Are Guns a Good Investment?

Guns serve as many things for many people. Many Americans own guns for self-defense. Others own them for hunting, for competition or simply to collect. Similarly, others look at guns, at least to some extent, as a store of wealth or a long-term investment of sorts. But really, are guns a good investment? Consumer demand […]

TTAG Daily Digest: Military Glockophilia, The Next Battleground and Debbie Wasserman Schultz is Still an Elected Official

Why The World’s Militaries Love The Glock Who can argue with perfection? . . . In the intervening thirty-five years, the Glock has become the dominant handgun in a crowded field of competitors. Despite stiff competition from countries emulating his polymer design, Glock 17 handguns serve with such diverse forces as the British Armed Forces, the Swedish Armed Forces, […]

Gun Review: GLOCK 21SF

Over the last year, I’ve been helping law enforcement agencies with Tactical Combat Casualty Care instruction, patrols, fugitive recovery and warrant service. One of the departments I work with insists I carry a .45ACP full-size GLOCK 21. So my new duty weapon is the GLOCK 21SF . . . A couple of years ago I […]

Leaked: GLOCK 19X Due Out Jan 22

As reported by RECOIL yesterday, the interwebs discovered a landing page on GLOCK‘s website with a video and information about the as-yet-unreleased 19X. Apparently . . . an old URL was re-purposed as a testing page with the expectation that it wouldn’t be seen or found. The semi-automatic cat’s out of the ballistic bag now. […]

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 […]

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