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Black HK MP5 barrel pointed up and to the left on a light gray background


Walther-Made HK MP5 A5 .22 Long Rifle

Finally, Bob Campbell has his dream gun—the MP5. Moreover, it is not expensive to buy or feed. This .22-caliber MP5 is quite a big deal and a great firearm for anyone. Read this post to see how it performed at the range.

Black Walther, barrel pointed to the left, a black combat pen and a black knife.


The .32 ACP is Still Kicking!

Despite the introduction of many compact .380 ACP pistols the .32 ACP is still kicking. Our resident big bore fan has even worked up handloads for the tiny cartridge! There is some appeal in the efficient little .32. Check out this post to get all the details on which one is best and how it performs at the range.

A black handled, silver barreld Walther PPK and box of ammunition, with barrel pointed down and to the left on wooden plankts.


Art of the Gun: Walther PPK

James Bond always had great style. Though notorious for its slide bite, you can’t deny that great look of the PPK (or its America-friendly version, the PPK/s). Class emanates from the gradual curves leading from the muzzle to the trigger guard are iconic, the grip tang and exposed hammer, all the way to the base plate of the magazine.


SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 4: Firearms News

There’s no faster way to bring out the inner child than releasing shooters on a range with a full-auto MSR airsoft replicas and reactive targets. Replicas also appeal strongly to shooters who want to experience the heft and overall appeal of the real gun, but in a less-expensive alternative. The other appeal is that in many areas, airguns and airsoft replicas face far fewer restrictions on use than centerfire or rimfire firearms.

Taurus The View revolver in silver with black grip


SHOT Show 2014 Special Edition Day 4: New Handguns

Cheaper Than Dirt! staffers covering the 2014 SHOT Show in Las Vegas have added their final set of articles about new handguns introduced at the show. In this edition are details about The View, a new compact DA concealed-carry small-framed revolver from Taurus named for its distinctive translucent polycarbonate right side plate, and 5-inch versions of the Walther PPQ M2 pistol.


Range Report: The Walther P22

Beyond the Bond films, Walther has a serious following among firearms enthusiasts. While the .22 LR is not a primary self defense round for most, practice and plinking with a .22 LR pistol is another story. Bob Campbell puts the Walther P22 through it s paces at the range and has a few choice opinions.

Walther PPQ M2 striker fired Pistol


SHOT 2013 Preview: Walther PPQ M2

The PPQ M2 is a true breakthrough in ergonomics for self-defense handguns. The sculpted grip meshes smoothly into the hand. The trigger is one of the finest ever on a polymer, striker-fired handgun. The styling is elegant and trim. What’s more, the Walther PPQ M2 has been updated for 2013 with a new traditional reversible mag release button. The leading edge just took another step forward.