Handguns


Handgun Maintenance for Reliability

A dirty gun will eventually start to affect reliability. Because you don't know when you'll need your weapon, it's imperative to keep it cleaned and lubricated after each shooting session.

Gun Review: Taurus PT-1911 AR

The Taurus PT-1911 AR provides all the performance of a custom handgun in a package that won't break the bank. It's a faithful representation of the 1911 platform with a great trigger to boot.

Gun Review: 10mm Kimber Stainless II

Sometimes you want a big, solid pistol that's designed to hit hard and get the job done. If that's what you need, get your hands on the Kimber Stainless II in 10mm.
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Nobody Wants This Colt

Colt's Police Positive languishes in the shadow of its prettier offspring. But the collectibility of those descendants prove what a sound design the original was.

Mauser Q&A with Bob Ball – Part 2

Bob Ball discusses the pistols of Mauser.

Gun Review: Taurus Judge

The Taurus Judge can be both a .410 shotgun or a .45 Colt. Is it a self-defense arm or side-kick for hunting and camping trips? You be the judge.

Nighthawk Custom 1911: Global Response Pistol II

Don't let anyone tell you a compact 1911 won't compare to a full-sized government model. This gun review of the Nighthawk Global Response Pistol II proves as much.

Is That a Colt in Your Pocket?

My favorite snubnose revolver? The Colt Pocket Positive, manufactured from 1905 to 1940. It has one critical attribute that characterizes so many Colt revolvers: Style.

Gun Review: FN PS90 Carbine

Let's look at a new weapons system from Fabrique Nationale: The PS90 carbine.

Gun Digest Classic: Is This the Greatest .38 Ever?

Of all the Hand Ejectors Smith & Wesson ever made, the finest and most well-mannered was the .38 Outdoorsman.

Gun Review: North American Arms Guardian 380

The North American Arms Guardian .380 is a small gun with a big punch.

Lasergrips Available for Kahr K Handguns

Crimson Trace introduces Lasergrips for Kahr K Series (Model LG-460 for full-size) and MK Series (Model LG-461 for compact models) handguns.

Ruger Issues Safety Warning and Recall Notice of SR9 Pistol

Sturm, Ruger & Co. has announce that Ruger SR9 pistols manufactured from October 2007 to April 2008 can fire if dropped with their manual safeties in certain positions.

Volquartsen Unveils Picatinny-Style Scope Mount

Volquartsen Custom introduces a no-gunsmithing scope mount for Ruger Mark II and Mark III pistols.

Federal Introduces 327 Federal Magnum Cartridge

Federal Premium has partnered with Ruger to introduce the 327 Federal Magnum, a new personal-defense revolver cartridge designed to deliver .357 Magnum ballistics out of a .32-caliber diameter platform — with 20 percent less recoil.

Gun Review: Nighthawk Custom 1911 Dominator

The Nighthawk Custom 1911 Dominator is a professionally made custom pistol that would satisfy professionals and serious shooters.

MUST READ ARTICLES

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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