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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 »

Now You Can Carry Your Glock

Most people are familiar with the phrase "Glock Perfection". It’s on Glock’s brochures, and mimmicked by Glock owners everywhere, whose numbers are legion. And, it must be said that those claims are pretty accurate. While not perfect, Glock pistols are just about as close to perfection as can reasonably be achieved via mass production. That said, if there’s one feature ... Read More »

Larry Vickers Custom 1911

We all know that $4,000 to $5,000 for a custom 1911 is probably on the outrageous side, and that one’s money would probably be better spent on a Glock (or slightly modified Kimber) and a whole lot of ammo and training. However, that being said, "American Handgunner" just did a fluff piece on a "Special Operations" 1911 by Larry Vickers, ... Read More »

Dawson Precision’s New Tactical Advantage 1911 Pistol

Dave Dawson is primarily known for the competition guns he builds for Todd Jarrett. Well, Dave has now come out with what he calls the "Tactical Advantage" pistol. The "Tactical Advantage" is a custom 1911 single-stack defense gun that can also incorporate Dawson’s new "light speed" rail system for mounting a light/laser unit underneath the dust cover. We’ve heard that ... Read More »

Krebs Custom Kalashnikovs

Krebs Custom Guns, known for making custom 1911 pistols, is currently making a very high quality–and very interesting–semi-auto version of the new 4th Generation Kalashnikov rifles and carbines. Krebs’ AK-103 rifle and carbine are actually exact replicas of the full auto versions made in Russia. The guns are built on 4th generation AK-74 "Century Series" semi-automatic receivers. Both the rifle ... Read More »

Evolution Gun Works(EGW) Tactical Carry Gun Package and PDP Custom 1911′s.

It looks like George Smith, owner and head gunsmith at Evolution Gun Works, has been busy over there. Long known for their competition race guns, EGW is now throwing their hat into the tactical/carry ring with a couple of new custom 5" single-stacks. These are EGW’s new "Tactical Carry Gun Package" and PDP Model. Basically both are fairly straight-laced custom ... Read More »