Archive | April, 2018

Hornady to stop selling ammo to NY State agencies

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli sent word to many of the US’s largest banks, implying if they continue to host firearm related transactions, it could jeopardize their bottom line. It was suggested firearm related transactions, should be reclassified as high risk purchases similar to that of pornography. DiNapoli has control over a couple of billion in […]

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Dan Wesson Wraith, keeping the 10mm alive.

It was just over a month ago the new Dan Wesson Discretion test sample arrived and I was already ready. First Impressions  Wearing a new style finish, “Distressed Duty” the silencer ready 10mm Auto 1911 style pistol is quite the handsome pistol. The slide was well fit to the receiver. The single-sided thumb safety was well serrated […]

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Privateer Carry Commander from Carolina Arms Group

Mooresville, NC, November 16, 2017 – Carolina Arms Group announces the introduction of their latest 1911 pistol. The Privateer Carry Commander was developed by Mark McCoy, a US Navy Veteran and founder of Carolina Arms Group. The pistol features a 4.25-inch stainless match-grade barrel and bushing, professional-size stainless steel frame and slide, a one-piece machined […]

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North American Arms Ranger II

It was a couple of months ago the North American Arms Ranger II mini revolver made it’s way to me for a review.  Also recently, I published my review on the TALO edition NAA mini revolver. After about 150 rounds of .22 Magnum between myself and a few of my friends now, let’s go over what I […]

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Evolution of the 1911 in Pictures

Evolution of the 1911 in Pictures The evolution of the 1911 started in 1898 with the pistol that became the Colt Model 1900. Chambered in .38 Auto, it was a locked breech, short recoil operated pistol that sported a twin linked barrel…one fore and one aft…and a non-tilting barrel. The Colt Model 1900 The next […]

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High Speed Gear, factory tour.

You know, running this dang website is a helluva lot of work but I am not complaining as it allows me to participate in exceptionally cool projects from time to time.  I was invited to tour the High Speed Gear factory. If you are not familiar with High Speed Gear, they manufacturer a plethora of essential shooting […]

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