Wilson Combat EDC X9 Review

When I heard Wilson Combat was releasing a new double stack 9mm it piqued my interest.  Known for their 1911s it was something outside the norm.  This isn’t the first time they’ve stepped outside that box though.  In 2009 they announced the Spec-Ops 9, a polymer framed 1911-ish pistol, which was ultimately discontinued several years later.  There were some issues with

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S&W M&P Shield and Apex Action Enhancement Trigger Kit Review

The Smith and Wesson (S&W) Military and Police (M&P) Shield isn’t a new pistol by any means, having been released in 2012.  But it still holds its place as one of the most popular single stack carry pistols out there.  First released in 9mm and .40 S&W they recently released one in .45 Auto/ACP to round out the collection.  The Shield

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TALON Grips Review

Polymer pistols are notoriously slippery.  There are options like stippling but it’s a permanent modification.  It will of course cost to have it done professionally and while it can be done yourself I recommend caution.  I’ve seen many frames aesthetically ruined by poor stippling jobs.  So what does that leave us with?  Skateboard tape is commonly used but it’s very

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Combat Shooting And Tactics: Extreme Pistol Review

There is no shortage of self-titled firearm instructors out there.  You’ll find plenty who are, or claim they are, a former law enforcement officer (LEO) or military.  I’ve learned that just because someone was career law enforcement/military that doesn’t mean they’re a good instructor. I trained with one retired LEO and when I inquired about learning to shoot on the move

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