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Smith & Wesson’s Performance Center SW1911 PRO SERIES® 9mm A very long name for a very short pistol

My wife and I just finished taking down the Christmas tree and settling in for the New Year. 2018 had been a… curious year. I received a mailer from Maine’s DMV that read in paraphrase, “If you look like this, insert picture of Mr. Magoo on golf cart, you can no longer renew your motor…

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Ruger’s SR1911 Officer-Style 45 Automatic

The Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style is a compact handful of 45 Auto power and a good alternative to plastic fantastic strikers and presets. Perhaps not the first choice of a Volvo driving, overly evolved, target punching, recently graduated, software engineer gone firearm enthusiast, but a great pick for someone who needs a reliable tool for self…

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Ruger’s SR1911 Lightweight Officer-Style 9mm

My theory on carry guns and an egg analogy… As we get older, our waistline spreads, are hips narrow and our butts disappear. In short, we begin to morph into nature’s perfect shape, the egg. Consequently, the four pound forty-four mag that once rode proudly at our waist, now progressively falls to our ankles with…

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Smith and Wesson’s Performance Center Model 19 Carry Comp A compact revolver that is actually enjoyable to shoot...

OK, I like double action revolvers. There is always a round in the chamber inline with the barrel and point and squeeze the trigger are pretty easy operating instructions to remember even under the most stressful conditions. When well done, as is the case with this S&W Performance Center Model 19, revolvers are also aesthetically…

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