Firearms RSS

Alex Pro Firearms, APF, AR, AR Parts, AR-15, Bolt Carrier Group, Firearms, NiB BCG, Nickel Boron, Reviews -

When Garrett, from Alex Pro Firearms asked Cold Dead Hands to do a review on their Nickel Boron Bolt Carrier Group, I said to myself; “Sure, why not? I’ve heard a lot of hype over the NiB (nickel boron) plating, but never actually tested one.” Let’s face it, if you’re like me, who wouldn’t want something that makes clean up easier? Just ask my ex’s... I hate cleaning and sure enough, a NiB plated bolt carrier makes clean up a breeze. Now before I get into the details of the review and the “praise” this company and their BCG will...

Read more

1911, Craftsmanship, Firearms, Grips, Handguns, Modern, Old World, Reviews -

Interestingly, I meet a lot of different people through our page and site, and Mike Martyn is one of those people. When I first caught a glimpse of Mike’s work, it was from an offhand picture on Facebook of a friend’s new grips. Now I’m here to say, these grips made the handgun really stand out in the picture, so naturally I had to inquire as to where she got them. This how I came to meet this modern day metalsmith. Mike Martyn of Martyn Engraving is exactly that... an old school engraver, in a time of CNC and Laser...

Read more