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Book Giveaway: Glock Deconstructed

Glock handguns: Love 'em or hate 'em, "Glock Deconstructed" offers an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at one of the most famous gun makers in modern firearms history. This week, we're giving away a copy of "Glock Deconstructed" to one lucky winner.

The Sig 516 Patrol Rifle comes in a standard black model, but is also available in Flat Dark Earth (FDE) and a black/Olive Drab (OD) Green version. Beyond the colors, each model boasts many of the same features.

AR-15 Review: SIG 516 Patrol Rifle

The SIG 516 Patrol is not just another AR. It has some really cool improvements over the typical AR-style rifle. One of the most notable improvements is it’s gas piston operated. But that's not all.

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AR Testfire: The AAC Blackout .300

The Advanced Armament Company has been making suppressors for some time now. So when it came time to design a cartridge and build an upper to house it, they knew a thing or two about the job. The result? The .300 AAC Blackout.

The Sentinal series was always a good value, and has become extraordinarily so in recent years. Massad bought this one for $75 in 2003.

Gun Review: The Sentinel .22 Revolver

Introduced as an inexpensive plinker, the High Standard Sentinal .22 revolver was ahead of its time with landmark revolver design features. Unfairly tarnished with a “junk gun” image, it may be the best buy in a used handgun available today.

The new FNX-45 pistol.

Handgun Exclusive: FNX-45

FNH USA introduces a new, improved .45 for the civilian market. Gun Digest got the scoop on the FNX-45.

If the right-handed shooter fires with thumbs curled down, thumb won’t block operation of slide lock lever.

Gun Review: Shooting SIG-Sauer’s P226

In the 1970s, the SIG-Sauer brand was new to American firearms enthusiasts, and the company's pistols took America by storm. For a long time, the P226 was the most popular of the series, for very good reasons, according to Massad Ayoob.