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Should one go with an AR-15 piston or direct impingement (DI) system? Patrick Sweeney examines both.
With this new release from Gun Digest Books, window-shopping has never been easier. “Gun Digest Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms” offers a spectacular visual tour of today’s hottest rifles, shotguns and handguns. Along with information about each model and insights from Gun Digest editors, this book is a must-have for every gun-lover’s coffee table.
By Robert Campbell The original 1911 sights were embryonic military style sights.They were more than bumps on the slide, but not much more, and they were not ideal for accurate fire. The 1911A1 featured improved sights but until the days of the National Match pistol there was little to choose from. Custom pistols miths fabricated [...]
The original caliber for the AR-15 wasn’t the.223/5.56, it was a slightly smaller cartridge. The .222 Special delivered the kind of performance that the designers wanted, which was basically a 50-grain bullet at under 3,000 feet per second.
After cleaning or maintenance, most pistols can be reassembled simply by reversing the order of disassembly. And some can’t. Check out these tips for reassembling your 1911 pistol.
Firearms manufactured by Lewis Machine & Tool Company (LMT), a privately-owned Midwestern maker of elite weaponry, were used to protect the 2012 Olympics in London, England, against terrorist attacks. As reported by the Daily Express in the UK, airmen from Royal Air Force assigned to protect the Olympics were armed with the LMT L129A1 [...]
By Hal Herring In JKD, one does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity. The height of cultivation is really nothing special. It is merely simplicity; the ability to express the utmost with the minimum. It is the halfway cultivation that [...]
When you are buying a CCW holster and a cover garment look for the little things that can hang up and possibly cause an unsafe situation. You will be glad you did.
Testing the Leatherwood ART scope at long range, does it live up to the fanfare?
According to Military Times, “The US Army’s PM Soldier Weapons has put out a sources sought request over on FedBiz [Federal Business Opportunities, a government agency] looking for sources to manufacture a complete weapon system or reconfigure some or all of the existing 7.62 x 51mm M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) currently available in [...]