Author Archive | Hunter Elliott

MAGPUL is moving to Wyoming and Texas

MAGPUL Industries Corp. (founded in 1999, located in Colorado) stated their multi-million dollar business would be leaving Colorado if HB13-1224 and further anti-gun legislation was passed. It did pass and they Magpul made good on their promise. Duane Liptak, director of product management and marketing of MAPGUL , has announced they will be moving to […]

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Round of the week, the 585 Nyati.

The 585 Nyati can be considered the most powerful round chambered for a shoulder fired rifle. Before you start to correct me on the .50 BMG being more powerful (and you are right) it is not generally considered an offhand shoulder fired cartridge. Here you see it compared to the 30-30 Winchester The 585 Nyati […]

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Budget Firearm Light

I am all about “you get what you pay for” and realize that statement is almost always true. When deciding on equipment that you may have to use in defense of yourself that is not the time for bargain shopping. I have been on the fence for some time about adding a light to my […]

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Round of the week, the 950 JDJ

The venerable 30-’06 on the left as compared to the 950 JDJ on right. A 95 caliber projectile weighing in at 3600 grains and with a muzzle velocity of 2200 fps delivering 38600 foot pounds of energy is close to the limit of what a rifle cartridge can be. Here you have the 950 JDJ. […]

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Round of the week, the 2.7mm Kolibri Auto

The 2.7mm Kolibri Auto as compared to the .22 Long Rifle The 2.7mm Kolibri Auto is (as far as I know) the smallest commercially available centerfire round that has ever been produced. It is the idea of Franz Pfannl, an Austrian watchmaker and was patented in 1910 and introduced in 1914. It was fired from […]

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Cars are unreliable or the 1911 is not

  Cars are unreliable. That is a ridiculous statement, right? Of course it is, and the same goes for “1911s are unreliable”. As there are too many manufactures of automobiles to easily count, the same thing could be said for 1911s. Also, some do it right and many others not so much.  The 1911 is […]

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Colt Mustang Pocketlite

The Colt’s Patent Firearms Company has a long history of smaller-caliber “pocket” semi-automatic handguns, dating to before the design and adoption of the venerable M1911 military sidearm. Among the most famous are arguably the Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless in .32 Automatic, and the Model 1908 Pocket Hammerless in .380 Automatic. These pistols enjoyed long runs […]

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