Team Smith & Wesson’s Trevor Baucom: Go Big or Go Home!

Trevor Baucom, Team Smith & Wesson

If you’re thinking about getting into competitive shooting, you could always start small, maybe with a local club match. Of you could just go and enter the most challenging competition there is – the Bianchi Cup. That’s what Team Smith & Wesson’s Trevor Baucom did. Oh, and he did it from a wheelchair. You see, Trevor […]

Shooting Accessory Review: Smith Enterprise Tactical Cheek Piece

Smith Enterprise Tactical Strap-On Cheek Piece side

The Smith Enterprise Tactical Cheek Piece Completes a Scoped Rifle Which of the following can happen when you mount a scope on a rifle primarily designed for iron sights? A. It becomes more dangerous-er, and therefore illegal in New York, Colorado and within 500 feet of banks located on the Island of Cypress. B. Your primary self-defense […]

Fun Hakim Rifle Facts – Only Surrendered Once!


A (sort of) true history of the Hakim battle rifle… The Hakim was begat by the Swedish Ljungman AG-42, designed by Erik Eklund around 1941. Bored with designing guns for a country who hardly ever goes to war, Eklund later founded the pop group ABBA, where he had many fun escapades with that other guy […]

Buyers Guide: American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North


American Heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North is one of those ‘must reads’. We were fortunate enough to meet Colonel North and get a signed copy of this book at the 2012 NRA Annual Meeting. Needless to say, we started in on this book immediately. Over a dozen different trips overseas to cover the […]

The Browning BAR Booger Picker Pocket


Meet Edwin. He’s a stud muffin – mainly because he walks around dressed in full WWI battle regalia. All his buddies in the U.S. Army 79th Infantry Division think he’s a total bro because he’s a new BAR man. BAR as in Browning Automatic Rifle that is. Edwin has come to war equipped with a […]

Ready! Aim! Shake Your Groove Thing!

German Troops Practicing Groovy Hip Aiming Techniques

“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” – John F. Kennedy Fortunately for us, some ideas do not live on. For example, the Marquis Nazi Belt Buckle Pistol invented during World War I and (nearly) fielded ‘en masse’ during World War II. The Marquis Belt Buckle pistol, also […]

Is The MK19 Grenade Launcher Appropriate For Home Defense?

MK19 Automatic Grenade Launcher

In today’s edition of He Said / She Said, we examine the relative pros and cons of using the MK19 Automatic Grenade Launcher as a primary home defense weapon. Much has been said about the merits of pistols, revolvers, shotguns, and AR platform rifles for home defense, but little serious consideration has been given to […]