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Gun Gear

Ammoland's Tom McHale has always had a man crush on the Colt Model 1903 (although he confesses, he is not exactly sure why.) Shooting the dinky-ish .32 ACP, it’s not exactly a manly gun, but it makes up for its lack of virility in other ways. Here is a great piece Tom wrote about the history of the Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless and where to get one brand new.

Picking a concealed carry gun can seem a little daunting for anyone who has decided to join the ranks of concealed carriers. In previous eras, there were few choices beyond a snub-nose revolver, which are still certainly available and not bad choices in the least. However, the modern concealed carrier is absolutely spoiled for choice, as the market is absolutely saturated with choices.

A truck gun can be practical when you must travel in and out of jurisdictions where concealed carry is prohibited or when entering establishments that don’t permit guns. The whole idea of a truck gun presumes it is at least legal to have a loaded gun in your car or truck in the first place. Obviously, you need to check that. In this great feature from Walt Rauch at Handguns Mag we look at some in truck carry options.

Remington jumped headfirst into the pocket pistol market with the new RM380 DAO. Here is a great review of the Remington RM380 from our friends at Handguns Magazine.

Sales of pocket pistols continue to be healthy because the concealed carry movement is getting stronger as more and more Americans are taking responsibility for their own safety, and more and more states are recognizing our inherent right to self defense. Now Remington has jumped into that already deep pool with its new pistol, the Remington RM380.

A Minnesota entrepreneur named Kirk Kjellberg has generated a lot of Internet buzz with his proposed Ideal Conceal, a cell-phone shaped pistol. Starting out looking like a cell phone, with one click a handle is released and a trigger and double barrel in .380 caliber are revealed. Here at GBC we are purists. We think guns ought to be guns and cell phones ought to be phones... and cameras... and calendars... and video players... but definitely not guns!

Enjoy this very nice review of the new Sig Sauer P320 striker fired pistol from our friends at Handguns Magazine. The announcement of the SIG Sauer P320, ironically was what made me realize that—in an era where everybody is jumping on the striker-fired bandwagon—the company didn’t have a striker-fired pistol. The SIG Sauer P320 might look a little familiar. That’s because the new gun is basically a striker-fired version of SIG’s P250, a modular-framed double action/single action introduced several years ago.