Gear Review: Mantis X10 Elite Training System

I’ve had a Mantis X10 Elite training system for quite some time now and I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this review. It’s not easy to fully encapsulate what this little device can do. It’s an intimidating prospect, and my goal is to try and capture all the ways you can train […]

Gun Review: Ruger PC Charger 9mm Pistol

Ruger was kind enough to send me their new PC Charger before the public announcement and it’s been hard to keep quiet about it. Finally, though, I can write about it, talk about it, and share my thoughts on this interesting new firearm. The Ruger PC Carbine has been quite a successful rifle. Ruger was […]

Gun Review: Rock Island Armory VRPA40 12 Gauge Shotgun

The Armscor Rock Island Armory VR family of shotguns is a line that seems to be continually growing, which is just fine with me. I appreciate the budget-friendly nature and reliable design of these guns. The VR line is known for being semi-automatic, magazine-fed shotguns. The newest model in the VR line, though, is the […]

Gun Review: Benelli M4 Tactical Shotgun

Benelli is known for making shotguns for discerning customers. Customers like the U.S. Marine Corps, the French Special Forces, the Irish Special Forces, the Israeli Special Forces, the SAS, as well as lots of assorted law enforcement agencies. And the Benelli M4 is the Cadillac of semi-automatic tactical shotguns. The Benelli M4 was initially designed […]

Gear Review: Surefire DSF-870 Shotgun Weapon Light

Pump shotgun weapon lights are always tricky. Finding the right combination of ergonomics, light output, and design is a real hassle. One company that’s been doing it right for decades is Surefire. They’ve been building integrated forend weapon lights, it seems, forever. The Surefire DSF 870 is pump integrated with a weapon light that’s long […]

Gun Review: Altor Corp Single Shot 9mm

Meet the Altor Corp pistol, a single-shot pistol with a unique design and interesting trigger. The Altor is available in either 9mm or .380 ACP. It’s an American made gun made by a small company in Phoenix, Arizona.  This is not a gun for everyone, but I found it to be a rather neat weapon […]

Gun Review: Henry Lever Action Axe .410

If you are the type who doesn’t take every gun purchase seriously, then the Henry Axe .410 might just be for you. This isn’t a terribly practical or necessarily useful gun for most people, but man is it fun. The Henry Lever Action Axe .410 isn’t really a shotgun. It’s a firearm — technically a […]