Conversion Issues: Going From .40 S&W to 9mm

With the recent move away from the .40 S&W to the 9 mm within the law-enforcement community, there are many agency-owned trade-ins for ridiculously low prices. Here are the issues with converting a trade-in .40 to 9 mm.

Backup Iron Sights: Selection & Setup Tips

If the optic on your AR-15 suddenly goes down, what kind of backup iron sights should you have on your rifle?

1911s: Drop Safe or Not?

Are 1911 pistols drop-safe? Here's one reader's experience, along with an explanation of the Series 70 firing system.

Troubleshooting a Red-Dot Scope

In this Tech Wisdom column, George Harris talks about the quality of a red-dot scope. Here's how you can ensure your red dot is trouble-free.

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