firearm spring

The Spring’s the Thing

You can avoid tension headaches by staying with the correct spring poundage.

Fighting Stance

After a long absence, Savage is taking its place in the carry-gun market.

Too Much Of a Good Thing

At what point does a virtue become a liability?

Dear 9 mm 1911, I ♥ You

How many years must you do something before it becomes a tradition? Is it as few as two? Because if two years qualifies, I’ve officially made a holiday tradition of not following my own advice.

Why You Should be Careful About Firearm Trends

As with many other industries, the firearm industry sees trends come and go. Here are some trends that probably should be in the latter group.

Evolution of the Handgun Shooting Stance

Combat shooting stances have evolved over the years due to a number of influences, including the quality of sights, the example of master shooters and the experiences of trainers.

Is there a Perfect Carry Setup?

The “best” everyday-carry gun may not really be the best for you if it can’t actually be carried every day.

How to Choose the Right Grips for Your Handgun

I’ve gotten pretty good about being able to swap the grips on a revolver (us pedants call them by their proper name, “stocks,” when normal people aren’t around, by the way) in a hurry.

Review: Kimber R7 Mako Pistol

While word of a new pistol from Kimber started circulating some time back, the company managed to play its cards pretty close to its vest about what that pistol was going to be. Before I knew what it was myself, it was interesting to hear the speculations of friends who had a finger on the pulse of the handgun market.

Why High-End Handguns Are Made to Use

Way back in the Dark Ages—well, OK, it wasn’t actually the Dark Ages, it was more like 2008—I attended a Tactical Handgun I class from the late, great firearm trainer Louis Awerbuck.

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