The .30-06 Government , or US Caliber .30 is a a classic round everyone knows. I think it has probably been used for everything you can use a rifle for at one time or another. It was the US service round for a million years before being phased out. It had several different martial loadings … Read moreUS CALIBER .30 M2 AP ACCURACY
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
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.
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.
The TA01NSN ACOG is a classic at this point. A compact fixed 4x scope with a bullet drop chart calibrated for M855 out of a carbine barrel. People assume it is calibrated for a 14.5 inch M4 barrel, but every time Trijicon has given numbers it sounds like the Bullet Drop Chart (BDC) was based … Read moreOptic of the week: Trijicon TA01NSN ACOG
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
Went to the range, the guy to the left of me was shooting Hornady Superformance ammo in his .308 AR. I’ve seen this issue every time I have seen someone shoot Hornady Superformance ammo in .308 ARs. That is not to say that it might not work in yours, but I would recommend against using … Read moreHornady Superformance in Semi Autos
Is the CQBSS the ultimate rifle scope? No, but it is damned awesome. Ever since the Leupold MK8 1-8X CQBSS came out, I have been reading people sing praises of it online. So why would someone want something like the CQBSS? The concept is to have a single optic with the speed of a reflex … Read moreLeupold MK8 CQBSS, the best rifle optic?
Submitted by “G” a professional sniper and lifelong friend of the Loose Rounds site owners. “G” will be writing some articles for Loose Rounds in the coming months. In the by-gone days of 2004 I was hip deep in the word of tactical shooting. I had been on my departments SWAT Team as a Sniper for … Read moreThe Accuracy International AE
Since the SCAR-L and SCAR-H came on the scene and touted as the next best thing I was skeptical to say the least. Even now after using them both enough to get to know them, I find the 556 SCAR neato, but nothing about it justifies the hype that preceded it. The H on the … Read moreSCAR-H Review & Long Range Test