O.F. Mossberg & Sons is the latest manufacturer to jump into the deep end of the pool with NFA weapons. We’ve seen other major companies like Ruger start selling suppressors, and now Mossberg is offering 12 gauge AOWs.
Combine the legendary stopping power of the .357 Magnum with modern bullet design and you can potentially create an amazingly effective self-defense round. That seems to be exactly what Hornady had in mind when it developed the Critical Defense load chambered for the classic Magnum.
So, a little bird told me recently that we may see a new striker-fired Ruger LCP in the coming weeks. Presumably, the company will follow the naming convention it used with the LC9 pistol by adding an “s” at the end of the LCP to indicate the new firing mechanism.
Two bags and dozens of pounds. Each time I head to the range for gun testing, I carry a large Blackhawk duffle and a no-name piece of rolling luggage. Inside are all of the pistols, targets, ammunition, cameras and chronograph parts I need to record data for my articles. Personally, I hate lugging all of […]
The Remington Arms Company announced a new 1911-style pistol chambered in 10mm. The new R1 10mm Hunter Long Slide is a single action handgun designed for accuracy and power.
Smith & Wesson has been buying up smaller companies that complement its own firearms product line. The latest acquisition is laser powerhouse Crimson Trace.
FK Brno introduced a new cartridge and pistol system a few months back, and some are calling it the fastest handgun cartridge made. But, is it really? Leaving out the handguns developed to fire traditional rifle cartridges, is the new cartridge/handgun combination the speediest on the market? Cartridge Basics The new FK Brno cartridge is […]
Earlier today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation awarded a contract to Glock for new 9mm duty pistols. The new contract has a potential value of $85 million over 10 years. The FBI amplified a conversation regarding the relative effectiveness of different handgun cartridges when its training division published a paper in 2014 justifying the use […]
CMMG announced a new mid sized AR style rifle that is designed for larger diameter cartridges. Called the MkW Anvil, CMMG custom designed this gun to use the strength offered by AR-10 components, but with an eye to keeping the platform close to the AR-15 compatibility originally envisioned for the .458 SOCOM cartridge.
Sturm, Ruger & Co. announced the addition of a new rifle to the 10/22 line: the 10/22 Takedown Lite. The new rifle combines the features of the company’s existing take down rimfire rifle with the company’s modular stock and a lighter weight barrel assembly.