Matteo Brogi: All about semiautomatic pistols

Posted on August 08, 2015 in Books & magazines

All about semiautomatic pistols

Since August 7 is on sale Pistole semiautomatiche, a 160-page book that explains everything about semiautomatic handguns: notions of technique, ballistics, law, training. In the appendix, the complete profiles of 32 modern pistols >>

Matteo Brogi: Interview with Giulia Taboga, Franchi testimonial

Posted on April 14, 2015 in Interviews

Interview with Giulia Taboga, Franchi testimonial

A few years ago Franchi, historical Italian Gun Maker now in the Beretta Holding, has given a radical change in its look and the potential target of its fans. An image radically renewed, a new logo and a new slogan, "Feels Right", want to point out as the center of each Franchi project is always the hunter and, above all, a young, aware and responsible hunter >>

Matteo Brogi: The SHOT Show in 20 photos

Posted on February 09, 2015 in On assignment

The SHOT Show in 20 photos

The great American show also this year has delighted the eyes of enthusiasts with products and innovations that will be the new market trends. 1,600 exhibitors on 60,000 square meters of exhibition and along 15 miles of aisles, 64,000 professional visitors, including 2,500 journalists from over 100 countries, are proof that US already left behind the crisis we are still struggling with >>

Matteo Brogi: Ladies Weapons by Antonio Riello. When guns become a piece of art

Posted on December 23, 2014 in Reviews

Ladies Weapons by Antonio Riello. When guns become a piece of art

Antonio Riello is an outside the box artist, who escapes any label. Very active in the "New-Media" field, is concerned with the most controversial and burning topics, which always faces with irony and sarcasm. I interviewed him to know why he is so much interested in guns >>

Matteo Brogi: An invitation to reloading

Posted on December 16, 2014 in Books & magazines

An invitation to reloading

Let's do some simple evaluations. Between buying ammo in a gun shop and reloading independently there is a difference in price that, once the initial investment for the equipment is paid, can be a factor in a choice >>

Matteo Brogi: La pelle dell'orso… a courageous novel

Posted on December 04, 2014 in Reviews

La pelle dell'orso… a courageous novel

From the back cover: "He smiled and thought that larger animals that inhabit the mountain always had a special charm, a magical and solemn, like a procession of Pentecost or as the sung Mass on Christmas Eve. The eagle, the wolf, the deer, the bear. He said himself that these animals intimately knew they were majestic and different from others. Although he had never seen bears. Even less monstrous than the one everybody was talking about." >>

Matteo Brogi: Let's shoot BLACK POWDER

Posted on November 28, 2014 in Books & magazines

Let's shoot BLACK POWDER

Jäger Hunter is a rifle by Pedersoli which is half-way between a tool for hunting and one for target shooting. Extremely accurate using both TC and spherical bullets, is a classic that is experiencing a second youth >>

Matteo Brogi: Edward Paul Abbey, the armed environmentalist

Posted on October 21, 2014 in Reviews

Edward Paul Abbey, the armed environmentalist

Edward Paul Abbey is considered one of the fathers of environmental radicalism. But in him there is so much more than just a battle for the preservation of an utopian idea of nature. His respect for the weapons, for instance >>

Matteo Brogi: MY BLOG RULES

Posted on September 21, 2014 in BLOG RULES


Shooting Log is an independent blog about guns, shooting and hunting available on this website and Facebook, where anyone can interact with me and other readers. The rules to follow are few and based on common sense. >>

Matteo Brogi: La prova del nuovissimo BERETTA 690 FIELD III

Posted on September 20, 2014 in Shotguns and rifles

La prova del nuovissimo BERETTA 690 FIELD III

Beretta, per la presentazione del suo ultimo sovrapposto a destinazione venatoria, ha voluto fare le cose in grande, invitando in un esclusivo resort del Chianti senese i vari importatori mondiali del brand e una rappresentanza di giornalisti delle più importanti riviste di settore, anche loro provenienti dai quattro angoli del pianeta. I due giorni dedicati all'evento hanno visto la presentazione statica dell'arma, direttamente ad opera del vicepresidente e amministratore delegato della holding >>

Matteo Brogi: Glock pistols

Posted on September 20, 2014 in Books & magazines

Glock pistols

Such a story, Glock's story. Initiative, innovative ideas, entrepreneurial genius, some dowry of ruthlessness, blood-sex-and-money are elements all present in its DNA. It tells of the vision of a man and how, trusting in himself and in an idea, even an obscure Austrian engineer was able to present himself to the forefront of the industrial history of the twentieth century, overturning long-established hierarchies and changing the outlook of a product, a simple pistol. >>

Matteo Brogi: Beretta 690 Field III e Walther PPS su ARMI MAGAZINE in edicola

Posted on September 16, 2014 in Books & magazines

Beretta 690 Field III e Walther PPS su ARMI MAGAZINE in edicola

Su Armi Magazine di settembre ho pubblicato il resoconto della prova del sovrapposto Beretta e una prova della pistola semiautomatica WALTHER PPS. Forte delle dimensioni della PPK e degli sviluppi tecnologici portati dalla P99, la PPS è un'arma tecnologicamente attuale che strizza l'occhio a uno dei modelli che hanno fatto la fortuna del marchio tedesco >>