Gun Review: Weatherby Mark V Accumark in .308 Win

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There’s no doubt that Remington’s 700 is the champ, the long-time gold standard in bolt action rifles. But much as Romeo y Julieta is (arguably) the gold standard of cigars,…

IWI Galil ACE in 7.62 NATO: Gun Review

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I was impressed by the IWI Galil ACE in 7.62X39 I reviewed last year. But even as I reviewed it, I was intrigued by the idea of testing the same gun chambered…

Living the Dream, Or the Last Rifle I’ll Ever Need

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I had a pretty awesome childhood. As young as eight years old, it consisted of days, and often weeks completely on my own, wandering thousands of acres of Texas hill…

Nordic Components Pistol Caliber Carbine: Gun Review

Pistol caliber carbines are all the rage these days, and for obvious reasons. They’re fun to shoot, the ammo is inexpensive, there are competition divisions just for them, and they…

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Gun Review: Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle in .450 Bushmaster

There are a few true gun heroes in the pantheon of greats, and Colonel Jeff Cooper, the founder of Gunsite Academy certainly earned his place among them. Often outspoken, the…

Gun review: Remington 870 SPS SuperSlug 12 Gauge Shotgun

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Living in Texas, I never thought I’d have the need for a dedicated slug gun. Most of the time when I’m shooting I’m surrounded by wide swaths of land. I…

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Gun Review: Desert Eagle .44 Magnum/.50AE Combo Caliber Package

I was in college the first time I shot a Magnum Research Desert Eagle in .50AE. The slide going into battery sounded like a car door slamming shut. Over the next 20…

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Editor’s Note on Re-Testing Firearms: Housekeeping

Jon Wayne Taylor recently re-reviewed the Metro Arms American Classic II .45ACP 1911 (click here for original review). The “new” gun was reliable, save one malfunction. This is not the first…

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Metro Arms American Classic II: UPDATE

In my last review of the Metro Arms American Classic II, I noted numerous first-round failures to feed FMJ ammunition, using multiple magazines. The value-priced made-in-Manilla 1911 had a lot…

Gun Review: Bersa BP9CC 9mm Handgun

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With an ever-increasing population of concealed carriers, the U.S. market is lousy with single-stack, sub-compact pistols. I don’t think we’re anywhere near saturation, either. Which opens up the doors to…

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Gear Review: JMT AR-15 80% Composite / Polymer Lower

TTAG’s readership is a well-informed crowd. So I’ll spare you an explanation of the purpose(s) of an eighty percent lower. I will say, however, that if you’re not making at…

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Gun Review: GSG MP40 9mm

A phone call from my FFL woke me up. “Your special order just came in, it’s a German Sport Guns MP40 in 9mm.” He sounded a bit confused. I rushed…