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MagPul XT Rail Panels for Your Rifle, Carbine, Subcarbine or Submachine Gun

by David Crane [email protected] The Wilderness Tactical Products currently carries MagPul XT Rail Panels (rail covers) for the (MilSpec) M1913 Picatinny rail system. According to The Wilderness Tactical Products, MagPul rail panels/rail covers "feature a segmented full-length design that can be more easily cut into modules by the user". DefenseReview thinks these panels look pretty sweet. MagPul XT Rail Panels ... Read More »

VLTOR Weapon Systems offering new Carbine Modstock kits.

Variable1 writes: "Just in time for the sunset of the assault weapons ban, Vltor Weapon Systems ( www.vltor.com ) is offering a new BASIC model of their excellent line of Modstocks. The Vltor Modstock is an updated version of the collapsible stock for the AR15/M16 family of weapons. The main benefits of the stock design is the much improved cheek-weld ... Read More »

‘Super Match Trigger Groups’ for AR-15/M16-based Rifles, Carbines, & Subcarbines

by David Crane [email protected] Chip McCormick Corp. (CMC) is making some very interesting drop-in "Super Match Trigger Groups" for AR-15/M16′s. The Super Match Trigger Group is made up of a "totally self-contained one-piece assembly", which, on its face, would appear to adhere to the KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) principle. The sales literature on the CMC Super Match Trigger Groups ... Read More »

Pistol Dynamics Signature Custom 1911 Pistols: Tactical Art in .45 Caliber.

by David Crane [email protected] If you’re currently looking to acquire a top notch custom tactical 1911 pistol for concealed carry or home defense, DefRev urges you to take a serious look at the pistols coming out of Pistol Dynamics. Pistol Dynamics is run by Paul Liebenberg. Liebenberg’s guns are special. Not only are they beautiful, but they are also unique ... Read More »

Colt Model 1911 Pistol and Early Prototypes

The following is an advertisement that was submitted to Defense Review anonymously. Normally we don’t publish anonymous posts–and especially advertisements. However, we’re making an exception here as a courtesy to our members and readers who may have an interest in reading about the history of the Colt 1911 pistol and its precursors. We’ll research the source. Here it is: "Just ... Read More »

Kimber Introduces Intregral Light/Laser

by David Crane Kimber appears to have copied the Caspian Integral Light/Laser Rail Mount with their new integrated "Tactical Rail". This, of course, is good news, as an integral rail is always preferable to a screwed-on rail. However an integral rail doesn’t solve the reported reliability problems caused by Kimber’s Series II Safety system, which the author believes can potentially ... Read More »

DefRev Announcement: Story Submissions

The story below titled "E-Book on the Colt 1903-08 Hammerless Pistol" was submitted by an anonymous user. DefRev has made an exception in that specific case and approved that post. However, DefRev does not normally accept posts without a provided member name. If you would like to post a story to DefRev, you must first create a username and provide ... Read More »

E-Book on the Colt 1903-08 Hammerless Pistol

Post approved by David Crane for information purposes only. DefRev does not endorse any of the products described in this story: "Just issued, Ebook on the Colt pistols. Its title : Colt 1903 "Hammerless" by Gérard Henrotin Many ebooks on various firearms are now available in our site. Find them all at… the url : http://users.skynet.be/HL-Editions/ebook/liste01.htm Downloading page of the ... Read More »

LAPD SWAT Adopts Kimber Custom II 1911 Pistol as New Tactical/Carry Sidearm.

It’s official. The Kimber Custom II single-stack .45 1911(5" Government Model) has apparently defeated all comers, and is thus slated to rest on the thighs of all LAPD SWAT operators in the very near future. For an LE SWAT/SRT contract, it’s a big one–160 guns(2 per operator). The significance of the Kimber Custom II’s adoption is magnified by the fact ... 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 »