Tag Archives: 9×19

Hero Pioneers, as real as Rambo?

Growing up in the USSR, I was raised on the conventional WW2 propaganda which included lots of “hero pioneers” as example. Soviet pioneers were an organization loosely based on Boy Scouts but more analogous to Hitlerjugend in its ultimate form. … Continue reading

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SAR9

I have not had a chance to shoot it yet, but other people have.

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Jard J68: new in Dillon Blue Press

J68 on page 36 of the PDF.

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LAR9 carbine: new in OnTarget

Rock River Arms LAR-9 (My photos, review by Massad Ayoob)

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Boberg XR9-S is gone. Long live Bond Bullpup.

The difference between the two is entirely in favor of the newer iteration: Coated locking block and barrel make grease unnecessary. Wooden grips are nicer than the old plastic ones. List price is lower ($977 vs. $1100+ for the Boberg … Continue reading

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Full Sabrina

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Glock 19 with a flourish

From Fighting Sheepdog. Combination Cerakote and KG Gunkote.

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Devin Standard, c.2010

Just found and edited an old photo of a friend.

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Rhonda Ezell

One of the heroes of the RKBA movement.

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Canik TP9sfx

The longslide version of the TP9 seems to do well in controlled rapid fire. DJ Petrou is pretty fast with the mag changes, too. A full review is coming soon.

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What’s the purpose of the slide vents?

Canik, Walther, Grand Power, other race guns, all have these openings.My first guess was lightening the slide to keep its mass the same as an shorter models. Wouldn’t just thinning the slide achieve the same purpose without creating new paths … Continue reading

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How much difference do product photos make?

Earlier today, a friend showed me his Belgian-made Browning Hi-Power. He mentioned that it was on the chopping block to raise funds for his business, but I could do photos of it while he still had it. Having looked at … Continue reading

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Jard J67

New J67 review by Jay Langston with my photos.

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“You can’t fight the City Hall!” Perhaps, but…

The state, be it the USSR, the Third Reich, The Peoples Republic of Trashcanistan, or the United State of America, can generally defeat a lone dissenter. The only difference between the dissenter being armed or not is the amount of … Continue reading

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California, 25 years later

The rifle, fed with stripper clips, is actually California-legal for now. The Glock as well, with 10-round magazines. Actual defense against rioters…not so sure. Urban cops might take the side of the looters. On the plus side, it seems that … Continue reading

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Five years apart

Tonight. Five years ago, to the day.

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For long walks under the moon…

…bring a companion. Jericho PSL 9mm compact.

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ATF still life

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Sig ammunition is pretty good.

It’s one of the few brand extension based on new research rather than badge engineering.  

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This one won’t miss

Instructor Tatiana Whitlock with Sphinx 9mm Compact.

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