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9mm Luger ballistic test, updated.

9mm Luger ballistic test The 9mm Luger, also know as the 9 x 19 Parabellum, was introduced in 1902 by Georg Luger and Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) for the German Luger semi automatic sidearm.  It originated by necking up the  7.65×21mm Parabellum round to .355 . In 1902, Georg Luger demonstrated the 9mm Luger to […]

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Hornady Rapid Safe 2700, secure and accessible.

Hornady Rapid Safe 2700, secure and accessible. Last year I reviewed the then new Hornady Rapid Safe, you can read that review via following this link.  This year Hornady introduced a few variations of the original Rapid Safe: the 2600 and 2700. The exterior housing is made of thick 14 gauge steel with dual internal locking lugs […]

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Ballistic test .45 Auto pistol vs carbine.

Ballistic test .45 Auto pistol vs carbine. A few years ago I published the differences in 9mm Luger ammunition performance when fired from a pistol and carbine. You can read that article by following this link. Now I have finished the Hi-Point carbine in .45 Auto review and the new Ruger ARX defensive ammunition I thought […]

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M1 Carbine, by Inland Manufacturing. What was old is new again.

M1 Carbine, by Inland Manufacturing. What was old is new again. Originally the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1 was developed to be issued to soldiers with a more specialized training than the standard infantryman who was issued the M1 Garand. The M1 Carbine was smaller and easier to wield for soldiers such as tankers, […]

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BPM CQC 300 BLK pistol and AAC SR-7 silencer.

BPM CQC 300 BLK pistol and AAC SR-7 silencer. First, let’s address some terminology. The silencer was invented around 1902 and patened in March 1909 by an American inventor Hiram Percy Maxim, son of Hiram Stevens Maxim who invented the Maxim gun. Maxim called the invention the Maxim Silencer. As a side, note the muffler […]

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