Handgun Roundup: the Glock 19 Killers?

Over the years, I’ve spent a lot of time in gun-related forums, and I don’t know how many times I’ve seen a new-to-guns person post something along the lines of, “I’m looking to buy my first self-defense pistol, any advice?” Invariably, someone will respond, “Glock 19.” Sometimes with no explanation, just make and model. Brevity… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: the Glock 19 Killers?

Holster Roundup: the Back Pocket Holsters

In recent years, the popularity of pocketguns has exploded. According to my last count, 22 companies are producing 50 different pocketgun models (click here to see them all in a spreadsheet). If you own a pocketgun, you need a pocket holster, and that market has also exploded. A huge variety of pocket holsters currently exists,… Continue reading Holster Roundup: the Back Pocket Holsters

Survey Says: the Best Handgun Laser-Lights of 2018

Looking to buy a laser sight and light combo for your pistol but not sure where to begin? I’ve combed through the nearly 50 different models in the wild today and identified the six best. All are top-rated with excellent reviews by actual buyers/users. The Selection Process First I pulled together a list of all… Continue reading Survey Says: the Best Handgun Laser-Lights of 2018

Handgun Roundup: the Full-Size Beretta 92s

If imitation truly is the sincerest form of flattery, certain pistols have received high-praise indeed. The Colt 1911-style pistol, for instance, remains wildly popular more than 100 years after its birth with more than 50 manufacturers producing hundreds of different 1911-style pistols. At least 11 manufacturers have produced CZ 75-style pistols in just the past… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: the Full-Size Beretta 92s

Handgun Roundup: the Full-Size CZ 75s

The CZ 75 is probably the second-most copied and/or sourced handgun in history behind only the Colt 1911 pistol. At least 11 manufacturers have produced CZ 75-style pistols in the past five years or so, in roughly 60 different models ranging from CZ-produced originals to outright clones to compacts built on polymer frames. And many more… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: the Full-Size CZ 75s

Handgun Roundup: The Budget 1911s

The 1911-style pistol remains wildly popular more than 100 years after its birth. At last count, roughly 50 manufacturers are producing hundreds of different 1911 models ranging from mil-spec, GI-type versions that recall John Browning’s original design, to uber-refined and customized 1911s that cost thousands of dollars. This article pulls together info on the 15… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: The Budget 1911s

Heckler & Koch VP9

Editor’s Rating[gdrts_stars_review_auto]Users’ Rating (Click a star to rate this gun.)Summary: Jed Henson’s review of and rating for the Heckler & Koch VP9 pistol, including a description, range report, photos, pricing, specs and user ratings. (Click here to see all of Henson’s handgun reviews, handgun roundups and best-of articles.)

Kahr Arms MK40

Editor’s Rating[gdrts_stars_review_auto]Users’ Rating (Click a star to rate this gun.)Summary: Jed Henson’s review of and rating for the Kahr Arms MK40 pistol, including a description, range report, photos, pricing, specs and user ratings. (Click here to see all of Henson’s handgun reviews, handgun roundups and best-of articles.)

Diamondback Firearms DB380

Editor’s Rating[gdrts_stars_review_auto]Users’ Rating (Click a star to rate this gun.)Summary: Jed Henson’s review of and rating for the Diamondback Firearms DB380 pistol, including a description, range report, photos, pricing, specs and user ratings. (Click here to see all of Henson’s handgun reviews, handgun roundups and best-of articles.)

Survey Says: the Best Pocketguns

UPDATED 3/15/21 Since our launch in September 2010, GunsGunsGuns.net has included a star rating and comment system that allows every reader to rate, on a scale of 1–10, each handgun listed on our site. Such wisdom-of-crowds voting systems aren’t new; these days this type of crowd-sourced data helps amateur astronomers identify the best telescopes on… Continue reading Survey Says: the Best Pocketguns

Handgun Roundup: 1911s Chambered in .22 LR

At last count, roughly 25 manufacturers are producing nearly 400 different 1911 models. They are available in a wide variety of calibers, including .45 ACP, 9mm, .38 Super, .40 SW and even .357 Magnum. Oh, and one really small cartridge: .22 LR. Why build the combat-oriented 1911 in diminutive .22 LR? Cost, for one thing.… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: 1911s Chambered in .22 LR

Handgun Roundup: the .380 Pocketguns

In recent years, pocketguns have surged in popularity. Numerous manufacturers now offer tiny handguns you can literally fit into a pocket, in a wide variety of calibers, actions, finishes, etc. This article pulls info for all semiauto .380 ACP pocketguns into one place. To make the cut, each pistol had to measure no more than… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: the .380 Pocketguns

Handgun Roundup: The Semiauto Magnums

In America, many of us gravitate toward the biggest, the baddest, the fastest. Hence the Corvette, Pamela Anderson, 60-inch TVs, Wild Turkey, Mike Tyson, the Kingda Ka roller coaster and the Super Bowl. This inclination has its adherents in the handgun world, too. Pistol power has been ratcheting up for, well, forever, and it’s due… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: The Semiauto Magnums

Handgun Roundup: The .410 Shotshell Revolvers

Handguns chambered for .410-caliber shotshells have cultivated a growing fan base recently, particularly since heavyweight manufacturers Smith & Wesson (S&W) and Taurus introduced new .410-capable revolvers this year. It appears there’s just something about a pistol-sized shotgun that draws peoples’ interest. S&W and Taurus aren’t the only players in this market, of course, and neither… Continue reading Handgun Roundup: The .410 Shotshell Revolvers