Firearms

How to: turning a stripped AR lower into a complete AR lower

Here’s a video for everyone planning to spend the upcoming holiday weekend finally turning that stripped AR lower and that parts kit into a working, complete, lower receiver.


A little love for the Mini-14

While the AR-15 is now the undisputed king of the civilian semi-auto rifle market, there is a segment of the gun-buying population who will always prefer the curves and contours of the Ruger Mini-14 over the more angular feel o...



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Now available from Sharps Rifle Company: the Relia-Bolt

Wyoming-based Sharps Rifle Company, inventors of the promising new AR round, the .24-45 are now selling their Relia-Bolt AR bolts. According to the company product page, the bolts are machined from S7 tool steel, coated with NP...



Tips for choosing a concealed carry pistol

Here’s one for those of you contemplating what pistol to buy for concealed carry. The video represents one man’s opinion, of course, but the points are certainly worth contemplating.


The rifle that aims itself

With all the recent controversy surrounding so called “smart guns,” we thought it would be interesting to take a look at one of the “smartest” small arms invented to date. To summarize, the Tracking Point rifle system n...



Followup: The RAS-12 in action

A few weeks ago we posted a brief article on Intrepid Tactical Solutions’ the RAS-12, a 12-gauge AR-10 upper that fires a new kind of proprietary, polymer cased shotshells. While conducting unrelated online research, we stumb...



The world of benchrest competition

Been interested in giving bencherest competition a try? Better start saving. This video takes a look at the equipment required to participate in the ultra-precision, high dollar, merger of man and machine known as benchrest com...


Ruger adds “Predator” version of American Rifle series

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. announced last week the addition of a Predator version of its affordable American Rifle to the company’s product line. In addition to standard American Rifle features, the Predator version...



Using the gun you have for personal defense

We’ve entered an age where black, tactical, high capacity, semi-auto rifles and pistols are all the rage and rule the personal defense market. This makes sense. After all there is a reason soldiers no longer go into battle wi...


New from Blaser: The Bockdrilling BD14

Here’s one for drilling* and combo gun fans. Germany’s Blaser recently announced the release of their Bockdrilling BD14, a triple barrel, double trigger work of art that’s ready to take on all manner of game, large or sma...