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Auto-Ordnance 1911 BKO review

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Auto-Ordnance 1911BKO review When I buy guns, I rarely keep them factory.  Normally new firearms serve as the base for a custom project.  Often, I’ll buy a gun with the express purpose of customizing it, many times, before it is even shot.  Take this pistol, …

Ultimatum Precision is a new company from British Columbia offering custom 3-lug bolt action receivers that fit a Remington M700 footprint.  The action is known as the U300.  In my initial review of the U300, Ultimatum Precision U300 bolt action review: Initial impressions, I noted the …

Remington Model 700 MAGPUL review

February 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remington Model 700 MAGPUL Review Perhaps the most frustrating part of being a shooter is the glacial pace of change in the shooting industry.  Big changes seldom occur and when they do, they come slowly.  Look at the contemporary version of the precision rifle.  Typically it will have …

I first heard of the U300 back in February when Ultimatum Precision approached me about reviewing their new, three-lug action.  Looking at the CAD drawing they provided, I was impressed and couldn’t wait to get my hands on one.  It took nearly a year, but here …

Review: Remington 700 SPS Varmint

July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Over the years I’ve built quite a few custom rifles on Remington 700 actions. The only factory parts I’ll typically use are the receiver and bolt assembly, everything else is upgraded.  When Remington offered a $75 rebate on the 700 Special Purpose Synthetic (SPS) Varmint, …

An essential tool for the precision rifle shooter, ballistic chronographs are used to measure the muzzle velocity of firearms.  In addition to providing information about a given cartridge’s velocity, the ability to determine the standard deviation and extreme spread of muzzle velocities during the load …

Bore Tech Shotgun Jag Review

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Spend enough time around firearms and you start to get excited about the little things:  like simple products that address tasks that are frequently encountered and that you wish were easier.  Finding a great way to clean shotgun barrels was difficult. My need to clean …

My introduction to red dot sights came in the mid-90s.  I was working at the range in the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) in 29 Palms, California.  My Gunny came up to me and asked me if I wanted to volunteer to work …

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