“Windham Weaponry 7.62×39 SRC” Model: R16M4FTT-762

So, what’s a fella’ to do when he likes the AR platform but does not like the 5.56x45mm/.223 cartridge but does like the 7.62x39mm cartridge but does not care for the AK platform? Some would say to replace the upper … Continue reading

REMINGTON 870 HOME DEFENSE Model 81197 - The Long and Short of it!

What can be said about the venerable Remington 870, a pump-handle shotgun that has not already been said? It is a highly reliable shotgun regardless of the variant. There is a Remington 870 for virtually all manner of sport, hunting, … Continue reading

Rock Island Armory 1911 CS Ultra TAC II Part of the "Happy Family"

Sizzling Happy Family – Asian Style: Meats 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, sliced thinly 1/2 lb. beef, sliced thinly 6 large prawns, shelled with tail on 1/2 cup scallops Vegetables 2 cups broccoli florets 1/4 cup carrots, sliced 1/2 cup … Continue reading

REMORA “2 in 1” CLIP/NO CLIP SINGLE MAGAZINE HOLDER It’s a Snap to Use!

Like many of you, I carry a pistol for the purpose of self-defense. By doing so, of course, there is a price to pay. That price is the weight of the firearm (with installed ammunition) and the carrying of at … Continue reading

CROSS BREED SUPER TUCK HOLSTER FOR KIMBER K6S

Compact revolvers have been carried by many people and for a long time. From single-action to double-action, the compact revolver has survived as a primary (or secondary) defensive tool despite the popularity of compact, high-capacity pistols of today’s time.  Compact … Continue reading

PEARCE GRIP EXTENSIONS REVIEW Avoiding the Dreaded "Hanging Pinky!"

I have several compact and sub-compact pistols that all exhibit the same malady – the grip is too short for my hand. Something was needed to allow my hand to fit on the handle of the pistol. I found that … Continue reading

FALCO 92 IWB Concealment Gun Holster With Open Muzzle for Kimber K6S Revolver

The FALCO 92 IWB Concealment Gun Holster with Open Muzzle for Kimber K6S Revolver was delivered after a five week wait while the holster was being manufactured. While the Kimber K6S was not without a home, as it could reside … Continue reading

Springfield’s XDm 40 3.8 Compact (XDM9384CBHCE)

After handling the .40 S&W in the Springfield XDm 40 4.5, a full-size service pistol, it only seemed logical (to me) to try the cartridge in a compact pistol for better concealment during the hot summer days that are upon … Continue reading

Life Begins at Forty? My belated look at the 10mm “Kurz” (10x22 Smith and Wesson)

“The energy of the .40 S&W exceeds standard-pressure .45 ACP loadings, generating between 350 foot-pounds (470 J) and 500 foot-pounds (680 J) of energy, depending on bullet weight. Both the .40 S&W and the 9mm Parabellum operate at a 35,000 … Continue reading

Springfield XDm 40 4.5 vs. Glock G22

In my recent excursion into the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge, I had to consider the platform from which it was to be fired. Luckily, my local gun club and range has a somewhat large collection of .40 Smith & … Continue reading