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?
I don’t know when I started wanting a M203 Grenade Launcher, but I’m pretty sure I wanted one right after I first saw one. About three years ago I had a little extra cash in my pocket and I realized that if I didn’t buy a M203 then, I probably never would. The M203 is … Read moreMy M203
I will be killing to stones with one bird today with this repost from weaponsman.com. Today is a post Kevin wrote about sprinfield M1903s. I decided to share this today as the 03 has been an ongoing topic over the last month, I have no idea how we got stuck on it lately but we … Read moreSpringfield Rifles: What’s the Difference?
Due to having to take my Father to a doctors appointment today and some other things, there won’t be any detailed technical article or historical writing. Instead I will be letting my mind wonder a bit and share a few things that have caught my interest over the years. I hope it will be a … Read moreScattered Shots 7-30-2018
by Kevin “Hognose” O’Brien Our Friend Kevin passed away early 2017. Hognose, as he was known to his many admirers was the owner and writer of weaponsman.com. We repost his greatest hits here in an ongoing tribute and effort to save his work should the website go dark. Caching your Guns for a Civil War, … Read moreCaching your Guns for a Civil War Parts I-IV
I mentioned briefly in a previous post the following: Discharging a firearm in an enclosed area like a vehicle can rather unpleasant. If the situation allows, if you can place the muzzle outside the confined space you are in you will experience far less blast and noise. But don’t forget this will make the flash … Read moreShooting from enclosed spaces
We spend a good bit of time inside our cars and trucks. It only makes sense to be prepared to fight from and around our vehicles. The simple fact is that we may have to defense our selves and our loved ones from robbers, carjackers, or road ragers. I did a little fighting from vehicles … Read moreVehicle Firearm Tactics class at ConcealedCarry.com
One of my favorite ongoing spots on weaponsman was the WGAOTOOWH bit. Kevin would highlight some poor slob or just unlucky person’s usually horrific death as a way to both show how fast death can come but also that deaths are caused when no firearms is involved. One of Kevin’s other readers recently mentioned it … Read moreWhen Guns Are Outlawed Then Only Outlaws Will Have Gravity And Vegetable Knives And Clothes Dryers
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 Winchester Model 52. One of the greatest rifles of all time. Some even have called it “perfect” in the past. I don’t know if it is perfect but it comes about as close to it as I would want in a rimfire target rifle that comes from a factory. The M52 was made in … Read moreWinchester Model 52