Bryce M. Towsley

Having The Goods In The Woods

The world has always been a dangerous place and that has escalated during the COVID pandemic. Fewer people are working and more people are venturing into the great outdoors.

9mm vs 45 ACP–A Different Kind of Comparison

The 9mm vs 45 ACP argument has been going on for more than a century. Many believed the two World Wars answered this question after Americans used their .45s to beat the Germans and their 9mms— twice. But in 1967, the Illinois State Police adopted the Smith & Wesson Model 39 pistol in 9mm, and in 1985 the U.S. Military transitioned from their war-winner to the Beretta M9.

The CSX: Smith & Wesson’s New… Single Action?

I’m not going to lie; when I saw the press release from Smith & Wesson about its new CSX pistol, I was skeptical. At a time when the polymer-frame, striker-fired, micro-9 mm double-stack pistol was conquering the landscape, Smith & Wesson launched the CSX, a metal-frame, single-action-only handgun.

I Carry: Springfield Armory XD 9 mm Pistol in a Crucial Concealment Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Springfield Armory XD 9 mm pistol with an OSP 9 mm slide assembly carried in a Crucial Concealment Ambi Cover IWB holster and topped with a Bushnell RXC-200 red-dot sight.

Stopping the Attack

Sheriff Jim reminds us that stopping an attacker as soon as possible is critical to surviving a criminal encounter.

I Carry: Taurus G3 Tactical 9 mm Pistol in a Crossbreed Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Taurus G3 Tactical 9 mm pistol carried in a Crossbreed The Reckoning holster with a True Knives TI Pocket multi-tool.

Han Solo Blaster Sells At Auction for More than $1 Million

$1 million is a big price to pay for having a good blaster at your side.

I Carry: Smith & Wesson CSX Pistol in a Safariland Holster

In today's episode of "I Carry," we have a Smith & Wesson CSX 9 mm pistol carried in a Safariland Model 27 holster along with a CRKT Snap Lock pocketknife.

First Look: Taurus GX4XL Pistol

Taurus expands the GX4 product line with a slightly larger version of its micro-9 mm double-stack GX4.

Tip: Choosing an EDC Pistol

You have been shooting handguns for slightly more than a year. You have taken a few classes and feel comfortable with being safe and shooting targets with your full-size Glock and SIG Sauer pistols.

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