Saturday, May 21, 2022
by Rob Kay Perhaps I’m partial to Diamondhead USA because I happen to live in Honolulu and Diamond Head crater is part of the landscape. However, there's more to my interest in Diamondhead USA, the company, than the extinct volcano. The scrappy manufacturer, which produces high quality handguards and rails, is best known for its...
by Rob Kay In the part one of this “conversion” series we looked at two adapters from Krebs Custom. With these adapters implanted in the VEPR’s receiver, you’ll have an option to attach a folding or fixed buttstock. In this second article we’ll look at folders from StormWerkz and Bonesteel Arms—two companies that...
When I told a friend that I was going to review products from Patagonia his demeanor shifted instantly from reserved adult to giddy adolescent. The name meant very little to me but after some googling it was clear he was an icon in the climbing and outdoor world long before...
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 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 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 Robert F. Kay The first time I saw the diminutive FastFire was in its earliest incarnation. It sat atop a 1911 wadcutter owned by the best shooter in the state. I was intrigued. He talked ecstatically about it. I had always used the classic tubular red dot scopes from Ultradot,...
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...
by Rob Kay In case you don't know him, Mrgunsngear (aka Mike) is a straight shooting firearms savant who has produced over 600 videos. A  graduate of the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Center, Mike has done stints in the USAF as well as the Army. He's also become a trusted source when it...
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. The book's content can be searched free of charge by visiting www.howtobuyanak47.com. When it comes to adding handguards and other accessories, less can be more. Like...