A ruggedly handsome and powerful entry in the carbine class, the Springfield Armory M1A SOCOM 16 is a rough and ready shooter with neo-classic appeal. Read more
Like an old Mercedes diesel, not everyone on the block will want one, but the shooter who is fond of it will use it for years to come. Read more
It’s hard to describe the Taurus Curve. Caught somewhere between a semi-auto and a revolver, this unique little gun is certainly causing a stir.
Easily accounting for about six trips to the range, the SIRT quickly makes up for its $200 price tag. Think of it as the Glock of the laser world. Read more
A new take on an older gun that demands attention from anyone who carries a concealed weapon, the new and improved Springfield XD Mod.2 .45 ACP. Read more
This summary is based on having spent 10 days in pistol training — Pistol 250 and 350 — at Gunsite’s Paulden, Arizona, center, where Cooper’s legacy is very much alive.
This is a one-year retrospective on this sub-compact handgun, which has had range time with me and a handful of students, as well as a workout in a local IDPA match. Read more
Three things generally describe Wisconsin: the Green Bay Packers, beer and fresh cheese curds, but one more deserves recognition: Vortex Optics. Read more