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Young man in blue t-shirt, green ear protection and sunglasses practices shooting a black Beretta 9mm

Concealed Carry

Is the High-Capacity 9mm the Right Gun for You?

The 9mm handgun is easy to fire and use, light enough, and features a good reserve of ammunition. The question has been, is the 9mm enough? The author finds the high capacity 9mm just may be the right choice for many shooters. You’ll find a lot of options in this post so you can choose the best solution.

GLOCK 42 .380 ACP pistol

Firearms

SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 2: New Handguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed their second-day reports on new handguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details of Browning’s A1 Desert Tan and Compact Desert Tan 1911-22LRs, CZ-USA’s P-09; a full-size polymer 9mm pistol offering 19+1 capacity, and Glock’s Gen4 Tactical .45 ACP and ultra-compact .380 ACP, and the new Glock 42 .380 ACP.

Browning Citori 725 Skeet 12 gauge

Firearms

SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 2: New Shotguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed their first set of follow-up reports on new shotguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about additions to the Browning High Grade program and expansion of the company’s 725 Citori lineup, and new models in CZ’s pump-action, semi-auto, and over/under lines.

Winchester Model 1873 Color Case Hardened

Firearms

SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 2: New Rifles

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have filed more reports on new rifle introductions made at the show. Our staff articles are supplemented with reporting by SHOT Business Daily, reprinted with permission. SHOT Daily, produced by The Bonnier Corporation and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, covers all facets of the yearly firearms-industry show. To view a 2014 digital version of SHOT Daily, click here:

Picture shows a black, steel-framed 9mm pistol the SAR B6.

Firearms

On the Ninth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me—An EAA SAR 9mm Pistol

Made by one of the largest firearms manufacturers in Europe—Sarsilmaz— and imported by EAA, the SAR B6 is a clone of one of the most reliable and copied pistols in the world—the CZ-75. It has a 4.5-inch barrel and holds 15 rounds of 9mm ammo. Firing in single or double-action, it has a 5.5-pound single-action trigger pull for fast and accurate follow-up shots. As one of Cheaper Than Dirt’s! most affordable 9mms, the SAR B6 goes from self-defense to cheap target shooter with ease.

Firearms

Canik 55 Shark 9mm Pistol, a Handy, Accurate Choice

The Canik 55 Shark 9mm Pistol is a handy, accurate choice with a spare magazine. Backed by a top notch manufacturer, this handgun weighs only 27 ounces and has a 3.9″ barrel with a double-action trigger. The combination of good sights, a good trigger action and a low bore axis add up to a pistol that is pleasant to use and fire.

Firearms

Cheaper Than Dirt! at the Range: Tristar Arms S-120 9mm

In this economy, shooters are looking for a reliable, affordable pistol. One such item might be the $439 Canik 55 S-120, a full-size 9mm CZ-75 clone with a 4.7-inch barrel, a 17-round capacity, and a dry weight of 2.26 pounds. Made in Turkey, the S-120 line is imported by TriStar Sporting Arms, long recognized for its quality shotguns at value prices. Cheaper Than Dirt! recently had a chance to shoot a loaner S-120 the company provided on a test-and-evaluation basis.

CZ BREN 805 A1 and A2

News

SHOT 2013: Some Czech Hardware

The 805 Bren, a rifle that the Czech Republic brought into service last year, sports a forward mounted vertical grip and quick detachable sights on a full-length rail.