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S&W PC1911 and Les Baer Premier II Hit the Range

There are not many quality items that come at a discount price, which especially rings true when looking at 1911s.  Sure, you can pick up a shooter for around $500, but to get into a consistently high level of quality … Continue reading

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Two 1911s at the Range: Les Baer Premier II and Dan Wesson Specialist

1911s are a curious thing.  As a design over 100 years old, they should be obsolete relics fit only for museum cases and antique shops.  Think of most machines or advanced technologies from this timeframe… many are no longer in … Continue reading

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SP2022 and FNP-9 Range Day

  The weather last weekend in Texas was great, and it provided the perfect opportunity to get a couple new toys out to the range.  “New” is a subjective term, as although the Sig SP2022 is in new condition the … Continue reading

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FN FNP-45:  First Impressions of a Budget Bruiser

Sometimes providence strikes when you least expect.  Okay, maybe “providence” is going a little far, but it’s safe to say that unexpected treasures sometimes arise when we aren’t looking.  This may be the case with my newest find:  an FN … Continue reading

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XD-9 Mod.2 Tactical:  The Humble Marksman?

Today’s market is flooded with striker-fired polymer pistols.  In fact, I just read a review of a new offering by CZ where the author claimed it to be a “problem solver” for the handgun market.  That comment left me perplexed, … Continue reading

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S&W PC1911… Still King of the Hill

   When it comes to handguns, I’m always looking for something better.  And by better, I mean more accurate.  Sure, there are many different ways to measure firearm value.  Concealability, capacity, ease of use, reliability, and other criteria come to … Continue reading

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Dan Wesson Specialist vs. S&W PC 1911

Today was a beautiful day in the greater Dallas area. Temps are coming down to the 70’s, and my oldest son and I decided to hit the local range.  He took his Savage Rascal .22, which by the way is … Continue reading

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