Concealed Carry Guns

Striker-fired pistol challenge.

The Striker-Fired Pistol Challenge

A range test with three popular striker-fired pistols - Glock 17, Smith & Wesson M&P and Springfield XDm - reveals how this design became a winner.

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The Gun Debate: Revolver or Semi-Auto?

Want to start a lively debate the next time you’re at the range? Toss this one out: revolver or semi-auto for concealed carry? Whew, hold on tight!

Gun Digest the Magazine, July 17, 2014

Gun Digest the Magazine, July 17, 2014

The July 17, 2014 issue of Gun Digest the Magazine is (almost) all ARs! Features articles look at 3 New Rock River ARs, the SIG Tactical Hybrid 556xi, Ruger SR-762, Colt AR-15A4, and much, much more!

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.

Sig P320 Carry Nitron.

Massad Ayoob: A Look at the SIG P320

For years now, traditional double action police service pistols such as the SIG P-series have been pushed out of the spotlight by polymer-frame, striker fired pistols, a revolution begun by Glock. Now, SIG has met the striker-fired polymer pistols on their own turf with the new SIG P320.

The Glock and Kahr Arms pistols are popular striker fired semi-auto pistols for concealed carry.

Semi-Autos for Concealed Carry

From Concealed Carry for Women, author Gila Hayes explores some of the many semi-automatic pistols sold, summarizing their various options and how they operate.

NAA Guardian Review.

NAA Guardian Bottle Rocket Review

Chambered for NAA’s proprietary bottleneck cartridges, these souped-up pocket pistols can be upgraded with a variety of custom features.

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.