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by Rob Kay For those of you old enough to remember, one of the most famous maxims of the pre-Internet computer era was that nobody ever got fired for buying IBM equipment. IBM was always a safe, politically correct bet. Nowadays that statement could well be applied to Magpul. Magpul has become...
  by Rob Kay and RN Price Finally the moment we’ve been waiting for. The actual build out. Ok, lets cover the necessary tools. You don’t need special tools but it really helps to have some basics such as a set of roll pin punches (especially the type with the hollowed-out tip that...
by Rob Kay Seahorse SE-540 Quickdraw Pistol case As a gun writer I have the opportunity to evaluate a lot of gear. As a consumer of gun accoutrements I'm pretty lucky. As I began collecting a few items, I needed a place to store them.  I looked at a lot of  cases and decided...
By Rob Kay and RN Price The three lower receivers, along with their respective lower parts kits, finally arrived from the Mainland. We picked everything up in Kailua at "Ready on the Right" from Al Mongeon, our FFL. After that it was off to the HPD firearms registry office on Beretania...
by Robert Kay and R.N. Price The AK-47 rifle, which first went into service with the former Soviet Union in 1949, is perhaps the most storied and ubiquitous military weapon of modern times. As everyone knows, it’s also been the darling of “irregular” forces—guerillas, jihadists and every stripe of revolutionary...
by Rob Kay In a world enthralled by the latest zombie guns there’s nothing like the venerable Winchester Model 94 to bring you down to earth. Of course, the lever action gun is an anachronism compared to the semi-auto, sub moa wonder guns produced by modern day manufacturers such as Knights...
by Rob Kay In this first of a series of articles on building your own AR 15, I will pass on what I've learned from this process.  Fortunately (for me and readers) my associates are quite akamai in this arena. The first step in the process is choosing a stripped lower to build...
by Rob Kay First, let me confess. Prior to attending the Shot Show in Vegas in January I wasn't a big fan of AR 15s or, as they are sardonically referred to, “EBRs” (Evil Black Rifles). Call me old fashioned, but I preferred the look of the traditional hunting rifles with...
By Robert F. Kay - In the past several years, the AR-15 rifle has gone from the most popular firearm in the country to the most infamous. Among many people, it is now the most sought after. As has been extensively reported, following the presidential election and Sandy Hook, national (and Hawaii) sales...
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – UH-60 Black Hawk Crew Chiefs and door gunners of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade competed in the first 25th CAB Top Gun Competition on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 28. The purpose of the competition was to bring the best door gunners representing each task force together...