My first handgun, technically, was a Thompson/Center Contender in .221 Fireball. As much fun as that one was to play around with for target shooting, it was hardly a suitable gun for self-defense. I moved from there to a stainless, two-inch barreled S&W 686 revolver, and then to a SIG Sauer P230 in...
Thanks to everyone who entered to win the "100 Years of the 1911 Bundle." One thing's for sure - whether you own a Colt, Kimber, Springfield, Ruger, Metro Arms, Remington or Wilson Pro, you love your 1911s!
Whether the 1911 pistol is your handgun of choice for duty gun, concealed carry, home defense or target shooting, here's your chance to win two Gun Digest books that celebrate this popular gun.
What are the greatest handguns in the world? Massad Ayoob makes his picks and explains his reasoning in "Greatest Handguns of the World Vol. 2"
Kimber Tactical handguns have all the performance-enhancing features demanded by law enforcement professionals and cover every application, from concealed carry to tactical response. Frames wear KimPro II, a premium finish that is self-lubricating and extremely resistant to moisture. All are chamber in .45 ACP. The Tactical Pro II is also available in 9mm. Click...
You'll have a hard time keeping your hands and eyes off these collectible and custom 1911s.
Described as a "gentleman's gun," Kimber's new Classic Pro Carry is an officer's size 1911 combining practical features for concealed carry with a touch of class. In fact, I liked it so much, I gave it an award.
The Colt New Agent — with its subtle, all-business trench-style sights — stood out from the crowd at SHOT Show 2012 and might be the ideal backup gun for concealed carry.
50 photos of the most interesting stuff we saw at the 2012 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show.