HANDGUNS

YOU'LL FIND COVERAGE OF EVERY STYLE AND CALIBER HERE.

Revolvers

Taurus Raging Hunter .460...

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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The Return Of The Colt...

Manufactured from approximately 1990 to 2003, the massive Colt Anaconda came late to the DA .44 Magnum revolver market, and at a time when Colt was phasing...
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Talking Guns

My first single-action sixgun was a 7.5" stainless Ruger Blackhawk, chambered in .45 Colt.
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New Products Sept/Oct 2021...

Lone Wolf Arms introduces the Lightweight Tactical Defense (LTD) Pistol Line. Unlike many other GLOCK-pattern alternatives on the market, the LTD is not...
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Accuracy Secrets of the...

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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SPREAD THE PUNCH

As I get older, I’ve discovered the increasing importance of size, shape and diameter when it comes to shooting big bore sixguns.
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Semi-Auto

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 Springfield...

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 TX 22 Competition

The thing about pistol red dot sights is it doesn’t matter where you put them on the gun. Whether on the back of the slide, or more forward like some type...
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Ruger LCP MAX: The...

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 at...

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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Rimfire Handguns

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Misadventures of a...

I’m not new to firearms, just to handguns. If you ask me about service rifle reloading, natural point of aim, or reading mirage, I can help you....
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The Ultimate Range Plinker

American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale takes a First Look at the new TaurusTX 22 Competition model and finds it has more uses than just competition.
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Rock Island Armory

Most shooters, especially if they began at a young age, started by shooting .22s.
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Taurus TX22 Competition with Leupold DeltaPoint PRO
Taurus Ups Performance...

After setting a new standard for out-of-the-box rimfire handguns, Taurus has upgraded the budget-friendly, performance TX22 with the introduction of the...
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KelTec P17 Rimfire

Some gun-people may glance at the new KelTec P17 and dismiss it as just another mid-sized polymer-frame pistol.
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Taurus 942 & Defender 856

Since their inception, and later introduction to the U.S. market in 1968, Taurus has led the way in affordable, reliable firearms.
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Airguns

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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umarex beretta mod. 92a1

Nope, this isn’t a “real” Beretta. But at first glance, it really looks like one. In the hand it feels like one too, with the right weight, heft and...
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Miscellaneous Handguns

SPREAD THE PUNCH

As I get older, I’ve discovered the increasing importance of size, shape and diameter when it comes to shooting big bore sixguns.
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Feeding Your .45 Sixguns

Hands down, the .45 Colt is my favorite handgun cartridge. You know this! Sure, I love other cartridges too, fickle as I am, but .45 caliber cartridges just...
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How to make Sure a Pistol...

When a novice asks for advice on purchasing a first handgun, a popular suggestion is to try various handguns and find one that “feels right.”
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gear to wet your whistle

I don’t know how ground conditions are where you live, but around here buying a box of ammo these days requires three lawyers, a letter of credit and a...
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DIY Stocks With SK Grips

The easiest and most noticeable way to change the personality of your shooter is by giving it some custom stocks.
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80% Arms Build Part 2
Build Your Own 80%...

Do you want to build your own handgun from a kit? Tom McHale shows you how to convert the 80 Percent Arms GST-9 into a functioning and legal handgun using...
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