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?

See Through Suppressor Super Slow Motion Video by SmarterEveryDay

See Through Suppressor Slow motion video

I don’t much about YouTuber SmarterEveryDay, but he’s got one awesome video up this evening! For this video he teams up with Soteria Suppressors (new to us as well). Soteria has created see through suppressors using cast acrylic tubes. Pull Continue reading See Through Suppressor Super Slow Motion Video by SmarterEveryDay

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

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

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!)

Tailhook Pistol Brace – Gear Head Works Changes the Pistol vs. SBR Game in 2017

Tailhook AR Pistol Brace

The Gear Head Works Tailhook pistol brace is without a doubt innovative and exciting. If only I’d have thought of it! I did think to make a one minute video showing you how to install and use the Tailhook! Once Continue reading Tailhook Pistol Brace – Gear Head Works Changes the Pistol vs. SBR Game in 2017

2016 Update: SBR vs. Pistol with Arm Brace – It’s not Just About AR Pistols Anymore

Shockwave Blade Brace

Did you know the concept of “pistol” versions of “carbines” and “rifles” goes back more than a generation? So this whole Short Barreled Rifle (SBR) vs. rifle caliber pistol argument goes back a lot further than most people realize. The Continue reading 2016 Update: SBR vs. Pistol with Arm Brace – It’s not Just About AR Pistols Anymore

Reality Check: What You Haven’t Heard About Executive Orders, NFA and 41F

white-house

With this week’s announcement of Executive Orders from the White House on guns, many in our shooting and hunting community have experienced dismay, outrage and other strong emotions. Full disclosure – I may have dabbled in a bit of that Continue reading Reality Check: What You Haven’t Heard About Executive Orders, NFA and 41F