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: Canik ONE Series TP9SF Elite

By Matt Magliacane Features Canik is known for delivering a lot of bang for the buck. Their ONE Series TP9SF Elite 9mm is no exception, and it may even be the exemplar. The TP9SF Elite is a striker-fired, single action semi-automatic pistol. The TP9 series borrows heavily from the tried-and-true Walther P99 series. Its 15+1 […]

Gun Review: Kalashnikov USA KR-9 (a 9mm ‘AK’)

Based on Russia’s go-to submachine gun, the Vityaz-SN, which in turn was based on the AK-74, Kalashnikov USA’s KR-9 brings AK form factor to the pistol caliber carbine (and pistol, and SBR) market. And it does this in a surprisingly refined, smooth, and fun-to-shoot fashion. First thing’s first: yes, the KR-9’s muzzle is threaded in […]

Gun Review: Taurus Model 692 Dual Cylinder Revolver

Whether you call the Taurus 692 a multi-caliber revolver, a dual cylinder revolver, or just a neat trick, it’s an interesting innovation. Taurus has overcome the difficulty of producing a double action revolver with dual cylinders. Single action revolvers use a base pin that makes lining up the cylinder fairly simple. Making .22 LR/.22 Magnum […]

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 […]