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The 1911 is one of the most iconic firearms and was born of a long process of refinement and innovation. Photo Adams Guns

The Birth of the 1911 Pistol

The 1911 is among the most recognizable pistol designs in the world, but the semiautomatic was not born overnight. In fact, the iconic firearm was a long, though worthwhile, effort to come up with a top-notch military sidearm.


Embarrassing Moments for Armed Women

Because carrying a gun adds just one more complication to our already complex lives, carrying a gun in public is a fertile breeding ground for errors that can sometimes be embarrassing and sometimes prove very dangerous. Here are some tips for armed women.

Glock Deconstructed

New Book Reveals the Complexity of Glock

Recognized as the most influential firearms design in the past 50 years, the Glock pistol is the overwhelming favorite for both law enforcement and personal protection. Sweeney provides a thorough guide to every Glock model, highlighting the Gen4 improvements. He also shares a roadmap of the emergence of a whole aftermarket industry.