Author Archive | Ben Findley

Beretta APX- Changed to Grey Frame-Black Backstrap

Beretta APX Full-Size 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

  Beretta has a reputation for making fine hammer-fired DA/SA pistols, like the PX4 Storm, the battlefield-tested M9, and the full-size 92 series. The new for 2017 Beretta APX design is a major departure from these other pistols. The APX is their first striker-fired full-sized gun that uses a system where the breech is locked…

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CZ P-10 Compact 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

CZ P-10 Compact 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

Recently I reviewed the fine classic CZ 75B and now I want to follow-up with the new for 2017 CZ P-10 Compact. CZ-USA has taken quite a while to bring to the market and manufacture this new P-10, but they want to continue their fine reputation for offering high-quality products. Some have not heard of…

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Sight Radius, Accuracy, & Precision in Defensive Shooting?

Sight Radius, Accuracy, & Precision in Defensive Shooting?

There seems to be some misinformation, hearsay, misinterpretation, and a lot of misunderstanding about sight radius and its relationship to accuracy and precision. So I want to define the terms, explore them, and draw some conclusions based on my opinions about these three factors for defensive shooting. Understand that this is not pure scientific research…

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FN 509 Compact 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

FN 509 Compact 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

Well, with the many polymer, striker-fired semi-auto pistols on the market today, do we really need another one? Certainly the answer is "yes" if it has something worthwhile to add to the selection. FN America was nice enough to send me their new for 2017 striker-fired pistol in 9mm. Given the huge supply of similar…

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12 New Handguns for 2017

12 New Handguns for 2017

What if you could design and produce your handgun anyway you desired, with any features and characteristics, without a price parameter? With any specifications? With any capacity? With any caliber? With any weight? With any barrel length and any overall length? What would you include on your special handgun? Would you want it to have:…

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CZ 75B SA 9mm [PISTOL REVIEW]

CZ 75B SA 9mm [FIREARM REVIEW]

Some have not shot the CZ 75 B and others have not even heard of it. The "B" stands for firing pin Block which stops the firing pin from moving forward if the pistol were to be dropped. You should shoot it to see for yourself how unique and special it is. Several say it…

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Concealed Carry on College Campuses: Issues & Updates

Concealed Carry on College Campuses: Issues & Updates

A very hotly-debated topic now is the right to conceal carry a handgun on college campuses and school property. What seems an obvious or pretty basic decision by many, is not by others. It can become complicated. Some even add the issue of faculty and students carrying a gun at ANY school-related event or activity…

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DIY Target Stand for Shooting

DIY Portable Target Stand for Shooting

Everyone needs a target stand for practicing and improving their handgun skills. I am not sure if you have priced a basic target stand lately, but you can pay anywhere from $50. and up for a very simple stand. When you add in the high cost of shipping or delivery, you can have a lot…

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