Monthly Archives: November 2018

Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 1911, .45 ACP Model Number: 6762

Before I get into the meat of this review, I want to juggle some ballistic figures. According to Ballistics by the Inch (, a Federal 230-grain HST will have a velocity of around 990 fps out of a 5” barrel … Continue reading


Shooting Black Powder – The Traditions “Trapper” Percussion Pistol in Caliber 50

My first excursion with the Traditions “Kentucky” ( was so enjoyable that I already knew that another ‘Capper’ was going to be welcomed into the family, and there are many of them from which to choose. Pedersoli of Italy makes … Continue reading