Les Baer Stinger Monolith .45 Compact

by Massad Ayoob When Colt came out with their CCO pistol in the 1990s, the 4.25” Commander barrel/slide assembly atop the short Officers ACP frame,...

Glock G40 Gen4 MOS

Conceived by the late Col. Jeff Cooper as a harder-hitting, flatter-shooting alternative to the .45 ACP, the 10mm Auto was introduced in 1983. After...

Surefire XC-1 Ultra-Compact LED Pistol Light

Small and light meets lumen-might While weapon-mounted lights seem to get more powerful and durable with each passing year, they haven't seemed to shrink in...

Chip McCormick Custom Competition 9mm 1911 Magazine

If you own a 9mm 1911, treat yourself to the best magazine you can put in your gun. Chip McCormick’s new Competition 9mm 1911...

Springfield Armory XD Mod.2 Grip Zone .45 Sub-Compact

Photos by Gail Pepin I laid my forearms across the concrete bench like an “auto hood” cover position, and fired at a reasonable defensive pace...

CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Pistol

After finally just getting our hands on one of CZ’s new Scorpion EVO 3 S1 pistols earlier in the year, we were impressed. Real...

Walther PPQ 45 Pistol

Just what the world needs, another .45 ACP pistol. Right? Wrong, at least in the case of the new Walther PPQ 45 ($699). We’ve...

SIG Sauer 9mm SIG MPX

Pistol-caliber carbine perfection? SIG Sauer’s new 9mm SIG MPX submachine gun was designed for the company’s military and law enforcement customers as a thoroughly modern...

ROBAR RELIABILITY

The AR-15/M4 series rifle has turned into a firearms Lego set for consenting adults. We all add—and frequently change—a multitude of accessories on our...

Les Baer Hemi 572 .45

Intended for hard shooting, this performance-built 1911 delivers. Muscle cars are one of Les Baer’s two primary hobbies, and he has a substantial collection of...