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Fifth Circuit Rules that ATF Pistol Brace Rule is Likely Illegal

The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and FPC Action Foundation (FPCAF) announced that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in Mock v. Garland,...

5 Best Handguns for Women’s Self-Defense

Gun Tests Magazine has recently reviewed dozens of self-defense handguns that are suitable for women, but women want to know what other women are...

Thor’s Sidearm? What About Mjölnir?

Magnum Research has introduced its third handgun influenced by Norse warrior culture, the “Viking L5 Desert Eagle.” Norse long swords taken from archeological digs inspired...

Davidson’s Rolls Out Exclusive Girsan MC P35 PI OPS Pistol

Davidson’s, a firearms, ammunition, optics, and accessories wholesalers, has announced an Exclusive pistol produced in conjunction with EAA/Girsan — the MC P35 PI OPS. The...

Special Report: FN America FNS-40 Service Bulletin

One of the used pistols, an FN FNS-40, performed well, but as we were researching aftermarket sights and backstrap modules for it, we came across an important FN Service Bulletin issued in 2021. It didn’t look good. Under certain conditions, the FNS could delay fire. According to the Service Bulletin:

Glock Model 19 Gen4 9mm Luger

We started this project with the help of a gun owner who wanted to build his own Roland Special. The base gun cost $700, so the upgrades are obviously multiples of the retail price of a Glock 19.

Springfield Armory Hellcat RDP HC9389BTOSPWASP 9mm Luger

You only thought Roland Specials were only full or compact guns? Think again. The Hellcat RDP is subcompact version direct from the factory.

Stoeger STR-9S Combat 31736 9mm Luger

The MSRP of a base-model STR-9 pistol (31720) has recently been $329. The STR-9S Combat’s MSRP is $599.

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: Federal Premium Announces 30 Super Carry Cartridge

In January 2022, Federal Premium announced its 30 Super Carry (30 SC) cartridge, which Federal said provides the power of the 9mm Luger in...

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...

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.

Rebellion In The Lower Courts

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Protect Illinois Communities Act in January 2023, and it is among the nation’s worst gun-control laws. It bans...