Category Archives: Shooting

NEW KIMBER LIGHTWEIGHT 1911 9MM PISTOL – THE KIMBER “ARTIC”

I think that there is a propensity among us who enjoy firearms to always want to shoot something different, even when it is the same platform of firearm. From 1911 pistols to Glock pistols to Beretta pistols to…whatever, there just … Continue reading

THE SHORT ANSWER TO HOME (OR PERSONAL) DEFENSE – PART 2

Mossberg 590 Nightstick Mossberg 590 Nightstick Upgrades In the first installment of this article, I presented the Mossberg 590 Nightstick, which I intend for use as a home defense and personal defense firearm. The first day at the range with … Continue reading

THE SHORT ANSWER TO HOME (OR PERSONAL) DEFENSE – Part 1

The reason for this article is a delayed response to an event that took place some time in the past. Introduction to a Legal 12-Gauge Short Firearm I was recently reading a few articles regarding home defense shotguns. The usual … Continue reading

BERETTA M9 – NEW USER REVIEW

In a previous review, I asked if the Beretta 92 had outlived its usefulness. I, of course, believe that it has not although some (or many) may disagree with me. Perhaps, we need to clarify what ‘usefulness’ is regarding the … Continue reading

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