Rich runs Canyon Creek, his shop that works on 1911s and a couple of other very interesting pistols. Rich is a USPSA Grand Master, and that is something uncommon in shooting and gunsmithing circles. Yes, many gunsmiths can shoot, some quite well indeed. And some top shooters can be good at working on guns,...
Patrick Sweeney looks at the Ruger AR, aka the SR556. Even a few years ago, this would have been unthinkable.
From Patrick Sweeney's 1911: The First 100 Years, a look at the custom 1911s of Scott Mulkerin.
In his continued look at semi-auto sniper rifles, Patrick Sweeney wrings out the LWRCI REPR and SIG DMR.
The classic image of a military or police sniper is the man peering through a scope mounted atop a bolt-action rifle, patiently awaiting the long-distance shot. But the terrain of actual battle in the world often requires fast follow up shots or sudden evasion from an area. For this real-world work, marksman are choosing...
The Pistol, 1911, .45 ACP, adopted by the armed forces of the United States, was quite a beast. In a time of transition to medium-bore pistols, a .45 was a cannon.
While also in the business of producing fine single stacks, STI makes a hybrid polymer-steel 1911 that takes hi-cap mags. There is no such thing as a "basic" STI.
Bill Laughridge is Cylinder & Slide, and he’s been in the custom 1911 business for a long time - for good reason!
There is nothing wrong with buying a used handgun. Assuming, of course, that there is nothing wrong with the used gun you are buying. But how to tell?