A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.


The Three-Gun Nature

In January of 1982, a song by Hank Williams Jr. arrived on the scene; “A Country Boy Can Survive.” One portion of the song is: “I’ve got a shotgun a rifle and a four wheel drive And a country boy … Continue reading

Holster Cant – What You Can and Can’t Do About It

Is one cant better than the other? The short answer is: that depends. As with most things in life, everything is a trade-off and nothing is a one size fits all. At the end of the day it really comes … Continue reading

The Springfield XDs 4.0 – Caliber Choice and Other Considerations

When Springfield Armory introduced the XDs series of pistols, I was instantly drawn to them. I have carried my share of double-stack pistols in the past, and while I agree that carrying an abundance of ammunition gives one a nice … Continue reading

UTG Accurizing Wedge AR-15 – Product Review

A characteristic of many AR-based MSRs is that they rattle. Specifically, there is slight play between the upper and lower receivers, even with high priced MSRs. I have viewed and read about various techniques to eliminate the upper-to-lower rattle and … Continue reading

Extended Magazine Release – Tactical Solutions – Product Review

The Ruger 10/22 rifle is, no doubt, one of the most highly popular rim fire rifles of today’s time. Folk’s who own these rifles (or the 10/22 based “Charger” pistol), for the most part, have never been satisfied with the … Continue reading

Vokul Green Laser – Product Review

I am not a fan of hanging a bunch of “stuff” on a firearm; especially if it renders the firearm unwieldy in my hands. Even as my eyes age, I cringe at the fact that I need a red dot … Continue reading

Ruger BX-Trigger Product Review

Anyone who owns a Ruger 10/22 or Ruger Charger will no doubt agree that the triggers for these firearms are atrociously heavy and stiff. There are; however, many offerings for slicking up the stock triggers and also for modifying things … Continue reading

Springfield 1911 – Range Officer

So you looking to rid yourself of unwanted pest, are you? Or, perhaps you want to win a local IDPA event. Well, both take the right tools. There is a product on the market that allows you to rid yourself … Continue reading

Wheeler Professional Reticle Leveling System

Sometimes I take the opportunity to do follow-on articles, and this would be one of them. I ask myself, as anyone would when contemplating a new product; does the product really work? In some cases a product looks pretty but … Continue reading

Long Slide Competition Pistols – For Home Defense?

Long Slide pistols have long been associated with competition shooting such as; USPSA, IDPA, IPSC, GSSF and other sport shooting organizations. While I would not carry such a pistol for EDC, I would have no qualms using one for home … Continue reading