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  • newIllinois Police Recover Stolen Guns. No Mention of FOIDs
    AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File In Illinois, it’s illegal to obtain a firearm without first getting a Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) Card. To get this, you must go through a background check, then you get to do that all over again when you…
    - 40 mins ago 26 Apr 19, 12:00am -
  • newDoes NY’s SAFE Act Impact The Sick? Sure Looks Like It
    AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File New York’s SAFE Act is problematic on so many levels it’s not even funny. It’s probably the most anti-gun piece of legislation we’ve seen in a long, long time. The sweeping gun control act created a lot of differen…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:00pm -
  • newUniversity of Wyoming Uses Taxpayer Money To Fight Against Rights
    Image via Pixabay A lawsuit is currently working its way through the Wyoming courts on whether or not universities have the authority to restrict guns on campus. The law sure as hell looks very clear, but one court has already ruled that the law does…
    - 5 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • newGun Safes Make Sense, But Not For Every Case
    AP Photo/Dave Martin I’m a big proponent of locking up your guns, especially when you have children in the house. What I’m not a fan of, however, are laws that require people to do so. Yesterday, the New York Times ran an article all about how l…
    - 7 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 6:00pm -
  • newRI To Put ‘Threat Assessment Teams’ Into Schools To Combat Shootings
    AP Photo/Yakima Herald-Republic, TJ Mullinax, File The one thing none of us want to see is another school shooting. If that era of American history is behind us, then good riddance. Regardless of any political ramifications, the truth is that school…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:00pm -
  • newKamala Harris Claims A Million Women Shot, But Have They?
    AP Photo/Elise Amendola Politicians like to throw out numbers, especially when they’re trying to make a point. It doesn’t necessarily matter if the numbers are correct, just so long as they’re big numbers. The ballpark of a million is a good on…
    - 11 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 2:00pm -
  • newNRA Sues Los Angeles Over Disclosure Requirements
    Image via Pixabay When the city of Los Angeles passed requirements that contractors have to disclose all ties to the National Rifle Association, we all knew what it was really about. The city wasn’t likely to grant contracts to anyone with those ti…
    - 12 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 12:30pm -
  • Florida Father Shoots Carjacking Kidnapper
    Image via Pixabay When people decry Stand Your Ground laws, they tend to misrepresent them as somehow legalizing murder. They think you can gun someone down and say you thought they were scary and walk. That’s not how it works, and that isn’t wha…
    - 1 day ago 25 Apr 19, 12:00am -
  • How Dem Candidates Embracing Gun Control May Well Backfire
    AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File The 2020 campaign field is growing quickly. Everyone from former vice presidents to mayors of towns of 122,000 people is running for a shot at President Donald Trump. More and more, though, the candidates are embracing gun…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 10:00pm -
  • Why Doctors May Not Be Best Choice Of Voice On Gun Debate
    AP Photo/Molly Riley The National Rifle Association famously told doctors to “stay in your lane.” A number of doctors replied with images arguing that gun violence was, indeed, their lane. They argued that since they were the ones who dealt with…
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 8:00pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • new500 Years Ago
    H/t Bracken for the meme above and this Vdare piece on Cortes, the peaceful Amerindians, and today. Beaucoup badthink.
    - 11 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 1:10pm -
  • newA Look Inside The Machine
    NYT: I Used to Work for Google. I Am a Conscientious Objector. Irony intensifies. RTWT, nonetheless.
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  • Facebook’s New Lawyer Knows All About Collecting Data — She Helped Draft the Patriot Act
    Not good. Even a simple post such as this will not survive, as WRSA did not explicitly seek and receive permission to link both the article and image. Do you understand yet? Get planning and resourcing how you will send … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 12:47pm -
  • All Soy To The Horizon
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  • Black Pigeon Speaks
    FUSA, anyone? (H/t MB via Gab)
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 12:23pm -
  • Herschel: Bugging Out?
    Think hard through your options. You don’t have enough friends who will kill when needed. Work on that.
    - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 1:06am -
  • Heartiste: Why Mockery Trumps Rage (For Now)
    Think baited ambush. With imagery and words. The opponent is distracted, disheartened, and dissolving into a pool of sputter. Test? Print HONK on a 8.5×11 sheet of paper. Magnum edition has a graphic of a clown horn below the text. … Continue read…
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  • Steyn: Taqiyya For Easter
    Thank Gaia for journalists. Their relentless advancement of The Narrative will advance all into the Green New Deal Ooh-topia.
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  • On Notre Dame
    JJ washes away the sentimentality. RTWT.
    - 2 days ago 23 Apr 19, 1:39pm -
  • Honk!
    LOL. From a reader.
    - 2 days ago 23 Apr 19, 12:57pm -

Patriot Rising

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 167 – Ride-share, Holsters, and Holy Week
    This week we celebrate Easter with a new variety show. We bring you thoughts on Easter from Pastor Bennett, commentary on suffering from Lloyd, a holster review from Sgt. Bill, and some important safety tips from Mia to remember when you use ride-sha…
    - 4 days ago 21 Apr 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 166 – Tertullian and Christian Pacifism
    Over The Years Pastor Bennett And I Have Rebutted Quite A Few Arguments Made By Anti-Gun Christians, Many Of Whom Point To The Words Of The Early Church Fathers To Conclude That, As Christians, We Should Not Own Guns For Self-Defense and Support Gun…
    - 11 days ago 14 Apr 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 165 – Accuracy, the 10 Commandments, and a Rant
    In this week's episode it's our bi-monthly variety show with tips from Sgt. Bill, a pontification from Pastor Bennett and a rant about the Eighth Commandment and the use of the term “anti-gun Christian.” Use these Links to Support Armed Lutheran…
    - 18 days ago 7 Apr 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 164 – Fifth Sunday Special with Amanda Suffecool
    In this first “Fifth Sunday Special” for 2019, we are joined by special guest Amanda Suffecool, co-host and producer of Eye On the Target Radio. We talk about how she got into firearms instruction and radio, the annual Preppers Ball and Firearms…
    - 25 days ago 31 Mar 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 163 – Stump the Pastor
    This week's Clinging to God & Guns episode we're playing a new round of Gun Ban Theology, better known as “Stump the Pastor.” Lloyd reads three brief excerpts from gun-ban Christians who refer to Scripture to back up their arguments and Pastor Be…
    - 32 days ago 24 Mar 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 162 – Earplugs, Magwells, and the Decline of Western Culture
    On this week's variety show, Mia reviews Decibullz hearing protection (and Turkey season), Sgt. Bill is talking magwells and how to focus on improving your reloads, and Lloyd shares his thoughts on the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand. Self Defens…
    - 39 days ago 17 Mar 19, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 161 – More Crime and the 10 Commandments
    In today's episode we are playing more “Crime and the 10 Commandments.” Lloyd and Pastor Bennett look at a couple of interesting crime stories and discuss Castle Doctrine, forgiveness, and the Ten Commandments. Use these Links to Support Armed Lu…
    - 46 days ago 11 Mar 19, 12:00am -
  • ALR Episode 160 – Ash Wednesday, Gun Safety, and Bad Laws
    This week is another variety show with a training tip about gun safety from Sgt. Bill Silvia, Mia Anstine's thoughts on the new, Draconian gun-control bills that have just passed the House of Representatives, and Pastor Bennett pontificates about Sin…
    - 53 days ago 4 Mar 19, 12:00am -
  • ALR Episode 159 – Doctrine of The Lesser Magistrates
    The doctrine of the lesser magistrates declares that when the superior or higher civil authority makes an unjust/immoral law or decree, the lesser or lower ranking civil authority has both the right and duty to refuse obedience to that superior autho…
    - 60 days ago 25 Feb 19, 12:00am -
  • ALR Episode 158 – Conscience, Patches and Practice
    It's our variety show week and Sgt. Bill has a tip for focusing your practice, Mia shares another great product from SHOT Show, and Pastor Bennett responds to a listener email. Ballistic Minute with Sergeant Bill If you want to get better as a shoote…
    - 67 days ago 18 Feb 19, 12:00am -


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…
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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…
    - 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…
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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…
    - 25 Feb 13, 11:59pm -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    Michael Bane has a Colorado Update that is important reading for anyone lives in Colorado, vacations in Colorado or might plan to retire in Colorado.  Even if you drive through Colorado with a firearm on your side or in your vehicle, you should rea…
    - 24 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
  • James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction
    The online auction catalogs for the Spring James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction are now available.  The hard copy of catalog 1 has arrived on my front step and it is pretty much 1 full inch thick.  I have many hours of viewing, and reading…
    - 23 Feb 13, 12:53am -
  • Smoke Pot, Buy a Gun, Become an Instant Felon
    Colorado has legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.  The Libertarians, the Druggies, and the Druggie Libertarians can celebrate.  If the United States were governed as the Constitutional Republic our Forefathers created, that would be the end…
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  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am - News

  • newCivet 12 Box Magazine Pump-Action Shotgun – Video Review
    The Civet 12 from SDS Imports accepts Remington 870 furniture and feeds from affordable Saiga 12 magazines. What's not to like?The post Civet 12 Box Magazine Pump-Action Shotgun – Video Review appeared first on
    - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 11:00pm -
  • newSIG SAUER 1911 We the People CO2 BB Gun – Review
    If you're looking for a fun CO2 BB pistol to plink with, hunt birds or scare off varmints then you need to check out the Sig Sauer 1911 We The People CO2 BB gun.The post SIG SAUER 1911 We the People CO2 BB Gun – Review appeared first on AmmoLand.c…
    - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:00pm -
  • newUSSCA Reaffirms It Stance Against Red Flag Laws ~ VIDEO
    The company's official stance is that they are against "red flag laws", the founder and president of the USCCA, Tim Schmidt, took responsibility for the mixup. The post USSCA Reaffirms It Stance Against Red Flag Laws ~ VIDEO appeared first on AmmoLa…
    - 4 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 9:00pm -
  • newIntroducing the new Wilson Combat EDC X9L with 5.0″ barrel
    The EDC X9L design combines the accuracy, ergonomics and trigger pull of the classic 1911 design with enhanced reliability, and high capacity performance. The post Introducing the new Wilson Combat EDC X9L with 5.0″ barrel appeared first on AmmoLa…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 6:49pm -
  • newTeam SIG to Appear at SIG SAUER Booth at NRA Annual Meeting
    SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce that Team SIG members Max Michel, Lena Miculek, and Daniel Horner have scheduled public appearances at the upcoming NRAAM.The post Team SIG to Appear at SIG SAUER Booth at NRA Annual Meeting appeared first on A…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 6:32pm -
  • newDaily Gun Deals: 10pc MAGPUL 30Rnd PMAG GEN M2 Magazines $8.99 FREE S&H Code
    Brownells has a sale happening on a ten (10) pack of Magpul AR15 thirty round Gen2 PMAG M2 MOE Magazines for 223 or 5.56 that with a coupon code you get for $89.99 and FREE Shipping.The post Daily Gun Deals: 10pc MAGPUL 30Rnd PMAG GEN M2 Magazines $…
    - 6 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 6:11pm -
  • newHolosun attending NRA Indy with new Rotary HS403R
    Holosun will display its full line of optics, lights, lasers and highlight some of its newest products, the HS403R, and the HE503R.The post Holosun attending NRA Indy with new Rotary HS403R appeared first on
    - 7 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 5:26pm -
  • newBurris Introduces RT-8 Riflescope
    Designed for speed and accuracy at short to mid ranges Burris Optics expands its widely popular RT line of riflescopes with the RT-8x24mm.The post Burris Introduces RT-8 Riflescope appeared first on
    - 7 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 5:20pm -
  • newCan-Am Off-Road U.S.A. Ag Sales Event
    From now until June 30, 2019, Can-Am is offering approved agriculture businesses a rebate worth up to $1,500 on select 2019 Can-Am Defender models.The post Can-Am Off-Road U.S.A. Ag Sales Event appeared first on
    - 7 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 5:13pm -
  • newSportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. Rolls Out 2019 Annual Tour
    Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed.program continues helping those in need in 2019 with the announcement of their annual ‘tour’ locations. The post Sportsman Channel’s Hunt.Fish.Feed. Rolls Out 2019 Annual Tour appeared first on…
    - 8 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 5:09pm -

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.
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  • 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…
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  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
    - 23 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
  • CSGV Fail
    So while people debate the validity of the Everytown FAIL…..CSGV failed on their own, look at the projectile…..
    - 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
    - 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 →
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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.
    - 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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!...
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  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • new15 Best Rifle Scope Reviews For The Money
    When it comes to bolt guns, it’s easy to get caught up in putting all the best hardware on the rifle, really dialing in the trigger, and perfectly balancing the whole chassis. Then it comes time to put an optic on it, and you’re left feeling a bi…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 11:30am -
  • The Best Assault Rifle of 2019
    The term assault rifle has gotten a bit muddy these days. Politicians and marketers alike have tweaked the term enough that it can be tough to determine which guns are actually assault rifles.OUR BEST CHOICEDaniel Defense DDM4V11GREAT for Short-Range…
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  • The Best Assault Rifle of 2019
    The term assault rifle has gotten a bit muddy these days. Politicians and marketers alike have tweaked the term enough that it can be tough to determine which guns are actually assault rifles.OUR BEST CHOICEDaniel Defense DDM4V11If you need a fast an…
    - 11 days ago 15 Apr 19, 4:56am -
  • The Best Assault Rifle of 2019
    The term assault rifle has gotten a bit muddy these days. Politicians and marketers alike have tweaked the term enough that it can be tough to determine which guns are actually assault rifles.OUR BEST CHOICEDaniel Defense DDM4V11If you need a fast an…
    - 11 days ago 15 Apr 19, 4:36am -
  • 11 Times the Second Amendment was Attacked and Prevailed
    Share this Image On Your Site<p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href=''><img src='…
    - 36 days ago 21 Mar 19, 1:46am -
  • The Best Survival Knife for 2019: Survival Knife Showdown
    A strong survival knife is a vital part of any bug out bag, survival, or even camping kit. Even in non-critical situations, you’ll find that your knife quickly becomes your go-to tool out in the wilderness.In these situations, your knife will get a…
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  • Ruger AR 556 Review: The AR-15 For Everyone?
    There’s no shortage of affordable AR-15s on the market. But not all of them are great rifles. Often, you really do get what you pay for.However, some rifles deliver on every dollar and offer excellent performance at a reasonable price point.Ruger A…
    - 64 days ago 21 Feb 19, 3:44am -
  • How to Interact With Police When You’re Armed
    It’s been in the news a few times in recent memory:There’s a shooting or violent crime. When the police arrive, they shoot an armed concealed carrier, mistaking him for the shooter or perpetrator.These situations are unfortunate. But they’re no…
    - 73 days ago 12 Feb 19, 3:07am -
  • 11 Facts Proving Hunters Help Wildlife Thrive
    Share this Image On Your Site<p><strong>Please include attribution to with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href=''><img src='…
    - 76 days ago 9 Feb 19, 6:07am -
  • The Best Fixed Blade Knife for Every Occasion
    Folding knives are handy for everyday carry and strong enough to handle minor cutting tasks.However, a fixed blade is much stronger, easier to get into action, and can even be a better every day carry knife, if you have the right gear for it.Obviousl…
    - 76 days ago 9 Feb 19, 5:21am -

Gears of Guns

  • Sponsored post:
    Last week I got an email from the folks over at asking me if I thought you, the readers, would be interested in winning free pistol storage ammo can. I promptly emailed back saying that none of my readers liked free pistol storage a…
    - 32 days ago 25 Mar 19, 10:00am -
  • Review: Targets and Drills the RE Factor Tactical Way
    Disclosure: This post is sponsored by RE Factor Tactical.  As always, all opinions shared are honest and my own. Back in 2018 RE Factor Tactical reached out to us asking if we would be interested in reviewing a few paper shooting targets from them.…
    - 60 days ago 25 Feb 19, 11:00am -
  • Video: Deadair Sandman S – They don’t need to know I am using cheap ammo
    Tanner shot this last week and It was suppose to be uploaded while I was in California but I left my keys with flash drive at home! ******** Follow Me Here For all our Updates! Gears of Guns Blog: Gearsofguns YouTube Channel :…
    - 97 days ago 18 Jan 19, 11:00pm -
  • Video: Rugged Testing: Razor vs. Micro30. A SURPRISING RESULT?
    As the title suggests we are testing the Rugged Suppressors Rugged razor and Rugged Micro30 in both configurations. ******** Follow Me Here For all our Updates! Gears of Guns Blog: Gearsofguns YouTube Channel : https://YouTube.…
    - 100 days ago 16 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Video: The Salvo 12 – Makes me feel like I have something really big in my hand
    Any excuse to shoot clays… am I right? ******** Follow Me Here For all our Updates! Gears of Guns Blog: Gearsofguns YouTube Channel : Gears of Guns Reviews:…
    - 14 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Video: Canik TP9DA – It might be bronze but I am betting it just might make the GOLD
    Checking out the Canik TP9DA in bronze. I really like the feel of this gun in my hands and I cannot wait to bring you in for the full review! ******** Follow Me Here For all our Updates! Gears of Guns Blog: Gearsofguns YouTube…
    - 11 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Video: Sphinx SDP Compact – A First Look
    Today I had the chance to get get behind my new Sphinx SDP Compact Alpha Wolf. This is just a first look and is not to be anything more than me unloading two mags to check fit and function. I hope you enjoy. Go follow us on…
    - 9 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Video: Windham Weaponry RP9SFS-7 – Smile and wait for the flash
    This is a fun little pistol! I don’t know the guys over at but I do know they are making it easy for me to move to their platform so we are! go follow us there!
    - 7 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Video: Trius One Step Trap – This really put a spring into my step
    This is the Lyman Products Trius One Step Trap and I have to say if you don’t want to drop the big bucks for an electric thrower you should look into getting one of these. Browning Silver First look Seriously you should…
    - 4 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Press Release: Mossberg® Celebrates Centennial with Launch of MC1sc™ Handgun
    NORTH HAVEN, CT – In celebration of the company’s 100th Anniversary, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., is announcing the release of a full-featured, 9mm concealed carry handgun: the Mossberg MC1sc (subcompact). Coming full circle from the company’s f…
    - 3 Jan 19, 2:54pm -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • 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…
    - 11 days ago 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,…
    - 17 days ago 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…
    - 26 days ago 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…
    - 33 days ago 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 -
  • Fobus Holsters, Blackhawk SERPA, and Car-Jacks...
    A while back I had a friend call me for some assistance with a flat tire on his wife's car. He had tried to use the jack he found under the little "rubber donut" of a spare tire and the jack wasn't working right, started to bend, and he thought the c…
    - 5 Jan 17, 3:00pm -

Gun Free Zone

    My Gun Culture

    • Speer to Introduce Six New Items at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits
      LEWISTON, Idaho – April 23, 2019 – Speer is shaking up the shooting industry with two high-performance products it’s introducing at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 26-28, 2019. Attendees who stop by the…
      - 2 days ago 23 Apr 19, 9:00pm -
    • Do You Need a Pocket Magazine Carrier?
      Pocket carry is all the rage given the plethora of new itsy-bitsy, teensy-weensy sub-sub-sub-compact pistols. While one can question ease of shooting, caliber effectiveness, round count, and ability to put shots on target with reliability, you can’…
      - 10 days ago 15 Apr 19, 2:00pm -
    • Which Mechanical Gun Safety is Right for Concealed Carry?
      I wonder if everyone who carries a concealed pistol goes through the same mental evolution? When I started to carry, I had a subconscious fear that my gun would go off inadvertently while carrying. While I thought about carrying with an empty chamber…
      - 15 days ago 10 Apr 19, 7:32pm -
    • Uberti’s El Patron Six Shooter: A Cowboy Classic
      I’ve always wanted a pair of matching “cowboy guns.” By matching, I mean a six-shooter and a classic lever-action rifle, chambered in the same caliber. Ideally, that caliber would be .45 Colt. Childhood dreams? Maybe. Or perhaps just because. W…
      - 17 days ago 9 Apr 19, 12:31pm -
    • High-Tech Home Defense?
      Tinkering around with a new gun and some sweet accessories has got me thinking about high-tech home defense pistols. I’ve been testing out the new Springfield Armory XD(M) OSP Threaded model with all of its associated bells and whistles to ex…
      - 17 days ago 8 Apr 19, 5:39pm -
    • How To Estimate Wind for Long-Range Shooting
      If wind were constant like gravity, making long-range first shot hits would be easy. Just let your ballistic calculator do the math and press the trigger properly. However, the wind isn’t constant—it’s always changing, often second to second. T…
      - 17 days ago 8 Apr 19, 1:38pm -
    • The Sig Sauer P225-A1: A Perfect Suppressor Host?
      The Sig Sauer P225 is a classic. It was introduced way back in the mid-1970s as a more compact version of the Sig Sauer P220. It was adopted by the West German police and called the P6. Over time as the company released more compact double-stack mode…
      - 20 days ago 5 Apr 19, 3:34pm -
    • Self-Defense Ammo, How to Test for Carry or Home Defense
      How do you go about choosing the right concealed carry ammo for your self defense handgun? There are eleventy-trillion loads on the market and twice as many opinions as to which is the best. There are endless articles and YouTube channels that do “…
      - 20 days ago 5 Apr 19, 1:32pm -
    • Should You Choose an AR-15 Rifle or Pistol?
      AR-15 pistols certainly aren’t new, but we’ve seen an explosion in the platform over the past two years. A combination of new product designs and some favorable opinions from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms have propelled these firea…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 6:31pm -
    • What To Do When Police Arrive
      Early one Sunday morning in November, 2018, police responding to reports of gunfire at Manny’s Blue Room Lounge in Robbins, Illinois shot and killed an armed security guard. As with most violent encounters, facts remain murky to this day. Not becau…
      - 21 days ago 4 Apr 19, 2:12pm -

    Gun Pundit

    • Negligible Bump
      A ban on the “bump stock” devices that made the Las Vegas attack so deadly would enjoy broad public support, according to a new poll. Yet gun policy experts say a ban would probably have a negligible effect on mass shooting deaths....This is a…
      - 12 Oct 17, 10:12pm -
    • Knives and Flaming Cats
      You can't make this stuff up....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 11 Oct 17, 10:32pm -
    • GunPundit is reloading
      Murdoc is in the process of trying to get things rolling again. Thanks for your patience....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 11 Oct 17, 9:37pm -
    • PETITION.ORG: Ban California
      Looking at the state of California, it clearly represents a high capacity magazine....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 12 Jan 17, 12:29pm -
    • Burst Review: CZ Scorpion Carbine
      James Grant of Burst Review gets his hands on a CZ Scorpion Carbine....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 11 Jan 17, 5:35am -
    • Obama’s End Hurts Gun Company Stocks
      Gun sales fell last month following the election of Donald Trump as President, and analysts see a clear connection as gun enthusiasts no longer perceive a threat to the Second Amendment the way they did under President Obama—or might have under a P…
      - 10 Jan 17, 2:29pm -
    • Umarex ARX Ammo
      The groundbreaking Umarex SpeedBand sabot was developed for use with Umarex ARX bullets in .357, .40 and .45 caliber while the base-style SpeedBelt sabot was designed for use with .50 caliber Umarex ARX ammo and performs flawlessly in both muzzleload…
      - 10 Jan 17, 2:28am -
    • No Hunting Children In Area
      Punctuation matters....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 7 Jan 17, 2:29pm -
    • January Weapon Blog Contests
      Weapon-Blog has updated its Gun Contests list with all the gun and gear related contests for the month....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the whole story.
      - 7 Jan 17, 3:23am -
    • 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 -

    Home on the Range

    • A Couple More Weeks
      And book #5 will be published.  
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 1:49am -
    • Guarding What Remains
      Archaeologists dig wherever there are bones being sought.  Rock, soil, mountains, desert, the earth is a quiet repository for that which once walked the earth. But in any action that requires interaction with both the local cultures and mother earth…
      - 4 days ago 22 Apr 19, 10:57am -
    • Ranch Brunch
      Not your typical Brunch Burrito.Buttermilk brined fried chicken tenders, tater tots, mozzarella and cheddar with bacon sour cream ranch dip in a big fresh tortilla. There was an orange in the room so it counts as a complete breakfast.Yes, tater tots.…
      - 5 days ago 20 Apr 19, 7:23pm -
    • April 18, 2014
      Five years ago on this date, Good Friday that year, he left me without saying goodbye.I had just been out to visit him.  My Big Brother had moved in with Dad some months ago.  The doctors told him he was in remission last fall, he said, for how lo…
      - 7 days ago 18 Apr 19, 11:25pm -
    • World's Shortest Range Review
      I'm naming this one Nancy. She's really small, not particularly pretty and has a mean bite if crossed.   I don't think I'd vote for one of these. On the other hand, for something with a lousy sight picture she can do deadly damage up close, but…
      - 8 days ago 18 Apr 19, 12:46am -
    • Spring Greetings from Chiberia!
      Are you sure this is mid April?Looking for the Easter Polar Bear on the way home from church!This was at 10:20.   It's been snowing heavily since that time.You could see by the footprints and the missing peanuts on the cleared spot the squirrels ha…
      - 11 days ago 14 Apr 19, 5:13pm -
    • News Alert!
      My 5th book has officially gone to print today.  It should be available on Amazon in 2-3 weeks. It's written under my blog name Brigid Johnson (Brigid is not my first name) so if you share it, do it with that name because that is how it will be mark…
      - 13 days ago 13 Apr 19, 1:36am -
    • Tell Me, What is Happiness?
      "TELL ME, WHAT IS HAPPINESS?" - Iain M. Banks Use of Weapons (prologue)On the road or with a long weekend, I usually stop in a bookstore if there is one around. So many books. The bargain books are usually entertaining in and of themselves, leaving y…
      - 16 days ago 9 Apr 19, 5:58pm -
    • Travel Kits on the Road
      Travel is part of my life, for work, to visit family, none of whom live anywhere close anymore. An average commute to work for me for many years was 150 miles plus each way, across a windblown cold landscape this time of year.  As you can from the p…
      - 18 days ago 8 Apr 19, 1:03am -
    • Saturday Eats - Danish Pancakes
      Whether you refer to them as aebleskiver or ebelskiver (same pronunciation, different spelling), the actual word in Danish is Æbleskiver and it means “apple slices” because traditionally these were made by putting a small slice of apple in the c…
      - 19 days ago 6 Apr 19, 4:14pm -

    Jerking the Trigger

    • newFHF Gear Sportsman’s Bag – Discreet, Rifle Friendly, Duffel Bag
      FHF Gear’s new Sportman’s Bag has a unique design and a ton of potential uses. If you want a bag that can carry everything you need for a carbine class, it can. If want a bag that can carry all your gear including your rifle into hunting camp, it…
      - 5 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 7:22pm -
    • newKinetic Development Group Debuts Kinect M-Lok GoPro QD Mount & Molle Plate
      Lancaster, PA – April 24, 2019 New for 2019: Attach or remove your GoPro camera to any Magpul M-LOK mount in half a second with the KDG purpose built Kinect M-LOK GoPro mount.  The mount is perfect for the three-gun shooter that wants to film a ru…
      - 12 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 1:04pm -
    • TOPS Knives Launches Dicer Kitchen Knives: Dicer 3 and 8
      The 2nd knife to be designed through TOPS’ employee design contest is also TOPS’ first official kitchen knife. The 8” chef’s knife was designed by TOPS’ photographer and graphics manager Jesus Arellano. It has more belly than you might norm…
      - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 1:32pm -
    • Sneak Peek: ATS Tactical Low Profile SBR/Pistol Sling Bag
      This prototype sling bag from ATS Tactical is designed to hold an SBR, AR Pistol, or similar. The exterior of the bag is devoid of any markings, patch panels, or PALS webbing. The interior is accessed via a full clamshell opened and features some org…
      - 2 days ago 23 Apr 19, 1:30pm -
    • Review: Streamlight Microstream USB
      I’ll spoil this review right up front. I really, really like my Streamlight Microstream USB. Overview The Microstream USB is an extremely compact LED light. It features a tail switch, a two way pocket clip (that is removable and replaceable), and t…
      - 3 days ago 22 Apr 19, 3:27pm -
    • He is Risen!
      Happy Resurrection Sunday from the JTT family to your family. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised…
      - 4 days ago 21 Apr 19, 4:07pm -
    • Arbor Arms Soft Armor
      Arbor Arms is now offering a line of NIJ 0101.06 level IIIA soft armor. The line includes plate backers in 4 sizes (S – XL) and 3 sizes of side armor (6×6″, 6×8″, 7×8″). The plate backers match SAPI plates in terms of cut. The edges for bo…
      - 5 days ago 20 Apr 19, 3:42pm -
    • Evernew Cross Stand 2 for the Trangia Spirit Burner
      I’ve been using my Trangia Spirit Burner (alcohol stove) for a while now based on the recommendation of the folks at Hill People Gear. In the time I have used it, I have tried several pot stands and haven’t really been over the moon about any of…
      - 6 days ago 19 Apr 19, 3:18pm -
    • Dot Mount for ACRO from Reptilia Corp
      Reptilia Corp is now offering their Dot Mount for the Aimpoint ACRO. This minimalist, pillar mount is machined from 7075-T6 aluminum and mounts to any M1913 Picatinny rail via a nitrided steel clamp and bolt. It provides a lower 1/3rd cowitness. The…
      - 7 days ago 18 Apr 19, 3:08pm -
    • Fostech Echo Sport Trigger Back In-Stock at Proven Arms & Outfitters
      ABERDEEN, N.C. – (April 2019) The Fostech Echo Sport is back in-stock, by popular demand at Proven Arms & Outfitters.  The Echo Sport trigger sold out in one day with the first launch!   The new shipment has arrived and is available, which means…
      - 7 days ago 18 Apr 19, 1:00pm -

    Arms Vault

    • newMTM CASE-GARD NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
      MTM Case-Gard invites all NRA member to visit their booth, #5364, at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings in Indianapolis, IN on April 26-28.The post MTM CASE-GARD NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 11:08pm -
    • newRock River Arms NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
      Rock River Arms, makers of Modern Sporting Rifles and pistols, will showcase several new rifles and pistols at the 2019 NRA Annual Meetings.The post Rock River Arms NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:32pm -
    • newRosco Manufacturing NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
      Rosco Manufacturing is proud to announce that they will be showcasing their Bloodline barrels, Purebred barrels, new products at the 2019 NRAAM.The post Rosco Manufacturing NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 9:44pm -
    • newSamson Manufacturing NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
      Samson Manufacturing will showcase new products at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits from April 26-28 in Indianapolis, Indiana.The post Samson Manufacturing NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 9:31pm -
    • newBenelli NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
      Benelli brings the latest product offerings to display at the 2019 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits on April 26-28 at the Indiana Convention Center.The post Benelli NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits appeared first on ArmsVault.
      - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 9:19pm -

    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

    • Travel tips for Indianapolis
      I haven't been able to blog for days, working on an amicus for NYSRPA v. NYC, but here's travel tips for the NRA Convention Friday, when President Trump and VP Pence are due to speak.
      - 2 days ago 24 Apr 19, 12:09am -
    • Different values in Chicago
      Redstate report reports an incident, where an armed civilian stopped two guys beating an older man while people recorded it on their cell phones:"Two things we can take from this...For one, a good guy with a gun absolutely does see to it that vi…
      - 15 days ago 11 Apr 19, 5:24am -
    • ATF examination of guns used in Las Vegas mass killing
      Attorney Stephen Stamboulieh obtained the ATF report via the Freedom of Info Act. Here it is.On p. 31, a significant statement. ATF saw no external signs that the guns had been converted to full auto. "However, on-scene ATF personnel were not allo…
      - 24 days ago 1 Apr 19, 4:59pm -
    • Tragic loss
      Every single bumpstock in the nation is lost in a boating accident. "It's not clear why gun owners were taking their bump stocks boating. Some have theorized they were using them to fish, or just wanted to make sure they weren't stolen while they w…
      - 25 days ago 31 Mar 19, 6:04pm -
    • British proposal: register knives, and require them to be fitted with GPS
      He appears to have been serious. So often anti-arms ideas read like something from The Onion!
      - 27 days ago 30 Mar 19, 3:22am -
    • Major 2A victory in California
      Duncan v. Becerra, striking down California's ban on magazines holding more than ten rounds. Chuck Michel claims the victory. I haven't done more than skim the opinion -- it's 86 pages long!Of course, since this is the Ninth Circuit, don't hold you…
      - 27 days ago 30 Mar 19, 1:58am -
    • David Kopel on proposed Colorado "red flag law"
      A summary of his testimony, and links to the full transcript, here, via Stephen Green of Instapundit. Green notes ""One crazy ex" is becoming the new standard of justice in Colorado."
      - 29 days ago 27 Mar 19, 4:34pm -
    • At least New Zealand is consistent
      Its government has made downloading or possessing the mosque killer's manifesto a crime, punishable by up to ten years' imprisonment.
      - 31 days ago 25 Mar 19, 7:30pm -
    • Interesting grants of cert.
      Discussion here. Four very interesting cases. And that doesn't count NYSRPA v. NY, or the census question case (and the Supremes just asked for briefing on a new aspect of that, whether adding the question on citizenship violates the enumeration cla…
      - 36 days ago 20 Mar 19, 5:05pm -
    • Citizens and subjects
      Some thoughts on when citizens become subjects, highlighted by case studies of various nations.
      - 43 days ago 13 Mar 19, 11:39pm -

    Gun Politics NY

    • newOut of the goodness of his heart
      CNBC reports, “NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to open his formidable fundraising network to Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign“: “New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has raised millions of dollars during his campaigns over the years, has indicated to associat…
      - 6 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 6:56pm -
    • newAntigun lobby day
      New Yorkers Against Gun Violence will be holding their annual lobby day in Albany on May 7. They’re busing in children again from the City.  I expect some sort of spectacle will take place in The Well of the LOB.
      - 8 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:11pm -
    • Newsbits
      Wednesday’s Newsbits: Elections: Gordon pushing changes to Oneida County pistol permit laws if elected Gordon talks Second Amendment rights in Oneida County Jurisprudence: NRA: Supreme Court Should Move Forward on Gun Case Despite NYC Attempt to Un…
      - 1 day ago 24 Apr 19, 8:15pm -
    • Ulster Co. special election recommendation
      There will be a special election for Ulster Co. Executive on Tuesday, April 30th. The choice is between Democrat Pat Ryan and Conservative Jack Hayes. The Republicans could not put up their own candidate and are backing Hayes. Ryan is an antigun ideo…
      - 2 days ago 23 Apr 19, 11:29pm -
    • Better not be true
      There is an ongoing controversy within the NRA that I have not felt the need to comment on here as it does not relate to the purpose of this blog. Then there’s this: “… I had a call out of the blue late this afternoon from a person on the NRA B…
      - 3 days ago 22 Apr 19, 4:16pm -
    • NRA should sponsor this
      The Brooklyn Democrat Committee will hold their annual gala on May 9th.  NRA should sponsor this event.  There are several reasons for this. Right now NRA has absolutely no standing in Albany with the party.  With Democrats holding more than 2x th…
      - 4 days ago 21 Apr 19, 4:21pm -
    • New gun control bills still being introduced
      The legislature is not finished with gun control. New proposals are still being introduced with the latest being S-5261, the companion to A-6947, amends the definition of disguised gun to include certain guns that are designed and intended to appear…
      - 7 days ago 19 Apr 19, 12:04am -

    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 Advertisements
      - 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

    • newAural Gratification
      Mueller report contains claim Russia taped Bill Clinton having phone sex with Monica Lewinsky [More]Whoever has that tape could make a fortune if they set up a site where they charged people to hear it. I'd want to play it fast so it sounded like Alv…
      - 1 hour ago 25 Apr 19, 11:17pm -
    • newCourt of Contempt
      A Massachusetts District Court Judge and Trial Court Officer were indicted today in federal court in Boston on obstruction of justice charges for preventing an ICE Officer from taking custody of an alien defendant. [More]Democrats, naturally. Throw t…
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 11:01pm -
    • newI, Terrorist
      Trinity College professor tweets ‘whiteness is terrorism,’ refers to Barack and Michelle Obama as ‘white kneegrows’ [More]And:At the time, Berger-Sweeney said she supported Williams’ right to express his views, but found his words personall…
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:48pm -
    • newA Pound of Cure
      Because an ounce of prevention would be racist. [More][Via Michael G]
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:38pm -
    • newTrue to His Nature
      Nonprofit Pays Bail For Man Who Attacked His Wife, Hours Later He Murders Her [More]There's a truism about custodians in their somewhere...My first thought when seeing this:Don't touch the snake. It bites.Nice snake...Ow! It bit me!Naturally, the Bai…
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:36pm -
    • newA Sporting Proposition
      NRA insiders and longtime observers describe an organization at war with itself over a central question: Has it strayed too far from its original mission of gun safety and outdoor shooting sports and become too political? [More]You tell me, Lisa Mari…
      - 2 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:21pm -
    • newCarrying on the Tradition
      Investigators searched Baltimore City Hall and Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s homes among other sites Thursday, a highly-visible indication of a federal criminal case over lucrative children’s book deals she cut with businesses connected to the govern…
      - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 10:02pm -
    • newWe're the Only Ones Multitudinous Enough
      We found 85,000 cops who’ve been investigated for misconduct. Now you can read their records. [More]How many barrels of "few bad apples" does that make?[Via Roger J]
      - 3 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 9:47pm -
    • newDemocrat Hypocrisy on Executive Privilege Recalls Different ‘Gunwalker’ Reaction
      Curiously, Nadler, fellow Democrats and most of the DSM contained their outrage and instead provided cover for the Obama administration’s obstruction of justice in the Operation Fast and Furious investigations conducted by the Senate Judiciary Comm…
      - 9 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 4:01pm -
    • newSeek, and Ye Shall Find

      - 9 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 3:49pm -

    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, Acces…
      - 20 hours ago 25 Apr 19, 5:02am -
    • Note to Craftsman Toolbox Owners for Paint Color Matching
      Rustoleum’s Sunrise Red (7762) is the color match to use for refinishing or touch-up work on your Craftsman toolbox. I also recommend  Klean-Strip Aircraft Paint Remover for surface preparation. Top Box is new. Bottom rolling cabinet is 40+ years…
      - 6 days ago 20 Apr 19, 2:14am -
    • Range Report: Ruger Mini-14 Tactical with Trijicon ACOG TA31F and Gemtech SHIEILD Suppressor
      Ruger Mini-14 Tactical 3/25/2019 A good day at the range with the new Mini-14 Tactical model from Ruger. It arrived last week, together with a Gemtech SHIELD suppressor and a Gemtech Quick-Mount Flash hider. All were assembled and carried to my favor…
      - 31 days ago 26 Mar 19, 12:28am -
    • Happiest Dream. Ever.
      There I was, singing a folk song with a young person doing harmony, while people in the audience snapped pictures. Dreams can reveal what you think is the best about you. Live up to your potential and the World is yours! Dream big. Do Good. Sleep tig…
      - 48 days ago 9 Mar 19, 12:22am -
    • Dear fellow Texans in the (Fort Worth) Zip Code 76104 area:
      Dear fellow Texans in the (Fort Worth) Zip Code 76104 area: Please stop what you are doing and flee the area immediately. Fort Worth’s 76104 ZIP code has the shortest life expectancy in Texas at 66.7 years — an age far lower than the state’s 78…
      - 56 days ago 1 Mar 19, 2:30am -
    • Search Term “Liberal Hellhole” Returns Some Interesting And Unfavorable Results
      Liberal Hellhole is a thing, and it’s not a good thing.  
      - 82 days ago 3 Feb 19, 2:15am -
    • I looked up the origin of “Hat Trick”
      When I read about it, I realized that I didn’t care what is was. Hat Trick
      - 86 days ago 30 Jan 19, 6:32am -
    • Which Democrat Is The Anti-Christ?
      It could be any of them … or all of them. What do you think?
      - 87 days ago 29 Jan 19, 6:02am -
    • I Was An Early Adapter To MS-DOS 3.3
      Cool story, bro.  
      - 88 days ago 28 Jan 19, 4:58am -
    • Cowboys Win!
      Seahawks lose.
      - 6 Jan 19, 4:32am -

    Virginia Shooting Sports Association

    • Project ChildSafe Launches "Many Paths to Firearms Safety" Videos
      The National Shooting Sports Foundation's Project ChildSafe has launched three safe storage educational videos titled "Many Paths to Firearms Safety."We are excited to share the new “Many Paths to Firearm Safety” video series! The videos highligh…
      - 9 days ago 16 Apr 19, 4:51pm -
    • "Shaky" Dave Smith on his Gun Therapy to Fight Parkinson's Tremors
      This is a really heart-warming story and shows just how the shooting sports can be therapeutic.  He call's himself "Shaky Dave" and he is a competitive shooter.  He has Parkinson's and it is simply amazing what competitive shooting has done to help…
      - 14 days ago 11 Apr 19, 3:21pm -
    • VSSA Member and NRA Board Member Willes K Lee Thanks VSSA
      The NRA year conducts an election to select the Board of Directors. One of this year's candidates was current NRA Board Member and VSSA Member Willes Lee and he was re-elected. Today, he had this message for VSSA members:Thank you to VSSA for your s…
      - 14 days ago 11 Apr 19, 2:48pm -
    • 21st Annual VSSA's Crush'n Clays Set for June 8, 2019
      It's hard to believe that Crush'n Clays® is entering our 21st year! Crush'n Clays® is an amazing success story. It is the longest running shooting charity event in the country. This tremendous achievement would not have been possible without the ti…
      - 16 days ago 9 Apr 19, 2:34pm -
    • Special VSSA Membership Offer
      Gun owners are under attack.  The most radical anti-gun agenda in U.S. history has started moving through Congress and in states across the country.  They will look to continue the assault right here in Virginia with all 100 seats in the Virginia H…
      - 16 days ago 9 Apr 19, 1:38pm -
    • Random Thoughts on Current Events
      VSSA's sister organization, the Illinois State Rifle Association, sends a Thursday Bulletin to their membership.  In it, Richard Pearson, the ISRA Executive Director, shares news and thoughts of interest to their membership.  This week's Thursday B…
      - 34 days ago 22 Mar 19, 2:37pm -
    • Team Blue Eagles Youth Trap Shooting Program Now Accepting Applications
      Team Blue Eagles is now accepting applications for the 2019 Season.   The season will include range practice, classroom sessions and competition shoots. In the event of inclement weather that prevents use of the range, the team will have classroo…
      - 36 days ago 20 Mar 19, 2:38pm -
    • WSJ: Connecticut Court Rules Manufacturer of AR-15 Used at Sandy Hook Can Be Sued on Marketing of Gun.
      The Wall Street Journal just reported that the suit brought by families of victims of the Sandy Hook School Shooting can proceed on how the gun was marketed. The case will now return to the trial court to move forward on those claims. The court did…
      - 42 days ago 14 Mar 19, 4:19pm -
    • We Now Know What "Good First Step" Means
      When the Democrats in the House of Representatives pushed through HR8, the bill to criminalizing private transfer of firearms without background checks, we heard from those pushing the bill that it would not stop every "tragedy" but it was a "good fi…
      - 42 days ago 14 Mar 19, 3:08pm -
    • It's Not Just Overt Gun Ban Legislation We Have to Watch
      The New York Times reports that gun rights is a sticking point in the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act.Republicans also raised objections to provisions in the act that would bar people convicted of a violent misdemeanor or subject t…
      - 42 days ago 14 Mar 19, 2:41pm -

    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

    • 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…
      - 7 days ago 19 Apr 19, 9:25am -
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