Category Archives: Rifles & Carbines

Forlorn and Forgotten Cartridges

I have always liked the obscure and unusual. Not weird, mind you, but off the beaten path. No, not flip flops to church different, but driving the back way because there is less traffic different. ‘Is it faster?’ they ask and I say I don’t know, didn’t care to check. Obscure and unusual cartridges have … Continue Reading ››

Kel-Tec SU-16 Rifle

The young man looked forlorn and perplexed. The gun show attendees were milling around the vicinity of our table making it easy to see the rifle slung on his shoulder. However, I did not recognize it at all. A sign indicated it was for sale, so I asked. The rifle was a Kel-Tec SU-16A in … Continue Reading ››

The Umpqua community college tragedy

Recently a horrible tragedy befell our Nation, a lone gunman opened fire killing ten and wounding nearly twenty others. Now before I even begin this article, I would like to first offer my deepest condolences to the families of the victims. This was a senseless and horrific event that left deep recesses in … Continue Reading ››

LET’S GET STARTED RELOADING: THE RESULTS

Now that you’ve reloaded some ammo, let’s talk about the results. Hopefully everything went smoothly. As I’ve written before, if you are reloading semi-auto pistol rounds, a cartridge gauge is very helpful to eliminate ‘failure to feeds’ in advance. Several online sources such as Midway offer inexpensive go/no go gauges for checking reloads. Just … Continue Reading ››

Obama’s SSA gun control scheme

This very moment the Obama administration is working on a bill to outlaw firearms ownership from anyone on SSI, who has a representative payee. This isn’t delusion; this isn’t a scare tactic; this is fact and a scary one at that. If this bill passes, it will effectively strip second amendment rights from … Continue Reading ››