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Challenging The 5.56 NATO: The LWRCI 6.8 SPCII

A culmination of a slew of incremental changes, the LWRCI Six8 aim to tackle the 5.56 AR supremacy.
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Many shooters stress way too much over which cartridge and ammunition is best for stopping bad guys. Many books have been written and hundreds of studies have been completed in an effort to quantify stopping power. The problem is, no matter what test we conduct to discover this, we’re making an educated guess.

What You Need To Know About Handgun Stopping Power

Stopping power is an elusive subject, but well worth consideration when trying to find the most effective self-defense handgun and ammo.
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Beretta Introduces Enhanced 92X Line

Long on performance features, the Beretta 92X line gives a new twist to an tried-and-true design
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7 Standout Concealed Carry Revolvers For Personal Defense (2019)

Semi-automatic pistols have ruled the roost when it comes self-defense guns in recent years, but concealed carry revolvers still hold their own when push comes to shove.
The Heinie Straight-8 sight system uses two dots, one over the other, on each sight front and rear. The system is fast, effective and almost impossible to get wrong.

1911: Customized By Committee

Well-known and ‘unobtainable’ pistolsmiths all start somewhere. It might as well be with your 1911.
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Ruger Takes AR-556 Pistol .300 Blackout

The recently expanded AR-556 Pistol family expands with a .300 Blackout offering.
These two .300 Winchester Magnum loads have bullets with identical sectional densities. However, their construction and terminal performance vary greatly.

Is Sectional Density A Good Measure Of A Bullet’s Penetration Potential?

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Ruger’s SR1911 Competition Now Chambered in .45 ACP

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Holster: Galco’s Synthetic QuickTuk Cloud IWB

Turning to purely synthetic materials, Galco shoots for comfort with its deep carry QuickTuk Cloud IWB holster.
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Yes, the 9mm Luger shoots a smaller caliber and lighter bullet than the .45 Auto. However, it shoots it much faster, with much less recoil, and 9mm handguns have a higher capacity. Between these two, shot placement and bullet performance will matter more.

.45 ACP vs 9mm: Which Is Better?

The more than century-old debate of .45ACP vs 9mm rages on. But in the end does one cartridge really outperform the other?
Notice the luminescence of the new XS Sights’ DXT2 Big Dot front sight in well-lit conditions.

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