SIG SAUER came clean with the 556 and owned up to its Kalishnakov roots with their new 556R. The 556 rifle has always had an AK-style action, which contributes greatly to the reliability of Sig’s rifle platform, but now Sig has released a 7.62×39 caliber version that is compatible with standard AK-47 magazines.
The 2011 Ruling from the California Court, in a dramatic ruling, gave gun owners a win in a National Rifle Association / California Rifle and Pistol (CRPA) Foundation lawsuit. Fresno Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Hamilton ruled that AB 962— the hotly contested statute that would have banned mail order ammunition sales and required all purchases of so called “handgun ammunition” to be registered—was unconstitutionally vague on its face.
Arguably the finest service pistol ever made, the original SIG SAUER P210 is a legend in its own right. Capable of shooting a 1″ group at 50 yards, the pistol is highly sought after by target shooters around the world. For more than 25 years, the future has looked bleak for the P210 after production ceased in 1985. But not anymore.
Taurus has its first entry into the handgun caliber carbine market with the CT G2. Available in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP, the carbine from Taurus includes a full length Picatinny rail for mounting optics or other accessories, an adjustable rear and fixed front sight and an ambidextrous magazine slide release.
Ruger has been listening to the suggestions from Steel Challenge shooters, as well as other aficionados regarding its 22/45 and is producing the pistol with factory installed rails and a threaded barrel.
MultiCam was developed by Crye Precision as a universal camouflage adaptable to a wide variety of environments. The reflective nature of the pattern causes it to change apparent color depending on the surrounding environment. Special fabrics and coatings help it blend in under various lighting conditions across both the visible and IR spectrums. The infrared spectrum camouflage makes this pattern effective even when viewed with night vision equipment.
When it comes to preparedness, the items you carry in your pockets or somewhere on you (such as in a briefcase or backpack) are essentially a “bare bones” survival kit.
When Remington calls and asks if you’d like to go down to Argentina to test its newest autoloading shotgun while hunting dove, there’s only one answer, “Yes!” Singer and gun writer Sheriff Jim Wilson got just that opportunity. When he got back, we had the opportunity to talk to him about his experience with Remington’s newest long gun, the 12 gauge Versa Max.
Installing a trigger guard on an AR-15 is probably the step that most often leads to failure for a novice assembling their first lower. Left unsupported, the ears that hold the roll pin, which secures the rear portion of the trigger guard, can easily break off.
You see the term often used when describing scopes, but what exactly is parallax? More importantly, do you need to concern yourself with the parallax settings of a scope?
The 1911 is without a doubt one of the most popular pistols in the country. Its longevity is a testament to the genius of its design. Subtle improvements have been made to John Moses Browning’s iconic design, and it still suffers from one weak spot—the magazine.
Installing the fire control group of an AR-15 rifle is actually one of easier steps.
Paddle holsters are very popular due to the comfort and the ease with which you can take them on and off, and they do have drawbacks. Paddle holsters rely on friction between the paddle and your pants and undergarments to remain in place.
I’ve been shooting a lot of IDPA matches lately. I used to shoot them every week, although a change in my schedule three years ago meant I would not be able to compete as much. What was worse, the new schedule seriously cut into my available range time.
Well that didn’t take long. Crimson trace announced its LG-412 Laserguard for the Ruger LC9 and the new laserguard is expected to hit dealer shelves at the same time as the LC9.
Since the invention of the first commercially usable autoloading handgun, the P08 Luger designed by Georg Luger, handgun safeties have been a common part of handgun design. The purpose of a safety mechanism on pistols is to prevent the handgun from firing when you don’t want it to.