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Glock G45 vs. Springfield XDm 3.8

The Glock G45 now provides us with a G19 barrel with G17 capacity; a “Commander” length G17, if you will. The Springfield XDm 3.8 in 9mm has given us that combination for quite some time. It was only logical for … Continue reading

Ruger ‘New Model’ Single-Six Convertible

A New Look at an old Single Action Revolver There, nestled away in a Pawn Shop showcase, was a New Model Ruger ‘Single Six’ Convertible. That was in 2010 and I am still drawn to it today as I was … Continue reading

Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 1911, .45 ACP Model Number: 6762

Before I get into the meat of this review, I want to juggle some ballistic figures. According to Ballistics by the Inch (http://ballisticsbytheinch.com/45auto2.html), a Federal 230-grain HST will have a velocity of around 990 fps out of a 5” barrel … Continue reading

Shooting Black Powder – Whada’ U Mean My Nipples Are Too Small! An Education in Percussion Caps and Nipples (Cones)

As I venture further into the domain of shooting black powder percussion firearms, I am receiving quite an education about them. The CCI #10 percussion cap seems to fit fine on the Traditions “Kentucky” pistol (read my review @: http://guntoters.com/blog/2018/10/07/pulling-me-in-part-2/), … Continue reading

Leapers UTG 2-7X44 30mm Long Eye Relief Scout Scope, AO, 36-color Ruger Gunsite Scout Optic Update

Since I first provided reviews on the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle (see my reviews @ @ http://guntoters.com/blog/2014/11/15/scouting-around-part-i/ and http://guntoters.com/blog/2016/08/15/scouting-around-part-ii/) the rifle has been shot on several occasions. With the AIM 2-7x32mm LER optic mounted, I found myself wanting a little … Continue reading

RANGE GUN REVIEW – GLOCK 41 GEN 4

If you like the .45 ACP cartridge, and you happen to like Glock pistols, then there is a long list of Glock pistols in that particular caliber: the G21, G21 GEN4, G21SF, G30, G30 GEN4, G30S, and the G36 with … Continue reading

CZ75B – A Slightly Opinionated Opinion

Back on November 2, 2015 I published an article on the CZ75B Omega (see, http://guntoters.com/blog/2015/11/02/cz-75b%cf%89-omega-review/) and expounded on the virtues of the pistol. In short, the CZ 75B Omega model impressed me. As such, it remains in the stable and … Continue reading

SIGHTMARKsx 1×24 Shotgun Scope – Part II Shotgun Application

If you have read my other article regarding the SIGHTMARKsx 1×24 Shotgun Scope (The Sightmark COREsx 1×24 Shotgun Scope – Part I, A Simple 1X Sight for Sore Eyes: http://guntoters.com/blog/2017/04/05/the-sightmark-coresx1x24-shotgun-scope/), you might ask why I am writing a second article … Continue reading

Your First Steps… ...Into Self-Defense Pistol Shooting

—by M1911A1— Pistol shooting isn’t easy to learn, and it’s hard to do. If you just “have at it,” and go it alone, you will most likely end up frustrating yourself and learning nothing useful. In order to be successful, … Continue reading

The One Thing That You Really Need to Know… ...when you choose a concealed-carry holster

—by M1911A1— We all have our own ideas about what makes one holster more appropriate for self-defensive concealed carry than another. And consider all of the choices that you have to make: Inside the pants or outside the pants, high-ride … Continue reading