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Review: Girsan MC9 T Handgun

The Turkish firearm-manufacturing industry has been around for a long time, dating back to when the Ottoman Empire was a superpower. In recent years, it seems like the Turkish gun industry is on a bit of a come-up, exporting hundreds of thousands of guns each year to the United States, especially the Canik TP9 line of pistols.

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.

Expensive vs. Budget Ammo: What's the Difference?

There are a number of things to take into consideration when selecting ammunition for concealed carry.

First Look: Rock Island Armory STK100

Rock Island Armory (RIA) today unveiled its new STK100 9 mm pistol. The semi-automatic handgun puts a new spin on the ubiquitous striker-fired, polymer-frame pistol by leaving out the polymer.

10 Great Defense Loads for the 9 mm

David Workman takes a look at 10 great options for defense loads in 9 mm.

5 Best Rimfire Loads for Self-Defense

Rimfire cartridges offer better personal defense capabilities than many folks give them credit for. Richard Mann takes a look at five of the best rimfire loads for self defense.

.380 ACP vs. .38 Special: Which is Better for Concealed Carry?

The .380 ACP and .38 Special both offer compact handgun options for defensive shooters. The question is, which is better for concealed carry?

Head to Head: 5.56 NATO vs. 6.8 SPC

Richard Mann compares the 5.56 NATO to the 6.8 SPC to see which cartridge holds the advantage.

5 Best 9 mm Loads for Self Defense

Richard Mann takes a look at five of the best loads in 9 mm for self defense.

Nighthawk Custom Thunder Ranch Combat Special

Designed with input from one of the nation’s renowned firearm instructors, this purpose-built 1911 is ideal for everyday personal protection.

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