Tag: .45

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The New Glock 30S

Glock’s newest pistol is the subcompact .45 ACP chambered Glock 30S. The Glock 30S has a double stack magazine, like the Glock 30, and a slim slide, like the Glock 36. You could almost call this gun a FrankenGlock. The existence of this pistol has long been [Read More…]

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New FN FNX-45 Pistol

FNH USA has announced their new FNX-45, the commercialised version of the pistol they developed for the Joint Combat Pistol Program. The pistol is single/double action and its controls are fully ambidextrous. The frame will be available in black (as pictured above) with [Read More…]

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DoubleTap Dramas

The gun industry has no shortage of drama. Last month the inventor of the Double Tap pistol dropped his manufacturing partner Heizer Defense because of their inability to manufacture the much delayed pistol. Richard of Gun Holsters & Gear spoke to Heizer Defense who [Read More…]

SIG P227: Double Stacked Coming

SigSauerGuns.com reports that SIG will be unveiling a new double stacked .45 ACP pistol called the SIG P227 at SHOT Show. The P227 is going to be a .45 ACP double stack pistol with overall dimensions very close to the P226. The thickness of the grip will be pretty much [Read More…]

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Paper Beats Rock & Scissors

A couple of years ago I blogged about Tacome1942 and his amazing paper guns. He has not stopped making 1:1 replica paper guns and his newer creations can fire real cartridges. He loads cartridges with homemade primers and uses powered matchstick heads as gunpowder. His [Read More…]

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Remington Model 1911 R1 Carry

Three weeks ago we leaked the news that Remington was going to produce a Model 1911 R1 Carry. Remington has just officially announced the new pistol. From the press release … Remington is proud to introduce a new version of America’s favorite pistol design, [Read More…]

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KABOOMing for Fun

A Arfcomer decided to see what would happen if he loaded a .45 ACP case with as much powder as he could squeeze in and then fired it in a Hi-Point .45 pistol. His load was …. Speer large primer .45 case, CCI large pistol primer, 230GR LRN bullet loaded to 1.250 [Read More…]

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Vaquero with Birds Head Grip

Davidson’s are distributing this TALO limited edition Ruger Vaquero fitted with a Birds Head Grip. The MSRP is $745. I really like the look of this gun, especially the shorter barrel. Vaquero barrel’s normally start at 4.62″. If only it was made in [Read More…]

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Heizer Defense Double Tap

I handled the Heizer Defense Double Tap on the SHOT Show floor and liked it far more than I thought I would. While I don’t like the two round capacity, the gun just felt so good in my hand that I couldn’t help but like it. It is light, there is a 12 oz. [Read More…]

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Wilson Combat X-TAC Compact

The Wilson X-TAC is now available with a compact frame and 4″ barrel. Compact Carbon Steel Frame Unique X-Tac Frontstrap / Mainspring Housing Treatment High-Ride Beavertail Grip Safety Tactical Thumb Safety 3 ½# – 3 ¾# Crisp Trigger Pull Contoured Magazine [Read More…]

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Ruger SR1911 .45 ACP Pistol

The much anticipated Ruger SR1911 has arrived. The pistol features an attractive bead-blasted stainless finish and checkered hardwood grips. The best feature: the price! With a MSRP of $799, it is cheaper than similarly specced imported 1911s. The slide is CNC machined [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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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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Hi-Point .45 ACP Carbine

Hi-Point has finally produced a carbine chambered in .45 ACP. From the press release … As with the 9mm and .40 Caliber Hi-Point carbines the longer barrel will increase velocity figures between 80-200 FPS over a like chambered handgun, especially with +P loads. [Read More…]

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The Puzzle Sculpture Gun

The INTIMIDATOR is a jenga-like puzzle created by artist GarE Maxton. Inside the puzzle there are a handful of objects what when combined with some of the puzzle pieces produce a .45 caliber muzzleloading pistol! From Maxton’s website … The sculpture [Read More…]