Category Archives: pistol

Meeting in person after 15 years

I met Layla through helping VCDL in 2009. It took her until 2024 to stop by with family in tow.

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Flinty eyed.

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Vintage girl.

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A vintage oddity: XP100 in 221 Fireball

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Vintage Beretta 9 Corto

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Tattoo coverup

A friend came over to get picture of a successful coverup of a bad old tattoo with fresh ink.

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Summer dreams.

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Neat new designs from Grand Power (Slovakia)

We will likely see all of these in the US in some form or another. A .22 Stribog, a long-barreled rimfire pistol, and a tilt-barrel 9mm compatible with Glock magazines but more ergonomic.

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My friends felt that PTSD statement was inaccurate…

…so I made a more focused version.

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Father and son, quality time

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Young lady in control of her immediate 100 yards.

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Behind every sharpshooting child…

…is a parent whose fingers are tired from loading magazines.

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A (mostly) serious woman

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Angel Kim in Nashville.

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Two sides of Angel Kim

Cute, harmless, and smiley… And a slightly harder edge…

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Keltec KS7, a compact ambi 12ga shotgun with 7+1 capacity.

Facebook auto-censored this post. Welcome to the culture war, part 3845xxx. All in all, not a bad run for the gear just fitted to the shooter.

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Defensive weapon for the infirm.

Rimfire pistols are seldom the answer to defensive needs, but they fit one niche well. The defender in this case is an 86-year-old woman who lives alone. Her hand and arm strength are minimal, so full-weight handguns are not in … Continue reading

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Vintage guns with fixed sights.

This revolver was designed with 38/200 military load in mind. Shooting it with lighter 148gr loads produces a different vertical point of impact, sometimes a horizontal offset as well.

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Recent articles

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Accommodating lasers with custom holsters

I’ve been using a Kahr P9 since 2001. Thin form, light weight of the pistol, and the excellent design of Alessi Talon Plus holster made it one of the most comfortable carry pistols I’ve ever tried. I obtained a laser … Continue reading

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