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Straight-Pull Shooter: The Savage Impulse

Fast to operate, accurate on target and possessing a modular design that’s configurable for either right- or left-handed shooters, the Savage Impulse sets a new standard for affordability in the rarified realm of straight-pull rifles.

FN PS90: The Space-Age Bullpup Carbine

When introduced in the 1990s, the FN P90 PDW was far different from more traditional carbines with its design and chambering. It design and layout are truly unique, and even two decades later the semi-automatic PS90 is still popular and futuristic.  

Beretta 92FS: The Civilian Version of The M9 Service Pistol

With a double- and single-action and built-in de-cocker, the Beretta 92FS has been a popular semi-automatic 9 mm handgun since its cousin, the M9, was adopted by the U.S. military in the 1980s.

Review: Ruger LCP II Lite Rack

The popularity of small-caliber pocket pistols chambered in .25 ACP and .32 ACP has waned considerably in recent years due to an ever-growing selection of sub-compact models chambered for larger cartridges, including 9 mm Luger and .380 ACP—a transition that occurred, in part, due to the 2008 release of Ruger’s Lightweight Compact Pistol (LCP).

The 9mm Luger Cartridge: History and Performance

Since its development by Austrian inventor Georg Luger at the dawn of the semi-automatic handgun age, the 9mm Luger cartridge has become the most prevalent and used pistol caliber found today.

Exploded View: Springfield M1A Rifle

Since its acceptance for use in the service rifle class of competition by both the DCM and the NRA in 1974, the .308-Win.-cal. M1A and, to a lesser degree, other such M14 clones have risen from obscurity to ubiquity in the hands and minds of shooters ranging from Vietnam vets to ranchers to highpower rifle competitors.

The Armed Citizen® July 16, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

One Rifle, One Handgun, One Cartridge: The Modern PCC

Having a long gun that accepts the same cartridge as your handgun has made good sense for 150 years, but some of today’s modern pistol-caliber carbines take the idea a step further by sharing the same magazine.

Walther PPK: The Iconic German Subcompact

Since its creation over 80 years ago, the Walther PPK has earned a well-respected reputation on the silver screen as well as in real life.

The G43: Glock's Single-Stack Nine

After the successful launch of the ultra-compact .380 ACP chambered G42, Glock also introduced a model in 9 mm, the G43. 

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