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The 5 Best 380 ACP Pistols

What many concealed carry consumers do is use Gun Tests grades and write-ups to identify problems and things to look for when purchasing a firearm. But the final decision has to be made by the buyer, because a gun should fit the shooter like a pair of well-worn shoes. That requires very personal decision-making for the CCW licensee. With that said, here are five handguns I believe stand out above the others if you're looking for a handgun with modest recoil.

Walther Announces Relaunch of the Classic PPK and PPK/S Pistols

Hey Gun Tests readers, I'm Todd Woodard, editor of Gun Tests Magazine. I'm here with Bret Vorhees, director of product development for Walther. And amazingly, we have a gun here that you already know about, the Walther PPK/S. Walther's PPK and PPK/S are coming back out in the United States this year.

Bret's going to tell us about the long story of this platform and why it's an interesting gun for shooters.

Police Department Implements Viridian Weapon-Mounted Camera

ViridianWeapon Technologies announces that the West Hennepin Public Safety Department located just outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota has deployed theFACT DutyWeapon-Mounted Camera (WMC) to all of its officers.

Attention: Important Kel-Tec Sub-2000 Safety Recall Notice

According to a Kel-Tec statement, an issue with the "heat treatment of certain steel tubes received from a third‐party supplier from which the barrels for a limited number of Kel‐Tec SUB‐2000 rifles were manufactured," may rupture the barrels when firing cartridges. The safety of our customers is our primary concern, so Kel‐Tec has voluntarily initiated this recall because of the possibility of a barrel rupturing."

‘Say Something’ Leads to ‘Do Nothing’

Gun Tests readers are just as horrified as anyone else by what happened in Florida. Our condolences go out to the families and to the larger Parkland community who have to bear the consequences of this horrible act. Further, Gun Tests readers, like other responsible gun owners, want something done to stop school shootings.

SHOT Show 2018: New Shotguns

Gun Tests reporters and editors on the scene at SHOT Show 2018 in Las Vegas have been scouring the show for new rifle, pistol, shotgun, and accessory entries for our readers to consider this year. Here's a rundown on quite a few just-introduced scattergun choices for 2018, some of which we'll be looking at for further examination later this year.

STIs New DVC Limited and Open Pistols

"Diligentia, Vis, Celeritas"

Metro Arms American Classic Compact Commander Now Available in the U.S.

Metro Arms Classic Compact Commander 1911 pistols are now available in the United States for the first time. MSRPs range between $714 and $812, and the pistols come with lifetime warranties. The American Classic Compact Commander single-action 1911 is built on the compact Officer frame with a full-size Commander slide. This combination provides a smaller carry profile without sacrificing the firepower of a traditionally full-sized 1911. …

CMMG Adds 5.56mm Caliber to New AR Pistol Line-Up

CMMG Adds 5.56mm Caliber to New AR Pistol Line-Up

Mossberg Announces Expansion of Texas Manufacturing Facility

O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., Americas oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer, is following the lead of several other firearms makers by adding new or expanded manufacturing capability in a firearms-friendly state.

Thompson/Center Arms Offers Consumer Rebate For T/C Venture Rifles

Thompson/Center Arms is currently offering mail-in rebates for consumers who purchase any new T/C Venture rifle. Where allowed by law, the mail-in rebate program will be available to consumers who purchase a T/C Venture rifle from January 25, 2014 through April 30, 2014 in the United States or Canada.

Uncle Mike’s Introduces 3-Gun Competition Bag

Uncle Mike’s has introduced a 3-Gun Competition Bag designed by multi-gun competitors to safely carry all the guns and gear needed for competitive shooting.

Fruits of Bruen

A couple of issues ago (August 2022), I wrote in this space about the earth-shaking effect that the Supreme Court’s Bruen decision would have...