Would it be cliché to say that the Gaucher Silhouette was what I expected from a French firearms manufacturer?
After years of fantasizing about it, what was it like to finally have a chance to shoot a Mauser P08 pistol?
Certainly there’s a market for the classic Luger design and that the demand must be similar to the likes of the iconic 1911. Or one would think. Why aren’t these well-made, classic, functional, accurate and dependable guns selling?
The Valkyrie Arms M3A1 Grease Gun is a nifty reproduction. The basic idea behind the gun was to make it simple, fast and cheap. As far as “purpose” is concerned a soldier would shoot the thing until a major malfunction occurred and then discard it, which partially explains the look of the thing – like an inexpensive grease gun.
Santa, anything on my list will do. Sure, I have my favorite, and although I’m still trying to figure out what happened last year, I have forgiven you, which is why this year I’m giving you a list of 10.
Previously I reviewed the Uberti Lightning in .357 Magnum, which is a nice gun, and you could say the pump-action carbine broadened my horizons a bit. The U.S. Fire Arms Manufacturing Company, Inc., on the other hand, had another take on the Lightning and it wasn’t so much a nice gun as it was an am
Perhaps the .45-caliber cartridge doesn’t provide enough knockdown power for you? Need something bigger? Ever thought about .50 GI? Damn! What a big hole it makes!
The Winchester 63 was incredibly original when it was introduced, in turn Winchester made a ton of them. Nowadays they can go for a pretty penny and still shoot pretty well too.
For those dedicated .45 ACP fans out there, prepare to have your world flipped upside down.
The KP-44 isn’t the sort of gun you’ll find in every local gun shop, but if you do, you might want to grab it, and hold on.