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Review: Cimarron 1862 Pocket Navy Conversion

Reviewed and tested here is the Cimarron imported Uberti 1862 Pocket Navy replica converted to...

The Concealed-Carry Revolver: Is It Still Relevant?

In today's market of small-frame, lightweight, semi-automatic pistols, it's harder to make the case for...

Pocket Pistol Primer: Mastering Small Self-Defense Guns

Small, pocket-size guns can be effective self-defense tools, but they require extra commitment to training.

The Back-Up Gun: 3 Reasons To Carry One

While perusing various online sources of gun related news and information recently, I've noticed an...

The .357 Magnum: Most Versatile Handgun Round Ever?

Eighty-five years have passed since the introduction of the .357 Magnum. Wiley Clapp contends that...

ARTV Preview: Colt Commanders at Gunsite; Rock River Arms RUK-9; Steyr AUG

This week on American Rifleman TV, we're with the Colt Commander at Gunsite Academy, and...

New for 2020: Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P 9 Shield EZ

Smith & Wesson now offers a Performance Center variant of its popular M&P 9 Shield...

The .22 Magnum: Good for Self-Defense?

Due to its light recoil, even a novice shooter can deliver six accurate shots in...

Review: Taurus G3c

The Taurus G3c features an ergonomic grip, easy trigger pull and a full set of...

New for 2020: Springfield Armory Hellcat FDE

Springfield Armory announced new FDE variants of its Hellcat micro-compact pistol in both standard and...

Surplus for Self-Defense: Testing a Used SIG Sauer P226

Retired law enforcement pistols, like this SIG Sauer P226, can be solid defensive options for...

Review: NAA Black Widow Revolver

This Black Widow mini revolver from North American Arms handles more like a J-Frame while...

Solid Tools: The Les Baer Gunsite & Black Baer 1911s

Two models in the Les Baer lineup—a full-size Gunsite 1911 and a Commander-size Black Baer—prove...

Review: EAA Girsan MC28

Based on its military-contract guns for the Turkish military, Girsan produced this optic-ready MC28 for...

4 Tips for Responsible Concealed Carry

For most citizens the decision to start carrying a defensive handgun can be a life-changing...

NRA Gun of the Week: B&T USA GHM9 Gen 2

On this week's "Gun of the Week," we take a look at Swiss-made, convertible pistol...

Review: Walther PPQ M2

If you're interested in cutting-edge, service-style semi-automatic pistols, then the Walther PPQ M2 is worth...

Tips & Techniques: Safe Handgun Holstering

Defensive handgun shooters spend a lot of time practicing presenting their handgun to the target.

CCW Gun Maintenance: 7 Must-Know Tips

Maintaining your self-defense gun is a critical part of your self-defense plan. Here are a...

Tips & Techniques: Handgun Reloads & Grip Relaxation

When working with a defensive handgun we often focus too much on speed, particularly when...
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