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Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 11M ago

Kahr CT9 9mm

CEO Justin Moon founded Kahr Arms in 1995.  Moon had obtained a concealed carry license since age 18 but at that a time he couldn't find any quality made compact and sub-compact handguns tha...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Performance Center S&W Shield Versus TALO Edition Glock 43

In 2012 Smith & Wesson introduced the Shield and it quickly became the "go to" gun for those looking for an easy-to-conceal, reliable and accurate pistol.  In 2015 Glock unveiled their long-...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Hk VP9 9mm

The Hk VP9 debuted last year with rave reviews that were well deserved.  After the success of their hammer-fired P30, Hk spent about four years developing the VP9.  Now, Hk is not new to str...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

CZ 75 B Matte Stainless

OK, move closer to your monitor.  This one you don't want to miss.  This is the CZ 75 B in matte stainless steel.  This pistol is kind of a mystery.  It doesn't appear on the CZ website in t...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Walther PPS M2

Walther brought the PPS to market about 8 years ago.  I reviewed it in 2008 and found it's accuracy to be passable but I did not care for the trigger, grip angle, contour, or texture.  Last ...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Reintroduced SIG P225

The SIG P225 is one of my favorite SIG pistols but SIG dropped them from their US catalogue many years ago. The US demand for this pistol was still strong so in the latter part of the last d...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Ruger American 9mm Pistol

With minor fanfare Ruger has strategically introduced the new Ruger American pistol just prior to the industry's trade show, the SHOT Show, held each January in Las Vegas.  Most manufacturer...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Masterpiece Arms 9mm Defender

The Masterpiece Arms Defender (MPA930DMG) is a strange little pistol, reminiscent of a MAC-10.   "Clunky" and probably not very accurate was my first impression upon seeing a photo of this h...
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

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Average Joe's Handgun Reviews · 1Y ago

Springfield XD Mod. 2

I have to be honest, when the XD Mod. 2 came on the market I violated my own rule of not criticizing any pistol before I handled it.  Not that I have any qualms against the Springfield XD se...