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Bearing Arms

  • newNot All Polymer AR-15 Receivers Are Created Equal
    Many shooters who desire a lightweight AR-15 opt to build from a polymer receiver. While some purpose-designed polymer receivers (such as the GWACS Armory CAV-15) are arguably superior to aluminum receivers in some respects, others […]The post Not…
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  • newHome Invasion Survivor: “Guns Saved My Life.”
    Eighteen years ago,  Mike and Susan Gonzalez were both shot during a home invasion. During a struggle with their attackers, the injured woman grabbed her husband’s pistol and opened fire. Her husband was shot as […]The post Home Invasion Survivo…
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  • newFort Bragg Soldier Arrested After Carrying AR-15 Into Mall For Photo Shoot
    The dumbs. He took all the dumbs, and used them all at once. A 25-year-old Army sergeant who was planning to take photos in military gear was arrested at Fayetteville’s Cross Creek Mall Thursday evening […]The post Fort Bragg Soldier Arrested Aft…
    - 7 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 3:11pm -
  • newAmerica the Beautiful
    I can’t think of a better way to start our Independence Day weekend than this beautiful video from our friends at Hillsdale College.The post America the Beautiful appeared first on Bearing Arms.
    - 9 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 12:42pm -
  • Officer And Suspect Draw On Each Other In Close-Range Gunfight
    Sergeant Gabriel Green and officer Kaylynn Griffin apprehended a suspect in a Palestine, TX Applebees on May 31st. As the officers escorted the suspect out of the restaurant, he pulls a handgun from his pocket […]The post Officer And Suspect Draw O…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 6:13pm -
  • Nimrod Attempts To Collect Darwin Award Firing A .50 BMG Cartridge From a Pipe Gun
    “Professional Youtuber” (his words, not mine) Royal Nonesuch though that it would be fun to attempt to fire .50 BMG cartridges from his crudely-made slam-fire shotgun. The crude weapon is fired by snatching a piece […]The post Nimrod Attempts T…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 3:34pm -
  • Affordable Handguns For Home And Personal Defense
    Tim Harmsen of The Military Arms Channel and Dave of Copper Custom give you some pointers on what you can find in terms of self-defense handguns under $400… and just as importantly, give you an […]The post Affordable Handguns For Home And Persona…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 2:38pm -
  • The New First Responders
    “Multiple Terrorist Attacks Raise Questions of Coordination.” So goes the Powerline headline referring to the three June 26 terror attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia and France. Is it possible the attacks, occurring within hours of each […]The post The…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 2:25pm -
  • AK-47s SAVE LIVES: Las Vegas Man Uses Iconic Rifle To Successfully Defend Family During Home Invasion
    Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were called to the scene of a home invasion Tuesday morning, only to discover that a 23-year-old resident armed with a semi-automatic AKM had already driven off both home invaders, saving […]The post AK-47s SAVE LIVES:…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 2:15pm -
  • Washington Navy Yard Under Lockdown, No Active Shooter Confirmed
    We’re seeing the same early reports from media outlets noting a massive police presence at the Washington Navy Yard in Building 197, the “gun free zone” that was the site of a deadly 2013 mass […]The post Washington Navy Yard Under Lockdown,…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 12:58pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newDIY Pepper Spray
    Hot, hot, hot. Standard Happy Fun Ball warnings. Remove clothes before ironing. And make sure to take care in using the restroom while processing the product.
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  • newSLL: Latest Crisis Progress Report – Acceleration
    Read this snapshot re Puerto Rico and the downstream effects on the mainland US economy, then dive into Robert’s précis of the bigger picture. Forgive the inexact analogy, but what would you think if someone told you their plan was … Continue re…
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  • newSparks31: Comms Up Or Down?
    Operational is better. Tempus fugit.
    - 20 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 2:01am -
  • How the NSA Attacks Tor/Firefox Users With QUANTUM and FOXACID
    Computer/privacy guru Bruce Schneier discusses Stasi-West’s efforts against your secure email comms, circa 2013. Got meatspace?
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • Guerrillamerica: Targeting – An Exercise in Generating Intelligence Requirements
    Read, and then re-read. Intelligence drives the fight.
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 2:19pm -
  • Steyn: Going With The Flow
    Over the civilizational falls. Key graf: *** …In the end, most people want to be like most people. That’s why they tell you the weekend movie grosses on the Monday morning news and put the Top Ten bestsellers at the … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 1:47pm -
  • The Coming Era of Pension Poverty
    CHS dumps cold water into the laps of all (.com and .gov alike) who think that their future is secure. Only ones with a secure future? Morticians. Note the absence of a laugh track.
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  • Near-Future Files: Memo, AGA Strategic Intelligence Officer To Chief
    Read it all, thoughtfully. They (the Elites and their stooges) believe Americans are a shapeless, ignorant, low-IQ mass. They are wrong, at least at the right tail of the distribution. Use your brain. Move faster and in unexpected ways. The … Conti…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 3:15am -
  • A Public Service Message
    From Boortz via Twitter. A nation of “feeeeeelers” cannot stand. And it won’t.
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 2:49am -
  • The Plan
    From over the transom. We win. The collectivists lose.
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 2:42am -

Patriot Rising

The Armed Lutheran

  • newWhat to Do During a Break In: Part One
    Do a Google search for “what to do during a break in” and you’ll find lots of confusing and contradictory advice. In this article we’ll discuss what to do (and not to do) during a break-in if you (or you...The post What to Do During a Break…
    - 3 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 6:31pm -
  • Miss’ippi Showdown 2015
    What does it say about a match that you would drive sixteen hours round-trip and endure the scorching heat and humidity of Mississippi in June? Well, either you’re crazy or it’s a really fun match. Or both. Was it worth...The post Miss’ippi Sh…
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  • The Impotence and Idiocy of the Pope
    Pope Francis’ latest remarks brought cheers as he suggested that weapons manufacturers and those who invest in them are not Christians. As a Lutheran, and an armed one at that, you know I have to respond. Let me just lay...The post The Impotence a…
    - 10 days ago 23 Jun 15, 11:00am -
  • And We’re Back
    To celebrate the re-design and re-launch of the website we’re giving away some cool stuff. Comment on this post and you will automatically be entered for a chance to be one of six winners of great prizes from Kershaw Knives,...The post And We’re…
    - 17 days ago 17 Jun 15, 8:12am -
  • Two is One and One is None
    Hot weather is here and that means a wardrobe change. And, for most of us, that means a change in carry guns. Lets face it, carrying that 5-inch 1911 is a lot harder when you’re wearing Bermuda shorts and a...The post Two is One and One is None ap…
    - 20 days ago 13 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • What’s the End Game?
    Its safe to say that what’s happening in America’s major cities, the riots, the scapegoating of police, the rise in crime, is not random. It’s happening to further a purpose. What’s the end game? On his daily radio program, Rush...The post W…
    - 23 days ago 10 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • Not One More
    As gun control advocates and the NC Sheriff’s Association argue that repealing the pistol purchase permit system in North Carolina would put women at risk by making it easier for domestic abusers and stalkers to get guns, a woman is...The post Not…
    - 27 days ago 6 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • For North Carolina Sheriffs, Jim Crow Ain’t So Bad
    Once again the citizens of North Carolina seem poised to throw off the shackles of their Jim Crow era pistol purchase permit program with House Bill 562. And once again, North Carolina sheriffs are standing in the way. In 2013,...The post For North…
    - 29 days ago 4 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • A Last Look at the Caracal F
    I was one of the first to buy the Caracal pistols. I was intrigued by the design and the pedigree. Now they are gone and I miss them already. I fell in love with the Caracal line of pistols. In...The post A Last Look at the Caracal F appeared first…
    - 32 days ago 1 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • Disarmed and Unprotected
    Baltimore is the latest proof of what we face as a nation if we give in to the idea that only the police should have guns to protect us. What happens to us when the police decide that “Serve and...The post Disarmed and Unprotected appeared first o…
    - 35 days ago 29 May 15, 12:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • Blackwood Arms Side Charging AR-15 Upper Receiver
    …The post Blackwood Arms Side Charging AR-15 Upper Receiver appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Multitasker Series 3
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  • Clark County Shooting Complex
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  • 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.
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  • Gun Show Ammo
    …The post Gun Show Ammo appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 11:08am -
  • Fallout Firearms
    …The post Fallout Firearms appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Double Tap
    …The post Double Tap appeared first on 702 Shooter.
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  • Big Gun Enterprises
    …The post Big Gun Enterprises appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 10:32am -
  • Bargain Pawn
    …The post Bargain Pawn appeared first on 702 Shooter.
    - 3 Aug 14, 9:03am -

A Keyboard and a .45

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

  • newMississippi Pro-Gun Group Prepares to Challenge Outlaw Judges
    BY DANA CRISWELL In an effort to reign in state judges who have blatantly violated state law, Mississippi Carry is preparing to launch a major campaign to defend our State Constitution and laws.  As a member of this organization I encourage you to s…
    - 8 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 2:10pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: Robbery Suspect Chase Ends In Olive Branch
    BY DANA CRISWELL I am often asked why I carry a gun even when walking my dog around my neighborhood or just out in my yard. Some don’t ask, they just give a look of disapproval as if I’m some red-neck want-a-be cop.  But even in the face of the…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 8:55pm -
  • Mississippi Gun Law Improvements Take Effect July 1
    BY DANA CRISWELL The 2015 legislative session began with a debate about “constitutional carry” which to most means citizens have the right to carry a firearm for self-defense open or concealed without a permit.  Many believe our U.S. Constitutio…
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  • Federal Court Says Police Can Confront Open Carriers
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL Should police be allowed to stop and question open carriers who they believe are acting “suspiciously”? A United States District Court in the state of Michigan said yes earlier this month, ruling that police are entirely wi…
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  • Warning to ALL California Hunters: Phase 1 of the Statewide Lead Ammunition Ban Goes into Effect on July 1
    FROM NRA-ILA A set of laws adopted in 2013 known as “AB 711” drastically expanded California’s restrictions on lead ammunition for hunters.   For years it has been illegal to use centerfire rifle or pistol ammunition that has not been certifi…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 10:45pm -
  • Americans Comfortable Living Around Guns, Despite Decades–long Fear Campaign
    FROM NRA-ILA The results of a Rasmussen Reports poll released June 12 provide further evidence of just how out-of-step the gun control movement is with the American people. In a survey of 977 likely voters, Rasmussen found that an overwhelming majo…
    - 7 days ago 27 Jun 15, 12:24am -
  • Establishment Republicans Betray Second Amendment Following Charleston Attack
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE Two prominent Republicans expressed anti-gun views following the Charleston killings last week, proving how the Republican establishment can be just as bad as Democrats when it comes to Second Amendment issues. First, Fox News talk…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 12:23pm -
  • Democrat Presidential Candidate Vows to make Gun Control Central Issue
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL Left-wing politicians have been hard at work trying to exploit the tragedy in South Carolina to advance their gun control agenda. Barack Obama called for a renewed push for gun control on Friday, saying America should follow the…
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 2:07pm -
  • Obama Preparing to Further His Gun Control Agenda
    BY DANA CRISWELL While our president uses the recent shooting in a Charleston church as an opportunity to further his anti-constitution, anti-gun agenda, the 21 year old murderer proves that gun control laws are useless. In a recent article in Bearin…
    - 14 days ago 19 Jun 15, 3:38pm -
  • Democrat Lawmakers Introduce Federal Gun Licensing Bill
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE Congressional Democrats are trying again to expand federal restrictions on gun rights, this time by requiring Americans to provide police with fingerprints, photos and other personal information before making any handgun purchase…
    - 16 days ago 17 Jun 15, 11:27pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
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  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
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  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 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…
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  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
    - 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

Dave Codrea's Feed

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...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
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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...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • 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 ro…
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  • Don’t Let Paintballers Touch Your Rifle
    I know playing paintball is fun, I used to do it all the time; but there is a good reason that your AR-15 doesn’t have some of the same features as your paintball gun. If you’re unfamiliar, some paintball markers (guns) come with a long trigger…
    - 19 Jul 13, 4:35pm -
  • Lacking a Warrant, PCSD Raids a House for Possible Domestic Violence
    Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled a man and his wife out of their home and handcuffed them in the yard. There were Deputies with their service rifles trained on the couple while other members of the department searched their house with out a wa…
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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...
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  • Mother shoots home invader in defense of her twins
    As reported, a Loganville, Georgia woman used her handgun to stop an intruder who broke in and pursued her and her children into the crawlspace.Police say that at about 1:00pm, the woman was home in her Loganville, GA...
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  • Miami homeowner shoots naked burglar in self defense
    Police say that at about 5:00am, a homeowner on the 100 block of NW 56 Street awoke to the sound of his dog barking outside. The homeowner went to investigate and found a naked man choking his dog...
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  • Texas homeowner shoots intruder in self defense
    As reported, a Harris County, Texas man used his gun to stop an intruder who broke in and refused to leave despite being warned:Police say that at about 2:00am, the homeowner awoke to the sound of glass breaking...
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  • Armed employee stops two business burglars
    A pair of intruders were stopped by an armed employee late on Friday night.Police say that just before 11:30 PM, a pair of burglars entered Sharp's Outdoor Power Equipment, located on the 5900 block of 4th...
    - 17 Apr 11, 2:59pm -
  • Store manager shoots armed robber in self defense
    The manager of a convenience store reportedly used his gun to stop an armed robber.Police say that a robber entered the Leal Food Mart on the 2100 block of Leal Street in San Antonio, TX during the night shift...
    - 1 Feb 11, 4:34am -
  • Armed convenience store clerk fends off armed robber
    A convenience store clerk reportedly used his gun to chase off a would-be robber who was armed with a gun.Police say that at about 7:00PM, a robber, who was dressed in black, armed with a gun, and...
    - 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...
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  • Armed guest saves residents from a pair of armed home invaders
    A guest reportedly used his handgun to stop the two armed home invaders who knocked on the door and then rushed inside.Police say that just before 11:30PM, two home invaders armed themselves with a rifle and a pistol...
    - 6 Jan 11, 3:02am -

Firearms and Freedom

  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
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  • 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…
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  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
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  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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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.
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  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -
  • Voting Time Standardization
    There is a bill in the Wisconsin Legislature to standardize the voting hours for early voting in Wisconsin. In recent elections, the heavily liberal areas of Milwaukee and Madison have had much longer early voting hours, including weekends, where mos…
    - 15 Mar 14, 6:11am -

Minuteman Review

  • Ruger 10/22 Anniversary Edition - Tabletop Review

    - 82 days ago 12 Apr 15, 9:57pm -
  • 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 -

Gears of Guns

  • Taofledermaus: Bullets vs. a LOT of Hard Drives
    I have been following TAOFLEDERMAUS‘ youtube channel for years and I have always enjoyed the content he has created.  Since I am having hard drive troubles myself right now I would love to just put them down range and blow them to pieces. Sadly I…
    - 12 days ago 22 Jun 15, 6:00am -
  • Ohio Ordnance Works 1919A4 Bundle Review
    I have been provided the materials needed for this review. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments.Before I talk about this 1919A4 belt fed firearm I have to talk about Ohio Ordnance Works. I hav…
    - 30 days ago 3 Jun 15, 10:00am -
  • Jerry Miculek shooting The Arsenal Firearms Double Barreled 1911 Pistol

    - 39 days ago 26 May 15, 6:00am -
  • We Remember. Memorial Day 2015
    Today we remember and honor those soldiers who gave their lives for the freedom we share in the country. Never forget their ultimate sacrifice.
    - 40 days ago 25 May 15, 5:19am -
  • Remington R1 Enhanced 1911 Review
    When I was younger I fancied myself a “Glock” man. In all of the debates with my friends I held true to my Glock fandom and that there wasn’t a 1911 on the face of this earth that could sway me. I have grown up a lot since then and I have exper…
    - 52 days ago 12 May 15, 11:00am -
  • Targetvision Short Range Wireless Spotting Scope Review
    At SHOT Show 2014 I met Clay Rhoden one of the co-founders of TARGETVISION at media day at the range. Having just finished reviewing a similar short range target camera viewing system, I was interested in seeing what TARGETVISION had done differently…
    - 60 days ago 4 May 15, 10:00am -
  • Leupold Mark AR MOD 1 1.5-4x20mm Firedot-G SPR Review
    I suck at shooting. There I have admitted it, they always say the first step to recovery is to admit you have a problem. Now I could bore you with all kinds of completely legitimate excuses reasons why I suck. I could tell you it is because the ammo…
    - 79 days ago 15 Apr 15, 10:00am -
  • Mecharmor Defense Systems TacOps-1 Charging Handle Review
    As I discussed in the review of my Windham .308 AR, I am someone who likes to be able to get as much meat on a charging handle as possible. I want to be able to grip and rip when I am running my rifle and the milspec charging handle is just too small…
    - 93 days ago 1 Apr 15, 10:00am -
  • Poll: Do You Hunt?

    - 95 days ago 30 Mar 15, 10:00am -
  • Video: 22Plinkster Splitting cards

    - 23 Mar 15, 10:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • 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…
    - 7 days ago 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…
    - 33 days ago 1 Jun 15, 5:55am -
  • 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…
    - 88 days ago 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…
    - 1 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -
  • A home-defense gun and ammo for $246 bucks?
    This idea has actually evolved over the past couple of years since I began to write this blog post.  It originated with a young mother who was referred to me by a friend. She has two young children, a dead-beat husband who up and left her two years…
    - 4 Jan 15, 9:50pm -
  • A "grey man" in tactical pants?
    Two statements I want to make as I begin are A) I wear either black or coyote brown 5.11 or Propper tactical pants most days and B) almost nobody notices or pays attention to them... I've actually checked with people... friends, family, acquaintances…
    - 1 Dec 14, 6:00am -
  • Do you need a Grab-n-Go Two-Way Radio Bag?
    In a day and age of smart phones, there isn't a lot of consideration for other modes of two-way communication by many people. While a lot of those in the prepping community are investing in HAM and MURS radio systems, I would suggest that there is st…
    - 2 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Five thoughts for firearms instructors...
    Over the past couple of years, I've read a number of blog posts and articles about what new shooters and students should look for when seeking out a firearms instructor. Most of the suggestions are pretty good and some are just common sense... sugges…
    - 1 Oct 14, 9:55pm -
  • 30 days with the New York Reload...
    I've carried a lot of different guns in even more different holsters over the years as a law enforcement officer in the 1980s and 1990s... to concealed carry in the 2000s, almost every day for over ten years now here in Ohio. I've carried full-size r…
    - 26 Jul 14, 6:36am -

Gun Free Zone

  • newGame Of Horror Picture Show
    I approve of this. Hat Tip to Scott M.
    - 2 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 7:45pm -
  • newFirst Florida Open Carry Idiot found in the wild. UPDATED.
      DAYTONA BEACH — A man with a semi-automatic rifle slung around his neck entered a fast food restaurant then walked down the beachside’s main drag, causing panic to those who called police. Christopher Ray, 27, told police he was within his ri…
    - 11 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 11:20am -
  • newThe rare political post.
    After reading the unfortunate bigoted opinion on Judge Thomas, I was informed that George Takei (Mr. Zulu) is a Liberal Democrat and I was surprised. I mean, yes, the guy was not a Republican and certainly is a Liberal, but I cannot fathom the idea t…
    - 20 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 2:07am -
  • CSGV: Is the NRA a Hate Group? Apparently yes.
    A hate group is an organized group or movement that advocates and practices hatred, hostility, or violence towards members of a race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other designated sector of society. Lots of…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 4:03pm -
  • If you play stupid games… (Graphic Content)
    …you win stupid prizes. PALESTINE, Texas — Body camera footage capturing the split-second decision officers were forced to make when a suspect pulled what appeared to be a handgun has been released. According to the Palestine Herald, Sgt. Gabriel…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 11:00am -
  • Gun Control Advocate & Ex-state Sen. Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering.
    “Are you pleading guilty of your own free will because you are guilty?” Breyer asked him.”I am,” Yee answered. Yee was indicted in March 2014 on charges of accepting $62,000 in campaign contributions in return for legislative favors and offe…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 10:59am -
  • MSNBC shocked to find out Gun Owners are not fat rednecks.
    TODAY launches a new series, “Undercovered,” with a look at the new face of gun ownership in America – young people, some of whom are embracing gun ownership. MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow talks to passionate young gun owners. Source: Meet the next ge…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 11:35am -

My Gun Culture

  • Celebrate Diversity! The World of AR-platform Calibers
    In these troubled times where everyone wants to stir up trouble and hate over our differences in appearance, I want it to go on record that I don’t just tolerate diversity, I embrace it. In my safe right this moment, I have AR-type rifles chambered…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 1:56pm -
  • How to Clean Your Handgun
    Back when I was younger and even more naïve than I am now, I owned a restaurant and attended a seminar presented by the world’s leading expert on cleaning things. He pointed out one thing that I remember to this day: bad mopping technique. What do…
    - 6 days ago 27 Jun 15, 2:54pm -
  • Ammo Seller LuckyGunner Does the Industry a Solid!
    How many small businesses do you know that are willing to fork over more than a hundred grand of their own money to help protect your gun rights? LuckyGunner Ammo is doing exactly that. First the background in as few words as possible. Parents of an…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 8:28pm -
  • New Gun Test: Sig Sauer Air Pistols
    While at this year’s NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Nashville, I had one of those awkward moments when you bump into someone you think you know, but you’re momentarily stumped. While at the Sig Sauer booth I saw a guy that looked very familiar…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 4:24pm -
  • Concealed Carry Myths: Semi-Autos Suck Because Revolvers Don’t Jam
    “A revolver never jams!” I hear this one virtually every time I visit a gun store. Given what I do for a living, I simply can’t help picking up the sales conversations at the gun counter. Yeah, I know. That’s nosey and none of my business. Wh…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 1:14pm -
  • Ammo Test: Barnes TAC-XPD .40 S&W
    Over the years, .40 S&W has been disparaged as a mediocre compromise round. You’ve probably heard some of the descriptions. .40 Slow and Weak .40 Short and Weak I’ve never really understood that. Sure, most cartridges have pros and cons relative…
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 11:13pm -
  • The NRA Foundation: Preserving Our Heritage, One Person At A Time
    Maybe you’ve heard the following phrase, “your tax dollars at work.” It doesn’t paint a very inspiring picture, does it? The government takes your money, then proceeds to waste it. Fortunately, voluntarily giving money to organizations like t…
    - 10 days ago 23 Jun 15, 1:30pm -
  • Concealed Carry Myths: 9mm Is Useless Eurotrash
    I have irrefutable proof that the 9mm cartridge is, in fact, ineffective Eurotrash. Here goes. In the movie 22 Jump Street, in one of the final scenes, a goon using a Sig Sauer P229 9mm shoots Channing Tatum in the arm. Jonah Hill dove in front of th…
    - 14 days ago 19 Jun 15, 1:10pm -
  • Why It’s Total Bullsh#t You Don’t Join the NRA
    About 14 years ago, my wife and soulmate said something I disagreed with. So I divorced her. As if that wasn’t enough, about a week later, my kid got a detention at school. So I sold him into a life of slavery with Tusken Raider Sand People. My act…
    - 16 days ago 17 Jun 15, 12:45pm -
  • Top 5 Worst Gun Safety Moves I’ve Ever Seen
    I’ve seen some doozies when it comes to gun safety violations. Looking at this list, it’s a miracle that I’ve not seen more events that lead to episodes of Untold Stories of the ER. I do much of my shooting at an outdoor range, smack in the mid…
    - 17 days ago 16 Jun 15, 1:54pm -

Gun Pundit

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

Home on the Range

  • newOn Change - What an Airplane Taught Me
    Playing on the playground as a child - I never thought, as I went airborne off the monkey bars, "I'm going to learn to fly one day".  As a small child I wanted to be either a doctor or a spy, or perhaps doctor spy.  I would grow old, marry Illya Ku…
    - 23 hours ago 2 Jul 15, 10:31pm -
  • Dinner as Black and White - Road Recipes
    The beer bread was a hit, so how about a loaf made with Guinness!  A little recipe for you as I travel back home. Just use the beer bread recipe and use Guinness and add 1/8 teaspoon of Rosemary to the batter.  Cheers!Guinness Bread with RosemaryGu…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 12:13am -
  • Happy 95th Dad.
    Time for an update from the trip out West to see Dad after a little side trip for work.The little part to the right was built from the original structure, a small cabin that partially burned on some land my cousin owned.  It was restored - Big Bro m…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 10:55pm -
    When one squeaker is annoying - imagine 10.But sometimes - for an old Rescue dog - it's worth it.Abby has a new friend.Brigid
    - 5 days ago 28 Jun 15, 2:06pm -
  • Quote of the Week
    "Every day of freedom is like an act of faith." - Nechama Tec
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:02pm -
  • Untitled
    Every man who runs a traction engine ought to know something of the magnitude of the force he is working with.  He ought to know something about the strength of materials in his boiler and engine. He ought to know the exact construction of every par…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 2:12pm -
  • The Color of Morning
    I imagine more than a few of my readers hunt and fish.  They understand all about  getting up  way too early because you wanted to? Awoken while the sky was black infinitude, only a small sliver of moonlight to guide you as you leave your house.…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 11:58am -
  • Have a Can of Beer? You Can Bake Bread
    I know a number of folks who have never made a loaf of bread - preferring to pay 3 to 4 times the cost to buy a loaf in the store.  Now, frankly, we don't always have time, especially if you have jobs and children. Certainly, in my house, the occasi…
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 1:11pm -
  • Paracord for the Pooch
    Paracord is all the rage. I've a number of things made out of paracord, dog things and bracelets and what not as gifts for friends but making them can be a lot of work (unless you're Stormdrain who can make anything out of paracord).If you want the l…
    - 10 days ago 23 Jun 15, 10:17am -
  • Father's Day - Casting Into the Past
    The family home in Montana was sold some time ago.  Mom wanted to enter her later years some place a little warmer. Dad was lured by fishing that started much earlier and ended much later.  After she died and he and my Step Mom married, his new bri…
    - 12 days ago 21 Jun 15, 4:08pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newSionics Weapon Systems NP3 BCG Sale
    If you are looking for a great deal on a great BCG, look no further. Sionics Weapon Systems is offering their NP3 coated bolt carrier group for $139.95 on sale to celebrate Independence Day.
    - 6 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 3:45pm -
  • newJuly 4th Sale at S.O. Tech
    Use promo code MURICA at check out to save 15% your order at S.O. Tech. The sale runs through the 5th. Now would be a great time to pick up a Go Bag!
    - 7 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 3:15pm -
  • newIndependence Day Sale at Geissele Automatics
    Geissele Automatics is offering 15% off to celebrate Independence Day. Geissele only does this a few times a year so act fast. The sale runs from July 3rd (today), through July 5th.
    - 7 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 2:33pm -
  • Elzetta on Anodization
    Have you ever wondered why some anodized surfaces seem to scratch just by looking at them while others are downright difficult to scratch? Not all anodization types are created equal. Dave from Elzetta tells you why in the latest video in their excel…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 6:32pm -
  • QiBit
    If you are looking for a compact and easy to carry way to keep whatever type of screw driver you could ever need in your EDC or range kit, check out the QiBit. QiBit is a keychain sized, mini bit driver that accepts common 1/4″ screw diver bits. It…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 4:52pm -
  • 4th of July Sale at Chase Tactical
    Chase Tactical has launched their Independence Day SALE. Use coupon code FREEDOM to receive 15% OFF your entire order through Monday July 6th.
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 6:18pm -
  • Ek Knives Reborn
    The Ek Commando Knife is one of the most important pure fighting knives of all time. Its maple handle slabs, poured lead rivets, and long double edged blade should hold a special place in the heart of anyone who appreciates knives, history, and desig…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:23pm -
  • SKD Tactical 4th of July Sales Bonanza
    SKD Tactical is having the biggest sale I can ever remember them having. The savings start today at 15% and increase daily by 1% through the 5th when the savings will reach 19%. There are a few exclusions but almost everything that is in stock is on…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 2:39pm -
  • 15% Off at Kinetic Concepts Tactical
    Use code JULY4TH to save 15% off at Kinetic Concepts Tactical starting July 1st. The code is good through July 6th. KCT’s prices are already pretty low so 15% off makes their holsters and other kydex gear extremely affordable. Check out Kinetic Con…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 5:07pm -
  • Massive Independence Day Markdown on Smith & Bradley Sans-13
    I am still wearing my Smith & Bradley Sans-13 watch daily. It has served me very well and I can recommend it to anyone looking for an American made “tool watch” – especially when they are marked down from $399 to $235 to celebrate Independence…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 3:54pm -

Arms Vault

  • newComparison of Ultrasonic Gun Cleaners
    The following Ultrasonic Gun Cleaner comparison is republished courtesy of our friends at Sonic Systems Ultrasonic Gun Cleaners vs The Competition Over the past few years, other manufactures have brought out super low cost ultrason…
    - 5 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 4:54pm -
  • newThis Week on Gallery of Guns TV
    This Week on Gallery of Guns TV PRESCOTT, Ariz. – ( – Tune in Monday, July 6 at 9:30pm Eastern, as Davidson’s airs its second episode of the season. Co-host Anne-Marie and special guest Ashley Honea of Guns&Ammo…
    - 24 hours ago 2 Jul 15, 10:20pm -
  • Grand Power Shooter Takes 2nd with X-Calibur Pistol
    Grand Power Sponsored Shooter, Robert King, Takes 2nd at Maryland Practical Shooters Using the X-Calibur Wanamassa, N.J. (July 2015) – ( – Eagle Imports, Inc., the exclusive distributor of Grand Power firearms products, is pleased t…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 6:57pm -
  • ATN X-Sight Winners Announced
    ATN Celebrates Dads: Generation X-Sight Winners Announced ATN honored fathers by giving out two X-Sights to the father and son/daughter duo whose hunting photo received the most likes on Facebook. Second place won a Shot Trak HD Gun Camera. South San…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 6:29pm -
  • Liberty Ammunition Independence Day Ammo Sale
    Liberty Ammunition Celebrates the U.S.A.’s Independence Day with Huge Sale From July 3 – 6, 2015, Liberty Ammunition is offering 25 percent off all ammunition sales at Bradenton, Fla. (July 2015) – ( –…
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 5:55pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

Notes From the American Outback

  • 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…
    - 16 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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…
    - 18 days ago 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)…
    - 39 days ago 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…
    - 42 days ago 23 May 15, 2:28am -
  • 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…
    - 43 days ago 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…
    - 43 days ago 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.
    - 44 days ago 20 May 15, 1:52pm -
  • Jack and the Doves
    Where we stayed for that month in New Mexico was surrounded by desert flatland-- at the foot of the Chiricahuas to the west and the Peloncillos on the east. My Shorthairs, Jack and Emma, loved to take long, rambling walks in the desert. There were pl…
    - 45 days ago 19 May 15, 11:55pm -

Of Arms and Law

  • Antigun CA State Senator takes dive on gunrunning charges
    Story here. Sen. Leland Yee plead guilty to racketeering after being accused of conspiring to run guns to Islamic terrorists, not to mention taking $40,000 in bribes from undercover agents and money laundering.For his previous service, Brady Campa…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 9:20pm -
  • Armed Career Criminal Act's "residual clause" struck down
    An 8-1 in Jonnson v. U.S.. The ACCA provides for increased prison terms for an offender with three priors for certain offenses. The offenses are listed, with a residual clause, a crime that "otherwise involves conduct that presents a serious potenti…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 5:42pm -
  • A brief thought on Pope Francis' and the arms industry
    His Swiss Guard has halberds and swords for show; for serious work they pack:"SIG P220 pistolsSteyr Tactical Machine PistolSIG P220 (P75)Glock 19Steyr TMPHeckler & Koch MP5A3Heckler & Koch MP7A1SIG SG 550SIG SG 552"Not a bad asso…
    - 8 days ago 26 Jun 15, 12:36am -
  • NFA firearm scam warning
    Details here.
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 5:19pm -
  • John Lott goes to town on mass killing claim
    at New York Daily News, he goes into the claim that the US has such a high rate of mass slayings."Norway had the highest annual death rate, with two mass public shooting fatalities per million people. Macedonia had a rate of 0.38, Serbia 0.28, Slo…
    - 9 days ago 25 Jun 15, 5:28am -
  • Thoughts on the Confederate flag controversy
    It's a good time to call upon Maryland to ditch its State song. In fact, that was my reaction when I first heard of the song, decades ago."The despot's heel is on thy shore,[The despot being Abraham Lincoln, not George III]Maryland!*His torch…
    - 9 days ago 25 Jun 15, 4:26am -
  • More hits on the CT "study"
    Over at Reason Online, Brian Doherty joins in the fun. I have an article, accepted and in edit, on how the grant-induced wave of medical studies (published in medical rather than criminology journals, so the editors and peer reviewers have no idea w…
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 11:36pm -
  • So much for NY's registration of "assault rifles"
    About 44,000 have been registered, which is perhaps 4% of the total.
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 6:22pm -
  • Two centuries ago yesterday
    The high point of the Battle of Waterloo. Commemorated yesterday with a major re-enactment.I've read a few sources that argue that Wellington spent the rest of his rewriting history, to play up the role of his army, and especially its British compo…
    - 12 days ago 21 Jun 15, 11:27pm -
  • Challenging the traditional view of Ex Parte Merryman
    1864 case, Chief Justice Taney sitting as circuit judge (in those days Justices did double-duty as circuit judges). In the opening days of the Civil War, the movement of Union troops down to defend Washington led to fatal rioting in Baltimore, where…
    - 12 days ago 21 Jun 15, 6:32pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • newBut is it true?
    The Buffalo Chronicle writes, “US Attorney Hochul begins recusing himself, expecting his wife to become Governor“: “William Hochul, Jr. is the United States Attorney for the Western District of New York.  He is also the husband of Kathy Hochu…
    - 3 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 7:04pm -
  • Pete didn’t last long
    Pete King has decided against running for President. Too bad.  I was looking forward to him beclowning himself.
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 7:09pm -
  • Is that cell phone in your pocket?
    The Daily News reports: “Anti-gun advocates are blasting a new iPhone case that looks like a pistol grip — and could be mistaken for a real gun … Some of the cases come with an app that puts up a picture of a gun on the screen — completing th…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 9:07pm -
  • Flanagan gave it away
    Good op-ed by Fred Dicker about how Gov. Cuomo manipulates the GOP Senate: “Despite public claims to the contrary, Gov. Cuomo worked behind-the-scenes with the Republican-led Senate to defeat Assembly Democrats … Cuomo, the de facto head of the s…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 12:32pm -
  • Legislative Report #10
    Legislative Report #10 is now online. The Big Ugly is done and the State Legislature is in recess until January.
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 1:12pm -
  • “Cop killer” Biaggi dead
    Mario Biaggi, the crooked Congressman who came up with the “cop killer” ammo myth, finally dropped dead at age 97.
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 8:07pm -
  • A sign to come for ’16?
    The kook-Left is eating their own: Bernie isn’t backing down either.
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 3:59pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • Samson Manufacturing 3.5x Magnifier with RAM Quick Flip Mount :: REVIEW
    It doesn't take most people very long to realize that a magnified optic can aid in accurate shooting. Anytime we can see our target better there's a greater chance of success in the shots we take. Magnification also allows for better identification o…
    - 15 days ago 18 Jun 15, 3:45pm -
  • Larry Vickers builds his own Aimpoint
    This is pretty neat look into the process of creating one of the World's best optics. In this series of videos Larry Vickers builds an Aimpoint Patrol Rifle Optic (PRO).
    - 2 Feb 15, 12:54am -
  • Savage Scout Rifle :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Savage Scout Rifle WebpageEmpty Cases
    - 22 Jan 15, 11:00pm -
  • SIG Electro-Optics :: #SHOTShow 2015
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    - 22 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
  • HK G36 22 Rimfire :: #SHOTShow 2015
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  • ALG Six Second Mount :: #SHOTShow 2015
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  • Vortex Optics Strike Eagle :: #SHOTShow 2015
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    - 20 Jan 15, 9:26pm -
  • SilencerCo Omega :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:SilencerCo Omega WebpageSilencer ShopSoldier Systems
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  • Mossberg L-Series :: #SHOTShow 2015
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    - 20 Jan 15, 2:44am -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

Semi Automatic Heart


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

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

WR2A: The CT Experience

  • New Theme: Libre
    Libre brings a stylish, classic look to your personal blog or longform writing site.
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • Reinvented Video for WordPress
    The next generation VideoPress is here -- powerful, simple video hosting for your blog or website.
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 10:52pm -
  • #LoveWins! LGBTQ Bloggers Make Their Voices Heard
    We're so proud to provide a platform for all the incredibly talented LGBTQ writers who are advocating for change and sharing their stories on
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 5:30pm -
  • July in Blogging U.: Blogging 101 and 201
    Need help getting your blog off the ground or getting readers engaged?
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 5:40pm -
  • Celebrating 10 Years of & Automattic
    This year marks the 10th birthday of and our parent company, Automattic. We are proud to have served this community of millions: from writers, photographers, artists, and small and large publishers, to business owners and entrepreneurs.…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 12:29pm -
  • Early Theme Adopters: Gazette
    Whether you aim for a minimalist or visually rich site, Gazette is a magazine theme that makes your content shine.
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 4:00pm -
  • New Theme: Argent
    Showcase your best work with Argent.
    - 15 days ago 18 Jun 15, 4:00pm -
  • A perfect EFF score! We’re proud to have your back.
    Concerns about online privacy and illicit government snooping are at the top of users’ minds, now more than ever. We appreciate that you trust us to safeguard your sensitive information on, and Automattic has a long-standing commitme…
    - 16 days ago 17 Jun 15, 7:02pm -
  • Jenny Diski on Writing, Love, and Cancer
    The author and essayist reflects on a terminal cancer diagnosis, and all of the conflicted feelings that come with writing about it.
    - 16 days ago 17 Jun 15, 2:07pm -
  • New Theme: Cerauno
    Bring your site into the spotlight with Cerauno, a free magazine theme.
    - 22 days ago 11 Jun 15, 4:00pm -

The Swiss Gun Blog

  • 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)
    - 86 days ago 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…
    - 89 days ago 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.    
    - 90 days ago 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…
    - 93 days ago 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 -
  • 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 -

The War on Guns

  • newCase SCOTUS Didn’t Hear Points to Larger Concern for Gun Owners
    “The Supreme Court … refused to accept a case which sought to allow states to supplement a federal voter registration form so as to require proof of citizenship to vote,” Legal Insurrection reported Monday. “This is not just a battle of forms…
    - 22 hours ago 2 Jul 15, 11:51pm -
  • He's Ba...ack!
    Mike updates us on what happened. [More]
    - 1 day ago 2 Jul 15, 8:21pm -
  • Vanderboegh in Hospital for Observation
    Mike just called me and wanted me to pass on that his wife Rosey just took him to the hospital following symptoms indicative of a heart attack (chest pain, numbness in left arm, indigestion/nausea, etc.), and they will be keeping him overnight for ob…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 4:51pm -
  • Tunisian Mass Murderer Counted On Gun Laws and Culture for Success
    Again, Per, as far as world rankings go, “In a comparison of the rate of private gun ownership in 178 countries, Tunisia ranked at No. 178.” Mull that over for a minute. [More]My latest TTAG entry notes nothing quite says "Success"…
    - 6 days ago 27 Jun 15, 3:09pm -
  • Suggested Reading
    I've got a bit of a break this morning from behind-the-scenes scrambling, so I can do some limited links to stuff written by friends that I think is important.  For today, here are two I find attention-worthy, meaning read them, and if you agree, te…
    - 6 days ago 27 Jun 15, 2:29pm -
  • Gun blogger, others sue ATF over records request
    Three gun rights advocates sued the ATF on Tuesday after filing a records request they say wasn’t fulfilled by the federal agency. [More] picked up on the story.Now on to the big "conservative" sites, and I've even approached some newspap…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 5:26pm -
  • Update... the ATF FOIA Lawsuit...Per attorney David Hardy:I'm sending them copies of the summons and complaint today (the courts require service of hard copy), they'll have 30 days to reply (and probably ask for an extension, since for the government, 30…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 3:36pm -
  • Garden Party
    But it's all right nowI learned my lesson well. You see, you can't please everyoneso you got to please yourselfI've been getting numerous congratulatory messages on the move to TTAG.Thank you.I've also received comments from some who are less than t…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 1:40pm -
  • Lawsuit Seeks ATF FOIA Compliance, Determination and Rules Request
    A complaint filed Tuesday in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeks an order to compel the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request filed in March and ignored…
    - 8 days ago 26 Jun 15, 1:16am -
  • TTAG Announcement
    BREAKING: David Codrea Leaves Examiner for The Truth About Guns [More]This is one of the developments I've been working on.Those of you who have been asking how you can help and if I will accept contributions, the answer is yes, of course, I always h…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 9:08pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • Y’all are going to love this! (WITH UPDATES)
    Registered sex offender and criminal David Scott Cooper decided to pile on the stupid this morning by calling my cell phone and threatening me with a “slander” suit for posting “lies” about him and his family on Facebook. Among his claims was…
    - 2 days ago 1 Jul 15, 4:48pm -
  • David Scott Cooper: Child Molester, Liar, Thief, Destroyer of Lives
    I apologize for the lack of writing lately. It’s been an incredibly trying time. My lawyer and I had requested that the trial to evict the “tenants” that were occupying my house be moved up due to the financial hardship the squatting thieves Da…
    - 5 days ago 29 Jun 15, 12:46am -
  • I have some amazing friends
    The saga of the child-raping, thieving squatters continues. David and Pamela Cooper continue to infest my house without paying rent, as if somehow they’re entitled to my property – and apparently with the judge’s blessing. This has been a treme…
    - 46 days ago 19 May 15, 2:00am -
  • Mad Max – not feminist, just dull

    - 47 days ago 17 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • A Different View
    As many of you know, I’m an amateur photographer. And by “amateur,” I mean “I sometimes take photos, and they’re sometimes good.” Yes, I was public affairs in the military, and yes, I got some basic training on how to take good photograph…
    - 57 days ago 7 May 15, 3:11pm -
  • A Long Time Until Now
    As many of you know, sci-fi author Michael Z. Williamson and I have been friends for well over a decade now. My memory is faulty, so I can’t remember exactly how we met. I do know that Mike and I have nearly identical political views, and the conve…
    - 60 days ago 4 May 15, 1:48pm -
  • Things that make you proud
    Normally, not a lot of things make me cry… well, maybe lately, because of the unreal stress of having thieves steal my house, but generally no. But this week has been different and emotional. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past fe…
    - 64 days ago 30 Apr 15, 4:41pm -
  • On Theft
    When I had my text exchange with Pamela Cooper regarding her and her child rapist husband’s insistence on staying in my house after the lease was terminated, she accused me of being “emotional and delusional,” because I told her I now consider…
    - 66 days ago 28 Apr 15, 3:56pm -
  • Another Friend Picks up the Cause
    Another buddy of mine decided to try his hand at blogging, and I’m humbled and honored that his first blog post is about the problems David and Pamela Cooper have caused to my financial (and emotional) well being by essentially stealing my house. H…
    - 68 days ago 26 Apr 15, 3:22pm -
  • How the Internet Restored my Hope in Humanity
    Social media is a funny thing. When I first started using Facebook, it was 2007, and I was deployed to Kosovo with my National Guard unit.  You get close with the people with whom you deploy. We had units from all over the country, including Massach…
    - 69 days ago 25 Apr 15, 12:09pm -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 7/3/2015
    MK-25-D-15 $937.99 Sig Sauer P226 MK-25-D Double Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 4.4″ Barrel, Flat Dark Earth Finish, Black Polymer Grip, Three 15 Round Magazines, Mil-Std Rail, Anchor Engraving, SIGLITE Night Sights CARI2250CA-N $684.99 Centur…
    - 17 hours ago 3 Jul 15, 5:17am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/2/2015
    E26R-9-TACOPS-TB $1,064.99 Sig Sauer P226 Tac Ops Double Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 4.4″ Threaded Barrel, Matte Black Nitron Finish, Magwell Grip, Four 20 Round Magazines, SIGLITE Night Sights 938-9-G10-NITRON $637.99 Sig Sauer P938 Nitron…
    - 2 days ago 2 Jul 15, 5:41am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/1/2015
    SPI9137LPFC $736.99 Springfield Range Officer Champion 1911 Semi-automatic Pistol, 9MM, 4″ Match Grade Stainless Steel Barrel, Parkerized Steel Slide with Alloy Frame, Cocobolo Grips, Fiber Optic Front Sight, Two 9 Round Magazines, Paddle Holster,…
    - 3 days ago 1 Jul 15, 5:13am -
  • The Less Fortunates Among Us and Individual Charity
    This evening I came upon a less fortunate individual on the streets of a mid-size town. She asked for money, something to tide her over. Perhaps for a warm meal and a safe place to rest for the night. I said. “Fuck off”. And that was that. The En…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 11:48pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 6/30/2015
    238-380-SAS $579.99 Sig Sauer P238 SAS Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 380 ACP, 2.7″ Barrel, 2-Tone Black Stainless Finish, Brown Goncalo Checkered Wood Grip, One 6 Round Magazine, SIGLITE Night Sights 7216 $746.99 Ruger 77/17 Rotary Magazine…
    - 4 days ago 30 Jun 15, 9:56am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 6/29/2015
    CARI2362-N $657.99 Century Arms RAS47 Semi-automatic Rifle, 762X39, 16.5″ Barrel, 1:10 Twist, Black Finish, Magpul MOE Furniture, One 30 Round Magazine
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 11:56am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 6/27/2015
    LWICTR5CKF14P-CA $2,209.99 LWRC MK6 Semi-automatic AR Rifle, 223 Rem / 556 NATO, 16″ (14.7″ with Pinned Brake) Spiral Fluted Barrel, Flat Dark Earth Finish, SOPMOD Stock, One 10 Round Magazine, Geissele Trigger, Bullet Button, Right Hand SW150718…
    - 7 days ago 27 Jun 15, 7:32am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 6/26/2015
    OOW1001918C $8,144.99 Ohio Ordnance Works Manufactured Under License From Colt, 1918 SLR Semi-automatic Rifle, 30-06 Springfield, 24″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Walnut Stock, Two 20 Round Magazines SW160228FC-A $592.99 Smith & Wesson 351PD Airlite Revolv…
    - 8 days ago 26 Jun 15, 5:45am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 6/25/2015
    SW150477FC-A $798.99 Smith & Wesson Model 17 Masterpiece Double Action Medium Frame Revolver, 22 LR, 6″ Barrel, Carbon Frame, Blue Finish, Wood Grips, Adjustable Sights, 6 Round Capacity Now you can own a piece of history in the making with the Smi…
    - 9 days ago 25 Jun 15, 6:03am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 6/24/2015
    CH23872FC $387.99 Charter Arms Old Glory Revolver, 38 Special, 2″ Barrel, Steel Frame, Red, White, and Blue Finish, Rubber Grips, Fixed Sights, 5 Round Capacity, Fired Case WYV70257WR4O $897.99 Weatherby 70th Anniversary Vanguard Series 2 Bolt Acti…
    - 10 days ago 24 Jun 15, 6:06am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • Schumer Promises New Push For Gun Control
    New York U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer has joined the chorus started by Senators Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey pushing to revive the 2013 efforts on gun control.  The New York Daily News and AM New York reported over the weekend that Schumer wants to try…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 6:14pm -
  • E.J. Dionne Dreams of the Right Not to Bear Arms
    Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne believes that gun ban advocates need to change their tactics.  Writing in a recent Op/Ed:What's needed is a long-term national effort to change popular attitudes toward handgun ownership. And we need to insis…
    - 3 days ago 30 Jun 15, 1:49pm -
  • Washington Post Gives Senator Murphy, Everytown Claim on School Shootings Four Pinocchios
    The Washington Post Fact Checker has weighed in on that Everytown for Gun Safety claim that there has been a school shooting every week since Sandy Hook and it isn't good news for Bloomberg and his minions.  The Post decided to weigh in after Conn.…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 2:13pm -
  • Deer Scent Maker Responds to VDGIF Ban on Deer Urine Products
    Earlier this month, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries banned the use of products made from bodily fluids of deer for hunting.  This includes estrus scent lures like Code Blue and even a product made here in Virginia by Reaper Scen…
    - 7 days ago 26 Jun 15, 2:40pm -
  • Dave Kopel on Doctors and Your Gun Rights
    In the new America's First Freedom, Independence Institute research director Dave Kopel writes about the growing practice of physicians asking their patients about gun ownership and gun storage practices. In the article, Kopel shares the stories of…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 6:15pm -
  • Brian Doherty on Connecticut's Background Check Law and Murder Rate

    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 6:02pm -
  • Vote for VSSA in the Lucky Gunner Poll
    In September of last year, the Brady Campaign sued Lucky Gunner on behalf of the parents of a child killed in the Aurora CO shooting.  After several months, the case was dismissed and the judge awarded Lucky Gunner $111,971.10 as a partial reimbur…
    - 8 days ago 25 Jun 15, 4:39pm -
  • Roanoke Rifle and Revolver Club Hosting 2015 Commonwealth Games Shooting Events
    The 2015 Subway Commonwealth Games of Virginia will kick off Friday, July 17th at the Salem Red Sox Stadium with the annual Opening Ceremonies! Going into its 26th year, the Subway Commonwealth Games of Virginia, is known throughout Virginia as Vi…
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 3:17pm -
  • Washington Post: Manchin, Toomey Interested in Reviving Gun Control Push
    The Washington Post reports that West Virginia U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Pat Toomey in separate interviews during a reception before a ceremony hosted by Sandy Hook families where Toomey was honored, expressed interest…
    - 9 days ago 24 Jun 15, 12:15pm -
  • Obama Calls for "National Reckoning" After Church Shooting
    Not surprisingly, President Obama used his remarks on the Charleston, S.C. church shooting to once again lament the easy access to firearms in this country.  Saying that no other advanced country experiences the incidence of mass shootings and that…
    - 15 days ago 18 Jun 15, 7:29pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • newCharter 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…
    - 7 hours ago 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…
    - 5 days ago 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…
    - 52 days ago 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…
    - 72 days ago 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…
    - 72 days ago 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…
    - 96 days ago 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

  • Mississippi Open Carry Laws Prevented The Police From Arresting A Man Who Intimidated Walmart Shoppers And Staff

    Mississippi Open Carry Laws Prevented The Police From Arresting A Man Who Intimidated Walmart Shoppers And Staff

    Police Chief Leonard Papania, of Gulfport Mississippi, has openly criticized the state’s open carry laws after an incident on Sunday 21st of June. A man was walking through Walmart while loading and racking shells into his shotgun. The police dispa…
    - 4 days ago 29 Jun 15, 4:48pm -
  • The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

    The Big Five Combo: Mauser 03 Africa and .404 Jeffery

    The reasons for disappearance of .404 Jeffery caliber can be traced to the shortage of ammunition in markets, as well as decreased interest in weapons that use it. It’s a pity that such a cartridge, which can parry .375 H&H magnum and .458 Win. Mag…
    - 11 days ago 22 Jun 15, 3:27pm -
  • 19 Year-Old Texan Killed After An Argument Over Beer Pong Rules

    19 Year-Old Texan Killed After An Argument Over Beer Pong Rules

    Lacie LaRose, a 19-year-old Texan was killed while attending a party after a fight broke out over beer pong rules. While Landon Duke, 23, was celebrating his graduation from Texas A&M with some friends, his neighbor, Ronald McNeil, 39, and his friend…
    - 22 days ago 11 Jun 15, 5:43pm -
  • Kimber Raptor II: Jurassic Colt

    Kimber Raptor II: Jurassic Colt

    Unlike the other Colt M.1911 clones, the new Kimber Raptor II stands out with its unique individual look. When it was completed, the designer team gave it a nickname Crocodile Dundee Gun. And not without a reason. Instead of checkering, the handle is…
    - 24 days ago 9 Jun 15, 3:41pm -
  • PedalPubs Under Water Attack By Mad Max-Style Cyclist

    PedalPubs Under Water Attack By Mad Max-Style Cyclist

    It would appear PedalPubs is not everyone’s cup of tea. To make matters worse (or more ironic) the attackers on PedalPub were on pedal power themselves, riding their bicycles, wielding weapons such as water balloons and squirt guns. Downtown Minnea…
    - 32 days ago 1 Jun 15, 10:57pm -
  • The Modern Samurai

    The Modern Samurai

    Response to a Growing Threat Pronounced danger from international and local terrorism makes the Japanese government invest a great deal of resources and effort in modernizing its counter-terrorism services and units. Six members of the communist “J…
    - 40 days ago 24 May 15, 9:41pm -
  • Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

    Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

    Being an officer of the Capitol Police certainly sounds imposing, and also a little laid back. Perhaps a little too laid back even. Since January, three different instances of guns just laying around have happened. The first case involves a gun found…
    - 43 days ago 21 May 15, 2:36pm -
  • Ethan Allen Percussion Revolvers: Father of the Pocket Gatling Gun

    Ethan Allen Percussion Revolvers: Father of the Pocket Gatling Gun

    In 1847, Captain Walker wrote to “Colt” saying, “Nine out of ten men in our parts know nothing about your weapons, and, although I tried to explain all the superiorities of your revolver when compared to Ethan Allen’s Pepperboxes, they keep i…
    - 52 days ago 12 May 15, 5:50pm -
  • Airforce Colt

    Airforce Colt

    At the very beginning of the First World War, British and French pilots saluted their German and Austrian counterparts whenever they met in the air. However, the situation changed as the air warfare heated up. At the time, planes did not have machine…
    - 64 days ago 30 Apr 15, 4:15pm -
  • Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

    Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

    Affluent hunters don’t buy their rifles in gun stores. For many of them a production rifle just won’t do, no matter how well-made it is. What they are looking for is a highly customized hunting piece. Although the demand for custom hunting weapon…
    - 68 days ago 26 Apr 15, 7:01pm -

The Old Gunhand Blog

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

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

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

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

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

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

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

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

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

Knives, Axes, Machetes, Swords

Knives TV

Knife Up

  • Benchmade 940 Review

    Benchmade 940 Review

    The Benchmade 940 folder is a great pocket knife!  I have read quite a few reviews for it on Amazon and everyone who has tried this knife has loved it!  One of the only complaints I have seen with this knife is the price, but personally I think the…
    - 20 days ago 13 Jun 15, 10:29pm -
  • 0301 Stockman Pocket Knife

    0301 Stockman Pocket Knife

    The 0301 Stockman pocket is a pocket knife that is manufactured by Buck.  Buck is a company that was started in the United States, the first Buck knife was officially made in 1902.  In the beginnings of Buck, every knife was made by hand, carefully…
    - 30 days ago 3 Jun 15, 9:24pm -
  • Top 5 Fixed Blade Tactical Knives

    Top 5 Fixed Blade Tactical Knives

    What is a Tactical Knife?  Loosely defined it could be a knife that you would expect the military to use.  The actual definition is a knife that has one or more military features, designed for extreme situations, and it may or may not include capab…
    - 31 days ago 3 Jun 15, 2:28am -
  • What is Open Carry?

    What is Open Carry?

    Open Carry.   This term is commonly heard when talking about the civilian use of weaponry.  We all know that this obviously means to carry a weapon openly.   So what are the gritty details and from where does this term originate.   I hope to answ…
    - 32 days ago 1 Jun 15, 9:26pm -
  • Camillus Carnivore Machete Review

    Camillus Carnivore Machete Review

    The Camillus Carnivore is a type of machete that every outdoors man over enthusiast wants.   It is very durable with cool features giving it many uses.  Not only is it useful for a lot of different things but it looks awesome! The 12 inch blade sit…
    - 34 days ago 31 May 15, 12:07am -
  • Review: Zero Tolerance 0566BW Hinderer Folder BlackWash Knife with SpeedSafe

    Review: Zero Tolerance 0566BW Hinderer Folder BlackWash Knife with SpeedSafe

    The Zero Tolerance Hinderer is a folding pocket knife that is growing in popularity.   It is a simple single bladed knife with guaranteed durability, making a it a great choice for anyone who uses this style of knife regularly. Is the Hinderer for…
    - 34 days ago 30 May 15, 9:18pm -
  • 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 -