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...

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...

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...

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...
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...