- In my next review, I'd like to turn you on to binoculars that you can buy at a street price of under $100 USD with an aluminum body, O-ring sealed and the optical performance of Leica. Stay tuned at www.twobirdsflyingpub.comGot some range time in with Vortex Optics Spitfire HD GEN 2 5X Prism Scope - nice 5 shot group at 100 yds with facemask and fogging glasses. . Don't you love this folks!The Vortex Spitfire HD 2 reticle was tailor made for the 5.56 round. It's clear and visible in bright sunlight.In 2021 Vortex Optics introduced two new prism optics, the Spitfire HD Gen II in 3x and 5x. Impressive! Look for my review of the 5x offering in March.The FN 509 is one of the truly outstanding 9mm striker-fired pistols on the market. The external thumb safety model is hard to come by. I'd love to see a 509 Compact with a thumb safety as well.
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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 related … Continue reading
T.G.I.F. and what a week it was. This Friday’s shoot-the-shit topic is about the U.S. Army’s Modular Handgun System (MHS) or more commonly known as the quest to retire a tried and true venerable veteran, the M9 9mm semiautomatic service … Continue reading
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The U.S. Army renewed its commitment to the Beretta 9mm M9 by awarding Beretta a contract for up to 100,000 M9 pistols. An initial order for 4,600 pistols has already been released. All of the pistols will be manufactured in Beretta’s … Continue reading
There’s probably never been a more successful combat service pistol than the Beretta M9. Ergonomics, function, ease of operation, safety, capacity and reliability are unsurpassed; except for the venerable 1911 the M9 has been in service longer than any other … Continue reading
In my days in the Navy, the issue handgun was a M1911, .45 ACP. You could hear it rattling as it came out of the holster but it went bang every time you squeezed the trigger. In fact, virtually all … Continue reading