Handguns

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The 2017 Line-Up: Nighthawk Custom

2017 is turning into an exciting year for the firearm industry Nighthawk Custom, a company that since 2004 has been masterfully pushing the 106 year old John Browning legend to an artistic mechanical pinnacle, is riding that new years wave with their 1911 additions. Let’s have a look. Border Special The Border Special is a commander size 1911 in .45 …

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Review: G-Code Softshell Scorpion Magazine Carriers

One of the biggest challenges gun owners face with our various firearms is managing supporting equipment. Due to the wide variety of designs there is no universal shape or size to firearms, this makes the supporting equipment firearm specific in most cases. What this equates is a pile of magazine pouches and holsters purchased for every firearm specifically or poorly …

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Review: LWRCI M6A2 PSD, An Every Day Carry AR15.

It’s the tool you have when the fight comes… The AR-15 has been in service as a fighting rifle since 1964 and has proven itself a capable contender. Evolving technology has kept it in the forefront of conceptual design and it continues to be selected in modern iterations to serve. Civilian shooters, Law Enforcement, and the Military continue to put …

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Defensive Firearm Training: Don’t Play the Odds

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I want to dissect some recent advice I came across that affects defensive firearm training. The long and short of it was you, as a Concealed Carrier, do not need to practice doing reloads during your training and practical skills maintenance because you will “never” do one for real. This triggered a recall on the number of times I’ve seen, …

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Swiss New Pistol Offers Sneak Peak at Soon to come New Aimpoint

Thanks to the Bron i Aamunicja Facebook page we are all getting a sneak peak at the new Aimpoint pistol mounted optic. You will notice a very clearly marked Aimpoint on the left-hand picture of this new service pistol. The design looks fantastic, and we are all very excited to get our hands on it. The gun also appears to have a: …

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Guns by the Numbers, not Mythology

In the last couple weeks I’ve had a great number of conversations circulating around the topic of good carry guns and how to win and survive a violent encounter. There are a great deal of nearly mythic attributes that a great many people assign to firearms and other defensive tools and I want to make a general address here that …

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You Need a Glock 19, Part 2

  Several weeks ago I published a short article on choosing a defensive handgun that was, in a tongue and cheek manner, implying shooters need a Glock 19 and on a more serious note a peer handgun of some sort on par with the Glock 19. In that article, I cast a fairly wide net on the definition of a ‘peer firearm’ and …

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Lone Wolf, Alpha Wolf Wolf Pack of Awesomeness Barrel Review

Lone Wolf makes lots of accessories for GLOCK based firearms. We have featured their conversion barrels in the past. They also make replacement barrels if you’re looking to shoot lead ammo or just shot out your old barrel. None of this compares to the Lone Wolf, Alpha Wolf found in this barrel review. However a whole new reason to buy …

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Buying a New Defensive Pistol? You need a GLOCK 19

For those looking to add a first, a subsequent, or perhaps a supplemental handgun for defensive and practical use, listen up please… or rather read. You need a Glock 19. Now that I’ve made Glock haters lock and load their keyboard systems and allowed Glock fans to raise a standard of triumph… These work too That’s a Sig Sauer P226 …

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Review – Vanguard Advanced VG2 by Raven Concealment

James Yager is not shy and has no issue telling you how he appendix carried before it was called appendix carry. He’s not alone, my uncle, an officer with the NY State Police back in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s would Appendix carry a J frame without a holster. For many the idea of a gun tucked in your belt …

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