Boston PD

29 Dec 13 ARs for Police The City of Boston’s mayor-elect had declared that BPD officers will not be getting any of the ARs the PD desperately wants. The plan was to equip specially-trained officers with these rifles. The PD wants just 33 ARs for the entire...

Kalashnikov‏

24 Dec 13 Mikahil Kalashnikov, 1919-2013 Comments on the life of Kalashnikov: When confronted, innumerable times, by air-headed Western journalists (is there another kind?) with regard to his AK-47 rifle and it ubiquity, Kalashnikov always replied with some variation...

Hunting Adventure!

30 Oct 13 Yesterday, at a private preserve in the Midwest, I shot and killed an 1,800-pound Water Buffalo! I used a borrowed Ruger bolt-gun in 416 Ruger caliber. Big rifle, and it functioned flawlessly! Express sights (iron). Hornady DGX (soft-point) ammunition. 400gr...

Gas-Adjustable Rifles

3 Oct 13 On many modern, gas-piston, gas-adjustable, military rifles, the ratio of gas that is vented to the outside, to that which goes directly into driving the piston, is adjustable. With powerful ammunition, a significant percentage of gas can thus be vented, as...

Flying with Guns!

20 Sept 13 Over the past few weeks, I’ve been on nearly a dozen commercial flights (domestic). I normally have a rifle (my RA/XCR-M at present) and two pistols. In fact, I’m in an airport right now, about to board my flight! I have three 20-round rifle magazines...