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.
This week on Guns & Gear, we’re shooting the Caracal USA Enhanced F pistol. Find out what separates this gun from other striker-fired pistols on the market.
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.
The Commander size version of the Hackathorn Special is geared towards the needs of the concealed carrier who prefers this model’s shorter 4.25” barrel.
Alan Little had never heard of Grand Power before. After spending some time with the weapon it’s now his favorite concealed carry pistol. We wanted to know why.
Smith & Wesson announced today the start of the “M&P Summer Savings” mail-in rebate program, valid on popular M&P firearms, including M&P Shield pistols.
Steyr Arms announced the introduction of its brand new M9-A1 pistol with an OD Green grip frame available starting today.
The R1 Ultralight Commander’s aluminum frame reduces the weight while matching performance of the standard 1911, bringing you a time tested classic, with a 20% weight reduction.
The RU2ND is an Evolution Series, injection molded polymer holster, which provides passive retention and an adjustment screw to customize retention..
The KMSG is an Evolution Series, injection molded polymer holster, which provides passive retention and an adjustment screw to customize that retention.
The Benelli B-80 Semi-Automatic pistol was a unique design that can be categorized today as a collector’s item, as the gun & spare parts are getting more scarce by the day.
Kahr Arms introduces the first two pistols in the new “S” Series were unveiled with two 9mm pistols – the S9093 and the ST9093.