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Patriot Rising

  • Constiutitonal carry not “politics over safety”
    Gun control advocates largely argue that they hold that position as a matter of public safety. They believe that restricting firearms in various ways will somehow translate to making our communities safer. Yes, there are some who likely see it as a m…
    - 29 Mar 22, 9:27pm -
  • Armed at Home, at Work, and as you Drive
    You probably didn’t see these stories covered by the mainstream news media, but again last week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. First story- Do you have a firearm nearby at night? It is a few hours before sunr…
    - 29 Mar 22, 8:35pm -
  • Lightfoot defends massive security detail nearly 100 officers strong
    Chicago’s violent crime rate is already at 25-year highs and things are only getting worse in the Windy City, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot can sleep well at night knowing she’s protected by dozens of Chicago police officers assigned for her personal…
    - 29 Mar 22, 5:44pm -
  • Clear Thinking About Taxing Guns
    We are strange creatures. We see the world and build mental models of how the world works. Soon, those models become more significant to us than reality itself. That is dangerous when so much of our “experience” is from the news and entertainment…
    - 28 Mar 22, 9:31pm -
  • Biden, White House quietly ramping up gun control efforts
    As Joe Biden’s approval rating declines to a new low on what seems like a daily basis, the White House is growing increasingly desperate to shore up support among its base, and that includes outreach to the gun control lobby that spent tens of mil…
    - 28 Mar 22, 2:23pm -
  • Gas rationing, food vouchers and hunger are now being normalized for the war phase of the plandemic
    As predicted, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is advancing the next phase of the plandemic, which involves widespread shortages of fuel and food that lead to mass starvation. Already in Ukraine, residents are running out of food and medicine. And the…
    - 27 Mar 22, 5:18pm -
  • Did NBC News & Pennsylvania AG’s Office Commit Multiple Felonies?

    Did NBC News & Pennsylvania AG’s Office Commit Multiple Felonies?

    Did NBC News and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office break both federal, state, and local laws during their recent NBC Nightly News story on JSD Supply? Many people in the gun community are asking if any laws were broken after the s…
    - 26 Mar 22, 1:57pm -
  • Inside NBC’s Libelous, Unethical and Illegal ‘Ghost Gun’ Hit Piece
    Our friends at Ammoland Shooting Sports News have done incredible work exposing the crimes – actual crimes – NBC correspondent Vaughn Hillyard and his crew committed while producing the liberal network’s latest hit-piece on homemade firearms. I…
    - 26 Mar 22, 12:23pm -
  • Second Amendment lauded in recent poll
    A new poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates brings up some very interesting bits of data. It should come as no surprise that the poll found a 56.8% disapproval rating for sleepy Joe’s job performance. Not that we’re shocked by this proverbial…
    - 24 Mar 22, 5:51pm -
  • Inslee signs magazine ban bill into law
    Gun control activists notched their most significant legislative win of the year on Wednesday when Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill banning the sale or purchase of “high capacity” magazines in the state; a top priority for anti-gun groups…
    - 24 Mar 22, 3:59pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 339 – 7th Annual Christmas Wish List Episode

    ALR Episode 339 – 7th Annual Christmas Wish List Episode

    Its our 7th annual Christmas gift/wish list show. Lloyd, Mia, Bill, and the Padre share their gift and wish list ideas just in time for the start of the holiday season. Segments [00:00] – Blooper [00:43] – Opening and welcome [01:15] – Thanks t…
    - 10 days ago 20 Nov 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 338 – The Red Wave that Wasn’t

    ALR Episode 338 – The Red Wave that Wasn’t

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the results of the 2022 mid-term elections. What went wrong? Is Florida the GOP blueprint? What effect did Trump have on the elections? Why did voters choose a brain-dead basement-dweller in Pennsylvania? What does th…
    - 17 days ago 13 Nov 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 337 – The Nature of Evil

    ALR Episode 337 – The Nature of Evil

    Crime is on the ballot in the 2022 mid-terms. The Left doesn't know how to deal with it because they don't understand the nature of evil. As proof, Lloyd points to recent media examples, including Amazon's bastardization of the dark lord Sauron in th…
    - 24 days ago 6 Nov 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 336 – Ask The Armed Lutherans #5

    ALR Episode 336 – Ask The Armed Lutherans #5

    This week Lloyd and the cast are answering a question about the most dangerous or reckless things we have seen on the range, and what lessons we learned from them. Segments [00:00] – Blooper [00:48] – Opening and welcome [02:05] – Thanks to our…
    - 31 days ago 30 Oct 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 335 – October Online Hangout

    ALR Episode 335 – October Online Hangout

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett hang out with Reformation Gun Club members Stuart Burt, William Swenson, Luke Otte, Donnie Ross, Justin Hover, and David Scott who talk about life, and the upcoming elections. Armed Lutheran Radio is a listener-supported podc…
    - 38 days ago 23 Oct 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 334 – Election 2022 Voting Guide

    ALR Episode 334 – Election 2022 Voting Guide

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the key issues in the upcoming mid-term election and how, as Christians and gun owners, to decide for whom we should vote. Armed Lutheran Radio is a listener-supported podcast. If you value the information and enterta…
    - 45 days ago 16 Oct 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 333 – Rejecting the Social Gospel

    ALR Episode 333 – Rejecting the Social Gospel

    In today's commentary, Lloyd reviews an article from the Religion News Service which tries to explain why it is that attending church more regularly might lead you to reject the “social gospel.” Armed Lutheran Radio is a listener-supported podcas…
    - 52 days ago 9 Oct 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 332 – September Online Hangout

    ALR Episode 332 – September Online Hangout

    This week is our September 2022 Online Hangout with members of the Reformation Gun Club. This month Lloyd is joined by Pastor Bennett and Gun Club members William Swenson, Donny Ross, Daniel Freeman, Mike Soost, Guillaume Williams, David Scott, Justi…
    - 59 days ago 2 Oct 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 331 – Oh The Irony

    ALR Episode 331 – Oh The Irony

    YouTube ironically proves the point we were making in episode 287…by taking down episode 287. Armed Lutheran Radio is a listener-supported podcast. If you value the information and entertainment we provide, consider supporting the show by joining o…
    - 66 days ago 25 Sep 22, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 330 – Ten Commandments in the News

    ALR Episode 330 – Ten Commandments in the News

    This week is a Reformation Gun Club exclusive episode. Lloyd responds to some criticism and then digs into some recent news stories and discusses some lessons we can learn and how the Ten Commandments apply to each of them. This is a member-exclusive…
    - 73 days ago 18 Sep 22, 11:00pm -


702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

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

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…
    - 26 Sep 15, 12:11am -
    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.
    - 19 Oct 14, 10:50pm -
  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
    - 12 Nov 15, 5:42am -
  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →The po…
    - 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →The post…
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
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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 .
    - 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.The post Gratuitous Gun Pics first appeared on .
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -

DC Handgun Info

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 total monthly projected income and subtracting the expecte…
    - 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 electric utility bills in the coming years with zero up front o…
    - 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 teachers, it doesn't even enhance safety.  It isn't as if any perso…
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100% satisfied with the durability and high quality of constru…
    - 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.  Check it out.
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  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day that he returned to school.  Keep up the great work Jared…
    - 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!   Thanks fellow Arizonans for your support of the ch…
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • new11+ Best AR-15 Rifles: The Ultimate AR-15 Buying Guide [2022]
    Pros & Cons Comparison Table Prices & Planning The “best AR-15 rifles” category is insanely broad. There’s an infinite number of potential AR-15 configurations and a ton of quality AR-15 manufacturers. Comparison Table Specs Best Choice Product…
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  • The Best 300 Blackout Barrels for Driving Fat AR Rounds
    300 Blackout is one of the best alternatives to .223/5.56mm for an AR. A 300BLK rifle is a great suppressor host. 300 Blackout hits hard at (relatively) short ranges. And it fits in 5.56mm magazines. In short, a 300 AAC rifle is a great rifle. And i…
    - 2 Aug 22, 1:45pm -
  • The 5 Best AR-10 Rifles: Large Frame Range Reviews [2022]
    The AR-15 is an excellent rifle. However, if you want a beefier long-range round, you’ll have to step up to an AR-10. Getting more precision from the AR platform The main benefit of using an AR-10 over a bolt-action rifle or another alternative is…
    - 1 Aug 22, 12:35pm -
  • 11+ Best AR-15 Rifles: The Ultimate AR-15 Buying Guide [2022]
    The “best AR-15 rifles” category is insanely broad. There’s an infinite number of potential AR-15 configurations and a ton of quality AR-15 manufacturers. Welcome to the wide world of AR-15 rifles There’s a perfect AR-15 for every one. This g…
    - 12 May 22, 11:18am -
  • Sig Romeo 4H Review: How Does It Look?
    So far, I’ve been rather impressed by Sig optics. Even their budget options like the ROMEO5 Red Dot are pretty good. And, naturally, I had to try it when I found out that Sig had a red dot with a ballistic reticle. That’s the Sig Romeo4H Red Dot.…
    - 4 Jan 22, 7:30am -
  • SLR Rifleworks Micro Gas Block Review: Solid Go-To Gas Block
    An AR-15 gas block is a relatively simple part. And a gas block either works or it doesn’t. But it’s a pretty big bummer if your gas block doesn’t work when you put your rifle together. That’s why I have a few go-to gas blocks that I trust. A…
    - 4 Jan 22, 5:22am -
  • Hera Arms H3T Polymer Magazine: Legitimate PMAG Alternative?
    The Hera Arms H3T Polymer Magazine is one of the few magazines that offers a direct alternative to the venerable Magpul 30 PMAG Gen M2 window magazine. But is the Hera Arms H3T any good? It’s less expensive than the Magpul PMAG, which is great. It…
    - 14 Oct 21, 1:07pm -
  • Is the Hexmag Series 2 Polymer Magazine Any Good?
    UTG Pro Super Slim Handguard Check on OpticsPlanet Other Options 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 pr…
    - 14 Oct 21, 5:46am -
  • Is the Mission First Tactical EXD Polymer Magazine Really That Extreme?
    As a pretty big fan of the original Mission First Tactical Polymer Magazines. However, the Mission First Tactical EXD Polymer Magazine intrigued me, mostly because “EXD” stands for “Extreme Duty.” And I’m a sucker for anything with the word…
    - 14 Oct 21, 4:23am -
  • Mission First Tactical Polymer Magazine: The Best PMAG Alternative?
    The Mission First Tactical Polymer Magazine is one of my go-to polymer magazines. It’s affordable. And it’s just a really solid mag. Additionally, as a PMAG alternative, it more closely mimics the experience of using a Magpul PMAG than just about…
    - 13 Oct 21, 9:06am -

Gears of Guns

  • How Many Rounds Should You Carry in Your Concealed Carry Pistol?
    When it comes to concealed carry pistols, there are a lot of considerations that need to be made. Should you go single action or double action? How many rounds should the gun have? These are all questions that need to be answered before buying your i…
    - 9 days ago 21 Nov 22, 5:00pm -
  • How to Pick the Right Optic for Your New Firearm
    So, you’ve just purchased a new rifle or pistol and cannot wait to take it out on the range. However, before you can hit the range, there is one final detail to take care of: choosing the right optic for your firearm. After all, an optic is arguabl…
    - 14 days ago 16 Nov 22, 5:30pm -
  • Reasons Why You Should Build Your Own AR-15
    ‍Many shooters consider the AR-15 as their go-to rifle because of its modularity, versatility, and affordability. It’s no wonder why they are also referred to as ‘America’s Rifle’. This highly customizable and adaptable rifle has a lot of a…
    - 16 days ago 14 Nov 22, 5:30pm -
  • Why Buying Cheap Guns Is Okay
    If you’re on a budget or just starting out, buying a cheap gun can be a smart financial move. But not everyone thinks that buying low-cost guns is a good idea. Some people think it’s better to spend more money upfront on something that will last…
    - 20 days ago 10 Nov 22, 5:00pm -
  • Why you MUST Test Your Conceal Carry Ammo
    Concealed carry is a great way to protect yourself and your family, but it also presents some unique challenges. When you’re armed with a handgun at all times, every new ammunition type poses its own set of risks and rewards. You need to be sure th…
    - 63 days ago 28 Sep 22, 4:00pm -
  • Why You Should Always Carry a First Aid Kit with You
    In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to become distracted. We might forget things like our keys or a scheduled meeting. But what about more important things? Things like safety precautions and emergency kits? Fortunately, a first aid kit is small and…
    - 65 days ago 26 Sep 22, 4:30pm -
  • Hydration while at the range: How Much is Enough?
    When it comes to hydration, the importance of drinking water can’t be overstated. Being dehydrated can have adverse effects on your body, including headaches, dizziness, and fatigue – not exactly ideal when you’re at the range. If you spend any…
    - 71 days ago 20 Sep 22, 4:00pm -
  • Video – ATI GSG 16 Full Review

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  • Video – Custom-built Desert Eagle

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  • Video – Howa Mini Action 7.62×39

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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…
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  • 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,…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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?
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