Bootleg Direct Impingement Uppers

By Dave BahdeWe test two new DI complete upper receivers from Bootleg, Inc., the sister company of Primary Weapons Systems.It has been my pleasure...

Nighthawk/Korth Super Sport Revolver

It’s huge! It’s heavy! It’s expensive as hell . . . but OMG does it shoot! “Super Sport.” To Americans of my generation, the term...

Sig Sauer MCX Pistol with SBX Arm Brace

In the few short years that Sig Sauer has been building AR-15s they have advanced the competence of the platform substantially. The subject of...

Rock River Arms Tactical 1911A1 .45

Rock River Arms is famous for their iterations of two classic American martial firearms, the AR-15 and the 1911. In the latter case, Rock...

IWI Tavor X-95

By Dave BahdeRifles suitable for use by a patrol officer are equally capable for personal defense. That’s why the 5.56mm carbine is so popular....

The Bewitching Hex-Tac 4.0 9mm From STI

A high-capacity 9mm 1911 from a maker who has built guns for many champions. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “hex” as a verb meaning to practice...

SureFire IntelliBeam Lights

In the late 20th Century a company called SureFire (formerly Laser Products) came out with a reasonably sized, highly robust, truly tactical light that...

Mossberg 500/590A1 Compact Cruiser AOWs

These factory shorty’s prove big things can, in fact, come in small packagesI’ve always believed that a 12-gauge shotgun loaded with 00 Buck is...

TRUGLO TFX Pro Tritium/Fiber-Optic Sights

The latest evolution in TRUGLO’s award-winning TFO/TFX series of combination Tritium/Fiber-optic handgun sights are the new professional-level TFX Pro ($149.99). Designed for law enforcement...

Walther Q5 Match Pistol

We’ve been mightily impressed with Walther’s PPQ Series pistols. Their 5-inch-barreled PPQ M2 9mm won a 2013 Editor’s Choice Award, their 4.5-inch barreled PPQ...