H&K Is Shipping Civilian-Model SP5 Semi-Auto Pistols

Heckler & Koch is now shipping the HK SP5, a semi-automatic sporting version of the MP5 submachine gun, in the U.S., according to a company release. MSRP is $2,799.  Read our review of the HK SP5K here.  The SP5 is a semiautomatic civilian sporting pistol that matches the look and feel of the MP5 submachine […]

Gun Review: CZ Shadow 2 9mm Pistol

By Austin Knudsen For those TTAG readers who have read any of my previous reviews on this site, you know I like to acquire and review affordable, “value” guns in order to find our readers the best bang for the buck. But for this article, I tread into new territory and make the following admission: […]

My 3 Favorite CZ Pistols

CZ pistols are known for excellent ergonomics, great reliability and accuracy, and some  smart features. Most of them aren’t terrifically expensive, so you can get a darn good gun for almost any purpose for not too much in purchase price. They’re also fairly unique, in that most CZ pistols are hammer-fired DA/SA semi-autos. Though they’ve […]

Gun Review: Trailblazer LifeCard .22 LR Pistol

I’m a sucker for the weird and the odd in the gun world. It doesn’t have to be efficient or effective to draw my attention. I can appreciate artistic quality and craft put in the Bond Arms derringers. I can appreciate the unique quality and designs Kel Tec puts out, and I can most certainly […]

Gun Review: Alpha Foxtrot AF1911 Government 9mm Pistol

There’s something about a 1911 blasphemously chambered in 9x19mm that I love. And you should love it, too. It’s everything that’s good about the 1911 platform smoothed out and refined with a significantly lighter recoil spring and a silkier, flatter, faster shooting experience. This new entrant to the 9mm 1911 market comes from Alpha Foxtrot, […]

Obscure Object of Desire: Cobray M11/9 Pistol

Spoiler alert, this isn’t a good gun. It’s not a useful gun. Hell, it’s not even really that historic. The Cobray M11/9 could best be described as one of the most useless handguns in existence. So how could it be considered an object of desire? Because despite its general uselessness, guns like it and the […]