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Field stripped Canik 55 pistol

Firearms

Range Report: Canik’s Affordable High Tech 9mm

In a world awash with mediocre handguns, a pistol with reliability, accuracy, and good features at a fair price is a desirable commodity. The Canik TP9SA exemplifies this concept. The Canik 55 9mm pistol is similar in outline to the Smith and Wesson SW99 and Walther P99. It is not an exact clone, but clearly, the designer was familiar with the Walther pistol. The Canik 55 is a service-size 9mm with a polymer frame, mid-size slide and 4.25-inch barrel, but how did it fare on the range and for self-defense? Read the full review to find out.

Baby Rock pistol pointing down at 45 degree angle in black

Firearms

Range Report: Rock Island Armory’s Baby Rock Rocks!

Recently, Rock Island Armory (Armscor) introduced the 1911A1 .380 ACP known simply as the Baby Rock. Rock fans and shooters everywhere are going to love this handgun. Most small 1911s are more 1911-like than true 1911. The Baby Rock features a plunger tube, slide lock safety, beavertail grip safety, low bore axis and straight to the rear trigger compression. This is a true small 1911.

Ruger SR1911 9mm pistol right profile

Firearms

Range Report: Ruger SR1911 9mm

Ruger is an old line maker that has offered quality products at a fair price for more than 68 years. Although Ruger was late getting into the 1911 market, it introduced a short slide 1911 handgun, the SR1911 that has earned an excellent reputation for reliability, accuracy, and value.

Two regular round and 2 expanded bullets

Ammunition

Range Report: OATH Ammunition

OATH ammunition offers loads designed to reduce recoil by using lightweight projectiles that offer good penetration and terminal performance with solid copper projectiles. Wow! That was a mouthful, but the main point is, the bullets are well designed and offer remarkable consistency on the range, for training, or self-defense. WIlburn Roberts popped more than a few primers while proofing the ammo and collecting the data…

Black 9mm semiautomatic handgun made by FNH.

Range Reports

Throwback Thursday: FN’s Hot 9mm: The FNS 9

It is made in the USA, accurate, reliable, and ambidextrous. In the author’s opinion the FNS 9 just may be the best and most overlooked service grade 9mm in the country- and it is backed by one of the oldest names in gun making. Read this article for the details on why it is the best.

Bersa Thunder 9 Ultra Compact Pro

Firearms

Bersa’s 9mm Pistol—A Great Buy

The Bersa is a well-kept secret, a world-class 9mm at a fair price. Read this review to learn more about this pistol that serves law enforcement as well as civilians well in defensive situations.

Black Beretta NANO and magazine

Firearms

The Beretta BU9 Nano—A Powerful 9mm Pocket Pistol

An odd name, the Beretta is American made. A product of NANO technology the Beretta Nano BU9 is a neat well-balanced little pistol that will save your life. Read this article to learn the details of what makes it a great concealed carry option.