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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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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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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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North American Arms Mini Revolver

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The North American Arms (NAA) Mini Revolver is a small revolver constructed entirely from stainless steel. These small revolvers are reminiscent of the spur trigger single action revolvers of the mid-19th century. As a single action revolver, the hammer must be manually cocked each time for the pistol to fire each of the 5 rounds […]

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Sig P250

Sig Sauer P250

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The Sig P250 is one of Sig Sauer’s first polymer frame pistols. The P250 is a hammer-fired, double action only (DAO) weapon chambered in either 9mm, 40 S&W, 45 acp and of course 357 SIG. The Sig P250 comes in three sizes: Full Size, Compact and Sub-compact. Well, what actually makes the P250 different is […]

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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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Springfield Armory XD (Xtreme Defense)

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Springfield Armory’s XD series of pistols is based on the polymer framed, striker fired Croatian HS2000 (Hrvatski Samokres). Unlike most modern polymer pistols, the XD incorporates a grip safety similar to that found on the M1911. Another unique component is the full length guide rod. According to the Croatian designers, this mechanism was intended as […]

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RIA 1911

Rock Island Armory (RIA) 1911

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1911-style pistols run the gambit of incredibly expensive and reliable to incredibly cheap with spotty reliability at best. Rock Island Armory (RIA) has produced a very well made 1911 for a great price. These weapons are accurate, reliable, and a hell of a deal. A lot of 1911s feature a ton of custom details like […]

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