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Patriot Rising

  • newGun Control May Hurt Florida Democrats In 2022
    For the last several years, gun rights proponents have had to play defense. Our wins have been when laws get blocked or overturned by the courts, at least at the federal level. Those who support gun control have had all the momentum, though they have…
    - 22 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 1:24pm -
  • ATF Delays Another Public Information Release That Would Prove Biden Lied
    It took the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives more than three months just to acknowledge receipt of a simple FOIA request. Quite the work ethic they have there – 106 days just to reply to an email!? That’s crazy slow, even for…
    - 7 days ago 18 Oct 21, 6:55pm -
  • Young and Old Need Armed Defense at Night
    You probably didn’t see these stories covered by the mainstream news media, but again last week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. First story- Are you armed at home in the evening? Dozier, Alabama- You are a 95-…
    - 11 days ago 14 Oct 21, 8:22pm -
  • FBI Uniform Crime Report Should Have Everyone Up In Arms
    Last month the FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2020 was released and regardless of drops of certain crime in certain areas, there is nothing here to cause celebration. Looking at the report we can see there was a rise in murders across the nation. To be…
    - 11 days ago 14 Oct 21, 7:23pm -
  • USA TODAY Joins Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Propaganda
    The senior leaders at Gannett’s flagship newspaper, USA TODAY, have surrendered their objectivity, independence and impartiality to an anti-gun group that wants to strip law-abiding Americans of their constitutional rights. After Joe Biden’s ATF…
    - 13 days ago 12 Oct 21, 5:34pm -
  • Why The Left’s Culture War Mode May Hurt Them
    Gun rights and gun control probably shouldn’t be part of the culture war, but it is. As a result, it’s part of a lot of discussions it probably shouldn’t be part of. Yet in this day and age, it feels like everything is part of those discussions…
    - 13 days ago 12 Oct 21, 5:16pm -
  • Only A Well-Armed Citizenry Can Effectively Resist Tyranny via Treason
    Not without reason, the founding fathers of the United States were very much concerned with tyranny. The founders realized the most effective weapon to check the natural inclination of those wielding power to acquire ever more power beyond the limits…
    - 16 days ago 9 Oct 21, 4:47pm -
  • Would Any Set Of Data Make Me Favor Gun Control?
    There’s a war going on in this country. Well, maybe not a war, but a duel, at the very least. The duel is over gun control, with our side and theirs battling back and forth using data as our weapons. They trot out a study that claims gun control wo…
    - 18 days ago 7 Oct 21, 6:58pm -
  • Intruders No Match For Armed Homeowners
    With violent crime on the rise around the country, millions of Americans have chosen to embrace their Second Amendment rights for the first time in their lives, knowing that if they’re the target of a would-be robber, carjacker, or home invader the…
    - 19 days ago 6 Oct 21, 7:43pm -
  • Biden Banking Proposal Would Be Bad News For Gun Owners
    While there’s been an awful lot of discussion about Joe Biden’s multi-trillion dollar reconciliation bill recently, most of the debate that I’ve seen has surrounded the potential cost, as opposed to what Biden and his fellow Democrats are hopin…
    - 19 days ago 6 Oct 21, 3:14pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • newALR Episode 286 – Love Your Enemies, Even Alec Baldwin

    ALR Episode 286 – Love Your Enemies, Even Alec Baldwin

    This week Lloyd is flying solo, commenting on the Alec Baldwin movie set shooting and how we as Christian gun owners should think about and respond to it. The New Armed Lutheran Book “Duty to Defend” is now available! In Paperback: http://www.arm…
    - 13 hours ago 24 Oct 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 285 – Bullies, USPSA, Wild Animals and the Question Why

    ALR Episode 285 – Bullies, USPSA, Wild Animals and the Question Why

    In this week's variety show episode, Lloyd comments on the recent shooting at a Texas high school, Sgt. Bill reviews the North Texas Regional USPSA Championship, Mia talks about wild animals and self-defense, and Pastor Bennett contemplates the age-o…
    - 15 days ago 10 Oct 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 284 – Vaccines and the Cross

    ALR Episode 284 – Vaccines and the Cross

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett respond to Wesleyan minister Ben Cremer's tweet suggesting that Christians who oppose government mandates don't understand the Cross. Segments [00:00] – Blooper [00:31] – Opening and welcome [02:21] – Introducing today'…
    - 22 days ago 3 Oct 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 283 – New Gun Owners, Culture Wars, and the National Championship

    ALR Episode 283 – New Gun Owners, Culture Wars, and the National Championship

    In this week's variety show episode, Lloyd comments on the Biden administration's plan to allow Americans to die in order to score political points against Republican governors, Mia has tips for those who are new to handling guns, Sgt. Bill is prepar…
    - 36 days ago 19 Sep 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 282 – Remembering 9/11

    ALR Episode 282 – Remembering 9/11

    In a departure from our usual format, Lloyd shares his memories of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and discusses how much we've changed in 20 years, and how important it is to remember that terrible day. Segments [00:00] – Blooper [00:41] – Opening an…
    - 43 days ago 12 Sep 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 281 – Pro-Gun = Pro-Life

    ALR Episode 281 – Pro-Gun = Pro-Life


    - 50 days ago 5 Sep 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 280 – Afghanistan, Prudent Rulers, and Lessons from the Lockdowns

    ALR Episode 280 – Afghanistan, Prudent Rulers, and Lessons from the Lockdowns

    In this week's variety show episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett share their thoughts on the disaster in Afghanistan and our wicked and imprudent ruler, plus a competitive shooting tip from Sgt. Bill. Mia was unable to join us this week, but she will be…
    - 57 days ago 29 Aug 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 279 – Crime and the 10 Commandments, NY Style

    ALR Episode 279 – Crime and the 10 Commandments, NY Style

    We've made a lot of fun of “Florida Man” in previous episodes, but the truth is that “Florida Man” doesn't hold a candle to “New York Man” when it comes to crime. While “Florida Man's” exploits are bizarre and often hilarious, New Yor…
    - 64 days ago 22 Aug 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 278 – Ask The Armed Lutherans #3

    ALR Episode 278 – Ask The Armed Lutherans #3

    It's a back-to-school special in our third installment of “Ask the Armed Lutherans.” The cast answer the question “What did you want to be when you were a kid and how/why did that change?” And we share advice for young people (and their paren…
    - 71 days ago 15 Aug 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 277 – Coronapalooza, Part 4…Here We Go Again

    ALR Episode 277 – Coronapalooza, Part 4…Here We Go Again

    With the Super Double Bad Delta Variant spreading around the country, it's time to look back at what (if anything) we have learned over the last 15 months. Did government make things worse or better in 2020? Are we headed for a repeat? Lloyd and Past…
    - 78 days ago 8 Aug 21, 11:00pm -

Gear

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 -

AmmoLand.com News

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  • The Patrol – Chapter 9
    We return to the MSS by a slightly different route to avoid possible ambush on our previous route, eventually making our way to the designated entrance entrance/exit point. Using multiple entrance/exits at an MSS or patrol base increases the risk of…
    - 20 Apr 16, 2:32am -
  • My portable, modular, antenna mast system — American Hoplite
    ***Disclaimer: I am not a guru when it comes to this stuff. I am definitely a student, and this is just a record of what I have been using thus far. I don’t want to give the impression that this is the way. All of this is likely to change if I lear…
    - 27 Mar 16, 2:57pm -
  • The Patrol – Chapter 8
    The bitter north wind roars through the bare limbs of the trees along the ridge line above our position causing them to sway and creak. The ridge acts as a natural wind break for the side of the mountain we occupy and tiny snowflakes fall silently ar…
    - 17 Mar 16, 1:13am -
  • Ruck Sack Battery Charging System
    A reader recently requested I elaborate on the comms equipment battery charging system I carry in my Ruck. First let me say that the setup I use is not what I would prefer but it works. I would prefer an ultra light weight system that I could attach…
    - 27 Feb 16, 2:56am -
  • Yeasu 817ND
    A reader recently asked if I would recommend the Yeasu 817 as an alternate for the Elecraft KX3, in the tactical HF radio role. In my opinion, if the KX3 wasn’t available, the 817 would be my rucksack radio of choice. After all, the original 817 (n…
    - 3 Feb 16, 2:47am -
  • A Simple Field HF Antenna
    I recently had a reader email regarding his low power (QRP) field antenna utilizing the NVIS mode. He commented on his systems lack of performance. He is using a dipole with 65’4″ legs for both the 40 and the 80 meter band. He is using a bnc-to-…
    - 4 Nov 15, 2:01am -
  • Near Vertical Incidence Skywave- Simplified
    About as good an article re: NVIS as I’ve seen. Great pics. brushbeater I’ve brought this up enough times already; let’s de-mystify this beast. Communications fall into one of two categories: Line of Sight(LOS) and Beyond Line of Sight. LOS If…
    - 20 Oct 15, 8:32pm -
  • HF Transmission Lines
    Several good mentions have been made in the comments section by readers regarding the transmission line (T/L). Since this is the next logical item in the system to discuss, what follows is my take. Most of the information provided is pretty basic for…
    - 7 Oct 15, 4:07pm -
  • Cliff Notes for Radio Communications – A Very Good Link
    Provided by Jeff Alan, a reader and frequent comment provider. I am blessed to have many that have a vast knowledge of  radio experience and don’t mind sharing it. http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_10_22/604477_Ham_Radio_101.html The article is lengthy…
    - 26 Sep 15, 12:11am -
  • CAMP COMMS
    Source: CAMP COMMS
    - 25 Sep 15, 11:30am -

Barnhardt

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

    - 27 Apr 14, 1:39pm -
  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
    - 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

    - 7 Mar 14, 3:40pm -
  • 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 →The po…
    - 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 →The post…
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

    - 28 Mar 14, 2:56am -
  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.The post Something New first appeared on Firearms & Freedom.
    - 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 →The post Gratuitous Gun Pics first appeared on Firearms & Freedom.
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -

DC Handgun Info

  • Where Have All the Revolvers Gone? Into the Hands of "Revolver Guys"
    (Image borrowed from Revolver Guy blog) Just a plug for the RevolverGuy blog. Click on the image above, or click HERE to read musings on revolvers from their fans. Well worth the read!
    - 31 May 21, 8:59pm -
  • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
    I work in security (and sometimes 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…
    - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
  • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
    [Current Year Edition of the]Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend asked me "How can I know what the carry laws are in various U.S. states?" There's a perfect resource for that: the 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 Bankrate.com, 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…
    - 3 May 17, 2:29am -
  • 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 -

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.
    - 1 May 13, 2:47pm -
  • RealBullet.com
    The folks over at RealBullet.com were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at equalgunrights.com
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • Hera Arms H3T Polymer Magazine: Legitimate PMAG Alternative?
    The Hera Arms H3T Polymer Magazine is one of the few magazines that offers a direct alternative to the venerable Magpul 30 PMAG Gen M2 window magazine. But is the Hera Arms H3T any good? It’s less expensive than the Magpul PMAG, which is great. It…
    - 11 days ago 14 Oct 21, 1:07pm -
  • Is the Hexmag Series 2 Polymer Magazine Any Good?
    The publicity around Hexmags hasn’t always been good. When the original Hexmags hit the market, there were reports of reliability issues. The Hexmag Series 2 Polymer Magazine is designed to be an improvement over the original Hexmag. But does it so…
    - 11 days ago 14 Oct 21, 5:46am -
  • Is the Mission First Tactical EXD Polymer Magazine Really That Extreme?
    As a pretty big fan of the original Mission First Tactical Polymer Magazines. However, the Mission First Tactical EXD Polymer Magazine intrigued me, mostly because “EXD” stands for “Extreme Duty.” And I’m a sucker for anything with the word…
    - 11 days ago 14 Oct 21, 4:23am -
  • Mission First Tactical Polymer Magazine: The Best PMAG Alternative?
    The Mission First Tactical Polymer Magazine is one of my go-to polymer magazines. It’s affordable. And it’s just a really solid mag. Additionally, as a PMAG alternative, it more closely mimics the experience of using a Magpul PMAG than just about…
    - 12 days ago 13 Oct 21, 9:06am -
  • Is the Lancer L5 Advanced Warfighter Magazine Worth the Money?
    The Lancer L5 Advanced Warfighter Magazine is one of the few polymer AR-15 magazines that doesn’t try to compete with the Magpul PMAG on price. The Lancer L5 is shamelessly more expensive than a PMAG. But it claims to deliver on features. I’m not…
    - 20 days ago 5 Oct 21, 4:14am -
  • The Arms Republic Upper Receiver: Good Enough for Government Work
    Over roughly the past year, it’s been tricky to find AR-15 parts. My go-to upper receivers were out of stock for months on end. Nothing was ever on sale. And I had parts laying around waiting to be put together. Naturally, I started looking for upp…
    - 82 days ago 4 Aug 21, 8:20am -
  • KE Arms Assembled Upper Receiver Review: Better Than a Standard Upper Receiver?

    - 82 days ago 4 Aug 21, 7:00am -
  • SLR Rifleworks ION Mid Handguard: Tough and Well-Designed
    I have a few go-to AR-15 handguards. My selection criteria is based on a few key areas in handguard construction. And the SLR Rifleworks ION Mid Handguard covers all the bases that I consider important. One of the bases that the SLR Rifleworks handg…
    - 82 days ago 4 Aug 21, 5:16am -
  • 6 Quick Prairie Dog Hunting Tips
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why Hunt Prairie Dogs? 6 Quick Tips to Hunting Prairie Dogs  Know the Right Location Know the Right Time  Have the Right Weapon Use a…
    - 3 Jul 21, 1:40am -
  • 8 Crossbow Hunting Tips (That Work for Deer and Turkey)
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why Use a Crossbow? Crossbow Hunting Tips Final Thoughts Crossbow hunting has become increasingly popular in recent years, thanks to a c…
    - 3 Jul 21, 1:34am -

Gears of Guns

  • Guest Post: 8 weapon handling tips you should know to protect yourself from accidental discharge
    Source Due to the comparatively lenient gun laws of the country, gun ownership is prevalent in the US. According to research conducted by Pew Research Center, 30 percent of Americans reported owning a gun. Sixty-seven percent of gun owners do so for…
    - 24 Jun 20, 6:32pm -
  • Griffin Armament M4SD II Suppressor
    The M4SD II Suppressor is NOT Hearing Safe! The Griffin Armament M4SD II Suppressor is fundamentally like any other can. The M4SD II does have one very awesome difference that we will discuss in a moment.  But this can is still a .223 can, which mea…
    - 25 Mar 20, 4:35pm -
  • Citadel RSS1 AK Shotgun Review
    The Citadel RSS1 Shotgun First Look When we first started reviewing the Citadel RSS1, we found that the Winchester white box 12 gauge shells were giving us problems. We have spent months shooting better shells through this and for the most part, we h…
    - 4 Mar 20, 6:00pm -
  • Dead Air Wolverine AK Suppressor Review
    The Dead Air Wolverine The Dead Air Wolverine was one of the most surprisingly enjoyable suppressors I have had have the chance to review. I have suppressed 7.62×39 rounds before but never any subsonic ammo. I just didn’t think the round was reall…
    - 26 Feb 20, 6:00pm -
  • IWI Tavor x95 First Look
    The Tavor x95 The Tavor x95 is not the first IWI product we have reviewed. We have reviewed everything from the Galil chambered in 7.62×39 and .308 to the new Tavor TS 12 Shotgun and most importantly to this review, the Tavor SAR chambered in 5.…
    - 19 Feb 20, 6:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 Silencershop.com, We were able to review this firearm in the SBR version…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 23 Oct 19, 5:00pm -

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  • 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 -

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