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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.”

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.

Review: Ruger Max-9 Pistol

In case you just emerged from hibernation or beamed down from another planet, allow me to be the first to inform you concealed-carry pistols are hot. So hot, they dominate sales across the firearm industry, as millions of long-time gun owners compete with seven or eight million new gun owners trying to get their hands on these pistols.

How to Choose the Right Handgun Sight Height

In the past few months, I have had the good fortune to acquire two new Mossberg pistols. One is an MC1sc to carry in my pocket and the other is an MC2c I carry concealed in a belt holster. Both are as accurate and reliable as any handgun I’ve shot.

I Carry: FN America FN 509 LS Edge Pistol with Leupold DeltaPoint Pro Red Dot Sight

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the brand-new FN America FN 509 LS Edge pistol with a Leupold DeltaPoint Pro red-dot sight carried in a Henry Holsters Flint AIWB rig.

Review: B&T’s 9 mm GHM9 Gen 2

B&T’s 9 mm GHM9 Gen 2 large-format pistol is the latest Swiss offering from a nation known for iconic manufacturing excellence.

Review: Holosun HE509T-RD Closed-Emitter Red Dot

Sometimes thinking outside the box results in something, well, boxy. Such is the case with Holosun's HE509T-RD closed-emitter red dot.

10 Reasons to Consider the .22 for Personal Defense

The .22 LR is often an overlooked but effective option for many shooters when it comes to armed defense. Ed Head lists 10 reasons to consider the .22 for personal defense.

5 Reasons to Choose a 10 mm for Self Defense

Is the 10 mm a good option for personal protection? Brad Fitzpatrick lists five reasons to choose a 10 mm for self defense.

First Look: Premier Body Armor Custom Armor Inserts with Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt

Premier Body Armor has a new solution for low-profile personal protection with its Custom Armor Inserts for the Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt.

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