The M1911 is now well into its second century of production, though many features of the design have been contemporized, including 9 mm Luger variants with double-stack magazine such as the Staccato 2011 P tested here, which is one of five M1911-style models made by Texas-based Staccato, the successor to STI International.
Manufactured in Ramos-Mejia, Argentina by Bersa, the Bersa Thunder is a small and affordable blowback semi-automatic pistol, based partially off the Walther PPK, available in .380 ACP and .22 LR.
There are many old and limited run firearms that have become collectables, but why should these firearms not be enjoyed or used for their intended purposes despite that? Rick Hacker explains here why you should shoot your collectible firearms.
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?
Springfield Armory unveils a new addition to its XD-M Elite OSP line of handguns geared for concealed carry while offering a potent chambering, the XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP 10 mm.
American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.