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Glock 19X pistol in Glaco Stow and Go leather holster

General

Magnificent 7 — Pistols for Concealed Carry

If there is one category readers of The Shooter’s Log can all get interested about, it is an interest in the best pistols for concealed carry. However, if there is one thing likely to cause an argument, it is which pistols are best for concealed carry. Our staff threw in a few of favorites, but feel free to make your case for the pistols we missed.

Firearms

The New Ruger LCP Custom—A Better Shooting LC

Ruger’s LC series of handguns have been popular since their introduction. Every where, Ruger is improving on the popular design—first by eliminating the external safety on the LC9s now and now for 2015, upgrading the sights and trigger to the Ruger LCP. After shooting the Ruger LCP Custom at Media Day at the Range, everyone agrees, it feels like a completely new gun. Will the Ruger LCP Custom’s features convince you to buy this pocket pistol? Find out by reading “The New Ruger LCP Custom—A Better Shooting LC.”

Right side detail of the Ruger LC9s Pro 9mm handgun

Consumer Information

Ruger Eliminates External Safeties on the New Ruger LC9s Pro Model

Ruger releases the LC9s Pro model with no external safeties. Instead, on the new Ruger is an internal striker blocker and trigger safeties. Retaining the same features as the striker-fired, polymer-framed LC9s, the Pro version has a 3.12-inch barrel and is easily concealable with a 0.90-inch width and 6-inch overall length. Cheaper Than Dirt! has the Ruger LC9s Pro model in stock and is shipping today!

Picture shows the compact Ruger LCP semi-automatic handgun.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

Five Fantastic Things that Fit in Stockings

I believe you are never too old for stockings. Nothing lights up Christmas morning more than a few surprises, even for adults. Stocking gifts don’t have to be limited to candy, an orange, an apple and a few plastic trinkets. This year, tell Santa to leave them a few extra special gifts in their stockings. Here are five fantastic stocking stuffers.

Firearms

The ‘Second 10’ Articles as of August 17, 2013

This compilation of the most-read Shooter’s Log articles by all-time rank from No. 11 to No. 20 talks about a range of topics, from exercising good manners at the gun store to the provocative question, “Will you turn over your guns” if the government demands them? Click the headlines to check them out for yourself.

Firearms

Top 10 Single-Gun Posts (April 27, 2013)

Here are the top-10 articles in which we’ve reviewed a single firearm make and model (and associated variations, where applicable) that the Chronicle community obviously wanted to know more about. Some of the choices surprised us: