Category Archives: Carry

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

Glock G43 – No Longer Wishful Thinking!

A Glock single-stack 9mm pistol was wishful thinking for many people. While the Glock folks were doing dirty little design deeds, those wishing to have a concealable single-stack 9mm were buying Smith & Wesson Shields, Kahrs, and Springfield compact single-stack … Continue reading

The Maxpedition OCTA VERSAPACK

“Possibles Bags” in the form of a waist pack (or “fanny-pack”) have been around for some time. The Maxpedition OCTA VERSIPACK is no exception. The constant search for a means to carry a firearm concealed is always a challenge to … Continue reading