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5 Best 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry in 2024

Over the past two years, Gun Tests Magazine has reviewed more than 25 concealable pistols chambered in 9mm Luger. Of these compact and subcompact...

SHOT 2023: Ruger’s New Security-380 Lite Rack Pistol

In this SHOT Show 2023 video, Gun Tests Contributing Editor Joe Woolley learns the details of Ruger's New Security-380 Lite Rack Pistol from Paul...
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New Shooter’s Guide: You Have Your Concealed Carry Permit – Should You Carry?

Well, you did it. You got your License to Carry, CCW, CHL or whatever they call it in your state. Perhaps you did that...

SAAMI Accepts 30 Super Carry As New Standardized Cartridge

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute,® Inc., (SAAMI®) has announced the acceptance of a new pistol cartridge for SAAMI standardization. 30 Super...

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...

Gun Tests Best Guns & Gear for 2022

Toward the end of each year, I survey the work R.K. Campbell, Roger Eckstine, Robert Sadowski, Tracey Taylor, and Joe Woolley have done in Gun Tests, with an eye toward selecting guns, accessories, and ammunition the magazine’s testers have endorsed. From these evaluations I pick the best from a full year’s worth of tests and distill recommendations for readers, who often use them as shopping guides.

Springfield Armory 1911 Ronin PX9121L 10mm Auto

We have tested SA’s Ronin 1911 pistol chambered in 45 Auto a few issues back and graded it an A- due to a single, odd malfunction that was most likely due to a magazine. We had no such issues with the 10mm variant, and that is why we give this pistol a solid rating.

Rock Island Armory Pro Match Ultra 6″ 52008 10mm Auto

We’ve tested other RIA 10mm 1911 pistols in the past and gave them good grades. We had high expectations with the Pro Match Ultra 6", and it delivered on those expectations. This is a pistol designed for action-pistol shooting competition or hunting. We’d love to take the RIA boar hunting.

Kimber Rapide Black Ice 3000387 10mm Auto

At the high end of the price scale is the Rapide Black Ice. This is a stylish 1911 that borders on a custom-gun look and feel. Yes, this is a sleek and sexy looking 1911, but is it all looks and no game? Kimber took the time to think out the details on this 1911 model. The Rapide Black Ice has the looks, performance, and accuracy to thrill most any shooter.

An Attack On The Civilian Ammunition Supply

If you live in one of the below mentioned states, please understand that the legal system in your area is attempting to restrict gun...