Tag Archives: 9×19

“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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Restraining order enforcement

“We can’t be simultaneous bodyguards to all of our friends. Even if we could, that would set up an unhealthy dependency on you. Teaching your friends to defend themselves makes them safer and more independent.”

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Once an object of desire…

…until the first time I tried it. Turned out, Beretta 12S is an ergonomic nightmare, with badly designed sights and safety. The back-pressure from the sound suppressor also threw gunk into the user’s face from the ejection port. Had submachine … Continue reading

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Husband and wife portraits

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Girl’s fallen in with baaaaad company

Just look at those rogues! And the result? She’s running hippie-blessed 5.56mm instead of the good ol’ orthodox 7.62mm like a man! Disgusting, don’t you think?

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Sig MPX pistol review: new on ASJ

An illustrated review.

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Bond Bullpup aka XR9-S: new on Big 3 East

A unique bullpup 9mm gets a new engineering home.

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How wet sound suppressors work: new on AllOutdoor

AWC Abraxas 9mm compact muffler

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Learning from the misfortunes of others

Since assassins, same as other violent criminals, get to choose the time and the place of the attack, they often land the first hit before the victim can respond. To that end, concealable armor can be a lifesaver. The example … Continue reading

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Why not both?

I keep seeing comments along the lines of: “Instead of telling women to carry guns, teach men not to rape.” Why should the two measures be exclusive of each other? The same applies to self-defense at home: 911 on the … Continue reading

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CZ SP01 AccuShadow

In Krystal Dunn‘s capable hands.

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Two new videos

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Tap-tap

Sig MPX

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Not a flash, but a bright flame

Sig MPX submachine gun mid-burst.

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