Mega Billet Receiver Set

Rainier Arms has kindly provided me with a Mega billet receiver set. I’m still gathering the components for a build, but my initial impressions are very positive. I can appreciate fine craftsmanship, whether it’s with a CNC machine or a…

Bushmaster .308 ORC 1 Minute Review

Normally, when I do a review, I talk, or type…you know, describe the weapon or component that I’m reviewing. In this case, though, I think this video (and very little text) does a pretty good job of describing how the…

Full Auto Fun – Er, Testing

Two quiet, unassuming gentlemen arrived at the range with some serious hardware while I was shooting. Naturally, I pestered them until they let me shoot one of my uppers on a Colt M16 lower. I was able to take a…

Spinoff Blog

Rather than post my political musings on this technically-oriented blog as I have done in the past, I’ve created a new blog for that subject. It’s called Don’t Tax Me, Bro. This way, I can remain focused on why I…

How to Ask a Technical Question on an Internet Forum

I might even make a flowchart on this topic… Search Chances are, someone else has either been in a similar situation, or had a similar problem. You might be able to get an answer immediately by searching. Depending on the…

1911 Drop Testing

Although this is the sort of thing that I do occasionally, and have in fact conducted in the past, it is important to note that I had nothing to do with the testing shown below, and am simply reposting it…

77-Year-Old Mexican Ranch Owner Dies Defending Home from Cartel Gunmen

When Mexican Marines arrived at the San Jose Ranch, 15 kilometers from Victoria, Tamaulipas, the scene was bleak: The austere main house was practically destroyed by grenades and heavy gunfire. Outside of the home, they found four bodies. Cautiously, and…

Colt CM901 Information

Colt has a fancy new weapon in development – it’s called the CM901. Basically, it’s a .308 caliber AR that will also accept standard 5.56mm uppers and magazines using a special adapter (which they aren’t displaying for the public at…

Easier AR-15 Front Sight Base Removal

Recently, I’ve been removing a lot of front sight bases attached with taper pins – which caused me to think of a different method of removal. Traditionally, having a friend hold the upper in place on a solid surface and…

Bushmaster 308 ORC

More to come.