In the market of boutique, limited and full-production rifles, Black Rain is newer than many. Usually newer means you have to prove your quality and customer service to a customer base that goes from just-getting-started to I check headspacing between rounds. Proving yourself is important, because rifles need to last, be reliable and meet the […]
Gun reviews, including concealed carry guns, combat weapons, hunting rifles, tactical rifles, shotguns, home defense.
I’ve covered the Remington R51 problems several times before – my first impressions here, problems, and more problems - and since there’s no way I’m going to purchase the R51 to review at this point, I thought I’d pass along the Military Arms Channel review of the Remington R51.
During my career and personal life, I have carried a lot of different handguns. From a service Beretta to a duty carry H&K USP Tactical, a Kimber 1911 to an FN 5.7; I’ve experienced the pros and cons of different controls and functions. This doesn’t make me an “expert” in the handgun, but it does […]
Coming from a precision shooting background I tend to get a fair amount of questions from people about what kind of rifle they should buy to get started in this particular discipline of shooting, and typically, I recommend a Remington 700. If this conversation takes place at my local shooting range, then invariably some guy […]
The Smith and Wesson M&P 15-22 is probably the most popular AR-15 chambered in .22 LR that has ever been made. That popularity is very well deserved because of just how awesome the 15-22 is. The 15-22 is the perfect option for someone who wants to train using an AR but cannot afford to spend […]
I’ve had a love of AR-15’s since I was a kid. The first AR that I can remember shooting was in the early 90’s and it belonged to my dad. Fast-forward almost 20 years and it is still one of my favorite rifles. I build them and also repair them for my department. I’ve worked on Rock […]
Right before New Year’s, I took a trip to the new Academy in town to see what was in stock and hopefully pick up some ammo, and perhaps a weapon or two if the price was right.
The Walther P22 that I am reviewing was the first gun I ever shot and what a magnificent choice it was as my first gun. I have always had a thing for the way the P22 aesthetics - it looks like a semi-auto combat handgun and not an alien blaster (I can’t say the same about the Beretta […]
Are you one of those people who have always wanted a SIG 226 but couldn’t convince yourself to drop close to $850 for it? Yeah, I was too. Well it is time to rejoice because now you can get a SIG for less than half of a new 226. I have to admit that I was VERY […]
Carry nirvana. I think we all are looking for it. You know, that “it gun” that carries really well and shoots even better, the one with the least amount of compromises. This is where one finds an enormous amount of dissension in the firearms community. 1911 guys vs polymer, Glock vs M&P, Sig vs HK, Ford vs […]