Archive for Ed Friedman

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Smith & Wesson M&P10

One rifle was missing from Smith & Wesson’s M&P lineup: a .308 Win. AR. The company’s first foray into the large-lower-receiver platform is the M&P10, and this AR may be the most versatile M&P yet.

October 29, 2014

Lasers

Our November issue features three handguns with three different laser sights attached.

October 21, 2014

One Gun Ain’t Enough Jack…

On the cover of our November issue, we feature three handguns.

October 13, 2014
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EAA SAR B6P Compact

Imported CZ 75 clones are popular handguns for self-defense, but many are too large for everyday concealed carry. The new SAR B6P Compact from European American Armory (EAA) helps remedy the size problem in a package ideal for self-defense.

October 3, 2014
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Geissele Automatics Super Sabra

The only complaint most people have about the IWI Tavor is regarding its inherently poor trigger. That problem is easily solved with the latest drop-in replacement from Geissele Automatics.

October 2, 2014

A Word about Guides

We sometimes run buyers guides in an effort to let folks know what products are available for a given need. Is the information provided useful to our readers?

September 23, 2014
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Century International Arms C39 Micro Pistol

Kalashnikov Concern-made AKs are no longer available in the U.S. because of sanctions against Russia, but fear not! Your AK-pistol needs can be met with the American-made C39 Micro, regardless of Ivan’s next move.

September 23, 2014

They All Look Alike…

When we posted pictures of the Heckler & Koch VP9 on Facebook, one of the more common observations was that it looks very similar to the Walther PPQ. Well, yes…but looks aren’t everything.

September 15, 2014
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IWI U.S. Tavor SAR

After a decade of waiting, a civilian-legal version of the Israel Defense Forces’ standard-issue rifle is finally available in the U.S., and the Tavor SAR may be the ultimate home-defense rifle.

September 15, 2014

Dueling Concepts

We sometimes run articles within a single issue that seem to produce opposing conclusions. There is a method to this madness.

August 27, 2014