Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M&P380 SHIELD EZ – Take 2

For twenty years now I’ve looked for an arthritis sufferer-friendly pistol for my mom. Without the strength to rack a slide, she can’t operate semi-autos. Add to that her inability to pull a double-action revolver’s trigger — or even cock a revolver without significant difficulty — and her options are pretty limited. What’s more, she’s not […]

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ

I bought my HK P7 (which now looks like this) for a screaming good price in early 2012. You see, the older gentleman I bought it from was selling all of his semi-auto pistols, as he could no longer operate them due to arthritis in his hands and generally diminished finger/grip strength. This is where Smith […]

Smith & Wesson Announces the New M&P10 Sport Rifle

For those who’ve wanted an affordable, optics-ready AR-10 for hunting or just for fun, Smith & Wesson may have just what you’re looking for. Today S&W announced their new .308/7.62 M&P10 Sport rifle. With an MSRP of $1049, you can probably expect to see a street price somewhere in the $900 range. Here’s their press release […]

TTAG Daily Digest: LAPD and NFL for Gun Control, Gridlock is Good and Mark Kelly Fails Again

LAPD union joins national push for ban on gun accessories, better community relations The Los Angeles Police Protective League has thrown its support behind a national effort to ban certain gun accessories and encourage police and professional sports teams to work together to improve encounters between officers and residents. The union that represents thousands of […]

Smith & Wesson Introduces New M&P Shield M2.0 Pistols

The next Smith & Wesson pistol to get the M2.0 upgrade treatment with better ergos and the new, much-improved trigger is their ever-popular, slim single-stack M&P Shield. Here’s their press release . . . Smith & Wesson Announces New M&P Shield® M2.0™ Pistol Series The M&P M2.0 Family Just Got Slim…and Bright SPRINGFIELD, Mass., (October 16, 2017) – Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced the launch […]