Handgun Reviews

From 9MMs, revolvers, semi-autos to concealed carry and target shooting recommendations, our team of experts has spent untold hours reviewing, reading, and recommending the best handguns, pistols, and plinkers. If it has a trigger, barrel, grip and fits in your hand it’s probably here.

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The Chiappa Rhino: A Review

A Review of the Oddball Italian Stallion Rarely encountered in the wild, Chiappa Rhino revolvers are very different and a little weird, but these Italian

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The KelTec CP33: A Review

The KelTec CP33: A Review The .22 target pistol market is an exciting segment of the firearms world. Often costing thousands of dollars, many of

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The Best Ruger 9mm Pistols

In a world filled with imported 9mm pistol designs, Ruger has risen to the top of the American handgun market over the past four decades to produce some of the most rugged, reliable firearms available.

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The Best CZ Pistols

The Best CZ Pistols When it comes to protecting your home, your family, and yourself, only the very best will do. Enter: CZ USA. This

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The Best Canik Pistols

What are the best Canik pistols? The story of Canik pistols is the age-old story of the underdog. When the TP9 was first introduced to

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The Best Subcompact 9mm Pistols

What is the best subcompact 9MM pistol? If you ask 10 people to name the best concealed carry gun you’ll likely get 10 different answers.

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The Best AR Pistols

Who makes the best AR pistol? With the AR-15 commonly described as “America’s Rifle,” the more recently introduced pistol variant of the iconic firearm is

The Best 9mm Revolvers

What are the best 9mm Revolvers? When it comes to concealed carry, revolvers have been in use for over a century. That’s a long time

The Best Kimber 1911s

What are the best Kimber 1911s? Kimber produces more American-made M1911-style handguns than anyone else, fielding over 70 assorted models and variants. While this may

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The Glock 29: A Review

The 10mm Glock 29: A Review The no-nonsense Glock 29, a pint-sized 10mm subcompact, is a handgun that trends towards the unique and offers a

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Single Action vs Double Action: A Comparison

Single Action vs Double Action: What’s the Difference? When looking at pistols you’ll likely run across the terms single-action and double-action. Though these distinctions may

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Glock 17 vs 19: A Comparison

Glock 17 vs 19: A Comparison The differences between the Glock 17 and Glock 19 are subtle but the two 9mm pistols certainly bring a

The Best Concealed Carry Guns

What is the best concealed carry handgun? Concealed carry is a topic of hot debate no matter how you approach it. Laws around concealed carry

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The Best AK Pistols

The pistol variant of the AK has been shortened down and modernized, giving us the AK-47 pistol — a fun and formidable weapon for a number of applications.

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The Best 1911 Pistols

What are the best 1911 pistols available today? Patented on Valentine’s Day in 1911 by firearms genius John Browning, the M1911 has been in continual

The Best Home Defense Guns

What’s the best gun for home defense? Perhaps the most common and effective means of home protection, given purpose-driven selection and the proper training in

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The Best Pocket Pistols

What is the best pocket pistol available today? According to research by the Crime Prevention Research Center, over 19 million Americans in 2020 had concealed

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The Best Concealed Carry Revolvers

[Related] The Best Revolvers (all users, types & calibers) What is the best concealed carry revolver? Deciding to take responsibility for one’s self-protection is a

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The Best Revolvers

[Related] The Best Places to Buy Your First Handgun Online (and all the top gun brands) What are the revolvers for self-defense? Revolvers are a

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The Best Glock Handguns

[Related] The Best Concealed Carry Guns (all calibers & budgets) What is the best Glock handgun? Chances are if you’re a gun owner looking for

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The Best Handguns for Beginners

Which are the best first handguns? Without experience handling a firearm (even at a gun range), buying your first handgun — or even determining what

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The Best 9MM Pistols

What is the best 9MM pistol? The 9mm pistol is the staple handgun for many Americans. These weapons are versatile, affordable, and easy to learn

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The Best .22 LR Pistols

After testing more new models, we’ve updated our top recommendation to the Glock G44 .22LR Pistol. We’re keeping the other recommendations on our list, but

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The Best 10MM Pistols

What are the best 10mm pistols available? The 10mm pistol is rapidly becoming more popular, even though the 9mm counterpart is the traditional choice for

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The Best Taurus Revolvers

What are the best Taurus firearms? Based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul Brazil – Forjas Taurus is a manufacturing conglomerate founded in 1939.

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The Best Smith & Wesson Firearms

What are the best S&W firearms you can buy? If there’s a more well-known name in American firearms than Smith & Wesson we couldn’t tell

The Best Sig Sauer Handguns

What are the best Sig Sauer handguns you can buy?​ Sig Sauer makes an astonishing number of weapons, and we’ve received a number of requests

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The Best Beretta Pistols

What are the best Beretta firearms you can buy?​ Considering just how popular Beretta firearms are, we decided to dig into the array of Beretta

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The Best Browning Guns

What are the best Browning firearms you can buy? John Browning is a pillar of American firearm design. He has made major contributions to the

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The Best Ruger Handguns

What are the best Ruger firearms you can buy? Sturm Ruger & Company, generally known as Ruger Firearms or just Ruger, is one name in

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The Best Bersa S. A. Handguns

The history of Bersa S.A. Founded in the mid-1950s by a trio of mechanical engineers – one of them formerly from Beretta – Bersa initially