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The AA19: Adams Arms’ First Complete Handgun

Experienced manufacturers of custom pistol parts, Adams Arms has decided to release their first complete handgun, the AA19.
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The H&K P7K3: A Pocket Pistol Unicorn

Even rarer than the standard versions, the HK P7K3 pocket pistol variant may be this gun’s best iteration.
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The R7 Mako: Kimber’s First Polymer Micro-Compact 9mm

Mostly known for their high-quality 1911s and revolvers, Kimber has decided to take on the modern CCW pistol with their new R7 Mako.
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Knife Vs Gun: When Are You Justified To Shoot?

Knife vs Gun — when is the armed citizen on solid legal footing when using lethal force against an attacker with a blade weapon. On...
A Glock 19 C makes a great concealed carry gun with a few enhancements that help it perform like a much larger one with a compensator.

Best Glock Upgrades: Customizing For Performance

When it comes to Glock upgrades, the aim should be a high-performance pistol over a flashy gat.
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The L.W. Seecamp Model 32: The Pocket Pistol Perfected?

Born too late to fully capitalize on the pocket pistol craze, the Seecamp .32 still became many people’s go-to backup piece for years to come.
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First Look: Canik Mete SFX And SFT Pistols

Meet the next generation of Canik pistols, the Mete SFX and SFT.
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Video: Pistol Mounted Laser And Light Fundamentals

There’s more to weapons lights and laser sights than slapping one on your pistol.
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Bond Arms Goes Utilitarian With The Rough Series

Bond Arms’ Rough Series of derringer-style handguns shoots for function over form.
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Pocket Pistols: Still Viable Or Deader Than Elvis?

Once the gentleman’s way to carry concealed, pocket pistols have fallen out of style. Should they be left to rest, or do they still have merit as defensive weapons?
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First Look: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911

The new Emissary 1911 from Springfield Armory is built for defense and loaded with custom-level features.
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Lethal Force Vs Pepper Spray: Is There Ever A Justification?

Is lethal force versus pepper spray ever warranted? It depends on more than if you face someone wielding the less-than-lethal option. On October 11, 2020,...
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Video: Perfecting Your Trigger Pull Under Stress

Adding pressure to precision, this trigger pull drill has the potential to improve your handgun marksmanship, even when you're under stress.
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The SFX9: Wilson Combat’s Take On The High-Capacity Subcompact

Wilson Combat gives their EDC X9 the subcompact treatment with the new 15-round SFX9.
(Below) David “Boon” Benton working on the range with a member of a police SWAT team. Boon travels all across the United States offering his training services.

Evaluating Your Own Mindset, Tactics And Marksmanship

No surprise, gun owners spend their money on guns and gear. A wiser investment is the development of a mindset, tactics and marksmanship that will save your life.
The fastest way to reload the 586 L-Comp was with Speed Beez speed loaders.

Fighting Revolver Project: Smith & Wesson Model 586

Defensively, can a gassed up Smith & Wesson Model 586 L-Comp keep up with a double-stack 9mm pistol?

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