Category Archives: Pistol

ALTAMONT GRIPS FOR 1911 – PART II

This article is a follow-up to a previous article in which I detailed some excellent 1911 grip panels that were installed on a Ruger SR1911 “Lightweight Commander” pistol chambered in .45 ACP. Since that article, I have acquired a few … Continue reading

Ruger SR1911 Model Number: 6739, 10mm Auto – Product Review

While the 10 mm cartridge’s  place in life still escapes me, I still wish to pursue it. I had reviewed the Springfield XDM-10 5.25 in this caliber. While the XDM is a fine pistol, a contention of mine is to … Continue reading

ALIEN GEAR CLOAK TUCK IWB HOLSTER (INSIDE THE WAISTBAND) FOR GLOCK G48

Having purchased an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.5 IWB Holster (Inside the Waistband) holster for my Glock G34/41 and Springfield Armory XDM 5.25, I decided on another Alien Gear product, the Alien Gear Cloak Tuck IWB Holster (Inside the Waistband) … Continue reading

HECKLER AND KOCH VP9 – RANGE PISTOL REVIEW

Specifications Caliber: 9 mm x 19 Length: 7.34 in. Height: 5.41 in. Width: 1.32 in. Barrel Length: 4.09 in. Sight Radius: 6.38 in. Weight (with empty magazine):  25.56 oz. Magazine Capacity: 10 / 15 Trigger Pull: 5.4 lbs. Trigger Travel: … Continue reading

ALIEN GEAR CLOAK TUCK 3.5 IWB HOLSTER (INSIDE THE WAISTBAND) FOR SPRINGFIELD XDM 5.25 (9MM, .45 ACP, 10MM)

Attempting to carry a Springfield XDM 5.25 concealed, regardless of caliber, is not without its challenges. A pistol with a barrel of 5.25 inches and capable of holding 19 (9mm), 13 (.45 ACP), or 15 (10mm) rounds of ammunition is … Continue reading

XD-M® 5.25″ COMPETITION SERIES 9MM (XDM95259BHCE)

In the war of selecting a good double-stack, long-slide 9mm for carry use, my finalists came down to the Glock G34 and the Springfield XDm 5.25 in 9mm. I am not going to disparage either and both are winners in … Continue reading

ALIEN GEAR CLOAK TUCK 3.5 IWB HOLSTER (INSIDE THE WAISTBAND) FOR 5” 1911

The Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.5 IWB Holster (Inside the Waistband) is  available for nearly 600 handgun models, and one of those handguns just so happens to be a 5” 1911. The Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.5 IWB Holster is … Continue reading

FALCO A112 HAWK HOLSTER FOR GLOCK G19/G45

Falco holsters have become a favorite holster of mine, as they are reasonably priced, all leather, and of high quality. In the past, I have purchased Falco holsters for… CZ-75B (Ordered through Craft Holsters) 1911 Kimber K6S Smith & Wesson … Continue reading

GLOCK G34 GEN5 MOS FS COMPETITION | 9X19MM

As usual, I come late to the party. But, in my own defense, it is usually because I have not been invited; whereas, being invited means having a firearm to review and the funds available to purchase that firearm for … Continue reading

XD-E™ 4.5″ SINGLE STACK – 9MM (XDE9459B)

“Springfield Armory has enjoyed a strategic, collaborative partnership with the state-of-the-art factory in Croatia working hand-in-hand to develop and engineer the multiple award-winning line of XD® polymer pistols that have become staples in the US marketplace.” – Source: Springfield Armory … Continue reading