This past week, I sold a few of my older weapon mounted lights (WML) and got some very awesome deals on replacement lights. I sold several, over 12 years old, Insight M3 tactical lights and a first Gen Streamlight TRL-1. I carried some of these on duty years ago when they were the best/newest WML … Read moreUpgrading My Outdated Weapon Lights, the Surefire X300
This is the final part in the T&E of the Inland MFG M1 Carbine. In case you have no read the pr4evious posts, I examined the gun closely with plenty of close up pictures and tested the carbine for reliability in mud, snow, water and ice. Now at last is the accuracy portion of the … Read moreInland MFG M1 Carbine Part 2 Accuracy Testing
Gray colored gear has become a bit of a thing lately for those looking for tactical gear that doesn’t give an overt military/LE feel. But is all wolf gray created equal? We’ve gotten a few pieces in to try out so we figured we’d do a color comparison. Here we have a Blue Force Gear … Read moreWolf Gray Color Comparison
The Army does not actually consider M855A1 to be armor piercing ammunition, but it is capable of some really impressive penetration. Standard M855 is stopped easily by ¼” AR500 level III body armor, but M855A1 can penetrate even level III+ steel armor. Bear in mind that the plate in that test was able to stop … Read moreM855A1 EPR: The Armor Piercing Round That Wasn’t
Recently Lipsey’s released another Vickers / Glock collaboration, with the Grey Gen3 RTF2 Glocks, much like the previously released Vickers RTF2 FDE Glocks. While the Vickers Glocks have a lot of Vickers Glock accessories, these Glocks are mainly focused around the 2009 RTF2 frame and are desired for this frame. The RTF2 frame was in … Read moreRTF2, the Pinnacle of Glock Production?
Some things really are better. Cold beer is better than warm beer. Empire Strikes Back is better than Return of the Jedi. But in most cases, one thing is not really better than another thing, just different. As much as it pains me to admit, PCs are not better than Macs, just different. Depending on … Read moreIs Ceramic Armor Really "Better" Than Steel?
The M1911A1 pictured below is special. it is an all matching US&S M1911A1. It is in beautiful shape. Finding one like this would take a very long time and cost a small fortune. In this case, it was restored. The gun was a effort of love by the owner of Moore Militaria ( www.mooremilitaria.com ) … Read moreUS&S M1911A1
Last weekend I was at the range zeroing an ACOG that I put a LaRue mount on and I learned that one of the regulars bought the new FN M249S. I was amazed by the trigger on it. Smooth and light. I was also surprised to see that the barrels came with KAC NT4 suppressor … Read moreFN M249S
When I and my friends first started our long range shooting career we learned to have handy little cheats with us for faster hits. This is certainly nothing new and it continues to this day in a different form. Before there was hand held computers and all manner of technology to help make the long … Read moreLong Range Data Made Easy
If it saves just one child’s life, isn’t it worth it? We keep hearing that along with that other old chestnut ; “No one is gonna take your guns”. The side of peace and tolerance is just trying to save lives. Except that is just not true. They hate you. They hate me. It is … Read moreIf It Saves Just One Life!.. Unless It's You Gun Owners