Oiling the M16 in combat. An interesting training video on the use of oil to help prevent feeding/extraction problems in adverse conditions.
I am always on the lookout for Colt stuff. Over the years I have gathered a nice little collection of colt parts and assorted collectables. Two of the nicest items in my collection I like to keep with the SP-1 since they are from the same time period and are rather hard to find. Both … Read moreMore Colt Nostalgia
After stopping by an old friends work place the the other day, we got talking guns as usual. He is more of a hunter then I am so he was all giddy to show me two of his newer guns. After seeing them he showed me a round of each and gave me a sample … Read moreSmallest to the Biggest
http://nightforceoptics.com/ NightForce optics has a new web site. NightForce scopes have been popular in both the tactical and benchrest competition crowd due to their durability and accurate tracking. I own a NXS 2.5-10×24 and love it. Now there are tutorial videos on how to set the NF zerostops. This is an excellent addition because the … Read moreNightforce has a new website.
Every so often people ask about the ported Glocks. As an owner of a Glock 19c, a ported 9mm compact, I can answer those question. Q: Does the porting reduce recoil? A: Yes, by a small amount. Q: Will the porting make the firearm louder? A: Yes, it is very noticeable firing indoors. Q: Does the ported 9mm Glocks … Read moreOn ported Glocks
There is some confusion to the FN SCAR rear sight. Hopefully this will help clear things up. The windage is 1 MOA clicks. There are 36 clicks of adjustment for windage, so 18 from one end will put you in the middle. Elevation adjust is 1.5 MOA per click. There should be enough adjustment to … Read moreNotes on the FN SCAR rear sight
Back in 2007 I decided I needed a IWB holster for my 1911. Like most people I ended up with a enough holster to outfit a rifle squad while trying to find one I liked that worked for me. I was reading the book Living with the 1911 when I noticed a company in Texas … Read moreLooking for a nice IWB holster?
These days it seems to be that the idea of the warbelt is a very popular line of personal gear when it comes to fighting or training or just looking cool. I do not want to get into the whole 1st line 2nd line 3rd line gear discussion right now, but I do like the … Read moreThe Warbelt
http://www.gunsandammo.com/2012/03/07/m855a1-should-it-be-the-new-round-for-soldiers-and-marines/#.T1lUSAVL9VA.facebook Guns and Ammo posted an interesting article on the Army’s new M855A1 “green” ammo. This confirms prior rumors of it being high pressure and inaccurate. However there is no mention regarding the rumors that M855A1 fouls more then M855. Sadly, it sounds like there is little good to say about the new M855A1 round.
I was directed to this video on Youtube. While I can not advocate treating a scope like this, it does remind me why I am willing to pay more for more durable optics and accessories.