.22 TCM: The future of just another fad?

By Miguel C. Gil The introduction of the .22 TCM (Tuason-Craig Magnum) by Arms Corporation of the Philippines (Armscor) over a year ago yet again proves man’s enduring fascination with speed.  By all indications, it is also proving to be a big commercial hit for the Philippine’s firearms and ammunitions manufacturing giant. But is the perceived success of this new cartridge more attributable to marketing … Continue reading .22 TCM: The future of just another fad?

The shotgun approach

The shotgun is to firearms what the Swiss Army Knife is to cutlery, it can be argued. There is a shotgun for the hunter, the trap shooter, the recreational shooter, the law enforcer, the home defender and many other shooters in between. Now, that’s versatility! But let us set aside the shotgun’s hunting, sporting and law enforcement applications. How viable is it as a home … Continue reading The shotgun approach