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.


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

Scope Rings – A Balancing Act

This article is for us common folk who, for whatever reason, want to mount a scope on their favorite rifle or carbine. This article is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to scope rings nor how to mount a … Continue reading

Gear Review – UTG Medium Profile Riser Mount with 3 slots

When I recently purchased a Ruger AR-556 I had already decided that I would mount an optic (of some sort) to the rifle (at some time). I had already decided that I didn’t want the hassle of co-witnessing, but needed … Continue reading

Gear Review – Fox Tactical Rifle Butt Stock Cheek Rest

I recently completed a review of the Fox Tactical Shotgun Butt Stock Cheek Rest. Having done that, it would only be fair to provide a review for the Fox Tactical Rifle Butt Stock Cheek Rest. Since I am a left-handed … Continue reading

Gear Review – Fox Outdoor Butt Stock Cheek Rest – Shotgun, Black

For 12-gauge or 20-gauge this is a convenient way to carry twelve, that’s right twelve spare shells and give you a soft cushion to boot. There are two panels; one for 5-rounds and a second for seven rounds. Decide what … Continue reading

The Importance of Eye Relief

This article is not about the product Visine, although I may need some by the time that I finish this article. Note that this article is about scopes; rifle, handgun, or shotgun – no matter. The right scope, with the … Continue reading

Book Review: Gunfighting and Other Thoughts About Doing Violence – Volume 3 – The Counter-Offensive Rifle

I recently had the pleasure of reading, “Gunfighting and Other Thoughts about Doing Violence, Volume 3, The Counter-Offensive Rifle” by CR Williams. This review is concerning the hard-copy edition, as I do not have a Kindle nor expect to have … Continue reading

7.62×39 – An All-Around Cartridge?

The Soviet 7.62×39, first used in the Russian RPD, has seen much use in the SKS semi-automatic rifle and the AK-47 Assault Rifle. The cartridge is still much in use today for warfare and sporting purposes, even though it was … Continue reading