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The Mountain State Affair

As if being a master machinist isn't a large enough feather to sport in one's cap, Joe Hayes of Hayes Pistolsmithing is also one heck of a gunsmith.

.22 LR CCI 32-grain Stinger (5-inch barrel)

The .22 LR wouldn't be the first choice as a personal defense cartridge for many. However, for some, it may be all they can afford, stand to carry or all the recoil they can tolerate.

Guide to Plinking

Here's just about everything you need to know to have a blast with the most enjoyable type of shooting—plinking.

.22 LR for Self-Defense?

More bad guys are stopped by .22 Long Rifle ammo every year than any other chambering, but is it a good choice for personal protection?

Brownells' AR-15 .22 LR Conversion Kit

SayUncle's Chance Ballew found a way to practice with his AR without spending too much on ammunition—Brownells' AR-15 .22 LR Conversion Kit.

Understudy Guns

Learn how to use rimfire clones and conversion kits to save money while training with your primary self-defense firearm.

SIG Sauer Mosquito

The Mosquito is a medium-size, double-action, semi-automatic pistol 90 percent the size of the Sig Sauer P226, one of the company's most popular handguns. The package begins with a fixed, 1:16 RH-twist, 3.98-inch blued steel barrel.

Walther SP22 M1

The first thing to get your attention when you look at the Walther SP22 M1 will likely be the cocking levers on each side of the forward part of the slide/barrel housing. The housing will be the second thing that piques your interest.

Colt Woodsman

Originally, it was intended as a target-shooting pistol or, perhaps, something to take the occasional, rabbit, grouse or squirrel. The Colt Woodsman succumbed—as many of our now-viewed-as-classic guns—to a lack of sales versus the costs required to manufacture it.

North American Arms Mini-Master

Compared to its 4-ounce, 3 5/8-inch Short Mini-Revolver cohort, North American Arms' Mini-Master is a giant. But at 7 7/8 inches long, 3 5/8 inches tall and weighing 10.7 ounces, it is still more compact and lightweight than most of the centerfire handguns on the market.

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