Introduced in 1983, the Colt Mark IV Series 80 Government Model is a compact .380 ACP caliber pistol that looks similar to the 1911. Originally manufactured from 1983 to 1996, it was recently reintroduced on […]
The world of prior service Marines and 1911 collectors was turned on its head a couple of week ago when “decommissioned” USMC M45A1 pistols went up for sale on gunbroker.com. Actual USMC pistols for sale […]
Here are some pictures from SHOT Show’s Media Day 2016! Enjoy!
Thirty-one years before the United States military adopted the the M9 Beretta as its primary service pistol, Smith and Wesson designed and submitted a 9mm double action pistol for military trials. The year was 1954 […]
I stumbled across the New Jersey State Police Firearms Qualification Document which outlines the various weapons qualification courses used within the state of New Jersey. I decided to give shooting the pistol qualification, HQC1 a chance. […]
Shooting a firearms qualification course is a great way to benchmark your proficiency. Pistol qualifications are among the easiest to replicate on your own. Typically taking places at distances of 25 yards and less, […]