A simple bit of brilliance that I'd been holding on to since January was the Abdo by EAA. I wasn't sure how I'd like it, but after getting one of the guns small enough to fit in it, the Ruger LCP I was in fact impressed. The Abdo is comfortable and practical. Perhaps the biggest … Continue reading More Than it Seems
A 9mm handgun less than an inch wide with 8+1 capacity. This has become nearly the norm for those looking for an easily concealed handgun for carry in hot weather or when utmost discretion is required. It’s easy to think of the 2015 Glock 43, the S&W Shield after its initial recall 2013, but with … Continue reading The Concealed Carry Option You May Not Have Known About: Bersa BP9CC
I was fortunate enough to be part of a small batch invited to try out the Arex handgun at SHOT show in January 2016. What I saw reminded me a bit of the Zastava handguns in that it was heavily based on the SIG 226/229 design, but unlike the SIG handguns some improvements had been … Continue reading Arex rexZero 1
Many shooters of modern sporting rifles (MSRs) seem to get confused and throw a fit when handed an AK. Other complaints aside a predominant whine is that the charging handle is on the right side. The domestic AR’s charging handle is on the left and so some in the “tacticool” arena and others less-informed … Continue reading Why Charge on the Right?
AmmoSquared.com has updated their system to provide even better service and keep the prices down. If you’re unfamiliar with their unique ammo-buying system it can be abbreviated as such: buy regular-guy amounts of ammo at bulk prices and have it shipped regularly in a completely tunable subscription service. No more scrambling for a box … Continue reading Update on Affordable Ammo
There are many reasons to practice at home. Range costs, ammo availability, time availability, defensive tactics, and restrictive range rules can all make good defensive practice difficult, and standing at a bench banging away at a piece of paper gets old. Between schools I’ve attended and my time working as an NRA Certified Handgun Instructor … Continue reading Using Laser Ammo
In the dying era of tacticool there are still some tactics trends out there that I can't bear. If a method works for you then it is right for you, but that doesn't mean it's the ultimate. For example the "Costa" grip on a rifle (extending the support arm and holding the rifle near the … Continue reading Send it Home!