SHOT Show: GLOCK Clones Go Metal with the MX19 Elite Handgun From Matrix Arms

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The explosion in the number of GLOCK Gen 3 clones has apparently been led by some patent expirations. I know nothing of patent law, but I do remember when GLOCK defended their IP quite...

SHOT Show: Bond Arms New Cyclops .45-70 and Stubby 9mm Derringers

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If you're a derringer lover, Bond Arms' newest additions to their line of break-open guns will likely pique your interest. First is the single shot Cyclops chambered in a stout .45-70. The Cyclops weighs...

Judge Partially Blocks Enforcement of Illinois’ New ‘Assault Weapons’, ‘Hi Capacity’ Magazine Bans

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An Effingham County, Illinois circuit judge has put on a law school class in issuing a temporary restraining order (TRO) blocking Gov. J.B. Pritzker's gun and magazine ban law late Friday afternoon. Tom DeVore...

SHOT Show: Franklin Armory CA320 SIG P320-Compatible Pistol Available in California

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Manufactured by Franklin Armory as a single-shot pistol, the CA320 has been added to California's approved handgun roster for sale in the state. That's the menu of handguns Californians are allowed to purchase, and...

SHOT Show: The Tisas Fatih .380 Pistol

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Two SHOT Show Range Days in a row have brought me to the SDS Imports table. Last year it was to see the Retro Riot Gun, but this year it was for the Tisas...

SHOT Show: The Mysterious Zenk RZMK-357 Is Here…But Not Really

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SHOT Show is a great place to get some media coverage for your product. If you are a company that produces solid, but somewhat uninteresting firearms, there's a proven tactic to get it some...

.410 Bore KSG and New P17 From KelTec

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At SHOT Show this year KelTec launched a handy, lightweight version of its KSG shotgun chambered in .410 bore. Scaled down from the 12 gauge KSG, the KSG410 is very nimble and looks like...

Polymer80 80% Pistol Blanks Are Still Available

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With increasing crackdowns and re-interpretations of existing law, we all feared that the 80 percent frame market would dry up. Polymer80, for one, didn't give up. Though maybe now they're more like Polymer69? ATF decided...
Girsan MCP35 PI

SHOT Show: The Girsan MCP35 PI…A Compact, Easier Carrying Hi Power

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Like any red-blooded American, I love John Moses Browning's Hi-Power design. Last year I was quite excited to see variants from Girsan, Springfield Armory, and FN. This year the Hi-Power is still very much...
Smith & Wesson M&P5.7

SHOT Show: Smith & Wesson Gets Into 5.7 With the New M&P5.7 Pistol

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If you're a 5.7x28 pistol fan -- and if you're not, it's probably because you haven't shot one yet -- you just got another option. And options are always good. Today, the first day of...

SHOT Show: Digging Into the Really New RIA 5.0 9mm Pistol

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Truly new guns are few and far between. Virtually everything we have now is basically a clone of something else. Sometimes the size is changed, and sometimes the shape or magazine is altered, but...

SHOT Show: The GLOCK 47 9mm Pistol Is Finally Available For Everyone

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GLOCK, GLOCK, GLOCK...it's all about GLOCK. GLOCK is the Marvel movie of the gun genre. Some whiners claim they release the same product over and over...but here's the thing. It's always worth the squeeze...