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How can a shorter-barrel revolver have higher velocities than a longer-barrel semiauto pistol? Here's why.Revolver vs. Semiauto Pistol: A Ballistic Oddity

Revolver vs. Semiauto Pistol: A Ballistic Oddity

How can a shorter-barrel revolver have higher velocities than a longer-barrel semiauto pistol?

Allan Jones

The 9mm Falcon Double Stack has a 7075 aluminum frame, a steel slide with a 5.0-inch match-grade barrel, and a steel bushing.Nighthawk Custom Falcon Double Stack 9mm Review

Nighthawk Custom Falcon Double Stack 9mm Review

The 9mm Falcon Double Stack has a 7075 aluminum frame, a steel slide with a 5.0-inch

Joel J. Hutchcroft

The Les Baer Premier II is the flagship of their Custom line of excellent Model 1911s.Les Baer Premier II Model 1911 Review

Les Baer Premier II Model 1911 Review

The Les Baer Premier II is the flagship of their Custom line of excellent Model 1911s.

Joel J. Hutchcroft

The company says its new Taurus Spectrum .380 is a “groundbreaking, game-changing” auto pistol design. It's a striker-fired, double-action-only personal-protection pistol that's been carefully engineered for shooter comfort and ease of use.Taurus Spectrum .380 Review

Taurus Spectrum .380 Review

The company says its new Taurus Spectrum .380 is a “groundbreaking, game-changing” auto pistol

Jake Edmondson

The iconic British Webley Double-Action revolver was the official British military sidearm for more than seven decades.The British Webley Double-Action Revolver

The British Webley Double-Action Revolver

The iconic British Webley Double-Action revolver was the official British military sidearm for

Terry Wieland

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 revolver is back in production after being on ice for nearly two decades.Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver Review

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver Review

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 revolver is back in production after being on ice for nearly two

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Some well-known handguns, like the Colt Single Action Army, the Model 1911, and the Browning Hi-Power, are classics. The author sees the lesser-known Beretta Cheetah as one, too.Beretta 84FS Pistol Review

Beretta 84FS Pistol Review

Some well-known handguns, like the Colt Single Action Army, the Model 1911, and the Browning

Brad Miller, PHD

Springfield's striker-fired XDM semiautomatic is now chambered for the powerful 10mm Auto cartridge.Springfield XDM 10mm Review

Springfield XDM 10mm Review

Springfield's striker-fired XDM semiautomatic is now chambered for the powerful 10mm Auto

Joel J. Hutchcroft

No doubt about it, the new Kimber KHX Custom (OR) Model 1911 has style.Kimber KHX Custom (OR) Model 1911 Review

Kimber KHX Custom (OR) Model 1911 Review

No doubt about it, the new Kimber KHX Custom (OR) Model 1911 has style.

Joel J. Hutchcroft

The revolver you selected to protect you has clever features that add protection should you accidentally drop it.  Revolver Safeties You Didn't Know You Had

Revolver Safeties You Didn't Know You Had

The revolver you selected to protect you has clever features that add protection should you

Allan Jones

CZ-USA's rugged P-10 C striker-fired auto pistol now comes with an FDE frame and a White Nitride slide.Review: White Nitride CZ-USA P-10 C FDE

Review: White Nitride CZ-USA P-10 C FDE

CZ-USA's rugged P-10 C striker-fired auto pistol now comes with an FDE frame and a White

Joel J. Hutchcroft

Joel J. Hutchcroft takes a look at the Ruger Single-Six chambered in .17 HMR.Ruger Single-Six in .17 HMR Review

Ruger Single-Six in .17 HMR Review

Joel J. Hutchcroft takes a look at the Ruger Single-Six chambered in .17 HMR.

Joel J. Hutchcroft

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