Winchester continues with it’s making of special edition ammo in boxes meant to recall the ammo as it was used in WW2. After the .45ACP ammo from earlier this year, the .30 Cal. is now finally out. The ammo is of course meant to mimic standard service M2 ball round. Like the 45 ammo, the … Read moreWinchester Victory Series .30-06 Ammo
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.
Today I decided to do another post about things I have run across or crosses my mind. Like the first time I did this it will be images I found interesting or noteworthy. First off is a first. Serial number 1 Colt model of 1911. It doesn’t get any more historic than that. On that … Read moreMore Random Interesting Things
Today is the weekly repost honoring our friend Kevin O-Brien who passed away early last year. Kevin, AKA “Hognose” to his many readers and admirers , was the owner of Weaponsman.com. Not a tech article this time but something a little more humors for anyone who had a bad night last night. By … Read moreA Mess of Accidents
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.
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