Building on a 25-year legacy of making polymer-framed striker-fired semi-automatic pistols, the Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro is often overshadowed by some other micro compacts with more prominent name recognition but the Hellcat deserves an honest look by anyone seeking a dependable and capable handgun for personal defense. We’ve been evaluating our test gun for months… Continue reading Springfield Hellcat Pro Review: 4,000 Rounds & One Year Later [Hands-On]
Ruger is a well-known American firearm manufacturer — one of the largest gun manufacturers in the U.S. — and has a rich history of producing guns that Americans love. While the company has made nearly every kind of firearm there is, their handguns continue to be a top seller. Today we bring you a review… Continue reading The Ruger EC9s Reviewed: A Compact Powerhouse
The decision on what makes for the best concealed carry gun is multifaceted and often totally individual. While many turn to the Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact for its reliability and affordability, it’s crucial to understand the breadth of options available. The concealed-carry handgun landscape is vast, with choices spanning various sizes, styles, calibers,… Continue reading Best Concealed Carry Guns of 2023: All Calibers & Carry Styles
The evolution from primitive weapons to modern self-defense tools has been nothing short of remarkable. Long gone are the days of relying on stones or pointy sticks — since the invention of firearms, humans have always sought better and more effective ways to protect themselves. Enter the TASER Pulse, a less-than-lethal tool that promises safety… Continue reading TASER Pulse Review: Watt’s Up Doc
The CZ P-10 S is the 9mm subcompact offering in the popular P-10 lineup. It’s a scaled-down version of the P-10 C that’s similar in size to the Glock 26 but carries two more rounds. You may be wondering if it’s just another striker-fired polymer-framed subcompact gun. And the answer is yes, but with CZ… Continue reading CZ P-10 S Review: More Than Just Another Subcompact?
We live in an epoch where movies are constantly remade, conspiracies come true, and firearms patents have long expired. While the clone wars are still a few years off, the battle of clones is already upon us. The Glock clones. Glock has arguably designed some of the best pistols of the last century, many of… Continue reading Shadow Systems DR920 Review: The Ultimate Glock Clone?
A category of handguns that didn’t even exist before 2018, the micro compact 9mm is exploding in popularity, with almost 20 models currently in production. Let’s look at what these guns are, why they are important, and how they stack up against each other.
There are some exciting new developments in the firearms market, it seems like there is a new product release every time you turn around. Polymer-framed pistols are one of the places where many companies are putting their focus, and with the recent court rulings, I would expect to see more. Palmetto State Armory (PSA) has… Continue reading PSA’s Rock 5.7 Pistol Reviewed: The Budget 5.7 King?
The Glock 48 is a compact size, striker-fired, polymer framed concealed carry pistol. It’s a single-stack pistol that’s part of Glock’s Slimline lineup, which fits (size-wise) in between the single-stack and double-stack categories. If you’re familiar with Glocks, think of it as a skinny G19. It’s also very similar in size to Sig Sauer P365XL.… Continue reading Glock 48 MOS Review: 1,000 Rounds Later, Still The ‘Just Right’ Glock?
Last fall, Springfield Armory announced the release of their new 1911 double-stack pistol, the Prodigy, in 5-inch and 4.25-inch versions. These pistols are squarely aimed at the 2011-style 9mm pistols used by competitive shooters and also found a market with people who traditionally carried a 1911 but wanted more capacity in a carry gun. The… Continue reading Springfield Prodigy Review: A 2011 Wunderkind or More of the Same?