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.

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: 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: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Metal Pistol

Smith & Wesson releases an all-metal version of its M&P9 M2.0 handgun.

Fightin' Iron: Good, Better, Best

Moviegoers of 1950 enjoyed a motion picture with a unique plot twist. Rather than a tale of the trials and tribulations of a hero, we were treated to the travels and transfers of a gun. A big-budget Western starring Jimmy Stewart leading a large cast of well-known actors, “Winchester ’73” treated the gun as though it were a character. Its behavior (accuracy) established in the opening scene, succeeding scenes showed the gun used and misused, bought and sold, as it moved from owner to owner. An interesting story and well told, the film was fictional—the gun was not. 

Is 22LR Suitable for Survival?

While not ideal for self-defense, rimfire firearms can be excellent choices for survival tools, thanks to their ease of shooting and capacity.

First Look: Smith & Wesson Spec Series Pistol Collection

This limited-edition set includes a pistol, knife and challenge coin.

First Look: Smith & Wesson Model 350 Revolver

Smith & Wesson brings the 350 Legend cartridge to its X-frame revolver line.

Smith & Wesson CEO Issues Strong Statement in the Face of 2nd Amendment Attacks

The CEO of Smith & Wesson issued a strong statement recently in the face of attacks on the 2nd Amendment.

I Carry Spotlight: Rimfire Options

In this special "I Carry" Spotlight, we highlight rimfire options from FN, KelTec, Ruger, SIG Sauer and Smith & Wesson for practice and self-defense.

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