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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

    Ruger ec9s

    Ruger ec9s Mint condition Orange takedown mag Three factory 7rd mags CCW holster 350 rds cci brass 9mm 10 9mm hollow points Cable lock 5 snap caps 54one5130093 text preferred or email Will trade for bersa 380 combat
  2. sagia308

    pistol shooting with a (GAS MASK) on in 45 mph winds~~at 100 yards

    wow i looked a nutty :rolleyes: before the shoot lol trying to yeah through the mask wow was it windy out looks like the red dot needs to adjusted too the left now some say 3 clicks
  3. D

    Sig Sauer SB15 Stabilizing Brace with KAK Pistol AR Buffer

    Selling a Sig Sauer SB15 Stabilizing Brace with KAK Pistol AR Buffer Tube removed from a safe queen . $100 and willing to ship if buyer pays for shipping.
  4. A

    Washington  Haven't received pistol after 10 days. Pls Help!

    I recently bought a pistol at pawnshop, and its been ten business days. I called and asked if they knew why I can't pick up pistol yet ? I was given no reason why. They said to try again Thursday the 9th of April, but how long can they delay? Whats stopping PD from NEVER completing background...
  5. D

    11.5” AR15 Pistol

    I’ve got a like new 11.5” AR15 Less than 200 rounds. I am an FFLand can ship to any FFL you choose. Parts list: -Aero precision upper and lower -Midwest Industries 10” T-Series Rail -Strike industries bolt catch and magazine release -Radian Ambi selector switch -BCM grip -SB Tactical SBA3...
  6. 40Garand

    Aero Custom 300 BLK 9” Pistol

    This is a fresh build. The pistol is brand new and unfired. The gun comes with one new Magpul mag, all associated boxes, and parts packaging. I‘m selling this for exactly what I have put into it and not a dime less. No trades, cash only, and no shipping! This pistol comes as built. I will not...
  7. Emerson06

    FNS 9

    WTT:FNS 9 Striker fire Ambi Safety Night Sights Comes with: Three 17 rd mags "We Are The People" Kydex Holster Original Hard FN Case 541-606-4589 Will trade for: Glock 19 AR9 AK
  8. Jarhead0093

    HSGI Tacos - Multicam

    I have 6 HSGI tacos for sale and a Tactical Tailor utility pouch. 4 tacos are for single rifle mags and will mount to Molle. The other 2 will hold one rifle and one pistol mag and are belt mounted. Looking for $30 each for the single rifle tacos, $35 for the rifle/pistol tacos and $15 for...
  9. Jcon268

    Shockwave blade pistol brace + tube

    $40 Good condition, hardly used at all Shockwave blade brace and tube. No buffer, spring or other parts - just brace and the tube. Trades: AK front sight adjustment tool AK side mounted rail for optics (Midwest, RS regulate, etc) Holosun 507C rds 9mm, 5.56 or .308 factory ammo Cash can be...
  10. P

    Oregon  Selling guns in state and out of state

    I have a lever-action rifle, wheel gun and pistol I wish to sell on here. I understand (I think) that in Oregon I will have to take it to a dealer, who will charge me, to ship it to another dealer who will likely charge the buyer, at least for the background check. Do I need to do the same...
  11. MooThulhu

    10.5 AR Pistol tearing rims

    So I recently built an AR pistol, it has a 10.5" barrel with a pistol length gas system. I loaded it up with brand new American Eagle 55 gr and the first shot we fired through it ended with it tearing the rim off the case and leaving it in the chamber. I cleared that and fired a few more rounds...
  12. Zoolander

    Mossberg 500/590 barrel shroud and pistol grip

    Neither have been used, just sitting in a box collecting dust. Barrel shroud- $20 Pistol grip- $10