.40 smith and Wesson ballistics test As one of the most popular defensive calibers it is only logical to include it in the series of ballistic tests I have performed. First, a little history on the .40 S&W, In 1986 Michael Lee Platt and William Russell Matix (men who had met and became friends in […]
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As the operator of a Modern Sporting Rifle you are responsible for keeping the firearm system clean and operational at all times! One of the major mistakes owners of the AR-15 platform is over lubrication the rifle / carbine. Over lubrication can cause hydra locks, this is a situation when lubrication is between the cartridge […]
This article is the part of the basic portion of the Trace Armory Group’s. Mil-Dot Usage Class I have been teaching for the past two years with great success. The ability of my students to range, engage and drop targets need it before hunting, competitive shooting or LE/Military Sniping is just great to watch. I […]
Please take the time to watch my video and see if you don’t agree with me. I was wrapping up a few gun reviews, everything was going great, the day was beautiful, and I was having an amazing time. It was one of those days where everything was going great and I had a moment […]
Defender Ammunition, shooting you straight. We have been using a lot of Defender Ammunition in many of our reviews and I had enough data in 9mm Luger, .40 S&W, .45 Auto, .223 Remington and 300 Blackout that I figured it would be a good idea to showcase the test ammunition in it’s own review. Using […]
I often get asked to help people who are having issues with their semi-autos not going into proper slide lock. Most are ready to send the gun to the smith or buy new mags, and sometimes it is an issue with the gun or magazine. However, often times we find that the shooter is pressing […]
Comprehensive list of free “How To ebooks” Everything from basic ballistics, carpentry, crafts, medical, firearms, gardens, reloading, tactics, water purification, and a whole lot more.
Building the budget scout rifle I’ve always wanted. I have always loved the idea of a scout rifle. A light, quick handling rifle with low power optics chambered in a cartridge powerful and accurate enough to be effective out to 200-300 yards. The issue with most off the shelf scout rifles, is […]
Dara Holsters & Gear, Not All Kydex is Created Equal Here at Rangehot, we collectively own a lot of handguns. For any of them that we actually use on a regular basis, it has always been an ongoing process to find a good holster to go with it. We all know there are a lot […]
Here are some photos from this past years SHOT show. If you did not get to make it there this should give you a pretty good idea of how it was.