Three Small 9mm Pistols Redux: Sig Sauer, S&W, and Ruger
We retest a trio of self-defense 9mm semiautomatics to see if recent modifications, factory recalls, and the passage of time have improved the handguns, or simply made them older.
This month we take a look at three combat pistols that have graced our pages previously, to see if they improved from our previous evaluations. Since last reviewed in December 2007, the Ruger SR9 ($525) was subject to a massive safety recall. Despite its double-action design, the gun could go off when dropped, if the manual safety was not engaged. As a result, Ruger redesigned the entire trigger group. The most visible change was a twin-blade trigger, rather than its original single-blade design. The recall process was far from smooth, and was chronicled on our
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