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New Burris “Tactical Kits” Combined Optics Ready For Your AR

36 minutes agoHobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog

Burris is keying into the tactical market with an interesting combination offer: Three packages, including a prism sight as well as either a top mounted red dot or a 3x magnifier. The packages even come in their own carry cases. From...Show More Summary

InRange TV’s Review of The Masterpiece Arms MPAR-556

Ian and Karl have put another rifle through its paces over at InRange TV; this time a Masterpiece Arms MPAR-556. The MPAR-556 is based on the Leader T2 rifle, an Australian design by British designer Charles St. George. Like the Leader,...Show More Summary

Friday Morning Mashup 1/30/15

By Mark Kenyon Happy Friday folks! The Super Bowl is this weekend, shed hunting is right around the corner, and ya know, it’s Friday. Life is good, right? That said, to keep you well stoked on whitetails over the next couple days, we’ve collected some of the top deer and hunting related blog posts from […]

Nosler Introduces “World’s Most Powerful” 7mm: The .28 Nosler

Nosler has announced what it calls the “most powerful commercial 7mm cartridge”: The.28 Nosler. Based on the same case as the.26 Nosler (itself based on the.404 Jeffery), marketing literature for the round claims a performance of 160 grains at 3,300 feet per second from a 26? barrel. Show More Summary

KRISS Arms 2015 Products

At the SHOT Show Range Day, KRISS Arms brought out some interesting things out to the range. For 2015 there will be an updated KRISS Vector Carbine. They are updating the barrel shroud to an SilencerCo Osprey like design. The one pictured...Show More Summary

New Howa Mini Action Rifles

Long action. Short action. Now Howa has the Mini Action. At the 2015 SHOT Show, Legacy Sports showed the new Howa Mini Action rifles. Mini action rifles use bolts and chambers that are 12% shorter than normal short actions. In theory, this means a shorter throw that could result in a faster cycle. Show More Summary

Improved S&W Shield Base Pad

If there is one problem with my Smith & Wesson Shield, it is the spacer sleeve the company uses on the extended magazine. It can slide up the magazine to foul the reload and/or pinch the hand. However, my biggest complaint with it is that the back of the sleeve catches on the meaty part […] Read More … The post Improved S&W Shield Base Pad appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Busy day

The Jay Dobyns story hit Fox News. This morning I argued a first amendment case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; it was one of three cases argued. Video for the argument is here. My argument...

X-Products Can Launcher Grappling Hook

X-Products made the Can Launcher.   Well they have expanded a bit and made a grappling hook projectile. You can see they designed the bottom just like a soda can. They said they were able to launch it 100 yards. The post X-Products Can Launcher Grappling Hook appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

The Wired To Hunt Podcast – Episode #41: The Current State of Whitetails in North America w/Kip Adams

23 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Wired To Hunt

Today on the show we’re discussing the current state of whitetails in North America, if our whitetail herds are in trouble, and what the potential solutions are. Joining us to provide some expert insight is Kip Adams, certified wildlife biologist and Director of Education and Outreach for the Quality Deer Management Association. This episode is fascinating […]

North Carolina Hunters Bag Massive 707-pound Wild Boar

Bruce Florence and his son Jonathan Florence are experienced outdoorsmen. Between the two of them, the Caswell County natives have hunted or fished just about anything in North Carolina, but when a recent hunting trip brought them within sight of a mas...


FNH had their elusive SCAR PDW on display at SHOT Show 2015. The PDW is based off of a SCAR 16S. However the upper receiver is slightly different. SCAR uppers usually have three holes at the front behind the sling loop. That is not the case here. As you can see there are not holes […] Read More … The post FNH SCAR PDW appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Hyskore Dual Damper Shooting and Sighting Rest

At the 2015 SHOT Show, Hyskore had a number of shooting rests that had recently been introduced. One of them was the Dual Damper Shooting and Sighting Rest. The new Dual Damper rest allows a shooter to lock a rifle into it. Dual pistons...Show More Summary

Hatsan USA’s Big Bore Airguns

Hatsan USA is offering new.30 and.35 caliber airguns for the American hunter. Called the “Carnivore”, the new airgun line will produce 75 (.30 cal) and 95 (.35 cal) foot pounds of energy, with 860 and 730 ft/s velocity, respectively:...Show More Summary

Rifle Competition: US vs. UK in 1950 (DTIC)

DTIC is a wonderful resource for finding documents that are important records in firearms history. One such article, which we will be looking at today, entitled “A Comparison Test Between United Kingdom And United States Lightweight Rifles” documents the 1950 test between the.280 caliber EM-2 (Janson Rifle, later Rifle No. Show More Summary

Judgment in Dobyns case

I realized I'd misread the court's docket: there were two judgments entered, one still sealed, the other redacted and unsealed. So here's the latter one. Pretty excoriating. Read the footnotes, too. The court finds in Dobyns' favor, says that the...

Michigan Sheriff Deputy’s Horse Put Down Following Coyote Attack

The Lapeer County, Michigan Sheriff's Mounted Unit announced on Sunday that one of their horses died as a result of a predatory coyote attack over the weekend. The horse's owner, Lapeer County Sheriff Deputy Kallie Meyers, had been keeping the animal...


Walking around SHOT Show, some things stand out and catch your eye. This all blue SCAR 16S stood out to me. At first glance I thought it was just custom Cerakoted SCAR. But upon looking closer, it is chambered in.300blk. The post.300 BLK FNH SCAR appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Hunt Report – Arizona Mearns Quail

Got Hunts? We do. - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters Hunt Report - Arizona Mearns and Scaled Quail I have to say this was the best upland bird hunting I have ever experienced. Bud is an honest hardworking outfitter and I cannot recommend him highly enough. [Read more...] Hunt Report – Arizona Mearns Quail Got Hunts? We do.

Arizona Quail Hunting

Got Hunts? We do. - Representing Hunters with Proven Hunting Outfitters Arizona Quail Hunts Wild Mearns, Scaled, and Gambels quail hunting on private ground in Arizona behind well trained pointing dogs. Learn more | Ask about this hunt Arizona Quail Hunting Got Hunts? We do.

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