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SHORT BARREL, BIG PERFORMANCE: POF-USA P415 Edge Pistol

Photos by Josh Locatis POF-USA P415 Edge Pistol takes virtually unstoppable P415 to a new level. Thanks to five-position SB Tactical SBA3 arm brace, P415 can be had in a short-barrel configuration with ease. The wait is finally over. Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA) has entered… Read More

SAINT OR SINNER? Springfield Armory SAINT Pistol in .300 BLK

Former U.S. Air Marshal Ken Trice shows overall length differences among (left to right) 16-inch barrel SAINT AR rifle, nine-inch barrel SAINT .300 BLK pistol, and 16.5-inch barrel Tavor X95 Bullpup rifle. Bullpup would solve subcompact rifle’s loss of muzzle velocity, reduction in engagement range,… Read More

LONG GUNS: Rifle-Caliber Pistols Without Arm Braces

Rock River LAR-PPS/PDS. With AR-15-based pistols, it is sometimes more difficult to hit the bolt release with the palm, as the weapon is less stable. Last month in this space, I wrote about the trend of using rifle-caliber pistols with arm braces. I pointed out… Read More

SAFE AND SECURE ON THE ROAD: Hornady RAPiD Vehicle Safe

RAPiD Vehicle Safe provides immediate access to your handgun. It is unlocked through RFID system, which can be triggered through use of several included RFID-enabled tags. Photo: Hornady Firearms security is your responsibility, and you should do everything you can to keep your guns out… Read More

THE CUTTING EDGE: Newest Spyderco Para 3

Popular Spyderco Para 3 is now available with a tough non-reflective Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) blade coating that’s bonded to the premium CPM S30V stainless steel blade. It’s practical and tactical. Looks great too. The Para 3™ is the latest generation of the Spyderco Para… Read More

KNOCK, KNOCK: Ballistic Breaching with Shotguns

Marines with Special Reaction Team breach entryway using M1014 joint service combat shotgun at Camp Hansen. Through continuous training, team maintains readiness required to respond to wide range of emergencies with speed, proficiency, and effectiveness. Photo: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jose D. Lujano… Read More

EVOLUTION AT WORK: FN 509 Tactical

Photos by Ethan Burgreen FN 509 Tactical is reflection of evolution of handguns sporting threaded barrels and need to accommodate red-dot optics. Photo: FN Recent events illustrate what a dangerous world we inhabit, with terrorist attacks increasing in frequency. If a hostile situation is encountered,… Read More

RETRO RIFLE: Brownells BRN-10

In modern parlance, when someone says “AR-10,” they are likely talking about a larger receiver than the smaller, more commonly encountered AR-15. Younger shooters may not even know much about the original AR-10. A BIT OF HISTORY The AR-10 was created by Eugene Stoner in the… Read More