In today’s world full of polymer stocks and high-tech optics, some gun owners long for the look and feel of a full walnut stock and old fashioned iron sights that can only be found in a milsurp rifle. There’s nothing quite like feeding five massive rounds from a stripper clip into the well-greased chamber of […]
How to range find with a first focal plane reticle
The FFP (first focal plane) reticle is the preferred choice for long range shooters because the reticle grows and shrinks as the scope’s zoom goes in and out, in contrast to second focal plane (SFP) reticles whose reticles stay the same no matter what the magnification.
Single Shots and Repeaters: Firearms of the Cowboy Era
The words “Old West” conjure up pictures of rough, unwashed men with wide-brimmed hats and six shooters on their hips. Rather than the single shots and repeaters which were so prevalent throughout the frontier, some say Samuel Colt and his single action Peacemaker were responsible for civilizing the frontier and bringing law to the badlands. […]