Concealed Carry

Steyr Arms Introduces Its Full-Size L-A1 Service Pistol to the American Market

Steyr Arms has announced the U.S. availability of the new $560 full-size L-A1 service pistol.

New Taurus 85 View Revolver Has Clear Sideplate

Taurus is introducing an unusual revolver in 2014, the 85 View, a radical departure from the typical snubnose 38 Special. The +P-rated View has an exclusive clear-view Lexan sideplate that reveals the inner workings of the firearm.

EAAs Compact 9mm Witness Pavona for Women

European American Armory (EAA) has introduced its Pavona line of semi-auto pistols built in Italy by Tanfoglio. The entire line is cosmetically designed for women by a woman and presented with a woman's touch by EAA's Sharon Lacy.

Winchester Offers W Train & Defend Ammunition

Winchester Ammunition has created the new W Train & Defend brand of ammunition, which purportedly provides a straightforward process when choosing training and personal defense rounds.

Ruger Offers LCRx Revolver

Sturm, Ruger & Company’s LCRx is the newest variation in the Lightweight Compact Revolver (LCR) line. Chambered in .38 Special +P, the LCRx features an external hammer that allows it to be fired in single-action mode.

Remington Model 1911 R1 Enhanced No. 96328 45 ACP, $940

We compared two 1911 handguns from companies not known for those pistols in the May 2012 issue. After a very long wait the staff acquired one of the Remington Model 1911 R1 Enhanced 45 ACPs ($940 MSRP). The GT team wanted a similar-priced gun to compare it to, so they went to another company not commonly known for producing 1911s, Taurus. The test Taurus PT 1911 ($900 MSRP) was stainless. Here is what we found.

Ruger Black Friday Deals

Ruger is running some Black Friday deals that are worth a look:

Magnum Research Introduces Ultra-Compact Desert Eagle 1911U

The newest 1911 offering from Magnum Research — the $946 MSRP DE1911U Undercover model — addresses consumer demand for smaller ultra-light concealed carry firearms chambered in .45 ACP. The DE1911U is slated to ship beginning in January 2014.

Gun Tests Magazine Selects Kimber Pro Custom Defense Package (CDP) II 45 ACP as...

Gun Tests Magazine has named the Kimber Pro Custom Defense Package II 45 ACP as the publication’s “Best in Class Pistol” for 2013.

Kimber Solo Carry No. 3900001 9mm Luger

We mixed apples and oranges, that is, pistols and revolvers, in the July 2012 issue to see which design worked best for self-protection at close range. The three test guns were the $747 9mm Kimber Solo Carry, the $299 9mm SCCY Industries CPX-2, and the $523 Taurus 40 S&W M405 stainless-steel revolver. Heres an excerpt of that test.

Gun Tests Magazine Selects Charter Arms Pitbull 9mm Luger As 2013 “Best in Class...

Gun Tests Magazine has named the Charter Arms Pitbull 9mm Luger as the publication’s “Best in Class Revolver” for 2013.

Springfield Armory XDM 3.8 Compact Bi-Tone XDM93845CSHC 45 ACP, $797

We tested Glock and Springfield Armory compact polymer 45s in a January 2013 head-to-head test. Here's an excerpt of that test.

Remington and S&W Move Operations

On November 08, 2021, Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Remington Firearms will locate its global headquarters and open a new advanced manufacturing...