Handgun Reviews

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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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HK VP9 Review: A Terrific Teutonic Masterpiece

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.

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18 Rounds Ready: Sig Sauer XMacro Review

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.

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Gardone’s Crane Kick Moment: The Beretta 92

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.

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Ultimate Guide to KelTec Firearms

KelTec is one of those companies that people feel strongly about, pro, or con, and there are a lot of reasons for that — their

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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

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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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A Guide to the .357 Magnum

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

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Best 10mm Pistols in 2022

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

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The Best CZ Pistols in 2022

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 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

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The Best Kimber 1911s in 2022

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

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The Best Concealed Carry Revolvers

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

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The Best Custom 1911 Builders

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.

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The Best Revolvers for 2022

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,

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The Colt 1911 – Old & New

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

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The Best .308 Pistols in 2022

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

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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 AK Pistols in 2022

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 Taurus Revolvers in 2022

Based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul Brazil – Forjas Taurus is a manufacturing conglomerate founded in 1939. Originally focused on tool and die

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In-Depth Review: Taurus G3C [Hands-On]

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

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Canik TP9SFX Review [Hands-On]

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.

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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 Glock 29 Reviewed [Hands-On]

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

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Firearm Faceoff: Glock 17 vs 19

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. 

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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