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Bob Owens

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

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newWhat The Trainer Is Not
    DTG explains the role of team trainer/leader. Read it all, please.
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 7:31pm -
  • newBanzai!
    Visual combat above, below, and final:
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 7:19pm -
  • newBracken Sends

    - 5 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 7:02pm -
  • newBoom!
    WeaponsMan discusses the 1917 Halifax explosion. Related.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:38pm -
  • newAmnesty: Reax
    (Muir’s DBD; click to enlarge) Pournelle: Don’t Panic AOSHQ: Take SOTU Elsewhere Denninger: There Is No Longer A Rule Of Law Proving Gruber Right GOP Leadership Responds To Obamnesty: Charlie Daniels tweets: Ramirez: And also here: Insty: Wild Bi…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:06pm -
  • ”You’re damned right that’s who I am”
    Eatgrueldog schools the Grubermenschen. They have no frigging idea what is coming. To them. Personally.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 4:27pm -
  • A Clear and Concise Guide to U.S. Policy in the Middle East
    US madness in the Land Of Mo in four grafs, via Straight Line Logic. Good news? Lotsa debtbux for the military-industrial-academic-K Street crowd. So there’s that.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:29pm -
  • Fabbersmith: Not Quite Yet
    FS files another request for info/concepts. Place comments at his shop, please. Related discussion by Aesop here. Got makers?
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:00am -
  • All That Needs To Be Said
    Via Sam K. No quarter.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:14am -
  • Banzai!
    Above; below. Related, from Ace of Spades HQ: Obama: I Will Formally End The American Constitutional System This Thursday Night in Las Vegas, and Install a Third-World Junta System In Its Place See also, this piece from Commentary: Obama Is … Conti…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 5:01am -

Patriot Rising

  • People Today Need To Obtain The Security Of A Firearm BEFORE Times Get Tough

    People Today Need To Obtain The Security Of A Firearm BEFORE Times Get Tough

    When our false economy finally implodes (and it will), times will get tough, and worse.   Some believe that we will very likely experience a ‘Greater Depression’ and a devastating breakdown of our civilized social fabric – leading to extremely…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 10:19pm -
  • Gun sales surge ahead of jury’s Ferguson decision

    Gun sales surge ahead of jury’s Ferguson decision

    In this Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 photo, Steven King works behind the counter at at Metro Shooting Supplies, in Bridgeton, Mo. St. Louis County gun dealers like King are reporting a surge in sales and an increase in first-time buyers as fearful residen…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 9:30pm -
  • Facebook broadens gun ban to include safety features like vaults, safes

    Facebook broadens gun ban to include safety features like vaults, safes

    Facebook’s ban on gun ads has been extended to include efforts to keep arms safe and out of the hands of children, such as trigger locks and safes.   In a move that appeared to contradict Facebook’s bid to promote safety, the Internet giant refu…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 2:06am -
  • New York tells Grieving families: Sorry your loved one Just Died, Give us his Guns!

    New York tells Grieving families: Sorry your loved one Just Died, Give us his Guns!

    “’ll give you my gun when you pry it from my cold, dead hands,” a line immortalized by Charleston Heston, seems to have taken on a new meaning as New York plans to do just that: Take the Dead’s guns! The city of Buffalo New York has begun con…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 9:38pm -
  • California gun dealers sue firearms bureau over window advertising citation
    According to state law, images of handguns cannot be displayed so that they are visible from the outside of a building Post by Tracy Rifle and Pistol. Four California gun dealers sued the government in federal court on Monday for alleged First Amendm…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 11:03pm -
  • Billionaires Buy Gun Control in Washington: Roll Out Nationwide plan to Ban Guns on Local Level

    Billionaires Buy Gun Control in Washington: Roll Out Nationwide plan to Ban Guns on Local Level

    After failing to pass gun control on a federal level, the anti-gun morons have devised a new scheme to take away your ability to defend yourself and your family: They will just buy gun control on a local level.   Billionaires Michael Bloomberg and B…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Nov 14, 11:28pm -
  • Where Guns Won And Lost In The 2014 Midterm Elections

    Where Guns Won And Lost In The 2014 Midterm Elections

    The pundit class of the mainstream media is apparently still in shock and denial over the results of the 2014 midterm elections, a contest that was so-only sided that it’s hard to put into context. The results of a handful of races are still in dou…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 2:26pm -
  • Second Amendment Crushes Gun Control Candidates in Midterm Elections

    Second Amendment Crushes Gun Control Candidates in Midterm Elections

      As the election returns came in on November 4 one thing was evident—the Second Amendment crushed gun control candidates in Senate and gubernatorial races around the country.   In so doing, the Second Amendment annihilated the left’s relentles…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 10:18pm -
  • Cops: Elderly Man Justified in Shooting, Killing Robber Who Attacked Wife

    Cops: Elderly Man Justified in Shooting, Killing Robber Who Attacked Wife

    Man defends family, while exercising right to self-defense A Texas man will not be charged by police after he shot a robber who attacked his wife in the parking lot of a grocery store, a perfect example of why concealed carry handgun laws and the Sec…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:33pm -
  • Open carry group may sue city again over sidewalk rules

    Open carry group may sue city again over sidewalk rules

      Gun rights group Open Carry Tarrant County is threatening to return to court after Arlington, Texas, proposed a new set of rules to prevent them from handing out literature at city intersections. The group won the first round of a federal lawsuit…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 2:55am -

The Armed Lutheran

  • NRA Freestyle Finally Shows Partners Some Love
    Last week, I shared my experiences with the partner program at NRA Freestyle and my general sense of dissatisfaction. Now, six months after initially forming our partnership, NRA Freestyle is finally showing some love to it’s partners with the laun…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:51am -
  • The Untold Truth About Guns
    By now we’ve all heard the secret history of famed firearms like the Ruger 10/22 and the AK-47. Now we reveal more sinister, evil truths behind America’s obsession with guns. It starts during the Cold War, when the Russians developed the AK-47, w…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Beware the Ineptocracy
    Back in September, I wrote a piece about how illegal immigration affects women and their ability to exercise their Second Amendment rights. The story was based, in part, on the experience of my wife in trying to prove to the States of Texas and North…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • The Root word in Partnership is Partner
    Back in May I was approached by representatives from the NRA with an offer to form a strategic partnership related to the fledgeling NRA Freestyle website, featuring internet shows NOIR and Media Lab. I was happy to accept. I love the style of the NR…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Ben Carson and the Second Amendment
    Dr. Carson has recently thrown his hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential election, after months of speculation about his intentions. Seeking to solidify his bona fides with gun rights supporters, he clarified his position on Facebook this week.…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Nov 14, 12:45pm -
  • IDPA HQ Announces Changes
    Back in September, I offered my suggestions for changes to IDPA rules here on this site. Those suggestions were not just fodder for a blog post. I submitted them to IDPA along with hundreds (thousands?) of others who added their two cents as well. In…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Rights Don’t Change Because Technology Changes
    I’ve been a fan of Billy Johnson’s video commentaries from his days when he published under the Amidst the Noise monicker. Now, as a NRA Commentator, he continues to deliver delightfully intelligent arguments in support of gun rights with better…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • My Take on the Election
    As I write this, Democrats are still wringing their hands, gnashing their teeth and rending their clothes in despair after the steamroller that hit them in Tuesday’s mid-term election. What does the election mean for gun rights? In my estimation, n…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Get Out and Vote
    On this election day pundits and pollsters are pretty confident that voters will send a clear and convincing message to Obama and the Democrats that they are unhappy with the direction of the country. Don’t assume anything. Get out and vote. Voting…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 1:18pm -
  • Para Ordnance LTC 9mm Review
    I am not a big 1911 guy. I recognize the history of the platform and the elegance of the design. They are (or can be) beautiful guns. But I have always found them to finnicky and unnecessarily difficult to disassemble and reassemble. Case in point: t…
    - 20 days ago, 1 Nov 14, 12:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

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

A Keyboard and a .45

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

Mississippi Gun News

  • newAl Sharpton Threatens Cities Across the Nation with More Violence
    BY DANA CRISWELL Al Sharpton has threatened cities across the nation with more “protest” which we all know means riots and looting of businesses.  If Sharpton and his band of thugs do not get their way by having an innocent police officer indict…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:42pm -
  • Poll: Guns’ Popularity On The Rise
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE The percentage of Americans who believe that having a gun at home improves security has almost doubled over the last decade. According to a recent Gallup poll, 63 percent of individuals surveyed said that they felt safer having…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 9:41pm -
  • Another Gun Free Zone Becomes a Killing Zone – Shooter at FSU Library
    BY DANA CRISWELL It continues to happen again and again.  Another gun free zone becomes a killing zone. Fox News reports: Three Florida State University students were shot and wounded inside the school’s Strozier Library early Thursday morning by…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 7:58pm -
  • Attorney Generals Join Together in Support of Second Amendment – Where is Mississippi’s AG Jim Hood?
    BY DANA CRISWELL In the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook, CT shooting,  gun control zealots like Barack Obama and Joe Biden saw an opportunity to advance their agenda of limiting freedom and destroying the Second Amendment.  While gun owners were busy f…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:55pm -
  • Israel Eases Gun Restrictions Following Attack
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL After a horrific attack at a synagogue, Israeli Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch said that he would ease gun control restrictions in order to help Israeli citizens defend themselves against terrorism. He added that…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 12:54pm -
  • Olive Branch MS Political Leadership School – Saturday, November 22, 2014
    Join us this Saturday in Olive Branch, MS for the Political Leadership School conducted by the Foundation for Applied Conservative Leadership. Register Here or at the door. Political Leadership School November 22, 2014 Olive Branch, MS This is not a…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 11:08pm -
  • Anti-Knife Campaigns – Will They Make the U.K. a Safer Society?
    BY DANA CRISWELL The anti-gun folks in the U.S. often point to Europe as the model we should follow.  They look across the Atlantic and see a perfect society where everyone is happy, healthcare is free and abundant, and everyone gets along without…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 2:36pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: Because Taking Your Family Out for Dinner Can be Dangerous
    FROM OLIVE BRANCH POLICE Two men have been arrested after they robbed the Krystal’s restaurant, located in the 7900 block of Craft-Goodman Road, at 3:45 a.m. Monday, November 17th. The two suspects fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 11:20pm -
  • Will You Be Ready When the Ferguson Riots Spread to Your Town?
    BY DANA CRISWELL The threat of more riots in the wake of the Ferguson, MO grand jury decision continues to build.  The Missouri governor has activated the National Guard in and effort to control and prevent riots in the Ferguson area.  But police c…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 1:53pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: Even In Small Rural Town, Dangers Exist
    BY DANA CRISWELL We all know of the dangers of living in a city like Memphis or Chicago.  Most of us accept that if we live or visit a big city then we must think about defending ourselves and our families.  But if we live in a small town many of u…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 10:46pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
    - 33 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 10:50pm -
  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 68 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 68 days ago, 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

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DC Handgun Info

  • Win a Kahr Arms CT380 pistol, with a retail value of $399
    No gun professional/instructor/writer/etc. is going to tell you that a .380 will be a first choice for self-defense, but it beats NOTHING (barely). (Remind me to tell you Jeff Cooper's story about the .25 automatic and the bad guy.)Click on the photo…
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    If you have children AND a firearm in your home, or you have frequent visitors of any age, you need to know how to secure your firearm from unauthorized use. Check out this life-saving infographic from the National Shooting Sports Federation:htt…
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  • Fearless Gun Journalism: DESTROYING the Springfield Armory XD
    PapaDeltaBravo is a terrific gun blogger. He calls it as he sees it; he hated the XD and warns you of its many shortcomings. His reviews of bad guns have a caveat about how YOUR gun may be awesome, but he's writing about the design of the gun... Cli…
    - 68 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 7:57am -
  • If You Carry Lawfully, Why Don't You Carry a Reload (Spare Magazine or Speedloader)?
    I had a nicely researched blog post with at least five links to other vendors -- Foxx Holsters, CrossBreed Holsters, miscellaneous offerings from, etc. -- but LIVEJOURNAL just junked my entry.Instead I'll link to the best holster maker in…
    - 89 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 10:09pm -
  • if you own and carry a gun concealed, why don't you carry a spare magazine?
    When I carried (past) my 1911, I always carried a spare .45 ACP magazine in it. Why? You just never know. Magazines -- though made under careful quality control -- have been known to fail. A weld on the baseplate can give up at the wrong time, and yo…
    - 89 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 9:41pm -
  • Reminder: If you are a gun owner, you need instruction and information
    Even if you've lived around and/or owned firearms your whole life, you might have some bad habits that you don't even know about.If you are a new gun owner, you will want to inform yourself as much as possible in the safe handling and deployment of y…
    - 89 days ago, 24 Aug 14, 8:03pm -
  • The Very Latest: DC Carry Outside the Home??
    Due to a July 2014 court decision, DC residents MAY BE SOON PERMITTED to carry outside their homes. The DC Council has yet to promulgate regulations as the matter is not completely resolved through the courts. Previously, a DC resident could only def…
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  • "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…
    - 14 Jul 14, 10:02pm -
  • Heavy Discount on Used Police Glocks at GT Distributors
         NOTE: In some places in the US (Mass., DC, etc.), Glocks are not lawful to equip with factory normal-capacity magazines. You may have to buy reduced-capacity magazines from online vendors, like through Cheaper Than Dirt. Search the followi…
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  • Mass Killings Have Been Stopped by Armed Citizens -- Thanks to SayUncle blog
    Good guys with a gun can stop bad guys with a gun. Here is a list of incidents: SayUncle guy... Good stuff...
    - 14 Jun 14, 12:04pm -

Dustin's Gun Blog

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

Empty Mags

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

Eric Puryear's Feed

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

Firearms and Freedom

  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

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

Minuteman Review

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

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

    - 28 Dec 12, 9:15pm -

Gears of Guns

  • Name this gun 11-26?
    Can you correct identify this firearm? Wednesday the 26th we will reveal the answer and share a little bit more about this firearm. Good Luck!
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • Video: Jerry Miculek shooting 1000 yards with a Barrett .50BMG in 2 seconds
    Jerry Miculek is fun to watch. He is always trying to make cool trick shots that are just incredible feats. I had to watch this video twice to understand what happened. He was using the balloon as an aiming point and not as a target. The reason for t…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • Poll: Tech in Shooting
    I have noticed as I go to the range lately, I carry out about 75 pounds of gear. This doesn’t even include my guns and their respective cases. Range Tech in the Range Bag While a lot of what I carry to the range is related to reviews and just norma…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Veterans Day
    Thank you all who have served for our freedoms.
    - 10 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Repost: Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Knife Sharpener Review
    I wrote a review on the Work Sharp Ken Onion Edition Knife Sharpener over at I review how I was able to get a razor edge on all my knives with relative ease after learning how to use the Work Sharp sharpener.  
    - 11 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • The Pedersen Device–1903 Springfield
    I typically don’t do articles about historical firearms because my knowledge on most of the subjects would not make for good info. I saw this video and since our family owns a 1903 it is something that is close to my heart. My father was given our…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • Winchester back at it with the 1911 .45acp
    Phil over at  showing off the new wooden box of Winchester “1911 .45 ACP”. I published the Press release about the new line of Winchester ammo a few months back. I think Winchester is doing well by branding it with the WIN 191…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • VIDEO TUESDAY!!! TAOFLEDERMAUS Experimental Shotgun Rounds
      TAOFLEDERMAUS back at it working with his experimental 12G shotgun shells. I do not advocate that ANYONE mimics or tries what he does with testing these experimental rounds but I do think it is an interesting thing to watch. Something I would pers…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • Poll: What (non Magpul) polymer AR mags do you use most in your rifle?
    - 18 days ago, 3 Nov 14, 12:00pm -
  • New Magpul Black Book data precision rifle data books.
    A short look at the Magpul Dynamics™ Precision Rifle Data Book & Precision Rifle Quick Reference Cards  
    - 22 days ago, 31 Oct 14, 11:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • Do you need a Grab-n-Go Two-Way Radio Bag?
    In a day and age of smart phones, there isn't a lot of consideration for other modes of two-way communication by many people. While a lot of those in the prepping community are investing in HAM and MURS radio systems, I would suggest that there is st…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Five thoughts for firearms instructors...
    Over the past couple of years, I've read a number of blog posts and articles about what new shooters and students should look for when seeking out a firearms instructor. Most of the suggestions are pretty good and some are just common sense... sugges…
    - 51 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 9:55pm -
  • 30 days with the New York Reload...
    I've carried a lot of different guns in even more different holsters over the years as a law enforcement officer in the 1980s and 1990s... to concealed carry in the 2000s, almost every day for over ten years now here in Ohio. I've carried full-size r…
    - 26 Jul 14, 6:36am -
  • Keeping your doors closed...
    Most folks enter homes and buildings through doors... it's how we're trained since we could walk. Bad guys enter the same way most of the time. I'd like to suggest a few easy and inexpensive ways to slow down the bad guys when they try to get into yo…
    - 28 Jun 14, 2:49pm -
  • Under construction...
    Several folks have emailed and sent Facebook messages wondering if I had given up on blogging... the answer is no, I still enjoy blogging, but the reality is two-fold.  The gals and I have launched some ambitious new projects here at home and I'll l…
    - 19 Jun 14, 11:32pm -
  • Five guns for gals who carry...
    What gun should I get?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, the gals and I'd be living on a ranch out west by now.  There's an endless number of blog posts, gun magazine articles, online reviews, and opinions out there on th…
    - 2 May 14, 4:20am -
  • Bullseye and combat accuracy... you need both!
    My friend and I were out back on our shootin' range putting some lead downrange and the discussion of bullseye verses combat accuracy came up after some recent blog posts out there on the interwebs. I think both are important and I've used a lot of d…
    - 17 Mar 14, 12:00pm -
  • 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 -

Gun Free Zone

  • newQuick AK reload that makes sense.
    And this guy is QUICK. I still have to think about it or I get the mag jammed to the point of hammer.
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 4:11pm -
  • newWarning: Floridians now posed to be killed by boolits more than evah!
    The use of silencers for hunting has been approved.: DATE: November 21, 2014 TO: USF & NRA Member and Friends FROM: Marion P. Hammer USF Executive Director NRA Past President At their meeting in Key Largo, Florida, today, the Florida Fish and Wildlif…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 3:53pm -
  • newSnake Eyes
    Caesar’s Palace. via Day By Day Cartoon » Caesar’s Palace..
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • newFuture Trend.

    - 11 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • newCriminal owes Old Man Winter a big one.
    Officers responded to the 2000 block of Woodlawn Avenue for a report of an attempted robbery. The victim said the suspect pushed him into a door. The victim said as he turned to face the suspect, the victim began pulling his gun out of his jacket in…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • newLet me see if I get this straight….
    Terrorists attack a synagogue in Israel and the government decides it is a good idea to ease gun control and allow citizens to defend themselves. Putin’s Russia is so racked in crime that it now not only allows its citizens to carry guns, but accep…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • newGee, I wonder how come it did not work.
      Proving once more that the Strawberry Shortcake Magical Force Fields called Gun Free Zones failed to do their intended jobs. But it is the thought that counts. …the bodies.
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:28am -

My Gun Culture

  • newWin Some Peace and Quiet from SilencerCo and SOG Knives
    If you feel the need for a little more quiet in your life, enter the SilencerCo and SOG Tactical Giveaway. You can enter daily between now and November 25, 2014. If you win, you’ll get a SilencerCo Saker 762 and an assortment of high-end tactical c…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:42pm -
  • newFNH Makes A Competition Shotgun? The FNH SC-1 Competition Over/Under
    FN. It’s a little confusing if you’ve been around a while. Is FN the same as Browning? What’s Herstal? What’s FNH? Is that different than Fabrique Nationale? Should John Browning win a Nobel Prize? Are Belgian waffles all they’re cracked up…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:17pm -
  • Get Your Beam On! Black Friday Deals From Crimson Trace
    If you have a gun for self and home defense, it ought to have a laser. It’s an extra tool that can make a huge difference in your ability to effectively use a gun, especially in low light conditions. Looks like Crimson Trace is offering some holida…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 4:09pm -
  • Four Outstanding AR Optics for Less Than $400
    If you splurge on a 1968 Shelby Mustang GT500-KR, you’re not going to fill the crank case with reclaimed Crisco just to save a few bucks. A similar principle applies to optics. Even with AR-15 prices falling faster than BlockBuster Video’s stock…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 1:30pm -
  • I Feel the Need for .45 Speed!
    Sometimes we shooters do things because, well, why not? It’s as good reason as any, right? At first glance, the .450 SMC cartridge may appear to fall into the “why not” category. When you start to look at specifics and potential use cases, it c…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 2:03pm -
  • No Guns Allowed!
    I feel like I’m a fairly bright guy. Especially when I watch Wheel of Fortune and guess at least half of the puzzles without buying a single vowel. Brainpower or not, this issue has me totally flamboozled. It’s the “No Guns Allowed” campaign…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 3:41pm -
  • It’s Time to Get Your Sig On! (If You Want to Win a Boatload of Free Guns)
    Wow! The folks at Sig Sauer are getting into the holiday spirit pretty early this year. A heads up on their P320 Take A Shot contest landed in my inbox today. Not only are they giving away guns and gear, two people are going to SHOT Show for a shoot…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 5:04pm -
  • Black Rifle Holiday Gift Guide
    We’re getting into the gift giving, and more importantly, gift receiving season, so here are some of our picks for black rifle accessories. Some are old; some are new; some are expensive and others not, but all are useful additions to the modern sp…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 3:08pm -
  • Blackhawk! Diversion Rolling Load Out Bag
    New for 2015 is a jumbo-sized black rifle carry bag. You might have seen other carry packs and bags in the Blackhawk! Diversion line, like the “tennis racket” black rifle case. As the “Diversion” name implies, the whole idea is to make carry…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 11:25pm -
  • Pic of the Day: Ankles of Doom
    My favorite ankle carry setup? That’s easy. It’s a combination of the Galco Ankle Glove ankle holster, Ruger LCR 357 and Hornady Critical Defense 357 Magnum ammo. I like the ankle glove for a number of reasons. The band is neoprene lined inside w…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 1:17am -

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

  • newWinter Survival - Road Trips and Recaps
    I posted a shorter version of this a couple of winters ago. These tips are designed for normal winter travel not  - "hey honey, we're going to get 9 feet of snow, let's take the Triumph to the grocery!"Think about your drive home today. The sun mig…
    - 24 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:52pm -
  • Road Trip Repast - The Scents of Memory
    A story from the past while I work - hopefully you are all warmer than I have been the last couple of nights and days. - B.I choose many things by the scent of them. Scent is the key part of taste. People that lose their sense of smell often lose the…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 10:30pm -
  • The Book of Barkley - Half Priced Sale!
    I found these pictures going through a file that had photos from a visit from my daughter when she was in college.  I do not think anyone has seen these shots of Barkley.For the holiday season (and beyond if it does well) I requested that Kindle r…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 11:39am -
  • Unicorn Horn for Cats - The Perfect Gift
    When I go out and see my Dad on planned vacation trips,  I usually bring home some smoked salmon for a friend or two, rather than the usual cutesy souvenirs. But coming through the hippie friendly Portland airport on a couple of quick trips …
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 12:30pm -
  • You can Never Fool a Labrador Retriever.
    Sorry Abby - we're out of Bacon, you'll just have to eat your bowl of dry kibble.I'll get the pancakes started, for a photo at least of the new recipe.Partner - "You put the ones that folded spindled, and mutilated ones on MY plate.  Is that like th…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 2:26pm -
  • Dad's, Politically Incorrect Bathrooms and Memory - A Story from the West
    On one of two very recent trips to visit Dad, an Honor Flight was arriving as I did.  How wonderful to see the crowds of people who stood up and clapped as these brave Veterans were wheeled past, and the line of officers that shook their hands and t…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 8:03pm -
  • Tales of the Minivandians - Daddybear's Delightful Fantasy Book is Out!
    Daddybear, has joined the ranks of bloggers who are now published authors of books, crafting something from heart and hands that they wish to share with the world.   His first effort is an absolute delight and I was able to download and read it on…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 4:05pm -
  • Waving At Neptune - For the Pilots and Those That Remember Them
    How well I remember the smell of the tarmac, a mixture of cold air and decomposing dinosaur that hits your nose as soon as you get away from the lights of the hangar.  Off at the far end of the airport, on another ramp, some old Jetstars, their bone…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 12:03am -
  • Comfort Food - Just What the Doctor Ordered
    Sometimes you just need some comfort food after a few days where things charge at you that you didn't expect.It was a hectic few days, Dad ended up being admitted to the hospital Saturday after I had arrived home up North Friday night, for an issue t…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Nov 14, 4:36pm -
  • They Shall Grow Not Old
    They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morningWe will remember them.From For the Fallen by  Laurence Binyon
    - 10 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 2:39pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newNo Black Friday Sales at Elzetta for Good Reason
    Elzetta thinks your time could be better spent doing something other than shopping during Thanksgiving. Maybe we should try being thankful for what we have. Kudos to Elzetta for bucking the trend.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 9:25pm -
  • newHonor Point Bomber Hats
    Bomber hats are pretty awesome all on their own but when you add a bit of AOR, Kryptek, or Multicam… well, that just takes it up a notch or three. That is exactly what Honor Point did with the Special Edition Bomber Hats. These hats are available i…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 7:50pm -
  • newSave 20% or More at Blue Force Gear
    Use code GREY2014 to save 20% or more at Blue Force Gear this weekend!
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:22pm -
  • newMagpul AFG Comparison Images
    Just in case your were wondering about the relative size of the new M-LOK AFG, Magpul produced these handy images. You can check out all three flavors of the AFG at Magpul. Specs: MAG411-BLK AFG Length:5.6″ Weight: 2.9oz MAG414-BLK AFG-2 Length: 4.…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:00pm -
  • Magpul MBUS Pro Offset Sights
    JTT readers knew about these sights first. Magpul is releasing new MBUS Pro Offset Sights and they are probably going to rock… hard. By now you should know that the MBUS Pro Sights are really, really nice. They boast things like steel construction,…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 6:16pm -
  • Scalarworks BOR/RMR
    The Scalarworks BOR/RMR is a new, lightweight, low-profile optic rail for the Benelli M4 that also boasts an integrated mount for the Trijicon RMR. The integrated RMR mount allows the optic to be mounted far lower and more securely than would be poss…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 4:29pm -
  • Gunstruction Rolls Out Version 1.15
    Gunstruction announced that the latest patch, version 1.15, is now live on their website. A new version of the mobile app will be released later. The new version includes both new functionality and new components. Gunstruction Version 1.15 Release No…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • War Sport LVOA -SP (AR Pistol)
    The War Sport LVOA will soon be available in pistol form. War Sport Industries released this image (below) to tease the release of the LVOA -SP at SHOT Show 2015.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • Limitless Gear OPFOR Magazine Carrier Now Available
    You may remember the Limitless Gear OPFOR magazine carrier from their attempt to crowd fund it’s launch. It has now successfully entered production and is available for purchase. The OPFOR is unique among magazine carriers in that it can be attache…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 6:04pm -
  • Magpul’s State of the M-LOK Address
    Magpul recently posted a rundown of all of the available M-LOK products to date. The list is fairly extensive and seems to indicate that the health of the new direct-connect specification is solid. From Magpul Director of Product Management and Marke…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 3:54pm -

Arms Vault

  • newArmsVault Named Weapons Website of the Week
    WeaponsMan Names ArmsVault Weapons Website of the Week Atlanta, GA – ArmsVault is proud to announce that the WeaponsMan Blog has named ArmsVault the Weapons Website of the Week. “Of course, we love receiving positive feedback on the ArmsVault si…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:27pm -
  • newAmerican Built Arms Facebook Promo
    American Built Arms Company Motivates Facebook Fans Glen Rock, Pa. (November 2014) - American Built Arms Company (A*B Arms), a Veteran-owned, Type 07 FFL manufacturer of firearms and firearms parts and accessories, has created two ongoing programs to…
    - 24 hours ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:49pm -
  • American Gunsmithing Institute Christmas Sale
    American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI) Announces Annual Christmas Sale Save hundreds on bestselling gunsmithing courses. Napa, Calif. (November 2014) - American Gunsmithing Institute (AGI), producers of the most authoritative Gunsmithing DVD courses, i…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:15pm -
  • Winchester W Train & Defend Ammo Named Ammunition of the Year
    W Train & Defend® Named Ammunition of the Year EAST ALTON, Ill. (November 19, 2014) – Winchester® Ammunition is proud to announce W Train & Defend has been named 2014 Ammunition of the Year from Guns & Ammo. For the first time in a decade, Guns &…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 12:43am -
  • Metro Arms MAC 1911 Bobcut Pistol
    The Metro Arms MAC 1911 Bobcut Ideal for Conceal Carry Affordable, quality Metro Arms MAC 1911 Bobcut .45 ACP with Lifetime Warranty available from Eagle Imports, Inc. Wanamassa, N.J. (November 2014) - Eagle Imports, Inc., the exclusive distributor o…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 12:01am -

Legally Armed in Detroit

  • 2015 Discounted CPL Class Gift Certificates On Sale - Buy NOW!
    2015 Discounted CPL Class Gift Certificates On Sale - Buy NOW!Buy a gift certificate today for any one full day (8 hour) training class in 2015 and receive a steep tuition discount. Price is too low to display publicly! The supply of certificates av…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 6:31am -
  • Violent Attack: Comply or Fight Back?
    Violent Attack: Comply or Fight Back?Most of you are well aware that I am a Firearms, Personal Protection, and CPL Instructor. As such, some of you may take my positions on self-defense with a grain of salt - or two.For one, I have never made any gua…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 5:10am -
  • NTFSV - Name That Firearm Safety Violation: Machine Gun Preacher
    NTFSV - Name That Firearm Safety Violation: Machine Gun Preacher How many safe gun handling violations, if any, do you see in this promo photo for the movie "Machine Gun Preacher?"For more info on safe gun handling and responsible firearm ownership…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 4:45am -
  • Detroit Michigan CCW CPL Class - Sunday, November 30th, 2015 - Space Limited - Enroll Now!
    Detroit Michigan Concealed Pistol License - CCW CPL Classes - Space Limited - Call Now: 313.7337404Sunday, Nov. 30th, 2014We are pleased to announce another Michigan Concealed Pistol License CCW/CPL Class of this year! So, if you have a desire to qua…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 2:57am -
  • Bad Personal Protection Tip: If You Have To Shoot Someone, Afterwards Drag Them Into The House
    Bad Personal Protection Tip: If You Have To Shoot Someone, Afterwards Drag Them Into The HouseA persistent and troubling personal protection tip that I first heard during my youth and that I continue to hear today - and I am sure that you have heard…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 11:41pm -
  • Bad Personal Protection Tip: Having A Vehicle Trunk Escape Plan
    Bad Personal Protection Tip: Having A Vehicle Trunk Escape PlanWhile attending a Detroit Police Department Quarterly Town Hall Meeting a few years ago, I was first exposed to the most intriguing bit of personal protection advice I had ever heard to…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 8:06pm -
  • Bad Personal Protection Tip: Complying During An Attack Is The Safest Response To An Attack
    Bad Personal Protection Tip: Complying During An Attack Is The Safest Response To An AttackA few days a man was brutally carjacked at a Mobil gas station near the intersection of McNichols and Telegraph, according to a news report by Fox2 News. The…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 9:58am -
  • Bad Personal Protection Tip: Discourage Sexual Assault With An Anti-Rape Face
    Bad Personal Protection Tip: Discourage Sexual Assault With An Anti-Rape FaceRamapo College (NJ) recently sponsored an hour-long seminar to educate its students about rape. Among the info shared with students was the suggestion that "women need to w…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 7:33am -
  • Bad Personal Protection Tip: Shoot A Firearm Through A Door
    Bad Personal Protection Tip: Shoot A Firearm Through A DoorIn February of 2013, VPOTUS Joe Biden had an interview with "Field and Stream Magazine" in which he gave the following advice: "[if] you want to keep someone away from your house, just fire…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 6:25am -
  • Bad Personal Protection Tip: Shoot A Shotgun From Your Balcony
    Bad Personal Protection Tip: Shoot A Shotgun From Your BalconyIIn February of 2013, VPOTUS Joe Biden appeared on an online Facebook town-hall in which he shared some questionable personal protection advice.He was quoted as saying the following to a…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 3:48am -

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • newFlorida becomes 33rd State to Legalize Hunting with Suppressors
    Unlike most states which have changed the laws, In Florida you can hunt with Suppressors starting today. This morning the following announcement was sent out by Marion Hammer the Executive Director of the SSF and past president of the NRA...
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:15pm -
  • Florida Vote on Hunting with Suppressors this week- Time to Get a Florida Gun Trust
    It is expected that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will repeal the 1957 ban on hunting with a sound suppressor. This change will remove the prohibition on the use of suppressed firearms for taking (hunting) deer, gray squirrels…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 10:13pm -
  • ATF Update on Sig Brace? SBR or SBR and Gun Trusts
    In the last few days a letter has surfaced on the Internet reportedly written to a small shotgun maker, which states that shouldering a Sig Sauer SB 15 pistol stabilizing brace could change a firearms classification to a short barrel...
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 8:36pm -
  • How long does a Form 4 take with a Gun Trust and Update to 41P
    Great news! The ASA is reporting that the time to process a Form 4 with a Gun Trust has continued to decrease and looks like the time will continue to decrease. Less than a year ago the average wait time...
    - 14 days ago, 7 Nov 14, 8:21pm -
  • Soda Can Launcher - Not a DD- No tax stamp required
    X-Products has announced a new product the Can Cannon. At $399 it sounds like fun. I have ordered one to try out and report back on. Watch for updates. Their website states: More fun than anyone should have... The...
    - 16 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 9:49pm -
  • Must / Should I carry a Copy of my ATF forms with the Firearm?
    This is another one of those issues where the answer is not can you do but what should you do. Technically, you do not have to have a copy of your Form 1 or Form 4 for anyone other than...
    - 22 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:11pm -
  • ATF revises Form 1 and Form 5
    ATF is pleased to announce the availability of revised ATF Form 1, Application to Make and Register a Firearm, and ATF Form 5, Application for Tax Exempt Transfer and Registration of Firearm. The ATF Form 1 has been revised to...
    - 66 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 8:00pm -
  • What to do if the ATF rejects your Gun Trust Application to build a Machine Gun
    You need to timely dispute the ATF denial. ATF is denying these applications under 922 (O) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), it shall be unlawful for any person to transfer or possess a machinegun. But if you read...
    - 70 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:55pm -
  • ATF Approves some Form 1 to Make Machine Guns by a Gun Trust and then Rescinds the Approval
    We understand that ATF has approved a number of applications to permit Gun Trusts to manufacture machine guns and then rescinded the tax stamp to make the machine gun. Many others have reported to us today that their Form 1...
    - 71 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 1:17pm -
  • ATF form 5 and Form 9 returning in September 2014
    ATF is pleased to announce the return of the following eForms to active service: ATF Form 5 on 8/27/2014, ATF Form 9 on 9/2/2014, and ATF Form 5300.11 (AFMER) on 9/5/2014. Please note that at this time no date has...
    - 85 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 1:38pm -

Notes From the American Outback

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

Of Arms and Law

  • newMotion win in case against California waiting period
    The US District Court had enjoined application of the ten day waiting period to three classes of gun buyers (I forget them now, but seem to remember that the largest one was persons who already owned a firearm--and also those who have a current CCW l…
    - 22 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:30am -
  • Followup to DC v. Heller, in DC
    Story here. The battle in DC continues. Heller established that a ban on possession failed Second Amendment muster; this followup case secured the same ruling as to DC's absolute ban on carrying. DC responded by adopting essentially a strict "may is…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 3:37pm -
  • Russia liberalizing arms carrying laws
    Story here.Sounds like the Justice Minister was overridden.Hat tip to Joe Olson....
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 7:08pm -
  • Mass killing at Jerusalem synagogue, Israel vows to crack down.... easing restrictions on gun ownership. Some folks have their heads screwed on straight.
    - 3 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 8:30pm -
  • Motion in California 1st Amendment case
    It's a motion for preliminary injunction, i.e., to enjoin enforcement of the statute until trial or dispositive motions terminate the case. The statute in question forbids firearms dealers to display firearms, or advertising, any place where they ar…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 4:24pm -
  • Stories like this make me shake my head
    I'd say they make me pull my hair out, but I have little to pull, and pull my beard out just doesn't have the ring. "Can a felon own a gun? 5 loopholes in Federal law"."Although Congress had already passed the National Firearms Act of 1934, which m…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 4:43am -
  • Review of Steve Halbrook's "Gun Control and the Third Reich"
    The in-depth review is by Prof. Brian Anse Patrick.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 5:41pm -
  • An air gun for big game?
    The Quakenbush -- a .458 air gun. I guess he decided, if it was good enough for Lewis and Clark, it's good enough today.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 12:26am -
  • Martha McSally recount fund
    In the last election, we had a cliffhanger of a race. It pitted Ron Barber, anti-gun and backed by a lot of independent expenditures by anti-gun organizations, against Col. (ret.) Martha McSally, who not only was pro-gun, but is retired Air Force, fl…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 9:57pm -
  • Buffalo NY seizes deceased gun owners' firearms
    NY law requires permits to possess handguns, and after a firearm owner dies sets a limit on how quickly his or her survivors must transfer the handguns to the heirs. In practice, the time limits are not often enforced. But Buffalo police have begun…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 6:01pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • newThe status quo
    The legislators voted to keep the same “leadership” in place for the 2015-16 session, including the shifty GOP-IDC deal in the Senate. The status quo is assured for another two years.
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:03pm -
  • Cash is king
    The real reason the Republicans endorsed Governor Cuomo can be found in this article by Capital New York: “Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top donors contributed six times as much to help elect Republicans to the State Senate as they did to similar effor…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 8:26pm -
  • Dissention in the ranks
    A handful of Assembly Republicans think their conference should actually have principles and stand for something.  Repealing the SAFE Act is mentioned.
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 5:53pm -
  • Election aftermath
    Much to my surprise Governor Cuomo still has at least one fanboy, Robert Golomb: “… . Cuomo’s victory, despite the disappointing final count, gives him the opportunity to build on the same successes of his governorship that made him so popular…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 2:48pm -
  • Pushing gun control without legislation
    This is a variation of a tactic going back more than 10 years. If these politically appointed police chiefs believe so strongly in “smart guns” then they should set an example by requiring all members of their departments to use them on duty. Non…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Nov 14, 2:23pm -
  • The fix was in
    Fred Dicker uncovers the obvious, “Cuomo had a secret re-election ‘pact’  with Republicans“: “The state’s most powerful Republican secretly worked for months to help Democratic Gov. Cuomo win re-election — in exchange for Cuomo’s pro…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 1:53pm -
  • Democrats angry at Cuomo
    Democrats are angry at Governor Cuomo: “… He faced a backlash from some angry Democrats who said Cuomo’s lack of campaigning for himself and others not only suppressed only his own voter totals but those of Democrats in races further down the b…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 6:03pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • Springfield Armory XD MOD. 2 Sub-Compact
    Yesterday I asked if Springfield Armory was Rebooting the XD. Today we have an answer, at least in part; yes. Below is the introduction of the XD MOD. 2 Sub-Compact which would prompt the next logical question: will the full size and compact get the…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Nov 14, 12:14pm -
  • Springfield Armory Rebooting the XD?
    -=:: UPDATE ::=-Yes, it is a reboot. Springfield Armory XD MOD. 2 Sub-CompactOver the past days Springfield Armory has been teasing a new pistol. They've been sharing an image that shows only a section of the new pistol. At first several people assu…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Nov 14, 1:35pm -
  • RAZAR Adaptive Zoom Rifle Scope : Game Changer
    RAZAR or Rapid Adaptive Zoom for Assault Rifles (no bonus points for the name) is a development coming out of the Sandia National Laboratories. It is a magnifying device that takes advantage of a flexible lens that is manipulated to change the focal…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 5:23pm -
  • Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Compact, Ruger SR22, Walther P22, Sig Mosquito :: Photo Comparison
    Clockwise from Top Left: SIG Mosquito // Walther P22 // Ruger SR22 // S&W M&P-22 CompactClockwise from Top Left: SIG Mosquito // Walther P22 // Ruger SR22 // S&W M&P-22 CompactFrom Left to Right: SIG Mosquito // S&W M&P-22 Compact // Ruger SR22 //…
    - 73 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 12:11am -
  • July 4, 1776
    The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the e…
    - 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…
    - 4 Jul 14, 12:34pm -
  • Ammo-BOSS: Gunner's Mate Crowd Funding Campaign
    The Ammo-BOSS: Gunner's Mate is the invention of Todd from Strike Hard Gear. It's a shotgun shell holding and delivery device and Todd needs help covering the funding for initial production costs.Check out the Crowd Funding Site HERE!
    - 8 Jun 14, 11:46am -
  • Increase the Magazine Capacity in your Sig Mosquito and Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Pistols!
    The conversion allows for 14+1 in the SIG Mosquito and 15+1 in the Smith & Wesson M&P-22 Pistol.SIG MosquitoSmith & Wesson M&P-22Colt/Walther/Umarex 1911
    - 6 Jun 14, 9:43pm -
  • HK VP9 :: First Impressions
    A few days ago Modern Service Weapons informed us of Heckler & Koch's newest pistol; the VP9. Today I had the opportunity to handle one. My time spent with the VP9 was brief but can share a few observations.Red Recoil Spring (nice touch)The trigger i…
    - 6 Jun 14, 11:28am -
  • Armageddon Tactical GMS-15 Review
    Armageddon Tactical GMS-15I was excited when Armageddon Tactical contacted me and asked if I'd like to try their new charging handle design. I had seen some pictures on the internet over the previous days of their GMS-15 (Gas Management System) and b…
    - 5 Jun 14, 1:49am -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

Semi Automatic Heart


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

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

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    Explore longform writing in our newest Blogging U. course, Writing 201: Beyond the Blog Post. The fun starts Monday, December 1 -- learn more and register today!
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    We're excited to add two new titles, Writing 101 and Writing 201, to our free ebook library.
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    In case you wanted more emoji in your posts, you now have 872 to choose from.
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    This edition of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress includes stories from Hannah Richell, Time Magazine, Wired, Shenandoah, and more.
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    On Monday, November 3,'s Blogging U. launches a free month-long photo-a-day course. Sign up today!
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  • 2014 Midterm Elections, Get Out The Vote!
    Since 2004, WordPress has set out with an ambitious goal in mind — to democratize publishing and put state-of-the-art tools in front of publishers both large and small across the planet. We believe strongly in this vision because when more people h…
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  • The NaMos are Coming! The NaMos are Coming!
    November is a big month for bloggers and writers, with thousands of folks taking part in NaNoWriMo or NaBloPoMo. Wondering, "NaMo what?" Read on!
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  • New Themes: Minnow and Cols
    Minnow is a light, simple theme that puts your social presence front and center, while Cols is a novel theme that lets you tell your stories without the layout getting in the way.
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The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

The War on Guns

  • newIsrael needs more than temporary gun solution to stop “final” one
    That the government of Israel evidently did not learn the lessons of 20th Century Europe is evident. A temporary solution that does not include the right of the people to keep and bear arms is no solution at all, and certainly no long-term deterrent…
    - 54 mins ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:54pm -
  • newSouth of the Border, Down Mexico Way
    “Foreigners who enter Mexico have the obligation to register; if they will be in national territory for more than seven days, they have to pay the right of non-residents.” [More]Racists!
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:10pm -
  • newI Could Have Gotten By Just Fine...
    ...without having learned the word "teledildonics." [More]Not just "progressives," but Oregon "progressives."Is it any wonder I love them so?
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:02pm -
  • newPossible Contempt
    Hell, as far as I'm concerned there's no doubt about it. [More]
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:21pm -
  • newMeet the Man Suing Eric Holder and the ATF
    Stephen took time out of his schedule to answer a few questions for us and we’re pleased to post his responses. [More]We last discussed this here.
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:18pm -
  • newTalk About a Broken Moral Compass
    What the hell makes Marty Troyer think people serious about freedom and the responsibilities it brings are the equivalent of promiscuous libertines? Aside from his own ignorance, prejudice and lust to see all kneel before an omnipotent state? [More]W…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:12pm -
  • newWe're the Only Ones Tumultuous Enough
    Columbus police will review their recruit-training procedures after a tumultuous morning in which three cruisers were wrecked in a chain-reaction crash, and tear gas carried by wind to an elementary school irritated the throats and eyes of several ch…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 4:46pm -
  • newWhat Hailey Feels
     In Iowa City, we have the police to protect us. [More]And a fine job they're doing of it![Via Michael G]
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 4:33pm -
  • newRussia turns to guns to stem high murder rate
    The move to liberalize gun laws there contrasts with well-financed efforts to increase restrictions in this country, despite documentation from the Bureau of Justice Statistics that prompted Forbes to acknowledge, “As gun sales soar, gun crimes plu…
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 4:00pm -
  • newMaryland Torpedoes
    GOA is launching them. [More]They need our help.
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:05pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • Florida State shooter
    According to a police source, the guy who shot three people at Florida State University yesterday is Myron May. Here’s a profile. He was a lawyer who graduated from the university with a B.A. in economics in December 2005, and then proceeded to get…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Nov 14, 9:30pm -
  • A rude wake-up call
    If you haven’t already heard, two pig-humping Paleoswine walked into a synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel today and proceeded to murder five innocent people, including three U.S.-born rabbis. The sons of sows used meat cleavers, an ax, and a gun in the…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 2:50am -
  • Bateman gets chapped labia
    I know I’ve been away for a while. I wanted to step away from the 2014 election and let things cool off a little. To say I have little faith in the GOP and its ability to accomplish anything of actual value to this country is an understatement. Alt…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 10:20pm -
  • Election Eve 2014 in Virginia
    Greetings, folks. Yes, I know it’s quite some time since you’ve heard from me in this space, but I figured this was an important enough occasion for me to pop my head up. As those of us in Virginia no doubt already know, thanks to the deluge of e…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 2:02am -
  • Learning the language should be priority one
    As some of you may know, I wasn’t born in this country. I came here with my parents when I was eight years old and spoke literally five words in English: egg, bed, foot, hat, and comb. Random what you remember as a kid. I had this basic book of wor…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Nov 14, 4:46pm -
  • Buck up, Cupcake! Life is tough.
    At the risk of sounding insensitive… OK, I really don’t give a crap. You caught me. Sensitivity to me means simply that you have to be aware that some people are too weak, too cowardly, too fragile, or too dishonest to themselves to hear the trut…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:00pm -
  • Here’s your “living wage,” douchenuggets!
    It had all the makings of a heartwarming victory for the little guy. A horde of minimum wage workers campaigning for what they claimed they were entitled to: a wage high enough to live in pricey London, because they deserve… because a concession st…
    - 23 days ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:04am -
  • A Few Questions About Jaylen Fryberg
    Cross posted at Zelman Partisans. A shooting at the Marysville-Pilchuk High School in Washington state has resulted in a familiar deluge of cries for MOAR GUNZ CONTROLZ from the gun grabber camp. The Zelman Twitter feed is rife with #gunsense #notone…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 7:01pm -
  • Oh, but the UK has low murder rates!
    How many times have you heard the gun grabbers screech that we should be just like the UK, because they only have a few hundred murders per year? I’m so sick and tired of hearing the shrieks and moans about how we should be more like the UK! Becaus…
    - 31 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:33pm -
  • New Organization in Town
    If you’ve wondered why I haven’t posted any JPFO articles lately, it’s because I’ve resigned. My days have been too busy to write on my own blog, let alone write an article for another organization every week. But there is a new project – a…
    - 42 days ago, 11 Oct 14, 2:25am -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 11/21/2014
    NOS40072 $30.99 Nosler Ballistic Tip Hunting, 30-06 Springfield, 180 Gr, Box of 20 Rounds NOS40063 $30.99 Nosler Ballistic Tip Hunting, 308 Win, 165 Gr, Box of 20 Rounds NOS40060 $30.99 Nosler Ballistic Tip Hunting, 7mm-08 Rem, 120 Gr, Box of 20 Roun…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:55pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 11/20/2014
    WYVLT243NR0O $551.99 Weatherby Volt Vanguard Series 2 Bolt Action Rifle, 243 Win, 20″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Monte Carlo Stock, 3 Round Capacity, No Sights SW10121FC $483.99 Smith & Wesson M&P Full Size Double Action Only Semi-automatic Pistol, 9 mm,…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 11:34am -
  • Snow Door: Maybe Global Warming Isn’t Happening At All
    @glennbeck @TPPatriots @SharylAttkisson @WashingtonDCTea : Snow Door in West Seneca, New York. — Charles D Mock (@TheRadiomikeman) November 19, 2014
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 11:13pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 11/19/2014
    TRTA11J-G $1,076.99 Trijicon ACOG 3x Power Rifle Scope, 35 mm Objective, Dual Illuminated Green Crosshair .223 Reticle, TA51 Mount Included TRRA114O $122.99 Trijicon Night Vision Compatible Sight, 3 Dot Green Tritium, Orange Front, For Ruger SR9, SR4…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 12:24pm -
  • National Ammo Day: 11/19/2014 – Clear The Shelves! Buy It All.
    Fourteen-years going strong! From MArooned (link): For the uninitiated, the deal is that on November 19th the dutiful gunnie is to go out and purchase at least 100 rounds of ammunition, ideally centerfire ammo but rimfire if money’s tight (although…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 1:53am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 11/18/2014
    SW162810FC-A $381.99 Smith & Wesson Model 442 Small Frame Revolver, 38 Special, 1.875″ Barrel, Alloy Frame, Matte Black Finish, Rubber Grips, 5 Round Capacity, Fixed Sights MGPMFNH-A4 $17.99 ProMag FNH SCAR 17 Magazine, 308 Win, 20 Round Capacity,…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 11:36am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 11/17/2014
    MPIMAG615 $5.99 Magpul Industries M-LOK T-Nut Replacement Set MPIMAG597FDE $16.99 Magpul Industries M-LOK MVG – MOE Vertical Grip, Flat Dark Earth, For M-LOK Hand Guard MPIMAG593 $11.99 Magpul Industries M-LOK 11 Slot Polymer Rail Section, Black, F…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 3:47pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 11/16/2014
    HGK63708+ $558.99 Legacy Sports Intl Howa M1500 Bolt Action Rifle with Game King Scope, 7 mm Rem, 22″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Green Hogue Stock, 5+1 Round Capacity, Nikko Game King 3.5-10×44 Illuminated LRX Scope HGK63707+ $558.99 Legacy Sports Intl…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Nov 14, 1:10pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 11/15/2014
    KAM4043NA $742.99 Kahr Arms MK40 Micro Compact Double Action Only Semi-automatic Pistol, 40 S&W, 3″ Barrel, Steel Frame, Matte Stainless Finish, Polymer Grips, Two 5 Round Magazines, Night Sights KAM4043A $662.99 Kahr Arms MK40 Micro Compact Double…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Nov 14, 6:54pm -
  • Today’s New Addition: 11/14/2014
    96757 $597.99 Para Expert Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 45 ACP, 5″ Barrel, Flat Dark Earth Ionbond Finish on Slide and Frame, Black Polymer Grips, Two 8 Round Magazines, Green Fiber Optic Front Sight, Black Blade Rear Sight
    - 7 days ago, 14 Nov 14, 11:49am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newCabela's PMC Rifle Ammo Sale
    I know this may sound like an advertisement but when I saw the price on a box of .223 is over $3.00 off the regular price, I thought I would share that Cabelas is running a sale on PMC brand rifle ammunition.  You can find your favorite caliber that…
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 3:13pm -
  • Washington Post More Guns Equal More Crime Blog Post Misses Important Facts
    Last weekend, Christopher Ingraham of the Washington Post's Wonkblog had this post reporting on a September piece by Stanford law professor John Donohue and his colleagues that purports to discredit Dr. John Lott's work More Guns Less Crime. Th…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 2:11pm -
  • Will General Assembly Allow Study of "Bait Hunting" for Deer
    The Washington Post had this article on Monday about the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors backing legislation that would ask the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) to study the use of "bait" to hunt deer:As Loudoun County grapples with…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 14, 2:04pm -
  • Deer Harvest Up 20% Over Last Year for First Weekend of Muzzleloader Season
    The Fredericksburg Free Lance Star reports that muzzleloader hunters found a lot of deer during the first weekend of muzzleloader season this year:The first weekend of Virginia’s early muzzleloader season opened with a lot of smoke as the Departmen…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Nov 14, 6:10pm -
  • California AG Can't Intervene on Behalf of San Diego in Peruta Case
    The LA Times has the story here.  You may recall that the sheriff in the Peruta case decided not to challenge the decision of the Ninth Circuit so the state Attorney General and the Brady Campaign requested the right to intervene in the case.  Yest…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Nov 14, 4:38pm -
  • Civil Disobedience in Washington State Over I-594
    Bob Owens has the story at Bearing Arms. Gun owners intend to show enforcing the law that billionaires were successful in imposing on the state may not be so easy.
    - 11 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 10:47pm -
  • Americans Believe Firearms Make them Safer
    This just has to tick off the gun ban lobby.  Their mantra for years has been having a firearm in the home makes you more likely to be the victim of gun violence. This new Gallup poll reports that more than 60% of the public believe a firearm in the…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 6:52pm -
  • Will 2014 Election Be Remembered as the Final Defeat for Gun Control Advocates?
    That's what columnist Ken Braun suggested in his article yesterday at MLive:Following the release of this week’s election results, many big issues will be credited or blamed for altering the balance of power in Congress and state capitols. But des…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 3:18pm -
  • The Message To Gun Owners from Election Night 2014
    Much is being written about last night's huge victory for Republicans.  In Virginia, the big story was how close the U.S. Senate race ended up.  While Warner has not claimed out right victory and Gillespie has not conceded, Warner clings to a razor…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • You've Used Deadly Force, Now What?
    Lee Vernon, and CEO of Combative Weapon Solutions, has some useful information titled The Aftermath of Using Deadly Force over on the Personal Defense Network web site:At the Concealed Handgun Licensing classes I’ve taught for years, I often throw…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 8:28pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • Optics for Combat Rifles
    Buying a scope for a hunting rifle is pretty straightforward: determine the terrain you will be hunting in, and the distance that you typically take your shot at, and buy a scope of suitable magnification. Hunting prairie dogs across an uncluttered p…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Nov 14, 3:07am -
  • Connecticut-Legal AR-15
    Well, the eagle has landed, folks. The illogical and capricious nature of gun laws (I’m still waiting to hear what the problem with barrel shrouds is) renders them vulnerable to circumvention by engineering changes, or even cosmetic changes. Where…
    - 57 days ago, 26 Sep 14, 2:33am -
  • Scout Rifles
    Everybody likes new things. And the advertising practices of the past 50 years have deepened and solidified our hunger for new things beyond the limits of common sense. How else to explain the mad dash to ditch a perfectly good smartphone when a new…
    - 60 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 2:20am -
  • Use of Deadly Force Against An Unarmed Assailant (Updated)
    Andrew Branca posted this at Legal Insurrection. It is an important issue, and one that is not addressed adequately in the training that a person receives when they get their gun permit. It is also not a scenario that most people prepare themselves f…
    - 82 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 10:52am -
  • Jeff Cooper: A Bigger Jerk than I Thought…
    My non-membership in the cult of Jeff Cooper is well-documented. While I credit Cooper for his early contributions to training, his lack of real-world experience made me hesitant to take his endless advice at face value. Also, aside from training, I…
    - 83 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 8:26pm -
  • Anti-Gun RINO Goes Down
    Connecticut held its Republican primary for the upcoming election for Governor, to see who would face the embattled Democrat Dannel Malloy in the fall. It goes without saying that Dan Malloy, the anti-gun, tax-happy, stuttering father of a drug-deale…
    - 99 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 1:21am -
  • Use Enough Glass – Selecting a Spotting Scope
    If you are going to do any long-range hunting, or if you want to improve your marksmanship beyond 50 yards, you need a spotting scope. You can’t learn & grow your skills if you can’t see what your current performance is. Not knowing where your la…
    - 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…
    - 5 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • The Great .22 Rimfire Ammo Shortage of 2014
    Well, most of the ammo shortages that we have experienced over the last few years are not a problem at the moment. We visited Hoffman’s in Newington, CT over the weekend and they had virtually every handgun & longarm ammo conceivable.  Pallets, li…
    - 5 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Open Carry Zealots Screw Up (Again)
    No matter how many times the pouty Open Carry zealots lose a battle or make the gun-owning public look bad, they never seem to connect the dots between their stubborn attention-whoring behavior and the clear negative consequences that they cause. Did…
    - 20 May 14, 9:46am -

The State of Guns

  • DRD Tactical Paratus P762 Gen2: A Rifle Hitting Hard

    DRD Tactical Paratus P762 Gen2: A Rifle Hitting Hard

    A relatively unknown American company “DRD Tactical” has recently launched a new unusual assault rifle design, called P762 Gen2. The rifle construction raised interest among users of other similar rifles. Chambered for 7.62×51 NATO and limited t…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 7:12pm -
  • Washington Passes A Gun Control Initiative

    Washington Passes A Gun Control Initiative

    Last Tuesday held an important anti gun regulation has been passed in Washington state. The Initiative 594, which requires universal background checks for gun buyers in the state. The Initiative was voted for by 60 percent of voters, and will require…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Nov 14, 5:28pm -
  • MPAR-556: The Homecoming of AR-18

    MPAR-556: The Homecoming of AR-18

    Eugene Stoner’s AR-18 design is a textbook example of how an unjustly neglected construction may return in its full glory after years of modifications and improvements. Although considered much better than AR-15 by many, it was newer officially ado…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Nov 14, 4:25pm -
  • Smart Guns: Future For The police?

    Smart Guns: Future For The police?

    In the wake of recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the public is once again worried about the use of excessive force by the police. This is where Yardam Technologies comes in. Yardam Technologies, from Santa Cruz, California, is w…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Nov 14, 2:51pm -
  • T/C Dimension: One Carbine to Rule Them All

    T/C Dimension: One Carbine to Rule Them All

    We can’t believe there’s a one-shot hunter who hasn’t heard of “Thompson/Center Arms Company”. Their single-shot break-action pistols and rifles Contender and Encore have become synonymous with a single-shot kill, especially because of thei…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Oct 14, 6:18pm -
  • Mother Facing Prosecution For Her Son’s Actions

    Mother Facing Prosecution For Her Son’s Actions

    Leah Wilcken’s son took a semi-automatic and some ammo from their home and brought to his school, Will Rogers Continuation School in Van Nuys, last May. Now, his mother is facing four counts of misdemeanor. Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feur said…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Oct 14, 12:09pm -
  • Kel-Tec KSG-12: Bullpup Door Breacher

    Kel-Tec KSG-12: Bullpup Door Breacher

    When Kel-Tec launched their RFB bullpup autoloader in 2008, it was deemed a risky move. Against all odds, the risk paid off and a few manufacturers adopted the concept, although mostly in .22 LR array. Then, in 2011 Kel-Tec came out with a bullpup sh…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 5:01pm -
  • Weapons and Armor Stolen from FBI Agent’s Car

    Weapons and Armor Stolen from FBI Agent’s Car

    UNION COUNTY, N.C. – This Monday between midnight and 8 AM, two guns belonging to the FBI were stolen in the Hunter Oaks neighborhood off Rea Road. The guns were in an agent’s car at the time. Thieves stole the following items: one Remington 870…
    - 40 days ago, 12 Oct 14, 3:10pm -
  • 3D Metal Printing an AR-15 at Home? Is There a Price for Freedom?

    3D Metal Printing an AR-15 at Home? Is There a Price for Freedom?

    The appearance of the first fully operational and lethal 3-D printed gun exploded like a bombshell last year. Now everyone can build a homemade weapon just by downloading the schematics and hitting the Print tab. These days, the pioneer of the 3-D gu…
    - 43 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
  • 10% Restaurant Discount If You’re Packing

    10% Restaurant Discount If You’re Packing

    Bergeron’s Restaurant in Port Allen is giving a surprising discount for its customers who have guns on them. We are talking 10% off, as the local NBC affiliate KETK says in its article. The owner, Kevin Cox, has this message for his customers: “I…
    - 50 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 4:56pm -

The Old Gunhand Blog

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

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

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

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

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

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

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

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

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

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