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Beretta's Pico is now selling after a bit of a wait, giving shooters one of the smallest .380 ACPs on the market.

The Beretta Pico Now Shipping

The Beretta Pico is now shipping in America and has the potential to be a hot handgun for concealed carry. Making it ideal for CCW duty is its incredibly slight proportions.

Because of its top hinge, the Bond Arms derringer should be held sideways or slightly inverted to prevent cartridges from sliding out when closing the action. The lever is the barrel release, the auto/manual extractor is mounted on the barrel, and the circular object under the hammer is the cross bolt safety.

Pocket Shotguns and Hand Cannons

Are these small but powerful firearms — call them hand cannons or pocket shotguns — just market hype or true mighty midgets for concealed carry?

Springfield Armory has released an updated version of its popular XD pistol – the XD Mod.2. The big news on the gun, enhanced ergonomics that aim to make it a smoother shooter.

Springfield Armory Introduces XD Mod.2

Springfield Armory is set to release a new version of its popular XD pistol. And with enhanced ergonomics, the XD Mod.2 looks to be a straight shooter.

Running your pistol sans ammunition is a good way to develop a steady sight picture and trigger pull. But there might be a way to get more out of your dry fire training.

Thoughts on Dry Fire Practice

Dry fire is an important part of any firearms training, but are shooters getting all they can out of it? Grant Cunningham suggests there is a more productive way to pull the trigger sans ammo.

Doug Childers of New Braunfels, Texas, runs Bear Creek Holsters, a one-man workshop finely crafting custom holsters that are gaining some attention. In addition to cowhide, he offers holsters made of horsehide, which is denser, smoother and more moisture resistant than cowhide. Color choices are black, brown or natural leather, which has a marbled light brown appearance. Holsters are hand tooled and stitched without rivets. Childers also offers accents and exotic materials such as alligator, shark, elephant, ostrich or stingray. Delivery times can vary based on demand. Check Bear Creek Holsters’ website for current delivery times. (Prices vary, bearcreekholsters.com)

Home Sweet Concealed Carry Holster

Editor James Card takes a look at some of the best concealed carry holsters out there - solid rigs to keep your handguns safe and secure.