Guns

SKS Torture Test

CANADIAN TIRE DISCONTINUING SKS SALES

We have received confirmation that Canadian Tire will be retiring the SKS rifle from their growing Hunting Pro Shop inventory. This statement from a Canadian Tire spokesperson accompanied confirmation of this n...
air rifles canada

AIR RIFLE GUIDE

Air Rifles in Canada The air rifle. Probably the first gun fired by most gun owners (and plenty of non-gun owners), it has a time honoured place in society; not quite threatening enough to dissuade worried mot...
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...

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...

FIREARMS FAQ: HOW TO COCK A HAMMER

How should you cock the hammer on a revolver? Assuming that you’re gripping the firearm with two hands, you have a simple choice; either cock the hammer with the thumb of your dominant hand or your support han...
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...