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Review: Remington RM380 Pistol

A couple of years ago, I made a tremendous mistake as an editor. I chose to run the then-new Remington R51 on the cover based on a review of a pre-production sample by a trusted writer. My thinking was: “Remington has been around for 200 years, and the company makes …

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Review: STI Tactical DS 2011 Pistol in 10 MM

A couple years ago, I fell in love with the 10 mm cartridge and the 1911s in that caliber, including the Para Ordnance Elite Hunter Long Slide. These guns provide near-magnum handgun power in a workhorse 1911 and are accurate, powerful and dependable. They’re also great for home defense, hunting …

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LWRCI R.E.P.R. MKII Rifle Review

The 7.62×51 mm NATO-chambered M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) rifle—developed by Knight’s Armament Co. of Titusville, Fla.—has been fielded by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps since the late 2000s. But, as early as 2011, the Army sought to reconfigure (or replace) the M110, and a year later began converting …

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Dawn of the Red: Molot Vepr 12 Shotgun Review

The Vepr 12 manufactured at the Molot Oruzhie factory in Russia is a semi-automatic, box-fed magazine, 12-gauge shotgun that will rip, snort and tear through targets like a beast. There is nothing subtle about the Vepr 12. It was designed for self-defense, hunting, 3-Gun competitions, and any situation where you …

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Tested: Ruger GP100 .44 Special Revolver

Last year we posted 5 Ruger Revolvers We’re Ready For. There I put into print my desire for a 5-shot version of the Ruger GP100. Instead of additional chambers for smaller cartridges, like the 6-shot .327 Fed. SP101 or the 10-shot GP100 .22 LR, I hoped for fewer chambers capable …

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Glock 19 VS CZ P-09

Gun technology today has grown in leaps and bounds. It is rare that you will encounter a firearm that doesn’t work or has stoppage issues right out of the box. The trend is to build lighter, compact, modern-looking, efficient, reliable weapons.This is my Glock 19 VS CZ P-09 shootout, two …

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FN Five-SeveN Pistol Review 2016

FN (Fabrique Nationale) Herstal, formerly Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre (French: National Factory of Weapons of War) has been making firearms for over a century. The company was founded in 1889, when the Belgian authorities were looking for a manufacturer to produce 150,000 units of the Mauser Model 89. A group …

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First Look: New Colt Defender Pistol

The Colt Defender pistol has been around for quite some time now, hitting the market back in 2000. This summer, Colt revamped the established Defender design to improve upon the areas that in the words of Paul Spitale, Senior VP at Colt, “kept it from being perfect for concealed carry.” …

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First Look: Colt M16A1 Reissue

The classic M16A1 was the iconic rifle of the Vietnam War. It was issued to the vast majority of U.S. soldiers during the conflict, and it’s general success in combat led to its continued service in the U.S. armed forces in varied forms over the years. And of course it …

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