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The LCR taken down.

An Inside Look at the Ruger LCR

The space-age LCR is Ruger’s latest revolver, one that’s a marvel in design and modern materials. The letters LCR stands for “Lightweight Compact Revolver.”

Striker-fired pistol challenge.

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.

The AR-15 rifle in .223/5.56 is an excellent rifle for woman shooters thanks to its compact size and light recoil. Patrick Hayes Photo

AR-15 Review: Colt LE6920MP USA

With a nod toward the AR’s patriotic parentage as the platform created for the U.S. military, the Colt LE6920MP USA looks as cool as it shoots.

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.