Weaponry

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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Classic Series SIG Sauer Pistols

Article by: Nick Jacobellis As you will read in a number of my articles, during my law enforcement career, I was fortunate to work for agencies that allowed varying degrees of flexibility, when it came to agency firearms polities. This was especially the case, when I served as a U.S. Customs Service Patrol Officer, Air …

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The Springfield model 1903 variants and the M1 Garand

Article by: Nick Jacobellis The bolt action Springfield Rifle Model 1903, the M1903 Modified, the M1903A3 and the M1903A4 were chambered in 30.06 caliber and first saw combat during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, in World War 1, in the Banana Wars, as well as in World War II. The U.S. military service rifle that …

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The CZ 527 Carbine-A hard look

The CA 527 Carbine – A modern bolt action rifle chambered in two modern military calibers Article By Nick Jacobellis Those of us who are military history enthusiasts know, that millions of bolt action rifles chambered in various calibers have been used by combatants in numerous wars and combat actions throughout the world. Even in the 21st …

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