Mossberg Shockwave

My friend bought one of these and dropped it off yesterday so I could try it out. If you have been living under a rock and hadn’t heard of this shotgun iw ill let the maker blurb get you up to speed- A Compact, Pistol-Grip Self-Defense Shotgun That’s Also NFA-Exempt. Mossberg’s 590 Shockwave pump actionContinue reading “Mossberg Shockwave”

John Spilborghs Custom Colt

Pistol_purview 1967 Colt 1911 by Santa Barbara gunsmith John Spilborghs. Spilborghs immigrated to the US from Belgium in 1967. He was an accomplished machinist and crafted some of the finest custom 1911s in the late 70s and 80s. It seems like there was an awful lot of talent in Southern California in those years. ThisContinue reading “John Spilborghs Custom Colt”

Colt Cobra Accuracy Test

Now we are going to take a look at how accurate it is.  I won’t bother saying anything about reliability, it is a double action revolver after all and one made by Colt so it obviously will work. I shot a variety of  commercial factory loads  for accuracy at 25 yards.  The Buffalo Bore plusContinue reading “Colt Cobra Accuracy Test”

Taurus 1911 Commander

My Brother pick up a Taurus 1911 Commander and brought it by today. The gun has most of the things that factory 1911s come with these days. Action was really gritty and tight at first. So tight I was surprised. After about 50 rounds it loosened up quite a bit. Sights are a sort ofContinue reading “Taurus 1911 Commander”

Kalashnikov USA KR-9

Kalashnikov USA has put out a neat little AK in 9mm. A friend just picked one up and we are waiting on his Brace to come in. I looked it over today and I got to admit, unlike the usual AKs, this one is made pretty well. It doesn’t have a cheap finish that rubsContinue reading “Kalashnikov USA KR-9”

Calico M950

This one was one of the more radical ideas for the 1980s and one I handled quite a bit back in the day.