Lately my mind has been stuck on Vietnam war era sniper optics and rifles. Friends keep asking me about the subject and it has come up a lot this month. It is an evergreen topic for most people interested in US martial arms , sniping and long range shooting anyway so I thought I … Read moreSome More Vietnam USMC Sniping History
Since the passing of Hognose we have been sharing some of his best work here at least weekly. Since I have to spend most of the weekends taking pictures and shooting all the guns I review or research on the other articles I usually don’t out anything up Saturdays and Sundays. With those two days … Read moreToggle-Locked Orphan: the Benelli B76
As you may have noticed my love o vintage target/varmint weapons and optics have been on my brain recently. Last night I got thinking about Unertl again after a friend asked me something about those old beauties and remembered some years ago there was a forum discussion some where or other about what happened. As … Read moreSO, WHAT DID HAPPEN TO UNERTL OPTICS?
In addition to the other two posts so far today, I am sharing another one of Hognose’s posts from Weaponsman.com. This is a repost in our ongoing commitment to honoring our dead friend Kevin and his work. A Taxonomy of Safeties by Kevin O’Bien “Hognose” There are several kinds of safeties that are used on … Read moreA Taxonomy of Safeties
Is there anything the Colt Model M1911 can’t do? I certainly don’t think so. I’m not the only one either. Long before the idea of the PDW ( personal defense weapon) existed for military and VIP protection, there were some men who felt that a full auto M1911 would be just the ticket. Sad to … Read moreLebman’s “BabyMachinegun” Full Auto M1911s
This post is a re post from weaponsman.com. We share it here today to honor and preserve our friend Hognose, who died last spring What’s so special about John Moses Browning? by Kevin O’Brien Himself. If you take that question the wrong way, you’re thinking who is this bozo to diss Saint JMB? But we’re not … Read moreWhat’s so special about John Moses Browning?
Rock Island Auction sent out emails for one of its upcoming regional auctions. As usual it had a few pictures of some of its more noteworthy pieces. Of course this one drew my attention. Not that I will ever afford to even think about bidding on it but maybe you can. Certainly it is … Read moreRIA Regional Auction Singer M1911A1
Saw this online and after I finished laughing I just had to share it.
I been waiting on this gun for a while. After testing the Inland USGI clone M1911A1 I had been impressed. I had seen this model in media release material and after the performance of the stock Inland I was really curious to see how an Inland done up as a fully modern pistol would do. … Read moreThe Inland MFG Custom Carry M1911
Holsters are a very personal thing. Most people who concealed carry will have a box or bin full of holsters because of the nature of holsters. Most universal holsters end up being universally lousy. So we end up getting holsters for individual guns and for various purposes. That excellent drop leg tactical holster fits a … Read moreReview – Craft Holsters LT 21/1 Appendix Carry Holster