Handguns > Semi-Auto

Round Count

Sheriff Jim Wilson cautions that a defensive shooting school should not be about it how many rounds you fired, but about how much you actually learned.

October 15, 2014

Kahr CT40 Pistol

This compact .40 S&W semi-auto is an excellent balance of size, accuracy and reliability in an affordably priced defensive pistol.

October 14, 2014

7 Tips for First-Time Handgun Buyers

Follow these tips to help save you time, money and frustration when making a handgun purchase.

October 13, 2014

Turnbull M1911

Turnbull Mfg. has built quite a reputation by accurately restoring vintage firearms to like-new condition. Not to rest on its laurels, the company has recently begun to manufacture a series of M1911 pistols.

October 10, 2014

Colt Mustang XSP

If you value the great trigger, single-action operation, and aesthetic lines of the M1911 but want a smaller and lighter handgun for discreet carry, Colt offers the Mustang XSP.

October 06, 2014

Sphinx SDP Compact Alpha 9mm Pistol

This Swiss-made pistol is precision-made, lightweight and accurate.

October 03, 2014

Nine Things You Didn't Know About the Magnum Research Desert Eagle

This massive pistol's long and colorful history still generates plenty of discussion. To find the answers to nine of the top questions about this beefy big-bore semi-auto, we went straight to the expert.

September 30, 2014

Springfield's Range Officer M1911s

The original Range Officer offered a thoughtful mix of features from both ends of the spectrum, and now its Compact sibling and 9 mm Luger offerings in both platforms mean the RO line offers everything a shooter needs for the range or concealed carry right out of the box.

September 24, 2014

SIG Sauer 1911 .22 LR Conversion Kit

Be one of the first callers to purchase the kit and receive a free pistol bag.

September 18, 2014

Defensive Holster Concerns

Being able to access your defensive handgun with one hand is important in a real-world scenario.

September 15, 2014

Size Matters: Springfield's XD(S) 4.0

Springfield Armory has extended the XD line with the XD(S) 4.0 in .45 ACP and 9 mm Luger. Now with a longer 4" barrel and extended magazine, the still-thin XD(S) should be even more appealing to smaller-handed shooters seeking a soft-shooting, “full-size” gun.

August 22, 2014

BLACKHAWK! New Serpa Holster for Springfield XD-S

The new fit is in response to customer demand for a secure retention holster for small, slim-frame handguns.

August 19, 2014

Steyr S-A1 Compact .40 S&W Pistol

This sleek, compact Austrian-made polymer pistol packs a punch with a comfortable level of felt recoil.

August 18, 2014

Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911U

This well-constructed concealed-carry slab side is light weight and ready to go with a crisp, clean trigger pull.

August 13, 2014

Exploded View: The Tokarev Pistol

The Tokarev was the Soviet Union’s standard sidearm for nearly two decades, and was a bridge between the Nagant Model 1895 revolver and the Makarov pistol adopted in 1952.

August 01, 2014