Tag Archives: 223

In America, even lizards are into rifles.

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Chad Enos, Keltec Shooting Team

Earlier today, at the range…we found that Keltec RDB muzzle doesn’t bounce much at all when the rifle fires. Slow-motion video to follow.

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Two new articles on AllOutdoor

Cold Bore Accuracy vs. Small Groups   Toolcard by Lever Gear

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Second Amendment for new arrivals

Even though I knew of private gun ownership when I first came to the United States, there was still an emotional disconnect between seeing others own guns and realizing that my parents could. For people from even less RKBA friendly countries … Continue reading

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CZ and the Czech School of Gunmaking: new on GUNSweek

Bren 805 and Scorpion carbines.

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New: Joshua MK5 on GunsWeek

AR/AK/FAL features all in one rifle.

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The color-coordinated rifleman

GWACS lower, Hahn rear sight, Troy magazine, Strike Ind. forend, Kaw Valley Precision linear comp, Pro Ears muffs, Rudy Project glasses. Can’t even begin to guess who made that upper…

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Custom rifles are always works in progress

The first approach looks like this: light tapering 1:8 twist barrel, muzzle brake and charging handle by Strike Industries, ambi safety by them also. Mission First Tactical grip and stock, carbon fiber forend by Brigand Arms. Improved trigger. Lancer magazine. … Continue reading

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Father and daughter

Writer David Burkhead and his daughter, illustrator Athena.  

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Terminology is important

Sturmgewehr 44, the historic “assault rifle”, was a general purpose military weapon, moderately good in several roles but specialized for none. The name was an attempt to make wishful thinking become reality by raising troop morale. Since the generic term “assault rifle” … Continue reading

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Canon 5DS R and 70-200/2.8 lens fixed

Turns out both were broken. $310 later, they are working again. Test image: Magazine dump with Remington ACR and AAC M4-2000 suppressor.  

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Hot weather, cool range

Now that Nashville is hot and humid every day, I am spending more of my time at Nashville Armory range. Good ventilation, AC and rifle rated backstops. And their staff is all firearms enthusiasts.

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New models

Aaron, who modeled for my photos back in 2010, is back. And he brought friends along. We had a good photo shoot. More images coming as I get them edited.

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That’s crazy talk!

Blaming the sane and the law-abiding for crimes of the crazy and the criminal is a pretty good indication of a mental disorder. Should such people even be holding public offices?

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3.5lb AR15 is coming: new on AllOutdoor

Fostech’s 3.5-pound AR-15

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Don’t hide behind your pets

Dogs are less likely to use deadly force appropriately than responsible people. Depending on their training, they may hurt a person who shouldn’t be bitten or fail to go after a genuine intruder. Dogs are more likely to get hurt … Continue reading

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FN FS2000, Sig P210

Sometimes, all kinds of oddities turn up at the local gun store. They specialize in defensive guns. The people are knowledgeable — one owns a private museum of US military arms — and very helpful.

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Published in Serbia

Several of my M249 photos just got published in Kalibar.

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Long-range magic wand

Half-MOA killing curse.

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HK33 magazines that work

When it comes to 5.56mm HK roller-lock rifles and their clones, three choices are prominent in magazine selection. Choice one is a version taking inexpensive and widely available AR15 magazines. Choice two is the original German steel magazine, currently at … Continue reading

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