Category Archives: Shooting

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

Monstrum Red Laser Sight System with Picatinny Mount

Mossberg 500/590/835/930/Shockwave Series Shotguns If you own a Mossberg 500/590/835/930/Shockwave Series shotgun for home defense, lasers are invaluable. If you have read the article on the Mossberg 590 Night Stick (THE SHORT ANSWER TO HOME (OR PERSONAL) DEFENSE – Part … 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

Vortex Optics Spitfire 1x Prism Scope – DRT Reticle (MOA)

About this item The Spitfire Prism Scope has been built from the ground up to maximize the fast-handling performance in close to medium range shooting applications. This prism scope is backed with all the features you need in an optic. … 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

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


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


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


“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


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