First Look: Dan Wesson Specialist Optics-Ready 1911
Red-dot ready, right from the factory.
First Look: New Pistol Caliber Carbines from Bear Creek
Built for people who want a little more punch from their pistol caliber carbine.
150 Years Of The Colt Single Action Army
On the internet, there is a popular meme of Sean Bean as Ned Stark from “Game of Thrones” facing a fierce wind, clad in a wolf–skin cloak and saying, “Brace yourselves…” and then an endless number of witty closures follow, warning the reader that your news feed is about to be populated with dozens of mentions of anything from Marine Corps birthday notices to election-result conspiracies.
First Look: FN 510 Tactical and FN 545 Tactical
Two new heavy hitters from one of the most-respected gunmakers in the world.
Texas Ranger Charlie Miller
The art of self-defense has evolved through a period of trial and error, and so did those who gained notoriety along the way.
First Look: Vudoo Gunworks Möbius 1911 Pistol
These new pistols extend Vudoo Gunworks offerings into the world of centerfire firearms.
FNX-45 Tactical Review
Once described as an ‘offensive handgun,” the FNX-45 Tactical is still a force to be reckoned with
Tech Wisdom: 45 ACP Revolver Conversion Cylinders
I am hopelessly enamored with .45-caliber, single-action revolvers, especially those that accommodate the .45 ACP cartridge for everyday use, plinking and informal target shooting. My hands appreciate the reduced recoil of the .45 ACP as opposed to the heavier loads I use in the .45 Colt cartridge for hunting as well.
9mm vs 45 ACP – A Different Kind of Comparison
The 9mm vs 45 ACP argument has been going on for more than a century. Many believed the two World Wars answered this question after Americans used their .45s to beat the Germans and their 9mms— twice. But in 1967, the Illinois State Police adopted the Smith & Wesson Model 39 pistol in 9mm, and in 1985 the U.S. Military transitioned from their war-winner to the Beretta M9.