The Bren Ten was the handgun story of the early- to mid-1980s. The pundits drooled and salivated. It was predicted that the new cartridge that came out with it, the 10mm Auto, would take over the law enforcement market. It was not to be. Today, the 10mm is popular only among handgun cognoscenti. The [...]
One critical rule of firearms safety is that the bullet must stay in its intended backstop. No responsible shooter would go to one of the older indoor shooting ranges that have a warning poster saying “LEAD BULLETS ONLY, JACKETED BULLETS CAN PIERCE BACKSTOP” and then proceed to pump hard-jacketed bullets into that frail backing.
The National Match 1911. The finest 1911 ever produced? Here are 10 photos from Massad Ayoob’s Greatest Handguns of the World to help you decide.
Considered by many aficionados to be the finest of Government Model 1911s, this tribute to the gunmaker’s art has inspired imitators for more than 80 years.
Backup handguns have saved the lives of a great many cops, and would have saved more had they been present. They can do the same for law-abiding citizens who legally carry concealed handguns to protect themselves and those within the mantle of their protection.
The backup gun is a second handgun, normally carried concealed, used as a supplement to a primary handgun that may be carried openly or concealed, depending on the circumstances.
In Part III of this excerpt from Massad Ayoob’s Greatest Handguns of the World, the author looks at the accuracy and shootability of the Model 27 .357 Magnum.
The very first .357 Magnum is still first in the hearts and minds of many advocates of that caliber. This milestone revolver continues to morph into the future.
Open carrying a handgun carries with it special risks and considerations. Massad Ayoob provides tips to stay safe while you stay armed.
If you choose to carry an exposed handgun in public where the law allows, can you keep yourself safe even more safely? Massad Ayoob says you can, and shows you how.