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Para Executive Carry review.

Handgun Review: The Para Executive Carry

The lighter and easier-to-conceal compact 1911-style semi-auto has met with considerable success, and for good reason. The Para Executive Carry tested in this handgun review is a top contender in the category.

The Bond Arms Derringers: The Ranger fires .45 Colt and .410 shot shells. The new Mini Backup fires .45 ACP ammunition and can be converted to 9mm and .40 S&W.

Bond Arms’ Dynamic Derringers

Bond Arms was founded in 1995 with the idea that the Remington Model 95 over/under, single-action Derringer could be converted from an Old West anachronism into a modern defensive handgun. The company now gives shooters the power of the .410 shotshell or pocket the potent .45 ACP, in a double-barrel pistol.

Sig P320 Carry Nitron.

Massad Ayoob: A Look at the SIG P320

For years now, traditional double action police service pistols such as the SIG P-series have been pushed out of the spotlight by polymer-frame, striker fired pistols, a revolution begun by Glock. Now, SIG has met the striker-fired polymer pistols on their own turf with the new SIG P320.

Colt AR15A4 Review.

AR-15 Review: The Colt AR15A4

Shooting the Colt AR15A4 is a pleasure. Not that any 5.56/.223 AR has a lot of recoil, but with the reduced muzzle flip of the longer barrel and gas system, this thing can really rock and roll.

The 725’s steel receiver has a silver nitride finish and high-relief engraving. A duck adorns the right side of the field model, and a pheasant appears on the left. The receiver is narrower than older models, thanks to a smaller diameter full-length hinge pin.

Gun Review: Browning 725

In this Browning 725 review, Brad Fitzpatrick shows how America's favorite over/under shotgun gets a much-welcomed overhaul. The Citori line of shotguns are popular among wingshooters, and the 725’s narrowed receiver is a step forward for these shotguns.