Tag Archives: firearms

When A Firearm is “You”

When was the last time that you felt a gun was, well you? You are carrying it, right. Or maybe, it is your house shotgun, your favorite MSR, or hunting rifle. What makes that gun, you? Perhaps, it is the … Continue reading

Bersa Thunder9 UC Pro (Matte Black) – A Look See

Bersa was founded in the mid-1950s by Italian immigrants Benso Bonadimani, Ercole Montini and Savino Caselli, all of them mechanical engineers. Montini worked for Beretta in Italy. Bersa’s early efforts at building firearms met with little success. Bersa; however, is … Continue reading

Springfield 1911 – Range Officer

So you looking to rid yourself of unwanted pest, are you? Or, perhaps you want to win a local IDPA event. Well, both take the right tools. There is a product on the market that allows you to rid yourself … Continue reading

Wheeler Professional Reticle Leveling System

Sometimes I take the opportunity to do follow-on articles, and this would be one of them. I ask myself, as anyone would when contemplating a new product; does the product really work? In some cases a product looks pretty but … Continue reading

Long Slide Competition Pistols – For Home Defense?

Long Slide pistols have long been associated with competition shooting such as; USPSA, IDPA, IPSC, GSSF and other sport shooting organizations. While I would not carry such a pistol for EDC, I would have no qualms using one for home … Continue reading

Book Review: Gunfighting and Other Thoughts About Doing Violence – Volume 3 – The Counter-Offensive Rifle

I recently had the pleasure of reading, “Gunfighting and Other Thoughts about Doing Violence, Volume 3, The Counter-Offensive Rifle” by CR Williams. This review is concerning the hard-copy edition, as I do not have a Kindle nor expect to have … Continue reading

Ruger American Model 6913 .223 Remington Rifle

Ruger, it seems is putting its best foot forward in many of its firearms. They are not only reeking of quality but giving other gun manufactures a run for their money in the cost department. The Ruger American rifles are … Continue reading

Ruger Model 7405 M77/357 Rotary Magazine Bolt-Action Rifle

Author’s Note: Not long after this article was written, the entire series of M77 rifles was discontinued by Ruger due to low sales.  The .44 Magnum version was the first to go, was soon followed by the .357 Magnum, and … Continue reading

XDs 45 IWB Holster by SHTF Gear

One thing about firearm owners, especially handgun owners, is that we have an abundance of holsters. In many cases, we have multiple holsters for a single handgun. Sometimes this comes about in not knowing what holster will work with the … Continue reading