HK’s VP9 pistol is one of the most popular full-sized firearms on the market today, but is everything peachy keen after 6,000 rounds? We break down our long-term VP9 experience.
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.
With a magazine capacity that dwarfs everything in its class, a flat-faced trigger, an integrated compensator, and unmatched modularity, Sig's P365 XMacro may not be a total "game changer" but is sure to reset how the game is played.
The Glock 19 is the most popular carry handgun in America, but is it really all that it's cracked up to be, or has it just become the "default” choice?
The Glock 17 was Glock's first pistol, and the brainchild that set Glock's striker pistol dominance in motion, but is a G17 right for you?
Undoubtedly one of the most popular handguns ever made, the Beretta 92 has been around for a solid half-century and has no signs of going away any time soon. How do you pick a good one that does everything you want?
Buckle up, we’ll walk you through it.
The Glock 22 (along with its siblings, the compact G23 and subcompact G27) are Glock’s .40 Auto pistols and have been LE staples across the US for decades, but is a G22 right for you?
KelTec is one of those companies that people feel strongly about, pro, or con, and there are a lot of reasons for that — their
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
Perhaps the most common and effective means of home protection, given purpose-driven selection and the proper training in use, is a good defensive handgun. With
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.
The .357 Magnum is an American classic and has been a popular round since its introduction nearly 90 years ago. It’s a powerful round that
According to research by the Crime Prevention Research Center, over 19 million Americans in 2020 had concealed handgun permits – allowing them to carry a
The 10mm pistol is rapidly becoming more popular, even though the 9mm counterpart is the traditional choice for a self-defense sidearm. 10mm pistols can be
When it comes to protecting your home, your family, and yourself, only the very best will do. Enter: CZ USA. This Czech-based company has a
The story of Canik pistols is the age-old story of the underdog. When the TP9 was first introduced to the market, the price tag coupled
With the AR-15 commonly described as “America’s Rifle,” the more recently introduced pistol variant of the iconic firearm is rapidly gaining attention, making selecting a
If you ask 10 people to name the subcompact 9 you’ll likely get 10 different answers. In my opinion, the best subcompact 9mm pistol is
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
Kimber produces more American-made M1911-style handguns than anyone else, fielding over 70 assorted models and variants. While this may seem to confuse things, we are
The 9mm pistol is the staple handgun for many Americans. These weapons are versatile, affordable, and easy to learn even if you don’t have any
After testing more new models, we’ve updated our top recommendation to the Glock G44 .22 LR Pistol. We’re keeping the other recommendations on our list,
Chances are if you’re a gun owner looking for a new pistol – either for self-defense or something new for the range – a Glock
Without experience handling a firearm (even at a gun range), buying your first handgun — or even determining what defines “the best” for a first-time
Deciding to take responsibility for one’s self-protection is a big step, but millions are taking the plunge every year to carry a concealed handgun and
The most classic and timeless of American firearms, the 1911 has sleek lines that are instantly recognizable and a fan base that has spanned centuries.
Patented on Valentine’s Day in 1911 by firearms genius John Browning, the M1911 has been in continual production and use for well over a century
Revolvers are a staple American firearm and arguably some the best self-defense weapons you can buy. Wheel guns tend to be small, simple to use,
While dozens of companies are busy making 1911-style pistols, only one name stands above all others as the inventor of the original– Colt. With over
What is the best .308 caliber pistol available on today’s crowded market? We a look at the best of what’s out there and give you
Concealed carry is a topic of hot debate no matter how you approach it. Laws around concealed carry are different in each state, and before
What are the best Ruger firearms you can buy? Sturm Ruger & Company, generally known as Ruger Firearms or just Ruger, is one name in
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.
Based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul Brazil – Forjas Taurus is a manufacturing conglomerate founded in 1939. Originally focused on tool and die
Smith & Wesson is a legend for a reason– they have a special place both in past firearms history and today’s gun industry. One of
Sig Sauer makes an astonishing number of weapons, and we’ve received a number of requests for our take on the best of the Sig line-up
Beretta is a household name in the world of 9mm semi-auto handguns and has been making them continuously for generations. We give you all you
What is it about the vaunted .45 ACP cartridge that keeps it as one of America’s most self-protection and competition rounds? We examine this classic
Is Smith & Wesson’s second-generation M&P Compact one of the best polymer-framed handguns on the market today? I put this striker-fired pistol through its paces
Is the slimline Glock 43 the best striker-fired carry gun on the market today? We put this polymer frame single stack 9 under the microscope
Is the subcompact Taurus G3C the best budget polymer handgun on the market today? We take this striker-fired polymer frame pistol through its paces and
Canik calls the TP9SFX “The Choice of Champions.” And with all the features packed into its price point, it’s hard to argue with that sentiment.
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
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
The no-nonsense Glock 29, a pint-sized 10mm subcompact, is a handgun that trends towards the unique and offers a lot for the person with the
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
The differences between the Glock 17 and Glock 19 are subtle but the two 9mm pistols certainly bring a different design philosophy to the user.
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