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Rock Island Armory (RIA) 1911

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…

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CZ-75

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…

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Springfield XD-9 Sub-Compact

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…

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Ruger LC9

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…

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Glock 22

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…

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Wilson Combat CQB

The M1911 pistol design has been around for 102 years. It is a proven design that has seen service with the armed forces of as many as 75 different countries and has been in the US Military’s arsenal since its…

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HK P30

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…

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Beretta M92

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…

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Smith & Wesson M&P (Military & Police)

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…

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