Shooting Illustrated writes about a hybrid pocket/belt holster … I’ve carried a Kel-Tec P3AT with a Crimson Trace laser for years. I found myself swapping out pocket holsters and belt holsters quite a bit, depending on my choice of attire. This was tedious and [Read More…]
Les Jones asks on his blog how S&W can sell the new scandium framed S&W Governor for under $600 $679. My preferred theory is that it is essential for S&W to have the gun priced competitively with the Taurus Judge. If they cannot compete with the Judge on [Read More…]
Public Service Announcement: Just so all my California readers know, online ammo sales continues to be legal after the court struck down the ban. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Last week I wrote about the upcoming ADCOR Defense BEAR. Shooting Illustrated has uploaded a very comprehensive video showing how the system works. One interesting feature is that the gas block is attached to the rail, rather than the barrel, and pulls in gas through a [Read More…]
On Friday night Michael Bane told me that BATFE visited the Taurus booth at SHOT Show and declared that the 28 gauge revolver was in fact a SBS (Short Barreled Shotgun), not a handgun. Taurus USA imports their pistols from the Taurus factory in Brazil. If they were [Read More…]
Remington subsidiary AAC will be selling integrally suppressed Ruger 10/22 rifles! This is incredibly clever and gutsy move for AAC. Many Customer will be demanding the popular Ruger 10/22 and many won’t accept the Freedom Group substitutes, the Remington 597 and [Read More…]
Leupold has introduced a new inexpensive illuminated scope line. The scopes are pretty basic, unlike the higher end VX3 and Mark 4 illuminated scopes, but they feature good quality glass unlike the cheaper illuminated scopes currently on the market. I asked one of the [Read More…]
Young Manufacturing’s bullpup conversion of the .22 LR Marlin Model 795 was on display at SHOT Show. It is a neat looking gun. It does not try to emulate a fancy bullpup like the FN2000 or Tavor, but instead is minimalist and slick. Young also manufacture a [Read More…]
The below video shows a Benelli Super 90 (modified with standard hunting stock) loaded with 1 oz. Winchester foster-style slugs hitting the target at 230 yards. I am sure Y-Man is impressed! I was shooting slugs at 50 yards yesterday and feeling good about just hitting [Read More…]
Like I did last year, I am disclosing the free stuff that I was given at SHOT. As far as I know, none of these were personal gifts, but promotional material handed out to many other members of the media or to SHOT attendees. I did not take all the free gear home with me [Read More…]
Yes, I did just use the word “Super-Cool” in a blog post title. I have run out of adjectives to describe this rifle. Let me just say that I could hardly put this gun down. I seriously contemplated grabbing it and doing a runner The rifle is a Remington 700 [Read More…]
AAC’s Mike Mers took a break from his busy schedule to show off the latest in Tactical Sweater Vests. According to Mike, a man with impeccable taste, this season the ultimate accessory for any green sweater vest wearer is an M249 chambered in .300 AAC BLK and [Read More…]
Advanced Armament Corp’s Ranger 2 suppressor is a lightweight compact 5.56mm suppressor. It is shown below mounted on a Remington ACR. The MSRP is $550. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The Finnish rifle manufacturer Sako (now owned by Beretta) was started in 1921 and turns 90 years old this year. The 90th anniversary gun is a beautiful Sako Model 85 chambered in .450 Rigby. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The Ruger LC9 did not strike me as particularly exciting. I am sure it works, but it does not offer anything not already on the market. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
The Mossberg Chainsaw may look gimmicky, and shooting from the hip is not a good way to utilize your pump-action, but it works surprisingly well. Win the new Springfield Armory XD-9 Mod.2 TFB's first ever gun giveaway.
Next year (2012) American Tactical Imports will be selling a .22 rifle patterned after the Sturmgewehr 44. The gun on display was just a prototype but it felt and looked great. The gun will be manufactured by GSG (who make the MP5 .22 clones) and imported into the USA [Read More…]