Archive | April, 2016

Harris Publication closing up shop.

Harris Publication closing up shop. Harris Publications is a large publishing company that was founded in NYC in 1979. The publisher puts out some seventy five magazines with a dozen or so firearms related. I learned earlier today of their closing and have read a few stories on the various reasons. Harris Publications cited the rise […]

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Loading the 1911 without magazine

Loading the 1911 without magazine Loading a 1911 with the slide open, dropping a round in the chamber and allowing the slide to slam shut? Extractor problems? There was a big debate so what is the answer. The 1911 wasn’t designed to chamber rounds that way, and it’s hard on extractors.  But, Browning wasn’t an […]

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Elite Tactical Systems Glock magazine.

Elite Tactical Systems Glock Magazine.  I had the opportunity to review the Elite Tactical Systems thirty one capacity aftermarket Glock magazine. I initially tried it in the American Tactical Imports Mil Sport 9mm AR carbine, which you can read that review by following this link.  After I was satisfied it was reliable in that platform […]

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Hybrid vs Wadcutter 1911 magazine

Hybrid vs Wadcutter 1911 magazine BY now, most have read of the difference the “Hybrid” magazine has made in the feed reliability in the 1911, in spite of some damage done to the feed ramp. Not a cure, but a dramatic difference all the same. His trouble started with “Nose-Dive” misfeeds with the feed ramp […]

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