As you are likely aware, there are a number of handgun features that all pistols have. Certain features, like control mechanisms, are found on basically all handguns today. Others are found on only a few.
We'll go over the various handgun features you should know about.
Thing about handguns is that they are - like any firearm - merely a tool. The features of a tool determine how it works and therefore how it should be used. By knowing more about the various tools of self-defense, you can acquire knowledge that will help you gain competence. A competent gun owner is much more likely to be better at gun safety, which is absolutely vital if you mean to own and certainly to carry a firearm.