Category: Pistols

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New Ruger SR9C Compact

Ruger is set to announce the new compact version of their SR9 pistol. The press released was leaked online (Well done Richard!). The pistol features a short 3.5″ barrel, is chambered in 9mm and its standard magazine holds 10 rounds (17 round high-cap available). I [Read More…]

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Wiselite Arms Sterling SMG-styled pistol

Michael spotted a company manufacturing semi-auto Sterling SMG-styled pistols! Wiseland Lite is selling them for $450. They are available chambered in 7.62x25mm or 9mm. UPDATE: It was pointed out in the comments that Wiseland Lite require you to supply a Sterling kit.

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Don’t bring a gun near an MRI

The American Journal of Roentgenology published a fascinating article back in 2001 about an incident at a MRI imaging center in western New York State. An off-duty police entered the MRI scanner room and attempted to place his Colt M1991 A1 pistol on the top of a [Read More…]

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Glock Gen4 Unveiled!

Ed’s Public Safety, a dealer that which calls itself “Georgia’s #1 GLOCK Dealer and GLOCK Law Enforcement Distributor”, has published photos of the Glock 22 Gen4. I am sure Glock’s PR people are pretty annoyed right about now! So just to [Read More…]

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DS Arms B&T TP9 Pistol

American Rifleman has published an article about the TP9 pistol … For testing, we tried the pistol out with a combination of FMJ ammunition as well as some defensive hollow-point loadings. The pistol was extremely pleasant to shoot, due in no small part to its [Read More…]

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HERA 1911 Carbine Kit

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…]

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Taurus Mod 94 Factory Error

Taurus USA import many of thier guns from their Brazilian parent company. Because the BATFE has rules regarding size of imported guns, the company imports the Mod 94 .22 LR revolver with 3″ barrels and cuts them down to 2″. This funky revolver is a fully [Read More…]

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New Springfield XDM 3.8 compact

Springfield has introduced a compact version of the XD(m) pistol called the 3.8. Its name refers to the barrel length which is 3.8″ long, 0.7″ shorter than the standard XD(m). The name is sure to confuse many who will think it refers to the .380 cartridge. [Read More…]

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Sig P250 2SUM two gun set

The Sig P250 2SUM1 is a package made up of a full-sized and a subcompact 9mm Sig P250 pistol. The idea is that the full-sized model will be used for home defense and/or sport, while the compact will be used for concealed carry. Only one fire control unit is provided and [Read More…]

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The “god gun”

From Bryan Jones’s blog … A rifle or sidearm for instance could not disable a tank while conversely heavier weapon systems can do more damage or cause injury to greater numbers of individuals. However, the most powerful weapon in the NTC is a small blue [Read More…]

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A “Working” Wooden Glock 19

Magazine drops via a working magazine release, trigger moves and resets via a spring, slide cycles, sights are “dotted”, grip is profiled, etc. Trigger does move, and returns, on a spring. I love these working wooden guns. The craftsmanship is amazing. More photos [Read More…]

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ATI AT92 pistol (MKEK Yavuz 16)

American Tactical Imports are now selling the MKEK Yavuz 16 branded as the ATI AT 92. If you are thinking that this pistol looks familiar, you are right. The Yavuz 16 is a copy of the Beretta 92FS (M9 pistol). It is made by the Turkish state-owned arms manufacturing [Read More…]

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CCW information on the the iPhone

Legal Heat is an iPhone / iPod Touch electronic version of the CCW guide Legal Heat: 50 State Guide to Firearm Laws and Regulations. At $1.99 is it a lot cheaper than the $15 paperback edition. I purchased to application to try it out. It is quite straightforward. It [Read More…]

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Daniel’s 1911 pistols

Daniel E. Watters, a well known expert and my go-to man on many of the topics I write about, sent me info and photos of the beautiful 1911 pistols he has built. I built this .38 Super pistol in late 2000 for use in IDPA’s Enhanced Service Pistol division. The [Read More…]

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VBR-B Compact PDW 9x19mm

I am in full agreement with David Crane, who says that the VBR-B Compact is “arguably the most intelligently-developed PDW weapon/ammo concept to date“. Why? It is small, can fire 9x19mm armor piercing ammunition, uses glock magazines, includes a foregrip [Read More…]

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WTS .50 BMG Pistol

This monster of a gun is manufactured by German firm WTS Waffentechnik in Suhl GmbH. While it is technically a pistol, it weights just about the same as the M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle! The action is of a single shot design which requires the bolt to be removed in [Read More…]