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2020 was a violent year – Covid, social unrest, uncertainty, and a tumultuous election had Americans scrambling to protect themselves, their families, their homes, and their communities.

New gun sales were up almost 60% from 2019, and almost 9 million people in the U.S. bought their first gun in 2020.

Many of these gun purchases were pistols – and specifically, the hottest selling items were compact pistols meant to be carried.

So what handguns are Americans trusting to protect themselves and their families?

We thought we’d give you a look at the 6 best selling handguns of 2020:

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Stephen
9 months ago

Plastic rules huh?……spend a few bucks, buy a Colt Combat Commander in 45acp, use Wilson Combat Magazines……..and you will be well armed.

Steve
Steve
9 months ago

The photo for P365 shows the P365 XL.

BJ Blazkowicz
BJ Blazkowicz
8 months ago
Reply to  Steve

Yes, it comes in many different configurations. This is the SAS.

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David
David
9 months ago

Where does the Glock23 gen .40 cal rank?

Brenda
Brenda
9 months ago

Do all of these pistols have to be cocked?
Due to arthritis in my hands I need a revolver.
Can anyone help me with the kind of gun that I should get?

BJ Blazkowicz
BJ Blazkowicz
8 months ago
Reply to  Brenda

Yes – this isn’t a list of the best handguns for you – merely a list of the top-selling. It is by no means an exhaustive examination based on quality or fitness, but based on sales volume.

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