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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.
    - 57 days ago, 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 bob-owens.com . 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

The Armed Lutheran

  • newTalking Tactics: Bank Robbery Gone Wrong
    You find yourself in the midst of a bank robbery gone wrong. Everyone is lying face down on the floor while the robbers empty the registers, when suddenly the bad guys start shooting witnesses. In this stage from the 2014 Badlands Regional IDPA Champ…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Learning From Our Elders
    63-year-old Phyllis Law taught a couple of young whipper-snappers a lesson when they broke into her Pritchard, Alabama home on July 21. When Law heard someone breaking in her house she grabbed her gun, waited, jumped up and started shooting. For the…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Talking Tactics: “Burger Joint Escape”
    In this stage from the 2014 Badlands Regional IDPA Championship, you decide that you want a late night burger in an unfamiliar part of town. Little do you know that a gang is about to lift all the cash from the till. You begin “Standing naturally a…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Media Lab Episode 12 “S.P.E.A.R System”
    Tony Blauer joins Dom in Media Lab Episode 12 “S.P.E.A.R. System” to break down a scene from Bourne Identity and show how your body responds to sudden violence. A basic understanding of physiology and natural reactions will help to defend yoursel…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Talking Tactics: “Campground Shower Surprise”
    You’re caught in the campground showers when escaped prisoners wander into your camp. In this stage from the 2014 Badlands Regional IDPA Championship, we look at real-life tactics as opposed to playing games. You’ve come out of a nice warm shower…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Media Lab Episode 11 “Quick Draw”
    In movies, the quick draw looks like a sudden movement, but there is a careful plan thought out before the gun is even touched. In Media Lab Episode 11 “Quick Draw”. Dom Raso breaks down a scene from Rambo to show why analyzing a situation before…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:30pm -
  • Boberg XR9-S Review
    I've said many times that so little is truly innovative when it comes to guns that when something does come along it grabs your attention. Such is the case with Boberg Arms and the XR9-S pistol. Is the innovation worth the price tag? The post Bob…
    - 17 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Media Lab Episode 9 “Yo, Homie”

    - 19 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Why I Compete (And Why You Should Too)
    "So, how'd you do?" Sitting across from the young man who would win 1st place Master class in the Enhanced Service Pistol division at the Badlands Regional and Oklahoma State IDPA Championship, I shrugged off the question. "I don't want to know."…
    - 20 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl”
    Self-defense expert Tamra joins Dom on Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl” to break down a scene from “Enough” and explain how training, minimal effort movements and re-directing energy help women to defend themselves.The post Media Lab…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 3:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • Ankert Customs – Gun Grip Tape – Mesa AZ – Customer Service Fail
    I ordered some Glock grip tape from this company for personal use and product review.  Somehow, the company received the wrong shipping address and the package was returned to them.  They contacted me and offered to update the address and charge…
    - 29 May 13, 7:12pm -
  • CMF Tactical Outfitters A.K.A. Center Mass Firearms
    This is an INACTIVE giveaway!Before we get into the review…On July 29th, 2010 I stopped by Center Mass Firearms for the first time ever.  My intention for that visit was to gather photo & video content and learn …The post CMF Tactical Outfitt…
    - 22 Apr 13, 8:00am -
  • The Zombie Apocalypse Store
    OK, lets be honest here.  If you think the “un-dead” are going to rise up and feed off your brains then well…You probably don’t have enough brains to worry about.  In the past I’ve made a post or two where …The post The Zombie Apocalyp…
    - 8 Mar 13, 9:17pm -
  • TAVOR® SAR Rifles and the UZI® PRO Pistol
    The TAVOR® Family of Bullpup Rifles are versatile, innovative, and technologically advanced. They have been extensively proven on the battlefield, performing with precision and reliability, and meeting the needs of human ergonomics. The TAVOR® f…
    - 24 Jan 13, 6:28pm -
  • Metro Arms’ MAC 1911 Pistols
    WANAMASSA, NJ (January 2013) Eagle Imports, the exclusive distributor of the Metro Arms family of products, is proud to introduce the MAC 1911 Classic pistols.Metro Arms, under the expert guidance from Hector Rodriguez, a former competitive shoote…
    - 7 Jan 13, 4:09pm -
  • The Construction of Battlefield: Vegas pt. 2
    THIS IS AN INACTIVE GIVEAWAY!After many years of laying the ground work, Battlefield: Vegas opened their doors to the public on November 1st, 2012.  The following is the wrap up of our coverage of the construction process of this …The post The C…
    - 31 Dec 12, 12:34am -
  • Grandfather Clauses in Firearm, Magazine, & Ammunition Laws
    Beginning in 2013 we can expect a flood of state and federal bills/laws to restrict or flat out outlaw certain firearms, ammunition, magazines, accessories and even attachments (such as bayonet lugs, etc.). Here is something most people do not k…
    - 14 Dec 12, 10:35pm -
  • 2012 Black Friday Deals
    This is an alphabetically ordered list of all the 2012 Black Friday deals that have been sent to me.Happy Turkey Day to all of you! American Shooters:25% off all Under Armour apparel25% off all Original …The post 2012 Black Friday Deals appe…
    - 22 Nov 12, 6:53pm -
  • Vickers Does Vegas
    On February 17, 2012 we announced a giveaway which, among other things, included a free BCM AR-15 rifle and a 3 day training class with Larry Vickers from Vickers Tactical and host of The Sportsman Channel’s Tac TV program.  We’ve …The post V…
    - 23 Oct 12, 7:24pm -
  • Stolen Valor Fraudster David Chenicek: Fake Marine
    Recently a man named David Chenicek contacted myself and many others on Facebook looking for donations of gun parts to build an M4 for a wounded Veteran.  In his messages, David claimed to be a former Marine “GySgt. David Chenicek.”…The post…
    - 18 Oct 12, 6:59pm -

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 -

AmmoLand.com News

Mississippi Gun News

  • newWhy I Carry a Gun: GANGS
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 29, 2014 No one denies that Memphis, TN has a gang problem.  Recently we published statistics that shows Memphis is one of the most dangerous cities in America.  Crime is rampant in Memphis and gangs are a major contributo…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:01pm -
  • Tennessee Man Convicted of Two Attempted Armed Robberies
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 28, 2014 Robert Drew, 57, of Oakland, TN, was convicted yesterday by a federal jury on two counts of robbery of a business, two counts of using a firearm during a crime of violence; and one count of being a felon in possess…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:03pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: In a Hospital, School, Courthouse, . . .
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 28, 2014 Throughout my day I talk to a lot of people about guns. Friends, family members and acquaintances at work all know I spend a lot of time reading and writing about carrying guns, shooting guns, and gun laws. So its i…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Federal judge rules DC ban on gun carry rights unconstitutional
    FROM FOX NEWS – July 27, 2014 A federal judge in the District of Columbia on Saturday overturned the city’s total ban on residents being allowing to carry firearms outside their home in a landmark decision for gun-rights activists. Judge Frederic…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 11:52am -
  • Obama’s empty tough-talk: Gun prosecutions plummet on his watch
    While President Obama presses for more laws to restrict ownership, his Justice Department has prosecuted 25 percent fewer cases referred by the main law enforcement agency charged with reducing firearms violence across the country, a computer analysi…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 12:43pm -
  • Border Protection Officer Points Gun At Boy Scout’s Head
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL – July 25, 2014 With illegal immigrants pouring into the country from Mexico, the Border Patrol is using its full power and authority to…crack down on Boy Scouts on the Canadian border. A troop of Boy Scouts from Iowa was cro…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • Ann Coulter Tells Mississippi Conservatives to Shut Up and Fall In Line Behind Cochran
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 24, 2014 In a recent article, McDaniel supporters need to get over Cochran, Ann Coulter  has taken up the cause as Thad Cochran apologist and TEA Party basher.  In an apparent attempt to demean the beliefs of Mississippi…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:43pm -
  • Mississippi Bailiffs are Unqualified to Carry a Firearm
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 24, 2014 Gun owners who choose to carry their firearm for personal protection are being told by local judges that they are not allowed to carry their firearm in courthouses.  Despite what the law says judges like Judge Tomi…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:16pm -
  • Lafayette County Repeals Gun Ban – Looks to Court to Reinstate
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 23, 2014 On Monday Lafayette County supervisors repealed the county ban on armed civilians in courthouses. “In light of recent statutory changes in rights to bear arms on public property in particular, it required that we…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 10:11pm -
  • There is Nothing Grand about the Grand Old Party
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 23, 2014 Over the last several months Mississippi conservatives have watched our Grand Old Party disintegrate into nothing more than a hand full of political bullies who care only about power and control.  We entered this…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 7:31pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • 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…
    - 74 days ago, 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

    - 93 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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…..
    - 98 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
    - 20 Apr 14, 8:31pm -
  • Friday Morning Stupidity

    - 7 Mar 14, 3:40pm -
  • 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 -
  • Photo Truth of the Haters
    Yup……Sounds about right…..
    - 19 Feb 14, 11:01pm -
  • Only in NJ
    Good Lord….. Tulsa Trail School was briefly on lockdown this afternoon after students and staff mistook a car backfiring for gunshots, police said. ARTICLE
    - 12 Feb 14, 2:55pm -

Survival Gear

Dave Codrea's Feed

  • newLanier clarifies rules for carrying guns in D.C.
    Addressing Metropolitan Police Department members, Chief Cathy L. Lanier “issued additional guidance ...in light of the Palmer versus D.C. ruling regarding possession of firearms,” the Office of Communications announced Monday in a...
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:23am -
  • NBC uses unqualified psychiatric ‘experts’ to disparage gun defense
    A recent real-world defensive gun use, something Moms Demand Action insists “never happens,” has “legitimate news media/real reporters” scrambling to play it down. Psychiatrist “Lee Silverman defied company policy ......
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Massachusetts police chiefs demand more power to disarm citizenry
    “Police chiefs rally for gun safety at the State House,” WWLP-22News (“Working for You”) “reported” Tuesday.“Reported” was put in quotation marks, because this thinly-disguised paean to state control...
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 4:43pm -
  • Firearms carry ban struck down in D.C.
    The ban on carrying of firearms by citizens in the nation’s capitol has been struck down by the United States District Court, District of Columbia, attorney Alan Gura, representing plaintiffs in Palmer vs. District of Columbia announced...
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 11:00pm -
  • Halbrook presents lessons of Nazi 'gun control'
    "Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?" Stephen P. Halbrook asked attendees at an Independent Institute lecture Thursday evening in Oakland, where he discussed his book, "Gun Control in the Third Reich Disarming the...
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 1:12pm -
  • Race-tailored tactics used to disparage black gun rights advocates
    “I have a dream that one day ... schoolchildren will read about people like C.O. Chinn,” Thaddeus Russell writes in a compelling review on Reason.com of “This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How...
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:04pm -
  • Class action suit settlement a setback for Philly anti-gun efforts
    The City of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $1.425 million and to make policy changes to settle a class action lawsuit regarding “posting and disclosing of what we alleged was confidential license to carry firearms (LTCF) information,&amp...
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:28pm -
  • Rolling Stone ‘gun lover’ shows curious interpretation of Second Amendment
    It’s fair to say Rolling Stone is not only notoriously anti-gun, but also representative of a “progressive” mindset that, true to the “Every Day is Opposite Day” maxim, is anything but.In recent...
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 11:29pm -
  • Donkey suicide bomb provides apt analogy for 2014 elections
    “Hamas militants sent a donkey laden with explosives on a suicide mission in one of the most unconventional tactics yet seen in the fighting in Gaza, the Israeli army has said,” The Telegraph reported Saturday. “Troops...
    - 9 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 5:55pm -
  • Right to arms isn't only freedom 'progressives' want to eviscerate
    Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York wants Capitol Police to investigate Gun Owners of America Executive Director Larry Pratt for ... it’s not quite clear what laws she alleges he’s broken, or what authority either they or...
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 5:44pm -

DC Handgun Info

  • "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…
    - 15 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 follo…
    - 33 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:http://www.saysuncle.com/index.php?s=mass+murderers+armed+citizensThat SayUncle guy... Good stuff...
    - 45 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 12:04pm -
  • Joe Satriani "If I Could Fly"
    The very talented Satriani's guitar stylngs: http://youtu.be/nrEXnizgt9c (no video of him).
    - 52 days ago, 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 Barnhardt.biz, read and heed point 2: http://www.barnhardt.biz/2014/06/02/egg-salad/
    - 52 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 5:31pm -
  • SigSauer 7.62xi Russian Reviewed Professionally
    As referenced in my May 7 post, the SigSauer 556xi Russian is a kickass rifle. Here is z review I found online...http://www.defensereview.com/sig-sauer-sig556xi-modular-multi-caliber-5-56mm-nato-300-aac-blackout300blk-7-62x39mm-russian-gas-pistonop-r…
    - 52 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:23pm -
  • Super Deal on P-Mags: 8 for $80. H/t Say Uncle blog
    If you own an AR-type rifle, you need magazines. Best price on Magpul(R) magazines for ARs here:http://dsgarms.com/dsgholidaypk1
    - 52 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:19pm -
  • Another IDIOT beer-swigging fool of a gun owner responsible for DEATH of his father by child!!!!
    You cannot make stuff up any more; people seem to be STUPIDER AND STUPIDER daily.A guy is drinking a beer and shows off his LOADED semi-auto AK type rifle to his father. Father looks at it, then sets it down. Gun owner and father leave it unattended.…
    - 59 days ago, 1 Jun 14, 1:48am -
  • Shopping for Outdoor Gear at Amazon?
    If you are interested in buying any sort of outdoor gear (including, for example, knives and firearms-related gear) click on the link below to "Outdoor Gear from Amazon". This link will stay at the top of this blog for now so keep reading for MORE BL…
    - 83 days ago, 7 May 14, 4:12pm -
  • Free Gun? Monthly Firearm Giveaway by Sig Sauer
    You can't beat a free gun... Sig Sauer gives one away monthly. NOTE: The sweepstakes cut-off date is listed ONLY in the official rules, so don't waste your time entering a giveaway that is closed.Here is a link to their "Giveaway" page.Check in month…
    - 83 days ago, 7 May 14, 3:46pm -

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 -
  • RealBullet.com
    The folks over at RealBullet.com 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 equalgunrights.com
    - 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 play.google.com: Some of the reviews: How many marks at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave? I rate one star only because you can’t rate no stars. What next, tatoos on all law abiding gun owners forehea…
    - 12 Jul 13, 5:37pm -
  • Geolocate Dangerous Guns?
    There’s an app for that. Geolocate Dangerous Guns and Owners with the Gun Geo Marker. Geolocation means marking dangerous sites on the App’s map so that you and others can be aware of the risks in your neighborhood. The Gun Geo Marker operates v…
    - 11 Jul 13, 6:44am -
  • Hornady Suspends Manufacture of Certain Ammo
    In an effort to produce and ship more of the commonly sought after ammunition that Hornady sells, they will be temporarily stopping production on less popular ammo so they can focus on making what people are after. As you are aware, 2013 has been on…
    - 10 Jul 13, 1:54am -
  • Archery and Your Gun
    I think I am somewhat of an anomaly as far as casual shooters go. I don’t use firearms for my job. I don’t shoot competitively. I shoot for fun and use firearms to hunt tasty meat. However, I’ve sent tens, if not hundreds of thousands of rounds…
    - 8 Jul 13, 5:22pm -
  • Chicken Wing!
    Chicken wings suck. Both the kind you eat and when shooting your rifle. Actual chicken wings are pretty useless. On a live chicken – their wings only allow them to fly short distances. That sucks. On your table – they are way to much work for th…
    - 8 Jul 13, 3:38pm -
  • Proposed New Tax on Concealable Guns
    Since banning guns outright seems to be losing traction, house democrats are again looking at a bill introduced in February that will add a 10% excise tax on concealable firearms. The revenue would then go to Eric Holder to use for a government spons…
    - 25 Jun 13, 6:47pm -

Eric Puryear's Feed

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

Firearms and Freedom

  • 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…
    - 71 days ago, 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 →
    - 73 days ago, 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

    - 28 Mar 14, 2:56am -
  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -
  • Voting Time Standardization
    There is a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature to standardize the voting hours for early voting in Wisconsin. In recent elections, the heavily liberal areas of Milwaukee and Madison have had much longer early voting hours, including weekends, where mos…
    - 15 Mar 14, 6:11am -
  • Defending Hillary
    It doesn’t happen often, but in this case I completely agree with Hillary Clinton. She is drawing fire after comparing Russia’s moves in Ukraine to “protect” people there to what Hitler did at the beginning of World War II. The … Continue r…
    - 6 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • A Tale of Two Bills
    This week, Wisconsin assembly majority leader Bill Kramer was ousted due to allegedly groping one woman, and “verbally abusing” another. The Republican caucus voted unanimously to remove him. Contrast that with another Bill, Bill Clinton. There w…
    - 5 Mar 14, 6:40pm -
  • Who’s Really the Racist Here?
    Eric Holder is now trying to get 11 states to lift their restrictions on felons voting. Because it is somehow racist. This is the same guy that claims voter ID laws are racist. And that punishing students for WHAT THEY … Continue reading →
    - 13 Feb 14, 5:08am -

Minuteman Review

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

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

    - 28 Dec 12, 9:15pm -

Gears of Guns

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • 30 days with the New York Reload...
    I've carried a lot of different guns in even more different holsters over the years as a law enforcement officer in the 1980s and 1990s... to concealed carry in the 2000s, almost every day for over ten years now here in Ohio. I've carried full-size r…
    - 4 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 40 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 11:32pm -
  • Five guns for gals who carry...
    What gun should I get?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, the gals and I'd be living on a ranch out west by now.  There's an endless number of blog posts, gun magazine articles, online reviews, and opinions out there on th…
    - 89 days ago, 2 May 14, 4:20am -
  • Bullseye and combat accuracy... you need both!
    My friend and I were out back on our shootin' range putting some lead downrange and the discussion of bullseye verses combat accuracy came up after some recent blog posts out there on the interwebs. I think both are important and I've used a lot of d…
    - 17 Mar 14, 12:00pm -
  • Buck Knives X-Tract
    The second knife I ever had as a kid growing up was a Sabre scout knife... or camping knife as we called it back them. That was a time when a child having a knife didn't result in a school lock-down and SWAT showing up. There are updated versions of…
    - 24 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Training, Practice, and Conditioning for those of us who don't operate...
    "Bro, do you even operate?" says the bumper sticker of a local tactical wanna-be type... on the back of his jacked-up, never-seen-mud, black tactical Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with all the subtlety of an M1 Abrams tank in a McDonald's drive-thru during…
    - 17 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Hothands Hand Warmers by HeatMax
    We've had one of the colder winters this year that I can remember in recent years. After about two hours on the outdoor shooting range this past Saturday with some good folks taking my NRA Basic Pistol/Ohio CCW course with a high temperature in the t…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ruger LC9 with Crimson Trace Laserguard
    Shooters in the world of concealed carry are much like Goldilocks... looking for that perfect handgun that isn't too hot or too cold... too big or too small. It's a hard combination to find... and the right solution for you doesn't necessarily fit ev…
    - 3 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • My gals hate pink...
    When I first met my wife back in the 80s... the days of shoulder pads... and not just for football players... stirrup pants, leg warmers, and big hair... like Barbara Mandrell... my gal was country when country wasn't cool. She's always worn a little…
    - 27 Jan 14, 1:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newEverytown Video Fail: Which one you rather be?
    This is the latest indoctrination video courtesy of the marketing geniuses paid by Michael Bloomberg: I think the part that pissed me off the most is the 911 caller “Do you have a restraining order?” Paper does not beat abusive ex-boyfriend, OK?…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:34pm -
  • newThe good intentions of a criminal or a liberal fallacy that won’t die.
    We heard & read this kind of rant before. Did Martin deserve to die for the crime of residential burglary? No, she did not. Under the California penal code, the penalty for that crime is up to six years in prison. It does not call for the death sente…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:01pm -
  • newMoms Demand Supporters Counter CATI Demonstration. (Video – Eye Bleach Warning )
    A topless counter demonstration. Unfortunately gravity has not been kind to these ladies. Somewhere in Texas there are some heavily drunk husbands or some very happy ex-husbands.
    - 12 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:22am -
  • newOne victim, Two kidnappings.
    In a rare legal move, county detectives sent a victim to jail Thursday to ensure she will participate in a trial for a man accused of kidnapping and beating her. Faith Bronson isn’t under arrest. But she will remain in Lackawanna County Prison unti…
    - 12 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:14am -
  • Palmer v. DC case: Updated
    DC filed motion to stay #Palmer ruling on gun carry until appeal is filed or 180 days to write a licensing scheme. — Emily Miller (@EmilyMiller) July 28, 2014 Will they be willing to take it to SCOTUS or just go the Chicago Way and write May Issue…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:55pm -
  • Shellshocked.
    At the time of this writing (3:10pm) only one of all the major Gun Control players had anything to say about the ruling striking down the ban on carrying guns in the District of Columbia being CSGV the only exception with 18 words: Brady Campaign, Mo…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:22pm -
  • CSGV and the Pennsylvania Hospital Shooting.
    CSGV should have not touched this one if for nothing more than the comments of its followers: Eric Martin It’s just swell that doctors have to carry guns around. I know we will be hearing about this one from gun nuts for years to come, but a socie…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:13pm -

My Gun Culture

  • 5 Tips for New Concealed Carriers
    Maybe you have recently completed the NSSF First Shots program or recently acquired your concealed carry permit. Alternatively, perhaps you are considering getting a carry permit. In any of these cases, there are a few things you need to know in term…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:28pm -
  • How To Clean A Beretta Px4 Handgun
    These detailed instructions are for a Beretta Px4, but if you have a 92/96 series, you can take advantage of this article too. There are a couple of different details, like how the takedown lever works, but everything else is pretty much the same. Th…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 12:32pm -
  • Transforming A Basic AR-15 To A Home Defense Rifle

    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:07pm -
  • Dogs Gone By: On the Front Line in the War Against Prairie Dogs
    We awoke at dawn. Most of us were slightly nervous, but energized by the certainty of impending combat. I doubt the enemy ever sleeps. They’re too busy digging a tunnel network to support their underground trafficking enterprise. We’d been the on…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:06pm -
  • Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun Review: A “Carbine” Shotgun
    Have you ever shot an M1 Garand, followed by an M1 Carbine? Or perhaps a FAL, followed by a Ruger 10/22? Or maybe a full size over and under 12 gauge, followed by a compact coach gun? If so, then you already have an idea of the relative feel of the B…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 12:53pm -
  • Silencing the 300 AAC Blackout
    Last time we got into an ammunition geek-fest and talked about the variety of commercial ammo available for the 300 AAC Blackout and the endless tinkering you can do as a reloader for that caliber. Perhaps even more fun than creating endless varietie…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:20pm -
  • The 6.8 Remington SPC: An Up Close and Personal Look
      I love the AR platform. And yes, it is a platform as it’s a design model that allows of near infinite customization. You can add accessories until your rifle looks like a Pakistani Jingle Truck. More importantly, since the rifle is a platform, y…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 12:18pm -
  • Surplus Ammunition: Shooting a Little Bit of History, Literally
    Remember when surplus 8mm Mauser ammo was more abundant than White House press conference fibs? I do. Not so very long ago, you could buy as much as you could store for less than 5 cents a round. Now that same round is about 60 cents – if you can f…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 10:57pm -
  • 300 AAC Blackout Fundamentals – Ammunition and Reloading
    Recently when I wrote a review of the Daniel Defense DDM4v5 300 Blackout rifle, I mentioned that I’d be doing a drill down series on different aspects of the 300 AAC Blackout. Well, it starts here. Including this article, we’ll be looking at the…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:31pm -
  • Top 10 Self Defense Ammo Picks
    With a controversial and opinionated topic like this, I have to include a couple of explanations and disclaimers. You do have to be careful about blanket statements when it comes to ammo performance. There are just too many variables. For example, yo…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 4:10pm -

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

  • On Airplanes - There Be Dragons
    I'll be the protector of your heart. The front lines of your guardian angels  - Lifetime, Steve MoaklerBattles have been fought in the air from the first day a small dove dived down from the talons of a hawk.  Man was not far behind.In watching a…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:21pm -
  • Get Off of My Lawn - Garand Days
    Yes, that's the shell flying. I've got a couple days off with Partner. Until I come back, please drop in and visit  The Book of Barkley.  I think he would be pleased.
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 11:31pm -
  • The Book of Barkley is Available - Barnes and Noble and Amazon plus an e-Read!
    Nook and IPad editions are still being set up, but you can order a paperback from Barnes and Noble or Amazon to be shipped soon or an e-book you can download today for just $9.99 as well as a Kindle edition here. The first review is in -  5 out…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:21am -
  • Fine Whines - Squirrels and Dogs
    Don't I look all soft and adorable.  Please feed me bacon. And this pretty girl that had dog treats in her pocket petted me and shampooed my fur and we  came home with a new squeaky toy!I am SO out of this thing.Abby went for her first grooming…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 1:12am -
  • Canine Snack Attack!
    Travel plans for the week sort of fell apart, so instead of sitting at the airport with book in hand, waiting for a flight, I ended up at the crash pad, back to the normal routine. After making the three and a half hour drive from home,  I was a b…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:22pm -
  • Houses of Wood, Memories of Bone - A Short Story
    I'd been peeling wallpaper for most of the morning, sweat dripping down my forehead, lighting on my tongue, tasting of the essence of me, salt and earth.At first, the movements were enjoyable, the evening light coming in not as dimness, but bright…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:31pm -
  • Weekend Adventures - Cans, Cars and Cluck for a Buck
    This is my extra homemade shop lamp.  Look, it DOES say "electric perk".The 36 hours I had off before heading out again was spent at home, food from the freezer and supplies on hand, some yard and shop work, and time with Abby and Partner and some l…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 3:10pm -
  • Abby Acquisitions
    I had a chance to fly home for one night this last week, to get some sleep and fresh clothes, the upcoming schedule sort of in limbo.  Before my flight, I had a good breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage and an orange at the hotel,  but figured I'd…
    - 10 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 7:21pm -
  • Friday Night Guardians
    These things I warmly wish for you. Someone to love, some work to do,  a bit o' sun, a bit o' cheer,and a Guardian Angel always near-Irish Blessing
    - 11 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 12:46am -
  • We All Bleed Red
    I will be out of pocket for the next day or two, for work, but have some posts saved to come up over the weekend.  For tonight, just sit back and read this, and take it to heart.  None of us know when illness or disaster will strike, or how.  But…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 11:08pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newBastion Samurai Patch
    A friend of mine said that morale patches have become as common as business cards in this industry and that they are almost like a form of tactical folk art. Patches like the new Samurai Patch from Bastion make it easy to believe he is right. The pat…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • newOneiros Valley – Moving Sale
    Oneiros Valley is moving their operations Las Vegas to Phoenix and to celebrate/lighten their load, everything on their site is discounted up to 35%. If you own a Mystery Ranch NICE Frame, this is your chance to fall back in love with it like I did w…
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • newBCS Russian Import Sanctions AK-47 Chest Rig Sale
    Does the recent import ban on various Russian manufactured weapons have you down? Beez Combat Systems wants to cheer you up with special pricing on their 5 Mag AK-47 Chest Rig. It is currently available for 20% off the normal price and no up charge f…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • BFG Padded VCAS Now in Kryptek
    Blue Force Gear recently released standard and 2 2 1 version of the Vickers Combat Applications Sling (VCAS) in Kryptek’s Highlander and Typhon camo patterns but many shooters made it known that they wanted the padded version. BFG delivered. Check…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Pray Hard, Shoot Straight AR-15 Dust Covers
    Top Shot Season 3 winner, Dustin Ellerman, has a fresh batch of Pray Hard, Shoot Straight AR-15 dust covers in stock and ready to ship. The engraving was completed by Elzetta Design and all of the proceeds from the sales of these dust covers benefit…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • Stealth – New from Joe Watson Knives and Hardwired Tactical Shooting
    The HiTS knife, a collaboration between Joe Watson Knives and Darryle Bolke of Hardwired Tactical Shooting, has been a run away success. It will be a tough act to follow but they are going to try with the “Stealth”. The Stealth is a fairly versat…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • 20$Bandit Mini Kit MK-7 Available in Kryptek Soon
    The Mini Kit MK-7 will be available in Kryptek Highlander, Mandrake, and Typhon late next week. This isn’t the only news coming from 20$Bandit next week so stay tuned. Check out the Mini Kit MK-7 at 20$Bandit. See my previous review to see what the…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • VLTOR KeyMod CASV
    It seems strange that VLTOR, the central player in the development of KeyMod, is just now releasing a KeyMod version of their well-known CASV rail. Regardless, they are finally available and listed on VLTOR’s website. The CASV-KM8 and CASV-KM9 in b…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Manticore Arms and AK Operators Union Collaboration Rail
    I have been following AK Operators Union, Local 47-74 for some time now, especially their AK centric YouTube Channel. I have also always kept track of what Sven at Manticore Arms is working on since the introduction of his high quality, affordable mu…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • 2 New BAD-ASS Levers from Battle Arms Development
    Battle Arms Development is dropping 2 new levers today for their excellent BAD-ASS line of selectors. This will bring the total to 8 available lever options (9 if you count the end cap)! The first lever is one that has been around for a while but has…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 10:00am -

Arms Vault

  • newBushnell Named Title Sponsor of Precision Rifle Series and its Championship Match
    Overland Park, Kan. ­— Bushnell, a trusted provider of long-range, precision optics, has announced a title sponsorship agreement with the Precision Rifle Series (PRS). Backed by a 65-year history in sports optics, the professional-grade Bushnell E…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:34pm -
  • newChamber-View Empty Chamber Indicator for 9mm and .40 Semi-Auto Pistols
    Chamber-View® Announces Release of New Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI) for 9mm / .40 Semi-Auto Pistols Chamber-View® ECI’s act as the fast, non-verbal way to determine if a firearm is safe from any distance, whether in storage, in the field or on t…
    - 4 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • newAmerican Gunsmithing Institute Announces Certified Glocksmith Course
    American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) Announces NEW Certified Glocksmith Course Become an AGI Certified Glocksmith! Master the GLOCK®, the world’s most popular pistol, learn new gunsmithing skills from basic maintenance to custom GLOCK modification…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:58pm -
  • newVarmints Beware – CMMG Mk4 V Series
    Varmints Beware – CMMG Unveils the Mk4 V Series Fayette, MO—Varmint hunting can often present a variety of challenges that must be met.  Whether it’s knocking down a long-range shot or tracking a moving target, speed and accuracy reign supreme…
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:22pm -
  • newBrownells Emergency and Survival Gear
    Brownells Emergency & Survival Gear Kits Keep You Prepared, Save You Money Brownells has released its own emergency and survival gear kits tailored to meet customers’ needs in specific situations. Each kit comes with its own bag, backpack or plasti…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:05pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • newFederal 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…
    - 11 hours 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...
    - 23 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....
    - 33 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...
    - 35 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 5:56pm -
  • Can a Gun Trust own or Possess an SBR in IL?
    As of January 1, 2013 it became legal persons with a C&R license to purchase, transfer, make, possess, and use an SBR in IL. The Law is poorly written and only indicates that it restricts possession. While it has been...
    - 35 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 1:20pm -
  • Supreme Court Decision on "Straw Purchases" Does Not Make Firearms Gift Purchases Illegal
    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case involving a Virginia man who could legally purchase a firearm and did so for an uncle from Pennsylvania. Even though the Pennsylvania man who ultimately bought the gun was not...
    - 36 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 8:59pm -
  • Florida to Discuss Hunting with Suppressor Next Week
    I received an email regarding a clarification of the previous version of this blog. The email I received was to clarify what was happening and stated that there will be discussions with their Commissioners to let them know that they...
    - 49 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 6:55pm -
  • PA Firearms Law Seminar- July 19, 2014
    On July 19 2014, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and Attorney Eric Winter of Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., in conjunction with The Sportsman's Shop, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state...
    - 49 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 6:50pm -
  • Do you Qualify for a Free or Discounted Gun Trust in Alaska?
    We work with lawyers in Alaska who accept most legal benefit plans offered to many state employees in Alaska. Many of these plans pay for trust work which would include the creation of a NFA Trust, Gun Trust, or Multi...
    - 54 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 10:00pm -
  • Can I Hunt in Florida with a Suppressor (Silencer)? Updated
    To answer this question you must look a the Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative code. While Florida Law does not specifically grant the right to use a suppressor while hunting in certain conditions, you must remember that laws do not...
    - 56 days ago, 3 Jun 14, 2:15pm -

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…
    - 50 days ago, 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…
    - 51 days ago, 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…
    - 51 days ago, 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…
    - 52 days ago, 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…
    - 52 days ago, 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…
    - 56 days ago, 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

  • newSelf-defense lanyard
    One of these just came over the transom. It's an interesting invention for those who live in or visit cities that essentially forbid you to carry anything like a weapon (Boston, as I recall, forbids even pepper spray, unless you have a carry permit)…
    - 6 mins ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:46pm -
  • newAs expected....
    DC moves for a stay of the injunction. It asks either for a stay pending appeal (which would last until any appeal is decided) or for one of 180 days, to give it time to draft a permit system. I guess the City Council is a little slow-moving.UPDATE…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:46pm -
  • DC's reaction to Palmer
    Alan Gura's blog post links to a pdf of a DC Police memo giving its reaction. Essentially:1. DC residents who carry an unregistered gun can be charged with failure to register it, but not for carrying it. (By implication, those with registered gun…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:09pm -
  • Palmer v. DC: a win!
    Blog post and link to opinion here. District Court of DC rules that DC's requirement for a permit to carry, combined with its refusal to issue such permits, is unconstitutional, and (2) so is its ban on issuing permits to nonresidents.A major advan…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 11:10pm -
  • More on the PA hospital shooting
    Story here It now appears that:1) the murderer had a pocketful of ammunition, suggesting that, but for the psychiatrist shooting him and other staff jumping him, he would have gone on a killing spree. "We believe that Mr. Plotts, if it wasn't for…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 10:55pm -
  • Mercy Hospital shooting: bad guy with a gun stopped by good guy with same
    Story here. The killer murdered a psychiatric case worker, and then was shot and seriously wounded by a doctor who was carrying a gun. The doctor was nicked by a shot from the killer, it's not yet reported whether that came before or after he hit th…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:48pm -
  • Prof. Brian Anse Patrick releases "Zombology"
    A bit of background: the good professor is a CCW instructor and author of "The Ten Commandments of Propaganda," "The National Rifle Association and the Media: The Motivating Force of Negative Coverage," and "Rise of the Anti-Media: In-Forming America…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:22pm -
  • Radley Balko on race and gun laws
    A most interesting article.Among other things, he discusses a form of "sting" which has become very popular, and given rise to the concept of "sentencing entrapment." It goes like this: Federal agents recruit an informant and send him out. He tells…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:53pm -
  • Beretta pulls out of Maryland
    over its gun restrictions. "While we had originally planned to use the Tennessee facility for new equipment and for production of new product lines only, we have decided that it is more prudent from the point of view of our future welfare to move t…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:29am -
  • Philadelphia settles class action suit
    Joshua Prince announces that a class action brought by himself and two other attorneys has settled. It challenged Philadelphia's disclosure of private carry permit information. Philadelphia disclosed information regarding appeals from initial denial…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:40pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • Somewhere outside of Albany …

    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:06pm -
  • More Moreland
    Governor Cuomo’s problems are getting worse: “Gov. Cuomo’s reputation has been severely damaged and his chances of running for president destroyed by revelations that he interfered with the Moreland Commission’s efforts to probe political cor…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:56pm -
  • Judge rules DC ban on CCW unconstitutional
    A federal judge in Washington, D.C. overturned the city’s prohibition on carrying firearms outside the home.  Judge Frederick Scullin cited both the Heller and McDonald decisions in his ruling in Palmer v. District of Columbia. I have no idea what…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 12:59pm -
  • Jon Stewart nails it

    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:57pm -
  • NY Times hits Cuomo hard
    The New York Times hits Governor Cuomo hard, “Cuomo’s Office Hobbled Ethics Inquiries by Moreland Commission“: “… [The Moreland Commission] was barely two months old when its investigators, hunting for violations of campaign-finance laws, i…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:39pm -
  • Everytown staffer downplays 9/11

    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:01pm -
  • Eldridge supports “common sense” gun control
    Carpetbagger Sean Eldridge, who is trying to buy the CD-19 seat, speaks on guns: “… Eldridge said he does not support New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act, arguing that it was rushed through to adoption, but said he…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 1:19pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • 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…
    - 25 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…
    - 25 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!
    - 51 days ago, 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
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 55 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Ares Defense SCR
    MSRP: $865 2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 82 days ago, 8 May 14, 11:32am -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Noveske Signature Ammunition from Nosler
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 83 days ago, 7 May 14, 8:24pm -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: Burris Optics
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 83 days ago, 7 May 14, 8:23pm -
  • 2014 NRA Annual Meeting: FNH-USA AR-15
    2014 NRA Annual Meeting Mega Post
    - 83 days ago, 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

  • AR-180: Armalite's Other Black Rifle

    AR-180: Armalite's Other Black Rifle

    *AR-18 stock folded*A pal owned one of these, back when you could buy these types of firearms in California before the faked hysteria that later resulted in the semi-auto ban(s). I always enjoyed shooting it and regret not getting one when I could, b…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:55am -
  • AR-15: (USA-Video) Albuquerque Police to be issued 300+ AR-15 Rifles

    AR-15: (USA-Video) Albuquerque Police to be issued 300+ AR-15 Rifles

    *Cops:Biscotti-Espresso-AR15's: The New Normal?*The usual hysterics ensue due to local  police choosing to issue rifles rather than let officers carry personally owned patrol rifles, a simple accounting measure is now a sinister "plot" as seen by th…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 7:02am -
  • Semi-Auto Long guns seized in crime "Negligible", despite U.S. contrary propaganda & Hollywood; handguns predominate

    Semi-Auto Long guns seized in crime "Negligible", despite U.S. contrary propaganda & Hollywood; handguns predominate

    *Say Hello to my totally illegal black market Grenade Launcher/M16 Machine-gun that you can not buy over the counter, but the lying gun confiscators hope you are stupid enough to think anyone in the USA can*  When it comes to Semi-Auto rifles (One s…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 3:41am -
  • Kiwi's to get new rifles to replace Steyr's, other weapons

    Kiwi's to get new rifles to replace Steyr's, other weapons

    Kiwi forces are ditching worn out Steyrs for new rifles, and other firearms. Word on the jungle telegraph is that the Snuffies were not all that happy with them to begin with, although they remain superior to the SA-80 Bullpups the Brits have suffere…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 2:27am -
  • Chi-Com UN Troops conduct live-fire drill in Africa

    Chi-Com UN Troops conduct live-fire drill in Africa

    Chi-Com "Peacekeepers" bring their big-bore magazine fed blasters with them to Mali. These look suspiciously similar to Barrett .50 BMG rifles and mount huge optics (probably reverse engineered, like the M-4 Carbine knockoffs they quietly manufacture…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 1:46am -
  • Ban Semi-Automatic, Automatic firearms: Obama

    Ban Semi-Automatic, Automatic firearms: Obama

    How much more do you need to "prove" when he blatantly says it?. Ban and confiscate on the Australian model, 2nd Amendment be dammed, the fact that these are rarely used in crime, and the fact that the majority of Americans do NOT want this also be d…
    - 46 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 7:31am -
  • AK47: 45 AK-47 rifles recovered from NPA Communist Guerrillas (Phillipines)

    AK47: 45 AK-47 rifles recovered from NPA Communist Guerrillas (Phillipines)

    *NPA with Nam era M-16 and Type56 Chi-Com AK folder*Philippine Forces bravely continue the fight against archaic retro communist insurgents. Even the former Viet-Cong regret what they got after Communists took control, NPA epitomize the concept of "s…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 4:48am -
  • AR-15: AZ Police to get new AR pattern Rifles

    AR-15: AZ Police to get new AR pattern Rifles

    Using proceeds from seizures of criminal assets, the San Luis Police Department is buying 30 military-style assault rifles for its officers. The city council recently approved the purchase of the AR-15-style rifles from Tucson-based Sionics Weapon…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 3:53am -
  • Czech CZ 805 BREN assault rifles wanted by Slovak Army

    Czech CZ 805 BREN assault rifles wanted by Slovak Army

    *CZ805 Rifles in action*The Slovak Ministry of Defence (MoD) has indicated it would like to procure new assault rifles, submachine guns, and semi-automatic pistols from Czech small arms maker Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod to equip front-line units…
    - 51 days ago, 9 Jun 14, 7:48am -
  • "The Forgotten Guns of D-Day" (Article)

    "The Forgotten Guns of D-Day" (Article)

    *German FG-42 in 7.92x57mm*In honor of this years D-Day ceremonies, ignore the occupant of the White House's dishonest blather and read this great article about real heroes, villain's, and some of the more obscure firearms they used in battle. Then…
    - 52 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 3:29am -

T.A.G.

  • 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

  • ANNOUNCEMENT
    We've Moved! Our new blog address is www.defensiveforce.com/blog. Please update your links!Also, Defensive Force Instructors LLC has a new home on the web: www.defensiveforce.com. 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

  • newNew Editing and Media Updates Are Here
    From a new grid look in your Media Library to a streamlined Post Editor, the latest updates to your WordPress.com site will make creating and publishing even easier.
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:42pm -
  • newEarly Theme Adopters: Bloggy
    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 Bloggy, a premium theme that offers many different looks.
    - 8 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • One Theme, Five Ways: Customizing Adelle
    Popular free theme Adelle has a lot more to offer than its signature pink dots, as these five bloggers show us.
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Introducing Site Logos: Personalize Your Blog, Display Your Brand
    We're excited to announce our new Site Logo feature.
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 7:56pm -
  • Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 2
    Here’s the second edition of Longreads’ Best of WordPress! We’ve combed through the internet to put together a reading list of some of the best storytelling being published on WordPress. (You can find Vol. 1 here.) As a reminder: If you read or…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Just Pressed: New Books by Authors on WordPress.com
    From a comic diary to a collection of essays on culture and belonging, the most recent published works by WordPress.com authors are great additions to your bookshelf.
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Heading to BlogHer ’14 next week? So are we!
    BlogHer 2014, the 10th anniversary celebration of the popular women's blogging network, kicks off next Thursday, July 24th in San Jose, California. There's still time to register, and we hope you do -- we'll be there, too!
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here
    Writing 201, which starts next Monday, July 21st, will help bloggers develop their storytelling and self-editing skills.
    - 15 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Street Art: Around the World in Eight Photos
    Tour the colorful street art of the world found on WordPress.com, right from your seat.
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • New Themes: Adaption and Isola
    Adaption and Isola are two great new free themes that keep your content looking good, no matter what device your readers use.
    - 19 days ago, 10 Jul 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

  • newThanks for the Mammaries... Not.
    I started a topless gun protest because ammo-sexuals still won't shut up [More]Really? Not because you're a headcase exhibitionist loser? I dunno Phyllis, I'm still not convinced.Take your bottom off, too, and maybe insert some gun safety flags, and.…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:41pm -
  • newStanding Up to the People of the Gang
    I don't suppose that's an option in Chicago, Laura? [More]
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:46pm -
  • newWhy Doctors Should Not Ask Their Patients About Guns
    Good insights. [More]
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:38pm -
  • newMeanwhile, Over at the Fundamental Transformation...
    What? Huh? Bor-ring... [More]I wonder what those crazy Kardashians are up to now?
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:36pm -
  • newStay Ordered on DC Gun Ruling
    I just updated yesterdays' GRE with the details, including links to the motion and the order.
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:17pm -
  • newObjective Standards
    It is unclear what objective standards, if any, are required to enter purchase information into the database, and it appears that the information is never removed, even though the purchaser may never have been convicted or even accused of a crime.…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:42pm -
  • newGet Thee to a Nunnery
    8. Nunn will tout a group of gun-owning supporters “in September or October” [More]Great, talk about a situation rich in target opportunities!  I can't wait to shine a light on these kapo/Quislings! Oh, and look what goes hand-in-hand with being…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:17pm -
  • newKDOA
    KOA Campgrounds Irate over man carrying a gun… On his own property. [More]That doesn't surprise me. Bet he gets the standard corporate weasel-wording about franchisee owner/operators I did.There are plenty of other choices, you know.Were I that nei…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • newThey Say that I Won't Last Too Long on Bradway
     [More] True, the moron is not worth the effort. Just a passing glance to once more document the "progressive" mindset as hostile to humanity will suffice.Interesting, he'd rather have seen the shrink in Philly dead than armed.  Glad the hospital i…
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:22pm -
  • newNice Fabric
    It'll make a swell burka! [More]Guess what the plan is for stupid Prozi sows, who parade around with flapping udders while demanding to be commanded into defenselessness?
    - 7 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:56pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • Service members, consider yourselves warned
    This company and others like it target young, inexperienced service members and then victimize them, no matter where they may be. USA Discounters – unfortunately headquartered here in Virginia – along with Freedom Furniture and Electronics and M…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 12:23am -
  • Remember Original Keyless?
    That fraud of a company owned by a Nicole Cucuzza that tried to steal my money without sending me merchandise and then ignored all attempts at communication until I outed her scamming ass? Well guess who got a letter from the Office of the Arizona At…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 11:42pm -
  • Something good out of something bad
    When you lose an animal, part of your heart gets torn out. They really are furry children, who rely on humans in every way, and when they take you as their human, they hold your heart in their furry little paws forever. That’s how I’ve felt all w…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:11pm -
  • Goodbye
    I received a call from the hospital this morning telling me that Mac had taken a turn for the worse. She was struggling to breathe, and our doctor did not think they could do anything else for her, since she did not respond to chemotherapy. Rob and I…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:06am -
  • It’s about love (Scroll down for an update)
    Sixteen years ago on a sunny day we brought home a little ginger kitten from the local shelter. We named her McGwire, because it was the same day as Mark McGwire hit his 62nd home run. And she was a ginger, so it fit. The Redhead was not quite a year…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:23pm -
  • About those sanctions
    If you haven’t heard, the Treasury Department has released the latest round of sanctions against Russia for its activities in Ukraine, and some Second Amendment advocates are suspicious, to say the least. Earlier today, the Department of Commerce a…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 9:23pm -
  • “Being Honest Messed Up My Life”
    This is my latest for JPFO. When the judge and the police officer who stopped you both say you should have just kept your mouth shut about that firearm you were legally carrying in your state, but which became illegal when you mistakenly took it acro…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 7:23pm -
  • Holy crap! Customer rep from hell!
    I will admit I have Comcast. I haven’t had a problem with them, and their customer service, and I’ve had Comcast for probably 10 years. I have NEVER, EVER had anything like this experience! This guy needs a kick in the nuts. This is a painful, wh…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 2:29am -
  • That’s quite the recovery!
    CNN reports this morning that Army Staff Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is all ready for a return to duty. That’s right. After five years as an “enemy captive,” it took Bergdahl all of a month and a half to recover and get back to work. Um. Yeah. That’s…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 11:47pm -
  • Winning!
    The gun grabber desperation is getting palpable and smelly. I mentioned the thieving piece of shit who wants to defraud businesses that respect their patrons’ rights before. My latest alert for JPFO expands on their desperation a bit – without al…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 8:31pm -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 7/29/2014
    JXR11B00 $1,592.99 Beretta ARX100 Semi-Automatic Rifle, 223 Rem, Matte Black Finish, Black Synthetic, Telescoping and Foldable Stock, Vertical Pistol Grip, One 30 Round Magazine, Picatinny Rail, Flip up Front and Rear Sights, Flash Hider 025212202 $6…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:04am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/28/2014
    DD23-108-09175 $961.99 Daniel Defense V3 AR Upper Assembly, 16″ Barrel, Black Finish, M4 9.0 Rail, Daniel Defense Furniture, Flat Top DD23-050-08176 $961.99 Daniel Defense Volume 1 AR Upper Assembly, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Barrel, Black Finish, M…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:34pm -
  • Quotable Quote from “Monster Hunter Legion”
    “If at first you don’t succeed, shoot it another hundred times. That’s what’s nice about belt-feds.” From Larry Correia’s Monster Hunter Legion.  
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 6:44pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/27/2014
    DD02-050-15027-058 $1,466.99 Daniel Defense DD15027 Semi-automatic AR Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Barrel, Black Finish, Daniel Defense Furniture: Stock, Quad Rail, Vertical Grip, Hard Case, One 10 Round Magazine, Bullet Button, A2 Sight DD02-145-…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 1:18pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 07/26/2014
    TRYSRAI-AK1-LBBT-00 $110.99 Troy 13.5″ Bottom Rail for AK-47, Black TRGL113-C-600784 $120.99 Trijicon Yellow Outline HD Sights for Glock 42 SG320C-9-BSS $539.99 Sig Sauer P320 Carry Semi-automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 3.9″ Barrel, Black Nitron Finish, S…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/25/2014
    SPKSAR3213 $273.99 Spike’s Tactical SAR3 13.2″ Rail for AR Rifles, Black H86271 $10.99 Hornady American Whitetail 2.75″ 12Ga 325 Gr. Slugs, Box of 5 Rounds
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Happy – and Manly – Story from The Adaptive Curmudgeon
    Makin’ Bacon Part 6: Ego Gates Eventually I found a place that had cheap (Chinese made?) gates on sale. They were about half the cost of the original gates. All I needed to do was drive 50 miles round trip, buy gates that were 1 3/4” diameter “…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:17pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/24/2014
    UXRWS2132494 $11.99 RWS Ammunition Hi-Velocity, 22LR, 40Gr Hollow Point, Box of 50 Rounds SG1911CA-45-SPARTAN $1,011.99 Sig Sauer 1911 Spartan Commander Single Action Semi-automatic Pistol, 45 ACP. 4.25″ Barrel, Oil Rubbed Bronze PVD Finish, Sparta…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/23/2014
    SW170299FC-A $1,282.99 Smith & Wesson Model 500 Comped Hunter Extra Large Double Action Revolver, 500 S&W, 7.5″ Barrel, Stainless Steel Finish, Rubber Grips, 5 Round Capacity, Adjustable Sight SB38P $17.99 Sellier & Bellot Pistol Ammunition, 38 Spe…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/22/2014
    NAA1860250 $251.99 North American Arms “The Sheriff” 1860 Single Action Revolver, 22 WMR, 2.5″ Barrel, Steel Frame, Stainless Finish, Wood Grips, 5 Round Capacity, Fixed Sights CA282 $1,030.99 Cimarron 1873 Sporting Rifle, Lever Action, 45 Long…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:36am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newDave Kopel on the D.C. Carry Ruling
    I've seen blog posts, Twitter posts, and news reports that make Saturday's ruling in Parker all roses for non D.C. residents when it comes to carrying handguns in the District.  Dave Kopel wrote this morning on the Volokh Conspiracy.  As usual he…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:48pm -
  • newChicago Compensated Gun Confiscation Scheme Pays Dividends for Illinois Group
    GunsSaveLife.com has the story here: In 2012, Guns Save Life took up 65 clunkers to trade for perfectly good cash. Some of our guns were fire-damaged, others were just pre-1898 rust-ruined barreled-actions and some were literally held together with…
    - 6 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:08pm -
  • newD.C. Sends Muddled Response to Gun Ruling
    Having to scramble to respond to a Saturday ruling could cause muddled messages but one would think that after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Peruta earlier this year that the District of Columbia would have had a contingency plan in pla…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:49pm -
  • NRA Youth Education Summit Returns to Virginia
    The NRA Virginia Youth Education Summit was held July 10th-13th and was another smashing success.  VSSA acts as the financial agent for the program using funds provided by the NRA Foundation.  This year 16 Virginia high school students traveled to…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • DC Carry Ruling Could Positively Impact Hill Staffer and Lobbyist Caught With Gun At Capitol
    Roll Call reports that Saturday's ruling by Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. in Palmer v. District of Columbia could affect currently charges against a Hill staffer and lobbyist recent caught carrying a firearm at the U.S. Capitol. Neither were charged b…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:19pm -
  • Former N.J. Governor Jim Florio Offers Lame Response to Lott Op/Ed on Christie Magazine/Gun Ban Veto
    Last weekend, the New Jersey Star-Ledger printed an Op/Ed by Dr. John Lott that logically explained why Governor Chris Christie's veto of a magazine/gun ban that was passed by the N.J. General Assembly during the 2014 session, was the right decisi…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:25pm -
  • Roanoke Times Op/Ed: The Fault in Ourselves, Not Our Guns
    A Virginia NRA member and hunter had this op/ed in today's Roanoke Times as a response to a previous letter to the editor.  The writer, Glenn Watson, pointed out what was wrong with the opinions laid out in that letter, then pointed out that while…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:50pm -
  • More Evidence the "40% of Gun Sales Don't Include a Background Check" Claim Is Untrue
    The "40% of gun sales don't undergo background checks" claim gets even weaker thanks to this report out of Colorado.  Previously the Washington Post gave President Obama "Three Pinocchios" for making the claim.  Colorado used the number to justify…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 4:15pm -
  • August Events of Interest to Virginia Sportsmen
    August is when various outdoor shows and events take place in Virginia that get hunters ready for the upcoming season.  Here are some of the more popular events via the VDGIF Outdoor Report:The 31st Annual Virginia Outdoor Sportsman's Show returni…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:30pm -
  • Another Non-Resident Ensnared by D.C. Gun Laws
    Roll Call reports that this time it is an agricultural lobbyist from South Carolina:Capitol Police confiscated a 9mm Ruger handgun from the bag of Camden, S.C., resident Ronald William Prestage shortly after 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning at the Cannon…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:54pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • 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…
    - 5 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…
    - 24 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…
    - 55 days ago, 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…
    - 71 days ago, 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…
    - 83 days ago, 8 May 14, 1:46am -
  • Guns for the mentally ill
    After the latest shooting at Fort Hood, which was committed by a mentally-ill soldier with a spotty performance record, who was on numerous psychotropic medications, who never saw any combat (and thus the anti-military liberals cannot chalk up the cr…
    - 8 Apr 14, 12:57am -
  • The Experts Agree: The 1911 Sucks!
    I promised Crapgame that I wouldn’t gloat. But a very well-known gunblogger and 1911 gunsmith has come out against the 1911 design: Hilton Yam: My Personal Path Away From The 1911 SaysUncle picked up the story, and it’s going to get a lot of atte…
    - 6 Mar 14, 8:02pm -
  • Big Brother is Watching (Updated)
    Just a quick post, without a lot of opinion. You may have heard the story about the Florida gun owner who was pulled over while driving through Maryland: http://tbo.com/list/columns-tjackson/jackson-gun-owner-unarmed-unwelcome-in-maryland-20140112/ A…
    - 18 Jan 14, 2:14am -
  • Dick Metcalf Goes Full Retard
    Wow. Dick Metcalf really REALLY doesn’t ever want to work in the gun industry ever again. Sebastian discusses it here: Dick Metcalf Triples Down But there is so much deception and so much fail in Dickie-boy’s fuddy-duddy whining that I am going t…
    - 16 Jan 14, 12:00am -
  • First CT Gun Registration Rejection
    And here is that other shoe that we were all waiting to hear drop: Registration rejected due to lack of postmark Well, I do not know the circumstances of this particular situation (i.e. how/when the registration was submitted), but the person who got…
    - 11 Jan 14, 12:21am -

The State of Guns

  • AK-47s Flying Off Shelves Following Sanctions Announcement

    AK-47s Flying Off Shelves Following Sanctions Announcement

    The fashionably named  Cold War II speculations are pretty much all the rage in discussion on politics these days, however, there is one piece of Russian gun-tech that seems to spark the curiosity of Americans even more than usual. It is the world-f…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:38pm -
  • Gun Friendly Signs Improving Economy In Maryville

    Gun Friendly Signs Improving Economy In Maryville

    Putting signs saying something in the lines of ‘Guns are welcome’ seems to be a favorite pastime of many a local business owner. Recently, a Maryville restaurant went viral with their sign, and now a printing company from East Tennessee claims to…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 9:06pm -
  • Extrema Ratio Knives: For Brutal Scenarios

    Extrema Ratio Knives: For Brutal Scenarios

      The Italian company Extrema Ratio is famous for their specifically designed knives which are extremely popular among special forces and SWAT teams worldwide. At first used only by the Italian commandos in Iraq and Afghanistan, these fine blades dr…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:47pm -
  • The Infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

    The Infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

    California Governor Jerry Brown announced on Friday that he has signed Assembly Bill 1964, which aims to remove the exception of “single shot” on California’s “not unsafe” Roster of handguns. It goes into effect on January 1st, 2015, becomi…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 12:44pm -
  • Canadian Revolvers – Wild West Edition

    Canadian Revolvers – Wild West Edition

    Few people connect Canada and Canadian history with the Wild West moniker. But it is no less apt way to describe the Canadian frontier than the territory of present United States. It too was a wilderness teeming with natives. Law And Order With Engli…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 1:51pm -
  • D.C. Government Clashes Over Marijuana And Guns

    D.C. Government Clashes Over Marijuana And Guns

    Open-carry of semi-automatic rifles might not be a problem anymore, but a joint in your pocket could put you into serious problems in D.C. depending on who wins in the struggle of amendments. A bill was signed in March by mayor Vincent Gray, decrimin…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:31pm -
  • Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

    Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

    Target asked customers to refrain from bringing their firearms into their stores, which is an important statement, showing that Target is more concerned about losing those who do not wish to shop next to those who practice open-carry. Target CEO, Joh…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 1:19pm -
  • New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

    New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

    A new law in Tennessee was passed under the radar regarding loaded firearms in vehicles. Since  July 1, if you possess a gun under state and federal law, it is within your rights to keep a handgun, shotgun or rifle in your car or truck, even if you…
    - 17 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 4:12pm -
  • Beretta 692 and 486 Parallelo: High Class at Moderate Price

    Beretta 692 and 486 Parallelo: High Class at Moderate Price

    Last year’s IWA Outdoor Classics Exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany was marked by the huge Beretta Group stalls which occupied most of the Hall 4. The biggest and the most splendid one belonged to the leading firm of the Group, of course – the B…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 4:15pm -
  • New Gun Store Law In Chicago

    New Gun Store Law In Chicago

    Despite being forced to allow gun sales by a federal judge, the Chicago City Council approved a legislation that would significantly limit locations at which those stores could be opened. I also warns the gun owners that the city government will be c…
    - 27 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 2:46pm -

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. ...read more Continue reading →The post Gun raffles entice US voters appeared first on The Old Gunha…
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 53 days ago, 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 ...read more Continue reading →The post Jonathan Richards: Good Guy/Bad Guy appeared first on The Old Gunhand.
    - 53 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 1:49am -
  • Just Another Defensive Gun Use (of the Day)
    Crime report via arlnow.com 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 ...read more Cont…
    - 53 days ago, 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. ...read more Cont…
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 53 days ago, 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 –(Ammoland.com)- Yesterday, the final three bills included in the Firearms Records Confidentiality Package, Senate Bills 49, 834 and 881, passed in the Michigan…
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 53 days ago, 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…
    - 53 days ago, 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. ...read m…
    - 53 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 12:49am -

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