New From Springfield Armory: Five New Pistols for SHOT Show

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Even after the elaborate launch of their first entry into the AR market (read Jeremy’s review of the SAINT here) Springfield Armory isn’t letting any grass grow under their feet…

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…

Hands-On With The Springfield Armory SAINT

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Deep in the desert outside of Las Vegas, Springfield Armory hosted about a dozen gun writers to give us a sneak peek at — and a whole lot of trigger time behind — their…

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Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD Mod.2 9mm Sub-Compact

About a decade ago, I was married to my Ruger P90 for EDC and chained to my Berretta 92FS for duty. A friend brought out his brand new XD in .45ACP. I assumed…

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Springfield Armory 4″ XD-S Makes Tiny Nines (and .45s) A Bit Less Tiny

If you’ve gotten over the XD-S trigger recall — and I’m not telling you you should — Springfield has a new version of their tiny single-stack concealed carry pistols that you…

Sheetrock Penetration Testing, Take 1

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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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Fanboys and Firearms.

I’m a marketing guy, first and foremost. I was raised that way. From a very tender age, my pater familias drilled into my head how to get past the hype and…

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How Safe is Safe?

So I was having my semi-daily chin wag with Fearless Leader today, and talk turned to handgun safeties. RF mentioned he’d seen the Kimber Solo up close and personal, and…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 2

My first full day of conceal carry is complete. And it was an eye-opening experience, in more ways than one. Let me explain…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 1.

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In my last post, I laid out what I plan to do for the next 30 days. Before we begin, I think it bears a few words about how I…