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Best Pistol Reviews To Find A Superb Semi-Auto (2020)

Find the perfect heater to add to your collection with our best pistol reviews, buyer's guides and videos from 2020.
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Open Your Eyes! Red-Dot Sights Are Superior

If your aim is accuracy, it's high time to add a red-dot sight to your pistol. Carrying a semi-auto pistol with a mini red-dot sight...
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What Is The Best .32-Caliber Cartridge Of All-Time?

Though popular handgun options in the early 20th Century, .32-caliber cartridges a now considered too anemic for self-defense, except for a few shining examples.
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The Home Defense Vs Concealed Carry Gun

Home-defense vs concealed carry gun ... do you know the difference? Is there one? Or is it really a conversation over optimization?
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7.62x25mm Tokarev: The Many Copies Of The Combloc Icon

Among the best known Combloc pistols, true-to-life Russian Tokarev pistol specimens are few and far between stateside. But its clones abound.
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New Texas Bill Requires Victims to Attempt Retreat before Using Deadly Force

  Lone Star Gun Rights is alerting Texans to a bill pre-filed by Texas Rep. Terry Meza; HB 196: AN ACT relating to the use...
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All Steel, Hammer Fired And Affordable: Sarsilmaz SAR 2000

Move over other CZ-75 clones, the SAR 2000 is ready to give all comers a run for their money.
Have you ever wondered what a handgun bullet will do if it hits the walls of your home? Author Phil Massaro put together a backyard experiment to find out.

Terminal Ballistics: Shooting Through Walls

Drywall, insulation, plywood—what exactly do these materials and combinations of them do to the terminal ballistics of premium defensive bullets?
Although you’ll be hard pressed to find one under the glass at your local firearms emporium, 1911s chambered for the .38 Super are still available.

Super Sleeper: Why To Consider The .38 Super For Self-Defense

A defensive CCW cartridge you’ve never considered: the .38 Super.
An Uberti replica with bird’s-head grip (left) and a gen-3 Colt SAA with standard black Colt stocks. The beauty of the SAA is present in both, and they’re both highly functional, as well as esthetically pleasing.

Colt Single-Action Army: Owning The Enduring Legend

The Colt Single-Action Army revolver remains among the most coveted handguns of all time. But what's worth spending your money on?
Extracting with a full moon clip is fast and easy. Extraction without one is iffy at best—and impossible in some cases, depending on design. While magazines are flat and easily carried, the moon clip is bulky and easily bent if not stored safely. It’s also easier to hang up on pockets and pouches than a pistol magazine.

Why Would Anyone Want A 9mm Revolver?

The 9mm revolver is always a compromise. The cartridge was designed for semi-auto pistols and will always perform better out of one.
Those interested in a compact, high-capacity, everyday-carry gun of the finest quality should take the time to “test drive” the Wilson Combat EDC X9S.

Magnificent Mite: Wilson Combat EDC X9S

Ideally adapted to every day carry, the revamped Wilson Combat EDC X9S is smaller but just as magnificent.
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First Look: Sarsilmaz SAR9 X Platinum 9mm

Coming with everything you require to carry out of the box, the SAR9 X Platinum ends up a tidy upgrade package.
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Springfield XD-S Mod.2 OSP Takes The Single-Stack Optics-Ready

Boasting a slide cut, the Springfield XD-S Mod.2 OSP gives shooters an optic-ready, single-stack option.
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New Guns And Gear November 2020

Discover the pistols and pistol accessories that will get you on target.
To retain pistol status with the ATF, the folding stock has been spot-welded in place, and the foregrip is permanently fixed and cannot be opened to a vertical grip.

The Peculiar Pioneer Arms PM-63C Pistol

The Cold War saw many interesting firearms designs, but few are as unique as the Polish PM-63, now available in the semi-auto Pioneer Arms PM-63C pistol.
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A complete directory of personal defense handguns, AR-15s, shooting drills, accessories and tactics to keep yourself and your family safe in an unsafe world. There is some crossover here with concealed carry (which has its own section here), but these articles are focused on survival, SHTF, prepping, home defense and more general personal safety afforded by personal defense guns. Also see: Gun ReviewsHandgunsRiflesShotgunsAR-15sConcealed Carry


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