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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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Three “Friends” Hit The Range

Today provided the opportunity for three friends of mine to leave the safe and hit the range.  My first friend has been with me since 2006, my Kimber Custom Target.  The other two are fairly new to me, my XD … 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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A Changing of the Guard in the 9mm Stable

Good guns are easy to find, but great ones are truly special.  In today’s market, it’s hard to find a handgun from a major manufacturer that doesn’t function as it should with a reasonable degree of accuracy and reliability.  For … Continue reading

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