If you’ve seen and shot one Para Ordnance, you’ve seen and shot them all, right? It’s a love it or hate it gun. Pioneers in the 1911 field, bringing hi capacity to a single stack world, bu... Mar 12, 2012 No Comments
The year is 1994 and the HRT (Hostage Rescue Team) for the FBI has just released the infamous 6564 Request for Proposal. The RFP was one that caught the attention of every major media outlet in ... Mar 12, 2012 No Comments
A home invasion of one of our readers
Home Invasion is on the rise as law enforcement budgets move lower, and the economy gets tougher. Crime rates are increasing as more and tighter gun ... Mar 11, 2012 No Comments
STI VIP 1911 in 9mm
Some guys believe it’s all about capacity. I don’t.
I usually carry an HK P7M8 on a daily basis. That’s 9mm. It’s also 9 rounds. If my math is correct 9 x 9 = 81 an... Mar 10, 2012 No Comments
Smith & Wesson Surges on “Improved Execution”
Interesting words on Wall Street this morning as Cowen, a rating and equities analytics firm cited “Improved Execution” as one of the reas... Mar 09, 2012 No Comments
In the 1990’s I was growing up as a gunsmith. Around 1996, Kimber was making a real arrival on the 1911 scene. I remember being angry, because Kimber was building guns almost as well as I wa... Mar 08, 2012 3 Comments
There’s a reason Sig Sauer is taking 1911 market share from gunmakers who have been in the niche for decades. The Sig Scorpion Carry 1911 is just one example of the coming together of thes... Mar 08, 2012 3 Comments
Nighthawk 1911 (Predator Custom .45)
Is the Nighthawk 1911, the custom of all custom 1911’s from a mainstream producer? One of them for sure. The Nighthawk 1911 Predator Custom .45 from Nighth... Mar 08, 2012 No Comments
Remington Enhanced R1 1911 .45
100 years after the original 1911 came into being, Remington, an American icon in the gun business, decided to issue their version of the venerable John Browning des... Mar 08, 2012 No Comments
Interview with a 20-something New Zealand Native, James, who now lives in Australia.
What’s your background with guns?
I was born in New Zealand, and currently live in Australia, been her... Mar 08, 2012 4 Comments
The 10mm happens to be one of my favorite rounds to shoot, and is perhaps the best pistol cartridge ever devised for personal defense. It’s an acquired taste, and the world for the most art ha... Mar 07, 2012 No Comments
Paul Jannuzzo former Glock CEO
Former Glock CEO Paul Jannuzzo was stone cold as he heard his fate today in The Georgia courtroom hearing the case which started in 2009 with an indictment of the th... Mar 06, 2012 No Comments