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The biggest drawback to compact pistols has always been capacity. Sure, you could argue that grip size and overly-ambitious recoil are biggies, too, but folks who have gotten into real world defensive shooting situations typically complain less about those two and more about how they wished they had had more rounds, …

Ruger has announced the introduction of its Fourth Edition of the Ruger Collector’s Series—the Vote 2020 10/22 Carbine. Accompanied by unique collector’s memorabilia, this Fourth Edition of the Collector’s Series is a great way to start a 10/22 collection, add to an existing collection or simply celebrate your right to …

This suppressor is rated for pistol calibers up to 9 mm and subsonic .300 Blackout shot dry only (i.e. without adding sound-abating water) from a barrel no shorter than 8 inches. Gemtech states that it will handle 9 mm in full-automatic fire, but only sporadic bursts of 4-8 shots with a …

More SUBSCRIBE One of the most successful commercial semi-automatic rifles introduced in the latter half of the 20th century is the Mini-14 family, made by Sturm, Ruger & Co. First introduced in 1973, the Ruger Mini-14 utilizes a Garand style rotating bolt design coupled with a self-cleaning fixed-piston gas system. …

Henry Repeating Arms has issued a voluntary recall of all H015-series single shot rifles and single shot shotguns manufactured prior to July 1, 2020. Henry recently discovered a potential safety issue wherein, under certain conditions, it is possible that some of these models may discharge without the trigger being pulled …

During the mid-19th century, a man named Joseph Merwin was involved in manufacturing and marketing a single-action revolver. He teamed up with a man named Bray in 1856 and called the company Merwin & Bray. Like most newly formed gun companies, Merwin & Bray struggled for some 18 years before …

Cimarron Firearms knows what fans of 19th-century firearms are looking for: popular replicas for cowboy action shooting events and uncommon models to please collectors. A couple of years ago, the company started showing off a revolver called the ’62 Pocket Navy Conversion manufactured in Italy by Uberti. Chambered in .380 …

In my recent review of the FN 509C MRD, I mentioned that at the product-launch event, FN’s marketing department made a point of mentioning that it wanted to renew its commitment to the commercial market in the U.S. There was even a fairly substantial media presentation, showing normal folks in regular, …

More SUBSCRIBE New from Proof Research is the Conviction Ti precision rifle, which according to the company boasts “significantly reduced rifle weight without compromising long-range accuracy.” Proof’s new Conviction Ti precision rifle is a good choice for consistent, long-range performance in tough environments. The Proof Conviction Ti combines a lightweight, …

The Smith & Wesson 629 comes from an enviable, purebred lineage. The revolver is a direct descendant of the N-Frame handguns the company began producing in 1955, shortly after famed gun writer Elmer Keith worked with manufacturers to alter the .44 Spl. cartridge into something more appropriate for large and …