Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Compact

Aside from the M&P Shield, I’ve never been a fan of M&P pistols. I was continually surprised to see knowledgeable shooters compete with M&P’s — but not surprised that they’d changed the grip, sights, trigger and barrel. And then I shot the new full-sized Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 featured in RF’s recent review. For all intents and […]

Leaked Info on New Rotating Barrel GLOCK 46

Somehow Recoil Magazine’s Sunday post breaking the news of GLOCK’s first rotating-barrel pistol got past us. The new gun’s numerical designation: GLOCK 46. Originally posted on German weapons magazine Das Magazin für Waffenbesitzer, the G46 has some other unique features besides that barrel. From the sounds of it, the G46 can be field stripped without the user having […]

Boring But Brilliant: How the Gen 5 Release Reveals GLOCK’s Mastery of Incremental Innovation

Reader Remington Tonar writes: Firearms enthusiasts have long noted the similarities between Apple’s and GLOCK’s approaches to product release cycles. With the recent Gen 5 release, GLOCK shows that it has not only mastered the incremental innovation strategy that’s fueled the iPhone’s success in the post-Jobs era, but that it has something to teach Apple […]

Glock Gen 5: Coming to a Store Near You August 30

NRA Carry Guard attendees are getting a preview of the Gen 5 GLOCK 17 and 19 pistols today in the Wisconsin Center. I got a chance to handle it and the lack of the finger grooves make the gun feel…great. Really good, actually. The ‘forcing your fingers into slightly unaligned grooves’ sensation is totally gone. […]

First Look: GLOCK 17 and 19 Gen 5 Pistols

U.S.A. –-( The GLOCK Gen 5 is here, complete with 35 new or upgraded 35 parts. GLOCK also made twenty design changes to the Gen 4 pistol. I had the opportunity to handle and shoot the newest G17 generation, first at the GLOCK facility in Smyrna, GA and then on my home range. There are […]