The handguns available today represent the best of the old and the new. The COMPLETE BOOK OF HANDGUNS sums up most of what is available today for American shooters and what are the best and most popular designs. Regardless what you buy or own, continued training and practice is the key to success, survival and enjoyment of the shooting sports.

HK P30 From Umarex

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Umarex transforms the HK P30 into a pellet or BB shooter with the same heft, similar trigger pull, and controls as the HK P30 firearm. Using an eight-shot rotary clip, the HK P30 from Umarex fires pellets or swap out the rotary clip and use the 15-round BB magazine. The slide remains stationary during firing. Powered by CO2 (producing a velocity of 395 fps), the HK P30 offers a single- and double-action trigger pull and an integrated accessory rail, plus adjustable sights.

* Caliber: .177 pellet or BB
* Barrel: 3.9 inches
* Weight: 1.7 pounds
* Grips: Checkered polymer
* Sights: adjustable rear/fixed front
* Action: CO2, semi-automatic
* Finish: Black
* Capacity: 8 (pellet)/15 (BB)
* MSRP: $238

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Heckler & Koch P30

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The Heckler & Koch P30 is available in either 9mm or .40 S&W. It features an integral Picatinny support rail for tactical appliances, anatomical grip with interchangeable backstrap inserts, ambidextrous magazine release and captive slide release, automatic hammer and firing pin safety, and loaded chamber indicator.

* Caliber: 9mm, .40
* Barrel: 3.86 inches, 4.44 inches
* Weight: 22.88-24.32 ounces
* Grips: Polymer
* Sights: Fixed
* Features: Double-action/
* single-action or double-action-only
* Finish: Black
* Capacity: 10/13/15-shot mag
* MSRP: $1,099-1,249

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