Author: Robert

A 12 Gauge with AR Parts

A semi-auto 12 gauge with AR parts compatibility. I like the thought of that. Like a lot of shooters, I have a closet chock-full of spare AR buttstocks, triggers, sights, and grips. After building an embarrassingly large number of ARs in various calibers, having the freedom to use those leftover goodies to piece together something […]

Ruger to Chamber The Precision Rifle in 5.56mm NATO

Ruger officially announced another caliber for their very popular Precision Rifle line. The newest kid on the block will boast the intermediate 5.56mm NATO cartridge. Ruger already produces their rifle in .308 Winchester, 6.5 Creedmoor and the new hot caliber, the 6mm Creedmoor (that’s not a typo).

Is Your GLOCK Outclassed?

In the late 70s and early 80s, Gaston Glock, an engineer with no firearms experience, designed a curious prototype handgun. The project would later carry the title of the venerable GLOCK 17. While not the first polymer framed handgun ever produced, it was by far the most revolutionary for the time. What happens over the […]

Why Bother with a .308 Win?

Before we go any further, please extinguish your torches and put away your pitchforks. Let me be clear. I absolutely love the .308 Winchester cartridge, as well as its close-but-not-the-same brother, the 7.62x51mm NATO. I’ve been shooting both most of my adult life and it is one of the most useful and legendary cartridges of […]

Texas Dove Hunting Prospects Bright: Longer Season, Lots of Birds

News Release Media Contact: TPWD News, news@tpwd.texas.gov, 512-389-8030 Aug. 15, 2016 AUSTIN – More validation that everything’s bigger and better in Texas, dove populations are soaring and the hunting season, which gets underway Sept. 1, is the longest in 80 years. A new 90-day season this fall means hunters will have 20 more days of […]