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McMillan Firearms Division Sold to Strategic Armory Corps

McMillan Group International announced this week that it has sold its firearms division, McMillan Firearms, to Strategic Armory Corps, LLC (SAC).

Kahr Introduces Two CT-Series Full-Frame Firearms

Kahr’s new CT40 and CT45 are the company’s first value-priced full-frame firearm offerings. Kahr’s larger-frame CT Series is new for 2014 and shipments will be available beginning February 2014.

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.

SureFire Promotes Sales of 100-Round Magazines

A recent sales effort from SureFire suggests that the problem of magazine shortages has eased — so much so that the company is trying sell $199 100-round premium magazines.

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.

Ruger Introduces SR-762 .308 Win./7.62 NATO

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has introduced the new Ruger SR-762, bringing the .308 Win./7.62 NATO cartridge to the company’s SR-556 family of rifles. The Ruger SR-762 has a suggested retail price of $2195.

Gun Tests November 2013 Look-Ahead: Commander Size 1911 Self-Defense Pistols

Gun Tests’ South Carolina test team recently obtained a trio of self-defense handguns in the popular Commander-size 1911 frame size to test: the 4.25-inch-barrel SIG Sauer Carry Stainless 1911CA-45-SSS 45 ACP, $1142; and the new Ruger SR1911CMD No. 6702 45 ACP, $829. The third gun was a 4-inch-barrel aluminum-frame Kimber Pro CDP.

Video: FMJ vs JHP

BrassFetcher.com has done an eye-opening comparison of the terminal effectiveness of FMJ vs JHP bullet designs from handguns chambered in 22 LR, 25 ACP, 32 ACP, 380 ACP, 9mm Makarov, 9mm Police, 38 Special, 9mm Luger, and 45 ACP.

Stag Arms Offers Pink Rifle Upgrades For Breast Cancer Awareness

Stag Arms, one of the nation's largest AR-15 manufacturers, is offering certain rifles and parts in pink to raise funds and increase awareness for the National Breast Cancer Foundation through the end of October.

Gun Tests Inventory Guns Up for Auction

Three handguns recently tested in Gun Tests magazine are now listed for auction on GunBroker.com by the FFL owner, Winkle’s Great Guns of Houston, Texas.

Springfield Armory Lightweight Champion Operator PX9115LP 45 ACP

We tested two Caracal 9mm handguns (which have since been recalled) against two 45 ACP handguns in a September 2012 showdown of self-defense pistols. The 45s were the Springfield Armory Lightweight Champion Operator PX9115LP 45 ACP, $1076, and the Dan Wesson ECO 01969 45 ACP, $1662. Here's an excerpt of that report.

A Landmark Decision in Bruen

Belated Happy Birthday Cheers and Exaltations to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who celebrated his 74th birthday on June 23, 2022, by writing the...