Pistols

GLOCK Celebrates 25 Years in the US with 2,500 Limited-Edition Pistols

In 1986 GLOCK entered the United States with the introduction of its legendary GLOCK 17 made available to law enforcement and military organizations. This year, 2011, GLOCK is commemorating its 25th Anniversary in the United States with a Silver Anniversary, Limited-Edition, 25th Anniversary GLOCK 17 Gen4 (9x19) pistol.

What’s Hot in Handguns?

Here's a look at some new handguns, and some sizzling favorites for 2011. Hint: It's the 100 Year Anniversary of the Government Model 1911!

Shooter's Guide to the 1911

Get the Most Out of Your 1911

Written by renowned 1911 authority Robert K. Campbell, "Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to the 1911" is the definitive shooter’s guide to John M. Browning’s most famous creation.

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Who Wins ‘Greatest Handgun’?

Thanks to everyone for taking the time to weigh in, a nice variety of guns were represented in the poll. Find out who won - the most votes for greatest gun and the book giveaway!

SHOT Show 2011: New Kimber 1911s Unveiled

Kimber introduced a bunch of new 1911s at SHOT Show 2011, including a new HD or, "Heavy Duty" series of stainless pistols for concealed carry or tactical-police applications.

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In the Mood … Thanks to the 1911

Have you ever heard a song that triggers a sudden and unexpected rush of emotions or memories from the past? If you have, then you can understand my affection for the 1911.

Thoughts on the 1911

As we all know, 2011 is the centennial of the most popular handgun in the world, the Model 1911. Just this last weekend, though, as I was shooting my Taurus PT1911 in .38 Super, the question occurred to me: just what makes a 1911 a 1911?