New-ish From Rock Island Armory: XT 22 Magnum 1911

The world of semi-automatic .22 Magnum pistols has been pretty darn small. In fact, the release of this XT 22 Magnum from RIA effectively doubles one’s realistic options. In the Rock Island’s case, it’s a real steel, 1911-style pistol with a delayed blowback action and a 14+1 capacity . . . Chris and I were […]

Gun Review: NAA Ranger II Top-Break Mini Revolver

I’m an unabashed fan of North American Arms’ Mini Revolvers. Heck, I had a custom cowboy hat holster made for one of mine. So you can imagine how excited I’ve been to get my hands on their Ranger II since they announced its impending arrival over two years ago. Well, I finally got one! And […]

.22 Winchester Magnum for Personal Defense?

David LaPell writes [via ammoland] In this day and age of high-velocity small bore rifle cartridges that have speeds advertised as almost capable of breaking the space-time continuum, older and slower rounds that while dependable are often shoved aside as being obsolete, and one of those is the venerable .22 Magnum . . . History […]

New From NAA: Ranger 2 Top-Break Revolvers Shipping Soon

TTAG snuck into this year’s NASGW Expo to get the scoop on some new guns and gear. Visiting the North American Arms booth, we found out that the Ranger 2 will begin shipping around January. It’s a top-break, .22 WMR Mini Revolver with an automatic case extractor. Much like the extremely-limited-production original Ranger, but simplified […]