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THE STUFF YOU NEED FOR "HANDGUNNING"

Accessories

DL Sports 1911 Standoff Device
Custom Stand-Off Device...

A custom stand-off device from D&L Sports can be added to professional Model 1911 or GLOCK pistols for front-line duty personnel, entry teams, defensive...
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Spiritus Systems Fanny SACK
Spiritus Systems Fanny...

If you're having a hard time carrying in summer clothes, this First Look is for you. Nic Lenze takes a look at the Fanny SACK from Spiritus Systems.
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Springfield Armory XD OSP Slide Kit and Slide Assembly Conversion Systems
Springfield XD Slide Kit...

Springfield Armory's new XD OSP (Optical Sight Pistol) Slide Kit and Assembly options allow users to update their handgun for the use of modern red dot...
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Gunnysack: Kraken Gamma Case

You can fly with guns, and it’s not as scary as you might assume. First, do not try to take them on the plane; else, you’ll learn about prison shower...
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Great Gear You Should Know...

You can never, and I mean never have enough 1911 magazines. Lynn Thompson, the mastermind behind Cold Steel, Inc. knows this! He’s done us a huge favor by...
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CLEANING

GUN CLEANING SUPPLIES, TIPS AND TRICKS
Shooting Iron: The Most...

S&W Model 10 Military & Police .38 Specials are point and shoot, home guns. No more practical, down-to-earth, no-nonsense handgun has ever existed.
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Georgia on My Mind and...

Dave Workman updates readers on the Georgia gubernatorial campaign and his winter leather project.
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Frankford Arsenal Tumbler
Frankford Arsenal Platinum...

Frankford Arsenal's Platinum Series Rotary Tumbler holds an impressive amount of brass, capable of cleaning up to 1,000 pieces of .223 brass at a time.
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Handgunner Editor Picks:...

The Infante Ultrasonic Gun Cleaner impressed with its quick work of carbon on an AR bolt carrier group and in revitalizing my gummed up .22 pistol. The...
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Eliminate Leading and...

Simple and easy to use, Special Assignments Editor Roy Huntington shows how to clean the leading out of your gun with an old stand by of his - The Lewis...
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Cleanin’ Your Bullet...

When it comes to casting bullets, let’s face it, there’s a limited amount of people around to casually yack about lead alloys, different molds and cast...
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HOLSTERS

INSIDE, OUTSIDE AND EVEN UPSIDE DOWN CARRY OPTIONS
Spiritus Systems Fanny SACK
Spiritus Systems Fanny...

If you're having a hard time carrying in summer clothes, this First Look is for you. Nic Lenze takes a look at the Fanny SACK from Spiritus Systems.
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Shooting Iron: Mexican...

By the mid-1870s to early 1880s Mexican Loop holsters became the fashion. They could have one, two or even three loops. The most colorful name given to one...
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Why A Holster?

“Why do I need to buy a holster, I’ll just shove the pistol in my belt.”
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Holsters, Shucks And Gun...

There’s no question our guns are important for self-preservation, but there’s one piece of gear just as vital, yet often overlooked by some.
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The CrossBreed Liberty Band

Most times, simpler really is better. The new CrossBreed Liberty Band is a minimalist solution to packing a gun in the real world.
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KNIVES

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Stealth Steel!

Many firearm users carry an edged weapon as a backup for their firearm should it fail, and many prefer to have some form of self-protection at the ready...
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RMJ Tactical Lets Slip the...

There's a reason RMJ Tactical has the word "tactical" in their name. Their designs and craftsmanship exemplify the art or war wherever it occurs, whether it...
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Spyderco's Knives:...

Spyderco keeps it fresh with new hits and old favorites. You can always tell a successful cutlery manufacturer by the way they keep their new knives...
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Let's Cut To The Chase

Whether You Want A Knife For Personal Defense, Camp Chores Or Hunting, Here’s What You Need To Know About Blade Style And Grind.
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LIGHTS & LASERS

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Gunnysack: Streamlight...

I’ve been using the Streamlight TLR-7A with a Staccato C2 and Tenicor Sagax Lux2 holster, and this compact light adds no concealment difficulty to an IWB rig.
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Acebeam P15 Tactical Light

The Acebeam P15 is sold in two configurations, as an EDC tactical light and as a rail-mounted light. Removing the back clip convenient for everyday carry...
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Tiny EDC with Punch: The...

The Streamlight Pocket Mate is a tiny, and I do mean tiny, keychain light with a big attitude.
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The Flashlight: Your Most...

Flashlights are an essential piece of gear. For everyday life we use them for mundane tasks like finding the keys that fell underneath the car seats.
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Self Defense Gear...

The American Handgunner staff shares our favorite EDC flashlights, weapon lights, and lasers.
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Sights & OPTICS

BETTER OPTIONS FOR HITTING THE TARGET
ATN ThOR 4 Smart HD...

Just when you think ATN has pushed the envelope as far as it will go when it comes to technology and innovation, they push it a little farther. Case in...
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Holosun EPS Pistol Optic
Holosun EPS and EPS Carry:...

You can now train like you carry thanks to the new EPS and EPS Carry open reflex pistol sights from Holosun.
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Go To The Light!

It’s no secret most violent encounters happen during dusk or darkness, so one might look at it as a disadvantage for the good guys like us. But is it?
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You Don't Need That — On...

A defensive gun has to work, all the time, and you have to be able to hit with it.
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Student Handgunner: Red...

I’ve shot dozens of pistols at media events, many of which were equipped with red dot sights. Most were exposed reflex — smaller red dots with a sleeker...
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