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When a large, heavy, fast-moving bullet passes over water, does it cause a roostertail – or even a mild wake? The Demo Ranch guys decided to find out, so they headed to a secluded spot where they fired a Barrett 50 BMG above water. They start out 2 feet above the water, then lower to[.....]

mentos-coke

Okay, so by now I think we all know that when Mentos candies are introduced to Diet Coke, the results can be dramatic. So much so, that the experimental shooters at Demolition Ranch received an overwhelming number of requests to load Mentos into a shotgun shell and shoot them at Diet Coke. Read More…

(Photo: Rock Island Auction Company)

Pocket pistols. They’ve been a part of self-defense armament just about as long as guns have been around. And there have been many variations made on them over the years. This one is a French version, which was patented in the 1890s and introduced in 1900. Despite its weird appearance, Read More…

(Photo: Reload Gun Range)

Tarpon Springs, FL – Since I love guns and grew up not too far from Tarpon Springs, a recent news report about the range’s opening and simulator caught my attention. The range is called Reload Quality Indoor Shooting Range, and it offers a variety of shooting ranges and experiences. They Read More…

Cover those guns with a shirt tail, and suddenly they'd be illegal.

New Hampshire – It’s been reported that, for the second time in the current 2-year New Hampshire Senate term, a bill to repeal licensing requirements for concealed carry has passed the state senate. It’s far from a done deal, however. The last time it was passed, the governor Read More…

The flash hole for the front of the chamber goes under that raised portion forward of the front nipple.

The innovation of gunmakers is an amazing thing, and here’s a good example of that: A .36-caliber cap & ball black powder revolver with 6 chambers — that can be fired 12 times without reloading! Yep, as weird as it sounds, this old wheel gun can be stoked up once and then provide a Read More…

308 steel

Our friends over at The Firearm Blog recently brought up the question of how many of their readers run nothing but steel cased ammo. I’d like to ask our friends here, as well, but I have an additional question: is steel really cheaper? Many preppers and survivalists, as well as those trying to Read More…