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How Does a Short-Barrel Affect .45 ACP Ballistics?

How much does barrel length matter? For the .45 ACP, it turns out that there’s not much difference across barrel lengths when using loads designed for use in commonly sized handguns.

Everything You Need to Know About Subcompact Pistols

The last year has been pretty interesting, to say the least. It is hard to accurately interpret the information from the recent gun-buying trend. Normally, popularity is focused on what is selling and what is not. This type of sales information greatly helps the industry adjust and innovate.

First Look: SIG Sauer Threaded Barrels for P320 Handgun

SIG Sauer recently introduced two new threaded barrels for the P320 Compact and Subcompact.

Concealed Carry Myths

With the increasing popularity of concealed carry among self-defense-minded folks, it’s important to separate fact from fiction to make us all better, more responsible defenders of ourselves and our loved ones.

6 Best Micro Nines on the Market Today

The Micro 9 mm is all the rage in today's concealed carry marketplace. Here's a look at six of the best options for high-capacity handguns meant for everyday carry.

I Carry Spotlight: Pistol Family Sizes

In today's "I Carry" Spotlight, we take a look at the different sizes in the same family of pistols to discuss what full-size, compact, subcompact and subcompact single-stack mean to the armed citizen.

I Carry: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Subcompact Pistol in a JM Custom Kydex Holster

Today on "I Carry" we have a Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 subcompact pistol in a JM Custom Kydex holster with an Ontario Knife Company pocketknife.

Four Great Options for Single-Stack Subcompact 9 mm Pistols

These concealed-carry options may not be new, but that's actually not a bad thing.

First Look: Honor Defense Pro9 Pistol

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

Tested: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Subcompact

This new pistol brings with it compactness, familiarity and the ability to use full-size magazines.

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