1911 pistols

First Look: Springfield Armory Garrison 1911 Pistol

Springfield Armory recently introduced the Garrison 1911, a new addition to its impressive lineup of 1911 pistols. Chambered in .45 ACP, the Garrison 1911 features forged materials and heirloom-quality construction, as well as a 5-inch barrel. 

Review: Tisas 1911 Bantam Carry 45 Pistol

About the time of the 1911’s 100th birthday, we were solidly in the age of the polymer pistol. A decade later, subcompact polymer-pistols chambered in 9 mm have become the most popular handguns for self-defense.

Is the .357 Magnum the Best Option for Personal Defense?

Time and data have also unquestionably revealed that when compared to these semi-auto-pistol cartridges, the .357 Magnum does a better job at stopping bad guys.

Review: Iver Johnson Eagle LR Special Pistol

Iver Johnson’s new pistol embodies the 21st century 1911.

First Look: Springfield Armory Emissary 1911

Springfield Armory recently released its newest handgun, the Emissary 1911, which combines elements from defensive and custom-grade pistols to deliver a bold, capable new offering to the company's stable of 1911s.

Fightin' Iron: The History of the Combat Commander

Even great military service pistols go though a form of evolution.

Massachusetts State Police Upgrades to Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0

Smith & Wesson announced on June 24 that the Massachusetts State Police has transitioned to the Smith & Wesson M&P45 M2.0 as its official duty pistol.

First Look: Lone Wolf Elimin8r .45-Cal. Pistol Suppressor

The Elimin8r .45 features a lightweight, modular design with eight baffles that are easily configured to create a suppressor that’s the size and length that you need.

Is the Revolver the Ultimate Survival Gun?

There is much discussion about what kind of handgun is best for survival or end of the world scenarios. Is the revolver the best choice?

First Look: Apex Tactical Action Enhancement Trigger for S&W Shield Plus

Smith & Wesson recently updated the Shield to the higher-capacity Shield Plus, and Apex Tactical is ready with the Action Enhancement Trigger & Duty/Carry Kit.

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