Monthly Archives: January 2020

NEW KIMBER LIGHTWEIGHT 1911 9MM PISTOL – THE KIMBER “ARTIC”

I think that there is a propensity among us who enjoy firearms to always want to shoot something different, even when it is the same platform of firearm. From 1911 pistols to Glock pistols to Beretta pistols to…whatever, there just … Continue reading

1911 MAGWELL HOUSING PROJECT – PART 1

I have several Rock Island Armory (ARMSCOR) 1911 ‘Ultra’ pistols that are manufactured with magwell housing. A Smith and Wesson PERFORMANCE CENTER® SW1911 PRO SERIES® in 9mm, and a Springfield Armory 1911 TRP are also manufactured with magwell housing, but … Continue reading

THE SHORT ANSWER TO HOME (OR PERSONAL) DEFENSE – PART 2

Mossberg 590 Nightstick Mossberg 590 Nightstick Upgrades In the first installment of this article, I presented the Mossberg 590 Nightstick, which I intend for use as a home defense and personal defense firearm. The first day at the range with … Continue reading

CHARLIE DELTA TACTICAL 30” AR AND AK PISTOL AND SUBGUN CASE

When the Mossberg Nightstick arrived, I had a question as to how I was going to store the thing. With its 26.37″ total length, I started looking for a case that could not only store the firearms, but also minishells … Continue reading

THE SHORT ANSWER TO HOME (OR PERSONAL) DEFENSE – Part 1

The reason for this article is a delayed response to an event that took place some time in the past. Introduction to a Legal 12-Gauge Short Firearm I was recently reading a few articles regarding home defense shotguns. The usual … Continue reading

1911 SPRING TESTER W/DIGITAL SCALE KIT

Recoil, and other springs, in the 1911 should be replaced periodically. And while a spring may be rated at a certain compression rate that does not mean that it is at its rated spring rate. Or, you may have a … Continue reading