Gun Review: Law Enforcement Trade-In GLOCK 22

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My go-to FFL, Best Buy Surplus, has always had a steady supply of LE trade-in GLOCKs. Suffice it to say, they’re fans of the genre.┬áLast month they received a shipment…

Good News/Bad News About Ammo Prices. First The Good News…

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Economics is supposed to make such clean, perfect sense. Heaven knows I spent enough time believing that back in college, studying how purely hypothetical ‘demand’ lines cross with purely speculative…

Just Arrived At My FFL: Kimber Super Carry Pro

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After a hellish day at the office, my FFL guy had a wonderful surprise waiting for me: this drop-dead sexy Kimber Super Carry Pro in (what else?) .45 ACP. This…

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Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD-S .45 ACP

“The .380 was a cute fad,” Springfield Armory’s print ads proclaim. “Now, let’s get back to business.” Back to business indeed. Forty-five caliber single-stack striker fired pistols aren’t exactly a…

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Gear Review: Altamont Company 1911 Grips

I have a huge crush on my 1911. The only problem: it’s not mine. “My” gun actually belongs to my father but it’s kind of been in my possession for…

Gun Preview: Springfield Armory XD-S .45 ACP With Extended Grip

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I received a surprise email from our friends at Springfield Armory last week. Their girl Friday (a.k.a., Deb) was sending an .45 caliber single-stack XD-S pistol to my FFL. Following…

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Gun Review: Taurus 24/7 G2 .45 ACP

Say what you will about Brazilian gunmaker Taurus, but don’t accuse them of laziness. Instead of flogging the same tired product line for decades or blindly copying other makers’ designs,…

While I’m finishing up my review of the Taurus 24/7 G2, here’s a little illustration of the leisurely muzzle velocity of the .45 ACP cartridge. We all love the .45 (okay, at least I do) but it’s no speed demon like the 7.62×25 Tokarev or the 5.7×28 . . .

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Not a 5.7x28mm: .45 ACP Bullet Flight Time Video

While I’m finishing up my review of the Taurus 24/7 G2, here’s a little illustration of the leisurely muzzle velocity of the .45 ACP cartridge. We all love the .45…

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Gun Review: SIG Sauer P220

I once read somewhere that no one finds their perfect gun right away. Inevitably we end up trying new ones and finding features or ergonomics that we prefer over our…

Gun Review: Kahr PM45

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I told my wife: when you finally make the decision to start carrying I will support you 100 percent. When she decided that 2012 was her year of the gun,…

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New from Cobra Pistols: Shadow .38 Special and Patriot .45 ACP

When I see a S&W Model 642 clone that has an even half-tolerable trigger (cough Taurus cough), I pay attention. When I see a $360 MSRP price tag, I don’t…

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Obscure Object of Desire: Full-Auto 1911

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