SHOT Show: Remington 700 CP Bolt Action Pistol

The Remington 700 CP – for “Chassis Pistol” – is a handheld, er…gun from Remington, which was on the floor for SHOT Show 2020 (it was actually announced a year ago). It’s seems a stretch to call it a “pistol” when it’s so obviously a stockless rifle, but naming conventions and ATF regulations being what […]

SHOT Show: Howa H-S Precision Carbon Fiber Rifle

A new addition to the Howa 1500 family, the Howa H-S Precision Carbon Fiber was on the floor of the 2020 SHOT Show. The H-S Precision Carbon Fiber is an extension of the Howa H-S Precision product family, which beds a Howa 1500 action to an HS Precision stock. The original edition put a barreled […]

SHOT Show: The Winchester 1895 125th Anniversary Model

Earlier this year, Winchester Repeating Arms announced the return of the Winchester 1895 to production, and I made a bee-line to their SHOT Show booth to get a look. Unfortunately, they didn’t bring the standard 1895 and I had to settle for handling and checking out their 125th Anniversary model, a SHOT Show special edition. […]

SHOT Show Range Day: Ruger SR1911 Competition Officer

Ruger’s two SR1911 Competition pistols aren’t carry guns, but the Ruger SR1911 Competition Officer sure as heck is. This year, Doug Koenig’s signature guns in .45 ACP were unleashed at Range Day, and I got to shoot both of them. Just as with the government model, the SR1911 Competition Officer features a hand-fit bull barrel, […]

3 Things To Consider Before Buying A Bolt-Action Rifle

There are actually a lot of things to consider before buying a bolt-action rifle, but we’re going to hit on a few of the big points so this post doesn’t become novel-length. This is directed more for the beginner than the advanced rifle shooter.   What’s the primary use? Consider what you’re getting the rifle […]

My 3 Favorite Smith & Wesson Pistols

Everyone has their favorite Smith & Wesson pistols…or at least, people who have shot many of them do…and these three are mine. Smith makes many, many pistols, including about a thousand iterations of pretty much every gun they make. Entire books have been written about their catalog over the years. With that said, here are […]

3 Fantastic, Affordable First 1911 Pistols

There are a lot of 1911 pistols on the market, in many different configurations, at many different price points. That’s because John Moses Browning’s design is a certified masterpiece, a masterpiece. But with so many options, choosing your one can make your head spin. So let’s stick to something easy: What are three great starter […]

8 Outstanding Gifts For Concealed Carry

Want to stuff somebody’s stocking who concealed carries? Put something they’ll love under the tree? There’s plenty of absolutely great gear out there, and some that lots that will fit almost any budget. While the obvious seem to be guns or ammo, not every state is friendly towards that. So we’ll mostly stick to awesome […]

7 Fantastic Gifts For the Hunter on Your List

Hunters are no longer the majority of gun people, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be remembered come Christmas time. Or, for that matter, on their birthday or graduations. Yes, you can use this handy gift guide for those times as well! What are some awesome gifts for hunters? Here are 7 stellar examples. Bear […]