Pictured (left to right, top to bottom): WMD Model 11.1, Grand Power P1, Kahr CT380 , Boberg XR45-S
Armalite should be known to all AR fans as the originator of the design and the home of Eugene Stoner, who invented the platform. Now the company has launched yet another innovation with the first .308-chambered AR pistol. The AR-10 pistol features a 13.5-inch barrel, an ambidextrous charging handle, a two-stage precision trigger and a Law Tactical folding pistol buffer tube equipped with an SB-15 stabilizing brace. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.armalite.com>http://www.armalite.com</a> or call 800-336-0184.
Another new pistol from Armalite is the super-compact M-15 Pistol with the shortest barrel on any AR at only 6 inches (available with an 11-inch barrel). The pistol is made even shorter with the addition of a Law Tactical folding pistol buffer tube equipped with an SB-15 stabilizing brace. ArmaLite is the only manufacturer to offer this combination as a standard feature. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.armalite.com>http://www.armalite.com</a> or call 800-336-0184.
American Tactical (ATI) made a splash this past year with its polymer/steel Omni Hybrid lower, which, used on the company’s AR carbine, delivered value and quality. Now ATI has introduced a pistol version in 5.56mm NATO or 300 BLK with a 7-inch barrel and a quad-rail handguard. The company is also producing a new matching polymer upper receiver for the AR platform. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.americantactical.us/5137/detail.html>http://www.americantactical.us</a> or call 800-290-0065.
The new XR45-S semi-autopistol from Boberg Arms brings super-compact, big-bore .45 ACP firepower to the concealed carry market with its 6+1 capacity. This truly innovative design uses a reverse feeding system that draws the cartridges backwards from the magazine, making the whole gun extremely short but with a longer barrel. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://store.bobergarms.com/products/xr45-s-standard>http://www.bobergarms.com</a> or call 651-287-0617.
Derringers are extremely popular for deep concealment, and there are none better than those from Bond Arms in Texas. However, because these pistols feature interchangeable barrels, including those with .410 chamberings, they have not been allowed for sale in California. Now Bond Arms is offering the Big Bear derringer, which will not accept a .410-chambered barrel and is California approved. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://bondarms.com/bond-arms-california-legal-guns/>http://www.bondarms.com</a> or call 817-573-4445.
New from Century Arms is the full-sized, polymer-framed TP9SA pistol. Made by Canik in Turkey, the TP9SA represents a redesign with an improved single-action trigger and better ergonomics. The striker-fired 9mm pistol has an 18+1 capacity, an ambidextrous decocker, three-dot sights, an accessory rail and a reversible magazine release. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.centuryarms.com>http://www.centuryarms.com</a> or call 800-527-1252.
The new Reliant pistol from Edge Arms is a unique design that combines the compactness of a break-open, derringer-type handgun with four-barrel firepower. The handgun fires as fast as you can pull the double-action trigger with a safe internal hammer. The pistol is available with interchangeable barrels in .32 Mag, .32 ACP, .380 ACP and .38 Special, including +P. It also has an under-barrel, grip-activated laser, and the grip holds a speed-loader with four rounds. For more, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.signal9defense.com/reliant/>http://www.edgearms.com</a> or call 615-989-7694.
Eagle Imports has expanded its lineup by offering the new P1 from Grand Power, a manufacturer based in Slovakia. This full sized high capacity 9mm features a traditional DA/SA design, steel frame, and an advanced polymer grip with fully ambidextrous controls. It uses Grand Powers patented rotary locking barrel system for superior recoil management.For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.grandpower.eu/kategoria-16-clanok-169-detail-p1-#ad-image-0>http://www.grandpowerusa.com</a> or call 732-493-0302.
Kahr Arms manufactures excellent pistols, especially for the concealed-carry market. The new CT380 is designed to offer high quality and increased value in a compact pistol. Chambered in the popular .380 ACP cartridge, the CT380 features a 3-inch barrel, a black polymer frame and a stainless steel slide. The striker-fired design, seven-round magazine and clean lines make it easy to shoot and carry. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://www.kahr.com/Pistols/Kahr-CT380.asp>http://www.kahr.com</a> or call 508-795-3919.
Big-bore pistol fans are sure to be pleased with the new Desert Eagle from Magnum Research. The Mark XIX is the latest iteration of this iconic pistol. Chambered in the massive .50 AE cartridge, the pistol features stainless steel constriction, a 6-inch barrel with an integral muzzle brake and an accessory rail. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://www.magnumresearch.com/Pistol-Caliber/Desert-Eagle-Mark-XIX-Pistols.aspx>http://www.magnumresearch.com</a> or call 508-635-4273.
Ruger is working to make its LCR (Lightweight Compact Revolver) series even more popular with the addition of a version chambered in 9mm Luger. The 9mm LCR features a double-action-only trigger system, polymer frame construction and a replaceable ramp front sight, and it is readily adaptable to use Crimson Trace Lasergrips. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.ruger.com/products/lcr/specSheets/5456.html>http://www.ruger.com</a>.
The new Walther CCP (Concealed Carry Pistol) is designed for the concealed-carry market and comes loaded with outstanding features. This compact-sized, 9mm, striker-fired, polymer-framed pistol has an accessory rail and features an eight-round, single-stack magazine, making the pistol very thin. A unique internal gas piston system reduces recoil and increases comfort and shot-to-shot accuracy. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.waltherarms.com/ccp/>http://www.waltherarms.com</a> or call 479-242-8500.
Windham Weaponry is stepping up to answer the call for the growing popularity of AR pistols with its own new design, the RP11SFS-7. The pistol features a full-length Picatinny rail on top with a KeyMod handguard and a chrome-lined, 11.5-inch, heavy barrel. The pistol buffer tube includes a foam sleeve for comfort. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.windhamweaponry.com>http://www.windhamweaponry.com</a> or call 855-808-1888.
The folks at WMD Guns are experts at coating firearms with the most advanced finishes and treatments, and the company has also been producing firearms. The latest example is the new Model 11.1 pistol, a full-sized 1911 that features an ambidextrous safety and is fully coated in NiB-X nickel-boron and their Nitromet nitride process. It is available in different styles with different coating combination and grips. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=https://www.wmdguns.com/our-products/model-11-1>http://www.wmdguns.com</a> or call 772-324-9915.
Pocket pistols have truly come full circle since their resurgence in popularity starting in the early 2000s. Now companies are offering every possible make and model to suit every shooter’s needs, from high-tech derringers and single-shot pistols that offer a last-ditch backup option, to hammerless revolvers and tank-tough 1911s. On the other end of the spectrum we have megapistols, or “stock-less” rifles, usually based on the ever popular AR platform, that offer much more capacity and power than a typical handgun. Read on to learn more about some of the market’s newest handguns, from pocket pistols to megapistols and everything in between.
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