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  • One Dead After Canton OH Resident Shoots Home Invader
    ABC News 5 Cleveland reported 07-22-19 in Canton, Ohio an early-morning home invasion in the 2600 block of Second Street NW. Police Captain Dave Davis reported the homeowners were awakened by two intruders hitting them with guns. One had a rifle and…
    - 28 Sep 19, 7:34pm -
  • Beto & Democrats Going All-In on Gun Confiscation

    Beto & Democrats Going All-In on Gun Confiscation

    Democrat Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke continues to struggle to gain any sort of traction for his campaign. With some polls putting him in 10th place, and his average sitting around 7th, some might say that it is desperation time for the…
    - 17 Sep 19, 1:30pm -
  • Did ‘Beto’ O’Rourke ‘Scramble’ Dem’s Message, or Clarify it?

    Did ‘Beto’ O’Rourke ‘Scramble’ Dem’s Message, or Clarify it?

    The Associated Press is reporting that “Beto O’Rourke’s ‘hell yes’ moment at the Democrats’ presidential debate is scrambling his party’s message on guns,” but Second Amendment advocates contend that’s not accurate; instead of “sc…
    - 17 Sep 19, 1:14pm -
  • Media Happily Lends Republicans Its Megaphone to Sell Out Gun Owners

    Media Happily Lends Republicans Its Megaphone to Sell Out Gun Owners

    “A red flag law will reduce bloodshed and respect the rights of gun owners,” Florida “Republican” Senator Marco Rubio disingenuously promises in a Thursday promo piece for universal harassment of the “law-abiding,” happily hosted by The N…
    - 17 Sep 19, 1:04pm -
  • Red Flag Gun Laws Are Rooted In Communist Methods Of Oppression
    This week government officials are set to come back from their summer recess, and I have heard from a couple different sources that the US Senate in particular is seeking to fast track legislation on Red Flag gun laws as well as a possible ban on pri…
    - 16 Sep 19, 4:00pm -
  • O’Rourke’s ‘Hell, Yes’ Candor Bares All Democrats’ True Intent On Guns ~ VIDEO

    O’Rourke’s ‘Hell, Yes’ Candor Bares All Democrats’ True Intent On Guns ~ VIDEO

    Democrat presidential hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s outburst on gun control during Thursday evening’s presidential debate, and the applause that followed, effectively erased any doubts about the true intent the candidate, his par…
    - 16 Sep 19, 2:27pm -
  • The Facts About Rifles and Crime

    The Facts About Rifles and Crime

    When it comes to our Second Amendment rights, one major flashpoint seems to be over the modern multi-purpose semiautomatic firearms, particularly the AR-15. Now, for those of us who are familiar with Justice Department statistics, we know that rifles…
    - 14 Sep 19, 5:40pm -
  • WaPo’s Desperate ‘Do Something’ Demand Inadvertently Shows Futility of ‘Gun Control’

    WaPo’s Desperate ‘Do Something’ Demand Inadvertently Shows Futility of ‘Gun Control’

    “Do something, Mr. McConnell,” The Washington Post wrings its hands and wails in a virtue-bleating Wednesday editorial. “When the Senate returns from its Labor Day recess, it must act on guns.” Something must be done! We’ve heard that befor…
    - 9 Sep 19, 11:13pm -
  • Do Something, Or The Gun Grabbers Will Do It For Us

    Do Something, Or The Gun Grabbers Will Do It For Us

    The siren call for gun control has once again lured The Washington Post onto the rocks. In an opinion piece published on-line on the 3rd of September, the Editorial Board calls on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to end his “inertia on gun sa…
    - 8 Sep 19, 6:14pm -
  • Trump & GOP Must Not Buckle To Press & Dems Looking to Destroy Second Amendment

    Trump & GOP Must Not Buckle To Press & Dems Looking to Destroy Second Amendment

    “Now I will tell you the answer to my question. It is this. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand prese…
    - 8 Sep 19, 6:05pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 204 – Crime and the 10 Commandments

    ALR Episode 204 – Crime and the 10 Commandments

    In this first Clinging to God & Guns show of 2020, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett are playing Crime and the 10 Commandments. We review crime stories from Oklahoma and Texas, try to determine how the Commandments apply and then Pastor Bennett counsels the p…
    - 6 days ago 19 Jan 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 203 – Happy New Year

    ALR Episode 203 – Happy New Year

    In the first variety show of 2020 the gang's all here. Lloyd opines about resolutions, Pastor Bennett talks about contentment, Mia is shares ideas for new year plans, and Sgt. Bill talks about everyday carry. Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran…
    - 13 days ago 12 Jan 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 202 – The Real Story of Christmas

    ALR Episode 202 – The Real Story of Christmas

    In this special Christmas tradition, the cast, family, and friends of Armed Lutheran Radio present the real story of Christmas. Featuring the vocal talents of Sgts. Bill and Kat Silvia, Pastor John Bennett, Aaron and Stacey Israel, Reagan Bailey, Han…
    - 32 days ago 25 Dec 19, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 201 – They Saw the Same Star Rising

    ALR Episode 201 – They Saw the Same Star Rising

    A Christmas message based on the account of author Henry Williamson of the Christmas Truce on the Ypres salient in 1914. That account, published in the London Daily Express in 1937, reminds us that even during that deadly and bitter conflict, we are…
    - 33 days ago 24 Dec 19, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 200 – 200th Episode Extravaganza

    ALR Episode 200 – 200th Episode Extravaganza

    Our 200th episode, recorded live with members of the Reformation Gun Club. Lloyd, Sgt. Bill, Mia, and Pastor Bennett look back at the past four years and are joined by special guests Bob Mayne (Handgun World podcast), Pastor Evan Goeglein (Table Talk…
    - 34 days ago 22 Dec 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 199 – A Show About Nothing

    ALR Episode 199 – A Show About Nothing

    In this final Clinging to God & Guns show of the year, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett talk about everything and nothing. A look back at past shows, a discussion of cultural changes, gun rights, and a look ahead to the future. Use these Links to Support Arm…
    - 41 days ago 15 Dec 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 198 – Time, Preparation, and a Rant

    ALR Episode 198 – Time, Preparation, and a Rant

    In the final variety show of 2019, Mia reflects on the importance of spending time with loved ones, Sgt. Bill shares tips for preparing for a new shooting season now that the current one is over, and Pastor Bennett rants about some unseemly social me…
    - 48 days ago 8 Dec 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 197 – It’s Still Not Christmas

    ALR Episode 197 – It’s Still Not Christmas

    In today's episode, Lloyd talks about the overlooked season of Advent and what we are really looking forward to as Christmas draws near. Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran Radio Armed Lutheran Radio is a listener-supported podcast. If you valu…
    - 55 days ago 1 Dec 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 196 – Fourth Annual Christmas Gift List Show

    ALR Episode 196 – Fourth Annual Christmas Gift List Show

    On today's variety show it's our Fourth Annual Christmas Gift List episode, just in time for Black Friday shopping. Mia and Lloyd share gift ideas, Sgt. Bill shares some personal wish list ideas, and Pastor Bennett reminds us what's really important…
    - 62 days ago 24 Nov 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 195 – The Rise in Anti-Semitism

    ALR Episode 195 – The Rise in Anti-Semitism

    The week is our Clinging to God & Guns Show and we are talking about the recent rise in anti-semitism and how we should think and respond as both Christians and as supporters of the 2nd Amendment. Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran Radio Armed…
    - 69 days ago 17 Nov 19, 11:00pm -


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.
    - 10 Mar 16, 1:34am -
  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
    - 5 Mar 13, 1:41am -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    The OldNFO has informative and interesting comments on A New Doctor...Live From the Alamo City has a post In honor of Texas Independence Day.Bob S. has a few Tales from the Great Ammo Shortage of ’13, well actually only one tale, but a telling o…
    - 3 Mar 13, 7:55pm -
  • One Last Post on Biden and Shotguns
    One last post on VP Joe Biden and shotguns, I promise.  Well, last post until he says something else stupid on the subject.Biden tells every talking head who will have him that a shotgun is all anyone, especially women, need for home defense.  His…
    - 1 Mar 13, 11:36pm -
  • Joe Biden, Vice President and Self Defense Expert
    Biden continues with his "Shotgun beats AR-15" meme, doubling down on his affirmation that a shotgun is all you need to defend yourself.As reported in the Washington Free Beacon:Biden: ‘Just Fire the Shotgun Through the Door’Do I need to say any…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:39am -
  • Good Thing I'm Right Eye Dominant
    First thing yesterday morning I helped a friend take down a dead Post Oak in his front yard.  Post Oak trunks stay pretty thick for a good ways up there so you can picture my old rear end up a tree with my 24" Husqvarna Rancher chain saw.  Note to…
    - 25 Feb 13, 11:59pm -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    Michael Bane has a Colorado Update that is important reading for anyone lives in Colorado, vacations in Colorado or might plan to retire in Colorado.  Even if you drive through Colorado with a firearm on your side or in your vehicle, you should rea…
    - 24 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
  • James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction
    The online auction catalogs for the Spring James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction are now available.  The hard copy of catalog 1 has arrived on my front step and it is pretty much 1 full inch thick.  I have many hours of viewing, and reading…
    - 23 Feb 13, 12:53am -
  • Smoke Pot, Buy a Gun, Become an Instant Felon
    Colorado has legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.  The Libertarians, the Druggies, and the Druggie Libertarians can celebrate.  If the United States were governed as the Constitutional Republic our Forefathers created, that would be the end…
    - 22 Feb 13, 3:04am -
  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am - News

  • newThis Day in History: M1 Garand Becomes Greatest Battle Implement
    On January 26, 1945, Gen. Patton uttered the famous phrase, “In my opinion, the M-1 Rifle is the greatest battle implement ever devised.”The post This Day in History: M1 Garand Becomes Greatest Battle Implement appeared first on
    - 3 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 9:00pm -
  • newDaily Ammo Deal: 1000 Rounds Federal 9mm 115gr Bulk Pack $189.99 FREE S&H
    Palmetto State Armory has a sale on a 1000 round bulk pack of Federal 9mm Luger FMJ Black Pack 115 grain ammunition that you can get down to $189.99 with FREE shipping.The post Daily Ammo Deal: 1000 Rounds Federal 9mm 115gr Bulk Pack $189.99 FREE S&…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 7:11pm -
  • newRe-Elect Anthony Colandro To The 2020 NRA Board Of Directors
    Colandro runs a top-notch operation, has world-wide appeal with gun owners of every walk of life, and has continuously supported CNJFO and our members from our humble beginnings.The post Re-Elect Anthony Colandro To The 2020 NRA Board Of Directors a…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 3:35pm -
  • new2020 National Rifle Association Board of Directors Election Round-Up
    By now voting-eligible NRA members should have received their election ballots for the 2020 National Rifle Association Board of Directors election in your monthly magazines.The post 2020 National Rifle Association Board of Directors Election Round-U…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 3:25pm -
  • newGun Control in Urinals at SHOT Show 2020?
    For several years, the Shot Show has had Brady urinal screens in all the restroom urinals. No, they are NOT related to the Brady Campaign brand of gun control.The post Gun Control in Urinals at SHOT Show 2020? appeared first on
    - 10 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 2:33pm -
  • newDaily Deal: Vortex Strike Eagle 1-8X24mm Riflescope & 30mm Ring Mount $299.99 FREES&H
    Palmetto State Armory has a crazy-cheap price on the Vortex Strike Eagle 1-8X24Mm Riflescope & 30mm mounting rings for just $299.99 with FREE Shipping after a coupon code.The post Daily Deal: Vortex Strike Eagle 1-8X24mm Riflescope & 30mm Ring Mount…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 1:33pm -
  • Below the Radar: The Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019
    Not all attacks on the Second Amendment involve sweeping legislation. Some, like the Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of 2019, fly under the radar.The post Below the Radar: The Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act of…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 11:00pm -
  • Streamlight Launches Tlr-8A & Tlr-8AG Weapon Lights
    The TLR-8 A and the TLR-8 AG, featuring red or green aiming lasers, and offering ergonomic rear switch options with either a low or high position to match users’ shooting style.The post Streamlight Launches Tlr-8A & Tlr-8AG Weapon Lights appeared…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 9:29pm -
  • Virginia’s Lobby Day Was A Massive Success
    Overall the rally was a massive success. The only thing that was left behind was a full-size guillotine left as a reminder to the VA Legislature that we are no longer compromising our rights away.The post Virginia’s Lobby Day Was A Massive Success…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 8:00pm -
  • GTM and Shoot Like A Girl Partner to Reach Women’s CCW Market
    Along with their mission of supporting and growing the market of women who want to be self-protectors, these women-owned businesses also work with two of America’s largest outdoor retailers.The post GTM and Shoot Like A Girl Partner to Reach Women…
    - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:54pm -

Mississippi Gun News

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.
    - 19 Oct 14, 10:50pm -
  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
    - 12 Nov 15, 5:42am -
  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
    - 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

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

DC Handgun Info

  • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
    I work in security (and drive for a living as well) and often need a tiny task light that won't take up one of my hands. It's like a clip-on reading lamp, but it has the option of a bright red LED so that it preserves your night vision! To buy it, c…
    - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
  • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
    2018 Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend just asked me "How can I readily know what the carry laws are in the various states?" I said there's a perfect resource for that: the 2018 Traveler's Guide to the Firearms Laws of…
    - 5 Apr 18, 5:59pm -
  • 1911 (born 1910)? or Glock (born 1988)?
    (My Colt)I've been meaning to write up a blog post on this rivalry -- 1911 or Glock -- for some time. I may have already written a piece on it here at DCHI, but here's my current take. I have owned both a used Colt (Model 1911) Series 80 in 45 ACP,…
    - 14 Mar 18, 12:25am -
  • "Classical Liberal"? "What's That?" -- An alternative to Democrat and Republican Parties
    I have to credit the late Albert Jay Nock (d. 1943) with opening my eyes to the nature of "The State" (as opposed to government) with his incisive book, "Our Enemy, The State", available at Amazon* in multiple formats: hardback, paperback, Kindle, an…
    - 12 Mar 18, 9:10pm -
  • Olympics Biathlon (Cross-country Skiing + Target Shooting), PyeongChang 2018 TV schedule here
    Biathlon -- from the Greek: "bi" (two) + "athlon" (contest) -- is a great sport combining two high-intensity disciplines that work at cross-purposes! Cross-country skiing gets your heart pumping and your lungs working overtime, then you have to stop…
    - 12 Feb 18, 2:19am -
  • Ruger announces Mark IV (.22 LR) pistol recall!
    Ruger has found a safety-related problem with their NEW Mark IV pistols ONLY made before June 2017. Click here to be sent to the official release from the manufacturer. This manufacturing error is why it is so very important to know and observe the F…
    - 12 Jun 17, 3:31pm -
  • NOT GUN-RELATED: What will it take to pay off my credit card?
    If you're like most people, you carry a lot of credit card debt. I've got to whittle my own debt down.I checked out, one of the best sites for mortgage loans/student loans/banking/credit cards/etc. There, I found a credit card pay-off ca…
    - 3 May 17, 2:52am -
  • Remington 870 (ex-police dept. guns) on SALE NOW
    If you're a shotgun fan, and want one to protect your house, farm, etc., Southern Ohio Gun is offering 18 to 20-inch barrel Remington Police Magnums 870s at bargain prices: under $270 each! (PS: Should be DC-legal as a long gun.)CLICK HERE to be rout…
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  • Best Preparedness Blog: ACTIVE RESPONSE TRAINING by Greg ELLIFRITZ
      (Aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing by two terrorist brothers; no info available on the image.)Lately I've been thinking of boning up on tactical first aid matters. I subscribe to Active Response Training's FREE  e-newsletter. If you are conce…
    - 21 Dec 16, 4:52am -
  • SOLD OUT - Bud's Gun Shop (Online) / USED Belgian, Israeli, Hungarian HI-POWER 9mm PISTOLS
    Used Interarms Surplus FN Hi-Power 9mm 13+1 FairBud's Gun Shop (was) offering used Browning Hi-Powers (AKA the P-35) in 9mm -- several versions and conditions available: Belgian (FN, highest quality), Israeli, and Hungarian versions. Prices are great…
    - 23 May 16, 2:54am -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • You've never budgeted like this before
    Like most people I never learned any effective method to manage and budget my money while I was growing up.  Over the years I tried many of the traditional budget methods such as listing our...
    - 29 Nov 18, 6:39am -
  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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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%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • Best Backpacking Tent
    Backpacking is a unique and rewarding pursuit. It allows you to cover serious miles on foot, go for days on a trail or across the backcountry, and carry everything you need on your back. For many outdoor enthusiasts, backpacking is an exciting challe…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 20, 5:24am -
  • Best Six Person Tent
    Some of the best experiences happen in groups. If you’re spending time away with family, friends, or a mix of the two, getting away from the hubbub of everyday life can be instrumental in helping you relax and make some incredible memories. A good…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 20, 3:42am -
  • Best Car Camping Tents
    Some of the best memories you can make are packing up the car and setting off on a camping adventure with your family. Unlike hiking or backpacking, when exploring the great outdoors in your car, the weight of your tent isn’t an issue. You can opt…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 20, 2:51am -
  • Best Camping Tent
    Camping allows you to get outside, unplug, and enjoy the great outdoors either alone or with loved ones. However, searching for the perfect tent for your next adventure can seem like an even bigger challenge than leaving your house and starting your…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 10:07pm -
  • Best Deer Feeders of 2020: Feed ‘em to eat em!
    Feeding deer is similar to supporting conservation lands. It helps these ungulates survive cold hard seasons where food is scarce while establishing patterns that are easier for hunters to exploit.There are mountains of options when it comes to the n…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 9:02pm -
  • Best Reloading Kit – Locked and Reloaded.
    It is without question or doubt.The absolute worst part of shooting is the cost of ammunition.And if you do find inexpensive ammunition, you are often running sub-optimal materials through your otherwise immaculately cared for firearms.Nobody. Wants.…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 8:33pm -
  • Trigger Warning – Best Remington 700 Triggers
    In 1962 Remington introduced the 700, and the world of long-distance point and click interface was changed forever.But time marches ever onward. Over five decades after its grand unveiling and while this work of art is still a champion in its field.…
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  • Best 308 Suppressor – Speak Quietly but Carry a Big Stick
    A 308 win magnum can be as loud as a shuttle launch from the launch perimeter.That is loud enough to instantly rupture an unprotected eardrum.But with a quality noise and flash suppressor, you can reduce that ear-splitting crack to that comparable to…
    - 4 days ago 22 Jan 20, 6:21am -
  • Best .22 Suppressor – The Quiet Plink
    Little needs to be said about the value of a quality suppressor. Between protecting delicate earbud—yours and those with you—and hiding your presence for another shot from a blind or stand; it sells itself.That goes doubly so for the legendary a…
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  • Best 308 Muzzle Brake – Brakin’ 2: Muzzle Brake Boogaloo.
    A Muzzle brake—or recoil compensator if you prefer—is a simple aperture mounted to the barrel of a firearm, purpose-built to redirect the explosive discharge of a round. The most notable effect of this is to reduce barrel rise and more quickly r…
    - 11 days ago 15 Jan 20, 3:32am -

Gears of Guns

  • NEW for 2019: IWI Tavor TS12 First look
    IWI Tavor The IWI Tavor line of firearms are maybe the BEST bullpup firearms to date. I have owned a Tavor SAR 5.56 Rifle for a few years now. IWI, for lack of a better word, “previewed” the Tavor7 and Tavor TS12 Shotgun in 2018 at SHOT Show. How…
    - 45 days ago 11 Dec 19, 6:00pm -
  • DPMS G2 Recon Review
    The DPMS G2 Recon .308 Rifle If you haven’t watched our first look review of the DPMS G2 Recon, I recommend checking it out. If you are enjoying what you are watching I hope you will like and subscribe to us on YouTube. I have always loved the .3…
    - 66 days ago 20 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • Noveske Space Invader Review Feat: DeadAir Wolfman
    The Space Invader SBR The Noveke Space Invader comes in 2 configurations. The SBR version (Short Barreled Rifle) and the pistol version. Since this review is in partnership with, We were able to review this firearm in the SBR version…
    - 80 days ago 6 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • Double Star ARP7 AR pistol Review
    The ARP7 – A Name that Makes Sense. I like the name ARP7. Don’t get me wrong I like ARs called Zombie Annihilator or Space Invader or even REPR. However, if you name your rifle the xyz81435plq by Waffle Armament NO ONE WILL REMEMBER THE NAME! Tha…
    - 87 days ago 30 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • Walther Q5 Match M2 Polymer Frame Review
    The Q5 Match The Q5 Match If you haven’t checked out the first look video, I will have it posted below. We have been working with Walther for years and we recently published a review of the Walther Colt 1911-22 pistol. Last year we reviewed the Q4…
    - 94 days ago 23 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • Bushmaster ACR Enhanced Review
    The Bushmaster ACR The Bushmaster ACR Enhanced found life as a Magpul designed rifle named the Masada. Since its release in 2008-2009, it has been a very hot topic on forums. This is mainly because Bushmaster made promises that they have never been a…
    - 16 Oct 19, 7:00pm -
  • Rugged Suppressors Radiant762 Review
    The Rugged Suppressors Radiant762 Before we talk about the Rugged Radiant762, I have to say that I have been a HUGE fan of Rugged since we did our Razor762 vs. Micro30 video back in May 2018. Mounted it to my Remington 700 SPS Tactical chambered in .…
    - 2 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • Kel Tec KSG and KSG 25 Review
         The Kel Tec KSG Review We had reviewed the Kel Tec KSG once before, a few years back, but I never felt I really finished that review. Since Kel Tec released the newer KSG 25, I wanted to shoot them side by side. In our reviews of the KSG, we…
    - 26 Sep 19, 9:52pm -
  • Howa American Flag Chassis Rifle Review
    The Howa American Flag Chassis Rifle A First Look We have been working with the Howa American Flag Chassis Rifle for months and if you haven’t checked out our first look, I have it linked below (full review at the bottom). .308 vs 6.5CM in the How…
    - 18 Sep 19, 5:00pm -
  • Sightmark Solitude 20-60×80 Spotting Scope
    Today we are reviewing two products by Sellmark.  The Sightmark Solitude 20-60x80SE spotting scope and the Firefield Scarab 9-12” bipod. The Sightmark Solitude 20-60x80SE spotting scope is an entry-level scope. We decided to review this lower-cost…
    - 12 Sep 19, 5:00pm -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • Securing your gun in your vehicle: Amazon Basics Portable Security Case XL with Combination Lock
    It seems that hardly a week or two goes by that you don't see or hear news of a gun getting stolen from a vehicle. More often than not, the vehicle was unlocked and the gun was just sitting under a seat, in a center console, or a glove box.This i…
    - 12 May 19, 10:47pm -
  • Go get yourself some cheap (safety) sunglasses...
    I have to make a confession... while I have a fairly expensive set of Oakley Radar shooting safety glasses... and a couple of other more costly brands too... more often than not, you'll find me wearing a set of Walmart's Safety Vu Bifocal Safety Gla…
    - 14 Apr 19, 11:43pm -
  • Every Day Preparedness for Regular Folks: The Dorcy LED Mini Lantern...
    Sometimes inexpensive is cheap... and sometimes inexpensive is good enough. Good enough is right where the Dorcy LED Mini Lantern falls in providing a good, portable, and affordable light source for regular folks during a power outage, while camping,…
    - 8 Apr 19, 8:34pm -
  • Guys... don't box yourselves in.
    Sometimes, you just can't make stuff up that's as dumb as reality. I recently saw a man in a public restroom set his pistol on the top of the urinal while he relieved himself. Now before you think or say you'd never be that dumb... would you use a wa…
    - 31 Mar 19, 2:35am -
  • Making space... before you need it!
    I recently read a story about a gal who was assaulted and robbed between her vehicle and the fuel pumps while filling up at a gas station. I thought I'd share a simple tip: Create space at the pump!You don't have to park right up tight, next to the…
    - 23 Mar 19, 6:39pm -
  • Daylight Savings Time... our semi-annual readiness check.
    Well, I'm still looking for that hour I lost last night, but we should get it back next fall. Twice a year... here in Ohio... we change our clocks for Daylight Savings Time. While the advantages gained are debatable... it's our semi-annual reminder t…
    - 13 Mar 17, 12:54am -
  • I'm a pretty good shot... and hand, finger, and grip strength have a lot to do with it.
    While most of the firearms we have are "stock", we still have quite a few with modifications... including various "trigger jobs" on rifles, shotguns, and handguns. A friend recently told me he was ordering a "Ghost Trigger" for his Glock because the…
    - 22 Feb 17, 12:20am -
  • Pepper-Spray should be part of your Every Day Carry...
    After recently spending some time answering questions and discussing pepper-spray with several different folks, I decided to post some of my thoughts about carrying pepper-spray for defensive use. In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a SABRE Red ce…
    - 2 Feb 17, 3:00pm -
  • 32,800 rounds through a Ruger SR9...
    It's been almost ten years since Ruger introduced the SR9 and SR9c pistols... and more than eight years since our family adopted the SR9 and SR9c as our primary pistols for home and self-defense.  We own... well, let's say more than six and less tha…
    - 20 Jan 17, 3:00pm -
  • Why do you yell at your targets?
    The gals and I are fortunate to have our own shooting range out back... it allows us to shoot regularly... pretty much whenever we want. Sometimes friends, students, and others will join us for some shooting fun, practice, and training. Not too long…
    - 12 Jan 17, 3:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

    My Gun Culture

    • New Year’s Shooting Resolutions
      So, it’s halfway through the first month of 2020 and most of us have already failed at maintaining those New Year’s resolutions. I know I’ve already given up Tactical Prancersize. Not that it doesn’t have potential, I just need to spend more…
      - 6 days ago 19 Jan 20, 7:35pm -
    • An Inside Look at How AR-15 Barrels Are Made: DC Machine
      DC Machine is the biggest machining company you may never have heard of. However, you are likely familiar with Palmetto State Armory, located in Columbia, South Carolina. PSA is one of the fastest-growing gun companies in the history of ever. While…
      - 7 days ago 19 Jan 20, 12:34am -
    • Should I “Clean” My Airgun?
      The term “airgun” covers a broad set of categories. It’s kind of like using the phrase “internal combustion vehicles.” Those might be cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf carts, tractors, and even airplanes. In the “airgun” world there are l…
      - 30 days ago 26 Dec 19, 3:30pm -
    • Mid-Range AR Cartridges: .223 Remington, 300 AAC Blackout, and 6.8 Remington SPC
      Recently, a friend and I have been discussing “in-between” caliber options for the AR-15 platform. There are a plethora of proven options for close-range shooting with a light to moderate recoil tax. Think about the classic AR-15 chambered in .22…
      - 39 days ago 17 Dec 19, 12:38pm -
    • How Do You Buy a Used Gun?
      The nifty thing about firearms is that they’re designed to last a long, long time with reasonable maintenance. I’m not even an antique aficionado but I regularly shoot pistols and rifles in my small collection that were manufactured in 1936, 1944…
      - 40 days ago 16 Dec 19, 11:35pm -
    • 2019 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Gun Person in Your Life
      It’s that time again to fill your favorite gun person’s gear bag with new stuff. Of course, there’s no reason you can’t use the holidays as an excuse to buy coveted items for yourself while you’re at it.Here are a few of my favorite ideas t…
      - 40 days ago 16 Dec 19, 11:11pm -
    • Best Handgun Sights by Type – We Range Test Express, Post & Notch, and Red Dots
      One of the easiest things to personalize on a handgun is the sight system. There are a zillion sighting options on the market, each promising to be the ideal solution, so how do you decide? You’ll find post and notch solutions, fiber optics, u-notc…
      - 40 days ago 16 Dec 19, 11:10pm -
    • Is the .40 Dead?
      The .40 died before it was born. That’s a rotten way to start a fulfilling life, but there you have it. Thanks to a shortsighted, bean-counting corporate management team way back in 1978, the .40 B&S, the predecessor to what we now know as the .40,…
      - 43 days ago 13 Dec 19, 6:24pm -
    • America’s 1st Freedom | AR-15 Part 3: Why it is America’s Rifle
      Is there anything more patently patriotic than an Air Force flyover? Think about it. Whether at a big game or Fourth of July celebration, seeing jets scream across the sky in tight formation just gives me goosebumps. So, I guess it’s apropos that t…
      - 47 days ago 9 Dec 19, 4:44pm -
    • AR-15 Part 2: Reasons for Home Defense
      As the saying goes, if you’re in a fair fight with an attacker, then you need to reconsider your tactics. Read the rest: AR-15 Part 2: Reasons for Home DefenseThe post AR-15 Part 2: Reasons for Home Defense appeared first on My Gun Culture.
      - 51 days ago 5 Dec 19, 7:01pm -

    Gun Pundit

    • Gun Cleaning and Maintenance
      At the request of a reader and also a close friend of mine, we will be covering the topic of cleaning a gun and what you need to know. Cleaning and maintaining a firearm is one of those methods that transcend time by being passed down through generat…
      - 60 days ago 27 Nov 19, 8:45am -
    • Tools Needed to Build an AR15
      Before you start slaving away at building an AR15, you might want to consider picking up some tools. Some will be absolutely required, some recommended, and some just to make your life easier. Building an AR is fun and easy…if you’re prepared. If…
      - 65 days ago 22 Nov 19, 4:06am -
    • Gun Range Etiquette
      Like anything else, there are certain standards that you should follow when shooting your firearm at the gun range. This is known as range etiquette and is important to you enjoying your experience, and also the people around enjoying there’s. If y…
      - 69 days ago 18 Nov 19, 8:00am -
    • Why You Need to Catch a .22
      There is no better feeling than holding an old .22 rifle. The glazed wood and years of oil residue will transport any shooter back in time. There is something familiar and nostalgic about a .22 that is unrivaled. Most people learned to shoot with t…
      - 69 days ago 18 Nov 19, 4:14am -
    • Parts of a Cartridge
      There is a lot of misconception when it comes to firearm ammunition. People throw around the word “bullet” all the time, but 99% of the time it is used inaccurately. It is important to understand the difference between the parts of a cartridge if…
      - 69 days ago 18 Nov 19, 3:53am -
    • Building vs Buying an AR15 – Which is Right for You?
      Most likely know about this gun called the AR15. You see them on the news and you see the military using a version of them. You know, the evil black rifle that you have probably heard so much about. Well, believe it or not, the AR15 is by far the mos…
      - 73 days ago 14 Nov 19, 8:53am -
    • Handling a Misfired Round
      Knowing what a misfire is and how to handle them is something that every single shooter needs to know. Dealing with a misfired round is vital to having a strong foundation as a gun enthusiast. Hopefully most of the people reading this already know wh…
      - 73 days ago 14 Nov 19, 8:24am -
    • Top 5 Factors To Consider When Buying A Gun – The Right Way
      Interested in picking up a gun? That’s great! Welcome to the club. You may be thinking “hot damn, I’m going to go pick up something today.” That’s fine, but there is more to being a firearms owner than just physically possessing one. Well,…
      - 74 days ago 13 Nov 19, 4:13am -
    • What is “Mil-Spec”?
      Milspec is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot in the gun community. When you are researching AR15 parts or reading up on them, you will see milspec pop up again and again. But what exactly does it mean? Not a lot of people seem to know…
      - 74 days ago 13 Nov 19, 3:37am -
    • Rimfire vs Centerfire – What’s the Difference?
      There are two classes of ammunition that you will encounter during your shooting days. Rimfire and centerfire. Comparing the two is like comparing cars. They do the same thing and get the same result, but they vary in how they do it. The primer is st…
      - 75 days ago 12 Nov 19, 8:49am -

    Home on the Range

    • Tools that Bind, Tools that Free
      I remember the day well.  I was cleaning out a storage unit that I had rented when I sold my last house, with the last of the lightweight gear loaded in the truck, tied together and down by strands of paracord. Like baling twine to a farmer, it's th…
      - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 3:43pm -
    • Bookend Dogs
      Move the antique coffee table to vacuum, leave the room for 2 minutes and. . . .
      - 6 days ago 19 Jan 20, 1:19pm -
    • Line Up
      How many of you use a clothesline?  The crash pad I had after I sold my house but before I got married had a washer/dryer built into a little closet but at home, a line is used, in the winter, set up across the laundry area. Yes, the clothes are…
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 12:57pm -
    • Monday Night Zombie
      What? You were thinking of Monday night football? Not at Home on the Range.Mr. M and P 9, meet the zombies. 35 feet away and hungry.I'm afraid the lawyer looking dude got a couple of holes in him. Well, if the Zombies get you, trust your friends to p…
      - 12 days ago 14 Jan 20, 12:11pm -
    • Range Classics - DIY Dinnertimne
      On the basics -"The gunsmith should, and probably will, be quite content to master the task of screwing in a brass front sight on a shotgun without having the sight look as if it had been mashed between two moving gears."- Professional Gunsmithing by…
      - 16 days ago 9 Jan 20, 2:56pm -
    • Quotes of the Day
      "The problem with quotes on the Internet is thatit is often difficult to verify their authenticity."- Abraham Lincoln
      - 20 days ago 6 Jan 20, 3:07am -
    • Welcome to the 20's - Global Warming, Flappers, and You
      Old NFO sent me this  on some time back"The Arctic ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from Consulafft, at Bergen,…
      - 24 days ago 1 Jan 20, 1:49pm -
    • Range Round Up Recipie
      Veal Scallopini?   OK, OK, already. Put those big brown eyes AWAY there Clyde.Well, I no longer live on the farm, but I have friends and family who are farmers so I still know my way around a barn, and a kitchen.This Week's Home on the Range  Reci…
      - 25 days ago 31 Dec 19, 5:36pm -
    • Falling Up
      As kids it seems we tumbled to the ground on a regular basis, the knees on our jeans mended with these iron-on patches that never quite matched the denim. Such repairs weren't a sign that our parents were thrifty and wouldn't buy us new pants, it was…
      - 27 days ago 29 Dec 19, 4:51pm -
    • It's a Geeky Christmas
      It's hard to believe but this is the 9th Christmas Partner in Grime and I have had as a couple.  The first was memorable.  I had a tumble on ice while walking Barkley and tore my meniscus.  After two days on Partner's recliner with frozen peas on…
      - 31 days ago 25 Dec 19, 9:27pm -

    Jerking the Trigger

    Arms Vault

    • newJeff Kruse – Friend & Shooting Industry Mentor
      It is with great sadness that ArmsVault announces the passing of Jeff Kruse, founder of Fox Prairie Gun Range in Noblesville, Indiana.The post Jeff Kruse – Friend & Shooting Industry Mentor appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 22 mins ago 26 Jan 20, 12:02am -
    • newJerry Miculek Signs With Hoppe’s And Champion
      Jerry Miculek, legendary shooter will serve as an ambassador for both Hoppe's and Champion during the 2020 competitive shooting season.The post Jerry Miculek Signs With Hoppe’s And Champion appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 1 hour ago 25 Jan 20, 11:08pm -
    • Burris AR-Signature QD P.E.P.R. Mount
      Burris introduces the new streamlined AR-Signature QD P.E.P.R. quick-detach mount. This Mount is available from Burris for an MSRP of $156 and $180.The post Burris AR-Signature QD P.E.P.R. Mount appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 8:07pm -
    • Greg Hamilton and Sean Murphy Take Top Tough Man Honors
      PROOF Research’s own Weapons Test Specialist, Greg Hamilton and Nightforce team member, Sean Murphy took top honors in the Tough Man Challenge.The post Greg Hamilton and Sean Murphy Take Top Tough Man Honors appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:37pm -
    • Burris At 2020 SHOT Show
      Burris will be attending SHOT show 2020, debuting the XTR III Rifle Scope and Accessories. Stop by their booth to check out their products.The post Burris At 2020 SHOT Show appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 4:50pm -
    • Burris RT-15/ RT-25 Rifle Scopes
      Burris introduces two new Rifle Scopes. The new RT-15 and RT-25 rifle scopes are designed for fun at the range or high-stakes competition.The post Burris RT-15/ RT-25 Rifle Scopes appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 3:57pm -
    • Kent Cartridge SHOT Show
      Kent Cartridge announces new booth location and new products for SHOT Show 2020. Stop by the newly designed booth to check out Kent’s entire product line.The post Kent Cartridge SHOT Show appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 8:06pm -
    • RCBS New Products At 2020 SHOT Show
      During the 2020 SHOT Show, RCBS will launch a variety of new products designed to simplify and improve reloading procedures.The post RCBS New Products At 2020 SHOT Show appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 7:04pm -
    • Silent Legion SHOT Show 2020
      SHOT Show brings together the entire firearms/shooting sports industry. Silent Legion will be there displaying their high-quality suppressors/accessories.The post Silent Legion SHOT Show 2020 appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 6:27pm -
    • Bond Arms Introduces The Grizzly
      Bond Arms introduces the newest member of its Rough Series family, The Grizzly. The Grizzly joins Bond Arms' Rough Series, the Rowdy and Roughneck models.The post Bond Arms Introduces The Grizzly appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 5:38pm -

    Legally Armed in Detroit

    Learn About Guns

    NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

    • Should I put AR-15 style and other firearms in my Gun Trust
      A Gun Trust should be designed to hold all firearms including those restricted by the NFA including your AR-15s.  All of our Gun Trusts are designed for all of your firearms. As an owner of many types of guns, I designed this trust to deal with issu…
      - 23 Feb 18, 5:32pm -
    • Evacuation with NFA firearms and Form 20 Approval
      Over the past several weeks I have received several inquires regarding evacuation with Machine Guns or other NFA firearms.  While I always recommend obtaining Form 20 approvals for all NFA firearms in advance for each state you may travel to in the…
      - 6 Sep 17, 2:11pm -
    • Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16
      There are several type of Title II firearms which are sold by FFL dealers with a Class 3 SOT license. These items are restricted by the National Firearms Act as well as Iowa state law. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purcha…
      - 30 Aug 16, 5:07pm -
    • Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer
      In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer.  Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to three years o…
      - 29 Aug 16, 7:25pm -
    • ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay
      We often get questions regarding muzzle brakes and some of the kit suppressors that can be found on eBay and Facebook.  Our advice is to buy a real suppressor and not fool around with these “kits”. When ATF arrests individuals for selling these…
      - 23 Aug 16, 3:19pm -
    • Indiana (IN) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated July 2015
      There are several type of Title II firearms that are restricted by the National Firearms Act. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II firearms by a class 3 SOT in addition to the compliance that i…
      - 9 Aug 16, 12:06pm -
    • Gun Trusts post 41F ATF instructions and CLEO instructions
      We have updated the forms on the website and instructions for completing a Form 1  see Form 4  see Form 5  see Form 23 see https://www.G…
      - 15 Jul 16, 7:49pm -
    • eForms Down on eve of 41F
      Looks like eForms is down so no new submissions electronically before the implementation of 41F.
      - 12 Jul 16, 8:02pm -
    • ATF FAQ on 41F
      How Does Final Rule 41F Change Current NFA Regulations? The final rule affects the NFA regulations by: • defining the term “responsible person,” as used in reference to a trust, partnership, association, company, or corporation; • requiring r…
      - 8 Jul 16, 7:50pm -
    • Building an SBR in Washington State
      Building an SBR in Washington State The Governor of Washington has signed a bill which clarifies that it is both legal to buy an SBR and build an SBR.  Senate bill 6165 was created to address the uncertainty as to whether it was legal to build an SB…
      - 4 Apr 16, 8:31pm -

    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

    • newNY, other states sue US over printable guns
      Story here. A little late. The issue was over removal of restrictions on internet availability of the code to print the receivers, and as I recall the code is now hosted at several overseas sites. So the suit is probably vulnerable to a motion to di…
      - 10 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 1:56pm -
    • Seattle shootings: "political correctness is killing people."
      Local Dori Monson:"The two suspects in this downtown shooting have been arrested 44 times with 20 convictions and 21 times with 15 convictions. Marquise Tolbert, the one with 20 convictions, had three felonies last year alone. You tell me how someo…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 1:36am -
    • RIP, H. L. Richardson
      Founder of GOA, NRA director, political writer.
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 8:59pm -
    • Thoughts on Bloomberg
      At the Daily Beast."Bloomberg, who's quickly moved up in national polls on an unprecedented tsunami of spending and despite sitting out the Democratic debates, represents, in a way never seen in modern American politics, the melding of oligarchal…
      - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:41pm -
    • NRA elections
      Got my ballot issue today, and learned that Tucsonan Judi White is running. If anyone has links to other candidates' webpages, please post in the comments.
      - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 8:45pm -
    • UPDATE: White supremacist spotted near Virginia gun rally!
      You can see his picture here. To be fair he's not yet admitted which of the two he was.
      - 5 days ago 21 Jan 20, 1:30am -
    • Rally in VA: media reminds us what they think of us
      Story here. Don't portray it as a popular gathering in support of a constitutional right, portray it as a white nationalist/neo-nazi rally.Everytown is of course priming the pump. On Friday it sent out an email to reporters. Excerpts follow."FOR…
      - 5 days ago 20 Jan 20, 6:05pm -
    • Second Amendment sanctuaries now beginning in NC
      Captain's Quarters has the report. Six counties so far, by his count, with more readying.
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 9:18pm -
    • Lawsuit filed over Virginia governor's ban
      GoA and Virginia Civil Defense League as plaintiffs, governor and chief of capitol police as defendants. Yes, as predicted in comments, the governor's power is limited to emergency "shelters," and he's claim the entire 44 acre, wide-open, capitol gro…
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 8:45pm -
    • VA governor to ban guns at 2A rally
      Governor Northam has plans, yes, plans. An armed society is a polite society, so I'd expect this to be the most orderly and polite assembly in ages. I'd certainly be researching just what are a governor's powers to declare an emergency and outlaw oth…
      - 10 days ago 15 Jan 20, 5:16pm -

    Gun Politics NY

    • newS-2361 on Senate agenda
      S-2361A, Categorizes hate crimes as serious offenses in relation to possession of firearms, is on the Codes Committee agenda for January 27. The meeting will live stream starting at 11:30am.  Share on Tumblr
      - 11 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 1:35pm -
    • Newsbits
      Friday’s Newsbits: Elections: Member of Erie County Legislature announces candidacy for 61st State Senate seat Madison County Republicans back Rodgers in 53rd Jurisprudence: Attorney General James Sues New Trump Administration For Easing 3D Gun Cre…
      - 2 days ago 24 Jan 20, 12:24pm -
    • S-2361 amended
      S-2361A, Categorizes hate crimes as serious offenses in relation to possession of firearms, has been amended and resubmitted to Codes. Companion A-6263 has not been synced yet. From the Justification statement: “New York has seen an alarming ris…
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 3:51pm -
    • A-1589A/S-7065
      S-7065, Requires a purchaser of any firearm, rifle or shotgun to submit to a mental health evaluation, has been the topic of various alert notices floating around recently. It now has a companion, A-1589A which is currently in Codes.  Share on Tumbl…
      - 3 days ago 22 Jan 20, 4:54pm -
    • WNY gun shop owner stands out at Virginia rally
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      - 4 days ago 21 Jan 20, 12:34pm -
    • Kaminsky endorses Bloomberg
      Newsday reports: “State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Long Beach Democrat, has endorsed Mike Bloomberg for president, citing the former New York City mayor’s work to combat climate change, pass gun control and help rebuild lower Manhattan in the aftermat…
      - 7 days ago 18 Jan 20, 1:06pm -
    • Legislative Update
      Legislative update: A-8575, Relates to adding ammunition to the list of prohibited items to purchase or dispose of after certain convictions, now has a companion S-7299. A-2486A, Relates to manufacturers reporting the sale or distribution of firearms…
      - 7 days ago 18 Jan 20, 12:56pm -

    Romeo Tango Bravo

    • AAC Ti-Rant 9M :: #SHOTShow2017
      Advanced Armament Corp - Product WebpageThe Firearm BlogSilencer ShopMSRP: $799Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 20 Jan 17, 3:21pm -
    • Aimpoint Micro S-1 :: #SHOTShow2017
      Aimpoint - Product WebpageAll Outdoor Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 19 Jan 17, 9:26pm -
    • Strike Industires MP5 Upper Kit :: #SHOTShow2017
      Photo Credit :: Soldier SystemsStrike Industries - Product WebpageSoldier SystemsThe Firearm Blog Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 19 Jan 17, 2:56pm -
    • Mossberg 590 Shock Wave :: #SHOTShow2017
      Mossberg WebpageThe Arms GuideAmmolandMSRP: $455 Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 18 Jan 17, 10:20pm -
    • Kel-Tec KSG 25 :: #SHOTShow2017
      Photo Credit :: The Firearm BlogKel-Tec - Product WebpageThe Firearm Blog Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 18 Jan 17, 10:10pm -
    • Magpul X-22 Backpacker 10/22 Take-down Stock :: #SHOTShow2017
      Magpul - Product WebpageSoldier SystemsThe Firearm Blog Photo Credit :: Tactical Solutions InstagramBe sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 18 Jan 17, 5:52pm -
    • Winchester XPC :: #SHOTShow2017
      Winchester XPC - Product Webpage Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 18 Jan 17, 5:38pm -
    • CZ 527 American Suppressor Ready :: #SHOTShow2017
      CZ - Product WebpageMSRP: $748300 Blackout and 7.62x39mm Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 18 Jan 17, 5:14pm -
    • Q Honey Badger :: #SHOTShow2017
      Q - Product WebpageSoldier Systems Got to shoot the @the_official_q #honeybadger and #halfnelson suppressor smooth...need one! #unpossible #shotshow2017 #mediaday #downrangefirearmstraining #igmilitiaA video posted by Down Range Firear…
      - 17 Jan 17, 10:13pm -
    • Yankee Hill Machine Silencers :: #SHOTShow2017
      Yankee Hill Machine - Product WebpageSilencer Shop Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!
      - 17 Jan 17, 9:28pm -

    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

    • Wofür das Gewehr steht
      Image : Ernst Hodel
      - 3 Jul 17, 8:15pm -
    • Armatissimi e liberissimi

      - 30 Jun 17, 12:27pm -
    • Finger weg vom Schweizer Waffenrecht!
      The Swiss Gun Blog ist ein stolzer Supporter der Aktion “Finger weg vom Schweizer Waffenrecht” von Patrick Jauch. Patrick hat in den letzten Monaten  im Alleingang (!) die Kommunikation der Schweizer Waffenbesitzer revolutioniert. Er hat den alt…
      - 27 Jun 17, 6:05am -
    • Morgarten: Toujours tricher, toujours gagner
      Diese Rede, die der damalige Verteidigungsminister Ueli Maurer vor zwei Jahren anlässlich des Jubiläumsfests „700 Jahre Schlacht am Morgarten“ vom 21. Juni 2015 beim Morgarten-Denkmal gehalten hat, ist etwas vom Feinsten, das ein Schweizer Pol…
      - 22 Jun 17, 7:00am -
    • Re-boot von ProTELL
      An einer denkwürdigen ausserordentlichen GV haben die Mitglieder von proTELL am 17. Juni im Albisgüetli Zürich einen neuen Vorstand bestellt. Damit ist gesichert, dass das Anliegen eines liberalen Waffenrechts wirksam und mit frischem Elan gegen d…
      - 20 Jun 17, 6:39am -
    • 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 -

    The War on Guns

    • We're the Only Ones Unwarranted Enough
      Deputies Caught on Camera Entering Home after Cutting Wires to Outside Cameras [More]Hey, if the resident wasn't doing anything wrong, they wouldn't have been there.[Via Neil W]
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 10:27pm -
    • We're the Only Ones Chillin' Enough
      NYPD officer, fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say [More] Another cold case solved![Via Michael G]
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 10:23pm -
    • Only the Beginning, Only Just the Start
      Infringing on gun rights just the beginning, says analyst [More]True dat.Historically, death camps follow.That's why you don't give them an inch, ever, sterile bee queens Amy Swearer and the Heritage Foundation. [Via Mack H]
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 10:19pm -
    • We're the Only Ones Tarnishing Enough
      “I will not allow one officer’s actions to tarnish the relationship we have built with our community,” Merkel stated. [More]Good one![Via Neil W]
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 10:11pm -
    • We'll Have Him Out and Voting in No Time
      The man who fled the traffic stop, identified as Vernon Evander Green II, 38, of the 1300 block of 16th Street, is charged with felony homicide, a form of second-degree murder for accidental killings that occur during other felonies. [More]Don't worr…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 7:25pm -
    • We're the Only Ones Deadly Quiet Enough
      There’s a good reason why we don’t know how many Americans die at the hands of law enforcement officers every year: The police don’t have to tell us. [More]But since, based on where and when they can be armed, they're obviously more trustworthy…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 6:42pm -
    • Special Delivery
      The pizza delivery driver was not hurt, authorities said. They have not said if he will face any charges. [More]If the facts are as reported, why would he be?[Via Wynn A] 
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 6:34pm -
    • Considering the Prominent Ones, It Might Almost be Worth it
      "I’m already on Twitter, following numerous groups around the country that are ready to organize yellow vest protests. I’m ready … I’m ready to start tearing bricks up and start fighting. … I’m not — no cap, bro. I’ll straight up —…
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 6:23pm -
    • Place Your Bet
      I've got ten bucks that says this is a hoax to the first person who wants to take me up on it. [More][Via Michael G]
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 6:11pm -
    • Coming Soon, to a Hospice Facility Near You
      [More][Via Michael G]
      - 1 day ago 24 Jan 20, 6:01pm -

    Traction Control

    • newAvailable Now
      PC9610L18 $1,512.99 Springfield Armory 1911A1 TRP Operator® Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol, 10 mm, 6″ Barrel, Black Matte Armory Kote Finish, VZ Alien Dirty Olive G-10 Grips, Two 8 Round Magazines, Gen 2 Speed Trigger, Front Serrations, Acc…
      - 18 hours ago 25 Jan 20, 6:01am -
    • Movie Review: The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
      No one is as cool as Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway was hot.  
      - 5 days ago 21 Jan 20, 1:35am -
    • CBS News Headline
      The world’s 2,153 billionaires now have as much wealth as 60% of the world’s population or 4.6 billion people. Jealous much?  
      - 6 days ago 20 Jan 20, 12:49am -
    • Bill Kristol is LinkSwarmed
      At Instapundit. There is no LinkSwarm more formidable than an InstaLanche LinkSwarm. (Thanks to Ed Driscoll)  
      - 6 days ago 20 Jan 20, 12:02am -
    • Gun Pr0n: XM556 Microgun
      Prototype from Don’t Mess With Texas.
      - 6 days ago 19 Jan 20, 11:25pm -
    • Movie Review: Stand Up Guys
      I hate every movie that has Al Pacino in it.
      - 8 days ago 18 Jan 20, 1:37am -
    • Epiphany
      Hat Tip to
      - 9 days ago 17 Jan 20, 4:31am -
    • Visiting Angels are not Angels
      Reviews are not good for Visiting Angels at Since my mother was found bludgeoned to death and robbed of over $4,000 while under the care of Visiting Angels, I have to agree that Visiting Angels are not angels at all. This company…
      - 9 days ago 17 Jan 20, 3:57am -
    • Law enforcement are not playing ball with the left or their attempts to undermine our rights
      Tripp Kester of the Davidson County, North Carolina Sheriff’s department explains: Hat Tip to 2nd Amendment Daily News
      - 9 days ago 16 Jan 20, 11:47pm -
    • Aaron and Danica
      Lucky guy. I hope he wins at the Super Bowl.
      - 13 days ago 13 Jan 20, 1:11am -

    Virginia Shooting Sports Association

    • Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee Results
      Wednesday's final vote on SB240, the "red flag" bill, in the State Senate was almost foregone conclusion after yesteday's session where the bill was amended and engrossed to a third vote on a party line vote. Nothing really changed today. Much of th…
      - 2 days ago 23 Jan 20, 6:42pm -
    • Three Gun Bills Advance to Final Vote, Governor Temporarily Bans Guns on Capitol Grounds and Reduces Points of Access to One for Lobby Day
      Today, the Virginia Senate advanced SB 35 (Chipping away at state preemption), SB 69 (Handgun Rationing), and SB70 ("Universal" Background Checks) to a final vote. Expect these to be on the floor calendar for tomorrow. SB240 (Red flag bill) was pass…
      - 10 days ago 15 Jan 20, 9:35pm -
    • Only One Gun Bill on Docket in Senate Judiciary Wednesday Afternoon
      The Docket for Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee meeting has been posted and the only firearm related bill is:S.B. 51Patron: SpruillCarrying a concealed handgun; consumption of alcohol in a public park; penalty. Prohibits a person who carries a…
      - 11 days ago 14 Jan 20, 6:41pm -
    • Bill Would Increase Taxes on Guns and Ammo
      A bill introduced in the House of Delegates would implement an additional sales tax on all firearm and ammunition purchases. House Bill 960 is awaiting a committee referral. The Sportsmen's Alliance has more:HB 960 would require all individuals who…
      - 11 days ago 14 Jan 20, 6:13pm -
    • Legislative Update - Senate Judiciary Advances Gun Control Bills
      After an hour delay in starting this morning's committee meeting, caused by the new rules banning firearms in the building, causing staff and members to now go through metal detectors, Democrats wasted no time advancing their gun control agenda.The f…
      - 12 days ago 13 Jan 20, 9:35pm -
    • Shooting Ranges, Gun Shops, Clubs Sponsoring Buses to Richmond January 20th
      Some shooting range, gun shops, and clubs have set up buses to Richmond for the Annual Lobby Day on January 20th. While a number of gun bills may have already been heard by then, they would still have to be taken up in the other house of the legisla…
      - 16 days ago 9 Jan 20, 8:15pm -
    • Senate Bill Targets Outdoor Shooting Ranges
      On January 6th, State Senator John Bell prefiled SB353, a bill that would prohibit the operation of an outdoor shooting range, defined in the bill, within 500 yards of any property zoned for residential use, with one exception, the range must have us…
      - 16 days ago 9 Jan 20, 5:15pm -
    • Gun Bills Likely to Move in 1st Full Week of General Assembly
      VSSA's lobbyist is getting indications that Northam's gun control bills will move the first full week of the legislature.  That's the week of January 13th.  This likely explains NRA-ILA's focus on the first meeting of Senate Courts of Justice on Ja…
      - 18 days ago 7 Jan 20, 6:54pm -
    • GOP, 2A Groups Reject Virginia “Red Flag” Proposal
      In Friday's eBullet, VSSA shared the article about SB 240 - Senator Barker's "Substantial Risk" or "red flag" bill, from  A follow-up article was posted on Saturday that shared comments from Delegate Todd Gilbert and from VSSA.   …
      - 19 days ago 6 Jan 20, 4:40pm -
    • Will GOP Help Pass Some Gun Control?
      State Senator Tommy Norment seems to think so.  He believes that so called "universal" background checks and so called "red flag" laws will be two likely candidates.  From Cam Edwards at made the statement at the annual Kaufman &…
      - 19 days ago 6 Jan 20, 3:42pm -

    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

    • How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

      How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

      Gone are the days when plate carriers were used only by military personnel or those in law enforcement. Today, they have become one of the most ubiquitous pieces of equipment. Not only are they a preferred load carriage option for military and law en…
      - 5 days ago 20 Jan 20, 12:56pm -
    • Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

      Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

      Long-range rifle shooting is an expensive hobby. You need the best precision rifle with bucket loads of ammo. Therefore, if you are into tactical shooting, hunting, and making long shots the Savage 10T-SR (Suppressor Ready Barrel) rifle is your best…
      - 19 Apr 19, 9:25am -
    • Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

      Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

        Having the proper knife can be the difference between life and death under certain circumstances, especially if you are in the wilderness or in combat. So how do you go about to find the knife that can be your savior in times of distress? Combat K…
      - 1 Mar 18, 12:26pm -
    • Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

      Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

      What is biometric technology? The term biometrics is derived from the Greek words bio meaning life and metric meaning to measure. Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s unique physical and behavioral characterist…
      - 16 Jan 18, 10:03pm -
    • H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

      H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

      I can’t be certain but I believe the first time I saw an MP5 sub-machine gun was in Die Hard 2. John McClane gets his hands on one after taking out an enemy with his pistol and from there the MP5 and its variants are peppered throughout the movie…
      - 10 Jan 18, 7:54pm -
    • The Importance of Gun Care and Maintenance

      The Importance of Gun Care and Maintenance

      Whether guns kill or don’t kill is a controversial topic. What isn’t debatable, however, is that gun owners need to properly care for and maintain their firearms. It’s part of being a responsible gun owner. Unfortunately, some people don’t se…
      - 10 Jan 18, 6:27pm -
    • New California Laws to Take Effect in 2016

      New California Laws to Take Effect in 2016

      Three gun safety laws will go into effect in beginning January 1st. in California. AB 1014 will allow family members to obtain a restraining order temporarily barring gun ownership for a relative they believe to be at risk of committing an act of vio…
      - 28 Dec 15, 3:30pm -
    • FAMARS Shotguns: Style of the Old Country

      FAMARS Shotguns: Style of the Old Country

      Somehow, “Holland & Holland” (est. 1835) and “Westley Richards” (est. 1812) double-barreled rifles became a standard for high class hunting weapons. However, there are companies that follow the suit although they can’t boast a centuries’…
      - 25 Jul 15, 8:09pm -
    • Beretta AR-70/90: The Patriot

      Beretta AR-70/90: The Patriot

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