Just ahead of the new year, CZ-USA released a sneak peek at the new Bruin being manufactured under the Dan Wesson brand. The new pistol is a 1911-style gun in a long slide configuration that will be available in a variety of finishes and two powerful cartridges. Sporting a 6.3" match-grade barrel, … Read more about Dan Wesson Bruin – Long Slide 10mm, .45 ACP
Smith & Wesson will introduce a pair of new Bodyguard 380 pistols without thumb safeties at the SHOT Show next month according to two sources. One of the guns will have a Crimson Trace laser, while the second will not have any laser. Ever since they were introduced, many in the Smith & … Read more about New Bodyguard 380 Pistols Without Thumb Safety
Interested in a new PPQ Match gun from Walther? It looks like the company will introduce one at the 2016 SHOT Show in January. Details on a new 9mm pistols called the Walther PPQ Q5 Match have begun to leak out. Not much is known about the new guns, but I've pieced together details from several … Read more about Walther PPQ Q5 Match Pistol
If you've ever wanted a blow-back AK-ish pistol chambered in 9mm that took Beretta 92 magazines, Chiappa has the gun for you! Expected to be shown at the 2016 SHOT Show, the new AK-9 from Chiappa Firearms is a semi-automatic pistol that has the look of an AK-style pistol, but is not likely to share … Read more about Chiappa AK-9 Pistol: Your Thoughts?
After discovering Honor Defense would be showing the new Honor Guard pistols at the NASGW Expo, I was eager to to arrive and check out the new guns. I have a great deal of appreciation for thin 9mm pistols designed for self defense. A brand new design like the Honor Guard will always catch my … Read more about Honor Guard Pistols at NASGW
At a time when there are already many very good pistols on the market, it can be difficult to stand out. It seems that the Schmeisser SLP-9 just might be one of those pistols that will differentiate itself enough to do well in this market. Building excellent products at reasonable prices is the … Read more about Schmeisser SLP-9
SCCY will officially announce a new .380 ACP pistol at the 2015 NASGW Expo & Annual Meeting. Called the CPX-3, the new handgun will be slightly smaller than the existing CPX-1 and -2 pistols with some upgrades that make it the best shooting gun in the company's current line-up. Let's take a … Read more about SCCY CPX-3 Preview
It seems that the R51 will hang around Remington's neck, much like the albatross around the Ancient Mariner's. Whether the gun community will shrieve Remington of this perceived sin remains to be seen. The latest word from the customer service department at Remington is: Currently we don’t have a … Read more about Remington R51: Impending Demise?
Ever since Heckler & Koch introduced the VP9 in 2014, many in the shooting world have been wondering when a .40 caliber version would hit the shelves. Well, it is now here. Say hello to the HK VP40. The VP40 is a striker-fired pistol with a polymer frame. Closely resembling the original … Read more about Introducing the HK VP40
(Ed. note: For the latest information on the R51, read my most recent update here.) I spoke with a Remington representative at the 2015 NRA show about the status of the R51 pistol. There has been a wide range of speculation about the gun ever since it was recalled in 2014. At that time, fixed … Read more about Remington R51 Update
At the 2015 SHOT Show, American Tactical Imports (ATI) is now showing a prototype polymer 1911 pistol. This is the same gun that I first brought news of from the 2014 NASGW expo. The new guns are still in a prototype form, but I have been able to get some of the information about what the new … Read more about American Tactical Imports Polymer 1911
In an effort to assist shooters with limited upper body strength and/or poor technique, Taurus now offers "wings" on the TCP pistol. The TCP with Wings as it is being called is an intriguing idea, but one that may be flawed in its current form. I had a chance to handle one on the SHOT Show floor, … Read more about Taurus TCP with Wings
Yankee Hill Machine is introducing the new YHM-15 pistols at the 2015 SHOT Show. These are new AR-style handguns and will be available in both 9mm and 5.56 NATO. These guns use a new YHM lightweight handguard, threaded barrels and more. Here's what we've learned... … Read more about YHM-15 Pistols
Ruger is now selling two new pistols: a blue anodized version of the 22/45 Lite and a semi-custom LCP with much improved sights. Both of these guns were added to the Ruger catalog without any fanfare. In truth, they are relatively small changes to the guns. However, they are in line with the … Read more about New Ruger Pistols