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A Jackass? Yes, an Older One

Re “Shoulder Holsters Compared,” April 2020 Good review. Bad picture. The top picture on page 28 of the April Issue is not a Galco Jackass. I have a Jackass and it doesn’t look anything like that. The bottom picture appears to be correct. Out of curiosity, what kind of holster is shown in the top […]

How to Get an Old Issue of GT

How to Get an Old Issue? I am curious as to the availability of past issues. I happened to be on the cover of the October 1997 issue, and I am looking to find an original issue (or good copy). I had a copy at some point but can only find a rough copy. If […]

A Top Youth-Shotgun Pick

Women and Youth Girls: Which Shotguns and Which Loads? Hi, here in Minnesota, there exists a very successful State High School Trap and Skeet League....

More 9mm Compacts, Yes

Re “Four New 9mm Pistols from Stoeger, Arex, Ruger, and SIG,” February 2020 Hi, Todd. Let me just begin by saying that I really enjoy your magazine, and it’s getting better all the time. The prose and grammar are much better recently than even a couple of years ago. I understand that the raters aren’t […]

Buying One of the Boomers

Reader Ryan appreciates the December review of the 460 Magnum from Smith & Wesson and looks forward to hunting. Reader Bruce checks in on Washington's background checks and a whole lot more.

Ranking Guns by Groupings

Reader Don comes up with an interesting idea: Listing the top five or ten firearms by smallest grouping. Several readers also say, ‘Thanks, but no thanks' and oppose universal background checks.

More on the Bond Arms Bullpup

Reader Russell takes issue with some of our legal self-defense advice regarding gun modifications. Because he's now in the Age of Arthritis, Reader Taylor wishes for the return of tip-up 380s.

Aw Shucks, Thank You…

Reader PM resubscribed after many years to get our 2nd Amendment reporting and commentary. Reader Richard got his latest issue in the mail, and it was "trimmed" on the side. Here's how to resolve that.

Lefties Sound Off On Holsters

Reader Murrell likes the look of the Blackhawk ARC, but not the gun fit. Reader Brendan shows how to enjoy a good Gun Tests read in style and comfort. And Reader Paul mixed shooting and sparking well.

The Value of Ankle Med Kits

Reader field-tests the Rescue Essentials kit on the job for years and has some thoughts on its usefulness and drawbacks. Reader GW points out that some states have outlawed self-defense coverage.

Dry-Fire Laser Training Devices

Reader Walt wonders if laser trainers can be used for air rifle and smallbore programs. Great idea — perhaps one can. Reader Mark says that where he shops, tube-mag shotguns continue to rule.

Speedloader Enthusiasm

Readers have had a lot of challenges finding good wheelgun reloading devices. We were happy to help. Also, Reader Gail wonders about the 6.5 PRC, but not so much that a change is in the cards.

What The Future Holds

You should receive this issue of Gun Tests around October 27, or about a week before the elections scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020....