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.


Ruger American Model 6913 .223 Remington Rifle

Ruger, it seems is putting its best foot forward in many of its firearms. They are not only reeking of quality but giving other gun manufactures a run for their money in the cost department. The Ruger American rifles are … Continue reading

Keeping it Simple

In a world of goo-gaa’s and gadgets to be mounted on various MSRs, it is a wonder that they can be operated at all. In 1985, Automotive Engineer Earl Weiner stated, “Every device creates its own opportunity for human error. … Continue reading

Mossberg M590A1 Special Purpose

The Mossberg M590A1 Special Purpose has been on my radar for a number of years, not that I needed another shotgun. However, the Mossberg M590A1 Special Purpose was the last in my bucket list of modern firearms. Today, the bucket … Continue reading

Ruger AR-556 – An MSR Without the MSRP

I am going out on a limb here by stating that the Ruger AR-556 is one of the finest MSRs that you can buy for the price right out of the box. The Ruger AR-556 is a call to the … Continue reading

Ruger Model 7405 M77/357 Rotary Magazine Bolt-Action Rifle

“Ruger Introduces The 77/357 June 22, 2011 Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to announce the Ruger® 77/357™, a lightweight, bolt-action rifle chambered in the venerable .357 Magnum and fed via a rotary magazine. The bolt-action 77/357 … Continue reading

And My Favorite Long Gun is – The Bolt Action Rifle/Carbine

The popularity of semi-automatic long guns has been in the forefront of all firearms; AK-based and AR-based with more emphasis being placed on the AR-based rifles, carbines, and pistols are seemingly at the top of the list. The semi-automatic shotgun … Continue reading

M1A Operator Bag

I’ve written in the past of about the logistics involved in supporting firearms; the provisioning of tools and spare parts necessary to keep a favorite firearm running. The M1A has provided me an excellent opportunity to talk about firearm logistics … Continue reading

Minute of Angst!

As general shooters, we sometimes we are caught up in trying to achieve accuracy and precision that it makes an otherwise enjoyable day at the range not so enjoyable. Sometimes when I leave the range, I mentally flagellate myself for … Continue reading

Slingn’ – A Review of the NcStar AAKSB Ak/sks Sling – Black

Long gun slings have two primary purposes; (1) Carry, and (2) Control. The secondary purpose is to snag on anything worth snagging. Having used my share of slings in the over 44-years of shooting, the simple two-point sling continues to … Continue reading

Cold Steel Peace Maker III – Product Review

Looking for an inexpensive knife to throw into an “operator’s bag”, I decided to give the Cold Steel Peace Maker III a try. I like fixed bladed knives and Cold Steel has satisfied my proclivity toward them for a number … Continue reading