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 this final part, Massad Ayoob wraps up is final thoughts on why the Model 27 will always remain a significant piece of firearms history.
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.