Springfield Armory’s X revealed as 1911 TRP Operator in 10mm (VIDEO)

After a week of teasing, Springfield announced the mysterious “X” project was, in fact, a 10mm 1911. (Photo: Springfield Armory) In a not so surprising announcement, Springfield Armory cleared up the mystery surrounding its ominous social media posts officially introducing the 1911 TRP Operator in 10mm. Springfield Armory launched the 1911 TRP Operator in 10mm Friday, offering two models — a five-inch barrel and a long slide six-inch variant. The TRP, or Tactical Response Pistol, is based on Springfield’s Professional…

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Gun Review: TriStar C100 9mm handgun (VIDEO)

Knowing what a fan I am of the Canik brand, the US TriStar rep asked if I’d like to test the latest, compact version of the 100 series, manufactured by Canik but branded by the importer, TriStar. Of course, I replied in the affirmative and the experience did not disappoint. This Turkish 9mm walks a line between true double/single action and single action only. Like a 1911 (or CZ75), the hammer is placed in the…

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Why hunters are trading in traditional hunting rifles for the AR-15

AR-15s have long been a symbol of the tactical world, but black rifles are slowly creeping their way past military and law enforcement applications and into the world of hunting. Touting more caliber options, efficiency and modularity, the versatile platform is transforming the way hunters down prey, but what’s causing hunters to ditch traditional rifle set-ups in favor of modern sporting rifles? The biggest benefit to the AR, or modern sporting rifle, platform has always been…

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