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First Look: Springfield Armory XD-E in .45 ACP

Springfield Armory announced the expansion of its hammer-fired XD-E pistol lineup, bringing the .45 ACP to the company's collection.

New for 2019: Ruger Security-9 Pro

Don't like the thumb safety on the Ruger Security-9? Wish it had night sights? Check out the new Pro models offered by the company.

Tech Wisdom: Trigger Pull Weight

I own and run a small gun shop and repair business in the Northeastern United States, catering mostly to handguns. The majority of my customers are law enforcement and armed citizens carrying a gun for personal protection.

Review: Ruger LCP Max

The Ruger LCP was a tiny terror when launched in 2008. It disrupted the market by creating demand for small, reliable pistols in .380 ACP and provoked everyone from holster makers to ammunition manufacturers into delivering new products.

The CSX: Smith & Wesson’s New… Single Action?

I’m not going to lie; when I saw the press release from Smith & Wesson about its new CSX pistol, I was skeptical. At a time when the polymer-frame, striker-fired, micro-9 mm double-stack pistol was conquering the landscape, Smith & Wesson launched the CSX, a metal-frame, single-action-only handgun.

New for 2019: Springfield Armory XD-E 4.5

Now with a lengthened slide, Springfield Armory fans can take advantage of a longer sight radius and increased muzzle velocity with the new XD-E 4.5-inch barrel.

New for 2019: Beretta 92X Performance

Building on a recent resurgence of Beretta-based performance models, Beretta USA announced its 92X Performance model will be available to consumers later in 2019.

Range Review: Springfield Armory XD-E in .45 ACP

Though not as celebrated as the company's 9 mm model, the Springfield Armory XD-E in .45 ACP offers big-bore fans a solid concealed-carry gun with the less-common DA/SA operation.

Range Review: IFG Defiant Stock I

Built specifically for certain divisions of USPSA competition shooting, the Defiant Stock I from Italian Firearms Group is worth a look for range junkies.

Review: Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield EZ

The 9 mm Shield EZ ups the ante for new shooters or those with less hand strength.

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