I am a big fan of Keeping It Simple, Stupid (K.I.S.S.). But I hate when the idea is used wrongly. K.I.S.S. should be used to help prevent failure both in equipment and operator, not as an excuse to save money or reduce capability. With regarding firearms, I often see the argument for K.I.S.S. used when … Read moreThe K.I.S.S. Fallacy.
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
I am a little unorganized today, the post yesterday about H. W. McBride took longer to get together than I thought it would and it really eat in to the time I spend on the rest of a weeks line up. So, today we are doing another “Scattered shots” post where I say a few … Read moreSCATTERED SHOTS II
Above of course is the famous side arm of General Patton. This Colt Model P is of course chambered for the classic widowmaker, .45 Colt. or .45 Long Colt if you like that better. I won’t go into its purchases history and serial number and blah blah blah. That has been done to death. It … Read morePatton’s Revolver And The M1911
This week I have had a lot of down time waiting on new guns and products to arrive and have not had the time for my usual long articles on firearms history. And squirrel season came in last weekend so I admit in the evenings I have been doing that. So today I am reposting … Read morePenetration Testing And Using A Car As Cover Part 1&2
Today we have another article written by our deceased friend Kevin O’Brien also know as “Hognose” by his many readers and fans of Weaponsman.com . We repost or curate some of Kevin’s work in an effort to save it in the event his website goes dark and to honor him. Mindset is life by … Read moreMINDSET AND LIFE
Today is our traditional day of re posting some of the best articles of our friend Kevin O’Brien better know as Hognose by his many admirers and readers of his website weaponsman.com. Kevin left us too early in spring of 2017 and we repost his work here to honor him and preserve his work. … Read moreWhen the Army Resisted the M16A2, Part 1-3
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?