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.
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.
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
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
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,
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
A Review of the Choice of Champions Canik calls the TP9SFX “The Choice of Champions.” And with all the features packed into its price point,
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
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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
According to research by the Crime Prevention Research Center, over 19 million Americans in 2020 had concealed handgun permits – allowing them to carry a
[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
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,
[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
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
What is the best 9mm handgun available on today’s crowded market? We a look at the best of what’s out there and give you all
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
What are the best Taurus firearms? Based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul Brazil – Forjas Taurus is a manufacturing conglomerate founded in 1939.
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
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
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
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
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 history of Bersa S.A. Founded in the mid-1950s by a trio of mechanical engineers – one of them formerly from Beretta – Bersa initially