Posts by Alex C.

Alex C.

Alex is a Senior Writer for The Firearm Blog who was born and raised in Texas with years of experience in hunting, shooting competitions, and general collecting. A degree in History from Baylor University has contributed to his love of both early and modern firearms technology, but Alex is most fond of machine guns and other NFA toys. Alex also owns a firearm manufacturing business licensed to produce title I and II weapons.
You can reach Alex at [email protected].

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Gander Mountain Virtual Range

Perhaps the most awe-inspiring thing many of us saw at the Blue August Gun and Outdoor Conference was the facility itself; The Lake Mary Gander Mountain features a virtual range. Ok that doesn’t sound that cool, and your mind probably jumps to a vision of a larger [Read More…]

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SCCY: The Working Man’s Carry Pistol

At the Blue August Gun and Outdoor conference, SCCY sent out some representatives to showcase their small, affordable line of pistols. The SCCY pistols can come in black, pink, or tan frame colors, and stainless or black slides. They are also available with or without a [Read More…]

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A Fireside Chat With Hank Strange

At the Blue August Gun and Outdoor Conference, I was lucky enough to meet and hang out with Hank Strange, a fantastic man with some absolutely stellar videos. If you haven’t already, subscribe to his awesome channel!

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ATI Omni Polymer Hybrid Lower

A while back one of our writers, Sam Cadle, had a chance to review an ATI Omni Polymer Lower and his review was less than flattering. Well Maybe someone at ATI was listening because they brought out a couple of them configured in various ways to the Blue August Gun [Read More…]

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Shooting the ATI .22LR MP40

ATI showed up at the Blue August Gun and Outdoor Conference with one of their spiffy new .22LR MP40 clones. The first few thousand will ship in an Amish made wooden transit chest, which is just too cool: Now I know what you a thinking, and yes, you can pull the barrel [Read More…]

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Gun Review: Beretta ARX-100

I consider myself very familiar with most modern military rifles. In fact, I am an avid collector of two distinct subsets of firearms; machine guns, and semi-automatic military style 5.56×45/.223 rifles. Collecting the latter has become an obsession to the point [Read More…]

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Top Ten Guns To Shoot Before You Die

I have been fortunate enough to shoot many, many different firearms over the course of my life. While I have enjoyed most, a precious few have made their way into my heart as towering giants that provide an unparallelled shooting experience that is meant to be savored [Read More…]

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