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Dan Wesson ECO, a match grade pistol for your pocket.

Dan Wesson ECO, a match grade pistol for your pocket. With the popularity of legal concealed carry growing exponentially , which is great by the way, finding the right sidearm to carry is about as important as training. By training, I do not mean just your concealed carry class, that is another article all together. […]

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Desert Eagle 1911G review,

Desert Eagle 1911G June 9, 2010 PEARL RIVER, NY – Kahr Arms, the well-known American based producer of high quality compact pistols has announced its recent purchase of Minnesota-based firearms manufacturer, Magnum Research, maker of the Desert Eagle pistol. Kahr Arms takes pride in its ability to offer customers a selection of unique niche-type firearms, […]

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Defender Ammunition, shooting you straight.

Defender Ammunition, shooting you straight. We have been using a lot of Defender Ammunition in many of our reviews and I had enough data in 9mm Luger, .40 S&W, .45 Auto, .223 Remington and 300 Blackout that I figured it would be a good idea to showcase the test ammunition in it’s own review. Using […]

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Review of the Colt New Agent, the evolution of the discreet carry gun.

Colt New Agent I first reviewed this New Agent early 2007, shortly after they were introduced.  I felt it would be prudent to repost it on rangehot.com for a few reasons. First of all it is a pretty innovative design, has become very popular, is still on the market, and the test sample has been […]

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Springfield Armory XD-S. Small, Concealable, and Powerful

Springfield Armory XD-S. Small, Concealable, and Powerful When I was given the chance to review the Springfield Armory  XD-S bought brand new by my friend Gabriel Nelson I was on board.  I have reviewed several Springfield Government Models over the years for a few other publications but this would be my first polymer receiver Springfield.  […]

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Colt M45A1 – Often it is tough to know you had it right until you get it not right.

Colt M45A1 CQB Marine Pistol I was an active duty Marine from 1992 to 1996, and at that time the standard issue sidearm was the Beretta M9 (92FS) chambered in 9mm Luger which was officially adopted in 1986. There were plenty of Marines I served with when the transition went from the Colt 1911A1 to […]

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