Category Archives: Carbine

Vortex Optics Spitfire 1x Prism Scope – DRT Reticle (MOA)

About this item The Spitfire Prism Scope has been built from the ground up to maximize the fast-handling performance in close to medium range shooting applications. This prism scope is backed with all the features you need in an optic. … Continue reading

BCMGUNFIGHTER™ Ambidextrous Charging Handle (5.56mm/.223) Mod 3X3 (LARGE) Latches

As I am (now) an ambidextrous handler of long guns, and since I prefer a scope over other optics on my MSRs, it was time for me to explore changing out charging handles. What has the charging handle have to … Continue reading

Windham Weaponry WW R16FTT-9mm PCC

I recently read several article regarding the top PCCs (Pistol Caliber Carbines). The usual beasts were there; H&K, Sig Sauer, CZ, Kel-Tec, Beretta CX4 Storm, CMMG, Ruger, and even the Hi-Point were among those listed. Of those listed above, I … Continue reading

Ruger PC Carbine Model Number: 19100, Caliber: 9mm Luger

One might ask that with all of the reviews, video and written, why I would write a review of the Ruger PC Carbine at this time. The explanation is simple, really. Up until now I had not had my hands … Continue reading

“Windham Weaponry 7.62×39 SRC” Model: R16M4FTT-762

So, what’s a fella’ to do when he likes the AR platform but does not like the 5.56x45mm/.223 cartridge but does like the 7.62x39mm cartridge but does not care for the AK platform? Some would say to replace the upper … 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

Ruger American Ranch 7.62x39mm vs. CZ 527 Carbine Rustic, 7.62x39mm

The 7.62x39mm cartridge is one of my all time favorites. The 7.62x39mm cartridge has been around since 1947 and has proven itself to be a light-recoiling cartridge for offensive work, defensive work, and hunting medium-sized game. The bullet design includes … Continue reading

CZ-USA Model 527M M, 7.62x39mm Carbine – Product Review Short by Nature - Not short on Performance!

CZ-USA was founded in 1997 and is the US-based subsidiary of Česká zbrojovka Uherský Brod, a Czech firearms manufacturer. CZ-USA, based in Kansas City, Kansas, is responsible for the importation and distribution of CZ products in the United States. The … Continue reading

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