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Ruger LCP

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The Ruger LCP (Lightweight Compact Pistol) is a “pocket pistol” chambered in 380 ACP. This was Sturm, Ruger & Company’s first major foray into the Concealed Carry/Personal Defense markets, as the firm’s other handguns have long been known for their large size and weight. With its fiberglass frame and sub-3 inch barrel, the LCP weighs […]

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Taurus Pt 111

Taurus Pt 111 Pro

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Taurus made their name making copies of Smith and Wesson’s more famous revolvers, and selling them much cheaper than Smith and Wesson ever did. Nowadays Taurus makes their own original weapons to include both revolvers and semi autos. The Taurus Pt 111 is one of their smaller compact semi autos. The Taurus Pt 111 is […]

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Beretta 92 A1

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The Beretta 92 A1 is a variant of the trusted, tried and true 92 series 9mm. The main difference between the two is that the 92 A1 has a Picatinny rail (also known as a MIL-STD-1913 rail), on which can be mounted a laser or light. You can see a combination laser/light mounted in the additional photos […]

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Ruger LC9

Ruger LC9

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The LC9 is a sub-compact, 9mm semi-automatic handgun made by Ruger. It has a 7-round single stack magazine and has a very low profile. Many people prefer to carry a sub-compact as opposed to full-sized weapons because of the smaller footprint. This gun comes with 1 magazine, a soft case and a takedown tool. In […]

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S&W 581

Smith & Wesson 581

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The S&W 581 is a medium size (L-frame) revolver, first produced in the 1980s. The 581 is actually a variant of the 586, with the 581 having fixed sights, as shown in the example pictured here. This gun also has the rarer nickel finish, and a 6-round cylinder. The 581 is chambered for .357 magnum, […]

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Rossi 971

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The .357 magnum is well known for its knock-down power and controllability. The .357 magnum load is an uncompromising combat load designed for self-defense and law enforcement.  The Rossi 971 is a carbon steel revolver based off the K-frame design and chambered for the aforementioned .357 magnum round. Rossi is a firearms company based in […]

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Smith and Wesson 1899

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This gun is the classic K-frame revolver… mostly because it’s the first K-frame revolver. The 1899 was also essentially the first Military and Police revolver. Our troops carried this as one of the last revolvers issued to them. It was the gun that made the 38 special the round it is today. This particular example […]

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Tec 22

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“Plinking” is the most common form of recreational shooting there is. Plinking is simply an informal shooting session, usually using cheaper ammunition, with .22 LR being the most common round. Plinking is supposed to be fun, and it would be tough to find a gun more fun for plinking than the Tec 22 Scorpion. The […]

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