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How Penetration and Sectional Density Affect Terminal Performance

Penetration is a critical aspect of terminal performance. As the great African professional hunter and gunwriter Finn Aagaard once wrote, “Killing power is a matter of biology, not math and physics, and is influenced almost totally by shot placement, accompanied by sufficient penetration.”

First Look: MasterPiece Arms MPA DS40 TT Competition Pistol

MasterPiece Arms (MPA) is rolling out the new MPA DS40 Travis Tomasie (TT) Competition Pistol.

Is the .357 Magnum the Best Option for Personal Defense?

Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.

Three Companies Expand Offerings During Ammo Shortage

A trio of companies have recently entered or expanded their offerings in the commercial ammunition market.

How to Convert a 9 mm Handgun to .40 S&W

I remember well when the .40 S&W was the rage and everybody in the industry was clamoring to get a gun chambered for that round on the market.

The Hottest Carry Gun Trends Today

What are the hottest trends among handgun shooters today? 

First Look: SIG Sauer Pro-Cut Slides for P229 & P226

Mounting a red dot on your pistol can be an arduous process. The new Pro-Cut slides for P229 and P226 9 mm pistols solve this problem.

Massachusetts State Police Upgrades to Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0

Smith & Wesson announced on June 24 that the Massachusetts State Police has transitioned to the Smith & Wesson M&P45 M2.0 as its official duty pistol.

Review: Dan Wesson Bruin 1911 Pistol in 10 mm

Perfect for bear defense, Dan Wesson's Bruin 10 mm handgun is exactly what you'd expect from the company.

2021 Shooting Illustrated Golden Bullseye Awards

To win the coveted Golden Bullseye Award, a product must offer a combination of innovation, utility, reliability, outstanding performance and value to the consumer.

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