Tag Archives | Concealed carry

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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American Derringer in 10mm Auto, a hideout with a bite

American Derringer in 10mm Auto, a hideout with a bite First, a little history. The term derringer is a misspelling of the last name of Henry Deringer due to Remington holding the trademark on Henry Derringer’s name. Henry Derringer was a 19th-century gunsmith that specialized in pocket guns. Originally Henry Deringer’s handgun was a single […]

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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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The CZ 75B, a comfortable double stack. This is madness.

There is an arguable advantage to carrying a pistol that feeds from a double stack single feed magazine, but there can also be a bit of a disadvantage.  The advantage is having increased magazine capacity but sacrificing grip comfort, due to the enlarged grip to accommodate the larger magazine. Right now some folks are saying […]

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Pocket Bottlerocket. the Diamondback .380 Auto

Pocket Bottlerocket. the Diamondback .380 Auto Anyone who knows anything about defending themselves with a handgun will tell you that it is not the ideal tool as far as stopping power. A handgun is a compromise between stopping power, reliability and size. With the first two being arguably the most important. You would be better […]

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