Optic of the week: Leupold MK4 3.5-10X40

Long ago when I used to read about firearms, when the term “sniper scope” was said, is was probably referring to the Leupold MK4 series. I was going to write some history, but instead I am going to quote, Dyspeptic Gunsmith who summed it up nicely. 40+ years ago, many consumer-grade were notoriously unreliable. Oh, … Read moreOptic of the week: Leupold MK4 3.5-10X40

RUSSIA FOLLOWS US ARMY EXAMPLE : CONSIDERS TAKING A STEP BACKWARDS 50 YEARS

  I ran across this article from a few days ago about the  new rifle ( vaporware ) shown by Kalashnikov.  They have came up with the cutting edge idea of putting out an AK variant in 308 or, 7.62mm NATO.   One wonders if this is just an attempt to sell rifles in other countries … Read moreRUSSIA FOLLOWS US ARMY EXAMPLE : CONSIDERS TAKING A STEP BACKWARDS 50 YEARS

Update on my firearm project.

Back around Hurricane Irma I got thinking about what I would get if I were starting my firearm collection from scratch.  I still have an unfinished article based off my musing I might post someday. I’ve wanted a light weight .308 semi auto with a long handguard for a while now.  I really like the … Read moreUpdate on my firearm project.

What is “Cover” in your home and will it Stop a rifle round? Lets find out.

    Today I decided to do a repost  an article  2 parter  older  popular article from our first year.  We have a lot of older great material new readers may not see because it is so buried under  the  constant flow of new articles. With that in mind here is an article from 2012 … Read moreWhat is “Cover” in your home and will it Stop a rifle round? Lets find out.

Red Rifleman Vol 2: Ongoing Accuracy Testing of the AK47

The AK-47 has been left behind to a certain degree. If we look back on the past 10+ years of civilian small arms development, we can see the AR15 has grown by leaps and bounds while the AK market has had much less evolution. Sure there have been a few advancements worth noting, such as … Read moreRed Rifleman Vol 2: Ongoing Accuracy Testing of the AK47