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Gun Review: Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style .45 ACP

Don't let its compact size fool you, the SR1911 Officer-Style 1911 is a full-powered defender.
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Range Testing the SIG M17 Civilian Variant

Outside a few nuances, the SIG M17 Civilian Variant is identical to newly minted military service pistol and performs battle tough.
While gun owners may argue about the effectiveness of the .45 ACP vs. 9mm for self-defense, no one disputes the 10mm’s chops. It is a decisive fight stopper.

Glock 40 MOS: 10mm Ammo Review

The Glock 40 MOS has proven itself a top choice in 10mm. But when it comes to feeding it, what is the top ammo choice?
During a three day training course at Gunsite Academy the author was one of 16 testers who fired more than 10,000 rounds from Mossberg’s first pistol in a century.

MC1sc Proves A Big Surprise In A Little Package

Mossberg takes the sub-compact 9mm to the next level in functionality and affordability with the MC1sc.
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Video: How The Glock 43X And Glock 48 Advance The Slimline Series

Glock's extremely popular Slimline Series took a big step forward with the enhanced capacity Glock 43X and Glock 48.
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Stoeger Takes On Striker-Fired Pistol Market With STR-9

Stoeger shocked SHOT with the release of the 9mm STR-9. Does the pistol have what it takes to survive the demanding striker-fired market?
The Kimber Micro 9 is a capable and attractive little pistol.

Gun Review: The Mighty Kimber Micro 9

Micro 9mm handguns are popping up all over, and the Kimber Micro 9 is no slouch. It sports a 3.15-inch barrel and weighs just 15.6 ounces unloaded.
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4 Guns That Caught Our Eye At The 2019 SHOT Show

There were plenty of new guns at the 2019 SHOT Show, but what were the ones that turned heads?
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6 Semi-Auto Pistol Options For Any Occasion

Everyone has favorites — and I’m no different — but I do get to shoot and evaluate a lot of different semi-auto pistols. Here are my favorites by category.
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7 Considerations To Find The Best Concealed Carry Pistol

Picking the right defensive handgun is important. Find the best concealed carry pistol for your needs and lifestyle by going through this simple checklist.
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Video: Does SIG’s Micro 9 P365 Cut Muster?

Small in stature, big on firepower, SIG hits the right notes with the P365.
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SIG P365: Small Package, Big Performance

For everyday carry, SIG Sauer's micro nine P365 is a small miracle.
The author’s .44 Magnum Redhawk has a 5 1/2-inch barrel. Ideal balance, one-hand control, lovely lines.

Redhawk vs. Super Redhawk: Which Is Ruger’s Best .44 Magnum?

Ruger's Redhawk and Super Redhawk are both classics, but chambered in powerful .44 Magnum does double-action revolver outshine the other?
The Hi Power is still an entirely suitable pistol for everyday carry, or EDC. However, you must want one for sentimental or historical reasons, because it will cost you more than a modern polymer handgun.

Browning Hi Power: Eulogy and Final Farewell

It may be surpassed, but there’s nothing like a genuine Browning Hi Power! Find out more about this classic and rock-solid Browning pistol.
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The Attempted Destruction of the SIG P320

The tested, abused, disrespected — and incredibly tough SIG P320 is put to a real test to see if it truly passes muster.
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Which Is Best: Kimber Micro 9 Or SIG P938?

Kimber Micro 9 or SIG P938 are slim and potent concealed carry pieces, but which comes out on top?

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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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