About FMG

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American Handgunner Magazine
American Handgunner was introduced in 1976 as the first magazine devoted entirely to handguns.

Just like a classic, it improves with age. Today it’s still the first place handgunners everywhere turn for the latest and most reliable handgun news and information. From custom handguns, new factory models, competition, pistolsmithing, handloading and more, each issue continues to deliver the goods while staying on top of the rapidly changing world of handgunning. What’s the best home-defense gun for you? Is a laser sight worth the investment? American Handgunner can help you decide. If you’re looking for the benchmark of handgun news and enjoyment, you’ll find it in American Handgunner.

American Handgunner is published six times per year.


GUNS February 2013

GUNS Magazine

GUNS Magazine was introduced in 1955 as the first national monthly newsstand firearms publication.

From the moment you turn the first page and dive into one shooting adventure after another, you’ll discover a difference that makes GUNS Magazine one-of-a-kind. For you it may be the detailed full-color images that make it seem like you’ve held and examined each gun featured. Or maybe it’ll be the expertly written articles that pull no punches when it comes to delivering the facts. Contributing writers for GUNS Magazine are the most respected authors in the industry. They have spent a lifetime sharing their passion for guns and equipment with shooting enthusiasts everywhere.

GUNS Magazine is published 12 times per year.


Shooting Industry November 2012

Shooting Industry
Shooting Industry was introduced in 1955 reaching a controlled circulation of active dealers each month.

Shooting Industry is the only trade magazine that reaches “consumer selected” BPA audited Federal Firearms Licensed dealers. Since the beginning, Shooting Industry has helped dealers make everyday business decisions easier by offering information such as what to stock and how to sell it, plus tips on how to keep customers coming back for more. The dealers who read Shooting Industry are highly recommended by their customers as the place to buy firearms and shooting accessories.

Shooting Industry is published 12 times per year.


Special Editions

Personal Defense 2012
American Handgunner Personal Defense
This popular edition is for people who have made defensive thinking a priority. Whether defending the home or dealing with emergencies while away, this bonus edition covers it all. The latest equipment and training options fill the pages with expert advice and solutions to the big issues no one ever wants to face. The expert mix of features make the Personal Defense Special Edition one of the most popular on newsstands.

American Handgunner SE 2012
American Handgunner Annual
The American Handgunner Special Edition has something for every handgun enthusiast — guns for plinking, hunting, personal protection and competition fill the pages. Experts cover the latest and greatest handguns, ammo and accessories. From the newest factory creations to the best custom guns in the world, the American Handgunner Special Edition has what enthusiasts are looking for.

GUNS Surplus 2013
GUNS Magazine Surplus
Features on guns and gear that helped shape history are more popular than ever before. The GUNS Magazine Surplus edition provides an in depth look at vintage, military, classics, reproduction guns and accessories that appeal to collectors, history buffs and gun enthusiasts. Included is a Buyer’s Guide dedicated to fans of surplus guns and gear.

Combat AR-15
GUNS Magazine AR-15
The guns, gear and varied applications dominate the pages of the AR-15 Special Edition. The AR platform can be configured into a wide range of calibers and purposes: plinkers love it for the fun factor, hunters and competition shooters have accepted it as a rifle they can depend on. No matter what kind of shooting interest, the GUNS Combat AR-15 Special Edition proves there’s always room for an AR in the arsenal.

Survive 2012 Fall edition
American Handgunner Survive
The Survive Special Edition’s primary focus is providing tips, tools and resources for surviving unexpected situations and natural disasters. Whether it’s a flood, fire or medial emergency, the experts contributing to the editorial content have one goal, to help readers survive almost anything.

Handgunner 2013 Tactical
American Handgunner Tactical
This Special Edition focuses on the tactics, guns and equipment used for practical purposes such as home defense and everyday concealed carry. American Handgunner’s professional editors and contributors collaborate to explore all types of guns and accessories currently available.

GUNS Magazine 2013 Special Edition
GUNS Magazine Annual
This GUNS Magazine Special Edition offers a wide-open playing field of firearms and accessories. If it fires a projectile or has anything to do with shooting or hunting, it can land on the pages of this popular edition. Readers can expect to find everything from long guns to handguns, for both hunting and plinking inside.

2013 Combat
GUNS Magazine Combat
Regardless of where the fight takes place, it’s combat. Combat can take place in a living room, fighting off a home invader, or in the mountains, engaging an angry grizzly in camp. This Special Edition has guns and gear dedicated to help readers win the fight no matter where it takes place.