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  1. My new Ruger LC9 safety

    I'm about to be stationed in California, so when I bought my handgun I wanted to make sure it was loaded with all the superfluous safety features that California requires. I chose the Ruger LC9. It comes with a 1911-style safety that theoretically keeps the slide from racking; however, with the...
  2. Pressure to cycle a blowback pistol

    Ballistics - Internal and External
    Hello folks, This is my first time posting here, so forgive me if this is not the correct spot to pose this question. I am very interested in the specifics about blowback gun physics. Not with bullets mind you, but the pressure they exert on guns and how that pressure is distributed to the...