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
If you were to make a list of countries most likely to produce a story like this, Russian would have to be close to the top of that list. “According to reports Pavel Mateev, 15, went into his yard Monday morning before he “switched on a chainsaw and sawed off his own head.” What horrific … Read moreWHEN GUNS ARE OUTLAWED ONLY OUTLAWS WILL HAVE CHAINSAWS
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
Today I am sharing another article from weaponsman.com. Our friend, Kevin, “Hognose” passed away last year and we continue to share some of his best articles in our ongoing tribute to him. Mind Over Matter by Kevin O’Brien “In war, the moral is to the physical as ten is to one.” – Napoleon Bonaparte. True, Napoleon … Read moreMind Over Matter
I have to spend the day at the old Sawbones M.D. today, so it is unlikely I will have a post up of any length. Maybe later tonight but doubtful.
The second AR15 upper I purchased had a Phantom flash hider with the crenelated front pin and welded to it. It looked the the bottom flash hider in the picture. Not only was the Phantom flash hider a superior flash hider, it could be used as a pain compliance tool on others. The sharp front … Read moreWhere are they now – Muzzle Standoffs
Since the adoption of the service round M855 “green tip” and its use in combat we have heard all manner of complaints about it. Usually it’s about its accuracy and terminal performance with the terminal performance problem being exaggerated in carbines. I have read what feels like millions of times, how the older 55gr load … Read moreMaking M855 More Accurate? PART 1