When he made the point, my buddy was speaking from a position of strength. Chuck Karwan—West Point graduate, champion heavyweight wrestler, combat platoon leader, Green Beret, outdoorsman, gunwriter—was a bear of a guy. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of firearms of all sorts. Karwan was particularly fond of digging into the development of handguns; sights, systems, breeching, etc.; from Paterson to present.
Custom holsters made of synthetics or leather are still made, but are they worth the money and what advantages do they offer?
In his various writings, Col. Jeff Cooper admonished his students and readers to live with their defense gun.
For the refined gentleman or woman who seeks the finest in concealed-carry options, the brand-new Wilson Combat EDC X9S is the ideal choice of handgun, thanks to its balanced approach to everyday carry and its sublime construction, fit, finish and overall attention to detail.
If you own a firearm, chances are you have John Moses Browning to thank for some part of that gun. Maybe even the whole thing.