Washington State is the New California

My state of birth is Washington State. I was fortunate to grow up in a state with stunning mountains, plentiful pine trees, and more sunshine than one might expect. When I started shooting and hunting I discovered something else: Washington State had darn good laws relating to gun rights and awesome hunting opportunities. Fast forward […]

Acme Machine Father’s Day Sale

Just a heads up, Acme Machine is having a Father’s Day sale on their AR build kits. Available kits include 5.56 NATO and .224 Valkyrie options including most of the components you need for a build with the exception of the lower. For example, the Aero BA .224 Valkyrie PRS Complete Rifle Build Kit includes […]

TacStar’s Brass Catcher: Gimmick or Gear?

TacStar, a subsidiary of Lyman Products, announced an addition to their existing line of aftermarket long-gun products. The newcomer is the TacStar Brass Catcher, a device that mounts to the Picatinny rail of AR-platform rifles. According to the company, the product’s aluminum component is fully adjustable and low profile, meaning it can be used in […]

New AR Optics from Bushnell

Bushnell has been one of the better-known optics companies in the gun industry for more than 65 years. Since they became a subsidiary of Vista Outdoors several years ago they’ve continued to grow and have – in my opinion – also experienced an increase in quality and design performance. Their AR Optics line is tailored […]

Irresponsible Gun Owner Of The Day: The Late Edward Schramm

Kalispell, Montana is beautiful country. The Flathead Valley is home to a burgeoning niche firearm industry, and any of my uncles could tell you the hunting and fishing around there isn’t bad either. I try to take my daughters there every summer for a week away from video games and Instagram. It’s solid Gun Country. Unfortunately there’s […]

Gun Review: Del-Ton ‘Evolution’ AR-15

Del-Ton makes ARs, and this Evolution model is their top of the line. For those of you with truly short attention spans, the USA Today version of this review is that the Del-Ton Evolution is pleasantly accurate, exceptionally comfortable and perfectly reliable. And lightweight, too. Joe and I shot it fairly extensively and we both came away […]

Just Arrived From My FFL: FN-15 Carbine

Your eyes don’t deceive you. This AR magwell doesn’t bear the standard of a rampant Colt, the crosshairs and lion of an ArmaLite, or the generic logo of a ‘Your Name Here’ parts-bin AR builder. That’s the FN logo, because this is a new FN-15 carbine . . .

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