Category Archives: Optics

Mossberg Patriot Standard, .308 Winchester

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) was also known as the American War of Independence, which was an 18th-century war between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies that declared independence from Great Britain, and that would eventually form the foundation for … Continue reading

Mossberg Patriot vs. Ruger Hawkeye

Comparing .308 Winchester Rifles One of my favorite cartridges is the .308 Winchester. It is hard hitting, flat shooting, and an ideal cartridge for many shooting applications. While I have several long guns chambered in .308 Winchester, the cartridge alone … Continue reading

Windham Weaponry R20FFTM-308 Part 1 – History and Back Story

Authors Note: This review is a combination of historical facts regarding the AR-10 in general and the Windham Weaponry R20FFTM-308 specifically. Because this is my first time within the MSR of .308 caliber, I thought that it would be interesting … Continue reading

Windham Weaponry R20FFTM-308 Part 2 – Review

Authors Note: This review is a combination of historical facts regarding the AR-10 in general and the Windham Weaponry R20FFTM-308 specifically. Because this is my first time within the MSR of .308 caliber, I thought that it would be interesting … Continue reading

“Windham Weaponry 7.62×39 SRC” Model: R16M4FTT-762

So, what’s a fella’ to do when he likes the AR platform but does not like the 5.56x45mm/.223 cartridge but does like the 7.62x39mm cartridge but does not care for the AK platform? Some would say to replace the upper … Continue reading

NC Star DRGB135 Product Review Tactical Red/Green/Blue Dot Weaver Mount

Recently I mounted a NC Leapers UTG 3-12X44 30mm Compact Tactical Rifle Scope, AO, 36-color (http://guntoters.com/blog/2018/03/23/leapers-utg-3-12×44-30mm-compact-tactical-rifle-scope-ao-36-color/) on my favorite modern sporting rifle and it made a world of difference in how I viewed the world, at least at the local … Continue reading

Leapers UTG 3-12X44 30mm Compact Tactical Rifle Scope, AO, 36-color A Stoner-Based Modern Sporting Rifle Update

It was time to update the Nikon P-223 3x scope on my Windham Weaponry SRC to a more powerful variable magnification scope. I had recently made an update to the Ruger ‘Scout” rifle with a Leapers UTG 2-7×44 LER scope … Continue reading

Leapers UTG 2-7X44 30mm Long Eye Relief Scout Scope, AO, 36-color Ruger Gunsite Scout Optic Update

Since I first provided reviews on the Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle (see my reviews @ @ http://guntoters.com/blog/2014/11/15/scouting-around-part-i/ and http://guntoters.com/blog/2016/08/15/scouting-around-part-ii/) the rifle has been shot on several occasions. With the AIM 2-7x32mm LER optic mounted, I found myself wanting a little … Continue reading

Ruger American Rimfire® Target Model Number: 8349/Caliber: 22 WMR

.22 WMR (Winchester Magnum Rifle) cartridges (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.22_Winchester_Magnum_Rimfire) have been produced since 1960. The .22 WMR is, essentially, a 125-yard maximum PBR (that’s Point Blank Range and not Pabst  Blue Ribbon) with 30-grain, 40-grain, and 50-grain hollow point bullets being its … Continue reading

Sightmark Core HX 2-7×32 HHR Hog Hunter Riflescope (SM13067HHR) Finally, Some Eye Relief!

One of the issues when mounting a magnified optic to a long gun is eye relief.  Normally, the scope is adjusted to your eyes at the highest magnification setting, which provides the least amount of eye relief.  A balance; however, … Continue reading