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CrossBreed...

The Crossbreed Holsters Bedside Backup provides a simple way to keep a firearm within easy reach at night.
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Mitch Rosen...

The new single-action holster from Mitch Rosen Extraordinary Gunleather is the perfect holster for concealed carry.
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Quick Thoughts:...

Springfield Armory’s new 1911 Emissary dares to bridge the gap between defensive and custom pistols. The .45 semi-auto has a foundation of forged steel in...
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First Look at...

The .45 ACP 1911 Emissary blends form and function seamlessly in a defensive-minded handgun loaded with custom-grade features.
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Taurus Raging...

Taurus's new revolver is the next-generation, big-bore revolver that's built to last! Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how fun it is to shoot...
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Ruger LCP MAX:...

Special Assignments editor Roy Huntington reviews Ruger's new LCP MAX and compares it to the other pistols in the LCP family.
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Quick First Look...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington looks very quickly at the just released Ruger LCP MAX. Full review and accuracy test coming up!
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Ruger LCP Max

Ruger’s recent addition to the LCP Family has greater capacity and more features than others in the line. The pocket-sized .380 is ideal for personal...
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The Gunsite...

Cold Steel introduces the Gunsite Counter Point 1 folding knife built around their heralded Tri-Ad locking mechanism. Featuring the Gunsite Raven logo...
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Accuracy Secrets...

In this First Look, Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shares his secrets on how to shoot a compact revolver smoothly, quickly and accurately.
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STK100
Rock Island...

Ramping up the game with an aluminum frame! Special Assignment Editor Roy Huntington reviews Rock Island Armory's new 9mm handgun that features a...
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Liemke Thermal...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington has a First Look at this infrared thermal imaging spotter from Liemke. Scout for game or general nighttime...
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XS Sights New +2...

XS Sights new Remington 870 +2 Magazine Extension kit will increase the capacity of your shotgun by 2 shots for better personal and home defense.
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Taurus GX4
Rethinking...

The new Taurus GX4 9mm micro-pistol delivers maximum concealment without sacrificing performance or capacity.
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Taurus GX4
The New Taurus...

The new Taurus GX4 9mm micro-pistol delivers maximum concealment without sacrificing performance or capacity.
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hellcat
Springfield...

Springfield Armory's Hellcat is adding another 15-round magazine to the Hellcat family of magazines making it the highest capacity micro-compact 9mm in the...
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TALON Grips Modular 1911 Grip System
Customize Your...

Fit for full-size pistols, the new TALON Grips 1911 Modular Grip System offers the same easy-install, improved performance of the company's other gun grips...
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Cimarron Firearms Bat Masterson Engraved Frontier 5.5
Cimarron Honors...

A man connected to important people, places and events of the Wild West, Cimarron Firearms has released a special edition revolver honoring Bat Masterson...
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Pilgrim Ammunition Torch 9mm +P
Pass the Torch:...

Amid an ongoing shortage, one may ask why a new ammunition manufacturer would want to enter the market, but that’s exactly what Pilgrim Ammunition is...
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1791 Gunleather Single Action Revolver Holster
1791 Gunleather...

Throughout history, few firearms have made a bigger impact than the single-action revolver. Naturally, a gun so beloved deserves a quality holster, and the...
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SIG SAUER Custom Works U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols
SIG SAUER...

A new tradition as manufacturer of the U.S. Army’s official sidearm, SIG SAUER will present two custom M17 Best Ranger Competition Trophy pistols to the...
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Taylor's & Co 1858 The Ace revolvers
Ace in the Hole:...

Some of the most innovative products are not the original concept, but rather the iteration of the original. Such is the case of the Remington Model 1858,...
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Radetec Smart Slide
Shoot Smarter:...

Years in the making, Radetec has now announced a limited run of its new GLOCK Smart Slide, capable of processing the handgun’s current loaded/unloaded...
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Cabot Guns 10 Year Anniversary Collection
Cabot Guns...

Celebrating their 10-year anniversary, Cabot Guns has unveiled a collection of eight one-of-a-kind 1911s, all featuring Damascus steel and chambered in the...
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Colt Anaconda 6
Colt Anaconda...

Since 2017, Colt has been resurrecting its legendary Snake Gun series of revolvers. New for 2021, the 6-shot .44 Magnum Colt Anaconda has been redesigned...
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SIG SAUER P365X ROMEOZero
SIG SAUER P365X...

Given the popularity of the P365, the features of the P365XL and aftermarket interest in P365 conversions, SIG SAUER has answered the call with a new...
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Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield Plus
Smith & Wesson...

The latest major firearm manufacturers to announce a micro-compact, high-capacity 9mm pistol, Smith & Wesson recently unveiled the latest iteration of the...
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Ruger MAX-9
New Ruger MAX-9...

Over the last few years, micro-compact 9mm handguns have dominated the growing concealed carry market. Listening to consumer demands, Ruger recently...
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Benchmade 533BK-2 Mini Bugout with everyday carry gear
Bug Out Over 3...

Introduced in 2017, the Benchmade Bugout quickly became the quintessential everyday carry knife. New for 2021, Benchmade is giving everyday carriers and...
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FN 509 LS EDGE
FN Gives...

The most advanced handgun FN has ever designed, FN has extended the popular 509 series with a long-slide model designed to give shooters the edge they’re...
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Leupold DeltaPoint Micro
Leupold...

A new take on the Leupold DeltaPoint series, and red dots in general, the new DeltaPoint Micro is an enclosed, compact and low-profile red dot designed...
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Gerber Reserve...

Made from premium-grade materials, Gerber Reserve knives are “built on the pillars of quality, affordability, and ingenuity” and only available online...
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Galco Offers...

While regularly cleaning your handgun may be common knowledge, looking after your rig is just as important, especially if it’s of the leather variety.
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New Hornady...

New for 2021, Hornady has announced two new electronic scales for weighing powder, bullet and cartridges, the M2 Digital Bench Scale and the G3-1500 Digital...
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MasterPiece Arms...

Following the release of the AR9 PCC, a 9mm AR-style Pistol Caliber Carbine designed by CK Arms, MPA has launched the DS9 Hybrid series of double-stack...
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Outdoor Edge...

Designed for EDC and woods versatility the RazorWork folder is the latest in Outdoor Edge’s RazorSafe Series of knives, offering users a classic utility...
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A Work of...

Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington has a First Look at the Nighthawk Custom/Korth Mongoose that combines engineering excellence and artistic style to...
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Springfield XD-S...

American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale takes a First Look at the newly released Springfield XD-S Mod.2 OSP that comes optics-ready with a Crimson Trace...
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Fully Enclosed...

American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale takes a First Look at Aimpoint's fully enclosed red dot sight with wide-open potential and versatility, the Acro P-1.
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Protect Yourself...

Extraordinary Assignments Editor Roy Huntington gives you a First Look at how he protects himself while doing chores around his farm in the Missouri backwoods.
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A Custom Smith &...

A different kind of First Look video, Roy Huntington goes throwback with a .45 ACP Smith & Wesson Model 1917 he purchased and customized 35 years ago.
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A Perfectly...

Roy Huntington takes his first look at and shots with the new Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact — the perfectly sized handgun for control and...
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The Pocket Tool...

Featuring eight different tools in a small package, the Leatherman Free K2/K2X has Roy Huntington using the combination pocket knife and multi-tool for...
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Next Evolution...

Roy Huntington's days as a cop may be over, but the new Streamlight Stinger 2020 has him wishing the high-performance flashlight had existed when he was...
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Extraordinary...

Roy Huntington takes a First Look at the new Mitch Rosen Express Line of holsters, including the OWB Upper Limit Express, and what makes them "extraordinary."
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Retro GLOCK P80...

Will Dabbs, MD takes a First Look at Lipsey's exclusive retro GLOCK P80 — a historical reproduction of the original innovative Glock 17.
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Springfield...

Adding to the XD-M Elite family of handguns, Springfield Armory introduces the 3.8" Compact with all the same enhanced features.
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Benchmade...

American Handgunner's Roy Huntington takes a First Look at the Benchmade Infidel out-the-front (OTF) pocket knife that has a cool factor hard to describe...
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Tussey Custom...

Well known for their work on 1911s, Tussey Custom's restoration of a classic 1911 combines the performance of a modern pistol with the emotional appeal of a...
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The Turnbullized...

American Handgunner's Roy Huntington takes a First Look at how Turnbull Restoration transforms a stock Browning BL-22 from a plinker into a high quality...
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Home Defense...

American Handgunner's Roy Huntington demonstrates the Pepperball TCP and is surprised by its potential "stopping power." See if this is the right choice to...
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Lights Lasers...

Roy Huntington looks at a non-lethal option for self-defense — the LifeLite from Pepperball.
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Customize Your...

American Handgunner's Roy Huntington looks at how Alex Zimmerman and Guncrafter Industries takes CZ-USA's Model 75 to the ranks of a competition 1911.
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S&W Performance...

Custom touches by the Performance Center make this 9mm an even easier gun to shoot.
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