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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: 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.

Rock Island Armory STK100 9mm Luger

Out of the box, the STK100 has a lot going for it. It has a great trigger, comes optics ready, features a low bore axis, produces decent accuracy, and is compatible with some Glock Gen3 mags. It is also reasonably priced, reliable, and it did not rattle apart.

Kahr K9 9mm Luger

The iconic K9 has been around since 1995, but it seems to have gotten lost among the polymer-frame pistols made by Kahr.

Interarms Swiss-Style Mauser Eagle 9mm Luger

We started the test at the beginning of the design. This Luger is a post-WWII model manufactured by Mauser and imported by Interarms in the 1970s.

Ruger Super Blackhawks: Buy Old But Good, Or New Pistols?

Our September 2021 issue featured two double-action 44 Magnum revolvers that we thought were extremely well suited for personal defense. We tested an older...

CZ 83 380 ACP

Along with the Beretta 84 Cheetah, the CZ 83 was among the first high-capacity 380 Auto pistols. We find the workmanship on the used CZ pistol to be good, despite wear and cosmetic problems. The pistol is all steel.

Tisas Fatih B380 F380B 380 ACP

We have seen these pistols on sale for $385, others at $479. Like the Beretta 84 it’s based on, the pistol uses an open-top slide, a double-action trigger operated by an external drawbar, and a high-capacity 13-round magazine.

Bersa 380 Thunder Plus THUN380PM15 380 ACP

The Bersa Thunder Plus offers no surprises. This pistol is the Bersa Thunder with a high-capacity magazine.
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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.
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Ruger LCR: No. 5401, 38 Special

The Ruger LCR hit the market around 2010, and we were some of the early adopters. In the LCR, Ruger introduced a number of innovations we’d never seen on a wheelgun.


I watched some of the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and came away underwhelmed. That’s not surprising because, if...