Gear Review: Wilson Combat BG10 Grips for Beretta 92/96

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Grips make the man, or so I’ve been told. It’s probably why none of my guns sport stock grips. If they’re replaceable I end up switching them them out for something…

Gear Review: Wilson Combat Beretta 92/96 Short Reach Steel Trigger

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The distance between the go-pedal and the backstrap on a 92 series handgun is approximately three inches. For some people it might as well be a mile. Small-handed shooters have always had a…

Gear Review: Wilson Combat Beretta 92/96 Reduced Power Hammer Spring

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I grew up watching John McClane and Martin Riggs with wide-eyed adoration. So I’ve always known that a Beretta 92 and I were meant to be. But close encounters of the…

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Gun Review: Ruger LC380

The Ruger LC380 for this review was provided by The Kentucky Gun Company.  I’ve never had much use for small framed pistols. I like large frames that shoot things with a…

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First Impressions: Ruger LC380

  The Ruger LC380 for this review was provide by The Kentucky Gun Co. Have you ever owned something that seems really cool, that gradually starts to lose its appeal due…

Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD-S .45 ACP

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

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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Gear Review: Elite Iron CQC 1 Tactical Muzzle Brake

As a resident of Big Sky Country I am constantly running into native companies that are making some very nice firearms products. Recently I came across one of these firms…

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Gun Review: CZ-75 P07 Duty 9mm

A while ago I decided to get out of the .45 game. Why, you ask? The short answer is it was getting too expensive to shoot. The long answer lies…

New Smith & Wesson M&P 9 “Shield”

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A photo of Smith and Wesson’s new M&P Shield that’s set to be announced on April 12th was leaked to the Internet on the 5th of April. I found this…

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Sheetrock Penetration Testing, Take 1

There are a lot of strong opinions out there when it comes to home defense firearms. Nick’s Self Defense Tip; Don’t Use a Rifle caused some of the best discussion…

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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…