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Kustom Ballistics’ Brilliant Luger Carbine. All those autoloading pistols generically labeled Lugers make an immense and fascinating subject. They were

GLOCK G43 9mm


Breaking Tradition: Thin, Light And 9mm — What’s Not To Like? It seems most everybody, at least down here in

The Sound Of Silence


Sound Suppressors: And Why Everybody Needs At Least One. In 1934, Congress passed the National Firearms Act in response to

S&W’s Master Pieces


Classic Style Meets Top-Notch Accuracy. In July, 1966, shortly into my 17th year, I acquired the first handgun I actually

A Close Look At Optics


It’s Not All About Crosshairs! Red dot sights pretty much revolutionized handgun optics but now and again, an “old fashioned”

The 9MM Ruger LCR


Some of my gun-friends of the “big-bore” persuasion will occasionally snicker at my choice of a primary carry-piece: a Kel-Tec