LAWFUL LENGTH

LAWFUL LENGTH Author: Frank Woods Amidst all the drama surrounding pistol braces relative to NFA status as of late, it can be hard to determine what the legal boundaries are or which accessories affect them as it pertains to AR-15 Rifle length and configuration, understandably so. Many were swept up in the banning of pistol…

[XMOD]: BRN-180 STOCK SLING LOOP

[XMOD]: BRN-180 STOCK SLING LOOP Author: Frank Woods I’ve written about my BRN-180 and the modifications I’ve made to its configuration in the past. Now I’m revisiting it to focus on a particular experimental modification (hence “XMOD,” since it’s something we do with our guns sometimes) I made to the retro-style folding stock made by…

POLICING OUR OWN

๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—–๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก: ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ, ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—™๐—น๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต “๐˜Œ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ญ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ…” “…๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต.” — ๐—ฆ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ธ, ๐— ๐—ฐ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜†; ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฆ๐Ÿฏ๐—˜๐Ÿฐ: “๐—”๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ” ๐˜ผ๐™‡๐™‡ ๐™๐™ƒ๐™€ ๐™€๐™‘๐™„๐˜ฟ๐™€๐™‰๐˜พ๐™€ ๐™๐™Š ๐™Ž๐™๐˜ฝ๐™Ž๐™๐˜ผ๐™‰๐™๐™„๐˜ผ๐™๐™€ ๐™๐™ƒ๐™€ ๐˜พ๐™Š๐™‰๐™๐™€๐™‰๐™ ๐™Š๐™ ๐™๐™ƒ๐™„๐™Ž ๐˜ผ๐™๐™๐™„๐˜พ๐™‡๐™€ ๐˜พ๐˜ผ๐™‰ ๐˜ฝ๐™€ ๐™๐™Š๐™๐™‰๐˜ฟ ๐˜พ๐™Š๐™‡๐™‡๐™€๐˜พ๐™๐™€๐˜ฟ ๐™ƒ๐™€๐™๐™€. Long have I waited……

WAR HAS CHANGED: MGS4 M4A1

WAR HAS CHANGED: MGS4 M4A1 Author: Frank Woods The MGS4 M4A1 was an unplanned purchase; an impulse buy that worked out. During a recent playthrough of MGS4 (having not played it in well over 10 years) I ended up googling pictures of the M4A1 as it was configured in the game, and accidentally found that…

X MARKS THE SPOT: Lightfighter.net Custom 2011’s by Accuracy X

X MARKS THE SPOT: Lightfighter.net Custom 2011s, by Accuracy X Author: Frank Woodsย  DISCLAIMER:ย For the purposes of this article and all product references therein, “2011“ย is defined as a 1911 pistol that feeds from a double stack magazine- regardless of who used the naming convention first or what any manufacturer of likewise pistols calls their products.ย ALSO:ย The…

[BUILD SHEET] GPR-K: New Tech Testbed

[BUILD SHEET] GPR-K: New Tech Testbed Author: Frank Woods Now that the stamp has cleared and the engraving is done, I can tell you about my latest completed project: GPR-K. In March of 2022, it came to my attention that O P Tactical had gotten a batch of Hodge Defense barrels in stock. They had…

Gas Station Ready

I donโ€™t remember where I first heard the term, โ€œGas Station Readyโ€, but it made ample sense. A gas station seems to be sort of a crossroads between people. Everyone needs gas, therefore at some point everyone ends up at a gas station. Now I know thatโ€™s pretty common here and not as common in…

Spring Break Iraq 2003

Spring Break Iraq 2003 OIF 1, Just getting thereโ€ฆ A quick timeline: November 25, 2001 enter boot camp, March 2002 enter School of Infantry (0341), May 2002 report FMF 2/8 G Co Wpns Plt, Dynamic Mix, all sorts of fun field oops in Camp Lejeune swamps, MWTC Bridgeport Sept-Oct 2002, then the day we go…

EX PLURIBUS: Culture Without Community

EX PLURIBUS: Culture Without Community 1. Intro 2. Mike Mihalski 3. Tasker re: Industry, LE 4. Gary Hughes 5. Tasker re: Social Landscape 6. Conclusion Author: Frank Woods We’ve collectively and commonly used phrases like “2A Community” and “2A Culture” to refer to gun owners in America as a whole; we like to think of…

Tradecraft vs. Fieldcraft

Author: Christopher Roberts, CRยฒ Shooting Solutions This piece was originally posted on the Sniper’s Hide forum, here. Our use of the word โ€œfieldcraftโ€ has been bothering me. As snipers, we all know what we mean โ€“ most of us are truly on the same wavelength. But something seems lost in translation. It is hard for…