Category Archives: Shooting

1877 SMITH & WESSON NEW MODEL NUMBER 3 REVOLVER BY CIMARRON (UBERTI) FIREARMS

“Major George W. Schofield of the 10th Cavalry and an army ordinance officer, designed this revolver as an improvement over Smith & Wesson’s No. 3 “American” model. Produced by S&W from 1875-1912, the U.S. Army ordered nearly 8,000 in the … Continue reading

Kimber Camp Guard 10 – Product Review

In a previous article on the Ruger SR1911 in 10 mm, I stated that if I was to carry the 10mm Auto  cartridge, the Ruger SR1911 in 10mm Auto would be the pistol to carry it in.  I must retract … Continue reading

UBERTI 1890 REMINGTON REVOLVER REPRODUCTION

The Colt Single Action Army was the king of revolvers in the year of 1890. Remington; however, was not ready to concede to the popularity of the Colt SAA just yet. Thus, was born the Remington Model 1890 New Model … 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

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

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

SMITH & WESSON MODEL 617, .22 CALIBER, SKU: 160584

In all my years of shooting, I have never owned a .22 caliber double-action revolver. I have shot them, but never owned one. I do have an older Ruger Single-six Descapotable that will shoot .22 (short, long, and long rifle) … 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