Author John

Initially delving into the world of guns in his teens through a passion for history, John has been hobby and desert shooting with friends for years. Social media guy and gucci gear nerd extraordinaire, he enjoys tracking the equipment trends of various SOF forces worldwide and collecting a wholly unnecessary amount of Multicam Black kit.

[Video+Review] SureFire SOCOM Brake & Warden Comp

We put the SureFire SOCOM Muzzle Brake and Warden Blast Diffuser to the test. Do these muzzle devices really make AR shooting better? Come see. (Read)

Video

[Video+Review] PSA AK-103: Best U.S. AK-100 Series?

What do you get when you pair an affordable AK with an FN barrel? The PSA AK-103! Come see what we liked about this American-made AK. (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Review+Video] Ferro Advanced Slickster Upgrades

My Ferro Concepts Advanced Slickster got some cool new accessories. Come see what we added and whether you should revamp your rig. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] PSA AR-V: Best Budget 9mm PCC?

PSA’s AR-V looks like an AR-style, mutant subgun, but this 9mm PCC packs some cool factor into a 10.5" frame. Come read up on the pros/cons. (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Video+Review] Crye AirLite Convertible Chest Rig

We take a look at the Crye Precision AirLite Convertible Chest Rig to see if the lightweight and modular design is worth all that cash. (Read)

Optics & Scopes

[Video+Review] Aimpoint CompM5: Does it Hold Up?

After we destroyed the CompM5 in a torture test, Aimpoint sent us another to try. Come see if this one survives or suffers the same fate. (Read)

AK

Mystery & Conspiracies: The Lancaster AK-74 [Review]

We tested the Lancaster Arms AK-74...but encountered some weirdness and even a consipracy theory along the way. Come see what we uncovered. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Video+Review] PSA AK-74: Best US Made 5.45 AK?

Palmetto State Armory takes on the AK-74 with its own version of the 5.45x39mm platform. How does this budget-friendly model handle? Come see. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Daniel Defense DDM4 V7: Worth It?

Is the steep price tag on the Daniel Defense DDM4 V7 justified? We hands-on test the DD for reliablity, accuracy, ergonomics, and more. (Read)

Night Vision

[How To] Set Up Your Helmet for Night Vision Shooting

Getting into night vision? You'll need the correct helmet setup to mount your NVG plus other gadgets. We go through it all hands-on. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Video+Review] Chinese Type 56 SKS from Palmetto State Armory

Ever wondered what it's like to get your hands on a vintage commie gun? Check out our review of the Chinese Type 56 SKS and see how to get one! (Read)

How-To

[Complete Guide] Cosmoline Removal: SKS Example

Want the best cosmoline removal methods for cleaning up your milsurp gun? We walk-through an SKS example with plenty of pics and video. (Read)

How-To

[How-To] AR-15 Lights & Lasers Mounting + Cable Management

Wrangle those cables! We go through how to mount lights, lasers, and pressure pads with the best cable management tips. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Faxon Bantam 9mm PCC: Glock Mags, LRBHO, & Indestructible

Looking for a PCC that's a cut above the rest? We hands-on review the Faxon Bantam 9mm AR-15 for reliability, accuracy, ergonomics, price, and more. (Read)
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