Back on April Fool’s Day I ran a joking “review” of the UMP45 where I pulled all the gun’s data from Battlefield: Hardline. I had fun writing it, but what I didn’t touch on is the fact that I’m utterly stupid for the UMP45 and would move heaven and earth to get one.
Here’s something you can file into the “Good idea” category from Bushmaster. A simple, no-nonsense 16 inch carbine with a chrome lined barrel that comes from the factory with a red dot optic and streets for less than a grand.
Here’s another one from NRA Annual Meetings that I’m genuinely interested in. Proving that the “red dot equipped pistol” is so hot right now, Kahr has jumped into the game with their lineup of Gen2 pistols.
Let’s face it, revolver fans. We’ve all spent time on youtube looking for videos on how to install this part or that part in our gun, and a lot of time we end up settling for some dimly lit, out of focus garbage video with some dude’s gross toenails. Fret no more, because Jerry Miculek, the definitive expert on S&W revolvers has produced a simple, easy to follow video on doing exactly that. Without gross toes!
2014 was the last year that the humble j-frame was a legitimate contender at the IDPA BUG Nationals. In early 2015, the rules were changed in order to make Back Up Gun a full on division, and to do that meant making it a mandatory six shot division. The justification for this was that classifying with a five shooter would have been a nightmare, and while that’s true, it’s sad that IDPA killed the only place where the old-school king of carry guns could play. With the rise of the 9mm pocket gun, what is to become of the humble Airweight?
In October of last year, I wrote a post about why I’d ditched AIWB carry, the quick summary is “I couldn’t find the right holster/gun combo” to make it comfortable for long periods of time. I’ve periodically messed around with…
Every year when I attend an industry trade show, I think of this exchange from the best episode of Firefly, Shindig: Kaylee Frye: Don’t you just love this party? Everything’s so fancy, and there’s some kind of hot cheese over…