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Tested: Taurus´ TX22 & G3 Pistols

Two new pistols represent separate tracks for Taurus—a new center-fire model from Brazil and an...

The Keefe Report: Compromise

Compromise. That is the nature of the handguns lawfully carried concealed by millions of Americans...

Tested: Taurus G3 and TX22 Pistols

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

The Underappreciated .32 Magnums

The choice of carry handgun is often a trade-off between size, ammunition capacity and terminal...

Tested: Mossberg’s MC1sc Pistol

The Mossberg Carry 1 Subcompact ticks all the boxes for a modern, personal-protection, center-fire pistol.

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!

Assembling an Urban Survival Kit with the Ruger PC Carbine

This flexible, multi-purpose 9 mm carbine can fill a variety of roles from emergency preparedness...

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...

Is the Mouse Gun a Dying Breed?

Has the time of small-caliber pocket pistols passed or do they still have a place...

Kahr Firearms—Steering Its Own Market

The New York-turned-Pennsylvania firearm firm reinvented the concealed carry pistol and now hopes to target...

Wiley Clapp: What's All This 10 mm Business?

​Just shortly before the .40 S&W came along to better arm the nation's police, we...

The Case for the .44 Special Cartridge

A few gun manufacturers are currently making handguns for the old Special and it seems...

Clapp: .40 S&W is STILL Better Than 9 mm

My blog about the recent history of the 9 mm Luger cartridge prompted reader response...

Tested: North American Arms .32 NAA Guardian

This pocket-sized powerhouse delivers high-speed CCW defense.

Tested: Walther PPS M2 Pistol

Walther created the most iconic single-stack .380 ACP of the 20th century with its PPK,...

Handgun Hard Choices: Colt M1911 or S&W M1917?

The armorer offers you a Colt Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 or a Smith &...

Understanding Hornady's Critical Defense and Critical Duty Ammo

Ammunition makers are developing rounds that can do more with less bullet weight and size...
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