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S&W Releases M&P Compact with a 3.6″ Barrel
Smith & Wesson has made it's popular M&P M2.0 Compact even more concealable by chopping down its barrel but without sacrificing ammo capacity
Carving Pumpkins by Handgun
We like to make our Jack-O-Lanterns with our firearms. See which caliber works best.
Gun Science: Testing the “Knockdown Power” of Handguns
You hear about knockdown power and see it taken to an extreme in the movies, but it has little to do with the “oopmf” of a given cartridge.
Beretta APX Striker: Gun Test
Find out how the civilian version of the Italian gunmaker's entry in the Army handgun trials fared at the range.
The .40 S&W: Ammo History
A deadly shootout between bank robbers and FBI agents in Miami led to the development of the cartridge that’s a top choice for personal defense.
The Guns of Mel Gibson Movies
Long before he was best known for anti-Semitic rants, drunken phone calls, and overly-gory religious films, Mel Gibson was a...
Sig Sauer P320: Gun Review
It’s a whole new concept in handguns: make the frame, barrel, slide, and even caliber of one gun interchangeable. Here’s how the P320 works, and how it performed at the range.
The Great Debate: 9mm, .40, or .45?
We examine which of these popular cartridges makes for the best defensive load
Coming to the Range: Walther PPS M2 Pistol
There’s already a newcomer to the concealed-carry market to go along with the brand new year. Walther has announced the...
Ruger LC9S: Gun Review
The Ruger LC9s has its origins in the Ruger LCP, which is perhaps the greatest success story in modern-day, concealed-carry...