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Ruger SP101

The Ruger SP101 is a double-action small-frame revolver designed for concealed carry or for us by smaller shooters. Ruger SP101 revolvers are available in .22 LR, .32 H&R Magnum, .38 Special, and .357 Magnum calibers. Articles on the Ruger SP101 Ruger SP101 – A Sturdy Rimfire “Secret” When Ruger introduced the SP101 double-action revolver a dozen years ago, it was ...

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M11

In 1992, the U.S. Armed Forces adopted the SiGARMS P228 9mm pistol as the M11. The M11 is authorized for issue to armed forces personnel who require a pistol smaller than the standard M9. The M11 model add tritium sites to the commercial SiG P229. Each M11 is also stamped with government markings. M11 Specifications Caliber 9-mm NATO System of ...

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Browning Hi Power

Articles on the Browning Hi Power The Browning Hi-Power today: dominant high-capacity pistol no longer, the Hi-Power offers other virtues Classics endure. The Browning Hi-Power is a classic. The ones made today by FN are better than ever. Throated to feed hollowpoints, “drop-safe” thanks to the Mark HI passive firing pin safety, and still with those graceful lines and that ...

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Taurus Pistols

Articles on Taurus Pistols The Taurus 24/7: the Brazilian-made polymer-framed pistol lives up to its nameĀ—it’s accurate and reliable, 24 hours a day 7 days a week So what’s the bottom line on the Taurus 24/7? It is a very well built firearm designed primarily for self defense. More Important, it shoots very well and it shoots every time. The ...

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Handguns

Handguns are the tools of choice for self-defense. Rifles are better for military combat. Shotguns are better for home defense. For self-defense, nothing compares to a good handgun. Every adult should own and be capable of operating a handgun for their own defense. The handgun should be at least 9mm (or .38 caliber, if a revolver). The handgun should be ...

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M9

The M9 is a light weight, semiautomatic pistol manufactured by Beretta and designed to replace the M1911A1 .45 caliber pistol and .38 caliber revolvers. The M9 has redundant automatic safety features to help prevent unintentional discharges. It can be fired in either double or single action mode and can be unloaded without activating the trigger while the safety is in ...

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Colt Handguns

Articles on Colt Handguns Articles on Colt Semi-Automatic Pistols Colt 1903 redux: some dead horses aren’t Some guns are timeless in design and function. The Colt 1911 is the foremost example, yet I’ve always thought the Colt 1903 Pocket was too. It hasn’t been made since WWII, but Colt did make 572,215 1903 .32s and 138,009 1908 .380s before shelving ...

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Ruger Handguns

Popular Ruger handguns include: Ruger GP100 Ruger SP101 Articles on Ruger Handguns Articles on Ruger Revolvers Ruger’s powerhouse .454 Alaskan: a Pert-near perfect packin’ pistol The .454 is as far above the .44 Magnum as the latter is beyond the .357 Magnum. We’re talking 260-grain bullets at 1,800+ fps and 300-grain bullets at 1,600+ with the .454 Casull. Because of ...

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S&W Handguns

Articles on S&W Semi-Automatic Handguns Smith & Wesson SW-99 Compact While I am not a big fan of making guns compact “just because,” the SW-99 pulls it off much better than many. I doubt seriously our belts can tell the 2.7 ounce difference in weight, but concealment may be a tad easier and the size is also likely to appeal ...

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The Sig 229 – a Utilitarian View

I bought the SigArms P229 .40 as my first cartridge fed pistol about 10 years ago to use for self defense and to start my gun collection. I started late because I was a poor carpenter doing minor woodwork and my new wife just didn’t like the idea of having a gun around. I don’t live in the most hospitible ...

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