When it comes to pistol ammo, there is perhaps no more renowned cartridge than the .45 ACP. The heavy round earned its stripes and grew in popularity after nearly three-quarters of a century of service as the U.S. Military's sidearm.
As simple as it might sound, shooting with both eyes open is an important skill, one that can give a shooter a marked advantage in the real world. But learning to keep both peepers in the game is a matter of practice.
Loading, reloading and dealing with malfunctions might seem like basic skills, but they are among the most important fundamentals in handling a semi-automatic pistol competently.
With its sleek lines and innovative action, the Remington R51 is one of the most futuristic pistols released at SHOT Shot 2014. But looks can be deceiving, because at its foundation is a nearly century-old design.
After a year bumping around Europe, the L-A1 is coming to America. And the latest version of Steyr's striker-fired pistol has everything that has made its predecessor popular, along with a few tweaks certain to gain favor with those looking for a full-sized polymer-framed pistol.
Few firearm designs are as recognizable as UZI. The brand is synonymous with sub-machine guns and is one of the top choices for law enforcement agencies and military forces worldwide. The U.S. consumer market gets a crack at the brand's latest creation with the introduction of the UZI PRO Pistol.
After two days and more than 500 rounds in the MAG20 handgun training class, the results spoke for themselves.
“Collect them all!” is how the tag line so often goes. When it comes to Glocks, though, sometimes that just isn’t possible. “The G25 and G28, corresponding to the G19 and G26, are Glock’s .380 models. The .380 lacks the energy to work a locked-breech system, so these are simple blowback pistols. … Why...
What the Springfield 1903 could have been, might have been, but never became. “It began in the late summer of 1917 when Mr. John D. Pedersen … walked into Ordance chief Crozier’s office and offered him the chance to see something truly amazing. … Producing a Springfield, Pedersen squeezed off a few shots in...