SHOT Show: Springfield’s New Ronin 1911 in .45 and 9mm

I have a checkered history with 1911s. I don’t get the hubbub, but I can appreciate their aesthetic, the awesome triggers and historical significance. There are lots and lots of different companies producing 1911s, probably close to the number of companies producing different types of AR-15s. The gun has been around the block a time […]

SHOT Show: The New Streamlight TLR-9 Weapon Light

Streamlight has been oddly quiet about the TLR-9, and in general a bit quiet about their range of new products for SHOT Show. This includes a TL Racker for the Mossberg Shockwave and SBS Mossbergs, and of course the TLR-9. The TLR-9 is Streamlight’s newest full-sized weapon light. This model is specifically designed for the […]

SHOT Show: The Palmetto State Armory AR-V Rifle

Palmetto State Armory is a company that doesn’t seem to be scared of making weird stuff a reality. They started with their AK-V, beating Kalashnikov USA to the 9mm AK pistol and rifle market. Better yet, they chose the very aesthetically pleasing CZ Scorpion magazines as their base mag. They didn’t stop there though. This […]

Gun Review: IWI Tavor TS12 Shotgun

No, the IWI Tavor TS12 shotgun doesn’t cycle mini shells, it’s a semi-auto shotgun designed for standard shotgun ammo. The mini shell thing is quickly becoming the “Does it take GLOCK mags,” meme for smoothbores. Now that’s out of the way, and we can get on with what has been the hardest gun I’ve had […]

Gun Review: The Henry Classic Lever Action .22 Rifle

There are very few things that deliver a quick hit of dopamine as fast as working the action on a well made lever gun. The Henry Classic Lever Action.22 is most certainly one of the better-made rimfire guns and an excellent example of a fun, affordable lever-action rifle. Semi-auto rifles mostly dominate the rimfire world, […]

Gun Review: The Puma Camper Multi-Gauge Shotgun

Impulse buying guns isn’t easy to do with the price most go for. Even “cheap” guns rarely offer enough value for an impulse purchase. However, sometimes a low price and a lot of value gets me in trouble. For example, that time I ran across the Puma Camper. The Puma Camper — also sometimes advertised […]

Gear Review: Steiner Mk7 Shotgun Light

As I mentioned in my review of the Streamlight TL Racker, weapon lights on pump shotguns can be a tough conundrum. Magpul’s pump made it a little easier, but mounting a proper light to a pump shotgun can be a little tricky. Pump shotgun weapon light options from both Streamlight and Surefire are often the […]