Category Archives: Guns

Broadsword Saga – 3

Having determined that a Direct Gas Impingement system is acceptable, and determining a caliber for the Broadsword it was time for the research.  What exactly do I need to specify for the rifle?  What can I specify?  What do I … Continue reading

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Broadsword Saga – 2

The Broadsword, how did this all come about? As I said in my last post, I had been watching Crusader Weaponry with interest. I really wasn’t interested in an AR pattern rifle. I had it in my head that a … Continue reading

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Broadsword Saga – 1

Out in Utah there are some folks that I have started a small custom weapons shop call Crusader Weaponry.  Now, these folks have taken their skills, interests, and experience pooled it all together and created a start up company.  Think … Continue reading

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100 Years and Still Relevant

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the John M. Browning designed 1911 pistol.  That in itself is a a remarkable milestone.  A mechanical device that has no signigicant redesign since it’s original design and production.  Sure materials have been … Continue reading

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Ruger LC9

With the SHOT Show right around the corner, Ruger is coming out of the gate aggressively with new product announcements.  Given the number of new products that will be introduced at SHOT this is a good tactical move on their … Continue reading

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Movie Training

Have you ever wondered what goes into making a movie as realistic as possible and gone… “eh, it’s a movie.  You can run all the takes you need”.  Well, it seems that some folks think it takes a bit more … Continue reading

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Wile E. Coyote

Heh, heh, heh…  No this is a paint job that is somehow appropriate to this .50 BMG rifle.

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Korean Garands

A lot of controversy surrounding a recent decision to not allow the return or sale of a number of weapons that we provided to S. Korea.  Seems to me that it all is a bunch of nonsense.  We provided the … Continue reading

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3 Gun Meme

There has been a “meme” floating around  from the Firing Pin Journal that I thought I would try my hand at. The premise: One Handgun, One Rifle, One Shotgun. You are able to choose just one of each for self … Continue reading

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So Weird

Evidently something unusual has been taking place at PSU.  Even though I matriculated from PSU oh so many moons ago, I tend to skim through news items and ignore the goings on there.  The school and I parted ways when … Continue reading

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