MISCELLANEOUS HANDGUNS

One Eye — Or Two?

Should I shoot with one eye open — or two? The short answer is two. Most shooters, most of the time, are better off with both eyes open. Most of the top competitive shooters I’ve observed...

Tags: Better Shooting
09/17/19

Revolver Trappings

Arevolver’s strength lies in its simplicity, but these must-have accessories will profoundly improve performance. From grip, to reloading, to cleaning, to carry — these goodies could ramp up...

Tags: Ammo Box, Back Pack, Eagle...
09/09/19

GALCO KODIAK HUNTER

Okay, so let’s say you’ve invested $800 bucks or more in a fancy hunting revolver. Maybe put $500 worth of scope on it too. Then spent another $200 on hunting ammo to zero it and to practice with.

Tags: galco, Holster, smith &...
07/19/19

Aimpoint Acro P-1

I’ll admit to liking the challenge of shooting with iron sights, but I’m hardheaded. Nothing’s more satisfying knowing you’ve lined up your front and rear sights,

Tags: Aimpoint, Exclusive, sights...
06/06/19

Help For Hurting Hands

Sooner or later age catches up with all of us. For some of us, ailments such as arthritis, bursitis or neuropathy affect our ability to shoot any kind of decent practice or training session...

Tags: Birchwood Casey, Colt, G2...
05/10/19

Trigger Nometry

Squeeze them, pull them, press them, slap them, whatever you do to make a gun go boom, you do it with a trigger. Arguments abound about how you do it and what you call that action. Reviewers will...

Tags: 1911, Apex Tactical, Colt,...
05/06/19
Accessories: Handgunner...

Tired of wasting you hard-earned cash on gear that just takes up space? So am I! Here are a few of my space-saving favorites. Not only are these easy to...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
S&W Performance Center...

So, what do you do when you’ve already bought an M&P pistol, but then you see a really cool ported and optics-ready version of the same gun from the...
Read Full Article Michael Humphries
SB Tactical SBPDW

Look, we all know MSR-based pistols are way cool. But, are they practical? They can be big, heavy, loud and sometimes difficult to shoot. Heck, who are we...
Read Full Article Michael Humphries
Accurizer Sealant Kit

Put your thinking cap on for this one. The vast majority of commercial ammo (including those sold to law enforcement) is not sealed. During my police career...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Catch 22 Dispenser

I stopped by to visit Marble Arms (think: rifle sights, etc.) at the SHOT show this year and after admiring all the very cool retro-sight and accessory...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Church Insecurity

In the beginning, there appeared a mentally ill homeless person and an angry man (possibly on some drugs) at the church of a friend. Afterward, the Elders...
Read Full Article Raymond Fleck
Exclusive: A Nosler...

Nosler has just introduced a new single-shot pistol, the Model 48 NCH. Sure they have – and I’m going to be commanding the space shuttle to Mars! No –...
Read Full Article Mark Hampton
Exclusive: Gun Grip N.C....

Proper grip is the cornerstone to good shooting. It is the very foundation of consistent trigger pull and shot placement. Grips are also one of the easiest...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
ArachniGrip Slide Spider

I have to give credit to ArachniGrip on style. Their products immediately caught my eye as soon as I first saw them. From the product names to the colors to...
Read Full Article Michael Humphries
Contender Concepts

I’ve become enamored with the .32-20 cartridge of late and after some scrounging found a barrel in that caliber on eBay for my early first generation...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Chicken Or Eggs

His Editorship, Roy, and I were both surprised at how much response was generated by my piece on pistol caliber carbines (Nov/Dec 2017). It seems you wanted...
Read Full Article Mike "Duke" Venturino
Close Look: 1911 Goodies

So, you’ve finally gotten your dream-1911 and have cleaned it to within an inch of it’s 100+-year-old life. Your significant other is giving you “the...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
Cross-Dominant Eye Shooting

As an aviator from age 22 on, I was subjected to eye exams every year. For many years, the results of those exams revealed 20/20 vision in my right eye and...
Read Full Article David Freeman
Consistent Velocity = Accuracy

It’s been said consistent velocity produces greater accuracy. That is, the more consistent the velocity is between shots, the tighter the group. The more...
Read Full Article Brad Miller
Seeing Is Believing

I have a terrible weak spot for high quality optics. That’s historically been my downfall when it comes to binocs, scopes, spotting scopes, magnifying...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
The Mechanical Shooter

What’s the latest innovation set to revolutionize the firearms industry? It’s not a gun, or a new ammunition, or even a new accessory. It’s a new...
Read Full Article George Kontis
Laser Rifles Are Coming!

At high power, lasers are deadly light sources. Truck-mounted, airborne and ship-based lasers with ten to more than a thousand horsepower have shot down...
Read Full Article Bob Butler
Without The Human Hand

I’m informed by a focus group of “one” new shooters like a bit of boring technical stuff. They want to learn from someone who has “done it.” I...
Read Full Article Raymond Fleck
They Made A What?

When my friend Zach Waterman of Nosler told me they were working on a handgun project I didn’t believe him. Nosler makes premium bullets, brass and...
Read Full Article Mark Hampton
Handgunner's Gift Guide

Here is our annual compendium of conscientious consensus of what’s cool for you and your shooting buds. Take the cap off your highlighter and get to work...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Competition Vs. Hunting?

Over the years, I’ve found serious competition shooters are not generally serious hunters. Your dyed-in-the-wool hunters, those who consider hunting a...
Read Full Article Mark Hampton
Contender Concepts

I’ve become enamored with the .32-20 cartridge of late and after some scrounging found a barrel in that caliber on eBay for my early first generation...
Read Full Article Roy Huntington
Champagne Taste On A Beer...

Whether we fancy ourselves collectors, shooters, hunters or any combination of these, our typical answer to “How many guns do you need?” is “Just one...
Read Full Article David Freeman
Exclusive: A Nosler...

Nosler has just introduced a new single-shot pistol, the Model 48 NCH. Sure they have – and I’m going to be commanding the space shuttle to Mars! No –...
Read Full Article Mark Hampton
Thompson Center's Iconic...

Good things happened in 1967. Dr. Christian Barnard performed the first successful heart transplant in Cape Town, South Africa. NASA launched the Lunar...
Read Full Article Sam Fadala
Single Shot Savvy

Want to have some fun? No, seriously, want to challenge yourself and have a bit of fun along the way? Get some steel plates — I like AR 500 in either...
Read Full Article Mark Hampton
Sneak Peak at Bond Arms...

This just in from Bond Arms — the new Patriot. Chambered in .45 Colt and .410, this baby replaces the company’s USA Defender line. You know Bond Arms...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
DoubleTap Tactical Pocket...

I’ve already reported on the DoubleTap Tactical Pocket Pistol’s specifications and how it is ideally suited for pocket carry -- lightweight, thin, and...
Read Full Article Mark Kakkuri
Bond Arms 'Back-Up'

It’s been about 20 years since Greg Bond redesigned the classic Remington derringer of 1866. The old iron-frame original had a weak barrel-pivot, and the...
Read Full Article J.B. Wood
Exclusive: Century Arms...

Century Arms has been importing guns from around the world for years. Their latest is an expansion from the popular Draco line in the NAK-9 semi-auto...
Read Full Article Jeff "Tank" Hoover
A Close Look At: Accessing...

I like the minimalist approach — but I don’t want to be without, and neither do you. Key accessories spice up your shooting, make gun care easier and...
Read Full Article Aimee Grant
Bowen Classic Arms' Sights

Pistol sights have come a long way — and some sights more than others. While autopistols have benefitted from near-universal dovetail mounts for both...
Read Full Article Jeremy Clough