New Product Of The Day: Rock Island Armory


2011 TACTICAL COMPACT. The 2011 Tactical Compact pistols come in .45 ACP and 9mm versions. The models both feature a full Picatinny tactical rail and dust cover along with an ambidextrous safety, combat hammer and extended beavertail for optimal recoil control. For more info: (775) 537-1444, Check Back Every Weekday For Another New Product

Exclusive: One or Two Extra Mec-Gar Magazines


When the Nighthawk Custom T4 gets holstered for concealed carry, a loaded Mec-Gar magazine (sometimes two) goes in my weak side front pocket. If something about these magazines looks just a bit strange, it’s because the Nighthawk is a 9mm. Now, let’s save the “John-Moses-Browning-would-never” and the 9mm vs. .45 discussion for another day. Today

Zone Defense


Accuracy, Ergonomics And The .45 ACP Are All In Play With Springfield’s Sub-Compact XD Mod.2. The Springfield Armory XD series

Stew On This


The CRKT HCK1 Is A Grub Rustlin’ Fixed-Blade Par Excellence. For the most part, the kitchen-knife boom lighting up the

60 Years of GUNS


Inspiration And Information. January 2015. I tumbled out of bed this morning in my temperature-controlled bedroom, walked 10 feet, and



Kimber’s Caprivi In .416 Remington Is Purpose-Built For The Big, Bite-You-Back Stuff. It usually happens when you least expect it.

Rigged For Pigs


Contrary To Old Gunwriting Sea Stories, You Don’t Need Artillery To Shoot Hogs. Whether pigs are considered varmints or big