“Baby Boomer” Springfield's 3.3 .45 ACP Pistol

I have been denounced as one who does not write succinctly. So here is another not-so-succinct report on a very fine pistol. Enjoy the read. I just had a birthday and reached the fine age of 65. Since no one … Continue reading

Ruger SR9c – A User Viewpoint

Probably like most of you, I enjoy going to the range. I especially like going to the range when I have a new toy to play with. As I have had a chance to run the Ruger SR9 through its … Continue reading

Windham Weaponry “SRC”

Bushmaster Firearms was bought out by a big conglomerate that moved manufacturing to New York. Hundreds of people were left out of work in rural Maine. Nevertheless, the former owner came out of retirement, founded Windham Weaponry, and put men … Continue reading

The Scottevest – Brad Thor Alpha jacket in use for CCW

As we opened gifts this Christmas my lovely and talented lady handed my this large, unwieldy bundle in bright Christmas paper. As I was the one playing “Santa” and passing around gifts I was at first confused: “Who is this … Continue reading

The “Other” 9mm Kurz

Most are familiar with the 9mm Kurz – the .380 ACP. Developed for semi-automatic pistols, the .380 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) pistol cartridge is a rimless, straight-walled pistol cartridge developed by firearms designer John Browning. The cartridge head spaces on … Continue reading

Firearms Logistical Support

Integrated logistics support (ILS) is an integrated and iterative process for developing materiel and a support strategy that optimizes functional support, leverages existing resources, and guides the system engineering process to quantify and lower life cycle cost and decrease the … Continue reading

Real Avid The Gun Tool – A Product Review

I needed to clean out the firearm tool drawer all right! I have accumulated enough scrapers and screwdrivers, hex keys, pins and punches, sight pushers, and other sundry tools over the years. Most of which I use little. Most are … Continue reading

Gear Review – The Voodoo Tactical 15-0457 Stakeout Padded Concealment Bag

Rarely do I read a vendor’s description of a product that severely understates the product. Most vendors rant and rave about how their product is the best – and rightly, they should. What Voodoo Tactical says about the Voodoo Tactical … Continue reading

KA-BAR TDI Fanny Pack

I almost have as many fanny packs (waist packs) as I do holsters. Well, maybe not that many – but I do have several. One of the packs lasted about a year until the buckle gave out. Another is great … Continue reading

Magazine Carriers

It seems that, despite my best intention not to, I gravitate toward purchasing items that will help me either carry a pistol as covertly as possible or purchasing items that help me carry ammunition in the same manner. If I … Continue reading