Subcompact Pistol Primer

Everything You Need to Know About Subcompact Pistols

The last year has been pretty interesting, to say the least. It is hard to accurately interpret the information from the recent gun-buying trend. Normally, popularity is focused on what is selling and what is not. This type of sales information greatly helps the industry adjust and innovate.

First Look: Springfield Armory Ronin EMP

Springfield Armory recently announced the newest addition to its award-winning family of 1911s with the Ronin EMP.

First Look: Apex Tactical Threaded Barrel for Springfield Armory Hellcat

Now Apex Tactical Specialties is expanding their aftermarket upgrade options for the Springfield Armory Hellcat by adding an Apex Threaded Barrel that is specifically designed for this pistol.

First Look: XS Sights DXT2 Big Dot Sights for Springfield Hellcat

XS Sights recently added several new sight offerings for the Springfield Armory Hellcat series with the addition of DXT2 Big Dot and R3D night sights for the optics-ready Hellcat Micro-Compact OSP.

First Look: Springfield Armory Offers New Models for the Emissary 1911

The Springfield Armory Emissary 1911-style pistol combines durable, forged steel construction with a beautiful two-tone finish.

First Look: Springfield Armory Garrison 1911 Pistol

Springfield Armory recently introduced the Garrison 1911, a new addition to its impressive lineup of 1911 pistols. Chambered in .45 ACP, the Garrison 1911 features forged materials and heirloom-quality construction, as well as a 5-inch barrel. 

First Look: AMERIGLO Haven Red-Dot Pistol Sight

AMERIGLO recently introduced an entry to pistol optics with the all-new Haven red dot.

First Look: Springfield Armory Adds Two Models to the XD-S Mod.2 OSP Series

Springfield Armory is releasing two new variants in the XD-S Mod.2 OSP lineup. These new .45 ACP and 9 mm offerings continue the tradition of the XD-S line by providing excellent ergonomics along with the concealability and compact size of a single-stack pistol with the capability to add a red dot.  

Review: Kimber R7 Mako Pistol

While word of a new pistol from Kimber started circulating some time back, the company managed to play its cards pretty close to its vest about what that pistol was going to be. Before I knew what it was myself, it was interesting to hear the speculations of friends who had a finger on the pulse of the handgun market.

Why High-End Handguns Are Made to Use

Way back in the Dark Ages—well, OK, it wasn’t actually the Dark Ages, it was more like 2008—I attended a Tactical Handgun I class from the late, great firearm trainer Louis Awerbuck.

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