The "By the Decade" series concludes with the handgun—or handguns—Wiley Clapp considers his favorite.
It was a striker-fired pistol called the "XD" from Springfield-Armory that caught Wiley Clapp's attention in the 21st century.
Watch as American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach discusses a compact service-grade pistol from SIG Sauer.
The P-Series SIGs are the author's favorite handguns for the last decade of the 20th century.
Smith & Wesson's elegant workhorse wheelgun, the Model 57/58 in .41 Magnum, is Wiley Clapp's pick for his favorite handgun of the 1980s.
The Smith & Wesson Model 19 was Wiley Clapp choice revolver for much of the 1970s.
Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.