Monthly Archives: December 2015

Rock Island Armory (Armscor) 1911 FS Standard 9mm – Product Review

I really wanted to dislike a 9mm version of the 1911. I was actually looking forward to disliking it, which would solidify a statement that I once made to the effect of, “If I need a 9mm pistol that acts … Continue reading

Bare Bones Gunfighting and In Shadow In Light – A Training Course Review

On the 14th and 15th of November, in the year of our Lord 2015 AD, I was one of three proud participants in a training course that took place about 1,837 miles East (and slightly South) of Goffs, California. More … Continue reading

Of Calibers and Calipers – Glock G43 vs. Glock G26

With the Glock G26 being an established sub-compact pistol, and with the Glock G43 being a relative newcomer, I thought that I would insert my two-cents into the pot of penny opinions on these two pistols. The Glock G26 made … Continue reading

Buying a 1911? A Primer Awaits Your Reading

So, what draws a person to acquire a 1911-based pistol? To tell you the truth, I have no idea. After all, compared to the modern wonders of polymer pistols it would seem like the 1911-based pistol would simply fall away … Continue reading

Coleman CT-70F Flashlight – Product Review

I like flashlights. They do, after all, illuminate dark places. I especially like a flashlight with a side button because they are much handier to operate as compared to end-button types. I have used the Coleman CT50 flashlight (500 lumens … Continue reading

Rock Island Armory (Armscor) 1911 Standard MS – Product Review

While I do own several Rock Island Armory (Armscor) pistols, don’t expect a biased report concerning the Rock Island Armory (Armscor) 1911 Standard MS. I am not beholden to any firearm’s manufacturer and I will provide the bad with the … Continue reading

Uberti 1872 Army Open-Top Revolver (New Model 341350) – Review

In 1871 Colt’s had patented at least two rear-loading revolvers using metallic cartridges: the Colt House Revolver and the Open Top. The House revolver went into production the same year in 1871 but the Open Top didn’t start production until … Continue reading

Howard Leight Impact Sport OD Electric Earmuff and Storage Case – Product Review

When I am at the indoor range, I normally can be found wearing a set of Peltor hearing protection. I normally do not carry on conversations while in the shooting area and the Peltor offers good hearing protection. I am; … Continue reading

Rock Island Armory (Armscor) 1911 FS Tactical (2nd Generation) – Owner’s Review

I have owned the Rock Island Armory (Armscor) 1911 FS Tactical for quite some time now and I had never carried it as my EDC until recently. The pistol had a few minor issues that I had to straighten out … Continue reading

LOK Grips – CZ75B Ω (Omega) – Product Review

I had previously installed a set of LOK grips on the Springfield Armory 1911 Loaded and really liked the results (read my review of them @ With that in mind, I ordered a second set for the CZ75B Ω … Continue reading