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Strike Plate Rail System (S.P.R.S) for 1911 Pistols

by David Crane [email protected] If your 1911 pistol doesn’t incorporate an integral rail, you might want to give this product some serious consideration. The Strike Plate Rail System (S.P.R.S.) is a combination tactical light rail/strike plate, and it’s pretty trick. Urban Advantage Tactical Systems just introduced it at TREXPO West 2004. A strike plate like the S.P.R.S. prevents the slide ... Read More »

DuraCoat Firearms Finish for Tactical Weapons. By Lauer Custom Weaponry.

by David Crane [email protected] Lauer Custom Weaponry has come out with an interesting hard-use black firearms finish for tactical weapons. It’s called DuraCoat. DefRev hasn’t tried this finish out yet. To date, the only high-tech black finish the DefRev team has experience with so far is Birdsong’s Black-T, and we’ve all been very satisfied with it. I’ve had Black-T applied ... Read More »

The True Story of the Beretta M9 Pistol.

by Tim Chandler “You’re not a S.E.A.L. ‘till you have eaten Italian steel…” Anonymous Thus begins the sordid tale of the M9 that is oft repeated in gun shops and firearms related web-boards the nation over. Anyone who asks questions about the Beretta M9/92 pistol long enough will inevitably hear about how a bunch of S.E.A.L. team members were killed/maimed/deformed ... Read More »

Beretta CX4 Storm Carbine. Sleek, Futuristic, and Modular.

by David Crane The Beretta CX4 "Storm" carbine is a pistol caliber carbine that will eventually come in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP. Right now, it only comes in 9mm Parabellum. The CX4 Storm carbine is a a modular design. Both upper and lower receivers are primarily made of polymer. The main selling point of the Beretta CX4 Storm ... Read More »

Tactical Firearms Academy Offers Submachine Gun Class.

Well, if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to handle and shoot a subgun properly, and have never had the chance, you might want to give Dave Sanders and the boys at Tactical Firearms Academy a call, particularly if you live in Florida. I’m seriously considering calling these guys and signing up myself. Just from the description, it looks like ... Read More »

Is Beretta Making Politically Correct Handguns?

by David Crane No, I’m not talking about guns like that ridiculous "Smartgun" Smith & Wesson has been working on to satisfy the anti-gun fringe extremists. I’m talking about what could very well become a disturbing trend that, unfortunately, could also end up growing very quickly. It seems that gunmakers, in an attempt to cater to, how shall I say ... Read More »

The Pistol Beretta Should Make: Beretta Elite III?

While I was at Shot Show last week, I spoke with one of the Beretta guys at the company’s booth. This is what I told him: Very simply, DefRev would like to see a Beretta 9mm/.40 cal that looks like the Beretta Elite series(w/flush barrel and original style grip), and also incorporates the single action operation(w/ frame mounted safety) of ... Read More »

Vertec Pistol by Beretta

Called the "Evolution" internally by Beretta during its development, the new Vertec pistol is basically just that, a model 92/96 updated with the latest features, like an accessory mounting rail on the dustcover, removable front sight, , flush-fitting 4.7" stainless barrel ala the "Elite" series, beveled magazine well, and dual-textured thin polymer grips. The standard version of the Vertec will ... Read More »

Taser International’s New M26 Really Shuts the Badguys Down.

Formerly “Air Taser”, Taser International’s premier product is their “Advanced Taser” M26. The M26 is a 26 Watt Electro-Muscular Disruption (EMD) device that was designed to takedown the toughest and meanest individuals in the world, no matter how big, drugged up, or pissed off, without killing or permanently injuring them, a feat that no other less-lethal device can supposedly currently ... Read More »