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33 New Concealed-Carry Guns for 2019

More options in the concealed-carry market is a boon for today's armed citizens, and manufacturers...

3 Concealed-Carry Myths Debunked

Some concealed-carry myths are best left behind in favor of more-practical options. Here are three...

10 New 1911s for 2019

More than a century after its release, the 1911 pistol continues to inspire. Here are...

Ballistics-Gel Testing: What It Does and Doesn't Tell You

Though it has become an industry standard for testing terminal performance of ammunition, ballistic gelatin...

DAO Self-Defense Guns: Are They Still Relevant?

While many modern defensive guns have gone for lighter, crisper trigger pulls, there are still...

Review: XS Sights DXT2 Big Dot Night Sights

To test out the latest DXT2 Big Dot Night Sights from XS Sights, we went...

Review: Mossberg MC1sc

Mossberg sprung quite the surprise on the firearm community with its MC1sc, the company’s first...

Two-Gun Carry: Considerations & Carry Options

Rather than carrying a reload, having a second gun can be a benefit to the...

Practicing Safety: The Glock Striker Control Device

"The Gadget," a striker control device from Tau Development Group, is designed to provide Glock-pistol...

Federal Air Marshal Qualification: Test Your CCW Skills

Created for the Federal Air Marshal Service, the Tactical Pistol Course is an excellent source...

Review: Ruger GP100 .44 Special Revolver

Pairing Ruger’s popular medium-frame GP100 revolver in the .44 Special chambering from yesteryear is sure...

Self-Defense Advice: Consider Your Sources

Best practices for personal defense are often hotly debated, and its good that people discuss...

Shooting to Stop: Caliber Considerations for Self-Defense

When deploying a defensive pistol, the goal of armed citizens is to stop an attack...

20 Personal-Defense Handguns Under $300

Looking for a personal-defense pistol, but don’t want to drop crazy dough on it? We’ve...

SHOT Show 2019 Guns: Mossberg MC1sc

Mossberg rolled into 2019 with its first handgun in a century: the MC1sc. We took...

First Look: Norma Monolithic Hollow Point 9 mm

With more than 100 years of experience in ammunition manufacturing, Norma announced its move to...

Top 5 Shooting Illustrated Articles of 2018

Over the last year, we've covered a range of topics. Here are the top five...

I Carry: Glock G19 Gen 5 in a N82 Tactical Holster

In this week's episode of "I Carry," we look at using a Glock G19 Gen...

6 Affordable 1911s Under $500

Always thought a solidly built, dependable 1911 was out of your price range? Here are...

Trigger Reset: Should You Use It?

Many of today's handguns have a short-reset point, where the trigger mechanism "resets" at a...
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