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Beretta's Pico is now selling after a bit of a wait, giving shooters one of the smallest .380 ACPs on the market.

The Beretta Pico Now Shipping

The Beretta Pico is now shipping in America and has the potential to be a hot handgun for concealed carry. Making it ideal for CCW duty is its incredibly slight proportions.

Because of its top hinge, the Bond Arms derringer should be held sideways or slightly inverted to prevent cartridges from sliding out when closing the action. The lever is the barrel release, the auto/manual extractor is mounted on the barrel, and the circular object under the hammer is the cross bolt safety.

Pocket Shotguns and Hand Cannons

Are these small but powerful firearms — call them hand cannons or pocket shotguns — just market hype or true mighty midgets for concealed carry?

Ruger has expanded its LCRx line, now offering the revolver in a model with a 3-inch barrel in .38 Special +P.

Ruger Introduces 3-inch Barreled LCRx

The Ruger LCR line has become popular, in part, due to its petite size. But the company has taken the gun another direction with a new longer barreled model.

Springfield Armory has released an updated version of its popular XD pistol – the XD Mod.2. The big news on the gun, enhanced ergonomics that aim to make it a smoother shooter.

Springfield Armory Introduces XD Mod.2

Springfield Armory is set to release a new version of its popular XD pistol. And with enhanced ergonomics, the XD Mod.2 looks to be a straight shooter.