As I travel along at 150mph on a train from Rome to Florence, I look around and wonder if one of the people sitting close to me is offended by me. No, I’m not grotesque and I don’t smell. At least not by European standards. In fact I smell pretty good compared to most of [...]

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My Savage Mark II FVSR .22 rifle has been waiting a fortnight or two for the arrival of my Silencerco/SWR Spectre II rimfire sound suppressor to clear the NFA Form 4 paperwork and land in the HoG test lab. The day came a bit [...]

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Nightforce Optics Torture Test

On October 23, 2014 By

A while back when I was into hunting shows I remember seeing some fellas from a predator hunting troop stop by the Nightforce Optics shop and walk through the process of building one of their rifle scopes. The build ended with a quality control employee literally holding the rear objective and hammering the bell of [...]

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Hunting with Night Vision

On October 8, 2014 By

It’s been a different experience for sure. I’ve shot with Night Vision equipment a few times. Most recently at our Circle the Wagons Training Event in Colorado Springs, Colorado when Rockwell Tactical Group gave us a demo on the PVS-14 NODS system with laser designator. We were shooting 200 yards from the hip and shoulder [...]

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My favorite reviews to publish are those that reflect months even years of frequent and practical use as well as across the board satisfaction and continued quality performance from the item being tested.

First and foremost I am a shooter. Name the quarry: paper, clays, steel, deer, elk, antelope, squirrels, dove, prairie dogs, coyotes, etc [...]

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How a Suppressor Works

On September 23, 2014 By

Check out this fantastic new infographic compliments of SilencerCo on the how and what of suppressor function. One thing I love about this company is all they’re doing to educate the population of friendliness of suppressor ownership and positive attributes outside of the so-called “tactical” world of guns & tactics. It’s partly the reason I chose [...]

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The Elusive Chrysanthemum

On September 23, 2014 By

UPDATE: scroll down for a couple fan submitted photos of a Jap Arisaka Type 38 with Chrysanthemum in mint condition! Thank you Michael Henry for the photographs!

A few years back when Dad was serious about adding to his WW2 firearms collection I had free reign to scour forums and online classified ads looking for [...]

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Hexmag AR-15 Magazine Review

On September 17, 2014 By

Timmons here… I’m building my FIRST AR-15 rifle from the ground up…  A few things you need to know if you decide to do the same:

It’s really pretty simple and you shouldn’t be intimidated The people in the gun industry are extremely generous and helpful, if you need help, ask. There is [...]

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