AR-15 Weight and Balance

On the internet, the debate rages on. What is the debate? Well, it doesn’t really matter. People will seemingly argue over anything – and I’ve been guilty of that myself. One of the more popular debates is weight. Proponents of…

Cammenga EasyMag

If you’ve been using magazine fed weapons for a while, you’ve probably loaded quite a few magazines. Steel and aluminum AR-15 magazines are not very well known for being easy to load, and while mag loaders are available, I’ve never…

Upcoming tests/reviews…

I haven’t posted anything in over a week, as I’ve been pretty busy. However, I’ve stayed on top of certain things. In the next few weeks I’ll be doing .30 caliber AP projectiles vs. multi-hit Level IV plates – in…

If you have 10 minutes to spare, watch this video.

Every month, MDTS puts out a short video. They’ve had good things to say in the other videos I’ve watched, but this month’s video will help just about anyone. I’ve tried to get across similar points in my blog posts…

A.R.M.S. Throw Levers – Not Exactly Perfect

As some folks have learned the hard way, A.R.M.S. throw levers sometimes fail at inopportune moments. LaRue mounts, on the other hand, are well known for their return to zero qualities and toughness. In this video, I demonstrate the difference…

A False Sense of Security

We’ve all seen the Brinks home security ads. Now, they’re operating as Broadview Security – but the ads remain the same. Here’s an example. There are a lot of illogical things in the video – one of the biggest things…

Barrel Factors for Small Arms

Today I received, by email, an interesting paper – from 1968 – which discusses DOD testing regarding materials to be used in the making of barrels for small arms. Before I go too far, we have to understand what a…

It's going to be a bumpy night…

…actually, it’s going to be a bumpy year. I’ve no doubt that the Democrats will lose big in 2010 – and any chance for the Pelosi/Reid/Obama machine to “change” our country will be gone at that point. But who will…

"Gun Free Zones"

Today our nation mourns the loss of 13 warriors, and prays that the dozens in hospital will recover fully, although the sad reality is that many will be damaged for life, both physically and mentally. We have not yet heard…