Category: Pistols

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Remington 1911 R1 Enhanced

At SHOT Show, Remington introduced a new version of their 1911 R1 handgun. Cosmetically is looks more modern than the more traditional looking original 1911 R1. I really liked the look when I saw it at the show. The enhanced model features … Adjustable Rear Sight [Read More…]

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Chiappa Rhino Review

Richard has reviewed the Chiappa Rhino Revolver … Felt recoil from .357 Magnum loads is almost non-existant. Sounds like a pretty bold statement, I suppose. But after shooting the Chiappa Rhino at the 2011 Media Day at the Range, that sums up my feelings exactly. [Read More…]

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Pocket 9 Roundup

Jay G. has posted a roundup of compact and subcompact 9mm pistols … Only very recently – the past decade or so – have we seen the proliferation of the very small, nearly pocketable 9mm carry gun. The Kel-Tec PF9 has been out since 2006; other than that the [Read More…]

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Glock G27 Gen4

Last December I reported that Glock was shipping the subcompact G26 with a Gen4 RTF frame. This year they will also be shipping the G27 (subcompact .40 S&W) with a Gen4 frame.

1911A1 vs. 1911

Tam educates the internet and dispels some myths about the 1911 … Manufacturing the M1911A1 is not rocket surgery; the gun is a stone axe, designed to be maintained in the field by draftee armorers using drop-in parts.

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Kahr CM9 pistol

Next month Kahr will being shipping the 9mm Kahr CM9 subcompact pistol. The pistol is a smaller framed version of the relatively cheaper Kahr CW series. The CM9 has a 3″ barrel, 0.6″ shorter than the CW series barrels and the same size and the PM series. [Read More…]

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Springfield XDM Kaboom

Last weekend Steve was firing .45 ACP loaded Corbon 185 grain bullets from his Springfield XDM. Steve said in an email to me (emphasis added) … The crack looks small, but when you disassemble the weapon, it doesn’t want to go back together. I also think that [Read More…]

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Colt P1750 .44 Special Limited Edition

Talo and Colt have teamed up to produce a limited edition of the SAA Colt P1750 chambered in . 44 Special. The revolver features a 6.5″ barrel, scaled rosewood grips, a special roll mark and a deep Colt blue finish. 200 will be made. The MSRP is $1459.

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Taurus Carbine

The Taurus Carbine CT G2 is a very nifty carbine that will be introduced into the US market this year. It is built from polymer lower (with build in magwell handguard) and aluminum lower. It has a 16″ barrel and is chambered in 9mm (34+1 capacity), .40 S&W [Read More…]

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Walther PPQ Pistol

The new Walther PPQ has finally been unveiled. The pistol is striker fired and features a new trigger system with a claimed crisp 5.5 lbs trigger. It will be available in .40 S&W and 9mm Parabellum.

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KRISS Sphinx Pistols

The Sphinx pistols look great and feel great. They shoot with a guaranteed accuracy of 2″ at 25 yards. More on them tomorrow. I have been up since 6am and my laptop battery is about to die on me. Lots more photos tomorrow. [ Many thanks to Byan Jones for the [Read More…]

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S&W M&P22 .22 Pistol

S&W will be launching a version of the M&P pistol chambered in .22 LR. It is single action, has a 4.1″ barrel, comes with either a 10 round or 12 round magazine and has an adjustable rear sight. The MSRP is $419 for both the version with a 10 round and 12 [Read More…]

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Springfield XDm 3.8 Compact

This has got to be the most confusing gun launch launch since I started blogging. A couple of readers emailed me about the launch of the XDm 3.8 Compact but I thought this was the XDm 3.8 launched last year. Why was I confused? Because Springfield’s marketing [Read More…]

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Ruger P90TH (With Chrome Bling)

The Ruger P90TH is a relatively nice looking special edition Ruger P90. It features a frame with a grey anodized finish and shiny chromed (or shiny stainless?) hammer and safety. Instead of, in my humble opinion, the awful looking Ruger P-series grips it features Hogue [Read More…]