Diamondback, a company known for their small .380 pistol has released a full sized double stacked 9mm pistol. Looking loosely like a blend of the XD series pistols and Glock, the pistol striker is exposed when cocked for a tactile indicator as well as a Glock style [Read More…]
STI is now making “lite” versions of the company’s existing Duty One pistols. These new lightweight pistols use aluminum, standard width frames. Three versions of the new guns are now in production: the Duty One Lt 3.0, Duty One Lt 4.0 and Duty [Read More…]
Depending on your point of view, a First Aid Kit holding a handgun and magazines might have a touch of irony. At SHOTShow 2014 G-Outdoors debuted a new line of discreet handgun cases. Designed to be discreet and deceptive, the cases are meant to allow to keep the [Read More…]
It’s likely that every review of Walther’s new PPK/S .22LR will include some Bond reference – and why shouldn’t they? Bond made the PPK/S iconic, and according to Walther’s marketing team, the PPK/S .22 was re-introduced due to a [Read More…]
In October, Steve posted information about the new FX 45 Titan Lightweight from American Tactical Imports. Since that time, the specs have slightly changed, but the price remains substantially the same: $597.95 US. Specifications: caliber: .45 ACP magazine [Read More…]
Iver Johnson Arms, Inc. is now selling a zombie-themed 1911 pistol. The Eagle LR Zombie is a .45 ACP handgun that has a special green and black slide and grip panels. The handgun is essentially the same as the company’s other light rail equipped 1911. This gun [Read More…]
Ruger made a limited number of SP101 revolvers for TALO that are quite a bit fancier than the normal production runs. The SP101 Deluxe handguns feature intricate scrollwork on the frame, cylinder and barrel. The engraving is automated, not hand worked. Production [Read More…]
Barnes will introduce their new TAC-XPD line of all-copper defensive ammunition in 2013. Designed for law enforcement and personal defense, TAC-XP pistol bullets retain nearly 100% of their original weight and track straight. Performance through bare gel, light and [Read More…]
Last week I blogged a frame from the high speed underwater video Andrew made. He has now uploaded the full video.
Two 19 year old rob, armed with baseball bat and a handgun, rob an internet cafe. A 71 year old man pulls out his legal conceal carry handgun, fires at them and pursues them until they are out of the cafe. The cafe surveillance cameras captured the incident. [ Many [Read More…]
When a woman hugged a off duty police officer at a party, his .40 S&W M&P pistol discharged killing her. Everyone involved seems to have a slightly different story. Detroit Free Press said (emphasis added) … Police said that Miller hugged the officer [Read More…]
I am a gun chemical collector. I love buying and trying new solvents and oils. The more potent and foul smelling the better. What I don’t like is having that smell on me for the rest of the day. I also like to ensure I do not leave residual salts from my hands on [Read More…]
[ This post was written by Dr. Jim and Mary Clary. ] When we first saw this pistol at the 2012 SHOT Show, we decided that we had to have one for testing. Unlike other blackpowder pistols, such as the Traditions Vortek, the Optima does not have a 70 grain maximum load [Read More…]
Chris Baker has produced this video review of the Walther PPS.
FXhummel1 has produced some of the best parody songs I have ever heard. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me the link. ]
Andrew shot high speed video to compare the relative recoil of the Kahr CW9, CW40 and CW45 pistols. The results are what I expected, but it is always interesting to see recoil compared scientifically. For what its worth, I much prefer shooting the 9mm Kahrs.