Sunday, September 23, 2018

SHOT Show 2016 Roundup, Part 2

So many products, so little time… There were literally tens of thousands of items packed into the Sands Convention Center. Even after four days I...

Shot Show Roundup, Part 1–Industry Day at the Range

If you’ve never heard of it, the SHOT Show or "SHOT" as it is called, is the mother of all gun shows. An industry-only affair,...

Taking the Minimalist Approach when customizing an AK

Editor's note: This is an excerpt from How to Buy an AK-47--How to purchase, maintain and customize an AK rifle, published recently on Amazon....

How to Buy an AK-47–book excerpt on choosing the right buttstock

Editors Note: This is an excerpt from How to Buy an AK-47 -- a recently published AK Buyer’s guide. This excerpt from the book...

Which Round To Choose? Graham Baates tests a plethora of commercial ammo

by Graham Baates Editor's note: We wish to thank our  friend, Graham Baates  for contributing this story.  *************** Which round to choose? The deeper I look into the...

Stocking Stuffers–ALG AKT Trigger review and introduction to the Fix It Stick

by Rob Kay Just in time for Christmas, this will make the perfect stocking-stuffer for an AK-aficionado interested in a fire control group upgrade. Manufactured by ALG...

Conversation with Ken Onion–how to choose the right knife

In the first part of this series, master knife designer Ken Onion discussed the development of the assisted-opening knife that he created back in 1998. In developing this...

Conversation with Ken Onion–his life and times

By Rob Kay Ken Onion is arguably one the most influential contemporary knife makers in the nation. Credited with developing the assisted-opening knife back in...

Christmas on the Road—Vanquest Trident-20 pack and Work Sharp Guided Sharpening System

by Rob Kay (Editor's Note: This is the second of a two part series on items that will make excellent holiday gifts for the discerning traveler. All are...

Work Sharp’s Ken Onion Knife & Tool Sharpener Review–maintaining the sharpest tools in the...

The first thing that popped into my mind after meeting Ken Onion is that he’s a man who has truly embraced his ikigai.  By...