Category Archives: Rifle

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

Elftmann Drop-In Single Stage Match Trigger for .308 / AR10 Rifles (Also 7.62x39mm MSRs)

The day arrived when I received the Windham Weaponry R20FFTM-308 for evaluation.  This was not any Windham Weaponry R20FFTM-308, mind you. I had requested that the Elftmann Drop-In Single Stage Match Trigger be installed.  I wanted to evaluate both the … 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

.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