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Transforming a Stock G48 Into a G43X with Help From POF and Brownells

My relationship with small pistols has been tenuous at best. Most don’t fit my large hands, making them literally a pain to shoot. The slide tears a groove in the web of my hand, and I am lucky to get a couple of fingers on the grip. Admittedly, as age creeps up, and after three …

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Ruger AR-556 Rifle Line Adds 300 BLK Chambering

Ruger recently announced the release of the AR-556 rifle in its newest caliber, .300 Blackout. The Ruger AR-556 .300 BLK comes with a free-float handguard and several other upgraded components. Ruger AR-556 300 BLK The new rifle in .300 BLK features a 16.10-inch cold hammer-forged barrel with a 1:7-inch twist. It utilizes a pistol-length gas …

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How the Walther PPK/s Pistol Was Born From a Failed Import Test

In the wake of three high profile assassinations (President John Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King) the GCA of 1968 became law. Among other things, it sought to halt the importation of inexpensive pocket pistols which were perceived by Congress as the weapons of America’s criminal element. The finely made and fairly expensive PPK …

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WATCH: Testing Smith & Wesson’s New M&P M2.0 Subcompact Pistol

During the recent Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous, our editors got the chance to get some trigger time on the new Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Subcompact Pistol. And S&W’s newest carry gun didn’t disappoint. Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Subcompact Athlon staff members took on steel targets with the pistol, littered at nearly every conceivable distance …

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