Gun Review: Bersa TPR 380 Plus

Bersa has updated the classic Thunder Plus with new slide cuts to follow the TPR line and now we have the TPR 380 Plus. Style cues are there from the classic Walther PP, double-action/single action...
Beretta APX A1 Full Size 9mm

Gun Review: Beretta APX A1 Full Size 9mm Pistol

Let's jump into the Wayback Machine and set the dial for early 2017. Beretta had recently lost out on the Army's modular handgun system competition. But the Italian gun maker used the product of...

Gun Review: Extar EP9 Gen 2 9mm Pistol

New for 2022, the Extar Arms EP9 Gen 2 resets what we should expect from a GLOCK magazine-fed 9mm large-format pistol. Large-format 9mm pistols (sometimes incorrectly referred to as Pistol-Caliber Carbines or "PCCs") have had...
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Gun Review: Bergara BMR Carbon Rimfire Rifle

The break of a trigger. The fall of the rifle's striker. Wait a bit...a puff of dust. A scurrying prairie dog. A miss. But not by much, and the next .22LR round from the...
Mossberg 940 Pro Turkey

Gun Review: Mossberg 940 Pro Turkey Semi-Auto Shotgun

Let me start by saying I'm not a turkey hunter. That's why when Dan assigned me the Mossberg 940 Pro Turkey shotgun at SHOT Show, I wasn't expecting much that would hold my interest....
DRD Tactical Aptus takedown rifle

Gun Review: DRD Tactical Aptus Takedown Rifle

I believe it was around SHOT 2017 that DRD Tactical made a splash with their folding stock, AR-mag fed, side-charging takedown rifle the Aptus. I remember the awe when I first saw it as...
SIG SAUER P320 XCompact 9mm Pistol

Gun Review: SIG SAUER P320 XCompact 9mm Pistol

I must admit that when the SIG P320 first came out I found it rather uninspiring. Yet another striker-fired, polymer-framed 9mm pistol. The fire control unit (FCU) concept was novel, but of course there...
Lionheart Industries REGULUS Alpha Blackout 9mm

Gun Review: Lionheart Industries REGULUS Alpha Blackout 9mm

The REGULUS Alpha Blackout represents the latest generation of pistols from Lionheart Industries. The pistol's design began life as the Daewoo DP-51 which, for a time, was imported to the US as the Lionheart...
BRG USA BRG9 Elite 9mm Pistol

Gun Review: BRG USA BRG9 Elite 9mm Pistol

Made by Burgu Metal of Turkey in the land of strong coffee and sketchy missile deals, Buffalo Cartridge Company of Ohio has released their BRG9 Elite to the American market. The BRG9 Elite follows the...

Gun Review: The Gone But Not Forgotten BB Techs BB6 9mm Pistol

Before you go saying, "That looks like a...", yes it does, because the man behind BB Techs was also the man behind features seen on GLOCK, Walther, Caracal, Steyr, Canik, Kimber, and others. Wilhelm Bubits...

Gun Review: Rock Island Armory TPAS Pump Shotgun

I love shotguns, and I love historic firearms. You mix the two, and I'm a fan. I'm quite fond of 'Trench' guns and 'Riot' guns from a historic and shotgun appreciation perspective. Most actual...
Archon Type B 9mm Pistol

Gun Review: Archon Type B 9mm Pistol

The Archon Type B brought us the intriguing design, innovative action, and low bore axis of the famed Arsenal Strike One, but in an enhanced, more compact, and slightly more affordable price. Yet for...