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Art of the Gun: The Beretta PX4 Storm

Beretta decided to take the best parts from their popular handguns and apply them to create a gun that was perfect for defensive use. With a light steel-reinforced polymer frame, smooth contours, familiar trigger and safety systems, and a recoil-reducing rotating barrel, the Px4 Storm is designed to be one of the best concealed carry handguns on the market.

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Rock Island Armory’s Latest .45, the Tactical II

The Rock Island Tactical II is a high performance, high quality handgun with an ideal balance of control and compactness. With great features, ranging from a comfortable VZ beavertail grip to a standard non-textended slide lock, this new ,45 is well priced and easy to handle. Read the post for the latest scoop on all the features and range results.

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Art of the Gun: IWI Tavor

The IWI Tavor just recently came to the US, and it has gotten a lot of press. Though we’ve written about it before, here’s why we selected the Tavor as this week’s Art of the Gun.

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Pistol-Caliber Carbines for Home Defense

Pistol-caliber carbines are perfect for home defense since they are less expensive, have less muzzle blast, and are easier to handle than a rifle. This post shares details on which are the best options, which ammo gets you the most bang for your buck and how to conserve costs by getting ammo that does double duty. Read the full post to make the best choice for you and your family’s safety.

A civil lawsuit has been filed against Attorney Gen. Eric Holder.


DOJ Looks to Use ‘Smart’ Guns in Gun-Control Policy

Attorney General Eric Holder told a House appropriations subcommittee last week that the Justice Department is looking into gun-controlling bracelets as part of its overall gun-control efforts. Does new technology — such as the ability to unlock a safe with a fingerprint scan and RFID-equipped bracelets — have any place on firearms?

Silver barreled-Taurus Track 637SS, barrel pointed to the right on a gray-and-white woven background.


Taurus Tracker .357 Magnum 7-shot: A New Baseline for Revolvers

The Taurus Tracker 627SS is a versatile, powerful revolver that handles multiple loads and situations. The Taurus-patented Ribber grips keep your hand right where it needs to be, the versatile options for ammo cover you in many situations (whether taking down an animal in the woods or the robber coming through your window) and the 7 shots give you one more safety option. Read this article for details on adding this revolver to your arsenal.

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Tristar Viper G2 28 Gauge—Perfect for Field and Hunting

The 28 gauge has a rabid and loyal following, mainly due to its unique combination of light weight, extreme pointability, almost no recoil, and superb patterning for both the field and the range. TriStar has stepped up once again to prove their motto of “The Value Experts” in making a semi-automatic 28 gauge that is built on a true 28 gauge frame. Read this article to see what makes the TriStar Viper G2 so special.

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When Teaching a New Shooter, Does the Gun Matter?

Over Spring Break, CTD Suzanne introduces one of her girlfriends to the shooting sports by getting out with an S&W M&P 15-22, S&W M&P .22 pistol and the DPMS Classic 16 A2 carbine. Do you think gun choice matters when introducing someone to shooting? Read on to find out.

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Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry and Practical Defense

Make sure you’re properly trained and armed for situations where you need to protect yourself. Understanding that force is the last choice, not the first, is as important as knowing how to handle the gun itself. Read this post to discover how to get started.