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S&W 581

Smith & Wesson 581

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The S&W 581 revolver, first produced in the 1980s, is actually a variant of the 586. The 581 has 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, and can also shoot the lighter .38 special […]

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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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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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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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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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Chiappa Rhino

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This unique gun has created quite a stir among handgun enthusiasts. Some hate it, some love it. Put me in the latter category. The main attribute of the Italian-made Chiappa Rhino that has polarized everyone is that the barrel is aligned with the bottom cylinder chamber. (See the 2nd photo.)  This was done to reduce […]

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