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NC Renegades

  • newPure Evil

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  • newI Apologize for the Language
    Purchase ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We saw one on a truck in Blairsville, GA today. Maybe we can have a parade with these flags when Washington is not under lockdown under this illegal pResident. David DeGerolamo
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  • newMore Deep State Dementia
    David, I truly don’t know what to say. For the first time in nine months, Republicans outraised our House Democrats and me. And that’s not the worst of it — national Republicans also outraised our Democrats across the ENTIRE board. David, if…
    - 17 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:29pm -
  • newDefiance of Tyranny: Why the Book of Esther Matters- Kitchen chat with Patriot Nurse

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  • newTom MacDonald – “Clown World”

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  • newNo State of the Union Address?
    Capitol Police chief: Security will remain high due to State of the Union threat The Capitol Police is keeping its security posture high in response to intelligence that indicates some extremists who joined the Jan. 6 insurrection have discussed plan…
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:44pm -
  • newWe will always have to answer for how we act now.
    As time goes on our government seems to be jumping through bigger and bigger hoops in order to maintain normalcy and control, so one has to ask himself “where we are headed?” I don’t claim to know the future and … Continue reading →
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  • newOur Voices Have Been Silenced

    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:02pm -
  • newWhat’s A Little Dementia?
    Barr, Huber, Horowitz and Durham let the people and the Constitution down by not issuing their reports and taking appropriate action. I expected nothing less from Barr after his oversight and murder at Ruby Ridge. The inspectors who were tasked … C…
    - 21 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:29pm -
  • newA Friday Laugh

    - 23 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 2:24pm -

Patriot Rising

  • Canada Gun Confiscation In the Coming Months?
    The Great Northern Gun Grab is about to begin. The United States’ northern neighbor is bracing for firearm confiscation. What would seem unthinkable just a couple of years ago is now planned to radically shift gun ownership on America’s doorstep…
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 9:47pm -
  • Saving a Life Without a Second to Spare – More Self Defense Gun Stories
    You probably didn’t see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again last week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. First story- Are you armed when you’re behind the wheel? You’re driving through downto…
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 9:39pm -
  • Armed at Home – More Self Defense Gun Stories
    You probably didn’t see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again last week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. First story- Do you have a firearm nearby at night? Your wife hears it first and she wakes…
    - 4 days ago 23 Feb 21, 10:16pm -
  • Oregon: Have A Gun License, Go To Prison, 300,000 Oregonians Would Be Felons
    This week the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee took 4 hours of testimony on SB 554, a bill designed to turn 300,000 law-abiding Oregonians into felons so that Ginny Burdick can leave the Senate happy. From the bill: “Authorizes city, county, metro…
    - 4 days ago 23 Feb 21, 9:28pm -
  • Below The Radar – HR 880 amend the Consumer Product Safety Act
    As we noted with the re-introduction of the Sabika Sheikh Firearms Licensing and Registration Act as HR 127, bad bills often turn up in Congress after Congress. But Sheila Jackson Lee is not the only member of the House of Representatives bringing ba…
    - 4 days ago 23 Feb 21, 9:23pm -
  • Gun Ownership It’s Not Insurrection, It’s Patriotism, Try Telling That to Gun Banners
    For four-plus years, all we heard about Donald J Trump was: Lies Within Lies. Plots Within Plots. Twists Within Twists. The Democrats fake narratives of their political reality changed daily, as they needed. After years of carefully crafted, and boug…
    - 5 days ago 22 Feb 21, 9:24pm -
  • Outrageous Gun Control Bills: Family Psych Evals, $800 a Year ‘Insurance,’ a Public Gun Registry, and More
    Congress and the White House (currently, perhaps the most anti-Second Amendment collection of politicians ever to grasp the reins of power) are now pushing several bills to dismantle the right to keep and bear arms. United States Bill of Rights: Seco…
    - 8 days ago 19 Feb 21, 9:43pm -
  • Two Firearms at the U.S. Capitol Building Break-In & You Are To Blame!?
    The events that unfolded on January 6, 2021, at the US Capitol are hardly a distant memory and with that, the full details have yet to emerge. There is a lot of finger-pointing.  Regardless of any stance, someone wants to take on this politically, w…
    - 9 days ago 18 Feb 21, 9:19pm -
  • Bank of America Gave “Weapon-Related” Purchase Data Over to the Feds
    According to a recent Fox News report, Bank of America secretly turned over hundreds of its customers’ personal data to the federal government following the unrest at the Capitol on January 6. The targeted customers included those who made purchas…
    - 10 days ago 17 Feb 21, 10:19pm -
  • The Lessons We DIDN’T Learn from Mass Murder
    February 14th is the third anniversary of the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkwood, Florida. If you’re like me, it is uncomfortable to stir that painful memory. I’ve studied that attack because it would be worse to see it re…
    - 10 days ago 17 Feb 21, 10:14pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 256 – Mail Bag

    ALR Episode 256 – Mail Bag

    In this week's episode, Lloyd is digging into the mailbag to answer some long-overdue listener emails about President Biden, Trump's personality, Florida Man, Trump's support for the Second Amendment, and the Libertarian option in the 2020 election.…
    - 6 days ago 21 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 255 – Ask the Armed Lutherans #1

    ALR Episode 255 – Ask the Armed Lutherans #1

    This week we have our first “Ask the Armed Lutherans” variety show where the entire cast answers the question: “What was the first gun you learned to shoot with and the first gun you bought for yourself?” Mia, Lloyd, Bill, and John share thei…
    - 13 days ago 14 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 254 – Why Do Churches Support Gun Control?

    ALR Episode 254 – Why Do Churches Support Gun Control?

    Turns out, the majority of American Christians may not actually be Christians. They like their religion with a strong dose of personal opinion, politics, and a heaping helping of heresy. Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the vexing question of why Ame…
    - 20 days ago 7 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 253 – Concealed Carry, Love of Neighbor, and the Gunpowder Plot

    ALR Episode 253 – Concealed Carry, Love of Neighbor, and the Gunpowder Plot

    In this week's variety show Mia answers questions about concealed carry for women, Pastor Bennett answers a question about love of neighbor, and Lloyd draws historical comparisons between Joe Biden's definition of “unity” and that of King James I…
    - 27 days ago 31 Jan 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 252 – And End and a Beginning

    ALR Episode 252 – And End and a Beginning

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the inauguration of Joe Biden and the ignominious end of the Trump administration, and how, as Christians, we should think about the days to come. To hear 20 minutes of additional audio from this episode plus hundreds…
    - 34 days ago 24 Jan 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 251 – Home Defense, Pre-Season Prep, and Jumping to Conclusions

    ALR Episode 251 – Home Defense, Pre-Season Prep, and Jumping to Conclusions

    In the first variety show of 2021 Mia shares tips for choosing home defense guns, Sgt. Bill talks about prepping for a new season, and Pastor Bennett talks about jumping to conclusions. Segments [0:00] – Blooper [0:37] – Opening and welcome [1:37…
    - 41 days ago 17 Jan 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 250 – Our Favorite Things of 2020

    ALR Episode 250 – Our Favorite Things of 2020

    2020 was a bag of flaming excrement for most people. Unless you were an elected politician, you may have dealt with job and/or income losses, lockdowns, travel restrictions, and social isolation. Lloyd, Pastor Bennett, and Sgt. Bill close out 2020 by…
    - 47 days ago 11 Jan 21, 1:09pm -
  • ALR Episode 249 – They Saw the Same Star Rising (Remix)

    ALR Episode 249 – They Saw the Same Star Rising (Remix)

    A Christmas message based on the account of author Henry Williamson of the Christmas Truce on the Ypres salient in 1914. That account, published in the London Daily Express in 1937, reminds us that even during that deadly and bitter conflict, we are…
    - 64 days ago 25 Dec 20, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 248 – The Real Story of Christmas (Remix)

    ALR Episode 248 – The Real Story of Christmas (Remix)

    In this special Christmas tradition, the cast, family, and friends of Armed Lutheran Radio present a remastered version of The Real Story of Christmas which first aired back in episode 101. Featuring the vocal talents of Sgts. Bill and Kat Silvia, Pa…
    - 65 days ago 24 Dec 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 247 – Last Variety Show of 2020

    ALR Episode 247 – Last Variety Show of 2020

    This week is the final variety show of 2020 as we share a classic motivation from Mia about concealed carry under your winter clothing, Sgt. Bill talks backup guns, and Pastor Bennett pontificates about the annual BS we hear about the pagan origins o…
    - 69 days ago 20 Dec 20, 11:00pm -


702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

  • New Blog
    I have started a new blog, The Primal Transplant.  Basically I'm talking about life, fitness and lifestyle changes following a bilateral lung transplant.  Hop on over and let me know what you think.
    - 10 Mar 16, 1:34am -
  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
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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…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:39am -
  • Good Thing I'm Right Eye Dominant
    First thing yesterday morning I helped a friend take down a dead Post Oak in his front yard.  Post Oak trunks stay pretty thick for a good ways up there so you can picture my old rear end up a tree with my 24" Husqvarna Rancher chain saw.  Note to…
    - 25 Feb 13, 11:59pm -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    Michael Bane has a Colorado Update that is important reading for anyone lives in Colorado, vacations in Colorado or might plan to retire in Colorado.  Even if you drive through Colorado with a firearm on your side or in your vehicle, you should rea…
    - 24 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
  • James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction
    The online auction catalogs for the Spring James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction are now available.  The hard copy of catalog 1 has arrived on my front step and it is pretty much 1 full inch thick.  I have many hours of viewing, and reading…
    - 23 Feb 13, 12:53am -
  • Smoke Pot, Buy a Gun, Become an Instant Felon
    Colorado has legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.  The Libertarians, the Druggies, and the Druggie Libertarians can celebrate.  If the United States were governed as the Constitutional Republic our Forefathers created, that would be the end…
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  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am - News

Dan Morgan 76

  • 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. The article is lengthy…
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    Source: CAMP COMMS
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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…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
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  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 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…
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  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
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  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →The post…
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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.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

  • 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
    [Current Year Edition of the]Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend just asked me "How can I know what the carry laws are in various U.S. states?" I said there's a perfect resource for that: the Traveler's Guide to the Firea…
    - 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…
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  • 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...
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  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • How to Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario in Self-Defense
    There are a lot of well-meaning instructors out there with a military background. And they teach what they know: the stuff they learned in the military.Now, many of these firearms and tactics instructors are good at teaching. But—if they’re teach…
    - 32 days ago 26 Jan 21, 5:50am -
  • You’re (Probably) Putting too Much S*#% on Your Gun
    Down at the range, I see a lot of AR-15 and other defensive carbines with all sorts of stuff on them. Like, A LOT of stuff.All this stuff on the upper receiver and forend makes the rifle (or pistol) heavy and difficult to handle. Also… You probably…
    - 44 days ago 14 Jan 21, 8:06am -
  • The Strike Industries Lightweight Forward Assist is Cool… But not for Everyone
    Check on OpticsPlanet Most of my AR-15 rifles use standard hardware. But I like my 14.5 rifle to look cool. So I’ve experimented with some upper and lower parts to get a more aggressive aesthetic. In my experiments, I tried out the Strike Industrie…
    - 67 days ago 22 Dec 20, 2:43am -
  • Simple Solutions: The B5 Systems Type 23 P-Grip
    Check on OpticsPlanet At this point in my shooting life, I’ve pretty much narrowed my pistol grip selection down to two grips: the Magpul K2 Grip and the B5 Systems Type 23 P-Grip.That’s it. When I build a rifle, I use one of these grips.The Magp…
    - 67 days ago 22 Dec 20, 2:11am -
  • Break It Down Shotgun-Style: The Best AR 15 Takedown Pin
    Our Best ChoiceNoveske Takedown Pin Made of 4140 hardened steel for perfect durability. Produced under excellent quality control. Noveske cross machined into the head for a bit of visual appeal. Check on OpticsPlanet SPOILER—if you want a solid AR-…
    - 80 days ago 10 Dec 20, 12:50am -
  • The Blue Force Gear Vickers 221 Sling: A 2-for-1 Deal
    I’ve owned a lot of slings in my life. Over the past few years, though, I’ve kind of culled my collection down to a couple of slings. Of the slings I have left in my collection, my Vickers slings are some of my favorites. And the Blue Force Gear…
    - 80 days ago 9 Dec 20, 7:38am -
  • Affordable Rails: The UTG Pro Super Slim Handguard
    Check on OpticsPlanet I’m a long time fan of the Bravo Company and SLR Rifleworks handguards. However, I’m not indifferent to prices. And both the BCM and SLR rails are pretty expensive (the SLR rails probably qualify as REALLY expensive). When U…
    - 82 days ago 7 Dec 20, 1:19pm -
  • Simpler is Better: The Aero Precision Slick Side Upper Receiver
    Check OpticsPlanet I’m not a big hater of the forward assist. Recently, though, the forward assist has gotten rather unpopular. If you hate having a forward assist, the Aero Precision Slick Side Upper Receiver offers a solution: get rid of the forw…
    - 85 days ago 4 Dec 20, 7:10am -
  • The Hiperfire EDT Sharp Shooter Might be the Best PCC Trigger
    Check on OpticsPlanet That’s a pretty strong theory. But there’s a lot of evidence for the claim that the Hiperfire EDT Sharp Shooter Trigger is an excellent option if you’re building a pistol caliber AR. It’s also a strong option for a rifle…
    - 86 days ago 3 Dec 20, 10:34am -
  • Mil-Spec Madness: The Hiperfire EDT Heavy Gunner Trigger
    Check on OpticsPlanet I’m not much of a trigger snob. As long as the trigger makes the gun shoot when I press it, I’m largely indifferent to the trigger press. That’s why I used plain mil-spec triggers for a long time.However, I’ve recently b…
    - 87 days ago 2 Dec 20, 9:21am -

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

    - 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, 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 -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

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

Free North Carolina

My Gun Culture

  • Wanna Win a Mossberg MC2c Pistol Package?
    Enter to win a Mossberg MC2c 9mm pistol package worth over $900! Protect yourself and your family with the Mossberg Mc2c, the gun we’re giving away through American Handgunner. Featuring a 3.9″ barrel, OAL of 7.1″, a slim width of 1.10″ and h…
    - 39 days ago 19 Jan 21, 12:49pm -
  • The CZ Shadow 2 OR
    A big, bad, beautiful blue... pistol. As is so often the case I got the call on a Friday at work. The grandmother in room two had a social disease, the toddler in three had shoved an aquarium rock up his nose, and Mrs. Morrison in four was convinced…
    - 39 days ago 19 Jan 21, 1:54am -
  • Home Defense Must Haves
    Here's a handy list of home-defense "must-haves" from the editorial staff of American Handgunner...Source: Home Defense Must HavesThe post Home Defense Must Haves appeared first on My Gun Culture.
    - 40 days ago 18 Jan 21, 2:10pm -
  • 007’s Alternative History: The Mauser HSc
    The lesser-known pistol that just might have been the super-spy gun of all time? The HSc is actually the more advanced of the two designs. HSc stands for Hahn Selbstspanner or “self-cocking hammer,” and it represented the state-of-the-art in 1940…
    - 43 days ago 15 Jan 21, 12:36pm -
  • Engineering Excellence Embraces Artistic Style
    The finest revolvers anywhere? “In January 2016 at Shot we went over to the Korth booth and introduced ourselves,” Mark explained to me. “Great people at every level. They’ve been awesome to work with and we truly have a friendship that has d…
    - 43 days ago 15 Jan 21, 12:35pm -
  • The Ultimate Hand Cannon: S&W Performance Center 500
    I've shot this model a coupe of times. Let's just say it'll wake you up in the morning :-) The 500 S&W Magnum made its first appearance at the 2003 SHOT show. Designed by Cor-Bon in partnership with S&W for their Model 500 X-Frame revolver, the .50-c…
    - 44 days ago 14 Jan 21, 7:02pm -
  • Silence! Liberty Suppressors Quiets Gatling Gun
    A suppressed Gatling Gun? Sure! Because... well, why not? Built from titanium, stainless steel, aluminum and brass, the Liberty Gatling Canister is constructed of eighter internal monocores that vent into the suppressor’s main chamber, giving each…
    - 44 days ago 14 Jan 21, 1:55pm -
  • Cold Carry: Why the 1911 .45 ACP Wins in the Winter
    The late Jackson Beard, who rose through the ranks of the King County, Washington Sheriff’s Department, once observed during a conversation about stopping power he was “a firm believer in a big, slow-moving bullet.” In the Pacific Northwest, wh…
    - 45 days ago 13 Jan 21, 6:12pm -
  • Want an Original Glock? But New?
    One of the most compelling attributes of the GLOCK pistol is its simplicity. The GLOCK 17 pistol has only 34 parts total. Unlike most every other handgun made before 1982, the P80 sported no external switches. The P80 was not technically the world’…
    - 45 days ago 13 Jan 21, 2:16pm -
  • Single Action Revolver Loading Tricks
    If you don't know the trick to loading a single-action revolver, check out this short video --> Source: Single Action Revolver Loading TricksThe post Single Action Revolver Loading Tricks appeared first on My Gun Culture.
    - 46 days ago 12 Jan 21, 5:54pm -

Gun Pundit

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

Home on the Range

  • Female Gunbloggers and Fashion
    Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.  ― Mark TwainGoing into my first year of junior high, girls were not allowed to wear pants. Being the 70's, my classmates and I were allowed to wear an assortment of…
    - 15 days ago 12 Feb 21, 3:50pm -
  • Why Women Spend So Much Time in the Bathroom - The TRUTH REVEALED
    I have had a number of people, well, women readers who have become friends anyway, that have sent comments via email regarding my hair photo on the right sidebar of the blog and it's alleged natural beauty.Just so you know, said picture involved a…
    - 17 days ago 10 Feb 21, 6:35pm -
  • Baby It's Cold Outside
    It's 5 degrees out (NOT considering wind chill).  Miss Schmoochieface Dog did NOT want to go for a walk.
    - 21 days ago 6 Feb 21, 2:39pm -
  • On Failure - Flatjacks
    How can you screw up a pancake? Well, you can.  After a hard work week, I had a serious craving for them. It was 10 degrees out and I was teleworking.  A perfect morning for pancakes. I was seriously tired, (when your eyes look like Chinese flags e…
    - 31 days ago 27 Jan 21, 2:57pm -
  • On Friendship
    Chapter 22 - On Friendship (From True Course - Lessons From a Life Aloft, Outskirts Press 2019.I think the friends we make in the aviation business are unique. There's something about sitting inside for a meal after a long day in the cockpit, watchin…
    - 33 days ago 25 Jan 21, 6:40pm -
  • What's on YOUR TV Tonight
    I seldom watch TV at home. Mostly as we got rid of ours about 5 years ago and just watch boxed sets of our favorite shows on the humongous computer monitor I have in my office/den/writer's den of brain block.But sometimes when traveling for work, I…
    - 53 days ago 5 Jan 21, 5:11pm -
  • Sourdough Start to the New Year - This is for you, Old NFO
    I knew I could get your attention. . .  If you're going into the New Year and your familiarity with sourdough is the occasional store bought bread, you owe it to yourself to try the real thing.  There are as many starter recipes as there are cooks.…
    - 58 days ago 31 Dec 20, 3:54pm -
  • Here Comes Santa Claus
     Christmas has arrived.  Our gift to the house was a new mattress but "Santa" brought a bunch of fun stuff for us to open.  An assortment of candy and chocolate (and the BS button still has us cracking up).Star Trek socks (and yes, there is a red…
    - 64 days ago 25 Dec 20, 6:55pm -
  • Merry Christmas
    I didn't send cards this year as after teleworking each day I'm pretty worn out (energy levels still not recovered from the last six months).  So wishing all of my friends here a wonderful Christmas and holiday season - Brigid
    - 69 days ago 20 Dec 20, 3:38pm -
  • Glock Paper Scissors
    I'll be honest. I had never been a fan of guns made out of polymer. But then I added a little S & W to the stable and liked it, and heard the praises of the Glocks from many of my colleagues.When I saw my first Glock as a young woman back in the…
    - 80 days ago 9 Dec 20, 2:40pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newTuff Possum Gear Entry Kit
    The Tuff Possum Gear Entry Kit sold out quickly when it was first offered. The kit features a well-rounded variety of entry tools that can help bypass many common locks. The following list and descriptions are taken from the Tuff Possum Gear Entry Ki…
    - 21 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:00pm -
  • Gypsy EDC RZR Snail
    Gypsy EDC has opened pre-orders for their new RZR Snail – a bottle opener/impact tool/utility blade holding, karambit-like knife designed for EDC and travel. The RZR Snail accepts standard utility razor blades. It is designed to be TSA compliant wh…
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 5:04pm -
  • New From TOPS Knives: Brush Wolf and High Impact
    TOPS Knives just rolled out two of their most anticipated releases for 2021. The Brush Wolf continues TOPS Knives’ legacy of creating excellent large knives with its interesting incorporation of Nessmuk design and the High Impact is the latest in t…
    - 3 days ago 24 Feb 21, 4:21pm -
  • G3D Printables Training Knives and Dummy Rounds
    I recently came across G3D Printables and was struck by what a clever use of 3D printing technology it is. They make training items like dummy rounds and training knives – items that have traditionally been expensive when you consider how simple th…
    - 4 days ago 23 Feb 21, 5:15pm -
  • LEWMODUS “Onyx” Survival Tool
    LEWMODUS’ new Onyx Survival Tool is a clever survival kit that packs a ton of useful items into a small space. Even the lanyard included with the kit has more of a purpose than just hanging around your neck. It covers, or aids in covering, several…
    - 5 days ago 22 Feb 21, 4:26pm -
  • Teaser: New Addition to Arson Machine WireGuide System
    Arson Machine shared some pictures of an upcoming addition to their WireGuide System. Their initial WireGuide offerings were made for MLOK rails while this upcoming piece can be used on standard Picatinny rail. The Single and Double versions of the P…
    - 8 days ago 19 Feb 21, 5:06pm -
  • Echo Nine Three Custom Shortened KP-15 Lowers
    If you have been following this blog for a while, you’ll know I have a long-time love affair with CAV-15 lowers. One of my lowers was worked over by Echo Nine Three with a number of modifications, the most prominent of which is the shortening of th…
    - 9 days ago 18 Feb 21, 4:21pm -
  • Hawkepaks – New Ownership and New Website
    I’ve written about Hawkepaks here before and they are something of a secret in the tactical gear world. I still consider them to be an incredible value for durable, USA-made gear. I am especially fond of what they used to call the ITOA Survival Kit…
    - 10 days ago 17 Feb 21, 4:36pm -
  • Tech Ten Tactical Swinger T10 Sling System
    The T10 Swinger Sling System from Tech Ten Tactical consists of a number of components that can be used together or separately. When used together the component items allow the sling to pivot more easily from one side of the rifle to the other to eas…
    - 11 days ago 16 Feb 21, 4:44pm -
  • Presidents Day Sale at Wilde Custom Gear
    Wilde Custom Gear is offering savings for Presidents Day. You can save 10% when you use the code PREZ at checkout. This sale is only valid today (2/15/2021) so act fast.
    - 12 days ago 15 Feb 21, 4:02pm -

Arms Vault

  • Century Arms AP5 Firearms (AP5, AP5-P, AP5-M)
    Imported from the MKE, the Century Arms AP5 lineup includes the full sized AP5, the midsized AP5-P, and the fully concealable AP5-M.The post Century Arms AP5 Firearms (AP5, AP5-P, AP5-M) appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 10 days ago 17 Feb 21, 3:26am -
  • Apex Enhanced Slide Release for CZ P-10 C, F, S Pistols
    Apex Tactical Specialties is now shipping the new Enhanced Slide Release for the CZ P-10 C, F and S model pistols. The post Apex Enhanced Slide Release for CZ P-10 C, F, S Pistols appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 12 days ago 15 Feb 21, 1:35am -
  • Cold Weather Shooting Tips
    Winter presents several challenges to the shooter. Check out these cold weather shooting tips from Helix 6 Precision.The post Cold Weather Shooting Tips appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 26 days ago 2 Feb 21, 1:04am -
  • Second Amendment Foundation Expands Outreach
    The Second Amendment Foundation has extended their national television campaign for a fourth consecutive week.The post Second Amendment Foundation Expands Outreach appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 27 days ago 31 Jan 21, 11:12pm -
  • Samson B-TM Sight Package for Ruger 10/22
    The Samson B-TM Sight Package provides a higher sight picture for the Ruger 10/22 rifle with Samson B-TM Folding Stock.The post Samson B-TM Sight Package for Ruger 10/22 appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 27 days ago 31 Jan 21, 10:41pm -
  • CZ 457 VPT MTR Precision Rimfire Rifle
    The enhanced accuracy of the new CZ 457 VPT MTR precision rimfire rifle makes it an affordable, out-of-the-box competition gun.The post CZ 457 VPT MTR Precision Rimfire Rifle appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 33 days ago 25 Jan 21, 3:51am -
  • Bore-Max Bore Foam Copper & Carbon Eliminator
    Bore-Max Bore Foam is a gun-metal grade foaming solvent that expands and penetrates to rapidly dissolve copper and soften powder fouling.The post Bore-Max Bore Foam Copper & Carbon Eliminator appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 39 days ago 19 Jan 21, 4:21am -
  • Federal Shotshells Win Predator Xtreme Gold Award
    Federal has received the 2021 Gold Award in the category of Shotshells by the readers of Predator Xtreme.The post Federal Shotshells Win Predator Xtreme Gold Award appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 40 days ago 18 Jan 21, 2:17am -
  • Korth Mongoose Carry Special in American Handgunner
    The new issue of American Handgunner takes a look at the Korth Mongoose Carry Special and Heritage models, the Lipsey's Glock P80, and more.The post Korth Mongoose Carry Special in American Handgunner appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 48 days ago 10 Jan 21, 3:06am -
  • Shooting Industry Record Demand, Supply Constraints, Social Unrest
    The current issue of Shooting Industry discusses record demand in the shooting industry and constraints such as low supply and social unrest.The post Shooting Industry Record Demand, Supply Constraints, Social Unrest appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 49 days ago 9 Jan 21, 9:17pm -

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

  • 9th Circuit grants en banc reconsideration in magazine ban strike-down
    Not too surprising. As Don Kilmer has remarked, the 9th ought to adopt a Circuit Rule that any panel opinion striking down a law on 2A grounds will automatically be set for en banc reconsideration. It's what the court does, anyway, so why not save pe…
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 10:33pm -
  • Good news for gun rights
    Utah goes for permit-less, constitutional, concealed carry.Montana expands gun rights.A North Carolina court allows a suit for damages arising from refusal to issue handgun purchase permits.
    - 5 days ago 22 Feb 21, 8:28pm -
  • Seattle shooting by police
    The one that sparked the riots. The Seattle PD has released an officer's body cam footage, and it sure looks like a good shoot to me. See the enlarged video at about 2:40.
    - 11 days ago 16 Feb 21, 11:03pm -
  • Out of action for some days
    The host had a problem...
    - 11 days ago 16 Feb 21, 11:01pm -
  • Firearm-related 4th Amendment case at the Supremes
    Caniglia v. Strom, docket here. Police, summoned after a non-violent domestic argument, searched the house without a warrant and seized two legally-owned handguns, then refused to return them. The question is whether the "community care taking" exce…
    - 21 days ago 6 Feb 21, 5:30pm -
  • Joyce Malcolm video explaining Heller
    Right here. I suspect most readers here already know all this, but it's a good link to explaining the case to those who haven't studied it.
    - 24 days ago 3 Feb 21, 5:52pm -
  • How many errors can a person make...
    in one article about guns and gun culture? I gave up counting. The illustration is appropriate.
    - 32 days ago 26 Jan 21, 6:22pm -
  • Explanation of the ammunition shortage
    The president of Federal speaks. They bought Remington's ammo plants through the bankruptcy sales, and are going to be bringing them back online.
    - 32 days ago 26 Jan 21, 1:46am -
  • Very quick reaction!
    Officer encounters suspected armed robber, wins ensuing gunfight. It happened in Tampa.
    - 36 days ago 22 Jan 21, 10:00pm -
  • No duty to retreat and supposed racial disparities
    The US Commission on Civil Rights contends they exist, but Commissioner Gail Heriot takes that apart."This report should not have been published in this form. When the results of an empirical study don't come out the way Commission members hoped a…
    - 37 days ago 21 Jan 21, 9:25pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • newNewsbits
    Friday’s Newsbits: Jurisprudence: Court Of Appeals To Hear California High-Capacity Magazine Limit Law Again Attorney General James Fights to Protect New Yorkers from Out-of-State Lawbreaker Seeking to Flood Streets with Dangerous Ghost Guns Legisl…
    - 16 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:59pm -
  • Impeach Cuomo
    Seen off I-787 in Albany:  Share on Tumblr
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 3:51pm -
  • NYAGV’s 2021 State Legislative Agenda
    New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is collecting signatures in support of their legislative agenda. Guns bills they want this session include: A-613/S-14, Enacts the “Jose Webster Untraceable Firearms Act.” A-2666/S-13, Enacts the “Scott J. Beige…
    - 5 days ago 22 Feb 21, 5:01pm -
  • Ticonderoga no hunting ordinance

    - 7 days ago 20 Feb 21, 6:52pm -
  • Newsbits
    Friday’s Newsbits: Elections: Analysis: Sheriff politics, the SAFE way Legislation: Senate passes legislation to criminalize untraceable gun parts in New York NRA: New York Calls for NRA Bankruptcy Dismissal, Cites Bad Faith NRA Reveals Assets From…
    - 8 days ago 19 Feb 21, 5:28pm -
  • Local candidates running this fall
    2A advocates need to support our own. Two local candidates running this fall are Paul Catucci for Johnstown Town Council and Kenn Burdick for Alfred Town Board. Spread the word.  Share on Tumblr
    - 9 days ago 18 Feb 21, 5:54pm -
  • Thoughts on Biden’s gun control plan
    Joe Biden released his gun control agenda: “… I am calling on Congress to enact commonsense gun law reforms, including requiring background checks on all gun sales, banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and eliminating immunity for…
    - 11 days ago 16 Feb 21, 3:03pm -

From the Trenches

Knuckledraggin My Life Away

  • newAnd I'll leave you with this:
    - 8 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 5:45am -
  • newAnalysis: The New York Times Regularly Publishes Falsehoods That Spur Violent Unrest and Civic Dysfunction
    A New York Times essay by columnist Kevin Roose frets that the U.S. is suffering from a “reality crisis” and proposes this solution: President Biden should set up a “truth commission” to combat the “scourge” of “hoaxes, lies and collect…
    - 8 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 5:00am -
  • newIndoctrination 101
    A public school system in New York has introduced a new curriculum to teach that 'all white people play a part in perpetuating systemic racism', and show kindergarten classes videos of black children shot and killed by police, instructing them about…
    - 9 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 4:00am -
  • newAre we headed back to $3 per gallon gas?
    (NEXSTAR) – It may feel like gas prices are high right now, but come summer you may be wishing the winter fuel prices would return. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 14 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.64, accordi…
    - 10 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 3:00am -
  • newYour Friday Evening Florida Report
    A Florida man claims he 'blacked out' when he barged into the mobile home of his wife's lover, tied him up in the bedroom and then used a pair of scissors to cut off his penis, while assuring the bleeding victim that 'this is normal.'MORE-Frank
    - 11 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 2:30am -
  • newSRV Live, 1985
     Stevie Ray Vaughan   Live at Montreux 1985 FULL CONCERTVIDEO HERE (1 hour, 34 minutes)
    - 11 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 2:00am -
  • newLos Angeles County doing their best to bankrupt more businesses
    Hundreds of grocery store workers in unincorporated Los Angeles County will receive $5 an hour in hazard pay on top of their regular wages as part of the county’s “hero pay” mandate that goes into effect Friday and lasts 120 days. The L.A. Cou…
    - 12 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 1:00am -
  • newAn Insurrectionist Vehicle.....
    Residents of an elite Washington, D.C. neighborhood took to an internet message board in a state of panic after spotting a white man parking his work truck on the side of a public street, eventually calling police over fears that the truck was an “…
    - 13 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 12:00am -
  • newMinnesota Nasty
    Crime, homeless encampments, riots, crime, loopy left-wing government, crime, litter, violent protests, imperious left-wing activists seeing off mainstream liberal Democrats, boarded-up shops downtown, a vicious social-media-driven politics of person…
    - 14 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 11:00pm -
  • newThe Second Korean War: A Forgotten Conflict 1966 - 1969
     The story of the forgotten 'Second Korean War', that occurred along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea between 1966-69, which resulted in many US casualties in sometimes intense engagements with communist infiltrators.VIDEO…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 10:00pm -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

  • Suicide Notes From the Left
     Sarah Hoyt talks about how the Left is crying out in pain.Why? Anybody's guess. I think Agent Smith is on to something, though. (the good part starts around .30):Is it possible that when life gets too easy, we have to make up stressors to make our…
    - 38 days ago 20 Jan 21, 5:43pm -
  • Quote of the Day
     Courtesy of Robb Allen:The most terrifying thing of 20/21 is all the people gushing over how pretty the gaslight is.
    - 50 days ago 9 Jan 21, 1:24am -
  • Flipping the Election
     Here's how it could happen, written in 2016.
    - 98 days ago 21 Nov 20, 10:47pm -
  • CMP Update
    CMP Competition Rules for the 2021 competition season have now been approved by the CMP Rules Committee and are posted on the CMP website . The 2020 competition season was severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and many 2020 events were cancelle…
    - 18 Nov 20, 3:02am -
  • Racism is in Such Short Supply, Folks are Making it Up
    Here's a 2019 list of faux hate crimes. I'll update it when I find a more current one, or when Instapundit does, as it's where I found this one.
    - 18 Nov 20, 2:47am -
  • Tee Vee Spreading Misinformation
    In other news, water is wet.Network TV shows are premiering now, and many are based on the circumstances of the past few months.There's one on now, where the story line is "phony N95 masks are killing people".Folks, N95 masks, or any mask with an exh…
    - 16 Nov 20, 3:00am -
  • More Sam Adams
     "The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil Constitution, are worth defending at all hazards; and it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors: they purchased t…
    - 16 Nov 20, 2:28am -
  • I Ain't Buying It
     This Presidential election is screwey on all counts. Lots of folks have pointed out the statistical anomalies, incongruent voting patterns, etc..Here's mine - Trump, in losing *shattered* Obama's 2008 vote tally of 69.5 million. Remember that elect…
    - 16 Nov 20, 2:26am -
  • Trouble
    Remember when Obama swept into office in 2008? The energy, the buzz, the popularity?You knew he was going to be elected, and he was, with a record 69.5 million votes.Now, look at this election. Biden had few rallies, and the ones he had were sparsely…
    - 6 Nov 20, 3:34am -
  • So, if Trump loses, what's next?
     I'm not talking about the country, it's going to be OK. Not fine, not good, just OK. We won't see any more record setting employment numbers or GDP growth, but it won't be all bad. The Senate should still be a buffer, and the House is tighter than…
    - 5 Nov 20, 3:59am -

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 -

Ninety Miles from Tyranny

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 -

Publius-Huldah's Blog

The Swiss Gun Blog

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

    - 30 Jun 17, 12:27pm -
  • Finger weg vom Schweizer Waffenrecht!
    The Swiss Gun Blog ist ein stolzer Supporter der Aktion “Finger weg vom Schweizer Waffenrecht” von Patrick Jauch. Patrick hat in den letzten Monaten  im Alleingang (!) die Kommunikation der Schweizer Waffenbesitzer revolutioniert. Er hat den alt…
    - 27 Jun 17, 6:05am -
  • Morgarten: Toujours tricher, toujours gagner
    Diese Rede, die der damalige Verteidigungsminister Ueli Maurer vor zwei Jahren anlässlich des Jubiläumsfests „700 Jahre Schlacht am Morgarten“ vom 21. Juni 2015 beim Morgarten-Denkmal gehalten hat, ist etwas vom Feinsten, das ein Schweizer Pol…
    - 22 Jun 17, 7:00am -
  • Re-boot von ProTELL
    An einer denkwürdigen ausserordentlichen GV haben die Mitglieder von proTELL am 17. Juni im Albisgüetli Zürich einen neuen Vorstand bestellt. Damit ist gesichert, dass das Anliegen eines liberalen Waffenrechts wirksam und mit frischem Elan gegen d…
    - 20 Jun 17, 6:39am -
  • Wahlempfehlung
    Am 18. Oktober 2015 finden in der Schweiz die Wahlen in das Schweizer Parlament statt. Die Haltung eines Politikers zur Waffenfrage ist zugleich Ausdruck seiner Haltung zur persönlichen Freiheit des Bürgers. Aufgrund von liess sich er…
    - 21 Sep 15, 8:26pm -
  • Pick up a rifle…
    “Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen” – Col. Jeff Cooper, The Art of the Rifle, chap. 1 (Image taken from the poster of the 1939 shooting tournament in Lucerne)
    - 8 Apr 15, 7:59pm -
  • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
    Le droit de posséder et de porter des armes découle du droit naturel, tout comme le droit de propriété, la liberté expression, le droit à l’autodétermination sexuelle, etc. La constitution ne crée pas de tels droits, elle ne peut que les…
    - 5 Apr 15, 10:17am -
  • Say No to Gun Registration
    L’enregistrement des armes vient avant leur confiscation. Non au désarmement des citoyens. Zwangsregistrierung von Waffen ist der letzte notwendige Schritt vor der Konfiskation. Nein zur Entwaffnung der Bürger.    
    - 4 Apr 15, 5:02pm -
  • Opération Vercingétorix: Il faut désarmer le citoyen
      Dans le canton de Vaud, les citoyens les contribuables peuvent rendre leurs armes à César à la police. Opération Vercingétorix: collecte d’armes prolongée en 2015 Après deux ans, le bilan satisfaisant de l’opération Vercingétorix enco…
    - 1 Apr 15, 5:09pm -

The War on Guns

  • newLet Me Take a Stab at It and Say This was Preventable
    A Chesterfield County man has been sentenced to serve 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing his wife in the presence of his four children while he was free on bond for a charge of assaulting her 10 days earlier. [More]What have we learned?[Via Mac…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 10:23pm -
  • newToday on Armed American Radio's 'Daily Defense'
    TODAY, presented by @Xinsurance on #ArmedAmericanRadio with host Mark Walters its special guest and fan favorite, @dcodrea David Codrea from #WarOnGuns. 4-5p ET, 1-2p PT available LIVE stream @opslens and…
    - 17 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:10pm -
  • newNew Look/New Features
     Armed American Radio has undergone a major site redesign/overhaul. [More]
    - 19 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 6:25pm -
  • new'Only Ones' No More
     Former Rocky Mount officers forbidden from carrying guns while awaiting trial on Capitol-related charges [More]The lawyer's argument about why the gun ban "should not apply" to cops did not exactly move me...[Via Mack H]
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:47pm -
  • newBecause They Can
     With President Joe Biden in the White House, Communist China is moving “with a scope and speed few here anticipated,” the WSJ noted. “Everything that’s happening in Hong Kong today was unimaginable a year ago,” a Hong Kong pro-democracy a…
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:41pm -
  • newJudged by Deeds
     Kavanaugh and Barrett’s Share of the Shame - The Trump-appointed justices’ alliance with the liberal wing of the Supreme Court is not a betrayal of Republicans or the president who appointed them. It’s a betrayal of the Constitution. [More]I…
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:37pm -
  • newAll Things Being Equal...
     Here are the three GOP lawmakers who voted for the Equality Act [More]Red flag, arm the criminals, ban guns to those old enough to serve, yet somehow "Vote Freedom First!" Katko?Along with "open to infringements" Reed "leadership role" Fitzpatric…
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:22pm -
  • newYou'll be Surprised, You're Doing the French Mistake!
      VOILA!! [More]Pretty much what I'd expect...[Via Michael G]
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:06pm -
  • newThe Way to Deal with 'In Your Face!' Gun-Grabbers
    Be "In your face!" right back at 'em. [More][Via Samuel W]
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:56pm -
  • newA Second Chance
    BREAKING: in a decision just handed down, the 9th Circuit agreed to reconsider its Aug 2020 decision that California’s ban on standard capacity magazines violates the 2nd Amendment. Here's our statement on this movement in #Duncan v. Becerra: https…
    - 21 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:48pm -

Straight Line Logic

Traction Control

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • Facebook: If We Told You How Policy Was Violated You'd Be Able to Get Around It
    You can't make stuff like this up.  Facebook has taken down the page of the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) without explanation.  The Washington Free Beacon has the story here.  According to the Beacon, Facebook refused to say why this mov…
    - 23 days ago 4 Feb 21, 2:54pm -
  • Bearing Arms Editor Cam Edwards Talks with a Parkland Dad Ryan Petty
    The below episode of's Cam and Company is a must see.  Host Cam Edwards spoke with Ryan Petty, whose daughter Alaina was murdered at in the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  Besides discussing…
    - 24 days ago 3 Feb 21, 3:36pm -
  • Federal Legislation HR127 is Bad News
    In days gone by, bills like HR127 didn't have a prayer of moving beyond an anti-rights controlled House of Representatives and was usually only fodder for some groups to use to raise money.  That was then.  Now the Senate is evenly divided with a V…
    - 25 days ago 2 Feb 21, 4:47pm -
  • Haner is Right - Virtual Assembly Amounts to Legislative Malpractice
    Late yesterday afternoon, the House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee convened via Zoom video conference to meet and take up legislation.  VSSA had previously signed up to speak in favor of HB1799, a bill that would add public…
    - 44 days ago 14 Jan 21, 3:48pm -
  • After Georgia Runoff Disaster Will Gun People Need to Follow This Path?
    On Monday's's Cam and Company, host Cam Edwards talks about a piece written by 10th Amendment Center’s Matt Maharrey.  In the column, Maharrey urged gun owners to follow the lead of cannabis activists in going around federal law.…
    - 52 days ago 6 Jan 21, 2:44pm -
  • Roanoke City Council Considering Gun Ban in Municipal Buildings
     The Roanoke Times has the story here.The council scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. Jan. 19 as it considers an ordinance to prohibit people from carrying guns inside the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, a goal of present and past council membe…
    - 53 days ago 5 Jan 21, 4:22pm -
  • ATF Raids Polymer80 - Maker of Firearm Build Kits
    The Wall Street Journal broke the story last Friday:The raid target, Nevada-based Polymer80, is suspected of illegally manufacturing and distributing firearms, failing to pay taxes, shipping guns across state lines and failing to conduct background i…
    - 74 days ago 15 Dec 20, 1:54pm -
  • Messaging Matters
    Cam Edwards has a piece over at that illustrates that messaging matters.  While something may seem like a good illustration to make a point, it really does matter how we try to persuade people to our point of view.The owner of a Cast…
    - 82 days ago 7 Dec 20, 6:08pm -
  • Tom Gresham Speaks with Clark Aposhian on the Larger Importance of his Bump Stock Law Suit
    On yesterday's Gun Talk Radio, Tom Gresham's first guest was firearms instructor Clark Aposhian, who has a law suit pending in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the Trump Administration's bump stock ban. Aposhian filed a lawsuit last Ja…
    - 82 days ago 7 Dec 20, 2:08pm -
  • Thoughts on the Current Ammo Shortage
    Richard Pearson, Executive Director of the Illinois State Rifle Association, VSSA's sister organization, shared the below information on the current state of ammunition availability with ISRA members yesterday.  VSSA thought you might be interested…
    - 85 days ago 4 Dec 20, 9:03pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newBriggs: Equality Will Lead Us To Our Doom

    Briggs: Equality Will Lead Us To Our Doom
    - 7 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 6:29am -
  • newYon: Organizational Structure Dictates Outcome

    Yon: Organizational Structure Dictates Outcome Questions: 1) Which side – trad Americans (TA) or Uniparty Deep Staters (UDS) – has funding today and down the road adequate for the achievement of t…
    - 7 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 6:16am -
  • newWord


    - 13 hours ago 27 Feb 21, 12:23am -
  • newCurrently, Your Exact Position

    Currently, Your Exact Position
    - 17 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 8:18pm -
  • newBC: Legal Injustice

    BC: Legal Injustice
    - 19 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 6:15pm -
  • newArmstrong: The Rule Of Law Is Dead In FUSA

    Armstrong: The Rule Of Law Is Dead In FUSA You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:50pm -
  • newA Reader Sends: How Does This All End?

    A Reader Sends: How Does This All End? It depends on the choices we each make every day. Choose wisely.
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:30pm -
  • newNo Excuses

    No Excuses
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:08pm -
  • newOn Antifragility & Conflict

    On Antifragility & Conflict They want to break you utterly. Don’t let them. H/t VD:
    - 20 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 5:02pm -
  • newFunny That

    Funny That
    - 21 hours ago 26 Feb 21, 4:53pm -

The State of Guns

  • Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

    Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

    How many of you believe that a sharp hunting knife is more harmful than the dull one? Well, it is high time to realize that a dull knife is a way more dangerous. When you know that the knife is dull, it means you are going to apply more pressure oper…
    - 5 Jun 20, 12:38pm -
  • Review: Weihrauch HW100 S – PCP Air Rifle

    Review: Weihrauch HW100 S – PCP Air Rifle

    The Weihrauch HW100 S “Sporter” is part of the Weirauch HW100 series. This series includes one other rifle, the HW100T; a similar rifle with the main exception being it’s a thumbhole version vs the Sporter magazine. It’s considered more of an…
    - 18 Apr 20, 3:33pm -
  • 10 Best Air Rifles by Safe Gun Owners team

    10 Best Air Rifles by Safe Gun Owners team

    Air rifles have been in existence for a while now since they were first invented around the 15th century. The first rifles weren’t high powered air rifles but were still of good use. Most air rifles since then have been used for hunting, target pra…
    - 14 Apr 20, 8:41pm -
  • SIG Sauer MG 338 Machine Gun Review

    SIG Sauer MG 338 Machine Gun Review

    In January 2020, the Special Operations Command officially certified and purchased the latest SIG Sauer machine gun, the MG 338. This impressive weapon combines the weight of a general-purpose machine gun with the range of a heavy one.The post SIG S…
    - 2 Apr 20, 7:56pm -
  • How to be a responsible firearm owner?

    How to be a responsible firearm owner?

    5 basic safety standards every gun owner should adhere to The recent rise in gun violence across America has compelled many authorities to reflect on firearms usage. So far, there is no such proposal made to limit firearms ownership. The only matter…
    - 29 Mar 20, 9:16am -
  • How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

    How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

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

    Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

    Long-range rifle shooting is an expensive hobby. You need the best precision rifle with bucket loads of ammo. Click for pricing info for Savage® Arms Savage 10T-SR at Cabelas Therefore, if you are into tactical shooting, hunting, and making long sho…
    - 19 Apr 19, 9:25am -
  • Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

    Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

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

    Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

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

    H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

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

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  • How to Make A Knife | Tips for Beginners

    How to Make A Knife | Tips for Beginners

    Knifemaking is the art of producing a knife by combining several processes. If you’ve never made a knife before, it’s going to be a long but fulfilling journey, filled with highs and lows, mistakes and triumphs. In broad strokes, the steps are: d…
    - 2 days ago 25 Feb 21, 3:54pm -
  • How to Sharpen a Serrated Knife

    How to Sharpen a Serrated Knife

    Whether it’s slicing that crusty French bread or sawing through a tree branch to use for your makeshift shelter in the jungle, a serrated blade comes in handy. The best part is that it slices without squishing the inside of the bread. This type of…
    - 3 days ago 24 Feb 21, 2:53pm -
  • How to Sharpen a Pocket Knife

    How to Sharpen a Pocket Knife

    How effective is a dull pocket knife? It is like having a gun without bullets. A dull knife is not only ineffective but can be dangerous as well. The good news is that you can sharpen your pocket knife in a few minutes. Stones and steel are excellent…
    - 4 days ago 23 Feb 21, 5:55pm -
  • Benchmade Griptilian 550BKHG Review

    Benchmade Griptilian 550BKHG Review

    While by no means a new knife on the market, the Benchmade Griptilian is truly an American classic!  It’s such a popular knife that it has been a mainstay of Benchmade for years, and they have lots of versions.  Not only that, but there’s a com…
    - 12 May 20, 3:10am -
  • SOG Aegis AT-XR Lock Knife Review

    SOG Aegis AT-XR Lock Knife Review

    Why the weird face?  No reason!  Just a snapshot of me in the middle of my overly-descriptive prose while speaking of the re-branding of one of America’s iconic knife brands!  Speaking of SOG, let me be the first (hopefully) to let you know of s…
    - 1 May 20, 12:46am -
  • Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Review

    Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Review

    The Spyderco Paramilitary 2 is a foldable knife that’s ideal for military use and any other outdoor activity. Coming from Spyderco, the product has been in the market for some time and is now available online. It’s slightly longer than 8 inches w…
    - 23 Apr 20, 1:12am -
  • Buck Hood Cocobolo Hoodlum Review

    Buck Hood Cocobolo Hoodlum Review

    Unfortunately, the Buck Hood Cocobolo Hoodlum is no longer made and has been discontinued.  If you have one or would like to research this knife, we have the info here.  Enjoy! However, if you came to the site looking for a “HOODLUM-ESQUE” kind…
    - 21 Apr 20, 11:57pm -
  • What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life?

    What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life?

    For preppers, nothing is more important than having a stash of food ready and waiting if and when the unimaginable happens. You need to carefully choose the kind of food that you stow away, ideally food with long shelf life, indefinite if possible be…
    - 19 Apr 20, 5:50am -
  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Holiday Gift Guide

    KnifeUp Holiday Gift Guide Around this time each year, millions of us share the same struggle; what should we buy for our family and friends this year for Christmas? It is a tradition as old as the holiday itself. While generations before us gave mos…
    - 6 Apr 20, 11:51pm -
  • Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 Review

    Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 Review

    Unfortunately, the Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 is Discontinued, but if you’d like more info (maybe you acquired a used one), please read on! Fortunately, there are REALLY good alternatives that may be even better than the G-10 at a better price!  Our…
    - 6 Apr 20, 1:05am -