Handgun Stopping Power

Many organizations, agencies and individuals have developed tests and formulas to rate the effectiveness of defensive handgun cartridges.

Multiple Target Transitions

Learn how to transition between multiple targets with any firearm. This vital lesson might save your life if you are ever confronted by a gang of attackers.

Uberti Old West Defense Gallery

Uberti Old West Defense

XS Sight Systems

A former cop and accomplished firearms instructor makes a case for topping handguns—and long guns—with XS Sight Systems' innovative offerings.

XS Sight Systems Gallery

XS Sights are excellent aftermarket additions to any defensive firearm.

Guns as Investments?

Notoriety sells—sometimes. Depending on who's offering the advice, owning firearms strictly for investment purposes is not usually portrayed as having the positive financial returns of blue chip, dividend-paying stocks.

Pocket-Pistol Prowess

Practicing with that convenient-to-carry gun is a critical component in your self-defense strategy.

Mistakes to Avoid

A variety of common errors can prevent you from realizing your full potential with a handgun.

1911 Grips from Eagle Grips

Every now and then the urge hits us all to reassert our individuality. While it may not be as colorful or chaotic as teenaged rebellion, one example where this drive for individuality manifests itself is customizing our firearms.

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