Gun Review: GLOCK G19 Gen5 9mm Pistol

Reader Heather Myers writes: One of my first gun purchases was the Gen5 GLOCK 19. As a fairly new shooter I had just spent the past two years trying out every single gun I could rent at the range. I was looking for something that fit my hand, was easy to use and fairly simple […]

Do Guns Cause Adolescents to Commit Suicide?

By Robert B. Young, MD Short answer: No. But you wouldn’t know that from the breathless media coverage of a recent study from the Boston University and Harvard’s T.C. Chan’s Schools of Public Health. “Household Gun Ownership and Youth Suicide Rates at the State Level, 2005–2015” was published online by the American Journal of Preventive MedicineJanuary 17. Suicide is a complex […]

How to Stipple a GLOCK Pistol

By Matt Sandy ‘Stippling’ is melting the plastic exterior of a polymer gun with the intent of improving the texture for a better grip. Below is a good example from Polinger_Firearms. This article is not a step-by-step “how-to” on stippling jobs: There are too many good YouTube videos demonstrating how to stipple, and I’ve linked my favorites in the appropriate sections […]