Author Archive | Ben Findley

Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm PORTED Shield Review

Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm PORTED Shield Review

The Smith & Wesson (SW) M&P Shield has a great reputation as a quality concealed carry handgun, ever since it was introduced in 2012. Recently, a ported barrel version of the Shield was introduced by the SW Performance Center (PC) and I was glad they sent me a ported 9mm Shield to review. I wanted…

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Tips for the Aging Shooter

Tips for the Aging Shooter

If you have $18,000 to spend for your gun, you can buy a .600 Nitro Express Revolver that weighs over 13 pounds, is 22" long, produces muzzle energy of 7,600 foot pounds, has a cylinder alone that weighs over 4 pounds, and shoots .600 rounds at $40 each at about 2,000 feet per second. It's…

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Victory for Smith-Wesson SW22 Pistol: A Review

SW22 Victory Pistol Review

Smith-Wesson has introduced the SW22 Victory .22LR pistol in the last two months and sent me one to review and range test. I want to give you my opinions about it and help you decide if you should get one. I want to give you its specifications, special features, and my evaluation of it compared…

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Personal Protection and Your Concealed Carry Checklist

Personal Protection and Your Concealed Carry Checklist

It is the best of times and it is the worst of times, as Charles Dickens says in his "Tale of Two Cities." Given the terrible terrorist activities recently, now is a critical time for us to be concerned about our personal protection. We as responsible concealed carry folks must recognize and reinforce the necessary…

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Practical Tips for 4 Unusual Handgun Concerns

Practical Tips for 4 Unusual Handgun Concerns

Some handgun and concealed carry students and readers have asked for my ideas about some practical solutions and tips for some different and uncommon concerns they have while carrying concealed and using handguns in general. Unusual concerns like what to do in the bathroom when carrying, how to store many holsters for easy access, a…

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