As the Korea war rages in 1952 and A captain in IX Corps Ordnance and veteran of infantry combat during WW2 in the Pacific , William S. Brophy recognized a total lack of US Army sniping equipment and marksmanship compared to its current and future needs. In an effort to reverse some of this and … Read moreColonel William S. Brophy & Sniping In The Korean War
After college I worked for a man who really became a mentor to me when it came to precision shooting, I had been shooting for all of my life of course, but he was the person who is responsible for most of my knowledge of precision hand loading for extreme accuracy, Bench-rest shooting, proper cleaning … Read moreA BOY AND HIS RIFLE II
The Weaver K4 is an optic that has been around a long time. Today we will take a look at the K4 F, a vintage Weaver that was made back in the day when a rifle scope with a power much more than 4x or 6x was considered too much for anything other than match … Read moreOPTIC OF THE WEEK WEAVER K4-F
Is there anything the Colt Model M1911 can’t do? I certainly don’t think so. I’m not the only one either. Long before the idea of the PDW ( personal defense weapon) existed for military and VIP protection, there were some men who felt that a full auto M1911 would be just the ticket. Sad to … Read moreLebman’s “BabyMachinegun” Full Auto M1911s
Back in the day when we only had a handful of companies making AR15s, I remember seeing countless discussions on the gun forums over which company had the coolest rollmark. For example some people loved the Stag logo, other people really hated it. Some people even claimed to see the image of two touching penises … Read moreThe coolest AR rollmark.
Will the Vietnam war ever stop being fascinating? Not to me it won’t. One of the many things from that period that is fascinating to me is what the fellows carried and used while in the war. Not just the Special Forces, but the regular guy. The equipment started out much like the gear of … Read moreVietnam War Individual Equipment
This post is a re post from weaponsman.com. We share it here today to honor and preserve our friend Hognose, who died last spring What’s so special about John Moses Browning? by Kevin O’Brien Himself. If you take that question the wrong way, you’re thinking who is this bozo to diss Saint JMB? But we’re not … Read moreWhat’s so special about John Moses Browning?
Last week’s post about theM1903 and bolt action battle rifles got some good discussion going in the comment section. Naturally this turned to comparing and talking about more battle bolt action rifles from the two world wars. I opinionated on what I think was the best bolt action battle rifle, the Lee Enfield No 4. … Read moreTHE LEE-ENFIELD No4 (WW2’s BEST BOLT ACTION BATTLE RIFLE?)
Started a little firearm project. I really shouldn’t mentioned it until it is finished. But I thought it might be more fun to give live updates. I ordered most everything on the June 21st. Lets see how long it takes me to get the stuff in. I’ll give you more details as I get the … Read moreDay 4: A firearm project
Time for us to upgrade LooseRounds.com. We have a ton of good content, we are getting close to a thousand posts. But that means that much of our best work is buried away and is hard to fine. We need to make it more visible. We need a better way to help you find the … Read moreSite improvements.