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Walther PDP Lead

First Look: Walther’s New Flagship PDP 9mm Pistol

Replacing the PPQ , the new Walther PDP offers a number of enhancements on the cornerstone concealed carry line.
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Lighting Up Subcompacts With The Streamlight TLR-7 Sub

Sized right for subcompact pistols, Streamlight's TLR-7 Sub is a perfect companion for a concealed-carry pistol.
STR-9S Combat

First Look: Stoeger STR-9S Combat 9mm Pistol

Stoeger cooks up a pistol ready to take on anything the world throws at you in the STR-9S Combat.
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The Art Of A Lightning-Fast Revolver Reload

Three lightning-fast revolver reloading techniques to swap six in a hurry.
Accuracy? You want accuracy? Hornady and American Gunner deliver here .

Best Revolver Reviews To Pick The Perfect Wheelgun (2020)

Don't know which wheelgun to hang in your holster or hit the field hunting with? Check out our best revolver reviews from the past year to get the inside scoop.
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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...
SAR 2000

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?
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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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