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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.

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Photo Gallery: 8 New Handguns for 2014

In the market for a new handgun? Whether you're shopping for a concealed carry gun, target shooter or home defense handgun, manufacturers have you covered with these 8 good options.

The Beretta M9, in service since 1985, might soon be replaced as the U.S. Army's service pistol.

Army Shooting to Replace Beretta M9

The Beretta M9 has been in military service for nearly 30 years. But recently, the Army has signaled it aims to replace the 9mm with a more reliable and powerful pistol.

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Video: Gun Review of the Heckler & Koch VP9

It's been a spell since Heckler & Koch has introduced a new striker-fired pistol to the market, but that recently changed with the VP9. Check out this video to see if the wait was worth it for this 9mm pistol.

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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.

Smith & Wesson’s foray into really big-bore revolvers came with the introduction of the double-action X-frame. This one is chambered in the high-velocity .460 Smith & Wesson Magnum.

Revolver Selection, Understanding Your Needs

Whether it's hunting or self-defense, there is a revolver that will fit your needs. But before you make a choice between the slew of revolvers out there, you need to figure out exactly how you plan on using your wheelgun.