Monday, May 23, 2022
As everybody knows it’s almost impossible to get ammo these days. What’s a firearms enthusiast to do?  The answer is obvious. Roll your own. Not surprisingly; concomitant with Covid has been a rising interest in reloading. Sales of components and reloading gear has also...
To say the Model 1892 was an instant hit when it was introduced would be an understatement. Luminaries ranging from Annie Oakley to Arctic explorer Admiral Robert Peary (who carried a Model 1892 on his trek to the North Pole) employed the new rifle. The firearm also...
Going to the range for many people is a ritual not unlike a pilot’s flight preparation. Before takeoff you need to consult your checklist. Guns, ammo, goggles, tools, lube, brass catcher, spotting scope … and among the other accoutrement, hearing protection. The standard practice...
Redding Reloading Equipment is an industry icon. A family owned company since 1946 it first operated out of a converted chicken coop. Now the company distributes its products worldwide. In the mid 1960’s Redding began producing dies for rifle and pistols and as late as...
Folks of a certain demographic may recall a TV ad where some old guy proclaims “when you've got your health you have everything”. As kids we rolled our eyes on that one. What advice could some old fart give us anyway?
It’s no secret that adding a red dot optic to a handgun is a red-hot trend. Over the last few years this has been catching on with polymer guns, such as the Glock MOS system, the Smith & Wesson M&P series and other manufacturers...
Editor's Note: This is the first article in a series I've entitled “At Home and on the Range”. These pieces entail products and services that I think will be of particular interest to On Target readers in the coming year. *************************
Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a series I’ve entitled “At Home and on the Range”. These pieces entail products and services that I think will be of particular interest to On Target readers in the coming year. ************************* Everyone is...
Gun cleaning products and lubricants are not necessarily the sexiest topic in the world. But boy are they an important factor to maintaining your collection. Hoppe’s, which has been in this business since 1903, has a lineup that includes everything from bore cleaners to gun grease.
Otis and gun cleaning have always been synonymous.  The company's claim to fame was assembling sturdy, well packaged kits for pistols and rifles in every conceivable caliber or configuration of calibers. For example you could purchase their Three Gun competition cleaning kit (with components to clean a...