SO, WHAT DID HAPPEN TO UNERTL OPTICS?

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?

Optic Of The Week Unertl 20x Target RifleScope

The Unertl rifle scopes are  something most shooters know about today thanks to the web and videogames.  Few of them  know much about them otherwise. They know  Hathcock used one  on his sniper rifle during his first tour in Vietnam.  They know it’s “old”  and they know it looks ancient and complex.   And if you … Read moreOptic Of The Week Unertl 20x Target RifleScope

Colonel William S. Brophy & Sniping In The Korean War

As the Korea war rages in 1952 and A captain in IX Corps Ordnance and veteran of infantry combat during WW2  in the Pacific , William S. Brophy  recognized a total lack of US Army sniping equipment and marksmanship compared to its current and future needs.  In an effort to reverse some of this and … Read moreColonel William S. Brophy & Sniping In The Korean War

NOT MUCH FOR FIGHTING: THE M1903 SPRINGFIELD IN WWI

NOT MUCH FOR FIGHTING: THE M1903 SPRINGFIELD                                             OR             HAS LOOSEROUNDS GONE TOO FAR?!     There are some US  military  fire arms that enjoy the love  and adoration  of millions of people. These guns earned a reputation from major battles and wars.   Guns that entire generations used to fight off the enemies of … Read moreNOT MUCH FOR FIGHTING: THE M1903 SPRINGFIELD IN WWI

Point Of Impact. ( Books for the gun enthusiast )

“I was at my best with a rifle in my hand. I always loved rifles. So I decided to live in such a way that the rifle would be all I needed. And I succeeded.”  Bob Lee Swagger. Above is just one of many great lines from Stephen Hunter’s masterpiece “Point of Impact”, the first … Read morePoint Of Impact. ( Books for the gun enthusiast )