Author Archives: Kevin Muramatsu


Handgun Review: Boberg XR9-S

The Boberg XR9-S looks kind of funny. The ejection port is situated rearward and the magazine looks backwards. But when you understand how it works, you realize this thing is the ideal concealed carry handgun.

The stock and rail are installed and the wood is showing off its grain a bit. (Below) An image from the rear quarter shows the whole assembly, rail, stock, and dot

Gunsmithing: Can You Improve the M-1 Carbine?

There are two schools of thought on the M-1 Carbine. Neither involves lots of work on the gun. While the Carbine been denigrated for lack of stopping power, inaccuracy, and an anthropomorphic lack of small round things, it has a lot going for it and, yes, it can even be improved.

Build an AR from Scratch – Part II

A tale of two ARs. One economy model, one deluxe model. One for home defense and plinking, one for Bambi extermination. One .223 Rem. One 6.5mm Grendel. Both on receivers from the same source. The goal? To see the contrast that can be accomplished based solely upon one’s imagination, starting...