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.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?

MGM Ironman: the Toughest 3-Gun Tournament in the World

Want the ultimate test for man and firearms? Try the bone-crushing MGM Ironman 3-Gun Tournament, where shooters must negotiate zip lines, slides, unstable platforms and a host of challenging targets.

Novak's Custom Smith & Wesson 65 Half-Fitz Special

The Novak Custom Smith & Wesson Model 65 is not only a contemporary version of the classic Colt snubnose, it proves even a good defensive wheelgun can be improved upon.

Brownells AR-15/M16 "Paratrooper" Charging Handle

The Brownells Paratrooper Charging Handle for AR-15s and M16s improves the function of your favorite modern sporting rifle by providing the longest grasping surface on the market today.

Virginia's One-Gun-A-Month Law Headed for Repeal

The Old Dominion's 19-year-old gun-rationing law moves one-step closer to its demise.

Ruger Security-Six

With a robust frame capable of withstanding high-volume shooting of magnum ammunition, simple internal sub-assemblies and solid sidewalls, the Ruger Security-Six set the standard for dependability and innovation.

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?

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Pink Guns

Competitive shooter Jacqueline Janes started out with a dislike for pink guns, but has changed her mind over the years.

Review: Ruger GP100 Revolver in .44 Special

Pairing Ruger’s popular medium-frame GP100 revolver with the .44 Special chambering from yesteryear is sure to attract attention from consumers.

Classics: Ruger Security-Six Revolver

With a robust frame capable of withstanding high-volume shooting of magnum ammunition, simple internal sub-assemblies and solid sidewalls, the Ruger Security-Six set the standard for dependability and innovation.

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