Photo above is the M14 with its Technical Data Package. Shared from Daniel Watters. Go on to any gun forum, and it won’t take you long to find people willing to tell you how great the M14 is. How accurate, like a laser, tough as tool steel with no need to baby it or clean … Read moreThe M14, Not Much For Fighting ( A Case Against The M14 Legend )
In practice, the Designated Marksman concept revolves around additional training more so than additional equipment. Sure the different branches have “accurized” versions of DMR style rifles such as the SAM-R, Mark 12 SPR, and the SDM-R, but they all accomplish the same goal: enable an individual soldier with additional marksmanship training to better engage targets … Read moreHow Does the Designated Marksman Concept Apply to the Prepared Civilian?
Colt has shown a surprise to most this year at SHOT. Many will recognize the Colt hammerless. Now self respecting gentleman from early last century would leave the house without this sleek shoot in his suit pocket. Phots courtesy of Dave, good friend to Looserounds who helps us out during SHOT and many … Read moreA New “Old” Surprise From Colt At SHOT
Colt has announced they are bringing back a service they were once very well known for. Anyone who knows their gun history knows Sam Colt was fond of special addition and presentation models of his revolvers. The practice certainly still exists and Colt does still make special runs, but usually from a third … Read moreColt Brings Back An Old Tradition
Often at the range I have had to explain to people what Minute of Angle (MOA), and Milradians mean. Today I was reading about the Nemo .300 Win Mag ARs and I found they had a nice explaination of the two in their rifle’s manual. Quoting from the Nemo manual: Mils and MOA differ from … Read moreMOA and Mils summed up nicely.
I think it is possible that there are people in the world you can hate so much that it is impossible to find a word for the intensity of that hate. It is like the heat of a million exploding suns. No stranger to hating people myself, I can not think of anyone I hate … Read moreMay your first day in hell last 10,000 years, and let it be the shortest.
We here at Loose Rounds recently came to be in possession of a PTR Industries PTR Classic Wood Legacy Model for review. PTR Industries, formerly JLD Enterprises, produces a line of American made Heckler & Koch G3 style clones in a variety of configurations. Our particular model featured wood furniture, an 18” barrel PTR Ind … Read morePTR Classic Model Review
Let’s take a quick look at two new offerings from Colt in the LE6920-OEM1 and LE6020-OEM2 models. Several places have these listed and they are in the Colt 2015 catalog, but no one currently has them in stock. They should be available and hitting the market after Shot Show. The OEM’s come without a stock, handguards, … Read moreColt LE6920-OEM1 & OEM2
The BATFE has released an open letter posted here. http://www.atf.gov/sites/default/files/assets/Firearms/FirearmsIndustry/open_letter_on_the_redesign_of_stabilizing_braces.pdf OPEN LETTER ON THE REDESIGN OF “STABILIZING BRACES” The Firearms and Ammunition Technology Division (FATD), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has received inquiries from the public concerning the proper use of devices recently marketed as “stabilizing braces.” These devices are described as … Read moreATF changes mind on Stabilizing Brace pistol stock.