Want to know the top carry guns in the country today? Don't ask the gunmakers—they'll only tell you about their guns. American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach talked to six top makers of concealment-style holsters to find out the popular guns. He was surprised to hear the same answers time after time. Although the survey was not exactly scientific, it’s a good measure when examining what pistols American armed citizens are choosing to carry. Watch this latest NRA Gun Gear of the Week.
NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Top 3 Handguns For Concealed Carry
Although he probably didn’t plan it, when New England shirtmaker Oliver Fisher Winchester acquired the Volcanic Repeating Arms Co. in 1857 and re-named it the New Haven Arms Co., he ended up dramatically altering firearm technology, helped settle the American West and subsequently created a legacy that continues to this day.
Smith & Wesson has issued a safety recall this week for the new M&P12 bullpup shotgun.
Although Bergmann’s products never received the notoriety of the Luger, the Broomhandle or the Colt M1911, he nevertheless set many milestones in firearm development—including making the first pistol to achieve genuine commercial success. How’s that for extraordinary?