Archive: April, 2013

Magpul 1911 Grip Panels

Magpul is branching out into 1911 accessories with their new 1911 Grip Panels. Magpul says … Constructed of carbon-reinforced polymer, the grips have a unique diamond-shaped cross-section to prevent twisting in the hand, an aggressive magazine release cut-out, [Read More…]

DPMS PDW

DPMS PDW in 300 BLK

DPMS is now making their Personal Defense Weapon (PDW) in .300 BLK. The gun has a 7.5″ barrel with a 1:7 twist.  It it topped with a AAC Blackout flash hider.  The flip up sights are from Magpul.  A SOG vertical foregrip is attached to the four rail handguard. [Read More…]

RIP Tom Knapp- A Legendary Shot

Tom Knapp was an American sports shooter who passed away on Friday. Here is the announcement from the CZ-USA Facebook page: The shooting world lost a great man today. Shooting Star Tom Knapp passed away this afternoon. Tom reinvented exhibition shooting almost 30 years [Read More…]

TacStar 10/22

TacStar 10/22 Stock

TacStar is now making an Adaptive Tactical stock that they claim is the “…most advanced and versitile stock available…” for the Ruger 10/22 rifle. The stock has a pistol grip and adjustable butt stock.  The butt stock also holds two Ruger 10/22 [Read More…]

Safety Solutions Academy

Training and Ammo

One of the toughest things I’ve had to do recently is to shoot 500 rounds of 9mm in a handgun class.  The training was great, but I knew I would have a tough time replacing every round that went down range.  Considering I’ve seen FMJ going for $1/round and [Read More…]

Ruger SR-556VT

Ruger SR-556VT

The SR-556VT is designed to offer maximum accuracy out of Ruger’s piston-driven AR-15 rifle.  The “VT” designation stands for “Varmint-Target.” The variation of the SR-556 rifle comes with a 1:8″ twist 20″ barrel, fixed A-2 [Read More…]

Browning A-Bolt III

Browning introduced the A-Bolt III rifle back at the 2013 SHOT Show.  The new rifle is an extension of the A-Bolt line of rifles.  This model is available as the Composite Stalker and will be available in .270, .30-06, 300 Win Mag and 7mm Rem Mag.  MSRP on all [Read More…]

KAC Flask

KAC Flask

Looking a gift for the “operator who has it all?”  No problem – Knight’s Armament Company has got you covered with the SR-25 magazine flask. Shipping now, the flasks hold 9.5 ounces of your favorite adult beverage and are made to the same [Read More…]

Ruger SP101 Deluxe

TALO Ruger SP101 Deluxe

Ruger made a limited number of SP101 revolvers for TALO that are quite a bit fancier than the normal production runs.  The SP101 Deluxe handguns feature intricate scrollwork on the frame, cylinder and barrel. The engraving is automated, not hand worked.  Production [Read More…]

Bushnell Zombie Assault

Zombie Assault Sight

When hordes of undead are swarming your position, you need rapid, accurate fire to put them down.  For close in work, a quality optic can be a real life saver.  Fortunately, Bushnell is stepping up to the plate with the new 1X MP Zombie Assault sight. The illuminated [Read More…]

ruger SR22 purple

Purple Rugers

Sturm, Ruger & Co. is always willing to do limited runs for distributors and others who are willing to pony up the cash.  In this case, TALO, Inc. worked with Ruger to produce a couple of purple pistols. The first is a purple SR22.  The slide and lower portion of [Read More…]

The Sphinx SDP Compact Arrives

For several years now we’ve been told the Swiss made Sphinx would be imported into the USA. It’s finally happened after a long wait. Was it worth the wait? I think it was. On first observation the quality of the fit and finish are excellent. The slide to frame fit [Read More…]

Big 3 East 2013

The Big 3 East in Florida is an expansion of the original Big 3 event held at Kansas every Fall.  Both events were started by writers for writers. The Big 3 stands for Tactical gun, Tactical gear and Tactical training. All the companies and writers were handpicked and [Read More…]

Trijicon suppressor sights

Trijicon Suppressor Sights

Trijicon introduced a new series of night sights that are specifically designed to be used with sound suppressors.  The new sights are taller, allowing their use on a handgun over the top of an attached silencer. The sights can also be used to co-witness through the [Read More…]