New Ruger LCR .22 LR in Action

American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe Tests the Ruger LCR .22 LR

ARTV: Gunsite Academy - Handgun Hunting

Hunting with handguns can be a fun outdoor activity, but it requires more discipline and skill as shots must be taken at a closer range.

Clapp on Handguns: Walther CCP

I would like to draw your attention to a new pistol from Walther. It's been talked about for a couple of years but has only been on the market for a month or two.

Top Ten Handguns Part 1

Top Ten Handguns Part 1

1911 Handling

While in the Marine Corps, Wiley competed in NRA Outdoor Pistol, and was taught a peculiar way of handling a 1911.


The STI GP6 is a reasonably priced, high-quality handgun for competition and self-defense.

Top Ten Handguns Part 2

Top Ten Handguns Part 2

Decockers and Safeties

For as long as automatic pistols have been in existence, designers have come up with many different ways to make them work. And by “work,” I mean handle or operate.

Handguns of the FBI

This chronology of FBI firearms reflects the major models carried by agents since they were officially allowed to carry handguns in 1934. It reflects the different roles agents have been required to perform, ranging from investigative work, to that of the field SWAT teams.

Holster Wear

Holster wear is the universal term used to describe rounded edges and removed bluing from handguns. However, quite often it’s actually something else that wore down the gun.

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