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If I Could Own Only 5 Guns …

If you could own only five guns, what would they be? I recently asked myself this question and the task proved surprisingly difficult, because there are a lot of different guns that I like — and it’s not easy making sacrifices. In the end, though, I was able to narrow …

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Top 1911 Guns for 2017

Model 1911 fans like me are in for an exciting year. A bunch of new 1911s were unveiled at this year’s SHOT Show and include everything from snub-nose micro models to long slides with wide-body frames. Caliber offerings range from .22 LR through 9mm and 10mm to .45 ACP. After …

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Tested: Kimber’s Micro 9 Pistols

The Model 1911 pistol is well-established in the American gun culture. Virtually every handgun maker of any size offers some version of the old classic, and many smaller firms craft radically upgraded competition or presentation versions. As American shooters, we really like the century-old service pistol, so much so that …

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Top 10 Fighting Pistols

Every year, all the major players (and most of the minor ones) in the firearms world descend on Las Vegas to display their latest wares. This year, there were several new fighting pistols worth looking at. Here are our top 10 fighting pistols from SHOT Show 2017. The rankings are, …

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The Top 15 Smallest Pistols

It wasn’t too long ago that the subcompact semiauto .380 ACP hit like a fever. These lightweight, small-enough-to-fit-in-your pocket pistols where flying off the shelves in record numbers when more states than ever started allowing concealed carry. An unprecedented amount of women and first-time gun owners were buying at this …

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Pocket Pistols – Making The Best of A Bad Situation

In a perfect world, we could walk around all day with the gun of our choice on our person, either in open sight or concealed, and no matter how large it is, no one would look twice or say one word about what we’re doing. But we don’t live in …

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16 Best of the Best Full-Size Pistols From ‘Combat Handguns’ in 2016

Full-size pistols bring a reliable, hard-hitting effectiveness that is tough to match. The previous year saw a number of releases that quickly made their mark in the full-size pistol category. From impeccable accuracy to exceptional ergonomics, each handgun on this list has something unique to offer. Read below and scroll through …

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The 5 Absolute Best ‘Pocket Rocket’ Pistols You Can Buy

Some people say there’s no place for a little .380 pocket pistol, but over the course of the last decade, the .380 pocket pistol has been one of the top-selling pistols on the market. They are useful either as a backup weapon or even as a concealed weapon when you …

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The 5 Best Pocket Sized Pistols Available

The gun you carry could be the difference between life and death. We’ve already covered which handguns were the absolute best in the industry for new shooters. Now, let’s talk about the best pocket sized pistols available on the market, for those who want deep concealment. Before we get to …

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6 Guns for the Gunfighter

Bat Masterson ordered a custom pistol that may be rightly called the first of the Gunfighter’s Guns. “Gents, Please send me one of your Nickel plated .45 Caliber revolvers. It is for my own use and for that reason I would like to have a little Extra pains taken with …

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