Archive | January, 2019

THOUGHTS ON MR. BROWNINGS PISTOL

Thoughts on Mr. Browning’s Pistol “An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it.” Col. Jeff Cooper I happen to like guns, and I am certainly not ashamed of it. Now some of you who read this column are thinking, “Yeah, that is readily apparent,” but in […]

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Feinstein on forefront with Democrats for another “Assault Weapons” Ban

Senator Dianne Feinstein on the forefront with Democrats for another “Assault Weapons” Ban Feinstein (D-CA), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the 2019 Assault Weapons Ban  “to ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines,” Some 205 gun models by name would be outlawed outright and the […]

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XS DXT2 Big Dot night sights.

It was about a year ago I reviewed the then new F8 sights from XS, you can read that review by following this link.  For the record, those sights are still on that Glock 19 and have still not given any trouble. It was a couple of months ago the new XS DXT2 Big Dot night […]

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COLT INTRODUCES THE ALL-NEW KING COBRA®

COLT INTRODUCES THE ALL-NEW KING COBRA® WEST HARTFORD, CONN., (1/8/2019) – Following Colt’s successful re-entry into the Double-Action Revolver market in 2017, Colt introduces the all-new King Cobra in .357 Magnum. The King Cobra will be available in January 2019 through Colt stocking dealers.   The all-new King Cobra features American Stainless Steel construction, a […]

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Old 1911s and old springs

In the spring of 1991, when I lived in Rural Hall, NC I got a call from my stepfather. His aunt had died at the ripe, old age of 96, and her children had discovered one of his uncle’s pistols in her attic, wrapped in a diaper and stashed in a hat box. He said […]

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