Those of us who carry a handgun while hiking in the backwoods quickly realize that carrying a handgun while also carrying a backpack presents its own set of challenges. Sure you could put the handgun in the pack with the rest of your hiking gear, but then it wouldn’t be easily accessible should you need it on the trail. Carrying … Read More
Is The SKS legal in Canada? [And Review]
by Zman I am a gunsmith working in Canada and I come across a lot of firearms but one I would like to recommend would be the SKS. But first a little background… The SKS was built in 1943 by Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov. It was the first rifle of its kind to be chambered for the 7.62 X 39 round. … Read More
Review: Leapers 5TH GEN 4X32 Mini CQB TS Mil-Dot Scope
A few months ago, I decided to add a rifle scope atop my Bulgarian AK-74. After extensive shooting and accuracy testing the rifle and it’s 5.45x39mm cartridge, have proven to be significantly more accurate and flat shooting than my other AK chambered in 7.62X39. By adding an optical sight, I could extort all of the accuracy available from this platform. I … Read More
Top 20 Firearms Priced Under $1000 With Most Under $500
“According as circumstances are favorable, one should modify one’s plans.” Sun Tsu – by Jesse Mathewson BSCJA (For the sake of continuity all facts pertaining to ballistics are listed as links at the end of the article, and not within the article. I have not submitted my own testing results, simply because from experience, I have found people ignore my … Read More
Ruger SR22 Review and Problems
My daughter was headed into her 5th year and I was looking for a solid 22lr handgun that she could use when we were camping. She and my son both have been shooting for several years now, both of them are very good shots when they concentrate. Both enjoy firearms and both are safer to be around than most soldiers and … Read More
Smith and Wesson Sigma 9 mm Review (Reliable!)
Smith and Wesson has a well-earned reputation for turning out solid, reliable and sometimes even good looking firearms. This review is not of those well made or solid firearms. The Smith and Wesson Sigma was one of my worst firearms purchases ever. Before you get upset, it was not all bad. It was 1998, I was 21 and wanted a … Read More
What is The Most Reliable Handgun? [Best Handguns 2019]
I love writing best or and most reliable handgun articles like this, because these types of articles always bring readers out of their silence because everyone who knows anything about guns (and some that don’t) have an opinion about what “the best and most reliable handguns” are and they will argue and defend their beliefs relentlessly. So this article should … Read More
Don’t Buy A Smith & Wesson M&P .40 Without Reading This Review!
By Cane For those interested in looking up more information about my version of the Smith and Wesson M&P 40 via Smith & Wesson’s website, the SKU # for my handgun is 209300. For those of you completely unfamiliar with firearms, I have provided a side view picture at the end of this article for reference labeling most of the features … Read More
What’s the Difference Between a Kel Tec PF9 and P11?
by PrepperDoc Some people choose a small number of very expensive, fine firearms for their protection planning. While I have my share of expensive firearms, I also prefer to have a significant number of “additional” firearms. There are many reasons, including the fact that if I’m ever involved in a self-defense issue, it is likely that whatever firearm was involved … Read More
Is The Smith and Wesson Shield A Good Concealed Carry Gun?
When looking at self-defense centered firearms I look for three specific areas of need fulfillment. Reliability must be better than 99% with premium defensive ammunition. I will need to practice regularly, what has the most efficient combination of defensive raw defensive capability and cost allowing for regular practice? Lastly, what offers the greatest amount of defense for my skill set? I also do … Read More
How to Shoot a Pistol More Accurately [Ultimate Guide]
What follows is a simple yet comprehensive guide for the individual looking to shoot their handguns more accurately. The following approach was designed to allow someone with little or no experience in firearms to shoot an FBI qualifier and pass it with the first 60 rounds they fire. Using the next steps will allow you too easily get to an … Read More
Is The Canik Tp9SA Good For Concealed Carry?
Reviewing firearms is a risky business for the reviewer, after all if the firearms do not perform to the standards expected or portrayed by the reviewer people will quickly blame them. It is essential to understand in advance that I have NEVER held a firearm or any man-made implement that did not have the propensity to fail. However, the entire point of … Read More