Semi-Auto Pistols

Browning Hi Power

What’s Wrong With the Hi Power?

A practical diagnosis and prescription for bringing one of the greatest fighting pistols into the 21st century.

March 20, 2013
Beretta Nano lead

Beretta Nano

Lightweight, reliable, concealable, accurate and capable of being drawn without hang-ups are key ingredients in a carry gun—and the new Beretta Nano has it all.

March 19, 2013
Glock Gen4 G17

Gen4 Glock

Glock updated its legendary handguns with 21st-century features sure to please fanboys and even convert some haters.

March 18, 2013
Bersa BP9 Concealed Carry

Bersa BP9 Concealed Carry

Bersa's first striker-fired, polymer-frame handgun is a great choice for concealed carry.

February 26, 2013
Colt CCGs

Colt CCG 1911

Looking for a 1911? The new Colt CCG is a no-frills, no-hassle pistol boasting superior reliability and craftsmanship.

February 7, 2013
2013 Golden Bullseye

Shooting Illustrated Announces 2013 Golden Bullseye Winners

Our annual awards honor the best of the best in the firearms industry—and this year's list of recipients is no exception.

December 14, 2012


While FNH USA may have built the FNS-9 with law enforcement in mind, the 17+1 capacity, fully ambidextrous fire controls and 9 mm performance make it an ideal option for self-defense.

December 13, 2012
Colt M1911

For Better or Worse?

Now that the celebratory hoopla surrounding the 1911’s 100th birthday is behind us, it’s time to take a hard look at what a century has done to the pistol. We have more options today than ever, but are modern variants that much better than the original?

August 16, 2012

I.O. Inc. Hellcat

Sometimes it is hard to say why some things become popular, other times not so much. The .380 ACP cartridge is a good example.

August 15, 2012
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Boberg XR9-S

Innovative design and ultra-compact size make the Boberg 9 mm a much-discussed pistol. We finally got our hands on one for testing.

July 9, 2012