Recommended Equipment for a Color Guard

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I received such a great question that it spurred me into creating a new tag #DrillMasterRecommends, and writing this article. Thank you, Jari Villanueva, The Taps Bugler! Question: I’m looking at updating our organization’s flags. Our new Honor Guard would like to purchase an American flag a state flag, poles for each, and bases. What do you recommend? For a …

DrillMaster Reviews the Glendale DrillAmerica M1 Garand with Angel Solis

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Angel and I were together for this review after I brought him up to Kentucky to give my Cadet Joint Service Honor Guard Academy cadets a taste of what armed exhibition drill is all about. The DrillAmerica M1 Garand and M1903 are the best ceremonial rifles you can buy especially since they come in chromed versions. For Drillers, no better …

The DrillAmerica M1 Garand Replica Rifle Review

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Angel Solis with The DrillMaster [embedplusvideo height=”360″ width=”591″ editlink=”” standard=”″ vars=”ytid=eDDGEeNBDJo&width=591&height=360&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep8553″ /] drillamerica, m1 garand, parade rifle, drill rifle, exhibition rifle, drillmaster product review

Which Drill Rifle is Better: Glendale or Daisy?

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This article could be easily based on bias: Joes Rivas, the owner of Glendale Industries, is a friend of mine. I could say that his rifle is the best, but I won’t, I’m going to let you make the decision after listing the pros of each rifle: The Daisy Drill Rifle has been around the longest, so Daisy goes first. …

OWS Cheap M1903 Rifle Review

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A short time ago, I wrote an article about Old Western Scrounger selling really cheap M1903 rifles. Here is a review from a Driller friend of mine. [embedplusvideo height=”360″ width=”591″ standard=”” vars=”ytid=1E6-tGP8z_M&width=591&height=360&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep3717″ /]

A DrillMaster iDrill Rifle Review!

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Here is Cadet Yeattes and the two DrillMaster iDrill Rifles he made: [embedplusvideo height=”470″ width=”591″ standard=”″ vars=”ytid=wq9K7A5Neds&width=591&height=470&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep2500″ /]

The Spinnable Saber!

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What am I talking about? Well, in same competitions cadets are not allowed to let the sword or saber leave their hand- they cannot spin their chosen piece of drill equipment. Now, that has led to some creative work being done by a small handful of Drillers- which is an excellent thing! However, it also stifles other creativity. I have …

Armed Driller Alternatives

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‘Part One’ of this post is here: Psst, Hey Buddy. Armed Exhibition Drill Rifles for Sale The above blog post is great if you want to buy a demilitarized rifle or even a working 1903, M14 or M1 Garand, but what else is out there and are these alternatives right for military drill? Well, let’s look and see: Let’s start …

Pssst. Hey Buddy, wanna buy an M1903?

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Armed Exhibition Drill Rifles for Sale How to buy a demilitarized Rifle It’s relatively easy to purchase a demilitarized (demil’d) rifle from the the companies below. If you already have a Federal Firearms License (FFL), then you can order the rifle straight from the company. If you do not have an FFL, you can go to your local gun dealer …