Author: Jim Grant

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- In a world dominated by polymer-framed handguns, the Walther PPQ Q4 stands as a parachronism or relic from a different time. The only thing polymer on the entire gun is the pair of grip panels – but there are even aluminum aftermarket options available should a shooter want their handgun to survive a zombie apocalypse. But short of longevity, why would anyone want a big, hefty all-steel 9mm semi-automatic pistol? Let’s take a closer look and find out. Walther PPQ Q4 OP The Walther PPQ Q4 is the steel-framed, compact version of the PPQ M2, which itself is…

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U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-  I own several examples of Russia’s most infamous export, but even as a loyal devotee of Kalashnikov’s Magnum Opus, I have to concede there are some must-have AK Upgrades for shooters more accustomed to modern weapons. “Nyet, rifle is fine!” You often hear people repeat that meme ad nausea, but the truth of the matter is that the AK could definitely use a few upgrades. Even Russia thinks so,  just look at the AK-12! But since there is no factory-built AK-12 for shooters stateside, and having one built is prohibitively expensive, let’s look at the top five must-have…

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U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)-  I own several examples of Russia’s most infamous export, but even as a loyal devotee of Kalashnikov’s Magnum Opus, I have to concede there are some must-have AK Upgrades for shooters more accustomed to modern weapons. “Nyet, rifle is fine!” You often hear people repeat that meme ad nausea, but the truth of the matter is that the AK could definitely use a few upgrades. Even Russia thinks so,  just look at the AK-12! But since there is no factory-built AK-12 for shooters stateside, and having one built is prohibitively expensive, let’s look at the top five must-have…

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By Larry Keane Biden’s answer to Americans unwilling to submit to gun-control: the F16. IMG iStock-1383022984U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- President Joe Biden is at it again. He’s throwing out wild and unfounded lies to scare Americans into supporting his push for an unconstitutional ban on Modern Sporting Rifles (MSRs). If that’s not outlandish enough, he continues to antagonize and threaten war against American citizens simply for exercising their Constitutionally-protected rights. As the president likes to say, “I’m not joking.” His latest claim was yet another attempt to malign and villainize MSRs. “Do you realize the bullet out of an AR-15 travels five…

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Jim gives us a quick review of the Streamlight TLR-7A FLEX Tactical Light. For a more in-depth review read Mr. Roberts’ Streamlight TLR-7 Compact Weapon Light Break-Down article. The author’s Walther PPQ Q4 SF with Trijicon RMR, custom micarta grips from Lokgrips.com and the Streamlight TLR-7A Flex. IMG Jim GrantU.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- When it comes to pistol-mounted, tactical lights like the Streamlight TLR series, I’m very picky. The light must have great battery-life, above-average illumination, and a compact, durable body. Plus, it should ideally use common, inexpensive batteries and not cost a fortune to buy. Streamlight TLR-7A Compact Weapon Light The problem…

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U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- ATF has posted the following corrections to the Final Rule which appeared in the Federal Register on April 26, 2022. The Final Rule, with these corrections, is effective in two days, August 24, 2022. This set of updates provides technical corrections to the Final Rule.1. On page 24735, in the first column, the definition of “Importer’s or manufacturer’s serial number” is corrected by removing the last word “firearm” and adding in its place the words “frame or receiver”. 2. On page 24735, in the seventh line of the second column, the definition of “Privately made firearm (PMF)” is corrected in the…

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The new Warthog V-Sharp Classic II Knife Sharpener. IMG Warthog SharpenersU.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It is disappointing when you do not have a sharp knife when needed. Whether in the kitchen, on the dock, or in the field, a dull knife causes extra work and sometimes even the inability to get the job done. Unless you are using a V-sharp Classic II from Warthog Knife Sharpeners, properly sharpening a knife requires a certain amount of expertise, experience, and an array of equipment, including stones and fixtures. The traditional stone and steel method of sharpening a knife is time-consuming and takes a lot…

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Jim runs the Magpul D60 Drum Magazine through a select-fire M4 assault rifle. Can the Magpul drum keep up? U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Most drum magazines are garbage – thankfully, the Magpul D60 isn’t most drum mags. When I first saw Magpul announce the D60 a few years back, I was optimistic but still skeptical. While it’s true that Magpul set the gold standard for reliability with their PMags, drums are a completely different beast. Plus, my personal experience with drum mags has been less than reassuring, with most models tested experiencing multiple malfunctions every time they’re loaded. The Magpul D60 is…

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The new CZ-USA 600 Alpha Rifle. IMG CZ-USAU.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The 600 Alpha is part of the exciting new CZ-USA 600 series rifle family. The Alpha combines the best characteristics of this new generation of rifles into a do-it-all gun, delivering sub-MOA accuracy at a budget-friendly price! With a choice of popular cartridges and high-performance features, the Alpha meets every shooter’s needs for hunting or competition, and everything in between. The Alpha’s sleek black, fiber-reinforced stock is optimized for more modern technical shooting styles with a parallel comb, symmetrical geometry, and a vertical grip. Serrated soft-touch inserts are located in multiple…

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 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The Vertx Gamut 2.0 is one of those things that you never knew you needed until you have a chance to use it. In the broadest of terms, the Gamut is a specialized backpack designed specifically to accommodate a large-format pistol like an AR along with all the accouterments you would ever need. But with an MSRP of around $240, is it really worth the cash? Vertx Gamut 2.0 The Vertx Gamut easily accommodates this SIG MCX Virtus pistol with SB Tactical Brace. IMG Jim GrantWe live in turbulent times; Sometimes, that means that your standard conceal…

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