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Bob Owens

  • Bergdahlistan
    A JDAM is big enough that they can strap Bowe to one side and his pro-terrorist father Bob to the other. They can then “drop in” on their friends just as soon as the Air Force can book the flight.
    - 2 Jun 14, 9:25pm -
  • The revolution will be app’d
    Something, something, and communicate: Founded in Austin in 2011, Zello allows individuals to communicate to one another walkie-talkie style via a simple broadband connection. The app interface looks a like button on your phone. You press it to speak…
    - 25 Feb 14, 2:52pm -
  • Idiots: Everyone knows you use Instagram to plot domestic terrorism.
    These moron think that “op-sec” is a couple of aisles over from the Jim Beam: Three Georgia men were charged in federal court this week with plotting an attack against the government designed to trigger martial law and encourage other militias to…
    - 22 Feb 14, 2:55pm -
  • LOL. I was just “fired” by Infolinks.
    I just got this via email from Infolinks, a company that posted advertising here for over two years: …upon a scheduled review of your website our Quality Assurance Team found that there are multiple gun-related posts under . I’m a…
    - 20 Feb 14, 4:50pm -
  • Any advice on a custom kydex holster maker?
    I have a Walther PPQ M2 (5″ barrel version) coming in soon that I hope to run in a number of courses. I’m looking for a Kydex OWB holster with the options of running detachable belt loops for a conventional pistol course, which can be swapped out…
    - 20 Feb 14, 3:30am -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Patriot Rising

  • Residents grab guns to deter looters in Los Cabos, Mexico

    Residents grab guns to deter looters in Los Cabos, Mexico

    Widespread looting erupted after Hurricane Odile tore down homes earlier this week Residents of Mexico’s Los Cabos resort armed themselves with guns and machetes in hurricane-battered neighborhoods to defend their homes from looters, as troops were…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:28pm -
  • Admitting That Gun Control Doesn’t Work, D.C. Mayor Calls For More Gun Control

    Admitting That Gun Control Doesn’t Work, D.C. Mayor Calls For More Gun Control

    Gun control is population control The great thing about arguing gun control with leftist ninnies is that you don’t have to argue at all; they talk themselves into a corner leaving us pro-2A types free to sit back and laugh.   Yesterday at a Navy Y…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:50pm -
  • Feds force gun stores to collect race info on customers

    Feds force gun stores to collect race info on customers

    An unconstitutional invasion of privacy The Obama administration quietly has been forcing new gun buyers to declare their race and ethnicity, a policy change that critics say provides little law enforcement value while creating the risk of privacy in…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 10:27pm -
  • Arsenal Of Destruction: How Antigun Groups Seek To Destroy The Second Amendment
    There are forces at work today that seek to destroy our Bill of Rights.   They seek to destroy, in particular, Americans’ right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment. Globalist cabals, through their toadies, have, to date, designed, cra…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:49pm -
  • Busting The Top 3 Myths About The Second Amendment

    Busting The Top 3 Myths About The Second Amendment

      Adherents to gun control typically respond with emotional arguments. However, on those occasions when they attempt to respond with “logic” regarding the Second Amendment itself, those arguments typically take the same tired forms. Here are thr…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:43pm -
  • Gun Owners of America Defending the Second Amendment in Court

    Gun Owners of America Defending the Second Amendment in Court

    Gun Owners of America submitted a vital amicus brief in Heller v. DC on Tuesday — in a case that is otherwise known as Heller III. This case has national implications, as the courts continue to chip away at the Second Amendment and the DC v. Helle…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:43pm -
  • Billionaire gun control backer drops $2.5 million on Nazi tank

    Billionaire gun control backer drops $2.5 million on Nazi tank

      Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder who recently chipped in $500,000 to back a gun control proposal in Washington state, is now catching flak for buying a World War II Nazi tank. The tank in question, a Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf. H, commonly refe…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 6:08pm -
  • Harvard: Millions of Dollars More For Gun Control

    Harvard: Millions of Dollars More For Gun Control

    Billionaire bankrolling of the anti-gun movement is perhaps the most significant new development in the gun control debate in our lifetime Harvard University’s School of Public Health is set to receive a $350 million donation to study “gun violen…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 8:07pm -
  • The Latest Obstacle to Exercising Your Second Amendment Rights Could Be Your Local Bank

    The Latest Obstacle to Exercising Your Second Amendment Rights Could Be Your Local Bank

    In 2012, Bank of America told an Arizona gun maker that it would no longer provide banking services for the company, just because it makes guns.   Kelly McMillan, whose family has been in the firearms business since 1973, quickly learned that he was…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 10:12pm -
  • One-Percenters’ Gun Control Would Mean ‘Handgun Registration’ for Washington State

    One-Percenters’ Gun Control Would Mean ‘Handgun Registration’ for Washington State

    Initiative-594, the universal background check initiative being bankrolled by millionaires and billionaires in Washington state, will lead to “universal handgun registration” if passed.   Page 2 of the 18-page initiative opens the door to such r…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 8:27am -

The Armed Lutheran

  • Turn the Tables on Anti-Gun Businesses
    When it comes to fighting gun control, we are almost always fighting in a defensive posture. We react to some gun control regulation or other by suing in court to block or reverse it. Whenever the Demanding Moms finds a gun-friendly business they tar…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Violence, Gun and Domestic
    As the nation’s media pulls it’s collective hairs out over the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, it seems like we’ve been here before. As with gun violence, when it comes to domestic violence the focus has been on ever…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • NRA Freestyle NOIR Episode 10: “I’m Seeing Double”
    In NOIR Episode 10 “I’m Seeing Double,” LaSorte takes his transformation into the shooter athlete a little too seriously. Okay, way too seriously. Being a shooter athlete is all about versatility, and firearms can be used in so many different w…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Ideas for the IDPA Suggestion Box
    IDPA HQ announced they will be taking suggestions for rules changes and revisions after Nationals. I love the sport, as you know from my previous posts. But there are ways the sport can be improved and changes that need to be made to keep the focus o…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Never Forget
    The pain of that horrific day fades from memory and for our children it is a day they only know because we who remember tell them. We must never forget the evil that was visited upon our shores that day. The lives lost in New York, Pennsylvania, and…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Background Checks, Immigration Policy and the War on Women
    Julia is a young, married woman who’s left her abusive husband and moved to a new state to start a new life. The economy in Texas is booming. Housing is plentiful. Jobs are easy to find. Good paying jobs, too. Sounds promising. She’s settled in t…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Reflections on My First Gun
    A recent article by Colion Noir for NRA Sharp about his first gun brought back memories. Got me thinking about my first gun. What prompted the purchase, how it made me feel, and how much I’ve changed since then. I grew up with guns. My Mom bought m…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Children, Guns, and what’s Normal
    In his blog post “In the News: Children and Guns, A, B, C” gay “theologian” William Lindsey points out three examples of societal decline and they all have two things in common: children and guns. Is this normal? Lindsey points to these three…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 1:41pm -
  • 2nd Vote App Review
    Consumers want to know how the money they spend with or give to a company will be used in funding organizations or activities which are at odds with their own values. Unveiled at the 2013 Values Voters Summit, the free “2nd Vote” app for smart ph…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • A Missed Opportunity When Liberals Shoot Guns
    Shooting a gun for the first time is an exhilarating experience, even for those who have a preconceived dislike of guns and gun ownership. The truth is that, if done right, exposing anti-gunners to guns can change minds. That’s why I was so disappo…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 12:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • Clark County Shooting Complex
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    - 42 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 11:54pm -
  • Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club
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    - 42 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 11:34pm -
  • Spurlock’s Gun Shop
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    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 11:16am -
  • Gun Show Ammo
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    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 11:08am -
  • Fallout Firearms
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    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:59am -
  • Double Tap
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    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:51am -
  • Big Gun Enterprises
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    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:32am -
  • Bargain Pawn
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    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 9:03am -
  • Strip Gun Club
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    - 53 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:23pm -
  • Las Vegas Gun Club
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    - 53 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:14pm -

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

  • Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn Conducts Tour of State: Gun Owners Speak Up
    BY DANA CRISWELL Next week, Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn will conduct a listening tour across the state, seeking input on a wide range of issues from concerned citizens, including Mississippi gun owners and sportsmen.  Speaker Gunn has s…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:20pm -
  • Baylor University Students Fight for the Right of Self-Defense
    BY DANA CRISWELL Baylor University students want the right to protect themselves while on campus.  As most universities in our country, students of Baylor University are required to submit their right to defend themselves against an attacker to the…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:46pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: To Protect My Family
    BY DANA CRISWELL I carry a gun because I refuse to stand by and allow members of my family to become victims at the hands of thugs and thieves.  I may not be the strongest, or the toughest guy around but I will fight to the bitter end to protect my…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:51pm -
  • Mississippi’s Most Dangerous Cities: Bastions of Anti-Gun Politicians
    BY DANA CRISWELL recently release their top 10 most dangerous cities in Mississippi. To compile their list they used the most recent FBI crime statistics to find the areas in our state that are the most dangerous.  Their rank…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:14pm -
  • Who Is Standing Up For Washington State Gun Owners?
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE The biggest battle over gun rights this election season isn’t in Washington, D.C. but in Washington State. Second Amendment supporters in Washington are facing off with the gun control lobby over dueling ballot initiatives — a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:45pm -
  • Anti-Gun Waffle House Throws Out Police Officer For Carrying A Firearm
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL Texas state trooper Jeff Evans was ejected from a Waffle House last week for carrying his duty weapon inside the restaurant. A company spokesman said that the incident was a “misunderstanding” and that police officers are a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:36am -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: A Machete is No Match for a S&W M&P 40
    BY DANA CRISWELL Chicago, IL is one of the most violent cities in our nation, it also has some of the most strict gun-control laws.  That fact is amble proof to most people that more gun-control laws do not keep anyone safe.  The gun-control advoca…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 2:29pm -
  • Reagan National Airport Says No to Public Service Ads Deemed OK at 5 Other Airports
    BY NSSF Project ChildSafe is About Safety, Not Politics – and Yet … Project ChildSafe, run by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, is the firearms industry’s longstanding program to promote safe firearms storage. Since 2003,Project ChildSaf…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 8:42pm -
  • The Assault Weapon Assault is Over: Not Really
    BY DANA CRISWELL The Center for American Progress says their attack on “assault weapons” is over.  Well, kind of over. In a recently release report by the Center for American Progress (CAP), they have revised their plan of attack on the American…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • It’s Time Gun Owners and Conservatives Take Back our State
    BY DANA CRISWELL Thad Cochran proved to Mississippi and the nation that the Republican Party has no desire to represent conservatives.  If we disagree with the party choice for a candidate they have no problems turning on us and doing whatever it ta…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 1:46pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 8 days ago, 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…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • 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…
    - 23 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
  • 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?
    - 20 Apr 14, 8:31pm -
  • Friday Morning Stupidity

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -
  • Coming to NJ: Ammunition Limits??
    Here in NJ, the latest burpings from the antigunblobby has been a push on magazine reductions, from a scary 15 round to a more civilized 10 rounds they say……. So gunnies have been doing their diligence with contacting the local … Continue readi…
    - 28 Feb 14, 4:20pm -

Survival Gear

Dave Codrea's Feed

DC Handgun Info

  • Fearless Gun Journalism: DESTROYING the Springfield Armory XD
    PapaDeltaBravo is a terrific gun blogger. He calls it as he sees it; he hated the XD and warns you of its many shortcomings. His reviews of bad guns have a caveat about how YOUR gun may be awesome, but he's writing about the design of the gun... Cli…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 7:57am -
  • If You Carry Lawfully, Why Don't You Carry a Reload (Spare Magazine or Speedloader)?
    I had a nicely researched blog post with at least five links to other vendors -- Foxx Holsters, CrossBreed Holsters, miscellaneous offerings from, etc. -- but LIVEJOURNAL just junked my entry.Instead I'll link to the best holster maker in…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 10:09pm -
  • if you own and carry a gun concealed, why don't you carry a spare magazine?
    When I carried (past) my 1911, I always carried a spare .45 ACP magazine in it. Why? You just never know. Magazines -- though made under careful quality control -- have been known to fail. A weld on the baseplate can give up at the wrong time, and yo…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 9:41pm -
  • Reminder: If you are a gun owner, you need instruction and information
    Even if you've lived around and/or owned firearms your whole life, you might have some bad habits that you don't even know about.If you are a new gun owner, you will want to inform yourself as much as possible in the safe handling and deployment of y…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 8:03pm -
  • The Very Latest: DC Carry Outside the Home??
    Due to a July 2014 court decision, DC residents MAY BE SOON PERMITTED to carry outside their homes. The DC Council has yet to promulgate regulations as the matter is not completely resolved through the courts. Previously, a DC resident could only def…
    - 44 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 10:24pm -
  • "Your First Gun" by Alan Corwin -- "Are You...GUNLESS? Is That Safe?"
    Alan Corwin has written many good guidebooks on both firearms and knife law. Check out his latest for the homeowner who is BEREFT of a gun: "Your First Gun"(IF you buy this book through my Amazon LINK BELOW, I'Il make a small percentage of the sale…
    - 70 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 10:02pm -
  • Heavy Discount on Used Police Glocks at GT Distributors
         NOTE: In some places in the US (Mass., DC, etc.), Glocks are not lawful to equip with factory normal-capacity magazines. You may have to buy reduced-capacity magazines from online vendors, like through Cheaper Than Dirt. Search the followi…
    - 88 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 8:46pm -
  • Mass Killings Have Been Stopped by Armed Citizens -- Thanks to SayUncle blog
    Good guys with a gun can stop bad guys with a gun. Here is a list of incidents: SayUncle guy... Good stuff...
    - 14 Jun 14, 12:04pm -
  • Joe Satriani "If I Could Fly"
    The very talented Satriani's guitar stylngs: (no video of him).
    - 8 Jun 14, 4:43am -
  • Notes on Tackling for Women... By Ann Barnhardt
    I admire and you have to love a blogger who tells OTHER WOMEN how to effectively TACKLE a bad guy in a blog post entitled "Egg Salad"! From Ann, read and heed point 2:
    - 7 Jun 14, 5:31pm -

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...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • 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%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • 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:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • 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!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -
  • 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…
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  • 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

  • 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 -
  • Defending Hillary
    It doesn’t happen often, but in this case I completely agree with Hillary Clinton. She is drawing fire after comparing Russia’s moves in Ukraine to “protect” people there to what Hitler did at the beginning of World War II. The … Continue r…
    - 6 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • A Tale of Two Bills
    This week, Wisconsin assembly majority leader Bill Kramer was ousted due to allegedly groping one woman, and “verbally abusing” another. The Republican caucus voted unanimously to remove him. Contrast that with another Bill, Bill Clinton. There w…
    - 5 Mar 14, 6:40pm -
  • Who’s Really the Racist Here?
    Eric Holder is now trying to get 11 states to lift their restrictions on felons voting. Because it is somehow racist. This is the same guy that claims voter ID laws are racist. And that punishing students for WHAT THEY … Continue reading →
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:08am -

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

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • 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…
    - 58 days ago, 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…
    - 86 days ago, 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…
    - 95 days ago, 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 -
  • Buck Knives X-Tract
    The second knife I ever had as a kid growing up was a Sabre scout knife... or camping knife as we called it back them. That was a time when a child having a knife didn't result in a school lock-down and SWAT showing up. There are updated versions of…
    - 24 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Training, Practice, and Conditioning for those of us who don't operate...
    "Bro, do you even operate?" says the bumper sticker of a local tactical wanna-be type... on the back of his jacked-up, never-seen-mud, black tactical Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with all the subtlety of an M1 Abrams tank in a McDonald's drive-thru during…
    - 17 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Hothands Hand Warmers by HeatMax
    We've had one of the colder winters this year that I can remember in recent years. After about two hours on the outdoor shooting range this past Saturday with some good folks taking my NRA Basic Pistol/Ohio CCW course with a high temperature in the t…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ruger LC9 with Crimson Trace Laserguard
    Shooters in the world of concealed carry are much like Goldilocks... looking for that perfect handgun that isn't too hot or too cold... too big or too small. It's a hard combination to find... and the right solution for you doesn't necessarily fit ev…
    - 3 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • My gals hate pink...
    When I first met my wife back in the 80s... the days of shoulder pads... and not just for football players... stirrup pants, leg warmers, and big hair... like Barbara Mandrell... my gal was country when country wasn't cool. She's always worn a little…
    - 27 Jan 14, 1:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newQuote of the Day
    “You can spout all the anti-gun noise you want. You can tell me guns are ‘macho’ and ‘masculine’, and accuse me of trying to be like the ‘big boys’ if I carry one. I don’t care. I’ve been raped, and I’ve decided that I would much…
    - 43 mins ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • newBoth cheeks done turned. Further action taken by Pastor.
    A pistol-packing pastor nabbed a grandmother who police said is responsible for stealing dozens of packages from homeowners’ front porches. On September 12, Laurie Ferguson, 52, was caught stealing some packages from Benny Holmes’ front porch, ac…
    - 43 mins ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:30am -
  • new“Honey, Can you get me my case? Thanks!”

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  • Gun Motivator of the Day: Variety

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  • Not a Pajama Boy: Blue Water version
    Unknown location, date and unknown person...  Sykes Reef (Australia) , 1963ish, Wally Gibbins. 11 foot tiger shark taken with a 10 gauge powered spear. By the wound on the shark, the gentleman was underwater and facing the critter before he took it…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 5:50pm -
  • It is a Cop & Donut Day

    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • Grammar Libertarians Unite! | Monster Hunter Nation
    I was arguing with a moron on Twitter earlier. He kept using There/Their/They’re and Too/To wrong, couldn’t spell, and didn’t know how commas worked (including at one point when he ended up accidentally calling himself a gay moron) so I starte…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:38pm -

My Gun Culture

  • AR-15 Hacks: Clean Your Rifle Like A Boss
    While no one really knows for sure, industry sources estimate that there are more than 10 million AR-type modern sporting rifles in the US. That’s a lot of rifles, a lot of ammo and a lot of cleaning! Inspired by the popularity of the modern sporti…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:57am -
  • You Might Be A Gun Control Activist If…
    You might be a gun control activist if… You think Shannon watts makes a lot of sense if people would just listen to her. You think that Shannon could deliver her message more effectively if she talked slow and loud, like you do when visiting foreig…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:35pm -
  • What a Difference a Trigger Makes
    Gun shop wisdom says a good trigger makes all the difference. It should be obvious that replacing the trigger doesn’t have any physical impact on a rifle’s accuracy. It’s not like it synchronizes barrel harmonics to the tune of “You’re So V…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:01am -
  • Sig Sauer’s Single Action Sensation: The P226 Elite SAO
    I like action. Who doesn’t? Single action. Traditional double action. Double action only. Striker-fired action. I like ‘em all. But I especially like single action handguns. Having only one thing to do, release the hammer, single actions tend to…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:14pm -
  • Trijicon’s 300 Blackout Optic Offering: It’s Simple and Fast
    The 300 AAC Blackout caliber is a nightmare for optics manufacturers. Why? The range of possible projectiles and associated ballistics are crazy. 300 Blackout can be a flat shooting cartridge using a light bullet at 2,500 feet per second. It can be a…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 6:29pm -
  • Beretta’s ARX100: A Lesson In Flexibility
    There’s ambidextrous, and there’s ambidextrous. Some rifles have safety levers on one side, or at least a safety lever that can be relocated to the opposite side of the frame. Others might have a way to move the magazine release button or even bo…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 1:41pm -
  • Shooting the Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun in the Dark
    Recently I wrote about my first experiences with the Beretta 1301 Tactical shotgun. I love the “shotgun carbine” idea of a short, light and handy defensive shotgun. What I didn’t get into before was the idea that if you ever had to use a defens…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Sep 14, 11:25pm -
  • Shooting In The Dark: Reports From The Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational
    As I write this, I’m coming down off a major high. I’m sitting on an airplane on the way back home from the high desert miles outside of the beautiful town of Bend, Oregon. I’ve been out there all week at the Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invita…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 12:13am -
  • A Closer Look at the SilencerCo SWR Octane Pistol Suppressor
    After waiting long enough for three additional square inches of my hair to turn gray, I finally received my permission slip from the BATFE to take possession of my SilencerCo Octane 45 suppressor. Having collected dust in my local FFL’s safe for ov…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 6:01pm -
  • Top Shooting Gear Finds From The Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational
    One of the highlights of the annual Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational is schmoozing time with the match sponsors. With more than 40 different companies present, I had many company reps to pester. Unlike chaotic events like SHOT Show or the NR…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 12:21am -

Gun Pundit

  • 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 -
  • Wolf Hunting Opponents Resorting to Lawsuits over Petition Collectors
    Wolf hunt opponents challenging Michigan law on collecting signatures for ballot questions LANSING – Animal rights groups opposed to the law authorizing wolf hunting in Michigan have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictions on…
    - 12 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • DesertTech Training
    Trailer for DesertTech’s new training program. Looks good. And fun....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 12 Feb 14, 12:59pm -
  • MasterPiece Arms MPAR 6.8
    MasterPiece Arms: The MPAR 6.8 rifle is a superbly accurate rifle with a short stroke piston design and a lightweight, two-piece aluminum handguard with user located Picatinny rails and QD Mount. The MPAR 6.8 features an innovative front handguard ca…
    - 11 Feb 14, 2:29pm -
  • Be fashionable while you load your mags
    UpLULA in Color: Maglula added pink to the UpLULA color options some time back, but at the 2014 SHOT Show they were displaying the new brown option, as well. Adding color options to guns and gear is trending hot lately, particularly in the tactical m…
    - 11 Feb 14, 1:07pm -
  • I said no onions, dammit! [UPDATE]
    Wrong burger orders lead to shot being fired at Grand Rapids McDonald’s GRAND RAPIDS, MI — After receiving a series of incorrect burger orders, police say a Grand Rapids woman became verbally abusive and fired one pistol round into a McDonald’s…
    - 10 Feb 14, 3:15pm -
  • 18′ Python. Again.
    A Burmese phython found in Florida measured 18 feet, 2 inches, short of the state record by 6 inches Engineers in the Everglades stumbled upon a near-record-breaking Burmese python measuring more than 18 feet long during a routine inspection of levee…
    - 10 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • Viva Las Vegas
    SHOT staying in Las Vegas through at least 2018 The deal to keep the show at Sands Expo extended another year and will mean at least nine straight years in Vegas. SHOT is the largest firearms trade show in the world and the fifth largest trade show i…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:29pm -
  • The Walking Dead
    Murdoc doesn’t watch a lot of TV, but when he was sick over the holidays he spent a few days watching the entire run of The Walking Dead. Pretty good, for the most part. He tries to ignore the fact that these people seem to be able to pick off zomb…
    - 9 Feb 14, 11:00pm -

Home on the Range

  • newDay of Rest - Photos From a Small Town
    Sunday is referenced in Biblical teachings as a "day of rest". It's a day in which many spend their morning in quiet reflection, prayer or worship.  Some simply catch up on sleep. If we're lucky there's bacon, eggs and muffins.Then too often, we're…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:06am -
  • The Sweetness of Childhood - Retro Candy
    I am so thankful to have grown up in an era where the government did tell the schools or our parents what we had to have for lunch or snacks. Mom made sure there was lots of healthy food on the table, rarely anything "prepackaged", even the bread ma…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Sep 14, 12:21am -
  • Week End Surprise - Books, Bankers and Maybe a Beer
    Well - Half price Books IS on the drive home.The end of a long week and some great surprises. And not just these little finds, the one below only $3.I got everyone's books out that sent one for an autograph or money for an autographed copy to the Wil…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:08am -
  • Barkley Memories - Posts From a Long Day
    Today got crazy busy, and it will be a short night here at the Crash Pad and quiet, as Abby stayed home with Partner in Grime while I came down for a quick bit of business.  So for this evenings post, some Barkley memories and a note to those of yo…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 11:17pm -
  • Old Friends
    Dad and Barkley - Old Friends My dear friend Vic posted a fun little piece about her Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue dogs she got from Texas Independent Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue - TIRR  (she provided a photo below) called Old Friends. (click on link…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:53pm -
  • View From a Shop
    In the Range basement a shop has taken hold; bit by bit, adding an assortment of old tools. antiques, artifacts, and things that make us smile. This is by the door to the outside, for it's a walk out basement, with just 3 steps up to the driveway.Th…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:03am -
  • Elevator Music - On Planes and Pianos
    In the last 8 years, the size of my home, was divided by half, then half again, not due to finances, but simply by choice.  I now have a 1200 square foot home, with a shop area almost as big.  It's not fancy, and I've smiled more here than in any g…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:58pm -
  • Canon Fodder - Pistols, Pork, and the Semi Auto Fly Swatter
    It felt good to wake up at home, away almost a month with the work and travel schedule for us both.  Partner had business not only a few hours from where I worked so we got a couple weekends together, but it had been too long since I'd been home. I…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 10:59pm -
  • Hair Apparent - We All Have Those Kind of Days
    I head (no pun intended) to the hair stylist about every four-five weeks as my hair grows beyond fast.   Usually, though, the visit is after a 10 hour work day, the salon being open until 9 PM. I give my regular stylist a lot of credit.  My hair…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 12:48pm -
  • Why Black Labs Aren't Good Poker Players
    Abby the Rescue Lab is doing real well in her new home, with us a little over four months now, and will be heading home to the Range with me tonight after work.We tend to be "house potatoes" on days off, and she's with us in everything we do, even i…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 10:01am -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newThe Brass Wrangler
    Finally! A brass catcher that doesn’t look like it was cobbled together from wire hangers and aquarium netting in some guy’s basement. The Brass Wrangler is the best thought-out brass catcher that I have seen for AR-15s. The catch is that your AR…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • Pat Rogers Has a Nicer AR Pistol Than You!
    The AR pistol is enjoying unprecedented levels of acceptance among shooters of all types, including quality instructors. This was starting to happen before the release of the Sig SB15 Pistol Brace but the brace’s arrival solidified the current inte…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • BCM Trivia Challenge
    Larry Vickers is one of many high profile instructors that are on the BCM team. They have teamed up to offer a trivia challenge that, if you win, will drop a fresh new BCM carbine configured to the LAV’s specs in your lap. All you have to do is vie…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 1:41pm -
  • Give Me Back My Country Shirt has made some pretty solid shirts in the past. This latest one takes the cake. I’ll let the picture do most of the talking… Go buy one.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 10:00am -
  • ITS POW/MIA Morale Patch
    ITS Tactical has released a new POW/MIA Patch on this National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Check out the patch at ITS Tactical.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 4:59pm -
  • Ares Armor Combat XII Pack in Kryptek
    Ares Armor is now offering much of their line of tactical nylon in the Kryptek family of camo patterns. This includes the Combat XII Pack which is now available in the Highlander, Typhon, and Mandrake patterns. These packs are already available at my…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • Latest on the BAD/Brentwood Gunsmithing OIP Carbine – a Sub 4 Pound AR-15
    If you are a fan of lightweight AR-15 carbines, you likely remember the joint project between Battle Arms Development and Brentwood Gunsmithing called the OIP Carbine or Ounces is Pounds Carbine. Battle Arms Development released an image of one of th…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:16pm -
  • Cap Plugs for Your SB47
    Echo Nine Three recently posted this image which shows a 1″ cap plug being used to close the end of an SB47 AK Pistol Brace. If you shop around, it appears that there are a number of similar products designed to close the ends of metal tubing that…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:13pm -
  • Faxon Firearms Adds New Caliber
    The ARAK-21 Upper Receiver from Faxon Firearms is currently available in 2 calibers: 5.56 and .300BLK. However, a new caliber is about to join the stable. Faxon has been teasing the new caliber on their Facebook Page and it doesn’t take a rocket su…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:22pm -
  • New M4E1 Upper Option at Aero Precision
    Aero Precision just introduced a new M4E1 upper receiver option. This is their first non-NFA/non-pistol M4E1 upper available. It sports a 16″ midlength barrel and their 15″ EK-15 KeyMod Handguard. I have one of their M4E1 uppers in hand for revie…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 2:33pm -

Arms Vault

  • newSmith & Wesson Shooting Team Racks Up Revolver Wins
    Team Smith & Wesson® Racks Up Revolver Wins During Mid-Season Competitions Revolver Shooters Josh Lentz and David Olhasso Lead Team Members in Summertime Success SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (September 19, 2014) — Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that i…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 2:16pm -
  • Magnum Research to Sponsor NSSF Rimfire Challenge
    Pomona, NY – USA based, Magnum Research, Industries (MRI) is proud to announce their sponsorship of the 2014 NSSF World Championship Rimfire Challenge. As a sponsor of the event, Magnum Research has donated three MLR22 rifles in support of the .22…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:20pm -
  • Chamber-View Sponsors Youth Target Shooter Ryan Fitch
    Chamber-View® Sponsors Youth Target Shooter Ryan Fitch for 2014 Season Chamber-View® Advocates Importance of Firearm Safety to Youth Shotgun Market with New Sponsorship Merrimack, N.H. (September 2014) – Chamber-View®, LLC, innovators behind hig…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:42pm -
  • HAVA Hosts its 12th Family Day
    200 Disabled Vets & Families Served at Rockcastle Shooting Center Park City, KY –  September 13, 2014  Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA)  announces the very successful 1st Annual HAVA/Rockcastle Family Day held on Saturday September 13, 20…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:57pm -
  • Comp-Tac’s Randi Rogers Wins 6th Ladies Title IDPA Nationals
    HOUSTON, Texas – For the sixth time Team Comp-Tac’s Randi Rogers won the Ladies title at the International Defensive Pistol Association’s 2014 National Championship, held this past weekend in Tulsa, Okla. Finishing third out of 28 Stock Service…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:39pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

  • 7 Open Carry Tips For Michigan Residents
    7 Open Carry Tips For Michigan ResidentsIf you are ever so bold as to exercise your God-Given right to Open Carry a firearm, you may want to consider adopting as many of the following best practices in your routine:- Get Open Carry training from a cr…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:02pm -
  • Firearm Safety Minute: All Firearms Are Always Loaded
    Firearm Safety Minute: All Firearms Are Always LoadedWhenever coming into possession of a firearm, it should always be treated as if it is loaded. If this mindset is adopted at all times then excuses that people offer in the aftermath of a negligent…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:48pm -
  • NTFSV - Name That Firearm Safety Violation: This Gun For Hire
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?How many firearm safety violations, if any, do you see in this promo shot for the 1942 movie "This Gun For Hire" which starred Alan Ladd?.If you can't see the…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:08pm -
  • Pistol and Handgun Cleaning and Maintenance Workshop - Sat. Sept. 20th - Detroit, Michigan
    Handgun/Pistol Cleaning and Maintenance WorkshopSaturday, September 20th, 2014 at 10amThis purpose of this class is to teach students the importance of regularly cleaning their handguns. A handgun should be cleaned after every use to ensure that it o…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:04am -
  • Legally Armed In Detroit (LAID) Black Tees In Stock! Order NOW!!!!
    LAID BLACK TEES IN STOCK!!!Get Your Legally Armed In Detroit Gear Today!As low as $19.99 USD per Shirt + $6 First Class P&H per ShirtThis is the first-time ever that we have offered for sale our shirt in black. This will probably be the only time we…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:54am -
  • PRE-ORDER YOUR L.A.I.D. HOODIE NOW! Deadline is Sept. 21rst
    L.A.I.D. GEAR ORDER PAGEPRE-ORDER YOUR GRAY OR PINK HOODIE TODAY!Get Your Legally Armed In Detroit Gear Today!As low as $39.99 USD per Hoodie + $12 P&H! The Pre-Order Period will be between the following dates:Thursday, Sept. 11th, 2014 THROUGH Sun…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:21am -
  • NRA RSO Class: Only ONE Seat Left - Tuition $125 - Sat. Sept. 13th - RSVP NOW!
    NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) Certification Class Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9amThe nine hour course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shootin…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 9:57pm -
  • NTFSV - Name That Firearm Safety Violation: Morgan Freemen in Red
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?The following is a promotional photo for the movie Red.If you can't see the image, visit our Detroit Michigan CCW Class blog site.About The AuthorRick Ector is…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 8:21pm -
  • Name That Firearm Safety Violation: No Good Deed
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?The following is a promotional photo for the movie No Good Deed.If you can't see the image, visit our Detroit Michigan CCW Class blog site.About The AuthorRick…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 3:25am -
  • Name That Firearm Safety Violation: Let's Be Cops
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?The following is a promotional photo from the movie Let's Be Cops.If you can't see the image, visit our Detroit Michigan CCW Class blog site.About The AuthorRi…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 7:17pm -

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • ATF revises Form 1 and Form 5
    ATF is pleased to announce the availability of revised ATF Form 1, Application to Make and Register a Firearm, and ATF Form 5, Application for Tax Exempt Transfer and Registration of Firearm. The ATF Form 1 has been revised to...
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • What to do if the ATF rejects your Gun Trust Application to build a Machine Gun
    You need to timely dispute the ATF denial. ATF is denying these applications under 922 (O) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), it shall be unlawful for any person to transfer or possess a machinegun. But if you read...
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:55pm -
  • ATF Approves some Form 1 to Make Machine Guns by a Gun Trust and then Rescinds the Approval
    We understand that ATF has approved a number of applications to permit Gun Trusts to manufacture machine guns and then rescinded the tax stamp to make the machine gun. Many others have reported to us today that their Form 1...
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 1:17pm -
  • ATF form 5 and Form 9 returning in September 2014
    ATF is pleased to announce the return of the following eForms to active service: ATF Form 5 on 8/27/2014, ATF Form 9 on 9/2/2014, and ATF Form 5300.11 (AFMER) on 9/5/2014. Please note that at this time no date has...
    - 25 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:38pm -
  • Nolo Says Don't Create A Gun Trust With Their Products
    Today I ran across an entry on Nolo's website addressing the appropriateness of using their living trust software, commonly referred to as Quicken, or Will Maker, to make a Gun Trust. The same issues would exist for Legal Zoom or...
    - 32 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:13pm -
  • Gun Trust and ATF 5320.1 Form 1 Approval in 35 days
    I recently published an article on Gun Trusts and an amazing 1 day approval. I felt that this was an unusual circumstance and decided to submit an electronic ATF Form 1 back on July 26th using my personal Gun Trust...
    - 50 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 9:51pm -
  • Federal court upholds Florida Law limiting Doctor's gun inquiries with patients
    The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta has ruled a Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership to be constitutional on Friday. The court ruled this law legitimately regulates professional conduct and does not…
    - 55 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • What to do if your ATF eForm is rejected.
    One of the benefits in using a Gun Trust is that you are able to submit electronic applications with the new ATF website. This is possible because a Gun Trust does not require a CLEO signature nor fingerprints. Currently only...
    - 78 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 12:22pm -
  • ATF eForms Approval for Gun Trust in only 1 Day
    One of our clients submitted an application to build a Form 1 on June 24, 2014 and was surprised when they checked their email the next morning and found that the ATF had approved the application to build the SBR....
    - 88 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 4:58pm -
  • ATF eForms adds Form 1 for Gun Trusts and time to process applications reduced.
    Today I received an announcement and verified that you can now process Form 1s online again. For those with a Gun Trust, you can now process these electronically again. Still no word on when Form 4s will be available to...
    - 90 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 5:56pm -

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

  • Rest in peace, Gordon Russell
    Story here. He was a heck of a nice guy, and died in harness, as Shakespeare said. I am told he was doing his job at the September NRA Board meeting when he suddenly collapsed, I assume a massive coronary or stroke. They gave him CPR but he didn't m…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 10:39pm -
  • 11th Circuit slaps down SWAT-type regulatory raid
    A good summary at I've heard of similar things happening in California. Regulatory "inspections" are traditionally given only loose Fourth Amendment protections by the courts, because they usually are no big deal. But some locals send th…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:17pm -
  • New York Times and assault weapons bans
    NY Times editorial, "Myths About Gun Regulation," January 31, 2013:"As busy as the gun lobby is in promoting macho myths about self-defense -- stand your ground and outshoot the bad guys -- it is no less dedicated to spinning myths for lawmakers to…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 3:44am -
  • Brady Campaign sues ammo dealer, etc.
    Story here. Brady will sue on behalf of the parents of a child killed in the Aurora CO shooting, against the dealer who sold the ammunition and some unnamed others.I cannot figure this one out. First, the tort law is pretty clear that (with very n…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 7:21pm -
  • Protestors seem to be getting deperate
    Protestors picket national police championships, as if learning to shoot accurately had much to do with questions about whether a shooting was justified. Of course, it's being consistent to some degree. Most just assume that firearm skills = being a…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 7:21pm -
  • Moms Demand Action for.... something other than common sense
    - 9 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 3:15am -
  • An interesting debate
    From Glenn Reynolds, "The Second Amendment as Ordinary Constitutional Law," arguing that the 2A has become a normal part of Con law, legal doomsday did not come, and courts might as well accept that. Then, from David Wolitz, comes "Second Amendment…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 4:42am -
  • Armed defenders put a dent in Milwaukee robbery rate
    First story here. An armed gang tries to rob tavern workers after closing time, one victim opens fire and kills one of the robbers, with police later arresting the remainder. The robbery gang was responsible for dozens of armed robberies over the pa…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Sep 14, 7:23pm -
  • In a search for continued relevance...
    Brady Campaign, in a desperate quest for continued relevance, announces it will protest "bad apple" licensed dealers. "Bad apples" are to be measured by the raw number of BATF traces tracing guns back to them.Now...1. Licensed dealers can sell o…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 9:33pm -
  • Gun Rights Policy Conference this month
    SAF is holding it at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago O'Hare Airport, on September 26, 27 and 28, 2014. Drat, I won't be able to make it, but for any who can, the event is very useful, and free (so are the extensive materials distributed with it. You…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 8:59pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • Grisanti admits SAFE hurt him
    Senator Mark Grisanti who lost the GOP primary last week admits to the Buffalo News that his SAFE vote hurt him: “… He acknowledged his vote in favor of the SAFE Act, Cuomo’s strict gun-control law, could have been a factor this year, especial…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:10pm -
  • NRA mailing for Chris Gibson
    ILA has done a mailing on behalf of Chris Gibson. The latest poll shows Gibson has a huge lead over carpetbagger Sean Eldridge.
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 1:49pm -
  • Second GOTV ad running
    Our second Get Out The Vote ad is running in the current issue of NY Outdoor News.
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 9:17pm -
  • Cuomo enraged
    Found this nugget in the Post: “… Democratic insiders, mean­while, describe Cuomo as “furious” and “enraged’’ at his campaign team over his shockingly poor primary showing — in which he won only about 60 percent of the vote.  One se…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:36pm -
  • Unions sitting election out
    Governor Cuomo’s problems are not over even though the primary is: “… PEF is joining several other unions in sitting out the general election, declining to pick a favorite between the Democratic ticket and the Republicans, Astorino and his runn…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:57pm -
  • The invincibility is gone
    Astorino Says Cuomo Loses ‘Invincibility’ After Underwhelming Primary Win
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:42pm -
  • Cuomo spanked
    Our GOTV campaign against Governor Cuomo and Kathy Hochul produced positive results.  Media pundits predicted if Zephyr Teachout received 30% it would be humiliating to the Governor.  She got more than that: Cuomo – 62.1% Teachout – 34.2% Credi…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 3:01pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Compact, Ruger SR22, Walther P22, Sig Mosquito :: Photo Comparison
    Clockwise from Top Left: SIG Mosquito // Walther P22 // Ruger SR22 // S&W M&P-22 CompactClockwise from Top Left: SIG Mosquito // Walther P22 // Ruger SR22 // S&W M&P-22 CompactFrom Left to Right: SIG Mosquito // S&W M&P-22 Compact // Ruger SR22 //…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 12:11am -
  • July 4, 1776
    The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the e…
    - 80 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 12:51pm -
  • Outbreak Omega 6 :: AAR
    On June 27th and 28th Ahlaman's Gun Shop and Range in Morristown, MN hosted the sixth interration of DPMS's Outbreak Omega Zombie shoot. There had been a one year hiatus between the fifth and sixth year event due to the gun craze of 2013. I was worri…
    - 80 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 12:34pm -
  • Ammo-BOSS: Gunner's Mate Crowd Funding Campaign
    The Ammo-BOSS: Gunner's Mate is the invention of Todd from Strike Hard Gear. It's a shotgun shell holding and delivery device and Todd needs help covering the funding for initial production costs.Check out the Crowd Funding Site HERE!
    - 8 Jun 14, 11:46am -
  • Increase the Magazine Capacity in your Sig Mosquito and Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Pistols!
    The conversion allows for 14+1 in the SIG Mosquito and 15+1 in the Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Pistol.SIG MosquitoSmith & Wesson M&P-22Colt/Walther/Umarex 1911
    - 6 Jun 14, 9:43pm -
  • HK VP9 :: First Impressions
    A few days ago Modern Service Weapons informed us of Heckler & Koch's newest pistol; the VP9. Today I had the opportunity to handle one. My time spent with the VP9 was brief but can share a few observations.Red Recoil Spring (nice touch)The trigger i…
    - 6 Jun 14, 11:28am -
  • Armageddon Tactical GMS-15 Review
    Armageddon Tactical GMS-15I was excited when Armageddon Tactical contacted me and asked if I'd like to try their new charging handle design. I had seen some pictures on the internet over the previous days of their GMS-15 (Gas Management System) and b…
    - 5 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Ares Defense SCR
    MSRP: $865 2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 8 May 14, 11:32am -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Noveske Signature Ammunition from Nosler
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 7 May 14, 8:24pm -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Burris Optics
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 7 May 14, 8:23pm -

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: .
    - 28 Dec 12, 1:21am -
  • 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

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    From new books to appearances in major media outlets, five writers have been busy these past few months.
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    - 12 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 9:00pm -
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    The internet we know and love is under attack. Support the free and open internet by enabling our “Fight for Net Neutrality” plugin on your blog.
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    True to the spirit of the decade that gave it its name, Eighties is a big, bold theme that makes a statement.
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The Swiss Gun Blog

  • 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

    - 16 Oct 11, 9:14am -
  • 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 -
  • Norway massacres: like livestock waiting at the slaughterhouse
    The terrible massacres in Norway (currently the casualties are estimated at almost a hundred) lead to a few observations from my side: - Soft targets are what terrorists attack. This is not new and has been clear since the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at t…
    - 24 Jul 11, 12:52pm -
  • Autodéfense “à l’américaine”
    Un commentaire en passant sur cet élément dans l’argumentation du tribunal cantonal vaudois dans le cas mentionné ci-dessous à propos du droit de porter une arme à des fins de défense personnelle: Pour appuyer le refus de la police vaudoise,…
    - 5 Jul 11, 4:59pm -
  • Some info on Swiss gun law
    Here’s some information on gun legislation in Switzerland I was asked via email. The questions are in bold and the answers are just below. •Non-lethal defensive devices like pepper spray are allowed in most Cantons or are being deregulated in the…
    - 5 Jul 11, 10:20am -
  • Protection personelle réservée à ceux qui peuvent se le permettre
    Ci-dessous un article intéressant paru dans 24heures qui illustre bien comment le soi-disant “droit” de porter une arme est vidé de son sens en Suisse et perverti en faveur d’une minorité privilégiée qui a les moyens de se payer des gardes…
    - 5 Jul 11, 10:12am -
  • Animistische Hoplophobie
    Letztes Wochenende fand in Zürich mal wieder eine dieser unsäglichen Waffeneinsammelaktion statt. Bei solchen Anlässen kann man die Waffen und Munition, die man besitzt, gratis zur Verschrottung abgeben.  Ich frage mich schon, ob die Leute sich j…
    - 23 May 11, 7:47pm -

The War on Guns

  • newTonight on Armed American Radio
    Mark Walters just got in from a road trip and is still putting the lineup together.  So far, he's confirmed Virginia Citizens Defense League President Philip Van Cleave, firearms attorney Kevin Maxwell, Minneapolis talk host Mitch Berg (with an upda…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 4:09pm -
  • newThe Limping Creep
    The anti-gun Creep Among the Tombstones' new shoot-em-up isn't doing so well. At this point, it hasn't yet made back half its production costs. [More]The film is "tracking best with older males," meaning there ought to be a significant number of gun…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 2:23pm -
  • new"Authorized Journalists/Real Reporters/Legitmate News Media" Defending the Stone Wall
    Anyone who argues that the statement the sister of Brian Terry put out isn't news -- after Eric Holder once more stonewalled the investigation -- is simply not credible, and is carrying water for those hiding things.  Those are the people I call "…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 2:01pm -
  • Creep Among the Tombstones Update
    [Click to enlarge] Per Box Office Mojo, they opened to $4.7 million. [More]There's still time to help it tank.All you need to do is pass along the reason why gun owners should want it to.If you haven't already done so, why not make that this weekend…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 4:26pm -
  • Terry sister assails latest administration Fast and Furious stonewalling
    “Learning that Eric Holder has asked the judge to delay turning over thousands of Fast and Furious documents has enraged me,” Terry-Willis acknowledged. “I thought about writing Eric Holder a letter to ask him one simple question ‘Why?’ I c…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 3:58pm -
  • Revolutionary War fort gun ban rule an affront to history and to heroes who sacrificed all for freedom
    “In this place of honor rests an unknown soldier who gave his life in the struggle for American independence,” the inscription engraved on the side of the tomb reads. [More]My latest JPFO Alert notes, not content just to violate our freedom, latt…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:10am -
  • Dereliction of Duty
    My usual "progressives" and Opposite Day remark seems wholly inadequate in this case. [More]This is the precursor to a whole 'nother level of misery and totalitarianism.  This creature is the domestic enemy the Founders warned us against.[Via Micha…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:37pm -
  • Panphobia
    JFK Middle School in Southington was on lockdown Tuesday after a student in a military-style jacket prompted concerns from staff members, who called police to report a suspicious person at the school. [More]And "progressives" call gun owners paranoid…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:20pm -
  • Royal Treatment, "Progressive-Style"
    Welcome to my humble cottage, your majesty. Our lives and property are yours.Prima nocta with our daughter? Our son?  My wife? Me? You honor us, sire!Bare my throat? By your command!See, that's the way sophisticated media people would do it.Leave it…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 7:59pm -
  • Anti-gun ‘study’ implies racist outcomes from gun ownership
    If there's any validity at all to the presumption being hoped for in The Times' hysteria-ginning headline, someone ought to be able to point to a statistically significant "NRA on Black" violence rate. [More]Today's Gun Rights Examiner report notes t…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 7:43pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • newAtlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? Who Cares?
    Rob and I went to see the latest Atlas Shrugged movie last night. I wanted to give it a chance – to finish up the trilogy, despite the decidedly negative reviews that had permeated my online experience since the movie opened last week. I went in wi…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 11:59pm -
  • “Health Professional” bloviates about guns, paints himself to be a doofus
    I apologize – I should have blogged about this earlier, but between my business trips and jetlag, I have dropped the ball. A week ago, a fellow Johns Hopkins alum and public heath professional Vik Khanna penned an essay that gave some doctors and o…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:34pm -
  • Proof that shitbag blood is thicker than water
    It’s pretty obvious to me that entitled thugs who think their perceived “need” obviates others’ “rights” come from families who support that kind of attitude. If you remember a few years ago, there was this genital wart named Lakesha Thom…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:05pm -
  • Russia: Flirting with Fascism
    I know I haven’t been around for a while, but work has me traveling lately, and I didn’t take my laptop, because I’m too lazy to lug it around. I have been gone for nearly two weeks, and I’m happy to report that the boys did not burn the hous…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:07pm -
  • Choices
    I’ve always been called judgmental. I’ve been told that unless I have walked a mile in another person’s shoes, I have no right to judge. I’ve been told I’m heartless and that I should just forgive. I do not. This is a story of two kids from…
    - 22 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:38pm -
  • Another Slap Upside the Raisins for Bloomberg
    This isn’t about guns this time, although it’s nice to see Bloomberg’s nanny statism thoroughly spanked in every arena possible. No, this time I got a note from my old friend Alex – a doctor, by the way, and an avid gun rights supporter, as w…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:46pm -
  • Trouble in Paradise
    Many of you know that I’ve been writing for Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership for about four months now. JPFO is an amazing organization! It was founded 25 years ago on the principle that our rights should never be compromised away. I…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 12:26am -
  • Kroger Rejects Statist Mommies
    This is my latest entry for the JPFO blog. Kroger Rejects Statist Mommies. The butthurt on Twitter is real. The whining, petulant, statist Moms just can’t seem to get over the fact that there are businesses out there who respect everyone, not just…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • Maryland Judge Upholds Ban of Weapon Hardly ever used in Murders
    A federal judge last week upheld Maryland’s “assault” weapons ban – a prohibition on nebulously-named “assault” rifles and and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. State officials claim the law will ward off mass shootings…
    - 37 days ago, 16 Aug 14, 11:49pm -
  • MDA’s latest blood dance shows absolute stupidity
    If you live outside Virginia, you probably haven’t heard about a murder-suicide that took place in Culpeper last week. According to reports, the bodies of Clarence and Shauna Washington, both 35, and their three daughters — 4-year-old Olivia, 6-…
    - 41 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 10:00pm -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 9/22/2014
    GERGSTG44X $463.99 American Tactical Imports GSG STG-44 Semi-Automatic Carbine, 22 LR, 17.2″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Wood Stock and Pistol Grip, One 25 Round Magazine, Flip Up Iron Sights GERG522RLSD10 $384.99 American Tactical Imports GSG-522 SD LTWT…
    - 1 min ago, 22 Sep 14, 12:12pm -
  • newToday’s New Additions: 9/21/2014
    TSOTSG-22-17-22-STD $314.99 Tactical Solutions TSG-22 22 LR Conversion Kit for Glock 17, 22, 34, 35, 37, Black Finish CT9093 $346.99 Kahr Arms CT9 Compact Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 4″ Barrel, Matte Stainless Steel Finish, Blac…
    - 24 hours ago, 21 Sep 14, 12:42pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/20/2014
    NAA22MSHG $219.99 North American Arms Single Action Mini Revolver, 22 WMR, 1.125″ Barrel, Steel Frame, Stainless Finish, Polymer Holster Grip, 5 Round Capacity, Fixed Sights NAA22MSCHG $251.99 North American Arms Single Action Mini Revolver, 22 LR,…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:46pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/19/2014
    POF00723 $1,966.99 Patriot Ordnance Factory R415 Generation 4 Semi-automatic Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Barrel, Cerakote Tungsten Finish, Magpul Stock and Grip, 14″ Modular Rail, One 30 Round Magazine, Flat Top POF00722 $1,987.99 Patriot Ordna…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:55am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 9/18/2014
    035327216 $774.99 Browning X-Bolt Micro Buckthorn Pink Bolt Action Rifle, 7MM-08 Rem, 20″ Barrel, Matte Blue Finish, Grade I Buckthorn Pink Stock, One 4 Round Detachable Rotary Mag, No Sights    
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 7:53am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/17/2014
    REML45AP4B $43.99 Remington UMC, 45 ACP, 230Gr, Metal Case, Leadless Cartridges, Value Pack – 100 Rounds NSTT41644MD1 $204.99 Nikko Stirling Targetmaster 4-16x44mm Rifle Scope, 30mm Tube, Red Illuminated Mil Dot Reticle, Matte Black, Waterproof & F…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:34am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/16/2014
    SB25A $17.99 Sellier & Bellot Pistol Cartridges, 25 ACP, 50 Gr, Full Metal Jacket, Box of 50 Rounds REML45AP4A $107.99 Remington UMC, 45 ACP, 230 Gr, Metal Case, Mega Pack – 250 Rounds NSTT52050MD $228.99 Nikko Stirling Targetmaster 4-16x44mm 30mm…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 11:44am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 9/15/2014
    CMMG30A81D2 $867.99 CMMG MK4 PDW Semi-automatic AR Pistol, 300 AAC Blackout, 8″ Barrel, Aluminum Frame, Black Stock, Magpul MOE Grip, KeyMod Hand Guard, One 30 Round Magazine
    - 7 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 5:51am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 9/14/2014
    CHP930-042 $481.99 Chiappa Firearms CA612 Field Camo Semi-automatic Shotgun, 12 Ga 3″ Chamber, 28″ Barrel, Realtree MAX5 Camo Finish, Synthetic Stock, 4 Round Capacity
    - 8 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 12:21pm -
  • She’s Even Purtier Now! 1968 Chevy C10 SWB
    Granite Metallic paint by Ground Zero Customs in Arlington, Texas. 1218 Colorado Cir, Arlington, TX 76015 (817) 226-3574 Under the hood is a Blueprint 383 Chevy Small Block Stroker dyno’ed at 439 HP. The 3 speed manual transmission has been upgrade…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 11:58pm -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • Rob Pincus on Transitioning to a Back-up Gun
    Firearm Trainer Rob Pincus discusses issues surrounding dropping the primary firearm and transitioning to your backup gun as quickly and efficiently as possible.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:00pm -
  • D.C. Goes the Maryland Route on Concealed Carry
    VSSA Life Member and Second Amendment attorney Steve Halbrook predicted it and the Washington Times reports today that DC has gone the Maryland road in the draft of their ordinance allowing its residents to carry:Mr. Nathan said the city modeled it…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:33pm -
  • Strength and Shooting
    Episode 11 of NOIR aired on last night and the topic in this episode was whether being a stronger shooter makes you a better shooter.  NFL former NFL linebacker David Vobora put Colion and Darren LaSorte through a workout.  Vobora o…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:33pm -
  • Obama Administration Collecting Race and Ethnicity Information on Gun Purchase Forms
    When I first saw this article in the Washington Times reporting that ATF Form 4473 was collecting race and ethnicity information, I wasn't going to write about it because the article noted that the change to form 4473 was done back in 2012 and I bel…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 4:04pm -
  • Gun Ban Lobby Holding Forum in Hampton on Saturday
    The Virginia Center for Public Safety & Virginians for Responsible Gun Laws is holding a "forum in Hampton on Saturday to lay out their plan to continue pushing their gun ban agenda.  They are billing it as a discussion of "targeted efforts to kee…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 1:56pm -
  • Rob Pincus Responds to NBC's Today Show Advice on Home Invasions
    Last week, NBC's Today Show had this segment over the weekend Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economyNot all of the information provided was bad, but what is getting the most attention among some bloggers and conse…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 6:06pm -
  • Stafford County to Consider Change to Noise and Shooting Ordinances
    There was an item on last night's agenda of the Stafford County Board of Supervisors that would authorize the county administrator to advertise a public hearing for the purpose of amending the county's shooting ordinance.  According to the backgrou…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 5:04pm -
  • VSSA's New AR-15s for Junior Highpower Rifle Program
    VSSA's Highpower Rifle Chairman Mike Jamison would like to thank the many people who contributed in various ways to provide VSSA's  Junior Rifle team with new AR-15s for competition.  Using funds from the sale of the association's antique M1s, J…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 6:02pm -
  • Leftist Group Waving the White Flag on Banning Assault Weapons
    The Wall Street Journal Washington Wire reports that the Center for American Progress (CAP) is "waving a white flag" on banning assault weapons in a study out today titled “Assault Weapons Revisited:”“The answer is not that assault weapons a…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 3:52pm -
  • 8th District Democrat Don Beyer Campaigns for Gun Control
    The Washington Post has the report here.  This should come as no surprise to anyone.  When Beyer ran for Governor against Jim Gilmore in 1997, Beyer supported gun control.  He is running in the overwhelmingly Democrat 8th District so he probably f…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 3:34pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • 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…
    - 21 days ago, 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…
    - 23 days ago, 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…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 1:21am -
  • Use Enough Glass – Selecting a Spotting Scope
    If you are going to do any long-range hunting, or if you want to improve your marksmanship beyond 50 yards, you need a spotting scope. You can’t learn & grow your skills if you can’t see what your current performance is. Not knowing where your la…
    - 59 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:38am -
  • Cheap Guns
    Kahr Arms has been pursuing a 2-tiered product strategy for a few years now. When they entered the market, they sold high-quality pistols at pricepoints higher than Glock.  They now sell a high-end version of a gun, as well as a low-end version.  T…
    - 79 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • The Great .22 Rimfire Ammo Shortage of 2014
    Well, most of the ammo shortages that we have experienced over the last few years are not a problem at the moment. We visited Hoffman’s in Newington, CT over the weekend and they had virtually every handgun & longarm ammo conceivable.  Pallets, li…
    - 5 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Open Carry Zealots Screw Up (Again)
    No matter how many times the pouty Open Carry zealots lose a battle or make the gun-owning public look bad, they never seem to connect the dots between their stubborn attention-whoring behavior and the clear negative consequences that they cause. Did…
    - 20 May 14, 9:46am -
  • Ammo Bingo
    I have read a lot of articles about the ammo shortage.  Some on the internet, some in glossy gun magazines.  Lots of people claim to be able to explain the situation, but no one seems to be able to point to any proof that they are right. 2 weekends…
    - 8 May 14, 1:46am -
  • Guns for the mentally ill
    After the latest shooting at Fort Hood, which was committed by a mentally-ill soldier with a spotty performance record, who was on numerous psychotropic medications, who never saw any combat (and thus the anti-military liberals cannot chalk up the cr…
    - 8 Apr 14, 12:57am -
  • The Experts Agree: The 1911 Sucks!
    I promised Crapgame that I wouldn’t gloat. But a very well-known gunblogger and 1911 gunsmith has come out against the 1911 design: Hilton Yam: My Personal Path Away From The 1911 SaysUncle picked up the story, and it’s going to get a lot of atte…
    - 6 Mar 14, 8:02pm -

The State of Guns

  • Chiappa MC27 9mm

    Chiappa MC27 9mm

    This is a new and interesting combat (military-police) pistol. On the US market, it’s currently being sold by the Italian company “Chiappa Firearms”. Model MC27 is made for 9×19 Para caliber, and manufactured in the Turkish gun factory “Girs…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 6:00pm -
  • Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

    Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

    Recently, a teacher in an elementary school in Utah accidentally shot herself in the leg in the school’s bathroom. The teacher had a concealed-carry permit and according to Utah law, there are no problems with this incident. A substitute teacher ha…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 6:58pm -
  • Spyderco Knives: The Spider’s Bite

    Spyderco Knives: The Spider’s Bite

    Golden, Colorado, U.S.A. Earth. Black, laser engraved words on a piece of CPMN S30V steel. This is not a message on the side of a spacecraft meant for the extraterrestrial intelligence. Every knife enthusiast knows that every high-end Spyderco knife…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 6:03pm -
  • Ultimate Prestige – Arrizabalaga Shotguns

    Ultimate Prestige – Arrizabalaga Shotguns

    You can’t browse for Perdo Arrizabalaga rifles in standard rifle catalogs. Nor can you just pick one from the shelf of your local gun store. You have to order them directly from the manufacturer or one of their representatives in Spain, UK or USA.…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 1:39pm -
  • Small Businesses Fight Back

    Small Businesses Fight Back

    Recently, there has been a lot of talk regarding open carry in various businesses. Moms Demand Action have probably been most vocal when it came to persuading businesses to ask their customers not to bring their guns with them. So farm, only five bus…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Sep 14, 3:07pm -
  • 3D Printed Guns Today

    3D Printed Guns Today

    Last year has brought a fundamental change in accessibility of firearms. Instead of walking into a gun store and buying a weapon, you can download detailed schematics and use a 3D printer to assemble it. All you need is some time to figure out which…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 8:50pm -
  • Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

    Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

    California’s gun-control proponents have suffered another setback. A federal judge, Anthony Ishii, has ruled that the state cannot force gun buyers to wait for a 10-day period to pick up weapons they purchased if they already own a gun or have a li…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:43pm -
  • The Deadly 7 mm Brenneke

    The Deadly 7 mm Brenneke

    The science behind Europe’s most loved hunting calibre Wilhelm Brenneke was born in Hanover, Germany in 1865. As a boy he was interested in archery, both competitive and bow hunting. Although he worked as a bookseller, his interest in guns and the…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 6:47pm -
  • Browning A5: Autoloader with High Warranty

    Browning A5: Autoloader with High Warranty

    The last year’s IWA 2013 Outdoor Classics saw FN Browning company from Herstal, Belgium overwhelming its competition. Heavy lies the crown, and whoever plays the game of thrones either wins or dies. That is why the people from Browning marked the 4…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 6:09pm -
  • Long Barreled Revolvers

    Long Barreled Revolvers

    Czech arms manufacturer, Alfa-Proj from the city of Brno has recently made some interesting revolvers. They were presented on the 2013 IWA, where the company celebrated its 20 year anniversary. Elegant and “By the Book” Most remarkable revolvers…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:12pm -

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 -

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