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Pistol Pit is Operational

It’s been a long summer. First it rained most of the season. Now it’s getting cold and dry. When I still need some rain for seeding to take hold.  But no matter, the Pit is operational. I haven’t measured it completely from front to back, but diagonally it’s 50 yards. That enables us to quickly hasty-zero tac rifles at 25 …

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SHS 17: Beretta 92a1

  What we have here is a pistol I have kept an eye out for quite a few years. The upgraded M9 pistol known as the Beretta 92a1. This particular example: Factory 1913 light rail.  Wilson G10 grips.  It still retains it’s factory grips.  3 – 17 round factory magazines.  3-dot drift adjustable sights.  Caliber – 9×19  Action – Traditional …

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Handguns Seen at 2016 Ft. Benning Sniper Challenge

I know the subject of issued military handguns is always a hot-button topic among most firearms enthusiasts. I suspect the reason for this isn’t the significance or primacy of handguns in combat. They are secondary and rarely used. But rather civilians live in mostly a handgun world. So any brand confirmation hits them right in the feels. But let us …

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Video — Second Strike And Why It Doesn’t Matter

There seems to be this persistent rumor on our social media properties that only a handgun with “second strike” or “double strike” capability will be considered for the Army’s proposed Modular Handgun System. Aka the MHS. The two weapons used to demonstrate in this video are Glock 35 GEN 4 FDE S&W 325 Thunder Ranch It would have been better …

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POTD — Beretta 92 – M9

A customer sent us a funny image inspired by a t-shirt design we sell. A Beretta 92F with a blank firing adopter stuck in it’s barrel. Some of you will get the joke. Some won’t. Which is why the shirt is so popular.   Sincerely, Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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French Foreign Legion Beretta 92 by MAS

Many years ago, I had a Beretta 92. Picked it up off a retiring DSS agent in the very, very early 1990’s. How he came upon it is a very interesting story in it’s own right but not something that I can post in the internet. But what I can say is it was the first time I ever considered …