GEAR

THE STUFF YOU NEED FOR "HANDGUNNING"

Accessories

Gunnysack: QuickLoad...

The folks at QuickLoad have brought some new ideas to an old challenge — reloading DA revolvers. The company’s RoundLoader has just one moving part and...
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Gunnysack: EyePal Peep...

If you want to clearly see your rear sight, front sight, and target, check out a time-tested solution —a small aperture. The EyePal is a vinyl-like...
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Student-Handgunner: Fine...

The pistol barely moved in my hands and its movement was predictable and consistent. I could see the effect of the pinkie pressure in my sights. The trick...
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Student Handgunner: In...

Frustrated. I never imagined shooting groups with a pistol, especially off a rest, could be so challenging. I set up the multi-caliber Ransom Rest and...
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CLEANING

GUN CLEANING SUPPLIES, TIPS AND TRICKS
Shooting Iron: The Most...

S&W Model 10 Military & Police .38 Specials are point and shoot, home guns. No more practical, down-to-earth, no-nonsense handgun has ever existed.
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Georgia on My Mind and...

Dave Workman updates readers on the Georgia gubernatorial campaign and his winter leather project.
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Frankford Arsenal Tumbler
Frankford Arsenal Platinum...

Frankford Arsenal's Platinum Series Rotary Tumbler holds an impressive amount of brass, capable of cleaning up to 1,000 pieces of .223 brass at a time.
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Handgunner Editor Picks:...

The Infante Ultrasonic Gun Cleaner impressed with its quick work of carbon on an AR bolt carrier group and in revitalizing my gummed up .22 pistol. The...
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Eliminate Leading and...

Simple and easy to use, Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how to clean the leading out of your gun with an old stand by of his - The Lewis...
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Cleanin’ Your Bullet...

When it comes to casting bullets, let’s face it, there’s a limited amount of people around to casually yack about lead alloys, different molds and cast...
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HOLSTERS

INSIDE, OUTSIDE AND EVEN UPSIDE DOWN CARRY OPTIONS
Holsters, Shucks And Gun...

There’s no question our guns are important for self-preservation, but there’s one piece of gear just as vital, yet often overlooked by some.
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The CrossBreed Liberty Band

Most times, simpler really is better. The new CrossBreed Liberty Band is a minimalist solution to packing a gun in the real world.
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Carry Options: Magnum...

This year I’m packing a K-frame, S&W Model 19 Carry Comp. The K-frame conceals easily with a vest or coat, and I like packing a .357 Magnum. The holster...
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Gunnysack: Warcat Tactical...

There’s a new holster brand on the market — Warcat Tactical — and they’re breaking cost barriers in the most desirable direction. The company has...
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Armed On The Job!

Workplace violence is an unfortunate side effect of living in a free society in the Information Age.
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KNIVES

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Spyderco's Knives:...

Spyderco keeps it fresh with new hits and old favorites. You can always tell a successful cutlery manufacturer by the way they keep their new knives...
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Let's Cut To The Chase

Whether You Want A Knife For Personal Defense, Camp Chores Or Hunting, Here’s What You Need To Know About Blade Style And Grind.
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Less-Lethal Tools For...

Less lethal tools range from Electric Control Weapons to pepper spray, striking tools, flashlights, key chains, canes or walking sticks.
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LIGHTS & LASERS

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Acebeam P15 Tactical Light

The Acebeam P15 is sold in two configurations, as an EDC tactical light and as a rail-mounted light. Removing the back clip convenient for everyday carry...
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Tiny EDC with Punch: The...

The Streamlight Pocket Mate is a tiny, and I do mean tiny, keychain light with a big attitude.
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The Flashlight: Your Most...

Flashlights are an essential piece of gear. For everyday life we use them for mundane tasks like finding the keys that fell underneath the car seats.
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Self Defense Gear...

The American Handgunner staff shares our favorite EDC flashlights, weapon lights, and lasers.
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New Products Nov/Dec 2021...

The SS (Short Slide) D&L Professional Model is a commander-size 1911 .45 ACP pistol. However, it’s not a commander.
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Sights & OPTICS

BETTER OPTIONS FOR HITTING THE TARGET
Go To The Light!

It’s no secret most violent encounters happen during dusk or darkness, so one might look at it as a disadvantage for the good guys like us. But is it?
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You Don't Need That — On...

A defensive gun has to work, all the time, and you have to be able to hit with it.
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Rimfire Accuracy: Pure,...

Handgun hunters can benefit greatly from shooting a .22 rimfire. Most everyone will agree to this, but I find myself overlooking the obvious sometimes....
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Gunnysack: EyePal Peep...

If you want to clearly see your rear sight, front sight, and target, check out a time-tested solution —a small aperture. The EyePal is a vinyl-like...
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Can You Be Fast and Accurate?

I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard in person and online that Big Dots “aren’t as accurate” or that you can’t shoot precisely with them....
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