Silencer Review: YHM Turbo K 5.56 Suppressor

With all the CoronaZombies out and about I’ve upped my EDC gun to a Brownells BRN-180S upper on their BRN-180M lower (review coming soon). Chambered in .223 Wylde and in my case shooting either 5.56 NATO or .223 Remington, this beast needed to be suppressed . . . but in the most compact, unobtrusive way […]

Gear Review: Stukeys Shooting Bench

I have fired rifles and handguns from card tables, end tables and even – one time – an ottoman (long story). Each of these ‘rests’ could be charitably referred to as subpar. In particular, when I need to see how well a firearm can perform, for hunting or a review, none of the above provide […]

Silencer Review: Gemtech Lunar 9 Suppressor

It’s official; the silencer market has gone modular. Which makes sense given you’re asked to plunk down $200 in Federal tax and wait about as long as it takes to make a new human being before receiving approval to take that new suppressor home. Long can? Short can? Booster? Fixed mount? Yes, yes, yes, and […]

Gear Review: Surefire DSF-870 Shotgun Weapon Light

Pump shotgun weapon lights are always tricky. Finding the right combination of ergonomics, light output, and design is a real hassle. One company that’s been doing it right for decades is Surefire. They’ve been building integrated forend weapon lights, it seems, forever. The Surefire DSF 870 is pump integrated with a weapon light that’s long […]

Spotting Scope Review: Vortex Razor HD 22-48×65 (Angled)

I first encountered Vortex Optics spotting scopes at a Government Training Institute – Legion long range shooting course. I’ll be honest and say that ALL of the spotting scopes I used, from a variety of manufacturers, seemed to have great clarity and phenomenal field-of-vision at distances from 70-850 yards. The only aspect I found difficult […]