Handguns

You can find any articles about CPL, handguns and pistol ownership, shooting or reviews in this category.

Gun Clutter

From Dr. LateBloomer,   I’ve been reading a lot lately about cleaning and organizing one’s life. One trendy method is some Asian thing where you hold your possessions and commune with them before deciding whether to keep or pitch them. There’s another one out there called “Swedish Death Cleaning”. That last one sounds a bit morbid, but it stems from …

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Review: IWI Galil ACE Pistol, An Epitome in EDC Carbines

I’m often pleased by the performance of a firearm. It’s been a rare occurrence, only once in just over a year, that a firearm has given me trouble. That incident was remedied by a part swap and the rifle itself continued on to success in its trials. It is far rarer I’m surprised by a firearm. Where picking it up …

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The Civilian PDW Concept, Part 1

The PDW concept came to be at the end of the 1980s and was a product of a NATO request. NATO wanted to replace their 9mm submachine guns. They wanted a weapon that wasn’t as large as a rifle, but more potent than a submachine gun. NATO specifically wanted something that could efficiently defeat body armor. That’s the military/NATO PDW, …

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YouTube HQ: What We Know. What We Suspect. What We Should Do.

Tuesday at around 12:45 in San Bruno California a middle aged woman, Nasim Najafi Aghdam, attacked and wounded 3 employees at YouTube headquarters. A fourth employee was injured while fleeing but not shot. Aghdam shot and killed herself, ending the attack. https://www.theblaze.com/news/2018/04/03/breaking-multiple-shots-fired-injuries-reported-at-youtube-headquarters That is what we know.   Aghdam had a channel(s) on YouTube that was apparently being flagged and restricted …

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Review: The Desantis SL Raptor, IWB/OWB Carry and Level II Retention

The majority of Kydex holsters use a tension retention system. Manufacturers, using a variety of methods, provide an (usually) adjustable level of retention on the firearm to hold it inside the holster during carry and keep it from being lost unintentionally. It is the most common method and it works well but like all systems it has limitations and draw …

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The Ethical Imperative for Small Arms in Private Hands.

From Oleg Volk “Real men don’t need guns” is the mantra of many prohibitionists. They envision strong, fit men holding off armed foes like the characters of Hollywood superhero films. To them, the strength of the body and skill in (unarmed only) martial arts are worthy of admiration, but the same martial arts skill augmented by a weapon, be it …

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“That Holster”

From Team Hollis   Any woman shooter can relate.. The awful challenge of finding “that” holster. I’ve used a few different kinds, and can honestly say I still haven’t found the right one for me. Each person is different and we all have our likes and dislikes, but like everything that has to do with a female, it is usually …

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So you want to have matching guns…

-From Team Hollis The matching pistols argument.   Recently, the wife has attained her concealed pistol license and attended a few local IDPA matches; all which led to her going shopping for her own pistol. At least that was the plan. As it turned out, I have been using the HK VP9 for the last year or so. I love …

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Custom Cerakote by High Caliber Firearms

Tucked in a small one light town called Alamo just north of the one and only Kalamazoo Michigan sits High Caliber Firearms.   The stone faced storefront houses a cozy interior reminiscent of a hunting cabin. A fireplace centers the store. A few trophy whitetail hang on the wall to the right, over top a couple cases holding a small …

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SHOT Show 2018: ATEi

ATEi is a nationally known customization specialist from Taylor, MI. Custom slides, coatings, triggers, RMR addition milling, ATEi is one stop locale for changing up your stock firearm and making it your own “Combat Weapon System” . It was no surprise they already had a G19x with the full treatment top to bottom. While opinions vary on whether stock guns …

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