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

ALIEN GEAR CLOAK TUCK 3.5 IWB HOLSTER (INSIDE THE WAISTBAND) FOR 5” 1911

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

FALCO A112 HAWK HOLSTER FOR GLOCK G19/G45

Falco holsters have become a favorite holster of mine, as they are reasonably priced, all leather, and of high quality. In the past, I have purchased Falco holsters for… CZ-75B (Ordered through Craft Holsters) 1911 Kimber K6S Smith & Wesson … 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

ALIEN GEAR GLOCK G34/G41/G35 CLOAK TUCK 3.5 IWB HOLSTER (INSIDE THE WAISTBAND)

I have to admit that I am trying to wean myself from what I term “Kybrid” holsters. I prefer all leather holster for my valued firearms that I intend to transport concealed on a recurring basis. My complaint regarding “Kybrid” … 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

TANGODOWN MAGAZINE FLOORPLATE REMOVAL TOOL FOR GLOCK®

Having swapped out a few G26, G36, and G43 Glock magazine floorplates for Pierce extenders, I do have experience with Glock magazine floorplates. When I saw an advertisement for the TangoDown Magazine Floorplate Removal Tool for Glock®, I knew that … Continue reading

WHY I MAY BE MOVING AWAY FROM THE NRA

I am not a life-time member of the NRA, and never intended to be. I don’t trust anything built by man.  I have updated my membership every five years for the last forty of my life; and therefore, could call … Continue reading

Glock G48 – Nice, but Necessary?

Glock Innovation In the broad sense of the word, nobody can claim that Glock has not been innovative in the firearm’s world. From the G17 to the present, most pistols have gone through 4 revisions and we are heading not … Continue reading