One of the regulars at the range showed me a nifty collapsible tripod front rest. Made by Vanguard, the Porta-Aim model is adjustable for height, can swivel 360 degrees, and the legs collapse close for storage. I like it enough to buy my own. I spent $40 to have one shipped to me. This rest weighs less … Read moreReview: Vanguard Porta-Aim rifle rest
I don’t mean whats on the grill.
Today I read the newest issue of RECOIL Magazine, Volume 1 Issue 4 with the MP7 on the front. Much to my dismay I found the following quote in it: “Like we mentioned before, the MP7A1 is unavailable to civilians and for good reason. We all know that’s technology no civvies should ever get to … Read moreReview: RECOIL Magazine.
An odd issue, the round managed to slide forwards and the large rim of the 7.62x54R held it in place in the lower. The round had to be hammered out. No matter how simple the machine, there can be issues that take it out of commission. Additionally last weekend we has an out of battery (OOB) detonation … Read moreRange Report
Duncan Larsen submitted this article. Tactical Link Convertible Slings and Mounts Part 1 I have been running different two (2) point slings for a few years now, and I wanted to compare the Tactical Link line. Since 2005, I have maintained a great relationship with Tactical Link. This relationship started when members of my department’s … Read moreTactical Link Convertible Slings and Mounts Part 1
This is a LooseRounds.com Q&A session. If you have a firearms related question please email it to QA@LooseRounds.com. We will post the your questions anonymously and give you our answers. 1. colt le901-16s release date? Howard: The Colt 901 has already been released and can be purchased. However currently supplies are limited. 2. what finish … Read moreQ&A 4
To preface this, let me state that I served in the Marine Corps as a rifleman and that I carried a FN M16A4 in Iraq. The above picture is of the rifle I carried in Iraq. I see online that some people have a hardcore love for the M16A4. In reality, it is not that … Read moreThoughts on the M16A4
Last Sunday I helped a shooter at the range with a brass over bolt malfunction. Brass over Bolt is a rare malfunction where a casing(live or spent) gets stuck over the bolt and between it and the charging handle. I’ve learned that the quickest way to clear one of these jams is to reach up … Read moreBrass over Bolt malfunctions.
Turns out derailing trains isn’t as easy as some think it would be: Remember to count your fingers before & after every explosion so you know if you need to be sifting though the rubble.
TWANGnBANG posted a video about firing Glock’s underwater and discusses the maritime spring cups. Last I checked, Glock only suggested firing the 9mm Glock models underwater with ball ammunition. Firing other calibers or ammunition may drive pressure up to an unsafe point.