How it Works: Single-Action vs. Double-Action

Whether you’re new to the world of handguns or a seasoned veteran you might have some questions about the different hammer-fired guns on the market. Before we delve into that, let’s do a quick refresher on how hammer-fired guns work in general. Hammer-fired actions perform as the name suggests. When a hammer-fired semi-automatic gun is […]

Wright Arms Company ‘Little All Right’ Palm Pistol

Easy-to-conceal palm pistols were all the rage during the last quarter of the 19th century. Numerous companies produced countless variations of very similar designs. One design was, however, quite different from the rest. Enter the “Little All Right” by the Wright Arms Co. of Lawrence, Massachusetts. Patented in 1876 by Edward Boardman and Andrew Peavey, […]

The Browning Hi-Power – A Gun Ahead of Its Time

Reader Ben T. Jimenez writes: The Browning Hi-Power — also known as BHP or GP-35 — was the last project firearms design genius John Moses Browning worked on. He didn’t live to see the project completed, but he laid the groundwork for the pistol that addressed many of the shortcomings of his classic 1911. The […]

Ammo Review: Black Hills .45 Colt RNFP

Black Hills Ammunition is known for producing some of the best cowboy action shooting ammo made today. I’m no gunslinger by any standard, but the quality, accuracy, and cool factor of the Black Hills Ammunition.45 Colt 250gr RNFP certainly makes me want to relive some of my favorite moments from the movies that I, and […]

Gear Review: SB Tactical SBA3 Pistol Stabilizing Brace

We all remember when “The SIG Brace” hit the market in 2013, forever revolutionizing what it meant to controllably wield a large pistol. Free of exclusivity restrictions, SB Tactical, creator of that original pistol stabilizing brace, has spent the last couple years innovating sleeker, lighter, cooler new designs. Their newest for the AR-15 platform: the […]

The CMP’s 1911 Order Period is Open

Just a reminder for all you gunnies hoping to get your hands on one of the 8000 1911 pistols that were released for sale through the Civilian Marksmanship Program that the order period is now open. The CMP will continue to accept orders through October 4 and will award guns on a lottery basis. Full […]