Category: Pistols

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Bullets on ice

This video shows a bullet spinning like a top after being shot into ice. I do not know how safe this is but the results are amazing. UPDATE: Just to make it clear: this is dangerous. The bullets are clearly jumping all over the place. Don’t do it. The makers of [Read More…]

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Emiliano Zapata’s revolver

Emiliano Zapata is a Mexican national hero. He was a general in the Mexican revolution until being ambushed and killed by an opposing general who had claimed that he wished to surrender. Paul, a reader of the blog, emailed me photos of a revolver in his collection that [Read More…]

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Ruger SR40 Specs

Ruger had finally sent out the press release with specifications for the Ruger SR40. From the press release … The SR40 weighs 27.25 ounces (when empty) and ships with two fifteen-round, flush-fit magazines. A loading tool is also provided, although an [Read More…]

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Ruger SR40 in .40 S&W is here!

It has taken long enough, but finally the .40 S&W chambered version of the 9mm Ruger SR9 has arrived. Ruger has been shipping the SR40 to dealers during the past week. The one pictured below is being sold on GunBroker. Ruger has kept silent about the SR40 and I do [Read More…]

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Beretta Px4 Storm Compact

Beretta USA has introduced a compact version of the Px4 Storm pistol. The Compact model (3.2″ barrel / 15 round 9mm magazine) fits in between the Full-size (4″ / 17 round mag) and sub-compact (2.99″ / 13 round mag) models. This new pistol is nothing [Read More…]

“Gun City”

Every so often I tell you, my reader, that an article or video must be read or watched. This is article about the “Gun City” of the Philippines is a must-read. In the city of Danao, craftsmen have been hand making firearms for over a century. In the past [Read More…]

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J.B. Custom sues Taurus

James Buchanan, the owner of JB Custom, is suing Taurus for trademark infringement. Earlier this year Taurus unveiled their Rossi Ranch Hand pistol. The Ranch Hand is their take on the Mare’s Leg pistol which featured in the late 1950s show Wanted: Dead or Alive. [Read More…]

Smith & Wesson 686 SSR

Caleb reviews the S&W 686 SSR: For someone looking to get started in revolver shooting, this is a hard gun to beat. It’s got enough goodies thrown in from the factory that you can shoot it stock and have a blast …

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Congrats to Aurélien

I want to congratulate long-time reader and contributor Aurélien on the publication of his first “major work”, a special edition of the French magazine RAIDS. The edition is entitled “le pistolet au combat” (the handgun in battle). It covers the [Read More…]