Category: Pistols

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The Executive Holster

SayUncle designed a holster that is now being sold. Uncle’s non-biased1 review … This is a high quality holster. The materials are top notch and the quality is excellent. Unlike my other pocket holsters, this one is rigid. My other pocket holsters are softer [Read More…]

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Black Powder .45 ACP

Cemetery recently experimented with blackpowder .45 ACP loads. Recently did a Wild Bunch match where I used black powder 45acp loads, which isn’t a new concept, seems darksiders have been doing this for years. But was more curious to see what it felt like, and how the [Read More…]

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Analysis of a faulty Glock

Last year Glock was successfully sued over a faulty G36 pistol which Glock refused to admit was faulty. Chris advertised the gun for sale (for parts) and it was purchased by a gunsmith named John. John has done his own thorough analysis of the pistol to determine if it [Read More…]

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Firing that rusted revolver

Remember that rusted old revolver that was found buried next to the Colorado River? The guy who found it took it to the range (skip to 3:46 to see it being fired)… Photos here. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ]

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Taurus Judge Public Defender Ultra-Lite

Say what you want about Taurus, but when they hit a home run they know how to take advantage of it. The new Ultra-Lite features an aluminum frame. It weighs in at 20.7 ounces. The steel cylinder holds five rounds of .45 Long Colt or .410 shot shells. The MSRP is 648.00.

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Bayonets for NAA mini revolvers

Cottonwood, Ariz. – LaserLyte®, in association with Ka-BAR®, offers the first pistol bayonet for select North American Arms pistols. The razor-sharp, 1.85-inch Ka-BAR blade fits all North American Arms mini revolvers with round cylinder pins and is the smallest [Read More…]

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Ask a gun designer a question

Is there anything you want to know about the science of gun design? Tobias Obermeit is a design engineer at Kel-Tec and is their chief designer on the Kel-Tec PMR-30 project. He has kindly agreed to answer a set of questions which I will select from the comments below. [Read More…]

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Ruger LCP “Coyote Special”

The mainstream media got wind of these engraved Ruger LCP pistol that are selling in Texas and honor Gov. Rick Perry’s shooting of a coyote during an early morning jog. I have not seen any evidence to suggest that Ruger is manufacturing the pistol. I think some [Read More…]

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Springfield XDm .45

Springfield has finally published the specs of the new XD(m) .45. Its frame is slightly bigger than the 9mm and .40 S&W XD(m) but slightly smaller than the XD .45. Springfield has said that it is the smallest frame polymer .45 on the market.

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Ruger LCR Kaboom

Posted by Mike Lewis at LMS Defense Forum … I was conducting a Concealed Carry Handgun class on 1 May 2010. There was a student training with a Ruger LCR that she stated had less than 100 rounds previously fired through it. She was using CCI Blazer 158 grain TMJ [Read More…]