Gun Review: Springfield SAINT AR-15 Rifle

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Springfield Armory is embarking on a bit of a corporate re-branding. According to the gunmaker’s marketing mavens, their “Defend Your Legacy” slogan targets Americans between 25- and 45-years-old. Buyers who know…

Gun Review: Heckler & Koch VP9

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HK is no stranger to striker-fired pistols, but it’s been a while since they’ve designed a new one — close to four decades. With the VP9 hot off the presses, the…

Gun Review: Walther PPQ M2 .22 LR

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Joe and I both really enjoyed Walther’s PPQ M2 5″ in 9mm. Actually, Joe is still enjoying it since he couldn’t bring himself to return the loaner and decided, instead,…

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Gun Review: SPHINX SDP Compact VS. CZ P-07

A departure from your traditional gun review, what follows is more of a “shootout.” It’s a review of the SPHINX SDP Compact Alpha through the lens of how it compares…

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Gear Review: See All Open Sight

Oversight Shooting Technologies in Blackfoot, Idaho — yes, the town boasts more than just the Idaho Potato Museum — is making a new gun sight. More than that, actually; it’s…

Gun Review: Barrett MRAD

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Barrett is best known for their .50 BMG semi-automatic rifles. They also produce some very nice bolt action rifles. Their latest rifle is called the MRAD or Multi-Role Adaptive Design…

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Gun Review: Star Mod30-M

There’s something to be said for your “first” anything. Most of us can remember our first girlfriend, car, kid, felony arrest. . . er . . . This is a…

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Book Review: The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva *UPDATE*

“I read the entire book while I waited in line.” “I’m sorry, you did what?” the successful author asked without looking up from the book he was signing.  The Rembrandt Affair,…

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Book Review: The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva

When generating sequels, authors develop a recognizable template for stamping out their stories. The public demands it. Publishers require it. The ribbons around the literary tent pole must be familiar….

Game Review – Target Practice

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If you’ve been to the range lately, you’ve probably spent time getting up close and personal (or not-so-up-close and personal) with your favorite flavor of paper target. Clip it to…

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Gun Review: Springfield Loaded 1911-A1

When you think about handguns that have made their mark in the public’s mind, there is, hands down, no firearm more iconic than the venerable creation of John Browning, the…