Smith & Wesson officially introduced the M&P 22 Compact pistol this morning. The new rimfire handgun is similar to the original M&P 22, but about 15% smaller. It is chambered in .22 LR. The new gun makes fun “funner” according to S&W.
American Tactical Imports (ATI) is now selling an AR-15 pistol based on the company’s Omni-Hybrid lower. The gun is chambered in 5.56 NATO and weighs a mere 4.75 pounds. ATI introduced the Omni polymer lowers in mid-2012 (read my review of them here) and later updated the receivers with a metal insert for high stress […]
Smith & Wesson has announced the introduction of a new M&P Shield without a thumb safety. The guns are in production now, and the first guns should start shipping next week. The new Shield variants will be available in both 9mm and .40 S&W. Other than the deleted safety, the guns will be identical to […]
Rock Island Armory has a line of 1911 pistols bearing the 2011 Tactical Series title. These pistols are meant to honor the 100-year anniversary of the famed Model 1911, while showing off the latest advancements in pistol accessories for the legendary pistol. One of the newer additions to the 2011 Tactical Series, is a single […]
I imagine that most of the gun community has heard of the Remington R51 by now. If not here’s the basics: it is a single-stack 9mm pistol based on a historic Remington pistol also called the R51. It has been updated with modern manufacturing and metallurgy, but remains very similar to the original gun.
I.O. Inc. will be shipping a new 1911 pistol later this year called the Venom. The Venom is still in production, but is close to production. A prototype was on the floor of the SHOT Show, and I.O. staff allowed us to photograph it. Please note that the production gun will have higher quality machining […]