Proper Handgun Fit

handgun fit

When selecting a pistol for self-defense, there is a lot of talk about the caliber and how many rounds it holds. One of the most important things about a gun is rarely discussed: how it fits in your hand. Handgun fit plays a huge role in how well you will be able to shoot the gun. […]

Ruger LC9s Pro

Ruger LC9s Comparison

Ruger is now shipping a new gun called the LC9s Pro. The Pro does away with the one thing that many observers said Ruger would never delete: the thumb safety. To many people it seems Ruger has been married to the idea of a manual safety on all of their modern pistols. If the high […]

Coonan Compact .357 Magnum 1911 Pistol

Coonan Compact 357 Pistol

  Coonan Inc. will officially introduce the new Compact version of the company’s 1911 chambered for the .357 Magnum at the 2015 SHOT Show. The Coonan Compact pistol was originally shown at the 2014 NRA show, but the gun has yet to make an appearance on the company’s website. Currently, Coonan only shows the original .357 […]

Caldwell AK-47 Mag Charger

Caldwell AK-47 Mag Charger

Caldwell will introduce a new Mag Charger designed for the AK-47 magazine. This will complement the existing AR-15 charging unit. The new Caldwell AK-47 Mag Charger takes up to 50 rounds of 7.62×39 ammo at a time and lets you quickly load the magazine. The user strokes a piston on the unit to quickly load […]

S&W Shield with Green Laser

Smith & Wesson Shield Crimson Trace Green 10141

Smith & Wesson will be selling a new Shield package with a green laser in 2015. The new SKUs will cover both the 9mm and .40 S&W versions of the pistol. It appears that the company will begin offering a package that includes the Crimson Trace LG-489G Laserguard as a standard feature. Smith & Wesson […]

Charter Arms Pitbull in .45 ACP

Charter Arms Pit Bull 45 ACP

Charter Arms will release a .45 ACP version of the Pit Bull revolver early next year. The gun is the third caliber offering in the Pitbull line, with the 9mm and .40 S&W already on the market. Let’s take a look at what we expect the Pitbull to be…

New FN15 Rifles for 2015

New FN15 for 2015

It sounds like FNH USA will introduce a number of new FN15 rifles in 2015, likely at the SHOT Show. According to my source, there will be three new models introduced: a Tactical Carbine, a Sporting Rifle and a Designated Marksman Rifle. At this time, I have not been able to confirm the information, but […]

Heizer Defense to Sell Pocket Sniper, Pocket AK Pistols

Heizer Defense Pocket Sniper

After launching the single-shot .410/.45 Colt pistol and so-called Pocket AR, Heizer Defense is expanding their line of tiny break-action handguns to include two new rifle calibers. According to several dealers, Heizer will introduce guns called “Pocket Sniper” and “Pocket AK” in 2015. The names suggest the calibers they will be chambered in. Let’s take a […]

Smith & Wesson Carbon Fiber M&P Pistols

Smith and Wesson M&P Carbon Fiber

Smith & Wesson appears to now be making M&P pistols with a carbon fiber finish. Although the company has not made an official statement yet, it appears that four M&P pistols will feature the carbon fiber treatment: the full size 9mm and .40 S&W plus the compact 9mm and .40 S&W. Here’s what we know […]

Dan Wesson Silverback – 10mm, .45 ACP

Dan Wesson Silverback 10mm

New for 2015, Dan Wesson is introducing a new 1911-style pistol that will be chambered in both 10mm and .45 ACP. According to the company, these new pistols will be of a quality comparable to the top-of-the-line Dan Wesson Valor pistols. Let’s take a look at the basics of these guns…

Delta Grip for the Ruger LCR

Delta Grip for Ruger

Ergo Grip announced the company’s new Delta Grip will now be made for the Ruger LCR and LCRx line of revolvers. The Delta Grip is a wedge-shaped replacement grip made of strong polymer with a soft, textured rubber exterior. This should combine to provide a sturdy, yet soft grip that is easy to hold during […]

Streamlight ProTac 2AAA Review

Streamlight ProTac 2AAA Review

Blisteringly bright light seems to be all the rage today, but sometimes the most useful flashlight is one that is moderately powerful, but small enough to have with you all the time. Today I take a look at the incredibly useful Streamlight ProTac 2AAA – a light that I believe is a carry everywhere tool. Before […]

SureFire UDR Dominator: 2,400 Lumens

SureFire UDR Dominator

With enough blinding power to peel the rotting flesh from the walking dead, the new UDR Dominator from SureFire throws 2,400 lumens of light. But, at what price does this power come? According to the manufacturer, this handheld flashlight is the first LED-based torch to produce this much output before. But raw light output alone […]