Striker-Fired H&K 9MM Redux: The VP9

1970: Heckler & Koch debuts the first polymer-frame, striker-fired 9mm pistol by taking the shoulder stock and selective fire control mechanism off their VP70 machine...

Project Gun – ROBAR M1A Scout Squad

Enhanced reliability, adaptability and all-weather performance What do you get when you start with a Springfield Armory M1A Scout Squad in basic factory trim and...

LaserMax Native Green Guide Rod Laser

The green (and guide-rod-laser) advantage I’ve always been a big fan of LaserMax Guide Rod lasers. In fact, the Glock 20 10mm I carry for...

Zeiss Terra 3X Riflescopes: Bottom End or Top Value?

When Ford sold automobiles for $345, a 6x Zeiss scope listed for $52. This new Zeiss is a way better bargain! Shop for a new...

Smith & Wesson M&P22 Compact

There’s no doubt that the M&P line of semi-auto pistols has been a huge shot in the arm for Smith & Wesson. Introduced in...

Rock River Arms LAR-6.8 X-Series Rifle

A 1/4-MOA-precise, hard-hitting, flat-recoiling, do-anything utility rifle The new X-Series AR-15 rifles from Rock River Arms—introduced at the SHOT Show in January—follow the current trend...

Marvelous Marvel Nighthawk 1911 .45

1911 master Bob Marvel lends his unique touch to a signature model .45. Among the 1911 cognoscenti, Bob Marvel is a name to conjure with....

CZ’s Fresh (and Surprising!) 557

The Czech firm has split its Model 550 series with the debut of the 557. Shades of 1964? If you’ve not had bottled milk delivered,...

The High Ready – Practice without a bucket-load of ammunition

At a recent class working with a group of professionals we discussed the difficulty of finding the time to sustain skills. This is a...

The High Ready – Ammunition Management

Let's say that you had to employ your firearm in the immediate defense of life. And let's say you expended most of your ammunition...

The High Ready – Shooting on the move

Movement is a part of everyday life; we are perpetually in motion. Any type of conflict is going to have a high probability of...