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...
Brno 7.5 FK Field Pistol

BRNO 7.5 FK FIELD PISTOL: CANADA BOUND?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_DLohiGl0Y Although first shown in prototype form at the 2015 IWA show, Brno took the wraps off a finished, civilian-market ready Field Pistol at this year’s IWA show, in Nur...

3 RUGERS YOU NEED TO SEE

First things first: we somehow didn’t take pictures of the SR556 Takedown, because we got so focused on the disassembly/reassembly feature our cameras just hung there, forgotten.  So we stole the above pictur...

SERAPHIM ARMOURY: HIGH VALUE 1911s

Building an entry level 1911 is a hell of a thing. The 1911 is a pistol known for its accuracy. It’s not necessarily the most mechanically accurate gun; certainly a tightly fit bushing and a quality barrel o...
GLOCK pistol

GLOCK GETS NEW CANADIAN LE/MIL DISTRIBUTOR

An interesting bit of news for Canadian law enforcement and military personnel: "Rampart is extremely honored and excited to be chosen as the newest Canadian GLOCK MIL/LE distributor. GLOCK’s pursuit of perf...
Arsenal Firearms Strike One Pistol

ARSENAL FIREARMS STRIKE ONE

The Arsenal Strike One is one of the more interesting contenders to emerge in the fight to dethrone Glock as the undisputed champion of the plastic pistol market.  A joint venture of Italian and Russian arms de...

ALFA PROJ REVOLVERS REVIEWED

It’s not that often that a new revolver manufacturer arrives on the Canadian market, so getting a close look at a pair of the newly minted Alfa Proj six-shooters in .357 and 9mm is an interesting treat. Alfa...

BERSA: BIG VALUE SOUTH AMERICAN HANDGUNS

The Argentine firm Bersa has been building guns since the 1950s and supplying the Argentina Armed Forces and Federal Police with handguns for about fifteen years, but Canadians haven’t had access to them…until ...