Monthly Archives: August 2015

1858 Remington New Army Conversion by A. Uberti

The original 1858 Remington New Army was produced from 1858 until 1875 and was originally a percussion revolver. In 1868, the 1858 Remington New Army was redesigned to fire metallic cartridges, five rounds of .46 caliber, and was eventually chambered … Continue reading

Rock Island Standard Compact (CS) 45

Whether you are looking for a range gun, a plinker, truck gun, house gun, or something to carry in .45 acp, Armscor/Rock Island may have a model that may interest you. I purchased one of the Rock Island Standard CS … Continue reading

Ruger’s SR1911CMD-A is an A+ Winner!

I have longed for a lightweight “Commander” 1911 for a number of years. When I held the Colt “Lightweight Commander” many years ago, it went on my radar. It has been on my radar ever since. I was carrying a … Continue reading

Condor Speedy 2-Point Sling

The Condor SPEEDY Two Point Sling is NTOA member tested and recommended. The Condor SPEEDY Two Point Sling features a transition-loc with pull tap to allow for “speedy” adjustments. The 1 1/4 inch webbing will fit most standard sling swivel … Continue reading

Adjustable vs. Fixed Stocks

Fixed stocks were state of the art in their time but their time is long passed. A fixed stock has no place on a modern fighting carbine, rifle, or shotgun. Or, some might say. Most “adjustable” stock are commonly referred … Continue reading

Magpul AR-15 MOE Rifle Stock Polymer Black MAG404-BLK

A recent project was to swap out the expandable stock that came with my Windham Weaponry “SRC” and Ruger AR 556 with fixed stocks. Initially, I selected the A2 stock by UTG and really wasn’t impressed with several features of … Continue reading

Wheeler 156-999 Delta Series AR Combo Tool

I had two MSRs and no MSR tool with which to work on them. I wanted to rectify that and a search ensued for a viable tool to support my MSR. Actually, I just needed one to loosen the receiver … Continue reading

Well, Slap Me Silly! – A Look At Trigger Control

In my research for this article I found that there are two definitions (so far) of “Trigger Slap.” The first definition entails where the trigger actually “slaps” your finger as the bolt runs during firing. The second definition that I … Continue reading

SHTF ACE-1 IWB Holster for Glock G43

THE BASICS: Adjustable Retention Exclusive Comfort Curve Design Adjustable Carry Height and Cant Lifetime Warranty, 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee Proudly Made in the USA PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: “SHTF Gear ACE (Always Combat Effective) holsters provide the perfect combination of comfort and rapid … Continue reading


I had purchased the REMORA DUAL ACCESSORY HOLDER (IWB) some time back during my search for a convenient and comfortable method to carry two spare magazines IWB. Remora products, in case that you are not familiar with them, manufactures holsters … Continue reading