George Matthews’ Combat Special Colt and Smith & Wesson revolvers

Fightin' Iron: The Guns of George Mathews

Sometimes, custom gunsmiths don’t get credit where credit is due.

How to Change Handgun Sights The Right Way

Swapping the sights on your handgun is often the first modification you’ll want to make. Here’s how to change them without driving yourself mad.

Handgun Holster Manufacturing Explained

Many options exist for carrying your preferred firearm—but how do those holsters get to market?

What's the Difference Between Red-Dot Sight Footprints?

Attaching a red-dot sight to a handgun is plenty useful, though choosing the right sight and footprint can be more than a little confusing.

First Look: Real Avid Master-Fit AR-15 Crowfoot Wrench Sets

Real Avid has just released their new Master-Fit AR-15 Crowfoot Wrench Sets specifically for building and modifying AR-15 rifles.

The Case for Custom Defense Guns

Sometimes a little customization is just what the armed citizen needs.

Review: 1791 Gunleather Ultra Custom Compact OWB Holster

1791 Gunleather's Ultra Custom Compact OWB Holster comes with many custom features and a leather construction that's meant to last.

Can the Colt Python Pass the 2,000-Round Challenge? Part I

In this two-part series, Caleb Giddings takes Colt's new Python through the 2,000-round challenge to see how well it stacks up.

Why Do Handguns Have Lightening Cuts on the Slide?

When modifications become popular affectations, you can end up dating yourself.

First Look: Safariland Model 015 Open Top Competition Holster

Safariland is bringing out a new holster specifically designed for the shooting sports, the new Model 015 Open Top Competition Holster.

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