Monthly Archive: January 2018


RIA 1911 – Is It Worth It?

The 1911 is quite literally one of the most iconic firearms to be made here in the US. The M1911 is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. In that time it served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed...


Understanding Bullet Wounds

Ammo selection is an important part of self-defense. Discussing ammunition capacity for tissue disruption is a very common, almost irresistible thing to get into. The adage of “shot placement is king” is mostly true-...


The Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II

The Sport II is Smith and Wesson’s version of an entry level AR-15. It features a basic furniture set with a standard mil-spec telescopic stock, slim handguards without aluminum heat shields, flattop upper receiver...