I went to the range today. One of the other shooters was having an issue with a LC9 so I got the chance to look at it. This Ruger LC9 would not fire. New out of the box, the owner could chamber a round, but he could not make it fire. He was asked if … Read moreA “safe” pistol the Ruger LC9.
Every so often I see or hear a complaint about how someone just bought a new Red Dot optic(or similar reflex sight) and got a defective one with a screwed up reticle. Now there are the occasional defective optic, but usually the answer is that the person has an astigmatism or other eye problem that … Read moreAstigmatisms and Red Dots.
It is not a very good idea to oil your ammo with penetrating oil. Recently I have seen a few scopes come off rifles under recoil. Buy good mounts, and make sure that they are installed correctly and you can often avoid the problem. In the picture below the mount came with the wrong … Read moreA couple of observations from the range.
Howard found this picture of the lay out of a Paratroopers gear from WW2. I don’t know where it came from originally be we picked it up from Ar15.com. Obviously the belt is heavy modified by riggers. Its said to be a radio mans gear due to the radio. but I think it may … Read moreParatroop Gear WW2
When I go out for any extended time in the world while hunting or hiking or anything that has me in the elements with a gun for extended time, I do a few things as precautions. I’m not one to worry about the finish getting dinged or scratched and I don’t over clean my … Read morePrevention And Care Items In The Field
I recently picked up a Haley Strategic Partners Thorntail mount for Surefire Scout lights and have been quite pleased with it. The Thorntail is made for HSP by Impact Weapon Components and like everything I’ve handled from IWC I found it to be of high quality and well made. The Thorntail’s claim to fame … Read moreHaley Strategic Partners Thorntail light mount
Almost two years ago, I picked up a couple of the then fairly new, Surefire 60 round magazines. I reviewed and tested them and did my best to get them to fail without damaging them. I went on to use one of them often with no trouble since then, The other, I fully loaded and … Read moreSurefire 60 Round Mag Loaded for 22 Months
Some old ads for some of the awesome toy guns from when we were younger and the country was more free. I have no idea how many plastic green toy M16A1s and plastic cap grenades I went through as a kid. Then I moved on to pellet and BB guns. My first real gun was … Read moreVintage Toy Guns Of Our Youth