Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gun Review: Sig Sauer P250 Compact 9mm – The Modular Choice (3 comments)

Sig P250 Compact 9mm DAO Handgun

Somewhere between the ideas of one-size-fits-all to a customized gun, Sig Sauer has developed a system of modular handguns called the P250 series. It allows a buyer to choose the combination of frame, grip and caliber to meet specific requirements,

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Gun Review: A Serious Tool – Springfield 1911 TRP Operator

Springfield Armory 1911 TRP Operator

An operator — a member of a special forces or special operations unit in the United States military — obviously requires the best equipment to achieve success. The highest quality sidearm is, naturally, a vital part of his armament. For

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Springfield Armory

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Shield 9mm – The M&P Micro

S&W M&P Shield 9mm No Thumb Safety

Micro-compact semi-autos, with barrels in the three-inch range, have become particularly popular in recent years, especially as a conceal carry option. Although small-frame handguns in such calibers as .380 Auto have been available for a long time, shooters who want

Posted in Conceal Carry, Handguns, Smith & Wesson

Gun Review: FN Herstal Five-SeveN – Handgun for the 21st Century

FN Five Seven

What does it take to create a dramatic shift in handgun design? Unlike a century ago, when John Browning could do it single-handedly, it now takes a major government (or multi-government) contract. The story of the FN Herstal Five-SeveN, which

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Silencer Review: SilencerCo Octane 45HD – A Cross-Platform Suppressor

silencerco octane 45 hd

Under their slogan, “Fight the Noise!” the innovative company SilencerCo has developed a series of excellent firearm sound suppressors over just the few years since they were established in 2008. Their approach is simple, if revolutionary: make suppressors efficient, small

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Glock 43 Exclusive First Look and Does Not Disappoint

Glock 43 Exclusive First Look and Does Not Disappoint

All right. All right, guys. Hanging out with the Glock 43. We’re getting a first look here at their single stack 9mm that’s new for this year. And guys it’s really no surprise to me that this gun came along

Posted in Glock, Handguns

Gun Review: Springfield 1911 TRP Service – Tactical Response Pistol

Springfield 1911 TRP Service

How far can you take the 1911 pistol? From the standard military-issue M1911 to customized versions that have been carefully machined, polished and tweaked until they are extraordinarily accurate, this pistol has been produced in an amazing variety of models,

Posted in 1911, Handguns, Springfield Armory

Rifle Review: Colt LE6920 SOCOM – A Special Forces M4 in Civilian Hands (One comment)

Colt LE6920 SOCO rifle

For years, it was virtually impossible to find a new Colt-manufactured AR-type rifle on the civilian market. Now, the good news is that a new line of Colts are finally available. It’s not just that they’re Colts that makes it

Posted in Colt, Rifles

Magpul MBUS Pro Offset Backup Sights – Design That Works

Magpul MBUS Pro Offset Backup Sights - Design That Works

Hey, thanks for tuning into TWANGnBANG. Those are my really bad recreation of a stage in a three gun match that I read about a number of years ago. I don’t know why you don’t see it more often because

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Gun Review: HK USP Tactical 45 – The Civilian MK23

HK USP 45 Tactical

Any in-depth review of the HK USP Tactical 45 has to begin with its predecessor, the HK Mark 23. In the late 1980s, Heckler and Koch responded to a tender offered by the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to develop the

Posted in Handguns, Heckler & Koch

Interesting Features of the American Defense Manufacturing UIC Carbines

Interesting Features of the American Defense Manufacturing UIC Carbines

Hey guys, welcome back. Today we’re at the range with a special guest, Sam, who has brought out some new rifles from ADM. They’re called UIC carbines or UIC rifles. So are they’re carbines or rifles or both? They’re both.

Posted in American Defense Manufacturing, Rifles

Aimpoint T-2 Micro Red Dot Review (HD) Video

Aimpoint T-2 Micro Red Dot Review (HD) Video

Welcome back, everybody Today we’re going over the Aimpoint T-2 optic. The T-2 is the successor to the Aimpoint T-1. Now, I’ve reviewed the T-1 here previously and I made the bold statement that the T1 is the best red

Posted in Aimpoint, Optics

Top 5 Awesome Bullpups

Top 5 Awesome Bullpups

Welcome back everybody. This is Eric and Chat here of Moss Pawn and Gun. Today we’ve got another Five Gun video for you. This has been a video that’s been pretty dang requested by you guys. You wanted us to

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BCM GUNFIGHTER 1911 By Wilson Combat Review With Larry Vickers (HD) Video

I can live with that. It’s a good deal, brother. We’ll get you up. All right. Welcome back, everybody. We got a special guest again with us, Mr. Larry Vickers, himself. Today we’re taking a look at the BCM Gunfighter

Posted in 1911, Bravo Company / BCM, Wilson Combat

Aimpoint T-1 versus T-2 Comparison and Review Video

Aimpoint T-1 versus T-2 Comparison and Review Video

For years, the Aimpoint T1 has been the gold-standard of red-dot sights. When I first got wind of the T2 in the works, I was curious. They sure look a lot alike. The similarities between the T1 and the T2

Posted in Aimpoint, Optics

Top 4 Best Concealed Carry Guns for Women Video

Top 4 Best Concealed Carry Guns for Women Video

Hey guys, what’s going on? Welcome to another video for Green Life Shooting. My name is Chad. Today we have a special video for our women viewers. We’re looking at the top four concealed carry options for women. I’ve got

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Gun Review: Beretta 92FS 9mm – The 30th Anniversary

Beretta 92FS Handguns

Over the past 30 years, the Beretta 92FS 9mm has become a popular firearm for law enforcement use and in the homes and hands of civilians. We thought we’d give another look at this handgun, to review what has now

Posted in Beretta, Handguns

LWRC M6 IC-SPR Sweetness – Review Video

LWRC M6 IC-SPR Sweetness - Review Video

I’ve been waiting a little bit to do this review. What we have here is the LWRC IC-SPR. There are three variants out there on this rifle. This is the SPR version, and wow! What a sweet, sweet rifle. It’s

Posted in LWRC, Rifles

Browning 1911-380 Black Label 380 ACP Pistol Video

Browning 1911-380 Black Label 380 ACP Pistol Video

Today, we’re going to be shooting this 1911 Black Label 380. It’s a handy little thing. Before we go further, MSRP is $669. Some of you guys are going to gripe and say that the 38 ain’t worth it. It’s

Posted in 1911, Browning, Handguns

FNH SCAR 17s – When UGGs, Pistons, and .308s Collide

FNH SCAR 17s - When UGGs, Pistons, and .308s Collide

As much as I love AR15s, I’ve always said that they’re constantly flirting with redundancy and over saturation. Rifles like the FN SCAR 17 S are a welcome addition to the modern rifle marketplace. However, beyond its contribution to increase

Posted in FN Herstal, Rifles

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson Bodyguard Crimson Trace Laser .380 ACP

Smith & Wesson Bodyguard Crimson Trace Laser

In the search for the best design for a concealed carry firearm, gunmakers have followed different paths. The Smith & Wesson Bodyguard Crimson Trace Laser .380, which we review here, offers an interesting approach to solve the balance between concealment

Posted in Handguns, Smith & Wesson

Gun Review: Limited Vickers Tactical Glocks 17 / 19 RTF2 FDE

Glock 19 FDE RTF2 Larry Vickers

Larry Vickers, well known for his work with both Glocks and 1911s, has created a limited run of special edition Glock 17s and Glock 19s. Working in conjunction with Vickers Tactical Sights and Tango Down, he has created the Glock

Posted in Glock, Handguns

Concealed Carry – Appendix Carry – FULL VERSION Video

Concealed Carry - Appendix Carry - FULL VERSION Video

Here we go, guys. Today, in the base of what I read in your messages and the base of your requests I’m going to talk, again, about concealed carry. I’m going to talk about one of the options, I mean,

Posted in Conceal Carry