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Rock Island...

Ramping up the game with an aluminum frame! Special Assignment Editor Roy Huntington reviews Rock Island Armory's new 9mm handgun that features a...
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Staccato 2011...

Handgun competitions don’t teach one how to fight, but they do an excellent job of burning in basic gun handling skills like trigger control, malfunction...
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The Budischowsky...

The “Buds” as they were fondly called, had all the features and benefits of something like a bigger S&W auto of the time, but were shrunk for shirt...
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The Super .38...

John Taffin's dream 1911 pistols in .38 Super from Volkmann Precision. Those two Luke Volkmann .45 ACP pistols were the Combatant Carry and the Custom...
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The Super .38...

During the Roaring 20s, police were armed primarily with .38 Special revolvers whose ammunition would not penetrate car bodies. Colt’s answer to this...
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Pistol Small...

Did you know federal law requires marksmanship training courses to be held annually at the National Matches?
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Taurus GX4...

There’s a new pocket pistol in town and, hold on to your shorts, it’s … affordable!
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Walther P38

The Walther P38 wasn’t the first 9mm: The honor goes to the P08 Luger which, like later German service pistols, mostly came to the U.S.
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The Max-9

As two to three generations have grown up with little or no experience with revolvers, it seems they drift away from wheel guns toward what they’re more...
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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...

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...

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:...

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...

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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Rock Island's...

Armscor, the parent company of Rock Island Armory, manufactures more 1911s than any other company in the world.
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New Products...

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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Rock Island...

Ramping up the game with an aluminum frame! Special Assignment Editor Roy Huntington reviews Rock Island Armory's new 9mm handgun that features a...
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Misadventures of...

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 Blockbuster...

In September 2019, Springfield Armory raised the bar for micro compact carry pistols with the Hellcat.
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American...

It was a Tuesday night in December 1954. I specifically remember the day as every Tuesday I took the bus to town to pay my paper bill. My paper route had...
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80% Arms Build Part 2
Build Your Own...

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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Build Your Own...

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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SAR9 X Platinum

The SAR 9X Platinum is a complete defensive or range plinking solution in a box.
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Pedigreed...

Those of us who care about such obscure things like founders of modern gun companies likely have the name Carl Walther burned into our collection of neurons...
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SIG SAUER Custom Works U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition M17 Trophy Pistols
SIG SAUER...

A new tradition as manufacturer of the U.S. Army’s official sidearm, SIG SAUER will present two custom M17 Best Ranger Competition Trophy pistols to the...
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The Ultimate...

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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Tall, But True,...

No, while all these guns tell a story, none are in my collection. Sigh … But I do know the stories of all but one, and strangely I did own it at one time.
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13 Reasons to...

Chambered in 9mm with 13/15+1 capacity, Suzi Huntington takes a closer first look at Mossberg's follow-up to the MC1sc — the feature-rich, compact and...
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Cabot Guns 10 Year Anniversary Collection
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Celebrating their 10-year anniversary, Cabot Guns has unveiled a collection of eight one-of-a-kind 1911s, all featuring Damascus steel and chambered in the...
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