When buying a used handgun, how do you know if it’s a gem, or a problem that someone else dumped on an unsuspecting buyer? Check out these tips for evaluating a used handgun prior to purchase.
Selecting a handgun is personal—too personal to allow me or anyone else to do it for you. That said, it needs to fit your hand, have a recoil impulse you can control, and be small enough and light enough you might actually carry it and have it with you when you need it. Yes,...
Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win the "2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms." With detailed identification information, 7,500+ photos and more than 110,000 gun prices, this is a must-have book for any gun library.
It's true that "Standard Catalog of Firearms" is packed with more than 110,000 gun prices for used firearms. Did you know that it's also a great source of information to identify guns when you aren't sure what you have?
Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win the "2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms." We thought we'd chosen a relatively obscure gun for the contest, but many astute readers guessed the model right anyway.
Firearms values and used gun prices are a popular topic among Gun Digest readers. In this week's book giveaway, you can enter for a chance to win the ultimate firearms price guide: the "2012 Standard Catalog of Firearms."
In a recent column, Gun Digest the Magazine contributor Walt Hampton wrote, “A gun with proper care can last several lifetimes and during those years as it is passed between family members or friends and is touched or used by various people it becomes woven into the fabric of our lives. This is the...
A few weeks ago, I posted a blog describing the difference between the gun price guides available here at Gun Digest Books. Now, the problem of which book to choose is solved - you can buy four books in a bundle, at a great discount!
With several gun pricing books to choose from, we here at GD are often asked, “Which price guide has the [insert your gun model here] in it?” Here’s a quick look at what each book does (and, in some cases, doesn’t) cover.