Taylor’s & Co. Firearms Compact 1911 in 9mm

At fist glance, the Taylor’s and Co. Compact 1911 closely resembles the WWII-era Government models. Only three-quarters the size. The Parkerized finish, the GI thumb safety, the sights and mostly bare slide give the gun a traditional look and feel. The extended beavertail grip safety is a slight departure, but one that’s much appreciated on the […]

The Truth About .30-06

A gunsmith friend of mine recently told me he was considering not renewing his NRA membership. It wasn’t because of the NRA or NRA-ILA’s political posturing. He was reacting to a recent opinion piece in the American Hunter titled “The .30-06 Sucks.” In the article, Mr. Mann argues that it is purely emotion that sustains […]

SIG SAUER Stops Production of P320, ‘Voluntary Upgrade’ Details on Monday

SIG SAUER has stopped production of their P320 pistol. Responding to “drop safety” issues, the New Hampshire gunmaker has halted production of one of the company’s most popular handguns until they can include the new “enhanced” trigger in all new P320 models. SIG wouldn’t provide a date for restarting production. During yesterday’s visit to SIG HQ, the […]

Gun Review: Caracal Enhanced F Limited Edition

RF’s tragic on-again, off-again love affair with the Caracal is the stuff of legend. Against all odds, after Caracal recalled and destroyed every pistol they sold in the U.S., the new, redesigned Caracal is now back on the market and ready for purchase. This time, the striker-fired object of RF’s EDC desire is drop safe. For […]