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Bob Owens

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

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newCome On – It’s Not Like The Dude Was Going To Use That Stuff Any More
    From a reader: CT State Trooper Pleads Guilty In Theft From Dying Motorist I think they just hate cops.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:27am -
  • newGreen
    Hello WRSA Reader: In the last couple of months, we have had a number of request for us to manufacture a muzzle break for the PAP AK-47 style pistol. We just added it to our line of solvent traps/muzzle brakes. … Continue reading →
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:23am -
  • newFrom A Reader
    Yup.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:18am -
  • Via The Fundamental Transformation Desk
    WaPo: Dangerous journeys taken by migrants to the United States The Obama Dallas Immigration Visit – The Curious Case of Obama’s “Faith Leaders” and Obama’s “Faith-Based Groups”… Stooge, but one with more than $200 million in that swe…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 8:16pm -
  • Guerrillamerica: Identifying SHTF Indicators
    Better damned well have your scanners (literal and metaphorical) set on “high”. Your life and that of those around you depend on it.
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 5:34am -
  • Day By Day
    From Chris Muir. Tangentially related FBI presser here.
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 5:04am -
  • Things Not To Do
    Really. Because that would be wrong.
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 6:24am -
  • Community Organizer Sends
    From the local dead-drop: Rather than focus on tactics, which vary somewhat depending on terrain and situation (British…thoughts aside.) let us consider the Principles of War as a series promoting nationwide coordination and synchronization. PRINCI…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 6:01am -
  • It’s All In The Costume, Man
    SF Gate: Fake screener probes passengers at SFO The reader who sent this piece noted: Consider, if you would, that if some drunkard can pull this off, what about someone with a little intelligence and chutzpah… The emperor has no … Continue readi…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 7:48pm -
  • How Stands The Union?
    Defiance, disdain, and sabotage. As stretching exercises for the Big Game. Audentes fortuna iuvat.
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 7:19am -

Patriot Rising

  • newFirst and Second Amendment Wins for Open Carry Tarrant County TX
    The first and second amendments of the Bill of Rights are essential for supporting each other.   The first amendment is essential to support the second, while the second amendment provides the means to protect the first.   It is clear that the ope…
    - 47 mins ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:50pm -
  • Rep. Robin Kelly – An Embarrassment Among Embarrassments for Illinois

    Rep. Robin Kelly – An Embarrassment Among Embarrassments for Illinois

    The Prairie State has a long and bipartisan history of churning out elected officials who prove themselves to be utter embarrassments to the good people of Illinois.   Over the years, the 2nd Congressional District has done more than its share to up…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 8:47pm -
  • Obama bans by executive order the importation of some popular Russian firearms

    Obama bans by executive order the importation of some popular Russian firearms

    The order was issued on Wednesday, part of package deal of sanctions against Russian interests and businesses in response to the situation in the Ukraine.   The orders were issued well before Thursday’s shoot-down of a Malaysian Airlines passenger…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 4:37am -
  • DETROIT POLICE CHIEF: Armed homeowners cut crime

    DETROIT POLICE CHIEF: Armed homeowners cut crime

    Detroit— Fed up with crime, some armed Detroiters have developed itchy trigger-fingers — and Police Chief James Craig said lawbreakers are getting the message.   In the latest incident, police say an 88-year-old who was beaten and robbed inside…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:33pm -
  • Gun rights group files suit against Feds over interstate handgun purchase bans
    The Citizens Committee for the Rights to Keep and Bear Arms filed suit Tuesday in federal court against Attorney General Eric Holder and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives director over the current law that bars cross-state hand…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 3:46pm -
  • Gun Buying & Alleged Legal Marijuana Usage, Do You Feel Lucky?

    Gun Buying & Alleged Legal Marijuana Usage, Do You Feel Lucky?

      When I was a Colorado Ranger we had to deal with medical marijuana and the nice friendly folks (read stoned) using it on the streets of Colorado.   There were all kinds of restrictions on the public use of marijuana, but this did not stop the use…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:59pm -
  • 2nd Amendment Erosion: Hunting and Self-defense

    2nd Amendment Erosion: Hunting and Self-defense

    The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”   The phrasing says “infringed” rather t…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:34pm -
  • Alabama attorney general says county commissions cannot ban guns at polls

    Alabama attorney general says county commissions cannot ban guns at polls

    The county had posted signs prohibiting firearms at polling places   Following friction between Alabama poll officials and open carriers in recent elections, the state attorney general is telling county commissions they do not have the authority to…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:29pm -
  • Bloomberg Calls Colorado a “Rural and Roadless” Backwater for Challenging Gun Control

    Bloomberg Calls Colorado a “Rural and Roadless” Backwater for Challenging Gun Control

    Northeast establishment politicians attacking the state of Colorado for its own internal decisions.   I’ve noticed a bizarre trend this year. Northeast establishment politicians attacking the state of Colorado for its own internal decisions. In m…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 10:49am -
  • Miami-Dade Police Urge Residents To Arm Themselves After Possible Budget Cuts

    Miami-Dade Police Urge Residents To Arm Themselves After Possible Budget Cuts

    “If the mayor’s not going to provide security….get yourself some firearms because you’re going to have to protect yourselves” John Rivera, president of the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association, has warned Florida residents to arm themse…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:14am -

The Armed Lutheran

  • newMedia Lab Episode 11 “Quick Draw”
    In movies, the quick draw looks like a sudden movement, but there is a careful plan thought out before the gun is even touched. In Media Lab Episode 11 “Quick Draw”. Dom Raso breaks down a scene from Rambo to show why analyzing a situation before…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:30pm -
  • Boberg XR9-S Review
    I've said many times that so little is truly innovative when it comes to guns that when something does come along it grabs your attention. Such is the case with Boberg Arms and the XR9-S pistol. Is the innovation worth the price tag? The post Bob…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Media Lab Episode 9 “Yo, Homie”

    - 12 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Why I Compete (And Why You Should Too)
    "So, how'd you do?" Sitting across from the young man who would win 1st place Master class in the Enhanced Service Pistol division at the Badlands Regional and Oklahoma State IDPA Championship, I shrugged off the question. "I don't want to know."…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl”
    Self-defense expert Tamra joins Dom on Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl” to break down a scene from “Enough” and explain how training, minimal effort movements and re-directing energy help women to defend themselves.The post Media Lab…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • NSSF and GOA at Odds on Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act
    I am a member of both the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Gun Owners of America (GOA), so I receive regular email from both organizations. This week I received dueling alerts from the two, arguing both for and against the Senate B…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • NOIR Episode 8 “Protecting Means Celebrating”
    There’s a lot to celebrate when it comes to firearms – our history, recreation and most of all our freedoms. In NOIR Episode 8 “Protecting Means Celebrating,” Colion and Amy discuss why it’s important to protect our rights earned during the…
    - 20 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 11:00am -
  • 2014 Badlands Regional and Oklahoma State IDPA Championship
    On June 27, I rushed home early from work, threw my bags and my family in the car and headed north across the red river to the town of Broken Arrow, outside Tulsa, Oklahoma for the 14th Annual Badlands Regional and Oklahoma State IDPA Championship.T…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • What’s a Measly 500 Likes?
    It's taken a while but The Armed Lutheran Facebook page finally hit 500 likes. "Big whoop!" you might say. Gun blogs are a dime a dozen and sure, compared to other blogs mine is still relatively small. So, I've got 500 fans. It may not seem a big…
    - 21 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 6:04am -
  • How Anti-Gunners Distort Language
    Words mean things. Or at least they used to. There are simple words that anti-gunners have distorted to mean things they do not. As we lose the language, we lose the debate.The post How Anti-Gunners Distort Language appeared first on The Armed Luthe…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jun 14, 11:00am -

Idaho Holsters

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702 Shooter

  • Ankert Customs – Gun Grip Tape – Mesa AZ – Customer Service Fail
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? I ordered s…
    - 29 May 13, 7:12pm -
  • CMF Tactical Outfitters A.K.A. Center Mass Firearms
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? This is an…
    - 22 Apr 13, 8:00am -
  • The Zombie Apocalypse Store
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? OK, lets be…
    - 8 Mar 13, 9:17pm -
  • TAVOR® SAR Rifles and the UZI® PRO Pistol
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? The TAVOR®…
    - 24 Jan 13, 6:28pm -
  • Metro Arms’ MAC 1911 Pistols
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? WANAMASSA,…
    - 7 Jan 13, 4:09pm -
  • The Construction of Battlefield: Vegas pt. 2
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? THIS IS AN…
    - 31 Dec 12, 12:34am -
  • Grandfather Clauses in Firearm, Magazine, & Ammunition Laws
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? Beginning i…
    - 14 Dec 12, 10:35pm -
  • 2012 Black Friday Deals
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? This is an…
    - 22 Nov 12, 6:53pm -
  • Vickers Does Vegas
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? On February…
    - 23 Oct 12, 7:24pm -
  • Stolen Valor Fraudster David Chenicek: Fake Marine
    Share this on Facebook Pin this to Pinterest Tweet This! Post this to MySpace Digg this! Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on LinkedIn Add this to Google Bookmarks Share this on Reddit Email this to a friend? Recently a…
    - 18 Oct 12, 6:59pm -

A Keyboard and a .45

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

AmmoLand.com News

Mississippi Gun News

  • new‘No Gun Signs’ are Falling Due to Work of Mississippi Carry, Inc.
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 22, 2014 On July 1 Mississippi Carry, Inc. submitted 27 complaints to Attorney General Jim Hood about No Gun signs placed around the state on public buildings and facilities. Their hope was that once House Bill 314 became la…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:55pm -
  • newGuns Still Safer than Cars, and Most Everything Else
    FROM CALGUNLAWS.COM - July 22, 2014 It is indeed too bad that cars and guns are not treated the same way. If they were, accidental automobile deaths might become nearly non-existent. In a recent editorial (“Guns, cars and dead Americans”, 10/24/2…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 1:31pm -
  • Local MS Politician Opposes ‘Gun Plant’ Moving to State
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 21, 2014 Last week we asked why gun manufacturers were moving to Texas and not Mississippi. Today we have evidence that sheds some light on that question. Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes called a press conference last…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 5:27pm -
  • Mississippi Judges Oppose Second Amendment – Join the Petition to Stop Them
    BY RICK WARD – July 21, 2014 Since February even before House Bill 314 passed the Senate, I feared the lack of some language in it gave judges an “out.” I have had at least 4 articles published on the subject of House Bill 314. My worst fear wa…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 12:55pm -
  • Tennessee Restaurant Gets National Attention with Guns Are Welcome Sign
    (WBIR-Maryville) Gun control is a hot topic across the country, and one East Tennessee restaurant owner is making her opinion very clear by posting a ‘Guns are Welcome’ sign on the front door of her family-friendly establishment. “As the owner,…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 12:44pm -
  • D.C. Could Become Nation’s Most Permissive Gun Jurisdiction, Under House Proposal
    FROM ROLLCALL One of Congress’ most outspoken libertarians is the latest member to try to overturn the District of Columbia’s local gun laws. If successful, his proposal would make the District, home to cabinet officials, dignitaries from aroun…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 7:35pm -
  • Why I Carry a Gun: Wanted Suspects in Memphis and Shelby County
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 20, 2014 This is just a partial list of the wanted suspects in the Memphis and Shelby County Tennessee area.  The answer to why I carry a gun is pretty obvious. If you have any information about these crimes or any person(s…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 11:48am -
  • Proposed Legislation Would Prohibit Guns on Children’s Clothes
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 19, 2014 President Obama recently said his biggest failure as president has been the lack of gun control legislation.  But that does not mean that he or his followers have given up on the idea of limiting our ability to own…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 6:40pm -
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Handgun Ban
    Democrat-authored Assembly Bill 1964 will further criminalize the sale of handguns to law-abiding, background-checked Californians. FROM CAL-FFL –  In a Legislative Update issued earlier today, California Governor Jerry Brown announced that he h…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 12:54pm -
  • Why are Gun Manufacturers Moving to Texas Instead of Mississippi?
    BY DANA CRISWELL – July 19, 2014 America’s largest shotgun manufacturer, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., has announced it is moving part of its production to Texas. Instead of expanding in Connecticut they have made the decision to move its Maverick…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 12:45pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 67 days ago, 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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

    - 7 Mar 14, 3:40pm -
  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -
  • Coming to NJ: Ammunition Limits??
    Here in NJ, the latest burpings from the antigunblobby has been a push on magazine reductions, from a scary 15 round to a more civilized 10 rounds they say……. So gunnies have been doing their diligence with contacting the local … Continue readi…
    - 28 Feb 14, 4:20pm -
  • Photo Truth of the Haters
    Yup……Sounds about right…..
    - 19 Feb 14, 11:01pm -
  • Only in NJ
    Good Lord….. Tulsa Trail School was briefly on lockdown this afternoon after students and staff mistook a car backfiring for gunshots, police said. ARTICLE
    - 12 Feb 14, 2:55pm -

Survival Gear

Dave Codrea's Feed

DC Handgun Info

  • "Your First Gun" by Alan Corwin -- "Are You...GUNLESS? Is That Safe?"
    Alan Corwin has written many good guidebooks on both firearms and knife law. Check out his latest for the homeowner who is BEREFT of a gun: "Your First Gun"(IF you buy this book through my Amazon LINK BELOW, I'Il make a small percentage of the sale…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 10:02pm -
  • Heavy Discount on Used Police Glocks at GT Distributors
          NOTE: In some places in the US (Mass., DC, etc.), Glocks are not lawful to equip with factory normal-capacity magazines. You may have to buy reduced-capacity magazines from online vendors, like through Cheaper Than Dirt. Search the follo…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 8:46pm -
  • Mass Killings Have Been Stopped by Armed Citizens -- Thanks to SayUncle blog
    Good guys with a gun can stop bad guys with a gun. Here is a list of incidents:http://www.saysuncle.com/index.php?s=mass+murderers+armed+citizensThat SayUncle guy... Good stuff...
    - 38 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 12:04pm -
  • Joe Satriani "If I Could Fly"
    The very talented Satriani's guitar stylngs: http://youtu.be/nrEXnizgt9c (no video of him).
    - 45 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 4:43am -
  • Notes on Tackling for Women... By Ann Barnhardt
    I admire and you have to love a blogger who tells OTHER WOMEN how to effectively TACKLE a bad guy in a blog post entitled "Egg Salad"! From Ann Barnhardt.biz, read and heed point 2: http://www.barnhardt.biz/2014/06/02/egg-salad/
    - 45 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 5:31pm -
  • SigSauer 7.62xi Russian Reviewed Professionally
    As referenced in my May 7 post, the SigSauer 556xi Russian is a kickass rifle. Here is z review I found online...http://www.defensereview.com/sig-sauer-sig556xi-modular-multi-caliber-5-56mm-nato-300-aac-blackout300blk-7-62x39mm-russian-gas-pistonop-r…
    - 45 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:23pm -
  • Super Deal on P-Mags: 8 for $80. H/t Say Uncle blog
    If you own an AR-type rifle, you need magazines. Best price on Magpul(R) magazines for ARs here:http://dsgarms.com/dsgholidaypk1
    - 45 days ago, 7 Jun 14, 4:19pm -
  • Another IDIOT beer-swigging fool of a gun owner responsible for DEATH of his father by child!!!!
    You cannot make stuff up any more; people seem to be STUPIDER AND STUPIDER daily.A guy is drinking a beer and shows off his LOADED semi-auto AK type rifle to his father. Father looks at it, then sets it down. Gun owner and father leave it unattended.…
    - 52 days ago, 1 Jun 14, 1:48am -
  • Shopping for Outdoor Gear at Amazon?
    If you are interested in buying any sort of outdoor gear (including knives and firearms-related gear) -- or ANY OTHER GEAR -- click on the link below to Amazon. This link will stay at the top of this blog for a while, so keep reading MORE BLOG GOODNE…
    - 76 days ago, 7 May 14, 4:12pm -
  • Free Gun? Monthly Firearm Giveaway by Sig Sauer
    You can't beat a free gun... Sig Sauer gives one away monthly. NOTE: The sweepstakes cut-off date is listed ONLY in the official rules, so don't waste your time entering a giveaway that is closed.Here is a link to their "Giveaway" page.Check in month…
    - 76 days ago, 7 May 14, 3:46pm -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
    - 1 May 13, 2:47pm -
  • RealBullet.com
    The folks over at RealBullet.com were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at equalgunrights.com
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -
  • AZ Representative Harper Opposes War on 2nd Amendment
    Arizona Representative Harper:  The issue is Mental Health, not the 2nd Amendment:
    - 20 Dec 12, 2:58pm -

Empty Mags

  • SHM Loudener
    Snake Hound Machine has introduced a new muzzle device which was designed to do one thing: make your rifle louder. Why would you want to make your rifle louder? I love making noise, and I fully intend on picking one of these up sometime down the Se…
    - 22 Jul 13, 6:59pm -
  • Don’t Let Paintballers Touch Your Rifle
    I know playing paintball is fun, I used to do it all the time; but there is a good reason that your AR-15 doesn’t have some of the same features as your paintball gun. If you’re unfamiliar, some paintball markers (guns) come with a long trigger…
    - 19 Jul 13, 4:35pm -
  • Lacking a Warrant, PCSD Raids a House for Possible Domestic Violence
    Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled a man and his wife out of their home and handcuffed them in the yard. There were Deputies with their service rifles trained on the couple while other members of the department searched their house with out a wa…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:50pm -
  • “Get a Shotgun”, He Said…
    “Fire two blasts”, he said… Remember this? Just walk out on the balcony here, walk out and put that double barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house. That’s what our Vice President recommends. When some scumbags were spotted possi…
    - 18 Jul 13, 3:22pm -
  • More on Gun Geolocation App
    Glad to see this app getting the reviews it deserves. From play.google.com: Some of the reviews: How many marks at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave? I rate one star only because you can’t rate no stars. What next, tatoos on all law abiding gun owners forehea…
    - 12 Jul 13, 5:37pm -
  • Geolocate Dangerous Guns?
    There’s an app for that. Geolocate Dangerous Guns and Owners with the Gun Geo Marker. Geolocation means marking dangerous sites on the App’s map so that you and others can be aware of the risks in your neighborhood. The Gun Geo Marker operates v…
    - 11 Jul 13, 6:44am -
  • Hornady Suspends Manufacture of Certain Ammo
    In an effort to produce and ship more of the commonly sought after ammunition that Hornady sells, they will be temporarily stopping production on less popular ammo so they can focus on making what people are after. As you are aware, 2013 has been on…
    - 10 Jul 13, 1:54am -
  • Archery and Your Gun
    I think I am somewhat of an anomaly as far as casual shooters go. I don’t use firearms for my job. I don’t shoot competitively. I shoot for fun and use firearms to hunt tasty meat. However, I’ve sent tens, if not hundreds of thousands of rounds…
    - 8 Jul 13, 5:22pm -
  • Chicken Wing!
    Chicken wings suck. Both the kind you eat and when shooting your rifle. Actual chicken wings are pretty useless. On a live chicken – their wings only allow them to fly short distances. That sucks. On your table – they are way to much work for th…
    - 8 Jul 13, 3:38pm -
  • Proposed New Tax on Concealable Guns
    Since banning guns outright seems to be losing traction, house democrats are again looking at a bill introduced in February that will add a 10% excise tax on concealable firearms. The revenue would then go to Eric Holder to use for a government spons…
    - 25 Jun 13, 6:47pm -

Eric Puryear's Feed

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

Firearms and Freedom

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

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

Minuteman Review

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

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

    - 28 Dec 12, 9:15pm -

Gears of Guns

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • Keeping your doors closed...
    Most folks enter homes and buildings through doors... it's how we're trained since we could walk. Bad guys enter the same way most of the time. I'd like to suggest a few easy and inexpensive ways to slow down the bad guys when they try to get into yo…
    - 24 days ago, 28 Jun 14, 2:49pm -
  • Under construction...
    Several folks have emailed and sent Facebook messages wondering if I had given up on blogging... the answer is no, I still enjoy blogging, but the reality is two-fold.  The gals and I have launched some ambitious new projects here at home and I'll l…
    - 33 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 11:32pm -
  • Five guns for gals who carry...
    What gun should I get?  If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, the gals and I'd be living on a ranch out west by now.  There's an endless number of blog posts, gun magazine articles, online reviews, and opinions out there on th…
    - 82 days ago, 2 May 14, 4:20am -
  • Bullseye and combat accuracy... you need both!
    My friend and I were out back on our shootin' range putting some lead downrange and the discussion of bullseye verses combat accuracy came up after some recent blog posts out there on the interwebs. I think both are important and I've used a lot of d…
    - 17 Mar 14, 12:00pm -
  • Buck Knives X-Tract
    The second knife I ever had as a kid growing up was a Sabre scout knife... or camping knife as we called it back them. That was a time when a child having a knife didn't result in a school lock-down and SWAT showing up. There are updated versions of…
    - 24 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Training, Practice, and Conditioning for those of us who don't operate...
    "Bro, do you even operate?" says the bumper sticker of a local tactical wanna-be type... on the back of his jacked-up, never-seen-mud, black tactical Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with all the subtlety of an M1 Abrams tank in a McDonald's drive-thru during…
    - 17 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Hothands Hand Warmers by HeatMax
    We've had one of the colder winters this year that I can remember in recent years. After about two hours on the outdoor shooting range this past Saturday with some good folks taking my NRA Basic Pistol/Ohio CCW course with a high temperature in the t…
    - 10 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ruger LC9 with Crimson Trace Laserguard
    Shooters in the world of concealed carry are much like Goldilocks... looking for that perfect handgun that isn't too hot or too cold... too big or too small. It's a hard combination to find... and the right solution for you doesn't necessarily fit ev…
    - 3 Feb 14, 1:00pm -
  • My gals hate pink...
    When I first met my wife back in the 80s... the days of shoulder pads... and not just for football players... stirrup pants, leg warmers, and big hair... like Barbara Mandrell... my gal was country when country wasn't cool. She's always worn a little…
    - 27 Jan 14, 1:00pm -
  • Touching-up minor blemishes on firearms...
    Over the years, I've often repeated the simple wisdom that, "Scars are just visible memories." I've managed to collect my fair share of scars over the years... top of my head from a brick... both knees from surgeries for old ACL injuries and meniscus…
    - 20 Jan 14, 1:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newThere is a reason they like to change definitions and being butthurt.
    Protecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2013 – Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to revise the definition of: (1) “intimate partner” to include a dating partner and any other person similarly situated to a spouse…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:28pm -
  • newThe perfect number is zero.
    Following Governor Christie’s veto on the magazine ban capacity in NJ, our dear Opposition is back again with the ten round wailing and how that helps. Of course, you ask them to present the study where it shows why ten rounds is OK but not eleven…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:21pm -
  • newGeneral Dynamics GAU-19/B .50 Cal Gatling Gun
    Because nothing says “Y’all behave” than .50 BMG at 1,300 rounds per minute Notice the recoil moving the Humvee MRAP even when the system has recoil absorption. Hat tip to Joe C.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:31pm -
  • newHow “Crazy Negroes” With Guns Helped Kill Jim Crow – Reason.com
    Chinn was a black man in Canton, Mississippi, who in the 1960s owned a farm, a rhythm and blues nightclub, a bootlegging operation, and a large collection of pistols, rifles, and shotguns with which he threatened local Klansmen and police when they a…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:01pm -
  • Pulse Rifles now available in Georgia
    Trust me, I triple checked that I wasn’t reading The Onion when I saw this article come across my Facebook timeline. First off, besides the content of the article (which we’ll get to), I can almost write an entire article on the image that was in…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 7:11pm -
  • Apparently I stepped on a Sacred Cow.
    My post on DDT being brought back to combat malaria pissed off a couple of people who complained over the Facebook page. I am clear that DDT is not without dangers, but as with everything in life, you have to figure out if the reward outweighs the ri…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 6:40pm -
  • The Rebirth of DDT & The deadly consequences of Junk Science
    After thirty years, DDT is back to help curb malaria and other insect-borne diseases. We will never know how many millions (and possible tens of millions) of people died because of Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring which became a best seller and t…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 11:57am -

My Gun Culture

  • Dogs Gone By: On the Front Line in the War Against Prairie Dogs
    We awoke at dawn. Most of us were slightly nervous, but energized by the certainty of impending combat. I doubt the enemy ever sleeps. They’re too busy digging a tunnel network to support their underground trafficking enterprise. We’d been the on…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:06pm -
  • Beretta 1301 Tactical Shotgun Review: A “Carbine” Shotgun
    Have you ever shot an M1 Garand, followed by an M1 Carbine? Or perhaps a FAL, followed by a Ruger 10/22? Or maybe a full size over and under 12 gauge, followed by a compact coach gun? If so, then you already have an idea of the relative feel of the B…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 12:53pm -
  • Silencing the 300 AAC Blackout
    Last time we got into an ammunition geek-fest and talked about the variety of commercial ammo available for the 300 AAC Blackout and the endless tinkering you can do as a reloader for that caliber. Perhaps even more fun than creating endless varietie…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:20pm -
  • The 6.8 Remington SPC: An Up Close and Personal Look
      I love the AR platform. And yes, it is a platform as it’s a design model that allows of near infinite customization. You can add accessories until your rifle looks like a Pakistani Jingle Truck. More importantly, since the rifle is a platform, y…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 12:18pm -
  • Surplus Ammunition: Shooting a Little Bit of History, Literally
    Remember when surplus 8mm Mauser ammo was more abundant than White House press conference fibs? I do. Not so very long ago, you could buy as much as you could store for less than 5 cents a round. Now that same round is about 60 cents – if you can f…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 10:57pm -
  • 300 AAC Blackout Fundamentals – Ammunition and Reloading
    Recently when I wrote a review of the Daniel Defense DDM4v5 300 Blackout rifle, I mentioned that I’d be doing a drill down series on different aspects of the 300 AAC Blackout. Well, it starts here. Including this article, we’ll be looking at the…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 6:31pm -
  • Top 10 Self Defense Ammo Picks
    With a controversial and opinionated topic like this, I have to include a couple of explanations and disclaimers. You do have to be careful about blanket statements when it comes to ammo performance. There are just too many variables. For example, yo…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 4:10pm -
  • 10 Things You Need To Know About Flying With Guns
    Here’s a bold statement. When you fly the friendly skies, you’ll experience more invasion of privacy, groping and unwanted scrutiny when you walk through the TSA checkpoint than when you try to check guns in your baggage. I fly enough that the ma…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 3:04pm -
  • Three Gunning for Home Defense?
    In a rare fit of advance planning and organization, I’m starting to think about what gear to use at this year’s Crimson Trace Midnight 3 Gun Invitational match. The event takes place August 12th through 17th in the high desert outside of Bend, Or…
    - 20 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 8:09pm -
  • Gun Review: Daniel Defense DDM4v5 300 AAC Blackout AR Rifle
    Some phrases are just fightin’ words. “That’s MY horse!” “That’s MY daughter!” “I love the 300 Blackout!” For some reason, virtually any gunny discussion about the 300 AAC Blackout cartridge quickly devolves into a typing wind sprin…
    - 25 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 9:41pm -

Gun Pundit

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

Home on the Range

  • newCanine Snack Attack!
    Travel plans for the week sort of fell apart, so instead of sitting at the airport with book in hand, waiting for a flight, I ended up at the crash pad, back to the normal routine. After making the three and a half hour drive from home,  I was a b…
    - 15 mins ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:22pm -
  • Houses of Wood, Memories of Bone - A Short Story
    I'd been peeling wallpaper for most of the morning, sweat dripping down my forehead, lighting on my tongue, tasting of the essence of me, salt and earth.At first, the movements were enjoyable, the evening light coming in not as dimness, but bright…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:31pm -
  • Weekend Adventures - Cans, Cars and Cluck for a Buck
    This is my extra homemade shop lamp.  Look, it DOES say "electric perk".The 36 hours I had off before heading out again was spent at home, food from the freezer and supplies on hand, some yard and shop work, and time with Abby and Partner and some l…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 3:10pm -
  • Abby Acquisitions
    I had a chance to fly home for one night this last week, to get some sleep and fresh clothes, the upcoming schedule sort of in limbo.  Before my flight, I had a good breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage and an orange at the hotel,  but figured I'd…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 7:21pm -
  • Friday Night Guardians
    These things I warmly wish for you. Someone to love, some work to do,  a bit o' sun, a bit o' cheer,and a Guardian Angel always near-Irish Blessing
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 12:46am -
  • We All Bleed Red
    I will be out of pocket for the next day or two, for work, but have some posts saved to come up over the weekend.  For tonight, just sit back and read this, and take it to heart.  None of us know when illness or disaster will strike, or how.  But…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 11:08pm -
  • Peru's New With You - An Impromptu Blog Meet
    Every year or so I end up in the Southwest on business of the conference or speaking engagement variety.  I've had the good fortune on previous trips of getting a rental car to make an additional trek so I could get together with Lawdog and Phlegmfa…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 4:06am -
  • Well. . Morroco Mole Would Fit in It - The Joys of Rental Cars.
     Economy Car - a small pellet shaped object that can carry you to the scene of the accident.I've had some small "sub compact" cars in my day but this one was about the smallest I've had yet.  I fortunately asked for the bright red one, so at least…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 11:41pm -
  • When Whovians Hit the Kitchen
    I am sure there are more than a few Dr. Who Fans that visit here. Among them, I'm probably not the only one who has wondered how the Tardis always manages to emerge from the depths of time and space to land on earth without injury to someone on the g…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Jul 14, 4:49pm -
  • Live From The Laboratory
    All sorts of things come out of the Secret Squirrel kitchen, shop or laboratory.  Sometimes it's the smell of something burning that's not supposed to, sometimes it's a completely new Chemical Formula. (which those of you who grew up in the 60's wil…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 3:56pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newUnity Tactical Direct-Mount VFG Now Shipping
    I have good news. The previously mentioned Unity Tactical Direct-Mount VFG is now shipping! I have one in hand and can confirm that it is very, very good. This vertical grip is compatible with KeyMod and most slick side “modular” rails. It comes…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • newOneiros Valley and Cdh-Tac Finland Join Forces to Produce THE-E Pocket Organizer
    Cdh-Tac has been generating significant interest in their THE-E Pocket Organizer but they have not been able to start large scale production. That is where Oneiros Valley comes in. They will be starting production of the THE-E here in the USA in coll…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • newSHTF Gear Announced the ACE-1 Gen 2 Holster
    I have been using my original ACE-1 Holster from SHTF Gear for well over a year now and I love it dearly. I reviewed it a while back and found that I like the hardware, the stability, the comfort, and the way they cut the back panel to promote a soli…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Artificum Solis Bladeworks Andy
    “Andy” is Artificum Solis’ latest creation. This concealable fixed blade looks well suited to carry as a backup to your concealed carry firearm or for utility use. The Andy features 3.5″ long, 1/8″ thick O1 Tool Steel blade that has a chise…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Andy’s Leather Rhodesian Sling
    It is hard to beat a Ching Sling when it comes to field expedient shooting slings. However, some shooters can’t or won’t drill their rifle stock for the second foreend sling swivel that is required to mount Ching Sling. That is why Andy’s Leath…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • Whiskey Two-Four Red Zipper Pulls
    I have and use a bunch of Whiskey Two-Four zipper pulls. They laser cut them from Hypalon which is light weight and just about indestructible. These zipper pulls were only available in black or coyote brown but now Whiskey Two-Four has introduced a r…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • 15% Off UWLs at Blue Force Gear
    Blue Force Gear is taking 15% off the price of their UWLs this weekend when you use the code UWL15 at checkout. Additionally, all orders of $100 or more will receive free shipping. I have a couple UWLs (Universal Wire Loop) that I keep around at all…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 12:48pm -
  • V7 Weapon System Titanium AR-15 Barrel Nut
    V7 Weapon Systems really, really doesn’t like heavy AR-15s. They are continuing their crusade against excess AR-15 ounces with the announcement of their new Titanium AR-15 Barrel Nut. The new barrel nut is made from grade 5 titanium and is made to…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Mossberg 500 13″ LOP TALO Edition
    When it comes to shotguns, I train with them and I enjoy using them for some applications but, within the context of home defense, there aren’t many things I can do with a shotgun that I wouldn’t rather do with a carbine. That is why I prefer to…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
  • First-Light TORQ Series Tactical Lights
    You may know First-Light for their innovative and unique line of angle head tactical lights, like the Tomahawk and Liberator, that are made to work with you while you grip a firearm. There newest addition, the TORQ series of lights, is their most af…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:00am -

Arms Vault

  • newTexas Governor Rick Perry Welcomes Visitors to the Inaugural Texas International Firearms Festival
    Texas Governor, Rick Perry Welcomes Visitors and Texans Alike to the Inaugural Texas International Firearms Festival (TIFF) Two-day Texas Gun Fest event, scheduled for November 8 and 9, features top firearms manufacturers, Austin City food, plenty of…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:57pm -
  • newNew Browning ProSteel Black Label Safes for 2014
    Morgan Utah: For 2014 Browning is extending the line of Black Label products with the introduction of the Black Label Mark IV Series safes in Wide and Standard sizes. The new Black Label Mark IV safe is designed to accommodate modern sporting rifles…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:24pm -
  • newATN Shot Trak HD Gun Camera
    The Shot Trak HD High Definition Gun Camera from American Technologies Network (ATN) Now Shipping. The ATN compact camera for rifle, shotgun, handgun or bow that shoots HD video of your hunt or shooting range experience now available at retailers and…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 9:01pm -
  • newLaserLyte Trigger Tyme Pistol Compact Kit
    Introducing a Laser Training Kit the Whole Family Can Enjoy: the LaserLyte® Trigger Tyme Pistol Compact Kit Includes the LaserLyte® Trigger Tyme Compact training pistol and the LT-PRO laser, for hours of realistic training or just plinking for fun…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:45pm -
  • Guns and Gear Summer Sweepstakes
    Black Creek, GA- July 18, 2014- Daniel Defense, engineering and manufacturing the world’s finest firearms, precision rail systems and accessories, today announced the Guns and Gear Summer Sweepstakes. Daniel Defense and participating companies team…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 9:56pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

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NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • What to do if your ATF eForm is rejected.
    One of the benefits in using a Gun Trust is that you are able to submit electronic applications with the new ATF website. This is possible because a Gun Trust does not require a CLEO signature nor fingerprints. Currently only...
    - 16 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 12:22pm -
  • ATF eForms Approval for Gun Trust in only 1 Day
    One of our clients submitted an application to build a Form 1 on June 24, 2014 and was surprised when they checked their email the next morning and found that the ATF had approved the application to build the SBR....
    - 26 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 4:58pm -
  • ATF eForms adds Form 1 for Gun Trusts and time to process applications reduced.
    Today I received an announcement and verified that you can now process Form 1s online again. For those with a Gun Trust, you can now process these electronically again. Still no word on when Form 4s will be available to...
    - 28 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 5:56pm -
  • Can a Gun Trust own or Possess an SBR in IL?
    As of January 1, 2013 it became legal persons with a C&R license to purchase, transfer, make, possess, and use an SBR in IL. The Law is poorly written and only indicates that it restricts possession. While it has been...
    - 28 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 1:20pm -
  • Supreme Court Decision on "Straw Purchases" Does Not Make Firearms Gift Purchases Illegal
    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case involving a Virginia man who could legally purchase a firearm and did so for an uncle from Pennsylvania. Even though the Pennsylvania man who ultimately bought the gun was not...
    - 29 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 8:59pm -
  • Florida to Discuss Hunting with Suppressor Next Week
    I received an email regarding a clarification of the previous version of this blog. The email I received was to clarify what was happening and stated that there will be discussions with their Commissioners to let them know that they...
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 6:55pm -
  • PA Firearms Law Seminar- July 19, 2014
    On July 19 2014, Chief Counsel Joshua Prince and Attorney Eric Winter of Firearms Industry Consulting Group (FICG), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., in conjunction with The Sportsman's Shop, will offer a four (4) hour seminar on state...
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 6:50pm -
  • Do you Qualify for a Free or Discounted Gun Trust in Alaska?
    We work with lawyers in Alaska who accept most legal benefit plans offered to many state employees in Alaska. Many of these plans pay for trust work which would include the creation of a NFA Trust, Gun Trust, or Multi...
    - 47 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 10:00pm -
  • Can I Hunt in Florida with a Suppressor (Silencer)? Updated
    To answer this question you must look a the Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative code. While Florida Law does not specifically grant the right to use a suppressor while hunting in certain conditions, you must remember that laws do not...
    - 49 days ago, 3 Jun 14, 2:15pm -
  • Louisiana Hunting with Suppressors legal effective August 1, 2014
    Yesterday, the Governor of Louisiana signed House Bill 186 into law. This law will legalize the use of suppressors while hunting for all game and non-game animals in the state of Louisiana. The law is effective August 1, 2014. The...
    - 53 days ago, 30 May 14, 4:43pm -

Notes From the American Outback

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

Of Arms and Law

  • newPhiladelphia settles class action suit
    Joshua Prince announces that a class action brought by himself and two other attorneys has settled. It challenged Philadelphia's disclosure of private carry permit information. Philadelphia disclosed information regarding appeals from initial denial…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:40pm -
  • newiphone ballistic app
    Right here. Not that I know much about apps -- I'm happy with a smartphone that will take calls, check email, and once in a great while call up a browser. I'd settle for the first two.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:09am -
  • newCan't infringe the Second Amendment, try the First instead
    Rep. Robin Kelly (bought, or at least leased, by Mayor Bloomberg) proposes a ban on firearm advertising directly at children or their parents, such as prohibitions on brand name t-shirts and caps "marketed for children," and a ban on firearms in col…
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:55am -
  • Media fad issue: Florida no-retreat and felons
    Background: of course felons are generally forbidden to possess firearms. But if put in reasonable fear of death or great bodily injury, they have the same right to self defense as has anyone else.Then there comes the rare case where a convicted fe…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 5:22pm -
  • Lord Byron comes to mind...
    Jersey City, NJ. Man wanted for murder ambushes and murders officer. His wife responds with ""He should've taken more [officers] with him," and ""Sorry for the officer's family. That's, you know, whatever."They even built a memorial for the killer…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 1:09am -
  • California's latest
    Video here. California already had, if I recall correctly, handgun registration (in effect), State as well as Federal background checks, a 15-day waiting period, one gun a month rationing, no carry (open or concealed) without a "may issue" permit, a…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 9:13pm -
  • Massachusetts' latest
    I don't know what to file this under -- an example of where the other side wants to go, or an example of how newspaper stories are written by cut and paste of slogans that have been used and re-used for decades.Massachusetts of course is about as r…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 4:37pm -
  • Amicus brief in ACLU challenge to gov't data harvesting
    Here's an interesting article on its brief, filed by John Frazer of Virginia. "Our brief in the ACLU matter argued that the government's broad interpretation of its authority to collect information from private entities could effectively override l…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 5:49am -
  • NJ law: young mother facing 3 years' hard time
    Shaneen Allen, a 27 year old mother of two, carried a pistol and a PA permit in her car -- but she wound up being stopped in NJ. Now she's looking at three years mandatory, no probation or parole.
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:25pm -
  • Case on restoration of rights
    US v. Indelicato, 97 F.3d 627 (1st Cr. 1996). The Gun Control Act technically doesn't forbid felons to possess guns; it forbids those convicted of a crime punishable by more than a year's imprisonment, or of one expressly denominated a misdemeanor, a…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:07am -

Gun Politics NY

  • Push-polling against Astorino on Long Island
    I’m shocked that our Governor has been accused of dirty tricks: “Gov. Cuomo’s campaign operatives are being accused of dirty tricks for allegedly sponsoring a biased “push poll’’ to convince voters that Rob Astorino … holds politically…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 11:50am -
  • Why do this?
    Politics on the Hudson reports: “Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s campaign is exploring the possibility of creating a new ballot line dedicated to women’s equality issues, according to multiple sources familiar with the effort …” Why?  What exactly is…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:16pm -
  • Senate Republicans backing Cuomo
    I wasn’t kidding when I said the Senate Republicans are backing Cuomo over Astorino: Cuomo introduces “my partner — Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos.” Six weeks ago, Cuomo called for him to be deposed from majority. — Capitol Confidential…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:18pm -
  • Attacking Hochul from the Left
    The far Left is attacking Gov. Cuomo’s new running mate Kathy Hochul: “Can political placards and lawn signs be returned for a refund?  Many left-of-center Democrats are hoping that is what Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be asking in September if they h…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 11:18pm -
  • The fix is in
    More evidence of deal between the Senate Republicans and Gov. Cuomo: “… Sen. George Latimer’s GOP opponent is still not decided.  But Republicans have submitted petitions for a potential candidate: Jean Maisano, director of public relations at…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:28pm -
  • Pine Tree Rifle Club GOTV billboard
    The Pine Tree Rifle Club have this billboard set up on State Highway 30 in the Town of Perth.  It will be up through election day.
    - 13 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 9:33pm -
  • Stop Common Core ballot line
    Rob Astorino is creating another ballot line for himself, “Stop Common Core.”  This isn’t a new tactic for candidates, but given the unpopularity of the curriculum it could help him on election day. He ought to do a second one, “F.U.A.C.,”…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 10:34pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

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

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

Semi Automatic Heart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Ban Semi-Automatic, Automatic firearms: Obama

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

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

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

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

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

    Czech CZ 805 BREN assault rifles wanted by Slovak Army

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

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

    *German FG-42 in 7.92x57mm*In honor of this years D-Day ceremonies, ignore the occupant of the White House's dishonest blather and read this great article about real heroes, villain's, and some of the more obscure firearms they used in battle. Then…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 3:29am -
  • M-1 Rifle: 41 Workers lose jobs due to Obama executive action on guns

    M-1 Rifle: 41 Workers lose jobs due to Obama executive action on guns

    *Paratroopers fire on Nazi SS with their M-1's in WW2*Century International Arms had a $30 million contract in place to import World War II era M1 Garand Rifles from the South Korean government. The U.S. State Department had given preliminary appro…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Jun 14, 2:00am -

T.A.G.

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

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

WR2A: The CT Experience

  • Just Pressed: New Books by Authors on WordPress.com
    From a comic diary to a collection of essays on culture and belonging, the most recent published works by WordPress.com authors are great additions to your bookshelf.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Heading to BlogHer ’14 next week? So are we!
    BlogHer 2014, the 10th anniversary celebration of the popular women's blogging network, kicks off next Thursday, July 24th in San Jose, California. There's still time to register, and we hope you do -- we'll be there, too!
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 3:00pm -
  • Attention, Writers: The Next Blogging U. Challenge Is Here
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The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

The War on Guns

  • new"I'm Larry Pratt!"
    “Remember the ‘I’m Spartacus!’ scene from the Kubrick movie?” asked Codrea. “In this case, I’m Larry Pratt." [More]Hey, it was either that movie analogy or this one...
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:05pm -
  • newA Self-Invited "Guest"
    [More]We can test that criticism..Para 1: ...Prince Law Offices, P.C., announced Tuesday.Para 2: ...a press release ...announced.Para 3: The City settled in spite of maintaining ... and after further insisting... Para 4: ...the release explains. Para…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 7:03pm -
  • newClass action suit settlement a setback for Philly anti-gun efforts
    An inescapable observation is that for people who don't admit to doing anything wrong, the defendants certainly appear to be taking extraordinary measures to make things right. [More]Today's Gun Rights Examiner report notes what happens when you ki…
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:28pm -
  • newGun-Toting vs Glad-Handing
    Workman makes a comparison. [More]
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:16pm -
  • newSo Much for the "War on Women"
    Aside from being raised not to use such language in polite company, is it OK if "conservatives" use the "c"-word to describe women, too?  Or is that something only "progressives" who oppose a woman's right to choose life-defending personal defense w…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:01pm -
  • newYeah, Well, Death to You, Too
    Bolshevik skank. [More]Still think this has no bearing, Wayne and Chris, and all your "gunblogger" and social media amplifiers, who haven't said word one, except to disparage the concept because "single issue"? [Via JM]
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:43pm -
  • newEBTHC
    Thing is, those who engineer the redistribution of wealth are anything but stoned... [More]
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:35pm -
  • newWe're the Only Ones Benefiting Enough
    But he notes that Apple has "worked hard to ensure that it can access data on end-user devices on behalf of law enforcement" and links to Apple's Law Enforcement Process Guidelines, which clearly spell this out. [More]You didn't think you were paying…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:34pm -
  • new"No Practical Impact"
    Yeah, since when has the legality of our actions ever been an issue? [More]
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:54pm -
  • newOne Way to Find Out
    Think the "Targettes" will offer a reward? [More]Funny, how the League of Women Voters would once more rather their members be beaten, raped and murdered than armed. What is it we see proven daily about "progressives" and Opposite Day?
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:20pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • newIt’s about love (Scroll down for an update)
    Sixteen years ago on a sunny day we brought home a little ginger kitten from the local shelter. We named her McGwire, because it was the same day as Mark McGwire hit his 62nd home run. And she was a ginger, so it fit. The Redhead was not quite a year…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:23pm -
  • About those sanctions
    If you haven’t heard, the Treasury Department has released the latest round of sanctions against Russia for its activities in Ukraine, and some Second Amendment advocates are suspicious, to say the least. Earlier today, the Department of Commerce a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 9:23pm -
  • “Being Honest Messed Up My Life”
    This is my latest for JPFO. When the judge and the police officer who stopped you both say you should have just kept your mouth shut about that firearm you were legally carrying in your state, but which became illegal when you mistakenly took it acro…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 7:23pm -
  • Holy crap! Customer rep from hell!
    I will admit I have Comcast. I haven’t had a problem with them, and their customer service, and I’ve had Comcast for probably 10 years. I have NEVER, EVER had anything like this experience! This guy needs a kick in the nuts. This is a painful, wh…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 2:29am -
  • That’s quite the recovery!
    CNN reports this morning that Army Staff Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is all ready for a return to duty. That’s right. After five years as an “enemy captive,” it took Bergdahl all of a month and a half to recover and get back to work. Um. Yeah. That’s…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 11:47pm -
  • Winning!
    The gun grabber desperation is getting palpable and smelly. I mentioned the thieving piece of shit who wants to defraud businesses that respect their patrons’ rights before. My latest alert for JPFO expands on their desperation a bit – without al…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 8:31pm -
  • Chicago police superintendent proves he’s insane
    Or an idiot. Or both. Chicago’s police superintendent lashed out at what he called lax state and federal gun laws after a violent Fourth of July weekend that saw 11 deaths in dozens of shooting incidents in a city already known for frequent shootin…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 9:36pm -
  • Oooh! I know! Let’s violate the law in order to prevent others from lawfully exercising their legal right!
    Yeah, that’s a great idea, you immature, irrational, panty-shitting dumbass! The link I provided above shows the puerile mentality of a hoplophobic assplunger that claims to blog on behalf of something called the Institute for Philosophy in Public…
    - 16 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 6:48pm -
  • I know you’ll be shocked to know this…
    But apparently the leftist gun-grabbing assgobblers in the media twist facts. The latest evidence of this comes in the form of a sniveling Washington Post editorial from a Philip Bump. Now, I don’t expect much from the Post as a general rule as far…
    - 18 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 1:54pm -
  • Yeah, be right there!
    No, this won’t be a post about Hobby Lobby. Frankly, if you’re so progtarded that you think your employer’s refusal to pay for your abortifacient is somehow equivalent to infringing on your right to get birth control, even though said employer…
    - 21 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 5:01am -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 7/22/2014
    NAA1860250 $251.99 North American Arms “The Sheriff” 1860 Single Action Revolver, 22 WMR, 2.5″ Barrel, Steel Frame, Stainless Finish, Wood Grips, 5 Round Capacity, Fixed Sights CA282 $1,030.99 Cimarron 1873 Sporting Rifle, Lever Action, 45 Long…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:36am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/21/2014
    51719 $553.99 Armscor | Rock Island Armory M1911-A1 FS Tactical II Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 40 S&W, 5″ Barrel, Parkerized Finish, VZ Grips, One 8 Round Magazine, Fiber Optic Front Sight, Tactical Style Adjustable Rear Sight 51724-ARM $5…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/20/2014
    KACT4043 $325.99 Kahr Arms CT40 Double Action Only Semi-automatic Pistol, 40 S&W, 4″ Barrel, Matte Stainless Finish, Polymer Frame, One 7 Round Magazine, Fixed Sights CH53852FC $401.99 Charter Arms Chic Lady Revolver, 38 Special, 2″ Barrel, Alumi…
    - 3 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/19/2014
    VCSLR-H-HMR $1,203.99 Volquartsen Custom (VOL) Superlite Semi-Automatic Rifle, 17 HMR, 18″ Threaded Carbon Fiber THM Tension Comp Barrel, Black Hard Anodized Aluminum Finish, Hogue Stock, One 9 Round Magazine, No Sights O5870NM $1,090.99 Colt Gold…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/18/2014
    WNW40SWT $21.99 Winchester W – Train & Defend, Low Recoil 40 S&W, 180 Gr. Full Metal Jacket P-11BTAN $258.99 Kel-Tec Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 3.1″ Barrel, Blue Slide With Tan Cerakote Frame, Tan Polymer Checkered Grip Area,…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • ‘Joker’ unleashes Plagues On America
    Medical breakdown at the Border h/t Pat Dollard  
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • Cankles Cackles (… like a mental patient)
      Frightening.
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 11:09pm -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/17/2014
    WA2796082 $567.99 Walther PPQ M2 Navy SD Full Size Semi-automatic Double Action Pistol, 9MM, 4″ Threaded Barrel, Black Finish, Polymer Frame, Two Magazines: 15 Round & 17 Round, Fixed Sights O6790FE $716.99 Colt Mustang XSP First Edition Single Act…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 9:00am -
  • Headline Summaries: Border Security
    RELEASED ILLEGAL ALIEN ARRESTED FOR MURDER LUBBOCK, Texas—An illegal immigrant who was released by U.S. authorities with a Notice to Appear has been arrested for the alleged murder of a woman and kidnapping of children on U.S. soil. The alleged cri…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:20am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 7/16/2014
    NVKX5-12X28 $109.99 Noveske KX5 Pig 556 NATO Flash Suppressor for AR Rifles, 1/2X28 Threads, Black KACT9093 $325.99 Kahr Arms CT9 Double Action Only Compact Semi-automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 4″ Barrel, Matte Stainless Finish, Polymer Frame, One 7 Round…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 9:00am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newCongressional Staffer Gun Case Highlights Problems with Patchwork Gun Laws
    Roll Call has this story on the Ryan Shucard case.  Shucard is the press secretary to two term PA Republican Congressman Tom Marino who was arrested after allegedly carrying a firearm and ammunition into the Cannon House Office Building.  Shucard…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:35pm -
  • newNRA Kicks Off 2014 Campaign Season
    The NRA has kicked off the start of the 2014 campaign season with this web site and video:Protect your rights! Make sure all of your gun owning family and friends are registered to vote.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:21pm -
  • John Lott on Christie's Veto of NJ Magazine and Gun Ban Bill
    John Lott had this op/ed over the weekend in The New Jersey Star-Ledger explaining that N.J. Governor Chris Christie's reasons for vetoing the magazine/gun ban bill were sound and on target:But there is a reason that gun control supporters, such as…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 6:42pm -
  • Rivanna Rifle and Pistol Club 3d Archery Match
    The Rivanna Rifle and Pistol Club will hold a 3D Archery Match on Sunday, July 27th.  Sign-in, safety meeting, and warm-up begins at 8:30 and shooting begins at 9:00 AM.  Fee is $10.  Shooters should meet at the 100 yard rifle range.  The shoot w…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:01pm -
  • VSSA High Power Rifle Team Update from Camp Perry
    Just got a call from VSSA High Power Chairman Mike Jamison.  He reported that of our five two-man youth teams, VSSA #1 finished 20th out of 81 teams in the National Junior Team Match:Coach: Darnell, MikeCaptain: Darnell, MikeTeam Member…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 8:14pm -
  • Don't Recall Liberals Calling For Republicans to Change Senate Filibuster Rules
    Roll Call has an op/ed today by Nan Aron, president of  Alliance for Justice, that praises the rules change Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rammed through earlier this year and how that change has allowed a number of President Obamas court appo…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 9:34pm -
  • D.C. Leaders Blame Virginia's "Permissive" Gun Laws for Navy Yard Shooter Getting Guns
    The Washington Post reports that District of Columbia leaders are not happy that a Congressional Republican wants to keep the City from using congressionally appropriated funds to enforce gun laws that make it harder for law abiding citizens to purch…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 4:24pm -
  • Virginia Shooters Score Big at Junior Olympic and CMP Championship
    Olympic Dreams Begin Here is on the banner, but the hard work takes place on ranges like the Norfolk County Rifle Range (NCRR) in Chesapeake, VA.  On June 27, during the 2014 National Junior Olympic 3P Air Rifle Championship held at Camp Perry, Ohi…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 9:49pm -
  • Gun Politics and the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act
    As was noted yesterday, the prospects for passage of the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 looks to have dimmed after it overwhelmingly cleared the initial hurdle that opened debate Tuesday.  Roll Call has an article this morning that all but pred…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Gun Amendments Bogging Down Sportsmen's Bill
    Roll Call reported shortly before 1:00 PM today that the Bipartisan Sportsmen Act of 2014 (S. 2363), a legislative priority for NSSF, is about to collapse under the weight of gun amendments, some of which are aimed at endangered Democrats in r…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 6:06pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • Cheap Guns
    Kahr Arms has been pursuing a 2-tiered product strategy for a few years now. When they entered the market, they sold high-quality pistols at pricepoints higher than Glock.  They now sell a high-end version of a gun, as well as a low-end version.  T…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • The Great .22 Rimfire Ammo Shortage of 2014
    Well, most of the ammo shortages that we have experienced over the last few years are not a problem at the moment. We visited Hoffman’s in Newington, CT over the weekend and they had virtually every handgun & longarm ammo conceivable.  Pallets, li…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Open Carry Zealots Screw Up (Again)
    No matter how many times the pouty Open Carry zealots lose a battle or make the gun-owning public look bad, they never seem to connect the dots between their stubborn attention-whoring behavior and the clear negative consequences that they cause. Did…
    - 64 days ago, 20 May 14, 9:46am -
  • Ammo Bingo
    I have read a lot of articles about the ammo shortage.  Some on the internet, some in glossy gun magazines.  Lots of people claim to be able to explain the situation, but no one seems to be able to point to any proof that they are right. 2 weekends…
    - 76 days ago, 8 May 14, 1:46am -
  • Guns for the mentally ill
    After the latest shooting at Fort Hood, which was committed by a mentally-ill soldier with a spotty performance record, who was on numerous psychotropic medications, who never saw any combat (and thus the anti-military liberals cannot chalk up the cr…
    - 8 Apr 14, 12:57am -
  • The Experts Agree: The 1911 Sucks!
    I promised Crapgame that I wouldn’t gloat. But a very well-known gunblogger and 1911 gunsmith has come out against the 1911 design: Hilton Yam: My Personal Path Away From The 1911 SaysUncle picked up the story, and it’s going to get a lot of atte…
    - 6 Mar 14, 8:02pm -
  • Big Brother is Watching (Updated)
    Just a quick post, without a lot of opinion. You may have heard the story about the Florida gun owner who was pulled over while driving through Maryland: http://tbo.com/list/columns-tjackson/jackson-gun-owner-unarmed-unwelcome-in-maryland-20140112/ A…
    - 18 Jan 14, 2:14am -
  • Dick Metcalf Goes Full Retard
    Wow. Dick Metcalf really REALLY doesn’t ever want to work in the gun industry ever again. Sebastian discusses it here: Dick Metcalf Triples Down But there is so much deception and so much fail in Dickie-boy’s fuddy-duddy whining that I am going t…
    - 16 Jan 14, 12:00am -
  • First CT Gun Registration Rejection
    And here is that other shoe that we were all waiting to hear drop: Registration rejected due to lack of postmark Well, I do not know the circumstances of this particular situation (i.e. how/when the registration was submitted), but the person who got…
    - 11 Jan 14, 12:21am -
  • First CT Gun Law Arrest
    6 days!  The first arrest under the draconian and pointless “assault rifle” and “high-capacity magazine” law took place on the morning of January 6: http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/bridgeport-man-gets-norwalks-first-ticket-under-st…
    - 7 Jan 14, 11:18pm -

The State of Guns

  • The Infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

    The Infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

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

    Canadian Revolvers – Wild West Edition

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

    D.C. Government Clashes Over Marijuana And Guns

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

    Target Makes Open-Carry Customers Their Target

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

    New Tennesse Law On Loaded Firearms In Vehicles

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

    Beretta 692 and 486 Parallelo: High Class at Moderate Price

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

    New Gun Store Law In Chicago

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

    Aero SR: The Only Survivor

    A limited number of small arms is designed exclusively for self-defense, sports, and survival. These guns are usually highly specialized and simple carbines which fire pistol rounds. This concept has bred a series of compact, but not necessarily too…
    - 23 days ago, 29 Jun 14, 12:30pm -
  • SIG P-224 – World Class Compact Handgun

    SIG P-224 – World Class Compact Handgun

    World Class Compact Handgun  Although pretty small, P-224 has a double stack magazine with a sizeable capacity. It was made to excellent SIG’s specs. It is meant for people who want a defensive weapon that is easy to conceal. Despite its size P-22…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 5:44pm -
  • MG3 Machine Gun

    MG3 Machine Gun

    If there is one weapon in the Bundeswehr arsenal that deserves to be labeled as a veteran, it’s definitely MG3. This machine gun is based on the legendary MG42, designed by engineer Dr Werner Gruner during the World War II. When the military of th…
    - 34 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 8:58am -

The Old Gunhand Blog

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

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

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

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

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

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

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

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

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

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