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Author David Lane

Learning how to shoot at a young age in the Boy Scouts, David now spends most of his time working on or with firearms. Be it shooting, upgrading, building, tinkering, or writing about them - sharing his passion and knowledge of firearms with others is an everyday occurrence.


Optics & Scopes

[Hands-on Review] Bushnell TRS-26: Improved & Reliable

Is the Bushnell TRS-26 a worthy upgrade from the TRS-25? We hands-on review it for build, clarity, robustness, affordability, ergonomics, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Daniel Defense DD5 V4 AR-10: Reach Out In Style

Looking for a top-shelf AR-10? We hands-on review the $2500 Daniel Defense DD5 V4 for accuracy, reliability, looks, ergonomics, worth-it-ness and more. (Read)

Builds

[Best AR-15 Builds]: 6.5 Grendel “Yeet Cannon”

The meme might be dead but this AR-15 build featuring 6.5 Grendel is still going. Check out the parts and how they performed in our long-distance build. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW (.300 BLK): Ultimate Shorty

Ready to buy once, cry once? We hands-on review the Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW in .300 BLK from reliability to accuracy, trigger, and worth-it-ness. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Bergara B-14 HMR: Best Factory Barrels?

Serious on getting into long range shooting but want a great value? We hands-on review the Bergara B-14 HMR which might have the best factory barrel ever. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II

One of our most recommended starter AR-15s, we hands-on review the Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II for reliability, accuracy, bang-for-the-buckness, and more. (Read)

Prepping

Bug Out Bag List [Ultimate Guide]

Want to know everything about bug out bags? We go over scenarios, different types, and then a deep dive into the list of essentials. (Read)

AK

[Review] Palmetto State Armory (PSA) 9mm AKV: Long Journey

An all-American AK in 9mm? We test the latest iteration of PSA's AKV for reliability, accuracy, ergonomics, looks, bang-for-the-buck-ness, and more! (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] CVA Cascade: Sub $500 Hunting Bolt Rifle?

Looking for an affordable, reliable, and accurate hunting rifle for under $500? We hands-on review the CVA Cascade to see its performance vs its low price. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] FN 15 Patrol Carbine: Classic Excellence

Looking for a classic AR-15 from one of the top manufacturers? We hands-on review the FN 15 Patrol Carbine from reliability to price, accuracy, and more. (Read)

California

California Ammo “Freedom Day”

For a few brief hours Californians could order ammunition online without it going to an FFL plus a background check. Now what? (Read)

Gear Reviews

4 Best Rangefinders For Shooting [Hands-On with Views]

If you’ve ever shot at any real distance, you know how important it is to know the distance to your target. These rangefinders take the guesswork out of it. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Lead Star Grunt AR-15: No Upgrades Needed

Looking for an AR-15 that doesn't need any upgrades out of the box? And is still affordable? We hands-on review the Lead Star Grunt that does both. (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Review] SWFA SS 2.5-10×32 Scope & Boyds Spike Camp Stock

Looking for an affordable scope and stock? We hands-on review SWFA's SS 2.5-10x ultralight scope and Boyds Spike Camp stock on our Howa 1500 action. (Read)
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