For readers looking to enhance the handling and “shootability” of their favorite Glock, the January/February issue of American Handgunner identifies a worthy option.

In “Combat Modpaks For Glocks,” Contributing Editor John Connor teams up with Toner Machining Technologies to create the Connor Combat Modpak — turning standard Glocks into agile, fine-fitting sidearms perfect for everyday carry and target shooting.

“Our mission was to produce sure handling, operator-friendly tactical pistols; not ‘safe queens,’ collector guns or weekend-recreation pistols — but sidearms rigged for duty use as the owner’s primary Roscoe,” Connor claims. “Looks don’t count in a gunfight, but if a fighting gun also pleases the eye, that ain’t bad, right?”

To see a more in-depth look at the mods and to comment, visit

In “Boberg XR9-S,” Contributing Editor J.B. Wood explains how this adept handgun is rewriting semi-auto design. This clever sub-compact handgun features a barrel with an overall length of 3.35″ — achieved by extending the barrel back over the magazine well.

“The Bobgerg system is entirely internal, is strongly made and works perfectly. The double-action-only trigger pull is flawless, and it’s continuous, not a reset-type,” Wood observes.

To read and comment on this innovative handgun, visit

The January/February 2014 issue of American Handgunner also features a look at some of the outlandish guns in Cody’s Dug Up Guns Museum, the “Almost” story of the Double Deuce from Steel City Arms, life lessons taught by a replica Colt Dragoon .44 cap-and-ball revolver and a close look at carry options.

Readers of American Handgunner will have the opportunity to win a Benchmark Custom Springfield 1911-A1 Prize Package. Valued at over $4,100, this prize bundle features the Envoy Tactical Messenger Bag from Vanquest, Howard Leight’s Impact Pro earmuffs and HD Shooting Glasses from Majestic Arms. Readers can enter this giveaway by visiting

The January/February issue of American Handgunner features online-only extras — including a look at the Cimarron Model P, custom revolvers from Freedom Arms and a comprehensive Product Index. Readers can view the Digital Edition and sign up for a digital subscription by visiting

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