Wednesday, January 26, 2022
By Rob Kay and RN Price When our friend and collaborator Randy Terbush, founder of Forgemark Arms, suggested we look at the Vltor Emod A5, we jumped at the chance. This is an item that’s been around for several years but we never had the opportunity to examine it up close...
by Rob Kay and RN Price Now that the build-out of the three lowers has been completed, it's time to assess the job. Call us superficial, but the first, and perhaps the most obvious question is "how do the the three lowers compare aesthetically?" Naturally that’s a subjective call. With the exception of...
In several short decades Trijicon has experienced a meteoric rise in prominence that its competitors can only dream of. Founded in 1981, Trijicon has become synonymous with excellence and reliability on the battlefield. The Trijicon website states that "No other magnified optic has been used more in combat than...
by Rob Kay and RN Price The sling is essential to a tactical shooter, but visit any range and you’ll note hardly any operators using them. The upshot is that too few people understand the benefits of using a sling. There are several varieties available but in our opinion, a...
By Rob Kay and RN Price Once you acquire your AR 15, three things are going to happen. Number one is the certainty that you’re going to need to maintain your rifle. No way around that. Regular maintenance ranges from cleaning and lubing your gun to tightening up gun sights and anything else...
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...
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...
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 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 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”,...