.308 / 7.62mm

Educational Zone #165 – The Accuracy International AE With Kahntrol Muzzle Brake

I recently evaluated a new muzzle brake made by Kahntrol Brakes and was very impressed. I decided to get one for my Accuracy International AE in 7.62 X 51 NATO. Here it is installed and ready to shoot at the range this morning. Now there seems to be some folks that say, “Why are you scared of the recoil of the .308?” Well, I’m not “scared” of the recoil, but the recoil can be slightly [...]

Educational Zone #134 – The Ruger Gunsite Scout Rifle

My buddy Liem called me a few days ago and told me he had a new Ruger Scout rifle and wondered if I wanted to shoot it. I said, Sure! Today we took it to the range. Here it is. As many of you know, the Scout Rifle concept was developed by Jeff Cooper and was intended to be a light weight, handy rifle, capable of use for a variety of uses, from hunting to self-defense. It is not as good as a “specialty rifle” for any [...]

Educational Zone #135 – The Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range Rifle

My old buddy Ted (who I call Chief, as he is a retired Chief Petty Officer from the US Navy Nuke Subs) just bought a new rifle. It is a Remington 700 XCR Tactical Long Range Rifle in .308. He has been wanting a super accurate .308 and this one looks like it might fit the bill. Here it is: The rifle has a Bell & Carlson stock that comes in OD green with black webbing and features a full-length aluminum bedding block. [...]

The Buick O’ Truth #4 – Rifles and Car Doors

We have all either seen or heard about the North Hollywood shootout, leaving us to wonder what kind of cover a car offers against these. Well, let’s find out, shall we? First up, the AR15.Notice that I managed to snap a picture while the weapon was cycling…Pretty darn cool if you ask me! Next up, the .308 fired from a Bushmaster AR-10 clone. Three rounds were fired from each weapon into the rear [...]
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