Those of us who carry a handgun while hiking in the backwoods quickly realize that carrying a handgun while also carrying a backpack presents its own set of challenges. Sure you could put the handgun in the pack with the rest of your hiking gear, but then it wouldn’t be easily accessible should you need it on the trail. Carrying … Read More
Is The SKS legal in Canada? [And Review]
by Zman I am a gunsmith working in Canada and I come across a lot of firearms but one I would like to recommend would be the SKS. But first a little background… The SKS was built in 1943 by Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov. It was the first rifle of its kind to be chambered for the 7.62 X 39 round. … Read More
How to Sight in Your Rifle Scope With a Single Shot
After finishing the stock (I use that term loosely since I never wanted a fancy rifle), I took my rifle to the local gunsmith and had him mount the scope. He bore sighted it, sold me a box of ammo, and sent me out to his range.
Review: Leapers 5TH GEN 4X32 Mini CQB TS Mil-Dot Scope
A few months ago, I decided to add a rifle scope atop my Bulgarian AK-74. After extensive shooting and accuracy testing the rifle and it’s 5.45x39mm cartridge, have proven to be significantly more accurate and flat shooting than my other AK chambered in 7.62X39. By adding an optical sight, I could extort all of the accuracy available from this platform. I … Read More
[Review] Heritage Rough Rider .22 LR Revolver: What You Need to Know!
Everyone needs a .22lr firearm. Specifically, one that is accurate and reliable, the Heritage Rough Rider is an accurate, reliable handgun! Now before we get any further, the Heritage Rough Rider is a single action handgun that comes in several varieties and barrel lengths.
Top 20 Firearms Priced Under $1000 With Most Under $500
“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
Pepper Spray Laws by State: A Simple Cheat Sheet With All the Details
by Brett K Pepper spray is a non-lethal chemical compound that works by causing temporary blindness and is primarily used in self-defense (including animals) and for crowd or riot control. Pepper spray is a great self-defense tool when a firearm, or lethal weapon, is not needed, not allowed, or if you just don’t like to use firearms. Whether you are … Read More
Palmetto State Armory (PSA) AR-15 [Review]
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
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
Bushmaster XM-15/AR-15 Carbine Review
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
Smith and Wesson M&P15 Sport ( 2.2” at 100 yards)
This is one of the few rifles I really enjoyed owning. It was lightweight, easy to use and relatively reliable. The best part is it did not break the bank to buy. Smith and Wesson’s M&P ar15 sport model was designed to fit into the market as a sporter/ competition/ beginning owner rifle. With the reliability, it offers I would … Read More
Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle Review – Is It The Perfect Bolt Action?
by Bill Hughes Col. Jeff Cooper was a proponent of modern marksmanship and gun handling. Many people in the gun world are familiar with his shooting school and the techniques that he championed. Many today use his color code system to signify threat levels and he will always be known as an advocate of the M1911 in .45ACP. One of his … Read More