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Ammo, Oiling, and Shotgunning

Re “Three Revolvers Shoot It Out: Smith, Taurus, and Charter Arms,” July 2023 Hello, Todd. First off, great publication. When I receive my monthly copy,...

Getting In Depth in Reviews

Online Is a Blessing Dear Mr. Woodard, even two years ago, if you had said you were putting more material online than in the paper...

How About Three 380 Pistols?

380 Lineup, Thank You I just received the May 2023 issue. Nice as usual. I would very much like to see the new Ruger Security-380...

Too Late to Leave Illinois? Nah.

Reader Walter asks about his home state’s recent gun-ban law. Yeah, it’s a doozie. Reader Ron wonders if we might “Equalize” an upcoming test with a Walther PDP. And more lever-action reviews?

His Makarovs Are Just Fine

Re: Firing Line, January 2023 I was surprised to find the negative comments about the 9x18mm Makarovs. Specifically, the safety becoming loose and actually falling...

No Pain or Pinching with Max

Re: Firing Line, February 2023 Todd, I have owned and fired the original LCP and also the LCP II. When the LCP Max became available...

Beware Online Gun Purchases

Dear Todd: As a long-time reader and subscriber to your magazine, I value it as the only “source of serious, objective evaluations” of firearms...

Sharing Downrange with CO

Downrange to Denver? Sure Hello, I’m a happy subscriber and would like permission to send the September and October “Downrange” columns to the Broomfield and...

Assessing Pistol Recoil Energy

Re “Firing Line,” July 2022 Todd: Finally cycled through my gun subscriptions and read the July 2022 Issue. Surprised to see my tirade about recoil....

Curious About the 5.7×28

Re “22-Caliber Hi-Capacity Pistols: Ruger, KelTec, and Armscor,” October 2020 I bought the original 5.7x28 pistol when it came out quite a few years ago...

Solving a Big Shotgun Failure

Re “Self-Loading Shotguns: We Test 3 Affordable Turkish Brands,” March 2021 I have a follow-up to your review of the Toros Copolla T4. I bought this...

Downgrading Gun Chamberings

Re “Testing the 30 Super Carry Vs. 380 ACP and 9mm Pistols,” July 2022 Hi Todd, I’ve been a subscriber to Gun Tests for several...

News Nuggets

You may not have seen the very odd news that the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an Interim Final Rule...