Tactical lighting evolution began when unrelated and electrifying scientific breakthroughs collided with law enforcement, military and self-defense needs.
Mossberg has announced the release of a full-featured, 9 mm concealed-carry handgun as part of the company’s 100th Anniversary celebration this year. The MC1sc (subcompact) comes full circle from the company’s first firearm design, called the Brownie, a .22 caliber, four-shot “pocket pistol.” The handgun is available in five initial 9 mm offerings: the standard […]
Glock announced on Jan. 2 two additions to its pistol family. The Glock 43X and the Glock 48 feature the design of the Slimline series with a silver slide and are a perfect fit for everyday carry. Chambered in 9 mm, both pistols feature a compact Slimiline frame with silver nPVD finish and a 10-round magazine […]
Buffalo and its suburbs escaped with few power outages after the area received more than 5 feet of snow in November of 2014, but Mother Nature’s wrath usually ends differently. In February of 2013, 650,000 homes and businesses lost power after a nor’easter, and millions of homes went dark—some for weeks—after 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. Losing […]
As the New Year approaches, it’s time to look at one of this year’s ugliest developments—gun businesses banned from Shopify
Once upon a time, cell phones only made calls, when you were in a city, and had a signal. The smart phone has changed all that, providing fingertip access to microprocessors, sensors and now, more than ever, firearm enthusiasts in multiple disciplines are discovering there are gun apps for that. Here are a few […]
Properly caring for ammunition at the range can improve your long-distance performance.
Photo courtesy of Frisco Gun Range Not long ago shooters braved the elements and made long drives to wring out a new gun or practice, but an epoch change is underway. Even the mid-town, the eight-lane indoor range that seemed so evolutionary a decade ago feels like a dinosaur when compared to a new breed […]
We have all heard the warnings of spontaneous CR-123 battery combustion, but where can you find a reliable source that actually confirms it happens? The FAA keeps track of battery incidents—most related to cargo—although the passenger and crew experiences provide some valuable lessons for today’s shooter. One problem occurred on Aug. 28, 2010, when […]
Photo courtesy of the National Archives Doris Wise Montrose founded Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors in 2006 in memory of her father, who spent World War II in Auschwitz-Birkenau. “In exchange for tailoring Nazi uniforms, they allowed him to live and would reward him with an occasional potato or an onion,” Montrose said. He never […]