THE UBERTI/CIMARRON BISLEY REVOLVER

I was startled awake one night by one of our kittens jumping on me on his way to wherever kittens go in the middle of the night. Sometimes when I am startled awake, I can quickly go back to sleep, … Continue reading

CZ 75D PCR COMPACT – Product Review

“The PCR name stands for ‘Police Czech Republic,’ the group for whom the model was originally designed. Identical in size to the CZ 75 Compact, it weighs in at a full 1/4 pound lighter owing to its forged aluminum frame, … Continue reading

Glock G44 – The Double Deuce That Could

In 2019, Glock announced a new pistol, the G44. It was not due out to the public until January 2020. I went to Midway USA to see if they were scheduled to receive the Glock G44 and, sure enough, it … Continue reading

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

1911 MAGWELL HOUSING PROJECT – PART 1

I have several Rock Island Armory (ARMSCOR) 1911 ‘Ultra’ pistols that are manufactured with magwell housing. A Smith and Wesson PERFORMANCE CENTER® SW1911 PRO SERIES® in 9mm, and a Springfield Armory 1911 TRP are also manufactured with magwell housing, but … 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

CHARLIE DELTA TACTICAL 30” AR AND AK PISTOL AND SUBGUN CASE

When the Mossberg Nightstick arrived, I had a question as to how I was going to store the thing. With its 26.37″ total length, I started looking for a case that could not only store the firearms, but also minishells … 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

1911 SPRING TESTER W/DIGITAL SCALE KIT

Recoil, and other springs, in the 1911 should be replaced periodically. And while a spring may be rated at a certain compression rate that does not mean that it is at its rated spring rate. Or, you may have a … Continue reading

ARMSCOR (ROCK ISLAND ARMORY) ROCK ULTRA FS – 10MM

Light a fire, grab a cup of cocoa, and settle in for a review of a most excellent pistol. Reading my reviews is the perfect time to embrace hygge and fill your life with warm knowledge. How is that for … Continue reading