Bergmann’s Extraordinary Pistols

Bergmann’s Extraordinary Pistols

Although Bergmann’s products never received the notoriety of the Luger, the Broomhandle or the Colt M1911, he nevertheless set many milestones in firearm development—including making the first pistol to achieve genuine commercial success. How’s that for extraordinary?

New for 2021: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP 10 mm

Springfield Armory unveils a new addition to its XD-M Elite OSP line of handguns geared for concealed carry while offering a potent chambering, the XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP 10 mm.

Preview: Mech Tech Pistol Conversion Unit

Featuring a 12" barrel, Gear Head Works’ Tailhook arm brace and flip-up iron sights, the Mech Tech Pistol Conversion Unit (PCU) preserves its host’s status as a handgun while offering increased cartridge velocity, firing stability and sight radius.

New For 2021: CZ P-10 M

CZ USA released a new compact version of the striker-fired P-10 that is even smaller and slimmer than the P-10S, the P-10 M.

Navigating The Optics-Ready Market

A micro red-dot mounted atop a handgun can be a very useful little tool, but not all optics and optics-ready pistols play well together, creating a potentially confusing situation for prospective buyers. With this resource, we attempt to clear the air.

Understanding Shotgun Barrels: Breech To Muzzle

Most of us take the inside of our shotgun barrels for granted. That may be because shotgun barrels today are better than they have ever been. Here’s why.

Breaking Barriers: Ruger's .204

Based off of the .222 Remington Magnum cartridge and stuffed with a .20-cal. Hornady bullet, the Ruger .204 cartridge supplies 4,200 f.p.s. with mild recoil and surprisingly good barrel life.

Chinese Warlord Pistols: 1916-1949

What, you’ve never heard of a “Wauser?” During the Chinese Warlord era, pistols of every description were bought from major Western gunmakers—and then indigenous copies were made at a host of facilities in China. It’s not much of a stretch to say that no two are exactly alike.

Rifleman Q&A: How Do Army 'M' Numbers Work?

M1 Garand, M1911, M14 rifle...where does the military come up with all these numbers and how do they work?

Review: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact

This Springfield XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact is a full featured carry gun that neatly tames the snappy feel of standard and +P 9mm ammunition.

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