Weaponry

THE KAHR ARMS AUTO ORDNANCE 9MM 1911: by Nick Jacobellis

         For the record, Auto Ordnance is no stranger to the firearms industry.  My familiarity with Auto Ordnance goes back many years, when I adopted their .30 caliber Paratrooper Model M1 Carbine; a rifle that has been flawlessly reliable.  As many of you also know, the 9mm Kahr Arms P9 (Polymer) Pistol that I own …

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THE M3 & M3A1 SUBMACHINE GUN AKA THE GREASE GUN BY: NICK JACOBELLIS

            If you have ever hear someone say, I can write my name with that “gun,” they are likely referring to the M3 or M3A1, also known as The Grease Gun. While this comment isn’t meant to be taken literally, it is meant to describe the noticeable slow rate of fire, that this fully automatic submachine produces when …

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THE 9MM SPRINGFIELD ARMORY SA-35 – A 21st CENTURY VERSION OF THE FAMOUS BROWNING HI POWER

While John Moses Browning crafted the original basic design, Dieudonne Saive of Fabrique National (FN), Herstal, Belgium is credited with completing the design that became the now famous 9mm (Browning) Hi Power.  The name Hi Power was assigned to this pistol due to its 13 round magazine capacity.  Production of the Belgium made 9mm Browning …

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THE SPRINGFIELD ARMORY MIL SPEC 1911 .45 ACP PISTOL

“plain Jane” design. Unlike the original G.I or Government issue 1911, the Mil Spec Model is fitted with a Match Grade stainless steel five inch barrel and a set of high visibility Fixed Combat Three Dot White Dot Sights. In keeping with the design features of the original 1911, the Springfield Mil Spec model has …

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THE SMITH and WESSON 327 TRR8

                                                                     A 21ST CENTURY HI CAPACITY TACTICAL REVOLVER     FOR PERSONAL PROTECTION, HOME DEFENSE AND RUGGED OUTDOOR FIELD USE                                                        Review by: NICK JACOBELLIS             The Smith & Wesson 327 TRR8 with a 5 inch barrel is a fairly lightweight and very well balanced 8 shot N frame revolver chambered in …

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The Thompson Machine Gun

THE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN MODEL 1921, SUBMACHINEGUN CALIBER .45 MODEL 1928, 1928A1, M1 THOMPSON AND M1A1AKA THE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN BY: NICK JACOBELLIS U.S. Marines were the first combat troops to carry Model 1921 Thompson Submachine Guns during “The Banana Wars.” These “police actions” and occupation force assignments took place in various countries/locations in Central …

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THE U.S. CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1 & THE U.S. CARBINE, CALIBER .30 M1A1

                                           Article by: NICK JACOBELLIS  The .30 Caliber M1 Carbine is a magazine fed semi-automatic short barreled rifle that carried 15 rounds of ammunition in its magazine and is considerably more compact and lighter than the M1 Garand.  The M1A1 Model .30 caliber Carbine was equipped with a side folding metal wire stock that …

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