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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.

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 Maintain Pistol Marksmanship During the Ammo Shortage

The following drill will help maintain essential marksmanship skills while keeping the round count low.

First Look: SIG Custom Works P320 XCompact & P365XL Spectre

The latest creations from SIG Custom Works brings a whole new level of customized style to two of their most popular pistols.

New Pistols for 2021

From single-action revolvers to large-format pistols, guns continue to fly off shelves. Concern over societal unrest combined with production delays caused by the pandemic have amped up demand and new inventory is only now arriving in stores.

Delaware State Police Adopts SIG Sauer P320RXP Pistols

The Delaware State Police, a division of the Delaware Department of Public Safety and Homeland Security, has adopted SIG Sauer P320RXP pistols with a factory-installed SIG Sauer Electro-Optics ROMEO1Pro red-dot sight.

I Carry: Walther PDP Compact Pistol in a Dark Star Gear Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have the brand-new Walther PDP Compact pistol in a Dark Star Gear Orion holster with a Giantmouse ACE Sonoma pocketknife.

7 Great New Pistols for 2021

From old school revolvers with a modern twist to groundbreaking new designs, Frank Melloni rounds up 7 great new pistols for 2021.

New for 2021: KelTec P50 Pistol

Shooting Illustrated takes a look at the new P50 from KelTec, one of the more interesting new pistols available for 2021.

I Carry: Top Five "I Carry" Videos of 2020

As we approach the end of 2020 (phew!), here's a look at the five most popular "I Carry" episodes aired this year.

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