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  • ALR Episode 15 – Black Man with a Gun Interview
    On this week’s episode, we’re back from our third IDPA match in four weeks to bring you a look inside the range bag of Sgt. Bill, tips on how to avoid disappointing gun and gear purchases from Aaron Israel of...The post ALR Episode 15 – Black…
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  • ALR Episode 14 – Reloading for Newbies
    I recently started hand-loading, so I invited Josh Ruby of North Texas Rifle Precision joins us to talk about hand-loading for newbies. Gawker thinks old people are too weak to use guns for self-defense, but we prove them wrong…with examples....Th…
    - 13 days ago 18 Apr 16, 10:05am -
  • ALR Episode 13 – Why All Christians can Back Better Gun Control…NOT!
    On this week’s episode, Sergeant Bill brings us tips on using video for self-evaluation. Aaron Israel’s Fundamental Defense tip is about safely storing your firearms. I share my embarrassing concealed carry mistakes in hopes that you won’t make…
    - 20 days ago 11 Apr 16, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 12 – Beating Guns into Plows
    On this week’s episode we look back at the MVSA Regional IDPA Championship, Sergeant Bill Silvia has tips on trigger control, Aaron Israel shares a personal defense tip about practicing off-balance shooting, and Pastor John Bennett and I take a...…
    - 27 days ago 4 Apr 16, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 11 – Easter and Sword Control
    He is Risen! He is Risen, Indeed! Hallelujah! In this week’s episode: another news story begs the question “what background check would have stopped this?” Colossians 4 and dealing with the anti-gun world. Another Ballistic Minute tip from Serg…
    - 34 days ago 28 Mar 16, 11:05am -
  • ALR Episode 10 – Anti-Gunners and the Temptation to Anger
    In this week’s episode… Applying Galatians 6 to our dealings with anti-gunners. Sergeant Bill has tips for balancing live fire and dry fire practice, lessons learned from a teenager’s gun death in New York, how the media and readers react...Th…
    - 41 days ago 21 Mar 16, 10:05am -
  • ALR Episode 9 – Training, Transitions, and Rattling Mags
    In this week’s episode, tips on organizing your get-home bag or first-aid kit, a range review of the CZ 2075 RAMI, Sergeant Bill has some tips on how to shoot transitions, Aaron Israel with tips on getting the most out...The post ALR Episode 9 –…
    - 48 days ago 14 Mar 16, 11:05am -
  • Seven Crucial Tactics for Home Security
    Home Security is a crucial part of today’s society. Break in’s are up 19% over the last 5 years and both burglaries and home invasions are on the top of the list for threats to your loved ones and assets....The post Seven Crucial Tactics for Hom…
    - 53 days ago 9 Mar 16, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 8 – Should a Christian Own a Gun?
    This week’s episode is jam packed. We welcome our newest contributor, firearms instructor Aaron Israel. Sergeant Bill has tips on getting the most out of your dry fire practice. Two contestants square off in the very first Armed Lutheran Gun...The…
    - 55 days ago 7 Mar 16, 11:05am -
  • ALR Episode 7 – Nerf Guns, Get Home Bags, and Executive Orders
    On this week’s show: Listener e-Mail from Tim in Germany, revisiting my articles about my $50 get-home bag, the media’s deranged reaction to Hasbro’s new automatic Nerf gun, and accuracy tips from Sergeant Bill. Plus, Gabby and the Astronaut fr…
    - 62 days ago 29 Feb 16, 11:05am -


702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

  • New Blog
    I have started a new blog, The Primal Transplant.  Basically I'm talking about life, fitness and lifestyle changes following a bilateral lung transplant.  Hop on over and let me know what you think.
    - 52 days ago 10 Mar 16, 1:34am -
  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
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  • Notes From the Sidebar
    The OldNFO has informative and interesting comments on A New Doctor...Live From the Alamo City has a post In honor of Texas Independence Day.Bob S. has a few Tales from the Great Ammo Shortage of ’13, well actually only one tale, but a telling o…
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  • 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 - News

Mississippi Gun News

  • New Law – Think You Don’t Need A Gun Permit?
    BY RICK WARD Carrying without a permit is now true but there are some things people need to understand about the law. The gun still must be carried in a holster or bag (not stuck down in your pants). But the most important issues remain. For one thin…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 10:22pm -
  • The New “Holster Law” and Where it May Lead
    BY RICK WARD The 2015 session of the Mississippi Legislature gave us what we call “Purse” carry or carry in a satchel, brief case, etc. But in 2016, it was expanded to carry in a holster or “sheath” falling short of allowing the carrying of a…
    - 6 days ago 25 Apr 16, 12:20pm -
  • Criswell, McMahan play key role in passing Constitutional Carry
    FROM NATIONAL ASSOC. FOR GUN RIGHTS House Bill 786 recognizes right to bear arms, removes requirement for permit.  Jackson, MS – Constitutional Carry passed the Legislature and was signed into law on April 15, making Mississippi the ninth state t…
    - 10 days ago 21 Apr 16, 2:46am -
  • What Does Mississippi’s Church Protection Act Do?
    BY DANA CRISWELL After what has seemed to many a lifetime since HB 786 was first introduced in the House of Representatives, Governor Bryant signed The Church Protection Act into law this morning.  At a bill signing ceremony surrounded by pro-gun le…
    - 15 days ago 15 Apr 16, 10:03pm -
  • Sign the Petition – Ask Gov. Bryant to Support Mississippi Churches
    HB786 called the “Mississippi Church Protection Act” provides some additional legal cover for church members volunteering to protect those worshiping. The bill extends Mississippi’s castle doctrine law to a volunteer security team member if the…
    - 27 days ago 3 Apr 16, 12:59pm -
  • Mississippi Senate Passes Bill for Constitutional Carry and Setting Foundation to Reject Some Federal Gun Control
    FROM TENTH AMENDMENT CENTER JACKSON, Miss. (Mar. 29, 2016) – Today, the Mississippi Senate passed a bill that not only allows unlicensed, “constitutional carry,” but also sets the foundation to reject and end new federal gun control regulations…
    - 32 days ago 29 Mar 16, 6:56pm -
  • Big Victory for Gun Rights in Mississippi
    FROM WTVA The unanimous ruling in the case of Robert Swindol versus Aurora Flight Sciences in Lowndes County is the first new exemption to the state’s at-will employment policies in 20 years. More importantly, it is a big victory for gun-rights adv…
    - 36 days ago 25 Mar 16, 12:59pm -
  • Mississippi Senate Voting on Gun Rights Bill
    BY DANA CRISWELL The Mississippi House of Representatives passed two bills this session that protect citizens gun rights.  The first, HB786 called the “Mississippi Church Protection Act” provides some additional legal cover for church members vo…
    - 39 days ago 22 Mar 16, 6:23pm -
  • Mississippi: Self-Defense Legislation Advances Out of Committee
    FROM NRA-ILA Despite weeks of misleading attacks by billionaire gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg and his anti-gun grassroots group, Everytown for Gun Safety, the Senate Judiciary A Committee reported out NRA-backed House Bill 786 late Thursd…
    - 43 days ago 18 Mar 16, 9:29pm -
  • The King of Guns
    FROM NRA-ILA This feature appears in the March ‘16 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association. President Barack Obama apparently thinks he’s the King of Guns. Did you see the carefully sta…
    - 45 days ago 16 Mar 16, 10:52pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
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  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 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…
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
    - 12 Nov 15, 5:42am -
  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
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  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
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  • 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 →
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  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -

DC Handgun Info

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
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  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
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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:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
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  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -
  • AZ Representative Harper Opposes War on 2nd Amendment
    Arizona Representative Harper:  The issue is Mental Health, not the 2nd Amendment:
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Minuteman Review

  • Aporkalypse Now
    I don't know about you but I think it should be illegal not to do this.
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  • MTV Warns America
    Ironic that this commercial was made during the Bush Administration, and Obama has only continued the same policies, but worse.
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  • 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…
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  • I need help loading the bullets into the clip
    I have this clip and some bullets and I just cannot figure out how you are suppose to load them. Can anyone help?Confused? Find out what the difference is between a "Clip and a Magazine".
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  • Why Would a Gunowner Need More than 10 Rounds?
    Consider this, the woman shoots the intruder 6 times. He lays down and cries, and then gets up and leaves. What if there were more than 1 attacker? What if there were 3?
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  • 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 -
  • Gun Control Facts
    The information of this post is copied from this link at GOA, and contains more information if you click on the link below. Highlights* Guns are used 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Law-abiding citizens use…
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  • Assault Weapon bans, Hi-Cap Magazines, and the NRA
    For starters, I don't like to call them "hi-cap" or "High Capacity" magazines, because they are really just standard capacity or full capacity magazines for the most part.A Glock 17 with a standard magazine holds 17 rounds of 9mm, and can be carried…
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  • Saiga AK Conversion 7.62x39
    These are a great price for a high quality AK if you buy them and convert it yourself. Conversion cost about $100-150 and takes some tools and an hour or two.
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  • What is an "Assault Rifle"?
    Whenever we hear politicians, media, and others who are uneducated on the subject referring to AR15 and AK47 pattern semi autos, we often hear the term "Assault Rifle" thrown about as well. Some will claim that "AR" actually stands for "Assault Rifle…
    - 20 Dec 12, 6:38pm -

Gears of Guns

  • Introducing Pelican Carry-on Elite Luggage
      As you might know I have a second review website for “All Things Guy”  at I am very excited to review the new 22” Elite Carry-on From Pelican. You can find the video here. Please be sure to check out and follow my second w…
    - 6 days ago 25 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Windham Project April Update
    The True Stock Options Checking out the latest review products for the #WindhamProject Hogue Shipped: AR-15/M-16 Kit – Finger Groove Beavertail Pistol Grip and OverMolded Collapsible Buttstock – In Red Lava Rubber Vltor Shipped: (6 Stocks in tota…
    - 11 days ago 20 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Atticus James Canon T5i Unboxing Video
    I am always excited to play with new camera gear and just gear in general. After a few months feeling naked without my DSLR I finally found a great deal online to replace my Canon T4i. Stay tuned for future reviews using this camera. Click here For t…
    - 12 days ago 19 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Quick #WindhamProject Update
    While looking for 5.56/.223 Bolt Carrier Groups (BCG) for the #WindhamProject I looked into replacing Windham Weaponry’s all black BCG with a Nickel Boron coated BCG from a few different manufacturers.  I found WMD Guns and after a few months of f…
    - 20 days ago 11 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Video Tuesday!!! GEMTECH Suppressed BCG
    We don’t deal with enough suppressors… I need to fix that problem. Gemtech has sold out on their website and listed the BCG for $249.
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  • #WindhamProject Update
    What: The Windham Project is the new Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 which is a Multi Caliber System built on the AR-15 platform and designed after the MGI Hydra. The rifle is chambered in 1. 5.56×45/.223Remington Standard AR Mag) 2. .300 AAC Blackout (Stan…
    - 27 days ago 4 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Cases & Safes
    Atticus and the Gears Crew wrap up the look back at Shot Show 2016 with the photos of safes and gun cases.  Thank you for taking a look back with us.  Hope you enjoyed the scenic tour.  No photos can begin to show the enormity of this show. Again,…
    - 58 days ago 4 Mar 16, 7:00am -
  • Shotguns: Shot Show 2016
    Shotguns are our subject today as we join the Crew in Las Vegas and see the best photos from the many taken.  They are meant to show the variety of what is to be seen at Shot Show and are not necessarily a reflection of our editorial support. Browni…
    - 60 days ago 2 Mar 16, 7:00am -
  • Rifles Part Two: Shot Show 2016
    Rifles continues.  K-Z is mostly the manufactures you will find here. More of the best photos from the many taken.  They are meant to show the variety of what is to be seen at Shot Show and are not necessarily a reflection of our editorial support.…
    - 62 days ago 29 Feb 16, 7:00am -
  • Rifles, Part One: Shot Show 2016
    Well, here come the rifles.  Here are the best photos from the many taken.  They are meant to show the variety of what is to be seen at Shot Show and are not necessarily a reflection of our editorial support.   902 McMillan American Tactical Colt…
    - 65 days ago 26 Feb 16, 7:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • We live with guns...
    Our dogs are part of our family. I've always said that we don't own them, we live with them. They live in our home and our lives fully.  Recently, our friend Melody Lauer made a comment on Facebook about living with guns. Our family is the same with…
    - 15 Dec 15, 10:14pm -
  • Six considerations to maintain perishable self-defense skills...
    Many of us are life-long learners, continuing to build our knowledge, skills, and abilities through various endeavors... but how do we maintain the previous knowledge, skills, and abilities we've acquired? This is really were balance, planning, and t…
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  • Over 18,500 rounds through a Ruger SR9...
    To admit my bias up-front, most people who know me know I love all things Ruger. Ruger is an innovative (especially in manufacturing), debt-free company that produces American-made guns made by hard-working Americans... and that's something that has…
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  • Blinded by the light... shining in YOUR face!
    As I drove up the long lane to the house, the lights of a vehicle suddenly came on and momentarily blinded me. I quickly stopped the cruiser about a hundred yards from the other vehicle just as my eyes adjusted and the silhouette of a man with a shot…
    - 8 Nov 15, 6:55pm -
  • Five reasons to shoot your Every-Day-Carry Self-Defense ammunition!
    Like everyone else in a time zone that follows Daylight Savings Time... we set our clocks back an hour last night and enjoyed an extra hour of sleep. This also begins a semi-annual ritual we have in our "prepping" mindset of checking, changing, updat…
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  • Six Self-Defense Commands and Strategies for Families…
    Every parent wants to protect their family, children, and loved ones… but few have actually taken the time to plan, prepare, and practice for emergencies and violent encounters with their families. Now please understand that preparing for the possi…
    - 26 Jun 15, 12:48pm -
  • Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine instructed by Greg Ellifritz
    Over the years, my wife, daughter and I have completed various training opportunities to learn first aid, CPR, and AED usage. I had some basic "tactical" first aid as a police officer years ago and my daughter will be a senior this coming fall as she…
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  • KA-BAR TDI Law Enforcement Knife and Edge/Equipped Sheath
    A good knife has always been an essential for me. Back in my day, carrying my Buck 110 Finger-groove Folding Hunter on my belt in a leather sheath to high school was no big deal. Later on, that same knife was on my duty belt as a police officer in th…
    - 6 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • Try some drive-by dryfire practice...
    A recent video posted online of the woman being kidnapped and robbed has generated a lot of discussion on the internet. Kathy Jackson over at the Cornered Cat has a great write up about that particular situation, but one question I have for those of…
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  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newHeh…

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  • newStill not funny
    Amy Schumer did a skit on Comedy Central about buying guns on a Home Shopping Network knockoff.  Before you watch it, try and imagine just how bad that skit might be.  Then double it. What did I tell you?  First of all, it wasn’t funny.  More i…
    - 7 hours ago 30 Apr 16, 5:55pm -
  • newWhite House Smart Gun Report A.K.A ObamaGunCare
    I downloaded the report and could not go past the introduction without having a good laugh. I decided I had to share it with my readers. Numerous industries have found ways to integrate modern electronics into older mechanical systems without undermi…
    - 11 hours ago 30 Apr 16, 1:49pm -
  • newHome Improvement DIY.

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  • Never too young for Self Defense: 11-year-old protects Talladega home against intruder. 
    TALLADEGA, Ala. —Home school student Chris Gaither, 11, was alone Wednesday morning when he heard a noise. Someone had broken into his house and walked upstairs. Gaither said he was scared, but wanted to be prepared so he grabbed a nine-millimeter…
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  • Moms Demand’s Persuasion: The Slightly Pro-Gun Article
    Moms Demand Action (MDA) has a way of using fear in most of its posts. On an article over Oklahoma’s three new gun bills in legislation is pretty straightforward and the article suggests these bills will make us be at a greater risk of guns becomi…
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  • Oklahoma court: Forced oral sex is not rape – (Or why is important to read the original source)
    TULSA, Okla., April 28 (UPI) — An Oklahoma court has shocked local prosecutors by ruling that, according to state law, oral sex with an unconscious victim is not rape. The state’s criminal appeals court made the unanimous ruling late last month,…
    - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 2:40pm -

My Gun Culture

  • newThe Gun Lube Market Is Seized, Or Maybe Just Unhinged
    This article originally appeared at Ammoland. By Tom McHale USA –-( The gun lubricant market baffles me. Actually, calling it a market isn’t entirely accurate. It’s more like a kerfluffle, whatever that is. For some reason, there…
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  • Take A Closer Look At FNH USA And Its South Carolina Factory
    COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Recently I had the opportunity to tour the factory that makes the greatest home defense weapon ever conceived – the MK-19 automatic grenade launcher. Strangely, my wife disagrees. Apparently, the thinks that the blast r…
    - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 1:56pm -
  • Blur The Bullseye, Hit The X-Ring [VIDEO]
    Here’s another Shoot Better in a Minute video that we did with the good folks over at Range365. The human eye is a bit weird when it comes to shooting using iron sights. While the rear sight, front sight, and target may all appear to be in focus a…
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  • The New Gun Owner’s Guide to Holsters: Part 1
    When you get right down to it, a gun holster has to do three things: It must secure your gun, ensuring it stays in your possession. It must protect the trigger, minimizing the chance of inadvertent trigger contact from hands or foreign objects. It mu…
    - 9 days ago 21 Apr 16, 1:13pm -
  • Review: Gemtech GM-9 Suppressor
    Last month I conned the nice guys over at Silencer Shop to lend me three different 9mm suppressors at the same time. I’ve been Jonesing for one to buy and the opportunity to test three side by side was too good to pass up. Earlier, we took a look a…
    - 11 days ago 19 Apr 16, 2:24pm -
  • Reloading: Trimming Cartridge Cases
    While touring the FN factory last week, I got an up close and personal look at their process for cold hammer forging barrels. In case you don’t know how that works, they stuff a steel rod, with an oversize hole for a bore, into a machine that hamme…
    - 19 days ago 11 Apr 16, 1:42pm -
  • How To Reload Rifle Cartridges
    This article originally appeared at OutdoorHub. Reloading rifle cartridges may seem like something that only MENSA Rocket Surgeons and repeat Jeopardy! winners can do, but it’s actually a pretty straightforward process, even if you can’t solve a…
    - 23 days ago 7 Apr 16, 2:29pm -
  • Fill Your Plate… For Better Handgunning [VIDEO]
    If you want to improve your handguns skills, you’ve got to get serious about structured practice. Not only that, you need a way to measure your results and progress over time. Fortunately, there are cheap and easy way to do this that require nothin…
    - 25 days ago 5 Apr 16, 3:51pm -
  • Ammo Test: Barnes Barnes TAC-XPD 9mm +P
    I’ve tested a variety of factory ammunition from Barnes and two things always stand out with their handgun rounds. They group closer together than a Range Rover-load of frat boys visiting San Quentin. They expand faster than Michael Moore’s midse…
    - 25 days ago 5 Apr 16, 1:24pm -
  • Reloading: Brass Resizing
    Last time, we discussed ways to clean used brass to get it ready for the actual reloading process. Now, it’s time to talk about actual brass processing – getting it ready for a new primer, propellant, and projectile. The steps you have to take de…
    - 26 days ago 4 Apr 16, 3:36pm -

Gun Pundit

  • Meprolight M5 to equip Israel Defense Forces
    Meprolight Selected by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to Supply Thousands of Red Dot Sights: Meprolight – a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, Laser Range Finder systems, and Self-Illuminated sights fo…
    - 22 Nov 15, 6:29pm -
  • RISE Armament Debuts $99 Trigger Group
    The RA-140 single-stage drop-in trigger group is a high-performing, cost-effective upgrade to replace mil-spec triggers: RISE Armament, the maker of the highly acclaimed RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger, is pleased to introduce the Black Fallout R…
    - 21 Nov 15, 11:12pm -
  • Not Odd At All
    Black Lives Matter and Michael Bloomberg: the oddest couple? Meanwhile, the media have treated the budding partnership between the ascendant Black Lives Matter and the perennially frustrated gun control movement as if it were the most natural thing i…
    - 21 Nov 15, 2:20am -
  • Linkzookery over at Murdoc Online
    Murdoc’s trying to get back into the swing. Check out the return of Friday Linkzookery over at Murdoc Online....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 17 Jul 15, 5:59pm -
  • Every Time
    Expert: Chattanooga Proves That Military Must Rethink Gun-Free Zones After gunman Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, a Muslim immigrant from Kuwait, allegedly shot and killed four Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee, former NYPD detective Harry Houck said th…
    - 17 Jul 15, 11:29am -
  • Guilty
    Colorado movie massacre gunman found guilty of multiple murders Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes was found guilty on Thursday of multiple counts of first degree murder, a verdict that enables prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the f…
    - 17 Jul 15, 1:06am -
  • Steel Will Druid Neck Knives
    Steel Will Knives, a premium brand that produces knives with the highest standards of quality, is pleased to announce the Druid Neck Knives. These knives create a comfortable opportunity to carry while providing additional personal protection. The co…
    - 16 Jul 15, 5:29pm -
  • Wilson Vickers Elite
    The Vickers Elite combines many of our time tested custom handgun features and ads some new modifications as requested by Larry to create a unique signature pistol with universal tactical appeal....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the who…
    - 16 Jul 15, 11:59am -
  • Michigan Constitutional Carry
    State Representative Cindy Gamrat (R- District 80) yesterday introduced Michigan HB 4778. HB 4778 will allow for the existing pistol registration to stay in place but allow broad exemptions.In short, Michigan residents 21 and over who are permitted…
    - 16 Jul 15, 1:22am -
  • Arsenal Krink length Quad Rail system
    Krink Quad Rail from Arsenal: The Arsenal Krink Quad Rail is designed and manufactured to exceed the most stringent military specifications and requirements. This T7075-T6 rail installs easily with its precision machined tabs, vents heat very effecti…
    - 8 Feb 15, 6:02pm -

Home on the Range

  • Bringing Home the Bacon
    As my long time readers know, I  tend to be in an environment on and off work where it's pretty much all male.  I'm used to that.  In my last professional position, the guy I replaced was a General (gee, no expectations there). My current  "Secr…
    - 1 day ago 30 Apr 16, 12:20am -
  • Get Off of My Lawn
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  • Preparing to Prep - Living on a Minimal Food Budget
    There have been a number of people posting about eating off the equivalent money they'd get on SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) to highlight how hard it is to eat healthy and economically on public assistance.This post isn't about the habits of t…
    - 4 days ago 27 Apr 16, 12:36am -
  • A Barkley Memory - Sage Advice
    Let go of the life that was planned. Only then can you see the life that was waiting. -  The Book of Barkley
    - 5 days ago 26 Apr 16, 1:11am -
  • Lessons From Our Parents
    There is no greater enhancement to beauty, than confidence.- BrigidI found it there in the closet of my big brother's room, a little Savage, that had been my Dad's. It still had no child safety lock and didn't when I first picked it up when I was 12.…
    - 7 days ago 23 Apr 16, 6:10pm -
  • RIP Prince - Gently Weeping
    Prince's music and his genius were the reason he was one of the few musicians that pulled me away from a budding career and schooling, a schedule too busy for the usual interests of young people. But I listened, so much and more than once, standing i…
    - 9 days ago 21 Apr 16, 10:22pm -
  • Finders Keepers
    Keep it, or throw it out?In cleaning out the closest and drawers as winter clothing is cleaned and tucked away in storage, it's sometimes not an easy decision. Some items can be mended, but only if there is enough wear left to make it worth the time…
    - 11 days ago 19 Apr 16, 10:26pm -
  • Happy Birthday Mr. B.
    Yes, I know they are your panties. I'm blaming Stockholm Syndrome and I did it for the Cat.Happy BirthdayMr. B.. - for many years of friendship and memories, especially those with our four legged friends.Brigid
    - 12 days ago 18 Apr 16, 10:32pm -
  • Quote for the Week
    Confidence is silent.  Insecurities are loud.
    - 13 days ago 17 Apr 16, 12:49pm -
  • When Dogs Dream
    We've all seen our dogs when they dream. The back legs may twitch, sometimes they give out a soft little woof.  Barkley on more than occasion gave out a long  mournful howl, like the Hound of the Baskervilles.But I wonder - what does Abby Normal…
    - 15 days ago 16 Apr 16, 12:19am -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newDesert Camo in the Woods
    John at UW Gear recently posted an interesting video on his vlog channel, Alpha-Charlie Concepts. The video discusses and shows graphically how an effective desert camo pattern like PenCott Sandstorm can still be effective even in areas with heavy gr…
    - 5 hours ago 30 Apr 16, 7:19pm -
  • How Stiff is Stiff Enough for a CCW Belt?

    - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 2:11pm -
  • Mission First Tactical EPG16V2 Grip for AR-15
    Mission First Tactical’s new EPG16V2 Grip is their first AR-15 grip to feature a more vertical, 15 degree grip angle. It has MFT’s typical light stipple-like texture and fills in the gap under the trigger guard. Check out the EPG16V2 Grip at Miss…
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 16, 4:22pm -
  • Smoke Composites Carbon Fiber Buttstocks
    Smoke Composites makes some truly lightweight buttstocks for AR-15s. Their Carbon Fiber Buttstocks weigh between 94 and 128 grams (3.3 – 4.5 ounces) depending on the model. Those weights include the stock with integral buffer tube. They are availab…
    - 2 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:34pm -
  • UW Gear Adds All-Terrain Tiger Stripe for Limited Time
    UW Gear will be offering their selection of gear in All-Terrain Tiger Stripe for a limited time. This pattern is essentially tiger stripe elements in a very Multicam-ish color palette and according the UW Gear’s testing, it performs very well. You…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 4:12pm -
  • TIHK EvadeClip Update
    The TIHK EvadeClip has apparently run afoul of indiegogo’s terms of service due to its inclusion of lock picks. If you aren’t familiar with the EvadeClip, you can learn more about it in our previous post. Rather than water down the tool, TIHK has…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 2:28pm -
  • Falcon 37 Inc. HABU Mod 1 for 5.56mm/.223 Charging Handle
    Comb risers and AR-15s typically don’t get along unless the design of the comb riser accounts for the movement of the charging handle. Ambidextrous operation of a charging handle usually requires a lever on each side of the charging handle which ma…
    - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 6:30pm -
  • RE Factor Tactical IQ Target Pistol Drill Ideas
    RE Factor Tactical’s IQ Target is versatile enough to be used a number of different ways. You’ll probably have no trouble coming up with drills to use it with but if want some ideas… Check out RE Factor Tactical’s list of potential drill opti…
    - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 5:23pm -
  • BCM AR-15 OEM RECCE Mid-Length Lightweight 16″ Rifle
    Brownells is now offering the BCM AR-15 OEM RECCE Mid-Length Lightweight 16″ Rifle. This is an IEM rifle and “OEM” is becoming a marketing term for a carbine that comes complete and assembled but without a stock or hand guard. This allows the p…
    - 5 days ago 25 Apr 16, 8:07pm -
  • Dark Timber Custom Knives Caveman Ring Fighter Bowie
    Ring fighters are classic fighting knife patterns that incorporate a ring for the user’s index or middle finger. The ring serves as a retention aid and a guard. Typically, this ring amounts to little more than a steel loop but Dark Timber Custom Kn…
    - 5 days ago 25 Apr 16, 5:03pm -

Arms Vault

  • HAVA Free Raffle of Glock 30th Anniversary Gun
    HAVA to Hold Free Raffle of Glock 30th Anniversary Gun Collectable Gun to Be Awarded to Disabled Veteran Longmeadow, MA  April 22, 2016 – ( – Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and Glock US jointly announce the award of a Glo…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 10:28pm -
  • CAA AK Magazines (AKMAG) Now Shipping
    CAA AK Magazines Now Shipping CAA’s new 30 round polymer AK magazines are lightweight and tough as nails. Pompano Beach, Fla. (April 2016) – ( – CAA, developers and manufacturers of advanced battle-tested firearms accessories, ann…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 9:07pm -
  • Apex S&W M&P Barrels & Walther PPQ Trigger Available at RSR
    RSR Adds More Apex Products LOS OSOS, Calif. – ( – Apex Tactical Specialties announced that wholesale distributor RSR Group has expanded its offerings from the Apex product line to include  barrels for the Smith & Wesson M&P an…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 8:30pm -
  • CrossBreed Holsters Freedom Carry Holster Special
    CrossBreed® Holsters Announces Freedom Carry Holster Limited Special SPRINGFIELD, MO – ( – CrossBreed® Holsters, a leading manufacturer in the category of concealed carry, offers firearms enthusiasts a special price of $49.95 (ove…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 3:38pm -
  • Hogue G10 Rail Covers For Keymod Handguards
    HOGUE INC ANNOUNCES G10 RAIL COVERS FOR KEYMOD SYSTEM HANDGUARDS Henderson, NV – ( – Hogue, Inc., is proud to announce the addition of G10 KeyMod Rail Covers to their line of AR platform tactical rifle accessories. “We’ve offere…
    - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 7:00pm -

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    Notes From the American Outback

    • On Green Mountain
      Early in July, on the 1st actually, the dogs and I drove to the top of Green Mountain, in Wyoming, to spend a week or so in that very special place. I had stumbled upon Green Mountain in 1970 when on my way to the Grand Tetons and then the Pacific co…
      - 26 Jul 15, 9:16pm -
    • Running over snakes
      A few days ago I was on my motorbike going to a distant pasture and I ran over this fellow. I saw him too late and all I could do was avoid putting on the brakes. I stopped and went back. He seemed unhurt, and very angry at me. I was glad I hadn't hu…
      - 17 Jun 15, 8:30pm -
    • Mus kingtutticus
      I am working on cleaning out and rearranging my shop building. This deceased citizen was in the bottom of one of the boxes I am triaging and discarding. There was a kind of macabre beauty to him and so I had to photograph the corpus. Few small corpse…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:28pm -
    • Another branding
      On Friday I went to a roundup and branding that I have attended for almost a decade now. It's always a good event, attended by a fine group of riders and ropers. And of course the BBQ at the end is worth the trip alone!These events are the 'social ev…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:12pm -
    • Jack Report
      I am very happy to report-- ecstatic would be more like it!-- that Jack is doing fine. The vet prescribed a one-month of antibiotics and at the end of that, late last week, his x-rays showed no signs of the spots that had appeared on the first set. T…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:04pm -
    • This is getting ridiculous
      Rain, rain, and more rain. Not the insistent downpours my friends in Texas are getting, but a steady, day by day rain that keeps you inside while the grass grows, and grows, and grows.  It may be good for ranchers (who are, after all, grass farmers)…
      - 25 May 15, 6:13pm -
    • My Jack is Sick
      How sick remains to be seen.He developed a cough on our trip. Not extreme, but intermittent. At a recent routine exam/vaccination visit to my vet, he thought some x-rays might be in order. The radiographs revealed spots on his lymph nodes.Since we ha…
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    • The Two-wheel Solution, Part the Second
      Later we camped for a few weeks in the Prescott National Forest. The urge to explore and reach out into the countryside got even stronger. There were miles and miles of NF roads and trails and ranch roads that begged to be ridden, explored, photograp…
      - 21 May 15, 6:20pm -
    • Western Arizona & The Two-wheel Solution
      Sunrise from our camp west of Quartzsite. Quartzsite is a very strange place indeed. It has the air of a carnival, and the overall feeling is that you will come back in the morning to find everything, and everyone gone, nothing left but a few tent pe…
      - 21 May 15, 6:01pm -
    • Late May on the High Plains
      About three inches yesterday and overnight. For this I returned from Arizona? Shouldn't complain though, as we have had killer blizzards later than this.
      - 20 May 15, 1:52pm -

    Of Arms and Law

    • RIP Joe White
      I read in the May American Rifleman that Joe White passed on--I knew him since the late 70s, and was in touch within the last few months. He passed on at age 95. He served as NRA's deputy EVP, the only deputy EVP NRA has ever had, being one of the Bo…
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 4:58pm -
    • The destruction of the Davidian residence
      Here's a pic taken late in the process. The forward wall has been crushed in at three places, and in the center the tank entered almost its entire length. The previous photo shows how the right side had been torn open. And at the rear another CEV ha…
      - 2 days ago 29 Apr 16, 12:22am -
    • On the last day, did the Davidians really shoot at the tanks?
      One key to what happened on the day of the fire lies in claims that the Davidians shot at the FBI armored vehicles. As a general rule, AR-15s with 55 gr bullets are not considered good anti-tank rounds. Multiple hits in the same place may, however, r…
      - 2 days ago 28 Apr 16, 9:26pm -
    • Waco: photo from start of gunfight at the front
      Here is a pic I objected via FOIA, showing the very beginning of the Feb. 28 firefight in front of the building. The surviving Davidians (who were at the front of the building) said the first shots involved BATF firing through the double doors. The p…
      - 3 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:54am -
    • Waco: Carlos Ghigliotti's report
      Carlos was an infrared expert-- here's more on him.On April 19, the day of the fire, FBI had an aircraft circling overhead with a FLIR unit (FLIR=Forward Looking InfraRed, a title still used after the units got small enough to where they no longer…
      - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 3:43pm -
    • General intro to the Waco tragedy
      The events outside Waco unfolded in 1993, at a point when the Clinton Administration was new in office. BATF was facing some pressures -- an initiative to reinvent government by phasing out inefficient agencies was on the table, and the agency looked…
      - 5 days ago 25 Apr 16, 6:37pm -
    • Waco week
      To start things off, here is a BATF report of their activities on February 19, 1993, nine days before the first raid and gun battle.Background: BATF claimed that the massive raid (80+ agents, three borrowed military helicopters, a large caravan of…
      - 6 days ago 24 Apr 16, 6:05pm -
    • Waco week
      I attended the Waco memorial this year, first time in years that I haven't had some emergency supervene. I think next week on this blog will be largely devoted to that topic. I found it amazing how forgiving the Davidians are. Example: in front of th…
      - 8 days ago 23 Apr 16, 5:21am -
    • More on Harriet Tubman
      "What You Might Not Know About Harriet Tubman, Gun-Toting Slave Liberator" at Conservative Review.
      - 8 days ago 22 Apr 16, 9:40pm -
    • Obama administration to put picture of gun nut on the $20 bill
      So points out Clayton Cramer.
      - 10 days ago 20 Apr 16, 10:18pm -

    Gun Politics NY

    • A gift from God
      Having screwed up the SD-9 election I figured the end of the NY GOP was finally upon us. Then this happened: De Blasio, aides accused of ‘criminal’ fundraising activity De Blasio team skirted campaign donation limits; investigators found ‘willf…
      - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 1:56pm -
    • Nothing ever goes as planned
      It looks as if the deal Senate Republicans had with Governor Cuomo to stay out of the SD-9 election did not produce the planned results: “… With votes still being counted, Republicans late Tuesday cautioned that paper ballots also still need to b…
      - 10 days ago 20 Apr 16, 1:48pm -
    • Antigun attacks failing
      Hillary Clinton and the antigunners, along with their allies in the media and legislature, are throwing everything they can at Bernie Sanders over his D- rating from NRA leading up to tomorrow’s New York primary. Has it been working? National NBC/W…
      - 12 days ago 18 Apr 16, 8:54pm -
    • Kasich’s leadership team
      I knew Al D’Amato was involved with John Kasich’s campaign. State of Politics lists him as being a part of Kasich’s “New York leadership team.“ If that is not reason enough not to vote for him, Kasich has been endorsed by George Pataki as w…
      - 15 days ago 15 Apr 16, 5:55pm -
    • Kasich’s pitch to New Yorkers
      According to John Kasich: “Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich says he’s the state Senate Republicans’ best hope for maintaining their razor-thin grip on power … Speaking to reporters beforehand, Kasich revealed part of his pitch: If…
      - 18 days ago 12 Apr 16, 1:27pm -
    • Memorandum to Ed Cox
      The Journal News has a breakdown of new voter registrations in the state: “… While the number of active voters in the city dropped by about 100,000 from November to April, there were about 95,000 new voters in the rest of the state — including…
      - 22 days ago 8 Apr 16, 12:55pm -
    • Hillary’s attacks on Bernie/NRA not working
      Hillary keeps trying to link Bernie with the NRA particularly in the black community: “… As the Democratic primary stretched into its fourth month of intense campaigning, both the Sanders camp and the Clinton camp betrayed signs of mounting frust…
      - 26 days ago 4 Apr 16, 2:12pm -

    Romeo Tango Bravo

    Rustmeister's Alehouse

    • Facebook Page
      So, will Facebook revive the Alehouse?I'm not sure, but it sure is easier to use than this old thing.Putting it here.
      - 4 Dec 15, 11:49pm -
    • 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 -

    Semi Automatic Heart

    • House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

      House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

      Here we go again, War without end!...(S9) recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 18 Dec 15, 4:28am -
    • AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

      AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

      Local news story from Chico, California; riding the wave of media fueled obsession over semi-auto Armalite pattern rifles - (S9) recipients should redirect to fu…
      - 11 Dec 15, 10:23pm -
    • Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

      Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

      Patrick J. Egan tweeted this information.... (S9)E-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 11 Dec 15, 9:49pm -
    • AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

      AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

      Of all places, Savannah is the last I would expect the public would be nervous about the Police deploying semi-automatic long guns (they have some low-down dirty criminals down there, they need em')...So...Go fig'...(S9)…
      - 24 Nov 15, 7:26am -
    • California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

      California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

      He cares not for anything but his own "career", taking a page from mentor Diane Feinstien, appear to "do something" to bolster yourself in the public eye, but have a "no-lose strategy" i.e. If he wins this, it makes him look like a "hero", if he lose…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:34am -
    • Apologia Bar Sinister...

      Apologia Bar Sinister...

      Don't let her good looks fool you: She is a Bytch in real life!!!Please, I feel that sometimes I am lucky just to get back into this blog to post(!!!). Ever since "Google" has decided that there should be one universal login to get to, for example, B…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:07am -
    • AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

      AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

      these Morons have obviously bee watching FB videos of the MX cartel idiots...AK-47 Hungarian variant "AMD's" confiscated by Police in Brazil. "Pimped" AMD basically looks stupid, but it is apparent the owner has no viable brain cells to begin with. P…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:03am -
    • This is how AK-47's get to Paris

      This is how AK-47's get to Paris

      Folding stock AK's on display"Guns soon became a major export commodity in the Balkans. Western Europe is the target market. “Many firearms trafficked in Europe come from the western Balkans after being held illegally after recent conflicts in the…
      - 17 Nov 15, 1:09am -
    • Cruz gets it right yet again.....

      Cruz gets it right yet again.....

      Nail on the head... recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 13 Nov 15, 8:08pm -
    • Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

      Full-Auto Pushback (USA) recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

    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 -

    The Swiss Gun Blog

    • Wahlempfehlung
      Am 18. Oktober 2015 finden in der Schweiz die Wahlen in das Schweizer Parlament statt. Die Haltung eines Politikers zur Waffenfrage ist zugleich Ausdruck seiner Haltung zur persönlichen Freiheit des Bürgers. Aufgrund von liess sich er…
      - 21 Sep 15, 8:26pm -
    • Pick up a rifle…
      “Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen” – Col. Jeff Cooper, The Art of the Rifle, chap. 1 (Image taken from the poster of the 1939 shooting tournament in Lucerne)
      - 8 Apr 15, 7:59pm -
    • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
      Le droit de posséder et de porter des armes découle du droit naturel, tout comme le droit de propriété, la liberté expression, le droit à l’autodétermination sexuelle, etc. La constitution ne crée pas de tels droits, elle ne peut que les…
      - 5 Apr 15, 10:17am -
    • Say No to Gun Registration
      L’enregistrement des armes vient avant leur confiscation. Non au désarmement des citoyens. Zwangsregistrierung von Waffen ist der letzte notwendige Schritt vor der Konfiskation. Nein zur Entwaffnung der Bürger.    
      - 4 Apr 15, 5:02pm -
    • Opération Vercingétorix: Il faut désarmer le citoyen
        Dans le canton de Vaud, les citoyens les contribuables peuvent rendre leurs armes à César à la police. Opération Vercingétorix: collecte d’armes prolongée en 2015 Après deux ans, le bilan satisfaisant de l’opération Vercingétorix enco…
      - 1 Apr 15, 5:09pm -
    • Swiss Revolver 1882
      Cal. 7.5mm Via SwissRifles:  The Model 1882 proved popular enough to continue it’s use, despite the fact that the Luger had been in service for many years.  The Model 1882 had the advantages of being easy to load and operate, they were easy to fi…
      - 6 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
    • Zerreissprobe
      “Je suis Charlie”  – überall stösst man gegenwärtig auf ihn, diesen vermeintlich solidarischen, vermeintlich mutigen Spruch, den so viele Leute aufsagen, predigen, geradezu hinunterbeten, den sie auf Facebook als Profilfoto, oder auf Twitte…
      - 16 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
    • Les islamistes menacent la Suisse
      via 20minutes: Dans une nouvelle vidéo de propagande tournée en Syrie, un membre de l’organisation terroriste a appelé ses «frères» à frapper, notamment, la Confédération helvétique. La vidéo en question est notamment sur Memri et vocati…
      - 14 Jan 15, 9:44pm -
    • So then I said…

      - 11 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
    • “If it saved only one life…”
      The islamist attackers of Charlie Hebdo had obviously been trained and prepared to carry out their military-style raid against journalists in the middle of Paris. Such terrorists will always go against unarmed civilians. As long as we as a society r…
      - 8 Jan 15, 9:30pm -

    The War on Guns

    • There Is No Try
      "She was murdered trying to protect the children in her care from a gunman." [More]I'm not even going to say it.
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 8:02pm -
    • Under the Radar
      The Obama administration appears to be bowing to international pressure and pursuing under-the-radar “alternative” ways to bring in more Syrian and other refugees -- as soon as this year. [More]What is it with this sneaky son of a bitch?[Via Kei…
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 7:39pm -
    • Open Question for Ted Cruz
      You really intend to put this a heartbeat from the presidency? [More][Via Mack H]
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 7:33pm -
    • We're the Only Ones Cheeky Enough
      Court documents say that while Stone was on duty on Nov. 17, he went behind the clerk’s counter at a Phillips 66 gas station and slapped a woman working there on the buttocks.  [More]Ass-ault? And now his ca-rear has bottomed out...[Via bondmen]
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 7:27pm -
    • We're the Only Ones Certifiably Reasonable Enough
      The defense had called an out-of-state psychiatrist to testify that Bates mistakenly shooting Harris was reasonable given the stress of the situation... [More]Yes. Lord knows multiple deputies swarming a struggling suspect is enough for any seasoned…
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 5:34pm -
    • The Key Thing to Remember
      They hate us because they hate themselves. And who can blame them? [More]The Opposite Day "progressive"  argument isn't with us -- it's with the God they deny exists. They demand to live in a different universe, but don't know how to create one, so…
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 5:19pm -
    • Don't Wait to Pull the Trigger!
      I didn't. [More]These people have about as much shame as the RNC.
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 5:02pm -
    • Who Said Facebook was Anti-Gun?
      Zuckerberg spent $19m on personal security over past three years [More]People who "profit" the most from culturally terraforming America will be shielded from what they inflict on the rest of us.At least until the guillotines start up.
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 4:39pm -
    • House of Cards
      Everytown didn’t just buy up the Families for Gun Reform URL, the group collaborated with “House of Cards” writers “to make sure they got it right,” according to the organization’s president, John Feinblatt. In fact, Feinblatt consulted o…
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 4:33pm -
    • Common Spidey Sense Disarmament Laws
      I learned about this video on a tyranny attempt in Maryland from a comment under my Mark and Gun-Grabby Gabby "terror watch list" piece. It's a very good encapsulation of the issues that applies everywhere, not just the Old Line State. [Watch]Embedd…
      - 1 day ago 29 Apr 16, 4:13pm -

    Traction Control

    • newHero of Russia: Alexander Prokhorenko
      When he called an airstrike on his own position to destroy Islamic militants surrounding him, Alexander Prokhorenko died the death of a true hero. Salud, Alexander Prokhorenko.
      - 3 hours ago 30 Apr 16, 9:09pm -
    • newToday’s New Additions: 4/30/2016
      E29R-357-LEGION $1,179.99 Sig Sauer P229 Legion Series Double Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 357 Sig, 3.9″ Barrel, Legion Gray PVD Finish, Custom High Checkered G-10 Grips, Three 12 Round Magazines, Frame Relieved Under Trigger Guard (XFive Contour)…
      - 14 hours ago 30 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/29/2016
      DBSTDSCR136 $1,148.99 Doublestar Corp. DSC Always Ready Carbine Semi-Automatic Rifle, 223 Rem / 556 NATO, 16″ Lightweight Barrel, 1:9 Twist, Black Finish, ACE SOCOM Stock, Ergo Pistol Grip, One 30 Round Magazine, 15″ Samson Evolution Free Floatin…
      - 2 days ago 29 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/28/2016
      CZ91350 $736.99 CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9MM, 7.7″ Barrel, Alloy Frame, Black Finish, One 20 Round Magazine, 11” Picatinny rail, Low-Profile Sights Finally available for public consumption is the much anticipated Scorpion sub-g…
      - 3 days ago 28 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/27/2016
      DBSTDSCR102 $779.99 Doublestar Corp. DSC DS-4 Semi-Automatic AR Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Barrel, 1:9 Twist, Black Finish, DSC DS-4 Stock (Commercial Spec), One 30 Round Magazine, DSC Phantom A2 Flash Hider, DSC DS-4 Polymer Handguard DBSTDSCR1…
      - 4 days ago 27 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/26/2016
      XDMT9459FDEHCE $540.99 Springfield Armory XD(M) Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 5.28″ Threaded Barrel, Black Melonite Finish Slide, Flat Dark Earth Polymer Frame, Three 19 Round Magazines, Major Grasp Slide Serrations, Additional Ba…
      - 5 days ago 26 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/25/2016
      REM96496 $641.99 Remington 1911 R1 200 Year Anniversary Commemorative Single Action Semi-automatic Pistol, 45 ACP, 5″ Barrel, Steel Frame, Satin Black Finish, Walnut Grips, One 8 Round Magazine T380BLM $262.99 Bersa Thunder 380 Duotone Double Actio…
      - 6 days ago 25 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/24/2016
      CW3833CG $335.99 Kahr Arms CW380 Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol, 380 ACP, 2.5″ Barrel, Gold Cerakote Finish Slide, Matte Black Polymer Frame, One 6 Round Magazine, Curved and Textured Backstrap, Textured Frontstrap, Gold Slide, Trigger, S…
      - 7 days ago 24 Apr 16, 10:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/23/2016
      AUT1-14 $1,052.99 Auto Ordnance 1927A1 Deluxe Semi-Automatic Rifle, 45 ACP, 16″ Barrel, Black Finish, Walnut Stock, Adjustable Sights, One 20 Round Stick Magazine, Carry Case BRO-SCOUT-SG $1,612.99 Black Rain Ordnance Recon Scout Semi-Automatic Rif…
      - 7 days ago 23 Apr 16, 12:46pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 4/22/2016
      SIGMPX-PDW $1,299.99 Sig Sauer SIGMPX PDW Semi-Automatic Pistol with Aluminum Key Mod Hand Guard, 9 mm, 8″ Barrel, Black Finish, One 30 Round Magazine, Short Stroke Pistol System, Handstop, Ambidextrous Selector, Mag Release, Bolt Release, Front an…
      - 9 days ago 22 Apr 16, 10:05am -

    Virginia Shooting Sports Association

    • CBS6 Talks With Dance's Sporting Goods About Open and Concealed Carry
      Recently, an individual walked into Henrico Doctors Hospital and was arrested for carrying a firearm.  The hospital has a no firearms policy.  CBS 6 decided to do a story on where it is legal to carry concealed and open and decided to go to Dance's…
      - 2 days ago 28 Apr 16, 5:52pm -
    • U.S. News Op/Ed: McAuliffe Wrong on Voting Rights
      Peter Roff, U.S. News, World Report contributing editor and longtime observer of the Washington scene has a great piece on the U.S. News and World Report web site that does a great job of explaining how Governor Terry McAuliffe over stepped his boun…
      - 2 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:11pm -
    • Volunteer to Work at the NRA-ILA Booth at the Farmville Heart of Virginia Festival
      NRA-ILA is looking for volunteers to help at their booth at The 38th Annual Heart of Virginia Festival on Saturday, May 7th, in Downtown Historic Farmville.  The Festival runs from 8:30 AM-10 PM! Known as the "best small town festival in the w…
      - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 5:52pm -
    • CPRC on Why McAuliffe Can't Restore Felon Voting Rights Without Restoring Their Gun Rights
      The Crime Prevention Research Center has this piece about Governor McAuliffe's Executive Order giving over 200,000 felons the right to vote in violation of the Virginia Constitution.  Republicans have responded to this action by saying McAuliffe's f…
      - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 1:50pm -
    • John Lott: On Guns, Clinton Runs Both Right and Left
      Dr. John Lott has a piece over at National Review Online, writing that Hillary Clinton is tailoring her message on guns to her audience. For instance: On Wednesday, Hillary Clinton gave an address at Philadelphia’s St. Paul’s Baptist Church. With…
      - 4 days ago 26 Apr 16, 1:15pm -
    • Gander Mountain One Day Ammo Sale
      Gander Mountain sent the below coupon yesterday and asked that we share it with out members.  Buy one and get the second at 25% off.
      - 7 days ago 23 Apr 16, 1:01pm -
    • Paul Bedard: Clinton Doubles Down on Anti-Gun Blitz
      Earlier this week, Washington Examiner writer Paul Bedard had this piece on how Hillary Clinton is taking her gun control comments to a higher level in her campaign.  Up until now she has been focusing on "the gun lobby" and the Protection of Law…
      - 8 days ago 22 Apr 16, 1:52pm -
    • McAuliffe Vetoes Sustained
      Yesterday really did not provide any surprises in the Reconvened Session of the 2016 General Assembly.  McAuliffe vetoed 32 bills, including five firearm related House Bills and one Senate bill.  One of the House vetoes and the companion Senate bil…
      - 9 days ago 21 Apr 16, 4:10pm -
    • Wall Street Journal on the "Stigmatized" Olympians
      Last Friday the Wall Street Journal had an article titled How Shooters Became the Most Stigmatized Olympians that is part profile of Olympic medalist Kim Rhode and part profile of the sport.  The article starts out talking about how shotgun shoote…
      - 9 days ago 21 Apr 16, 3:43pm -
    • Document Dump Shows Justice Department Tried to "Spin" Away Fast and Furious Scandal
      Last week, the Obama administration released documents related to the  Fast and Furious scandal after the president’s executive privilege claim from 2012 was struck down in federal court. Details are beginning to emerge, notably that the Departmen…
      - 9 days ago 21 Apr 16, 2:26pm -

    Yankee Gun Nuts

    • Charter Arms Pitbull – Update
      Many moons ago, we tested the Charter Arms Pitbull revolvers, which fire rimless cartridges.  We tested both the .40S&W and 9mm versions: http://www.yankeegunnuts.c…
      - 3 Jul 15, 2:51pm -
    • Condition Yellow: Nature or Nurture?
      Most shooters are at least dimly aware of the “color codes” of awareness (White/Yellow/Orange/Red) that Jeff Cooper popularized. If you read Jeff Cooper’s wikipedia entry, it defines Condition Yellow by quoting The Carry Book: Minnesota Edition…
      - 28 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
    • Bob Owens Can Go Fuck Himself
      What the hell is going on here? First, Jim Dumbo Zumbo shoots his career in the foot by going full-Fudd. Then Dickless Metcalf starts carrying the anti-gunners’ water for them, and his mealy-mouthed editor at Guns & Ammo helps him do it. Now Bob Ow…
      - 12 May 15, 11:39pm -
    • Another Bad Week for Gun-Grabbers
      Pity the anti-gun zealots.  Actually, no I don’t.  I am glad they are hitting every pothole on the road to the future. First, Sarah Brady dies, reducing the number of bloody shirts they can wave.  One less deceptive liar in the world.  And one…
      - 23 Apr 15, 12:40am -
    • The Pressure Builds
      The late, great character actor Strother Martin had many memorable lines in Cool Hand Luke.  Among them: “What we’ve got here is… failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way…
      - 22 Apr 15, 11:58pm -
    • Little 9mm Pistols: Most Recent Update
      The popularity of 9mm handguns continues to grow. And the rights of Americans to carry concealed handguns for self-defense are becoming more entrenched across the country.  Even if some areas only try to pay lip-service to them. In light of recent p…
      - 29 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
    • CT Gun Control Update
      When the headline-hungry CT legislature passed Public Act 13-3, and it was signed into law by the stuttering dipshit Gov. Malloy, CT gun owners were legally obligated to take action with regards to any newly-redefined “assault weapons” that were…
      - 8 Feb 15, 9:31pm -
    • What You Gonna Do When They Come For You?
      “Bad Boys” doesn’t quite do them justice, these ignorant terrorist cavemen that attacked the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and killed 12 people and wounded 7 more.  It takes a special kind of backwardness for a religion to be born in the…
      - 9 Jan 15, 2:45am -
    • Happy New Year!
      Welcome to 2015! 2014 was certainly an interesting year. SigArms and HK released their first modern striker-fired pistols. (Not HK’s first striker design, which was the P7, but their first modern, market-focused design). Glock released their first…
      - 1 Jan 15, 12:19pm -
    • Gun Ownership in a time of Civil Unrest
      The aftermath of the Darren Wilson grand jury wasn’t a surprise to you was it? While not discussing the merits of the case, the many clear signs leading up to the announcement all pointed to two conclusions: that a decision not to indict would be f…
      - 28 Nov 14, 3:18pm -

    The State of Guns

    • Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

      Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

      A bill proposed by a Republican leader in the Wisconsin Legislature would allow residents with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on school grounds. Senate President Mary Lazich and Rep. Robert Brooks unveiled their bill Wednesday and hope to ge…
      - 14 Jan 16, 9:55pm -
    • Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

      Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

      Nevada prison officials say they’re adding more guards and training officers how to use rubber bullets in an effort to end deadly shootings behind bars. But they defended the presence of shotguns in prisons during a meeting today of the Board of St…
      - 14 Jan 16, 9:38pm -
    • California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

      California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

      A bill introduced to the California Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement, according to state officials. Senate Bill 869, introduced by state Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Coun…
      - 13 Jan 16, 7:17pm -
    • Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

      Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

      A Marlboro man was arrested Friday after police said he threatened another man with an illegal stun gun during a dispute in the parking lot of a Chinese restaurant. Police received a call around 7 p.m. Friday from a man who claimed that a man with lo…
      - 13 Jan 16, 5:04pm -
    • Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

      Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

      49-year-old Mark J. Miller, the former Oswego police officer was forced to surrender his guns tonight after a road-rage shooting in December on East Circle Drive. Miller was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge by Cicero Town Justice David B…
      - 12 Jan 16, 10:41pm -
    • Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

      Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

      While tighter gun restrictions are underway nationwide, Iowa citizens shouldn’t see much of an influence when it comes to buying weapons. State Rep. Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton, said the gun rules that President Obama plans to implement are going to re-d…
      - 12 Jan 16, 3:37pm -
    • Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

      Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

      Raymond Fryberg, the father of a teenager who used his dad’s gun to kill four classmates and then himself at a Washington state high school was sentenced Monday to two years in prison on firearms charges. Fryberg apologized for his son’s actions…
      - 11 Jan 16, 7:22pm -
    • Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

      Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

      Two Live Oak men arrested in connection to a burglary where several firearms were stolen, according to reports. 21-year-old Richard E. Touchton and 21-year-old Dylan Troy Pennington were booked into the Suwannee County Jail for a Jan. 6 burglary on…
      - 11 Jan 16, 5:11pm -
    • Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

      Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

      Two lawmakers from Florida have filed bills which would permit people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their firearms in airport terminals. The identical bills, filed by Sen. Wilton Simpson of Trilby and Rep. Jake Raburn of Lithia, will be co…
      - 8 Jan 16, 3:41pm -
    • Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

      Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

      Wal-Mart Stores faces a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, intoxicated customer to buy a box of bullets used to commit three murders. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia by families of the victims, seeks…
      - 8 Jan 16, 3:20pm -

    Knife Up

    • Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

      Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

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

      Top 5 Survival Knives!

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

      Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

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

      What is a Balisong?

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

      Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

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

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

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