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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?
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Enhancing Your Defensive Pistol With DXT2 Big Dot Night Sights

There's no missing the XS Sights DXT2 Big Dot Night Sights, which is a good thing when it comes to fast target acquisition.
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Check out what on the market when it comes to light and compact carry guns for women.
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Video: Effectively Drawing Your Firearm

Drawing your firearm becomes a simple procedure if you break it down into its individual movements.
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What Is The Best Concealed Carry Holster? (2019)

Looking to enhance going armed? Here are the best concealed carry holsters around today.
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Springfield Armory Adds .40 S&W Option To XD-S Mod.2 Line

Springfield has rounded out its XD-S Mod.2 line, now offering the single-stack, striker-fired in .40 Smith & Wesson.
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Mastering Jim Cirillo’s Technique For Coarse-Aim Shooting

Lethal-force events can happen in a split second, you need the capability to respond in kind. Here's how law-enforcement legend Jim Cirillo got the drop on the bad guys.
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5 Classic Colt Guns You’ve Got To Own

These are the five iconic Colt firearms that will crown your gun collection.
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Video: Clearing Pistol Malfunctions And Stoppages On The Fly

Addressing pistol malfunctions and stoppages on the fly is a must if you want to keep your gun in the fight.
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Ed Brown SOCOM Edition 1911 Reports For Duty

Built as a combat-ready custom 1911, the Ed Brown SOCOM edition runs long on tactically practical features.
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Glock 43X And Glock 48 Engineered For Maximum Carry Convenience

Built with the gunmaker's simple dependability, the Glock 43X and Glock 48 offer shooters slim and effective concealed carry choices in 9mm.
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Video: The Advantage Of Shooting From The Kneeling Position

Learning to shoot from a kneeling position is an import skill for self-defense and gives you a marked advantage.
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Holster Options For The Colt 1903 Hammerless Pocket Pistol

Sure you can carry it in your pocket, but there are plenty Colt 1903 holster options.
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Video: Effectively Shooting From Cover Or Concealment

Shooting from cover and concealment can give you a marked advantage in a self-defense situation if you know how to use them properly.
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Colt 1903: Is The U.S. Armament Re-Release Fit For Concealed Carry?

While in a marginal concealed carry caliber, U.S. Armament nonetheless has created a Colt 1903 fit for everyday carry.
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8 Best Handguns New For This Year (2019)

Champing at the bit for a top new heater? These are the 8 new handguns you should be craving to add to your gun safe.
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