Category: Pistols

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Key Guns

I have seen many types of weird and wacky guns, but these key guns take the cake. From at least the 17th century untill the mid 1800s, some lock makers integrated guns into lock keys for use by jailers. The idea was that if the prisoner tried any funny stuff, the jailer [Read More…]

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Ruger SR1911 Review

NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com.  To get up-to-date information on where to find Ruger 1911s for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. John Brownings greatest pistol creation is 100 years old this year. What is interesting is this iconic [Read More…]

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Real of Fake?

A reader emailed in this photo he found on internet of an AK purportedly modified to a pistol configuration. Do you think this is real or fake? My money is on fake. UPDATE: It appears to be real! See the comments below. [ Many thanks to Dave for emailing in the photo. ]

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Ruger SR40c .40 S&W

Ruger has released a compact version of their SR40, the SR40c. It features a 3.5″ barrel, flush 9 round magazine (or grip extension magazine with 15 round capacity), an accessory rail and the choice between a two-tone brushed stainless finish or Nitridox Pro black [Read More…]

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Charter Arms .44 Bulldog Review

I’ve been fascinated by the big-bore snub nose revolver ever since the early 80’s when I read about a woman who rotated the tables on a would-be rapist. When he grabbed her, she grabbed a .44 out of her purse and ensured he would never harm anyone ever again. The [Read More…]

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The Singing Bird Pistols

Last month Christie’s auctioned off a matching pair of “mirror-image gold, enamel, agate, pearl and diamond-set singing bird pistols”. The “pistols” are incredible. They were made by the Frères Rochat in the 1820s for the Chinese market [Read More…]

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Tam on the .22 Magnum

Tam tried the Kel-Tec PMR and RMR at the LuckyGunner Blogger Shoot and questions the utility of the .22 Magnum (WMR) round … I’ll be up front and admit that I still don’t get the point. .22WMR is in that gray area where it’s marginal as an [Read More…]

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Ruger Single-Ten .22 Revolver

Ruger continues their embrace of high capacity with the introduction of the Ruger Single-Ten, a version of the Ruger Single-Six with a ten round .22 LR cylinder. The Single-Ten features a 5.5″ barrel, walnut “Gunfighter” grips, Williams fiber optic [Read More…]

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Beretta Px4 Storm Inox

Beretta Px4 Storm Inox, chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W, will soon be on sale in the United States. The stainless steel slides of the Inox range are bead blasted to a smooth satin finish, the standard Px4 pistols have a black finish. Both 9mm and .40 S&W have a [Read More…]

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FNS-9 Striker Fire Pistol

DownRange.TV reports that FNH will be introducing the FNS-9 to the US law enforcement market later this year and to consumers in 2012. The striker fired pistol has multiple internal safeties, an optional manual safety, interchangeable backstraps, checkered grips and [Read More…]

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Ruger LC9 Review

NOTE: This product review was made possible by GunsForSale.com.  To get up-to-date information on where to find cheap Ruger pistols for sale, please visit GunsForSale.com. When I talked to the folks at Ruger at the 2011 NRA convention, the buzz was all about the Ruger [Read More…]