Category Archives: Rifle

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

.308 Custom Loading Hornady 180-grain SST

Manufacturing your own ammunition (shot shell, rifle and/or handgun) is an interesting hobby (and sometimes passion) for an interesting breed of folks. Back when I was competing with my department with the S&W 686 revolver, I wasn’t satisfied with the … 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

The Ruger 10/22 Target Project

If you are in the Ruger 10/22 frame of mind, and if the 10/22 Target model interests you, this article may be worth a read. The Ruger 10/22 Target, in the current models, is offered in two models; the 1121 … Continue reading

Ruger 10/22 Target (Model 1262) – Product Review

The Ruger 10/22 is a semi-automatic rimfire rifle that was introduced in 1964 and was chambered in .22 Long Rifle. As popular then, as it is now, the Ruger 10/22 has almost a religious following among adults, has served as … Continue reading

Nikon PROSTAFF RIMFIRE II 4-12×40 BDC 150 – Product Review Peering Through A New Looking Glass!

It is not unusual for me to try out different, reasonably-priced scopes on a rifle until I find one that I like. After all, you can read the reviews and reports, and after reading many of them you will still … Continue reading

Ruger American Rimfire® Wood Stock (8329) 22LR Review

Like some, I have several .22 LR lever, bolt, pump, and semi-automatic rifles in the collection. With few exceptions, the furniture on these rifles is polymer. While polymer furniture has good qualities, one of those qualities is not “warmth” or … Continue reading

The SKS – Still a Best Kept Secret!

The SKS (Samozaryadnyj Karabin sistemy Simonova) has been around since 1943 and it is still around today, although it has been upstaged by the AK47 (and AK74 to an extent). What this article is not about the history of the … Continue reading

UTG 3.9″ CQB Red/Green Single Dot Sight w/Integral QD Mount

I have used several UTG red dot sights in the past and they have always worked well and are of good quality. The best part is that they are inexpensive. ]The UTG 3.9″ CQB Red/Green Single Dot Sight w/Integral QD … Continue reading

When A Firearm is “You”

When was the last time that you felt a gun was, well you? You are carrying it, right. Or maybe, it is your house shotgun, your favorite MSR, or hunting rifle. What makes that gun, you? Perhaps, it is the … Continue reading