Category Archives: Handguns

The Good Old Days?

A Little Perspective, Please … By Massad Ayoob In 1968 pickings were slim for new handguns. In the “US Pistols

Beer Or Champagne?

Expensive Handguns Aren’t Necessarily Better! By Massad Ayoob For 2017, my training year ended in mid-December with a third-level class

The Ugly Truth

A Bargain-Priced Detective Special Proves Its Inner Beauty By Massad Ayoob So there I was in one of my favorite

Comfort & Concealment

Concealed Carry Doesn’t Have To Be Uncomfortable. Here Are Some Packing Tips By Massad Ayoob Let’s face it, carrying a

The “Oops” Factor

Ignoring Lessons Learned From Experience Has Consequences By Massad Ayoob Experiential learning is the kind that stays with you. Over


Good Old-Fashioned Shootin’ Fun, Cowboy Style. By Massad Ayoob For a few years I was into SASS, the Single Action

Safe Storage

Bad Guys Often Use Stolen Guns, And They Like To Steal Them From Us. Let’s Make It Tougher. By Massad

MAG Magic

Magazine Design Is Critical For The 9mm To Function Reliably In the 1911 By Massad Ayoob John Browning’s Colt of

A Real Deal

The .40 S&W Lost Its Charm. This Means Bargains! By Massad Ayoob If you’ve been following handgun trends the last

Versatility Defined

The Ruger SR1911 .45 ACP With Adjustable Sights Takes Full Advantage Of Today’s Ammo Choices By Massad Ayoob Ruger started