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Kahr CT40 40 S&W Review

Kahr launched the full-size value-priced CT series in 2014, and the company still makes the 380 Auto, 9mm, and 45 Auto models. The 40 S&W was dropped in 2019 as popularity for the 40 S&W waned.

Smith & Wesson SV40 VE Review

The SD40 VE was introduced by S&W back in 2012 and has direct design linage to the S&W Sigma and, in fact, could be called a second generation SD. This is S&W’s value line of striker-fire pistols.

Colt Single Action Army P1840 45 Colt

This is a classic 4.75-inch-barrel revolver in 45 Colt. The cylinder, frame, and barrel are nicely finished in blue, and the receiver is casehardened in appearance.

Colt (Talo) Single Action Army Wiley Clapp Review

The Wiley Clapp Single Action Army illustrated is a special version offered by Talo Distributors some years ago, and reasonable samples may still be found as new-in-box handguns or in the gently-used market.

Traditions 1873 Frontier 45 LC Review

We recently compared three single-action revolvers from Colt and Traditions chambered in 45 ACP or 45 Colt, also called 45 Long Colt. The two Colts are genuine factory-branded wheelguns, and the third is a modern Italian-made clone from Pietta, branded by Traditions Firearms. The Colts are not exactly the guns that won the West, and we are […]

Taurus G2c 1-G2C4031-10 40 S&W Review

The other new pistol was a Taurus G2c. This is another inexpensive EDC option that offers decent accuracy and compact size.

FN FNS-40 40 S&W Review

The FNS series is, in essence, a striker-fire version of FN’s FNX hammer-fired pistols. FN introduced the FNS series to law enforcement in 2011, and by 2012 released it to the commercial market in 9mm and 40 S&W models.

SHOT 2022: Is the SCCY the Limit for New Gen3 CPX Pistols?

SCCY offers both hammer-fired and striker-fired pistols chambered in multiple calibers with an array of colors to suit your style. With subcompact sizing, each firearm...

SHOT 2022: Federal Premium Announces 30 Super Carry Cartridge

In January 2022, Federal Premium announced its 30 Super Carry (30 SC) cartridge, which Federal said provides the power of the 9mm Luger in...

SHOT 2022: Girsan MC P35 Takes Its Cues from Browning Hi-Power

Florida-based European American Armory Corporation, the country’s leading importer of European firearms, is bringing into the country the Girsan MC P35, a 9mm clone...

SHOT 2022: Savage Arms Introduces Stance, a Micro-Compact 9mm

At SHOT Show 2022, Savage Arms announced a new EDC handgun: Stance. This micro-compact 9mm marks Savage’s return to concealed carry and self-defense and...

SIG Sauer P320 AXG Pro 9mm Luger

We have evaluated the SIG P320 in the past in the M17 commercial equivalent of the US Military M17, P320 Carry, and the original P320 variant.


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