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Bill Hickok’s Carry Gun

Much like today, the 19th century saw rapid development in defensive pistols. Learn how evolving technology influenced the legendary Wild Bill Hickok’s gun choices.

Competitors’ Corner: January 2022

Highlights from the January 2022 issue of Shooting Sports USA, the NRA's competitive shooting journal.

Competition Training: Air Guns And Real Guns

Affordable training almost anywhere.

4 Great Rimfire Training Pistols

Don’t let ammunition prices get in the way of practice. Instead, learn how to use a .22 LR handgun as an affordable way to train for pistol competition. Plus, all the pistols on our list are priced at $430 and below.

Getting Started In IDPA

Rooted in defensive pistol and concealed carry, IDPA action shooting competition is a fast-paced sport that places a premium on accuracy.

How To Add Weight To Your Competition Pistol

Heavy is in. This guide explains the ins and outs of adding weight to your pistol for competition, along with product recommendations.

New: SIG Sauer P320 AXG Pro

SIG's new P320 AXG Pro 9 mm is the first full-sized P320 pistol featuring the metal AXG grip module, plus AXG detachable magwell and full-length Pro-Cut slide.

Review: Walther PDP

The Walther PDP is ideal for those seeking unmatched versatility, dependability and effectiveness in a firearm for both concealed carry and conventional service situations.

Review: Taurus TX22 Competition

This modestly priced .22 LR rimfire pistol needs little to be ready for Steel Challenge competition.

Top USPSA Production Handguns In 2020

The eight most popular production pistols for USPSA competition, according to shooter survey data from the 2020 USPSA Production Pistol National Championships.

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