Question of the Day: How Do You Choose a Gunsmith?

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I found the gunsmith I’m using for my dream rifle, Kiote Rifles, at a charity event for the Team 5 Medical Foundation. Kiote had donated a rifle that was of truly…

The Truth About .30-06

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A gunsmith friend of mine recently told me he was considering not renewing his NRA membership. It wasn’t because of the NRA or NRA-ILA’s political posturing. He was reacting to…

Gun Review: Rock Island Armory TCM TAC Ultra FS in .22TCM/9mm

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Rock Island Armory has released a convertible .22 TCM/9mm package. Calling it the capital letter-laden TCM TAC Ultra FS Combo, it’s not much fun say when you’re telling people on the…

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SIG SAUER Stops Production of P320, ‘Voluntary Upgrade’ Details on Monday

SIG SAUER has stopped production of their P320 pistol. Responding to “drop safety” issues, the New Hampshire gunmaker has halted production of one of the company’s most popular handguns until they can…

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Gun Review: Caracal Enhanced F Limited Edition

RF’s tragic on-again, off-again love affair with the Caracal is the stuff of legend. Against all odds, after Caracal recalled and destroyed every pistol they sold in the U.S., the…

IWI Galil ACE in 7.62 NATO: Gun Review

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I was impressed by the IWI Galil ACE in 7.62X39 I reviewed last year. But even as I reviewed it, I was intrigued by the idea of testing the same gun chambered…

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Living the Dream, Or the Last Rifle I’ll Ever Need

I had a pretty awesome childhood. As young as eight years old, it consisted of days, and often weeks completely on my own, wandering thousands of acres of Texas hill…

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Gun Review: Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle in .450 Bushmaster

There are a few true gun heroes in the pantheon of greats, and Colonel Jeff Cooper, the founder of Gunsite Academy certainly earned his place among them. Often outspoken, the…

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Gun review: Remington 870 SPS SuperSlug 12 Gauge Shotgun

Living in Texas, I never thought I’d have the need for a dedicated slug gun. Most of the time when I’m shooting I’m surrounded by wide swaths of land. I…

Gun Review: Desert Eagle .44 Magnum/.50AE Combo Caliber Package

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I was in college the first time I shot a Magnum Research Desert Eagle in .50AE. The slide going into battery sounded like a car door slamming shut. Over the next 20…

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Metro Arms American Classic II: UPDATE

In my last review of the Metro Arms American Classic II, I noted numerous first-round failures to feed FMJ ammunition, using multiple magazines. The value-priced made-in-Manilla 1911 had a lot…

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What Bullets Do (And Don’t Do) to Bodies

Dr. Leana Wen, physician and Health Commissioner of Baltimore City, recently wrote an article for the New York Times. What Bullets Do to Bodies explained her experience with the unimaginable horrors of…