The NRA Annual Meeting took place in Atlanta, Georgia over the weekend of April 26th through 28th. The Annual Meeting is always a great time for companies to release new guns, give updates on guns announced at SHOT Show, and show off any upgrades they may be making to models already on the market. Now […]
SilcencerCo’s innovative Maxim 9 is starting to hit dealer shelves. The much-touted integrally suppressed pistol kept a voracious public waiting anxiously for over 18 months since it’s initial announcement.
GENESEO, IL, April 28, 2017 – Springfield Armory is pleased to announce its all-new patent-pending hammer-fired, single-stack, 9mm compact pistol, the XDE. The principle behind the new XDE — the best elements of Springfield Armory’s world-renowned XD Series, condensed into a pistol that’s intuitive, comfortable and accurate.
Fabrique Nationale‘s American division, FN America, has released their new firearm, the FN 509. FN’s goal was to make the 509 the most reliable handgun on the planet and according to their press release, shot over 1 million rounds during development and testing. The Firearm Blog’s Patrick Robert and one of the FN engineers visited […]
When the S&W M&P polymer handgun hit the market in 2005, many felt it was okay—just okay. While shooters welcomed the ergonomics, not having to pull the trigger to takedown, multiple back straps, high grip and undercut trigger guard, they found that the trigger and reset disappointing. The frame did not have much texture and […]
In the late 70s and early 80s, Gaston Glock, an engineer with no firearms experience, designed a curious prototype handgun. The project would later carry the title of the venerable GLOCK 17. While not the first polymer framed handgun ever produced, it was by far the most revolutionary for the time. What happens over the […]
The AR-15 is the Lego of the firearm world. In its original 20″ barrel configuration, the AR-15 was a handy tool for target shooting, predator hunting, small game, and plinking. Shortening the barrel to 16″ created a carbine version that made it more user friendly in tight spaces and reduced weight without sacrificing too much […]
We’re back with another installment of our Shooting Video Round-Up. In this series we gather together some of best videos from all around the internet to entertain our gun-loving friends. We’ve got some surprising videos (like how Buzzfeed endorsed guns), some cool new product demos, and more. So, sit back, turn your speakers or headphones […]
By now, you’ve probably heard the U.S. Army said farewell to Beretta and its aging M9 platform. The winner took home the trophy (worth $580 million), and Sig Sauer now stands to benefit from all that sweet government money.
After a short hiatus during the blustery Pacific Nortwest winter, Patrick Kelley is back with another Out of the Box and Into the Match review! This week he’s taking the new Canik TP9SFx for a spin. For those of you who haven’t watched one of these reviews before, Patrick takes a brand new gun, gives […]