G&A's Top 10 Highlights of 2014

G&A's Top 10 Highlights of 2014

With 2014 officially in the books and the 2015 SHOT Show just days away, here at Guns & Ammo we're excited for what's to come in 2015. However, we also know that 2014 was a great year for the firearms industry and for G&A, which is why we want to remember it right.

To do so we've compiled a list of our most popular, most discussed and most controversial stories from 2014. We hope that you, our readers, will see something that you may have missed or revisit an article you especially liked.

Here are our some of our favorites for 2014:

10. First Look: Ruger AR-556


In the fall of 2014, Ruger moved into the direct-impingement AR game with its AR-556. Check out our First Look coverage of Ruger's new entry level AR.


9. Revealed: Glock 41 & 42 Pistols

Glock introduced a long slide .45 and a compact .380 pistol last year. Read here for more information on the Glock 41 and 42 pistols.

8. 10 Best Countries for Gun Owners

In 2014 we rounded up a list of the 10 countries that were most favorable toward gun owners. Find out which are the 10 best countries for gun owners.


7. First Look: Springfield Armory XD Mod. 2 Subcompact Pistol

One of Springfield's latest introductions in 2014 was the XD Mod. 2 Subcompact pistol, a new take on the original XD 3-inch subcompact. Find out more about this new generation XD.

6. G&A Madness 2014: Vote, Debate & Win


In honor of the March Madness tradition, we pitted 64 different firearms against one another to determine a winner. Find out how the brackets broke down and which firearm was declared the winner.

5. G&A of the Year Awards 2014

For the first time in a decade, editors at G&A met to choose some of the best products in the firearms industry.

4. Best States for Concealed Carry 2014

As with gun laws in general, there have been many changes in concealed carry legislation. Find out which were the best states for concealed carry in 2014.

3. Semper Fi: Colt M45A1 CQBP Marine Pistol Review

There has been a renewed interest in .45 ACP service pistols. Read our review of the Colt M45A1 CQBP Marine Pistol.

2. First Look: Taurus Curve

There were a lot of innovative products introduced in 2014. One of the most discussed on our site and on our Facebook page was the Taurus Curve. Read our First Look coverage here.

1. Best States for Gun Owners 2014

2014 saw quite a few changes in terms of gun laws. Find out which states ranked highest for gun owners in 2014.

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