Angstadt Arms made an appearance at the 2015 SHOT Show with their new 9mm pistols and SBRs. I had a chance to handle them and was impressed by the feel, finish and balance of the guns. Here is a little about the guns and my observations…
Diamondback just announced the company’s first full-size pistol, the DB FS Nine. The new handgun is a striker-fired gun with a polymer frame. This new gun will no doubt be compared to the striker-fired guns already on the market, but it does offer a few interesting features that caught my eye.
SAR Arms is showing two 9mm carbines at the 2014 SHOT Show: the 109T and the TE54. Both are AR-style rifles with lowers that are specifically designed to take 9mm magazines. The models shown were semi-automatic. The 109T has a removable carry handle with a rear sight set for 50 and 100 yards. The TE54 […]
Just ahead of the 2014 SHOT Show, Smith & Wesson announced a pair of new 9mm revolvers. The first is the 929 revolver I talked about here. The second is the new 986 Pro Series revolver. The 986 is a seven-shot 9mm revolver that has a stainless steel frame and titanium cylinder. It has a […]
Smith & Wesson posted an introductory video for the new model 929 revolver on YouTube. The new S&W 929 is a full size revolver chambered for the 9mm cartridge. The new 929 revolver is a product of the Smith & Wesson Performance Center, and it appears to be built for competition. The gun holds eight […]
A bit of an enigma for the past several SHOT Shows, the Taurus CTG29 carbine is now shipping according to the company’s website. The carbine is based on the the SMT 9 and SMT 40 submachine guns the company produces in Brazil. As one might expect, the new Taurus carbines are pretty neutered when compared […]
The Boberg XR9-L is a new addition to the company’s ingenious concealed carry line of pistols. There are a lot of unique features to this pistol that are explained farther down. If you are already familiar with the pistols, I’ll quickly fill you in on the differences in this model. Essentially, the XR9-L is the […]
Introduced in the summer of 2012, the 2013 SHOT Show was our first opportunity to get our hands on the new Caracal CC10 9mm carbine. The “CC” stands for “Caracal Carbine”. The CC10 has a steel receiver and barrel, with a polymer frame, however no details were given on the type of steel. The CC10 […]
Russian arms manufacturer JSC Izhmash is gearing up to produce the Saiga-9 carbine, a civilian version of the Vityaz-SN submachine gun. The new Saiga-9 will be chambered in 9mm (aka 9×19). The new carbine was introduced at the 2012 Russian Hunting and Sporting Goods show in September. Currently, I don’t have much information on the […]
Just released, the Charter Arms 9mm Pitbull revolver is the newest edition to the company’s line of wheelguns developed for rimless cartridges. This 9mm revolver uses the same dual coil spring system in the extractor as the system used in the .40 S&W Pitbull revolver.