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SIG P227

ISP Adopts SIG P227

In some ways, the US law enforcement market is a bellwether for handgun trends.  In the 1980’s, for example, law enforcement began to move en masse to the semi-automatic pistol and much of the buying public did as well.  Some would say the early adoption of the [Read More…]

Taurus CT40 Carbine Now Shipping

Last month we announced that Taurus was shipping their new 9mm Taurus CT9 carbine. The company has just announced they are now shipping both the CT9 and the .40 S&W version the CT40. These guns have been a long time coming. From the press release … Taurus®, [Read More…]

Author loading a No2 MkI** Enfield revolver

Arsenals New SAM7 SF

Nobody can tell you more about the new Arsenal AK than the folks who make it. This information is from Arsenal: The SAM7SF is a semi-automatic rifle built on the legendary forged and milled receiver, manufactured by Arsenal Company of Bulgaria and re-manufactured into [Read More…]

Steyr Launches The L9-A1

Steyr recently announced the launch of their L9-A1 pistol. The Austrian made polymer framed L9-A1 was first debuted at the 2013 SHOT Show and features a half inch longer barrel and slide than the Steyr M9-A1 as well as added front serrations on the slide. It’s [Read More…]

The Sphinx SDP Compact Arrives

For several years now we’ve been told the Swiss made Sphinx would be imported into the USA. It’s finally happened after a long wait. Was it worth the wait? I think it was. On first observation the quality of the fit and finish are excellent. The slide to frame fit [Read More…]

Big 3 East 2013

The Big 3 East in Florida is an expansion of the original Big 3 event held at Kansas every Fall.  Both events were started by writers for writers. The Big 3 stands for Tactical gun, Tactical gear and Tactical training. All the companies and writers were handpicked and [Read More…]

Poland’s BRS-99

Polish arms manufacturer Fabryka Broni Łucznik (FB), a division of the Bumar Group, had their sub-carbine on display at SHOT. The BRS-99 is the semi-auto variant of the current issue Polish SMG line. The gentleman working the booth [shown below] replied to my question, [Read More…]

Shooting an SMG reproduction FG-42 rifle

CMMG Mk3 CBR

CMMG has been producing quality AR platforms for 11 years now.  Their latest production is the Mk3 CBR (Carbine Battle Rifle).  This is a semi-auto .308 caliber rifle on an AR-10 style platform.  CMMG has partnered with several industry leaders to put together [Read More…]