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WIlson Combat 92 with VZ Grips profile left

Firearms

Improving the Beretta 92

The Beretta 92 handles well on a combat course. Recoil is modest even with +P loads. The tapered, double-column magazine is an aid in rapidly replenishing the ammunition supply. As a tactical pistol, the Beretta has much to recommend. As for absolute accuracy, the Beretta takes a back seat to few pistols.

Mauser C96

Firearms

Throwback Thursday: The Top 5 Military Side Arms of All Time

In putting together the top combat sidearms, a number of factors influenced the decisions including design, battle performance, cartridge, performance, comparable technology of the day and reliability versus practicality, but can a Glock be considered a “Combat Handgun?” Read on to see if the author agrees.

Beretta M9 with Black Hills Ammunition

Firearms

Range Report: Beretta’s M9 Civilian Version

When the United States Army adopted the Beretta M9, it was quite a surprise to many of us. The apple cart wasn’t upset; it was wrecked. The Beretta replaced the long-serving 1911A1 .45-caliber pistol. While there are many fans of the 1911, there are also many detractors and some who felt the pistol was long overdue for replacement.

Bob Campbell drawing 1911 pistol

Concealed Carry

Choosing a Handgun — 3 Handguns I Trust

Increasingly, there is a chance that all of us may confront heavily armed adversaries and felons behind vehicle cover. The battle will be finished within a few seconds. Your practice must have no limits—will your handgun be up to the task?

Classic, black metal-framed Beretta M9 9mm handgun

Firearms

The Best of the Beretta 92

Few firearms can be justifiably described as iconic, prolific, classic, and timeless. The Beretta 92 is all of these. This top six list features the best of the best stories on the Beretta 92/M9 9mm handgun.

Classic, black metal-framed Beretta M9 9mm handgun

Firearms

Art of the Gun: Beretta 92 Series M9

Often imitated, but never duplicated, this “Wonder 9” has been in production for nearly 40 years, and it doesn’t seem like the world is ready to give up the Beretta 92 any time soon.

Young man in blue t-shirt, green ear protection and sunglasses practices shooting a black Beretta 9mm

Concealed Carry

Is the High-Capacity 9mm the Right Gun for You?

The 9mm handgun is easy to fire and use, light enough, and features a good reserve of ammunition. The question has been, is the 9mm enough? The author finds the high capacity 9mm just may be the right choice for many shooters. You’ll find a lot of options in this post so you can choose the best solution.