Reviews, breakdowns, information and insights to pistols, carbines and rifles.

  • A 2011 Life: Magazine Followers Gen 2 followers for the STI 2011 9mm magazines.
  • A 2011 Life: A Couple Changes Trigger The stock trigger from STI is a plastic shoe at about a medium length. After doing a lot of dry-fire and the first range session, I was finding that I ...
  • A 2011 Life: Safariland ALS Holster I’ve been a long-time fan of Safariland products, particularly the SLS and then ALS retention holsters. These are great for 3-gun, run-n-gun or other field shooting competitions where there is ...
  • STI Staccato P Initial Impressions The STI Staccato P is my journey into the world of the 2011. While I’ve been a Glock guy for a while, I’ve got some time running 1911s in the ...
  • Living a 2011 Life I’ve been a Glock guy since as long as I can remember shooting. However, I also started shooting competitively with a 1911 a long time ago. I learned a lot ...
  • Load Out: 2019 RBGC Run and Gun 5K My loadout for the 2019 River Bend Gun Club Run and Gun 5K run was very similar to my 2018 setup. Guns and Ammo Rifle: After wearing out my 20” rifle for ...
  • Load Out: 2018 Competition Dynamics Team Challenge The Competition Dynamics Team Challenge involves a  lot of shooting and movement with all of your equipment. Having good glass and accurate rifles as part of the loadout are essential. ...
  • Nightforce NX8 1-8x F1 Rifle Build & Scope Review   Many people tend to select an optic for their rifle build, but every once in a while something comes along that changes the paradigm. With the release of the Nightforce ...
  • Load Out: 2018 Stillwater Tactical Championship The course of fire for the Stillwater Tactical Challenge involves shooting carbines, precision rifles and pistols. This event is fairly unique in it’s variety of firearms and shooting tasks involved, ...
  • Load Out: 2018 RBGC Run and Gun 5K Run and Gun, aka Centerfire Biathlon events are a newer competition growing in popularity. After competing in my first one (AAR here) I can see why. It’s basically a 5K ...