AR/AK Pistols: What’s the Point?

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Nick’s article about declining interest in AK-patterned pistols got me to thinking: is there really any good use case for these not-so-little .223/7.62x39mm sidearms? I’ve shot them before, and they sure are fun…

Gear Review: North-Central Illinois Custom Kydex Holsters Ultimate IWB

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As a woman, concealing a firearm in a safe holster can be the most frustrating obstacle. I’ve gotten to the point where I was ready to give up. So, while I searched for the…

The Walther PPK Pistol

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By David Tong [via ammonland.com]  One of the most iconic pistols of the 20th Century has to be Walther’s “Polizeipistole Kriminalmodell,” or police pistol detective model. The Walther PPK pistol was a shortened…

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Gun Review: MAC 3011 SSD in .40S&W

The Metro Arms MAC 3011 SSD in .40SW is a double stack 1911 style pistol aimed directly at competition shooters looking for a solid firearm on a budget. Hit or miss?…

POCKET SHOT Holster: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

DeSantis Gunhide is an excellent company with excellent products at highly competitive prices and top notch customer service. Their email blasts are much appreciated. But a big hell no goes out to…

New From Smith & Wesson: Short Barrel Combat Magnums

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In a presser sent out yesterday, Smith & Wesson announced two new carry options for wheel gun aficionados. The Model 66 and Model 69, chambered in .357 Magnum and .44…

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Gun Review: Wilson Combat EDX X9 9mm Pistol

The firearms industry rarely creates something new. It’s even more rare that anyone gets it right the first time. Bill Wilson and his engineers at Wilson Combat set out to…

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New Jersey Sues SIG SAUER For “Malfunctioning” P229s

Our good friends over at The Trace are running a story this morning about SIG SAUER’s P229. Specifically, how the New Jersey police claim that it’s a jam-tastic pile of junk….

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Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M2.0 9mm Full-Size Polymer Handgun

Introduced in 2005, the M&P pistol was, in many ways, a better firearm than a GLOCK. For one thing, the M&P’s grip angle (18 degrees off square) points more naturally than Gaston’s gat…

LA Gun “Buyback” – Won’t Somebody PLEASE Think of the Children?

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Children grow up to be adults. Assuming they’ve kept their noses clean, once they reach adulthood they can exercise their natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms….

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New from Taylor’s & Company: 1911 A1 Full-Size and Compact Carry 9mm 1911’s

We’re seeing a lot of 1911 makers offering 9mm variants. TTAG’s resident war hero is finishing up his review of the new $2895 9mm Wilson Combat EDC X9. Taylor’s & Company’s jumping…

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Marcus Weldon Pays the Price: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Would you still have a job after thirty days in the cooler? Would you still have a home after losing a month’s income? Would friends and loved ones stand by…