Thursday, January 27, 2022
by Rob Kay In this first of a series of articles on building your own AR 15, I will pass on what I've learned from this process.  Fortunately (for me and readers) my associates are quite akamai in this arena. The first step in the process is choosing a stripped lower to build...
Editor’s Note:  I had the opportunity to meet Rob Behr of Western Powders recently at the SHOT Show—a mammoth firearms industry trade confab held annually in Las Vegas. Western was there promoting its lines of handgun, shotgun and rifle powders. Western is not a big company compared to its...
"Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return." -- Colin...
Readers of this column will know that I had the opportunity to review the (10mm) Glock 40 Gen4 MOS. This highly versatile handgun is a great candidate for hunting, self-defense and target shooting. The 10mm round packs a wallop without excessive recoil and has flat shooting ballistics similar to a...
BY RICHARD SPACER - Kauai - For centuries Native Hawaiians in the ahupua'a of Lepeuli, on the windward or Koolau side of Kauai, have lived their lives, fished and grew taro from the streams there as noted by early missionarys and sailors. They walked from their settlements in Lepeuli to...
The Army invites the community to join in a special ceremony honoring the mothers and families of fallen service members, Sunday at 1 p.m., at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The ceremony takes place on Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, which is observed on the last Sunday of September in...
  BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D.  My guess is that unless you are related to him, not many people remember Darrell Samuel Cole.   However most of us that are 20 years or older would remember the USS Cole bombing. On the 12th of October 2000 the U.S.Navy guided-missile destroyer USS...
by Rob Kay It’s not exactly news that since the sanctions on imported Russian rifles became law, Saigas and VEPRs have been selling like hotcakes. The inventory of Russian AK variants may be diminished but this has created a boom for third party parts manufacturers who cater to one thing: ...
Editor's note: While at the SHOT Show earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting Chris Hodgdon, of Hodgdon, the venerable powder manufacturer based in the Kansas City area. Founded by his grandfather after the Second World War, Chris continues in the family tradition, handling a host of the...
by Eileen Nims Everyone dies, not just millionaires and billionaires. The questions we all need to have created answers to are: 1. Who do I want to make medical and financial decisions for me when I can no longer do so myself; 2. Who do I want...