Author Archives: Taurian

About Taurian

Taurian is a U.S. Army veteran and former LEO and Defensive Tactics Instructor. Taurian also has over fifty years of experience as a Technical Writer and Training Program Developer. After leaving home at the age of ten without any shoes, Taurian continues on with many years devoted to the keeping and bearing of arms.

Lyman vs. Wheeler Trigger Pull Gauge

You, like me, have probably pulled a few triggers in your time. Most of us go by the “feel” of the trigger rather than actually measuring it. We are looking at a new firearm and one of the first things … Continue reading

UTG SCP-TDTDQ CQB T-DOT SIGHT

Leapers, Inc. was founded in 1992. It was a garage business that began with the first sale of a 4X28 scope. In 2009, Leapers established UTG PRO USA manufacturing plant to make their 1ST quad rail handguard. Leapers-UTG consist of … Continue reading

Rimfire Protection While Dry-Firing

Anybody who has been around the gun community a while is aware that dropping the firing pin on a rimfire chamber without a cartridge chambered can cause damage to the firearm, the firing pin, or both. Continual dry-firing of a … Continue reading

Kimber Stainless II – “Government Model .45 ACP”

Kimber, of course, has been manufacturing firearms since 1979. The company is based out of Yonkers, New York, with an additional location in Ridgefield, New Jersey. Kimber was originally founded in Oregon in 1979 by Jack Warne and his son, … Continue reading

Glock GEN5 G26 – Product Review

In March of 2011 I was in one of my favorite gun stores. Several new GEN 4 Glocks had been introduced and many gun stores were anxious to rid their inventory of GEN 3 Glock pistols. Because of that, I … Continue reading

CZ 97B, .45 ACP – LARGE AND IN CHARGE

We all have our favorite calibers, and for me the .45 ACP cartridge has been my favorite since I first fired one many, many years ago. Over the years I discovered other pistol platforms that also fired the .45 ACP … Continue reading

CZ 75 BD VS. BERETTA 92/M9

Let’s say that you have been carrying, like I have, a Beretta 92FS or an M9 in an IWB holster for personal defense. My reason for carrying both the Beretta M9 and the CZ 75 BD, actually, was for test … Continue reading

CZ 75 COMPACT – PRODUCT REVIEW

“My favorite gun is always the next one.” – Yankee Marshall CZ 75 Compact “At 5 inches tall with a barrel length of just under 4 inches, the Compact model shaves a little more than ¾ of an inch″ off … Continue reading

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