Seriously? J5 Tactical V1 Pro Pocket Flashlight Practical Review

J5 Tactical V1 Pro Flashlight

Who doesn’t love a sweet flashlight? Exactly, so when J5 Tactical offered to send me one of their V1 Pro pocket flashlights with no strings attached, I said, “send it!” I might have been a little skeptical since sensational marketing Continue reading Seriously? J5 Tactical V1 Pro Pocket Flashlight Practical Review

Maybe the Most In Depth Spotting Scope Review Ever? Trijicon HD Spotting Scope

Trijicon HD Spotting Scope Review

Have you ever worked on zeroing a rifle in the field where you had to run back and forth from your shooting position to your target to see what you’re doing? Sure, you had a scope and binoculars, but they Continue reading Maybe the Most In Depth Spotting Scope Review Ever? Trijicon HD Spotting Scope

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

Part 2: 72 Hours – 458 SOCOM DRAWS BLOOD

458 SOCOM DEER HUNT

Have you ever gone through the exercise of writing down the time you’ve spent in preseason preparation? How about the sum of hours spent on ballistics testing, range work and gun/gear prep? It’s daunting and my wife thinks I’m crazy! Continue reading Part 2: 72 Hours – 458 SOCOM DRAWS BLOOD

458 SOCOM: Part 1 – From Military Tech to My Personal Hunting Mini Cannon, How I Got Here

458 SOCOM history

Did you know that one of the greatest developments in modern firearm cartridges was the result of a beer and BBQ event? Imagine that, some of toughest operators on the planet hanging out, having a cold one at a BBQ Continue reading 458 SOCOM: Part 1 – From Military Tech to My Personal Hunting Mini Cannon, How I Got Here

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

When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

Hog Hunting with 300 Win Mag Federal Premium TLR

We have all had those trips in which we felt things were set perfectly, we had a great positive outlook and were ready for the challenges ahead no matter what. So there I was with the new 300 WinMag Federal Premium Continue reading When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

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

Slap-Tap-Tickle – The Sensational Semantics of Shooters

The Sensational Semantics of Shooters

With the test range tied up for a local competition, time on the computer this weekend increased. It’s a blessing and a curse, as while some of what’s on Social Media is interesting and useful, most is meaningless drivel. Mind Continue reading Slap-Tap-Tickle – The Sensational Semantics of Shooters