Update: TTAG’s SIG P320 is Back From Voluntary Upgrade

In what can only be described as quite the coincidence, the SIG P320 purchased by TTAG to drop test arrived back, all voluntarily upgraded, right as news of the Honor Guard’s safety failings was hitting the TTAG Drop Safety Desk. As you’d expect, we hit the range to make sure SIG’s changes did, in fact, […]

Is the Honor Guard Handgun Drop Safe?

When we reviewed the Honor Guard handgun from Honor Defense we judged it to be a good new option for the concealed carry crowd. It passed all of our reliability tests with flying colors. One test we didn’t administer — and may have to in the future —  is a drop test. As you may remember, […]

Gun Review: BUL Cherokee Gen 2 9mm

By Austin Knudsen If the BUL Cherokee pistol was sold stateside, the Israeli-made handgun would compete with the CZs, Jerichos and Caniks of the world. But it isn’t. So it doesn’t. Still, I was impressed enough with my used Gen 1 model that I tracked down a full-size Cherokee Gen 2 from BUL’s importer, International Firearms Corporation. […]

Tips for Women Buying Their First Handgun

A few factors for the first-time gun buyer to consider: comfort, capacity, size, weight, ease of maintenance, whether they have sufficient grip strength. Not to mention the most important aspect — what you want your new gun to do. Of course, all of these considerations apply equally to both men and women when they’re looking […]

Springfield Armory Reveals 1911 TRP in 10mm [Video]

Before now, Springfield Armory only offered a 10mm 1911 TRP (Tactical Response Pistol) through their Custom Shop. Reflecting the market’s growing desire for guns chambered in the mondo caliber, the Illinois gun company has added two 10mm “Operator” TRP’s to their regular lineup. [Press release below.] They ain’t cheap, but quality never is. That said, […]

Buyer Beware: The Dangers of Craigslist ‘Bargains’

With Christmas approaching, who can blame people for trying to find bargains for gift-giving? But sometimes the search for a deal can come with all manner of danger. A dear friend of mine sought out an iPhone 8 for his lovely bride on Craigslist. Florio thought he’d found a good deal. Instead, when he arrived, […]

Bismarck PD Switches from Smith & Wesson M&P to Sig Sauer P320 with X-Ray Sights

“On Tuesday, the city commission approved nearly $30,000 for the purchase of 140 Sig Sauer P320 duty-size handguns with X-ray sight,” bismarcktribune.com reveals, “and 20 Sig Sauer P320 compact-size handguns.” The BPD are ditching their Smith & Wesson M&Ps. “The department needs to replace our handguns due to some documented malfunctions and reliability concerns over the […]

Gear Review: K Rounds OWB Pancake Holster

When I’m out and about, I carry a compact sidearm in an inside-the-waistband (IWB) holster. When I’m at the range, I switch to an outside-the-waistband (OWB) holster, strapping-on my SIG SAUER P226R EE with a rail-mounted light. Truth be told . . . I didn’t want to pony-up the cash for a new light. So […]

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