handgun magazines

Why Choose A Slim Pistol?

Handgun thickness is dictated by magazine dimensions, which vary based on capacity, construction and feed geometry.

First Look: Honor Defense Pro9 Pistol

Honor Defense introduces its next-level version of the Honor Guard, the Pro9.

New for 2020: EAA MC1911C

European American Armory rolled out several new 1911s in 2020, providing consumers with an affordable, Commander-size gun that's loaded with features.

2020 Handgun of the Year: Mossberg MC1sc

For Shooting Illustrated's 2020 Handgun of the Year, editors chose the Mossberg MC1sc.

Range Review: Glock G43X

Glock expanded its Slimline series in 2019 with the G43X, giving consumers what they asked for: a concealable 9 mm handgun with expanded capacity.

New for 2019: Langdon Tactical XD-E

Building on the success of the Springfield Armory XD-E, Langdon Tactical enhanced certain elements of the design, providing DA/SA fans with an improved pistol for concealed carry.

New for 2019: Mossberg MC1sc Stainless Two-Tone

Mossberg expanded its first-ever handgun lineup with an all-new variant in 2019. The new MC1sc Stainless Two-Tone provides a different look for users who prefer a dual finish.

Range Review: Diamondback DB9 Gen IV

Early in 2019, Diamondback Firearms rolled out its DB9 Gen IV, a compact, affordable handgun designed for the hot concealed-carry market. Here's what you need to know.

Smith & Wesson Ships 3 Million M&P Shields

In mid-June 2019, Smith & Wesson announced it had shipped its three-millionth M&P Shield, one of the most-popular concealed-carry guns on the market today.

New for 2019: Springfield Armory XD-S Mod.2 in .40 S&W

Rounding out the company's XD-S Mod.2 single-stack handgun lineup, Springfield Armory announced in mid-2019 that it had added a .40 S&W option, due to consumer demand.

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