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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.

New for 2020: Beretta Bobcat and Tomcat

Beretta is offering threaded-barrel options of its Bobcat and Tomcat models.

Using .22 Magnum for Self-Defense

In a situation where you might have to shoot to save your life, any gun is better than no gun. But how does the .22 Magnum stack up to other options?

Review: Kimber Micro 380

Kimber’s 1911s are among the best factory versions of John Browning’s crowning achievement, but a .45 ACP handgun can be difficult to conceal. The Kimber Micro .380 ACP solves that problem.

Review: Ruger LCP II Pistol

Ruger’s LCP was a genre-defining handgun that led to an explosion of .380 ACP pistols on the market. The company has significantly improved this best-seller, and the new version could be as popular as the original.

Kimber Micro Carry .380 ACP

Kimber’s 1911s are among the best factory versions of John Browning’s crowning achievement, but a .45 ACP handgun can be difficult to conceal. The company’s latest .380 ACP pistol solves that problem.

Mouse Guns

Sheriff Jim explains why he's not a fan of "mouse guns"—small, concealable firearms chambered in less-powerful cartridges.

Taurus PT 738 TCP

The handgun lives up to the functional, pocket-pistol moniker, but don't let this fully loaded handgun's size fool you.

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