Testing the M110 DMR rifle out to 800 yards (VIDEO)

To see what one of the most commonly-issued long range rifles used by the U.S. military can do, two guys set up a range at varying distances and did the lead work. Working with a Knights Armament M110, Josh Mazzola and Henry Chan team up for the test from 9-Hole...

Rare Military Flintlock Revolving Rifle Sells for $118K (PHOTOS)

  Rarely seen outside of museums, Artemus Wheeler’s revolving flintlock is rare. (Photos: Cowan’s) Described by as perhaps one of the most desirable early American military firearms in circulation, a 200-year-old revolving rifle sold this week at auction for a six-figure sum. Capt. Artemus Wheeler of Boston was granted a patent on...

Dick’s Settles Age Discrimination Suit Over Refused Gun Sale to Man Under 21

The controversial big box sporting goods retailer and a 20-year-old Oregon man they refused to sell a gun to based on his age have reached a settlement. Tyler Watson, who claimed that Dick’s violated the state’s discrimination statutes after they refused to sell him a rifle because he was not...

Blue Book of AR-15s and Variations

Blue Book Publications has just introduced the 1st Edition of their Blue Book of AR-15s and Variations. Authored by S.P. Fjestad, and edited by John B. Allen and Thomas A. Toupin, this new publication is the most up-to-date and complete reference book ever published on AR-10/AR-15 carbines, pistols, rifles...

Dry Fire Practice: The Underrated, Free Training Exercise (VIDEO)

The shooting exercise that has benefited my shooting abilities the greatest is dry fire practice. I understand that it is definitely not the most glamorous of exercises. You do not receive the welcomed stimulus of the recoil, smell, and sound of the gun that we all experience in live...

The Baer Standard: A Bear of a Self-Defense Drill (VIDEO)

When a self-defense situation presents itself, you won’t have the luxury of a warm up, so you’ll need to be ready to follow through the step-by-step motions to safely and competently handle your firearm. The Baer Standards drill – created by the Tennessee-based training company Baer Solutions – was...

Puffing Fireballs with the Big Czech CZ 52 (VIDEO)

One of the few delayed roller blowback action handguns ever produced, the Czechoslovak military used the CZ 52 as their standard service pistol for decades. Designed by the brothers Kratochvíl in the early 1950s, some 200,000 of these 1911-sized 7.62x25mm single-stacks were made. While they use a single-action trigger, the...

Suppressor Meltdown: How Many Rounds Can One Take?

Suppressor durability is an often discussed topic these days.  As technology, metallurgy and mounting systems change, so too the rate of ablation on these cans change.  The same effect is true of rate-of-fire, with full-auto creating a far more harsh environment within the tube than slower rates of fire. As...

Hunters for the Hungry

I know that many of us who hunt deer do it for the meat, not the glory or the rack (and some - like me - are still trying for our first kill). Many of us look forward to being able to cook and consume our own venison.  But what...

Vehicle Preparedness: Fast access to essential items | Grey Man Tactical RIP-M

In the quest to outfit my Toyota Tundra for Overland use, countless hours have been spent scouring the interwebz for specific products. Watching reviews (yes,  we watch others review products as well) to figure out what works and what doesn’t. The Rigid Insert Panel MOLLE (RIP-M) from Grey Man...