Category Archives: Firearms

Entry-Level

This article is not about what firearms I consider “Entry-Level” firearms, but rather why some firearms are referred to as “Entry-Level” firearms. “Most that buy entry-level guns are either buying their first gun, have little to no actual knowledge about … Continue reading

SMITH AND WESSON PERFORMANCE CENTER® SW1911 PRO SERIES® 9MM

In the past, I have looked to Smith and Wesson for revolvers; and several have passed, and several have remained in my hands since then. There are way too many polymer pistol models to wade through (and I am not … Continue reading

Stressed to the Nines

I have read quite a few articles regarding the “Top Nine 9mm Pistol”, the “Top Eight 9mm Pistols”, “The Top Five 9mm Pistols, etc., etc. With as many 9mm pistols are there currently are in the marketplace, I can see … Continue reading

OF MEN AND CALIBER

Common Handgun Defensive Calibers The three most common defensive pistol caliber cartridge categories in use today are the 9mm, 10mm, and 11.43mm. We further divide them into the common 9mm Short (.380 ACP), the 10mm short (.40 Smith and Wesson); … Continue reading

THE PROBLEM WITH GLOCK PISTOLS

There is No Problem, and That’s the Problem The first time that I held a Glock G17 I thought, “What a monstrosity!” It had a wide grip like a Beretta 92FS, but it was at a weird angle. The slide … Continue reading

Belts for IWB Carry

Keeping Everything Up Tight and Out of Sight WHAT KIND OF GUN BELT SHOULD YOU GET? One of the important factors of IWB carry is the belt being used to do so. While I have my favorite type of belt, … Continue reading

RANGE WORK

SHOOTING SAFELY IN A HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT Every Sunday morning, almost without fail, my close shooting companions and me convene at a local Waffle House to begin what is now known as our weekly B&S session; whereas, B&S simply means “Breakfast … Continue reading

BERETTA MODEL 92, 9 MM SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL

Has It Outlived its Usefulness? The Beretta Model 92 is one of the most iconic of semi-automatic pistols in the world. Production of the Model 92 began in May 1976 and ended in February 1983. Approximately 7,000 units were of … Continue reading

SAVOY IWB GUN LEATHER FOR 1911-BASED PISTOL

After writing a review of an IWB holster from SAVOY Leather for the Glock G41, I immediately bought a second holster for a full-size 1911-based pistol. This holster, the ‘SAVOY’ was to be a bit different, as I opted for … Continue reading

Smith and Wesson “E” Series 1911

There are any number of reasons that one might change out their Every Day Carry (EDC). A change to something smaller, lighter, and more compact might be one, or even the reverse may be true. Perhaps the firearm you are … Continue reading