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Not every gun owner can comfortably pack a full-sized pistol for everyday carry. Differences in climate, body shape/physical condition, skill level and hand size can all influence what type of pistol is right for them. Below is a collection of compact carry pistols seen at the 2017 SHOT Show that, despite their reduced size, provide a compact yet shootable package in the right hands.New Compact Carry Guns

New Compact Carry Guns

Not every gun owner can comfortably pack a full-sized pistol for everyday carry. Differences

Patrick Sweeney

Here are our top 10 fighting semiauto pistols. The rankings are, of course, subjective. We hesitate to call them all Top 10 Fighting Pistols

Top 10 Fighting Pistols

Here are our top 10 fighting semiauto pistols. The rankings are, of course, subjective. We

Jeremy Stafford

Semiautomatics command the lion's share of the handgun market these days, but the revolver isn't2017 Revolvers

2017 Revolvers

Semiautomatics command the lion's share of the handgun market these days, but the revolver

J. Scott Rupp

A top-10 list of new 1911 pistols introduced at the 2017 SHOT Show; includes everything from snub-nose micro models to long slides with wide-body frames.10 Must-See 1911 Pistols

10 Must-See 1911 Pistols

A top-10 list of new 1911 pistols introduced at the 2017 SHOT Show; includes everything from

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Craig Boddington and Kyle Lamb examine some of the revolvers offered by the Taurus family.Family First: Taurus .38 SPL Model 85 and .45 Colt/.410 Judge

Family First: Taurus .38 SPL Model 85 and .45 Colt/.410 Judge

Craig Boddington and Kyle Lamb examine some of the revolvers offered by the Taurus family.

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James Tarr and Richard Nance discuss the 1911 size options available from Kimber.Kimber 1911's: Size Matters

Kimber 1911's: Size Matters

James Tarr and Richard Nance discuss the 1911 size options available from Kimber.

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James Tarr talks with shooting champion Julie Golob about the three newest J-frame revolver optionsS&W Performance Center J-Frame .38 SPL Revolvers

S&W Performance Center J-Frame .38 SPL Revolvers

James Tarr talks with shooting champion Julie Golob about the three newest J-frame revolver

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SIG Sauer redefines modularity with it's P320 chassis system.Family First: SIG P320 Modularity

Family First: SIG P320 Modularity

SIG Sauer redefines modularity with it's P320 chassis system.

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Smith & Wesson has always been front and center when it comes to new centerfire semiauto pistolS&W 9mm & .40 M&P M2.0

S&W 9mm & .40 M&P M2.0

Smith & Wesson has always been front and center when it comes to new centerfire semiauto

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James Tarr and Richard Nance review concealment pistols from the Value Series from Kahr Arms.Kahr Concealment Options

Kahr Concealment Options

James Tarr and Richard Nance review concealment pistols from the Value Series from Kahr Arms.

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Kyle Lamb and Craig Boddington highlight Ruger's family of .380's.Family First: Ruger's .380's

Family First: Ruger's .380's

Kyle Lamb and Craig Boddington highlight Ruger's family of .380's.

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Garry James and Craig Boddington look at two classic pistols, the Walther PP and the 1903 Colt.Classic Challenge: 1903 Colt Pocket Hammerless v. Walther PP

Classic Challenge: 1903 Colt Pocket Hammerless v. Walther PP

Garry James and Craig Boddington look at two classic pistols, the Walther PP and the 1903 Colt.

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