The Yankee Marshal goes through his scale of 1 to 100 in figuring out the factors that make a handgun the best carry gun you can have when the chips are down.
This week Maine adopted constitutional carry as a rule, the seventh such state to do so, which means that a lot more Mainers will be able to carry that concealed handgun once the law kicks in. Add to this the 45 states that allow for open carry, and the 50 that (theoretically) allow concealed carry with a permit, and this means millions of Americans are legally able to pack hardware if desired.
And the YM does a pretty good job in detailing his reasoning in cutting through the options available out there for you.
We got in two of our best-selling Turkish imports from Landor Arms – the AR-style LND-117 shotgun and the bullpup BPX 902 – to give them a whirl on the range and see if the reliability could be paired with the affordable price.