Month: April 2012

NRA AM – Kimber America

The gun that surprised me the most (favorably) at the 2012 NRA Annual Meetings was the Kimber Solo (9mm). This was the first opportunity I had to handle one in person (availability of these has been limited). The Solo is a very small and sleek carry pistol with an incredibly smooth trigger. The bevels of […]

Ruger Introduces 22/45 Lite

Ruger introduces 22/45 Lite Ruger® is proud to introduce the Ruger 22/45 Lite™, a lightweight Ruger® 22/45™ pistol with a new aluminum upper receiver. Chambered in the popular .22 LR, the Ruger 22/45 Lite™ is accurate and reliable, making it the ideal lightweight rimfire pistol. The Ruger 22/45 Lite™ upper receiver is made of aircraft-grade […]

S&W M&P Shield 9mm and .40 S&W Smith & Wesson introduced their new single stack, small sized, 9mm and .40S&W M&P’s just in time for the NRA annual meetings April 12-14 in St. Louis. This comes after weeks of ‘teaser” pieces from S&W; which, in itself, is a somewhat of a new (and annoying) marketing strategy from the company. There has […]