Admin

AMT Backup 380

The AMT Backup is pocket pistol which was manufactured from the late 1970s to 2001. Ownership changed hands a few times, with the pictured gun manufactured by Arcadia Machine & Tool (AMT). Various calibers were available, with the .380 ACP…

Posted on

Ruger GP100 TALO Wiley Clapp

The Ruger GP100 is a robust line of revolvers with varying cartridges and barrel lengths. Pictured here is a special edition of the .357 Magnum 3″ barrel variety. Wiley Clapp is a former U.S. Marine and law enforcement officer who…

Posted on

Smith & Wesson 640

The S&W 640 is a small (J-frame) 5-shot revolver intended for concealed carry. It’s chambered in powerful .357 mag, but can also shoot lighter .38 special and +P. A concealed hammer and smooth lines eliminate snags on clothing when drawing….

Posted on

AMT Hardballer

You will be HARD-PRESSED to come up with a better name for a handgun than HARDBALLER. The AMT Hardballer was manufactured by the now-defunct Arcadia Machine & Tool Co. from 1977-2002. The Hardballer was a clone of the Colt 1911,…

Posted on

Smith & Wesson 29-2 Nickel

This is a S&W 29-2 in nickel finish with an 8-3/8″ barrel, made circa 1977. The 29-2 model is a .44 magnum caliber revolver manufactured by Smith & Wesson for approximately 20 years, starting in 1961. It is the 3rd…

Posted on

Century Arms Draco NAK9

I own a few handguns. Okay, maybe more than a few. Each has its own plusses, minuses and personality. And each one fills a need, even if that need is just to have fun. Well, I have a fun firearm…

Posted on

Citadel M-1911 American Flag Battleworn Gray Cerakote

There are plenty of 1911-style pistols out there. And in a variety of calibers, even .380 ACP like this Sig. What we have here is a 1911-style pistol from Citadel in 9mm. What makes this one special is the cerakote…

Posted on

Magnum Research Desert Eagle

The Desert Eagle rose to fame as the “cool looking” gun in countless movies and video games. In reality this is a big, heavy pistol that has a lot flexibility, can be customized by the buyer, and is a ton…

Posted on

Beretta 92 A1

The Beretta 92 A1 is a variant of the trusted, tried and true 92 series 9mm. The main difference between the two is that the 92 A1 has a Picatinny rail (also known as a MIL-STD-1913 rail), on which can be mounted…

Posted on