INSTRUCTORS THEY AIN’T ALL THE SAME. Article by Mark Hatfield. Recently I was asked to ‘baby sit’ (my words) a fellow who was teaching a handgun class at a range where I serve as a Range Safety Officer. I was to give an impromptu safety talk and then observe the class for a while to … Read moreINSTRUCTORS – THEY AIN’T ALL THE SAME.
Last month, we took a look at the DMR concept from an equipment standpoint. Some key points from the last discussion: Glass turns your rifle *as is* from a 0-300 yard gun to a 0-600+ yard gun. Free Floating enhances POI consistency Any rifle with a decent chrome lined barrel can be a DMR Quality … Read moreThe Designated Marksman and the Prepared Civilian Part II
Guest post by Jack Broz In 1969 I was a Navy Corpsman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines in Vietnam. The week of March 25th 1969, Alpha was ordered to assist Delta 1/4 which had captured LZ Argonne near the border with Laos. Delta was being sniped at by an NVA … Read moreBattlefield Luck Charm For Two Generations
Article Submitted by Mark Hatfield. Chris Costa aka ‘The Beard’, has got quite a reputation, knowing, doing, teaching. When I learned that he would be teaching a class only fifty minutes from my home I couldn’t pass that up. What a deal, big name trainer, no long drive, no hotels. I signed up and paid … Read moreTraining with ‘The Beard’.
A few Scalarworks LDM/micro pictures to peak your interest in our upcoming review. This mounts is really nice and has some very nice features. Scalarworks LDM/micro on Colt LE6920: Scalarworks LDM/micro on Colt AR6720: Scalarworks Patch and LDM with some Gear: Here is a link to my initial thoughts on the Scalarworks LDM/micro mount: Scalarworks-LDM-Mount-Initial-Thoughts Duncan.
Last night while chatting with another Looseroundes writer, I was told that dubious youtube gun personality “nuts n fancy ” fired a Larue rifle and decided it “sucks” because it supposedly will not work in cold weather. Or from him knarfing it up. Doesn’t matter. With a major arctic storm about to hit … Read moreLarue Tactical Arctic Cold Weather/ Snow Testing
Similar Length, Similar Weight. Colt AR15A4 with a KAC M5 RAS and a Trijicon TA31RCO-A4. M4A1 SOCOM barreled carbine with a KAC M4 RAS, Surefire 762 SOCOM Mini, and a Trijicon TA31RCO-M4.
By Danny I spent some time thinking as to how to go about writing this article and have changed things from how I initially wanted to approach it. At first I was going to talk about all the different meanings of night vision terms and what they do, but there is already lots … Read moreIntroduction to night vision
I fired a few rounds through a 901SE (modular) upper on my 901 lower. The difference in weight between the two uppers are very apparent when you handle them. The 901S handles much better than the Armalite and the LMT MWS I previously owned. The 901SE feels very close to my M4A1 SOCOM barreled carbine. … Read moreMy first impressions of the Colt 901SE
This is a Colt 6933 (well actually a 6945 lower with a 6933 upper). The factory trigger was replaced with a Geissele SSA trigger. A KAC M4 RAS was added to provide a quad rail and add some weight to the front of the gun. The carry handle was removed and replaced with a Matech … Read moreColt 6933