January 2006

Downrange: 01/06

What We Do, And Why
The overwhelming tone of reader mail we get is gratitude for telling it like it is. As youíll see when you read about concealable, but pricey, .45 ACPs from Para Ordnance and Springfield Armory, hopped-up 1911 pistols and replacement barrels, and lever-action and autoloading carbines suitable for self-defense, hardnosed critiques are our exclusive franchise. You wonít read critical buy-this, donít-buy-that comparisons of firearms products anywhere else.

Weíre glad this approach is unique, but itís always surprising to many shooters. If you go onto any shooting range anywhere in this country (or the world, I suppose), youíll hear frank discussions of firea...

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