The controversial Kimber SIS Custom .45 1911 line of pistols will be discontinued in the New Year. From Kimber1911pistols.com … Note: the SIS family is discontinued as of January 1, 2010. Kimber will ship outstanding orders but they will not take orders on the SIS [Read More…]
At SHOT ’08 Ruger unveiled the Ruger LCP pistol and in ’09 we saw the new Tactical Mini-14. So what is in store for us this year? Michael Bane has already gotten his hands on a new Ruger single action … We took the new Ruger to the range today, and it [Read More…]
CZ-USA posted photos on Twitter of two CZ 75 P-07 prototypes. The P-07 is the new polymer version of the CZ 75. It introduced earlier this year.
Kahr are now selling their sub-compact PM9 and the PM40 pistols with a Crimson Trace Laserguard (model LG-437) installed at the factory. Both the PM9093L and PM4043L have a retail price of $991. [Hat Tip: Shooting Illustrated]
Magnum Research is manufacturing a 1911 which will go on sale next year! Two sized model will be on offer. Magnum Research has entered the 1911 segment of the handgun market with its first two offerings, a full-size (5.055” barrel) and semi-compact (4.33” barrel) [Read More…]
SayUncle confirms changes to the recoil system … The Gen 4 uses a double captive recoil system ala the G26/27/33. To accommodate this, the area in the frame below the recoil rod is more cut out. This reduces perceived recoil. It also should take care of the [Read More…]
Chris purchased a Glock 36 back in June 2008. After experiencing many failure-to-extract malfunctions, he sent it back to Glock to be fixed. He got the pistol back and again it had problems. He then sent it back a second time. Six months later Glock returns his pistol [Read More…]
HERA ARMS, makers of the Glock Carbine Kit, have turned their sights on the M1911 pistol. The Colt Pistol Extension (CPE) turns any mil-sepc 1911 into a .45 carbine. Installation is simple. All that is involved is removing the grip panels and attaching the CPE in their [Read More…]
Traction Control, a gun blogger and dealer. has the retail pricing on his website: Model Code Price Glock 17 Gen 4 9MM 4.49″ Polymer Matte 10Rd 3 Mags Fired Case Adjustable Sights – GLOCK 17 GEN4 9MM AS 10RD – Out of Stock - GLPG1750101 $568.99 Glock [Read More…]
Last week I blogged … I have also heard from a trustworthy source (I cannot reveal the source) that the Gen-4 G17 and G22 models This is now doubly confirmed. RSR Group, a firearm distributor, has listed the Glock 17 and 22 GEN4 on their website. Who has login [Read More…]
The suspected reason for the KB was a round fired out of battery. A couple more photos can be seen at Carolina Shooters Forum and Blue Gun Blog [Hat Tip: Blue Gun Blog]
Uncle has got the scoop!!!! I looks like I may have been correct regarding the new texture. Great to see that the fishscale slide serrations were dropped.
Masterpiece Arms are now selling their MPA (Mac-10 clone) carbines and pistols chambered in the .460 Rowland cartridge. The .460 Rowland was originally developed a decade ago as a magnum power cartridge suitable for the 1911 pistol. It is about 10% more powerful than [Read More…]
Promag is manufacturing 10 and 15 round magazines for the sub-compact Kel-Tec P3AT & Ruger LCP The 10 rounders cost about $32 and the 20 rounders are going for $35, although you may be able to find them cheaper at other sources. And now, before you ask [Read More…]
Argentine gun maker Bersa, best known for their Bersa Thunder 380 pistol, will be entering the lucrative compact-plastic-fantastic pistol market next year with the BP9CC, chambered in 9mm, and the BP40CC, chambered in .40 S&W. The inspiration for this pistol was the [Read More…]
Express Police Supply have a win-a-gun-a-month competition. In May the prize is a M&P in .380! SayUncle also blogged about the competition.
Todd, who blogs at Pistol Training, wrote on the M4Carbine.net forums that he believes that a striker fired version of the SIG P250 will be made available soon. Currently the P250 uses a true double action hammer system1. From Todd’s forum posting (emphasis added) [Read More…]