Tag Archives: Gun Review

Building an AR Pattern Rifle: An Interlude of Quietly Mumbled Profanity (Part 2)

Keith our resident instructor and build fanatic is back again to share his journey of mumbled profanity commonly known as his building an AR series. Part 3 Part 1  This time around we are focusing on actually building the AR rifle as opposed to the decision to build or buy. Personally this is my 6th AR15 (not counting the M16A2’s, …

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Building an AR Pattern Rifle: An Interlude of Quietly Mumbled Profanity (Part 1)

 Keith our resident instructor and AR-15 home build fanatic, has started a series on building an AR-15 from scratch. This first article discusses why or why not  you may want to build an AR instead of buying one. While cost is a factor it should not be “the factor” when making this decision. This series will be an excellent compliment …

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Sig Sauer P250 Review

The Sig Sauer P250 is one of the most under marketed technological advancements in handgun technology that just never got off the ground. Let that just sink in for a second and understand both the power and failure that evokes. About the P250 The P250 is the single most versatile handgun Sig has ever made. The reason is that unlike …

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AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts

AR-15 Do's and Don'ts full playlist of all videos

Youtube is an incredibly valuable source of information if you can weed through the chaff to find the people worth following. One of my prefered Youtubers is Highjak86. He has been working on a multi-part series called AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts. It is by far one of the better video series I have seen on the topic. If you are new …

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One NRA Instructors Path to the M&P 9 Shield

M&P 9mm Shield with defensive serrations package from IGFS.

It’s been a long road In the world of defensive handguns it is very easy to get lost, turned about, distracted, and ultimately even a little frustrated when it comes to picking out a gun for ourselves. When picking a gun for someone else it is tantamount to grandma picking a sweater out for her angsty teenage grandchild, probably not …

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Anderson Rifles RF85 Bolt Carrier

Coatings are all the rage the last few years: Cerakote Duracoat Hydro Dip Nickel Boron TiN or Titanium nitride Blued and all the variations of it All of these coatings have one thing in common. They are applied on top of the material. They are a coating that is above the metal product and can be worn away. That is until …

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Billet Vs Forged for an AR-15 Lower

The holiday season is almost upon us or is upon us not sure which. For many of us this is the time of year that we either splurge on a new gun, an upgrade or take on that long put off project of building a weapon.   For those of us newer to building guns starting that project by narrowing …

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New REAPER 33 Rifle From Arsenal Democracy

AR15News.com recently published this articel on the Reaper 33 fighting rifle from Arsenal Democracy. This looks to be a fantastic gun that is backed by an incredible story. Check out AR15news.com  for more articles like this. This is a reprint with permission.  With a price point of $1776 it is both patriotic and affordable.   Some of you may be familiar …

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Barrel Length, Muzzle Velocity and Accuracy How Much Does it Matter?

The Truth about guns recently published a fantastic article that really breaks down the affect barrel length has on both muzzle velocity and accuracy.  When deciding on a barrel, taking into account Dan’s research can help you to achieve the goal of your build or purchase.   A big thanks goes out to Dan Zimmerman for all the hard work and research …

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Innovative GunFighter Solutions IGFS G26L Project

I have been struggling with sleep related issues for the last few weeks. At the suggestion of a good friend I tried a product called Melatonin that is a natural chemical designed to help you stay asleep. One of the side effects is you can get some pretty funky dreams.   After my first night using the product I woke …

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