Gun Review: Brownells BRN-180S Upper with BRN-180M Lower

  Two years ago Brownells launched the first of their Retro Rifles line, a series of ARs that are faithful copies of old school Eugene Stoner designs. While not technically part of the Retro Rifles collection due to some modern deviations from the originals, Brownells new BRN-180 upper and lower receivers pay homage to a […]

Gun Review: SIG SAUER P320 XFive Legion 9mm Pistol

The SIG SAUER P320 XFive Legion is everything that made the P320 XFive great, only prettier. The original 2018 verison of the P320 XFive has disappeared from SIG’s website as well as dealer offerings. It appears that SIG has refined the brand by incorporating the excellent P320 XFive version into their Legion line. The Legion […]

Stoeger’s New STR-9 Compact 9mm

Stoeger is out with a new, very affordable 9mm concealed carry option – the striker-fired STR-9 13+1 9mm compact pistol. Here’s their press release: Stoeger continues the tradition of manufacturing quality firearms at an economical price with the introduction of the Stoeger STR-9 Compact. Chambered in 9mm, the striker-fired, semi-automatic pistol is an all-around solution […]

Gun Review: Ruger PC Charger 9mm Pistol

Ruger was kind enough to send me their new PC Charger before the public announcement and it’s been hard to keep quiet about it. Finally, though, I can write about it, talk about it, and share my thoughts on this interesting new firearm. The Ruger PC Carbine has been quite a successful rifle. Ruger was […]

Gun Review: CZ Bren 2 Ms Pistol

Available in four barrel lengths and two chamberings, CZ’s new Bren 2 Ms pistol is a modern take on what a battle-ready firearm should be. Whether it’s for use on the front lines or for enjoying some plinking on the range, the Bren 2 Ms pistol (available in carbine format soon) is easily one of […]

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield 9mm Pistol

The market for guns is growing faster than the national debt. Paradoxically, the guns themselves are shrinking. Powerful handguns are getting smaller, easier to carry and less expensive. The Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield continues this trend. It’s a pistol trimmed down to a small size often reserved for weaker cartridges like the .380, but […]

Gun Review: GLOCK 43 9mm Pistol

The firearm for this Glock 43 review was provided by the Kentucky Gun Company. The GLOCK 42 handgun was something between a huge disappointment and cruel joke on expectant gun guys and gals. A .380 single-stack? Been there, done that, bought the Colt Mustang clone (and sold it for a larger-caliber everyday concealed carry gun). […]