Guns We Love: The Heritage Rancher .22

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The concept of a “truck gun” isn’t much different than a saddle scabbard rig more than 100 years ago. It’s basically a utility long gun that’s easily carried and deployed for any number of...
Noveske Ghetto Blaster

Transforming the Noveske Ghetto Blaster

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Noveske is a well known brand in the American 2A world, having made quite the reputation in the early 2000s for innovation and quality. In 2013 founder John Noveske died, and a huge portion...
Kriss Vector

Guns We Love: The Kriss Vector Review

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The original Kriss Vector hit the market around 2009, giving a tantalizing vision of what the future held. A unique bold travel design promised to drain all the recoil from the subgun, giving controllable...

Obscure Object of Desire – Stevens Little Scout 14 1/2

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A long time ago, when I was a young man at the School of Infantry, an instructor told us we were apes. He talked about how, with female Marines, he could explain to them...
Palmetto State Armory JAKL

Palmetto State Armory JAKL Review

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The Palmetto State Armory JAKL was first introduced several years ago, but is now hitting its stride with consumers. The JAKL is an adjustable gas, long-stroke piston operated AR-15.  The JAKL has been billed...

Gun Review: Kimber’s “Fin-Less” R7 Mako

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The hottest trend in firearms over the past four years is the sub-compact semi-auto, and Kimber’s R7 Mako has jumped squarely into the frenzy.   This trend really got started when Sig Sauer’s P365 launched,...

Gun Review – Extar EP9 Carbine

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Firearms and affordability are tricky things. Some do it well, and others, well, who else bought a USFA ZIP 22LR? More than a few times, I've talked about pistol caliber carbines and large-format pistols,...

Gun Review: Ruger’s New Lefty 10/22, Tested

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Finally, southpaw rimfire shooters don’t have to endure hot brass in their faces as Ruger presents a competition-level 10/22.   I’ve wanted to love Ruger’s 10/22 as much as anybody. It shoots fast and accurate, despite...

Gun Review: Diamondback Sidekick Birdshead Grip

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A 25-ounce .22 revolver that rides easily in the back pocket is a good thing to have. A couple of years ago, Diamondback introduced their Sidekick revolver. The original 4-inch barrel revolver is a...

Gun Review: Sauer’s SL5 Turkey Thumpers

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Mid-April last year I was sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with long-time friend Eddie Stevenson before sunrise listening to a longbeard hammer the day awake. Before long, the tom was gobbling so close to us we could...

Gun Review: The Walther PDP Compact 5-Inch Barrel

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The pistol illustrated is a result of my diligent searching for interesting pistols to own, shoot, carry and report on. It has been quite a while since HK introduced their polymer-frame P9 and almost...

Nighthawk Custom Guns: Custom Gun Capabilities For A Perfect Build

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Over the past few years, I have been fortunate to spend the first week of October in Idaho at numerous firearm-industry editorial rendezvous. More than a dozen gun writers gathered to see what the...