Sentinel Guide Rod for Ruger Mark Series Pistols

Sentinel Guide Rod for Ruger Mark Series Pistols

You probably wouldn’t expect the Sentinel Guide Rod from TandemKross to make a big performance difference, but it does. This guide rod for the Ruger Mark series of pistols is a true “drop-in” upgrade. It replaces the factory guide rod, and the most obvious difference is the gold color. That color is due to the … Read more

Santa Brought Me a Ruger 22 Charger

My new Ruger 22 Charger after a few modifications

Yeah, Santa brought me a Ruger 22 Charger. Granted, I had to ask, hand over my credit card, and it showed up after the holidays. But I’m calling it a gift from the fat man with the white beard. And if you’ve been following this site at all, you know that my firearms rarely stay … Read more

TandemKross Manticore X Lower

TandemKross Manticore X 10/22 Lower

The TandemKross Manticore X Lower for 10/22-pattern firearms is the first of its kind. It replaces a traditional stock or chassis, allowing 10/22 receivers to be mounted directly to the trigger group. From there, any standard AR-style grip can be added, and a rear rail section allows for buttstocks and braces to be attached as … Read more

TandemKross Innovates Again with the Manticore X Lower for Ruger 10/22

TandemKross Manticore X Lower for Ruger 10/22

The new Manticore X Lower for Ruger 10/22 pattern firearms is the latest innovation from TandemKross. This time, they’ve taken “Thinking outside the box” to a whole new level. Since 1964, there have been untold factory variations as well as aftermarket modifications and customizations to the platform. But nothing like this. Wood stocks gave way … Read more

Tempest Grips and Magwell for the Ruger Mark IV 22/45 from TandemKross

Tempest Grips and Magwell for Ruger Mark IV 22/45 from TandemKross

Adding the Tempest Grips and Magwell to my custom Ruger Mark IV 22/45 made a big difference in ergonomics and performance. And that’s a bold statement for a pistol that has very few Ruger parts left. The entire lower is pretty much all TandemKross. From the Kraken (now Cthulu) lower full of TandemKross parts, to … Read more

Happy 10/22

My "Competition" 10/22 in its current, and almost completed state.

Happy October 22nd, or 10/22, which is the official holiday for Ruger 10/22 fans. This year, I’m doing things a bit differently, and sharing ten of my favorite 10/22 articles from the past. They cover complete rifles, individual accessories, and some helpful articles full of upgrades. In no particular order. The goal is to offer … Read more