1

The Stunning CZ 75 Guncrafter Industries Executive Series

Improving on the CZ 75? Sounds farfetched, but Guncrafter Industries perfects the classic pistol as only they can.
With the hammer cocked, the transfer bar is raised into position to allow it to impact the floating firing pin. When the hammer is down, the transfer bar is lowered out of the way, and the hammer’s nose prevents it from touching the firing pin.

Back To Basics: The Ruger Wrangler Single-Action Rimfire

Cutting out the usual price factor of a single-action rimfire, the Ruger Wrangler revolver is an everyday tool for outdoorsmen.
5 Shot Leather’s LFA-1 holster the author had made for his Novak HRT Hi Power.

Going Old School: Carrying The Browning Hi Power

The world is not yet all polymer. Classics, such as the Browning Hi Power, have tried and true place in concealed carry. There was a...
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5 Lost Secrets Of The Combat Handgun

Massad Ayoob gives you five key secrets essential for proper handgun control when faced with a violent attacker. Power stance, high hand, crush grip and front sight, smooth roll. Recover these lost secrets and watch your combat handgun skill increase.

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Handguns for self-defense, concealed carry, hunting and competition, as reviewed by the experts at Gun Digest and the top gun writers in the field. Includes reviews of semi-autos and revolvers, plus single shots and small pocket pistols. Also see: Gun ReviewsConcealed Carry


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