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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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Smith and Wesson 629

Smith and Wesson 629

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The Smith & Wesson model 629 .44 Magnum is the large “N-frame” revolver from S&W and the  newer version of their older model 29. The 29 was made famous by the Clint Eastwood character, detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan in films back in the 70s and 80s. That gun in those movies spawned 2 very famous […]

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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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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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Smith & Wesson M&P (Military & Police)

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The Smith & Wesson M&P (Military & Police) series is the latest evolution of the company’s Sigma series of polymer-framed pistols. The name of the series is to give homage to the company’s earlier offerings of the M&P revolver from the early 20th century. The M&P series is rapidly being adopted by numerous police agencies in […]

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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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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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