CZ-USA Monday Sneak Peek: CZ Custom A01-LD Competition Gun

This Monday CZ-USA is showing off a purpose-built competition gun made by partner shop CZ Custom. It’s called the A01-LD, and it’s built on a custom-designed frame. A match-grade bull barrel rides over the A01-LD’s massive frame that’s designed to accept P-09-pattern magazines. This means a 19+1 standard capacity or 21+1 capacity with extended basepad. […]

New From Shield Sights: RMS-W

It’s no secret that I love the Shield RMS (full review here). A simple, lightweight, highly visible, reliable micro red dot? What’s not to love?! Well . . . Shield thought of a few ways to improve on the RMS and, from the sounds of it, they have with the new RMS-W. We’ll get our […]

CZ USA Monday Morning Sneak Peek: 457 Varmint MTR

This week in CZ USA’s Monday Morning Sneak Peek series, a lead-up to SHOT Show (see last week’s post here), they’re teasing a gorgeous rimfire rifle. Seen here is the 457 Varmint MTR. It’s a heavy barrel, walnut stock variant in CZ’s new series that has replaced the 455 rimfire. …and that lead photo one […]

Gun Review: Strasser RS14 Evolution Rifle

A year ago, Nick reviewed the original Strasser RS14. His biggest gripe, other than bemoaning the recoil of its stout chambering, was the expensive and proprietary scope mount system. Cool for sure, but limiting. Six months later, Strasser had taken his feedback to heart and produced this: the RS14 Evolution. With a Picatinny rail machined […]

New From Alamo Precision Rifles: APR G2 Action

Figures. Shortly after Chris commissioned Alamo Precision Rifles to build him the gorgeous tack-driver of a custom bolt gun he reviewed here, they go and release a brand new, Gen2 version of the APR action. Updates and improvements manage to be minor, yet dramatic at the same time. Savage pre-fit barrel compatibility, wire EDM raceways, and…well…here’s […]

State Your Case: 9mm vs. 300 Blackout

Are you comparing 300 AAC Blackout to 5.56 NATO? If so, you’re doing it wrong. Sort of. You see, 300 BLK wasn’t intended to replace or compete with 5.56/.223 so much as with good ol’ 9x19mm Parabellum . . . Apples and oranges? An absurd comparison? TTAG’s Instagram and Facebook audiences sure had some strong opinions […]

Building The Pig Truth: a .458 SOCOM Hog Hunting Gun

It has been over a year since I wrote about a gun I personally own (and told you that I’d feature more of them), so I’m way overdue in presenting The Pig Truth to y’all. This dedicated suppressed, 12-inch-barreled, thermal optic-equipped .458 SOCOM was built for hammering wild hogs here in Texas. In this article […]

The 5 Most Most Painful Handguns to Shoot

If you’re shooting for fun, self-defense, hunting or just training for one of those, the experience is more enjoyable without undue pain. Whether you’re hoping to avoid discomfort or mix it with pleasure (not judging), here are five handguns guaranteed to hurt so good. . . 1) DoubleTap Tactical Pocket Pistol No surprise that a 0.666″-thick, […]

The Four Best AR Pistol Braces

Best is a strong word — often subjective — and you may notice some decent pistol stabilizing braces missing from this article. So, instead, let’s just call this Jeremy’s shortlist of my favorite pistol braces, whether that’s for an AR pistol or for other large-format pistols. In no particular order . . . SB Tactical […]

Get Out and GunVote!

Our friends at the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) kicked off their #GunVote campaign a few years ago. And they have a point. Go out and vote. In fact, go out and GunVote. Protect your rights. Can you ID what was cut out of that steel sheet above? For the record, the Q Honey Badger suppressor […]