Review: Gunsmithing: Pistols & Revolvers

For the price, this is a pretty good reference book.  There were some sections that were of questionable merit, as an example, 50+ pages  dedicated to a manufacturers index, many with no direct relationship to the topic at hand.  As an example, is a listing for a knife manufacturer really […] [Read More]

Review: Classic Sporting Rifles

This is not the type of book you want to  pick up after eating a tuna sandwich, or leave on a work bench next to an open bottle of  nitro solvent. It isn’t the type of book to buy if you measure your reading pleasure by  pounds of pages of […] [Read More]

Ruger American Rifle With Vortex Crossfire II Riflescope Part II

The Ruger American Rifle and Crossfire II scope had too much potential and I had too many handloading components to end the assessment with factory ammo. Handloading is not a casual endeavor, at least is you have all of your digits and eyebrows and you don’t have a barrel in […] [Read More]

Dan Wesson’s Commander Classic Bobtail II

I didn’t know Jeff Cooper, and I’m not sure he would have liked me had we met. He was a serious gunner and combat expert, a genuine tough guy. Whereas, when I get an “owie” when working in my shop, my wife still applies a Mickey Mouse Band-Aid to make […] [Read More]