I am a big fan of Keeping It Simple, Stupid (K.I.S.S.). But I hate when the idea is used wrongly. K.I.S.S. should be used to help prevent failure both in equipment and operator, not as an excuse to save money or reduce capability. With regarding firearms, I often see the argument for K.I.S.S. used when … Read moreThe K.I.S.S. Fallacy.
Just a little update. We have been having some massive performance issues with the site behind the scenes. We just now found out what the problem was and we are implementing a fix. A big thanks for the support team at InMotion hosting for helping us out. Please let me know by responding to this … Read moreSite optimization
I can’t remember if I talked about this before, so I’ll talk about it now. Geissele started in the AR market with an awesome trigger. They have since expanded to offer handguards and optics mounts. Personally while their handguards and optic mounts are really nice, I think you can get just as nice for significantly … Read moreQuick Look at a Geissele Rail
A long time ago, in the ancient barbaric times of 2007, I finally had an approved Form 1 to make a Short Barreled Rifle (SBR). Back then we didn’t have the pistol braces so doing the paperwork for a SBR was considered the best way to go. I don’t remember why I choose to go … Read moreMy first SBR.
Arms Unlimited is selling Colt factory FDE ceracote coated 6920 for $700 with free shipping. They are also including a free dual sided rail mount that attached to the front sight base. https://www.armsunlimited.com/Colt-Law-Enforcement-M4-Carbine-p/le6920fdec.htm Arms Unlimited is pretty shady, but they do manage to get their hands on some good stuff at good prices. $700 is … Read moreFDE Colt 6920s for $700
Years ago I would buy used ACOG scopes cheap, use them for 6 months to a year, then sell them for a small profit in order to repeat the process with a different ACOG. One of these times I was offered a Glock G30 with a large number of accessories in trade for an ACOG … Read moreMy Firearms: Glock 30, a forgotten glock.
I had my first lower apart and realized it would be good chance to show what the PRI Gasbuster Charging Handle has done to this lower. First you can see how the gasbuster has carved two channels into the lower. The ears of the gasbuster make it larger and easier to use also have rubbed … Read moreDamage from a PRI Gasbuster
A Marine I served with managed to track me down. All he knew was my name and what state I was in and he found me. So much for my personal OPSEC I suppose. While I was talking to him on the phone I was joking that I was going to change my number as … Read moreChatter and Cold Weather Gear
Looks like this week is pretty much shot for me having any articles up and of the type I usually do. Sorry about that. Doc’s visits and all that goes with that and having to take care of some other stuff has eaten into must of my time. Next week things will be back to … Read moreRock Island Auction this weekend
Another day of Doctors sawing bones ,and leech treatments today. But thankfully Mack, has written a guest post for today on his idea on US service rifles. Some of you will recognize Mack as he was a regular commentor at weaponsman and here. I have invited him to be a regular guest for our site … Read moreThoughts on Service Weapons