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handgun

Firearm Type
For the band see Handguns (band)

A handgun is a firearm designed to be handheld, in either one or both hands. This characteristic differentiates handguns as a general class of firearms from long guns such as rifles and shotguns (which usually can be braced against the shoulder).
Major handgun subtypes are the double action and pistol (including single-shot pistols, semi-automatic pistols, and machine pistols); other subtypes include derringers and pepperboxes.
The words "pistol" and "handgun" have overlapping variations in meaning.
Although handgun use often includes bracing with a second hand, the essential distinguishing characteristic of a handgun is its facility for one-handed operation.

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  1. J

    AERO PISTOL LOWER RECEIVER COMPLETE

    I have a completed AERO M4E1 AR Lower Receiver completely built out as a pistol. All quality parts used. Over $475 invested in the build. Was functioned tested with 20 rounds of 5.56. It isn't a cheap PSA or Anderson. Well worth every penny. Just slap your upper on it and go. $225 Firm...
  2. O

    .223/.556 Ar15 Pistol with Folding stock Sig Brace

    Hi All, Attempting to sell my Ar15 pistol, has spikes tactical lower, law tactical folding stock, CMC drop in trigger, upper is 8.5in barrel with flash enhancer and mbus sights, also includes 60 round drum mag and one 30 rounder. Asking $800 obo feel free to message me on this site and I’ll get...
  3. J

    Lion heart LH9, 9mm, Patriot Brown

    For sale is a Lionheart LH9, 9mm, in factory Patriot Brown cerakote. It’s in great shape. I bought it from another member here, so not sure of round count, but he assured me it was low, only a couple hundred or so. That along with the 50 I put down range, I’ll be safe and say 400 rounds-ish...
  4. Red98422

    10.5” 300 blackout AR pistol

    It’s got exactly 100 rounds through it and the pictured red dot is included. Build list: Areo precision lower Shockwave brace (and buffer tube) Polished mil spec trigger (no grit but still heavy) Magpul pistol grip Upper is a bear creek Arsenal. Free float M-lock hand guard Heavy profile 10.5”...
  5. UnionMillsNW

    Two Revolvers For Sale

    Hey Folks, I have two revolvers I'm putting up for sale. I am the original owner and like them both but it is time they move on and get more use out of someone else. #1: Taurus M66 - 4" Barrel, 7 shot .357 Mag In great condition. Gently used. Mostly sent .38spl through this revolver...
  6. E

    MK18 pistol

    Complete Colt 10.3 inch upper KAC RAS Rail LMT Rear Surefire 952V with pressure pad Aimpoint pro on Wilcox Mount Lower: Aero ALG Trigger SBA4 brace $1100
  7. NCW_Robert

    FNH FNX-40 40 S&W DA/SA Pistol $299.99 FREE SHIPPING

    FNH FNX-40 40 S&W DA/SA Pistol $299.99 FREE SHIPPING From sportsmansoutdoorsuperstore.com Don't know much about these, seems like a low price compared to some other sites I see online. If any one has experience with this brand or this gun post a reply and what your experience was. :):):)
  8. Soldierboy97801

    Ar 15 pistol

    Anderson mfng. Lower Palmetto State armory 10.5 inch upper and lpk. Hogue grip Pistol Blade for "buttstock" Asking $700 obo Sorry NO trades!! Buyer pays FFL transfer.
  9. M

    Springfield Armory Shield AR pistol?

    My wife and I are planning trips around the N/W, except for Washington State. I am considering a Springfield Armory Saint AR pistol as a PDW. Does anyone have positive or negative thoughts about using an AR style pistol. Thanks in advance....
  10. IronSites2NS

    Sig Sauer SBX Pistol Stabilizing Brace & Buffer Tube

    For Sale is a Brand NEW Sig Sauer SBX Pistol Stabilizing Brace and Phase 5 Buffer Tube still in sealed packages.
  11. ETs Dad

    Pistol Bayonet

    The Laserlyte Pistol Bayonet features a razor-sharp, full tang KA-BAR blade with a black Teflon coating. The handle is made from glass-filled nylon. The Pistol Bayonet will attach to medium to large frame pistols that have a rail, and a custom polymer sheath is included to protect the blade. New
  12. RicInOR

    50 BMG Pistol?

    I could not tell if this is a satire site https://americangg.net/heavily-modified-handgun-now-shoots-50-cal-bmg-rounds/
  13. A

    Where to buy S&W M&P 2.0 9 mm pistol in Snohomish County

    If I wanted to walk into a LGS in Snohomish County and buy a S&W M&P 2.0 9 mm, where would you go for the best selection and price?
  14. A

    Where to buy a S&W M&P 2.0 9 mm pistol in Snohomish County in Washington?

    If I wanted to walk into a LGS in Snohomish County and buy a S&W M&P 2.0 9 mm, where would you go for the best selection and price?
  15. Reno

    8 powders I no longer use, pistol and shotgun.

    Most of these I might have tried, as in a batch of 10-50 rounds. So just about a full pound per container unless noted. 1# Hodgdon Longshot 2# IMR 700X 1.5# Accurate #2 1# Accurate #7 SOLD 3-4# Hodgdon International Clays 2# Vihtavuori N110 1# Hodgdon Clays 1# IMR 4227 (old stock) I’ll take...