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  • newColorado D.A. Confirms Shooting Of Three Thugs Was “Common Sense Self-Defense”
    A trio of young thugs attempted to rob three men moving furniture into a condo in Aurora, Colorado Friday night. Two of the men accosted handed over their wallets. The third pulled his legally-concealed weapon and […]The post Colorado D.A. Confirm…
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  • newHouse Democrat Backed By Insurance Companies Pushes Mandatory Gun Insurance
    New York Democrat Carolyn B. Maloney showed her allegiance to some of her biggest campaign backers Friday by proposing legislation that would require gun owners to buy blatantly unconstitutional liability insurance: House Democrat Rep. Carolyn […]T…
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  • newA WELL-REGULATED MILITIA: Bounding Fire & Movement
    Gun control supporters always whine that they think the militia isn’t “well-regulated,” because they: don’t understand that we are pretty much all militia, and; don’t grasp that “well-regulated” means “in proper working order,” not…
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  • newOpen Carry, Campus Carry Pass In Texas
    Obstructionist anti-gun Democrats failed in their attempts to block two major gun law reform bills in Texas as the legislative session wound down over the weekend, and now both bills will be heading to Governor […]The post Open Carry, Campus Carry…
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  • When One 230-grain Hollowpoint Won’t Do…
    We saw a lot of interest last week when the legendary Jerry Miculek fired two Arsenal AF2011A1s at the same time, putting 4 230-grain slugs in the air at once. DocTacDad may not be as […]The post When One 230-grain Hollowpoint Won’t Do… appeare…
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  • Obama Administration Prepares “Final Assault” Against Gun Owners
    The Hill is reporting that Barack Obama has directed his Department of Justice to prepare an final executive-level attack on the Second Amendment during the waning years of his failed presidency: The Justice Department plans […]The post Obama Admin…
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  • Top Five Things You Need To Know About AKs
    Richard Mann from the blog Empty Cases stops by to interview 19th Special Forces Master Sergeant Jeff Kirkham about the AK. Jeff discusses the top five things you need to know about AKs.The post Top Five Things You Need To Know About AKs appeared fir…
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  • Can A Slidefire RPK Really Simulate Full-Auto?
    The Slidefire (and other similar bump-fire stocks) is basically a toy when used form the shoulder. A genuinely fun toy, to be sure, but still a toy. However, we have reason to suspect that when […]The post Can A Slidefire RPK Really Simulate Full-A…
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  • Last Hurdle Overcome, Open Carry Goes To A Final Vote In Texas
    Texas legislators have removed a surprisingly controversial and arguably redundant “no-stop” provision from open carry legislation, creating a final draft which could be voted on by both the House and Senate at virtually any time: […]The post L…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 4:28pm -
  • Judge Rejects D.C.’s Stay Request On Concealed Carry Decision
    Our friend and colleague Matt Vespa reports at that a federal district court judge has rejected the District of Columbia’s request for a stay on his ruling that D.C.’s “good reason” (a highly-restrictive “may […]The post Judg…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 12:10pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Patriot Rising

  • Administration preps new gun regulations
      The Justice Department plans to move forward this year with more than a dozen new gun-related regulations, according to list of rules the agency has proposed to enact before the end of the Obama administration.   The regulations range from new r…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 8:36am -
  • Maine Senate Votes to Eliminate Concealed Handgun Permits

    Maine Senate Votes to Eliminate Concealed Handgun Permits

    State may become sixth in nation to not require permits for concealed handguns   Senate lawmakers in the northeastern state of Maine have approved a bill that would eliminate the need for concealed carry handgun permits, instituting a concept popula…
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  • America’s oldest living vet turns 109 and shows us his guns

    America’s oldest living vet turns 109 and shows us his guns

      Richard Overton’s 109th birthday was Monday, which makes him America’s oldest surviving World War II veteran. I recently had the honor of visiting with Richard at his home in Austin, Texas. Now, he credits his health and longevity to smoking…
    - 21 days ago 12 May 15, 3:15pm -
  • Controversial Oregon background check bill facing final vote Monday

    Controversial Oregon background check bill facing final vote Monday

      With gun control and gun rights groups each calling for opposite outcomes, a measure to mandate expanding background checks for virtually all firearms transfers is set for its final review by Oregon lawmakers. The measure, introduced in March as t…
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  • Texas House passes open carry, excludes city opt outs

    Texas House passes open carry, excludes city opt outs

      A number of rural Democrats jumped ship in the final vote for a bill Monday to allow open carry in the Lone Star State that would include some of the largest cities in the country. The easy 101-42 roll call, which picked up seven House Democrats,…
    - 42 days ago 21 Apr 15, 3:54pm -
  • 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Second Amendment

    9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Second Amendment

    1. The Second Amendment codifies a pre-existing right The Constitution doesn’t grant or create rights; it recognizes and protects rights that inherently exist. This is why the Founders used the word “unalienable” previously in the Declaration o…
    - 51 days ago 12 Apr 15, 6:29am -
  • Sen. Manchin still NRA member despite lobby’s criticism

    Sen. Manchin still NRA member despite lobby’s criticism

    West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin discussed a number of issues with the Associated Press during an interview about a possible governor bid that included guns. “I’m still a proud member of the [National Rifle Association], because I think NRA was sta…
    - 54 days ago 9 Apr 15, 2:11pm -
  • When ‘Assault Weapons’ Saved a Community
    22 Years ago in the heat of the riots following the Rodney King Verdict in L.A., an unlikely group of people were facing an existential threat and answered it by bearing arms.   The insidious agenda of the so-called liberal gun-grabbers in the U.S.…
    - 75 days ago 19 Mar 15, 9:04pm -
  • Ban on Armor-Piercing Ammo Looks Unlikely

    Ban on Armor-Piercing Ammo Looks Unlikely

    Attorneys general from 24 states signed a letter asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives not to ban a popular type of armor-piercing ammunition. The Monday letter to ATF Director B. Todd Jones asks him to hold off on banning M8…
    - 75 days ago 19 Mar 15, 1:17am -
  • Leftist Media Claims If You Support Second Amendment, You Support Rape

    Leftist Media Claims If You Support Second Amendment, You Support Rape

    Legal concealed carry “more pro-rape than anti-rape,” claims anti-gun media by Kit Daniels A leftist news outlet claims that Second Amendment activists are supporting rape by advocating concealed carry on college campuses.   On Tuesday, Raw Stor…
    - 76 days ago 18 Mar 15, 8:22pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • newA Last Look at the Caracal F
    I was one of the first to buy the Caracal pistols. I was intrigued by the design and the pedigree. Now they are gone and I miss them already. I fell in love with the Caracal line of pistols. In many ways it’s what the GLOCK should have been. Fewer…
    - 23 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
  • Disarmed and Unprotected
    Baltimore is the latest proof of what we face as a nation if we give in to the idea that only the police should have guns to protect us. What happens to us when the police decide that “Serve and Protect” isn’t in their job description anymore?…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • Sarsilmaz B6 Review
    I’m not a CZ-75 guy, in the same way that I’m not a 1911 guy, either. I recognize the elegance of the design and the features that make these guns special, but I never owned one. I fondled them at gun shows, admired them at IDPA matches, but neve…
    - 6 days ago 27 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • Don’t Thank a Veteran on Memorial Day
    Memorial Day has a special meaning which Americans today seem to blur. They confuse Veterans Day with Memorial Day, Bar-B-Cues and retail sales. They forget what the real purpose of this most solemn of national holidays is really all about. Today is…
    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • No Battle Plan Survives Contact With the Enemy
    Most commonly the quote is attributed to German Field Marshall Helmuth Graf von Moltke. “No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy” basically means that once the bullets start flying, all bets are off. The same is true on a much smalle…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • Who Are You, and What Have You Done with Bob Owens?
    A recent op ed in the LA Times reads like it could have easily been penned by the lunatics at Americans For Irresponsible Responsible Solutions: Why the Police Shouldn’t Use Glocks. This should be good, I thought.  Until I read the byline: Bob Owe…
    - 21 days ago 12 May 15, 11:00am -
  • Customize your Handguns on a Budget
    You can spend a ton of money customizing and improving your favorite gun. Or guns. Sights and grips alone can run up quite a price tag. For the budget-minded gun owner, that could mean spending as much on extras as you do on the gun itself. All you r…
    - 26 days ago 7 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • Two Fights, One Gun, Two Outcomes
    When the story of a Missouri man drawing his gun to break up a fight between teenage girls popped up on my Facebook wall, I was intrigued by the responses. Many, including some who claimed to be highly experienced shooters, were critical of the good…
    - 30 days ago 3 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • 2015 Badlands Regional IDPA Championship
    I feared that I might be travelling in the rain to a match for the third time this year. With tornadoes threatening North Texas and a storm front racing across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, I headed up US-75 toward Oklahoma and the 15th Annual Bad…
    - 32 days ago 1 May 15, 12:00pm -
  • Loretta Lynn, Loretta Lynch, and the Republican Senate
    In 1969, country music star Loretta Lynn released a cover of the Tammy Wynette single “Stand By Your Man.” 46 years later, as a Republican controlled Senate votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as the new Attorney General of the United States, I am rem…
    - 39 days ago 24 Apr 15, 12:00pm -

Idaho Holsters

Idaho Holsters

702 Shooter

  • Multitasker Series 3
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  • Clark County Shooting Complex
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  • Boulder Rifle & Pistol Club
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  • Spurlock’s Gun Shop
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  • Gun Show Ammo
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  • Fallout Firearms
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  • Double Tap
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  • Big Gun Enterprises
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  • Bargain Pawn
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  • Strip Gun Club
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A Keyboard and a .45

  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
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  • Notes From the Sidebar
    The OldNFO has informative and interesting comments on A New Doctor...Live From the Alamo City has a post In honor of Texas Independence Day.Bob S. has a few Tales from the Great Ammo Shortage of ’13, well actually only one tale, but a telling o…
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  • One Last Post on Biden and Shotguns
    One last post on VP Joe Biden and shotguns, I promise.  Well, last post until he says something else stupid on the subject.Biden tells every talking head who will have him that a shotgun is all anyone, especially women, need for home defense.  His…
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  • 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…
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  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
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  • My Wife as a Zombie
    Via the Walking Dead, Dead Yourself AppI don't often post a picture of my Sweetie, but this was to funny to pass up.
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Mississippi Gun News

  • newWhy I Carry a Gun: Our State Capital Is Getting More Dangerous
    BY DANA CRISWELL In a city run mostly by liberal democrats such as our capital city of Jackson, we find crime on a continual climb.  Much like Memphis, Chicago, Detroit, and other democrat run cities our capital city is becoming a killing field wher…
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  • Why I Want My Wife and Daughters to Carry a Gun: Human Trafficking Exist
    BY DANA CRISWELL Human trafficking, slavery, sex trade, and abductions, are all horrible crimes that many of us thought only happened in far away third world countries.  After all, the civil war ended slavery in the United States, it doesn’t exist…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 2:52pm -
  • UK Police Tell Subjects Not to Harm Their Attackers, Get a Rape Alarm
    FROM NRA-ILA The latest dispatch from the United Kingdom’s ongoing campaign to eliminate all forms of armed self-defense seems too incredible to be true. Unfortunately, after tracking down the origin of a publicly distributed statementregarding se…
    - 3 days ago 30 May 15, 2:36pm -
  • Could Pro-Gun Ruling In Washington DC Spread To Other Jurisdictions?
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE Following a federal judge’s ruling that Washington D.C.’s concealed carry system violates the Second Amendment, some are saying the end could be near for similar may-issue schemes across the country – even in places like…
    - 6 days ago 27 May 15, 7:50pm -
  • Court Rebukes D.C. for Discretionary Licensing Regime, Orders Issuance of Concealed Carry Licenses to Eligible Applicants
    FROM NRA-ILA On May 18, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order prohibiting enforcement of provisions of D.C. law that effectively grant to the police chief the discretion to decide who may lawfully exercise the right to…
    - 7 days ago 26 May 15, 1:35pm -
  • Georgia Man Holds Carjacker at Gunpoint Until Police Arrive
    BY DANA CRISWELL If I’m ever in a situation where I need to use my firearm I hope I do as good a job as Hashim Fannin of East Point, GA.  When a man got into his car and tried to carjack him he used his weapon to hold the would-be carjacker until…
    - 11 days ago 22 May 15, 8:41pm -
  • Sen. Crapo Amendment Would Block ‘Operation Choke Point’
    FROM NSSF On Thursday morning in the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, Sen. Michael Crapo (R-Idaho) introduced an amendment to the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act to prohibit federal banking and credit union regulators from implementing or partic…
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  • Why Does The NRA Still Support NICS?
    BY MISSISSIPPI REBEL The NRA recently re-stated its longstanding support for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), a program that was originally mandated by the Brady Bill in 1993. In a statement directed at the North Caroli…
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  • Dems Push Ban On Online Ammo Sales
    BY BLUEGRASS BRUCE In their latest attempt to harass gun owners with pointless and illegal legislation, House Democrats are pushing a bill that would effectively prohibit the sale of ammunition over the Internet. The Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act…
    - 13 days ago 20 May 15, 8:24pm -
  • Desoto County Convention and Visitors Bureau Above the Law
    BY DANA CRISWELL The citizens of Mississippi have fought hard for our right to carry a gun for self-defense.  A few years ago we successfully added a clear definition of concealed to Mississippi law and removed the unconstitutional restrictions on o…
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Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

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

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

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Survival Gear

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DC Handgun Info

Dustin's Gun Blog

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

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

  • My Daughter Deserves Safety Just as Much as President Obama's Daughters
    President Obama is a long-standing opponent of gun rights. He has opposed concealed carry, going so far as to voice support for a Federal law banning concealed carry in every state. One would be hard-pressed to...
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  • Mother shoots home invader in defense of her twins
    As reported, a Loganville, Georgia woman used her handgun to stop an intruder who broke in and pursued her and her children into the crawlspace.Police say that at about 1:00pm, the woman was home in her Loganville, GA...
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  • Miami homeowner shoots naked burglar in self defense
    Police say that at about 5:00am, a homeowner on the 100 block of NW 56 Street awoke to the sound of his dog barking outside. The homeowner went to investigate and found a naked man choking his dog...
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  • Texas homeowner shoots intruder in self defense
    As reported, a Harris County, Texas man used his gun to stop an intruder who broke in and refused to leave despite being warned:Police say that at about 2:00am, the homeowner awoke to the sound of glass breaking...
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  • Armed employee stops two business burglars
    A pair of intruders were stopped by an armed employee late on Friday night.Police say that just before 11:30 PM, a pair of burglars entered Sharp's Outdoor Power Equipment, located on the 5900 block of 4th...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • Armed homeowner shoots home invader in self defense
    A homeowner reportedly used his gun to stop an early-morning intruder.Police say that just before 5:45AM, they received a 911 call reporting an in-progress home invasion on the 2100 block of Georgetown Blvd in Lansing, MI...
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  • Armed guest saves residents from a pair of armed home invaders
    A guest reportedly used his handgun to stop the two armed home invaders who knocked on the door and then rushed inside.Police say that just before 11:30PM, two home invaders armed themselves with a rifle and a pistol...
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Firearms and Freedom

  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
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  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
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  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
    - 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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

Minuteman Review

  • Ruger 10/22 Anniversary Edition - Tabletop Review

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  • Aporkalypse Now
    I don't know about you but I think it should be illegal not to do this.
    - 12 Mar 13, 7:16pm -
  • MTV Warns America
    Ironic that this commercial was made during the Bush Administration, and Obama has only continued the same policies, but worse.
    - 16 Jan 13, 6:59pm -
  • Kudos to Ruger! you so much to Ruger for making it so easy for people to contact the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials and…
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  • I need help loading the bullets into the clip
    I have this clip and some bullets and I just cannot figure out how you are suppose to load them. Can anyone help?Confused? Find out what the difference is between a "Clip and a Magazine".
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  • Why Would a Gunowner Need More than 10 Rounds?
    Consider this, the woman shoots the intruder 6 times. He lays down and cries, and then gets up and leaves. What if there were more than 1 attacker? What if there were 3?
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  • 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

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  • Gun Grabbers Reveal Their Plan
    OK, it is fair to say that we knew their plan for a long time, if we were paying attention.We knew Obama wanted to disarm Americans and create more gun control. I knew many people throughout Obama's first term though, even gun owners, who told me tha…
    - 5 Jan 13, 11:49pm -
  • 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!
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Gears of Guns

  • Jerry Miculek shooting The Arsenal Firearms Double Barreled 1911 Pistol

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

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  • Video: 22Plinkster Splitting cards

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  • Poll: What Type Of Target Do You Use?
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  • Range Gear
    I have been shooting for years now and it seems every year I add more and more gear to my daily range carry. A few people have asked what I carry.  I will not be discussing the gear we use for reviewing, such as cameras and laptops and other gear as…
    - 76 days ago 18 Mar 15, 10:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine instructed by Greg Ellifritz
    Over the years, my wife, daughter and I have completed various training opportunities to learn first aid, CPR, and AED usage. I had some basic "tactical" first aid as a police officer years ago and my daughter will be a senior this coming fall as she…
    - 1 day ago 1 Jun 15, 5:55am -
  • KA-BAR TDI Law Enforcement Knife and Edge/Equipped Sheath
    A good knife has always been an essential for me. Back in my day, carrying my Buck 110 Finger-groove Folding Hunter on my belt in a leather sheath to high school was no big deal. Later on, that same knife was on my duty belt as a police officer in th…
    - 57 days ago 6 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • Try some drive-by dryfire practice...
    A recent video posted online of the woman being kidnapped and robbed has generated a lot of discussion on the internet. Kathy Jackson over at the Cornered Cat has a great write up about that particular situation, but one question I have for those of…
    - 93 days ago 1 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -
  • A home-defense gun and ammo for $246 bucks?
    This idea has actually evolved over the past couple of years since I began to write this blog post.  It originated with a young mother who was referred to me by a friend. She has two young children, a dead-beat husband who up and left her two years…
    - 4 Jan 15, 9:50pm -
  • A "grey man" in tactical pants?
    Two statements I want to make as I begin are A) I wear either black or coyote brown 5.11 or Propper tactical pants most days and B) almost nobody notices or pays attention to them... I've actually checked with people... friends, family, acquaintances…
    - 1 Dec 14, 6:00am -
  • Do you need a Grab-n-Go Two-Way Radio Bag?
    In a day and age of smart phones, there isn't a lot of consideration for other modes of two-way communication by many people. While a lot of those in the prepping community are investing in HAM and MURS radio systems, I would suggest that there is st…
    - 2 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Five thoughts for firearms instructors...
    Over the past couple of years, I've read a number of blog posts and articles about what new shooters and students should look for when seeking out a firearms instructor. Most of the suggestions are pretty good and some are just common sense... sugges…
    - 1 Oct 14, 9:55pm -
  • 30 days with the New York Reload...
    I've carried a lot of different guns in even more different holsters over the years as a law enforcement officer in the 1980s and 1990s... to concealed carry in the 2000s, almost every day for over ten years now here in Ohio. I've carried full-size r…
    - 26 Jul 14, 6:36am -
  • 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…
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Gun Free Zone

  • newMoms Demand Orange.
    So tomorrow and in another chapter of “More Fashion, Less Substance” the members of Moms Demand will wear orange under the guise that hunters use orange vests to stay safe from gunfire and some other convoluted stuff. The fact that they have to t…
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  • Speeding On the Road to Hell.
    In Milwaukee, homicides were up 180% by May 17 over the same period the previous year. Through April, shootings in St. Louis were up 39%, robberies 43%, and homicides 25%. “Crime is the worst I’ve ever seen it,” said St. Louis Alderman Joe Vaca…
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  • The reason why The Ride of the Valkyries is used in Psy Ops.
    It is opera, but actually it also sounds like the Universal Wife throwing a major hissy fit….and then getting back up from her girlfriends. I don’t care how tough a warrior you might be, you will run scared at the prospect…..and that is why Ram…
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  • Just get a drink and cry
      Stolen from Bradley L and I include his comment. "One of the prettiest guns ever made, killed by stupid."
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  • Baltimore: Perfect Example of No Duty To Protect.
    So they are up to 38 homicides at time of this posting and the weekend is coming. Truth be told, I can’t blame the cops as they were sold down the gutter by the politicians and as much as vocation for the job they can have, the atmosphere has becom…
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  • This one is confusing as heck.
    But last October, the 4th District Court of Appeal tossed those guilty verdicts as well, ruling a mistake was made at Dorsey’s retrial when the jury was not allowed to consider Stand Your Ground.The jury was instructed the law doesn’t apply to so…
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  • Seriously, they are actually celebrating this…
    In California, however, we found a tool and legislators with the courage to pass legislation that has the potential to have a huge impact on preventing these and other similar tragedies. Assembly Bill 1014 will take effect in California on January 1,…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 10:59am -

My Gun Culture

  • newAmmo Test: Winchester Train and Defend .40 S&W
    One of the first questions I ask when testing a new product of any kind is “What’s different or unique about this?” In the case of Winchester Train and Defend Ammunition, there are a few “unique” elements to consider. It’s simple, especia…
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  • Concealed Carry Myths: Double-action Pistols Suck For Self-defense
    Recently, there has been much rekindled and rehashed debate on whether striker-fired guns are the spawn of Satanic fire-breathing seahorses or the most effective self-defense technology ever to grace a holster. Some folks remain convinced that strike…
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  • 5 Must-have Hand Tools For Reloading Ammunition
    Getting started in reloading is kind of like equipping the kitchen in your first apartment. Sure, you can go primitive and start with only a cast iron frying pan, or if you’re an expert in college dorm cooking, an electric hot pot. While you can ma…
    - 4 days ago 28 May 15, 11:37pm -
  • 6 Ways to Carry a Gun Concealed (And the Holsters You Need)
    If you listen to the internet, you might think that belt carry is the only sensible way to carry a gun. Any other way sucks on general principle, will get you killed, or result in Pluto plummeting from the sky into western Kansas. That’s probably O…
    - 7 days ago 26 May 15, 1:01pm -
  • A Memorial Day Story: Lt. Commander John Waldron & Torpedo Squadron 8
    “If worst comes to worst, I want each one of us to do his utmost to destroy our enemies. If there is only plane left to make a final run in, I want that man to go in and get a hit. May God be with us all. Good luck, happy landings, and give ’em […
    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 4:07pm -
  • Ammo Test: Remington Ultimate Defense 9mm 124 Grain Full Size Handgun
    Remington has a (relatively) new line of self-defense ammo on the shelves called Ultimate Defense. You might recognize the projectile design as similar to the famous performer, Golden Saber. I’ve tested those before in a number of different caliber…
    - 8 days ago 24 May 15, 11:43pm -
  • Handgun Skills: The Living Room Drill
    The very best way to improve your shooting is to not go shooting. That’s right. Stay home. Do not go to the range. Do not pass Go and do not spend $200 on ammo. Yet. Here’s why. Of all the things required to make an accurate shot—sight alignmen…
    - 10 days ago 23 May 15, 2:15pm -
  • Gun Review: The FN-15 DMR Designated Marksman Rifle
    Recently I got my hot little hands on one of the new FN America rifles for 2015. This one is the FN-15 DMR or Designated Marksman Rifle. It’s designed to shoot accurately. More specifically, it’s designed to shoot longer and heavier projectiles a…
    - 11 days ago 22 May 15, 1:27pm -
  • Ammo Test: Barnes TAC-XP .45 ACP +P
    Barnes has offered pretty amazing projectiles to other ammunition manufacturers and reloaders for some time. More recently, they’ve launched their own line of loaded self-defense handgun ammunition. Available in .380 ACP, 9mm +P, .40 S&W, .45 ACP +…
    - 13 days ago 20 May 15, 1:21pm -
  • 12 Competitors To Watch at the 2015 NRA Bianchi Cup
    We’re right around the corner of what is arguably the most prestigious event in shooting. From May 20-23, 2015, the best action pistol shooters from all over the world will converge at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Columbia, Missouri to…
    - 14 days ago 19 May 15, 3:03pm -

Gun Pundit

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

Home on the Range

  • newHome Again
    It was a quiet weekend.  I came home on Saturday, first trip to the Range in a month due to both of our travel schedules and the crash pad move. Partner joined me in Indiana for several days between his trips so we got a couple "weekends" off togeth…
    - 20 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 3:43pm -
  • We are our history
    This woman, Elizabeth "Betty Wall" Strohfus, in a picture taken this week, is a WWII Vet, flying bombers and pursuit aircraft to train men during WWII.  Her family is gathered around her, as proud as they can be.  I can see the spirit in her eyes a…
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  • A Dying Winters Flare
    This week has been stressful with the upcoming changes at work and not knowing where I'm going to end up in the food chain.  A little sleep, and I'll drive home in the a.m., better rested. For tonight an excerpt from the latest book.  It was bumpe…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 10:05pm -
  • If John Wayne Were Here Today
    Today is John Wayne's Birthday.  If he were still living he would be 108.  So much of the world moved on and changed in the years he was with us. So many things have changed since he left.  I wonder today, how he would view the world, if he were h…
    - 6 days ago 27 May 15, 11:13pm -
  • Canine Wisdom
    Inside every old dog lives the soul of a pup. - Brigid
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  • Dog Day Afternoons
    Just a lazy day at home. Found out this last week my position at work is being eliminated due to restructuring and some economics of business plans--lots of merging of teams, and my team lead position won't be filled as my folks are going to another…
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  • Valiant Men in the Dust
    In the Battle of Maldon, a few Englishmen have been attacked by a fierce army of Viking invaders. Although the Vikings are between two branches of the river and thus separated from launching their full strength at the Anglo-Saxon army, Beortnoth nobl…
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  • I Found my Thrill - On Bacon Blueberry Hill
    Bacon Blueberry Cornbread.It's the bomb.  Moist and both sweet and savory with a smoky/crunchy crust.Preheat oven to 425 F.Cook 6-7 pieces of bacon in a cast iron skillet.  Remove bacon and pour off 90% of the drippings, leaving a two or three teas…
    - 10 days ago 23 May 15, 9:20pm -
  • Friday Night Quote
    "A man's rights rest in three boxes: the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box." - Frederick Douglass
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  • Moving On - A Chapter from Saving Grace
    Chapter 47- Moving OnMy husband and I had retrieved the rest of my things to be moved from my home to his. There was a box of dog toys on the porch which I couldn't bear to open. We had talked about getting another dog, looking at reputable breeders,…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 2:18am -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newIssue Box from Tactical Walls
    The folks at Tactical Walls have a gift for hiding firearms right under your nose (you’ll get that joke in a moment). Their newest discreet firearm storage product is the Issue Box, a cleverly designed tissue box cover that looks innocuous in any r…
    - 20 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 3:15pm -
  • newALG Defense Begins Shipping AK Triggers
    ALG Defense has begun to ship preorders of their hotly anticipated AK triggers, the AKT. There is no firm delivery date for the AKT-E but preorders are still open for both triggers. From ALG Defense: The wait is finally over; ALG Defense has begun sh…
    - 20 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 3:09pm -
  • newWTFix MOLLE Attachment Straps at OC Tactical
    OC Tactical is now carrying WTFix MOLLE Attachment Straps!
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  • newKEY-BAR
    KEY-BAR is an EDC key organizer that turns your jumble of jangly keys into a silent, easy to carry, Swiss Army Knife like tool. Each one comes with a pocket clip, a loop for attaching key fobs, and all the hardware you need to stow up to 12 keys. The…
    - 21 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 2:00pm -
  • Operator Band – Live Fire Edition from RE Factor Tactical
    RE Factor Tactical has introduced a new version of their popular Operator Band that incorporates Live Fire 550 Firecord because, duh, of course they did. It just make all the sense in their world. The 550 Firecord serves as a contrasting center strip…
    - 3 days ago 30 May 15, 6:12pm -
  • BFG Limited Edition AK Sling V3 On Sale
    Blue Force Gear’s Limited Edition AK Sling V3 is on sale. This special version of the Vickers Combat Application Sling comes configured to mount on your AK. It even has special plum colored hardware for a nostalgic touch. The front attachment point…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 6:26pm -
  • Flip Up Sights – New Back Up Iron Sights from LMT Defense
    LMT Defense has introduced a interesting set of front and rear back up iron sights that they are calling Flip Up Sights. That isn’t a creative name but it is descriptive. The LMT Flip Sights have a detent to lock them into the deployed position and…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 4:09pm -
  • TOPS Knives Tex Creek 69
    The original Tex Creek is one of the best all-around knives that TOPS Knives makes. It is sized well, has a great point, and a versatile blade shape. It also has one of the most comfortable handles in the line. It can do it all from hunting to survi…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 5:38pm -
  • KE Arms Trooper Repair Kit
    It is unwise to show up at a carbine course or competition without the means to repair your carbine. If your carbine goes down, it means wasted time and money (entry fees, ammo expenses, travel expenses, etc.). That is why KE Arms created the Trooper…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 2:48pm -
  • Kinetic Development Group SIDELOK
    Kinetic Development Group has released a new optic mounting system called SIDELOK. The installation process seems fool proof and KDG is developing a solid reputation for quality. The MSRP on these mounts is very competitive. From KDG: Today KDG took…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 2:38pm -

Arms Vault

  • newDavidson’s Issues Challenge to All Ruger Distributors
    Davidson’s Issues a Challenge to All Ruger Distributors PRESCOTT, Ariz.- ( –  Piggybacking on Ruger’s recent announcement regarding its “2 Million Gun Challenge”, Davidson’s, Ruger’s largest distributor, is now donating a…
    - 11 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 12:36am -
  • newRuger to Donate Portion of Firearm Sales to NRA
    Ruger Launches the “2 Million Gun Challenge” to Benefit the NRA ( – Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) has pledged to donate $2 to the NRA for each new Ruger firearm sold between the 2015 and 2016 NRA Annual Meetings, with th…
    - 11 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 12:25am -
  • newKahr C-Series Magazine Promo
    Kahr Firearms Group® Kicks Off C-Series Free Magazine Promotion Pomona, NY – ( – For a limited time, USA based, Kahr Firearms Group is kicking off a free magazine promotion on any of their Kahr C-Series Value pistols. To qualify, j…
    - 15 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 8:33pm -
  • newZEISS Announces Father’s Day Promotion
    ZEISS Honors Dad With Huge Father’s Day Savings NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA., (June 2, 2015) – ( – Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce their annual Fath…
    - 18 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 5:17pm -
  • Steel Will Knives Introduces Druid Mini Series
    Steel Will Knives Introduces the Druid Mini Series New York, NY – ( – Steel Will Knives, a new premium brand that produces knives with the highest standards of quality, announces the addition of multiple new models to their versatil…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 7:07pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

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

Notes From the American Outback

  • This is getting ridiculous
    Rain, rain, and more rain. Not the insistent downpours my friends in Texas are getting, but a steady, day by day rain that keeps you inside while the grass grows, and grows, and grows.  It may be good for ranchers (who are, after all, grass farmers)…
    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 6:13pm -
  • My Jack is Sick
    How sick remains to be seen.He developed a cough on our trip. Not extreme, but intermittent. At a recent routine exam/vaccination visit to my vet, he thought some x-rays might be in order. The radiographs revealed spots on his lymph nodes.Since we ha…
    - 10 days ago 23 May 15, 2:28am -
  • The Two-wheel Solution, Part the Second
    Later we camped for a few weeks in the Prescott National Forest. The urge to explore and reach out into the countryside got even stronger. There were miles and miles of NF roads and trails and ranch roads that begged to be ridden, explored, photograp…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 6:20pm -
  • Western Arizona & The Two-wheel Solution
    Sunrise from our camp west of Quartzsite. Quartzsite is a very strange place indeed. It has the air of a carnival, and the overall feeling is that you will come back in the morning to find everything, and everyone gone, nothing left but a few tent pe…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 6:01pm -
  • Late May on the High Plains
    About three inches yesterday and overnight. For this I returned from Arizona? Shouldn't complain though, as we have had killer blizzards later than this.
    - 13 days ago 20 May 15, 1:52pm -
  • Jack and the Doves
    Where we stayed for that month in New Mexico was surrounded by desert flatland-- at the foot of the Chiricahuas to the west and the Peloncillos on the east. My Shorthairs, Jack and Emma, loved to take long, rambling walks in the desert. There were pl…
    - 13 days ago 19 May 15, 11:55pm -
  • Rodeo, New Mexico
    This is it. Rodeo. Did I mention that there was not much there? The café (called, suprisingly, The Rodeo Café) is the building with the balcón. Makes me hungry just lookin' at it!
    - 14 days ago 19 May 15, 4:15pm -
  • In New Mexico
    We started our Southwestern hegira in New Mexico, after spending about a week in Texas. I am not one for 'RV parks,' preferring instead to boondock-- camping off by ourselves in remote areas and depending on the solar rig and the generator to give us…
    - 14 days ago 19 May 15, 4:07pm -
  • Back on the home-ranch...
    We're back. After 4.5 months (140 days) and almost 9000 miles of vagabondage! A great trip through the Southwest, where we boondocked in many wonderful spots.I don't know who was happier with our gypsy life: me or the pupz. I owe an apology to regula…
    - 15 days ago 18 May 15, 10:51pm -
  • Not to forget MIss Mags!
    Miss Mags. She is not the outdoor dog that the other two are. We hit some pretty cold weather, even got snowed on, and she found herself much happier in the trailer. I think the trailer is her favorite place in the whole world.I shouldn’t blame thi…
    - 10 Jun 14, 12:36am -

Of Arms and Law

  • newThoughts on qualified immunity
    That's the court-created defense (nowhere to be found in statute or constitution) which consists of -- a governmental actor cannot be civilly sued unless his conduct was "clearly established" as unconstitutional at the time he acted.I could accept…
    - 16 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 6:49pm -
  • Self defense in Britain
    From their "ask the police" page-- what self defense products can I legally buy?The short answer is, none. A "rape alarm" is legal, but hardly a defense. Any maybe a dye spray to mark the offender, but no pepper in it, and even so don't aim for hi…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 4:59pm -
  • Thoughts on the new Vermont laws
    Prof. Joyce Malcolm has them, together with commentary on Vermont's changing politics, over at Jurist.
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 3:52am -
  • Update on Wrenn v. DC
    The judge believes in moving quickly. He just issue an order that denies DC's motion for an immediate stay (even before Alan Gura filed his opposition to it), sets expedited briefing for a stay on appeal (which is a different sort of stay), and orde…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 9:10pm -
  • A Birthday and Fundraising at Consource
    Consource, that remarkable online collection of constitutional history, is having a tenth anniversary fundraising event. If you want to know what they are about, just click on the "library" link at the top of their page.
    - 6 days ago 27 May 15, 7:03pm -
  • Motion to hold DC in contempt in Wrenn
    It's the case that struck down DC's "may issue" permitting system. Now, SAF has moved to hold DC in contempt for not following the ruling, and DC has moved for a stay pending appeal. I think the contempt motion had the desired effect of goading DC i…
    - 6 days ago 27 May 15, 5:58pm -
  • Puzzling events in Jackson v. San Francisco
    The Supreme Court has relisted the petition for cert. four times. That is, it's been scheduled for a vote on whether to take the case, and then rescheduled for a later vote, four times over. I've seen that happen once on cases (maybe the Justices wa…
    - 10 days ago 23 May 15, 7:53pm -
  • Notes from Massad Ayoob's presentation at Firearms Law Seminar
    {title corrected} I finally found them. He said: if in self defense, you drew your gun, call 911 ASAP. He strongly rejected the advice of some people never to call the police. Police see the world in terms of good guy vs. bad guy. By calling them fir…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 7:29pm -
  • Breaking news
    The Washington Times breaks the story: in the beginning of the Clinton Administration, Jodi Powell sent George Sthanopoulos a memo saying Clinton should abandon gun control, since the NRA was right, it doesn't work. I may pat myself on the back, sin…
    - 13 days ago 20 May 15, 6:50pm -
  • Federal court forbids enforcement of DC's new "may issue" carry permits
    Wrenn v. DC, opinion here. It's a preliminary injunction, blocking enforcement of that requirement until the case can be heard and ruled on in a final judgment. Still, the court concludes that plaintiffs have established the element that consists of…
    - 14 days ago 19 May 15, 4:00am -

Gun Politics NY

  • Legislative Report #9
    Legislative Report #9 is now online.
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 4:23pm -
  • Pataki launches ego trip
    The Washington Post reports: “Former New York Gov. George E. Pataki — a moderate Republican who led the state through the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks — on Thursday announced a long-shot bid for the presidency …” No, wh…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 1:12pm -
  • Expanding 2A to include chukka sticks
    Interesting case from Nassau Co.: “A Brooklyn judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s ban on possession of chukka sticks in one’s home.  Federal Judge Pamela Chen ruled Friday that Long Island…
    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 7:40pm -
  • Finding viable candidates
    Fred Dicker writes: “… Another sign of the worsening split between Long Island Senate Republicans and key GOP constituency groups came last week as the state Rifle and Pistol Association urged members to run campaigns against Republicans who vote…
    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 12:42pm -
  • DC may-issue system violates 2A

    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 11:01am -
  • Why NYC Republicans aren’t taken seriously
    The Observer notes that, “New York City Republican Leaders Want George Pataki to Run for President“: “Leaders of the five Republican county organizations in New York City are urging former Gov. George Pataki to run for president … The five Re…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 4:16pm -
  • SCOTUS says felons can sell their guns
    In a win for gun rights, SCOTUS unanimously ruled in the case of Henderson v. U.S. that the government cannot prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by the authorities.…
    - 15 days ago 18 May 15, 6:36pm -

Rob Reed's Feed

Romeo Tango Bravo

  • Larry Vickers builds his own Aimpoint
    This is pretty neat look into the process of creating one of the World's best optics. In this series of videos Larry Vickers builds an Aimpoint Patrol Rifle Optic (PRO).
    - 2 Feb 15, 12:54am -
  • Savage Scout Rifle :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Savage Scout Rifle WebpageEmpty Cases
    - 22 Jan 15, 11:00pm -
  • SIG Electro-Optics :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:SIG Electro-Optics Webpage
    - 22 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
  • HK G36 22 Rimfire :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Guns, Holsters and Gear
    - 21 Jan 15, 3:43am -
  • Savage A17 :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Accurate ShooterField and Stream
    - 20 Jan 15, 9:59pm -
  • ALG Six Second Mount :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:ALG Defense WebpageJerking the TriggerRecoil
    - 20 Jan 15, 9:52pm -
  • Vortex Optics Strike Eagle :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Strike Eagle Webpage
    - 20 Jan 15, 9:26pm -
  • SilencerCo Omega :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:SilencerCo Omega WebpageSilencer ShopSoldier Systems
    - 20 Jan 15, 3:54am -
  • Mossberg L-Series :: #SHOTShow 2015
    Be sure to visit our Coverage Collection Point for more SHOT Show coverage!ARTICLES:Mossberg WebpageGuns, Holsters and Gear
    - 20 Jan 15, 2:44am -
  • GLOCK Model 40 :: #SHOTShow 2015
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    - 20 Jan 15, 2:11am -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

Semi Automatic Heart


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

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

WR2A: The CT Experience

The Swiss Gun Blog

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

    - 11 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
  • “If it saved only one life…”
    The islamist attackers of Charlie Hebdo had obviously been trained and prepared to carry out their military-style raid against journalists in the middle of Paris. Such terrorists will always go against unarmed civilians. As long as we as a society r…
    - 8 Jan 15, 9:30pm -
  • Why gun control is evil
    Had there been only one armed law-abiding citizen on Utøya, that could have made all the difference.
    - 11 Feb 12, 10:02pm -

The War on Guns

  • newAddendum
    To this:It would appear the "professional editors [who] provide subject-customized news monitoring and distribution 'for journalists and other professionals world-wide who are deeply involved in very specific topics [to] reach industry leaders and de…
    - 21 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 2:19pm -
  • newThe Times, They Are A-Changing
    Very busy right now finishing a GUNS Magazine column deadlined today and prepping to be interviewed this afternoon by Alex Jones-- more details on that to follow.Because I have not yet heard from Examiner management and don't yet know how things will…
    - 22 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 1:28pm -
  • Before and After
    What a difference an hour makes:The story so far is here and here.
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 6:28pm -
  • Another One Bites the Dust
    In addition to the first article,* another article was just "unpublished" by the "gatekeepers" at Here is the excuse they used:The thing is, this person is making that up as a phony excuse to suppress this article-- I never submitted th…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 6:12pm -
  • EIN News features ‘unpublished’ Gun Rights Examiner article
    The problem is, any journalists, industry leaders and decision makers clicking on the link will get an “Uh-oh” 404 message (“Not Found”). That’s because, for reasons not yet explained, on Friday, shortly after the article was published, the…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 3:21pm -
  • "Unpublished" Examiner Article
    This is what has been removed from the site. I am posting it here to keep the information from being suppressed. I'm also going to continue tracking down why it was torpedoed in the first place.---Embattled Hastert was no friend to gun o…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 1:40pm -
  • Embattled Hastert was no friend to gun owners despite ‘A’ rating
    In any case, gun owners with long memories will shed no tears over Hastert being in the hot seat. Many of us still remember May, 1999, when, per CNN, “House Speaker Dennis Hastert entered the fierce debate on gun control ... saying he favored raisi…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 10:24pm -
  • Dobyns Update
    A thorough examination of the allegations of fraud and misconduct leveled against DOJ’s attorneys in their handling of my lawsuit remains ongoing. [More]These things take time. And a toll on those pursuing them...For the government, it's easy. They…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 9:48pm -
  • Why Not Obamaguncare?
    Hey, it's a right, isn't it? Even more so than "health care"? [More]Demand making it mandatory for all Americans, with government subsidies for the "underprivileged," and see how the Prozis howl.Just meet objections with a haughty Pelosian "Are you s…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 9:29pm -
  • Your Papers...
    You don't think it's actually a right, do you? [More]
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 8:07pm -

The Liberty Zone

  • I have some amazing friends
    The saga of the child-raping, thieving squatters continues. David and Pamela Cooper continue to infest my house without paying rent, as if somehow they’re entitled to my property – and apparently with the judge’s blessing. This has been a treme…
    - 14 days ago 19 May 15, 2:00am -
  • Mad Max – not feminist, just dull

    - 16 days ago 17 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • A Different View
    As many of you know, I’m an amateur photographer. And by “amateur,” I mean “I sometimes take photos, and they’re sometimes good.” Yes, I was public affairs in the military, and yes, I got some basic training on how to take good photograph…
    - 26 days ago 7 May 15, 3:11pm -
  • A Long Time Until Now
    As many of you know, sci-fi author Michael Z. Williamson and I have been friends for well over a decade now. My memory is faulty, so I can’t remember exactly how we met. I do know that Mike and I have nearly identical political views, and the conve…
    - 29 days ago 4 May 15, 1:48pm -
  • Things that make you proud
    Normally, not a lot of things make me cry… well, maybe lately, because of the unreal stress of having thieves steal my house, but generally no. But this week has been different and emotional. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past fe…
    - 33 days ago 30 Apr 15, 4:41pm -
  • On Theft
    When I had my text exchange with Pamela Cooper regarding her and her child rapist husband’s insistence on staying in my house after the lease was terminated, she accused me of being “emotional and delusional,” because I told her I now consider…
    - 35 days ago 28 Apr 15, 3:56pm -
  • Another Friend Picks up the Cause
    Another buddy of mine decided to try his hand at blogging, and I’m humbled and honored that his first blog post is about the problems David and Pamela Cooper have caused to my financial (and emotional) well being by essentially stealing my house. H…
    - 37 days ago 26 Apr 15, 3:22pm -
  • How the Internet Restored my Hope in Humanity
    Social media is a funny thing. When I first started using Facebook, it was 2007, and I was deployed to Kosovo with my National Guard unit.  You get close with the people with whom you deploy. We had units from all over the country, including Massach…
    - 38 days ago 25 Apr 15, 12:09pm -
  • Heartache
    Heartache is watching everything you have worked for stolen by unscrupulous, morally offensive, thieving, self serving jerks. Heartache is having your son come to you and say, “Mom, I know you would have never accepted my money, but I was going to…
    - 39 days ago 24 Apr 15, 2:10am -
  • On Losing Hope

    - 40 days ago 23 Apr 15, 8:45pm -

Traction Control

  • newToday’s New Additions: 6/2/2015
    SPEC0595A-2015F $289.99 Beretta U22 Pink Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 22 LR, 6″ Barrel, Stainless Steel Finish with Pink Top Rail, Black Frame with Pink Inserts, Two 10 Round Magazines, Adjustable Rear Sight CSSC97LBM $5.99 Cold Steel Bolo…
    - 2 hours ago 2 Jun 15, 9:26am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 6/1/2015
    ICA5R5CK16 $2,288.99 LWRC IC-A5 Semi-Automatic Short Stroke Piston Rifle, 223 Ren, 556 NATO, 16.1″ Spiral-Fluted Barrel, LWRC A2/Birdcage Flash Hider, Flat Dark Earth Finish, LWRC Compact Stock, Integrated Sling Swivel Point, 12″ User-Configurabl…
    - 1 day ago 1 Jun 15, 7:25am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 5/31/2015
    CTO1992 $668.99 Colt’s Manufacturing 1991 Series Government Single Action Semi-automatic Pistol, 9MM, 5″ Barrel, Steel Receiver and Slide, Blue Finish, One 9 Round Magazine, White Dot Sights HENH004S $452.99 Henry Repeating Arms Silver Boy Lever…
    - 2 days ago 31 May 15, 7:03am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 5/30/2015
    10186 $486.99 Smith & Wesson Performance Center Model 642 – Centennial Airweight, Talo Spec Edition Double Action Only Revolver, 38 Special, 1.875″ Barrel, Matte Stainless Two-Tone Finish, Performance Center Enhanced Action, Engraved Performance…
    - 3 days ago 30 May 15, 7:01am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 5/29/2015
    10185 $351.99 Smith & Wesson M&P22 Military Police Compact Talo Edition Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 22 LR, 3.56″ Threaded Barrel, Black Finish, Kryptek Typhon Plastic Grip, Two 10 Round Magazines, Picatinny-Style Rail, Adjustable White 3-D…
    - 4 days ago 29 May 15, 9:10am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 5/28/2015
    BERT380MLTWRAP $258.99 Bersa Thunder Semi-Automatic Pistol, 380 ACP, 3.5″ Barrel, Alloy Frame, Wrap Around Rubber Grips, Matte Black Finish, Includes One 7 Round Magazine
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 7:01am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 5/27/2015
    535205138 $1,138.99 Winchester Repeating Arms Model 70 Alaskan Bolt Action Rifle, 375 H&H Magnum, 25″ Recessed Target Crown Barrel, Polished Blue Finish, Satin Finish Monte Carlo Walnut Stock with Cut Checkering, 3+1 Round Capacity, Integral Recoil…
    - 6 days ago 27 May 15, 7:03am -
  • Today’s New Additions: 5/26/2015
    SA9L $860.99 Stag Arms Model 9L Semi-automatic AR Rifle, 9MM, 16″ Barrel, 1:10 Twist, Black Finish, 6 Position Stock, Picatinny Railed Gas Block, One 32 Round Magazine, Diamondhead VRS-T Drop In Modular Handguard, Left Hand SA9TL $1,165.99 Stag Arm…
    - 7 days ago 26 May 15, 8:08am -
  • Today’s New Addition: 5/25/2105
    XD9821 $449.99 Springfield Armory X-Treme Duty Sub Compact Bitone Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 3.1″ Barrel, Black Polymer Frame and Stainless Steel Slide, Two 10 Round Magazines, Light Rail, Fixed Dovetail Front and Rear Sights
    - 8 days ago 25 May 15, 7:07am -
  • Weekend Fun! Para Sail
    Bonus points if you can identify the location.  Heh.
    - 9 days ago 24 May 15, 7:09pm -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newIs Crime Committed with Firearms "Spiraling Upward"?
    Heather Mac Donald authored this Wall Street Journal Op/Ed over the weekend that starts:The nation’s two-decades-long crime decline may be over. Gun violence in particular is spiraling upward in cities across America. In Baltimore, the most press…
    - 17 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 6:28pm -
  • newNew Law Will Restore 2nd Amendment Rights for Some Felons Who Have Served There Time
    The Culpeper Star-Exponent has the story here: Culpeper Town Councilman Jon Russell, chairman of the public safety committee, congratulated Webert and McAuliffe on passing "such an important piece of legislation." Russell said, "Just like restored vo…
    - 21 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 2:08pm -
  • newMore Virginia Pro-Gun Candidates Smeared by NAGR
    Late last week we reported on a campaign mailer that a group known as the National Association for Gun Rights dropped in the 12th Senate District.  Bearing Drift reports that 12th District GOP candidate Bill Janis is not the only candidate in Vi…
    - 22 hours ago 1 Jun 15, 1:32pm -
  • Arlington Residents Seek to Stop Gun Shop from Opening
    Saturday a week ago the Washington Post had this article about a group of residents in the city of Arlington, Virginia, attempting to stop NOVA Firearms owner James Gates from opening a location on Lee Highway in the city. Gates wants to open the sho…
    - 3 days ago 30 May 15, 9:27pm -
  • NAGR Unleashes Dishonest Attack on Bill Janis
    Voters in the 12th Senate District have received a dishonest campaign mailer from the National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) that can only be described as trash.  The mailer claims that VSSA and NRA Endorsed candidate Bill Janis refuses to oppos…
    - 5 days ago 28 May 15, 10:26pm -
  • UPS Moves to Stop Shipping Suppressors
    Earlier this week, reported that UPS is moving to stop carrying shipments of firearms suppressors due to what they referred to as compliance issues:“NSSF, in coordination with NRA and the American Suppressor Association, are in discussi…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 7:18pm -
  • Gun Ban Lobby Views "Gun Violence Restraining Orders" As Road to Success
    According to Discovery News, a new study by four researchers (three of which work for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Gun Policy and Research) gives the gun ban lobby the ammunition they need to push for what has bec…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 5:29pm -
  • Concealed Carry Methods for Women
    American Rifleman has this article over on their web site looking at five methods of concealed carry for women.  The types discussed include Belly Band Holsters, Compression Clothing, purse and sport bag carry, and the Bra Holster.  Regarding that…
    - 12 days ago 21 May 15, 12:19pm -
  • Liberal Group Joins Call for Abolition of BATFE
    The Washington Post reports that the Center for American Progress is joining the chorus to abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE).The lead federal agency responsible for tackling gun violence should be merged into the…
    - 14 days ago 19 May 15, 5:34pm -
  • 17th Annual VSSA Crush'n Clays Sold Out
    VSSA's Crush'n Clays® is now sold out.  The event will be held on Saturday, June 13, and benefit's St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Over the last 16 years, more than $300,000 has been raised for this worthy cause.  Crush'n Clays® has bec…
    - 15 days ago 18 May 15, 6:48pm -

Yankee Gun Nuts

  • Bob Owens Can Go Fuck Himself
    What the hell is going on here? First, Jim Dumbo Zumbo shoots his career in the foot by going full-Fudd. Then Dickless Metcalf starts carrying the anti-gunners’ water for them, and his mealy-mouthed editor at Guns & Ammo helps him do it. Now Bob Ow…
    - 20 days ago 12 May 15, 11:39pm -
  • Another Bad Week for Gun-Grabbers
    Pity the anti-gun zealots.  Actually, no I don’t.  I am glad they are hitting every pothole on the road to the future. First, Sarah Brady dies, reducing the number of bloody shirts they can wave.  One less deceptive liar in the world.  And one…
    - 40 days ago 23 Apr 15, 12:40am -
  • The Pressure Builds
    The late, great character actor Strother Martin had many memorable lines in Cool Hand Luke.  Among them: “What we’ve got here is… failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way…
    - 40 days ago 22 Apr 15, 11:58pm -
  • Little 9mm Pistols: Most Recent Update
    The popularity of 9mm handguns continues to grow. And the rights of Americans to carry concealed handguns for self-defense are becoming more entrenched across the country.  Even if some areas only try to pay lip-service to them. In light of recent p…
    - 65 days ago 29 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
  • CT Gun Control Update
    When the headline-hungry CT legislature passed Public Act 13-3, and it was signed into law by the stuttering dipshit Gov. Malloy, CT gun owners were legally obligated to take action with regards to any newly-redefined “assault weapons” that were…
    - 8 Feb 15, 9:31pm -
  • What You Gonna Do When They Come For You?
    “Bad Boys” doesn’t quite do them justice, these ignorant terrorist cavemen that attacked the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and killed 12 people and wounded 7 more.  It takes a special kind of backwardness for a religion to be born in the…
    - 9 Jan 15, 2:45am -
  • Happy New Year!
    Welcome to 2015! 2014 was certainly an interesting year. SigArms and HK released their first modern striker-fired pistols. (Not HK’s first striker design, which was the P7, but their first modern, market-focused design). Glock released their first…
    - 1 Jan 15, 12:19pm -
  • Gun Ownership in a time of Civil Unrest
    The aftermath of the Darren Wilson grand jury wasn’t a surprise to you was it? While not discussing the merits of the case, the many clear signs leading up to the announcement all pointed to two conclusions: that a decision not to indict would be f…
    - 28 Nov 14, 3:18pm -
  • Optics for Combat Rifles (updated)
    Buying a scope for a hunting rifle is pretty straightforward: determine the terrain you will be hunting in, and the distance that you typically take your shot at, and buy a scope of suitable magnification. Hunting prairie dogs across an uncluttered p…
    - 6 Nov 14, 3:07am -
  • Connecticut-Legal AR-15
    Well, the eagle has landed, folks. The illogical and capricious nature of gun laws (I’m still waiting to hear what the problem with barrel shrouds is) renders them vulnerable to circumvention by engineering changes, or even cosmetic changes. Where…
    - 26 Sep 14, 2:33am -

The State of Guns

  • newPedalPubs Under Water Attack By Mad Max-Style Cyclist

    PedalPubs Under Water Attack By Mad Max-Style Cyclist

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

    The Modern Samurai

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

    Training For Capitol Police After Mislaid Guns Found In Bathrooms

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

    Ethan Allen Percussion Revolvers: Father of the Pocket Gatling Gun

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

    Airforce Colt

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

    Werner Bartolot Rifles: Hunting the Big Six

    Affluent hunters don’t buy their rifles in gun stores. For many of them a production rifle just won’t do, no matter how well-made it is. What they are looking for is a highly customized hunting piece. Although the demand for custom hunting weapon…
    - 37 days ago 26 Apr 15, 7:01pm -
  • Where have all the cowboys gone: Texas House of Representatives votes on public carry

    Where have all the cowboys gone: Texas House of Representatives votes on public carry

    Even though Texas is one of the states which comes to mind when you mentioned gun-lovers, it currently does not allow its citizens to openly carry handguns. However, open carry in holsters might soon be a reality for all concealed-weapon licensees, a…
    - 39 days ago 24 Apr 15, 4:46pm -
  • South African Police Service Special Task Force – Grueling Training for a Dangerous Job

    South African Police Service Special Task Force – Grueling Training for a Dangerous Job

    South African Republic is one of the most violent countries on the planet. Their special police force units are always occupied with high risk operations. Every week, there are around 500 murders, 4,500 violent assaults and 126 kidnappings. Approxima…
    - 47 days ago 16 Apr 15, 5:38pm -
  • School Bus Drivers Facing Embezzlement And Gun Charges

    School Bus Drivers Facing Embezzlement And Gun Charges

    Two school bus drivers are faced with multiple felony charges for embezzling over $50,000 which they used to stockpile an arsenal of firearms. Steven Nick and Sarah Nick, residing in Davidson Township are accused of 15 different felonies after Robert…
    - 49 days ago 14 Apr 15, 3:23pm -
  • RX Helix: Don’t Mess with Merkel

    RX Helix: Don’t Mess with Merkel

    The new Merkel RX Helix was designed as a revolutionary direct action hunting rifle. Now, after almost three years, this fine rifle has taken a high place on the hunting rifles’ market. We will explore the details of its operation and introduce the…
    - 58 days ago 5 Apr 15, 4:51pm -

The Old Gunhand Blog

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

    Jonathan Richards:  Good Guy/Bad Guy

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

    Shop Talk: Affordable Optics

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

    Kakadu Conceal Carry Gear

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

    Michigan Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers

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

Knives, Axes, Machetes, Swords

Knives TV

Knife Up

  • Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

    Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

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

    Top 5 Survival Knives!

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

    Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

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

    What is a Balisong?

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

    Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

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

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

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