Guns & Gear

You Need A Lever-Action Rifle

You Need A Lever-Action Rifle

If you’re a firearm owner and regular shooter, and you’ve been around the block a few times, then like me you’ve seen a lot of guns come and go. For whatever reason, one day they just aren’t […]

9mm cartridges, image via Wikipedia.

Why Mine Is A Nine

Oh, how I tire of the caliber wars! When I first started reading and posting on early message boards in the late 1980s (yes, there was an Internet before the World Wide Web), shooters were […]

Obama Executive Order Halts Import Of Izmash/Saiga Firearms

Obama Executive Order Halts Import Of Izmash/Saiga Firearms

The Obama Administration imposed a new round of sanctions against Russian oil, natural gas, financial and defense companies for the nation’s continued involvement in the conflict in Ukraine. Among the defense companies targeted in Executive […]

3D Printed Liberator Pistol

3D Printed Guns: Hysteria or Hype?

There are two primary types of articles about 3D printed guns these days: frenzied warnings of impending doom from anti-Second Amendment partisans, and informational “look at the neat new technology” pieces in a variety of […]

The Sneaky Pete is best paired with a small, thin pistol that uses a single-column magazine. The draw is initiated by placing the middle finger below the trigger guard, then raising the pistol until the firing grip can be acquired.

Hidden In Plain Sight

Sometimes I wish I owned a dairy so that I’d have plenty of cheese to ship back with some of the whine that gets addressed to me from time to time. Over the years, I’ve spent a […]

The Beretta M9 appears to have run it's course with the U.S. Army.

The Army Wants a New Handgun. Here It Is. And By The Way… You Can Have It NOW

After many years of service, the Army is looking to replace the venerable Beretta M9 9mm handgun with something else: The U.S. Army is moving forward to replace the Cold War-era M9 9mm pistol with a more powerful handgun […]

A Mom’s How-To Carry While Running

A Mom’s How-To Carry While Running

I’m a runner. I have had the opportunity to run trails and roads all over the US as a military wife. Busy roads on the border town of El Paso, TX. Beautiful city sidewalks in […]

Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 3: Day of Reckoning.

Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 3: Day of Reckoning.

[Read Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 1: Theories and Rivets, and Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 2: So You Wanna Build an AK?] While the first day of the Rifle […]

Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 2: So You Wanna Build an AK?

Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 2: So You Wanna Build an AK?

[Read Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 1: Theories and Rivets] I’m still trying to wipe the smile off my face, and so perhaps I should explain why. Several months ago I contacted […]

Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 1: Theories and Rivets

Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 1: Theories and Rivets

[Read Rifle Dynamics AK Builder & Armorer Class, Part 2: So You Wanna Build an AK?] When I first got wind of the Rifle Dynamics Build Your Own AK course being held in Jacksonville, NC, […]