FN 545 and 510

First Look: FN 510 Tactical and FN 545 Tactical

Two new heavy hitters from one of the most-respected gunmakers in the world.

First Look: MAC JSOC 1911 Pistol

A retro take on a classic American service pistol.

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.

TriStar American Classic II 1911 Review

I’ve always been a fan of the 1911. My grandfather had a six-digit serial number Colt 1911 from 1917, complete with the U.S. GI leather pouch with steel belt clip, that I would gawk at pretty much every time I went to visit.

I Carry: TriStar American Classic II 1911 Pistol in a Mission First Tactical Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a TriStar American Classic II 1911 pistol in a Mission First Tactical OWB Holster along with a Buck Knives 590 Paradigm pocketknife.

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