[Review] Ruger 10/22 – Is it Still Americans Best .22 Rifle?

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As I get older I am less likely to follow trends and popularity contests than ever before. This is definitely the case with firearms. Having learned that quality in firearms can be had from many manufacturers and with many designs, owning a firearm just because Tom, Dick or Mary down the street do, lost its appeal years back. The Ruger 10/22 is a solid firearm and while my experiences may be abnormal, they should not detract from its value.

Top 20 Firearms Priced Under $1000 With Most Under $500

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Glock 19 vs Glock 17 which is best for concealed carry

“According as circumstances are favorable, one should modify one’s plans.” Sun Tsu – by Jesse Mathewson BSCJA (For the sake of continuity all facts pertaining to ballistics are listed as links at the end of the article, and not within the article. I have not submitted my own testing results, simply because from experience, I have found people ignore my … Read More

Palmetto State Armory (PSA) AR-15 [Review]

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Palmetto State Armory (PSA) AR-15

by Jesse Mathewson Palmetto State Armory firearms are a “MADE entirely IN America” firearms manufacturer that has created a stand out product within an industry full of products. There have been dozens even hundreds of AR15 manufacturers within the United States, among these, there are few that hold up to the full expectations of what an AR15 can be. Modern AR15s can be extremely reliable, … Read More

The Art of Concealed Carry and Situational Awareness

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Concealed Carry and Situational Awareness

by DownStreamFly Depending on where you live, no doubt on any or every given morning you can wake to the doldrums of newscast reporting on the crimes against everyday people that have taken place in the last few hours. They run the gamut with 5-10 second blurbs about a deadly assault, robbery, rape, and murder at such a pace that not … Read More

Colt LE6920 M4 Carbine Review

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Colt M4 AR-15 RIFLE

by Jesse Mathewson It is no secret that I enjoy firearms as well as knives. Having spent much of my life using tools in the projectile and bladed category this enjoyment is well founded. My first memories of shooting were having my father assisting me in holding his venerable 10/22 as we shot at a truck tire with a piece of … Read More

Bushmaster XM-15/AR-15 Carbine Review

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  by Jesse Mathewson Bushmaster as a company has been around since 1973, though it has seen several changes in location and ownership since that time. In the United States today, Bushmaster AR15 pattern rifles hold a position as the industry leader. My views on Bushmaster are varied, and like many children of the 80s and 90s, I saw them in … Read More