Category Archives: News

Magpul Ruger 10/22 Hunter- X Stock FDE

When hunting season sneaks up on you and your gun collection is not quite complete, it may be time to do a little shopping. It’s hard to resist a shiny new gun ready to add to your arsenal. Ruger doesn’t fail its returning customers, offering a steady stream of relevant merchandise. The Magpul 10/22 Hunter-X is no exception.

Savage Arms Mod. 42 .22LR/.410Ga Combo Review

The new Savage Arms 42 model is a much more modernized version of the old 42 and as such has a much sleeker and a very slick looking design. It is lighter than the original as well as shorter and much easier to handle. This would be a great gun for hunting and any homestead […]

A History of Gun Control in Canada: Part Two

Welcome back to part two of the Canadian firearms control walk through history. Last post we made it from pre 1892 the whole way into 1934, let’s continue on throughout history.   In 1938 handgun owners had to re-register their weapons every five years. At this point in time guns did not require serial numbers, […]

Tikka T-3 Lite .223 Remington Review

This rifle is the one which made me finally realize the time had come. Inherited rifles are fine and when a dear friend suggested that I should try the Tikka T-3 Lite, that was the day I decided that my father’s 1960 WINCHESTER Model 770 had to go. Sentimentality is fine but the Tikka T-3 […]

EOTech XPS3-0 Holographic Weapon Sight Review

Nowadays a lot of us like the red dot on the target and some of us are even converted to focus on the target through a red reticle, although I know that some of the purists prefer just a single dot – but let’s not argue. On this occasion, the boffins at EOTech have excelled […]

EOTech G33 3X Magnifier Review

They say that little things please little minds, so I have to admit that what I liked about this beauty was not the fact that it’s light and shorter than the previous model, its lightning-fast adjustment  from 3X to 1X, or even that I don’t have to get my toolbox out to make adjustments. It […]

Canada’s Top Hunting Rifles

Some rifles that are great for hunting are restricted in Canada, therefore presenting limited choices for hunting enthusiasts. There are, however, some good choices for those determined to excel at the sport.   The Norinco M14S or M305 is a top choice for going after game. It has been around a since World War II […]

Mossberg 500 Rolling Thunder Magpul Package 12 GA Review

Mossberg. 12 gauge. Pump action. Shotgun. That is all the technical spec you need for this beauty. It looks good, is fun to shoot and whether you’re messing about target shooting or blowing away some vermin, you will do it with a smile on your face. Sure, she kicks… but don’t they all! But this […]

Magnum Research BFR .454 Casull Review

Hand guns are a simple choice for an easy to carry weapon.  There are choices concerning barrel size, so you can choose a Magnum that is a perfect fit for you.  The .454 casull is a choice cartridge that can handle high velocity with accuracy. The Magnum Research BFR   comes in barrel sizes 7.5 inch, […]

Wild Rose Provincial Championships

The Wild Rose Action Shooters recently hosted their 3 Gun Provincials on August 25th and 26th in Spruce Grove, Alberta, and there were 12 exciting stages with a 400 –500 round count. 3 Gun matches feature competitors firing rifles, pistols and shotguns, and as a result, they are one of the more challenging and entertaining […]

Koch, Kupsch, Runions, Gross and Penner Among Winners at IPSC Alberta Qualifiers

Before we get to the exciting action in Lethbridge this past weekend, we want to quickly tell you about the match the Buffalo Target Shooters Association ran on July 14th. The competition was held at the same range near Sibbald Flats, Alberta, which hosted the International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) Provincial Championships on June 30th […]

Ken Kupsch Wins IPSC Alberta Provincials, Fellow Vet Don Chang Takes Second

The International Practical Shooting Competition (IPSC) Alberta promoted another successful Provincial Championship match this past weekend from June 30th through July 1st, which was hosted by the Buffalo Target Shooters Association near Sibbald Flats. The winner of the pivotal match was veteran shooter Ken Kupsch, while the competition’s top lady was the 11 year old, […]

Todd Klinger Wins Top Spot at Wild Rose 3-Gun Match

The Spruce Grove Gun Club was the host venue for another day of exciting shooting action on July 7th, as the Wild Rose Action Shooters (WRAS) held a 3-Gun match at the Central Albertan range. Due to the fact 3-Gun matches feature competitors firing rifles, pistols and shotguns, the dynamic events have become one of […]

Kupsch, LaFayette, and Silverthorne Among Winners At Wild Rose Steel Challenge

The Spruce Grove Gun Club was home to several hours of entertaining action on Sunday, June 24th, as the Wild Rose Action Shooters held its first Steel Challenge of the year. Not only was there were over 80 entries crammed into a six hour window of shooting on the range, but to make things even […]

IPSC Alberta: La Fayette Wins Open Division at Spruce Grove Provincial Qualifier

The International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) Alberta held its final two qualifying matches this past weekend, for the 2012 Provincials, which get underway later this month on June 30th. The matches were hosted by the Spruce Grove Gun Club, which is located in the North East quarter of the city, and took place on June […]