Diamondback, a company known for their small .380 pistol has released a full sized double stacked 9mm pistol. Looking loosely like a blend of the XD series pistols and Glock, the pistol striker is exposed when cocked for a tactile indicator as well as a Glock style [Read More…]
Back in the 70s, this was originally the Individual Multi-Purpose weapon or IMP. It was chambered in .221 fireball and was designed for the airforce. A PDW for pilots. It was designed to be shot from the arm, but they also did consider shooting it from a sling. Similar [Read More…]
John Johnston of Ballistic Radio gave an update on shooting his FNS-9 longslide. Pretty impressive. 2201 shots fired and only 4 failures. One of the downsides to having something new? Not a lot of aftermarket support. Check out his review here.
Shooting Dental Floss with a 22LR? Sure no problem. In his sleep. Shooting dental floss as it swings? Please, give him a challenge! A ball at the end of the string and has to go into a small basketball hoop? Bring it!
Oleg Volk took a picture of fellow Gun Blogger SayUncle and his daughter for ENDO. Nothing cuter than a kid with proper trigger discipline. What firearms do your kids use?
This S&W Bodyguard 380 was sent to a home-based FFL. Manufactured last month, it was sent from the factory with no slide serrations! Members of the Smith&Wesson Forum suggested that this is no problem as long as he sells it to a customer with a pair of pliers!
More food for thought on manipulating a handgun. Travis Haley, of Haley Strategic, breaks down some simple observations of the anatomy in a pistol grip.
This guest post was written by SO of the Defense and Freedom blog. The biggest challenge with pistols in emergencies is the decision whether to shoot or not. Yet once the decision to shoot has been made unconsciously, the most pressing challenge that remains is to [Read More…]
Whilst film buffs complain about the seemingly endless Hollywood cycle of remakes and reboots, those in the firearms world couldn’t be happier when a classic design is revisited for the modern age. Case in point, the new Brügger & Thomet VP-9 pistol, a 21st [Read More…]
Wilson Combat, perhaps best known for high-end 1911 handguns, is now offering custom gunsmithing and enhanced replacement parts for the Beretta 92 and 96 series of pistols. There are a variety of gunsmithing packages available, with many custom options also readily [Read More…]
TriStar announced the company is expanding its line of handguns to include the P-120 pistol in 9mm. The guns are hammer-fired, and use a traditional double-/single-action trigger pull. Both the frame and slide are made from stainless steel. The pistols will ship [Read More…]
In September last year the São Paulo State Military Police (PMSP) recalled 96,000 Taurus 24/7 DS pistols because a number of them were able to be be discharged without pulling the trigger. We published a short clip showing a faulty police pistol being discharged but [Read More…]
Great review of the PMR-30 and the philosophy on using it Check out what Herschel Smith thinks about his PMR-30
Ay Carumba… Just when I think we have caught up on SHOT introductions, another one crops up. This time, a compelling offering from Israel, the e-Lander 1911 steel magazines. Exclusively distributed by The Mako Group, the e-Lander 1911 magazines are steel [Read More…]
Larry Vickers, who I was fortunate enough to meet in person at SHOT Show this year, just published a video showing elite Russian FSB (Spetsgruppa “A” or Alfa, also called Alpha Group) troops doing confidence drills with pistols. These drills are nothing [Read More…]
The latest “User Of… As Seen By…” graphic comes from one of our readers, Dave S. Thanks, Dave! It is his first attempt at anything computer graphics and I must compliment him on the effort. I darn near lost it on the Beretta-1911 photo. [Read More…]
Safariland has released their latest locking system, the GLS (Grip Locking System). The GLS was specifically designed to provide locking in a system that can be used for deep concealment. Safariland describes the system and draw: Similar to the proven ALS® design, the [Read More…]
Great review of the Sig P227 on Guns America. I only got a chance to hold the P227 at this past SHOT Show. It is surprisingly slender for a double stack 45. Click here for the review.