Guns

GP100 vs 686

Ruger GP100 vs S&W 686

If you ever get into the content business, whether it’s online, in print, or in TV, you’ll realize something very quickly: one of the easiest ways to generate material is to look at new products.  Sometimes tha...
Glock Gen 5

GLOCK GEN 5: QUICK TAKE (UPDATED)

UPDATE: 4:35 pm PST After speaking with Glock's Canadian representative, we have been informed that commercial distributors will having pricing this weekend, and have already placed orders for the only Gen 5...

FIREARM FAQ: REVOLVER vs SEMI-AUTO

The debate over which is the better handgun has been, and will continue to be, beaten into the ground. But comparing revolvers to semi-automatic handguns isn’t really fair; it’s much like comparing a car to a m...

Firearm FAQ: SA vs DA vs Striker-Fired

Some firearms have firing pins, some have strikers; what’s the difference? Firing pins and strikers are both responsible for discharging a firearm. They are very similar and some firearms manufacturers use b...
Cabot 1911

CABOT 1911 REVIEW

Imagine someone offered to lend you a Van Gogh for a few weeks, on the condition that at the end of that time, you agreed to photograph it, and write about having it.  In the meantime, you could hang it on your...

ARSENAL STRIKE ONE SPEED: RUSSIAN INGENUITY?

         Ever since Gaston Glock began popularizing the polymer-framed, striker-fired pistol in 1982, we’ve seen dozens of renditions on the theme, all trying to out-Glock all of Glock’s most striking (pun very...