Category Archives: Carry

IWB Hybrid Holster Care By Taurian and Steve (M1911A1)

The advent of IWB hybrid holsters brought a new, and now, very popular means of concealed carry. Not only have hybrid holster taken concealed carry by storm, OWB hybrid holster are also becoming popular. This article; however, focuses in on … Continue reading

I’m Getting Weak! A Story of Weak Side Carry Transition (So Far)

I am right-handed, but I am left-eye dominant. Although I shoot handguns right-handed, I shoot long guns left-handed. I figure that being cross-eye dominate is better than being dominantly cross-eyed. Being a right-handed handgun shooter, the right side is also … Continue reading

Springfield Armory XDM 5.25, Model XDM952545BHCE, .45ACP Review Thick and Long - What more can you ask for!

I have long been a fan of Springfield Armory products. I would say that Ruger and Springfield Armory (mentioned in alphabetical order simply not to place one above the other) comprise the majority of firearms in the collection. It could … Continue reading

Springfield Armory XDM 4.5 .45ACP Pistol Review The Plot Thickens!

By now, most hand-gunners are familiar with the existence of the Springfield Armory line of XD pistols, which includes the XD, XDM, and XDS in chambering of 9mm, .40 Smith and Wesson, and .45 ACP. The XD line (known as … Continue reading

Ruger 9mm SR1911 (Model 6722) – User Review Taking Command with a "Commander" 1911

In 2011, in the year of the 100th anniversary of the M1811, Ruger presented a series of pistols that aligned with the John Moses Browning 1911 platform. Since 2011, Ruger has brought us three versions of their 1911 that typify … Continue reading

Ruger SR1911CMD vs. SR1911CMD-A for CC

I have written separate reviews for the Ruger SR1911CMD (Ruger SR1911CMD (Model No. 6702) – Owner’s Review: http://guntoters.com/blog/2016/01/12/ruger-sr1911cmd-model-no-6702-owners-review/) and the Ruger SR1911CMD-A (Ruger’s SR1911CMD-A is an A+ Winner!: http://guntoters.com/blog/2015/08/25/rugers-sr1911cmd-a-is-an-a-winner/). This begs the question; “which of the two is the best … Continue reading

I Carry a Gun – and it’s Heavy

When I worked as a LEO, in a past lifetime, I carried a lot of equipment on my body. I don’t know what piece of equipment was heavier; the Motorola radio or the Colt Series 80 MK IV “Government” model … Continue reading