For the longest time I ran nothing but Iron Sights on all my rifles. Perhaps it was my upbringing and the fact that everything in my childhood home wore only the factory “open” sights, but over time I clung to them as a way to avoid the high price of quality optics. Many things have […]
The newly released Savage Arms BA10 “Stealth” is anything but stealthy! This rifle shows up “in your face” ready to put bullets in little groups up close, or where the real test is … way out there! Lets start at about “half way” to way out there. This AICS compatible box magazine-fed turn-bolt is accurate! […]
Over the course of my shooting career I have amassed experience, and some notable success, in many different shooting sports. From IHMSA (international metallic handgun silhouette) competitions where absolute perfection is demanded in both sight alignment and trigger control, to Practical Shooting events within USPSA / IDPA (United State Practical Shooting Association / International Defensive […]
In 1887, the British Army was searching for a sidearm to replace their .476 Enfield Mk I & Mk II Revolvers. Webley & Scott, who were already well known gun makers tendered the .455 calibre Webley Self-Extracting Revolver for trials.
There are many good reasons to own and enjoy “America’s Rifle” (the AR-15) in its many variations and derivatives. How can you not love a carbine or rifle that is accurate, dependable and easy to shoot well?
The transition point from chamber to barrel in our shotguns (also in revolvers) is called the “Forcing Cone”. It is as the name implies; it’s where our shotguns pellets get forced down in diameter to begin the journey through the barrel. If you think about it, forcing soft lead pellets to do about anything will […]
Trigger Control is the act of manipulating the trigger to cause the firearm to discharge while the sights are on the target. Simple, eh? Actually, it is simple from a mechanical standpoint.
Weaver? Chapman? Isosceles? “Finger Forward? “Tea-Cup and Saucer”?