Boberg’s XR9-S Pistol

6 Sept 13 At an Instructor’s Course earlier this week, one of my students brought a Boberg Pistol. It’s a very small, flat, 9mm, designed for highly-discreet, concealed carry. I saw a copy at the SHOT Show last January, but this is the first opportunity I’ve had to...

2013 Shot Show, Last Day

18 Jan 13 The 2013 Shot Show is now history. Record attendance, record number of exhibitors, and heavy security, but 2013 (maybe 2014 too!) will go down in history as “The Year of Shortages.” Many makers of guns and ammunition have already stopped taking new orders....

2013 Shot Show, Third Day

17 Jan 13 At the Springfield Armory booth, I got a chance to handle the XD/S, in 9mm. External dimension are identical to the SD/S in 45ACP, so it is SA’s version of the M&P Shield, the PM9, and several others. Will be popular! Windham Weaponry, makers of...

2013 SHOT Show, First Day

15 Jan 13 Mood at the Show is edgy! Everyone is wondering if, and how, their lives will change. No one trusts, nor expects, anyone in government to exhibit good judgment, nor care a whit about citizens. Universal distrust and open suspicion of true motives is on...