What We Carry: M&P Shield #2

“I Love You You Love Me Is This Too Much Purple On An E-D-C” The answer is, no. But, opinions may vary. Regardless, this is the second of at least six Shield pistols we’ll be looking at in this series. You can check out the first M&P Shield we covered here. There’s a reason the Shield is such a wildly...

paul / August 12, 2019 / Random Apex / 6 Comments

What We Carry: SD9VE

This one is going to ruffle a few feathers, especially among those peacocking on Instagram and YouTube as “an expert.” That’s because the SDVE from Smith & Wesson is not, in their minds, a top choice for an everyday carry. Just ask them. And, as self-proclaimed internet experts, they will be sure to tell you why it’s a horrible choice....

paul / July 22, 2019 / Random Apex / 13 Comments

What We Carry: FN 509 Midsize

The FN 509 family of pistols has quickly become a favorite of ours. We had been working on a trigger upgrade for the FNS and FNS Compact, the predecessors to the 509, when FN America reached out to us to design an aftermarket upgrade for their yet to be announced FN 509. That process took quite a while but we...

paul / July 8, 2019 / Random Apex / 4 Comments

What We Carry: J-Frame Revolver

In the world of concealed carry firearms the subcompact semi-auto is all the rage, especially as companies increase capacity while sticking to a small overall profile. However, it’s more than likely that the J-Frame revolver from Smith & Wesson is the leader in the clubhouse when it comes to the top carry gun. We do not know the exact sales...

paul / June 17, 2019 / Random Apex / 0 Comments

What We Carry: M2.0 Compact

When it comes to ‘What We Carry’ you knew it wouldn’t take long for us to get to the M&P M2.0 and specifically the 4.00” Compact 9mm model. And that shouldn’t be a surprise considering nobody knows as much about the M&P’s fire control system as we do. Smith & Wesson expanded their M2.0 lineup with the Compact model in...

paul / June 4, 2019 / Random Apex / 4 Comments

What We Carry: Glock 43

The Glock 43, like most Glocks, has been a hugely popular pistol ever since it was officially introduced in April of 2015 during the NRA Show in Nashville, Tenn. The slim, single stack 9mm subcompact was designed specifically for the concealed carry market, which remains the core of the overall firearms market to this day. And judging by the attention...

paul / May 28, 2019 / Random Apex / 2 Comments

 

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