I used to have a Comp M4, but I could tell, even at 30, that my eyes were not what they used to be. The biggest and chief concern to me was the gradual smearing of the dot and seeing it lose some of its crispness as my eyes aged. I typically wear corrective lenses, … Read moreIs Your Red Dot Turning Into Sour Grapes?
We all know about slinging up, but doing it right is always a question for those who are not well versed in its application or use. Let’s take a look at traditional sling positions, and then we can explore another method of slinging up which gives even greater stability to the tried and true USGI … Read moreThe Art of Slinging Up: Using the USGI Web Sling to its Max Potential
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
In practice, the Designated Marksman concept revolves around additional training more so than additional equipment. Sure the different branches have “accurized” versions of DMR style rifles such as the SAM-R, Mark 12 SPR, and the SDM-R, but they all accomplish the same goal: enable an individual soldier with additional marksmanship training to better engage targets … Read moreHow Does the Designated Marksman Concept Apply to the Prepared Civilian?
Howard’s recent article about the M16A4 and its numerous disadvantages sparked a firestorm of discussion and criticism. I utilize rifles in all my shooting and have a few M16A2 style clunkers myself…but I am here to offer some discussion on the future of the rifle length platform and who can take advantage of it. So … Read moreRe-Thinking the Modern Rifle
Hi, I am Brian of www.thenewrifleman.com and I am pleased to join Looserounds.com as a contributor. Here are some of my favorite products of 2014, though some of them are not *new* products. Sierra match kings 69 grain bullets: Its nice having a favorite loading based around this product as I found it easier to … Read moreBrian’s Best and Worst Products 2014