HANDGUNS

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Revolver

Top 5 Revolvers...

Our early pioneers of handgun hunting had very few choices when it came to firearms. Back in the infant stage of handgun hunting, revolvers were about the...
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Freedom Arms'...

The 1/2"- Bore Fan Can Enjoy The Stellar .500 Wyoming Express
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Russian Revolution

Of all the foreign-made replica revolvers, the Navy Arms’ 3rd Model .44 Russian is the very best in fit and finish in my opinion.
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Build Your Own BFR?

A few years ago, Magnum Research started a “build your own custom gun” with its own website.
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Those...

The Webley revolver, maybe the most unappreciated handgun ever. Truth is there’s more to this old gun than meets the eye.
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Spinning The Wheel

Arcane in this world of semiautos, the DA revolver is still fun and accurate — especially if you know how to shoot it. My Top Ten Tips for doubleaction...
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Semi-Auto

The (Almost)...

In my quest for the perfect rattlesnake gun, I learned my first lesson — a firearm is useless laying on a tailgate 20 feet away when a rattlesnake appears.
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The Astra Cub

It is for the pleasure of GUNS readers that I introduce my Astra Model 2000 “Cub.”
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Inglis 9mm Hi Power

Here’s a conundrum for you — what World War II pistol had the same name, fired the same cartridge but were made by two different manufacturers on...
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Mobilizing Mouse...

Whether you carry a mouse gun for its convenience or because it’s the best you can do for now, here are a few things to keep in mind.
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Taurus GX4 Micro 9mm

Not only does this Taurus run like a champ and shoot like a house on fire, it packs 10-11-13 rounds of 9mm in a package I can almost hide behind my right...
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gunsite GLOCK service pistol
Gunsite GLOCK...

Gun scribes are frequently accused of exaggerating the unexceptional, overstating the obvious and generally putting lipstick on any pig that comes waddling...
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Rimfire Handguns

S&W Model 41-1

Most of us look upon .22 pistols as recreational plinkers, beer-can poppers or small game guns so it’s easy to overlook how much rich history they have in...
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Ruger BirdShead...

The .22 LR Ruger Wrangler has been around a couple of years now and is a favorite among all kinds of shooters.
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Taurus TX 200...

At risk of offending the kind folks from Taurus, I don’t see the TaurusTX 22 as a competition-specific pistol at all.
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Reloading The...

Not long ago I bought a nickel-plated S&W Model 1-½ with mother-of-pearl grips whose former elegance couldn’t be dulled by time. The biggest problem? It...
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60 Years Of Plinkin'

The word “Plinking” — more commonly heard as “plinkin’” — is an onomatopoeia, a fancy term for a word which sounds like what it means.
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The .22 Pistol

You might have heard the old phrase, “Beware the man with one gun, for he knows how to use it.”
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Airguns

Realistic Air...

Air guns have come a long way. Daisy, Crosman and Beeman are brands I’ve known forever and they have been joined by several other companies
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Umarex Is...

Introducing the new ReadyAir Airgun Compressor by Umarex. A newly patented oilless technology to fill up PCP reservoirs easily and quickly.
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High-Tech Airgun...

“You can train at home with airguns” is one of those pithy comments passed along like the eggplant soufflé at a family reunion dinner but it’s true.
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LONE STAR SUMMIT

I’m writing this shortly after returning from the Texas Firearms Law Seminar hosted annually by the State Bar of Texas. It’s a CLE (Continuing Legal...
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"Air Defense...

The mere mention of “BB gun” inevitably conjures up the Daisy Red Rider. But let me tell you, BB guns have evolved well past this stage. Thanks to my...
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SIG AIR M17 ASP...

Training with an air pistol — one that is an exact duplicate of the “real” gun carried — has the advantage of being less expensive and less dangerous.
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MISCELLANEOUS HANDGUNS

Top 5 Revolvers...

Our early pioneers of handgun hunting had very few choices when it came to firearms. Back in the infant stage of handgun hunting, revolvers were about the...
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Black Powder...

The United States Military adopted the Colt .45 Single Action Army in 1873. Apparently Smith & Wesson wanted in on the military contract so decided to...
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Suppressors For...

So long as you live in one of the free states and you have the means, a sound suppressor really should be an integral component of your primary defensive...
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Make Ready

Gunsite is much more than America’s oldest and largest privately owned firearms training academy. We help you prepare for life, long and short term. It...
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Going Between...

Switching handgun systems — if you have a good reason — isn’t that hard.
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Compromise Part...

In the early 1950s, the Colt Single Action Army was history and Colt had said they would never produce it again. However, history does not always travel a...
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