Category Archives: Firearms

Magpul AR-15 MOE Rifle Stock Polymer Black MAG404-BLK

A recent project was to swap out the expandable stock that came with my Windham Weaponry “SRC” and Ruger AR 556 with fixed stocks. Initially, I selected the A2 stock by UTG and really wasn’t impressed with several features of … Continue reading

Wheeler 156-999 Delta Series AR Combo Tool

I had two MSRs and no MSR tool with which to work on them. I wanted to rectify that and a search ensued for a viable tool to support my MSR. Actually, I just needed one to loosen the receiver … Continue reading

Well, Slap Me Silly! – A Look At Trigger Control

In my research for this article I found that there are two definitions (so far) of “Trigger Slap.” The first definition entails where the trigger actually “slaps” your finger as the bolt runs during firing. The second definition that I … Continue reading

SHTF ACE-1 IWB Holster for Glock G43

THE BASICS: Adjustable Retention Exclusive Comfort Curve Design Adjustable Carry Height and Cant Lifetime Warranty, 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee Proudly Made in the USA PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: “SHTF Gear ACE (Always Combat Effective) holsters provide the perfect combination of comfort and rapid … Continue reading


I had purchased the REMORA DUAL ACCESSORY HOLDER (IWB) some time back during my search for a convenient and comfortable method to carry two spare magazines IWB. Remora products, in case that you are not familiar with them, manufactures holsters … Continue reading

Glock G43 – No Longer Wishful Thinking!

A Glock single-stack 9mm pistol was wishful thinking for many people. While the Glock folks were doing dirty little design deeds, those wishing to have a concealable single-stack 9mm were buying Smith & Wesson Shields, Kahrs, and Springfield compact single-stack … Continue reading

Springfield XDs 4.0 9mm Review

I really wasn’t going to do a review on the Springfield XDs 4.0 9mm pistol. I had written a review on the XDs 3.3 and 4.0 45 (see, REFERENCES) and the XDs 4.0 9mm pistol is so closely related to … Continue reading

Beretta CX4 Storm – A Review of “His Shortness”

Carbines have been around since the fighting man realized that he needed a more suitable weapon for close work where a full-length weapon was not feasible to use. Many carbines were simply cut-down version of full-length combat rifles where other … Continue reading

A Case for the Modern Musket – the 20-Gauge Shotgun

Anyone looking for an effective home-defense shotgun is often directed toward one of the many 12-gauge law-enforcement-grade tactical models. While I have my favorite and closest shogun, an early Mossberg 500 model 12-gauge, the more recent acquisition of a Mossberg … 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