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.
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 made a long awaited for announcement regarding the M&P Shield line at the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings: the guns are now available in .45 ACP. The new M&P45 Shield pistols are similar to the originals, but they differ in ways beyond just caliber. Both the looks and size of the new guns have […]
What happens when you mix an experienced gun designer, successful firearms distributor, a gun sales expert and noted self-defense instructor? In this case, a new company and pistol. Say hello to the Avidity Arms PD10. Avidity Arms is a new company born to deliver a handgun designed for the concealed carry, self-defense market. The brainchild […]
Made in Slovenia, the Arex Rex Zero 1 Standard (1S) pistol will make its American debut at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The new pistol is the first of three different sizes and four different calibers the company is making that may make their way to these shores. The Rex Zero 1 Standard […]
Eagle Imports will begin the importation of the Grand Power CP380 in 2016. The guns are new to the United States market and expand the Grand Power footprint in this country. The guns are a double-action/single-action hammer-fired design with a steel frame and polymer grip. According to a Grand Power representative, the mainspring is in the […]
If you’ve ever wanted a blow-back AK-ish pistol chambered in 9mm that took Beretta 92 magazines, Chiappa has the gun for you! Expected to be shown at the 2016 SHOT Show, the new AK-9 from Chiappa Firearms is a semi-automatic pistol that has the look of an AK-style pistol, but is not likely to share […]
Ever since Heckler & Koch introduced the VP9 in 2014, many in the shooting world have been wondering when a .40 caliber version would hit the shelves. Well, it is now here. Say hello to the HK VP40. The VP40 is a striker-fired pistol with a polymer frame. Closely resembling the original VP9, the VP40 […]
Smith & Wesson discontinued the Model 22A line from its catalog, and has no public plans to reintroduce it at a later date. Last year rumors began to circulate that Smith & Wesson was dropping the rimfire pistol from the company’s line up, but the gun remained on its site and in its catalog. I […]
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…