Today we have another article from our now gone friend Kevin O’Brien, or “Hognose” as he was known by his many fans and admirers. Kevin was the owner and writer of weaponsman.com and passed away in spring of 2017. We repost his work here to save it, introduce it to more people hopefully and to … Read moreToggle-Locked Orphan: the Benelli B76
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.
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
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
User “P08” over on arfcom has posted about his recent stimulating lesson in handloading. https://www.ar15.com/forums/General/Well-after-over-30-years-of-hand-loading-I-finally-had-a-kaboom-/5-2139654/?page=1 “Bought a lightly used Sig 320 with the Romeo 1 sight on it last Sunday. Loaded up 100 rounds and went to the range. the first 80 went fine, then KABOOM! Felt a stinging in my right index finger and … Read moreA SIG 320 OOPSIE
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
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
As you know, we here at LooseRounds.com like to stay pretty informal. We previously encouraged people to send us guest posts, but almost every week now we get sent some absolute garbage. One example, we had someone submit an article, “Glock 42 V.s Desert Eagle: Which Is Best Suited For Military“. This wasn’t even a … Read moreWhy we are not currently taking guest posts from strangers.
This my own opinion on the item sent to me for review. In the old days it was common to read of instructors suggesting dry firing at least 10 times for each shot fired. Now we don’t see recommendations like that. Part of it is that ammo and ranges are readily available, and dry … Read moreGlock E-Trainer