Turning a Wheelchair into a "Light Armed Vehicle"

A number of the firearms you have seen reviewed on this blog, such as the SCARs, the FNAR, and the FNX-9, among others, were loaned to me by my friend “ferris2son,” as he is known on various firearms forums as…

Smith & Wesson "E" Series 1911

Coinciding with requests for longer reviews is the arrival of a S&W 1911 – the new “E” series model with no Swartz safety and the improved Performance Center extractor. This model also has the Melonite finish and an accessory rail….

Deplorable Conditions in UN Relief Camps, and a Libyan Civil War Refugee's Story

As the media reports on links between the deadly cholera outbreaks in Haiti and a strain of the disease that was most likely introduced by UN peacekeepers, I am reminded of my visit to Tunisia and Libya last month. I…

"La Longue Carabine" – Relevance of the 20" AR-15 in the M4 World

In my experience, most people who are looking to buy AR-15s do so because they want something that looks like what the military uses. Most of these people then buy 14.5″ or 16″ M4 type rifles, regardless of what they…

Shooting Range Pet Peeves

I’m spoiled. I live a short distance away from a great shooting range. It has a 100 yard sighting-in range, a 200 yard range with a thick steel plate at the end, a 50 yard pistol range, and numerous “action…

If What I Hear is True...Good Job

If What I Hear is True…Good Job

Tonight I’ll raise a drink to these guys, and a few others.