More Random Interesting Things

Today I decided to do another post about things I have run across or  crosses my mind. Like the first time  I did this it will be images I found interesting or noteworthy. First off is a first.  Serial number 1 Colt model of 1911.   It doesn’t get any more historic than that. On that … Read moreMore Random Interesting Things

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO ALL THOSE M16s LEFT IN SOUTH VIETNAM ?

  After the fall of Saigon to the communists of North Vietnam , the crowning achievement of the U.S. Democrat party of the day. There was a lot of equipment and arms left over, much of it US made and supplied to the Army of the Republic  of South Vietnam for their for their survival … Read moreWHATEVER HAPPENED TO ALL THOSE M16s LEFT IN SOUTH VIETNAM ?

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