Tag: pistol

Sig 556 Pistol: P556

Sig are offering the Sig 556 rifle in a pistol configuration called the P556. It has proved very popular at SHOT Show and looks like a really fun gun! Sig P556 Apart from the 10″ barrel and lack of a stock, it has all the same features of the SIG 556 rifle: Flash [Read More…]

M22 Pistol

Austrian gun designer Wolfram Kriegleder ,who designed the Walther P22, has designed a new pistol in response to what American shooters said they wanted in a target and shooting pistol. The M-22 features: * 3.5″ or 5″ match barrels. * adjustable rear sight. [Read More…]

HK P30L

The new H&K P30L is a long slide version of the P30 pistol. It is identical to the P30 with the exception of having a 4.44″ barrel instead of the P30 3.86″ barrel. The sigh radius is 0.57″ longer.

Sig Sauer P238 .380 1911

Rumors of the Sig P238 have been floating around the ‘net for a while now. They have turned out to be true. Sig Sauer P238 is a remake of the single action Colt Mustang which was discontinued just over a decade ago. Sig Sauer P238 .380 ACP. Two tone. Click to [Read More…]

Para GI Expert 1911

The GI Expert is a new entry level .45 1911 pistol from Para USA. A 1911 for the 21st Century – it feels like an old friend, the one that the company armorer worked over for you to earn your Expert Marksman’s badge. Using new millennium technology Para has built you [Read More…]

New CZ P07 Duty

The CZ P07 “Duty” is a new 9mm pistol by CZ that will be launched this year. Click to expand image CZ have not yet released the specs of the “Duty” (as it is known). It is polymer-framed DA/SA and features an interchangable decocker/manual [Read More…]

Model SW1911 9mm Pro Series

Another 9mm from S&W this year is the Model SW1911 9mm Pro Series. The stainless 9mm 1911 features: * Crisp 4# – 5-1/2# Trigger Pull * 30 LPI Checkered Front Strap * Hand Polished Integral Feed Ramp * Precision Crowned Muzzle * Oversized External Extractor * [Read More…]

When is a pistol not a pistol?

James has written an interesting post discussing the modern trend of not calling a revolver a pistol. Technically any handgun is a pistol from the early matchlocks to single shot handguns to autoloaders. I personally use the following terminology: A revolver: revolver A [Read More…]

Walther PPK .380 ACP

Zack @ The Next Chapter has reviewed his 1967 .380 ACP Walther PPK : Suppose that I did not own this PPK; some might ask if I would I run out to purchase a Walther PPK over all other handguns available for home defense or concealed carry. No, I probably would not, but I [Read More…]

Sig + Oven = Bad Idea

There photos are of a Sig Sauer Pro that was left in an electric oven at 210°c / 400°f for 20 minutes by a French police officer. After cleaning it he put it in to dry but was distracted by a phone call. I propose this as a candidate Xavier’s Ugly Gun Sunday. [Read More…]

.380 ACP ammo comparison

Gunner’s Journal has compared various .380 ACP rounds: Sounds like the “magic bullet” thing doesn’t it? Nope! I don’t think the .380 can be made into a “stomper” caliber that can compete toe-to-toe with considerably more potent rounds, but I absolutely do [Read More…]

Homemade Colombian pistols

A worker holds a variety of destroyed guns on December 12, 2008, in Sogamoso, Boyaca department, Colombia. An assortment of 25.000 weapons, seized to different groups that participated in the Colombian internal conflict, were incinerated. Interesting two barrel pistols. [Read More…]