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Taurus Public Defender .410 Revolver-”The Plastic Judge”

The Taurus Judge series of revolvers have been a hit with the public since first introduced back in 2006. A few months later, when production began, gun sellers could not keep [Read the rest of this entry...]

Review: S&W Bodyguard .380 and .38 Special

Well, nes to say I am impressed.  I was finally able to get my hands on both Bodyguard models.  I was so impressed, that I bought the .380 version.  So here goes. [Read the rest of this entry...]

Smith and Wesson’s New .38 special and .380 Bodygaurd

Smith & Wesson have applied the Bodyguard name to a variety of lightweight wheel guns over the past 50 or 60  years. The latest iteration of the Bodyguard brand again includes a light weight revolver but also, cleverly, a light  weight pistol (offering something for everyone). [Read the rest of this entry...]

Beretta Px4 Storm Review

For those that do not know, the PX4, I feel, was created by Beretta to compete with Glock and other polymer service guns. The PX4 is to ultimately be offered in DA/SA (F), Constant Action (C), DA/SA with decocker only (G), and DAO (D) triggers (currently [Read the rest of this entry...]

Taurus PT1911 Review

The newest auto pistol from Taurus (Dept. ST, 16175 NW. 49th Ave., Miami, FL 33255; 800-327-3776; www.taurususa.com) is a very old familiar friend: a Government Model 1911.  The official name is Taurus Model PT 1911, and this .45 ACP pistol was [Read the rest of this entry...]

Springfield-Armory XD Sub-Compact 9mm

Springfield is a name that rings familiar to the American shooter’s ear–and with good reason. It has been with us for a long time. Our present generation of shooters knows that the name belongs to a family-owned, [Read the rest of this entry...]

North American Arms (NAA) .22LR Mini Revolver

The North American Mini Revolver may be somewhere outside of the realm of guns we usually think of as snubnose revolvers, but it is a short barreled, compact revolver, and it performs many of the same functions we associate with snubnoses: it is very concealable and easy to carry, and it is a dedicated self-defense pistol. [Read the rest of this entry...]

Kahr Arms PM9 Review

Some shooters dislike handguns so small that they dangle their pinkie fingers. The Kahr Arms PM9 is a pinkie dangler to be true. But for those so inclined, Kahr’s spare magazine is one with an extension that allows for a full grip. Keep the short one in for concealment, and then when you need to reload you can do so with the longer one. Simple, really. [Read the rest of this entry...]

Taurus PT745 Millennium Pro

The Taurus Millennium line of guns has established itself over the past several years as a solid, mid-level line of guns.  One of the more recent additions to that line is the 745 Pro.  It is a small .45 caliber weapon that is ideal for those looking for a more concealable gun without sacrificing to a smaller caliber. [Read the rest of this entry...]

Taurus 738 TCP Review

I  finally got my hands on the Taurus TCP. Many who are looking for a pocket gun will certainly be looking at this as one of the options.  The design of the gun is solid.  The Titanium slide option is certainly a plus.  The design, somewhat modern, but functional.

Coming in at about the same price as the Ruger LCP, it is designed to compete in the small .380 market.  At first site, it seems [Read the rest of this entry...]