Gun Tests is the consumer resource for the serious shooter.
That's what we do. All day, every day. Like medieval torturers.
GUN TESTS' expert shooters put weapons through relentless testing until no secrets remain. We give you everything you need to know before you decide to buy your next gun.
As a special bonus for ordering now, we'll give you instant access to these 5 valuable buying guides - FREE.
Don't wait another minute to get the knowledge you need to make the best possible firearms investment. Just $24 for 12 issues, our offer is guaranteed. You can cancel at any time and we'll send a full refund for any unmailed copies. No strings, no hassle. The 5 Guides are yours to keep - FREE.
All subscribers get complete access to our web archives of articles dating back to 1998. Also, full issues of the magazine from 2006 forward are available as downloadable PDFs, to save on a computer or tablet.
$29 CDN - $24 U.S. - Introductory Subscription (12 issues)
12 Monthly Issues Delivered to Your Home: Have the consumer resource for the serious shooter delivered to your home every month.
Digital Editions of Current and Past Back Issues: All current subscribers to Gun Tests are able to download and save past and current issues in PDF format of Gun Tests to their PC, Mac or mobile device from 2006 to current.
Unlimited Online Access to Gun-Tests.com: Get subscriber-only access to everything weve ever tested, all at your fingertips. Almost two decades of unbiased buying guidance, reviews and head to head match-ups that include every possible detail on any firearm you choose.
Add to Cart
$40.00 CDN - $40 U.S. - Introductory Subscription (24 issues)
24 Monthly Issues Delivered to Your Home: Have the consumer resource for the serious shooter delivered to your home every month.
$24 CDN - $24 U.S. - One-Year Digital Only Subscription
You get unlimited access to everything on the site including each monthly issue as a downloadable PDF and our comprehensive web archive of back articles and issues. And paper issues will no longer be delivered to your mailbox. No paper, no clutter. No more lost issues. Access to your issues is always an easy click away.
As a Gun Tests Digital subscriber, you will be enrolled in our auto-renewal program and enjoy continuous service at the lowest possible renewal rate available each year. Approximately 30 days before your subscription expires, you'll receive an announcement indicating when your new service term begins. There is no need to contact us unless you wish to cancel your subscription. Your credit card will be charged when your new term begins and you will continue to receive issues without interruption.
Should your credit card change during the course of your term, we'll simply send you an invoice requesting your new credit card information or an alternate method of payment.
International Subscriptions: One Year (12 Issues), $49. The International term and rate will be properly applied at the end of this transaction.
$45.99 CDN - 2019 Standard Catalog of Firearms
MORE GUNS! MORE VALUES! MORE OF WHAT YOU NEED! In the Updated Standard Catalog of Firearms 29th Edition!
For more than a quarter century Standard Catalog of Firearms has been the leading illustrated guide to guns and their values, offering more of what the firearms enthusiast and collector needs--more photos, more prices and more guns! Every edition is updated with the newest entries from today's manufacturers of handguns, rifles and shotguns, plus the latest values from a wide range of experts, editors and auction houses for virtually every gun made or sold. Standard Catalog of Firearms is a must-have guide to commercial firearms, past and present.
Inside You'll Find:
-More than 7,500 photos with extensive descriptions that let you know what it's worth.-Updated values and up to six condition grades, for a total of more than 110,000 prices.-16-page full-color photo section showcasing extraordinary double rifles.-A guide to Firearms Trade Names covering more than 150 years of gun history.
Whether you're a serious gun collector, a casual gun-show trader, a hunter or recreational shooter, if you buy, sell or trade firearms, Standard Catalog of Firearms is the best insurance you can buy!
Paperback: 1504 pages
$20.99 CDN - Book of Glock
Glock pistols are admired because they are accurate, simple to maintain and easy to handle. They continue to be popular because each new generation and model follows the same design principles and philosophies as the original G17.
If you own and shoot a Glock, you understand the simplicity and reliability of your firearm. But you may not know the full story behind these innovative guns and their manufacturer.
Introducing an important new book, Book of Glock. Thumbing through the pages of this book, youll quickly appreciate the unifying design factors that bring together each Glock generation and model as well as the improvements made over the years.
Reading Book of Glock youll learn:
Each models specs, from magazine capacity to trigger pull.
The history behind each generation and model. Youll walk through the early years and the G17 all the way to the rare, specialty models to come from Glock.
How to field strip your Glock as well as clean and maintain it on the bench, with detailed instructions, full-color photos and clear, exploded drawings.
Tips and reminders to improve your shooting technique.
Ten customizations you can make to geek-out your Glock.
And so much more!
Learn all there is to know about one of the most important handgun manufacturers in the world. Get your copy of Book of Glock now!
$25.95 CDN - Shoot to Win
Looking to improve your performance at the range? Want to win a few more competitions? Ready to introduce shooting to a family member or friend?
Introducing Shoot to Win, a ground-breaking book, filled with the basic tactics and techniques to improve your marksmanship. Determining your dominant eye. Standing positions to ensure accuracy. Steps required to progress to moving targets. Breathing techniques to control your shots. Troubleshooting tips to help diagnose problems with your firearms. Youll get details to these shooting issues and much more in Shoot to Win.
Written by Chris Cheng, Shoot to Win is filled with the training and practice techniques Cheng used to win televisions Top Shot competition, a $100,000 cash prize and a professional shooting contract. More than a guide to improve your physical approach to shooting, Shoot to Win sets you up for success mentally.
In Shoot to Win, youll learn the questions to ask yourself about your strengths and weaknesses, ways to honestly assess your skills (more than just shooting skills), tips for improving your skill development, ways to deal with failure and much more.
Read Shoot to Win to improve your shooting and maybe progress all the way to the professional ranks! Whatever your shooting goals, Shoot to Win is guaranteed to make you a better shot.
$20.99 CDN - A Prepper's Guide to Shotguns
Gather your gear and guns now for an emergency preparedness situation
When you come right down to it, the shotgun is the one tool, perhaps more than any other, that is essential to be prepared for worst.
But how do you know which shotgun is best for you, your family and the emergencies you may face? Which type? Which model? What ammo is best? And will you and the firearm be ready when you need it?
Gun Tests is pleased to offer you the guide that can answer all of your questions and keep you safe when trouble starts. Introducing A Preppers Guide to Shotguns, a new book written by Robert K. Campbell. This 180-page, fully illustrated book will show you how to properly choose, maintain, and use the right shotguns in any emergency situation.
In A Preppers Guide to Shotguns you will learn:
-What the best gauge and shotshell is for you.-The questions to consider when selecting a shotgun.-Why the benefit gained from the noise associated with the racking of a pump-action shotgun may be more Hollywood myth than reality.-From tables and charts of side-by-side ammo test results.-Training drills to improve your accuracy, reloading skills, and mental approach to a firefight.-Effective modifications you can make to improve your shotgun.
You know the importance of understanding and practicing survival tactics before you need them. And a vital piece of your preparation is the selection and familiarity of the right firearm. Purchase A Preppers Guide to Shotguns today and know youll be ready for any emergency.
$37.99 CDN - Gun Digest 2019
For more than 70 years, Gun Digest has been the No. 1 go-to source and research guide for firearms enthusiasts worldwide. Informative and entertaining articles by the top writers in the field cover every aspect of guns and shooting, including hunting, personal defense, target practice, gunmaking and collecting. Historical articles provide a look at the role played by firearms in our country and around the world. Reports from the Field provide details on the newest firearms and accessories. And we present our annual photo essay spotlighting the finest custom and engraved guns. Gun Digest is the most comprehensive collection of firearms information in print today!
$25.99 CDN - 9MM - Guide to America's Most Popular Caliber
The 9mm is the number one handgun cartridge for NATO, the U.S. military, FBI, law enforcement and self-defense handgun owners across the country. 9mm: Guide to Americas Most Popular Caliber is the must-have reference for the veteran shooter or collector and is an indispensable resource for the beginner looking to select a 9mm and understand cartridge performance for concealed carry, home defense or competition.
Robert Sadowskis new book, 9mm: Guide to Americas Most Popular Caliber covers the history of 9mm development plus the state-of-the-art in handguns, submachine guns, and carbines that fire the cartridge. Youll learn about reloading the 9mm cartridge, plus get the Sadowskis 9mm handgun bucket list, including the Luger and Browning Hi Power, as well as todays hottest concealed carry and self-defense models.
Get your copy today and see why the 9mm continues to be the most popular personal protection caliber in the world!
$30.99 CDN - Shooter's Bible, 110th Edition
Published annually for more than eighty years, the Shooters Bible is the most comprehensive and sought-after reference guide for new firearms and their specifications, as well as for thousands of guns that have been in production and are currently on the market. Nearly every firearms manufacturer in the world is included in this renowned compendium. The 110th edition also contains new and existing product sections on ammunition, optics, and accessories, along with updated handgun and rifle ballistic tables and extensive charts of currently available bullets and projectiles for handloading.
With a timely feature on the newest products on the market, and complete with color and black-and-white photographs featuring various makes and models of firearms and equipment, the Shooters Bible is an essential authority for any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast.
$30.99 CDN - Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry Volume 2
A master class in concealed carry!
With concealed carry handguns, ammo, gear and techniques evolving rapidly, it's more critical than ever to stay current.
Previously available only inside the walls of his classroom, Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry Volume 2 gives armed citizens access to Massad Ayoob's treasure trove of experience in handgun selection and shooting technique, tactics, gear choices, best calibers and how to navigate an increasingly complex legal terrain.
No single book could reveal everything Mas knows, but this new volume takes you further than any other resource available, outside of actually attending a week-long training program with the man himself.
Latest concealed carry trends
Advanced subtleties of concealed draw
Hardware to avoid
CCW social issues
Myths about concealed carry
Concealed carry caliber choices
When it comes to concealed carry, start with basic information, but don't rely on it to pull you through. Get Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry Volume 2 to arm yourself with cutting-edge advanced instruction. When the chips are down you deserve every edge you can get. This book can give you that edge.
$20.99 CDN - Handgun Training
Comparing your shooting performance to your friends or constantly drilling against a shot timer are useless in a deserted, dark parking lot. The approaching thug could care less how you scored at the range. He just wants to hurt you. And you need to know how to react.
Introducing Handgun Training, a book all gun owners should own and use. Every drill youll find in Handgun Training is designed to effectively use your time and improve your skills in a defensive shooting situation. Detailed practice regimens include:
The Barricaded Defender. Learn how your shooting changes when you are behind cover or in your safe room.
Search and Rescue. A drill to help improve your situational awareness.
Strong-Arms Tactics. Many times youre shooting with only one hand because your other is holding a child or youre on the phone with 911. You need to practice this.
Moving Point of Aim. Understanding and controlling the movement of your gun is key to shooting smaller or more distant targets.
With detailed descriptions and clear explanations for each shooting drill, Handgun Training is your resource for keeping your shooting skills sharp. Get your copy today!
$22.99 CDN - Deadly Force
Do you know your self-defense rights? Do you understand the legal and ethical issues surrounding use of lethal force by you, a private citizen?
In his new book, Deadly Force, Massad Ayoob draws on three decades of experience to educate you, the responsible firearms owner about the legal, ethical and practical use of firearms in self defense.
Filled with real-world examples of threatening situations to teach you when and when not to pull the trigger, Deadly Force is about more than just shooting bad guys. The book logically outlines what conditions to look for, settings to avoid and if you do find yourself in a troubling circumstance how to first defuse it. And then if necessary, apply the needed force.
What happens if you need to use lethal force? Do you know what to say to police? The right attorney to hire? What to expect from law enforcement, the courts, the media?
Learn from instructive lethal force case studies too. The Larry Hicks case a classic filled with teaching points for those who legally carry guns. And the recent George Zimmermann shooting case in Florida.
Deadly Force also covers myths of armed self-defense. The Warning Shots are a Good Idea Myth; The In My State I Cant be Sued for a Self-Defense Shooting Myth; The Drag the Corpse Inside and Plant a Knife in His Hand Myth; and so many more.
Get important insights from renowned shooting law expert Massad Ayoob. Buy a copy of his book, Deadly Force and learn from his experience. Deadly force incidents are rare but when they happen, you need to be prepared and know your rights.
$28.99 CDN - Reloading for Handgunners
Youll never worry about running out of ammo again once you have the skills and equipment needed to reload your own handgun cartridges.
In Reloading for Handgunners, certified Master Gunsmith and world class IPSC competitor Patrick Sweeney guides you through the entire process from selecting equipment through reloading every popular handgun cartridge. In 224 pages filled with expert advice and photos, Patrick covers every step:
-How to find, sort and clean brass for your next load-Choosing bullets: picking the right shape for the purpose-Powder selection and how to safely adjust for different loads-The exact process for setting up your reloading dies (missing from most reloading manuals)-Selecting primers: when the type matters, when it doesnt, and the truth about using rifle primers in handgun cartridges-Storage and recordkeeping tips to prevent embarrassing and expensive errors-How to develop the best load to match your handgun and shooting scenario
Reloading for Handgunners will help you load cartridges as reliable, accurate and safe as factory-produced ammunition. Youll understand the factors that cause a load to perform better - or worse - in your handgun. And by following the advice in this book youll avoid the costly mistakes even experienced reloaders make.
Specialty loading info for every purpose - recreation, hunting or competition - can all be found in this comprehensive volume. Dont miss out. Get your copy of Reloading for Handgunners now.
$45.99 CDN - Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly 5th Edition
Avoid turning your handgun into a "brown-bag special" with Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly 5th Edition!
Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly is the indispensable guide to DIY disassembly, repair, and reassembly of semi-automatic pistols of all types, including many of today's most popular models, including:
Smith & Wesson M&P22 Compact
Step-by-step photographs and clear, simple instructions guide you through the process of disassembling and reassembling a variety of semi-auto pistols, keeping repairs and curiosity takedowns from becoming "brown-bag specials" (you know, that bag of parts that ends up sheepishly handed over to a gunsmith).
Shooters, gunsmiths and collectors alike will find this 5th edition of Gun Digest Book of Automatic Pistols Assembly/Disassembly a practical, handy reference.
$18.95 CDN - Modern Day Gunslinger: Defensive Tactical Handgun Training. By Don Mann
Arguably one of the best trained and most respected Navy SEALS of our time, Don Mann has captured the essence of what is needed in modern day handgun training in this volume. Packed with easy to understand directions and photos, this comprehensive manual gives you everything you need to be a fully trained shooter. Used by military, law enforcement and private gun owners the world over, if you choose only one handgun training book, this is it.
$33.99 CDN - Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer
the Brand-New 2nd Edition
The Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer includes
More than 280 pages and over 450 photographs
Reviews of 20 top models with evaluations of design, handling and performance
Field reports on accuracy and reliability
Candid asessments of "shootability" and value
Chapters on maintenance, competition and customizing.
Which SIG .45 ACP should you choose? Should you go with a classic P220 ST stainless-steel frame for +P loads
or the SAO 1911 Tactical Ops?
Should you buy the match-grade accurate .357 SIG P229 or the P239 with interchangeable .357 SIG and .40 S&W barrels?
Thinking of a .380 for back-up? Do you spring for SIGs top-selling P238 or go with a less-expensive pre-owned P232?
When it comes to their next gun, its easy to see why so many serious shooters pick a SIG-Sauer. Its deciding which one to buy that can be hard.
Adopted by a host of state and federal agencies and military services, including ICE, USCG, and US Navy SEALS, SIG-Sauers are recognized for their accuracy, power, and reliability.
Todays SIG line-up includes more than 170 models and varia-tions. From polymer Nines to the Mastershop X-Six .45 ACP
from the new modular P320 to the classic double-stack P224.
In this new book, gun writer Massad Ayoob will help you make the right choice for your shooting, your skills, and your budget.
With comprehensive and candid assessments of SIG-Sauers current and classic models, the book delivers the facts you need.
About the Author Massad Ayoob has written more than a dozen books on firearms and self-defense in- cluding Greatest Handguns of the World Volumes 1 and 2 andThe Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry.
Plus, the book will advance your skills with informative sections on tactical reloading, bringing a concealed handgun to bear, and shooting from non-standing positions.
Youll master tips for cleaning and inspecting your SIG. Youll read about SIGs cold weather advantage. Youll get recommendations for accessories, holsters, ammunition, and more.
Whether you own a SIG-Sauer now, are considering buying one, or just appreciate fine firearms, this is a book youll want to read cover to cover. Send for your copy of The Gun Digest of SIG-Sauer now!
$20.99 CDN - Shooter's Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms
Long range shooting in the United States is as old as this country is young. Shooters have always had a fascination with shooting at distance, whether they are plinkers, competitive shooters, or hunters. The ability to place rifle bullets in the same hole of a target or kill an animal quickly is a goal to which we all aspire. In recent years the interest in tactical precision rifles has increased, with many factory and custom rifle makers plying their art producing rifles that can easily outperform the ability of many shooters. Expert Robert A. Sadowski proves to be a masterful instructor on all aspects related to precision shooting in the Shooters Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms.
This Shooters Bible guide will help new and experienced shooters in making smart equipment purchases that range from rifles and optics to ammunition and gear. The shooting school section provides instructions for those of us who have had no formal training. For experienced shooters, having current information on hand in one place can be an invaluable resource. And no Shooters Bible guidebook is complete without a detailed products section showcasing rifles from all across the market.
Other topics covered include:-Top 10 long-range rifles-Precision rifle maintenance-Anatomy of a riflescope-Shooting technique, positions, and drills-And much more!
Pick up a copy of the Shooters Bible Guide to Tactical Firearms to learn everything you need to know about precision, long-range shooting.
$20.95 CDN - Shooter's Bible Guide to Cartridges
A guidebook designed specifically to teach gun users everything they need to know to select the right cartridge for their shooting needs. This title is written in an accessible and engaging style that makes research fun. The Shooters Bible Guide to Cartridges is packed with full-color photographs, clear and detailed diagrams, and easy-to-read charts with cartridge data.
The Shooters Bible name has been known and trusted as an authority on guns and ammunition for nearly a century and has sold over seven million copies since its start. Now the Shooters Bible offers readers this comprehensive and fascinating guide to cartridges. Complete with color and black and white photographs showcasing various makes and models of firearms and equipment, this guide to cartridges is the perfect addition to the bookshelf of any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast. No matter what your shooting background is, youll learn something new. This guide is a great introduction that will make readers want to seek out and get to know all the titles in the informative Shooters Bible series.
$28.99 CDN - The ABCs Of Reloading
A step-by-step guide to reloading rifle and handgun cartridges and shotshells!
In these days of widespread ammunition shortages, it pays--literally--to know how to "roll your own" cartridges. But don't think it's some kind of rocket science. Let The ABCs of Reloading show you how! With the help of The ABCs of Reloading, you'll be reloading your own cartridges--and saving big bucks--faster than you ever thought possible.
It's all here!
Bonus: The best reloading articles from the Gun Digest archives and more!
Don't let the next ammunition shortage catch you unprepared. Arm yourself with money-saving knowledge - with The ABCs of Reloading!
Order a recent digital back issue or our exclusive ebooks and immediately download to your computer. Simply select your back issue(s) or ebook(s) and complete the order form as instructed. You'll then receive a confirmation with instructions on how to download. Click it and read it on the screen or print it or save it to your computer for later use. Check them out now! They're exclusively sold by Gun Tests.
$5.95 CDN - December 2018 Digital Back Issue
38 Special Problem in 357 Mags
New Snubnose Revolvers Under $400: S&W, Taurus Compete
2018 Guns & Gear Top Picks: Firearms
$5.95 CDN - November 2018 Digital Back Issue
What About the Ithaca Pump?
9mm Slim Line Compact Pistol Shoot-out: Five Go Head To Head
Cowboy Up with Lever Guns From Cimarron, Uberti, Taylors
$5.95 CDN - October 2018 Digital Back Issue
New Threats to Gun Ownership
Two Thumbs Up for EZ, 911
Dry-Fire Trainers: Save Money While You Gain Performance
$5.95 CDN - September 2018 Digital Back Issue
Taurus Model 66 38 Sp. +P/357 Magnum, $325
300 Win. Mag. Bolt Rifle Test: Savage, Steyr, Barrett Shoot Out
Double-Action 357 Magnums: Ruger & S&W Revolvers Tested
$5.95 CDN - August 2018 Digital Back Issue
Rifles Not Ready for 50 States
380 ACP Shootout
Semi-Automatic Shotguns for Ladies
$8.99 CDN - The 'A' Team: Concealable 9mm Hand Guns & Gear
Meet the hidden gems the 12 best conceal carry choices selected by the editors of Gun Tests!
You carry so that you will never be taken by surprise. Thats why you want to be sure you have a gun you can rely on with certainty and confidence.
After testing dozens of contending compacts and subcompacts, the editors of Gun Tests selected twelve 9mm pistols and revol-vers that outshot and outperformed all the others. For con-ceal carry, these are the guns that are worth a serious look.
In The A Team: Concealable 9mm Guns and Gear, youll meet these shining nines. They include guns from Taurus, CZ USA, Ruger, Springfield Armory, Glock, Kimber, Kahr, and more.
This informative new book will help you select the guns that best match your priorities. Carry all day? Youll find two lightweights that can deliver a punch. Want easy takedown?
A quick first shot? Flawless rapid fire? Double-digit capacity?
Youll find guns that fit your demands and your budget.
Youll learn about the right ammo too. In the book youll read about loads designed specifically for short-barrel nines. Youll find which light recoil round is also most accurate
which load best combines expansion and penetration
and which, with almost no powder flash, is best for night firing.
Plus, youll get tips for selecting an IWB holster. With holsters from Hopp, eXo, SwapRig and more, youll find which offer the best draw angle, most solid retention, and greatest comfort.
You shouldnt have to think twice about your carry gun. So, dont wait, send for this new eBook at once! Just click below to purchase your copy of The A Team: Concealable 9mm Guns and Gear today.
$8.99 CDN - Ammunition Buying Guide Part I
Gun Tests Ammunition Buying Guide: Part 1 will point you to your best choices in 9mm Luger and 45 ACP ammo. Youll find the loads and brands that fit your skill and fill the bill whether youre on the range, trek-king the back country, or seeking the security of a manageable self-defense round with stopping power.
In this Ammunition Buying Guide youll discover:
The 45 ACP +P hollowpoint that punches holes 30% larger than the competition
3 short-muzzle 9mm loads long on stopping power
Two 45 ACP bear defense loads that wont maul your carry pistol
Three frangible loads that are viable for self-defense (and 6 that arent!)
The low-recoil 45 ACP that delivers the most bang for the buck-Federal or Cor-Bon?
Interested in Part I & Part II? With this 2 part series from Gun Tests, youll discover which loads and brands are best for how you shoot and what you shoot. In addition, youll learn the self-defense loads that are best for you and your safety. Order this one-of-a-kind downloadable e-book series today!
$8.99 CDN - Ammunition Buying Guide Part II
For every shooter who values his personal safety, and that of his family, Gun Tests Ammunition Buying Guide Part 2 is essential reading. Youll find the loads you want racked when the chips are down. Youll get the best self-defense choices in...
* 22 magnum * 32 magnum* 38 Special * 38 Super *380 ACP * 45 Colt * 357 magnum * 40 S&W * 10 mm * 223 Remington
In this guide, youll read the results of testing over 85 loads from more than a dozen ammo manufacturers.
The 225-gr. 45 Colt round that will stop both man and beast.
Three easy shooting 38 Supers that are tough downrange
The 380 ACP load with great penetration and weight retention
A deep-drilling 62-gr. 223 load that wont pierce your budget
A 357 Mag round for everyday carry and protection in the field
Plus, much, much more!
$17.98 CDN - Ammunition Buying Guide Series
With this 2 part series from Gun Tests, youll discover which loads and brands are best for how you shoot and what you shoot. In addition, youll learn the self-defense loads that are best for you and your safety.
Ammunition Buying Guide Part I will point you to your best choices in 9mm Luger and 45 ACP ammo. Youll find the loads and brands that fit your skill and fill the bill whether youre on the range, trek-king the back country, or seeking the security of a manageable self-defense round with stopping power.
Ammunition Buying Guide Part II will point you to the smart choices in self-defense ammunition. The editors selected more than 80 different loads from over a dozen makers and shot thousands of rounds. And when the smoke cleared, the choices were clear too. Theyre all in the Guide.
Order this one-of-a-kind downloadable e-book series today!
$8.99 CDN - The 'A' Team: 1911 Hand Guns & Gear
Discover 14 cant-miss choices in 1911 pistols as selected by the editors of Gun Tests.
You know the 1911 design. Every serious shooter does. The 1911 is the gold standard. Its the gun that foughtand wonthe wars. Its a gun that can take punishment, and without question, can deliver punishment.
Every gun owner wants at least one 1911 in his collection. But which 1911-style guns are best? Which manufacturers have gotten it right? Which have refined and advanced the design? Which guns fill the bill without breaking the bank?
In The A Team: Concealable
1911 Handguns and Gear youll discover
In this new book, the editors size up the top GI, Commander, and Officer models. Youll find the best 1911 by caliber, in-cluding 45 ACP, .38 Super, and .40 S&W. And youll read which guns are the smartest choices for carry, home defense, competition, recreation, and even for hunting.
These top 14 guns include models from SIG Sauer, Colt, Auto Ordnance, Remington, Para USA, Kimber, and STI. Youll find guns ranging in price from a bargain $450 GI to a $1400 blued-steel gem that outshot custom guns costing twice as much.
Looking for a lightweight 45 ACP thats brilliantly fast on the draw and onto the target? A single stack with great night sights and simple takedown? The best 1911 for a leftie? A double duty gun for trail and carry? Your search is over.
And the report delivers need-to-know facts that will save you time and money and add to your security and safety when it comes to ammo and accessories. Well point you to the best holsters including shoulder rigs and IWBs
and the top ammo choices in calibers from 38 Super +P to 10mm hollowpoints.
Make your buying choice with confidence.
$8.99 CDN - Bolt Action Rifles Part I
Isnt it time you took that new gun off your wish list and put it on your shoulder?
This new book reveals Gun Tests editors top picks in produc-tion bolt-action rifles from 17 HMR and 308 Win to 375 H&H Magnum and 416 Rigby. These are the guns that have proved their mettle in tough testing
from guns that are, quite literally, loaded for bear to quick-to-target varmint spankers.
In all, a dozen guns distinguished themselves to become the A-Team
twelve bolt-actions that outshot and outperformed a host of contenders. These are guns with accuracy, reliability and value.
In the book youll find a 17 Hornet bolt-action that delivers con-sistent ¾ MOA groups at 100 yards. Youll discover a 375 H&H Magnum with ideal balance and unmatched trigger. And youll meet a sleek, light, all-round rifle with 20-round capacity and unbreakable stock.
And it doesnt take big bucks to bring down the big buck. Youll read about a bargain .308 Win deerslayer thats easy to shoot and slick to handle. Or, theres a classic military rifle with great battle sights and a modest price-tag. And a rugged single-set trigger .416 Rigby that costs two-thirds less than a shorter-barreled rival.
This all-star line-up includes bolt-actions from Browning, Ruger, CZ, Winchester, Kimber, Steyr, and Savage. Plus, the book brings you the bottom line on the most-wanted accessories featuring top choices in range-finding binoculars, hunting rests, and riflescopes.
You can own a rifle that will fulfill your demands and expectations. Just click to purchase your copy of The A Team: Bolt-Action Rifles and Gear: Part I today.
Part II is available now too! This book brings you the editors selections for todays best bolt-action choices in .22LR, 257 Weatherby, 243 Win., 22-250 Rem, .338 Win Mag, and more. Plus, tests of ammo and optics. Click above and download The A Team: Part II
$8.99 CDN - Bolt Action Rifles Part II
Its the short list of todays best long guns! If youve set your sights on a new bolt-action, these are the guns to look at!
From a long-range tactical 308 Win to silhouette match champion 22LR
from a 22-250 Rem tackdriver to a 338 Win Mag deer hunter, these are the rifles that stood up to the test and stand out from the rest.
The bolt-action is the classic rifle. And for good reason. It is an uncomplicated design. Well-made bolt-actions deliver envi-able accuracy and reliability. They are proven in combat and competition
with small game and with the biggest.
Based on Gun Tests famed rigorous testing, the editors picked their A Team
ten bolt-actions that offer great performance and value. The guns are in this new book along with Gun Tests picks for ballistic reticle riflescopes, bipods, gun cases, gun lubricants, ammunition, and more.
Youll discover a long-range varmint rifle that outshoots sniper rifles costing three times as much. Youll find a versatile bolt-action that can quick-change to different-caliber barrels. And youll read about a tactical 308 Win with a lightning-fast short-throw bolt and sub-MOA accuracy.
Ever shoot in bad light? Youll want to know about the problem-solving 30mm sight on page 40. Need a field carry case for two scoped guns? Go to page 61. Looking for a longer-lasting gun oil? Our slick pick is on page 70. How about a .223 JSP round with penetration and minimal ricochet? Its on page 76.
What guns and gear made it to the winners circle? Find out in this square-shooting report. Just click to purchase your copy of The A Team: Bolt-Action Rifles and Gear: Part II today.
Part I is available now too! You can read Part I too! This companion guide brings you the editors' selections for bolt-actions in 17 HMR, lightweight 308s, 375H&H, and 416 Rigby. Plus,range-finding binoculars, BDC scopes, and more. Click above and download The A Team:Bolt-Action Rifles and Gear: Part I.
$9.99 CDN - Holster Buying Guide
As most gun owners know, you have to have a suitable hand-gun for personal defense one that fits your hand, is reliable and effective, and that fits your needs. The same is true of a holster.
In this new guide, youll meet the holsters that are our nominees in the best supporting categorythose holsters that offer the superior concealment and extended comfort all-day carry demands.
In this guide we cover dozens of holsters to see if they sag on the belt, ride tight against the body, present the proper grip angle for rapid presentation from concealment, and are well made and durable.
Youll find IWB, OWB, shoulder rig, and other holster styles. The guide looks at holsters made of rugged, low-friction high-tech Kydek
and scores of offerings in leather, horsehide, and sharkskin, and more.
Looking for an IWB that wont weigh down you or your wallet?
Go to page 25 for an $80 gem thats brilliantly fast into action with a design that assures comfort. How about an OWB cross-draw with outstanding speed and retention? (See page 8). Or turn to page 29 for the most concealable belt slide holster we foundand a $60 Best Buy too!
The guide will introduce you to the best in IWB/OWB holsters, small-of-the-back holsters, wallet holsters, ankle holsters and more. Youll find cool choices for hot-weather carry
easy-on-easy-off paddle holsters
and a unique design thats even better than a thumb break for security.
When it comes to concealed carry today, theres no room for compromise. This new guide will help you find the holsters that fit your guns and your demands. Click below to purchase your copy of the Holster Buying Guide now.
$8.99 CDN - 380 ACP Pistols & Gear, Part I
For shooters who want concealed carry to be second nature, the first choice is increasingly a 380 ACP pistol. Most 380s are suitable for pocket carry with the small size and weight you want and with the deterring firepower you need.
In Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear, Part I, youll discover
-a 10 oz. DAO thats snag-free and laser-equipped
- a fast-shooting DA/SA pistol that feeds, fires, and ejects perfectly
- an easy-shooting 6+1 blowback semi-auto with1911-style controls
- a $379 DAO with solid accuracy and a lifetime warranty
- a 13+1 pistol with simple take-down and upscale workmanship
The book includes complete specs, full-color photos, and range test results for guns from Ruger, CZ, Walther, Beretta, Sig Sauer, S&W, and more.
In Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear, Part I, the editors spotlight twelve 380 ACP pistols that bring together reliability, accuracy, and punch. These are guns that you will carry with confi-dence and comfort.
The 380s uncomplicated design underpins its trustworthy performance. Accuracy? The guns weve selected regularly shoot sub-2 groups at 15 yards with open sights. And with todays hotter JHP loads, the 380 ACP is an effective self-defense cartridge.
In Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear: Part I, youll meet guns with factory-fitted laser sights that make it easy to shoot from the ground. Youll discover two high-capacity DA/SA 380s with reassuring accuracy. And youll find a 380 that combines the ergonomics of a nine with light weight and a budget price.
Want deep conceal carry? Theres a $450 laser-fitted 380 thats less than an inch wide and can be carried without bulge or bump. Have a less seasoned shooter in the family? Youll appreciate the DA/SA 380 with soft recoil and no muzzle flip.
Plus, the book will bring you the editors choices in 380 ACP ammunition, including a 95-grain FMJ with 14 penetration in water
an affordable premium load with unmatched expan-sion
and a high-velocity JHP with superb accuracy.
Dont let your choice of a carry pistol be hit or miss. Get the facts. Just click to purchase your copy of Top 380 ACP Pistols and Gear, Part I today.
$8.99 CDN - 380 ACP Pistols & Gear, Part II
The Gun Tests E-Book of 380 ACP Pistols & Gear, Part II picks up where Part I left off, with reviews of the CZ-USA CZ 83, SIG Sauer P232, Walther PK380, SIG Sauer P238 238-380-TSS, Taurus 738, Ruger LCP, Bersa FireStorm, Walthers PPK, Kel-Tecs P3AT, and a brace of Colts Mustangs.
Subscriptions and E-books - Free
All other products, based on total order
(See Shipping & Handling fees table to left. Calculated at final checkout.)
Do you have a promo code? Please enter on the next page after hitting the "Proceed to Checkout" button.