For many years, there was little enforcement. Returning servicemen brought back war trophies of shoulder-stocked Mauser & Luger pistols. It was not until 1961 the ATF ruled that pistols…
A grizzly bear attacked an elk hunter and his guide in 2005. They responded with a crossbow and a .44 magnum. The guide was injured in the attack.
This is a combined rifle and pistol stop of a bear attack. When shot, the bear left and then died. Neither hunter was injured by the bear.
On the morning of 22 September, 2020, in Waukegan, Illinois, two men attempted a home invasion. An armed resident used a semi-automatic rifle and pistol to fatally shoot the two home invaders.
It’s not uncommon for brand name objects to assume the role of catch-all term for their generic equivalent. That’s the case with the terms “derringer” and “Deringer.”
Three failures out of 93 cases where guns were used to defend against bears translate to a 97% success rate for the use of guns against bears.
A polar bear attacked crew members of an expedition ship near Svalbard Island. Defense with a .22 pistol proved to be inadequate.
A pair of bowhunters in Montana were attacked by a grizzly bear on September 16, 2019. They stopped the attack with 9 mm pistols. One hunter said bear spray would not have worked.
Another ten cases have been added to the cases where pistols or handguns were used in defense against bear attacks. The total now is 73 cases. There were 3 failures. Handguns were 96% effective.
A black bear pursued a man up a tree in Washington State, near Petit lake. The man shot and killed the bear with a Glock 21 in .45 ACP.
Derrick Fells used a pistol to defend himself from a six-foot alligator. He stumbled across the alligator will trapping minnows on his 17-acre property.
Alex Burton is a prominent professional Geologist and Engineer. He used his legally carried revolver to defend against bears several times over his more than six decade long career.
The Taurus TX22 is a new, lightweight .22 pistol with 16 round magazines. It comes with a 4.1 inch barrel, threaded barrel adapter and two magazines in the box.
The long awaited Kel-Tec CP33 is at the Shot Show. This is a standard sized .22 pistol with a 33 round magazine, 24 ounces, set up for optical sights, with a threaded barrel.
Springfield Armory’s brand new SAINT Edge Pistol combines the most popular features of the most premium SAINT in the lineup with the compact shootability of a pistol platform.
SIG´s motion for a preliminary injunction was dismissed by the court because GLOCK successfully proved that SIG´s patent is invalid. SIG did not appeal this important ruling, it is a final decision.
Taurus USA sets the new standard for concealed carry handguns with the introduction of the new Taurus G2C series semi-automatic pistols.
While discussing bear attacks, a consistent refrain is that pistols are useless as a way to defend yourself against bears.
Take advantage of Wilson Combat custom pistol enhancements for Glock that include numerous Armor-Tuff coating, tactical sights, match-grade barrel and more.
Ed Brown Products, Inc. continues to push the edges of traditional custom 1911s by adding a Long Slide 10mm (LS10) to the Limited Series.