There’s no denying the fact that our shooting gear—rifles, ammunition and optics—has progressed considerably over the last quarter century. Shooters are routinely hitting the mark at distances once thought nearly impossible, or at least reserved for military snipers. Hunting at long ranges has also gained quite a popular following, and while …

Firearm sales have cooled since the historic collision of COVID-19 and social unrest, but comments made by Ruger CEO Christopher Killoy on Aug. 4, 2022, indicate the trend is the opposite for new Marlins. When asked during the company’s quarterly investor’s teleconference, he explained, “…every call, somebody is asking, ‘Can we get more …

From the mid- to late-19th century, many armies around the globe went through similar processes of upgrading from muzzle-loading to breech-loading service rifles. By the 1860s, the muzzleloading rifle had reached its pinnacle, with models that were well-designed and made for the era. However, the advent of breechloading mechanisms and …

Nothing could be more dangerous to liberty than unconstitutional agencies and a standing army.  When it comes to the unconstitutional agencies, we’ve already seen over the years how dangerous their are to the People, but the more they are armed and grow, the more danger they present to the populace.  …

The arguably unconstitutional ban on so-called “assault weapons” recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives is a lot worse than most people are aware. That’s because the measure is nearly 14,000 words long, and most of it is based on sheer ignorance, so digging through the entire document to see what …

I have to be honest, when I first heard that Recover Tactical had created a system that enclosed a Glock pistol in another chassis (which they call a “platform”), I was a bit skeptical. I’ve tried similar systems in the past, and the results were not encouraging. This sort of …

Brownells is now offering their popular BRN-180 gas piston uppers for the 7.62x39mm intermediate cartridge, made famous across the globe by the Kalashnikov rifle and the SKS carbine. The BRN-180 10.5 inch barrel length uppers are currently shipping, with 16 inch barrel length upper receivers to follow shortly. Like other …

Going on 40 years ago, I blundered my way into my first job in the gunwriting business. It was a function of pure, dumb luck on my part and for that, I am eternally thankful. Among the many blessings of this luck were the great people I met and the …

The roadmap to success in life has been drawn by wise men and philosophers for centuries: simplify, simplify, simplify. The up-to-date version is KISS: keep it simple, stupid. Maven Outdoor Equipment Company of Lander, Wyo., does just that with its CRS.1 3-12x40mm riflescope. At 14.2 ounces with just four adjustment knobs, this scope …

Now available for the Smith & Wesson M&P with or without red-dot sights, Galco’s High Ready chest holster system is just the latest in the company’s expanding line of torso-worn hunting holsters. High Ready is a comfortable carry position for large-frame semiauto when hunting, fishing, camping or hiking in bear country. Positioning on the …