Ok, I’m phoning it in this week. I found these old HK BUIS I thought I sold long ago, and I found that the old article on them has all the images missing. On the HK416/MR556 and their .308 rifles as well the optics rail is higher than the rail on a standard flat top … Read moreOptic of the week: HK Diopter BUIS
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
Not that long ago I had a friend ask me about the M1A, to which I replied, “Don’t tell anyone because I have a reputation to uphold, but I actually like the M14.” It was right at that moment that I was finally able to piece together my thoughts on the strengths and weakness of the … Read morePutting the M1A in perspective.
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
There are three most popular ways to zero the AR15s and similar 5.56 carbines. These three are a 100 yard zero, a 50/200 zero, and the military 300m zero. Here I am going to talk about the 300m zero. Unfortunately most people do not have easy access to a 300m range. Even if they did, … Read moreReproducing the Army M855 300m Carbine BZO at 25 yards
The Matech sights that come from Colt have the Picatinny marking. I have not seen this marking on these sights from other sources. Some time back, I’m not sure when, the U.S. Military adopted the Matech Back Up Iron Sight (BUIS) as the new rear sight for the M16A4 Modular Weapon System and the M4/M4A1 … Read moreOptic of the week: Matech BUIS