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Bob Owens

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

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Patriot Rising

  • Gov. Jerry Brown Signs California Gun Restriction

    Gov. Jerry Brown Signs California Gun Restriction

    Family members can ask judge to remove firearms from a relative Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making California the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.   Brown a…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 9:01pm -
  • Nutty Feinstein: Everybody’s Wrong About My Gun Ban

    Nutty Feinstein: Everybody’s Wrong About My Gun Ban

    Feinstein says professor who conducted congressionally mandated study on gun bans is wrong about his own study Here’s a lesson for California voters:  When electing a person to represent you in Congress, remember that blind zealotry and self-right…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:24pm -
  • Ray Rice & Gun Control
    The post Ray Rice & Gun Control appeared first on Patriot Rising.
    - 7 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 5:42am -
  • Store Manager Uses Gun To Defend Employees, Houston, Texas

    Store Manager Uses Gun To Defend Employees, Houston, Texas

    Somewhere, everyday in the USA, 2100+ people use a gun for self defense, to stop a crime or save the lives of themselves or their family.   “We believe that the American public deserve to understand that on the average, guns save 2,191 lives and a…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 9:42pm -
  • PETA flying drone program aims to keep an eye on hunters

    PETA flying drone program aims to keep an eye on hunters

    Heading into its second hunting season, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ Air Angel drone program is slated to be in the air once again this year. The program, which debuted last October, is billed by the group as allowing “hunter wat…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:47pm -
  • Residents grab guns to deter looters in Los Cabos, Mexico

    Residents grab guns to deter looters in Los Cabos, Mexico

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

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

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

    Feds force gun stores to collect race info on customers

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

    Busting The Top 3 Myths About The Second Amendment

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

The Armed Lutheran

  • newA Year of Guns in Bars…meh
    North Carolina House Bill 937 became effective on October 1, 2013 and expanded the right of North Carolinians to legally carry concealed handguns into restaurants where alcohol is sold and consumed, businesses and gatherings where admission is charge…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
  • My 15-Minute Dry Fire Routine
    Dry fire is boring. There’s not much that can be done about that. But I found a nightly routine that has enough variation to keep you interested and the best part is, it takes just 15 minutes, 3-5 times per week. You will need your gun (obviously),…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Trusting Your Sights
    I shot a local IDPA match recently and found myself wasting time shooting extra shots at targets. The SO in my squad asked several times why I did that. I told him that I didn’t see the hits on the target, so I took an extra shot to be sure. “You…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • A Lutheran Perspective on Gun Rights
    I got a question the other day from someone on Twitter, asking if my views are presented from a Lutheran perspective and if so, how. A Lutheran perspective on gun rights revolves Luther’s explanation of the Fifth Commandment around two basic unders…
    - 9 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Turn the Tables on Anti-Gun Businesses
    When it comes to fighting gun control, we are almost always fighting in a defensive posture. We react to some gun control regulation or other by suing in court to block or reverse it. Whenever the Demanding Moms finds a gun-friendly business they tar…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Violence, Gun and Domestic
    As the nation’s media pulls it’s collective hairs out over the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, it seems like we’ve been here before. As with gun violence, when it comes to domestic violence the focus has been on ever…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • NRA Freestyle NOIR Episode 10: “I’m Seeing Double”
    In NOIR Episode 10 “I’m Seeing Double,” LaSorte takes his transformation into the shooter athlete a little too seriously. Okay, way too seriously. Being a shooter athlete is all about versatility, and firearms can be used in so many different w…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Ideas for the IDPA Suggestion Box
    IDPA HQ announced they will be taking suggestions for rules changes and revisions after Nationals. I love the sport, as you know from my previous posts. But there are ways the sport can be improved and changes that need to be made to keep the focus o…
    - 19 days ago, 13 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Never Forget
    The pain of that horrific day fades from memory and for our children it is a day they only know because we who remember tell them. We must never forget the evil that was visited upon our shores that day. The lives lost in New York, Pennsylvania, and…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 12:00pm -
  • Background Checks, Immigration Policy and the War on Women
    Julia is a young, married woman who’s left her abusive husband and moved to a new state to start a new life. The economy in Texas is booming. Housing is plentiful. Jobs are easy to find. Good paying jobs, too. Sounds promising. She’s settled in t…
    - 23 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 3:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • Clark County Shooting Complex
    …The post Clark County Shooting Complex appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 51 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 11:54pm -
  • Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club
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    - 51 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 11:34pm -
  • Spurlock’s Gun Shop
    …The post Spurlock’s Gun Shop appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 60 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 11:16am -
  • Gun Show Ammo
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    - 60 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 11:08am -
  • Fallout Firearms
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    - 60 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:59am -
  • Double Tap
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    - 60 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:51am -
  • Big Gun Enterprises
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    - 60 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 10:32am -
  • Bargain Pawn
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    - 60 days ago, 3 Aug 14, 9:03am -
  • Strip Gun Club
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    - 62 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:23pm -
  • Las Vegas Gun Club
    …The post Las Vegas Gun Club appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 62 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 10:14pm -

A Keyboard and a .45

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

Mississippi Gun News

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 17 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 17 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

    - 27 Apr 14, 1:39pm -
  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
    - 23 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
  • CSGV Fail
    So while people debate the validity of the Everytown FAIL…..CSGV failed on their own, look at the projectile…..
    - 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
    - 20 Apr 14, 8:31pm -
  • Friday Morning Stupidity

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

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

Survival Gear

Dave Codrea's Feed

DC Handgun Info

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

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
    - 1 May 13, 2:47pm -
    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • 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...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -
  • AZ Representative Harper Opposes War on 2nd Amendment
    Arizona Representative Harper:  The issue is Mental Health, not the 2nd Amendment:
    - 20 Dec 12, 2:58pm -

Empty Mags

  • SHM Loudener
    Snake Hound Machine has introduced a new muzzle device which was designed to do one thing: make your rifle louder. Why would you want to make your rifle louder? I love making noise, and I fully intend on picking one of these up sometime down the Se…
    - 22 Jul 13, 6:59pm -
  • Don’t Let Paintballers Touch Your Rifle
    I know playing paintball is fun, I used to do it all the time; but there is a good reason that your AR-15 doesn’t have some of the same features as your paintball gun. If you’re unfamiliar, some paintball markers (guns) come with a long trigger…
    - 19 Jul 13, 4:35pm -
  • Lacking a Warrant, PCSD Raids a House for Possible Domestic Violence
    Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled a man and his wife out of their home and handcuffed them in the yard. There were Deputies with their service rifles trained on the couple while other members of the department searched their house with out a wa…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:50pm -
  • “Get a Shotgun”, He Said…
    “Fire two blasts”, he said… Remember this? Just walk out on the balcony here, walk out and put that double barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house. That’s what our Vice President recommends. When some scumbags were spotted possi…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:22pm -
  • More on Gun Geolocation App
    Glad to see this app getting the reviews it deserves. From Some of the reviews: How many marks at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave? I rate one star only because you can’t rate no stars. What next, tatoos on all law abiding gun owners forehea…
    - 12 Jul 13, 5:37pm -
  • Geolocate Dangerous Guns?
    There’s an app for that. Geolocate Dangerous Guns and Owners with the Gun Geo Marker. Geolocation means marking dangerous sites on the App’s map so that you and others can be aware of the risks in your neighborhood. The Gun Geo Marker operates v…
    - 11 Jul 13, 6:44am -
  • Hornady Suspends Manufacture of Certain Ammo
    In an effort to produce and ship more of the commonly sought after ammunition that Hornady sells, they will be temporarily stopping production on less popular ammo so they can focus on making what people are after. As you are aware, 2013 has been on…
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  • Archery and Your Gun
    I think I am somewhat of an anomaly as far as casual shooters go. I don’t use firearms for my job. I don’t shoot competitively. I shoot for fun and use firearms to hunt tasty meat. However, I’ve sent tens, if not hundreds of thousands of rounds…
    - 8 Jul 13, 5:22pm -
  • Chicken Wing!
    Chicken wings suck. Both the kind you eat and when shooting your rifle. Actual chicken wings are pretty useless. On a live chicken – their wings only allow them to fly short distances. That sucks. On your table – they are way to much work for th…
    - 8 Jul 13, 3:38pm -
  • Proposed New Tax on Concealable Guns
    Since banning guns outright seems to be losing traction, house democrats are again looking at a bill introduced in February that will add a 10% excise tax on concealable firearms. The revenue would then go to Eric Holder to use for a government spons…
    - 25 Jun 13, 6:47pm -

Eric Puryear's Feed

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

Firearms and Freedom

  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -
  • Voting Time Standardization
    There is a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature to standardize the voting hours for early voting in Wisconsin. In recent elections, the heavily liberal areas of Milwaukee and Madison have had much longer early voting hours, including weekends, where mos…
    - 15 Mar 14, 6:11am -
  • Defending Hillary
    It doesn’t happen often, but in this case I completely agree with Hillary Clinton. She is drawing fire after comparing Russia’s moves in Ukraine to “protect” people there to what Hitler did at the beginning of World War II. The … Continue r…
    - 6 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • A Tale of Two Bills
    This week, Wisconsin assembly majority leader Bill Kramer was ousted due to allegedly groping one woman, and “verbally abusing” another. The Republican caucus voted unanimously to remove him. Contrast that with another Bill, Bill Clinton. There w…
    - 5 Mar 14, 6:40pm -
  • Who’s Really the Racist Here?
    Eric Holder is now trying to get 11 states to lift their restrictions on felons voting. Because it is somehow racist. This is the same guy that claims voter ID laws are racist. And that punishing students for WHAT THEY … Continue reading →
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:08am -

Minuteman Review

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

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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!
    - 29 Dec 12, 8:06am -
  • Gun Control for Dummies

    - 28 Dec 12, 9:15pm -

Gears of Guns

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • newFive 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…
    - 2 hours ago, 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…
    - 68 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 6:36am -
  • Keeping your doors closed...
    Most folks enter homes and buildings through doors... it's how we're trained since we could walk. Bad guys enter the same way most of the time. I'd like to suggest a few easy and inexpensive ways to slow down the bad guys when they try to get into yo…
    - 95 days ago, 28 Jun 14, 2:49pm -
  • Under construction...
    Several folks have emailed and sent Facebook messages wondering if I had given up on blogging... the answer is no, I still enjoy blogging, but the reality is two-fold.  The gals and I have launched some ambitious new projects here at home and I'll l…
    - 19 Jun 14, 11:32pm -
  • Five guns for gals who carry...
    What gun should I get?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, the gals and I'd be living on a ranch out west by now.  There's an endless number of blog posts, gun magazine articles, online reviews, and opinions out there on th…
    - 2 May 14, 4:20am -
  • Bullseye and combat accuracy... you need both!
    My friend and I were out back on our shootin' range putting some lead downrange and the discussion of bullseye verses combat accuracy came up after some recent blog posts out there on the interwebs. I think both are important and I've used a lot of d…
    - 17 Mar 14, 12:00pm -
  • Buck Knives X-Tract
    The second knife I ever had as a kid growing up was a Sabre scout knife... or camping knife as we called it back them. That was a time when a child having a knife didn't result in a school lock-down and SWAT showing up. There are updated versions of…
    - 24 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Training, Practice, and Conditioning for those of us who don't operate...
    "Bro, do you even operate?" says the bumper sticker of a local tactical wanna-be type... on the back of his jacked-up, never-seen-mud, black tactical Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with all the subtlety of an M1 Abrams tank in a McDonald's drive-thru during…
    - 17 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Hothands Hand Warmers by HeatMax
    We've had one of the colder winters this year that I can remember in recent years. After about two hours on the outdoor shooting range this past Saturday with some good folks taking my NRA Basic Pistol/Ohio CCW course with a high temperature in the t…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ruger LC9 with Crimson Trace Laserguard
    Shooters in the world of concealed carry are much like Goldilocks... looking for that perfect handgun that isn't too hot or too cold... too big or too small. It's a hard combination to find... and the right solution for you doesn't necessarily fit ev…
    - 3 Feb 14, 1:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newThe Gray Man -Payback- is out!
      J.L. Curtis also known as Old NFO in the low recesses of the Gun Blogosphere has brought us the second book of his The Gray Man series. I enjoyed the hell out of the first one. It had been ages since I read a book that demanded a comfy chair, a re…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:56pm -
  • newSnot coming out of my nose (Beverage Alert)
    TV News about the White House Undocumented/Unauthorized Visitor who reached the Green Room: A Spyderco pocket knife… “He’s from Texas, honey,” I yelled at the television, startling the cats, “That’s not ‘armed’, that’s ‘dressed’…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:34pm -
  • newMoms Demand: ZMOG! They are shooting kids in Nightclubs in Miami….wait, what?
    Yes, several minors were shot at a local nightclub last Sunday in Miami. And not only Moms Demand but the editors at the Miami Herald have no problem blaming the usual suspect: The NRA. But as usual, Moms Demand are very good at parsing the language.…
    - 12 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:21pm -
  • newIs a rifle or carbine a good choice for home defense? Here’s how to make the choice!
    I mentioned the .357 Magnum as being an exception to the power equation. This cartridge is very schizophrenic: out of a handgun it has one level of performance, but out of a long gun it changes significantly. The .357 gains a lot of velocity from a l…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 11:30am -
  • newAbout the Secret Service sucking at their jobs…..
    It might be a good idea for the President to start carrying a concealed weapon… Just saying.
    - 14 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 10:32am -
  • Medieval Armor in Combat.
    Not what we are used to see in the movies. And one thing I like is that they are really sword fighting as it was done back then, not the movie BS with the big movements. It was a close quarter (as in bad-breath distance) fight and it was the king of…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:37pm -
  • I don’t want to imply that the Brit Government is lying…
    But I tend to be wee skeptical when they tell me that somehow 2,011 subjects of the Crown “accidentally” hung themselves.  There might be an epidemic of unregistered nooses all over Great Britain.   And as far as I know schizophrenia may lead t…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 4:47pm -

My Gun Culture

  • TSA Bully Tactics: Making Travelers Violate Federal Law
    When you’re the fastest growing federal bureaucracy in history (that’s NOT a good thing by the way) you get to do pretty much whatever you want, regardless of what the law says. After all, they’ve got uniforms, buy lawyers by the pallet load, a…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:12am -
  • The Making of a Timney Custom Trigger
    If you’re in the business of eking every last bit of performance out of an already fine-tuned product, you have to have a relentless, bordering on obsessive, sense of attention to detail. Looking at the factory floor of Timney Triggers, the compuls…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 8:42pm -
  • Beretta’s ARX100: A Closer Look
    If you made me describe one thought about the Beretta ARX100, it would be something along the lines of “ambi-flex-trous.” Yes, you can easily reconfigure this rifle in all sorts of ways, which we’ll discuss in a minute, but the interesting thin…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:24pm -
  • You Really, Really Want to Win This…
    So Crimson Trace is giving away an all expenses paid trip to the world famous Gunsite Academy to take the gold-standard of handgun training classes – Gunsite 250. But, this one has a twist. It’s the Laser Course, which adds practical use of laser…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 1:37am -
  • OH AR-15 Hacks: Do These 4 Things Or Your Rifle Might Explode
    If you think people hyperventilate over hypothetical scenarios in politics, spend some time visiting online gun forums. While fun, and a great way to chit chat with others of like passion, you might leave convinced that your AR rifle has the operatio…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 1:08am -
  • AR-15 Hacks: Clean Your Rifle Like A Boss
    While no one really knows for sure, industry sources estimate that there are more than 10 million AR-type modern sporting rifles in the US. That’s a lot of rifles, a lot of ammo and a lot of cleaning! Inspired by the popularity of the modern sporti…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 2:57am -
  • You Might Be A Gun Control Activist If…
    You might be a gun control activist if… You think Shannon watts makes a lot of sense if people would just listen to her. You think that Shannon could deliver her message more effectively if she talked slow and loud, like you do when visiting foreig…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 1:35pm -
  • What a Difference a Trigger Makes
    Gun shop wisdom says a good trigger makes all the difference. It should be obvious that replacing the trigger doesn’t have any physical impact on a rifle’s accuracy. It’s not like it synchronizes barrel harmonics to the tune of “You’re So V…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:01am -
  • Sig Sauer’s Single Action Sensation: The P226 Elite SAO
    I like action. Who doesn’t? Single action. Traditional double action. Double action only. Striker-fired action. I like ‘em all. But I especially like single action handguns. Having only one thing to do, release the hammer, single actions tend to…
    - 19 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:14pm -
  • Trijicon’s 300 Blackout Optic Offering: It’s Simple and Fast
    The 300 AAC Blackout caliber is a nightmare for optics manufacturers. Why? The range of possible projectiles and associated ballistics are crazy. 300 Blackout can be a flat shooting cartridge using a light bullet at 2,500 feet per second. It can be a…
    - 19 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 6:29pm -

Gun Pundit

  • GSG Target 1911
    Imported by American Tactical Imports: Imported by American Tactical Imports: The GSG Target 1911 is ideal for plinking or competition shooters looking for solid reliability and consistent performance. Complete with custom target-style wooden grips,…
    - 14 Feb 14, 1:37pm -
  • Mayors Against MAIG
    15% of Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun mayors leave As it has broadened its attacks on lawmakers and Second Amendment groups like the National Rifle Association, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s aggressive “Mayors Against Illegal Guns”…
    - 13 Feb 14, 1:34pm -
  • Wolf Hunting Opponents Resorting to Lawsuits over Petition Collectors
    Wolf hunt opponents challenging Michigan law on collecting signatures for ballot questions LANSING – Animal rights groups opposed to the law authorizing wolf hunting in Michigan have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictions on…
    - 12 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • DesertTech Training
    Trailer for DesertTech’s new training program. Looks good. And fun....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 12 Feb 14, 12:59pm -
  • MasterPiece Arms MPAR 6.8
    MasterPiece Arms: The MPAR 6.8 rifle is a superbly accurate rifle with a short stroke piston design and a lightweight, two-piece aluminum handguard with user located Picatinny rails and QD Mount. The MPAR 6.8 features an innovative front handguard ca…
    - 11 Feb 14, 2:29pm -
  • Be fashionable while you load your mags
    UpLULA in Color: Maglula added pink to the UpLULA color options some time back, but at the 2014 SHOT Show they were displaying the new brown option, as well. Adding color options to guns and gear is trending hot lately, particularly in the tactical m…
    - 11 Feb 14, 1:07pm -
  • I said no onions, dammit! [UPDATE]
    Wrong burger orders lead to shot being fired at Grand Rapids McDonald’s GRAND RAPIDS, MI — After receiving a series of incorrect burger orders, police say a Grand Rapids woman became verbally abusive and fired one pistol round into a McDonald’s…
    - 10 Feb 14, 3:15pm -
  • 18′ Python. Again.
    A Burmese phython found in Florida measured 18 feet, 2 inches, short of the state record by 6 inches Engineers in the Everglades stumbled upon a near-record-breaking Burmese python measuring more than 18 feet long during a routine inspection of levee…
    - 10 Feb 14, 2:59pm -
  • Viva Las Vegas
    SHOT staying in Las Vegas through at least 2018 The deal to keep the show at Sands Expo extended another year and will mean at least nine straight years in Vegas. SHOT is the largest firearms trade show in the world and the fifth largest trade show i…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:29pm -
  • The Walking Dead
    Murdoc doesn’t watch a lot of TV, but when he was sick over the holidays he spent a few days watching the entire run of The Walking Dead. Pretty good, for the most part. He tries to ignore the fact that these people seem to be able to pick off zomb…
    - 9 Feb 14, 11:00pm -

Home on the Range

  • newA Post from Abby the Rescue Lab - On Bacon and Longing.
    Bacon for a Dog is Like Anything We Long For. It could be a companion or spouse for the single, divorced or widowed; a job or a better job; a safe, warm home in which we are forever cherished and loved. It could be good health and/or the end of…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 10:47pm -
  • What's in Your Bag? - A Meme for your Tuesday
    OK, while the results come in for the end of Kilted to Kick Cancer  fundraiser at midnight tonight, I just thought I'd post something quick and fun.  Please check out the post below this one;  its' not too late to get in a donation  before midni…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:29pm -
  • Kilted to Kick Cancer - End of Days
    It's the final showdown hours for Kilted to Kick Cancer  As you all know, I donated to a number of you, but I officially blog backed Borepatch as this was his first year at this and he lost his Dad to this disease not all that long ago  I donate…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:00pm -
  • Weird Things you can Can
    Not to be confused with the Cancan which was a dance in days gone by involving long skirts, petticoats, French women and likely, alcohol in large quantitiesAnother aspect of days gone by  was that rarely was anything wasted  Everything but the…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 7:40pm -
  • Girl's Day Out - Lava Lips
    The morning dawned to clear skies and the honking of geese, circling the crash pad and back to the marshy area south of me again and again, in readiness to migrate.   Soon I would be in the truck, on I-65 doing a little honking of my own as I went…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 10:44pm -
  • In Our Eyes - On Perception
    Explaining a bicycle tire track up the back of your dress to your Mom, is one of those moments you don't forget.  I was in perhaps 3rd or 4th grade and on my walk home from school and wasn't paying attention to traffic behind me on the sidewalk, …
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 11:47pm -
  • How Many Licks Does it Take. . .
    OW!To get  to the Tootsie Roll Center?When you have to start the day in a expensive suit with heels, it can only go downhill.I had some business that required serious suit-like adult clothing (hey, the black suit matches my lunch bag that looks l…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:39am -
  • Barkley - On Giving Back
    Mom - it appears someone ate the last BratwurstI got my first royalty deposit from Amazon U.K.  No, it wasn't huge, a few hundred dollars, but it was the first proof, on a professional scale, for me anyway, that I'm an author. (I know, it hasn't q…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 12:02am -
  • Gnome on the Range- On Travel
    I was discussing travel plans and travel budgets and such folks who are friends but are also in a related field. I'm going out to see Dad again  in about a month and am trying to get out there and back without spending a thousand bucks or more for…
    - 8 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 10:58pm -
  • Monday Night Musings - As Hunters
    It just called for a photo.  Just words stuck in my head, from someplace long ago.
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:33pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newMagpul MOE SL Buttstock Durability and Drop Testing
    I have been using the new Magpul MOE SL Buttstock for several weeks now and it certainly seems like a lot of stock for the money. It feels durable but feelings aren’t quantifiable. I haven’t done any drop testing but I have mortered it a few time…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 8:36pm -
  • newGeissele Automatics Armorer’s Tools at ALG Defense
    ALG Defense is now carrying Geissele Automatics’ line of Armorers Tools. Now you can pick up an EMR and SCB along with the tools you need to assemble them all in one place and with free shipping! Check out the armorers tools at ALG Defense.
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:35pm -
  • newAdams Arms Piston Driven .308 Rifles
    It is hard to believe that there was a time when shooters didn’t have many choices when it came to AR-10 pattern rifles. Now there are a multitude of manufacturers offering .308 chambered ARs including the newest, Adams Arms (AA). AA just took the…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:35pm -
  • newV7 SCAR Selector Levers
    V7 Weapon Systems has turned their attention to a new rifle – the FN SCAR. Their new V7 SCAR Selector Levers come as a set with a long and short lever.You would typically install the short lever on your non-dominant side so that it reduces the like…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 11:00am -
  • Perroz Designs 20 Gauge Shotgun Cards
    Perroz Designs now offers shotgun cards for 20 gauge shotguns in addition to the 12 gauge cards they already offered. They are available with 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 loops. Check out the Perroz Designs 20 Gauge Shotgun Cards.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 8:11pm -
  • Low-Pro Products AK Pistol QD Mount for SB-47 Stabilizer
    If you have an SB-47 Stabilizer mounted on an AK pistol, Low-Pro Products is about to make your day. They just released their AK Pistol QD Mount for Sig SB-47 Stabilizer which is a rotation-limited, push button QD sling socket that mounts to the bott…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:40pm -
  • Jim Fuller on the Rifle Dynamics/IWC AK to M4 Stock Adapter
    The AK to M4 Stock Adapter that Rifle Dynamics and IWC brought to market has been out for some time now. It isn’t new but this video (below) of AK Guru Jim Fuller (head honcho at Rifle Dynamics) talking about the design is. The AK to M4 Stock Adapt…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:31pm -
  • Patch Collecting: Death Blossom from DSTEIN DZIGNS
    I was 3 years old when The Last Starfighter found its way into theaters. I didn’t see it until later but it become one of my favorite childhood movies. This Death Blossom Patch from DSTEIN DZIGNS had me scrambling to see if Netflix had the movie in…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 11:00am -
  • Ruger AR-556
    Ruger has announced their latest AR-15 style rifle – the AR-556. The new carbine will feature direct impingement gas system (DI) instead of a gas piston and appears to be aimed squarely at the budget end of the AR-15 market. Many of the decisions w…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 4:55pm -
  • MI M-LOK Hand Guard for the Tavor
    Midwest Industries (MI) just released a sneak peak at their upcoming M-LOK Hand Guard for the IWI Tavor. The images show a pre-production version of the hand guard so there may be some changes to the production model. It is basically very similar to…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:56pm -

Arms Vault

  • newKahr to Sponsor Long-Range Shooting Contest
    Pomona, NY – If you believe that you have earned bragging rights with your long-range shooting skills, now is the time to share it with YouTube fans. Kahr Firearms Group invites all shooters, 18-years or older, to participate in the Kahr 2014 YouTu…
    - 3 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 9:15pm -
  • newWin a Sig Sauer 9mm P320 Carry from Max Michel Jr
    Win a SIG SAUER® 9mm P320™ Carry from Max Michel, Jr., Champion Competitive Shooter, Firearms Instructor and TV Personality, in New Contest Special contest to thank Max Michel’s fans for their continued support to run from October 1st – Decemb…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:46pm -
  • newAimpoint Micro T-2 Sight
    AIMPOINT LAUNCHES NEW MICRO T-2 SIGHT New sight offers additional features and enhanced performance Chantilly, VA – October 1, 2014 – Aimpoint, the originator and world leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, has announced the addition…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:07pm -
  • Italian Gun Grease Sponsored Shooter Mike Sexton Wins
    Italian Gun Grease Sponsored Shooter, Mike Sexton, Takes 1st Place Overall at Walnut Grove 3-Gun Monthly Match Sexton also places 1st in Open Division at 3-Gun event held Sept. 27, 2014 at Walnut Grove 3-Gun Range. Spring Hill, Tenn. (September 2014)…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 10:37pm -
  • Vindico Precision Partners with Laura Burgess Marketing
    Leader in Forging Industries, Vindico Precision, Partners with Laura Burgess Marketing Vindico Precision helps manufacturers reduce costs without compromise on quality and expectations. Lincolnton, N.C. (September 2014) – Vindico Precision, LLC, p…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 2:34pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

  • newNTFSV - Name That Firearm Safety Violation: Bonnie Parker in "Bonnie and Clyde"
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?How many firearm safety violations, if any, do you see in this photo of Faye Dunaway as Bonnie Parker the classic movie "Bonnie and Clyde?"If you can't see the…
    - 1 hour ago, 1 Oct 14, 10:52pm -
  • newFirearm Safety Minute: Know How To Operate Your Firearm Safely
    Firearm Safety Minute: Know How To Operate Your Firearm SafelyIn a recent story it was reported that a man allegedly discharged his firearm indoors because he did not know how to safely check whether it was loaded or how to unload it.Apparently, the…
    - 4 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 8:36pm -
  • newFirearm Safety Minute: Always Be Aware Of Your Target and Beyond
    Firearm Safety Minute: Always Be Aware Of Your Target and BeyondA fundamental rule of firearm safety is to always be aware of your target and what it beyond it. A Michigan newspaper recently reported that a couple was target shooting on their propert…
    - 5 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 7:10pm -
  • NTFSV: Name That Firearm Safety Violation - The Equalizer (2014)
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?How many firearm safety violations, if any, do you see in this still from the 2014 theatrical version of an old TV series: The Equalizer?If you can't see the i…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:52am -
  • How Passing Along Stupid Videos In Social Media Can Classically Condition Minds Against Guns
    A Conditioned Response is a form of learning that occurs when two separate events are paired together and are later viewed by the subject as indistinguishable. Ivan Pavlov is known as the first psychologist who demonstrated this concept.In his experi…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 6:10pm -
  • 7 Open Carry Tips For Michigan Residents
    7 Open Carry Tips For Michigan ResidentsIf you are ever so bold as to exercise your God-Given right to Open Carry a firearm, you may want to consider adopting as many of the following best practices in your routine:- Get Open Carry training from a cr…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 9:02pm -
  • Firearm Safety Minute: All Firearms Are Always Loaded
    Firearm Safety Minute: All Firearms Are Always LoadedWhenever coming into possession of a firearm, it should always be treated as if it is loaded. If this mindset is adopted at all times then excuses that people offer in the aftermath of a negligent…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:48pm -
  • NTFSV - Name That Firearm Safety Violation: This Gun For Hire
    In the following photo, which fundamental firearm safety rules, if any, are being violated?How many firearm safety violations, if any, do you see in this promo shot for the 1942 movie "This Gun For Hire" which starred Alan Ladd?.If you can't see the…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 8:08pm -
  • Pistol and Handgun Cleaning and Maintenance Workshop - Sat. Sept. 20th - Detroit, Michigan
    Handgun/Pistol Cleaning and Maintenance WorkshopSaturday, September 20th, 2014 at 10amThis purpose of this class is to teach students the importance of regularly cleaning their handguns. A handgun should be cleaned after every use to ensure that it o…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:04am -
  • Legally Armed In Detroit (LAID) Black Tees In Stock! Order NOW!!!!
    LAID BLACK TEES IN STOCK!!!Get Your Legally Armed In Detroit Gear Today!As low as $19.99 USD per Shirt + $6 First Class P&H per ShirtThis is the first-time ever that we have offered for sale our shirt in black. This will probably be the only time we…
    - 20 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:54am -

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

Notes From the American Outback

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

Of Arms and Law

  • newPolice officers charged in alleged straw man sales
    Story here. The trial starts Monday, and the defendants are two Sacramento County deputies, an FFL, and a private purchaser.As I read the story, it arises out of California's discriminatory gun laws. To be sold new in CA, a handgun must pass "safet…
    - 21 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:15am -
  • BATF loses suit to undercover agent
    A judge of the Federal Court of Claims has awarded former agent Jay Doybyns over half a million in damages for agency misconduct. "Misconduct" that amounted to betraying and backstabbing an agent who had spent years infiltrating the hell's angels.…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:09pm -
  • Update on Oklahoma beheading & defense
    An article in the Christian Science Monitor asks "Oklahoma City beheading: Will jihad-style attack boost 'bring gun to work' laws?"I can remember when CSM made the Washington Post look like Guns and Ammo; if the other side is losing CSM (phrased ot…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 10:41pm -
  • Making a self-defense story fit the desired narrative
    Moore, Oklahoma. Business fires violent nut case, he rams vehicle into headquarters, charges inside with knife, decapitates one woman, begins stabbing another...An employee ends the assault (and almost certainly intended mass killing) with three fa…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 7:51pm -
  • Kickstarter promo of "The Filmography of Guns"
    It's a promotion project for a new book on guns featured in movies.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 6:32am -
  • Only government actors are safe with arms
    'Nuff said. At least they did bring criminal charges against the shooter; only his poor marksmanship kept this from becoming a homicide charge.
    - 6 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 5:35am -
  • 2A "as applied" challenge victory
    Binderup v. Holder, Eastern Dist. of PA, No. 13-cv-06750. (I won't attach it because it's an 86 page pdf).By way of background: a constitutional challenge can be a facial one, aimed at the face of the statute (any and all applications of the statut…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 9:09pm -
  • Shaneen Allen: good news
    She's going to be admitted to pretrial diversion, which in practice means going to a bit of effort in exchange for having charges dismissed. Kudos to attorney Ev Nappen! Here's the Attorney General's memo, dated today, finding that (absent aggrava…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 10:48pm -
  • Court refuses DC request for a stay
    After striking Washington DC's complete ban on firearms carrying, district judge Frederick Scullin granted the city a stay until Oct. 22 to give it time to pass new regulations. DC then requested an indefinite stay until it had appealed the ruling, a…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 11:50pm -
  • Brady Campaign stretches things in fundraiser
    Story here. Brady tries to claim credit for Cabela's involvement in anti-straw man training, when in fact the program was created long ago by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and Cabela's enrolled in it before Brady opened their latest anti-…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 9:18pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • newRockefeller Republicans for Cuomo
    Govenor Cuomo gets support from the very literal definition of a RINO: Notice how he doesn’t mention SAFE by name and misrepresents what it actually did.
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:47pm -
  • newSo stupid it hurts
    From the Poughkeepise Journal, “Barrett, Kelsey discuss SAFE Act, Common Core, fracking“: “… [Mike] Kelsey would seek to repeal the SAFE Act … Mental health services are a better way to address the issue, he said, and cited a lack of beds a…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 12:59pm -
  • Pataki jerks off the media
    G. Elmer makes noise about a possible presidential bid in ’16: “Former NY Governor George Pataki is privately gearing up for a 2016 presidential run, according to sources, and was spotted meeting GOP kingmaker David Koch last week … sources tel…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 5:56pm -
  • Internal polls
    I have been informed that internal polls show Rob Astorino within 10 points of Governor Cuomo.  That is pretty much what I figured and explains why both candidates have been acting the way they have been.
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 1:27pm -
  • Like I said
    The NRA agrees with me: “Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group is backing candidates in dozens of contests in the midterm elections – but very few of them are in close races, The Washington Times reports.   The list of s…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 3:08pm -
  • Maffei’s mud slinging
    Rep. Dan Maffei’s ad is even sleazier than the one Gov. Cuomo’s campaign is running against Rob Astorino accusing him of corruption. The Post-Standard tells the whole story: “… [John] Katko, a former organized crime prosecutor for the U.S. At…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 12:14pm -
  • Third GOTV ad running
    Our third Get Out The Vote ad running in the October issue of New York Game & Fish magazine.
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 4:47pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

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

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

Semi Automatic Heart


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

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

WR2A: The CT Experience

  • Engaged, Inspired, and Ready to Build a Better Web
    One week every year, the entire Automattic staff gets together to connect, work, and laugh. And then, of course, we blog about it! Could you be blogging about your experience with us in 2015?
    - 1 day ago, 30 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Early Theme Adopters: Eighties
    In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit a few sites using Eighties, our newest free theme.
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5
    10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:53pm -
  • Around the World in Eight Photos
    Tour the world in eight photos, courtesy of the photographers of
    - 8 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • WordPressers Making a Splash
    From new books to appearances in major media outlets, five writers have been busy these past few months.
    - 15 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Gmail Password Leak Update
    We've taken extra steps to protect members.
    - 19 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 11:53pm -
  • Basis, Edin, and Forefront: A Look at Business Themes
    Get inspired by these customizations of three professional themes.
    - 19 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 3:00pm -
  • Blogging 101 and Writing 101 Are Back!
    Just started blogging, but not sure how to take your site to the next level or solidify that writing habit? Our free Blogging U. courses, Blogging 101 and Writing 101, start on September 15th. Get registered!
    - 21 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 9:00pm -
  • Join Us in the Fight For Net Neutrality
    The internet we know and love is under attack. Support the free and open internet by enabling our “Fight for Net Neutrality” plugin on your blog.
    - 22 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 8:37pm -
  • New Theme: Eighties
    True to the spirit of the decade that gave it its name, Eighties is a big, bold theme that makes a statement.
    - 27 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 4:00pm -

The Swiss Gun Blog

  • Why gun control is evil
    Had there been only one armed law-abiding citizen on Utøya, that could have made all the difference.
    - 11 Feb 12, 10:02pm -
  • Guns don’t kill people

    - 16 Oct 11, 9:14am -
  • Unwählbar / non éligibles
    Les élections au Conseil national approchent. C’est donc une bonne occasion de se souvenir des politiciens qui ont été en faveur de l’initiative pour le désarmement de la population. Je liste ci-dessous ici également les quelques parlementai…
    - 4 Oct 11, 8:04pm -
  • Security delusion
    Recently, I spent a few days in a large western city. While I was standing at one of its famous squares waiting for a friend in order to have a few drinks (was a great evening, thanks!), a military patrol just walked by. A team of three men in V form…
    - 17 Sep 11, 12:41pm -
  • Tintin était pro-armes
    Tintin était pro-armes. Vous souvenez-vous de l’aisance dont il fait preuve lorsqu’il s’arme de six-shooters en Amérique du Nord? Ou la familiarité évidente qu’il a de porter un shotgun dans les Andes ainsi que la tenue de l’arme juste…
    - 19 Aug 11, 10:37pm -
  • Norway massacres: like livestock waiting at the slaughterhouse
    The terrible massacres in Norway (currently the casualties are estimated at almost a hundred) lead to a few observations from my side: - Soft targets are what terrorists attack. This is not new and has been clear since the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at t…
    - 24 Jul 11, 12:52pm -
  • Autodéfense “à l’américaine”
    Un commentaire en passant sur cet élément dans l’argumentation du tribunal cantonal vaudois dans le cas mentionné ci-dessous à propos du droit de porter une arme à des fins de défense personnelle: Pour appuyer le refus de la police vaudoise,…
    - 5 Jul 11, 4:59pm -
  • Some info on Swiss gun law
    Here’s some information on gun legislation in Switzerland I was asked via email. The questions are in bold and the answers are just below. •Non-lethal defensive devices like pepper spray are allowed in most Cantons or are being deregulated in the…
    - 5 Jul 11, 10:20am -
  • Protection personelle réservée à ceux qui peuvent se le permettre
    Ci-dessous un article intéressant paru dans 24heures qui illustre bien comment le soi-disant “droit” de porter une arme est vidé de son sens en Suisse et perverti en faveur d’une minorité privilégiée qui a les moyens de se payer des gardes…
    - 5 Jul 11, 10:12am -
  • Animistische Hoplophobie
    Letztes Wochenende fand in Zürich mal wieder eine dieser unsäglichen Waffeneinsammelaktion statt. Bei solchen Anlässen kann man die Waffen und Munition, die man besitzt, gratis zur Verschrottung abgeben.  Ich frage mich schon, ob die Leute sich j…
    - 23 May 11, 7:47pm -

The War on Guns

  • newNew Jersey Considers Mandatory Gun "Buybacks"
    Kurt's latest JPFO Alert profiles a domestic enemy. [More]What a contemptible creature this McKeon character is.What a sorry excuse for an American and pathetic excuse for a man.About the only point of agreement I can find is his placement as Chair…
    - 18 mins ago, 2 Oct 14, 12:01am -
  • newResistance is Futile. You Will Be Assimilated.
    China is Hong Kong’s future – not its enemy [More]So says the Western author of "When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order." You know, the former editor of Marxism Today.But before that can happe…
    - 6 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 6:05pm -
  • newFabricating Freedom
    Wilson’s goal of enabling anyone to privately fabricate an untraceable gun is part of a larger anarchist mission: To show how technology can render the entire notion of government obsolete. He’s spent the last two years developing firearms design…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:35pm -
  • newStop the Threat: Quick Action
    From American Trigger Sports Network:In this week's crime reenactment: the children are left home alone. Even though they are in their teens, has there been any drill that has taken place on how to behave in the face of a home invasion?Hosted by Jame…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:20pm -
  • newTroxler's Dodge
    It ain't a car, even if the fork-tongued viper does dart from challengers. [More]Who the dickens does this "official" think he is?I know the requested action was yesterday, but hopefully this will at least further demonstrate how insincere weasel-wo…
    - 7 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 5:15pm -
  • newIn the Eye of the Beholder
    BACKGROUND CHECKS A FAILURE. [More]If anyone actually expects them to be crime-stoppers, well yeah, of course.But that's not what they're for.Some consider them a success.UPDATE: Workman has more.
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  • newWe're the Only Ones Decapontating Enough
    Though Ashley Turnbull admits she had received warnings at least a week in advance about the ordinance, she said there was no reason to beat her son's chicken to death with a shovel before decapitating it. [More]Sure there was. He made clear he could…
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 4:33pm -
  • newNecessary to the Security of a Free State
    Anybody think the Founders were just filling in meaningless words? [More]
    - 8 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 4:13pm -
  • newGood Question for Once
    [More] Ayup. Plus he's white and not a female, the bastard.Of course, the same question could be asked of every "progressive action hero."Ain't that right, Sly and Arnhole?Matt?I could, of course, go on and on, but the point has been made, except fo…
    - 9 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 3:09pm -
  • new"Not That Bad On Guns"
    That's what one California gun activist told me about Jerry Brown over the weekend in Chicago.I agree.He's terrible.  I guess not sticking the knife in your guts all of the time is what makes him "moderate" to some.He sucks on due process, too.What…
    - 10 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 2:38pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • People who abuse animals should be sodomized with a splintery pike
    Many of you will remember my friend Lauren, who rescued a sweet little beagle dog named Oliver. Oliver came to her with a whole host of problems due to abuse and neglect, and Lauren had asked for some help in getting Oliver healthy again. The fundrai…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 3:48pm -
  • The Stupid Grows
    If you enjoyed the lunatic Moms Demand Action leader in my last post pontificating about what a wise man Josef Goebbels was, you’ll LOVE this! Found this through Bob Owens at Bearing Arms asking if this is possibly the most ignorant gun control o…
    - 5 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 7:35pm -
  • Submitted for your information
    There’s nothing I can say about this clueless, feckless twit that hasn’t been said already by the Internets. I’m just here to show you irrefutable proof that Moms Demand Action frothing lunatics are also ignorant of history. Exhibit A: Yes, thi…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 4:00pm -
  • Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt? Who Cares?
    Rob and I went to see the latest Atlas Shrugged movie last night. I wanted to give it a chance – to finish up the trilogy, despite the decidedly negative reviews that had permeated my online experience since the movie opened last week. I went in wi…
    - 10 days ago, 21 Sep 14, 11:59pm -
  • “Health Professional” bloviates about guns, paints himself to be a doofus
    I apologize – I should have blogged about this earlier, but between my business trips and jetlag, I have dropped the ball. A week ago, a fellow Johns Hopkins alum and public heath professional Vik Khanna penned an essay that gave some doctors and o…
    - 14 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 9:34pm -
  • Proof that shitbag blood is thicker than water
    It’s pretty obvious to me that entitled thugs who think their perceived “need” obviates others’ “rights” come from families who support that kind of attitude. If you remember a few years ago, there was this genital wart named Lakesha Thom…
    - 15 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:05pm -
  • Russia: Flirting with Fascism
    I know I haven’t been around for a while, but work has me traveling lately, and I didn’t take my laptop, because I’m too lazy to lug it around. I have been gone for nearly two weeks, and I’m happy to report that the boys did not burn the hous…
    - 16 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:07pm -
  • Choices
    I’ve always been called judgmental. I’ve been told that unless I have walked a mile in another person’s shoes, I have no right to judge. I’ve been told I’m heartless and that I should just forgive. I do not. This is a story of two kids from…
    - 31 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 3:38pm -
  • Another Slap Upside the Raisins for Bloomberg
    This isn’t about guns this time, although it’s nice to see Bloomberg’s nanny statism thoroughly spanked in every arena possible. No, this time I got a note from my old friend Alex – a doctor, by the way, and an avid gun rights supporter, as w…
    - 32 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 4:46pm -
  • Trouble in Paradise
    Many of you know that I’ve been writing for Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership for about four months now. JPFO is an amazing organization! It was founded 25 years ago on the principle that our rights should never be compromised away. I…
    - 40 days ago, 23 Aug 14, 12:26am -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 10/1/2014
    MCCGOV40B $16.99 Mecgar 1911 Magazine, 40 S&W, 8 Round Capacity, Blue Finish LWICTR5SGF14P $2,254.99 LWRC MK6 Semi-automatic AR Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Spiral Fluted Barrel (14.7″ with Pinned Brake), Sniper Grey Finish, SOPMOD Stock, Geisse…
    - 17 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 6:57am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/30/2014
    WWUR20FSSFTVB $653.99 Windham Weaponry VEX-SS AR Rifle Upper, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 20″ Stainless Fluted Barrel, Black Finish, Flat Top SW163501FC-A $1,078.99 Smith & Wesson 500 Revolver, 500 S&W, 8.375″ Barrel, Stainless Frame, Stainless Finish, Ru…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Sep 14, 7:10am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/29/2014
    ATNTIWSMT643B $8,393.99 American Technology Network Thor336 640, 2.5X Thermal Weapon Sight, 640×512, 30 Hz Frame Rate, 50mm, 5 different reticles with choice of reticle color: black, red, green, or white, Black Finish ATNTIWSMT333A $5,129.99 America…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 11:13pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/28/2014
    YHM-3428-B $9.99 Yankee Hill Machine Co M16X1LH Thread Protector, Black Finish YHM-3426-B $9.99 Yankee Hill Machine Co .578 X 28 TPI Thread Protector, Black Finish YHM-3419-B $9.99 Yankee Hill Machine Co M13.5X1LH Thread Protector, Black Finish YHM-3…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 1:03pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/27/2014
    EG4924BK $150.99 Ergo Grip F93 PRO Stock, 8 Position with Buffer Tube for AR-10, Black Finish EG4807OD $143.99 Ergo Grip Ultra Lite Slim 2 Piece Handguard, KeyMod Mounting System, Black Ladder Rail Cover, OD Green Finish for AR Rifles EG4807DE $143.9…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 3:17pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/26/2014
    CMMG30DC30A $149.99 CMMG 16.1″ Threaded Carbine Barrel, Stainless Steel Bead Blast Finish, 5/8″-24 Threads CMMG30BF85F $555.99 CMMG MK4LE Optics Ready AR Upper, 300 AAC Blackout, 16″ Barrel, Black Finish, M16 Bolt Group, Railed Gas Block CMMG22…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 11:22am -
  • How Gun Control Made England The ‘Most Violent Country In Europe’
    Washington DC - -(  Gun control in Britain passed in stages, beginning just after World War I and continuing in a reactionary fashion with increasing strictness through the 1990s. When the final stage arrived in 1997, and virtually all…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 11:22pm -
  • Rifle used by Charles Whitman in deadly 1966 UT rampage up for sale
      Associated Press Bids are starting at $25,000 for the sale of the rifle used by Charles Whitman during his deadly 1966 sniper rampage from atop the University of Texas clock tower that killed 16 people and wounded dozens more. The bids are being a…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 10:40pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/25/2014
    TRTR24-3G $863.99 Trijicon AccuPoint 1-4X Power Rifle Scope, 24 mm Objective, German #4 Crosshair w/Green Dot Reticle, 30 mm Tube, Matte Black Finish TRTR23-1G $1,070.99 Trijicon AccuPoint 5-20X Power Rifle Scope, 50 mm Objective, Standard Crosshair…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 6:29am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 9/24/2014
    REMRTP38S21 $28.99 Remington High Terminal Performance, 38 Special, 125 Gr, Semi Jacketed Hollow Point, Box of 50 Rounds 7044 $721.99 Ruger 77/22 Rotary Magazine Rifle, Bolt Action, 22 LR, 24″ Barrel, Matte Stainless Steel Finish, Brown Laminate St…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 11:27am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newNRA Launches Next Barrage Against Bloomberg
    The Hill reports this morning that the NRA has launched a $2 Million ad buy featuring a survivor of a violent criminal attack telling Bloomberg "you do not have the right to tell me how to defend myself."This add is in addition to the one released in…
    - 11 hours ago, 1 Oct 14, 1:19pm -
  • VSSA Highpower Junior Shooters Featured in CMP First Shots E-Magazine
    The recent CMP First Shot Online Magazine had this article on how the VSSA Junior Highpower Team made the transition from Air Rifle to Highpower Rifle:Maj. Mike Darnell is the junior highpower program director for the Virginia Shooting Sports Assoc…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • NPR Touts Taxpayer Funded Research as Way to "Counter Gun Violence"
    For almost 20 years, the gun ban lobby has complained that the NRA has shut down funding for so-called "gun violence research" that would supposedly give us the data we need to reduce crime committed with a firearm.  NPR reports this morning that ta…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Sep 14, 2:53pm -
  • Good Riddance
    The Richmond Times Dispatch reports that Attorney General Eric Holder has announced his is resigning after six years in office.  He won't be gone soon enough.
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 3:28pm -
  • Is It Okay to Hunt While Pregnant
    As more women have joined the ranks of gun owners and hunters, this may be a question that comes up.  Last year, captain of Smith & Wesson’s shooting team, Julie Golob, wrote about shooting while pregnant and some of the things to consider.  Gol…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 1:01pm -
  • Michael Bane on Pocket Carry
    In the video below, Michael Bane of Best Defense TV discusses things to consider regarding holster selection when you carry your self defense gun in your pants pocket.  Some of the things he discusses includes the shape of the holster to fit the sty…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 12:39pm -
  • Atlantic County D.A. Backs Down on Prosecuting Shaneen Allen
    Bitter has the story here. Other than the fact the prosecutor's zeal to make an example of Ms. Allen caused her to lose her job, her long ordeal facing prison time is over and she will be placed in Pretrial Diversion.
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 9:20pm -
  • Fact Checking Senator Feinstein on the Assault Weapons Ban
    On the 20th Anniversary of the passage of the Clinton Gun Ban, California Senator Diane Feinstein issued a press release stating that the ban was a success and should be reinstated.  But ProPublica has called out Senator Feinstein on her claims:But…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 5:44pm -
  • The Changing Face of the Shooting Sports
    This graphic from NSSF's Blog puts the lie to the gun ban lobby's claim that all of those gun sales over the last three to four years were current gun owners adding to their own stocks.
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 5:19pm -
  • Will NRA Strategy Hanging Bloomberg Around Necks of Democrats Work?
    The Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire reports that the NRA will begin running an ad in Georgia today tying gun ban advocate and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn. Bloomberg has contributed th…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 3:58pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • 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…
    - 6 days ago, 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…
    - 9 days ago, 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…
    - 31 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:52am -
  • Jeff Cooper: A Bigger Jerk than I Thought…
    My non-membership in the cult of Jeff Cooper is well-documented. While I credit Cooper for his early contributions to training, his lack of real-world experience made me hesitant to take his endless advice at face value. Also, aside from training, I…
    - 32 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:26pm -
  • Anti-Gun RINO Goes Down
    Connecticut held its Republican primary for the upcoming election for Governor, to see who would face the embattled Democrat Dannel Malloy in the fall. It goes without saying that Dan Malloy, the anti-gun, tax-happy, stuttering father of a drug-deale…
    - 48 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 1:21am -
  • Use Enough Glass – Selecting a Spotting Scope
    If you are going to do any long-range hunting, or if you want to improve your marksmanship beyond 50 yards, you need a spotting scope. You can’t learn & grow your skills if you can’t see what your current performance is. Not knowing where your la…
    - 69 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:38am -
  • Cheap Guns
    Kahr Arms has been pursuing a 2-tiered product strategy for a few years now. When they entered the market, they sold high-quality pistols at pricepoints higher than Glock.  They now sell a high-end version of a gun, as well as a low-end version.  T…
    - 88 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • The Great .22 Rimfire Ammo Shortage of 2014
    Well, most of the ammo shortages that we have experienced over the last few years are not a problem at the moment. We visited Hoffman’s in Newington, CT over the weekend and they had virtually every handgun & longarm ammo conceivable.  Pallets, li…
    - 5 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Open Carry Zealots Screw Up (Again)
    No matter how many times the pouty Open Carry zealots lose a battle or make the gun-owning public look bad, they never seem to connect the dots between their stubborn attention-whoring behavior and the clear negative consequences that they cause. Did…
    - 20 May 14, 9:46am -
  • Ammo Bingo
    I have read a lot of articles about the ammo shortage.  Some on the internet, some in glossy gun magazines.  Lots of people claim to be able to explain the situation, but no one seems to be able to point to any proof that they are right. 2 weekends…
    - 8 May 14, 1:46am -

The State of Guns

  • Scorpion EVO-3 A1

    Scorpion EVO-3 A1

    New Addition to the Brand Czech arms industry definitely deserves its place in the hall of fame of weapons manufacturers. One of the most important developments of the “Česká zbrojovka” company was their Scorpion model, an excellent quality sub…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Sep 14, 4:22pm -
  • Four Students End up in Prison After Guns Were Found in Brownsville Middle School

    Four Students End up in Prison After Guns Were Found in Brownsville Middle School

    Guns were spotted by fellow students and reported to the police. According to the police spokesperson, one of the guns was found in a backpack belonging to one of the students, while another was found on one of the students. Some sources suggest K-9…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Sep 14, 5:58pm -
  • SW99C: The Snake in the Grass

    SW99C: The Snake in the Grass

    No tremor is an isolated incident. One tremor provokes the next one, and so on, like the domino effect. And they usually affect the biggest most. Tremors in the weapons industry are evident. The laws are getting stricter, with the shadow of global te…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • Gun Buyback Program Has a Successful Weekend in New York

    Gun Buyback Program Has a Successful Weekend in New York

    Residents of Bronx surrendered 120+ firearms this Saturday, including three assault weapons. The list goes on with 78 revolvers, 2 shotguns, several semi-automatic pistols and one rifle, along with some starter pistols, BB guns and other weapons. The…
    - 9 days ago, 22 Sep 14, 4:26pm -
  • Chiappa MC27 9mm

    Chiappa MC27 9mm

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

    Concealed Carry Issue In Utah Schools

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

    Spyderco Knives: The Spider’s Bite

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

    Ultimate Prestige – Arrizabalaga Shotguns

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

    Small Businesses Fight Back

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

    3D Printed Guns Today

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

The Old Gunhand Blog

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

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

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

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

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

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

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

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

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

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