April 2005

Firing Line: 04/05

What Happened to Lower Cost?
As a pioneer subscriber to Gun Tests, I have always enjoyed the diversity of articles. The last few years, I have noticed a trend toward what I call the “high buck handgun” - a gun that does not always equate price to value.

Remember a number of years ago when you rated the Norinco as a better bargain, with a bit of gunsmithing, when compared to many of the high-buck 1911s on the market? Why not a review on the Rock Island $300 1911? Could that be a bargain?

These “hold the budget” articles, I believe, would even be of interest to those who wanted a reliable second plinker.

Also, what ever happened to the Kel-Tec 223 article that was listed...

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