Ammo Review: Mid America Munitions 9mm 124gr Broadhead

Mid America Munitions is a company that most of you probably haven’t been introduced to. I hadn’t heard of them until a couple months ago when I was approached about taking a look at some of their ammo, in particular their Broadhead line. I’m naturally a skeptic of what, at a glance, appears to be […]

Gun Review: Ruger SR1911 Lightweight Officer-Style 9mm

When most people think of the Series 70 1911, Ruger isn’t the first brand to come to mind. My advice: you should expand your thinking. This review is on one of Ruger’s newer takes on John Moses Browning’s world-famous design, the SR1911 Lightweight Officer-Style 9mm. Just about everyone makes a 1911 or an AR-15 these […]

Ammo Review: Black Hills .38 Special 125gr JHP +P

Black Hills Ammunition is an interesting ammo maker. They have had the honor of producing and developing the famous MK 262 Mod 1 5.56x45mm load for the Mk 12 Special Purpose Rifle as well as supplying civilians with top-quality self-defense, sporting, and hunting ammo. I recently reviewed their excellent 9mm 100gr +P HoneyBadger on these […]

Gun Review: Ruger Mark IV Target .22LR Pistol

Ruger’s Mark rimfire pistols have been around in one form or another since 1949. A great number of people don’t know the fascinating history or this gun, which began life as what was only called the Standard Model. In this review we will be taking a look at the Mark IV Target variant and what […]

Ammo Review: SIG SAUER .38 Special +P 125gr Elite V-Crown JHP

SIG SAUER, as everyone should know by now, has been and is continuing to release a variety of ammunition types, which include everything from pistol to rifle and practice ball to advanced copper hunting bullets. In this article we will be looking at the excellent .38 Special +P 125gr +P Elite V-Crown. General Background The […]

Living History: Duplicating Vintage Swedish 6.5x55mm Military Ammo

Everyone gets into guns for a different reason. When I was growing up, I had many separate interests that all got focused on guns. I loved woodworking, metalworking, history, and, above all, minute details about specific things. I became fascinated by the historical markings on old guns and eventually got into collecting and shooting surplus […]

Are Guns From The Past Better Than Today’s?

I read the comments of my articles when I either want to know what my readers want to see in future pieces or just to get the occasional laugh. We have some very knowledgable readers here whose comments I really enjoy. One of those is ‘Dyspeptic Gunsmith’ and his accurate pronouncements on various gun-related topics […]

Ammo Review: Precision One Ammunition 90gr HP .380 ACP

Precision One Ammunition is a company out of South Carolina that is doing a great job making affordable, accurate, and reliable ammunition. In this ammo test I will be taking a look at their highly regarded .380 ACP 90r XTP load. I love some good .380, and I had high expectations for this load. I […]

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