The Village Gun

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Northern Wisconsin is gun culture country. When I was growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, everybody had a gun or three in every house. It wasn’t always so. The…

Gear Review: Primary Arms 2.5x ACSS Prism Scope

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Prism scopes offer fixed magnification — typically between 1x and 5x — and compact size, like a red dot, but the use of an etched reticle means they function even…

Gun Review: Henry All-Weather Lever Action .30-30

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  Henry’s All-Weather lever action rifle has a lot in common with the other Henry .30-30 rifle I reviewed. Once again, Henry has succeeded in making a handy, accurate and…

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Cody Firearms Museum: Factory Cut-Away M16A1 Rifle

The M16 is one of the most recognizable firearms in our recent history. In the 1950s, a new select-fire rifle was developed by an engineer named Eugene Stoner known as…

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Hands-On With Radical Firearms’ Very Affordable 5.56 Suppressor

Radical Firearms of Stafford, Texas is well-known for its billet AR-15 and AR-10 receivers, its complete AR rifles in many calibers, and its AR platform parts and accessories, all of which…

New Stock, Forward Grip, and Magazines from HERA Arms

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German manufacturer HERA Arms, whose parts are imported, distributed, and sold retail in the U.S. by LAN World, is about to release their CQR stock and forward grip for the…

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Seven Things Every AR-15 Owner Needs to Know How to Do

While driving to an open shooting position on a recent trip to the range, I observed AR-15 type firearms in every bay. Some had as many as 10 different varieties…

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Cody Firearms Museum: 1854 Smith & Wesson Repeating Rifle (Serial Number 8)

In previous posts I’ve written about the predecessors to the Winchester Lever Action Rifle. Like the Hunt Volitional Rifle – the only one located at the Cody Firearms Museum – and…

Gear Review: Blast Forwarding Device (BFD) From Indian Creek Design

Muzzle brakes tame recoil, but almost without fail take an already-loud gun and crank up the noise, blast, and, most notably, concussion levels experienced by the shooter and those around…

Squirrel Hunting with a Wall Gun? Just Thought I’d Leave This Here

“Seems perfect for a little bit of light squirrel hunting,” Sampson comments on Mae’s YouTube page. Hang on; he’s serious. “Ever tried ‘barking’ a squirrel with a larger caliber weapon?…

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Hands-On With The Springfield Armory SAINT

Deep in the desert outside of Las Vegas, Springfield Armory hosted about a dozen gun writers to give us a sneak peek at — and a whole lot of trigger time behind — their…

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New From IWI US: Galil ACE in 7.62 NATO

TTAG gave away an IWI Galil ACE in 7.62×39 at this year’s Texas Gun Fest to one very lucky winner. It’s a truly great firearm, in essence a modernized AK-47…

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