Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gear Review – UTG Medium Profile Riser Mount with 3 slots

When I recently purchased a Ruger AR-556 I had already decided that I would mount an optic (of some sort) to the rifle (at some time). I had already decided that I didn’t want the hassle of co-witnessing, but needed … Continue reading

Gear Review – Fox Tactical Rifle Butt Stock Cheek Rest

I recently completed a review of the Fox Tactical Shotgun Butt Stock Cheek Rest. Having done that, it would only be fair to provide a review for the Fox Tactical Rifle Butt Stock Cheek Rest. Since I am a left-handed … Continue reading

Gear Review – Fox Outdoor Butt Stock Cheek Rest – Shotgun, Black

For 12-gauge or 20-gauge this is a convenient way to carry twelve, that’s right twelve spare shells and give you a soft cushion to boot. There are two panels; one for 5-rounds and a second for seven rounds. Decide what … Continue reading

The Importance of Eye Relief

This article is not about the product Visine, although I may need some by the time that I finish this article. Note that this article is about scopes; rifle, handgun, or shotgun – no matter. The right scope, with the … Continue reading

Book Review: Gunfighting and Other Thoughts About Doing Violence – Volume 3 – The Counter-Offensive Rifle

I recently had the pleasure of reading, “Gunfighting and Other Thoughts about Doing Violence, Volume 3, The Counter-Offensive Rifle” by CR Williams. This review is concerning the hard-copy edition, as I do not have a Kindle nor expect to have … Continue reading

7.62×39 – An All-Around Cartridge?

The Soviet 7.62×39, first used in the Russian RPD, has seen much use in the SKS semi-automatic rifle and the AK-47 Assault Rifle. The cartridge is still much in use today for warfare and sporting purposes, even though it was … Continue reading

Firearms – Handling Hazardous Energy!

I recently completed a writing contract where I was updating many safety and environmental requirements. One of those documents was on hazardous energy and I got to thinking about firearms and the handling of hazardous energy contained within and without … Continue reading

Freud and Firearms!

If Sigmund Freud owned a firearm, what would he have owned? Would Mr. Freud own a 2” S&W revolver, a 4” revolver, a 5” Government Model 1911, or perhaps a Punt Gun ( The question begs an answer. Of course, … Continue reading