Archive: February, 2011

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Rossi Wizard Pistol

The Rossi Wizard Pistol is the pistol variant of the single shot and interchangeable barrel Rossi Wizard rifle system. From the press release … The Wizard Pistol takes the same break-open interchangeable barrel system and makes it lighter and smaller for handgun [Read More…]

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Rossi Circuit Judge in 28 Gauge

[Richard Johnson is a firearms instructor, law enforcement veteran, contributor to Guns and Patriots, and the publisher of Guns Holsters And Gear.] With all of the rumors surrounding the 28 gauge Raging Judge, one of the overlooked new guns from the Taurus/Rossi lines [Read More…]

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Glock Beavertail Grip

[ Andrew is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman who was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq with the 5th Marine Regiment. Today, when not at the range or a Larry Vickers tactical training course, he blogs at the excellent Vuurwapen Blog ] At SHOT 2011, Glock displayed a new [Read More…]

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Vltor AR-15 Lower Receivers

[ Andrew is a former US Navy Hospital Corpsman who was deployed to Fallujah, Iraq with the 5th Marine Regiment. Today, when not at the range or a Larry Vickers tactical training course, he blogs at the excellent Vuurwapen Blog ] Having made many other components for the [Read More…]

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Remington 1911 R1 Enhanced

At SHOT Show, Remington introduced a new version of their 1911 R1 handgun. Cosmetically is looks more modern than the more traditional looking original 1911 R1. I really liked the look when I saw it at the show. The enhanced model features … Adjustable Rear Sight [Read More…]

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Radom Model 96 Beryl in .22 LR

Radom is now making a .22 LR version of their Model 96 Beryl assault rifle. It is a very solid AK-style rifle, unlike some of the cheaper plastic .22 AK-47 clones. Visually the only thing that identifies it as being a .22 LR model is the charging handle. I know Radom [Read More…]

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Chiappa Rhino Review

Richard has reviewed the Chiappa Rhino Revolver … Felt recoil from .357 Magnum loads is almost non-existant. Sounds like a pretty bold statement, I suppose. But after shooting the Chiappa Rhino at the 2011 Media Day at the Range, that sums up my feelings exactly. [Read More…]

Bunnies n’ Guns

I was skeptical when readers emailed me about this episode of a new CG animated series called Cat Shit One. It is actually really good. The story is about a two rabbit special forces soldiers in Afghanistan fighting the camel terrorists. Episode starts 3:40 minutes into [Read More…]

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Pocket 9 Roundup

Jay G. has posted a roundup of compact and subcompact 9mm pistols … Only very recently – the past decade or so – have we seen the proliferation of the very small, nearly pocketable 9mm carry gun. The Kel-Tec PF9 has been out since 2006; other than that the [Read More…]

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Tikka T3 Sporter

This video from Accurate Shooter shows the new Tikka T3 Sporter. It will be sold in the US chambered in .223 Rem. and .22-250. More info at Accurate Shooter.

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Glock G27 Gen4

Last December I reported that Glock was shipping the subcompact G26 with a Gen4 RTF frame. This year they will also be shipping the G27 (subcompact .40 S&W) with a Gen4 frame.

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EOTech XPS2-2 Review

Gunsumer Reports has reviewed the EOTech XPS2-2 Review … From everything I have seen, I believe the EOTech XPS2-2 is a quality product that anyone would be pleased with owning. At first I really struggled with the cost of this sight considering you only get a 1x [Read More…]

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Overwatch

Spc. Jeremy Burton, armored crewman, assigned to 2nd Squad, 3rd Platoon, Company C., 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, lays in the prone position on cliff overlooking the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, Jan. 31, [Read More…]

1911A1 vs. 1911

Tam educates the internet and dispels some myths about the 1911 … Manufacturing the M1911A1 is not rocket surgery; the gun is a stone axe, designed to be maintained in the field by draftee armorers using drop-in parts.