Review: LUCID M7 Red Dot Sight

March 23, 2015 Rourke 7

I am 45 years old and find that target acquisition via open sights is just not as easy as it used to be. Utilization of red dot optics has greatly increased my accuracy as well […]

Smith & Wesson Model 22A .22LR pistol

March 20, 2015 Rourke 9

This post was previously published HERE on ModernSurvivalOnline.com.   A few months ago I was in the market for a .22LR pistol. After looking at numerous models available – I selected the Smith & Wesson […]

….On testing yourself

January 4, 2015 Rourke 10

  I just came in from playing with the skull gun. On my last string of 5 only 3 rounds got on the`6″X6″ cardboard. It was a good session. How can that be GOOD? When […]

….On AR platform builds

January 3, 2015 Rourke 10

  I have not been all that active here in the past few months or so. I had three auto racing series that I was heavily involved in trying to win, and I started building custom AR rifles […]

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FIREARMS WEEK: How many magazines?

December 18, 2014 Rourke 7

This question is pondered just about as much as “How much ammunition should I store?“. Over the past several years I have changed my mind on this and much of that changing I directly attribute […]

FIREARMS WEEK: 22LR as a Defensive Round?

December 16, 2014 Rourke 12

In today’s tight economic conditions – there are many preparedness-minded folks out there looking to their Defense Budget and trying to get money to stretch as far as possible. One must consider what type of […]

Every Day Carry…..

November 26, 2014 Rourke 3

  by Benjamin Thomas   For anyone new to everyday carry the biggest hurdle to overcome is not so much gun selection as holster selection.  Admittedly it all comes down to a very personal choice […]

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Ammo prices….

October 17, 2014 Rourke 8

The ammunition market continues to get better since the days following the Sandy Hook shooting. At one point you couldn’t buy a box of 9mm – regardless of the price. Then a few boxes would […]

Why I like the 9mm…..

October 13, 2014 Rourke 14

A couple things I want to state right off the bat. I am NOT saying that the 45ACP, 40S&W, .357 Sig, 45GAP, or any other pistol caliber is inferior to the 9mm. Shoot what you […]