Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol and picture of a gunwriter

Fightin' Iron: The Smith & Wesson Model 39 Handgun

When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.

Factory vs. Custom Leather Holsters: What's the Difference?

Custom holsters made of synthetics or leather are still made, but are they worth the money and what advantages do they offer?

5 Browning Hi Power Upgrades

For those looking to give their Browning Hi Power a modern make-over, the following five accessories will help you get the most out of your pistol.

The History of the Glock G17

A revolution in firearm design that begat a revolution in self-defense.

Review: Wilson Combat WCP320 Handgun

SIG Sauer’s flagship P320 is already a splendid pistol as evidenced by our military’s adoption of it Nonetheless, Wilson Combat managed to improve it as the WCP320.

10 Most Iconic Handgun Designs of All Time

Brad Fitzpatrick takes a look at the game-changing pistols and revolvers that have left a lasting impact on firearms history. These are the 10 most iconic handgun designs of all time.

Review: LiveFire Type3MalfunctionRound

Some of the smartest work you can do in your training is with dummies. Dummy rounds, that is. The LiveFire Type3MalfunctionRound is great for simulating and training with such a dummy round.

Firearm Training: Live with Your Defensive Firearm

In his various writings, Col. Jeff Cooper admonished his students and readers to live with their defense gun.

The FN Model 1910

The 1911 and the Hi Power aren’t the only John Moses Browning designs that have lasted a long time.

Review: Wilson Combat EDC X9S

For the refined gentleman or woman who seeks the finest in concealed-carry options, the brand-new Wilson Combat EDC X9S is the ideal choice of handgun, thanks to its balanced approach to everyday carry and its sublime construction, fit, finish and overall attention to detail.

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