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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


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

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

Cold Steel Walking Stick

Since my latest surgeries made it a challenge to walk without assistance for a short time, I have called on several friends of mine. No, they are not my shooting companions, but this friend could be used for shooting if … Continue reading

Stressed to the Nines!

I have read and re-read quite a few articles, and watched quite a few videos on YouTube, regarding the “Top Nine 9mm Pistol”, the “Top Eight 9mm Pistols”, “The Top Five 9mm Pistols, etc., etc. With as many 9mm pistols … Continue reading

Belts for IWB Carry

Keeping Everything Up Tight and Out of Sight WHAT KIND OF GUN BELT SHOULD YOU GET? One of the important factors of IWB carry is the belt being used to do so. While I have my favorite type of belt, … Continue reading


Has It Outlived its Usefulness? The Beretta Model 92 is one of the most iconic of semi-automatic pistols in the world. Production of the Model 92 began in May 1976 and ended in February 1983. Approximately 7,000 units were of … Continue reading

Smith and Wesson “E” Series 1911

There are any number of reasons that one might change out their Every Day Carry (EDC). A change to something smaller, lighter, and more compact might be one, or even the reverse may be true. Perhaps the firearm you are … Continue reading

Springfield Armory XDm-10 5.25 (XDM952510BHCE)

When I finally arrived at purchasing a pistol that would shoot the 10mm Short (.40 Smith and Wesson), a lot of research ensued. I needed a platform from which to shoot it, and of which I had none.  I had … Continue reading

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