Category Archives: Pistol

The Colt Dragoons

For those who like to own and shoot reproductions of early black powder Colt revolvers, the name Uberti should roll off the tongue. “Uberti set the standard for producing quality replica firearms by which all others are judged. Uberti’s extensive … Continue reading

GALCO SCOUT 3.0 STRONGSIDE & CROSSDRAW IWB HOLSTER

There are many times when I desire to carry a 1911 ‘offside’ in a shoulder holster, but I do not care for vertical shoulder holsters. While I have a Galco Miami Vice II shoulder holster, the barrel of a full-size … Continue reading

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

Belly Bands for Concealed Carry

I really did not want spend my time writing a waisted (sic) article, but why not? How would you like an IWB holster for your favorite EDC that you could position for strong-side, appendix, or cross-draw carry just by repositioning … Continue reading

My Favorite Personal Defense Assistants (PDAs)

What you decide to carry, concealed or not, is a personal decision. It is not up to me, or anyone, to dictate what you should carry. I always laugh when I read an article or view a video regarding the … Continue reading

Magazine Disconnect Safety– To Have or Not

A magazine disconnect safety is well-known by most firearm’s enthusiast and with some law-enforcement officers. For some, the presence of a magazine disconnect is a welcome feature and another layer of mechanical safety. No mechanical device, however, should take the … Continue reading

GALCO Classic Lite Shoulder System for the Glock G48

Most often. You will find me carrying my EDC in an IWB holster just off my right hip.  Over the years there has been a variety of holsters to house the various handguns that have been carried…with a 1911-based pistol … 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

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