NOT an AR! Deep Dive into the Sig Sauer MCX Virtus – Part 2: DMR

Sig Saur MCX VIRTUS DMR review

Before we dive deep into the Sig Sauer Virtus DMR review we should pause to review my background which dictates my methods and therefore what you’ll read here. I authored my first review of an AR for national publication in Continue reading NOT an AR! Deep Dive into the Sig Sauer MCX Virtus – Part 2: DMR

Banshee vs. Custom Build? Which 300BLK AR Pistol Would You Pick? Video!

CMMG BANSHEE REVIEW

Personally, I think the CMMG Banshee AR Pistol design is genius. Why? Because it copies a design I used to build my own 300 Blackout AR pistol a year or so ago! The question is, did they improve on what Continue reading Banshee vs. Custom Build? Which 300BLK AR Pistol Would You Pick? Video!

NOT an AR! Deep Dive into the Sig Sauer MCX Virtus – Part 1: SBR

Sign Sauer MCX in depth review

When Sig Sauer introduced its MCX it was mostly a rifle caliber MPX to me, anything but earth shattering. After testing hundreds of AR’s, getting excited about anything AR is difficult. Having tested a bunch of Sig Sauer firearms, they Continue reading NOT an AR! Deep Dive into the Sig Sauer MCX Virtus – Part 1: SBR

Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

Black Butterfly Ammunition review

Are you superstitious? Do you believe in the myth, the legend and the folklore surrounding Black Butterflies? For centuries many cultures have identified the black butterfly as a symbol of misfortune or death. The mere sight of this winged creature Continue reading Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

How the Maker Overwatch Field 62 Grain .223 Expanding Ammunition Changed My Love Life

Maker Bullets Overwatch 62 Grain Review

To quote Buddy the Elf, “I’m in love, I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it!” Don’t tell my wife, but this is how I feel about the Maker Overwatch Field 62 grain.223 Expanding Ammunition. You see, this Continue reading How the Maker Overwatch Field 62 Grain .223 Expanding Ammunition Changed My Love Life

Cyclic Rate of Fire, what is it, and why is it part of the Bump Stock Ban?

bumpfire ban

A friend with an AR asked me a question yesterday. Like most gun owners she knows how to use them, but no gun background to speak of. She wanted to know what can increase rate of fire in an AR, Continue reading Cyclic Rate of Fire, what is it, and why is it part of the Bump Stock Ban?

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

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