How to Mount a Rifle Scope

Mounting a scope is a basic gunsmith project. You can pay a gunsmith to mount a rifle scope for you or you can mount it yourself. It requires only basic skills, a few inexpensive tools, and a little effort.Mounting a scope on a modern rifle is rather easy. The most...

Grip angle really does matter (and Glock has a better one)

I have never been an advocate for grip angle making a difference because all of my guns have sights. And saying that you can’t shoot a Glock because it “points” low is like saying I can’t shoot that target because it is too low. All you need to do is put the sights on...

What makes a good trigger pull?

If you put 2 gun guys in a room with their favorite firearms the topic of trigger pull in an inevitability, but with terms like take-up, over travel, break, and weight and adjectives like “gritty,” “glass rod,” “surprise break” and my contribution...

What makes a gun easy to shoot

With Smith & Wesson unavailing the “Shield” on the 12th, which appears to be a 6-7 shot, 9mm, polymer auto pistol from the puzzle pieces, leaked photos and published targets, I thought I would take an extended look at what makes a good carry gun and some...

Trending towards simplicity

When I started shooting I researched and researched what would be the “perfect” carry gun…I wanted a metal framed gun to reduce recoil, I wanted a hammer fired gun because they were safer when re-holstering, I wanted something slim so I could carry it every day, it...