An impressive shot by Jerry Miculek. I managed a 200 yd shot with my KRISS Vector carbine at a carbine class once, and that was tough.
Lew Horton Distributing Co, Inc. is now selling two special editions of the Kahr CW9 pistol. The first features a blue slide and other metal parts. The finish is PVD – physical vapor deposition. PVD is a vacuum coating process that is provides additional [Read More…]
The 10mm fans may be happy to hear they have another pistol option in their favorite caliber. STI International is now selling the Nitro 10, a 1911-style pistol chambered for the 10mm. According to STI, the company received many requests from customers to make a [Read More…]
The Browning Hi-Power is a creation of the famous firearm designer John Browning, along with the legendary 1911 pistol. This handgun was designed in the 1920s and although less popular than the 1911 (at least in the USA) it has been continuously manufactured from 1935 [Read More…]
The Lahti pistol was the brainchild of Aimo Johannes Lahti, a Finnish soldier turned arms inventor. While there is some dispute it’s hard to ignore the fact that Lahti’s pistol uses a very similar locking block to the earlier Bergmann-Bayard pistols. The [Read More…]
We thoroughly enjoyed shooting, handling and just plain admiring the beautiful Korth-Waffen pistols and revolvers at SHOT Show. Here are some more photos from the show taken by, and copyright, Bryan Jones.
Sig Sauer just sent out a newsletter for a pretty awesome deal, if you buy one of their featured 1911s you’ll get a free 1911-22. OK, so it’s not actually buy a .45ACP 1911 and get a full .45ACP 1911 free. However the Sig 1911-22 retails for $419 and is a [Read More…]
Seventy pistols manufactured by Sig SAUER GmbH (Germany) were allegedly sold to the Kazakhstan Republican Guard in 2010. According to export paperwork, they were being exported to the USA for civilian sales. An unnamed company in the USA then obtained export approval [Read More…]
Not quite – though as this recent article points out, there do appear to be increasing numbers of staplers converted into fairly advanced zip guns being confiscated worldwide. The common double action stapler is highly modular, regularly seen trivially adapted to [Read More…]
Walther Arms introduced the PPQ M2 pistol at SHOT Show this year. This pistol is striker-fired with a polymer frame that Walther has directed at keeping pace with similar competitor offerings. The PPQ M2 has similarities to the recent Walther P99 and PPX, but [Read More…]
Springfield Armory introduced the new XDs 4.0 to the Media Range day this year. The XDs 4.0 is an extended barrel version of the striker fired XDs 9mm released at last year’s SHOT Show. Still marketed towards the concealed carry audience, the XDs 4.0 has several [Read More…]
Palmetto State Armory, the online retailer, had two prototype 1911 pistols on display which they are producing in-house. Instead of trying to compete in the low-end market, these prototypes were match grade pistols with a high level of hand finishing. I asked the [Read More…]
I have a little familiarity with the Lusa USA – Lusa 94 SA carbine and was interested in the next evolution of the firearm. The NiteScout comes with a polymer H&K Navy type semi-automatic trigger housing, with the markings SE for safe and semiautomatic (German [Read More…]
Arsenal Firearms (officially: Arsenal Firearms Group of Companies) is expecting approval from the ATF this year, of the AF-1 Strike One pistol. However, this doesn’t mean it will be available on the US market in 2014. The lucky honor will first go to Italy, where [Read More…]