Lipsey’s Releases Smith & Wesson “Ultimate Carry”

Featuring an XS Tritium front sight and dovetailed u-notch rear, the Lipsey’s Exclusive Smith & Wesson Ultimate Carry J-Frame is designed to be the ultimate small frame carry revolver. The post Lipsey’s Releases Smith & Wesson “Ultimate Carry” appeared first on American Handgunner.

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Custom CZ’s —The ‘Un-1911’

I was at the Brownells Gunsmith Fair a few years ago talking to a polite young gent in a tie. We were in line for lunch and I had struck up a conversation since I always enjoy hearing what younger people say about the industry. The post Custom CZ’s —The ‘Un-1911’ appeared first on American…

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Auto Pistol And Continuity Of Fire

If you have a firearm, any firearm, and shoot it long enough in a big enough fight the gun will go empty. You will be in the gunfight only as long as you have ammunition to shoot back. No ammo, no shoot … no shoot, no more fighting back. The post Auto Pistol And Continuity…

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Coming to America

The young man hefted his spanking new SIG P365XL 9mm handgun and took its measure. He squared to his target and presented the weapon a couple of times to get a feel for his sight picture. Then he jacked the slide, rested his finger alongside the frame, and purposefully raised the pistol to eye level.…

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Kahr TP9 GEN2 Premium

When Justin Moon started Kahr, it was mostly due to his own frustration at not having a suitable 9mm-style auto in a small enough package to be convenient to carry. The post Kahr TP9 GEN2 Premium appeared first on American Handgunner.

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The Fusion of Aesthetics and Ability

Just about 55 years ago, Ed Brown started his American dream in the way so many successful entrepreneurs do. He began moonlighting in his garage after work and on weekends, doing (and learning) custom gunsmith work. After 20 years of honing his skills, he finally quit his day job and went “all in” to the…

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A Shootout At The St. James

Built in 1872, the St. James Hotel is nestled in historic Cimarron, New Mexico. Known for being the hotel of choice for infamous outlaws in need of a soft bed and fully stocked saloon, famed people such as Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie Oakley, Billy the Kid and Thomas James Wright were…

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Remington’s Double Derringer: An Idea Too Good To Die

You know a firearm is iconic when it comes to represent an entire class of weapons. Such is the case with a little, two-shot, over-and-under .41 Short Rimfire, variously called a Remington Model 95, Remington-Elliot derringer, Remington Double Derringer, or most commonly, simply … a derringer. Most of us know it from Western genre cinema…

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Cream of the Crop: Wilson Combat SFT9 9mm

The SFX9 pistol added a few design twists. The most visible differences are a solid frame design with Wilson’s distinctive “X” patterning cut into the frontstrap, backstrap, grip sides and the slide itself on fore and aft cocking positions. The SFX9 also added a bushing fit to the bull barrel and uses an external extractor…

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The Vudoo Gun Works Möbius 1911

The Möbius 1911 from Vudoo Gun Works is a triumph of Information Age manufacturing technology. Using John Moses Browning’s century-old classic combat pistol as a foundation, the skunkworks at Vudoo Gun Works has unleashed the absolute state of the art in modern manufacturing to produce a 1911 that is without peer. Featuring a slide/frame interface…

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