Combine the legendary stopping power of the .357 Magnum with modern bullet design and you can potentially create an amazingly effective self-defense round. That seems to be exactly what Hornady had in mind when it developed the Critical Defense load chambered for the classic Magnum.
A giant box of unused holsters. That’s what a lot of people have in their garage or basement. Rigs in leather, Kydex and soft nylon that didn’t quite fit or maybe did not hold the gun well enough to be used. Some of them were tossed aside because they simply were not comfortable. What if […]
Freedom is balanced by responsibility. Nowhere is this more obvious than within the firearms community. Gun owners learn safety rules and they are rigorously enforced by range officers and fellow shooters alike. Securing firearms when not in use is a responsibility that most gun owners take very seriously. Even so, there is the occasional, well-publicized tragedy where […]
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 […]
Magpul finally jumped into the AK market this year with the introduction of 30 round magazines and pistol grips. I recently picked up a Zastava O-PAP AK that came with a functional, but ugly, pistol grip. Since Magpul just started shipping their new pistol grips, I figured now would be as good a time as […]
Electronic hearing protection is quickly becoming standard gear for shooters. There is now a wide range of options available at price points to meet the needs of virtually any shooter. This review covers the Howard Leight Impact Pro earmuffs, which is a moderately priced set of electronic ear pro with superior noise reduction capabilities.
For a new shooter, buying a complete gun cleaning kit makes a lot of sense. Assembled into one package are all of the components he or she might need to clean and maintain that new firearm. Long-time shooters will often assemble larger kits filled with specialized tools, jags and brushes. But for someone starting out, […]
A few years ago, finding inexpensive, electronic ear muffs for hearing protection was impossible. Electronic ear pro seemed to start at $200 and go up from there. Fortunately, things have changed and they can be found from several manufacturers for less than $50. In this Howard Leight Impact Sport review, I describe one such example. Electronic hearing […]
Looking for a variable-power, high-quality scope for your AR-15? Consider the Mark AR series of rifle scopes from Leupold. These scopes offer extremely clear optics, excellent magnification and the durability you need when taking a rifle into the field. I had a chance to test a Leupold Mark AR 1.5-4×20 with the company’s integrated mounting system recently, […]
If you are looking to lighten the trigger pull on your Taurus M380 (or Taurus M85 series for that matter) immediately click over to Pocket Guns & Gear and watch Bruce’s video showing you how to swap out the trigger return and hammer springs. Bruce uses a Wolff spring kit to replace the factory Taurus […]