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...

CZ SHADOW 2: HOT ROD, COOL PRICE

The CZ Shadow 2: Hands-on At Calibre, sometimes we get a gun sent to us which generates more interest than we expect.  Other times, less interest.  Usually this is a function of when the release date is, and h...

NEW SMITH & WESSON M&P M2.0 DEBUTS!

M&P M2.0 Updates New trigger mechanism with a lighter pull and an audible and tactile reset. Extended stainless steel chassis that runs forward into the dust cover to resist flex and torque under fi...
Inforce APL

INFORCE APL GEN 2 REVIEW

The Inforce APL has had a growing following over the last couple of years.  It was one of the first pistol-mounted lights to use a single CR123a instead of the side-by-side lights that radically increased the w...
Glock G34 MOS

GLOCK MOS REVIEW: RED-DOT READY GLOCKS!

All right, everybody settle down. Optics on pistols isn’t actually new. Back when we were first getting in to shooting, there were already red dots on crazy IPSC race guns; these were generally 1911s in .38 Sup...
Schmeisser SLP-9 Pistol Handgun

SCHMEISSER SLP-9: POLYMER WONDER?

Late last week we learned that O’Dell Engineering Ltd. will be importing a new pistol for commercial distribution here in Canada: The Schmeisser SLP-9. Schmeisser, as a brand, already has a small but well-de...