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Oddest AR Jam I’ve ever seen

Oddest AR Jam I’ve ever seen

At our last Tactical Carbine class, one of the student’s AR’s went down.  Hard.  Here’s what it looked like. SPORTS, TAP RACK BANG… Did nothing.  Try to guess what happened before you click for more.

Polymer cased ammunition.

Polymer cased ammunition.

The Firearms Blog has posted a bit about polymer cased ammunition.  Check it out here. At the last SHOT SHOW’s Media Range Day, I observed some of this. I don’t remember the name of the company, but I believe they were either Utah or Idaho based.  Cost savings is a big benefit, but the biggest […]

Bullet Selection is important

Bullet Selection is important

I talk about this with customers and knowledge seekers all the time. Caliber is a question that really doesn’t make such a huge difference as most cartridges are throwing the lead in a similar trajectory until you get into some extreme differences. So your old .30-06 vs .270 question is moot. Most guys get the […]

Light for Caliber

Light for Caliber

I often get emails asking about what loads to use in what guns… Handguns and Rifles. There is a lot of considerations for what load to shoot, and often the load selection is even more important than the choice of platform to launch it from. For handguns, I generally like to go Light for Caliber. […]

Odd Shotgun Slug

Odd Shotgun Slug

I found this on Facebook from one of my Foreign Friends.  It’s a 12 gauge slug of an unusual design.  It’s a Sabot type, but looks like it would be stable out of a smooth bore.  The slug is aluminum but can be made of steel for greater penetration.