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In a deadly encounter with a perpetrator, getting a handgun into action quickly and making accurate hits are just as important as selecting the actual handgun to be used. For that to happen, you need the most effective shooting stance.Staying Alive -- The Combat Shooting Stance

Staying Alive -- The Combat Shooting Stance

In a deadly encounter with a perpetrator, getting a handgun into action quickly and making

Jim Wilson

The author shoots it out with two full-size DA round guns and two full-size autoloaders to see if he can answer this age-old question.Best For Defense--Revolvers Or Auto Pistols?

Best For Defense--Revolvers Or Auto Pistols?

The author shoots it out with two full-size DA round guns and two full-size autoloaders to see

Paul Scarlata

              By Lane  PearcePhotography: Bill Feltner    Patterned after the popular VaqueroRuger Bird's Head

Ruger Bird's Head

By Lane PearcePhotography: Bill Feltner Patterned after the popular Vaquero

Bill Feltner

After putting .45 ACP and .40 S&W Hi-Point pistols through a thorough shooting test, the author says you can call the Hi-Point pistols inexpensive, but don't ever say they aren't good shooters!Hi-Point Pistols: Basic But Oh So Reliable!

Hi-Point Pistols: Basic But Oh So Reliable!

After putting .45 ACP and .40 S&W Hi-Point pistols through a thorough shooting test, the

Paul Scarlata

SIG's new trigger system is allowing the company to mount a major challenge to other pistol companies that have been dominant in the U.S. police and military markets.Department Of Homeland Security Chooses SIG's DAK

Department Of Homeland Security Chooses SIG's DAK

SIG's new trigger system is allowing the company to mount a major challenge to other pistol

G&A Staff

Springfield's mini- .45 is a perfect match for the compact but powerful .45 GAP cartridgeSpringfield Defender .45 GAP

Springfield Defender .45 GAP

Springfield's mini- .45 is a perfect match for the compact but powerful .45 GAP cartridge

Joel J Hutchcroft

                  Ruger's newest offering in its heavy-duty double-action revolver line is theThe New Super Redhawk Alaskan Packs a Wallop!

The New Super Redhawk Alaskan Packs a Wallop!

Ruger's newest offering in its heavy-duty double-action revolver line is the

Paul says no Colt personified the law enforcement handgun better than the Official Police RevolverColt's Official Police Revolver

Colt's Official Police Revolver

Paul says no Colt personified the law enforcement handgun better than the Official Police

Paul Scarlata

FNH unleashed a firestorm of controversy when it introduced the 5.7x28mm cartridge and the Five-seveN USG pistol.What’s All The Fuss About FN’s Five-seveN USG?

What's All The Fuss About FN's Five-seveN USG?

FNH unleashed a firestorm of controversy when it introduced the 5.7x28mm cartridge and the

David Fortier

              By Greg Rodriguez    The Model 97 produced this excellent 0.86-inch, five-shot groupFreedom Arms Model 97 .45

Freedom Arms Model 97 .45

By Greg Rodriguez The Model 97 produced this excellent 0.86-inch, five-shot

Greg Rodriguez

The author rounded upfour good candidates for a pocket 9mm defensive gun and put them through an extensive shooting test to see which one distinguished itself. Here are all the results.4-Gun Shootout In Search Of The Perfect Pocket 9

4-Gun Shootout In Search Of The Perfect Pocket 9

The author rounded upfour good candidates for a pocket 9mm defensive gun and put them through

Greg Rodriguez

              By Skeeter Skelton    The twin cities of Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Arizona, areBustamonte, I Hate You

Bustamonte, I Hate You

By Skeeter Skelton The twin cities of Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Arizona,

skeeter skelton

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