The knife above is a relatively plain Swiss Army knife. It is a little over 15 years old and I have carried and used it almost all of that time. It;s nothing rare or worth any money from some kind of collectors standpoint and it is certainly a tool. And it is a very handy … Read moreNot Always “Just A Tool”
Forgotten Weapons posted this cool video on youtube. I am amazed to see all the flash around the percussion cap.
From Amazing Super Powers Comic. Video has been released of Canadian SWAT storming an airplane. CNN has some video here. It is interesting to see their entry and their lack of hesitation to point the muzzles of their rifles at the passengers. In the news there was a bit about ATF firearms training. The … Read moreGuns in the media
A friend of mine who collects Mosin-Nagants purchased a sniper mosin a while ago. To get into reloading cheap, he picked up a Lee Loader in 7.62x54R. He was given some powder by my dad, and bought the other supplies. The Lee Loader just neck sizes rifle brass so it works well enough for most … Read morePlaying around with a Sniper Mosin.
We have another post from Brain, from over at www.thenewrifleman.com. This time is gives his thoughts on body armor for new buyers. I obtained some level III soft armor a few years ago. I didn’t get Molle or a camo setup, I purchased a flat black concealable vest from www.bulletproofme.com. My … Read moreSoft Armor And Other Thoughts
On the left is an older worn unknown brand AR15 extractor. Note the chips on the groove where it holds a case rim. The extractor spring has a blue insert. It’s replacement on the right has a black extractor insert, and an O-ring. The rifle the old extractor was pulled out of was having … Read moreAR15 Extractor
Kentucky: Comprehensive Pro-Gun Reform Legislation Takes Effect Tomorrow House Bill 128, this legislative session’s comprehensive pro-gun reform package, goes into effect tomorrow, July 15. HB 128, signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear (D) on April 11, enacts the following reforms for gun owners and sportsmen in the Bluegrass State: Allows retired peace officers with … Read moreKentucky: Comprehensive Pro-Gun Reform Legislation Takes Effect Tomorrow
This post is not easy to sum up with a short title. It contains my thoughts on the 1911 in its custom form, if the high end super pricey custom guns are worth it, And my thoughts on how they often give the 1911 a bad rap by people who do not care to … Read more1911s, Accuracy vs Relaibilty And Are Tight, Hard Fit Guns Worth It
Submitted by Mark Hatfield This week while working as a Range Safety Officer there was a fellow who had problems with each of the guns he had brought with him. It was soon clear that each one had not been maintained. The initial problems were caused by of lack of lubrication and proper cleaning. When … Read moreFirearm maintenance
When I browse the gun boards on the internet, I still see the claims by bench rest experts about how a carbine has to have the barrel free floated, preferably with a 400 dollar match stainless steel barrel. Or even more laughable. with a cold hammer forged barrel. Otherwise you are gonna be stuck with … Read moreAccuracy Testing A Rack Grade M4 ,What Can You Expect