Beretta USA is launching the 92X Performance Carry Optics, a new competition-oriented variant of its popular, all-steel, double-action Model 92 pistol. This latest addition to the 92X Performance family comes with an optics-ready slide and optic plates. While this particular pistol is legal for the USPSA Carry Optics division, the pistol …

In case you haven’t noticed, guns are loud. And shooting them without good ear protection is not only immediately painful, as the concussion of the blast irritates your eardrum, even outdoors, but repeated shooting without your ears protected can cause temporary damage and even permanent hearing loss. Traditional foamies are …

A quiet trend has begun in firearm industry and, judging by the response, the approach could quickly spread. While more and more gun companies are holding highly successful free events that provide fans a chance to take their latest models for a short “test drive” at a range, a pair of precision-rifle …

Glock-magazine-compatible ARs continue to be hot sellers with many models to choose from, yet despite this crowded market, nearly all of them use the simple blowback operating system to cycle the action. Missouri-based CMMG, however, is a rare exception because its Banshee product line instead uses radial delayed blowback (RDB) designs. The RDB …

I wish I knew who to credit for the saying, “Good defense guns ain’t cheap … and cheap defense guns ain’t good.” I recently posted this on social media and upset at least one reader because I wouldn’t be as specific as he wanted me to be. So, maybe I …

When a masked would-be robber wielding a rifle entered a liquor store in Norco, Calif., during the early morning hours of Sunday, July 31, he probably thought he had the upper hand. The 80-year-old liquor-store owner, however, who was both attentive and prepared, immediately responded to the attack with a …

Today on I Carry we have a CZ USA P07 pistol chambered in 9mm, carried in a JM Custom Kydex AIWB holster. CZ-USA is the American branch of Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod, or CZUB, headquartered in the Czech Republic. CZUB started making firearms soon after World War I and continues …

SK Customs is launching the second edition of the Mexican War of Independence Series, the “Premier Presidente” pistol. Designed as a tribute to Mexico’s first President, Guadalupe Victoria. The pistol is a full size Government Model Colt 1911 chambered in 38 Super and has a limited-edition production run of only 200 …

Apex Ammunition, makers of ultra-high-density Tungsten Super Shot (TSS) shotshells, has introduced a limited-edition, Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat Waterfowl Blend. Available in 3-inch, 12-gauge shells, this handcrafted “duplex load” combines No. 8 TSS with No. 3 S3 zinc-plated steel for a versatile, hard-hitting load whether shooting over decoys on opening day …

Franchi USA’s Affinity lineup of semi-automatic shotguns has grown over the years with increasing popularity among waterfowlers, upland hunters and clay target shooters, providing well-built guns, made in Italy and feature a tried-and-true operating system developed by Benelli. Now Franchi offers a premium version of its Affinity-series shotgun to passionate …