BLance4821 There are many different guns on this earth. Different shapes and sizes, different calibers, bolt actions, semi-automatics and fully automatics. But handguns are one of the most favorable guns that have been crafted. And the list of manufactures is as long as a 300-yard gun range. Here are some of the top manufacturers who are crafting some of the best handguns today. Smith And Wesson Smith And Wesson is one of Americas oldest gun manufacturers. Founded in 1852, Smith and Wesson has been a leader in crafting handguns. It's model 1 handgun was privately purchased by both fighting parties in the Civil War. And for 164 years they have been perfecting there craft. The Smith and Wesson M&P pistols are regularly used in many police departments all over the United States. Glock Gaston Glock who's efforts in trying to build a handgun for the Austrian military caused an empire to be created. Starting with the Glock 17, they now offer 26 different handguns sold in the U.S. With a wide range of different calibers. Sturm Ruger & Company Which is better known all around the world as Ruger, was founded by Alexander Sturm and his Partner Bill Ruger in 1949. Unlike a lot of other handgun manufacturers, Ruger crafts long guns as well as handguns. Ruger handguns are best known to be reliable, simple, and a lot more affordable than other manufacturers. The GP100 made by Ruger is one of the leading full sized revolvers on the market today. These are just 3 of the leading handgun manufacturers to date. But there are so many others that can be listed. All of which offer different options, calibers, and prices. One of these could be your go-to brand. Or perhaps you are still searching for the perfect handgun. With so many different options and prices you just have to find what is best for you.