New From VZ Grips: AR Grips, Prison Shanks, and More

VZ Grips is the well known G10 pistol grip manufacturer. The Gunshine State grip maker makes parts for both OEMs and consumers looking to get a grip on a firearm upgrade. Like many manufacturers searching for something to do with excess capacity, VZ’s branched out into . . . AR pistol grips. And . . . And G10 […]

New From Unique ARs: Unique-Grips

I like Unique-ARs. Their custom handguards are really cool, and I actually have one in the works right now for my .458 SOCOM hog murderin’ SBR upper suppressed with a Liberty Goliath. I also understand the cool design and utility of this über adjustable pistol grip. But damn is it ugly. Err, unique. Press release follows […]

Gear Review: 3 AR Pistol Grips from Trinity Force

Pure coincidence or numerical forces at work? Either way, we’ve got three AR pistol grips from…wait for it…Trinity Force. Hey, three Is A Magic Number, after all. TF offers a wide selection of grip styles in a variety of materials – reinforced polymer, high-density polymer/rubber, and aluminum. Each is designed to provide a unique set of features for […]

The Massad Ayoob Chronicles, Part V

If you’re just now joining the party, we strongly recommend that you go back and start at the beginning with Parts I thorough IV. If you enjoyed Part IV, on flying and the Suarez controversy, sit back and get ready for some more thought-provoking ideas from the acknowledged expert on personal defense. Today, we cover […]

Get a Grip: Shotguns for Self-Defense

So it looks like I’m in the market for some parts for the venerable 870. No problem…Midway USA to the rescue. But not so fast, buck-o. The Mighty Wingmaster is apparently the shotgun version of a Jeep Wrangler – or what the AR-15 is to carbines – a platform that allows, nay encourages you to modify it in almost any way you can imagine.