OPTIC OF THE WEEK Leupold VARI-XIII TACTICAL 3.5x-10X

This scope has a lot of history.   Leupold made these in the 90s and for a long time, it was the standard scope that came with the Remington M700 police sniper rifle package sold to countless LE departments across the country.    The scope is the  Leupold VARX-III 3.5x-10X tactical with mil-dot . It has a … Read moreOPTIC OF THE WEEK Leupold VARI-XIII TACTICAL 3.5x-10X

OPTIC OF THE WEEK : VORTEX DIAMONDBACK SPOTTING SCOPE

This week we are gonna look at the Diamonback   20x-60x 80mm   spotting scope.   One thing I notice about a  lot of people who start getting serious about their precision shooting or long range shooting is they don’t realize how important a decent spotting scope can be. Yeah, a lot of modern rifle scopes are pretty … Read moreOPTIC OF THE WEEK : VORTEX DIAMONDBACK SPOTTING SCOPE

A Look At Various 77gr Factory 5.56MM Match Loads

The title isn’t exact as I shot 73gr-77gr match  loads.    I have for a long time wanted to do comparison side by side testing of the MK 262 class  loadings.  The match loads  using bullets  around the 77gr weight are popular and they should be.  The 75-80gr bullets in 556MM seated to magazine length  is  … Read moreA Look At Various 77gr Factory 5.56MM Match Loads

Optic Of The Week Unertl 20x Target RifleScope

The Unertl rifle scopes are  something most shooters know about today thanks to the web and videogames.  Few of them  know much about them otherwise. They know  Hathcock used one  on his sniper rifle during his first tour in Vietnam.  They know it’s “old”  and they know it looks ancient and complex.   And if you … Read moreOptic Of The Week Unertl 20x Target RifleScope

Federal Gold Medal 73gr Berger .223Rem & Colt Accurized Rifle

Several months ago I  reviewed the Colt  accurized rifle ,the CAR HBAR ELITE as it is  also named,  and said I do a follow up post about how it shoots and further ranges.     So while out this week  testing the new Federal Gold Medal  556 load using the Berger VLD 73 gr. bullet I killed … Read moreFederal Gold Medal 73gr Berger .223Rem & Colt Accurized Rifle

The Galil

After the Six Day War, Israel  decided all the FALs they had been buying and using weren’t all that great after all.  Too heavy, too long, too unreliable!  When the other guy is using an AK47 and you are standing in the desert holding a FAL  and looking the  much handier and lighter gun  the … Read moreThe Galil