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CZ 75 B pistol left side

Firearms

Range Report: The Remarkable CZ 75

Among the more respected but misunderstood handguns is the Czech CZ 75 pistol. Revered by many, the CZ 75 is a proven, accurate, reliable handgun that is often noted for its resemblance to the Browning Hi Power. Other than steel-frame construction and a high-capacity magazine, however, this comparison is misleading and even misinformed. Read the article to find out why.

SOCOM 16 rifle with Flatwood target

Firearms

Springfield Armory SOCOM 16: First Look, First Shots

Springfield Armory has consistently refined its M1A platform to suit long-range competitive match shooters, operators who want more caliber, and hunters wanting a reliable, rugged, accurate rifle. The new SOCOM 16 is even more adaptable and leaps into the 21st century. It’s a rifle that is modular, adaptable, and customizable, and it runs with the heart of an M1A.

RPK and AKM Machine guns

Firearms

The RPK Squad Automatic Weapon — Simply Superb

Mikhail Timofeyovich Kalashnikov purportedly devised the assault rifle that bears his name while recovering from wounds incurred during the Battle of Brausk in World War II. While his story has likely been embellished a bit by communist propaganda editors, it is universally accepted that he indeed designed the gun and that it subsequently shaped the firearms world. The author ranks the RPK above the M249 and M60! Did he hit the mark? Read the full story to find out.

Smith & Wesson M&P10 right

Firearms

Range Report: Smith & Wesson M&P10 .308 Rifle

The .223/5.56mm platform is a wonderful close-quarters combat system and may be accurate at extended range. However, the punch needed for some chores just isn’t there. When you feel the need for more power, you reach for Smith and Wesson’s M&P .308.

Ammunition

Top 10 Shooter’s Log Articles of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, The Shooter’s Log and Cheaper Than Dirt! would like to wish our readers, customers and gunowners everywhere a safe and happy holiday season. For your reading pleasure, here are our most-viewed articles from the year just passed.

SIG Sauer TACOPS pistol right side

Firearms

Range Report: SIG TACOPS .45

The modern SIG TACOPS are arguably among the finest service grade 1911 handguns ever built. That is quite a claim coming from a 1911 aficionado such as The Shooter’s Log’s Bob Campbell. Read the full report to see why the TACOPS topped Bob’s favorite 1911 on a range showdown.