Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

308 subsonic hog hunting

You know the often used movie scene where the shooter mounts a silencer to a rifle, aims, then gets a too-good-to-be-true muffled pop as the gun fires while the bullet miraculously flies 500 yards or so taking down the target? Continue reading Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

Clean Your AR like a Green Beret

2017 AR15 Cleaning and Lube

Consider this an update, or overhaul, of our prior work on gun cleaning. Call me a slacker, but I have this idea that carbines should run just fine without meticulous cleaning. Okay, that’s part philosophy and part lazy. To me, Continue reading Clean Your AR like a Green Beret

I’ve Shot The Future and Today It’s Closer Than You Think (Hopefully!) – the Integrally Suppressed AR

Review Integrally Suppressed AR15 ISR

Ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky has often been quoted as saying, “Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been” to secure future success. Of course his future would have been seconds away while we’re talking short Continue reading I’ve Shot The Future and Today It’s Closer Than You Think (Hopefully!) – the Integrally Suppressed AR

Remington 870 TAC-14 – A Quarter Inch of Freedom, Miles of Fun

Remington 870 TAC-14 Review Video

The Remington 870 TAC-14 shotgun-like-firearm wasn’t on my radar. When it was announced I was as surprised as anyone and really didn’t know what to think. I’ve seen that kind of design before from boutique manufacturers but they never really Continue reading Remington 870 TAC-14 – A Quarter Inch of Freedom, Miles of Fun

Hunting Saves Millions of Lives (Not to Mention Species!)

hunting is good for the environment

No need to convince me that hunting is good for people and good for the planet. But, still, this NSSF study is an eye opener for me. Allow me to revisit the first part of my opening line, “Hunting is Continue reading Hunting Saves Millions of Lives (Not to Mention Species!)

The Integrally Suppressed Ruger Precision Rifle We All Want (with videos!)

Witt Machine Integrally Suppressed Ruger Precision Rifle

Ever play the “What If” game of firearms? Try this: What if you could get a precision rifle that was affordable and integrally suppressed? That’s been a unicorn proposition, but now it’s a reality. Witt Machine & Tool has partnered Continue reading The Integrally Suppressed Ruger Precision Rifle We All Want (with videos!)

ATF Changes Mind Again – All Pistol Braces Can Come Out of the Closet!

Shouldering your pistol brace 2017 ATF

Yesterday the internet came alive with the news that the folks who control what guns and related gear you can own and what you can do with them changed their mind – again – on the subject of pistol stabilizing Continue reading ATF Changes Mind Again – All Pistol Braces Can Come Out of the Closet!

“I Thought I Was Just That Stable” – Review and Reaction to the Nikon Monarch 7i VR Rangefinder

Nikon Monarch 7i VR Review and Video

The Nikon Monarch 7i VR has been traveling with me for a few months now. It’s gotten dirty, crossed state lines, gone hunting… You get the idea. It is unlike any other rangefinder I know of, but very much like Continue reading “I Thought I Was Just That Stable” – Review and Reaction to the Nikon Monarch 7i VR Rangefinder

She’s 19 and Newly Minted High Tech Hunter

Hog hunt with Bushmaster Minimalist 300 BLK

It’s 1:30 in the morning under a moonless West Texas sky right in the middle of nowhere. She’s 19 years old, on her first hunt where the animals actually show up. She’s been around guns her whole life. Her dad Continue reading She’s 19 and Newly Minted High Tech Hunter

Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be

Locavore and the reasons we hunt

It’s been said that the only constant is change. While that’s debatable, I was surprised to see the results of a survey released just one week ago. What motivates hunters as a whole has indeed changed. Well aware that surveys Continue reading Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be