Gun Review: Arsenal, Inc. SLR-106FR (Bulgarian AK)

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Let’s just come right out and say it:  Precision is to AK-47 as Rahm Emanuel is to bipartisanship.  Sure, Kalashnikov’s legendary avtomat holds many virtues – virtues that have rendered…

Gun Review: Century Arms WASR-10 (Romanian AK)

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“Loose is good.” I think. Since that’s really just a hunch, I did the easiest most journalistically-thorough thing and Googled the phrase. My results? Well, let’s just say they stuck…

TAPCO: “Clothes” that AR’s wear.

Flew into Charlotte on an AirTran flight, sitting on the same row as a rep from TAPCO (pictured). We had between us a nubile 18-year-old on her way to Ecuador (!) for a school sabbatical. We were both grateful she was not a 300-lb. Samoan wrestler with sweaty arms, for the seats are…well…kinda tight, even on an exit row. (And yes, Mr. Flight Attendant. I know the door weighs 41 lbs. And I’m perfectly capable of opening it in case of an emergency. But don’t count on me to put it on the seat…if we crash, saving the door will be the last thing on my mind.) (more…)

Flew into Charlotte on an AirTran flight, sitting on the same row as a rep from TAPCO (pictured). We had between us a nubile 18-year-old on her way to Ecuador…

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Editorial: Pet Peeves: Gun Terminology

Anyone who has seen the pate of my head lately will know that I suffer from chronic frustrations that cause me to pull the hair from my head.  Take, for…

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Which Gun Should I Buy: AR-15 or AK-47?

I’m in the market for a carbine. Don’t need it. I’ve got a perfectly serviceable Remington 870 Wingmaster shotgun in .12 gauge that handles the home defense chores just fine,…

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