While walking the aisles at the 2012 SHOT Show, I came across the Browning area and noticed a little area reserved for the Black Label knives by Browning. These knives are specifically labelled as “Tactical Blades”, but in reviewing them I think there are broader applications for many of the … Read more about Black Label Arbitrator Knife
I was able to handle the SRM Arms semi-automatic Model 1216 shotgun at 2012 SHOT Show. (Please note that you can click here for the latest news from the SHOT Show.) One of the interesting features of this particular scattergun is the revolving high capacity magazine. Instead of a single magazine … Read more about SRM Arms Model 1216 Shotgun
The SIG P938 pistol has generated a lot of interest from shooters ever since word of it leaked in late 2011. The P938 is a single-action-only handgun chambered in 9mm. I can understand why this pistol would generate a lot of interest. Essentially, the P938 is a 9mm version of the very popular SIG … Read more about SIG P938
MG Industries (MGI) manufactures a modular rifle system that takes the basics of an AR platform and allows you to swap calibers quicker than many people change underwear. Too cliched? Perhaps, but true nonetheless. Let's face it some folks change underwear a little slow and not frequently … Read more about MGI .308 Modular Rifle
The Legacy Sports International booth at the SHOT Show is shaping up to be a good place to spend some time this year. They have announced the importation of a number of great looking guns recently. Here is a run down of a few of the firearms we will see at the SHOT Show. ISSC Legacy announced … Read more about Legacy Sports at the SHOT Show
Safety Harbor Firearms is rolling out several new shotguns ahead of the 2012 SHOT Show. All three are short-barreled shotgunsfrom the company's KEG line. Two new models of KEG 12 (Kompact Entry Gun) shotguns seem to live up to the line's name as they are outfitted with breacher-style muzzle … Read more about Safety Harbor Firearms: New Shotguns!
The Dan Wesson Specialist is another addition to the company's 1911 line of pistols that I expect to be on display at the 2012 SHOT Show. According to the Dan Wesson company, the Specialist is a full sized, single-action pistol that was designed for police departments and "special units" that carry … Read more about Dan Wesson Specialist 1911 Pitsol
It seems that more and more people are making ammunition, guns and uppers for the 300 BLK (aka 300 BLACKOUT) cartridge. The latest that I have found (via the AAC Blog) are the loads from PNW Arms. PNW Arms manufactures high quality ammunition for handguns, subguns and rifles. They are currently … Read more about 300 BLK Ammo from PNW Arms
LaserLyte recently announced a new side mount laser for the Ruger LC9 handgun. The laser unit is designed for easy installation and to fit in the majority of existing holsters. The LaserLyte side mount laser is a red laser (650 nm) operating at 5 mW, which is typical for handgun lasers. Green … Read more about LaserLyte Side Mount Laser for Ruger LC9
Hornady is known for making great ammunition and some really nice reloading tools. The Hornady Lock-N-Load presses and prep tools are widely regarded as being of excellent quality. As we approach the new year, Hornady announced several new reloading products including the Lock-N-Load Ammo … Read more about Hornady’s Ammo Plant – Home Edition!
Gould & Goodrich announced a new model 874 Taurus Judge holster for 2012. The leather holster is called a sporting holster, suggesting it is designed for hunting or other outdoors activities. The leather is dyed chestnut brown, which I happen to prefer for these kinds of holsters. The holster … Read more about Gould & Goodrich Taurus Judge Holster
Every year, the day before the SHOT Show has been Media Day at the Range. It is a chance for vendors and reporters from the firearms industry to meet at the range and get hands-on time with all of the new guns coming out in the new year. It is at Media Day that I have gotten my hands on the first … Read more about 2012 Media Day at the Range