In 2018, Savage Arms released a re-interpretation of its excellent 10 BA Stealth rifle, already a long range standout. The new horse in the stable is called the Savage 10 BA Stealth Evolution, a long winded, but fitting name for a rifle that can easily transform a casual shooter into a long range performer. Thanks […]
Gun Manufacturers Cross Reference Guide
Gun Manufacturers Cross Reference Chart: Below is a chart to cross reference retail brand name guns to their actual manufacturers and model numbers. Note: Sears group; J.C.Higgins, Ranger and Sears. Note: Montgomery Wards group; Hawthorn, Wards and Western Field. Note: Western Auto group; Revelation and Western Auto. Note: J.C. Penney group; Foremost and J.C.Penney. BRAND MODEL NO. MFGR. MFGR. MODEL Aldens 670 Springfield 67 Aldens 670 Savage 67 BRAND MODEL NO. […]
The Top 5 Underrated Guns of All Time
I love odd and unique guns, especially those that seem to be heavily underrated. Most underrated firearms offer something other weapons don’t. The five guns I picked all offer a thing, or two most of their contemporaries did not, yet remain underrated guns. Benelli M3 One of my favorite shotguns of all time is the […]
Free Gun Stuff Friday
Who doesn’t like free gun stuff? In our first edition of free gun stuff Friday we are highlighting a few free apps, books, and targets for your shooting pleasure. Shooting is an expensive hobby, so free stuff is always appreciated. Some Learning Ever hear of Project Gutenberg? It’s a massive project that takes books that […]
The Army SMG Competition is Dead.
I’m a huge fan of pistol caliber carbines and was very excited for the Army SMG competition. We’ve been following the program carefully and watching it develop over time. Things had started to heat up a bit, and the Army had chosen over a dozen competitors. The Army had models from SIG, HK, CZ, PTR, […]
FAB Defense KPOS Scout stretches Glock power
Anyone who’s been around Glock fans for a while is likely familiar with some version of the refrain, “I wish Glock would build a rifle.” Thanks to a couple manufacturers, including FAB Defense of Israel, Glock owners won’t have to wait a lifetime—or even more than a couple weeks. FAB Defense designed the KPOS Scout, […]
The KPOS Scout and G2- Whats the Difference?
Some time ago I reviewed the KPOS G2 for Down Range Daily. To me, it was a fun, well made and impressive way to turn a Glock into a modern tactical carbine. I’ve handled some carbine conversion kits and found the KPOS G2 to be my favorite overall. In 2018, FAB Defense decided to tweak […]
Last Minute Ideas: Build Dad a Range Bag for Father’s Day
With Father’s Day right around the corner, you may be wondering what to get dad. This is where I toss out my generic list of sponsored items right and in a Top 5 gifts for dad. Unfortunately, I don’t have sponsors, so instead my idea for your Dad and Dad’s everywhere who shoot is build […]
Hawken Muzzle Loaders
Traditional Side-Lock Muzzle-Loaded Hawken Rifles: The United States of America was settled and occupied traveling from east to west, as this expansion took place, the animals settlers and trailblazers encountered grew in size from common White-Tailed Deer and Black Bears of the east side of the Missouri river to Bison, Elk and Grizzly Bears on […]
Is the Submachine Gun Making a Comeback?
Courtesy US Navy A few years back there was this large declaration that the submachine gun was dead. It had been replaced by shorter rifles like the MK 18 in military use and the law enforcement world going away from the classic MP5 to the M4 and its variants. It seemed like the age of […]