Troy Industries Customer Service Update

Many months ago, I wrote about a problem I had with Troy customer service – that they wouldn’t repair a TRX Extreme handguard because I was not the original purchaser. Well, some folks at Troy saw that earlier this month,…

Sabre Defence Bankruptcy?

Rumors are swirling about a possible Sabre Defence bankruptcy. It’s not exactly “new news,” since they were sued by a creditor last month, but the rumors seem to have solidified into something more lately. I still hope they’re wrong –…

More Stuff Coming

I’ve been doing a lot of stuff lately, but none of the projects are finished/ready to be published. Here’s what’s happening over the next week or so: FNH-USA SCAR-17S Sig P226 X-Five FNH-USA FNP-45 More spring/buffer comparisons Spike’s Tactical RFR…

Vltor A5 Components Now Available

Vltor has listed separate A5 stock system components on their online store. If you already have a stock body that you’d like to use, all you’ll need are the A5 RET and the A5 Spring and Buffer Kit. Don’t forget…

Elzetta ZSM – Shotgun Light Mount

Having had prior experience with Elzetta products, I was pretty sure that I’d like their new shotgun light mount, the ZSM. In fact, when I heard about it months ago, I shelved plans to buy a railed forend for my…

History Tuesday: The More Things Change…

…the more they stay the same. I recently purchased a copy of Roy F. Dunlap’s excellent book, Ordnance Went Up Front, and will be doing weekly articles on various portions of the book. Today seems as good a day as…

AR-15 Rate of Fire as a Function of Buffer Weight and Action Spring – Initial Comparison

I must stress that this is an initial comparison based on limited data points, but I feel that it will be fairly accurate once more data has been gathered. Many rounds were fired through a number of uppers, but I…

Bushmaster .308 ORC – A2 vs. PWS FSC30 (Now Longer and With More SCAR)

Among the hours spent at the range today on half a dozen different projects, I shot the Orca with a PWS FSC30 attached. It doesn’t look like a huge difference on video, but the muzzle stayed on target instead of…

High School Student Wrongly Suspended

I’m cross posting this article from my political blog for its gun-related subject matter. I know, I know – the créme de la créme of Fox News personnel didn’t cover this story. But a few seconds on Google could have…

December 7th