What I Carry and Why: Nick Leghorn’s GLOCK 43

Original article and photos by: Nick Leghorn (TTAG) [ED: In response to reader requests, this is part of a series of posts by TTAG writers revealing their choice of carry guns.] I went to college at Penn State, which was, at the time, ranked the #1 party school in America. I didn’t see much of that unless you count LAN parties. For …

Gear Review: SB Tactical Adjustable PSB (By: TTAG)

Original article and photos by: Nick Leghorn (TTAG) Only a few years ago the SB Tactical arm brace elevated the obscure AR-15 pistol from the level of occasional range toy and oddity to functional and desirable firearm. Thanks to our mercurial friends at the ATF, there was once a question about the legality of these devices, but that has now been satisfactorily resolved. SB Tactical …

The Walther WA2000 Sniper Rifle

he Walther WA-2000 has a reputation of being the ultimate German sniper rifle, with no expense spared in its design and construction. Designed in the aftermath of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, the WA2000 was intended to be a police sniper rifle, not a military arm. It is a bullpup layout and semiautomatic action, chambered for either 7.62mm NATO or …

What is the German “1920” Double Date Stamp?

One will sometimes encounter German WW1 arms – mostly Lugers and Kar98 carbines – that have two date stamps, one of them being 1920. What is the significance of this? The crux of the matter is that the “1920” stamp is not a date, but rather a property mark. When the Treaty of Versailles was being enforced, it restricted the German military to just …

Sig 1911 Review

Originally posted by: Nick Leghorn (TTAG.com) I consider myself a competent shooter. I mop up in local shooting competitions. But as soon as I venture out into national shooting competitions I realize I’m merely mediocre. I can hold my own in the middle of the pack, but the whooshing sound I hear when the big boys fly past me like a …

choosing a handgun

Choosing The Best Handgun For Self Defense To begin, there is not a “best handgun” when it comes to an individual. When choosing a handgun for self defense, it boils down to three factors. 1. How does the pistol feel in your hand, hence “handgun” 2. How well do you shoot the pistol? 3. Is it a good quality pistol? …