Shop owners during LA riots

Why I own guns

Many people say that you don’t need a semi-automatic anything to hunt. Well, that might be true. But the people who say that have never faced violence, and many of them are rich people who have security protection provided by armed men with semi-automatic firearms.

What every gun owner needs to know

What Every Gun Owner Needs to Know About Armed Self-Defense

While police departments are a necessary part of a civilized society and while many individual police officers are a credit to their profession and to society as a whole, there are several things that, contrary to popular belief, police are not.

Why Carry a Revolver

Why Carry a Revolver?

When taken as a whole, small revolvers offer many benefits for concealed carry that small auto pistols simply do not. Revolver technology may be over 100 years old, but it still offers one of the best options for concealed carry today.

Why California CCW holders wont help with active shooters

Why California CCW permit holders probably won’t help with an active shooter

It’s a fact that concealed carry permit holders want to help and desire to save lives. Still, when they come to grips with the horrible consequences of doing so, many have told me that they probably won’t.

303 Lee-Enfield in the desert

The Lee-Enfield 303 British SMLE Rifle. An Honest Review.

Recently, I had a chance to take a Short Magazine Lee-Enfield (SMLE) to the desert and shoot it. The rifle was a No. 4 MK 1 and retained its original chambering in .303 British.

How to make an old Ruger Mini 14 more accurate.

How to make an old Ruger Mini 14 more accurate.

Let’s give credit where credit is due. The Ruger Mini 14, for all the accuracy issues it had at the beginning, is a rugged, ridiculously reliable, handy little rifle. It’s quick to the shoulder, easy and fun to shoot, has very little recoil and is chambered for a fairly powerful and versatile cartridge.

The Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum Model 66

The Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum Model 66

The Model 66, along with it’s blue steel brother the Model 19, rode in the holsters of many a police officer for decades. In my dad’s day, the Combat Magnum was considered a dream gun by most police and security officers.