While it might seem like an oxymoron, there is such a thing as a “big bore compact handgun”—just check out the Guncrafter Model 5.
Ithaca Gun Company will probably always be known for their slide-action Model 37 shotgun, but the company also produces world-class 1911s.
This hardcore full-sized duty pistol is capable of shooting in extreme conditions.
Massad Ayoob confesses that the SIG P220 is his very favorite SIG pistol, and indeed, one of his all-time favorite handguns. Extraordinarily accurate, very reliable, and easy to handle and shoot, one of the P220’s cardinal attributes is the cartridge for which it is chambered: the .45 ACP.
The Florida company goes big with its Diamondback FS Nine striker-fired semi-auto.
Walther’s 5-inch PPQ M2 in .40 S&W defies the blockiness of typical striker-fired pistols.
The Glock 42 in .380 ACP is the firm’s first attempt at a pocket pistol, and it’s also the first American-made Glock.
In the market for a new handgun? Whether you're shopping for a concealed carry gun, target shooter or home defense handgun, manufacturers have you covered with these 8 good options.
The lighter and easier-to-conceal compact 1911-style semi-auto has met with considerable success, and for good reason. The Para Executive Carry tested in this handgun review is a top contender in the category.