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  • newWhy I’m Fat
    Some of Larry Vickers’ more infantile critics assert that he can’t know what he’s talking about, because “he’s fat.” After spending almost a full decade as a Delta Force assaulter in which he survived three […]The post Why I’m Fat app…
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  • newRubio, Jordan File “Second Amendment Enforcement Act” To Strip D.C. Of Gun Control Powers
    The District of Columbia has long been one of the least-free areas of the United States, with offensive gun control laws that make it nearly impossible for citizens to defend themselves from the many predators […]The post Rubio, Jordan File “Seco…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 9:15pm -
  • WHAT’S RIGHT WITH KANSAS? Constitutional Carry Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
    Congratulations, Kansas. You are about to rejoin those free states allowing constitutional carry. Kansas is poised to join a handful of other states that allow their residents to carry concealed firearms without a permit after […]The post WHAT’S…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 15, 12:42pm -
  • “What A Sweet-Shooting Rifle!” Firing The Armalite AR-180
    Tim of the Miltary Arms Channel breaks out a brand new, unfired, Costa Mesa-manufactured AR-180, a low-cost Eugene Stoner design built to compete against the AR-15. The Costa Mesa AR-180s were all hand-fitted, and were […]The post “What A Sweet-S…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 12:58am -
  • FBI Shaped Report To Suggest Increase In Mass Shootings, When They’d Actually Been HALVED
    We’re rapidly reaching a point where no part of the Executive Branch can be trusted. The stunning revelation that the Federal Bureau of Investigation shaped data on mass shootings in an apparent bid to generate […]The post FBI Shaped Report To Su…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 8:05pm -
  • Police Kill “Lovable Guy” Felon Attempting To Run Down Police Officers In Georgia
    To hear Felicia Thomas tell the story, her son Nicholas Thomas was a “lovable guy,” who “would do anything for anybody.” That “lovable guy” was a violent felon with a history of assaulting police officers, […]The post Police Kill “Lov…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 3:31pm -
  • “San Jose’s Darkest Day.” Officer Killed, Suspect Found Dead
    A veteran San Jose Police Department officer responding to a call about a suicidal man was shot and killed last night. Field training officer Michael Johnson was apparently approaching the apartment building when he was […]The post “San Jose’s…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 2:12pm -
  • Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Sing A Pro-Self-Defense Song?
    I’d planned on closing up shop for the night, but then I stumbled across this song from Steven Martin… yes, that Steven Martin. While most might know him as an actor and comedian, Martin is also […]The post Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Sing…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 1:17am -
  • Viral Video Of Man Being Held At Gunpoint Is More Than Meets The Eye
    This video of an older man holding a younger man who is on the ground at gunpoint seems relatively straightforward at first, but is perhaps the best example I’ve seen in a while that proves […]The post Viral Video Of Man Being Held At Gunpoint Is…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 7:43pm -
  • “I Used This Pistol To Defend Myself Against An Armed Attacker”
    TWANGnBANG has been one of my favorites on YouTube (and now Full30) from the very beginning for the folksy enthusiasm that he and his daughter “Cuter Shooter” bring to their videos. In his latest video, […]The post “I Used This Pistol To Defe…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 4:57pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newBruce Schneier: NSA Doesn’t Need To Spy On Your Calls To Learn Your Secrets
    Read and think. Consider cutting the cord. At least frequently. Meatspace. It’s where it’s happening. (H/t SLL)
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  • newGuerrillamerica: An Intelligence Mission You Can Start Today
    Every citizen a sensor. How well do you know your AO?
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:45am -
  • newThe Pilot Was Locked Out Of The Cockpit
    Read Stilton’s metaphor. Any questions?
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:39am -
  • newHogwarts: Medical Kits – Subverting The Dominant Paradigm
    CAUTION: This post may turn some sacred cows into succulent tenderloin and juicy hamburger. pa4ortho is de-cloaking to unleash a volley of medical photon torpedoes in a broadside attack on gear-centric medical care in austere environs. Enjoy it. We s…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 2:05am -
  • newNPFD 2015/1: FRAGO WARNO – Comms
    NPFD 2015/1 operational background here and here. For those who choose not to click on the links above, NPFD 2015/1 is the first in a planned series of joint field/communications exercises designed to test skills and identify gaps for remediation ……
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:37am -
  • newSLL: A Protection And Extortion Racket
    Robert gives an honest civics lesson. As noted here: …Was arguing for the recognition that a) The USG is an illegitimate CCE*, and b) they become so more each day. That is an important point to an audience who in … Continue reading →
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  • newJust Some Old White Guy
    Or not. Got combatives?
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:12pm -
  • newRUBY TAIL
    With .mil PR efforts like this doomed to fail due to the inconvenient truth that the CinC is a racist raised-by-Commies America-hater who couldn’t pass a legitimate background check, a reader sends the following modest proposal: Apparently the US M…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 9:12pm -
  • newDenninger On Prepping
    What Do You Prep For? Common Personal Disasters Local/Regional Trouble The Zombie Apocalypse Useful stuff, especially for background as formerly “normal people” shake off their trance while World War IV* grows in intensity. Tempus fugit. *WWI 191…
    - 24 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:39pm -
  • newLosing Control Of The Narrative
    Goodness me!   We must increase the volume to 11!
    - 24 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 1:13pm -

Patriot Rising

  • When ‘Assault Weapons’ Saved a Community
    22 Years ago in the heat of the riots following the Rodney King Verdict in L.A., an unlikely group of people were facing an existential threat and answered it by bearing arms.   The insidious agenda of the so-called liberal gun-grabbers in the U.S.…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 9:04pm -
  • Ban on Armor-Piercing Ammo Looks Unlikely

    Ban on Armor-Piercing Ammo Looks Unlikely

    Attorneys general from 24 states signed a letter asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives not to ban a popular type of armor-piercing ammunition. The Monday letter to ATF Director B. Todd Jones asks him to hold off on banning M8…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 1:17am -
  • Leftist Media Claims If You Support Second Amendment, You Support Rape

    Leftist Media Claims If You Support Second Amendment, You Support Rape

    Legal concealed carry “more pro-rape than anti-rape,” claims anti-gun media by Kit Daniels A leftist news outlet claims that Second Amendment activists are supporting rape by advocating concealed carry on college campuses.   On Tuesday, Raw Stor…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 8:22pm -
  • Hilarious Video: Anti-Gun Group Epically Fails At Mocking Second Amendment

    Hilarious Video: Anti-Gun Group Epically Fails At Mocking Second Amendment

    Video is so bad, it can only be laughed at An anti-gun group released a video yesterday mocking the Second Amendment, but the video is so bad, it’s hilarious to watch. The video, produced by the Brady Campaign, features two “criminals” who prom…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Mar 15, 3:24am -
  • ATF at it again: ATF Chief says all 5.56 rounds are a Threat to Public Safety
    A couple days back we warned that the ATF’s apparent about face on the M855 Ammunition ban was nothing more than a smokescreen; today, the ATF ratcheted up their rhetoric signaling they will be going after more than just the M855 round.   Just day…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 9:56pm -
  • West Virginia Constitutional Carry Passes House Unchanged

    West Virginia Constitutional Carry Passes House Unchanged

    Supporters packed the House galleries, and lit up representatives phones and email boxes Last evening in the House, SB347 withstood attacks from multiple delegates in the form of bill-killing amendments.   The most egregious of which was from the Re…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 6:58pm -
  • I Am Still Mad, But I Can Always Buy More Ammo
    I am still mad at the 1967 government of Israel for the deliberate attack on the USS Liberty on 8 June 1967, when 32 American Sailors, Marines and civilians were killed as the ship was bombed, strafed by machinegun fire and torpedoed.   There will n…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 12:56am -
  • Meet ATHENA, Lockheed’s 30-kilowatt laser

    Meet ATHENA, Lockheed’s 30-kilowatt laser

    Laser weapon technology is stepping forward with recent successful testing of Lockheed Martin’s 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system called Advanced Test High Energy Asset. This ground-based laser system was turned against a small truck and manage…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 12:52am -
  • Arizona lawmakers plan to ban expanded background check laws

    Arizona lawmakers plan to ban expanded background check laws

    Bill blocks any state or local transfer regulations on guns in excess of federal law   The Arizona state House is on the verge of passing a measure that would establish an interstate compact that would effectively block any state or local transfer r…
    - 16 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 11:26pm -
  • Mom Teaches Babywearing, Gun Carrying Classes for Parents

    Mom Teaches Babywearing, Gun Carrying Classes for Parents

    Parents learning how to holster both infant and firearm simultaneously by Adan Salazar | | March 5, 2015 An Iowa woman is training new and expecting parents how to carry both guns, and babies, safely.   Melody Lauer’s class isn’t yo…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Mar 15, 10:36pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • 2015 Oklahoma State IDPA Championship
    My 2015 IDPA season started with a trip to Tulsa and the United States Shooting Academy for the Oklahoma State IDPA Championship. I had not shot a match of any kind since the 2014 Fall Brawl. For one reason or another I simply could not get to a matc…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Would You Take Investment Advice from Snoop Dogg?
    To combat the gun violence he once glorified in his “music,” Snoop Dogg wants you to dump your investments in companies that manufacture guns. How’s that for irony? Snoop’s career is replete with music that glorifies lowlife thuggery, drug us…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
  • I Have Seen the Apocalypse, and it has Zombies
    I took my son and his girlfriend to the Walker Stalker Con in Dallas last weekend, a convention for fans of the television series “The Walking Dead.”  What I saw left me with little hope for the future of humanity.  And I’m not talking about…
    - 10 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • St. Paul’s Social Media Strategy for Gun Rights Activism
    In debating gun rights on social media, it’s not hard to find a fight. The anti-gun left quickly descend to name calling and penis analogies. The hard part is to stay above the fray and to avoid stooping to their level. A generous helping of wit an…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Why We Can’t Have Campus Carry
    Anti-gun bed-wetters have tried a number of weak arguments against campus carry. Guns will interfere with the learning environment is by far the dumbest. But the weakest argument is the suggestion that college kids are often binge drinkers and alcoho…
    - 16 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Getting Shot in the Face Doesn’t Make You a Saint
    Gabby Giffords supports the kinds of background checks that her attacker passed. Last week Breitbart News had the audacity to point that out and the liberal media went crazy with faux rage. The NRA retweeted the Breitbart story and the long knives ca…
    - 18 days ago, 9 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Guns and Peanut Butter
    Keeping kids safe when it comes to guns is a subject that gun rights advocates and gun control advocates can agree on. St. Louis Post Dispatch Columnist Aisha Sultan gets a lot right in her recent article: “The Awkward Playdate Question that Could…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Drawing From a Closed Garment: The Armed Lutheran Rip
    My cover garment of choice is an un-tucked shirt covering either a belt holster or inside the waistband holster at the 3:00 or 3:30 position, depending upon the weather and the gun. Lately I’ve been practicing a draw technique that is the best of t…
    - 25 days ago, 2 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Beretta Unveils New APX Pistol
    You can’t go wrong with anything produced by a 500-year-old firearms company. To be around that long, they have to be doing something right. The latest from Beretta out of IDEX, the International Defense Expo in Abu Dhabi, is that the company has a…
    - 28 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Question: Could Open Carry in Texas Lead to More “No Guns” Signs?
    As open carry legislation continues to advance in the Texas legislature and with Governor Abbott making it clear he will sign it into law if it reaches his desk, I have an interesting question. I support the passage of open carry legislation in Texas…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 1:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

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702 Shooter

  • Freedom Firearms
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  • Multitasker Series 3
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  • Clark County Shooting Complex
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  • Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club
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  • Spurlock’s Gun Shop
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  • Gun Show Ammo
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  • Fallout Firearms
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  • Double Tap
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  • Big Gun Enterprises
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  • Bargain Pawn
    …The post Bargain Pawn appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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

  • Legislative Shoot-out Expected in the U.S. Senate
    FROM GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Within the next 72 hours, gun owners should expect votes in the U.S. Senate on: * Outlawing ATF bullet bans * Concealed Carry Reciprocity * Prohibiting Senate anti-gun amendments. We expect more gun-related showdowns in the…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 6:54pm -
  • Gun Rights, Freedom and Liberty on the Ballot in 2015
    BY DANA CRISWELL We are deep into the political season in Mississippi and the importance of these elections to freedom and liberty can not be over stated.  Gun rights are a key issue when discussing freedom and our elected officials have a tremendou…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 6:22pm -
  • Ohio: Major Pro-Gun Reform Legislation Takes Effect
    FROM NRA-ILA Legislation from last session to allow for the use of firearm sound suppressors while hunting in the Buckeye State takes effect today (March 23, 2014).  As previously reported, hunting with suppressed firearms provides numerous benefit…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 6:43pm -
  • National Association for Gun Rights Opposes Loretta Lynch Attorney General Nomination
    FROM NAGR President’s nominee likely to continue Eric Holder’s attacks on Second Amendment Fredericksburg, Va. – The National Association for Gun Rights is calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and members of the U.S. Senate to bloc…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 10:07pm -
  • Glock Announces New Single Stack 9mm – Glock 43
    BY DANA CRISWELL It’s finally here, Glock announces the new Glock 43, a single stack 9mm pistol. The G43 is our new single stack, 9mm pistol. The G43 is the most highly desired and anticipated release in GLOCKs history. The G43 is the answer to you…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 1:39pm -
  • BATF Director Resigns After Failed Ammo Ban Attempt
    BY DANA CRISWELL It was a surprise to everyone when BATF Director B. Todd Jones suddenly resigned on Friday, March 20.  It is unclear if the agencies failed attempt ban popular 5.56 ammo is the reason for his resignation, his statement simply said h…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 12:45pm -
  • Constitutional Carry Coming To Kansas
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL Constitutional carry may have died in Mississippi, but in Kansas it may soon become a reality. Last week, the Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee agreed to send to the House floor Senate Bill 45, which would allow…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 12:30pm -
  • After ATF Ammo Ban Fails, Dem Leaders Double Down
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE Following ATF’s decision to delay a proposed ban on M855 ammo, Democrat legislators are trying to ban the ammunition on their own. M855 ammo has traditionally been exempt from restrictions on “armor piercing” ammunition bec…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • Firearms Manufacturers and Dealers Protection Act Introduced In U.S. House, While More Stories of Financial Services Denials Come to Light
    FROM National Shooting Sports Foundation Operation Choke Point, the Department of Justice and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation program that was intended to restrict the provision of banking and financial services to industries arbitrarily deemed…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 7:52pm -
  • Rick Ward Wins Settlement Against City for Illegal No Gun Ordinance
    BY DANA CRISWELL House Bill 314 was passed in the 2014 legislative session, it gives citizens the ability to file civil suits to force local governments to adhere to State gun laws.  Local politicians around the state had passed ordinances that proh…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 2:55pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

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

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

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Survival Gear

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DC Handgun Info

Dustin's Gun Blog

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

  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 45 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 45 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
    - 46 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
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  • 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 →
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  • 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.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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

Minuteman Review

  • Choosing the Right Concealed Carry Weapon Infographic -
    This Infographic is presented by
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  • 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".
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  • 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?
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  • 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

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  • 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!
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Gears of Guns

  • Video: 22Plinkster Splitting cards

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  • Poll: What Type Of Target Do You Use?
    Poll sponsored by
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 10:00am -
  • Range Gear
    I have been shooting for years now and it seems every year I add more and more gear to my daily range carry. A few people have asked what I carry.  I will not be discussing the gear we use for reviewing, such as cameras and laptops and other gear as…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 10:00am -
  • Our Government works for us
    There is a saying that I truly love and believe in. “A firearm is only a tool, I am the weapon”. It is not a secret that the firearm community fights for what we believe in. We just won a battle to keep an agency from banning common bullets.  Ne…
    - 16 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 10:00am -
  • Poll: Side folding AR stock adaptor
    Photo courtesy of
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  • Poll: What type of reviews do you prefer to read on

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  • Editorial: Standardizing vs. Proprietary
    A few weeks back I reviewed a Windham Weaponry .308 AR style rifle. When I finished the review I contacted my local gunsmith as well as Windham and asked if they knew of any standardization in the .308 AR market.  I wanted to know if anyone had made…
    - 32 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Henry Repeating Arms – Golden Boy Eagle Scout Tribute Edition Rifle Review
    Some of you may already know I received the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America, in 2004. This is the highest rank one can receive and it must be earned and is never just given. My father was a big part as to why I made it to Eagle becau…
    - 38 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Poll: With .22lr prices and stocks not yet fully recovered, what do you mainly shoot now?
    While some of us in the country are seeing our .22lr supply and prices returning to pre-December 2012 stock and price, not everyone has yet recovered. What are you mainly shooting while waiting for it to recover?
    - 46 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • Editorial: Modernizing the Wheel vs. Newly Invented
    I was talking with someone the other night about guns (Yes, I do talk about other things than guns… sometimes) when they asked what I thought was the 5 top new innovations were in the industry. This is a topic I have been wanting to write about for…
    - 50 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 11:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

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

Gun Free Zone

  • newNRA’s Shooting Illustrated Magazine.
    Got my first copy earlier this week and it is a darn nice magazine. Let’s face it, the NRA’s other publications are kinds lacking on what you would call “vibrant” design and sometimes are downright flat, bu S.I. is very pleasing to the eyes a…
    - 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 11:39am -
  • newNashville’s NRA convention: what are the restaurants and bars where permit holders are welcome?
    We interviewed the managers of many establishments because some places do not allow permitted concealed handguns even though they haven’t posted signs (many of the managers appeared unaware of state law).  There were a number of places that were…
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  • newYou know you are losing the battle…
    …when you need content from The Onion for your Social Media needs. And for that question you are asking, Have you ever seen any amount of humor coming out of CSGV? Me neither. Rest my case.
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  • newSince they are doing petitions
    And trying to get Emily Miller fired (good luck) I figure I could start my own To have Joshua Horwitz and Ladd Everitt removed from CSGV Click on the link, sign and pass along.
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  • Krogers to Shannon Watts und Bloomy: Not happening, OK?
    Via Breitbart. Kroger’s CFO tells MDA/Everytown they will not bow to their silliness. That was a group called Moms Demand Action. They were opposed to the fact that our policy is to adhere to the local gun laws. If the local gun laws are to allow o…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:01am -
  • No blue gun for you!
    A buddy posted this info from Blueguns in Facebook and I thought he was joking: GLOCKS ARE BACK! Glock has recently issued a New Contract with Ring’s Manufacturing Inc. (BLUEGUNS) to manufacture Glock Blueguns as we have been doing for the past 10…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:59am -
  • Yes! Finally! SUL is neither tactical nor cool.
    I first saw the SUL position around the year 2000 during an advanced handgun class I was attending. (See photo for a visual of SUL.) Alan Brosnan and Max Joseph created SUL, Portuguese for south. They were teaching in Brazil with guys who didn’t ha…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:59am -

My Gun Culture

  • newAmmo Test: Remington’s Ultimate Defense 38 Special +P
    For the first couple episodes of the Great GunsAmerica Ammo Adventure, we looked at some interesting rifle rounds: the new Sig Sauer 300 Blackout Match Subsonic and Doubletap’s new 6.8 Remington SPC 90 grain Bonded Defense. They’re both really in…
    - 13 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:46pm -
  • newWant a Kimber 1911 with Crimson Trace Lasergrips?
    Want a sweet 1911 equipped with Crimson Trace Lasergrips? Kimber and Crimson Trace are running a sweepstakes. Hurry up, it ends April 3rd, 2015. From the companies: Here’s your chance to win a Kimber® Eclipse Pro™ II (LG) 1911 Pistol. The Eclips…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:53pm -
  • Show Your Rear Bumper And Win Free Ammo
    The NRA Annual Meeting is rapidly approaching, and this year, it’s in Nashville, TN. That happens to be right in online ammo retailer LuckyGunner’s backyard. To celebrate, they’re giving away stuff including a $500 LuckyGunner gift card. If you…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 15, 2:05am -
  • College Students Shoot the Clays at the ACUI Shotgun Bowl Series
    If you want to see the next generation of competitive clays shooters, look no further than the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). This non-profit organization is much broader than clays shooting or even sports as a whole. Its purpose…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 8:23pm -
  • Mad Gun Science: Is Birdshot Effective at Indoor Distances?
    We gun folk are exceptionally guilty of repeating hearsay and assuming it’s truth. You know how it works. If some hypothetical scenario gets repeated enough, it becomes the truth. This week’s Mad Gun Science experiment has to do with the idea of…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 2:35pm -
  • Gun Review: Mossberg’s MVP Patrol 7.62mm/.308
    Having caught the suppressor bug, I’ve wanted to check out a bolt-action .308 that’s compact enough to handle the extra length and weight of a silencer, yet still remain portable and handy. That’s what peaked my interest in the Mossberg MVP Pat…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 2:21pm -
  • 6 Reasons To Consider Reloading Your Own Ammunition
    I picked up the ammunition reloading bug about fifteen years ago — most likely by touching a copy of the Lyman Reloading Handbook at a local gun show. Who knows where that book was before I touched it? No wonder I caught a bug, always wash your han…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Mar 15, 10:49pm -
  • Doubletap Ammo’s New 6.8 Remington SPC 90 Grain Bonded
      First of all, what’s a 6.8 Remington SPC? While at first glance it may look like a 5.56mm round, it’s not. Mainly because it’s bigger in all ways. Some folks from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, United States Special Operations Command and…
    - 16 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 4:26pm -
  • The 5 Best Pocket Carry Handguns
    Pocket carry exposes the eighth great mystery of the universe: it’s much easier to put a gun in your pocket than to take it out. It makes sense when you think about it. When you go to draw a pocket carry handgun, your hand is wrapped around it in a…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Mar 15, 8:19pm -
  • SilencerCo Specwar 762: One Versatile Rifle Suppressor
    I had a lengthy discussion with the SilencerCo dudes at SHOT Show about what I wanted to accomplish with a rifle silencer. And yes, I said silencer instead of suppressor. I’ll say suppressor too, as both terms are technically correct. Hiram Percy M…
    - 22 days ago, 5 Mar 15, 2:37am -

Gun Pundit

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

Home on the Range

  • newShips Passing in the Night.
    Duty called and I'll try and stop back in on Saturday with a post.  Be safe out there.
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  • We Were Wolves - a Word from Abby the Lab
    We were wolves once.Wild and wary.Stealth and cunning.Then we noticed you had couches.
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 10:54pm -
  • Winchester Model 1894 - My Cowboy Action Hero
    I grew up watching old Westerns. Most weren't original, having been out for years, and seen in reruns, though I always remember Gunsmoke from when I was little. I loved Rifleman, Wanted Dead or Alive, Palladin, anything with John Wayne. The good guys…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 11:24pm -
  • Snow - The Final Frontier
    We got five inches of fluffy white "Spring" this morning.  Fortunately this was my three day weekend, and I got to wave at Partner as he made his Escape.The neighborhood as we walk on toward the train station is quiet, hushed.  A good day for photo…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 8:29pm -
  • Guffaw in AZ - You Best Be Sitting Down :-)
    Bacon Wrapped Roast Lemon ChickenI put up all the photos of the Range Recipes on a Pinterest Page. That way you can scroll down through them, find something you like, then get the recipe off the sidebar here or using the blog search engine.I'm hung…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 12:48am -
  • Best Laid Plans - Photos from Saturday
    I made it home. The kitchen floor was not done but it's getting there. The house has been rearranged a bit, the refrigerator being on the sun porch. Abby was happy to see me. Sure - she's all sweet and fuzzy and innocent, but just grab a Milkbone. .…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 11:03pm -
  • You Were the One for Me - a Meme
    It was going to be  a long drive home with traffic after a long duty shift.  Adding to the fun would be an assortment of truckers who truly believed that because their truck could go point five mph's more than the other semi truck in the right lane…
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  • Judging a Book by its Cover
    The book, like TBOB, is black. It has some grammatical errors on the back cover scribing (this is just a draft) but I got to add #1 Amazon Best Selling which was actually a big smile. Still, I like the way it turned out. The design was mine so be kin…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 1:42am -
  • Feet to the Fire
    My publisher just sent the galley drafts for the cover and interior of Book #2 - Saving Grace.  I have 50 some chapters to proof before approving the "go to print".So you all keep the home fires burning for a day or two, until I'm done.
    - 10 days ago, 17 Mar 15, 9:58pm -
  • Black Labs and Fireflies
    I still miss him, remembering as the last of the snow melts. Oh, how Barkley loved to play in the snow. But I can only think of these words, and smile.May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.Captain Reynolds - Firefly…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 5:12pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newKinetic Development Group SAS – Scar Adaptable Stock System
    SCAR owners must be ecstatic to see the arrival of Kinetic Development Group, a manufacturer devoted entirely to developing accessories for the FN SCAR (at least initially). Their latest piece of SCAR kit is the SAS or Scar Adaptable Stick System. Fr…
    - 19 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 6:31pm -
  • newElite Tactical Systems Group Glock 19 Magazines
    The announcement of Elite Tactical Systems Group’s (ETS) impending entry into the 9mm Glock magazine market didn’t come with as much fanfare as the similarly timed Magpul Glock 17 magazine announcement. That is a shame because the ETS offering ha…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 5:40pm -
  • newNew 13.7″ AR15 Barrel Option from Weapon Outfitters
    Apparently Weapon Outfitters will not rest until I build an AR-15 with a 13.7″ barrel. As if it wasn’t already hard enough to resist the siren song of a short, light, and handy barrel that has basically no flash when coupled with a permanently at…
    - 23 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • RE Factor Tactical Deployable SSE Duffle Bag
    RE Factor Tactical just introduced their new Deployable SSE Duffle Bag. This is a duffel bag that packs into a small package so that it can be kept tucked away until you need it. The Deployable SSE Duffle Bag is available in 2 sizes: small and medium…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 5:37pm -
  • Aero Precision AR-15 Lower Gen. 2
    Aero Precision’s stripped lowers are already my go to lower for AR-15 builds because they are a great value. The introduction of their generation 2 stripped lowers brings with it two new features that may make them an even better value. The AR15 St…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 3:15pm -
  • Vigilant Gear – New Site and New Gear
    Vigilant Gear has an all new site that is loaded with new gear. They are also now offering shipping for just $2 or free with purchases of $50 or more.
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 1:25pm -
  • Samson Range Box
    I like plastic on a practical level but sometimes it is hard to beat things that are made from honest to goodness wood and steel. The new, limited edition Samson Range Box is constructed with pine and stainless steel right here in the USA. It is a th…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 5:00pm -
  • Off the Grid Concepts to Offer Holsters for ALG Defense 6 Second Mount
    The ALG Defense 6 Second Mount is too cool to leave on your night stand. If you pick one up, you are going to need a holster and Off the Grid Concepts will have you covered. The image below is the first production ready prototype of their upcoming ho…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 2:00pm -
  • RE Factor Tactical Leather TNT Molecule Patch
    RE Factor Tactical’s TNT molecule logo is loved enough that I have seen it turned into at least one tattoo. If you aren’t into getting tattoos yourself, you can now have the logo etched into skin other than yours. RE Factor Tactical is offering a…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • TOPS Knives C.A.T. #200S-04
    TOPS Knives has been busy rolling out new grip textures and breathing new life into a mainstay of their knife line, the C.A.T. series. The latest version features their Hunter’s Point (drop point), a coyote tan blade coating, and Rocky Mountain Bul…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 2:00pm -

Arms Vault

  • newHPR Sponsors 2015 Arizona Game & Fish Outdoor Expo
    HPR® Becomes Silver Sponsor of the 2015 Arizona Game & Fish Department Outdoor Expo Payson, AZ – HPR® supports the Arizona Game & Fish Department Outdoor Expo as a Silver Sponsor.  The HPR® Mobile Command Center will be on location for tour and…
    - 1 hour ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • newBergara Rifles B-14 Performance Series
    Bergara USA, Custom Rifle Makers, Expands, Introducing Performance Series Production Rifles The Bergara B-14 Performance Series Rifle line offers hunters and sport shooters a high quality Bergara barrel and design at an affordable price. Duluth, Ga.…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:50pm -
  • newATN Weapon Sight Featured on The Walking Dead
    American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) Featured on AMC’s “The Walking Dead” ATN Aries MK 350 Guardian featured in opening sequence of “The Walking Dead” on Sunday, March 22, 2015. South San Francisco, Calif. (March 2015) - American Techn…
    - 22 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:38pm -
  • Faxon Firearms ARAK-21 Ambidextrous Ejection Window
    Faxon Firearms Releases Ambidextrous Ejection Window ARAK-21 First ambidextrous ejection upper receiver compatible with the AR platform! Cincinnati, OH  (Feb. 2015) – Faxon Firearms, manufacturer of the ARAK platform, is proud to announce the addi…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 11:32pm -
  • American Built Arms Mission Critical Kit
    American Built Arms Company presents the A*B Arms Mission Critical Kit™ Glen Rock, Pa. (March 2015) - American Built Arms Company (A*B Arms), a veteran-owned, Type 07 U.S. manufacturer of firearms and firearms parts and accessories to the civilian,…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 9:30pm -

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

Notes From the American Outback

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

Of Arms and Law

  • newPeruta just went en banc
    "THOMAS, Chief Judge:Upon the vote of a majority of nonrecused active judges, it is ordered thatthis case be reheard en banc pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 35(a) and Circuit Rule 35-3. The three-judge panel opinion and order denyin…
    - 15 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:18pm -
  • Phoenix: mother saved by armed neighbor
    Story here.She's not one of those who would blame the neighbor for shooting her son, who was the drug-demented attacker."Mendez is now beginning a painful recovery.She's also mourning the loss of a son she feels she truly lost to crystal meth,…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 7:01pm -
  • Interesting trends in concealed carry laws
    From an article in the Idaho Statesman (which cites Clayton Cramer and John Lott).Between 1986 and the present days:States prohibiting concealed carry, with no licenses to do so available, shrank from 16 to 0.States allowing permits on a discre…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 12:02am -
  • More hypocrisy....
    As a publicity ploy, "States United to Prevent Gun Violence" (an astroturf group created by Bloomberg) sets up a fake gun store in New York City, with seemingly real guns hanging on the walls. But not too long ago, New York City announced:"Early…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 5:38am -
  • Can a gun trust own a "post ban" MG?
    Joshua Prince has an interesting post. The key is that the NFA says a "person" may register and pay taxes on an MG, and 18 U.S.C. §922(o) says a "person" may not possess a post-ban MG, but the two statutes have different definitions of "person." An…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 9:57pm -
  • Former head of MD pistol licensing explains his change of view
    Video of his testimony here.
    - 11 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 9:18pm -
  • A self-defense case that, strangely, was not covered by the media
    Story here. My friend Phil Murphy had a similar experience. He held a burglar at gunpoint until police arrived. The local media did interview him. He mentioned that he'd used an AR, and, strangely, the story never saw the light of day.
    - 13 days ago, 14 Mar 15, 4:44am -
  • Some red faces on the other side
    Plaintiffs sue Harrisburg, PA, in state court, over its gun restrictions (I assume on preemption grounds). Harrisburg files a removal to Federal District Court (I assume some Federal legal issue was involved, don't know the details). But the removal…
    - 14 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 7:03pm -
  • Washington Post: "Obama's Odd Series of Exaggerated Gun Claims"
    It's gotten to where even WashPo is criticizing them.
    - 14 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 5:14pm -
  • NRA Board elections
    I didn't have time to say anything when the ballot arrived, I was swamped with work and barely had time to fill out my own, and besides, everyone on the ballot seemed qualified. But thinking of my associates from Interior Dept days, I realized that W…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 5:39pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • newFunding the SAFE Act
    This memorandum was sent to all members of the state legislature: Dear Legislator, Founded in 1871 NYSRPA is the oldest organization of its kind in the country. Our membership doubled in 2014 following enactment of the “SAFE ACT” thus making us t…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:44pm -
  • Just do it
    One of the last Rockefeller Republicans, Rep. Pete King threatens to jump off a bridge if Ted Cruz gets the GOP presidential nomination. Talk is cheap Pete.  Put up or shut up.  
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • What the bill really does
    Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner asks high school students their opinion on a gun control bill: “… The bill, called “Nicholas’ Law,” would require people to lock up and store their guns and ammunition separately.  If a child gets their hands o…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 2:11pm -
  • Cruz to announce presidential run
    Ted Cruz plans to announce tomorrow that he will seek the GOP nomination for President in 2016. I like the guy, but he doesn’t have much political experience.  He needs to show early on that he has the ability to raise money and organize a campaig…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 8:32pm -
  • Still going
    The R&P is still getting mileage from the press release I quickly threw together last week.  It even upset Media Matters, which they keep retweeting, but refuse to acknowledge the response I sent to their first tweet.
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 5:26pm -
  • Tiny antigun shop opens in NYC
    Not exactly unbaised coverage, but the R&P did get some press from WPIX:
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 10:18pm -
  • Video killed the antigun star
    The antis set up a fake gun store in lower Manhattan in an effort to deter potential first time gun owners from making a purchase.  They made of video of it: Looks as if they violated lots of city and state gun laws so I call for an investigation by…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 4:19pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

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

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

    - 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 -

The War on Guns

  • newA Fudd By Any Other Name?
    It seems my use of the term has been objected to over on Facebook. [More]Fine. If you want to proudly call yourself a Fudd, that’s between you and you. That doesn’t mean you get to unilaterally redefine commonly-understood terms. No one here disp…
    - 34 mins ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:36pm -
  • newThis Day in History: March 27
    A motion was made by Mr. Bland 2ded. by Mr. Lee to go back to the first part of the report & instead of the words “levy” an impost of 5 PerCt. to substitute the word “collect” an impost &c. It was urged in favor of this motion that the first…
    - 45 mins ago, 27 Mar 15, 12:25pm -
  • newZimmerman statement coverage highlights media shallowness
    The thing is, this was not Zimmerman’s first public statement. He appeared on the nationally-syndicated Armed American Radio program with host Mark Walters on December 14 of last year, in Hour Two of the program... [More]This evening's Gun Rights E…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 10:46pm -
  • newRaging Debate
    The ones exhibiting most of the rage are the ones who are frustrated because they want to control everyone and don't know how to handle those who say "No," except to demand the state employ a continuum of up-to-lethal force to bend the defiant to the…
    - 16 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 8:49pm -
  • newAnd the Crowd Went Wild
    Can there be a better advertisement for getting out of your car and into public transit? [Watch][Via Florida Guy] 
    - 17 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 7:54pm -
  • newCaptain's Log Supplemental
    God-given rights#justablogger
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 5:15pm -
  • newWhite Privilege on Parade
    That is when the media and public officials gathered around Motley and congratulated him for his heroism. For saving the damsel in distress from a case of wicked racial violence.Oh, yeah – that last part did not happen.In fact, when police arrived…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 5:09pm -
  • newThat's an Affront, Alright...
    Calling the use of encrypted phones and computers a “huge problem” and an affront to the “rule of law,” Comey, painted an apocalyptic picture of the world if the communications technology isn’t banned. [More]I think he means an affront to t…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 4:54pm -
  • newGiving Back to the Community
    We are asking gun shops, Manufacturers, FFL licensees, and those businesses that sell complimentary lines of products or services to join with us and contribute... [More]There are some who don't do that much volume or who may have special considerati…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 4:44pm -
  • newLegislative Shoot-Out
    Within the next 72 hours, gun owners should expect votes in the U.S. Senate on: * Outlawing ATF bullet bans * Concealed Carry Reciprocity * Prohibiting Senate anti-gun amendments. [More]You know what to do.I keep meaning to compile a list of reps…
    - 21 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:59pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • Newsflash: We’re stupid!
    I’m probably going to piss off a whole lot of you with this post, but you know what? I don’t care. I’m in a mood, so I’ll tell you right now – you’re free to disagree. If I see one post telling me how you’re offended by what I’ve said…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 8:30pm -
  • Azealia Banks now embarrassing herself
    As if her “music” wasn’t embarrassing enough, Azealia Banks is apparently tweeting photos of her twat to men on the Internet. That’s what I call “heading full speed toward rock bottom.” The Washington Times reports Rapper Azealia Banks on…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 8:25pm -
  • Your list of demands is under advisement… in the circular file
    The latest absurdity in this whole race relations debacle fomented by Eric Holder and his politicized Justice Department is the list of demands the Black Student Union at none other than UC Berkeley has presented to the university. This is so stupid…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 9:10pm -
  • Most. Transparent. Administration. EVAH.
    Now, if you read that title, you pretty much know what’s coming next. The. Exact. Opposite. For the second consecutive year, the Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them under the U.S. Fr…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 8:21pm -
  • Someone buy this racist knob gobbler a one way ticket out of the country she so hates!
    So I have no idea who this Azealia Banks is. Frankly, I’m not up on pop culture, so this is the first time I’ve ever seen her name in print. Here’s what I do know. She’s apparently a rapper. She looks like the byproduct of unfortunate and slo…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 12:27am -
  • I should really post more
    I know it’s been weeks since I’ve written anything. I needed a break. I haven’t really been in the mood to write. First, there was the snow, which prompted me to sit around in bed all day in my pajamas drinking hot tea and watching Law & Order…
    - 11 days ago, 16 Mar 15, 8:20pm -
  • Harf Should Really Just Shut Her Yap
    In case you haven’t heard, there’s more stupidity coming out of the State Department in the form of something resembling words (and ostensibly logic, however bad) from the gaping maw of State Department spokeshole Marie Harf. See, apparently we c…
    - 37 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 11:39pm -
  • Too much stupid in this world!
    Every once in a while, I run across something so completely idiotic on the Internet… so moronic… so cretinous, that I fight the strong, physical urge to: a) buy an island, surround it with barbed wire, sharks with laser beams attached to their he…
    - 48 days ago, 7 Feb 15, 3:09am -
  • A few observations
    So I’ve been sick for the past week. I get a couple of evil colds per year, and I thought this was one of those, but it turned out to be an evil, nasty, gross, phlegm-covered bacterial infection. The bronchitis was not awesome. I wound up going to…
    - 51 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 9:44pm -
  • Crunch Time In The Fight To Stop An Article V Convention Call In The Old Dominion
    I ruffled some feathers when I opined a few weeks ago about the possibility of a Article V convention. Now that several bills have advanced to the floor of the General Assembly calling for an Article V convention, there seems to be a real chance of p…
    - 53 days ago, 2 Feb 15, 11:00am -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 3/27/2015
    MS37255 $290.99 Mossberg Blaze 47 Semi-automatic Rifle, 22 LR, 16.5″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Wood Stock, One 25 Round Magazine, Adjustable Rear Sight MPIMAG348-BLK $47.99 Magpul Industries MOE Slim Line Carbine Stock, Fits AR-15, Commercial, Black Fin…
    - 3 hours ago, 27 Mar 15, 10:12am -
  • newToday’s New Additions: 3/26/2015
    22444 $402.99 Savage Arms Model 42 Rifle. Shotgun Combo, 22 LR, 410 Ga, 20″ Barrels, Matte Black Finish, Synthetic Black Stock, Two Round Capacity, Adjustable Rear Sight GHTAC-MINI $11.99 Ghost Inc., Magazine Release, For Glock 42, Black Finish 232…
    - 14 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 11:15pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 3/25/2015
    23212 $323.99 TriStar Cobra Field Youth Pump Action Shotgun, 20 Ga, 3″ Chamber, 24″ Barrel, Matte Blue Finish, Muddy Girl Camo Synthetic Stock And Forearm, 5+1 Round Capacity, Red Fiber Optic 00725 $2,560.99 POF-USA 308 Gen 4 14.5″ Rail Model S…
    - 1 day ago, 26 Mar 15, 3:02am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 3/24/2015
    LP117876 $2,407.99 eupold Mark 6 Rifle Scope, 3-18×44, Front Focal Tremor 2reticle, M5C2 Adjustment, Matte Finish TAC1081075 $138.99 TacStar Adaptive Tactical Take Down Stock, Fits Ruger 10-22, Premiere Coyote Finish STL88049 $26.99 Streamlight Prot…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 10:41pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 3/22/2015
    MPA308BA $2,407.99 MasterPiece Arms 308BA Bolt Action Rifle, 308 Win, 24″ Fluted Threaded Barrel w/Muzzle Brake, Cerakote Finish, MPA Stock with Adjustable Cheek Riser, One 10 Round Magazine, Timney 510 Trigger 27883 $405.99 Mossberg Patriot Bolt A…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 1:37pm -
  • Today’ New Additions: 3/21/2015
    GERG522CLB22 $269.99 American Tactical Imports GSG-522 Carbine Lightweight Semi-Automatic Rifle, 22 LR, 16.29″ Barrel, Matte Black Finish, Black Synthetic Stock with Textured Pistol Grip, One 10 Round Magazine, Integrated Weaver Rail, Faux Suppress…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Mar 15, 12:02pm -
  • 5 Remington 870 Tactical Shotguns
    5 Remington 870 Tactical Shotguns 81193 $411.99 Remington 870 Express Tactical Pistol Grip Pump Action Shotgun, 12 Ga 3″ Chamber, 18.5″ Barrel, Matte Black Finish, Black Synthetic Stock and Pachmayr Pistol Grip, 6+1 Round Capacity, Bead Sight 812…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 8:37pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 3/20/2015
    CMMG55A59B3-FDE $1,283.99 CMMG Mk4 RCE Semi-Automatic Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16.1″ Barrel, 1:7 Twist, Flat Dark Earth Finish, MOE Pistol Grip, MOE Carbine Stock with 6-pos MilSpec Receiver Extension, One 30 Round Magazine, SV Brake, RKM14 KeyMod…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 2:45pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 3/19/2015
    1287 $303.99 Ruger 10/22 I-TAC Talo Special Edition Semi-Automatic Rifle, 22 LR, 16.25″ Threaded Barrel with Flash Suppressor, Matte Black Finish, ATI Folding 6-Position Telescoping Buttstock, One 25 Round Magazine, Scope Base Adapter, No Sights MS…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Mar 15, 2:01pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 3/18/2015
    37314 $152.99 Mossberg Blaze Series Autoloading Rifle, 22 LR, 16.25″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Black Synthetic Stock, One 25 Round Magazine, Adjustable Rifle Sights, Grooved to Accept 3/8″ Scope Mounts LP115480 $3,746.99 Leupold, Mark 8 Tactical Rifle…
    - 9 days ago, 18 Mar 15, 2:16pm -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newSecond Gun Bill Likely to Be Vetoed by McAuliffe
    The Washington Post reports that another gun related bill is likely to be vetoed by Governor Terry McAuliffe.McAuliffe is also expected to veto several bills intended to expand gun rights, including one that would allow anyone who holds a concealed h…
    - 20 hours ago, 26 Mar 15, 5:01pm -
  • McAuliffe May Veto at Least One Gun Bill
    The Times Dispatch reports this morning that among the bills on Governor McAuliffe's possible veto list is a bill that let felons who had served their time and had their rights restored in other states, possess firearms in Virginia.  HB 2286, which…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 11:04am -
  • Gun Free Zone Documentary Debuts April 1
    The topic of “gun-free zones” and campus carry is facing the glare of the national spotlight with lawmakers in 10 states promoting bills to permit licensed carriers who are 21 or older to bring their firearms on college campuses. Safety/securit…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 10:07pm -
  • Restaurants Where You Can Carry In Nashville During the NRA Annual Meeting
    For those who will be attending the NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits in Nashville in April, Dr. John Lott's Crime Prevention Research Center interviewed restaurant managers to determine which venues would welcome patrons carrying concealed.  The pos…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 1:54pm -
  • Christian Science Monitor: Departure of ATF Chief Victory for Gun Rights Groups
    The Christian Science Monitor has this story on the announced resignation of ATF Director B. Todd Jones:The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has never been a favorite with gun rights groups or their champions on Capit…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 3:36pm -
  • VSSA Affiliated Club Spends Quality Time with National and World Champion Shooter Julie Golob
    National and World Champion Shooter and Team Smith and Wesson member Julie Golob was in Virginia Beach recently shooting a commercial for Federal Premium at Colonial Shooting Academy's Virginia Beach location. While she was there, she spent some q…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 4:55pm -
  • ATF Director First Casualty of Ammo Ban Fiasco
    The Hill reports that ATF Director B. Todd Jones is resigning following the fiasco that led to the agency temporarily pulling the "green tip" ammo ban proposal:Jones, who in July 2013 became the first ATF director to be confirmed by the Senate, is d…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • Governor McAuliffe Signs Two Pro-rights Bills
    Governor McAuliffe has signed Senator Tommy Norment's SB1191 and Delegate Buddy Fowler's HB1666.  SB1191 amends the statute that makes it a crime to possess a firearm, stun weapon, knife, or certain other weapons on school property by requiring tha…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 4:10pm -
  • Crime Prevention Research Center Event at NRA Annual Meetings
    Dr. John Lott's Crime Prevention Research Center is holding two events in conjuction with the NRA Annual Meetings in Nashville on April 10 and 11th.  Confirmed special guests include Katie Pavlich and Dana Loesch, among others:On Friday, April 10t…
    - 15 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 1:17pm -
  • Looks Like That Ban on Firearms in Post Offices Really Works - Not!
    From CBS 6:Post Offices are among federal buildings where firearms are not allowed inside.
    - 15 days ago, 12 Mar 15, 11:17am -

Yankee Gun Nuts

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

The State of Guns

  • How Mauser almost killed WW2

    How Mauser almost killed WW2

    How a Mauser C-96 Almost Killed Churchill and Changed World History The story of the ‘broomhandle’ Mauser gun begins between 1890 and 1895, when Feederle brothers (Fidel, Friedrich and Joseph), employees of Paul Mauser, owner of the Mauser compan…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 6:37pm -
  • Maxpedition Knives – The Market Sovereign

    Maxpedition Knives – The Market Sovereign

    California company Maxpedition headquartered in LA was founded in 2003 by Tim Tang, who left medical school in order to make backpacks, bags and traveling gear that would be both ergonomic and durable. His first customers were soldiers and police off…
    - 12 days ago, 15 Mar 15, 5:56pm -
  • Blaser BD14: Gentlemen Prefer Drillings

    Blaser BD14: Gentlemen Prefer Drillings

    This superb break-action rifle is a universal hunting rifle, especially for gentlemen hunters who are continuing the Old World traditions. European hunting philosophy was based on measuring a hunter’s dexterity and wood lore with the natural instin…
    - 16 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 3:30pm -
  • German Accuracy – Haenel RS 8

    German Accuracy – Haenel RS 8

    Henel is a German company that specializes in making hunting and sports rifles. Their Haenel RS 8 model rifle is numbered among top five sniper rifles made in Europe. Available since 2008, at has guaranteed accuracy of less than ½ MoA when using Mat…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Mar 15, 5:52pm -
  • Justices Unsure About Gun Ownership of a Convicted Criminal

    Justices Unsure About Gun Ownership of a Convicted Criminal

    Recently, we have seen interesting gun ownership cases pop-up all over the place. One that contrasts private ownership and prison sentences appeared in Florida, where a convicted felon, Tony Henderson, a former Border Patrol member guilty of marijuan…
    - 21 days ago, 6 Mar 15, 6:12pm -
  • Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

    Double Tap Pistol: Don’t Take any Chances

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

    Kel Tec Rifles RDB & M43

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

    Next on Shirts – Holstered Gun Motives

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

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

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

    Three-Year-Old Girl Shoots Herself

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

The Old Gunhand Blog

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

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

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

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

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

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

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

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

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

Knives, Axes, Machetes, Swords

Knives TV

Knife Up

  • Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

    Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

    When you are in the woods or at home there is always a need for a little multi purpose hatchet.  Hatchets are great for chopping smaller pieces of wood, as well as prepping kindling.  The Fiscars X7 is a great hatchet for an even better price on am…
    - 26 days ago, 1 Mar 15, 2:31am -
  • Top 5 Survival Knives!

    Top 5 Survival Knives!

    You are out in the woods alone, (this is not advised) and you have nothing but your survival knife to accomplish all of you basic needs to survive.  You build a shelter, start a fire and kill a bear to eat.  The next morning you hike out and find c…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Mar 15, 12:42am -
  • Cold Steel True Flight Thrower Review
    Throwing knives are cool right? Every kid has at least thought about throwing a knife at someone or something in their life time.  Its a great hobby that tons of people enjoy.   Plus it is at least as safe as skydiving.  No but really it is.  Tha…
    - 34 days ago, 21 Feb 15, 11:33pm -
  • Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

    Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

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

    What is a Balisong?

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

    Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

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

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

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