What are the different types of handguns available? 

Handguns. Choosing the right one can be easy if you have the right knowledge. For self-defense, a handgun is a firearm that offers portability and ease of use to its owner. There are several types of handguns available depending on your personality and lifestyle.

  • Glock Blue Label 48
  • The Glock Blue Label 48 has been designed with input from some of the world’s greatest shooters, including fourteen-time USPSA National Champion Ben Stoeger. The Blue Label features a longer barrel and slide with a rounded shape and specially-designed finger grooves. This pistol features a 4.48-inch barrel, an overall length of 8.45 inches, and an unloaded weight of 29.43 ounces. Its polymer frame has a flared mag well and triggers guard along with larger grip panels to accommodate the shooter’s hand.
  • Canik’s TP9SF Elite is a striker-fired pistol with all of the quality and reliability you’d expect from Canik. It has a 4.47″ cold hammer-forged barrel that snaps back to the battery after each round courtesy of the efficient polymer recoil buffer. The gun also has high-profile 3-dot sights, ergonomic grip texturing, and ambidextrous slide stops and safeties. The trigger breaks crisply at 6 lbs with the pull length measuring in at around .5″, and at the rear sits a loaded chamber indicator to let you know when there’s a cartridge in the pipe.
  • The Smith & Wesson SD9 VE is a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol designed specifically for self-defense. It’s chambered for 9 mm and features a 3 ½ inch barrel that provides a longer sight radius than most handguns of its kind. Sights are fixed; basic, but easy to see. It includes internal drop safety mechanisms and integrated trigger safety. For your protection, the SD9 VE has a Firing-Pin safety, magazine disconnect and includes two 10 round magazines.
  • SIG Sauer P365XL
  • The Sig Sauer P365XL well a balanced, easy-to-carry, 9mm micro-compact pistol that delivers the performance you need. Offering superior ergonomics, designed to fit GLOCK 19 magazines and featuring a striker instead of a firing pin, this pistol delivers unparalleled reliability. The P365XL is a double-action striker-fired pistol with a 3.1-inch barrel that has 8 round capacity with extended magazine (10 round capacity), including one in the chamber.
  • Walther PDP Compact
  • From the moment you grip the ergonomic polymer frame, you’ll notice the Walther difference. The PPK-style trigger is comfortable and intuitive with a clean, double-action pull you can fire and forget thanks to the smooth pre-travel resistance. For additional control and safety, the ambidextrous manual safety thumb lever is directly above your firing finger so it’s also within easy reach on your left side. Best of all? The PPK/S has a smooth, pointed profile that makes it comparable to a number 2 pencil when it’s inside its soft zippered case.
  • SIG Sauer P320C 
  • The SIG Sauer P320C is an excellent option if you’re looking for a large framed 9mm gun. The grip and trigger are fully molded so you won’t want to shoot anything else. This 9mm pistol features a partially serrated slide and front strap that allows you to get a good, high grip on the gun. It packs 15+1 rounds of 9mm ammunition into an all metal frame and anodized slide. Making it one of the easier guns to maintain because of its clean break down design.
  • Heckler & Koch HK45T V1
  • Shooting enthusiast looking for a new concealed carry firearm? The H&K 45T V1 from Germany is an ideal choice. It is a semi-automatic with no exposed hammer, external safety locks or decocker. It is designed for military and police uses. It is an easy to conceal handgun with a maximum capacity of ten rounds in the magazine. It offers two-dot night sights for aiming, ambi-control surfaces for better handling and a Picatinny rail for mounting flashlights or lasers.
  • Ruger LC9S 
  • The Ruger LC9s is the most advanced 9mm double-action pistol on the market today. From the LC9s you can expect high quality and rugged reliability. The LC9s is perfect for concealed carry self defense, or as a backup to a primary weapon system. The LC9s has an overall length of 6 inches, a height of 4.5, and a width of 0.9 inches. Shooting at 7 +1 capacity, the AAC built Three Seven Zero personal defense ammo delivers rapid expansion with low recoil and improved accuracy compared to other cartridges in its class. 
  • The Springfield Armory concealable Hellcat is a powerful double-action-only, hammer fired handgun. It’s precision crafted with a black Melonite slide, a forged steel frame, and a fiber optic front sight so it’s easy to line up your shot. It has ambidextrous cocking serrations milled into the slide, as well as high visibility 3 – dot sights for quick target acquisition. With a single stack magazine that fits inside the grip and an integrated trigger safety, this handgun is lightweight and perfect for concealed carry.
  • Taurus G3C
  • Taurus G3C 9mm Luger semi-auto pistol is compact, comfortable and very accurate. The loaded chamber indicator and manual safety give it an extra edge. The Taurus G3C pistol is built on the time-tested Taurus ultra-reliable polymer frame with an all-steel slide. It’s a great gun at a great price.