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  • newEver Dreamed of Shooting Like the Pros? You Can!
    Ever dreamed of shooting like the pros? Well, thanks to the National Shooting Sports Foundation Fantasy Camp, you can! The NSSF is offering two camps; April 20-23, 2017 and April 23-26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Professional shooters include Randi R…
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  • newNRA News’ Dom Raso: The Dangers of International Travel
    Too many of us don’t stop to consider the serious dangers of international travel, but Dom Raso emphasizes that the threat is very real. Simply being an American means there’s a giant target on your back, and he urges us to know the risks and be…
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  • newIn Texas, Guns Are Allowed in Wildlife Preserves, but Not Zoos
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than a year after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made firearms, including openly holstered weapons, legal in more places in the state, disputes remain over where guns are allowed — much to the frustration of advocates on both si…
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  • newConcealed Handgun Reciprocity Is Dangerous? A Challenge To The L.A. Times.
    One of the first Second Amendment issues that President-elect Trump promises to address is legislation regarding national concealed carry reciprocity. The language in several bills already proposed varies somewhat, but the general theme is that if y…
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  • Yup, Concealed Carriers Can Freeze Up Just Like This
    I’ve developed a real interest in the First Person Defender series of videos lately, watching how “range trained” shooters who haven’t had to react to anything other than a paper targets fair when they have to make a “Shoot/don’t shoot”…
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  • 911 Recording Documents Homeowner’s Fatal Shot at Home Intruder
    A man in Sunrise, FL was forced to use his gun to defend himself from three home intruders Monday morning and the shots that ended one of the intruders lives was caught on tape. The homeowner, Warren Darlow, said he saw a car pull into his driveway…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 9:42pm -
  • Did Former NFL Star Joe McKnight Attack The Man Who Shot Him?
    Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand gave a press conference a short time ago regarding the shooting of former NFL running back Joe McKnight by Ronald Gasser that is 100% at odds with claims reported by eyewitnesses to news outlets in Louisiana th…
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  • Op-Ed Insists Half the Nation’s Guns Are Owned By Just 3% Of Americans
    When I want to learn about firearms in the United States, I do what anyone on the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times would do: I turn to an androgynous philosophy professor at a tiny art school in Maryland who has probably never seen a gun in…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 7:22pm -
  • DNC Chair Frontrunner Rep. Keith Ellison is an Anti-Second Amendment Radical
    Sponsored by NRA-ILA It appears that those gun rights supporters hoping that the leaders of the Democratic Party would engage in a moment of self-reflection following their historic defeat in the 2016 election may be left wanting. Despite having been…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:09pm -
  • Want to Take Your Gun With You? Here are Some Tips From the TSA
      Well, the holiday season is upon us yet again and flying with your firearm can be a daunting thought. No worries, check out this video from the TSA on just how to do it:The post Want to Take Your Gun With You? Here are Some Tips From the TSA app…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 4:46pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newThe Latest
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  • newGot Comms?
    $99.95. No financial interest in the deal or the vendor. FYI.
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  • newRight…
    Via HappyAcres.
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  • newIt’s Time For Democrats To Fight Dirty
    H/t to Maggie’s Farm for this spittle-flecked manifesto. No wonder civil war remains on the discussion list. Who in their right mind would want to live with such madness? Support the California “CalExit” secession movement. Add the coastal Nort…
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  • newSiGB: Employment vs. Robots – It’s Not as Straightforward as You Think
    A good read. “Skills gap” means opportunity for young people ready, willing, and able to exploit it. Good news for the young ones in your circle.
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  • newPorretto: Bring Back Our Country
    A recollection, and a look ahead. There is no longer one America. Or even two. Take the parts that are sane, and build a new nation. It’s the only way.
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  • Thinking Historically
    Bill Buppert sends this War On The Rocks piece. Perspective. Prioritization. Persistence. You cannot win without these.
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  • SLL: A Revolutionary Possibility
    Robert discusses the publishing business, the freedom game, and his new novel. The times, they are a-changing.
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  • The MSM’s Plan To Regain The Info-Control Heights
    Worth your time. The Bad People and their Masters lost a battle. They have not lost The War. Key message from the post: Stop giving them what they want. In all ways. On all fronts.
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  • TL Davis: Let The Games Begin
    TL looks at this ZH article on the upcoming Italian referendum. Sooner sick, sooner well.
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 3:06pm -

Patriot Rising

  • Concealed Carrier Stops Stabbing Spree At Apartment Complex
    A severely mentally ill man stabbed a tenant in his apartment and then stabbed his apartment manager before her boyfriend was able to draw his gun and keep the assailant from harming anyone else. This was a highly deteriorating situation that police…
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  • Trump Releases His 2nd Amendment Policies, And It’s Making Millions Angry
    It comes as no surprise that President Elect Trump stands behind the 2nd Amendment, and it’s also no secret that Clinton would have passed more restricted gun control legislation. What though, does Trump have planned while in office?   Released on…
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  • State Ballot Measures Temper Trump Victory for Gun Owners

    State Ballot Measures Temper Trump Victory for Gun Owners

    Activist gun owners interested in keeping Hillary Clinton out of the White House achieved that goal in Tuesday’s election. The candidate who disagreed with the Supreme Court on the Second Amendment will not get a chance to replace judges with those…
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  • Get Comfortable With Daily Concealed Carry

    Get Comfortable With Daily Concealed Carry

    If you’re like many gun owners, you don’t carry a firearm every day even though you have your concealed carry license.   Maybe it’s because while you realize the importance of being armed, you just don’t feel comfortable carrying in public.…
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  • 5 Tricks the Gun Grabbers Play
    There’s been little talk of gun control this presidential election cycle, although state-level proposals continue to make it onto state ballots.   Gun control positions have come down along the usual partisan lines. It was clear from Clinton’s c…
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  • American Spring, Zombie Apocalypse or Billary Bomb
    Call it what you will, but the “cards” are so stacked against mainstream-America that only a fool cannot see that there is a terrible storm on the horizon.   We are already seeing reliable reports of voting machines switching votes during the ea…
    - 33 days ago 31 Oct 16, 7:18pm -
  • Another reason to carry concealed: Violent flash mobs target innocents in Philly
    In recent years, Americans have witnessed an uptick in random acts of violence carried out by urban youths spurred by racial hatred and the prospect of internet infamy. The most recent occurrences illustrate that anyone could become the victim of wan…
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  • It may be a good time to buy that gun you’ve been eyeing

    It may be a good time to buy that gun you’ve been eyeing

    Gun and ammo prices have fallen a bit since most of the Obama administration’s anti-firearm agenda fell flat over the past couple of years. But gun sellers say Democrat Hillary Clinton’s promise to do what Obama couldn’t, coupled with increasin…
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  • Teen defends the 2nd Amendment, school orders psych evaluation

    Teen defends the 2nd Amendment, school orders psych evaluation

    A high school senior in New Jersey was suspended from school and ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after officials discovered he’d completed  an anti-gun-control project for a class.   Student Frank Harvey said he completed the project…
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  • Gun Control Is Treason
    Yesterday I saw a headline on It wasn’t much of a headline as these things go, a minor story slipped in between two more important subjects, but it started my mind ambling down a path it has followed many times before, yet for some r…
    - 67 days ago 27 Sep 16, 5:03pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 46 – Geeks Gadgets and Guns
    On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we welcome Matt and Heinrich, two of the co-hosts from the Geeks, Gadgets and Guns podcast for the nerdiest episode in Armed Lutheran history. In this fun and far-ranging interview we discuss...The po…
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  • Mid-Week Meditation #10 – What Are You Thankful For?
    With all that’s going on, with all the stress of our day-to-day lives, it’s easy to lose sight of what we should be thankful for, and to whom we should be giving thanks. Prayer of Thanksgiving O Lord God, heavenly...The post Mid-Week Meditation…
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  • ALR Episode 45 – Shooters Round-Table
    On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are doing something a little different. Lloyd is joined by a cast of IDPA shooters to talk about the 2016 IDPA season. Along the way we discuss favorite (and least favorite)...The post ALR Episode…
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  • ALR Episode 44 – Post-Election Round-Table
    This week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio is only our second round-table episode with our contributors. Sgt. Bill Silvia, Aaron Israel, and Mia Anstine join Lloyd to discuss the outcome of this year’s election, the reaction of the media and...…
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  • Mid-Week Meditation #9 – Final Thoughts on Election Eve
    In this week’s Meditation, as voters finally go to the polls, Lloyd offers a final thought on the election and the struggle ahead.The post Mid-Week Meditation #9 – Final Thoughts on Election Eve appeared first on The Armed Lutheran.
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  • ALR Episode 43 – Of God and Gun Free Zones
    On this Week’s Episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by Lloyd’s former pastor from North Carolina to discuss gun free zones and the Fourth Commandment. Plus listener comments and tips from Aaron Israel and Sgt. Bill. Special Guest:...The…
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  • Mid-Week Meditation #8 – Making Your Home a Hard-Target
    In this week’s meditation, Lloyd reviews the findings of a recent survey of convicted burglars to learn how these criminals think and the steps you can take to make it less inviting to them. Links of Interest – We...The post Mid-Week Me…
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  • ALR Episode 42 – Because You Can’t Carry a Cop

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  • ALR Episode 41 – Voting for Your Neighbor
    On this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by special guest Dr. Ken Schurb to discuss his Bible study “Called to Vote: A Christian Approach to Elections.” Sgt. Bill has tips for shooting the IDPA classifier, Mia...The post AL…
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  • ALR Episode 40 – Self-Defense Gun Stories
    In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio we are joined by Rob Morse, co-host of the Polite Society Podcast, to talk about his podcast, Self-Defense Gun Stories. Sgt. Bill talks about training, Mia is not clowning around, and Aaron...The post…
    - 48 days ago 17 Oct 16, 5:37am -


702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

  • New Blog
    I have started a new blog, The Primal Transplant.  Basically I'm talking about life, fitness and lifestyle changes following a bilateral lung transplant.  Hop on over and let me know what you think.
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am - News

  • newThe Definition of Stupidity
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defeated Ohio Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan ‎to retain her post as the top elected Democrat in the House during a closed-door meeting Wednesday.This post The Definition of Stupidity appeared first on Shoot…
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  • newChicago tops 700 homicides for the year-LockNLoad Radio
    Chicago tops 700 homicides for the year DEMOCRATS PROMISE TO KILL NATIONAL RECIPROCITY FOR CONCEALED CARRY IN THE US SENATEThis post Chicago tops 700 homicides for the year-LockNLoad Radio appeared first on Shooting Sports News .
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  • Adios El Presidente
    Obama seems to hold Castro in high regard, possibly because he envied his Position as a dictator with unchecked authoritarian power.This post Adios El Presidente appeared first on Shooting Sports News .
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  • Oregon Fishing, Hunting Regulations in Stores, Licenses on Sale Now
    The new 2017 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations and 2017 Oregon Big Game Hunting Regulations are now available at many outdoor stores, ODFW offices, online.This post Oregon Fishing, Hunting Regulations in Stores, Licenses on Sale Now appeared first on…
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  • Michigan’s Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Opens Today
    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the 2016 muzzleloader deer season opens across the state today, Dec. 2.This post Michigan’s Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Opens Today appeared first on Shooting Sport…
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  • Arizona Endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrel Population Decreases
    An annual survey of the Mount Graham red squirrel revealed a decline in the number of the endangered squirrels in the Pinaleño Mountains in south Arizona.This post Arizona Endangered Mount Graham Red Squirrel Population Decreases appeared first on A…
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  • Take a Pennsylvania Buck, Submit a Photo for a Chance to Win
    Through Friday, Dec. 18, the Game Commission is accepting photos of bucks taken during the 2016 firearms and archery deer seasons.This post Take a Pennsylvania Buck, Submit a Photo for a Chance to Win appeared first on Shooting Sports Ne…
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  • Next Week on ‘Guns & Gear’ – The Mossberg MVP
    They'll also check out new optics from Sig Sauer, shoot Barnes Bullets’ high performing Range AR ammunition, great for training or competition.This post Next Week on ‘Guns & Gear’ – The Mossberg MVP appeared first on Shooting Spo…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 9:58pm -
  • Nightforce Optics Designates Frederick Karl to Lead Marketing
    Nightforce Optics, Inc., has named Frederick Karl as Strategic Marketing Manager. Fred brings extensive experience in product development and marketing.This post Nightforce Optics Designates Frederick Karl to Lead Marketing appeared first on AmmoLand…
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  • Next Week on ‘GunVenture’ – Situational Awareness
    Watch what happens when our first Good Guy sees a stranger attacked at an ATM. Will he be ready, and willing, to do what it takes to save a life?This post Next Week on ‘GunVenture’ – Situational Awareness appeared first on Shooting…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 9:29pm -

Mississippi Gun News

  • Update on Gun Owner’s Lawsuit Against Hattiesburg PD
    BY RICK WARD Thanks to all of you donors we have slightly exceeded our goal. I want to explain to you what happens with your donations. The $2,500 (now $2,695) is a retainer for the attorney and includes his estimated costs to represent us. He will s…
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  • Update on Hattiesburg PD Illegal Gun Seizures
    BY RICK WARD You are doing a great job at building this campaign! We are now at 39 percent of our goal with $965 of our $2,500 target. I understand the holidays are coming and many gun owners are in the woods spending on other issues. Nonetheless man…
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  • Hattiesburg Police Department Violates Citizen’s Gun Rights
    Donate to help Rick fight for our rights. BY RICK WARD Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come again to seek your help in defeating public officials tromping on our gun rights. Many of you rushed to help several months ago to help us take judges to t…
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  • Donald J. Trump on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
    BY DANA CRISWELL Below is a copy of President-Elect Donald Trump’s  views on the Second Amendment.  It now becomes our responsibility as gun-owners to ensure he carries out his promise to defend and protect our constitution.   The only concern I…
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  • For Gun Owners, This is the Most Important Election Ever!
    FROM NSSF With the balance of the Supreme Court at stake, this elections will affect our constitutional rights.  It is crucial that all gun owners and Second Amendment supporters, #GUNVOTE on November 8. Don’t Risk Your Rights!
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  • Clinton Pushes Semi-Auto Ban as Public Rejects Gun Bans in Record Numbers
    You have 10 days to decide.  Do you want gun control or not.  Any vote other than a vote for Trump is a vote that takes us closer to major gun control and a serious limitation of our Second Amendment right. If you expect Paul Ryan and his gang of s…
    - 36 days ago 29 Oct 16, 12:17pm -
  • Southaven Residents Score Victory for Gun Rights
    BY DANA CRISWELL In a recent Attorney General ruling the city of Southaven’s anti-gun aldermen and mayor were forced to restore residents gun rights.  For years when local residents wanted to enjoy a concert at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven they…
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  • Knoxville, TN Lawsuit Contesting City Park Gun Ban Continues
    FROM Knoxville News Sentinel A lawsuit contesting the city of Knoxville’s ban on guns at Chilhowee Park has withstood a challenge for dismissal and will live to face another hearing. Knox County Chancellor John Weaver on Oct. 3 found merit in the c…
    - 53 days ago 12 Oct 16, 9:13am -
  • The “Never Trump” Movement is an Anti-Second Amendment Vote!
    BY DANA CRISWELL If you value our Second Amendment you can not be “Never Trump”. There is little doubt that Clinton plans to take guns away from citizens.  A vote for anyone other than Trump IS a vote for Hillary Clinton! Read her words: Hillary…
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  • California Governor Signs Draconian Gun Control Package into Law
    FROM NRA-ILA Fairfax, Va.— California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Friday a package of gun bills that were rushed through the state legislature with no regard for proper process. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Actio…
    - 89 days ago 6 Sep 16, 11:34am -

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

Firearms and Freedom

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

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  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
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  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
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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:
    - 20 Dec 12, 2:58pm -

Minuteman Review

  • Gun Control Facts
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… Gun Control Facts The information of this post is copied from this link at GOA, and contains more information if you click on the link below. 1. Highl…
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  • Assault Weapon bans, Hi-Cap Magazines, and the NRA
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… Assault Weapon bans, Hi-Cap Magazines, and the NRA For starters, I don’t like to call them “hi-cap” or “High Capacity” magazines, because they are really just standard capa…
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  • The Legendary AK-47
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… The Legendary AK-47 The AK-47 is arguably the most successful “Assault Rifle” in history. Some estimates put the AK at about an unprecedented 80 MILLION AK’s worldwide, making…
    - 30 Dec 09, 7:03am -
  • North American Arms .22 Revolver
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… North American Arms .22 Revolver The North American Arms .22 revolver is not very powerful or accurate… but one thing it has going for itself, is size! Here it is next to my Kel-Te…
    - 30 Nov 09, 7:15am -
  • Dan Wesson CBOB 1911 – Range Report
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… Dan Wesson CBOB 1911 – Range Report I was lucky enough to get to take my new 1911 .45ACP Commander Bobtail (CBOB) out shooting today. I had shot it in the past, but I didn’t have…
    - 30 Nov 09, 7:09am -
  • CZ-82 Pistol Review
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… CZ-82 Pistol Review I have had my eye on the CZ-82 pistols for some time now. Owning a Makarov and having plenty of 9×18 ammo already, the CZ-82 appealed to me very much. I am not i…
    - 30 May 09, 7:01am -
  • SKS – Best Value Semi Auto
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… SKS – Best Value Semi Auto Without a doubt, I have long felt that the SKS is the best bang for the buck in the semi-auto rifle world. They can commonly be found in the $200-400 ran…
    - 30 Sep 08, 6:55am -
  • Clip vs. Magazine: A Lesson in Firearm Terminology
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… Clip vs. Magazine: A Lesson in Firearm Terminology Many new shooters do not realize this, but there is a difference between a “clip” and a “magazine”. I am not uptight over t…
    - 9 Sep 08, 6:26am -
  • Arcus-94, Browning Hi-Power Clone
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… Arcus-94, Browning Hi-Power Clone I bought this gun from about 3-4 years ago for about $250-300 if I recall correctly. For what I paid for it, I figured I couldn’t g…
    - 30 Aug 08, 7:21am -
  • Saiga AK Conversion
    FIREARMS, AMMO, WEAPONS, GEAR REVIEWS, 2ND AMENDMENT ISSUES, ETC… Saiga AK Conversion The Saiga is made by Izhmash, the original AK-47 manufacturer in Russia, who still produces the real deal for the Russian military. They produce them in a variety…
    - 30 Aug 08, 6:39am -

Gears of Guns

  • newVideo: Zenith Firearms Z5-k Pistol Review
    Today we check out the awesome Zenith Firearms Z5k Pistol from Turkey. The Z5-k is an HK MP5k clone. Anyone who is a lover of 80’s action films will recognize this iconic gun. Our friends over at was kind enough to ship out 10 boxes…
    - 15 hours ago 3 Dec 16, 11:00am -
  • Video: The FULL AUTO Review of the CMMG MK47 AKS13 7.62x39mm SBN Mutant
    After months of testing, the Gears Crew gives their take on the CMMG MK47 Mutant and why it is such a fun gun to shoot both in Semi and FULL AUTO rate of fire. CMMG didn’t just piece together another 5.56 rifle and turn it into an AR/AK, they desig…
    - 6 days ago 28 Nov 16, 11:00am -
  • Video: Tanner and the CMMG MK9 9mm AR First look from a Left handed shooter
    Tanner, who is the Left handed shooter for the GearsofGuns Crew checking out the CMMG MK9 9mm AR that uses the Colt SMG 9mm Mags.  Follow Me Here For all our Updates! Gears of Guns Blog: Gears of Guns Reviews: http://gearsofgu…
    - 9 days ago 25 Nov 16, 11:00am -
  • Video: SilencerCo VP9 Barrel Review
    Matthew of the GearsofGuns Crew replaced his stock VP9 non-threaded barrel with the SilencerCo VP9 barrel.    Check out his review of the barrel! Follow Me Here For all our Updates! Gears of Guns Blog: Gears of Guns Reviews:…
    - 16 days ago 18 Nov 16, 11:00am -
  • Video: Burris AR-F3 Sight Review
    Today we are looking at the Burris AR-F3 Red Dot Sight. I had this mounted to my CMMG MK9 9mm AR which was experiencing ammo problems and messing up my review. I am very thankful to Burris for their quick shipping time to get this sight to us . Follo…
    - 20 days ago 14 Nov 16, 11:00am -
  • Video: WMD Guns NiB X Bolt Carrier Group First look
    The awesome folks at WMD Guns sent us out their new BCG which is designed to have a harder and smoother wear surface. The NiBXBCG0001 is a full auto BCG which in my opinion is a must if you like to run your guns dirty like the GEARS Crew does. Be sur…
    - 23 days ago 11 Nov 16, 11:00am -
  • We voted. Did you?

    - 25 days ago 8 Nov 16, 9:49pm -
  • Video: Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 Multi Caliber AR Chambered in 7.62x39mm
    On our last look of the #WindhamProject we are looking at the rifle chambered in the 7.62x39mm round with the AK magazine. I am enjoying working with Windham on the project and learning all the cool features of the rifle that makes it an AWESOME inve…
    - 26 days ago 8 Nov 16, 11:00am -
  • Video: Shooting the CMMG MK47 with Krink Muzzle Break
    Today we are looking at the CMMG AKS13 SBN with pinned Krink muzzle device. We have a full review coming up on this gun in the near future. We are also reviewing it alongside a few other 7.62x39mm rifles that use the AK style magazine such as the:RAS…
    - 31 days ago 3 Nov 16, 10:00am -
  • CGI: Random SHOT Show 2016 Photos
    This week on Cool Guns of The Internet: Today on Cool Guns of the Internet we are looking at photos we took form SHOT Show 2016 as we getting so excited about SHOT Show 2017. If you have a firearm you would like us to post in next weeks CGI all you h…
    - 34 days ago 31 Oct 16, 10:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • We live with guns...
    Our dogs are part of our family. I've always said that we don't own them, we live with them. They live in our home and our lives fully.  Recently, our friend Melody Lauer made a comment on Facebook about living with guns. Our family is the same with…
    - 15 Dec 15, 10:14pm -
  • Six considerations to maintain perishable self-defense skills...
    Many of us are life-long learners, continuing to build our knowledge, skills, and abilities through various endeavors... but how do we maintain the previous knowledge, skills, and abilities we've acquired? This is really were balance, planning, and t…
    - 23 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
  • Over 18,500 rounds through a Ruger SR9...
    To admit my bias up-front, most people who know me know I love all things Ruger. Ruger is an innovative (especially in manufacturing), debt-free company that produces American-made guns made by hard-working Americans... and that's something that has…
    - 16 Nov 15, 12:16am -
  • Blinded by the light... shining in YOUR face!
    As I drove up the long lane to the house, the lights of a vehicle suddenly came on and momentarily blinded me. I quickly stopped the cruiser about a hundred yards from the other vehicle just as my eyes adjusted and the silhouette of a man with a shot…
    - 8 Nov 15, 6:55pm -
  • Five reasons to shoot your Every-Day-Carry Self-Defense ammunition!
    Like everyone else in a time zone that follows Daylight Savings Time... we set our clocks back an hour last night and enjoyed an extra hour of sleep. This also begins a semi-annual ritual we have in our "prepping" mindset of checking, changing, updat…
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  • Six Self-Defense Commands and Strategies for Families…
    Every parent wants to protect their family, children, and loved ones… but few have actually taken the time to plan, prepare, and practice for emergencies and violent encounters with their families. Now please understand that preparing for the possi…
    - 26 Jun 15, 12:48pm -
  • Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine instructed by Greg Ellifritz
    Over the years, my wife, daughter and I have completed various training opportunities to learn first aid, CPR, and AED usage. I had some basic "tactical" first aid as a police officer years ago and my daughter will be a senior this coming fall as she…
    - 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…
    - 6 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • Try some drive-by dryfire practice...
    A recent video posted online of the woman being kidnapped and robbed has generated a lot of discussion on the internet. Kathy Jackson over at the Cornered Cat has a great write up about that particular situation, but one question I have for those of…
    - 1 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newNot adulting on Saturday.
    Got a couple of things for Monday. But today is just not a good brain day… (OK. stop the “every day” jokes.) I do have something so you don’t feel cheated.   This is a banner for armored home doors in Venezuela. Apparently guaranteed to re…
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  • newHRC the Movie
    Some time ago I wrote a post about a movie called Miss Sloane.  What brings it to mind is that I saw the first trailer on TV a couple of days ago. This is it: Compare that to the first trailer I saw some months ago: Notice a difference? They took th…
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  • Friday Fun Pics
      And a Feel-Good moment video (Hat tip to Rusell S.: With cherry on top:
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  • Florida Senate Bill 88: Threatening Violence Using a Firearm
    Introduced by Senator Steube and it reads: It appears to be a clarification of 790.162 or even an expansion. My question would be how will be interpreted regarding 776.08 and 776.12: My very non-legal opinion is that seeks to clarify or at least hel…
    - 2 days ago 2 Dec 16, 12:00pm -
  • Violence Policy Center’s Creative Writing Skills.
    This is a quick follow-up on J. Kb.’s Not So Good at Math. For those new reading the blog or may have missed it, I covered before the deceptive writings of VPC’s Concealed Carry Killers before. I had not checked on it on a while and decided to s…
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  • Not so good at the math
    The editorial board at the New York Times is concerned about “The Threat to Public Safety if ‘Concealed Carry’ Goes National.” Their problem, of course, is that we CCW permit holders are just too dangerous. There were eight million Americans…
    - 2 days ago 2 Dec 16, 5:28am -
  • Head of Everytown: Throw the Book at Them | Shall Not Be Questioned
    Sebastian beat me to this article. But since he writes better, might as well go with his version John Feinblatt is Bloomberg’s chosen leader for Everytown. He was a muckety muck in Bloomberg’s Administration as Mayor of New York City, and has bee…
    - 2 days ago 1 Dec 16, 7:51pm -

My Gun Culture

  • What Can We Really Expect From President-elect Trump in 2017?
    This article originally appeared at Ammoland. USA –-( If you’ve been listening to the NBC and CNN news reports after the election, you’d think that the Trump administration is going to launch some pretty outlandish initiatives, ev…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 3:51pm -
  • Trigger Technology: Blackhawk’s New Blaze Trigger for AR-15 Rifles
    I love AR-15 type rifles as much, and probably more than the next guy. But if we’re all to be honest with each other, I think we can agree that the standard mil-spec trigger kind of sucks. Of all the (standard, not premium) rifles I’ve handled ov…
    - 3 days ago 1 Dec 16, 1:34pm -
  • Why Do We Fight?
    This article originally appeared at Ammoland. USA –-( It’s easy to understand why we fight like cats and dogs during election season. It’s because you’re right, and so many other people are wrong! It’s a crazy statistical anom…
    - 4 days ago 29 Nov 16, 2:28pm -
  • New Match 223 Ammo From Sig Sauer
    Over the past year or so, I’ve tested a dozen or so varieties of Sig Sauer ammunition and found most, if not all, of them to be stunningly accurate. We’ll get our hands on some of this for formal testing and share results later. For now, here are…
    - 5 days ago 28 Nov 16, 4:44pm -
  • Holster Review: The Clinger Holsters No Print Wonder
    I’m a confessed plastogynist. I’m not sure if Webster knows this, but that’s someone who hates Kydex inside-the-waistband (IWB) holsters, even those sight unseen. In the past, I’ve been biased and bigoted against almost all of them, because I…
    - 7 days ago 26 Nov 16, 4:15pm -
  • All I Want For Christmas Is Some Cool Rimfire Gear
    There’s just something about shooting rimfires. Even with all the cool calibers I get to test out, I never, ever tire of shooting rimfire pistols and rifles. Maybe they just bring one back to the pure joy of plinking. The lack of noise, muzzle blas…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 16, 4:30pm -
  • The World’s Most Handy Magazine Carrier?
    Every now and then I run across a piece of gear that’s so darn handy I can’t believe I didn’t find it sooner. Last year at SHOT Show, I had a long chat with the Blue Force Gear folks (my feet were tired, and their booth carpet was comfy) about…
    - 17 days ago 16 Nov 16, 3:37pm -
  • Rotary Action Autopistols—What Are They, and Why Do You Need One?
    What is a rotary action pistol, you may ask? And do I need one? Well, just to make sure we are all on the same page, let’s consider what they are. In the world of rifles, where a bolt locks into a barrel or barrel extension, a “rotational” lock…
    - 20 days ago 13 Nov 16, 6:17pm -
  • Brownells Now Sells Guns
    I’ve been doing business with the folks from Brownells for a long time. A decade or more ago, I went to them for gun parts and specific tools so I could support my fantasy of being a competent gunsmith. Over time, I saw their product line grow to t…
    - 24 days ago 9 Nov 16, 2:26pm -
  • Shooting With A Flashlight
    I’m a big fan of mounting lights on defensive handguns. Before you ever pull a trigger in low light or dark conditions, you need to know exactly what you’re shooting at. Besides positive identification, a weapon-mounted light will even allow you…
    - 29 days ago 4 Nov 16, 2:34pm -

Gun Pundit

  • Cleveland Police Union to the US Constitution: DROP DEAD
    "I don't care if it's constitutional or not at this point," Stephen Loomis, president of Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, told CNN....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 17 Jul 16, 8:27pm -
  • Ryan losing again
    “If the bill becomes law, it will mark a massive expansion of the government’s ability to restrict gun rights on the basis of precrime—a crime not yet committed.” -- Freedom Caucus member Justin Amash (R-Mich.)...This is a summary only. Visi…
    - 6 Jul 16, 7:20pm -
  • CRIME SOLVED: Wear ‘Don’t Shoot/Rob/Rape Me’ Bracelets
    Sweden’s police chief unveiled the force’s latest weapon in the fight against sexual assault: wristbands reading “Don’t touch me”....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 1 Jul 16, 1:56pm -
  • This Just In: Criminals Break the Law
    Study Learns Chicago Criminals DON’T Buy Their Guns Legally The study learned that virtually zero criminals have ever used the internet or gun shows, because that method is easily traceable. It’s much safer for a criminal to acquire firearms on t…
    - 29 Jun 16, 12:35pm -
  • NBA’s Steve Kerr believes the Bill of Rights is ‘Outdated’
    Steve Kerr, head coach of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, thinks that the Bill of Rights is ‘outdated.’ He also thinks that lots of people own automatic weapons. Steve Kerr is very confused.[/caption]NBA coach Steve Kerr rails against ‘total…
    - 28 Jun 16, 2:29pm -
  • Three Strikes for LEOs?
    Some PDs used the 3 Strikes law to scare arrestees into reforming their bad habits. Maybe the sentence should have been built for cops, as well....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 28 Jun 16, 12:25pm -
  • Big Shootings Only Happen in Safe Places
    The most dangerous place in the world must be a gun show: It's a giant room full of macho, vigilante maniacs with itchy trigger fingers and several guns apiece, with evil assault rifles everywhere, and a mysterious loophole that somehow allows the cr…
    - 27 Jun 16, 2:59pm -
  • Remember: The Orlando Shooter was a Democrat
    The killer was a registered Democrat who swore allegiance to ISIS. I know! Let's make a banner about how Republicans are evil....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
    - 27 Jun 16, 12:12pm -
  • John Lewis wants to prevent himself and especially James Robinson (all of them) from buying guns
    Here is a list of some interesting folks wrongly added to the no-fly list: 1. Democratic Congressmen John Lewis 2. Senator Ted Kennedy 3. CNN Reporter Drew Griffin 4. 8-year-old Cub Scout Mikey Hicks and his father, who shares the same name 5. Journa…
    - 24 Jun 16, 7:00pm -
  • John Lewis was Once Erroneously Placed on No-Fly List He Wants to Use to Deny Due Process

    - 24 Jun 16, 12:59pm -

Home on the Range

  • For it is Nigh at Hand - a View from Gatlinburg
    I've  pretty much come to a conclusion that there is a lot of readership here that is not devoutly Christian: they just like guns or bacon. That's OK, I'd rather have you all watching my back than most folks ANY day.In my new book, which I figured w…
    - 3 days ago 1 Dec 16, 5:35am -
  • Update From the Range
    You'll never take me alive coppers!I'm taking a bit of time off from all but the dog blog. I'm honestly really tired, and post-election - fed up with a lot of humanity right now.  The Range is fine, Partner is fine, Dad hanging in there.  I'm just…
    - 5 days ago 28 Nov 16, 10:26pm -
  • Pumpkin Patch
    I'm with one of my "besties"Military Wife and Pug Lifein that I am NOT a fan of pumpkin.  This time each year EVERYTHING is suddenly infused with pumpkin spice - coffee, tea, desserts, and beerYes, pumpkin flavored beer.EWWWWW.My husband said it's o…
    - 7 days ago 26 Nov 16, 10:11pm -
  • It's That Time of Year Again - Black Friday Fashion Advice
    Why use a needle and thread if there's duct tape?I know a number of my female readers have dealt with the whole issue of underwire bras. (for men who are unfamiliar, an underwire bra is sort of a cross between an erector set and fabric).  Then, you'…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 16, 10:05pm -
  • Thanksgiving - Surprise Visitor
    Thanksgiving was quiet.  I have to work tomorrow.  The Head squirrel is gone, and I am in charge of the division, so I'll have to work.  But still, a day off with Partner in Grime was enjoyed.  We had no plans, but to play a few board games, tink…
    - 9 days ago 25 Nov 16, 3:20am -
  • Unexpected Finds
    Partner in Grime is a Mechanical Engineer.  Or at least he TELLS me he is.  :-)  For you see I've never actually seen his workplace or a paycheck, but large amounts of money just show up in our savings account.  I tease him a little about it.A da…
    - 10 days ago 23 Nov 16, 11:53pm -
  • Bacon Care of Business - Mac and Cheese
    Temperatures in northern Illinois dropped from the 70's to the 20's within a couple of days.  I can't complain, as according to Facebook, a post of early November of last year was Abby romping in some snow in our backyard and this year we maintaine…
    - 11 days ago 22 Nov 16, 4:00pm -
  • Pocket Pistol Protection - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.
    I've owned a number if inexpensive "pocket pistols" to varying degree of success.  By success, I mean, not actually having to use it to defend myself but not being known at the range as "Noodle Wrist Johnson" or drawing blood (because if I want some…
    - 13 days ago 20 Nov 16, 9:27pm -
  • Couldn't Resist. . .

    - 14 days ago 20 Nov 16, 1:24am -
  • Cheers!
    Partner in Grime and I celebrated the new book with pizza (as I was too amped up to cook) and a bottle of wine.Now it's time to seriously just chill.I'm going to concentrate on magazine articles here in a month or two, for after three books in two a…
    - 15 days ago 18 Nov 16, 11:04pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newGriffin Armament MK1 Signature AR-15s
    Griffin Armament started as a silencer company, became known as a leading muzzle device manufacturer, grew their brand further into a full fledged AR-15 accessory source, and now their growth is reaching its logical next evolutionary step – complet…
    - 9 hours ago 3 Dec 16, 4:57pm -
  • Custom Engraved Glasses from Whiskey Two-Four
    Whiskey Two-Four continues to greatly expand their capabilities. They now offer a number of design and manufacturing services including custom laser cutting, lamination services, sewing, and more. They also offer laser engraving and they are putting…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 6:12pm -
  • Essentials Only Carrier XL™ AVAILABLE FROM MISSION SPEC
    Mission Spec continues to expand their EOC line. Their newest release is a larger version of the EOC that will accommodate larger armor inserts. From Mission Spec: Mission Spec has announced the public release of the XL version of their Ultra-light w…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:18pm -
  • Review: TacPack November 2016 Edition
    The November 2016 TacPack is one of the coolest and most interesting yet. Hopefully you are familiar with the concept of TacPack by now. If not, you can read the reviews of the previous TacPacks for some background on this subscription box. I recentl…
    - 2 days ago 1 Dec 16, 5:28pm -
  • He Went to Lone Wolf Distributors
    Forget elaborate plans with sky writing, flash choirs, rose petals, and any of that weird, sissy stuff. If you are looking to propose to a young lady, just go to Lone Wolf Distributors. They can help make that day (and her Glock) really special with…
    - 2 days ago 1 Dec 16, 4:59pm -
  • If It’s Stupid and It Works, It’s Not Stupid
    There is, at times, a major disconnect between the internet gun culture/industry and the real world gun culture/industry that exists outside the confines of Facebook, Instagram, and even this blog. I recently received an email that drove that point h…
    - 3 days ago 30 Nov 16, 5:49pm -
  • HURRICANE Hybrid Chest Rig from Direct Action
    The HURRICANE Hybrid Chest Rig from Direct Action packs a ton of features and pouches but manages to fit into a surprisingly compact footprint – especially considering it is a split-front design. The rig can hold 4 AR or AK magazines in its open to…
    - 3 days ago 30 Nov 16, 4:46pm -
  • RMJ Tactical Ka-Bar Sheath
    You know RMJ Tactical for their tomahawks but, judging by the looks of their new Ka-Bar sheath, you may know them for leather working soon. RMJ Tactical says that the new sheath has a “Vintage look and feel with modern carry options.” The weather…
    - 4 days ago 29 Nov 16, 6:35pm -
  • SKD Tactical Introduces PIG FDT-Delta Utility Glove in Multicam
    SKD Tactical has just released their FDT-Delta Utility Glove in Multicam and they are on sale for 15% for the next 40 hours or so. I have had a pair of these for the last few weeks (I was sworn to secrecy) and they are everything I have come to expec…
    - 4 days ago 29 Nov 16, 5:16pm -
  • Review: PIG FDT-Delta Utility Glove from SKD Tactical
    I have owned at least one pair of every glove offered in SKD Tactical’s PIG FDT line and in the case of what is now called the FDT-Alpha, I’ve owned several. My wife even has a pair of the FDT-Charlie Gloves. I’ve worn these gloves for years an…
    - 4 days ago 29 Nov 16, 3:04pm -

Arms Vault

  • newNightforce Optics Designates Frederick Karl to Lead Marketing
    Nightforce® Optics Designates Frederick Karl to Lead Marketing ( – Nightforce Optics, Inc., has named Frederick Karl as Strategic Marketing Manager. Fred brings with him extensive experience in product development and marketing in mu…
    - 11 hours ago 3 Dec 16, 3:21pm -
  • newAlien Gear Holsters Cloak Mag Carriers
    Alien Gear Holsters Unleashes Game-Changing Cloak Mag Carriers Hayden, ID – ( – Alien Gear Holsters, the most comfortable concealed carry holsters on the planet, is proud to announce the release of the all-new Cloak Mag Carrier. Wit…
    - 12 hours ago 3 Dec 16, 2:15pm -
  • SIG SAUER Expands KILO Rangefinder Line With KILO2200 MR
    SIG SAUER Electro-Optics Expands KILO Rangefinder Line With The KILO2200 MR NEWINGTON, N.H.  – ( – The KILO2000 rangefinder from SIG SAUER® Electro-Optics has become one of the industry’s top-performing products in its category…
    - 1 day ago 3 Dec 16, 12:55am -
  • Savage 555 Compact Over-Under Shotguns
    Stevens Adds Three Compact Over-Under Shotguns to its 555 Lineup SUFFIELD, Connecticut – November 30, 2016 – ( – Stevens by Savage Arms is pleased to announce its extension of 555 over-under shotgun product line by adding three c…
    - 1 day ago 3 Dec 16, 12:37am -
  • Springfield SAINT AR-15 Rifle & Action Target Popper Targets Giveaway
    Springfield Armory® and Action Target Giveaway Offers SAINT™ AR-15 Rifle and Popper Targets One Of A Kind “PopperPalooza” Targets Shot By Team Springfield Pro Shooter Rob Leatham GENESEO, IL, December 2, 2016 – ( – Springfiel…
    - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:55pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

  • Rick Ector to Appear on the "Real Talk With LaWanda Show"
    Real Talk with LaWanda: Tune in later today (Wednesday, November 30th, 2016) between the hours of 6pm - 8pm EST to view my first appearance on this show! Other invited guests include Alfred EasyAl Hall, Mia Johnson, and Florie Domgjoni! I will be on…
    - 4 days ago 30 Nov 16, 7:41am -
  • Rick Ector Talks Urban Outreach on Skip Coryell's "Home Defense Show"
    Home Defense Podcast Replay: My interview from last week with Author Skip Coryell (Civilian Combat) was recently published on the Internet. During our hour-long interview we discussed gun rights, violent crime, and urban outreach. It was a great disc…
    - 11 days ago 23 Nov 16, 5:17am -
  • Detroit Area Livonia Michigan Concealed Pistol License - Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
    Detroit Area Livonia Michigan Concealed Pistol License - Saturday, December 3rd, 2016We are pleased to announce our next public Michigan Concealed Pistol License CCW/CPL Class of this year! So, if you have a desire to qualify for a Concealed Pistol L…
    - 11 days ago 23 Nov 16, 2:51am -
  • Rick Ector Featured in December '16 Issue of the SAF's GunMag!
    I found out earlier today that I was featured in the December 2016 issue of the Second Amendment Foundation's "GunMag." A blurb was written about the content of my "Urban Outreach" speech from the SAF's Gun Rights Policy Conference earlier this year…
    - 12 days ago 22 Nov 16, 6:10am -
  • Rick Ector to Discuss Safe Firearm Storage on the Steve Gruber Show!
    Tomorrow morning, I will make another appearance on the "Steve Gruber Show." Guest host Cheryl Fritze and I will be discussing the recent tragedy in Ypsilanti Twp whereby a ten year-old gained access to a loaded and unsecured firearm which discharged…
    - 17 days ago 17 Nov 16, 12:42am -
  • Rick Ector Appears on Skip Coryell's "Home Defense Show"
    Home Defense Show: Earlier today, I was a guest on Skip Coryell's program. He is a fellow Gun Rights Advocate and Firearm Instructor. On the show, we talked about Gun Rights, Self Defense, and Responsible Firearm Ownership. The episode will be publi…
    - 18 days ago 15 Nov 16, 6:53pm -
  • Detroit Area Livonia Michigan Concealed Pistol License - Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
    Detroit Area Livonia Michigan Concealed Pistol License - Saturday, December 6th, 2016Saturday CPL CLASS - December 3rd, 2016 - 10am StartWe are pleased to announce our next public Michigan Concealed Pistol License CCW/CPL Class of this year! So, if y…
    - 28 days ago 5 Nov 16, 8:02pm -
  • Media Appearance Reminder: Rick Ector to Appear on "Gun Guys" Tomorrow!
    Rick Ector to Appear on "Gun Guys Show!Media Appearance Reminder: This upcoming Saturday morning, November 5th, I will be making my first appearance on the "Gun Guys Radio Show!" This show is produced by the Firing Line Gun Range in Westland, Michiga…
    - 29 days ago 4 Nov 16, 8:56pm -
  • Rick Ector To Appear in Michigan CPL Police Stop PSA
    Rick Ector To Appear in Michigan CPL Police Stop PSALast weekend, I joined Joel Fulton of Freedom Firearms of Battle Creek in a Public Service Announcement directed at CPL-holder protocol during a traffic stop. Two days of filming and taping later,…
    - 30 days ago 4 Nov 16, 3:52am -
  • Detroit Michigan Area Livonia Concealed Pistol License - Sunday, November 6th, 2016
    Detroit Area Livonia Michigan Concealed Pistol License - Sunday, November 6th, 2016Sunday CPL CLASS - November 6th, 2016 - 10am StartWe are pleased to announce our next public Michigan Concealed Pistol License CCW/CPL Class of this year! So, if you h…
    - 30 days ago 4 Nov 16, 12:16am -

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

    Notes From the American Outback

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

    Of Arms and Law

    • A very fun set of books
      I just finished "Ready the Cannons," by William Gurstelle, who also has released "Backyard Ballistics" and "Defending Your Castle." "Ready the Cannons" lists a great number of projects, mostly using PVC piping and BBQ igniters. The beverage bottle ba…
      - 9 days ago 24 Nov 16, 5:14pm -
    • Trump election drives up gun sales to minorities
      As Imstapundit asks, is there anything that Trump cannot do?There has been some thought that gun sales might slump off, but I am skeptical there. I saw an industry study years ago that tried to determine whether the rapidly rising sales were due t…
      - 9 days ago 24 Nov 16, 5:06pm -
    • Minutes of Angle, a non-technical discussion
      Right here. I find it interesting that someone one has created a computer program to calculate a group's size from a scanned-in target.
      - 11 days ago 22 Nov 16, 6:54pm -
    • Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act
      Received an email from NSSF:"Call Your U.S. Representative's Chief of Staff and politely insist that Congress act on the Energy Conference report that contains the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act. Please CALL TODAY before Congress takes up the Continuin…
      - 16 days ago 17 Nov 16, 3:55pm -
    • Newsweek's version of Dewey Defeats Truman
      I've been too blasted busy to blog much, but this is wonderful. As is this.
      - 23 days ago 11 Nov 16, 12:58am -
    • Don Kates, rest in peace
      I've received the following. For those who can remember the beginnings of the 2A movement, Don was the person who took it mainstream, with his article in the Michigan Law Review. He thereafter served an invaluable function in reaching out to academia…
      - 29 days ago 4 Nov 16, 4:10pm -
    • Gun control organization "plants"at Hillary speech
      I know, it could never happen.
      - 41 days ago 24 Oct 16, 4:17am -
    • My article today in the American Thinker
      Right here.I haven't had time for much blogging of late, because I'm so busy writing non-blog pro-gun material.
      - 41 days ago 23 Oct 16, 11:59pm -
    • New conservative PAC
      It's called Voters Aware.
      - 45 days ago 19 Oct 16, 2:08pm -
    • 2A questions at presidential debate?
      This says they will be asked, but gives no source for that.
      - 46 days ago 18 Oct 16, 10:13pm -

    Gun Politics NY

    • First antigun pushback
      There was much noise in the media after the election about the NRA advancing a pro-gun agenda in the new Congress including reciprocity. Here is the first pushback on that I’ve seen: “… Democrats have vowed to make sure that should a national r…
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 9:51pm -
    • Minus one
      With all the ballots counted, John Brooks leads incumbent Senator Michael Venditto by 41 votes. If seated, Long Island would have two Democrat Senators for the first time in decades.  Republicans are not willing accept this and will take it to court…
      - 2 days ago 1 Dec 16, 2:37pm -
    • States rights
      Bearing Arms opines, “This Lawsuit Could Shatter ALL Federal Gun Control Laws“: “… When Shane Cox began selling his homemade firearms and silencers out of his military surplus store, he stamped “Made in Kansas” on them to assure buyers th…
      - 10 days ago 23 Nov 16, 3:53pm -
    • Interesting idea
      SAF is floating the idea that the Trump administration appoint a special prosecutor to go after municipalities which violate gun rights: “… The Second Amendment Foundation suggested last week that Trump’s attorney general should appoint a “s…
      - 11 days ago 22 Nov 16, 5:04pm -
    • House Minority Leader Brian Higgins?
      Some rumor mongering from the Buffalo Chronicle, “Congressman Higgins contemplating bid for Minority Leader?” “Rep. Brian Higgins (D-Buffalo) is considering a bid to unseat Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) as Minority Leader of the House Dem…
      - 19 days ago 14 Nov 16, 1:57pm -
    • Surprise
      Apparently even the Trump campaign didn’t think they were going to win: “… The best data inside the Trump campaign and the RNC had Donald Trump’s chances of winning the presidency as a one-in-five proposition … RNC staffers thought Trump wo…
      - 23 days ago 11 Nov 16, 12:33pm -
    • Election coda
      Not much surprises me anymore, but Donald Trump pulling off a win last night did.  Hillary beat him in the popular vote, but lost the electoral college. On the positive side, it is immensely entertaining to see her lifelong dream go down in flames a…
      - 24 days ago 9 Nov 16, 2:21pm -

    Romeo Tango Bravo

    • NRA Annual Meeting 2016
      The National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting is upon us again with the appearance of some new products. Below you will find some of the more noteworthy additions to the market. This post will be updated as the meeting progresses.Heckler & Koch SP5…
      - 21 May 16, 5:09pm -
    • Long Range Shooting Handbook - A Range Bag's Best Friend
      Like most people that get into shooting I've made several missteps. The ones that I've learned most from were the ones that cost me the most money. This happens to many beginners when they've been bitten by the 'bug'. We go out and buy the gear we th…
      - 1 Mar 16, 6:59pm -
    • Griffin Armament NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSGriffin Armament Webpage
      - 23 Jan 16, 3:55am -
    • Blue Force Gear :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSBlue Force Gear Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:22pm -
    • Maxpedition :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSMaxpedition Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:18pm -
    • Battle Arms Development :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSBattle Arms Development Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:15pm -
    • Kimber Hunter :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSKimber Hunter Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 1:24am -
    • Aimpoint :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSAimpoint Webpage
      - 21 Jan 16, 11:48pm -
    • Colt NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSColt Webpage
      - 21 Jan 16, 11:46pm -
    • Magpul NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSMagpul WebpageThe Firearms Blog - Glock Magazines
      - 21 Jan 16, 2:27pm -

    Rustmeister's Alehouse

    • Facebook Page
      So, will Facebook revive the Alehouse?I'm not sure, but it sure is easier to use than this old thing.Putting it here.
      - 4 Dec 15, 11:49pm -
    • CMP Update - Slim Pickin'
      via emailLIMITED INVENTORY AT CMP STORES(March 2013):RIFLES: The CMP currently has over 12,000 unfilled orders for rifles, ammo and other items. We also still have thousands of M1 Garands. These rifles all require inspection and repair and grading be…
      - 20 Mar 13, 3:04am -
    • CMP Update - IH Garands
      via email AGUILA .22LR AMMO. As is the case with many other sellers of .22LR ammo, the CMP has been sold out. We had posted information that we were expecting a resupply in April or May. The distributor has just informed us that the manufacturer…
      - 12 Mar 13, 12:04am -
    • CMP Update - Ammo Rationing
      Aguila .22LR Ammunition.  The CMP is sold out of caliber .22 rimfire ammunition. The manufacturer, Aguila, has advised that the earliest we can expect resupply is late April, 2013, at slightly higher pricing. We are still accepting orders and wi…
      - 5 Feb 13, 1:09am -
    • CMP Update - New Yorkers Pay Attention!
      As a result of the NY SAFE Act of 2013, effective immediately, all NY customers purchasing any CMP rifles, to include the M1 Garand, to be delivered in NY must have the rifle shipped to a NY licensed FFL dealer in NY for compliance with SAFE Act…
      - 31 Jan 13, 2:53am -
    • The Newest Example...
      ... of "Beclowning Oneself"  HAS to go to Piers Morgan after his Twitter exchange with Dana Loesch, and others. Here's my favorite:Sorry. For exposing your lack of knowledge of guns. He said that after incorrectly using the term "assault rifle"*, ma…
      - 14 Jan 13, 1:36am -
    • Thank You, David Gregory...
      ... for proving to the world that laws against ammunition magazines exceeding 10 rounds is one of the stupidest and most useless laws on the books. You shouldn't be arrested for having one on your show, in blatant violation of Washington DC's law aga…
      - 14 Jan 13, 1:19am -
    • CMP Update
      via email:The Board of Directors and the CMP staff take this opportunity to thank all our customers and competitors for their support in 2012 and wish everyone a very prosperous year in 2013. Order and email backlog. Although the staff worked man…
      - 5 Jan 13, 1:40am -
    • Michael Moore is a Big Piece of Shit
      Here's why (this time) - Michael Moore's New Years Resolutions: 4. Stop saying, "I support the troops." I don't ... why would anyone sign up for this rogue organization? Because they - aww, never mind. You wouldn't understand. You're so far remove…
      - 1 Jan 13, 9:33pm -
    • RIP Stormin' Norman
      My commander: .
      - 28 Dec 12, 1:21am -

    Semi Automatic Heart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Apologia Bar Sinister...

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

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

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

      This is how AK-47's get to Paris

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

      Cruz gets it right yet again.....

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

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

    The Bluff

    The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

    The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

    The War on Guns

    • Armed American Radio
      On at 4 Eastern.Click here to listen.
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 9:00pm -
    • Attention, Xena Warrior Princesses
      Welcome to the party, pal-ettes. [More]
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 6:39pm -
    • Nine Lives Had Elfego Baca
      ... an intense gun battle in which law enforcement unleashed more than 500 rounds. [More]There's an "Only Ones" title in there somewhere, but the amount of ammo expended reminded me more of a post I saw the other day that in turn made me recall the T…
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 6:20pm -
    • 'I Carry a Gun'
      [Via Gene B] 
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:58pm -
    • Time for a Good Old-Fashioned Book Burning
      Classic Novels Pulled from Accomack Schools Over Racial Slurs [More]Diversity and tolerance demand it!What, you didn't expect the New Taliban to be satisfied with just destroying statues... ?Could you pass me the oar, N-word Jim?[Via Matt F]
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:54pm -
    • We're the Only Ones Darwin-Awarded Enough
      Darwin said having the head of a state agency focused on providing services to the poor ... carrying a gun and badge “does seem strange, yes.” [More]Yeah, whoever heard of needing to defend yourself against that demographic?The larger point of a…
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:45pm -
    • The Replacements
      One in three babies born in UK last year had foreign parent – as sky-high immigration fuels population boom ... The figures showed nine in ten London newborns had at least one parent from overseas [More]Soon, the question will no longer be "Would Y…
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 5:19pm -
    • The New Pink Panther Party
      I wouldn't be inclined to offer a center mass target, but what do I know? [More]My biggest question is if it has a "Hello Kitty" graphic.
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 4:57pm -
    • For Authorized Propagandists Who Want to Keep Eating
      We should not limit ourselves to letting such groups define themselves, and instead should report their actions, associations, history and positions to reveal their actual beliefs and philosophy, as well as how others see them. [More]So ignore the by…
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 4:34pm -
    • My Kind of Town
      My kind of razzaatazz and it has all that jazz... [More]Forget it Jake, it's Chi-Town.
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 4:24pm -

    Traction Control

    • newWhat is Love?
                        Hat Tip to PawPaw  
      - 4 hours ago 3 Dec 16, 9:43pm -
    • newToday’s New Additions: 12/3/2016
      534228137 $1,433.99 Winchester Repeating Arms M73 Sporter Lever Action Rifle, 357 Magnum, 24″ Full Octagon Barrel, Full Length Magazine Tube, Color Case Hardened Finish, Grade II/III Walnut Pistol Grip Stock, 14+1 Round Capacity, Color Case Hardene…
      - 11 hours ago 3 Dec 16, 2:39pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 12/2/2016
      XDG9445B $498.99 Springfield Armory X-Treme Duty Mod2 Sub Compact Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol with Gripzone, 45 ACP, 4″ Barrel, Black Melonite Finish, Polymer Frame, Two Magazines: (1) 9 Round And (1) 10 Round, Ambi Mag Release, Loaded…
      - 2 days ago 2 Dec 16, 1:02pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 12/1/2016
      H004FOE $821.99 Henry Repeating Arms Fraternal Order Of Eagles Tribute Edition Lever Action Rifle, 22 LR, 20″ Octagonal Barrel, Blue Barrel, Nickel Receiver, American Walnut Stock, 16+1 Round Capacity, Brass Buttplate, Brasslite Barrel Band, Tubula…
      - 2 days ago 1 Dec 16, 2:02pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 11/30/2016
      11531 $405.99 Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Double Action Only Semi-Automatic Pistol, 45 ACP, 3.3″ Barrel, Matte Black Stainless Steel Slide, Black Polymer Frame, Two Magazines: 6 and 7 Round Capacity (One With Extended Capacity for Full Grip), Striker…
      - 4 days ago 30 Nov 16, 1:50pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 11/29/2016
      1894CB45-20 $890.99 Marlin Model 1894 Cowboy Lever Action Rifle, 45 Long Colt, 20″ Tapered Octagon Barrel, Blue Finish, Straight Grip American Black Walnut Non-Checkered Stock, 10 Round Tubular Magazine, Ballard-Type Rifling, Adjustable Semi-Buckho…
      - 4 days ago 29 Nov 16, 2:06pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 11/28/2016
      JXF9F20NS $553.99 Beretta PX4 Storm Type F Double Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 9 mm, 4″ Barrel, Bruniton (Matte Black) Finish, Black Plastic Grips, Interchangeable Backstraps, Two 10 Round Magazines, Picatinny Accessory Rail, Reversible Magazine R…
      - 6 days ago 28 Nov 16, 11:05am -
    • Today’s New Additions: 11/27/2016
      DB15CKMFDE $573.99 Diamondback Firearms DB15CKM Semi-Automatic Rifle, 223 Rem, 556 NATO, 16″ Barrel, Black and Flat Dark Earth Finish, Roger Super Stoc, 6-Position ATI Mil-Spec Stock, One 30 Round Magazine, A2 Flash Hider, Forward Assist, Dust Cove…
      - 6 days ago 27 Nov 16, 3:30pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 11/26/2016
      5032 $779.99 Ruger Redhawk Double Action Revolver, 45 Long Colt, 45 ACP, 4.2″ Barrel, Satin Stainless Steel Finish, Hardwood Grips, Round Butt Frame, 6 Round Capacity, (3) Full Moon Clips, Red Ramp Front Sight, Black Blade Rear Sight 10301 $642.99…
      - 7 days ago 26 Nov 16, 2:11pm -
    • Gun Used by Sgt. Gerald Hill in Arresting JFK’s Assassin [Lee Harvey Oswald] at Auction
      [Click Picture to access Heritage Auctions] This is the gun used by Dallas Police Department Officer Sgt. Gerald Hill in the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald in the Texas Theater in the hours following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Hill…
      - 8 days ago 25 Nov 16, 5:59pm -

    Virginia Shooting Sports Association

    • Toledo Blade: Calls Renewed for Campus Carry shared this article from the Toledo Blade noting that calls for campus carry have been renewed in Ohio after Monday's car/knife attack at Ohio State:Monday's attack at Ohio State University has renewed calls to allow students to carry con…
      - 1 day ago 2 Dec 16, 4:28pm -
    • King George 4H Shooting Team Wraps Up Great Year
      The King George 4H Shotgun Club had a great 2016 season! The club would like to thank everyone who helped make the season such a success - Northern Virginia Gun Club (NVGC) for the great facility and for providing targets from the clubs shotgun b…
      - 2 days ago 1 Dec 16, 5:57pm -
    • VSSA Club Home to Olympians and National Champions
      On November 23rd, Arlington/Fairfax IWLA, a VSSA affiliated club, held a reception for two members who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics,  Gold Medalist Ginny Thrasher and Lucas Kozeniesky.  Both Thrasher and Kozeniesky are Fairfax natives and both…
      - 3 days ago 30 Nov 16, 4:47pm -
    • Alabama Nurses Get Self-Defense Training
      WBRC has the story here.  The women learned how to use firearms safely and also learned when they should or should not shoot.  Places like hospitals are considered "soft targets" where terrorists or others who want to commit mass murder believe t…
      - 11 days ago 22 Nov 16, 11:14pm -
    • NCPC and Bureau of Justice Assistance Team Up to Encourage Private Sellers to Use FFLs for Gun Sales
      Today, the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) launched a new public awareness campaign that encourages individuals to use a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) when selling f…
      - 16 days ago 17 Nov 16, 7:11pm -
    • The Youngest Gun Rights Activists in the Nation
      After the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings, this blog shared the story of two young Iowa competitive shooters, Meredith and Natalie Gibson, who are prohibited by law from handling handguns in their home state.  After learning of the prohibition, they work…
      - 16 days ago 17 Nov 16, 6:43pm -
    • Election Post Mortem - Trump and Gun Owners Win
      The election results from last night confirmed that Donald Trump tapped in to an undercurrent of unrest among a segment of the public.  Unless you were listening to certain talk radio programing, you heard that Trump was going to lose because polls…
      - 24 days ago 9 Nov 16, 4:43pm -
    • The Future is in Our Hands So Vote
      The direction our country will take for the next generation will be decided today.  It is up to us.  Vote! Then, make sure all of your gun owning friends vote!  Polls are open until 7 PM in Virginia. 
      - 26 days ago 8 Nov 16, 1:14pm -
    • Guns at Polling Places
      The media has made a big deal about this in the last couple of weeks, most recently the Chicago Tribune via the Washington Post.  The report used a story from the Huffington Post to illustrate that people open carrying at polling places are doing s…
      - 26 days ago 7 Nov 16, 8:03pm -
    • NPR: Firearms Industry Soars Amid Election-Year Angst, Shattering Records
      NPR has the story here.  NPR spoke to a gun shop owner in California for the story.  The shop owner, David Strickroth, rightly says gun owners are not convinced that Hillary Clinton supports the right of individually keep and bear arms.  He then…
      - 26 days ago 7 Nov 16, 5:18pm -

    Yankee Gun Nuts

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

    The State of Guns

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

      Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

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

      Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

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

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

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

      Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

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

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

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

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

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

      Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

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

      Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

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

      Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

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

      Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

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

    Knife Up

    • Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

      Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

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

      Top 5 Survival Knives!

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

      Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

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

      What is a Balisong?

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

      Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

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

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

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