HANDGUNS

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Revolvers

S&W Model 29 at 82 yards

Model 29 .44 Magnum revolver accuracy at 80 plus yards? Watch and listen to find out from FMG's Roy Huntington.
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Bears, Cougars & Dirtbags...

One can argue the revolver’s ascendancy as a weapon for self-defense was eclipsed decades ago by the autoloader. As someone who finally retired his...
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Colt King Cobra Target .22LR
Switched At Birth

My first thought when I picked up the Colt King Cobra Target .22LR was, “Is this a mini-Python?” I had reason to wonder.
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Smith & Wesson Model 29 in...

FMG's Roy Huntington has shot this 50 year-old 6 1/2" Model 29 .44 Magnum a gazillion times. Is it still appropriate?
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Charter Arms .44 Special

If you like big bore snubbies, this custom Charter Arms .44 Special is a treat.
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A pair of Henry Big Boy Revolvers in .357 Magnum
Henry Big Boys: .357 Magnum

In the early 1860s, the original Henry Rifle revolutionized warfare. A 16-shot in .44 RF, it proved a small handful of soldiers could win the day if...
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Semi-Auto

Modernizing a Classic

The Girsan High Power (trademarked using that exact spelling, so we’ll write “High Power” throughout this article when talking about this model...
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Legend Reborn: Springfield...

Now you can own one of history's most classic handgun designs, and in a package you won't be afraid to carry or take to the range. Springfield Armory...
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The Ruger American Pistol

Ruger says about the new American Pistol: “Anything else would be un-American.” I think it’s more than a clever tagline.
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Concealed carry guns staccato 2011, springfield armory xd-s and smith and wesson 642 j-frame
Carry Options: Day-by-Day...

American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale shares his go-to guns for concealed carry, including the holsters and optics he pairs them with.
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SPRINGFIELD ARMORY XD-S...

I got my hot little hands on an original Springfield Armory XD-S nearly seven years ago.
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Channel Your Inner Gun...

There’s something inherently satisfying about creating a custom handgun. You know, one built with just the features and components you want.
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Rimfire Handguns

Colt King Cobra Target .22LR
Switched At Birth

My first thought when I picked up the Colt King Cobra Target .22LR was, “Is this a mini-Python?” I had reason to wonder.
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Colt Ace .22 Conversion

FMG's Roy Huntington shows how you can have some cheap fun with your favorite 1911 using the Colt Ace .22 conversion unit.
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Ruger’s Super Wrangler

After offering the Single-Six for all these many years, someone at Ruger caught the same skill at reading the public pulse and came up with an alternative...
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Develop A Rimfire Routine

You study for tests, train for marathons, practice for soccer games — why not train for concealed carry? Choosing to carry a firearm is a decision not to...
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There’s A Lot Going...

The .22 conversion is almost as old as the autopistol itself. Shortly after the adoption of the 1911, Springfield Armory began experimenting with ways to...
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Customize A $200 Gun? Of...

I suspect Ruger had an inkling of the pending home run about to be hit when they released the price-point Wrangler SA .22 revolver. In one, well-thought-out...
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Airguns

Your Range Training Partner

The Umarex GLOCK 17 Gen5 T4E First Edition is a faithful replica of the real GLOCK 17, and its manual of operation is so similar it can be used as a...
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Practice Without Using Up...

American Handgunner's Tom McHale finds a way to practice his handgun skills without using any ammo. Modeled after its award-winning 9mm counterpart, the...
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Umarex Is Changing The Way...

Introducing the new ReadyAir Airgun Compressor by Umarex. A newly patented oilless technology to fill up PCP reservoirs easily and quickly.
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Air Saber
AirSaber For Handgunners?

American Handgunner's Tom McHale has some First Look fun with Umarex's AirSaber air archery arrow rifle airgun.
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Full-Auto Fun With Beretta

American Hangunner editor Roy Huntington has his First Look at Umarex's Beretta Model 92A1 BB Pistol and takes a tin can down.
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AIRGUNS: AFFORDABLE ...

When you live in the suburbs, most neighbors tend to frown upon the idea of constructing a shooting range in your backyard.
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Miscellaneous Handguns

No Magic Bullet!

At the age of 5 I shot a 200-pound pig in the head with a .22 LR. It was dead when it hit the ground. I shot lots of .22 ammo as a kid, but after watching...
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Get A Grip!

Yeah, I have my share of GLOCKs. But my first and last love is single-action revolvers. There, I’ve said it and I’m sticking to my guns (mostly in .45...
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Keith’s Crown Jewel

I recently shared my favorite .45 caliber bullet molds from Lee Precision. My intention was to illustrate how low-priced molds can produce excellent,...
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Use Your Sights In A Gunfight?

Fortunately, technology has erased the need for compromise. It’s now possible to have precise sight alignment without ever taking your focus from where it...
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Review of Bond Arms Stinger
Review: The Bond Arms Stinger

In this video from American Handgunner, Nic Lenze reviews the Bond Arms Stinger.
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Ronnie Wells Grip Frames...

Consistency is the key for accurate handgun shooting. This includes loads, stance, whether you’re using a rest or not, trigger press, follow through and grip.
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