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Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson 929 Box to Match Review!

Patrick Kelley returns this week with another great Out of the Box and into the Match review! In this series, Patrick takes a brand new gun and shoots a Steel Challenge match. Other than a quick clean and oil, Patrick doesn’t do any modifications or use any after market upgrades, just the same gun you […]

Hard-C.O.R.E.: Smith and Wesson’s Convertible 9mm Handgun

Horace Smith and Daniel Wesson joined forces in 1852 to produce the lever action Volcanic rifle, itself designed around Walter Hunt’s Rocket Ball cartridge. In 1856 Smith and Wesson allied themselves with Rollin White, the father of the bored-through cylinder, and started churning out handguns. Now 150 years later Smith and Wesson is still producing […]

Show Off Your American Pride with Apex Triggers

If you wanted to add a subtle expression of your love for America and upgrade your carry gun, Apex Tactical is offering the perfect opportunity to do so with their new line of blue anodized “Freedom Edition” triggers. Apex Tactical has long been a supplier of great trigger upgrades, specializing in making S&W M&P and […]

Smith & Wesson Purchases Gemtech Suppressors

While most people have been holding off on purchasing a new suppressor and waiting to see what happens with the Hearing Protection Act, the Smith and Wesson holding corporation has purchased a whole suppressor company. American Outdoor Brands has finalized the purchase of Idaho-based Gemini Technologies, better known as GemTech. The purchase comes soon after […]

TBRC Micro-Comp

Compensators on handguns are quickly rising in popularity. Concepts like the Roland Special gained traction in 2016 and shooters are clamoring to mod their GLOCKs for faster, more accurate follow up shots. TBRCi, located in Shiner, TX (yes, there’s more in Shiner than that fantastic brewery), developed the innovative Micro-Comp V3 that fits on your […]

Smith & Wesson Improves the M&P with the 2.0

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 […]

Is Your GLOCK Outclassed?

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 […]