Wheelgun Nation

At a time when almost all modern nations’ military forces were adopting semi-auto handguns, the British stubbornly clung to revolvers.
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The Anarchist Assassin Who...

Stopping power. That term sounds ominous enough. However, as it relates to handguns, stopping power is a little bit like fiscally responsible Congressmen,...
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Sixgun Savvy: Armscor’s...

Armscor’s newest line-up of .22 LR, .22 Mag., .357 and 9mm revolvers reflect the business experience Czech industry shows off.
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Magnificent Manifestation

No, it’s not. It’s not a Colt, and, it’s not an Italian copy either. Hmmm ... the mystery deepens.
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GLOCKs vs. Peacemakers

Here’s the bottom line on a rationale for a Glock/Peacemaker comparison. Each handgun, in its heyday, was the standard by which all others of that era...
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A Worthy Nod to the Famous #5

Tyler Gun Works completed a custom sixgun that’ll surely rock sixgunners’ worlds far and wide. Head honcho and owner Bobby Tyler wanted to build a...
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The Franklin Armory G17 Binary Firing System transforms your standard Gen 3 GLOCK 17into something both more fun and more capable.
Rock Your GLOCK

The Franklin Armory G17 Binary Firing System transforms your humble Gen 3 GLOCK 17 into something altogether more.
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Custom CZ's —The...

I was at the Brownells Gunsmith Fair a few years ago talking to a polite young gent in a tie. We were in line for lunch and I had struck up a conversation...
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Cream of the Crop: Wilson...

The SFX9 pistol added a few design twists. The most visible differences are a solid frame design with Wilson’s distinctive “X” patterning cut into the...
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Springfield Armory's...

The new Springfield Armory Micro-Compact Hellcat concealed carry pistol packs as much 9mm as you might carry in a full-sized Browning Hi-Power — all going...
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Ruger’s 75th Anniversary...

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Sturm, Ruger & Co., founded in 1949 by partners Alexander McCormick Sturm and William Batterman Ruger. When Sturm...
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Beretta Tomcat
The Tiny (But Not Really)...

Sure, .32 ACP isn’t the ideal caliber for self-defense, and the Beretta Tomcat isn’t nearly as small as it could be to package and launch the relatively...
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Rimfire Handguns

Pistols in the Wild Blue...

From World War I through the Cold War, U.S. pilots chose to carry a pistol with them as they went out to fly and fight for their country.
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Colt King Cobra Target .22LR
Switched At Birth

My first thought when I picked up the Colt King Cobra Target .22 LR 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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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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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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