Gun Review: LWRC IC-A5 Individual Carbine

A few years back, the Army finally realized that it might be time to modernize their 60-year-old M-16 battle rifle. The gun has had...
Star Model B 9mm pistol

Gun Review: Star Model B 9mm Pistol

I've written previously about how to get a type 3 FFL for curios and relics. That's the license that will let you have WWII...

Gun Review: Czech Vzor 58

The Czechoslovakian Sa Vz. 58 assault rifle has to rank high as one of the least understood and most underappreciated military rifles of the...

How SIG SAUER’s MCX Killed the Honey Badger

Early last year, Advanced Armament made a splash unveiling their Honey Badger PDW. It was a thing of beauty; a custom-designed .300 AAC Blackout...

Gun Review: Thompson Submachine Gun

There are very few truly iconic firearms, ones that the lay public as well as gun nuts can identify at first sight. Not only...

Gun Review: Accuracy International AX-50 Rifle

Accuracy International isn't a household name for most American shooters. But military snipers throughout the world revere the marque as it if it was...
Navy M4 carbine

News Flash: Most Common Civilian-Owned Firearms Are ‘Military Grade’ Weapons

One of the phrases that frequently gets tossed around by anti-gun activists -- people like noted firearms experts Emma Gonzalez and Justin Trudeau --...
Bindon aiming concept training

The Bindon Aiming Concept and One Big Misunderstanding

It’s the Marine Corps' fault. They were the ones who got this whole mess confused. It might not be doctrinal Marine Corps training, but...
M1 Garand Rifle Review

Gun Review: US Rifle, Caliber .30, M1 (M1 Garand)

Let's face it. The vast majority of guns are rather boring. Not from a "yee-haw!" perspective, but from the perspective of mechanical ingenuity and...

Gun Review: IMI Negev LMG

The M249 is one of the most successful squad automatic weapons ever introduced. Where previously an entire crew was required to set up and...
mil spec m4 rifle

Does ‘Mil Spec’ Mean Anything Anymore? Did it Ever?

In the gun realm, we are encouraged to think that anything "mil spec" must therefore be good. Reliable. Iron-clad tough, able to withstand the...

Obscure Object of Desire: Borchardt C93, The First “Modern” Semi-Automatic Pistol

By beetle There are a lot of features in modern guns that we take for granted. At a basic level, the design of most pistols...