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Springfield XD-9

Springfield XD-9 Sub-Compact

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The Springfield XD-9 Sub-Compact is a 9mm polymer handgun. From the factory, it comes in a hard gun case with 2 magazines: 1 regular and 1 extended 2-stack magazine. The regular magazine holds 9 rounds while the extended holds 16 rounds. Many would consider this handgun a “hybrid.” That is, it has some of the best features of […]

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Glock22

Glock 22

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The Glock pistol took the shooting world by storm when it rolled out in 1982. Its polymer frame was a radical idea at the time and lead to misconceptions that the pistol could be smuggled through an airport metal detector (a ridiculous notion as the slide assembly contains over 1 pound of steel). However, the […]

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Smith & Wesson J-Frame Revolver

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Smith & Wesson is one of the oldest manufacturers of firearms in the United States. They were the first firearms company in the US to secure a patent on the cartridge revolver. One century and a half later, the cartridge revolver still dominates their lineup; most notably their “J-Frame” series. The J-frame is the smallest revolver […]

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CZ-75

CZ-75

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The CZ-75 is a 9mm semi-automatic pistol made by Česká Zbrojovk (CZ) in the Czech Republic. CZ is known for very good quality at reasonable prices. The particular model shown here is known as the Pre-B, because it was made before the second generation CZ-75. CZ later changed the styling of this model gun to include a squared […]

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Sig Sauer P232

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The most beautiful handgun ever? Ok, I know this pistol is modeled after the Walther PP… but I’d venture to say Sig Sauer did it one better. This gun is gorgeous, especially in all stainless. And yes, it’s only a .380, but man does it feel good in the hand (especially with the Hogue grips […]

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Beretta M92

Beretta M92

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In the late 1970s, the US Military evaluated various pistols chambered in 9mm Parabellum to replace the venerable M1911A1 which was chambered in 45 ACP in order to comply with the NATO standard for handgun caliber to increase capacity from the M1911A1’s 7-rounds. By 1986 the US Military decided on the Beretta M92 and designated […]

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Walther P22

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The Walther P22 is a .22 caliber polymer semi-automatic handgun. The factory box contains the gun, 1 magazine and different grip sizes. The gun fit my hand perfectly with the standard grip size. The standard .22 magazine holds 10 rounds. I would classify this gun as compact. This gun is a very good size for concealed carry, although […]

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HK P30

HK P30

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The Heckler & Koch P30-series of pistols was developed by HK as an evolution of the company’s Universal Self-loading Pistol (USP) and its later P2000. The USP was a scaled-down version of the Mk23 pistol designed for US SOCCOM. The USP had a few drawbacks as HK went with a proprietary mounting rail which severely […]

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