Category Archives: pistols

Larry Vickers On The Wilson Combat EDC X9

  Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms … Continue reading

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BERETTA’S NEW STRIKER FIRED APX PISTOL

If you like the Alfa Romeo Giulia, you’ll love Beretta’s new striker fired 9mm (or .40SW) offering, the Apex. The first thing that can be said about the Apex is riempire con anima italiana! I didn’t have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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BORESIGHT + SILENCERCO SUMMIT PACKAGE

SilencerCo has teamed up with Boresight Solutions to bring this package to market – without the usual wait time. This Summit package features a Glock® 19 with Special Edition Duty Series customization and an Osprey 9K (silencer only available through … Continue reading

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LARRY VICKERS REVIEWS FNS STRIKER FIRED PISTOLS

  Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms … Continue reading

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SILENCERCO ADDS THREADED BARRELS FOR BERETTA 92FS/M9

We’ve expanded our popular line of threaded pistol barrels to include a model for the Beretta® 92FS/M9™. Want to get this barrel for (almost) free? Buy a silencer today, take advantage of SilencerCo’s Rebate Promo, and you’ll get $200 to … Continue reading

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H&K SP5K A Commercial Semi-automatic Version of the Legendary MP5K

Heckler & Koch’s SP5K is the commercial semi-automatic version of the MP5K, which was developed in the 1970s as a 9mm selective fire concealed carry weapon for the purpose of personal security. Apart from changes made to comply with legal … Continue reading

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Advantage Tactical’s Dark Diamond Night Sight Now Available for CZ 75 and S&W M&P Pistols

Santa Fe, NM (February 2017) – Advantage Tactical Sights, a maker of innovative, accurate sights that allow rapid target acquisition, announces its revolutionary Dark Diamond Night Sight (ATS-DD) now available for two more pistol models; the CZ 75 in 9mm … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Walther’s New Creed 9mm Pistol

For 2017 Walther Arms introduced an impressive new 9mm pistol. If you’re familiar with the company’s superb PPX, the Creed is an offspring from that great gene pool but with some of the bells and whistles omitted to deliver an … Continue reading

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Gander Mountain Now Stocking Grand Power Pistols

Manufactured in Slovakia and distributed exclusively by Eagle Imports Inc., Grand Power pistols offer top notch quality in a low-recoil pistol at an affordable price. Wanamassa, N.J. (February 2017) – Gander Mountain, one of the nation’s largest retail outdoor specialty … Continue reading

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REMINGTON’s R51 and RP9

At this year’s Shot Show, I had the opportunity to swing by Remington’s booth where there was a bit of a crowd looking over the company’s completely redesigned R51 and their new RP9. The R51 was first introduced in 2014 … Continue reading

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Smith & Wesson M&P 9 M2

A trip to Smith & Wesson’s exhibit would not be complete without taking a close look at their new rendition of the M&P 9, the M&P 9 M2. In version 2, S&W took care of complaints with grip texturing, replacing … Continue reading

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SILENCERCO MAXIM 9mm INTEGRALLY SUPPRESSED PISTOL

If you weren’t convinced that Silencerco is one the most innovative industry drivers, a look at the company’s MAXIM integrally suppressed 9mm pistol should resolve that conflict. The MAXIM is available in a long or short configuration.The pistol is a … Continue reading

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THE SNAKES ARE BACK!

The Colt Cobra® marks Colt’s triumphant return to the world of double-action revolvers. Its small frame and 2″ barrel make it ideal for concealed carry. Everything on the Cobra emulates the legendary Python pistols; trigger pull and grip angle are … Continue reading

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The Avidity Arms PD10, Brainchild of Personal Defense Guru Rob Pincus, Debuting at SHOT Show 2017

The PD10 is a single stack (less than 1 inch wide), 10+1 capacity, lightweight, 9mm, striker-fired gun that’s ideal for concealed carry and personal defense. Wanamassa, N.J. (January 2017) –Eagle Imports, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Metro Arms, SPS, Bersa, … Continue reading

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Remington Introduces Its RP9 Striker Fired 9mm

The folks at Remington have finally jumped into the full-sized polymer frame, striker fired pistol. I haven’t put it through its paces at the range but I there are several things that I really like right off the bat. Remington … Continue reading

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IWI US Shipping Several Models of Galil ACE Pistols

Harrisburg, Pa. (November 2016) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., is pleased to announce that the new Galil ACE pistol (GAP39-II, 2nd GEN) and the Galil ACE pistol with SB Tactical custom side-folding Stabilizing … Continue reading

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FNS SERIES EXPANDS WITH NEW FLAT DARK EARTH (FDE) COMPACT MODEL

(McLean, Va. – Nov. 07, 2016) FN America, LLC announced the launch of the FNS™-9 Compact FDE, an extension of the FNS series of striker-fired pistols. The FNS™-9 Compact FDE will feature a flat dark earth (FDE) polymer frame and … Continue reading

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THREADED BARRELS FOR S&W M&P 45 FROM SILENCERCO

  Silencerco has expanded their line of threaded pistol barrels to include a model for the Smith & Wesson® M&P® 45. SPECSCaliber: .45 ACPTwist: 1:16 LHThread Pitch: .578×28 Barrel Length: 5.18”Finish: Black NitrideMaterial: 416R StainlessShips with custom SilencerCo thread protector.Now … Continue reading

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IWI US Introduces the Jericho JGear Pistol Kits

Harrisburg, Pa. (November 2016) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., is pleased to introduce the Jericho 941 pistol with custom JGear, Meprolight Tru-Dot Tritium night sights and a MagLula UpLula pistol magazine loader, all packaged in a … Continue reading

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UPGRADED MODEL F REPLACEMENT PISTOL AVAILABILITY

Caracal USA announced the availability of Model F recall replacement pistols in the United States. Delivery of the Model F replacement pistol will be dedicated to those customers affected by the 2013 product recall. The Caracal Model F has been … Continue reading

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IWI US Jericho Pistol Named NRA "Gun of the Week"

Harrisburg, Pa. (September 2016)– IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., is proud to have the Jericho 941 FS pistol named as the National Rifle Association (NRA) “Gun of the Week” on Sept. 10, 2016, on … Continue reading

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SUMMIT SSVI + SILENCERCO VP9 PACKAGE

The HK® VP9® is an ergonomic, classically German pistol that combines comfort with utilitarianism.  When Damon Young from SSVi™ first got his hands on one, this death metal drummer turned artisan knew he had to make it his own.  The … Continue reading

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MAGPUL IS NOW SHIPPING THE PMAG 21 GL9

The PMAG 21 GL9 is a 21-round Glock 9mm handgun magazine featuring a new proprietary all-polymer construction for flawless reliability and durability over thousands of rounds. Meeting the overall length requirements for a 140MM competition magazine, the PMAG 21 GL9 … Continue reading

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The .44 Auto Mag Pistol is Back!

Florence, S.C. (August 2016) – Auto Mag LTD, Corp, a new company created for the sole purpose of reviving the classic Auto Mag pistol, has signed Laura Burgess Marketing for all marketing and public relations efforts. “The responsibility of managing … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Streamlight TLR-6 Combo Pack

About a year ago I reviewed Streamlight’s TLR-6 for the Glock-43 ; since then, this laser-light accessory, from one of the country’s leading manufacturers, has developed quite a following. A trend that is clearly visible from the number of holster … Continue reading

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HK ADDS TWO NEW MODELS TO THE HK VP PRODUCT LINE

  Columbus, Georgia – Two new models of Heckler & Koch’s VP striker fired pistol have been added to the company line-up this summer.  New Flat Dark Earth (FDE) colored frame variants and threaded barrel “Tactical models”join the renowned VP … Continue reading

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REMINGTON R51 COMPLETELY REENGINEERED FOR 2016.

        Re-engineered from the ground up and thoroughly tested to deliver ultimate reliability, the perfected R51 gets you on target faster and more intuitively than any other subcompact on the market. Add 25% less muzzle flip and … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER P320 RX

SIG SAUER is a global leader in the firearms industry. The company has been working on its vertical integration and today it is a formidable enterprise with control over its entire product line. The P320 RX, the RX stands for … Continue reading

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Gander Mountain Now Stocking Grand Power Pistols

Manufactured in Slovakia and distributed exclusively by Eagle Imports Inc., Grand Power pistols offer top notch quality in a low-recoil pistol at an affordable price   Wanamassa, N.J. (June 2016) – Gander Mountain, one of the nation’s largest retail outdoor … Continue reading

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Caracal Opens U.S. Offices For North American Sales And Marketing Operations

  BOISE, ID – Caracal today announced that it has established offices in Boise, Idaho for its North American sales, marketing and business operations in a move designed to better serve customers and position Caracal for long-term growth in the … Continue reading

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HK ADDS A VP FDE Variant

New for 2016 are Flat Dark Earth (FDE) models in 9mm and .40 S&W VPs with special colorants added to the frame during the molding process creating the tan/brown color scheme increasing used by military and security units. The frame’s … Continue reading

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HK SP5K Pistol Comes to the USA

Heckler & Koch is introducing the new SP5K pistol at the 2016 NRA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky. A semi-automatic pistol based on the MP5K, the all-new 9 mm SP5K was developed by Heckler & Koch as a … Continue reading

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WALTHER’S PPQ 45 M2 AN EXCEPTIONAL PISTOL FOR PRECARIOUS TIMES

  Walther has 150+ years of experience producing exceptional firearms. Walther  products have written a sizable part of world history through their distinguished service in many of the world’s armed forces and law enforcement agencies. That tradition continues with their … Continue reading

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Crimson Trace Expands Its Line Of Holsters

Crimson Trace, the world’s most recognized and purchased brand of laser sights, is expanding the firearm industry’s newest self-defense and concealability holster offerings. This expansion is the result of packaging a Crimson Trace Laserguard® or Laserguard Pro® with a custom … Continue reading

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Ed Brown Products Offers OD Green Gen4 Package

Now available on any new or in-service Ed Brown firearm is the company’s Gen4 coating in OD Green. The OD Green package includes a black Gen4 slide, trigger and bushing, OD Green lower and black double diamond G10 grips. In … Continue reading

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SNEAK PREVIEW: WALTHER PPQ .45 ACP

  Walther introduced its new PPQ, a 12 + 1 .45 ACP, at SHOT SHOW 2016, in Las Vegas. In my opinion, this gem of a shooter is the Patek Philippe of polymer .45 ACP pistols. The company’s newest PPQ … Continue reading

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Advantage Tactical Sights Dark Diamond Night Sight

  Santa Fe, NM (May 2016) – Advantage Tactical Sights, a maker of innovative, accurate sights that allow rapid target acquisition, is pleased to announce its new Dark Diamond Night Sight (ATS-DD). The ATS-DD is the first iron sight that … Continue reading

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Heizer Defense Introduces the PKO-45

  (Pevely, MO ) – Heizer Defense, known for their innovative line of powerful pocket pistols, is announced their first semi-automatic pistol, the PKO-45.Heizer will introduce the PKO-45 to the public at the upcoming Concealed Carry Expo in Atlanta, GA … Continue reading

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SILENCERCO THREADED BARRELS FOR GLOCK® 22 & 23

  Silencerco added extended and threaded barrels for the Glock 22 & 23 .40 S&W pistols. Ships with free, customized SilencerCo thread protector. SPECS Caliber : .40 Twist : 1:10 RH Thread Pitch : 9/16×24 Barrel Length for 22 : … Continue reading

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GLOCK 17 GEN 4

The internet has a tendency to amplify everything and what would normally be considered minor developmental challenges tends to become unfounded disasters. Glock Gen 4 pistols took some of those hits. So we decided to take a look at Gen … Continue reading

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