Handguns

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Photo Gallery: New Revolvers for 2014

When it comes to dependability and versatility in handguns it's hard to beat revolvers. Whether you're shopping for a revolver for self defense, competition or hunting one of the 11 following guns has you covered.

Possibly the most famous of all .380 ACP pistols are the Walther PPK and PPK/S, great pocket pistols and backup guns, and favorites of James Bond fans.

Three Cheers for the .380

When an earlier story on carry calibers wrongly omitted the .380, Gun Digest readers sounded off. We heard you loud and clear.

Ask any five shooters what’s the best gun for self defense, and you’ll get six different answers!

Picking the Right Concealed Carry Gun

Choosing a concealed carry gun is really about reaching the right balance for you. You have to consider size, power, efficiency and capacity in your deliberations, and each variable affects the others. Here are 23 pro-con arguments to consider in the eternal autoloader vs. revolver debate.

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VIDEO: Glock 42 Review with Jerry Miculek

In this Glock 42 review, World Champion shooter Jerry Miculek puts the new handgun through its paces like only Jerry can. The handgun review includes close and long range tests (up to 110 yards), reliability with different ammo and how it stacks up against similar concealed carry guns on the market.