June 29, 2021: Shield Plus

S&W M&P 9 Shield Plus with LG-489G

I traded in my M2.0 Performance Center Optics Ready 9mm Shield (SKU11786) for the new Plus Performance Center Optics Ready 9mm Shield (SKU 13251 MSRP $896) earlier this month. This is the fifth Shield I have owned since 2016. The one I traded, I had only had for four months. If the announcement of the …

April 29, 2021: Global

I was showing a new watch to my father-in-law the other day and he asked what brand it was. Orient. Where was it made? Japan. I added: my cars and watches are made in Japan, my guns are made in America. He added: and your ammo. don’t forget the ammo. Yes that’s American too. While …

November 30, 2020: Red Dot Sights on Handguns

According to an article by Patrick Sweeney of Guns and Ammo, the first red dot sights appeared on handguns in 1990. Jerry Barnhart configured a red dot sight on his gun and won the 1990 USPSA Nationals. As with many innovations the objects are taken from their original intended use and configured to work in …

October 19, 2020: SCOTUS Three-Peat

Conservatives have a rising hope for the stability of our Constitutional Republic. The President has nominated a third candidate for the Supreme Court. Another candidate with a philosophy closer to the departed Justice Scalia than the departed Justice Ginsberg. The angst I feel about the path the country is on exists on multiple levels. One …