Tag: 30-06

Firearm Showcase: Johnson’s Daisy Mae Auto-Carbine at the Cody Firearms Museum – HIGH RES PICS!

In January, just before the 2017 SHOT Show, I got the opportunity to travel to Cody Wyoming to visit the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, to see some of their rare firearms and bring photos of them to our readers. Today’s weapon is a [Read More…]

Industry Range Day: Early and Modern Firearms (EMF) | SHOT 2017


Early and Modern Firearms (EMF) is a successful reproduction firearm company that specializes in guns common among Wild West historical lore. Specifically the company provides a number of firearms for the reproduction market used within the Single Action Shooting Society, or other Cowboy Action [Read More…]

Winchester’s Magazine-Fed M1 Garand Variants at the Cody Museum, Courtesy Forgotten Weapons

In the fourth part of the series of articles I am writing on the Lightweight Rifle program of the 1940s and ’50s, we looked at some of the experimental rifles that were being tested and evaluated during and just after World War II as potential replacements for or [Read More…]

What To Expect As a New Shooter

Kirsten Joy Weiss shares some tips for new people who are interested in shooting but have not yet shot a gun. These tips can also apply to experienced shooters who are going to instruct new shooters. Kirsten shows her Grandfather’s .30-06 bolt action rifle and [Read More…]

Colt 1918 Self Loading Rifle

At the Colt booth in Shot Show 2015 there is a display of a Colt SLR. The SLR is made by Ohio Ordnance Works under license by Colt. The SLR is semi-automatic version of the Colt BAR. The SLR comes in a Italian leather-bound display case. Two 20 rd mags, Leather sling [Read More…]

Making The M1 Garand

In my critique of the M1 Garand rifle on Sunday, I noted that John Cantius Garand was not only a firearms designer, but a machinist as well. It was his intimate understanding of the world of the shop floor that made his rifle economical to produce, which is in my [Read More…]

Ohio Ordnance HCAR

We posted about the HCAR earlier this year. Well apparently it was released this month. Kit Up! got a chance to play with it at the range. According to Kit Up! it has a hydraulic buffer which dampens the recoil to that of an AR-15. The one complaint is the weight. 11.75 [Read More…]

Buying an M1 Garand from the CMP

If you’ve been shooting any sort of competition in the United States, then you are probably familiar with the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) and their infamous NRA High Power and Service Rifle competitions held in Camp Perry, Ohio. These competitions are probably [Read More…]

Garand T31 aka. Bullpup .30

The last gun Garand worked on before retirement was the T-31 Bullpup. From the Springfield Armory website … U.S. RIFLE GARAND T31 “BULLPUP” .30 (T65E1) SN# 2 Manufactured by Springfield Armory, Springfield, Ma. – Limited prototype experimental [Read More…]

Marlin XL7

Marlin has introduced a new line of bolt action rifles this year, the XL7. It comes in two models, the XL7 and XL7C (Relatree Camo). XL7C It is available in 25-06, 270 and 30-06. Specs: Capacity: 4+1 Barrel: 22″ Weight : 6 1/2 lbs. The XL7 has been built for those [Read More…]