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With a clean, crisp trigger, you can get results like this from a myriad of distances.

Taurus G3: A New King Of The Hill?

It’s been bantered about for decades, the shooting world has been waiting for a gun that can stand up to Glock. With a bevy of performance-enhancing features, the Taurus G3 might just be that pistol.
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Glock 44: Perfection In .22 LR?

Three years in the making, the new Glock 44 finally gets the gunmaker into the .22 LR market. Was it worth the wait?
Despite the FN 509 Compact’s small size, this pistol shoots like a much larger gun. Also, if you didn’t know better, you might mistake the fantastic slide serrations for a high-end aftermarket milling job.

FN 509 Compact: Living Up To Family Standards

The FN 509 Compact is the newest addition to the popular striker-fired pistol line, but not the least ... well, in everything except size.
Here, the Hellcat is pictured on its storage pouch and holding the extended, 13-shot magazine.

Springfield Hellcat: The Future Of Concealed Carry

The 21st-Century concealed carry pistol has arrived. Shake hands with Springfield Armory Hellcat.
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 (2020)

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.
A Meopta red refl ex sight mounted on the Beretta Neos .22 handgun.

Beretta Neos: Space Age Rimfire Pistol

The Beretta Neos might look like a stage prop from the latest Star Wars sequel, but it's actually an accurate .22 pistol to cover multiple rimfire shooting needs. 
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How to Conceal Spare Ammo

There are lots of ways to carry extra ammunition in a discreet manner.
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Colt Combat Elite Commander: Elite Looks, Elite Performance

BBQ-gun good looks with a fighter’s heart, the rebooted Colt Combat Elite Commander is the complete package.
To finish out the custom Glock project of the big 10mm G40 MOS, the author had a Match Target barrel installed by Bar-Sto Precision Machine. It proved to be a wise choice, with improved accuracy and the versatility to reload 10mm ammo.

Custom Glock G40: Bar-Sto Match Target Barrel Review

The author builds the ultimate custom Glock with a Bar-Sto Match Target barrel. Improved accuracy and spent cases that can be reloaded are among some of the benefits.
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Gun Review: Inside The Sig Sauer P320X Compact

It's shrunk down, but the Sig Sauer P320X Compact is still large on features and performance.
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7 Defensive Handgun Training Myths

There are many myths out there when it comes to proper defensive handgun training technique. Here, seven of the most common debunked.
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SCCY Adds Red-Dot Pistols With CPX Expansion

Outfitted with Crimson Trace reflex sights, the CPX series gives shooters an affordable choice in optic-ready pistols.
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G43X And G48: Solidifying The Glock 9mm Slimline Series

The Glock 43, Glock 43X and Glock 48 have burned like a prairie fire through the concealed carry market. Here's a look a what's driven their popularity.
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Magnum Research Debuts The .500 Linebaugh BFR.

The .500 Linebaugh out of the shadows of obscurity into the light of recognition with the Magnum Research BFR.
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Lipsey’s Special Ruger Single Seven: 32 Years To A Perfect 32

A limited-edition, the Lipsey’s Special Ruger Single Seven aim to be among the most versatile .327 Federal Magnums you can slip into a holster.
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SAA: Cimarron Thunderstorm Thunderer And New Sheriff

A blend of modern and classic, the Cimarron Thunderstorm Thunderer and New Sheriff are ideal for new-wave gunslingers.
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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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