Gun Review: Beretta 80X Cheetah in .380ACP

Beretta 80X Cheetah (Image courtesy JWT for Shooting News Weekly.)

The Beretta Cheetah is one of those true cult classics. Originally released in 1976 and chambered in both .32 and .380ACP, the little guns were used by several military and police forces and were included in a wide range of films and TV shows. They were always cool little guns, but as the 9x19mm gained […]

Gun Review: Colt Python Combat Elite Revolver

Colt Python Combat Elite (image courtesy JWT for Shooting News Weekly.)

Placed without fanfare on Colt’s SHOT Show display wall, along with several other new models, was something different. Stainless, with a shortened two-finger grip and an unfluted cylinder, it stood out from the rest. For 2024, Colt has released a new Combat Elite, unlike any of the Combat Elite models they’ve released in the past; […]

Gun Review: SIG SAUER Cross Trax Rifle in .308 Winchester

When the SIG SAUER Cross rifle came out a few years ago, the public howled. Some (like me) howled because they loved it. Others howled because it wasn’t big enough. Some howled because it was too big. Over the last six months, SIG accommodated us all, first with the SIG Cross Magnum in .300WM, and […]

Gun Review: SIG SAUER Cross Magnum Rifle in 300 Win Mag

SIG SAUER Cross Magnum 300 Win Mag rifle

The SIG SAUER Cross is consistently one of the best-selling bolt action rifles on the market. SIG has steadily diversified this line with multiple models and a series of partnership with other brands. Late in 2023, they took a big risk, listened to a relatively small but vocal section of their fan base, and released […]

Optic Review: SIG SAUER TANGO-DMR 3-18X44 Rifle Scope

SIG SAUER TANGO-DMR 3-18x44 scope

SIG SAUER’s new TANGO-DMR 3-18x44mm scope blurs the line between “tactical” and “hunting” optics. As precision shooting leagues of various types have flourished, more and more of those competitive shooters have also gotten into hunting. And the reverse is true as well. More hunters are using techniques developed in precision shooting to up their game […]