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VALUE GUIDE: COMPETITION HANDGUN RANKINGS

Our Pick: The National Match Colt is the most accurate handgun tested by a considerable margin.

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VALUE GUIDE: 10MM & 40 S&W HANDGUN RANKINGS

10MM & 40 S&W Handgun Rankings

40 S&W Compacts: Taurus, Kahr, S&W, Springfield, & SIG

Despite a noticeable drop in popularity and sales, the 40 S&W handgun is far from being a dead issue. Quite a few shooters realize that the 40 is just the bridge between the 45 and 9mm that it was meant to be. The 40 hits hard and enjoys an excellent reputation in police service. Wound […]

Shooting a Pistol Is Simple…Tips for Better Marksmanship

Understanding and rigorously implementing the basics of proper handgun shooting will improve your downrange performance.

Inexpensive Commanders: DE, Iver Johnson, Taurus, Kimber

Among the most popular handguns of the previous 70 years is the Commander-type 1911 45 ACP. The Commander is a shortened version of the original 1911 and was introduced to compete for a military contract way back in the day. Like the modern Glock 19X and Beretta APX, the Colt Commander was not adopted by […]

VALUE GUIDE: 1911 Pistols

VALUE GUIDE: SHORTER 1911 PISTOLS GUN NAME ISSUE GRADE COMMENTS Metro Arms Co. MAC 1911 Bobcut M19BC45C 45 ACP, $746 Oct. 2018 A The Bobcut offers a crisp trigger pull and bobbed grip for better concealment. American Classic Commander ACC45C 45 ACP, $568 Oct. 2018 A- Our only ding is the lack of a serrated […]

Gun Tests Ammunition Comparisons

Here's a compilation of head-to-head ammunition testing conducted by Gun Tests magazine.

Don’t Buy Glock Full-Auto Switches

CNN has reported that federal authorities are searching for thousands of conversion devices that render semi-automatic Glock pistols into fully automatic weapons that are considered to be machine guns.

VALUE GUIDE: 1911 Pistol Ratings

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New Springfield 380s and 9mm Pistols

Springfield Armory is so excited to have two new models that we introduced here for SHOT Show. The first one being the 9 millimeter version of the 380 that we introduced last year.

So that one I can show you here. Very similar to the one that comes in 380. It has G10 grips, G10 trigger, AmeriGlo's Pro Glo tritium front sight, so it really picks up quickly in just about any sort of light condition. Really quick sight picture acquisition there. Let's see what else. We have ambidextrous safety, we have this golf ball texturing - what we call Octo-Grip texturing on the front and the back straps so it really gives you a comfortable grip without tearing up your clothing if you're going to carry it concealed.

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The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) said recently that if state agencies and officials around the country who are responsible for issuing concealed-carry licenses or...