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.


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

Firearms – Handling Hazardous Energy!

I recently completed a writing contract where I was updating many safety and environmental requirements. One of those documents was on hazardous energy and I got to thinking about firearms and the handling of hazardous energy contained within and without … Continue reading

Freud and Firearms!

If Sigmund Freud owned a firearm, what would he have owned? Would Mr. Freud own a 2” S&W revolver, a 4” revolver, a 5” Government Model 1911, or perhaps a Punt Gun (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punt_gun)? The question begs an answer. Of course, … Continue reading

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