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With less slide resistance, the M&P380 Shield EZ should prove to be one easy operator.
The gun debate can be marred with myths and misconceptions. Don't fall prey to them.
Proper ammo storage can keep your defensive ammo effective for decades. Find out how to store and maintain your ammo to avoid malfunctions and deterioration.
Black Hills Ammunition has expanded its popular HoneyBadger line, giving shooters three new rounds loaded with monometal bullets to choose from.
A high-quality handgun can cost hundreds of dollars, whether it’s new or used. These tips can help you make the right choice when you buy a gun.
A concealed carry handgun must fit the individual, not just the task at hand. Use these tips to find the best handgun for your needs.
Wilson Combat’s EDC X9 is an elegant, yet highly functional pistol for carry and defense, and in the author’s mind, it’s simply the best.
Learn to quickly identify and clear the most common handgun malfunctions and get back in the game with these pistol malfunction drills.
SIG Sauer has introduced the LIMA365 and FOXTROT365, low-light accessories that light up the night, while keeping the P365 pistol as compact as ever.
Modern Shooter heads to New York with Double Eagle Tactical Training. Double Eagle specializes in real-world training for concealed carry holders and prepares them for worst case scenarios
Walther has expanded its handgun lineup with its new PPQ SC, a subcompact version of its popular PPQ.
Springfield has launched its first production 10mm with the release of two TRP Operator models chamber for the powerful round.
The problem with the .45 ACP for self-defense isn’t the cartridge, but the pistols it is in. It’s a big cartridge and requires a big pistol. Even the most compact .45s are still kind of big, and the smallest are harder to shoot as a result.
The Security-9 revives Ruger's Security line of handguns, but this time as an economical semi-automatic pistol.
Springfield Armory has introduced its smallest pistol to date in the 1911-style 911 .380.
Offering a high-capacity magazine and enough velocity to expand bullets, you’ll find more high-tech 9mm ammo, from more makers, than any other cartridge.