The venerable Browning company just unveiled a line of ammo after a 30-year hiatus from ammo production.
Though WWII era M1 Abram tank crews may have felt superficially cozy behind close to 5 inches of metal, when enemy rounds forced them to hit the streets, more often than they hid behind stamped metal in the form of the M3 submachine gun, known by many as the “Grease gun”.
I knew beforehand that the Springfield Armory XD is a solid weapon, but the addition of a suppressor pushes this gun into even better territory.
Some people are not well versed in firearms but still make laws about them. Some people are versed in defense and still make really horrible decisions.
Sig Sauer stepped out of the box with an updated 1911. Dreamy, but shooting the Nightmare was akin to a good night’s sleep marred by two barking dogs.
I am always on the hunt for training aids, so Laser Ammo sent me their Ultimate Laser LE package, a P.E.T. target and access to their Smokeless Laser Range.
Walther is announcing a new version of their PPQ M2 chambered for .45 ACP. The first batch is expected to hit stores October and it may sell out entirely.
With the XD-S line, Springfield Armory answered the call for a concealable, single-stack handgun that can double as a range gun in mostly fine fashion.
Loads in excess of 660 foot-pounds out of full-size handguns were producing muzzle energies in excess of 990 foot-pounds of force, a tidy 50% more power.
Peachy, Georgia-made defensive round and a welcome addition to the ammunition market.