Tip: A few decades ago the FBI did a study and found that a handgun that weighs over 35 ounces becomes a drag on the pants after a few hours. Perhaps concealed carry handgun permit holders should consider 26 ounces as a reasonable top end.
Posts Tagged ‘Semiautomatic Handguns’
The story of handguns and how they work is very interesting but may also be frustrating to the beginner. Some definitions are stretched by the makers. As an example, quite a few handguns cloud the definition of double-action or double-action-only operation. Even within types such as double-action first shot there are other categories such as selective double action.
Reader ‘Lee’ writes, “…Why not create an unbiased list of firearms instead of a thinly veiled attempt at trying to sell something?” and ‘Papasan 173’ responds, “Why not go to an unbiased authorized list of guns? Oh yeah! There isn’t one. Don’t come to a gun dealer’s newsletter and complain because they are trying to sell guns.”
Magnum Research has announced two new models of its stainless-steel Desert Eagle chambered in .357 Magnum and .44 Magnum. They follow
Step into most gun stores or visit any Internet message board, and you’re certain to come across some fairly common
Continuing on with guns you MUST to shoot before you die, I feel like talking about handguns. There are
It’s a simple fact of life with firearms: Small guns are easier to carry and conceal than larger guns. However,
The pistol in question is a striker-fired polymer frame pistol. That may seem ho hum in today’s world as there
STI’s new DVC Limited and Open pistols are an entirely new design based off the 2011 platform and are built specifically for competitive shooting.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Taurus handguns are undeniably popular. For years, novice shooters and experts alike snatched up the
When two ideas come together to a form a new, the result can be earth-shatteringly good or a head scratcher
Concealed carry is all about, well… being able to conceal the firearm. Springfield is looking to take this concept to
Join any chat board or gun discussion and SIG Sauer will make its way to the top. Known primarily for
Excellent ergonomics and performance do not always equate with affordability. The Kahr CW40 is an exception. There are corners cut when
I have observed a number of revolutions in the handgun world. The Glock pistol and the popularity of polymer frame handguns
Several decades ago, a new company emerged offering first class handguns designed for concealed carry. While makers come and go Kahr
In 1911, the U.S. Army adopted the finest combat handgun ever fielded. The Colt Government Model of 1911, designed