Well maybe not hell, but it just doesn’t work. Sometimes you see people who think that buying the best individual components and slapping them all together will result in the best results. Sometimes that just doesn’t work. For example, the rifle in this picture does not function. The lower is a LMT MARS-LS, which some … Read moreA match made in hell.
Small Arms Solutions interviewed Jeff Hoffman of Black Hills Ammunition and he talks about the history of MK262, MK255, and improvements to M118LR. Here is a power point with a little more info about MK255 ammunition. Link here.
Well, most everything from Harbor Freight sucks, but these are especially bad. I was trying to loosen a PRI hand guard nut (which holds the hand guard on the upper, not the barrel nut) and the strap broke on the smaller of the two pack HF strap wrenches. So I switched to the larger and … Read morePSA Harbor Freight Strap Wrenches suck.
I found this picture online when I was looking for a chart, I don’t know how up to date it is. Now I’m not a big fan of the Boresnake as I think people use it in lieu of a proper cleaning, but I do think the Boresnake is a very useful tool well worth … Read morePSA: Boresnakes are color coded.
Disclosure: I don’t mean this as a proper review as this was broken and missing parts when I received it. The ARMS 40 Std A2 rear sight is an older designed BUIS that is spring loaded to flip up and does not lock. Windage adjustments are .75 MOA. A few years ago now, I received … Read moreOptic of the Week: ARMS 40 Std A2
So I have been playing around with these QD end plates for the AR15. They are a replacement receiver end plate that had a QD socket built right into it. It makes for a very convenient sling mount location. I was researching a different potential problem with these, when one of my rifles dropped off … Read moreDamage Inc LLC QD End Plate sucks
When Shawn and I started this blog our original intent wasn’t to write articles but to just do little quips and tips. A year or two ago when we were talking about the site Shawn commented on how we never really did that. I was thinking about that when I was packing up at the … Read moreSecure your zippers
This post submitted by Mack: A recent post on Facebook from a former colleague brought back a flood of memories. In the attic, I have a couple of foot lockers full of gear. One is from the days when I wore the Boy Scout khaki as a professional. One is from my days as a … Read moreGuest Post: Tactical Talismans
Some years back I wanted a Larue Tactical PredatAR upper. They didn’t sell the uppers separately so I bought an entire rifle and sold the Larue lower. I sold the lower for $500 and it sold in 15 minutes. Guess I should have priced it higher. At first mounted a muzzle break on it, and … Read moreA look at the 5.56 Larue Ultimate Upper