Monthly Archives: February 2021

Sorting Out The Best Pistol To Buy First


Pistols have been around for hundreds of years. They started out as slightly more portable versions of full-sized firearms such as the musket but grew into their own in the mid-1800s with the invention of the modern self-contained cartridge and the repeating revolver. The handgun continued to evolve, with the iconic six-shooter of the Old […]

M30 Luftwaffe Drilling – Rifle/Shotgun Combo

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  To most of us, when we think of survival arms, spartan, utilitarian guns such as the ArmaLite AR–7 .22 semi­automatic or the M6 folding rifle/shotgun come to mind. Both guns are rugged, reliable, foolproof and no–nonsense. Perhaps they are not all that elegant, but they can do the job. It might come as a […]

Ruger American Pistol Competition 9mm Review


  Ruger’s new American Pistol Competition is a race-ready 9mm that’s surging ahead in the game. Ruger has blended components of the standard American Pistol with special-purpose features intended to appeal to IDPA, IPSC, and USPSA shooters. The Competition model is still a striker-fired, polymer-frame semiautomatic. All Ruger American Pistols feature a pre-tensioned striker with […]

SHOT Show 2021 – New Releases

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  The highly anticipated 2021 SHOT Show is here, but things are going to be vastly different this time around due to the global pandemic. Instead of taking place at a particular destination, with loads of visitors, this year’s SHOT Show is all digital. Sure, this year’s event is a departure from the previous shows, […]