Category Archives: Gear

The New Drop-In Trigger System from Nighthawk Custom

The Nighthawk Custom’s Drop-In Trigger System for 1911 Pistols When looking to upgrade the performance of a 1911 pistol, a common improvement sought by shooters is a high-quality trigger job, with a crisp, clean break. Until now, a high-quality trigger … Continue reading

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Lights & Home Defense: Firearm Safety Rule 4 in Action

Target identification is perhaps the most vital aspect of home defense. Imagine waking up to a noise in the middle of the night, going to inspect the cause of said noise, and discovering your young child decided that 3 a.m. … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Tips: Winter Carry

For those of us who are serious about personal defense, cooler weather means that we can get back to carrying our full-size defensive pistols on a routine basis. Coats, jackets, and other covering garments won’t seem out of place, and … Continue reading

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Handgun Customization: What Do You Really Need?

All too frequently, I see a post like this one on social media: “I just bought a new (brand name here) handgun. What custom accessories should I get for it?”

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