BREAKING: Colt Brings Back the Python .357 Revolver

Years ago, John Butler wrote a popular post here explaining why Colt would never again build another Python revolver. But John probably knew that his prediction was in trouble when Colt got back into the snake gun business in 2017. If you read Jon Wayne Taylor’s review of the excellent King Cobra, it didn’t take […]

Ruger Unveils the New Ruger-57 Pistol Chambered in 5.7x28mm

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is thrilled to introduce a cutting-edge new platform – the Ruger-57™ pistol. The Ruger-57 is a full-featured handgun wrapped around a standard capacity, 20-round steel magazine, chambered in the high performance and low-recoiling 5.7x28mm caliber. The most touted feature of this new pistol is its impressive ergonomics. The […]

Ruger Announces the New .22 LR LCP II Lite Rack Pistol

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) proudly introduces the LCP® II chambered in .22 LR. This new, low-recoiling Lite Rack™ pistol features an easy-to-manipulate slide that shoots comfortably regardless of hand size or strength. Since its introduction in 2008, the LCP has set the industry standard for a lightweight, compact and reliable carry pistol. In 2016, […]

BREAKING: ATF Declares the Franklin Armory Reformation a GCA/SBS Shotgun, Halts All Retail Sales

See some our earlier posts on the Franklin Armory Reformation here, here, and here. While the Reformation may look like a short barrel rifle, it isn’t. That’s because the barrel uses straight lands and grooves. A conventional pistol or rifle barrel has twisted lands and grooves, as seen above. The Reformation’s straight-grooved design quirk was […]

SIG SAUER Now Selling Military Surplus M17 (P320) Pistols

NEWINGTON, N.H., (December 17, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to bring authentic, M17 Military Surplus handguns to the commercial market. The M17 Military Surplus handguns were manufactured under contract with the U.S. Army according to the original specifications of the Modular Handgun System (MHS). This is an exclusive, limited availability offering from SIG […]

BREAKING: GLOCK Announces the New G44 .22 LR Compact Pistol

Ending much speculation about what their “legendary news” would reveal, GLOCK announced the new .22LR GLOCK G44, as expected today. The G44 is a 10-round capacity blowback semi-automatic in a GLOCK 19 frame size. The new G44 features a “hybrid steel” slide (with front serrations) made of five pieces combining steel and polymer, making the […]