VP70

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supervel Holding 18 rounds of 9x19 in its tapered magazine, HK’s radical VP70 was a revolutionary design. It’s the first polymer framed handgun, although not...

Richard Shockey Custom Colt

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pistol_purview Richard Shockey was a contemporary of masters like Clark Chow, Giles, and Pachmayr. His bullseyes guns were mythical in their function and accuracy. Considering...

The SIG P210

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supervel Much older than you might think, the SIG P210 pistol was introduced in 1948 and formally adopted by the Swiss Army in 1949 as...

John Spilborough 1967 Colt 1911

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pistol_purview 1967 Colt 1911 by Santa Barbara gunsmith John Spilborough. Spilborough immigrated to the US from Belgium in 1967. He was an accomplished machinist and...

The Colt Double Eagle Series 90

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Colt shared this picture last night and got me thinking about the Double Eagle again. The Double Eagle in the photo being a...

Tom Dornhaus, Pachmayr Combat Special and Bren Ten

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supervel Seemingly strange bedfellows, what would unite a Pachmayr Combat Special and a Bren Ten? The same man perfected both, Tom Dornhaus. Tom worked for...

Three decades of Colt Commanders

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supervel Three decades of Colt Commanders illustrate the changes that the Hartford gunmaker has incorporated in the “short” Government Model. The Commander was the result...

.44 AMP Model 180 Automa Mag

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From Supervel supervel The AutoMag is just so cool in so many ways, from its operating system to its sleek design to its cartridges. Not...

SW9F Re-Incarnated as a Glock

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Hat tip to Luis for finding this one. Hello I recently ran into this SW9F parts kit sans frame for $120 and couldn't resist...