Axis Milsurp Rifles of World War 2

Axis milsurp rifles are rarer than their allied counterparts. Their ammunition is rare and usually expensive, but they have a classic charm which modern polymer rifles lack. Much like their national counterparts, the Italians lag behind in terms of accuracy and quality, while the Japanese and German firearms pick up the slack. The Mauser in […]

Allied Milsurp Rifles of WW2

The service rifles of the Allied forces of World War 2 are, ironically, heavily influenced by the German Mauser. Milsurp collectors will enjoy them for their aesthetics, durability, and compatibility with modern ammunition. Great Britain – Lee Enfield SMLE (Short Magazine Lee Enfield) Mk III The British Lee-Enfield SMLE has a long development history stretching […]

Official History of Optics and Firearms

Official History of Optics and Firearms   Mark Butler   Fire Lances Before thermal optics, night vision, red dot lasers, rifles, riflescopes, handguns, cannons and rudimentary muskets, there were fire lances. Fire lances were the proto-gun, the 10th century ancestor of all modern firearms. Fire lances were essentially spears with explosive bags of gunpowder at […]

Gifts for Dad 2020

Let’s admit the truth – we all love our dads. They are providers, protectors, leaders and friends, but they are also notoriously difficult to shop for. Does he want shooting accessories? How about camping gear? Survival equipment? For Father’s Day in 2020, get something he’ll love that won’t break your wallet.

Top 10 Guns We Love

In no particular order… Thompson/Center Pro Hunter .300 Winchester Magnum What we love about it: Versatility Accuracy Well-built Great feel and balance Kel-Tec Sub-2000, 9mm What we love about it: Glock mag compatibility Mild recoil Size when folded Pushes the boundaries of 9mm ammo Remington 700, .308 Winchester What we love about it: Reliability Accuracy […]