Single Stack 9mm Pistol Guide

Why You Should Consider a Single Stack 9mm Pistol Maybe you want the protection, safety, and sense of security that comes with carrying a handgun, but you really don’t want anyone to know you’re armed. Yet you want to make sure that, if you ever need to use this weapon, it will get the job done. How do you balance these competing interests? The single stack 9mm sub compact pistol. People choose this style of semi-auto handgun because it can be small, lightweight, thin, and easy to conceal. Single stack 9mm pistols shoot a range of ammo capable of passing the FBI’s minimum ballistic standards. Like any firearm, trade-offs are involved, but there are some major advantages as well. We’ll tackle all that ahead. First, let’s get some confusio...[ Read More ]

The Gun Lover's Gift Guide [2019 Edition]

Enthusiasts are tricky to please, so we’ve made a guide to give the gun-lovers out there a very Merry Christmas.Whether you’re shopping for yourself, your loved ones, or your coworkers, these items are certain to be a hit this season. You don’t have to break the bank—or even really break a $20. The perfect gift can come in any size and shape.So, let’s get straight into it, starting with the little gifts that can fit perfect in a Secret Santa or chimney stocking. [Under $20] Gifts for Secret Santa/Stocking-Stuffers[Under $50] Gifts for Friends[Under $200] Gifts for Good Friends[Above $200] Gifts for Family[?] Special Gifts [Under $20] For Secret Santa (Or the Stocking!)Buying for a gun-enthusiast? Have a strict budget? Not a problem.These ...[ Read More ]

[Glocktober Finale] Grey Ghost Giveaway

This Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Jason R., here in Texas! You can view all current and past giveaways on our blog page.As we roll into the last week of Glocktober, we’d like to thank you for taking this adventure with us. Glocktober was our first foray into this brave new world, and we’re happy to hear all the hype.So far, we’ve given away 3 Glock-inspired pistols. Each one drew from a theme within the Glock community, including EDC, Competition, and a tactical Roland (Fauxland) Special.For our final pistol giveaway, we wanted to do something special, so we partnered with Grey Ghost Precision to provide a brand-new factory pistol: the Combat Pistol Compact (or CPC).It’s an original creation by Grey Ghost that takes m...[ Read More ]

[Glocktober] Roland Special Giveaway!

This Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Kelly H. in Washington! You can view all current and past giveaways on our blog page. The future of pistols is now. Well, kind of. To understand the ingenuity behind the Roland Special, you must take a step back and look at history. Over the last 40 years, not a lot has changed in firearms tech. Our military is still using AR15-pattern rifles and open-bolt belt-feds. While there have been substantial improvements in design, materials, and accessories, the fundamentals have changed little. Until a program like the Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) introduces polymer or caseless ammunition, there’s no reason to stray from proven rifles. Pistol...[ Read More ]

[Glocktober] Built for Competition Giveaway!

This Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Julian G., right here in Houston, Texas! You can view all current and past giveaways on our blog page. Week two of Glocktober is here, and we’re changing the game with this giveaway.Last week, we presented our take on an EDC build. Compact, accurate, and faithfully reliable, our EDC pistol was built entirely around the needs of personal protection.This week, we wanted to focus on something new—something distant from the stresses of self-defense. We wanted to bring our attention to the ‘sport’ function of shooting sports. With that in mind, this week’s giveaway (if you haven’t already gathered from the title) is our “Built for Competition” Glock pistol.We’ve gone all-out to build a Gl...[ Read More ]