Saturday, May 21, 2022
Editor's Note:  This is the first article in our newly minted "Christmas" series. While all the items we'll be highlighting are not exactly stocking stuffers, snap caps certainly are. Our criteria for this series is pretty simple. We're featuring products in the $150 range or less, that we think represent exceptional value....
By Rob Kay and RN Price We acquired an ADM Recon Scope Mount when we began our test and evaluation (T&E) of a Sightron SIII 1-7X24 IRMOA scope.  The manufacturer recommended the Burris Signature Zee Ring Set to mount it. Sightron's rationale was that they are relatively inexpensive ($64), work well and, if...
by Rob Kay When I first saw the press release about Otis Technology's new Ripcord gun cleaning method I was immediately intrigued. The release called it a “one-pass cleaning tool”. Did that mean all I had to do was pull the “Ripcord” through the barrel and then put the gun...
By Rob Kay and RN Price The primacy of the two-point sling is a subject that is near and dear to the heart of Larry Vickers, whose name is now synonymous with elite training and tactical gear. With over 20 years’ experience in US Army Special Operations units (including 15...
by Rob Kay Webster defines raptor as a bird of prey or a small-to-medium-sized predatory dinosaur. It’s a word of Latin derivation which means “one who seizes by force”. Raptor is also the name of Rainier Arms’ proprietary charging handle. Based in Auburn, WA, near Seattle, the company has a gained a...
by Rob Kay and RN Price When we first read about the Umbrella Corporation we tried in earnest to do diligence on it. If nothing else, we tried to determine how they ever came up with the company's name. The moniker is so dissimilar to firearms firms with words such as “Arms”,...
by Rob Kay Choosing and ultimately packing a range bag is a very personal thing. Everyone knows exactly what they want to bring. (Usually everything but the kitchen sink). How they will convey it is very idiosyncratic.  A lot of guys will use duffel bags or whatever they dig up in the basement. I...
By Rob Kay After publishing a review on the Primary Weapons System's MK114 piston upper, we wanted to know more about the company. You don't really hear enough about PWS, which is an innovator in the piston space. We spoke to Stacey Nagy, head of Dealer Development and Sales over at...
By Rob Kay and RN Price By now everyone has heard of the advantages of a Gas Piston system vs. Direct Impingement many times over. With a piston gun you don’t have to run the bolt wet and you can adjust the gas setting, which comes in handy when running a...
As the ancient Chinese dictum says, "May you live in interesting times". From time to time, On Target likes to take a snapshot of industry trends in these truly interesting times. The best way we know how to do this is to speak to leaders on the front lines.We...