Wet Firearms: How to Keep Rust at Bay

Not every range day or hunting trip is dry and sunny; sometimes guns get wet. Some competitions and training events can even be wet on purpose, and hunting season on the British Columbian coast is not exactly a...

Do’s and Don’ts of Firearm Cleaning

Cleaning your firearm is an important task but it needn’t be a complicated one. The amount of cleaning your particular firearm requires depends on a couple of things; the action type, and how often you shoot...

Improve Your Trigger Control At Home!

Trigger control - or perhaps the lack of it - is one the main contributing factors to shooters missing their mark and, as with everything in life, the only way to get better is to practice. The good news is ...
Falcon Strike

Falconstrike Recoil Pad

Whither the recoil pad? As a rule, the firearms industry thrives on better-mousetrap optimism.  Every year, thousands of products are put on display at trade shows in hopes of finding a distributor; some suc...

Firearm Fundamentals Part 1: Safety

Although it is a tad cliché, I like to think of Firearm Fundamentals as a tree. Firstly, and most importantly, there are the roots: Firearm Safety. Next comes the trunk: Marksmanship. Then, Marksmanship branche...
Retay

Retay Masai Mara: Budget Benelli

When I first got into shooting in a big way, it was with a shotgun in my hands… not because I was initially attracted to shotguns in any remarkable way, but rather out of simple convenience: as a young(er) guy ...
MKA 1919

MKA 1919 MATCH: REVIEWED

Yes. It’s another box-fed tactical shotgun. Yes. It’s another box-fed tactical shotgun made in Turkey. If you don’t care to read beyond that, we understand; 2016 has been the year of the Turkish tactical shotgu...
Winchester Model 12

WINCHESTER MODEL 12: FORGOTTEN PERFECTION

Imagine a Winchester shotgun that sold millions of units.  No, not the 1200; this one served in two world wars and was in production for half a century.  No, not the 1897.  This is the gun the 870 was built to ...
Cooey

COOEY: THE HISTORY OF CANADA’S GUNMAKER

The final Cooey plant in Cobourg was the largest industrial plant in town. For a variety of reasons, the history of the gun industry in Canada is somewhat abbreviated. While our neighbors to the south lay c...
Dominion Arms Grizzly

DOMINION ARMS GRIZZLY TORTURE TESTED

There we were, innocently plinking away in the bush with a new Dominion Arms Grizzly on a frosty Canadian Saturday in the middle of winter.  This gun was running nicely; we haven’t been huge fans of past editio...