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An Interesting S&W Factory Error

This S&W Bodyguard 380 was sent to a home-based FFL. Manufactured last month, it was sent from the factory with no slide serrations! Members of the Smith&Wesson Forum suggested that this is no problem as long as he sells it to a customer with a pair of pliers!

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Wilson Combat Berettas

Wilson Combat, perhaps best known for high-end 1911 handguns, is now offering custom gunsmithing and enhanced replacement parts for the Beretta 92 and 96 series of pistols. There are a variety of gunsmithing packages available, with many custom options also readily [Read More…]

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Caracal’s New Line of Pistols

After the complete recall of every Model C pistol made by the company, Caracal announced a replacement line of striker-fired pistols.  These pistols were announced in late 2013, and shown at the 2014 SHOT Show. When I spoke with a Caracal rep at the show, he advised [Read More…]

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GLOCK 42 Barrel Problems?

The Herald Tribune gun blog reports that GLOCK 42 pistols have been experiencing barrel problems. “Barrel problems” caused by the weak .380 ACP cartridge are unusual. The shooter swears they were factory rounds (but don’t they all …). [Read More…]

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STI Nitro 10

The 10mm fans may be happy to hear they have another pistol option in their favorite caliber.  STI International is now selling the Nitro 10, a 1911-style pistol chambered for the 10mm. According to STI, the company received many requests from customers to make a [Read More…]

The Rock River Arms 1911 Poly returns.

Rock River Arms 1911 Poly

Rock River Arms is a company more well known for their AR-platform rifles, but at SHOT Show this year the company was showing off their polymer-framed 1911 pistol again.  First displayed 2 years ago as a concept pistol, and possibly to determine market interest, it [Read More…]

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Mossberg 715P .22 LR Pistols

Mossberg is now selling a pistol version of the company’s 715 .22 LR rifle.  The new 715P pistols use the same action and magazines as the rifle, but in a pistol configuration. Even though the 715P looks like an AR-type gun, it is not.  The exterior is simply a [Read More…]

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SAR Arms Gets Colorful

SAR Arms is showing pink and purple guns at the SHOT Show.  Part of the new Princess line, the SAR B6C pistols will now be available in the new colors. Features of the guns include: 9mm 13+1 capacity frame mounted thumb safety polymer frame matte black or stainless [Read More…]

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Glock 41 – First Impressions

The new Glock 41 was on the range at Media Day.  The gun is a long-slide version of a Glock 21 pistol, and outfitted with a slide that is roughly the same width as the slide on a model 35. Without a doubt, the gun feels much larger in the hand than the standard Glock [Read More…]