Pistols

Strike Plate Rail System (S.P.R.S) for 1911 Pistols

by David Crane [email protected] If your 1911 pistol doesn’t incorporate an integral rail, you might want to give this product some serious consideration. The Strike Plate Rail System (S.P.R.S.) is a combination tactical light rail/strike plate, and it’s pretty trick. Urban Advantage Tactical Systems just introduced it at TREXPO West 2004. A strike plate like the S.P.R.S. prevents the slide …

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1911 Owners: Assembling/Disassembling the 1911 Pistol, by Hilton Yam

Hilton Yam has detailed his assembly/disassembly procedures for the 1911 pistol on TacticalForums.com in this thread. The following is what Hilton wrote. If you own and/or carry a 1911 pistol, DefRev highly suggests you read it. Here: "The following is a users guide that I’ve written, detailing how I typically strip the 1911 for routine maintenance. If there’s anything I …

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Hogue Avengerâ„¢ System: Fixed Barrel Replacement Upper for 1911 Pistols.

This one’s interesting. Brought to you by the fine people at Hogue grips, the Avenger™ system/kit, a fixed barrel upper (slide, barrel, and associated parts) for 1911 pistols, is a patents-pending system that eliminates the need for precision fitting a conventional 1911 slide and barrel. You can read all about the… Hogue Avenger™ system by clicking on this link. We’ll …

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Springfield Armory XD (X-Treme Duty) Pistols

by David Crane [email protected] Speaking of compact and subcompact pistols (see story below), DefRev also has yet to run the XD (X-treme Duty) pistols by Springfield Armory. The two models we’re most interested in evaluating are the 4 inch service model XD pistol and the 3 inch Sub-Compact XD pistol. The 3" subcompact XD pistol might actually be the most …

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CZ P-01 Compact and CZ 2075 RAMI Subcompact Pistols

If you’re a fan of the CZ-75 pistol, you might want to take a look at the new CZ P-01 pistol that was designed for the Czech national police. Instead of the CZ-75’s 1911-style frame-mounted sweep-down manual thumb safety, the CZ P-01 utilizes a frame-mounted manual decocker. "Guns & Ammo" recently published this article on the CZ P-01 pistol. It’s …

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Limited Edition Naval Specwar (NSW) Sig-Sauer P226-9-Navy Pistol

SIGARMS, Inc. (SIG-Sauer) has issued the following press release: "SIGARMS® Offers Limited Run of Authentic Navy SEAL Pistols. Special Operations Warrior Foundation to receive up to $100,000 from sale of P226 pistol. EXETER, New Hampshire – Feb 2, 2004 – SIGARMS® Inc. has released a limited number of specially serialized P226 pistols identical to those supplied to the U.S. Navy …

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