Tavor X95

IWI TAVOR X95: REVIEWED!

The original Tavor, dubbed the TAR-21, made big news when it arrived in Canada a few years ago. The compact bullpup design, which sets the action back in the stock, reducing the overall size of the rifle for a ...
CZ P-09

CZ P-09: A POLYMER SHADOW?

We haven’t always loved CZ pistols.  We know, they’ve dominated IPSC for ages.  They’re common enough to run with confidence, but exotic enough to be cool.  They’ve got plenty of history and plenty of performan...
Dark Star Gear

DARK STAR GEAR RAMPAGE HOLSTER

You’ve heard of Tamara Keel, right?  Of Shooting Illustrated?  SWAT Magazine?  Concealed Carry Magazine?  Other places too, of course (she’s kind of a big deal) but obviously being associated with a print magaz...

CANIK TP9SF & TP9SA: REVIEWED

At Calibre Magazine, we’ve given a fair bit of coverage to firearms from Turkey over the last couple of years, as the combination of a declining Canadian dollar and the growth of the Turkish gun industry has dr...
Choosing a 1911

HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR BEST 1911

Let’s get this out of the way: if you don’t have at least some love in your heart for the 1911, you’re a godless commie heathen.  Also you won’t find this entire series of articles very interesting, so we’re co...
Victorinox Farmer

VICTORINOX FARMER

Sometimes we just get sick of tactical everything.  There’s so many black-oxide coated knives that flip out one-handed and lock their efficiently stabbing tip of their one single partially serrated blade in pla...
Klarus XT2C

KLARUS XT2C

The Klarus XT2C was brought to our attention by the legendary Craig Douglas, aka Southnarc, of Shivworks Training.  Douglas’ career covers a lot of undercover work, a lot of SWAT work, a lot of SWAT command wor...
Volund Gearworks Atlas

VOLUND GEARWORKS ATLAS BELT

The Volund Gearworks Atlas belt was conceived as a daily belt for gun carriers, and we sort of fit the profile.  No, we’re not carrying guns on our private time, but we work at a gun magazine.  The percentage o...
Deep Blue Nato diver

DEEP BLUE NATO DIVER 300M

Everybody thinks magazine writers get everything for free.  Honestly, we like people to think that, and in particular we want every manufacturer to think every other manufacturer is giving us stuff for free, so...