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Review: EAA Girsan MC1911 Match Elite

An affordable 1911 that runs right and shoots well isn't just a pipe dream. Check...

Stoeger Coach Gun: Best-Selling Side-By-Side Shotgun

Side-by-side shotguns don't have to be expensive and custom to be useful, and the proof...

Review: Taurus 1911 Commander

The Taurus 1911 Commander in 9 mm might be one of the best deals to...

Review: Colt King Cobra

Don’t fret if you can’t afford a vintage Snake Gun—a new generation has arrived. The...

5 Must-See Handguns from SHOT Show 2020

American Rifleman staff scoured the SHOT Show floor in 2020 to find great new releases...

Tested: Two Self-Defense Handgun Rounds from Federal Premium Ammunition

Federal's Hydra-Shok Deep and Personal Defense HST rounds are put to the test.

Tested: HSM Pro Pistol Hunter Ammuntion

The idea is to take a factory cartridge, insert said cartridge into single-shot handgun and...

Packing the Smith & Wesson Model 69 Combat Magnum

Outfitted with a snubby 2.75" barrel, this five-shot, .44 Mag. K-Frame can be comfortably carried...

Sheriff's Tips: Winter Carry

For those of us who are serious about personal defense, cooler weather means that we...

Tested: Taurus G3 and TX22 Pistols

New for 2019, this pair of semi-automatics is well made, reliable and loaded with features.

Tested: Kel-Tec's CP33 Pistol and KS7 Shotgun

This company continues to challenge traditional gun designs with a new quad-stack 33-round .22 LR...

A Very Special Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30 M1” is without a doubt one of the most popular...

First Look: Trijicon SRO (Specialized Reflex Optic)

The biggest difference between the RMR and the SRO is also the SRO’s largest physical...

Tested: Walther Q5 Match 9 mm Pistols

Walther's Q5 Match pistols get out of the way and let folks enjoy their trigger...

Range Report Part 1: Rock Island Armory Rock Ultra MS

For this installment of Range Reports, an extended 2,000-round evaluation, I’ve opted to test an...

Loading Mossberg .410 Shotguns for Home Defense

Can .410 bore shotguns serve as effective close-range defensive options? Take a look at these...

The PSA PG-9 Shockwave: The Ideal AR Pistol for Home Defense?

With its 4" barrel and adjustable wrist brace, this 9 mm is one fast-handling AR!

Tested: Springfield Armory 9 mm XD-S Mod.2 Pistol

Far more than a facelift, Springfield Armory’s slim, single-stack XD-S has undergone an extensive upgrade...

The Last Great Mouse Gun Race

Three small-caliber carry pistols face off at the range to see how they perform when...
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