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.32 Automatic ballistic test

The .32 Auto, also known as the 7.65mm Browning, was developed by none other than John Browning for the FN 1900 pistol introduced in 1899.  This was JMB’s first handgun cartridge and was designed for a blowback compact pistol design but has since been implemented in locked breech designed handguns. Many say the .32 Auto […]

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Ruger LC9s TALO edition, handful of pocket pistol.

Ruger LC9s  9mm Luger carry pistol, TALO edition. The concealed carry handgun market is pretty popular, and rightfully so. Though there are a plethora of small carry guns, the vast majority are in minor calibers. That is not as important now as it was a decade ago, due to advancements of bullet technology, and I […]

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Colt Mustang XSP 380 Automatic

Colt Mustang XSP 380 Automatic Handguns, all handguns are a compromise. Between weight, size, capacity, caliber, and ease of use. Depending on what the primary use of the handgun is, will dictate the areas of compromise you concentrate on.  When choosing a dedicated concealed carry handgun, one that will be carried much more than shot, […]

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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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Colt Mustang Pocketlite

The Colt’s Patent Firearms Company has a long history of smaller-caliber “pocket” semi-automatic handguns, dating to before the design and adoption of the venerable M1911 military sidearm. Among the most famous are arguably the Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless in .32 Automatic, and the Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless in .380 Automatic. These pistols enjoyed long runs […]

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