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Wheeler Engineering F.A.T. Wrench (Torque Wrench)

Filed in Articles, Gunsmithing Tools by on January 7, 2017 0 Comments • views: 662
Wheeler Engineering F.A.T. Wrench (Torque Wrench)

Do you too have mixed emotions when a tool grows legs and walks away?  I hate it when a tool goes missing.  On the other hand, it is an opportunity to acquire and write about a cool new version of the tool.  Such it is with the Wheeler Engineering FAT (Firearm Accurate Torque) Wrench. I […]

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Bravo Company BCMGunfighter Charging Handle

Filed in AR-15, Articles by on December 14, 2016 0 Comments • views: 464
Bravo Company BCMGunfighter Charging Handle

NOTE: This item was purchased for this review. This is the first of several small mods I want to do on my AR-15 to make it easier to use for a casual shooter like me. I find the ergonomics of the stock AR-15 charging handle to be lousy.  Back when the AR-15 was introduced, the […]

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Review: Brownell’s How To Build an AR-15 DVD

Filed in AR-15, Articles by on December 5, 2016 0 Comments • views: 427
Review: Brownell’s How To Build an AR-15 DVD

I’ve owned Ar-15 rifles for a few years, but I recently decided to learn how to build an AR-15. I feel like it is more cost-effective to build from scratch than to buy and assembled rifle and then swap out parts to get exactly the configuration I want. I’ve bought  a couple of books and […]

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Hornady Rapid Rack

Filed in Articles, Cool Stuff, Shooting by on December 1, 2016 0 Comments • views: 476
Hornady Rapid Rack

About a year ago, Hornady introduced the Rapid Rack. I instant recognized that it would solve a specific problem for me. For my wife, an AR-15 with a 30-round magazine of Winchester PDX1 ammo and a laser is the perfect home defense weapon. (Though her favorite rifle to shoot is the Mosin-Nagant, believe it or […]

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Multi Holster’s IWB for Ruger LC9

Filed in Articles, Ruger LC9 by on January 9, 2016 0 Comments • views: 1260
Multi Holster’s IWB for Ruger LC9

My Ruger LC9s has become my everyday carry weapon.  My IWB holster of choice is Multi Holster’s Elite Quick Ship Standard Inside the Waistband Holster. Since the LC9 has become my everyday carry weapon, my first requirement was that the holster be comfortable, and it is.  I can wear it all day while standing, sitting, […]

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Ruger LC9s

Filed in Articles, Ruger LC9, Shooting by on October 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 862
Ruger LC9s

I bought a Ruger LC9s Pro. I’ve never found an acceptable way to carry my Colt Combat Commander IWB concealed.  AN OWB holster work on my right hip works great but only if I wear an oversized baggy untucked shirt. I wanted an IWB holster that I could put on and take off without getting […]

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Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on October 21, 2015 0 Comments • views: 785
Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test

Lucky Gunner has just published an extensive set of ballistics tests for self-defense handgun ammo in the following calibers: 380 9mm 40 45 Click here to go directly to the Handgun Self-Defense Ammunition Ballistics Test Results Tweet

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ProMag Polymer Magazines for HK93, Century C93

Filed in Articles, HK, Shooting by on October 18, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2220
ProMag Polymer Magazines for HK93, Century C93

With my Century C93 (HK93 clone) back in action, I decided it was time to try out ProMag’s polymer magazine. I ordered one for this test from RobertRTG for $14.95. Some people have experienced problems with their C93 and the ProMag magazines.  Century International Arms is notorious for the inconsistent build quality of the C93 […]

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Six Reasons Why I Prefer 357 Sig Over 40 S&W

Filed in 357 SIG, Articles by on October 6, 2015 0 Comments • views: 8954
Six Reasons Why I Prefer 357 Sig Over 40 S&W

By George Helser SEP2015 The 40 S&W caliber has become very popular with law enforcement and with the pistol carrying public. I own an HK USP Compact in 40 S&W. It is the same caliber and pistol carried by airline pilots who are Federal Flight Deck Officers. I have been intrigued by the 357 SIG […]

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My C93 is Back

Filed in Articles, HK by on July 31, 2015 0 Comments • views: 973
My C93 is Back

A couple of years ago, my Century C93 (HK93 clone) suddenly would no longer go into full battery.  I fiddled with it for a while but set it aside to deal with more important things. A few weeks ago I got back to thinking about my C93.  I decided to send it off to Jeff […]

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The Remington 700 Project Begins

Filed in Articles, Remington 700 Project by on March 11, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1507
The Remington 700 Project Begins

This is the inaugural article in a long-term project I’ve chosen to call the Remington 700 Project. Since I’ve been having so much fun with my 223 AR, my original thought was to acquire a 308 AR.  Then two things happened. First, I realized that most of my shooting would be casual target shooting.  The […]

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Another 5.56 Ammo Shortage On The Way?

Filed in Ammo, Articles by on February 15, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1548
Another 5.56 Ammo Shortage On The Way?

Yesterday morning I woke up to an email from the NRA-ILA alerting me to an announcement from BATF that they intend to reclassify the common 5.56 M855 (SS109) round as armor-piercing and intend to ban the sale of it.  Within hours every online retailer I could find was out of stock. What alarmed me though […]

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