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Pistol & Revolver Reviews

Handguns come in different shapes and sizes. One definitely doesn't fit all. So we've got our hands on most of the most popular pistol and revolvers on the market and tested them with that criteria in mind. Here's our unbiased review.

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Best Handgun for Beginners & Home Defense [2022]

Not sure what to get? Learn how to choose the best caliber (9mm), size, sights, & safety options for you. Plus hands-on with our best handgun picks.

Best 1911 Pistols For the Money

There's so many 1911's out there...how do you choose? We cover the 10 best 1911 pistols and features PLUS our personal picks for each price range.

Best Sub-Compact Single-Stack 9mm for CCW

Want the best concealed carry gun? You'll want to start with a single stack sub-compact 9mm. We take a look at the pros/cons and why they are so popular.

Best Glocks: Across Calibers & Sizes [Ultimate Guide]

"Just get a Glock!" But which one should you buy? We cover our pick of the best Glock models across all calibers and sizes.

10 Best .45 ACP Pistols (That Aren't 1911s)

Want a .45 pistol...but not the 1911? We've got you covered with our top 7 picks of modern handguns that minimize recoil and maximize capacity of the .45 ACP.

Best Affordable Full-Sized Pistols for Under $400

Looking for your first pistol? Want to add something to your collection that wont leave you eating ramen for a month? Fear not, because we have a list of some of the best full-sized pistols for you to pick from. Discover your first, or next, pistol here!

5 Best 9mm & .45 ACP Revolvers

Who needs .357 Mag anyways? We cover the pros and cons and then dive into a few of our favorite 9mm and .45 ACP revolver options.

14 Best Service Pistols Of The World

What handguns do the world's armies use? We go over 14 of the best service pistols in service utilized by superpowers and regular countries alike.

Best 10mm Pistols & Handguns: Go Big or Go Home

Sometimes you need something a little bit bigger. These are the best 10mm handguns out there that pack a punch at all different price ranges.

10 Best Handguns for Women [All Sizes & Calibers]

The ladies of Pew Pew Tactical have compiled a list of the best handguns for fellow lady shooters. Spoiler alert, no pink guns!

7 Best Concealed Carry (CCW) Guns Under $400

Want a reliable and accurate concealed carry gun for an affordable price? Here's some of the most popular (and tested) CCW guns that don't cost over $400.

8 Best Concealed Carry Revolvers

Revolvers make for excellent CCW weapons...reliable, consistent, and easy to conceal. We've rounded up some of the best CCW revolvers on the market.

Concealed Carry Handguns

Best Sub-Compact Single-Stack 9mm for CCW

Best .380 Pistols [Hands-On]: Pocket Rockets

7 Best Concealed Carry (CCW) Guns Under $400

12 Best Concealed Carry Guns (By Popular Caliber)

5 Best 9mm & .45 ACP Revolvers

Best .22 LR Pistols & Revolvers for Pocket Carry [Guide]

8 Best Concealed Carry Revolvers

FN 503 Review: Top Tier CCW? [Hands-on + Video]

5 Best New Compact Carry Guns for 2018

5 Best Backup Guns: When All Else Fails

1911 Reviews

12 Best Affordable 1911s (For Your Budget)

Best 1911 Pistols For the Money

9 Best 9mm 1911s: Move Over .45 ACP

[Review] Springfield 1911 EMP 9mm: When Nothing Else Will Do

[Review] Taurus PT-1911: Most Worth It?

Ruger SR1911 [Hands-On Review]: New Go-To 1911?

[Review] Kimber Warrior: A New 1911 Era

Best 1911s in 10mm: When .45 Is Not Enough

[Review] Springfield 1911 EMP 9mm: When Nothing Else Will Do

1911 Series 70 vs Series 80: What's the Best?

Best 1911 Upgrades & Mods [Ultimate Guide]

Rock Island 1911 Review: Best Under $500?

Colt 1911-22 Beginner Gun Review

Glock Reviews

Best 9mm Glocks [Ultimate Models Guide]

Best Glocks: Across Calibers & Sizes [Ultimate Guide]

Glock 19 Gen 5 Review: 3500+ Round Report

[Review] Glock 45, Gen 5 G17 MOS, & G19 MOS

[Review+Video] Glock 43: Concealed Carry Perfection?

[Review] Glock 45, Gen 5 G17 MOS, & G19 MOS

The Dumbest Glock Build Ever

Glock G43X and G48 [Hands-On Review]

Glock 44 Review: Finicky .22LR? [Hands-on+Video]

Best Glock Upgrades [Hands-on]: Defense, Competition, & Custom

Best Glock 19 Sights (And Other Models)

Glock .45 ACP Models to Make You Forget the 1911

Gen 5 Glocks: What's New With Our Favorite Gun?

Best Glock Triggers [Hands-On Tested]

6 Best Aftermarket Glock Barrels [Hands-On]

Best Glock Magazine Extensions and Basepads: From +1 to +20

Best Aftermarket Glock Magazines: Max Reliability

Best G43 Holsters [All Carry Positions]

6 Best Aftermarket Glock Slides [Hands-On]: Looks & Functionality

[Review] Lone Wolf Timberwolf Frame

Faxon Glock Barrel Review: Perfect For Your Next Build

7 Best Pistol Caliber AR-15 Carbines (AR-9)

Sig Sauer Handgun Reviews

Smith & Wesson Handgun Reviews

[Review]: Smith & Wesson M&P .45: M2.0 & Shield

Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory Pistol Review

Smith and Wesson Bodyguard 380 [Review]

Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Review: Still Good?

[Review] Smith & Wesson 642 Airweight: Go-To Snubbie?

[Review] Smith & Wesson Model 686+

[Review] Smith & Wesson .500 Magnum Vs All The Things

[Review]: Smith & Wesson M&P .45: M2.0 & Shield

Smith & Wesson SW22 Victory Pistol Review

Smith and Wesson Bodyguard 380 [Review]

[Review] Sig Sauer P226: Super Solid

Ruger Handgun Reviews

CZ Handgun Reviews

Revolver Reviews

8 Best Concealed Carry Revolvers

8 Best .357 Magnum Revolvers [Proven Stopping Power]

Best Beginner Revolvers: 7 Wheelguns For The Modern World

The 7 Best CCW .38 Revolvers

Ruger GP100 Beginner Gun Review

[Review] Colt King Cobra: Return of a Triumphant Serpent

Taurus 627 Revolver Review

5 Best 9mm & .45 ACP Revolvers

[Review] Chiappa Rhino 40DS: Current Favorite Revolver

[Review] Colt Python: Truly The Best Revolver?

Best .44 Magnum Revolvers & Rifles

[Review] Smith & Wesson Model 686+

[Review] Kimber K6s: Worth It

[Review] Smith & Wesson 642 Airweight: Go-To Snubbie?

[Review] Ruger Super Redhawk: Big Bore + Big Game

[Review] Ruger SP101: The Tank-Like Snubby

[Review] Colt King Cobra: Return of a Triumphant Serpent

[Review] Remington Model 1858: Uberti Reproduction

[Review+Video] Heritage Arms Rough Rider 16" .22LR: Dumb & Fun

Colt Handgun Review

Taurus Handgun Reviews

[Review] Taurus G2S: Decent for Under $200

Taurus G2C Review: $200 for a Reliable CCW?

[Review] Taurus PT-1911: Most Worth It?

Taurus 627 Revolver Review

Hi-Point, Kimber, Henry, Etc.

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