SEMI-AUTO HANDGUNS

The Legendary...

Video game commandos call them “Deagles.” Bernard C. White of Magnum Research and Arnolds Streinbergs of Riga Arms Institute filed the US patent...
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All Hail the...

Like the .40 S&W, the 10mm represents a happy middle ground in the capacity spectrum, offering another round or two over .45 ACP in the single stack...
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Spotlight New...

Guns and the gear to carry and outfit them. Check out 2022's latest.
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The Heizer PKO 45

Amidst a veritable sea of well-reasoned pistols littering the defensive handgun landscape, the Heizer PKO 45 is refreshingly different.
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The Staccato...

Made in America and providing sure-fire precision, editors Brent Wheat and Tom McHale take a close First Look at the Staccato family of handguns. It's a...
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Feeding .45 ACP...

Now there were two distinct types of .45 ACP semiautos; loose ones for combat and tight ones for target shooting.
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The Canik TP9...

Century Arms is the gun company for the Common Man.  Their weapons are rugged, dependable, and reasonably-priced. Century’s superb Canik TP9 handguns...
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Taurus G4...

New from Taurus is the optics-ready GX4 T.O.R.O. Complete with 11+1 or 13+1 rounds of 9mm ready-to-go, it's a pocket pistol you can bet your life on.
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An Up-Close...

FMG's Roy Huntington takes a very close First Look at Federal’s new high-performance 30 Super Carry.
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Building a...

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The Smith &...

Now, the Smith & Wesson Shield 2.0 is getting the Performance Center treatment with premium features such as factory-ported barrels and slides. The ports...
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The Beretta...

The Beretta 950 is absolutely Lilliputian. It is lost in a typical adult human hand. It is also fascinating. There is no extractor. The recoil from the...
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The 30 Super...

Falling smack-dab in between the .380 and 9mm, the 30 Super Carry  from Federal/Vista Outdoors offers higher capacity than a 9mm (up to two or three...
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The New Smith &...

Special Projects Editor Roy Huntington chronographs and tests this new 10mm from S&W. Designed to shoot bigger, faster, flatter and farther, the S&W M&P...
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Roy Huntington...

Special Projects Editor Roy Huntington reviews, tests and shoots the Hi-Point C9 9mm handgun. Find out why he likes it and thinks it's a great gun for the...
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Ruger's...

The SR22 is a hammer-fired, double-action /single action pistol and features a magazine disconnect safety.
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The FP-45...

The FP-45 Liberator was a curious little spy pistol mass-produced during WWII for use by partisan forces. The gun cost $2.10 back in 1942. That’s about...
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Legend Reborn:...

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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A High-End Carry...

Shadow Systems is a different sort of handgun manufacturer. Their superlative line of defensive pistols comes standard with all the bells and whistles...
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Springfield...

Springfield Armory has taken their 1911 Ronin series and added to the family – just in time for the holidays. New is the 1911 Ronin Enhanced Micro Pistol...
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Ruger LCP Max...

Just recently, Ruger introduced the LCP MAX, based on the LCP II system. The MAX offers 10 rounds in a sort of “mini” wide-body magazine looking...
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New! Springfield...

Springfield Armory's latest entry in the race to provide top-notch firearms at affordable price points is the anchor of a new family of 1911 pistols — the...
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Springfield...

The 1911 Emissary not only looks the dapper part of a secret agent on a mission, it’s built to perform accordingly. The first thing you’ll notice is the...
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Springfield...

FMG's Roy Huntington does a complete review of Springfield Armory's newly released SA-35. As Roy tests it for accuracy and performance, this iconic pistol...
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Springfield...

A quick look at the newly released Springfield Armory SA 35 9mm pistol.
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Nazi Mouse Guns:...

The .45ACP M1911A1 automatic pistol used by American forces during World War II was hands-down the most powerful combat handgun of the war. Loud, heavy,...
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Mossberg MC2sc...

The latest introduction is the Mossberg MC2sc. Shipping with two magazines, a flat base ultra-compact configuration yielding 11+1 total capacity and an...
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How I Destroyed...

As a freshly minted gun owner, I got a bug up my butt to buy an old Walther. Money was tight, so I was looking for deals on the auction boards. One caught...
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SCCY DVG-1...

The SCCY DVG-1’s machining is flawless, packing quality in a striker-fired compact pistol package that retails below $300.
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Kimber’s R7...

Carry optics are the current thing, and the Mako was designed for one from the ground up. The slide either comes with the mounting cut (OR) or with a...
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Springfield...

For the ultimate in a defensive/trail pistol, Springfield Armory has announced the new XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP in 10mm. Special Assignments Editor Roy...
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The Luger...

In 1903 the Luger design was accepted by the Imperial German Navy and in 1908 by the Kaiser’s army as the Parabellum P08. Thus was born arguably the most...
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A Rare,...

The Hi-Power, John Moses Browning’s last design, was completed after his death at FN by Dieudonné Saive of FAL rifle fame and is the rarest of all...
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One-of-a-Kind...

In honor of American Handgunner’s 45th anniversary, Ruger is giving away a one-of-kind-commemorative SR1911® in .45 auto. This semi-automatic pistol is...
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New Products...

The SS (Short Slide) D&L Professional Model is a commander-size 1911 .45 ACP pistol. However, it’s not a commander.
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CZ P-10 M CCW Pistol

Newsflash: CZ’s P-10 M semiautomatic pistol is now available in the U.S. Previously released overseas, public demand and special request has brought the...
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