6 of the Best .32 ACP Pistols to Buy and Collect

Believe it or not, there are still a few .32 ACP pistols still being made and ammunition for, them too. The .32 ACP was once one of the most popular concealed carry and law enforcement rounds sold, though it’s inadequacies have been laid bare in the modern era. I wouldn’t suggest .32 ACP semi-auto pistol […]

Gun Review: Les Baer Custom 1911 HEMI 572

There are things that can be done when building a gun, but that most gun makers don’t do. It’s possible to push tolerances closer on the decimal point than most makers of 1911s do in practice. But then, look how well the GI guns worked. The GI 1911s weren’t really as loose as their reputation. […]

How to Stipple a GLOCK Pistol (or Any Polymer Handgun)

‘Stippling’ is melting the plastic exterior of a polymer gun with the intent of improving the texture for a better grip. Below is a good example from Polinger_Firearms. This article is not a step-by-step “how-to” on stippling jobs: There are too many good YouTube videos demonstrating how to stipple, and I’ve linked my favorites in the appropriate sections below. This article […]

Gear Review: Griffin Micro Carry Comp

Outside of some time at SHOT Show range days, I haven’t had much time with a compensated pistols. I wasn’t sure if I ever needed one, especially on a 9mm carry gun. Some compensators seemed too big for them to be practical, so I never really paid much attention to them. Until, that is, I […]

Gun Review: Tisas Zigana PX-9 9mm Pistol

Turkish firearms have long been popular, lower cost options for lots of gun buyers. Among the leaders in the Turkish gun making industry is Tisas. The company was founded in 1993 and they’ve have earned a good reputation for affordable and businesslike firearms based on proven designs. There are a lot of CZ-75 and 1911 […]

Gun Review: Beretta 3032 Tomcat Inox .32 ACP Pistol

In a sea of plastic mouse guns, the decidedly old school Beretta Tomcat stands out with its Inox (AKA “stainless steel”) slide and forged aluminum frame. While this makes it a little thicker and heavier than a modern injection molded pocket pistol, it pays dividends elsewhere. In fact, the 3032 Tomcat has a few unique […]

The FN 509 Compact Tactical: The Incredibly Capable Pistol That Does Every Job You Need a Handgun to Do

We didn’t think FN’s 509 Tactical could get any better until we met its little brother, the FN 509 Compact Tactical 9mm pistol. This new pistol packs the high-capacity, optics-ready goodness of its full-size counterpart but in a more concealable package for #EDC. Need a packable pistol that’s optics ready? The FN 509 Compact Tactical’s […]