Hi-Point 4595TS and 995TS WC Advanced Optics Project More Optical Delusions!

I had purchased a Hi-Point 4595TS Carbine and was so impressed by it that a 9mm version soon followed; the 995TS WC. As with the Hi-Point 4595TS, the 995TS WC went through some modifications to include removing the rear and … Continue reading

Ruger 10/22 Takedown (Model 11100) Project A Journey That Comes Apart!

When the Ruger 10/22 was introduced in 1964, perhaps in response to Marlin’s ever-popular Model 60, it took the world of .22 caliber firearms by storm.  The Ruger 10/22 is now touted as being the most customized firearm ever.  In … Continue reading

The Ruger 10/22 Takedown Optics Project Mine Eyes Hath Seen the Glory - And not so glorious!

The Ruger 10/22 Takedown project (Ruger 10/22 Takedown (Model 11100) Project A Journey That Comes Apart!: http://guntoters.com/blog/2017/03/26/ruger-1022-takedown-model-11100-project/) lead me to yet another sub-project – adding an optic to the 10/22 TD. With my eyesight, an optic, magnified or not, is … Continue reading

Hogue Ghillie Green Rubber OverMolded Stock for 10-22 Takedown Standard Barrel

Hogue, Inc. has been the “go to” provider of grips and stocks since 1968. I have used Hogue grips and stocks on a few firearms to include Ruger, most 1911-based pistols, and my beloved Mossberg 500 12-guage shotgun that has … Continue reading

Optics and the Henry AR-7 U.S. Survival Rifle Is the Challenge Worth It?

I recently wrote an article about mounting a scope to the CZ 527M Carbine and the challenges that I faced when doing so. Surprisingly, placing an optic on the Henry AR-7 U.S. Survival rifle is no less a challenge due … Continue reading

Weaver T-22 2-Piece Adapter Scope Base 3/8″ Grooves to Weaver-Style Base Matte Adapt and Conquer!

THE CLAIM: “The Weaver T-22 2-Piece Adapter Scope Base allows you to use Weaver-style rings on a rifle designed for use with 3/8″ dovetail accessories. It provides a sure, tight fit for the ultimate in reliability”. – Source: Weaver Optics … Continue reading

Henry AR-7 U.S. Survival Rifle, Model H002B – Product Review Can You Survive Without One?

Much has already been written and videoed about the Henry Repeating Arms AR-7 so I will not be able to add too much to the mix with one exception.  Most, if not all, reviews and videos regarding the Henry AR-7 … Continue reading

Your First Steps… ...Into Self-Defense Pistol Shooting

—by M1911A1— Pistol shooting isn’t easy to learn, and it’s hard to do. If you just “have at it,” and go it alone, you will most likely end up frustrating yourself and learning nothing useful. In order to be successful, … Continue reading

Ruger MKIV Hunter (40118) Review Gittin' Yur' Groove On!

If you have read my review of the new Ruger MKIV Target 22 (Ruger MKIV Target (40101) Review The Best MK Yet!!: http://guntoters.com/blog/2016/10/30/ruger-mkiv-target-40101-review/), you already know how excited I am with this new version of the “MK” line of Ruger … Continue reading

Scoping the CZ 527M Carbine

Scoping the CZ 527M carbine has been a contentious project for me. So much, in fact, that I decided to write a separate article so that you can learn from my mistakes should you decide to purchase a CZ 527M … Continue reading