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Springfield multitasker: a few simple modifications turn a stock XD(M) into a double-duty, top-notch competition and defensive gun. Scarlata, Paul Feb 1, 2016 1764
Back to the future: a colt-licensed 1903 from U.S. armament delivers the goods. Sweeney, Patrick Feb 1, 2016 1971
Japan's Nambu. Shell, Bob Brief article Feb 1, 2015 315
1911 basics: this iconic design is as effective as ever but isn't for everyone. Rauch, Walt Aug 1, 2014 1090
Triggernometry: Glock's stock trigger is fine, but you can do better. Spaulding, Dave Jun 1, 2014 1181
Why not lead? Brief article Jun 1, 2013 307
Le Grande Puissance: thirty years ago, the Browning High Power was the dominant large-capacity 9mm pistol. Now it may appeal primarily to nostalgia fans, but Kokalis says it makes for a fascinating collector field. Kokalis, Peter G. Mar 20, 2013 3918
Choosing and fitting custom grip panels: more than simply a handle, stocks and grips can add function, good looks and personality to your project. Campbell, RK Feb 1, 2013 2387
Century arms TP-9: a not-so-light once over with the new TP-9. If you've done much pistol work there are no real mysteries here, just some red flags. Blood, Chick Dec 1, 2012 2452
.30 Luger. Shell, Bob Oct 1, 2012 352
The CZ Pistole vz.52: a rarity during cold war times, this roller-locked autoloader is now quite common in the hands of U.S. pistol shooters. Scarlata, Paul Jun 20, 2012 2651
SIG SAUER P210 legend: a great classic revised, reborn and brought up to speed. Kokalis, Peter G. Jan 20, 2012 4932
French MAS 35A. James, Garry Brief article Mar 29, 2011 248
Identification and values. Oct 19, 2010 1504
A century of excellence: the 1911 has been America's pistol for 100 years and is still going strong. Sweeney, Patrick Aug 1, 2010 2359
What is it? James, Garry Brief article Jul 28, 2010 147
Where it all began: the influence of Frank Pachmayr's classic Combat Special is still evident in today's tricked-out 1911s. And Paul Liebenberg is carrying on the tradition. Rodriguez, Greg Jul 28, 2010 1538
P.38 Masterpiece or misfit? Part II--The postwar era. Kokalis, Peter G May 20, 2010 4621
Double-action or semi-auto ... Delta Elite returns. James, Frank W. Sep 10, 2009 1577
Savage: the Art Deco pistol. Kokalis, Peter G. Feb 10, 2009 2839
Before the submachine gun: firepower with the Lange Pistole 08: the artillery Luger remains a much sought-after collector piece, but Kokalis says German soldiers often tossed them in the mud when bullets started flying. Kokalis, Peter G. Feb 1, 2009 2226
Problem solving with aluminum-frame 1911-type pistols: some aftermarket parts and special techniques can help to keep an aluminum-frame pistol from succumbing to wear or to repair one that's already surrendered. Campbell, Bob Dec 1, 2007 1444
Upgrading the Arcus pistol: there's profit in reworking this imported Hi-Power clone, and for the most part, you can use the same techniques and aftermarket parts you'd use on the Browning original. Blood, Chick Nov 1, 2007 1560
S&W grip safety. Collins, John Brief article Jul 1, 2007 250
Light-hitting Taurus. Hoyle, Donald Brief article Jul 1, 2007 247
Star PD takedown. Horst, Bill Brief article Mar 1, 2007 179
.22 conversions. Votta, Francis X. Brief article Oct 1, 2006 179
Smith & Wesson's 'Airlite' Revolvers. Arnold, David W. Apr 1, 2000 2731
Out Of The Garage, Into The Blue. Hopkins, Cameron Brief Article Jan 1, 2000 197
Ram-Line Inc.: the secret of success. James, Frank W. company profile Aug 1, 1991 1341
The handguns of Manurhin. Libourel, Jan Apr 1, 1985 2309
Colt's .45 auto goes stainless; it's finally here - a Government Model built to stand up to the most brutal service conditions. Arnold, Dave Apr 1, 1985 1997
1911 .45 ACP double-action conversion. Arnold, Dave Dec 1, 1984 1426
Randall's southpaw .45 ACP. Boddington, Craig Apr 1, 1984 1612

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