Category Archives: Grips

Kimber Custom II, .45 ACP

Let’s’ take a 1911 frame, shall we? We’ll expertly stuff the frame with the necessary goodies and we’ll add a set of grip panels that makes it, well, different from other frames. Now, let’s add a stainless-steel slide with the … Continue reading

Smith & Wesson 686 Upgrade

With the lack of availability of firearms for me to review these days due to shortages, an increased demand from my real job, and an old Italian disease ( lackafundsa), it seems that I have been in the mood to … Continue reading

Kimber Camp Guard 10 – Product Review Part 2

 In my first review of the Kimber Camp Guard 10, I addressed the basics and technical observations of the pistol. It has been a journey getting the pistol to perform as expected, or at least what I expect from the … Continue reading

Glock G48 Grip Upgrade – The Hogue Handall Grip Sleeve

I find the Glock G48 to be an excellent 10-round, single-stack carry pistol. I have had the Glock G26 as a constant companion when I needed (or wanted ) to have a viable firearm for self-defense in off-body storage. The … Continue reading

Ruger Redhawk Grip Update 12/31/2020

I am ending the year of 2020 with a new topic, although it is an extension of an old topic. After I had purchased the Ruger Redhawk in .44 magnum from the gun club I belong to, the standard Hogue … Continue reading

REMINGTON R1 ENHANCED .45 ACP, STAINLESS STEEL

Updated August 25, 2021 On March 7, 1888, ownership of E. Remington & Sons was sold by the Remington family to new owners, Marcellus Hartley and Partners. The 1890 New Army revolver (shown below) was the last revolver made by … Continue reading

KIMBER STAINLESS TLE II, .45 ACP 5” BARREL – PART 1

Kimber has an extensive, and impressive, line of 1911 pistols. The TLE (Tactical Law Enforcement) family of pistols is ideal for duty carry, tactical applications, and personal protection. The Stainless TLE II and the Stainless TLE/RL (rail version) are the … Continue reading

Rock Island Armory M1911A1 FS Tactical – Used Pistol Review

In June of 2013, I purchased the Rock Island Armory (herein referred to as RIA) M1911A1 FS Tactical, and I have been carrying it as my EDC in a modified Black Arch holster ever since. Granted that there have been … 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 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