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Smith-Wesson M&P 380 Shield EZ Review

HANDS-ON REVIEW: Smith-Wesson M&P 380 Shield EZ

In our handgun classes, I have observed several students, especially those with physical impairments, weak hand and finger strength, mostly females, but some males, and older students with frailties (but also others), not able to efficiently rack the slides on some of our semi-automatic pistols. This is even after we demonstrate and discuss the proper…

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FIRST REVIEW: Springfield-Armory 911 .380 Sub-Compact

FIRST REVIEW: Springfield-Armory 911 .380 Sub-Compact

Springfield Armory recently introduced a very small, lightweight, short-barreled .380-caliber pistol with an enhanced G10 pivoting single-action trigger with 1911-styling for concealed carry. It is called the 911 .380 ACP and Springfield Armory promotes it as "the ideal carry pistol or backup gun." I was anxious for Springfield to send me this new sub-compact pistol…

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Top 14 .380 Pistols for Carry [2017 Edition]

Top 14 .380 Pistols for Carry [2017 Edition]

Well, are you going to carry your .380 pistol as a "pocket rocket" or Inside-the-Waistband (IWB) or Outside-the-Waistband (OWB)? Maybe in your fanny pack, briefcase, bellyband, bra, or purse... or on your ankle, or thigh or under your arm? The convenient, small size of .380 pistols is what attracts many to them because they can…

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Taurus Spectrum .380

Shot Show 2017: Taurus Spectrum Pistol

New for 2017 from Taurus is the Spectrum .380 Auto pistol. We dropped by the Taurus booth and saw a myriad of color options for this little micro pistol. Ideally sized for concealed carry, the color options are sure to please. Taurus is currently planning to release the frame in several different in-house colors with…

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