Handguns

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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.

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.

The VP9, Heckler & Koch's first new striker fire pistol in around 35 years.

Heckler & Koch Unveils the Striker-Fired VP9

It's been a spell since Heckler & Koch has introduced a striker-fired pistol, but the company's new VP9 appears to have made the wait worth it. The gun is decked out with features nearly any shooter will find appealing.

TriStar's new full-sized steel-frame 9mm pistol, the P-120.

TriStar Introduces Full-Sized Steel-Frame 9mm Pistol

Everytime you turn around, TriStar expands its handgun lineup. Its most recent addition should get full-sized pistol fans excited with the importer offering a steel-frame 9mm that has all the bells and whistles.

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.

Gun Digest Book of SIG Sauer, 2nd Edition

New Book from Massad Ayoob Explores SIG-Sauer Pistols

Renowned firearms expert Massad Ayoob explores the ins and outs of the design and operation of various SIG-Sauer pistols in The Gun Digest Book of SIG-Sauer, 2nd Edition, the latest offering from Gun Digest Books.