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While the merits of the .22 LR for personal defense are often debated, there’s a new load from Federal Premium that’s specifically designed to make the .22 LR a viable defensive round choice. “Self-defense isn’t one size fits all. So, whether shooters want to carry a .22 LR handgun as a backup gun, do …

In 1919, the Spanish military began a search for a new handgun to replace the Campo-Giro service pistol used during World War I, chambered in 9 mm Largo. The design of the Campo-Giro inspired the creation of a new semi-automatic, blowback-action handgun designed by Pedro Careaga, which was selected by …

Pulsar has extended its Thermion 2 riflescope series with three new models. Each scope boasts 17µm pixel pitch technology to provide contrast and definition for heat signatures, which transmit into color-rich, pristine images on a 1024X768 AMOLED display. Thermion 2s boast fast aperture F/1.0 enhanced Germanium lenses, 10 reticle options, multiple profile saves and eight …

The recent surge in gun ownership has left some people scrambling to find parts for their pistols. Glock pistols are no exception, and some gun owners are finding it difficult to locate the parts they need, such as trigger bars to upgrade their guns. Because of this limited availability of …

There is light at the end of the tunnel and some new data is worthy of solemn celebration. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) released new figures showing the number of Americans who died by suicide in 2020 remained lower than in each of the previous four years. That’s good …

Walther Arms now offers new additions to its PDP striker-fired pistol family with fullsize and compact versions offered with a 5” barrel. The Performance Duty Pistol line by Walther are polymer-frame, striker-fired semi-automatic handguns introduced and covered earlier this year, and they’re packed with new features. The PDP series are chambered in …

I first heard about the Winchester Model 12 from John Hewitt, who wrote a regular column for Gray’s Sporting Journal until 2007, when a stroke ended his writing career. The Model 12 figured prominently in John’s articles based on his outdoor experiences, and the first book of his collected columns published in …

Years ago, I guided elk hunters during a late-season hunt in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains. It snowed constantly, with temperatures hovering around minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit. One of the hunters carried a semi-auto hunting rifle chambered in .30-06 Springfield. Snow would get into the rifle’s action and freeze up. Every time we set …

A good gun belt is an essential part of the concealed carry lifestyle. A gun belt does more than just hold up your trousers, and it serves a different purpose than a work belt or dress belt. A gun belt needs to not only look good, but also hold your …

It’s hard to think of a worse possible nominee than David Chipman to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). President Joe Biden could have nominated Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, as he infamously promised him a gun control job at an El Paso campaign appearance. Or maybe even given …