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The Smith & Wesson Governor: A Versatile Z-Frame Revolver

When Smith & Wesson introduced the Governor in 2011, the concept of a revolver capable of chambering shotshells wasn’t groundbreaking. The new entry from a legendary maker, however, quickly caught media attention at the SHOT Show that year and for some good reasons.

Ruger's Redhawk: A Durable Double-Action Revolver

Ruger introduced its popular .44 Mag.-chambered Redhawk—a double-action/single-action revolver—in 1979 and it remains one of the most popular wheelguns on the market to this day.

Rifleman Review: EAA MC1911 Match Elite

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "Rifleman Review" from 2020 to learn more about the EAA MC1911 Match Elite pistol chambered in .45 ACP.

Heckler & Koch Mark 23

Heckler & Koch began developing its Mark 23 in response to U.S. Special Operations Command request for a standardized pistol.

Review: Staccato 2011 P Optic Ready

Building off the improvements to the 1911 that were developed by STI, the Staccato 2011 P Optic Ready offers a modernized rendition of the classic design, geared for duty use and made ready to accept micro red-dot optics.

Review: Taurus 1911 Officer

For the first decade of production, Taurus stuck with full-size “Government Model” M1911s before expanding its lineup in 2018 to include more compact models as well. Here we examine the latter, the 1911 Officer

Rifleman Q&A: G.I. M1911 Production

From the archives of American Rifleman, learn about the history and production of the most widely used U.S. military handgun of the Second World War.

New For 2022: Springfield Armory Operator M1911

Springfield Armory expands its M1911 lineup with an all-new Operator variant loaded with tactical features.

Review: SDS Imports 1911 A1 US Army

The word “classic,” when applied to pistols, often brings to mind the iconic M1911A1, a gun that nearly all enthusiasts would love to have in their collection.

New For 2022: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP in .45 ACP

Springfield Armory expanded its XD-M Elite lineup with a .45 ACP-chambered model that's ready for a mounted red-dot optic.

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