Accessories

Trijicon SRO SRO2-C-2500002

Trijicon, renowned for the effectiveness and durability of its products, directed its efforts towards the development of an optical pistol sight a number of years ago, resulting in the RMR (Ruggedized Miniature Reflex) sight. Further development has also brought us the SRO (Specialized Reflex Optic), which we included in this test.

Vortex Razor RZR-2003

The secret to shooting a handgun correctly has been boiled down to three words — Front Sight, Press. Anyone can line up the sights...

SIG Sauer Romeo1Pro SOP1P101

The SIG Romeo1Pro red dot is available with 3- or 6-MOA dots, and we chose the larger for these closer-range pistol tests. The Romeo1Pro is covered via their Electro-Optics Infinite Guarantee, and somewhere in there the Electronic Component Limited 5-Year warranty takes over.

Crimson Trace CTS 1250 01-00560

Crimson Trace (CT) has been around since 1994 and has developed a sterling reputation for its laser sighting devices, even providing free batteries for life. CT was purchased by Smith & Wesson in 2016. CT introduced a series of red-dot sights for pistols in late 2018.

Federal Announces Shotshell Product Line for Competitors

Federal Ammunition’s new Federal Premium High Over All (HOA) shotshell product line offers competitive shooters extensive plastic shotshell products.

Faxon Firearms Offers +3, +5 G19 Magazine Extensions

To start, remove the baseplate from an existing OEM Glock 19 magazine. Having a baseplate removal tool makes this easier. When you take the baseplate off, be sure to capture the magazine spring with a finger.

Small-of-Back Holsters: We Test a Handful of SOB Types

A Gun Tests reader recently asked us to look at small-of-the-back holsters, often referred to as SOB, and sometimes referred to as MOB, or...

Gun Belts: Beat the Sag with Choices from Wright, Bigfoot

When you make the decision to carry a holstered handgun in the field or in concealed carry, you need a proper gun belt. A...

2020 Holster Picks for Carry

Wright Leather Works Regulator Cross Draw Holster, $105 We ordered a Regulator for a 3-inch-barrel revolver. After inspecting the fit and finish and seeing how...

Quick-Release Extended Scope Mounts For Carbines & Rifles

One-piece scope mounts with QD or quick-detachable systems offer a number of advantages over employing two separate rings. The first is strength. Seated in...

Gun Tests Master Index 1989 to 2023

  2023 HANDGUNS Items marked with an asterisk were listed in a Value Guide Beretta 21A Inox Bobcat 22 LR March 2023 Beretta 92x Performance Carry Optic J92XPCO21...

Switchback Ambi Holster

From time to time, Gun Tests writers require armed security from natural agents, such as snakes awoken by spring rains, or feral hogs and...

More California Nonsense

I often write about outlandish judicial decisions in this space, but on March 15, 2024, Federal District Court Judge Josephine L. Staton raised the bar...