Look At Your Firearm While Reloading

There are too many people in the firearm world – especially when it comes to “real world” or “defensive” use of firearms – who hide behind the word “tactical” as an excuse for poor technique or performance. Today I would…

Some People Shouldn't Own Guns…

…but there’s no way to weed them out without wrongly violating the rights of those who should. I understand that this statement may be offensive to some. In the firearm world, some fully invest themselves in an absolute interpretation of…

I Prefer Medium Rare Steaks And Well Done AKs

And by “well done,” I mean “burned to a crisp.” I was introduced to Mario of Piece of History Firearms by a mutual friend recently, and we’ll occasionally head to the range to shoot cool stuff like MG42s, RPKs, PKMs,…

Topics Covered During July 27/28 Carbine Course

After what we feel was a rather successful first carbine course, Jim Staley and I have worked out the topics for the second course, which will be held at the same location, Sniper Country in northern Utah, and which you…

I Will Be Conducting A Test Involving Oral IV

I am looking for approximately 20 to 25 volunteers in the Tucson area for a blind test of Oral IV, a “rapid rehydration ultra concentrate,” and several other methods of rehydrating the human body. These methods may include various popular…

Close Up Photos Of Enfield Rifles

I decided to take some detailed photos of my Enfields; here are the results, along with some comments about the rifles. Thanks for reading. As mentioned previously, I wish that new production Enfield pattern rifles in various calibers were available.

Brief Thoughts On Hydration And Oral IV

I woke up this morning and saw a few links to this article about Oral IV. I found it interesting to read because a) SCIENCE!, and b) it mirrored my own experiences with Oral IV. Last year, during the 24…

Beirut, A City Of Contrast

I grew up hearing tales of Beirut from my parents, who worked there in the ’70s; it became an imperative that I visit the city as well. I had no memories for comparison, but I could tell that it was…

Credibility In The Gun World

You will notice that this blog often goes several days or weeks without updates. This is most often because I don’t have anything to say which is worth a blog post. When I do have minor thoughts, I post them…

The Perfect* AR-15

A few nights back, I disappeared into my gun room, a jumbled mess of ARs and parts in my arms. After some sweating, grunting, and cursing, this is what came out of the room.   It’s the perfect AR-15 (for…