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Maximizing Semi-Auto Handgun Performance

There are reasons why autoloaders are more popular than revolvers today. However, many fail to maximize semi-auto handgun performance by overlooking firepower and shootability.

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Making the Case To Carry Concealed

Using deadly force to defend yourself is not a desirable event. But its necessity makes it a good one, which is why you should carry concealed.

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Video: Ruger LC9s Features

The all new, striker-fired Ruger LC9s features a short, light, crisp trigger pull for faster shooting and improved accuracy. Its slim, lightweight design provides compact personal protection.

Glock 42 Review.

New Kid on the Glock: Glock 42 Review

Perhaps more than any other handgun introduction in 2014, this one caught the attention of concealed carry fans everywhere. In this Glock 42 review, Dick Jones gives his impression.

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Holster Cant and Ride Considerations for Women

Women, many of whom are short-waisted, benefit from dropped and offset holsters because carrying the gun lower on the torso moves the grips of the gun out and away from the ribcage and positions the barrel of the gun below the hipbone.

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The Striker-Fired Pistol Challenge

A range test with three popular striker-fired pistols - Glock 17, Smith & Wesson M&P and Springfield XDm - reveals how this design became a winner.

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Fast Draw Vs. Good Ready, Part 2

In Part 1 on this topic, I suggested that keeping a good eye on your environment and getting your hand on the gun early — what I call the “Good Ready” — was preferable for armed citizens over trying to depend on a fast draw in a life-threatening situation. That raised a few hackles.

The LC9s is a petite pistol, but one Ruger has made more controllable with the option of a finger grip extension floorplate that can be added to the magazine.

Ruger Expands Petite Pistol Line with LC9s

Ruger has continued to expand its Lightweight Compact Pistol line with the addition of the LC9s. The handgun boasts all the popular features of its predecessors, but with a striker-fired system.