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Taurus Settlement Details Released

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has authorized the release of details about a proposed class action settlement about alleged safety defects in certain Taurus-branded pistols. Click to see if your handgun is part of the settlement and what your next steps are.

Taurus TCP handgun with wings mounted to the back of the slide


SHOT 2015—New From Taurus

Taurus introduced its new handguns for 2015 at the SHOT Show. The line-up includes the innovative Curve, a TCP .380 with wings for those who struggle with racking the slide, the Non-View and Model 85 revolver with convertible hammer. Curious to find out what the specifications of these guns are? Read the Shooter’s Log coverage of SHOT Show 2015 for more details.

Picture shows a Kahr Arms handgun finished in "Tiffany blue" laying in a box from Tiffany and Co.


Top 10 Handgun Posts, August 2014

Readers who visit The Shooter’s Log show a lot of interest in handguns of all types, sizes, budgets, and uses. Here are our top-ten most-read posts about sidearms and accessories this year.

The picture shows a black, fixed stock Taurus CTG240 carbine rifle.


New Ammo, Shotguns for Dove Season and Stocks for your Ruger 10/22

You may not always be shopping for a new gun, sometimes you just want to dress you your old one. This week’s product spotlight from Cheaper Than Dirt! includes two new stock options for your Ruger 10/22, an angled foregrip from Magpul that gives you better control over your AR-15 and HPR introduces new self-defense handgun ammunition. Check out this week’s newest and coolest firearms and accessories.

Picture shows a black, compact handgun made by SIG Sauer with a threaded barrel for a suppressor, chambered in 9mm.


High Powered Headlines: July 31, 2014

The citizens of Massachusetts have no reason to celebrate. After removing a bill allowing law enforcement sole discretion to deny firearms permits, the House and Senate move to agree to let law enforcement deny permits, but they must move through the courts first. Taurus CEO is fired and the Ebola virus is spreading. Not great news today. In fact, a bit scary. However, a Virginia man will not be charged for defending his home. We have to take the bad with the good in today’s high-powered gun news headlines.

Two men, one a young blond in grey t-shirt, the other gray haired in a green tshirt, use a Commander .45 to practice, practice, practice.


Choosing a Defensive Handgun

There are a lot of factors when choosing a handgun to protect you and your family. First and foremost is picking the right handgun for your size and needs, then training and practice. In this article you’ll discover perfect way to test out a potential fit before shelling out hundreds of dollars and recommendations on some of the best handguns for personal defense .

A gray-haired man in a blue and black plaid jacket with red ear protection fires a Smith and Wesson Miliary and Police .38 at a target with a wooded area behind him.


Golden Guns for Everyone: The Orthopedic Winners

There are many ways and options to keep shooting even when you have a disability, whether because your joints cannot handle the recall or your vision is not what it used to be. Check out this post for options that keep you shooting whether in self defense, at the range or in the woods.

A Taurus .44 Magnum being held in both hands of a person, barrel pointed left with dirt in the foreground and trees in the background.


Big Steel — The Taurus M44 .44 Magnum

The Taurus M44 .44 Magnum combinedf with .44 Special ammunition is a perfect weapon to protect your home. It’s also hard to beat when defending yourself against animals. Reliability, accuracy and power at a fair price … a hard combination to beat. Read this post for the details on range results and the best ways to practice using this heavy duty revolver.