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  1. Kimber presented its Ultra II line of mini 1911 pistols nearly two years ago, and these handy little guns have quickly caught on with those seeking highly concealable single-action autoloaders. A special “dressed-up” version was unveiled to the shooting public earlier this year called the Kimber Onyx Ultra II. Here’s a complete review: Gun Review: The 9mm Kimber Onyx Ultra II Pistol The 9mm Kimber Onyx Ultra II is a subcompact gem with 8+1 rounds on tap and plenty of concealed carry advantages for the discerning shooter. Source
  2. An endorsement of tactical gear from Kris Paronto is like an endorsement of hockey sticks from Wayne Gretzky — you can’t do any better. Here’s some of Tanto’s favorite gear from manufacturers like Maxim Defense Industries, 88 Tactical Group and SSVi LLC. Tanto’s Top Picks: Kris Paronto Discusses Why He Uses Certain Gear Everyone is different in terms of what they use for gear, but if it’s good enough for Benghazi warrior Kris Paronto, then it’s likely good enough for you. Source
  3. If someone said, “We’re giving away a Savage Arms Mod 10 BA Stealth Rifle with a Bushnell Tactical DMR II 3.5-21x50mm Scope,” why wouldn’t you enter to win it? Well, turns out Ballistic Magazine is going just that. Enter now! Win a Savage Mod 10 BA Stealth Rifle and a Bushnell Tactical Scope One person will be the lucky winner of a new long range Savage Mod 10 BA Stealth Rifle and a Bushnell Tactical DMR II 3.5-21x50mm Scope. Source
  4. INITIAL RUN OF 50 PISTOLS: Kahr Firearms Group has teamed up with Outlaw Ordnance (Concealment Commander) on a limited run Magnum Research Desert Eagle 1911 CSS pistol. The pistol has the words “We The People” deep laser engraved on the left side. Get ’em while they’re hot! Kahr Reveals Custom MRI ‘We The People’ Desert Eagle 1911 The limited run Magnum Research ‘We The People’ Desert Eagle 1911 pistol features deep laser engraving on the slide and grips. Source
  5. A good guy used his AR-15 rifle to stop a knife attack in Illinois. “The AR-15 is my weapon of choice for home protection … It’s light, it’s maneuverable. If you train and know how to use it properly, it’s not dangerous. And this is just a perfect example of good guy with an AR-15 stopped a bad guy with a knife.” VIDEO: Good Guy Uses AR-15 Rifle to Stop Knife Attack in Illinois A man used an AR-15 rifle to save his neighbor during a stabbing at his apartment building in northeast Illinois earlier this week. Source
  6. Today, there is one authority that overwhelmingly sets the bar of whether a round is considered good enough for law enforcement to carry it on duty. That standard is set by the FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation’s penetration testing protocol. Understanding the Why and How Behind FBI Ammo Testing Standards The FBI ammo penetration testing protocol exists today to make sure that bullets will perform up to an objective, repeatable standard. Source
  7. “We’ve heard the arguments to justify infringing on Second Amendment rights with an age requirement increase. They just don’t add up. Can’t buy a beer? Drinking isn’t a right. Can’t rent a car? Again, not a right. Can’t buy a handgun? Another denial of rights. Here’s why it matters.” – National Shooting Sports Foundation | NSSF, NSSF: Raising the Gun Age Limit Violates Our Constitution Larry Keane of the NSSF discusses why raising the gun age limit isn’t a solution, only an infringement on constitutional rights. Source
  8. Stay informed. Stay safe. Over the last several years, there has been a spike in armed assaults on individuals in or around motor vehicles. At the top of the list are carjacking incidents where one or more assailants present a weapon and attempt to separate the driver from his or her vehicle. Carjacking: How to Fight Back When You’re Behind the Wheel When there’s no escape during a carjacking and going to your gun is your only recourse, this is how you can come out on top. Source
  9. 🤘🤘🤘 with TMACS INC Metal Up, Buttercup: Pat Mac’s 5 Must-Have Songs for Your Gym Playlist Spec Ops veteran Pat McNamara is a model of physical excellence, and he uses a head-banging metal gym playlist to keep him pumped during his workouts. Source
  10. A GLOCK 17 with 365,000 rounds and counting. Yes, 365,000 rounds. You Won’t Believe How Much Abuse This Glock 17 Has Taken This torture test—365,000 rounds and counting—shows why the Glock 17 is a safe bet if you want a user-friendly gun that’ll function in any environment. Source
  11. 2017 was without a doubt our biggest year yet, so we decided to take a look at the guns that graced the covers of our biggest magazines: Combat Handguns, Ballistic Magazine, and Tactical-Life. Check all 14 cover out here, as well as the stories behind the guns. To all of our readers, thank you for your continued support and here’s to an even bigger 2018 — we’ve got some good stuff in store for all of you! All Major Cover Guns From Athlon Outdoors’ Magazines in 2017 A detailed look at all of the cover guns from ‘Ballistic,’ ‘Combat Handguns,’ and ‘Tactical Weapons’ in 2017 and the stories that landed them there. Source
  12. The Desert Eagle .44 Magnum/.50 AE Combo Caliber Package from Magnum Research (Kahr Firearms Group) allows shooters to switch barrels in a matter of seconds. We filmed the whole process at the recent Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous so you could see just how easy it is. Magnum Research’s Combo Caliber Desert Eagle Is Wildly Innovative The Magnum Research Desert Eagle .44 Magnum/.50 AE Combo Caliber Package allows shooters to switch barrels in a matter of seconds. Source
  13. The man suddenly pulled out a gun. In a split second decision, Memmel—a grandmother of five—decided to confront the man. “I shoved him and said, ‘No! You’re not coming in!’” Memmel said. WATCH: Houston Grandma Shoves Armed Robber Out of Jewelry Store A Houston grandma physically stopped an armed robber from holding up the jewelry store she works at just days before Christmas. Source
  14. When you have a junkyard car and a new .50 BMG Barrett M107A1 rifle at your disposal, the script pretty much writes itself. From the recent Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous in Gateway, Colo. Read more: https://www.tactical-life.com/firearms/rifles/barrett-m107a1-50-bmg-rifle-video/ Source
  15. The Kimber K6s revolver series is one of the more popular wheel gun lines, so we put two of our favorites up against one another. K6s Stainless 3″ vs. K6s CDP: Comparing the Kimber K6s Revolver Series The Kimber K6s revolver series is one of the more popular wheel gun lines, so we put two of our favorites up against one another. Source