Today I'm going to be talking about a rifle concept that is pretty new to me, the Ranger Carbine. This was floated to me and the other members of the Marksman's Quarter earlier this week, and we had a little chat about it. it took me a few days to get through the source material … Continue reading The Ranger Carbine Concept: A Review
Does budget glass equal budget performance?
My ideal practical rifle is a spin-off of a modernized version of Col. Cooper's classic 'Scout Rifle'. A What? For what that means in detail (and see where the cover photo came from), check out this video: https://youtu.be/-x7N8hLI2yM?t=1m38s For what that means simply: A lightweight bolt or lever gun, with red dot or low power … Continue reading My Ideal Practical Rifle
I have a gun. I actually have a few, but one sticks out as unique, as the most powerful, as the most... ...visceral. I am talking, of course, about my 460 XVR from Smith & Wesson, chambered in .460 S&W Magnum. *dog for scale This gun is heavy, loud, expensive, and hard to handle (insert … Continue reading Project: Epicyon
That's a bit of a misleading title, because I'd like to see my AR become two rifles. Okay, but seriously. I'd like to see my AR become a short, fast, quick rifle for home/vehicle defense and I'd also like it to be a semi-precision rifle for reaching out to around 400 or 500 yards. How … Continue reading Current State of my AR, and Where I’d Like to See It
Lever guns are an interesting category. They are something that basically everyone who's owned a gun here in the US has seen and held, but not necessarily owned. That's a shame, because lever guns are uniquely American. Lever guns were invented here in the good ol' U S of A, and never really caught on … Continue reading The Modern Lever Gun