Tag: product reviews

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Springfield 1911 Tactical Response Pistol 10mm Review

By Trampas Swanson Perhaps one of the best perks of working in the firearms industry are the people you come to personally know. Almost daily, I am surrounded by amazing people who share my passion for the Second Amendment lifestyle. Not only are they patriots, they also make a living …

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FNS-9 Review

By Carlos Huerta Recently, I’ve had the chance to test the FNS-9. Most people are quick to assume that the FNS from FN USA is just a copy of the Glock 19. Well, yes the Glock 19 and the FNS have some similar aspects, but in most ways, they are …

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Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus – Review & Field Test

By Tony Martins With significant fanfare, Beretta announced their new “Plus” model A400 Xtreme at the NRA Show in Dallas back in May. Released earlier this month, the new model is touted as “the next step in the evolution of the world’s softest shooting waterfowl shotgun.” Although A400 shotguns have …

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Benchmade Anthem 781 Knife Review

  A true performer in production EDC knives, the Benchmade Anthem is an unforgettable knife that you’ll want to carry for a lifetime. By David Link Let’s face it, a lot of knives are labeled EDC (every day carry) these days. It’s a fashionable word to use, especially for flashlight …

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Benchmade Triage 917BK Knife Review

  Designed with first responders in mind, the Benchmade Triage seamlessly melds the best EDC and emergency tools into one smart knife.  By David Link How many of us are truly prepared for the unexpected, especially a life-threatening emergency? First responders no doubt are, but the rest of us are …

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Benchmade Rift 950BK Knife Review

  The Benchmade Rift 950BK is a premier tactical and EDC knife from one of the world’s top knife manufacturers. By David Link Every year at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, it never fails. Even with gentle reminders from the staff, people always cut themselves at the Benchmade booth. Benchmade …

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M16 – Owning A Classic

  By Carlos Huerta The M16 rifle is the longest serving weapon in military history, and to this day, it continues to evolve. The M16 was the US military’s adoption of the civilian AR-15 developed by Eugene Stoner in the late 1950s. In early-mid 1960s, it became the standard-issue infantry …

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Auto-Ordnance Thompson 1927-A1 Review

  By Trampas Swanson Imagine what is must have been like to walk the streets of a big city like Chicago during the Roaring Twenties with Prohibition still in full swing. In those days, it seemed all the criminals had nicknames like Baby-face, Bugsy and Machine Gun to go along …

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Vortex Fury HD Review

  By Trampas Swanson As a life long outdoorsman, I have had the good fortune to enjoy hunting and fishing for almost four decades now. Since I was 4 years old, my dad, Rick Swanson and Grandpa, Charlie Swanson had me catching fish for dinner, camping, hiking and joining them …