Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated. In the vast and ever-expanding sea of black rifles, there has been one constant island of innovation in the industry and that is Lewis Machine and Tool (LMT) out of Milan, IL. In 2003, LMT introduced the most advanced upper receiver in the industry. …

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo has asked residents of his city to keep an eye on neighbors and family members after Larry Steven McQuilliams went on a shooting spree through the Texas Capitol last week. McQuilliams, who held some extreme views and was reportedly targeting as many as 30 people, has been …

A 103-year old hunter from Virginia just took down an 8-point buck, the biggest kill of his hunting career, after climbing into a tree stand waiting for the deer to come along. His name is Clyde Roberts and his friends and family having nothing but praise for the century old …

Well, it didn’t take long for common sense to set in on those most vulnerable. Following the Islamic jihad knife attack at Ohio State University on Monday, there was a lot of Communist thinking gun grabbers who took to Twitter to urge for more gun confiscation measures. However, those affected …

Despite the fact that the Somali refugee who attacked students with a butcher knife on the campus of Ohio State University did not have a gun, that did not stop Democrats and other gun confiscation advocates from shouting their anti-American message in calling for more “laws” against guns and gun …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. From the world’s oldest gun maker, Beretta, comes a shotgun that’s purpose-built for serious competition use. At the heart of the 1301 Comp is the company’s Blink gas-operating system that quickly cycles 12-ga. loads up to 3”. A stepped, wide sporting ventilated rib runs …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. Since 1979, Sturm, Ruger & Co. has offered a DA/SA (double-action/single-action) large-frame revolver known as the Redhawk. The Redhawk began life chambered for .44 Mag with chamberings in .41 Mag., .357 Mag. and .45 Colt to follow. It wasn’t until mid-2015 that Rugerannounced an …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. In pistol shooting, we’re always taught to focus on the front sight to make accurate shots. Meprolight, with its FT Bullseye handgun sight is changing that equation and eliminating the need for a front sight all together. The sight combines fiber optics and tritium …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. Gaston Glock’s G17 paved the way for the modern generation of polymer-framed semi-automatic pistols. Likewise, Magpul changed the game for AR-15-style magazines and accessories with its polymer offerings. In 2015, the respected magazine manufacturer introduced a 17-round PMAG designed to feed the Glock 17, …

Article first appeared at American Rifleman. The old “which would you pick … ?” game is a time-honored diversion among gun folk. I’m talking about the “if you were in (insert era) would you rather have a (insert weapon one) or the model XYZ?” I’ve played this game regularly over …