Category Archives: Product Evaluations

Occasionally I get to test something interesting. I don’t get paid to do this, although I get to play with some nice toys. It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it for you!

BIRCHWOOD CASEY GUN SIGHT PEN KIT

In my post on gun sight tape, I mentioned painting the front sight rib of a revolver to make it “brighter” and easier for the eyes to pick up. I have tried various types of paint, from those that are … Continue reading

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WEIGAND “NO-GUNSMITHING” SCOPE MOUNT BASE FOR RUGER .22R AEMI-AUTO PISTOLS

I love “messing” with guns, and rarely reach a stopping point. Recently I came across a good deal on a 3X Tasco Pro Class hand gun scope which I wanted to try on my Ruger Standard pistol – having already … Continue reading

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BIANCHI LAWMAN HOLSTER FOR RUGER BLACKHAWK

Every handgun needs it’s own holster, mostly. I have a canvass shoulder holster made for a scoped revolver that I use alternatively for two scoped .44 mag Super Blackhawks and my .480 Ruger Super Redhawk with an UltraDot red dot … Continue reading

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Missouri Bullet Company Coated Hard Cast Bullets

Recently I became aware that my “stash” of bullets for loading .480 Ruger rounds was running low. I was completely out of 375 gr bullets, and in short supply for 410 gr. I had been using bullets from Cast Performance, … Continue reading

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Tools For Sighting In Handguns

No firearm is of any value unless it can hit what it is aimed at, at least if the shooter does his part. For this to happen, it must be “sighted in”. In the good old days, this often meant … Continue reading

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Rechargeable LED Headlamp

A good headlamp can be a very valuable tool for the outdoorsman or landowner. The ability to see, hands-free, can be of great value at times. Headlamps have evolved a long way from the old carbide burning lights we used … Continue reading

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BIGFOOT STEEL CORE GUN BELTS

Big Foot Gun Belts (www.gunbelts.com) are made of two layers of English bridle leather with a center core of spring steel to fashion a belt that will not sag under the weight of the heaviest handgun! The stitching is with … Continue reading

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Steel Targets for Big Bore Handguns

Shooting steel targets can be a lot of fun, as the combination of visual and audible verifications of hits is very satisfying. My first attempt to “shoot steel” was with some “targets” I fashioned out of discarded parts of a … Continue reading

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MAGNETO-SPEED BARREL MOUNTED RIFLE/HANDGUN CHRONOGRAPH

Most readers are probably familiar with a “standard” chromatograph used to measure muzzle velocity of a firearm, in feet per second (fps). These devices are very helpful to hand loaders – a necessity, in fact. Not only will a crony … Continue reading

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HANDI-RACKER IS REALLY, WELL, HANDY!

Some folks have a hand or hands that were injured or otherwise lost much of their strength somehow (age and arthritis, anyone?), and some – often, but not always – younger and female shooters just have low hand strength. These … Continue reading

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