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  • newOpen Carry Rorschach Test In Houston
    This is an encounter between a member of Open Carry Texas and an officer of the Houston Police Department. Curiously, both gun rights groups and gun control groups are using this video, and the videos […]The post Open Carry Rorschach Test In Housto…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Feb 15, 6:08pm -
  • newWhen A “Silenced Sub-Machine Gun” Isn’t

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  • Out-Going Attorney General Complains Law Prevents Racial Justice Prosecutions Of Gun Owners
    The Department of Justice announced earlier this week that they lacked any evidence to charge George Zimmerman with federal civil rights crimes for the self-defense shooting of Trayvon Martin, a fact completely unsurprising to those […]The post Out…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 5:29pm -
  • Florida Burglar Dies… But Was It Lawful Self-Defense?
    A burglar in North Lauderdale Florida is dead this morning after a homeowner grabbed a shotgun and went to investigate a noise about 3:00 AM. He encountered and shot a burglar, but whether or not […]The post Florida Burglar Dies… But Was It Lawfu…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:28pm -
  • Concealed Carry Instructors Push Back Against Constitutional Carry In Kansas
    A bill that would allow gun owners to carry a concealed weapon without a permit or mandatory training—almost universally known as “constitutional carry”—is gaining steam in Kansas. The bill passed the Kansas Senate, and is […]The post Conce…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:05pm -
  • Wayne LaPierre at CPAC (Live Stream 1:20 PM EST)
    Bearing Arms will be live-streaming Wayne LaPierre’s speech at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference at 1:20 PM, EST, right here. Amusingly, I’ll have to watch the on-demand rebroadcast, as I’m part of the Townhall […]The post Way…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:47pm -
  • Trio of Home Invaders Encouter Gunfire, Then Get Gassed
    Why, it’s almost like crime is a bad career choice: One suspect is dead and two others are in custody after a gun battle in Santa Rosa Monday morning, police said. Police say officers were […]The post Trio of Home Invaders Encouter Gunfire, Then…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:51pm -
  • …And This Is Why We’ll Continue Shooting Violent Criminals Like Trayvon Martin
    If you want to quickly understand why we seem to be seeing more young criminals shot by citizens and police in recent years, you need look no further than those in positions of influence who […]The post …And This Is Why We’ll Continue Shooting…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:52pm -
  • Officer Who Shot Handcuffed Felon Will Not Be Charged In Savannah
    “They took my child away from me… took my child away from me in handcuffs, shot him in handcuffs… I just want to see dis officer that killed my son in handcuffs. I want him […]The post Officer Who Shot Handcuffed Felon Will Not Be Charged In…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:11pm -
  • CONFIRMED: NRA and Lawmakers Will Fight ATF’s M855 Rifle Ammunition Ban
    The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is announcing that they will be working with Congress to craft legislation to block the ATF’s attempt to unilaterally and unlawfully ban a very common cartridge […]The…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 10:26pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • Two From Mosby
    Strike A Pose – The Power Of Positions Wisdom from Paul Sharp As Dan Morgan says on his masthead: EVERY DAY THAT WE’RE NOT AT WAR IS ANOTHER DAY WE GET TO SHARPEN OUR HATCHETS.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 5:07pm -
  • LMAO
    Via the Rightly-Guided One. One heartbeat away.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:54pm -
  • PoliSci Primer
    From a reader. Any questions?
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:21pm -
  • Thoughts On NPFD 2015/1
    Sam K. asks some fair questions in comments and related email (condensed below for clarity) about this upcoming FTX: A few questions: What is the Commander’s Intent regarding this exercise? How does this exercise telegraph anything meaningful to Op…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:12pm -
  • Well Played
    Verizon: FCC’s ‘Throwback Thursday’ Move Imposes 1930s Rules on the Internet IBM Selectric version here. Dash di-di-dit dash dash di-dit
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 3:32pm -
  • Banzai!
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 3:04pm -
  • Your New Boss
    Via Insty. He votes. And there are a lot of that ilk. Do you understand?
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 2:51pm -
  • Voters Have A Choice: Do As They’re Told
    The latest from SLL. There is no voting our way out of this mess. So just keep voting.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:48pm -
  • Geheime Staatspolizei Briefer
    Read and distribute. Good thing there are no secret facilities in Amerika for special processing of those miscreants who threaten Reich safety. That would be really bad.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:40pm -
  • ‘Murika!
    From a reader.
    - 3 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:44am -

Patriot Rising

  • 5 Facts that Prove Obama Hates the Second Amendment

    5 Facts that Prove Obama Hates the Second Amendment

    Administration’s agenda has always been to erode the Second Amendment In light of the Obama administration’s move to outlaw ammo for one of the nation’s most popular rifles, a look back at the president’s various promises to dismantle the Sec…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 2:31am -
  • AR-15 Ammo Not “Armor Piercing” According to Law, But ATF Banning It Anyway

    AR-15 Ammo Not “Armor Piercing” According to Law, But ATF Banning It Anyway

    M855 NOT “armor piercing” due to lead core, according to 18 U.S.C. 921 (a)(17)(B) Image Credits: Public domain The ATF is trying to ban M855 AR-15 ammunition by declaring it “armor piercing,” despite the ammo containing lead which exempts it…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 9:38pm -
  • Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle

    Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle

    Holder: Not Enacting ‘Gun Control Is My Single Failure’ Daily Surge A warning on the Cabela’s website.   It’s starting.   As promised, President Obama is using executive actions to impose gun control on the nation, targeting the top-selling…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 9:36pm -
  • Armed Citizens United: Responsible Gun Ownership

    Armed Citizens United: Responsible Gun Ownership

    The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, authored by George Mason and James Madison was a crucial addition to our founding document which helped to safeguard our free state, ensuring that We The People would have the…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 3:30am -
  • Terror threat to Mall of America could result in huge gun rights victory

    Terror threat to Mall of America could result in huge gun rights victory

    “This is completely ridiculous. The complete opposite of what they should be doing.” The terrorist threat against the nation’s largest shopping mall over the weekend has led one state lawmaker to announce plans to challenge the Mall of America…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 11:40am -
  • Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants Guns in Capitol

    Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants Guns in Capitol

    Oklahomans with licenses will be able to carry handguns into the state Capitol without going through security checkpoints, if a proposed bill becomes law.   State Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, filed House Bill 1324 on Jan. 27. It would allow licens…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 10:21pm -
  • Elderly Man Facing 10 Years Over Unloaded, Flintlock Pistol

    Elderly Man Facing 10 Years Over Unloaded, Flintlock Pistol

    Prosecutors want retired teacher to serve at least 3.5 years for possessing 250-year-old pistol   A retired teacher is facing 10 years in prison for having a 250-year-old, unloaded pistol in his car.   Gordon Van Gilder, 72, was charged with a felo…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 11:34pm -
  • Obama’s ATF proposes Backdoor Gun Control to Ban Some AR15 Ammunition

    Obama’s ATF proposes Backdoor Gun Control to Ban Some AR15 Ammunition

    President Obama has yet again decided to go around congress, in an attempt to push more of his Anti-Gun, Gun Control Agenda. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE) is in the process of reclassifying a certain type of popular…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 7:29am -
  • Bloomberg Blocks Footage Of His Calls For More Minority Gun Control

    Bloomberg Blocks Footage Of His Calls For More Minority Gun Control

    On February 7 2015 , I reported on a speech by Michael Bloomberg in which he suggested banning young minority males from gun ownership.   He made that suggestion during a February 5 speech at the Aspen Institute and has now asked the Institute no…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 8:24pm -
  • Arizona Proposes Gun Free Zones with Teeth
    Arizona representatives have introduced a bill to require ‘gun free zones’ in public buildings to have teeth.   If the public officials are not willing to insure that the buildings actually prevent people from bringing guns into them, then peop…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Feb 15, 5:42pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • Beretta Unveils New APX Pistol
    You can’t go wrong with anything produced by a 500-year-old firearms company. To be around that long, they have to be doing something right. The latest from Beretta out of IDEX, the International Defense Expo in Abu Dhabi, is that the company has a…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Question: Could Open Carry in Texas Lead to More “No Guns” Signs?
    As open carry legislation continues to advance in the Texas legislature and with Governor Abbott making it clear he will sign it into law if it reaches his desk, I have an interesting question. I support the passage of open carry legislation in Texas…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Carrying in and Out of the Non-Permissive World
    One of life’s major inconveniences for concealed carry permit holders is the patchwork of permissive and non-permissive environments we have to traverse every day. In some cases it’s just the annoyance of dealing with the pointless no-guns signs,…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 1:57pm -
  • What to Look for in a Truck Gun
    If you’ve been around guns long enough you’ve heard the term “truck gun” or “car gun.” What is it? It’s a cheap gun that you can keep in the car and don’t have to worry about losing if your car is stolen or broken in to. Here are six…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Nite Owl Pistols Unveiled at GAO Show
    Nite Owl Firearms is the new kid on the block in American firearms manufacturing. But their experience making parts for the Department of Defense dates back to the 1980s. After years of working for other gun makers, founder Allen Evans and his sons d…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Texas Senate to Consider Pro Gun Bills
    News from the 2015 Texas legislative session continues to look promising, despite jackwagons like Kory Watkins. On Thursday, February 12, the Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs will consider two NRA-supported measures. From NRA-IRA: Senate Bill…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 12:00pm -
  • The Way Back to the Narrow Gate
    “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.” — Matt…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Doctors and Guns
    I ran across this article last month and thought about commenting on it, but never got around to it. It starts out with a 61-year-old going to the doctor and being surprised by a question about guns. The article quotes Dr. David Nash, dean of Thomas…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Lies and Intellectual Laziness
    The latest fund-raising scare tactic from Gabby and the Astronaut at Americans for Irresponsible Stupidity is a chart claiming that for the first time ever, in 2015, gun deaths among young people will eclipse motor vehicle deaths. Sounds horrible, ri…
    - 25 days ago, 3 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Responsible Solutions?
    Gabby Giffords and her husband, the retired astronaut, founded Americans for Responsible Solutions in the aftermath of then-Congressman Giffords’ injury in a mass shooting during a campaign event in Tucson. As Mike Piccione noted in an article in f…
    - 28 days ago, 31 Jan 15, 1:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • Freedom Firearms
    …The post Freedom Firearms appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 12 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 2:50pm -
  • Multitasker Series 3
    …The post Multitasker Series 3 appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Clark County Shooting Complex
    …The post Clark County Shooting Complex appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club
    …The post Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 11 Aug 14, 11:34pm -
  • Spurlock’s Gun Shop
    …The post Spurlock’s Gun Shop appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 11:16am -
  • Gun Show Ammo
    …The post Gun Show Ammo appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 11:08am -
  • Fallout Firearms
    …The post Fallout Firearms appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Double Tap
    …The post Double Tap appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Big Gun Enterprises
    …The post Big Gun Enterprises appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 10:32am -
  • Bargain Pawn
    …The post Bargain Pawn appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 9:03am -

A Keyboard and a .45

  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
    - 5 Mar 13, 1:41am -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    The OldNFO has informative and interesting comments on A New Doctor...Live From the Alamo City has a post In honor of Texas Independence Day.Bob S. has a few Tales from the Great Ammo Shortage of ’13, well actually only one tale, but a telling o…
    - 3 Mar 13, 7:55pm -
  • One Last Post on Biden and Shotguns
    One last post on VP Joe Biden and shotguns, I promise.  Well, last post until he says something else stupid on the subject.Biden tells every talking head who will have him that a shotgun is all anyone, especially women, need for home defense.  His…
    - 1 Mar 13, 11:36pm -
  • Joe Biden, Vice President and Self Defense Expert
    Biden continues with his "Shotgun beats AR-15" meme, doubling down on his affirmation that a shotgun is all you need to defend yourself.As reported in the Washington Free Beacon:Biden: ‘Just Fire the Shotgun Through the Door’Do I need to say any…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:39am -
  • Good Thing I'm Right Eye Dominant
    First thing yesterday morning I helped a friend take down a dead Post Oak in his front yard.  Post Oak trunks stay pretty thick for a good ways up there so you can picture my old rear end up a tree with my 24" Husqvarna Rancher chain saw.  Note to…
    - 25 Feb 13, 11:59pm -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    Michael Bane has a Colorado Update that is important reading for anyone lives in Colorado, vacations in Colorado or might plan to retire in Colorado.  Even if you drive through Colorado with a firearm on your side or in your vehicle, you should rea…
    - 24 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
  • James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction
    The online auction catalogs for the Spring James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction are now available.  The hard copy of catalog 1 has arrived on my front step and it is pretty much 1 full inch thick.  I have many hours of viewing, and reading…
    - 23 Feb 13, 12:53am -
  • Smoke Pot, Buy a Gun, Become an Instant Felon
    Colorado has legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.  The Libertarians, the Druggies, and the Druggie Libertarians can celebrate.  If the United States were governed as the Constitutional Republic our Forefathers created, that would be the end…
    - 22 Feb 13, 3:04am -
  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am -
  • My Wife as a Zombie
    Via the Walking Dead, Dead Yourself AppI don't often post a picture of my Sweetie, but this was to funny to pass up.
    - 19 Feb 13, 2:19am - News

Mississippi Gun News

  • newDoes Carrying a Weapon Concealed Make You a Coward?
    BY SLUGGO Carrying a weapon secreted upon your person was at one time considered sneaky, dishonest and downright cowardly. At that time there was a very good reason for this. That reason no longer exists but the attitude against concealed weapons sti…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Feb 15, 1:42pm -
  • newATF Move to Ban 5.56 ‘Green Tip’ Breaks into Wide View
    FROM NSSF This week, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) maneuvering on behalf of the Obama administration to ban widely held 5.56 M855 “Green Tip” ball ammunition caught political fire on Capitol Hill and drew the at…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:17pm -
  • newFirearms Legal Questions Answered
    FROM NAGR The National Association for Gun Rights answers some common questions about gun laws. Is it legal to have guns in your home if live in a school zone? Can you be denied a concealed carry permit if you have no felonies? Is the UN Gun Ban a re…
    - 24 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 7:43pm -
  • Barack Obama Is Coming For Your Guns
    BY DANA CRISWELL If you’ve ever doubted the resolve of Barack Obama and the Democrat party to take away guns you need to rethink and reevaluate your assessment of the situation.  Over the past couple of years they have tried every possible route t…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 6:53pm -
  • Kansas: Permitless Carry Bill (Constitutional Carry) to Receive Vote Tomorrow on Senate Floor
    FROM NRA-ILA After floor hearings today, the Kansas Senate has decided by voice vote to bring Senate Bill 45 up for a full vote on the Senate floor tomorrow. This NRA-backed permitless carry legislation, authored by Senate Majority Leader Terry Bru…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:12am -
  • Should Shopping Malls Be Required To Allow Guns?
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE The Somali terrorist group Al-Shabbab released a video on Sunday calling on Western Muslims to launch a homegrown attack on the Mall of America in Minnesota. This has led local gun owners and activists to call on the Mall to repe…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 3:41pm -
  • Mississippi’s Firearms Permit: More about Money than Safety
    BY DANA CRISWELL Many will tell you that the Mississippi Firearms Permits is only about safety.  They say we need the State of Mississippi to protect you from that guy standing next to you in the grocery line.  After all, he could be a nut, a crim…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 1:28pm -
  • Will Sen. McConnell force the ATF to cry “uncle” on the AR-15 Ammo Ban?
    FROM GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA ACTION: Contact both of your Senators, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as well.  Ask them to hold up the Loretta Lynch nomination, particularly if the ATF continues its crusade to wage war on AR-15’s by banning com…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 9:11pm -
  • Constitutional Carry: Where Do We Stand Today?
    BY DANA CRISWELL By now we all have an idea of what the term “constitutional carry” means.  In Mississippi our State Constitution protects our right to openly carry a firearm but gives the state the right to control concealed carry.  But consti…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 2:43pm -
  • Will the BATF claim control of T-shirts?
    BY DANA CRISWELL Two Colorado business men are raising eyebrows and gaining attention with their new T-shirt line.  Their shirts are designed with realistic-looking holstered guns on them.  Owner, Paul Liebe, describes his “open carry” T-shirt…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 4:02pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
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  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
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  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
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  • CSGV Fail
    So while people debate the validity of the Everytown FAIL…..CSGV failed on their own, look at the projectile…..
    - 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
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  • Friday Morning Stupidity

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

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DC Handgun Info

  • ANOTHER Free Gun? RTD AR-15, courtesy of Second Amendment Foundation
    ENDS FEBRUARY 28, 2015I like bargains when I buy a gun, but NO PRICE is better than Zero Dollars.The Second Amendment Foundation is giving away a gift certificate for $850.00, enough to buy the RTD Arms AR-15 (Banned in restrictive jurisdictions). C…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:13am -
  • A Poor [Man's] Guide to Affordable Guns
    Because I lurk on, I found the Poorffag* Guide to Inexpensive Guns... Handguns, rifles, shotguns! The cutoff is (approx.) s very low $300! Most "good guns" cost at least $500-700, but those listed here are reasonably priced!Poor [Man's]…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 2:20am -
  • Important News for Gun Rights in California: Michel Wins
    "...a three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a trial court ruling in one of the most significant Second Amendment cases of his career. Not only did the 2-1 majority invalidate San Diego County's restrictive policy…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 10:23pm -
  • Flashlight(s) May Be As Important As Self-Defense Tools!!
    X     (Streamlight Polytac, LEFT)(Surefire 6PX, RIGHT)If you've seen The Walking Dead on AMC, you know that they run into scary situations ALL THE TIME. But the writers never thought to have the characters grab flashlights after the collapse into…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 5:03pm -
  • WEIRD MUSIC (may be NSFW): Filthy Frank, "Weeaboo"
             JIC you don't know what a weeaboo is:
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  • SWEEPSTAKES ENDS FEBRUARY 28: Custom AR-15 with Magpul furniture from Aero Precision!
    GIVEAWAY ENDS FEBRUARY 28, 2015.Aero Precision is giving away an AR-15 (semi-auto) rifle with Magpul furniture (the stock, grip, sometimes the handguard(s)). This rifle is considered an evil black rifle, and you cannot own it in restrictive jurisdict…
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  • For Newbs to Concealed Carry: "8 Quality Carry Guns... Or Not"
        Blogger-instructor Ellifritz does a great job explaining what's popular and crummy versus popular, economical, and GREAT.Read this gent's blog -- he's on the ball.
    - 36 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 6:52pm -
  • Gun Giveaway ENDED JANUARY 31: AK-style rifle Arsenal SLR106-61
      Just because a rifle looks like a fully automatic AK doesn't mean that it is. This rifle is semi-automatic ONLY and fires the U.S./NATO standard 5.56 round. It features a folding stock, too, so it will fit in smaller spaces than the fixed stock m…
    - 41 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 3:49am -
  • Avoid "Normalcy Bias": Think About Possible Scenarios, and Read Sci-Fi
        What is normalcy bias? How can it hurt you and your family? To fight it, you can do things suggested in the link on normalcy bias. I suggest that people read sci-fi.Science fiction can help free up your mind and get you to think about deali…
    - 62 days ago, 29 Dec 14, 4:25am -
  • Emily Miller Does It Again: She's Applying For a C-A-R-R-Y Permit (Carry = Very Rare in DC)
                  Read all about the beginning of the quest by intrepid reporter Emily Miller (formerly of The Washington Times, now with Fox 5 TV in Washington) to obtain a carry permit in Washington, DC. Most US states have a "shall issue" c…
    - 77 days ago, 14 Dec 14, 7:05am -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
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  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
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  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
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  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
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  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
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  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
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  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
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  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
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  • AZ Representative Harper Opposes War on 2nd Amendment
    Arizona Representative Harper:  The issue is Mental Health, not the 2nd Amendment:
    - 20 Dec 12, 2:58pm -

Empty Mags

  • SHM Loudener
    Snake Hound Machine has introduced a new muzzle device which was designed to do one thing: make your rifle louder. Why would you want to make your rifle louder? I love making noise, and I fully intend on picking one of these up sometime down the Se…
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  • Don’t Let Paintballers Touch Your Rifle
    I know playing paintball is fun, I used to do it all the time; but there is a good reason that your AR-15 doesn’t have some of the same features as your paintball gun. If you’re unfamiliar, some paintball markers (guns) come with a long trigger…
    - 19 Jul 13, 4:35pm -
  • Lacking a Warrant, PCSD Raids a House for Possible Domestic Violence
    Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled a man and his wife out of their home and handcuffed them in the yard. There were Deputies with their service rifles trained on the couple while other members of the department searched their house with out a wa…
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  • “Get a Shotgun”, He Said…
    “Fire two blasts”, he said… Remember this? Just walk out on the balcony here, walk out and put that double barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house. That’s what our Vice President recommends. When some scumbags were spotted possi…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:22pm -
  • More on Gun Geolocation App
    Glad to see this app getting the reviews it deserves. From Some of the reviews: How many marks at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave? I rate one star only because you can’t rate no stars. What next, tatoos on all law abiding gun owners forehea…
    - 12 Jul 13, 5:37pm -
  • Geolocate Dangerous Guns?
    There’s an app for that. Geolocate Dangerous Guns and Owners with the Gun Geo Marker. Geolocation means marking dangerous sites on the App’s map so that you and others can be aware of the risks in your neighborhood. The Gun Geo Marker operates v…
    - 11 Jul 13, 6:44am -
  • Hornady Suspends Manufacture of Certain Ammo
    In an effort to produce and ship more of the commonly sought after ammunition that Hornady sells, they will be temporarily stopping production on less popular ammo so they can focus on making what people are after. As you are aware, 2013 has been on…
    - 10 Jul 13, 1:54am -
  • Archery and Your Gun
    I think I am somewhat of an anomaly as far as casual shooters go. I don’t use firearms for my job. I don’t shoot competitively. I shoot for fun and use firearms to hunt tasty meat. However, I’ve sent tens, if not hundreds of thousands of rounds…
    - 8 Jul 13, 5:22pm -
  • Chicken Wing!
    Chicken wings suck. Both the kind you eat and when shooting your rifle. Actual chicken wings are pretty useless. On a live chicken – their wings only allow them to fly short distances. That sucks. On your table – they are way to much work for th…
    - 8 Jul 13, 3:38pm -
  • Proposed New Tax on Concealable Guns
    Since banning guns outright seems to be losing traction, house democrats are again looking at a bill introduced in February that will add a 10% excise tax on concealable firearms. The revenue would then go to Eric Holder to use for a government spons…
    - 25 Jun 13, 6:47pm -

Eric Puryear's Feed

  • My Daughter Deserves Safety Just as Much as President Obama's Daughters
    President Obama is a long-standing opponent of gun rights. He has opposed concealed carry, going so far as to voice support for a Federal law banning concealed carry in every state. One would be hard-pressed to...
    - 11 Jan 13, 4:25am -
  • Mother shoots home invader in defense of her twins
    As reported, a Loganville, Georgia woman used her handgun to stop an intruder who broke in and pursued her and her children into the crawlspace.Police say that at about 1:00pm, the woman was home in her Loganville, GA...
    - 7 Jan 13, 2:26am -
  • Miami homeowner shoots naked burglar in self defense
    Police say that at about 5:00am, a homeowner on the 100 block of NW 56 Street awoke to the sound of his dog barking outside. The homeowner went to investigate and found a naked man choking his dog...
    - 3 Jan 13, 3:19am -
  • Texas homeowner shoots intruder in self defense
    As reported, a Harris County, Texas man used his gun to stop an intruder who broke in and refused to leave despite being warned:Police say that at about 2:00am, the homeowner awoke to the sound of glass breaking...
    - 1 Jan 13, 9:18pm -
  • Armed employee stops two business burglars
    A pair of intruders were stopped by an armed employee late on Friday night.Police say that just before 11:30 PM, a pair of burglars entered Sharp's Outdoor Power Equipment, located on the 5900 block of 4th...
    - 17 Apr 11, 2:59pm -
  • Store manager shoots armed robber in self defense
    The manager of a convenience store reportedly used his gun to stop an armed robber.Police say that a robber entered the Leal Food Mart on the 2100 block of Leal Street in San Antonio, TX during the night shift...
    - 1 Feb 11, 4:34am -
  • Armed convenience store clerk fends off armed robber
    A convenience store clerk reportedly used his gun to chase off a would-be robber who was armed with a gun.Police say that at about 7:00PM, a robber, who was dressed in black, armed with a gun, and...
    - 28 Jan 11, 4:01am -
  • Burglar shot by armed homeowner
    A burglar was reportedly shot in self defense by a homeowner.Police say that a burglar kicked in the front door of a home in Fresno, CA and entered. Acting in self defense, the owner of the home reportedly...
    - 23 Jan 11, 2:17am -
  • Armed homeowner shoots home invader in self defense
    A homeowner reportedly used his gun to stop an early-morning intruder.Police say that just before 5:45AM, they received a 911 call reporting an in-progress home invasion on the 2100 block of Georgetown Blvd in Lansing, MI...
    - 9 Jan 11, 11:12pm -
  • Armed guest saves residents from a pair of armed home invaders
    A guest reportedly used his handgun to stop the two armed home invaders who knocked on the door and then rushed inside.Police say that just before 11:30PM, two home invaders armed themselves with a rifle and a pistol...
    - 6 Jan 11, 3:02am -

Firearms and Freedom

  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 19 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
    - 20 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

    - 28 Mar 14, 2:56am -
  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -
  • Voting Time Standardization
    There is a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature to standardize the voting hours for early voting in Wisconsin. In recent elections, the heavily liberal areas of Milwaukee and Madison have had much longer early voting hours, including weekends, where mos…
    - 15 Mar 14, 6:11am -

Minuteman Review

  • Aporkalypse Now
    I don't know about you but I think it should be illegal not to do this.
    - 12 Mar 13, 7:16pm -
  • MTV Warns America
    Ironic that this commercial was made during the Bush Administration, and Obama has only continued the same policies, but worse.
    - 16 Jan 13, 6:59pm -
  • Kudos to Ruger! you so much to Ruger for making it so easy for people to contact the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials and…
    - 12 Jan 13, 8:05pm -
  • I need help loading the bullets into the clip
    I have this clip and some bullets and I just cannot figure out how you are suppose to load them. Can anyone help?Confused? Find out what the difference is between a "Clip and a Magazine".
    - 11 Jan 13, 12:12am -
  • Why Would a Gunowner Need More than 10 Rounds?
    Consider this, the woman shoots the intruder 6 times. He lays down and cries, and then gets up and leaves. What if there were more than 1 attacker? What if there were 3?
    - 10 Jan 13, 6:47am -
  • When They Come For Your Guns
    Although I am posting this after today's announcement that Obama could consider Executive Order to ram through some sort of gun law, I do not see an imminent ban of any kind on the horizon. I see the EO comments as the Executive branch's way of sayin…
    - 10 Jan 13, 3:18am -
  • Time to Choose

    - 9 Jan 13, 2:25am -
  • Gun Grabbers Reveal Their Plan
    OK, it is fair to say that we knew their plan for a long time, if we were paying attention.We knew Obama wanted to disarm Americans and create more gun control. I knew many people throughout Obama's first term though, even gun owners, who told me tha…
    - 5 Jan 13, 11:49pm -
  • Join the NRA and get a Bass Pro Shops Gift Card
    Join the NRA for $25 and get a $25 gift card for Bass Pro Shops!
    - 29 Dec 12, 8:06am -
  • Gun Control for Dummies

    - 28 Dec 12, 9:15pm -

Gears of Guns

  • Poll: What type of reviews do you prefer to read on

    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Editorial: Standardizing vs. Proprietary
    A few weeks back I reviewed a Windham Weaponry .308 AR style rifle. When I finished the review I contacted my local gunsmith as well as Windham and asked if they knew of any standardization in the .308 AR market.  I wanted to know if anyone had made…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Henry Repeating Arms – Golden Boy Eagle Scout Tribute Edition Rifle Review
    Some of you may already know I received the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, in 2004. This is the highest rank one can receive and it must be earned and is never just given. My father was a big part as to why I made it to Eagle becau…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Poll: With .22lr prices and stocks not yet fully recovered, what do you mainly shoot now?
    While some of us in the country are seeing our .22lr supply and prices returning to pre-December 2012 stock and price, not everyone has yet recovered. What are you mainly shooting while waiting for it to recover?
    - 19 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Editorial: Modernizing the Wheel vs. Newly Invented
    I was talking with someone the other night about guns (Yes, I do talk about other things than guns… sometimes) when they asked what I thought was the 5 top new innovations were in the industry. This is a topic I have been wanting to write about for…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Windham Weaponry R16FSFST-308 Review
    For those of you not familiar with Windham Weaponry and would like more history on them, you should visit  The Windham Weaponry Story… Introduction to the .308 AR Style Rifle I have always preferred the larger .30 caliber round over the 5.56×45.…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • The Obligatory after SHOT Show List
    As you may have figured out or had read earlier this month we did not go to SHOT Show 2015 but we did watch as much coverage as we had time for. Our top 5 things we are excited for in 2015 is (in no order) Magpuls release of AK furniture  and the D6…
    - 33 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Magpul Pmag D60 60 Round AR-15 Style drum mag
    Magpul released this video yesterday showing off their new Pmag D60 Drum mag. They are saying it will  ship in the spring/summer 2015  
    - 45 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • Video Tuesday: Magpul – The Precision Hunter

    - 46 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 11:00am -
  • SHOT Show, 2015, Reviews, and Videos
    First I would like to say Happy New Years as this is the first post in 2015. A number of people have been asking where we have been the past few weeks. The Crew has started the New Year with a bang and we have just been busy getting everything ready…
    - 47 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 11:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -
  • A home-defense gun and ammo for $246 bucks?
    This idea has actually evolved over the past couple of years since I began to write this blog post.  It originated with a young mother who was referred to me by a friend. She has two young children, a dead-beat husband who up and left her two years…
    - 55 days ago, 4 Jan 15, 9:50pm -
  • A "grey man" in tactical pants?
    Two statements I want to make as I begin are A) I wear either black or coyote brown 5.11 or Propper tactical pants most days and B) almost nobody notices or pays attention to them... I've actually checked with people... friends, family, acquaintances…
    - 90 days ago, 1 Dec 14, 6:00am -
  • Do you need a Grab-n-Go Two-Way Radio Bag?
    In a day and age of smart phones, there isn't a lot of consideration for other modes of two-way communication by many people. While a lot of those in the prepping community are investing in HAM and MURS radio systems, I would suggest that there is st…
    - 2 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Five thoughts for firearms instructors...
    Over the past couple of years, I've read a number of blog posts and articles about what new shooters and students should look for when seeking out a firearms instructor. Most of the suggestions are pretty good and some are just common sense... sugges…
    - 1 Oct 14, 9:55pm -
  • 30 days with the New York Reload...
    I've carried a lot of different guns in even more different holsters over the years as a law enforcement officer in the 1980s and 1990s... to concealed carry in the 2000s, almost every day for over ten years now here in Ohio. I've carried full-size r…
    - 26 Jul 14, 6:36am -
  • Keeping your doors closed...
    Most folks enter homes and buildings through doors... it's how we're trained since we could walk. Bad guys enter the same way most of the time. I'd like to suggest a few easy and inexpensive ways to slow down the bad guys when they try to get into yo…
    - 28 Jun 14, 2:49pm -
  • Under construction...
    Several folks have emailed and sent Facebook messages wondering if I had given up on blogging... the answer is no, I still enjoy blogging, but the reality is two-fold.  The gals and I have launched some ambitious new projects here at home and I'll l…
    - 19 Jun 14, 11:32pm -
  • Five guns for gals who carry...
    What gun should I get?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, the gals and I'd be living on a ranch out west by now.  There's an endless number of blog posts, gun magazine articles, online reviews, and opinions out there on th…
    - 2 May 14, 4:20am -
  • Bullseye and combat accuracy... you need both!
    My friend and I were out back on our shootin' range putting some lead downrange and the discussion of bullseye verses combat accuracy came up after some recent blog posts out there on the interwebs. I think both are important and I've used a lot of d…
    - 17 Mar 14, 12:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newLooking for blame in all the wrong places.
    The fault, as it were, isn’t the responsibility of the gun control advocates who are fighting mightily against the power of the NRA and other like-minded organizations. This one lies at the feet of the broad mass of nonprofits. After the tragedy at…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Feb 15, 12:00pm -
  • newMore “fun” with machetes
    Medellin, Colombia. What amazes me the most in this video is that the cops capture the guy alive. They would usually put several rounds on him and call it a day. Probably the presence of family had something to do with it. The civilian with the jacke…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Feb 15, 12:00pm -
  • newGun Regs for Thee, the Little People.
    Shannon Watts is an out and out hypocrite. She posted the tweet below yesterday. It links to a story arguing against concealed carry by legal concealed carry holders on college and university campuses. It is obviously her position and that of her org…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:36pm -
  • I have been and always shall be…
    Of all the souls I have encountered in my travels, his was the most…human.   Leonard Nimoy  1931- 2015
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 6:02pm -
  • CSGV again on the M855: It took them 3 hours, but they finally changed the tune.
    But so far, they have not acknowledge the change on the thread, nor the commentators have said anything, probably because they have not noticed.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 6:01pm -
  • Confirming once more that “Gun Safety Advocates” don’t know about guns. (Update)
    OK, that does it. I volunteer for a paid position in CSGV so they don’t publish stupid stuff like that. At least I am willing to teach them how to use Google for other than looking at Samoan reptilian porn. The comments/orgasms from the followers w…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:51pm -
  • On this thing about Net Neutrality.
    I confess that the whole thing appears to be convoluted and I have not done a real in-deep study of it.  Apparently the FCC wants to save me from the evil Internet providers or something. I am a simple man. Don’t do fancy stuff, don’t shoot but…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 12:00pm -

My Gun Culture

  • newWe Test Sig Sauer’s New 300 Blackout Match Subsonic Ammo
      We’re starting a new project at – The Great GunAmerica Ammo Adventure. Each week, we’ll take an in depth look at a specific cartridge. Not a brand, but a specific brand, model, caliber and loading. Ammo performance is a tric…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:58pm -
  • 5 Best Non-traditional Concealed Carry Methods
    When you stop and think about it, all forms of concealed carry represent a compromise. Unless you’re stumbling through life carrying your gun at eye level, like characters on the Walking Dead, you’re always going to have to sacrifice some degree…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 5:01pm -
  • Six Gun Words That Should Be Banned
    Words have power. Even the ordering of words can have dire consequences. As the ancient Greek philosopher George Carlin used to say, “It’s OK to prick your finger, but don’t finger your…” Well, you get the idea. Careful use of words is alwa…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 2:02am -
  • Doubletappin’ with a Trio of Sig Sauer .357 Sigs.
    A couple of months ago, I wrote about the .357 Sig caliber. That got me all worked up to dig into the topic a bit more. You can read that article here at AmmoLand for more detail about the caliber, but in case you have a short attention span like I d…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 12:18am -
  • A Striker-Fired .357: The Sig Sauer P320
    When you think of Sig Sauer pistols, you think of classic double/single-action. Or single action like the new P938 and classic 1911s. Or maybe that Double Action Kellerman (DAK) design. What you don’t think of is striker-fired. While the new P320 c…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 5:26pm -
  • SilencerCo Makes Buying Suppressors Easy
    I’m not a lawyer, and I don’t even play one on TV. If I was on TV, I would certainly choose a character way more respectable than a lawyer, perhaps a Mafia hit man, human organ trafficker or United States Congressman. So don’t take any of this…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 11:19pm -
  • The Top 5 Best 9mm Self-Defense Ammunition Choices
    Do you want the good news or the bad news? The good news is that there are more than five great 9mm defensive ammo choices. The bad news is that there are more than five great ammunition choices. So what to choose? That depends. If you look around on…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 1:19am -
  • Take a Picture. Win a Gun.
    Crimson Trace just launched their new Condition Crimson Photo contest. Part of the company’s new campaign highlighting (see what I did there?) the importance of equipping your defensive pistol with a laser, the contest encourages participants to se…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 4:37pm -
  • A Close Look at CMMG’s 300 Blackout Mk4 Pistol
    I think the 300 AAC Blackout caliber was really made for short barrels. Don’t get me wrong, I have a 300 Blackout AR-type rifle with a 16-inch barrel and love it. I just think the flexibility of the caliber really shines in short and compact config…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Feb 15, 12:13am -
  • New Gear from Ergo Grips
    The folks at Ergo Grips have been busy this year. They announced a slew of new stuff for AR-type rifles, the Mossberg 500 shotgun and even the Ruger LCR revolver. Here’s a quick rundown. Ruger LCR / LCRX Delta Grip Last year Ergo caused a stir in t…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Feb 15, 2:28pm -

Gun Pundit

  • Arsenal Krink length Quad Rail system
    Krink Quad Rail from Arsenal: The Arsenal Krink Quad Rail is designed and manufactured to exceed the most stringent military specifications and requirements. This T7075-T6 rail installs easily with its precision machined tabs, vents heat very effecti…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Feb 15, 6:02pm -
  • Video: ATI Omni Hybrid Upper Torture Test
    "We tested the Omni Hybrid Upper in full-auto. We fired 2,000 consecutive rounds without any malfunctions or cleaning, an accomplishment most aluminum receivers couldn't make."...This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 24 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 8:29pm -
  • Battle Rifle Company BR4 Attache 9mm AR Pistol
    The BR4 Attache is new for 2015 and it is Battle Rifle Company’s first entry into the 9mm AR pistol market. The BR4 Attache 9mm is a blow back, Colt SMG configuration and comes with a 32 round straight magazine and a 10.5” barrel....This is a s…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 5:45pm -
  • Zero-Tolerance for Rings of Power
    Texas boy suspended for saying he could make classmate ‘disappear’ with ‘Lord of the Rings’ sorcery...This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 26 days ago, 2 Feb 15, 6:48pm -
  • Making .22LR at CCI from the Outdoor Channel
    VIDEO: .22LR How it is made courtesy of Ammo Labs from the Outdoor Channel....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 27 days ago, 1 Feb 15, 7:58pm -
  • The ‘Opposite of Progress’?
    NYPD commissioner’s anti-terror unit draws ire from police reform advocates The creation of a new counterterrorism unit within the NYPD, which will be armed with “machine guns” and tasked with policing protests as well as guarding the city agai…
    - 29 days ago, 31 Jan 15, 12:34am -
  • Trying to get Open Carry out of Kroger Grocery
    Lansing, Michigan: Group calls for open-carry ban at Frandor Kroger Eight women, including East Lansing resident Linda Brundage, asked shoppers to shop elsewhere until Kroger prohibits customers from openly carrying guns. Protesters were members of t…
    - 30 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 1:52am -
  • IWI For Sale?
    Israel is selling the company that makes Uzi sub-machine guns Israel Military Industries Ltd., which manufactures the Uzi sub-machine gun, is to be put up for sale by the state of Israel. Israel’s Government Companies Authority expects the sale of…
    - 30 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 11:17pm -
  • GSG Target 1911
    Imported by American Tactical Imports: Imported by American Tactical Imports: The GSG Target 1911 is ideal for plinking or competition shooters looking for solid reliability and consistent performance. Complete with custom target-style wooden grips,…
    - 14 Feb 14, 1:37pm -
  • Mayors Against MAIG
    15% of Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun mayors leave As it has broadened its attacks on lawmakers and Second Amendment groups like the National Rifle Association, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s aggressive “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”…
    - 13 Feb 14, 1:34pm -

Home on the Range

  • newBrother in Arms
    As I said before - since someone here (not a regular just a "insert adjective here" saw fit to post online where my family burial site is in the comments through Find a Grave -  when Dad passes, there will be no notification.  Give us that bit…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Feb 15, 2:11am -
  • Brazen Cooking Secrets
    After a day in the field or in the bat truck, and spending way too much on keeping it going, I was ready for a tasty but not wallet busting dinner.  With gas  starting to creep back up again, plus the cost of upkeep, transportation costs are taki…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 12:56am -
  • For "Bull" - Happy Birthday as you Look Down Upon Me
    For my brothers's birthday tomorrow - a story from Saving Grace  - just as I use my middle name here, I use his in the book, but it's a good name, my Dad's middle name. This is from the pre-edit manuscript as the edited one is on my home computer -…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:33am -
  • RIP Barkley 2-24-2014
    February 24, 2014.It's the day we lost Barkley.  It's a hard day, for sure.  Some of it was good.  I got to write a check to an animal rescue group in the four figures from sales to help them and I'll have another one soon in the same amount to an…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 3:10am -
  • Charmed Lives
    Charms That Save Lives.     This rescue based business was was founded by two college students with the promise to create jewelry that uniquely expresses the beauty and courage of homeless pets, and raises money to protect them until they can be fo…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 1:11am -
  • Shaken not stirred - The Beretta 3032 Tomcat
    Roberta X has a post up earlier this weekend about a nifty "improper lady's gun" she picked up at the Tri State gun show - a .25 Beretta 418 which got me thinking about this little back up piece.The .32acp was a standard police round in Europe for…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 3:48pm -
  • Iron Roads Running
    To me there is something almost soothing about old tools, old machinery. The feeling of history simultaneously impossibly far away and yet tantalizingly close. The scent of past use, dulled by generations of oil lamps, of echoing footsteps, hushed vo…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • Books and Big Mutts
    As many of you already know, The Book of Barkley is the #1 Amazon Kindle Book in Pets and Family/Relationship genres and Number 8 in Paid Book sales.  In the last 48 hours 8810 books were purchased or downloaded. More books on order and I'm taking t…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 9:59pm -
  • Barkley Memories - When Computers Attack
    Brigids Diary -Winter 2012After living out of a suitcase the last few weeks both with and without Barkley, I was looking forward to a quiet weekend of sleep, making some French pastry and catching up with the blog world.It felt good to be home, Bar…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 5:08pm -
  • Route 66 (Smith and Wesson version)
    I have more "old" weapons than new. Some of it is simply the comfort of those things that have been proven realiable.Then there is simply the sheer love I have for that which is history, of the acts of courage that defined a persons freedom, of the m…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 9:48pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newBallistic Advantage Rolls Out New Site
    Ballistic Advantage has a new website that makes it easier to navigate their selection of barrels. They have a barrel for just about every budget and application.
    - 36 mins ago, 28 Feb 15, 6:39pm -
  • newExecutive Ordnance AR Pistol Grip
    While most AR-15 pistol grips are molded from polymer, Executive Ordnance went a different direction. Theirs is machined from 7075 aluminum billet, hard anodized, and fitted with interchangeable G-10 panels. This is certainly not something everyone n…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Feb 15, 5:09pm -
  • Joe Watson Knives Punch Blade
    Push knives (punch blades) are one of the easiest to carry styles of defense fixed blades. They are also fairly intuitive to use. However, many of the available push knives on the market just aren’t that great. Joe Watson Knives is developing a pus…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 6:40pm -
  • Fight and Flight Tactical Utility Patch Panels
    Fight and Flight Tactical is trying to bring something new to the patch panel. Their panel features a large loop Velcro surface, bound edges, and grommets for hanging. All of that is pretty standard. The unique feature is the addition of PALS webbing…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:38pm -
  • 10% Off Knucks at Edge/Equipped
    When Nuck Chorris tells you to put your knucks on sale, you don’t argue. Use code “NUCK CHORRIS” to save 10% on all knucks at Edge/Equipped. The sale runs through 03/05/2015.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 6:10pm -
  • Win a Dalton Fury Custom 1911 and Support #MISSION22
    Many of you likely remember the gorgeous Joe Watson Mission 22 benefit knife we showed you earlier this year. The knife is now ready and being raffled along with a custom 1911 built by Dalton Fury, customer sheath and holster by J.R. Custom Holsters,…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:40pm -
  • SAR Global Tool Inglorious Bastard Build to Benefit Run Ranger Run
    Spencer at SAR Global Tool is building a 14″ Inglorious Bastard, one of the sveltest and most wicked knives he makes, to benefit Run Ranger Run and GalliantFew. This is a very cool project and Spencer is chronicling the entire build on his blog. Yo…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 4:23pm -
  • FULL30
    I have a pile of YouTube channels that I follow, most of which are firearm related. Many of the channels that I follow have begun to move to different platforms for sharing their content for a number of reasons. One such platform is FULL30. FULL30 is…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 8:47pm -
  • Panteao Introduces Subscriber Perks
    Panteao Productions now offers a perks program with their subscriptions. The subscriptions give you monthly or yearly access to their streaming library of training videos and now they also come with discounts at a growing list of companies that have…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 6:17pm -
  • Win a Free NFA Trust from SilencerCo
    The only thing better than an affordable NFA Trust is a free NFA Trust. We told you about SilencerCo’s affordable NFA EasyTrust in past weeks. Now they are giving one away. Head over to the SilencerCo’s website to enter.
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 4:05pm -

Arms Vault

  • newShooting Industry Masters Gold Sponsors
    Sponsors Set Gold Standard With Shooting Industry Masters Support San Diego, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 — The 13th annual Shooting Industry Masters kicks off July 24 at the Claythorne Lodge in Columbus, Kan., jump-started by solid industry support. The…
    - 22 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 8:56pm -
  • Dead Air Armament Sandman Suppressor
    Dead Air Armament™ Sandman™ Suppressor Line Now Shipping The game-changing, 100% USA-made suppressors, created by Mike Pappas, now shipping to distributors. Lawrenceville, Ga. (February 2015) - Dead Air Armament™, the suppressor company founded…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 11:04pm -
  • Brownells 1911 Pistol Catalog
    Brownells 1911 Catalog #11 Now Available MONTEZUMA, Iowa – Brownells has proudly released the 11th edition of its very popular catalog specifically for the 1911, which is entirely devoted to John Browning’s timeless pistol design. With more than…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 9:06pm -
  • MidwayUSA Foundation Seeks Executive Director
    MIDWAYUSA FOUNDATION SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Columbia, MO - The MidwayUSA Foundation Inc., a public charity focused on helping communities and organizations raise funds to support their high school, college, and other youth shooting teams is active…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 6:29pm -
  • Gletcher Parabellum CO2 Pistol
    GLETCHER® Parabellum CO2 Pistol New York, NY- Gletcher®, a brand under Sport Manufacturing Group Inc. that specializes in the production of pneumatic replica firearms, introduces the Parabellum.  A real copy of the original World War II firearm, t…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 12:02am -

Legally Armed in Detroit

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • ATF Approval times reduced to less than 6 months
    Today, the ATF stated that the time to process paper Form 1 and Form 4s - 6 months. Our feeling is that the backlog for paper forms is closer to 4 months when you consider that the eForms are only...
    - 39 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
  • Gun Trusts for those on Probation (even for Driving)
    In Florida, it is illegal for an individual to be on probation to own, possess, or use a firearm without permission of a Judge and his or her probation officer. While initially, this may sound reasonable because in our minds...
    - 40 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 4:04pm -
    Here is the latest letter from the ATF that we received at 4:36 PM EST today regarding the SB-15 and Stabilizing braces. It seems to deal with "intent" but also introduces a new concept of "redesign" in an attempt to...
    - 43 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 9:40pm -
  • ATF Updates Policy on Sig Brace and Pistol Regarding SBR
    We are all familiar with the inconsistency of the ATF. The ATF has changed their position on the Sib Brace (SB-15) with a pistol. While the ATF, still states that it is legal to use the SB-15 as intended (strapped...
    - 62 days ago, 28 Dec 14, 6:23pm -
  • Ohio Legalizes Hunting with Suppressors
    In 90 days, it will be legal to hunt with Suppressors in Ohio. On Friday, December 19th Gov. John Kasich signed a massive overhaul of Ohio's Gun Law including removing the restriction for hunting with a suppressor (sometimes called a...
    - 67 days ago, 24 Dec 14, 2:09am -
  • Revisions to North Carolina and Gun Trust Transfers and Machine Gun Update Under the NFA
    North Carolina NFA Trust and Gun Trust Update: In Dec 2014, a Gun Trust transfer of a Machine Gun was rejected by the ATF when it stated "In Accordance with NC General Statute 14-409. Please remember that your Form 4...
    - 79 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 11:44pm -
  • Florida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressors
    Unlike most states which have changed the laws, In Florida you can hunt with Suppressors starting today. This morning the following announcement was sent out by Marion Hammer the Executive Director of the SSF and past president of the NRA...
    - 99 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:15pm -
  • Florida Vote on Hunting with Suppressors this week- Time to Get a Florida Gun Trust
    It is expected that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will repeal the 1957 ban on hunting with a sound suppressor. This change will remove the prohibition on the use of suppressed firearms for taking (hunting) deer, gray squirrels…
    - 19 Nov 14, 10:13pm -
  • ATF Update on Sig Brace? SBR or SBR and Gun Trusts
    In the last few days a letter has surfaced on the Internet reportedly written to a small shotgun maker, which states that shouldering a Sig Sauer SB 15 pistol stabilizing brace could change a firearms classification to a short barrel...
    - 19 Nov 14, 8:36pm -
  • How long does a Form 4 take with a Gun Trust and Update to 41P
    Great news! The ASA is reporting that the time to process a Form 4 with a Gun Trust has continued to decrease and looks like the time will continue to decrease. Less than a year ago the average wait time...
    - 7 Nov 14, 8:21pm -

Notes From the American Outback

  • Not to forget MIss Mags!
    Miss Mags. She is not the outdoor dog that the other two are. We hit some pretty cold weather, even got snowed on, and she found herself much happier in the trailer. I think the trailer is her favorite place in the whole world.I shouldn’t blame thi…
    - 10 Jun 14, 12:36am -
  • The venerable .45 Colt
    I haven’t written on a gun topic in a very long time. But here’s a recent addition to the stable that I thought some folks might enjoy seeing.It’s one of the Lipsey’s special-run Rugers on the smaller, flat-top frame, of which I am a great fa…
    - 8 Jun 14, 4:28pm -
  • Emma
    While Jack had nothing but exuberant enthusiasm for our recent two-week-+ trip into wild places, Emma ran him a close second with her quiet, but intense, enjoyment of places that she loves.Emma is twelve-and-a-half, which is getting up there for Shor…
    - 8 Jun 14, 3:35pm -
  • Jack the Ham
    Those who know Jack know that he is the consummate ham. Point a camera at him and he starts posing. Where this comes from I have no idea-- except perhaps that I give him a firm "Whoa!" when he is in a position I like for the camera.He was in heaven o…
    - 7 Jun 14, 11:33pm -
  • The High Country
    Trying again with the pics.The Wyoming high-country is addictive. I've got some things that have to be done this week coming up, but then we are going to go back. Perhaps for the rest of June. The dogs seem to like it as much as I do. Jack especially…
    - 7 Jun 14, 11:23pm -
  • Untitled
    Good grief! Has it been that long? Well, it is what it is so no apologies.The pupz and I have just returned from a two-week-+ roll-about to try to shake off a bad case of cabin fever induced by a pretty bad winter. The trip was a great success. All w…
    - 3 Jun 14, 11:30pm -
  • And yet again...
    By now everyone who checks in here from time to time must be downright sick of seeing this damn windpump. I can only plead that it is in my "front yard" (285 yards away) and I can't help photographing it in the myriad different lights that play upon…
    - 21 Oct 13, 3:02am -
  • You asked for it!
    Well, not everybody asked for it. But BobF said a recent pic of Jack afield would make a good oil. So I whipped out my pallette, squirted some oil paints on it, found my mink-hair brushes, and dashed off a quickee. Enjoy, Bob.(You might have to click…
    - 20 Oct 13, 5:18pm -
  • The long road home
    Last week I had to take Jack to the vet for his routine rabies shot. None of the other dogs needed anything so he and I made the trip alone. Our regular vet is 80 miles away. There is one closer, only 35 miles, but I like the regular vet to see the d…
    - 15 Oct 13, 3:18pm -
  • Autumn sunset
    The other day we had a wonderful golden sunset. This is common this time of year. But it is a fleeting thing, gone in a minute or less. I sometimes see a really fine one, but by the time I get the camera it is gone. But that's what a photographer doe…
    - 15 Oct 13, 3:02pm -

Of Arms and Law

  • District Court rejects challenge to CA "gun roster" law
    CalGuns Foundation link to the ruling is here. You can read the first few pages and know what the outcome will be. California seeks to ensure guns are safe, etc., etc., so only very safe guns are put on the roster ("Safe" means, for example, that th…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 10:21pm -
  • Jim Bovard remembers Mike McNulty
    Posted here."One of the heroes of the Waco fights of the 1990s has passed away. Mike McNulty did more than any other single person to doggedly pursue the truth about Waco. And he produced or co-produced a number of superb films that vividly and…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 1:58pm -
  • Supreme Court argument in Henderson
    The government's "constructive possession claim didn't get very far. The government had been contending that designating to whom the firearms could be transferred was "control," and hence exercising illegal "possession." Then before argument they con…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 8:57pm -
  • HSUS loses charity rating
    Charity Navigator just revoked their rating and put a "donor advisory" alert in its place. This comes in the wake of a $15 million payout to settle an extortion and bribery suit, and moving $26 million to offshore accounts.
    - 5 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 8:29pm -
  • RIP Mike McNulty
    I just heard, know no details.Mike produced "Waco: The Rules of Engagement" and directed "The FLIR Project" and "Waco: A New Revelation." Back in '93, he and I forced reopening of the Waco issue, which led to appointment of an independent counsel…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 4:21pm -
  • Supreme Court argument approaching
    Tuesday, Feb. 24, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Henderson v. United States, describing in this SCOTUSblog post. Henderson surrendered his firearms to the government, as one of his conditions of release. He was later convicted of a felony,…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 11:19pm -
  • Recovering attorneys' fees in Federal forfeiture cases
    By pure luck, I came across this, a provision allowing recovery of attorneys' fees in forfeiture cases. It ought to be of great use in gun forfeiture cases at the Federal level.28 USC §2465(b) provides:"(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), i…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 4:39pm -
  • BATFE moves to ban SS109/M855 .223 ammo
    M855 is the current military issue, and so comprises the "surplus" ammo market in 5.56 NATO. BATFE originally classed it as suitable for "sporting purposes" and thus exempt from the AP ban. It now proposes to reverse this and ban production for the c…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Feb 15, 9:02pm -
  • California Lawyer magazine on Chuck Michel
    It's carried as the cover story.
    - 16 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 4:59pm -
  • Ban on FFL handguns sales to nonresidents struck down!
    Mance v. Holder, opinion in pdf. US District Court for the Northern District of Texas holds that the ban is unconstitutional on its face and as applied. A resident of Washington, DC (which now allows handgun in the home, if registered) wanted to buy…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Feb 15, 6:36pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • Legislative Report #4
    Legislative Report #4 is now online.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 4:54pm -
  • Journal News publisher resigns
    Journal News publisher Janet Hasson is resigning.  She is responsible for publishing the map of pistol license holders home addresses in Westchester and Rockland, a move which I understand cost the paper 30% of it’s subscribers and who knows how m…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:37pm -
  • Where’s Cuomo?
    Another early poll on potential 2016 presidential candidates: “… [Hillary] Clinton also remains dominant in the Democratic primary field.  54% of the party’s voters want her to be their candidate to 16% for Joe Biden, 12% for Elizabeth Warren,…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 5:45pm -
  • It’s very perverse
    New Yorkers Against Gun Violence mouthpiece Leah Gunn Barrett’s reaction to this phony “exclusive” from the Daily News on increased donation to NRA is priceless: “… Contributions and grants to the NRA in 2013 totaled $96.4 million, up 11.5%…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 2:02pm -
  • Henderson v. U.S.
    SCOTUS will be taking up a gun case, Henderson v. U.S.: “The Supreme Court is considering a tricky dilemma faced by people who legally own guns, but are then convicted of a serious crime and have to get rid of them.  Since federal law bars convict…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 8:50pm -
  • They found Larry
    Surprise, surprise: “Gov. Cuomo’s former chief of staff, Lawrence Schwartz — who is under scrutiny in Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara’s explosive public-corruption probe and supposedly off the state payroll — is, in fact, still being pa…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 6:44pm -
  • #1 Astroturfers
    Sharyl Attkisson has an excellent article on astroturf.  #1 on her list is Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Everytown, both of which are bought and paid for by Mike Bloomberg. Here is a talk she gave recently on the subject:
    - 8 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 3:11pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • Larry Vickers builds his own Aimpoint
    This is pretty neat look into the process of creating one of the World's best optics. In this series of videos Larry Vickers builds an Aimpoint Patrol Rifle Optic (PRO).
    - 27 days ago, 2 Feb 15, 12:54am -
  • Savage Scout Rifle :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Savage Scout Rifle WebpageEmpty Cases
    - 37 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 11:00pm -
  • SIG Electro-Optics :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:SIG Electro-Optics Webpage
    - 37 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
  • HK G36 22 Rimfire :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Guns, Holsters and Gear
    - 39 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 3:43am -
  • Savage A17 :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Accurate ShooterField and Stream
    - 39 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 9:59pm -
  • ALG Six Second Mount :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:ALG Defense WebpageJerking the TriggerRecoil
    - 39 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 9:52pm -
  • Vortex Optics Strike Eagle :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Strike Eagle Webpage
    - 39 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 9:26pm -
  • SilencerCo Omega :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:SilencerCo Omega WebpageSilencer ShopSoldier Systems
    - 40 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 3:54am -
  • Mossberg L-Series :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Mossberg WebpageGuns, Holsters and Gear
    - 40 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 2:44am -
  • GLOCK Model 40 :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:GLOCK Webpage
    - 40 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 2:11am -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

  • CMP Update - Slim Pickin'
    via emailLIMITED INVENTORY AT CMP STORES(March 2013):RIFLES: The CMP currently has over 12,000 unfilled orders for rifles, ammo and other items. We also still have thousands of M1 Garands. These rifles all require inspection and repair and grading be…
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:04am -
  • CMP Update - IH Garands
    via email AGUILA .22LR AMMO. As is the case with many other sellers of .22LR ammo, the CMP has been sold out. We had posted information that we were expecting a resupply in April or May. The distributor has just informed us that the manufacturer…
    - 12 Mar 13, 12:04am -
  • CMP Update - Ammo Rationing
    Aguila .22LR Ammunition.  The CMP is sold out of caliber .22 rimfire ammunition. The manufacturer, Aguila, has advised that the earliest we can expect resupply is late April, 2013, at slightly higher pricing. We are still accepting orders and wi…
    - 5 Feb 13, 1:09am -
  • CMP Update - New Yorkers Pay Attention!
    As a result of the NY SAFE Act of 2013, effective immediately, all NY customers purchasing any CMP rifles, to include the M1 Garand, to be delivered in NY must have the rifle shipped to a NY licensed FFL dealer in NY for compliance with SAFE Act…
    - 31 Jan 13, 2:53am -
  • The Newest Example...
    ... of "Beclowning Oneself"  HAS to go to Piers Morgan after his Twitter exchange with Dana Loesch, and others. Here's my favorite:Sorry. For exposing your lack of knowledge of guns. He said that after incorrectly using the term "assault rifle"*, ma…
    - 14 Jan 13, 1:36am -
  • Thank You, David Gregory...
    ... for proving to the world that laws against ammunition magazines exceeding 10 rounds is one of the stupidest and most useless laws on the books. You shouldn't be arrested for having one on your show, in blatant violation of Washington DC's law aga…
    - 14 Jan 13, 1:19am -
  • CMP Update
    via email:The Board of Directors and the CMP staff take this opportunity to thank all our customers and competitors for their support in 2012 and wish everyone a very prosperous year in 2013. Order and email backlog. Although the staff worked man…
    - 5 Jan 13, 1:40am -
  • Michael Moore is a Big Piece of Shit
    Here's why (this time) - Michael Moore's New Years Resolutions: 4. Stop saying, "I support the troops." I don't ... why would anyone sign up for this rogue organization? Because they - aww, never mind. You wouldn't understand. You're so far remove…
    - 1 Jan 13, 9:33pm -
  • RIP Stormin' Norman
    My commander: .
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  • Happy New B'ak'tun
    I guess that's the way to say it..
    - 21 Dec 12, 6:30am -

Semi Automatic Heart


  • Aimpoint Micro H-1 Red Dot Sights
      The Armory Group, Inc carries a variety of Aimpoint optics and accessories. One of the most popular 1x sights on the market, the Micro H-1 is a hardy quality optic that required little space on your rifle and can be used for a wide variety of appl…
    - 6 Sep 12, 3:57am -
  • Magpul SGA Stocks IN STOCK!
        Our Web Store is now online and carrying over 2000 of your favorite products! Currently in the spot light is the Magpul SGA stock system for the popular Remington 870! They are in stock and ready to ship to you! Remember that any order $200 or…
    - 4 Sep 12, 7:56pm -
  • Things to Remember….
      Things to Remember:   1. Safety First 2. T.A.G. Web Store Coming Soon!
    - 9 Aug 12, 12:36am -
  • T.A.G. Web Store Coming Soon!
        The Armory Group, Inc’s Web Store will soon be coming on line carrying over 1500 different products varying from Handguns, Rifles, and Ammunition to Flash Lights, Clothing, and Training Videos. The T.A.G. Web Store was built with the customer…
    - 12 Jul 12, 8:19am -
  • Trouble Shooting: Find the Right Caliber and Handgun for You
      Choosing your first firearm can be a very difficult task, but is even more difficult when you have injuries or a disability. Look around the blogosphere, firearm related forums, or walk into any gun store and you will be blasted with dozens of opt…
    - 6 Jul 12, 7:50pm -
  • Does the Gun Industry Respect Women?
        There have been women in the shooting industry for a very long time: Store owners, competition shooters, instructors, enthusiasts, and CCW holders. This isn’t anything new in the slightest. Our social media based society has allowed us to see…
    - 28 Jun 12, 12:15am -
  • Violent Crime Continues to Drop as Gun Sales Rise
      The FBI has recently released its Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report for 2011. Violent crime in 2011 dropped by 4% from the 2010 numbers. Making this even more enjoyable is that the report also shows that this is the 4th consecutive year of s…
    - 19 Jun 12, 9:14pm -
  • Sean Michael Combs: Open Carry, Michigan Law, and Consequences
      Sean Michael Combs was arrested on April 13th for publicly carrying a loaded M1 Garand in Birmingham Michigan. Combs is an 18 year old high school student who receives good grades and participates in track and field. Michigan law does not prohibit…
    - 18 Jun 12, 10:06pm -
  • Texas Triggers: Top Shot for the Rest of Us
      Texas Triggers is a new shooting facility and training center founded by Colby Donaldson the host of the popular show Top Shot. Top Shot is probably the best of the currently running shooting reality shows because of the exciting and difficult sta…
    - 18 Jun 12, 4:03am -
  • New DDM4 Rail from Daniel Defense
      This week Daniel Defense released their new DDM4 Rail series to ship ONLY with complete upper receivers or complete rifles. Hopefully, this decision to sell the rail as part of a kit is just marketing and we will see the rail as a separate accesso…
    - 15 Jun 12, 8:01pm -

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

    We've Moved! Our new blog address is Please update your links!Also, Defensive Force Instructors LLC has a new home on the web: CLICK HERE for information about our upcoming courses and dates.*NO…
    - 28 Jan 11, 6:10pm -
  • CLE for Virginia Gun Law
    I am happy to announce that we are filling out the forms for CLE credit for Virginia. If you want to register for the October 23rd seminar, and want CLE credit for it, the fee is $125. We are submitting an application for 2.5 hours of CLE credit. Sor…
    - 29 Sep 10, 1:21am -
  • Where Even Prosecutors Can't Carry
    Uncle links to a story about a man who fires some warning shots because a gang of, well, gang members was threatening him. The comments discuss the wisdom of warning shots and legal implications.Here's some additional background. The Nassau County DA…
    - 9 Sep 10, 12:22pm -
  • Required Reading for Concealed Carry
    Here is a good write-up of a self-defense shooting that went to court twice. HT Snowflakes in HellThe defendant, Mr. Hickey, was involved in a self-defense shooting when he was attacked by three neighbors in his own driveway. He was charged with aggr…
    - 7 Sep 10, 1:18pm -
  • SIRT Pistol for Training
    Caleb has a post up on the SIRT pistol, a dedicated dry-fire handgun that shoots a laser out the barrel whenever the gun is "fired."While this seems like a good way to train, I'd be afraid that it would make me look for the laser and not call my shot…
    - 7 Sep 10, 12:42pm -
  • Malum Prohibitum
    The NY Times reports that Chicago's gun ordinance, as well as state gun laws, aren't successfully used to deter violent crime. HT Uncle.“We do bypass our ordinance because the penalties are more serious under state laws,” Ms. Hoyle said. “But t…
    - 1 Sep 10, 11:38am -
  • Chesapeake Shooting Ruled Justified
    The shooting in Chesapeake earlier this month has been ruled justified. Decent coverage here and here. Sumdood fired shots at armed citizen while said citizen was standing outside his family's home. Armed citizen, a concealed handgun permit holder, r…
    - 31 Aug 10, 2:17am -
  • Reloading Shotgun for 3-Gun Competition
    Here's a good video from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit on speedloading your shotty for 3-gun. Looks like a good gig if you can get it.Here's another good video with a breakdown of the shooter's technique.Permalinked for future reference.
    - 28 Aug 10, 10:22pm -
  • Getting Out of Traffic Ticket by Carrying a Gun
    Extreme Tolerance relates his story of getting out of a ticket by virtue of legally carrying a gun. The officer that pulls you over will know as soon as he looks up your license plate that you have a concealed carry permit, which with many cops is a…
    - 27 Aug 10, 11:25am -
  • Galil Ace and Krebs AK
    Galil Ace Rifle over at The Firearm Blog.As he puts it, "the consumer AK accessory industry is sure to start producing handguards, pistol grips and stocks for dressing up a AK-clone as an Galil Ace."That already exists. Here is the Krebs Custom AK ri…
    - 26 Aug 10, 12:49pm -

WR2A: The CT Experience

The Swiss Gun Blog

  • Swiss Revolver 1882
    Cal. 7.5mm Via SwissRifles:  The Model 1882 proved popular enough to continue it’s use, despite the fact that the Luger had been in service for many years.  The Model 1882 had the advantages of being easy to load and operate, they were easy to fi…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
  • Zerreissprobe
    “Je suis Charlie”  – überall stösst man gegenwärtig auf ihn, diesen vermeintlich solidarischen, vermeintlich mutigen Spruch, den so viele Leute aufsagen, predigen, geradezu hinunterbeten, den sie auf Facebook als Profilfoto, oder auf Twitte…
    - 43 days ago, 16 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
  • Les islamistes menacent la Suisse
    via 20minutes: Dans une nouvelle vidéo de propagande tournée en Syrie, un membre de l’organisation terroriste a appelé ses «frères» à frapper, notamment, la Confédération helvétique. La vidéo en question est notamment sur Memri et vocati…
    - 45 days ago, 14 Jan 15, 9:44pm -
  • So then I said…

    - 48 days ago, 11 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
  • “If it saved only one life…”
    The islamist attackers of Charlie Hebdo had obviously been trained and prepared to carry out their military-style raid against journalists in the middle of Paris. Such terrorists will always go against unarmed civilians. As long as we as a society r…
    - 51 days ago, 8 Jan 15, 9:30pm -
  • Why gun control is evil
    Had there been only one armed law-abiding citizen on Utøya, that could have made all the difference.
    - 11 Feb 12, 10:02pm -
  • Guns don’t kill people

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  • Unwählbar / non éligibles
    Les élections au Conseil national approchent. C’est donc une bonne occasion de se souvenir des politiciens qui ont été en faveur de l’initiative pour le désarmement de la population. Je liste ci-dessous ici également les quelques parlementai…
    - 4 Oct 11, 8:04pm -
  • Security delusion
    Recently, I spent a few days in a large western city. While I was standing at one of its famous squares waiting for a friend in order to have a few drinks (was a great evening, thanks!), a military patrol just walked by. A team of three men in V form…
    - 17 Sep 11, 12:41pm -
  • Tintin était pro-armes
    Tintin était pro-armes. Vous souvenez-vous de l’aisance dont il fait preuve lorsqu’il s’arme de six-shooters en Amérique du Nord? Ou la familiarité évidente qu’il a de porter un shotgun dans les Andes ainsi que la tenue de l’arme juste…
    - 19 Aug 11, 10:37pm -

The War on Guns

  • newLawyers for Lawlessness, Doctors for Death
    So these quacks and sharks are interested in reducing injuries and deaths? They ought to start with the Number One Cause, instead of escalating tensions between those demanding freedom be surrendered to a monopoly of violence and those who, if forced…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:29pm -
  • newFacebook blocks fundraiser to reunite father and son over gun connection
    “Progressives” aren't content to just ban guns – there are still plenty of ideas that threaten their agenda. And while Facebook still permits advocacy “as long as it doesn't lead to the sale of any weapons,” the way things are going, it’s…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:15pm -
  • newNo Bounds
    John Richardson looks at the stunning level of hypocrisy that has been mastered (mistressed?) by Shannon Watts. [More]I don't know if it's Opposite Day "progressivism" that drives her misogynistic brand of "feminism" or what, but her motivation doesn…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:12pm -
  • newWell Fancy That
    The congressmen also allege that the ATF violated government transparency requirements. “The Administrative Procedures Act… requires that ‘general notice of proposed rulemaking shall be published in the Federal Register…’ To date, [the pro…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:58pm -
  • newOFF News
    More Counties Consider Resolutions, Cities Start To Stand Up, Corvallis Back In The News, SB 385 Heard But Not Acted On. [More]
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 10:41pm -
  • newTrying to Track Down a SC PX Ammo Pull
    Got this email I'm trying to check out, but I have no contacts to ask:[X] is stationed at Fort Jackson South Carolina. [Y] just contacted me and said that the PX there has pulled all 5.56 ammo from the shelves. She asked the PX personnel why the ammo…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 8:00pm -
  • newHow Easy It All Would Be
    Look at what just one person with a hacksaw can do. [More]And we're supposed to believe resistance is futile?[Via Jess]
    - 24 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 7:35pm -
  • newGot a Hanky?
    Why yes. Yes we do. [More]Have you met Mr. Hankey? He basically personifies everything she stands (sits?) for.And isn't it something-- the link for her on the state's taxpayer-funded site goes to this:Way to chill the First Amendment along with the S…
    - 24 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 7:29pm -
  • newA Set-Up?
    Twitter message just received in re the planned event discussed in today's GRE:Has anyone stopped to think that Bosworth&Co.may be being set up? DHS staged incident of"Domestic Terrorism" 2 further restrict our rights?The people participating are wel…
    - 24 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 7:15pm -
  • newStop the Threat: "Bad Deal"

    - 24 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 7:15pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • Harf Should Really Just Shut Her Yap
    In case you haven’t heard, there’s more stupidity coming out of the State Department in the form of something resembling words (and ostensibly logic, however bad) from the gaping maw of State Department spokeshole Marie Harf. See, apparently we c…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 11:39pm -
  • Too much stupid in this world!
    Every once in a while, I run across something so completely idiotic on the Internet… so moronic… so cretinous, that I fight the strong, physical urge to: a) buy an island, surround it with barbed wire, sharks with laser beams attached to their he…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Feb 15, 3:09am -
  • A few observations
    So I’ve been sick for the past week. I get a couple of evil colds per year, and I thought this was one of those, but it turned out to be an evil, nasty, gross, phlegm-covered bacterial infection. The bronchitis was not awesome. I wound up going to…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 9:44pm -
  • Crunch Time In The Fight To Stop An Article V Convention Call In The Old Dominion
    I ruffled some feathers when I opined a few weeks ago about the possibility of a Article V convention. Now that several bills have advanced to the floor of the General Assembly calling for an Article V convention, there seems to be a real chance of p…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Appropriating Chris Kyle
    I saw “American Sniper” on its opening weekend. It’s hard to say I enjoyed it.  I’m not sure anyone can enjoy a movie such as this. I can say it was well-acted, well-produced, and well-written. I can say that Bradley Cooper and Clint Eastwoo…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Feb 15, 10:44pm -
  • “If you had become too involved, I think you would have probably gone mad…”
    I just finished watching a new HBO documentary entitled “Night Will Fall.” Since I read a write-up of it in The Guardian, I’ve been wanting to see this film – not because I needed a grim reminder about the horrors of the Holocaust, but becaus…
    - 32 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 3:52am -
  • Virginia Politician Joins Ranks of Political Dumbassery
    Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of stories about the burning stupid of politicians. There was Hank “Guam is capsizing” Johnson, who worried that the small island would actually tip over if we staged a military buildup there. There was this mor…
    - 32 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:28pm -
  • Wait and See on Bergdahl (UPDATE: Military says “FALSE”)
    I’m at home today, nursing a cough that’s so dry and racking, I’m afraid I may vomit up my diaphragm… or lose bladder control… or something. The screeching histrionics about the so-called “blizzard” that was supposed to hit the east coa…
    - 32 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 3:08pm -
  • Please let me get off the crazy bus!
    What is it they always say? Never discuss politics or religion on the first date, right? I generally violate both these rules on a near daily basis on this blog, because, well, it’s my blog, and I can. I’ve never let anyone who may be easily butt…
    - 44 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 10:45pm -
  • Selling my house
    For those of you who weren’t following my house saga, I’ve decided I’m done. I don’t want to be a property owner any longer. There are lots of reasons for this, and  most of them I really don’t want to explore here. It’s a beautiful hou…
    - 44 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 2:23pm -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 2/28/2015
    62233 $478.99 Mossberg Model 835 Ulti-Mag Turkey Pump Action Shotgun, 12 Ga, 3.5″ Chamber, 24″ Overbored Ported Vent Rib Barrel, Mossy Oak Obsession Finish, Mossy Oak Obsession Synthetic Stock, 5+1 Round Capacity with 2.75″ Shells, Sling Swivel…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Feb 15, 3:04pm -
  • newTwenty Seven 1911 Pistols under $600
    1911 Pistols under $600 AU1911BKO $434.99 CIM1911 $450.99 ARM51429FC $470.99 51453-ARM $479.99 CHP440-030 $496.99 ATIGFX45MILNB $497.99 51447 $499.99 ATIGFX45TIB $500.99 CIM1911P $502.99 AU1911PKZSE $508.99 AU1911PKZSEW $520.99 CIM1911N00 $526.99 191…
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Feb 15, 11:58pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 2/27/2015
    H001MML $359.99 Henry Repeating Arms Lever Action Mare’s Leg Pistol, 22 WMR, 12.5″ Barrel, Blue Finish, American Walnut Stock, 8 Round Tubular Magazine, Lanyard Ring, Large Loop Lever, Fully Adjustable Rear Sight, Hooded Front Sight PMC357A $23.9…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 2:10pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 2/26/2015
    70501 $698.99 Marlin 336C Limited Edition Lever Action Rifle, 30-30 Win, 20″ Micro-Groove Barrel, Blue Finish, Grade “B” Checkered Walnut Stock with Pistol Grip, Adjustable Semi-Buckhorn Rear Sight, Hooded Ramp Front Sight WRA404LM $48.99 Warne…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 5:00pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 2/25/2015
    GERG522SDLB110 $317.99 American Tactical Imports GSG-522 Carbine Lightweight Semi-Automatic Rifle with SD Kit, 22 LR, 16.25″ Barrel, Matte Black Finish, Black Synthetic Stock with Textured Pistol Grip, One 110 Round Rotary Magazine, Integrated Weav…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 12:42pm -
  • Today’s New Addition: 2/24/2015
    SGPM400-300B-9B-ELITE $1,221.99 Sig Sauer M400 Semi-Automatic AP Pistol, 300 Blackout, 9″ Barrel, Aluminum Frame, Black Finish, One 30 Round Magazine, Stabilizing Brace, Geisselle Handguard, Front and Rear Flip Sights
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 11:26am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 2/23/2015
    SPX9105LLP $1,134.99 Springfield LB Operator Full Size Single Action Semi-Automatic 1911 Pistol, 45 ACP, 5″ Stainless Steel Match Grade Barrel, Forged Steel Slide and Frame, Black Armory Kote Finish, G10 Grips, Trijicon Tritium Night Sights, Two 8…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 10:46am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 2/22/2015
    STYAUGM1BLKS $1,754.99 Steyr Arms AUG A3 M1 Semi-automatic Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Barrel, Black Finish, Synthetic Stock, One 30 Round Magazine, Picatinny Rail, QD Front Sling Swivel SCOAC1285 $91.99 SilencerCo, Threaded Barrel for Omega Pist…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 2:21pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 2/21/2015
    GERG522PLB10 $283.99 American Tactical Imports GSG-522 Lightweight Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol , 22 LR, 9″ Barrel, Matte Black Finish, Black Polymer Stock with Pistol Grip, One 10 Round Magazine, Integrated Weaver Rail, Adjustable Rear Sigh…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 3:24pm -
  • BATFE Reaffirms Pistol Brace Legal to Own, Install and Use
    From Sig Sauer Newington, N. H. (February 20, 2015) – SIG SAUER, Inc. has issued the following statement relative to the January 2015 open opinion letter issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms regarding the SB15 and SBX Pistol Stabil…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 10:45pm -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • Former Columbine High School Student Promoting Concealed Carry for Educators
    NPR has the story here.  Patrick Neville is a Republican in the Colorado State Legislature but, in 1999, he was a 15 year-old student at Columbine High School on his way to lunch when two fellow students armed with firearms and pipe bombs starte…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 2:45pm -
  • Wayne LaPierre at CPAC (Live Stream 1:20 PM EST)
    VSSA will be live-streaming Wayne LaPierre's speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) today at 1:20 PM EST.This will play the speech live when it happens and then play as a recording after the event.  Click on the graphic to pla…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:45pm -
  • NFA Uniform Standards Passes Senate With Amendment
    Yesterday the State Senate passed House Bill 2009.  HB2009 sets up a uniform standard across Virginia for approving the transfer of a firearm as defined in the National Firearms Act.  HB2009 requires that certification must be provided within 60 d…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:54pm -
  • Legislative Update
    With just a couple days left until the end of the 2015 Session of the Virginia General Assembly, six bills have made their way to the desk of Governor Terry McAuliffe.  A few bills have gotten stalled and are likely dead for the session.  I spoke…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 3:39pm -
  • Obama's Squeeze Play on Ammunition
    Kevin Williamson of National Review has a great article titled A Pincer Movement on Ammunition that discusses how gun owners are now dealing with the ATF on one side and the EPA on the other trying to limit our access to ammunition.The upshot of all…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 9:53pm -
  • Retired School Teacher Faces Jail for Possessing Antique Flintlock Pistol
    Have you heard about New Jersey retired teacher Gordon Van Gilder?  He's the latest to fall victim to New Jersey's draconian gun laws.  Van Gilder is facing up to 10 years in prison for having an antique flintlock pistol in his car. In the bel…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 3:58pm -
  • Mark Warner May Hold Deciding Vote on National Reciprocity
    The Hill has an article this morning on the renewed push for National Concealed Carry Reciprocity.  Texas U.S. Senator John Cornyn recently introduced the bill for the current session and has been making the rounds talking it up.The last time the…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 1:22pm -
  • PolitiFact Rates Lori Haas/Everytown Statement on Background Checks Half True
    About a month ago when the General Assembly was considering McAuliffe backed gun control legislation, the gun ban lobby held a press conference in the hope of swaying legislators ahead of committee votes.  During that event, gun ban activist Lori H…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 6:58pm -
  • Oppose ATF 5.56 M855 Ball Ammunition Ban
    I guess we now know that President Obama's "Executive Actions" are not limited to granting amnesty to illegal aliens. ATF is seeking to ban commonplace 5.556 M855 ball ammunition because it says the ammunition is "armor piercing."  The agency is…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 6:06pm -
  • Bill Exempting CHP Holders from Background Checks Advances in Senate Courts
    Yesterday the Senate Courts of Justice Committee advanced all of the pro-rights bill on the docket, including HB2029, a bill that would exempt Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) holders from a background check when they purchase a firearm.  Federal law…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 12:34pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • CT Gun Control Update
    When the headline-hungry CT legislature passed Public Act 13-3, and it was signed into law by the stuttering dipshit Gov. Malloy, CT gun owners were legally obligated to take action with regards to any newly-redefined “assault weapons” that were…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Feb 15, 9:31pm -
  • What You Gonna Do When They Come For You?
    “Bad Boys” doesn’t quite do them justice, these ignorant terrorist cavemen that attacked the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and killed 12 people and wounded 7 more.  It takes a special kind of backwardness for a religion to be born in the…
    - 51 days ago, 9 Jan 15, 2:45am -
  • Happy New Year!
    Welcome to 2015! 2014 was certainly an interesting year. SigArms and HK released their first modern striker-fired pistols. (Not HK’s first striker design, which was the P7, but their first modern, market-focused design). Glock released their first…
    - 58 days ago, 1 Jan 15, 12:19pm -
  • Gun Ownership in a time of Civil Unrest
    The aftermath of the Darren Wilson grand jury wasn’t a surprise to you was it? While not discussing the merits of the case, the many clear signs leading up to the announcement all pointed to two conclusions: that a decision not to indict would be f…
    - 92 days ago, 28 Nov 14, 3:18pm -
  • Optics for Combat Rifles (updated)
    Buying a scope for a hunting rifle is pretty straightforward: determine the terrain you will be hunting in, and the distance that you typically take your shot at, and buy a scope of suitable magnification. Hunting prairie dogs across an uncluttered p…
    - 6 Nov 14, 3:07am -
  • Connecticut-Legal AR-15
    Well, the eagle has landed, folks. The illogical and capricious nature of gun laws (I’m still waiting to hear what the problem with barrel shrouds is) renders them vulnerable to circumvention by engineering changes, or even cosmetic changes. Where…
    - 26 Sep 14, 2:33am -
  • Scout Rifles
    Everybody likes new things. And the advertising practices of the past 50 years have deepened and solidified our hunger for new things beyond the limits of common sense. How else to explain the mad dash to ditch a perfectly good smartphone when a new…
    - 23 Sep 14, 2:20am -
  • Use of Deadly Force Against An Unarmed Assailant (Updated)
    Andrew Branca posted this at Legal Insurrection. It is an important issue, and one that is not addressed adequately in the training that a person receives when they get their gun permit. It is also not a scenario that most people prepare themselves f…
    - 1 Sep 14, 10:52am -
  • Jeff Cooper: A Bigger Jerk than I Thought…
    My non-membership in the cult of Jeff Cooper is well-documented. While I credit Cooper for his early contributions to training, his lack of real-world experience made me hesitant to take his endless advice at face value. Also, aside from training, I…
    - 30 Aug 14, 8:26pm -
  • Anti-Gun RINO Goes Down
    Connecticut held its Republican primary for the upcoming election for Governor, to see who would face the embattled Democrat Dannel Malloy in the fall. It goes without saying that Dan Malloy, the anti-gun, tax-happy, stuttering father of a drug-deale…
    - 15 Aug 14, 1:21am -

The State of Guns

  • Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

    Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

    After its premiere showing at the Las Vegas Gun Show, the double-barrel pistol with a badass name “Double Tap” has finally hit the stores. Its name is derived from a combat shooting technique, in which the weapon is aimed at the center of a human…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 7:52pm -
  • Kel Tec Rifles RDB & M43

    Kel Tec Rifles RDB & M43

    The Kel-Tec company made its name by making innovative, avanguarde weapons, such as KSG shotgun, RFB rifle, and SU carbine series. It has recently developed their latest products, the RDB and M43 rifles. The first model, the RDB looks very modern whi…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 5:12pm -
  • Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

    Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

    In  recent news, a Colorado business owner designed some new clothes that might get you in trouble with the police. His custom shirts have a “realistic” gun, holster and shoulder strap, that might trick people into thinking you are actually carr…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 3:24pm -
  • New Glocks on the Block: G-41 and G-42

    New Glocks on the Block: G-41 and G-42

    By the end of the last year, Glock has come out with two new models, which were described as “revolutionary” and “fantastic”. Since Glock is Austria’s No1 gun maker and one of the most popular pistol brands, the gun enthusiasts were eagerly…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Feb 15, 6:06pm -
  • Three-Year-Old Girl Shoots Herself

    Three-Year-Old Girl Shoots Herself

    Three-year-old’s accidental self-shoting: the gun was not locked A sad day in LeBleu Settlement, Louisiana. Alexis Mercer, 3, died at the local hospital on Monday evening after accidentally shooting herself at home. Sherriff Tony Mancuso stated tha…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 4:33pm -
  • Italian Elegance – Fausti Shotguns

    Italian Elegance – Fausti Shotguns

    The Fausti company was founded by Cavalier Stefano Fausti in 1948. The first series of rifles made by the company, the Taranto series, was very well received. Exquisite Craftsmanship Stefano Fausti proceeded with crafting hammerless double-barrelled…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 4:58pm -
  • Valtro USA: First-Class Service Firearms

    Valtro USA: First-Class Service Firearms

    At the beginning of the 20th century, a legendary gunsmith called John Moses Browning came up with the most successful semi-automatic pistol design ever. With the million units produced worldwide, as well as countless copies, Colt M-1911 is the uncha…
    - 30 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 6:08pm -
  • No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

    No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

    The current law in Florida forbids students from carrying guns when entering certain venues, most importantly when it comes to universities and colleges. Rep. Greg Steube is aiming to change that with the new HB 4005, which would allow concealed-carr…
    - 33 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 7:49pm -
  • Rheinmetall Machine Gun 7.62

    Rheinmetall Machine Gun 7.62

    The German company Rheinmetall is currently in the process of designing a new machine gun that neatly solves the barrel overheating problem. Instead of one barrel, like most machine guns, the RMG 7.62 has three. Despite the multiple barrels, this is…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 7:55pm -
  • Gun Sales On The Rise Near Ferguson

    Gun Sales On The Rise Near Ferguson

    With the events in Ferguson still worrying the nation, perhaps it is not surprising that the amount of guns being sold in the vicinity is on the rise. A small gun shop near the city of Ferguson is seeing its business rising on daily basis. Adam Weins…
    - 42 days ago, 17 Jan 15, 4:33pm -

The Old Gunhand Blog

  • Gun raffles entice US voters
    Gun sweepstakes have been a feature of life in parts of the US for years. But now elected officials offer guns as prizes for prospective voters. more Continue reading →The post Gun raffles entice US voters appeared first on The Old Gunha…
    - 7 Jun 14, 4:50am -
  • When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have Leathermans (-men?)
    Generally, when you convince yourself that you are the Son of Lucifer, no good comes of it. An intermittently insane man in a tiny rural New Hampshire town attacked an elderly lady philanthropist with a Leatherman utility knife, mortally wounding her…
    - 7 Jun 14, 2:49am -
  • Jonathan Richards: Good Guy/Bad Guy

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

    ...Read more: Gun Control, Open Carry, Nra, Guns, Politics News more Continue reading →The post Jonathan Richards: Good Guy/Bad Guy appeared first on The Old Gunhand.
    - 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Just Another Defensive Gun Use (of the Day)
    Crime report via ROBBERY BY FORCE, 140602055, 2700 block of S. Adams Street. On May 30 at 11:30 pm, a 27 year old victim was allegedly forced into his apartment by four subjects and robbed of his wallet and ... Read More more Cont…
    - 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

    Are affordable sights good? Do they work? Are they a good option for more expensive options? We talk about affordable optics in this episode of Shop Talk.The post Shop Talk: Affordable Optics appeared first on Bearing Arms. more Cont…
    - 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

    A great company called Kakadu makes some really fashionable conceal carry gear. Vests, jackets, and briefcases are in their product line. Here I'll be talking about two items, the Kakadu Hoover Vest and the conceal carry briefcase. First, the Hoover…
    - 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

    Youth Firearm Education Bill Still Awaiting Senate Action.NRA – ILACharlotte, NC –( Yesterday, the final three bills included in the Firearms Records Confidentiality Package, Senate Bills 49, 834 and 881, passed in the Michigan…
    - 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Boko Harum Murders Hundreds of Nigerians. Where’s the Coverage?
    “The militants arrived in Toyota Hilux pickup trucks — commonly used by the military — and told the civilians they were soldiers ‘and we are here to protect you all,' the same tactic used by the group when they kidnapped ... Read More ...rea…
    - 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Take a spin with Dubai’s $6.5 million police fleet supercars (VIDEO)
    The Dubai police force are the proud owners of a “super fleet,” a mass of high end sports cars from all over the world. And that's a great way to get new recruits.“You know, URL. Sometimes it's almost too much for me.”“You mean the respe…
    - 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • It's the Murderer Stupid
    On a recent Friday, as people began celebrating their extended Memorial Day weekend, one demented little narcissist took a knife and slaughtered 3 innocent people in the opening act of a really bad play he called his " Day of Retribution. m…
    - 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -

The Gun Wire

Knives, Axes, Machetes, Swords

Knives TV

Knife Up

  • Cold Steel True Flight Thrower Review
    Throwing knives are cool right? Every kid has at least thought about throwing a knife at someone or something in their life time.  Its a great hobby that tons of people enjoy.   Plus it is at least as safe as skydiving.  No but really it is.  Tha…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 11:33pm -
  • Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

    Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

    When you buy something, you probably want it to last for a while.  Especially if you put a lot of money and work into getting it! The same goes for knives.  Every outdoor enthusiast knows that taking care of your equipment is key because you never…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 9:46pm -
  • What is a Balisong?

    What is a Balisong?

    “Ive been Hearing a lot about these knifes, balisongs, but what the heck are they?!”  I’m sure at one point or another we have all asked this question.  This should help answer some of the most common questions surrounding balisongs.    Bal…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
  • Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

    Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

    You get a sliver, you need to open a can of soup or you need to write a check.  No matter what your need is, you will find that the SwissChamp Pocket Knife by Swiss Army is the perfect fit for you.  To fulfill all your needs while you are hiking, f…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 11:41pm -
  • The 10 Things I’m Bringing to the Collapse of Civilization

    The 10 Things I’m Bringing to the Collapse of Civilization

    Everyone has their own list of items for a bug out bag, but few have a special bug out bag for the collapse of a civilization.  So when Russia and China combine forces and nuclear war destroys everyone except you… it’s time for the collapse of c…
    - 44 days ago, 15 Jan 15, 3:46pm -
  • Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian (Unbiased Review)
    Put simply, this is one of the best and most popular EDC (“Every day carry”) knives on the market.  It has become popular among knife enthusiasts for its smaller size, ability to hold an edge, and excellent strength.  Perhaps its biggest weakne…
    - 46 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 8:39pm -
  • Watch Two Russians Fight It Out With a Knife and Shovel
    When someone cuts you off on the road, what do you do? I often just let it go because, where I live, most drivers are nice. In the final days of 2013, a new YouTube video emerged that quickly got hundreds of thousands of views. The video was taken fr…
    - 6 Jan 14, 6:05pm -
  • Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone
    Microtech, makers of really cool knives, recently produced a 32.25″ version of their Halo V knife. Halo stands for High Altitude, Low Open and is the first out the front knife the company has ever made. The normal size Halo is 10.5″ long. This ma…
    - 18 Dec 13, 9:05pm -
  • Best Survival Flashlight

    Best Survival Flashlight

    Are you searching the internet for “best survival flashlight“?  If so, this article will guide you through the ins and outs of finding a great flashlight that suits your needs as you discover the best flashlight for survival situations. By now,…
    - 30 Nov 13, 6:17am -
  • Best Self Defense Knife

    Best Self Defense Knife

    Are you searching the internet for “best self defense knife” or “best knife for self defense“? If you are looking for the best self defense knife for yourself or a loved one, this article will lead you to the best possible self defense knife…
    - 28 Nov 13, 7:11pm -