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Firearms

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.

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News

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.

News

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.

Firearms

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.

Firearms

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.

Firearms

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.

Young man in gray t-shirt and sunglasses with light brown hair points a silver Taurus Judge at a target with miscellaneous items in the background against a wooded area.

Firearms

The Versatile Taurus Judge

The Taurus Judge is a pure defense revolver, lightweight, portable and versatile loads. Read the post for load recommendations and more details.

Taurus The View revolver in silver with black grip

Firearms

SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 4: New Handguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have added their final set of articles about new handguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about The View, a new compact DA concealed-carry small-framed revolver from Taurus named for its distinctive translucent polycarbonate right side plate, and 5-inch versions of the Walther PPQ M2 pistol.

A dark gray and silver LW frame .45 with a wood-grained grip lying on a gray blue background with a box of ammunition.

Ammunition

Taurus PT 1911 Range Report

The original 1911s, first manufactured over 100 years ago, were handmade by skilled worksmen: that puts it out of reach for today’s market. The Taurus PT 1911 performs beautifully at a mid-range price with stellar performance and many options.