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CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Pistol Already Making a Splash

Civilian-legal version of the modern Scorpion is pretty cool.

Left side of CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Pistol.

The old CZ Skorpion 61 was a submachinegun chambered for the dinky 32 ACP (7.65mm Browning). As time went by, a 9mm version came into being. When a modern version was developed, about the only thing it shared with the original was the name – and the spelling of that had been anglicized to Read More…

CCW Breakaways carry solution

Is that a gun in your pants? Why, yes!

Full-size 1911 -- or two, one on each side -- work fine for my 6'2" friend.

Traditionally, throwing a gun in your pocket has been viewed with disfavor. The practice is seldom safe and usually requires a lot of time to get the pistol out because the pocket openings are too narrow for the grip combined with the firing grip around it. The defender then has to flatten the hand Read More…

Installing Tech-Sight TSR200 on a Ruger 10/22

Improving an already great rifle.

Rear Tech-Sight on Ruger 10/22

The Ruger 10/22 is an amazing rifle, but if there’s one part on the Ruger 10/22 that needs improving, it’s the sights. If you want to be kind, we can say the factory sights are of a poor design. If we want to be honest, the factory sights are terrible. The rear sight has these[.....]

DIY: Homemade 410 Rifled 4-Barrel Staple Gun. Huh?

This heavy, shiny popper drives more than staples--but has a 28-pound trigger.

"K-441" homemade 4-barrel handgun

What do you do when you have a staple gun and some spare time on your hands? Well, if you’re like me, you overhaul the staple gun to diagnose its woes and build a new buffer so it can once again be used to tack up targets at the range, as I did a couple[.....]

Taurus Curve – A Contoured, Wearable Pistol

A light, compact 380 billed as "The gun you wear."

Taurus Curve 380 Pistol

In a move that will make many people ask themselves, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Taurus recently announced a new 380 pistol that’s not only dehorned and contoured to make it less obtrusive to carry, but also curved to fit against a person’s body. Taurus is looking to Read More…

Review: Ruger LCR-9 9mm Pistol


Based on my testing and the testing of other novice shooters who have shot and handled the Ruger LCR-9, I would like to declare this my pick for any new shooter entering the market and looking for their first gun. This gun is simple–really simple. It reloads fast, is light, is capable of Read More…

Badger M22 Bullpup Stock for Marlin Rimfire Rifles

Adding stability to an accurate rifle.


What do the Marlin 60 (above) and Marlin 795LTR (below) have in common? They are both accurate rifles that require a bit of effort to hold steady due to their length. Recently, I had a chance to play with a very odd-looking bullpup conversion stock that converts either of these rifles or the Read More…