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  • CQ CQ CQ

    - 2 Jun 20, 3:20pm -
  • Boom
    Trump Should Not Rescue Cities Again Not likely.
    - 2 Jun 20, 2:50pm -
  • Bracken: Dear Mr. Security Agent
    Reprise of a classic from 2013. This is societal collapse. Everyone will have to choose whom they will serve. Choose wisely.
    - 2 Jun 20, 2:06pm -
  • A Useful Tool And another: Tweets by Breaking911
    - 2 Jun 20, 1:42pm -
  • And The Hits Just Keep On Coming

    - 2 Jun 20, 1:32pm -
  • Mandatory “Social Distancing”: The Greatest Theft Of All Time
    Via the Insty shop, a rational argument not based on “medical science”, but on the eternal political questions: Who? Whom?
    - 2 Jun 20, 1:14pm -
  • Faction Update
    Via AP: Karl Dahl sent us a heads up that his book, Faction, is on sale on Amazon for $13.50 paperback and $5.56 for the kindle version. Good reading for the times.
    - 2 Jun 20, 1:04pm -
  • Over The Transom
    Via Gab, with this transmission memo: Do not get on the bus. Do not trade your weapons for food. Do NOT let them stick a needle in your arm. Do not rat your neighbor out to save yourself. ‘Specially if … Continue reading →
    - 2 Jun 20, 12:48pm -
  • Back In Old Saint Loo
    St. Louis police have been using real bullets and not rubber bullets. I took this video an hour ago. I pray for those protesting and I hope you all stay safe. — Layne (@thefast_layne) June 2, 2020
    - 2 Jun 20, 12:39pm -
  • A Reader Sends
    CA, I’ve decided that these George Floyd Protests are the Tet Offensive. Background: The North Vietnamese launched the Tet offensive to turn the Viet Cong loose everywhere at one time. Additionally, there was a huge, visible battle at Khe Sanh ……
    - 2 Jun 20, 12:38am -

Patriot Rising

  • newLife for New Gun Owners Under ‘President Biden’
    A recent survey in Texas suggested that new gun owners are more likely to support former Vice President Joe Biden than President Donald Trump in this year’s election. There is little evidence to support this, particularly as polls have been so…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 8:22pm -
  • NYC Boroughs Double Down on Failed Gun Buybacks

    NYC Boroughs Double Down on Failed Gun Buybacks

    New York City has a violent crime problem and accidental Mayor Bill de Blasio is shuffling deck chairs in attempts to address it. After proposing to cut $1 billion from New York City’s law enforcement budget just as crime skyrocketed, he’s thr…
    - 1 day ago 27 Sep 20, 6:11pm -
  • Gun Sales Surge 80 Percent in Seven Swing States
    Gun sales have been rising nationwide for months but are specifically up in seven swing states as the November 3, 2020, election approaches. Fox News reports the Cook Political Report lists “Arizona, Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin a…
    - 3 days ago 25 Sep 20, 9:01pm -
  • Amy Coney Barrett: A Proven Pro-Second Amendment Jurist
    The seditious Press has devoted substantial time analyzing and ruminating on Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court list of potential candidates and will continue to do so up to the point of his selecting someone. Almost certainly, Trump will nominate a woman…
    - 3 days ago 25 Sep 20, 8:25pm -
  • Looming SCOTUS Fight Puts 2A in Crosshairs; Nov. Election Critical
    Before last Friday, it was urgent for every gun owner in the country to vote in the November election, and now with the death of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it is critical for the survival of the Second Amendment to retain th…
    - 6 days ago 22 Sep 20, 8:22pm -
  • Gun Controllers Try to Hide Joe Biden’s Anti-gun Extremism

    Gun Controllers Try to Hide Joe Biden’s Anti-gun Extremism

    With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is aga…
    - 13 days ago 15 Sep 20, 8:26pm -
  • Anti-Gun Violence Research Consortium Admits Problems Not The Gun, But The Individual

    Anti-Gun Violence Research Consortium Admits Problems Not The Gun, But The Individual

    RICO, noun: “Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: a U.S. law, enacted in 1970, allowing victims of organized crime to sue those responsible for punitive damages.” On April 25, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy, in a press release, announc…
    - 14 days ago 14 Sep 20, 8:47pm -
  • Below the Radar: Jaime’s Law

    Below the Radar: Jaime’s Law

    While we place a lot of the focus on defending against laws that target firearms, anti-Second Amendment extremists also target ammunition. In a way, this ammunition control can be worse – because those who exercise their Second Amendment rights nee…
    - 17 days ago 11 Sep 20, 7:30pm -
  • New York’s Gun Control Utopia is a Living Hell

    New York’s Gun Control Utopia is a Living Hell

    New York City is a gun control utopia, where benevolent politicians including Gotham’s mayor are hell-bent on making it as difficult as possible for guns to be a part of a free society. Criminals, though, seem to be running rampant. New York’s gu…
    - 18 days ago 10 Sep 20, 5:47pm -
  • Anti-gun Politicians Seek to Tax Your 2nd Amendment Rights Into Oblivion

    Anti-gun Politicians Seek to Tax Your 2nd Amendment Rights Into Oblivion

    In 1819, Chief Justice John Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court famously wrote:  “the power to tax involves the power to destroy ….” This truism has not been lost on firearm prohibitionists, who when unable to ban guns outright have often trie…
    - 19 days ago 9 Sep 20, 7:12pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 235 – Take the Log Out of Your Eye

    ALR Episode 235 – Take the Log Out of Your Eye

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd is flying solo to discuss hypocrisy and how quick we are on the political Right to do exactly the same thing we complain about the mainstream media and the political Left. Timestamps [0:00] – Blo…
    - 1 day ago 27 Sep 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 234 – Carry Gear, Bear Hunting and Voting for Your Neighbor

    ALR Episode 234 – Carry Gear, Bear Hunting and Voting for Your Neighbor

    On this week's variety show Lloyd shares thoughts on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sgt. Bill talks about competing with your carry gear in IDPA. Plus we relive Mia's hunting trip to Russia in 2016 and Pastor Bennett's a…
    - 8 days ago 20 Sep 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 233 – The Kenosha Kid

    ALR Episode 233 – The Kenosha Kid

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the adventures of Kyle Rittenhouse and the shooting of three mostly peaceful protesters during the looting in Kenosha, Wisconsin following the police shooting of Jacob Bl…
    - 15 days ago 13 Sep 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 232 – Red Rider, Education, Competition, and Lionizing Losers

    ALR Episode 232 – Red Rider, Education, Competition, and Lionizing Losers

    On this week's variety show Mia reminisces about the Daisy Red Rider BB-gun, Sgt. Bill talks about how competition can benefit your concealed carry skills, Pastor Bennett discusses concerns for parents as your kids return to public school, and Lloyd…
    - 29 days ago 30 Aug 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 231 – State of the Nation

    ALR Episode 231 – State of the Nation

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett answer some listener emails about the current state of affairs in the country. Timestamps [0:00] – Blooper [0:23] – Show open [0:35] – Welcome and Introduction [2:05] – T…
    - 36 days ago 23 Aug 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 230 – Shotguns, BLM, Cops and Competition

    ALR Episode 230 – Shotguns, BLM, Cops and Competition

    On this week's variety show Mia talks about popular shotguns for hunting and self-defense, Sgt. Bill talks about the benefits of competitive shooting for law enforcement, and Pastor Bennett discusses concerns about the Black Lives Matter movement. Se…
    - 43 days ago 16 Aug 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 229 – Preaching to Florida Man Redux

    ALR Episode 229 – Preaching to Florida Man Redux

    - 50 days ago 9 Aug 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 228 – Instructors, Hunting, and Modern Iconoclasts

    ALR Episode 228 – Instructors, Hunting, and Modern Iconoclasts

    On this week's variety show Lloyd draws parallels between the iconoclasts of the Radical Reformation and the current upheaval in the country, Mia talks about popular handgun calibers and hunting rifles, and Sgt. Bill talks about selecting firearms in…
    - 57 days ago 2 Aug 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 227 – Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

    ALR Episode 227 – Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

    In this long-awaited return of the Clinging to God & Guns segment, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett review some recent news stories and self-defense situations to glean some important lessons for responsible gun owners and gun-owning Christians. Timestamps […
    - 64 days ago 26 Jul 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 226 – Training, New Guns, and Whiteness

    ALR Episode 226 – Training, New Guns, and Whiteness

    On this week's variety show Mia shares some interesting info about the most commonly purchased firearms during the current turmoil around the country, Sgt. Bill talks about training frequency in his Ballistic Minute this week, not just about how ofte…
    - 71 days ago 19 Jul 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…
    - 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

  • newBarrett Confirmation Hearings Begin Oct. 12; Judge Has 2A Record
    “I feel I know what she’s doing on (the) Second Amendment, but I can’t really speak for her...I’m picking a person. She’s going to have to rule the way she feels."—President Donald TrumpThe post Barrett Confirmation Hearings Begin Oct. 1…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 10:30pm -
  • new‘Pigouvian Tax’ on Guns an Intolerable Act that Will Only Increase Violence
    They are intending to follow the example of those who provoked the War for Independence by imposing the Intolerable Acts.The post ‘Pigouvian Tax’ on Guns an Intolerable Act that Will Only Increase Violence appeared first on
    - 4 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 10:00pm -
  • newThe NRA-ILA: The Truth about “Assault Weapons”
    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris want to ban certain types of semi-automatic firearms that are rarely used in crimes. These firearms are also commonly owned;The post The NRA-ILA: The Truth about “Assault Weapons” appeared first on
    - 5 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 8:59pm -
  • newIs the 2020 Election Really the Predicted Fire-Armageddon? ~ VIDEO
    Biden gives owners of commonly-semi-autos a choice of either submitting their firearms to a gun “buyback” program or registering them in a manner similar to how machine guns are regulated!!?The post Is the 2020 Election Really the Predicted Fire…
    - 5 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 8:41pm -
  • newBettinsoli USA Signs As Gold Sponsor of SCTP
    Bettinsoli USA is proud to announce their Gold-Level Sponsorship for the Scholastic Clay Target Program for the 2020-2021 Season.The post Bettinsoli USA Signs As Gold Sponsor of SCTP appeared first on
    - 6 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 8:05pm -
  • new22 LR Ammo Is Back In Stock at Brownells & Botach, Grab It While you Can!
    Seems there are quite a few choices of 22 LR Rimfire Ammunition back in stock across various online ammunition retailers. With no idea how long this will last we suggest you get on them quick.The post 22 LR Ammo Is Back In Stock at Brownells & Botac…
    - 8 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:57pm -
  • newFPC: Confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
    FPC respectfully urges the United States Senate to confirm Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court without delay.The post FPC: Confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court appeared first on
    - 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 4:51pm -
  • newGuns In-Stock: Panzer Arms AR-12 Semi-Auto 12Ga Shotgun $549.99
    If you have been trying to buy one on these home-defense-cannons for the last few months, well here is a chance. Palmetto State Armory has the Panzer Arms Ar-12 Semi-Auto 12Ga Shotgun back in stock.The post Guns In-Stock: Panzer Arms AR-12 Semi-Auto…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 4:38pm -
  • newResults of Remington Bankruptcy Auction are In, Who Gets What?
    Rumors have been swirling in the industry, from one investment group buying the whole thing to the ammo holdings been sold off to one party and the rest to another.The post Results of Remington Bankruptcy Auction are In, Who Gets What? appeared firs…
    - 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 4:36pm -
  • newSecond Amendment Foundation Adds Trustees, Including AmmoLand Founder/Editor-In-Chief
    The Second Amendment Foundation has announced three new additions to its Board of Trustees following the 35th annual Gun Rights Policy Conference.The post Second Amendment Foundation Adds Trustees, Including AmmoLand Founder/Editor-In-Chief appeared…
    - 11 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 2:37pm -

Mississippi Gun News

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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

        - 27 Apr 14, 1:39pm -
      • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
        Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
        - 23 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
      • CSGV Fail
        So while people debate the validity of the Everytown FAIL…..CSGV failed on their own, look at the projectile…..
        - 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
      • Photo
        What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
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      • Friday Morning Stupidity

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      • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

        - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

      Survival Gear

      Firearms and Freedom

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

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

      DC Handgun Info

      • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
        I work in security (and drive for a living as well) and often need a tiny task light that won't take up one of my hands. It's like a clip-on reading lamp, but it has the option of a bright red LED so that it preserves your night vision! To buy it, c…
        - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
      • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
        [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…
        - 12 Jun 17, 3:31pm -
      • NOT GUN-RELATED: What will it take to pay off my credit card?
        If you're like most people, you carry a lot of credit card debt. I've got to whittle my own debt down.I checked out, one of the best sites for mortgage loans/student loans/banking/credit cards/etc. There, I found a credit card pay-off ca…
        - 3 May 17, 2:52am -
      • Remington 870 (ex-police dept. guns) on SALE NOW
        If you're a shotgun fan, and want one to protect your house, farm, etc., Southern Ohio Gun is offering 18 to 20-inch barrel Remington Police Magnums 870s at bargain prices: under $270 each! (PS: Should be DC-legal as a long gun.)CLICK HERE to be rout…
        - 3 May 17, 2:29am -
      • Best Preparedness Blog: ACTIVE RESPONSE TRAINING by Greg ELLIFRITZ
          (Aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing by two terrorist brothers; no info available on the image.)Lately I've been thinking of boning up on tactical first aid matters. I subscribe to Active Response Training's FREE  e-newsletter. If you are conce…
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      • SOLD OUT - Bud's Gun Shop (Online) / USED Belgian, Israeli, Hungarian HI-POWER 9mm PISTOLS
        Used Interarms Surplus FN Hi-Power 9mm 13+1 FairBud's Gun Shop (was) offering used Browning Hi-Powers (AKA the P-35) in 9mm -- several versions and conditions available: Belgian (FN, highest quality), Israeli, and Hungarian versions. Prices are great…
        - 23 May 16, 2:54am -

      Dustin's Gun Blog

      • You've never budgeted like this before
        Like most people I never learned any effective method to manage and budget my money while I was growing up.  Over the years I tried many of the traditional budget methods such as listing our...
        - 29 Nov 18, 6:39am -
      • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
        I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
        - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
      • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
        Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
        - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
      • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
        Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
        - 1 May 13, 2:47pm -
        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%...
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      • Guns in America
        The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
        - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
      • Standing up for Free Speech
        8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
        - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
      • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
        Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
        - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
      • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
        Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
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      • Equal Gun Rights!
        From the SAF. Find additional details at
        - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

      Minuteman Review

      • newThe Best 300 Blackout Scope for Pushing Fat Bullets Further
        300 Blackout isn’t a tremendously long range round. But it’s got enough power to justify finding the best 300 Blackout scope for your 300BLK rifle.But, if you’ve done any reading to find the best 300 Blackout scope, you may have noticed that th…
        - 10 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 3:38pm -
      • The Best 300 Blackout Uppers for Completing Your 300BLK Rifle
        One of the best things about 300 Blackout is that a 300BLK rifle is basically just a 5.56mm rifle with a .30 caliber barrel. So you can just slap one of the best 300 Blackout uppers on your favorite lower receiver. Then—BOOM—you’ve got a 300AAC…
        - 3 days ago 26 Sep 20, 6:24am -
      • Little Monsters: The Best 6.5 Grendel Upper
        6.5 Grendel is just one of the rounds that’s been designed to upgrade the range and power of the AR-15 platform. And it’s a cool design because you can just add your very best 6.5 Grendel upper to your favorite lower receiver. Then, Bob’s yer u…
        - 5 days ago 24 Sep 20, 7:06am -
      • The USCCA: Is It Right For You?
        The USCCA is probably the most comprehensive concealed carry insurance you can get. USCCA concealed carry insurance also comes with a full collection of training resources to help you use your firearm efficiently and succeed in a self-defense scenari…
        - 6 days ago 23 Sep 20, 2:53am -
      • US LawShield vs USCCA: Which Gives You the Best Protection for Self-Defense?
        In self-defense, surviving the attack is always the first priority. If you don’t survive the attack, nothing else matters.Unfortunately, there are legal ramifications that come with doing what you need to do to survive an attack.You may know what y…
        - 6 days ago 23 Sep 20, 2:09am -
      • The Best 458 SOCOM Barrels for the Beefiest AR Rifles Ever
        458 SOCOM is one of the biggest rounds that you can fire from an AR type rifle. And big bullets demand big performance. I imagine that’s why you’re here to learn about the best 458 SOCOM barrels.There aren’t a ton of 458 SOCOM barrels out there…
        - 7 days ago 22 Sep 20, 3:01am -
      • The Best Mosin Nagant Ammo for That Classic Long Gun
        Love it or hate it, the Mosin Nagant is one of the world’s best known rifles. And it fires such a unique cartridge that people often call 7.62x54R ammunition “Mosin Nagant ammo.” The Mosin Nagant can be a bit finicky. So it’s wise to get the…
        - 10 days ago 19 Sep 20, 9:13am -
      • The Best 300 Blackout Ammo for Everything from the Range to the Woods
        300 Blackout is one of the best alternatives to .223/5.56mm. It works just as well—or better—for most types of shooting. And a 300BLK rifle makes an amazing suppressor host. Also, you have a ton of options when it comes to choosing the best 300 B…
        - 10 days ago 19 Sep 20, 3:17am -
      • Personal Protection: The Best Plate Carriers

        - 14 days ago 15 Sep 20, 3:25am -
      • Semi-Auto Precision: The Best 6.5 Creedmoor Build Kits
        If you’re building a 6.5 Creedmoor rifle, using one of the best 6.5 Creedmoor build kits is the easiest way to get the foundational parts they need.However, there’s a complication with 6.5 Creedmoor build kits:There simply aren’t that many 6.5…
        - 15 days ago 14 Sep 20, 7:54am -

      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…
        - 96 days ago 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 -

      Gun Free Zone

        My Gun Culture

        • How About a Free Survival Guide?
          Want a deal?American Handgunner Magazine is giving away a free digital copy of the 2019 Americans Handgunner SURVIVE Special Edition. It’s 148 pages of tips, tricks, and strategies to help you increase your preparedness.Normally this guide would…
          - 10 Apr 20, 2:23pm -
        • SHOT Show 2020: Guns, Gear, and Sentiment
          SHOT Show 2020 is in the rear-view mirror. Bigger than ever, at least as measured by the number of companies exhibiting, this year was chock full of new announcements and optimism.In all the years I’ve been going, I’ve never received so many pre…
          - 16 Feb 20, 7:07pm -
        • A Little to the Left… and Other Gun Safety Horror Stories
          The very human propensity to harm ourselves is only surpassed by our ability to judge each other. Sure, we joke about earning Darwin Awards, but the term “Hold my beer and watch this…” didn’t just emerge from the primordial soup. Nor did it…
          - 16 Feb 20, 12:00am -
        • New Year’s Shooting Resolutions
          So, it’s halfway through the first month of 2020 and most of us have already failed at maintaining those New Year’s resolutions. I know I’ve already given up Tactical Prancersize. Not that it doesn’t have potential, I just need to spend more…
          - 19 Jan 20, 7:35pm -
        • An Inside Look at How AR-15 Barrels Are Made: DC Machine
          DC Machine is the biggest machining company you may never have heard of. However, you are likely familiar with Palmetto State Armory, located in Columbia, South Carolina. PSA is one of the fastest-growing gun companies in the history of ever. While…
          - 19 Jan 20, 12:34am -
        • Should I “Clean” My Airgun?
          The term “airgun” covers a broad set of categories. It’s kind of like using the phrase “internal combustion vehicles.” Those might be cars, trucks, motorcycles, golf carts, tractors, and even airplanes.In the “airgun” world there are…
          - 26 Dec 19, 3:30pm -
        • Mid-Range AR Cartridges: .223 Remington, 300 AAC Blackout, and 6.8 Remington SPC
          Recently, a friend and I have been discussing “in-between” caliber options for the AR-15 platform. There are a plethora of proven options for close-range shooting with a light to moderate recoil tax. Think about the classic AR-15 chambered in .2…
          - 17 Dec 19, 12:38pm -
        • How Do You Buy a Used Gun?
          The nifty thing about firearms is that they’re designed to last a long, long time with reasonable maintenance. I’m not even an antique aficionado but I regularly shoot pistols and rifles in my small collection that were manufactured in 1936, 194…
          - 16 Dec 19, 11:35pm -
        • 2019 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Gun Person in Your Life
          It’s that time again to fill your favorite gun person’s gear bag with new stuff. Of course, there’s no reason you can’t use the holidays as an excuse to buy coveted items for yourself while you’re at it.Here are a few of my favorite ideas…
          - 16 Dec 19, 11:11pm -
        • Best Handgun Sights by Type – We Range Test Express, Post & Notch, and Red Dots
          One of the easiest things to personalize on a handgun is the sight system. There are a zillion sighting options on the market, each promising to be the ideal solution, so how do you decide? You’ll find post and notch solutions, fiber optics, u-not…
          - 16 Dec 19, 11:10pm -

        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

        • Update from the Range
          Just an update here - still dealing with the staph infection in my leg.  Two visits to the hospital since March and 5 weeks of antibiotics put a dent in it, but it's still not gone and the antibiotics have destroyed my gut to the point I'm not able…
          - 3 days ago 25 Sep 20, 3:23pm -
        • Tuesday Water Dog

          - 27 days ago 1 Sep 20, 5:00pm -
        • In a Pickle - What's in YOUR refrigerator?
          Opening up someone's refrigerator is a good indicator of how they eat overall.What's in here?  The usual -milk eggs, chicken breasts, Amish bacon, butter, lots of veggies, Greek yogurt and some gluten free muffin tops (which I got to see if I could…
          - 30 days ago 29 Aug 20, 4:20pm -
        • Water Dogs
          - 36 days ago 23 Aug 20, 4:14pm -
        • My Take on Politics

          - 40 days ago 19 Aug 20, 2:04pm -
          Some years back, I once looked up from my cubicle to see a remote control blimp flying over my head. Stranger things have happened and the boss didn't even blink. Work can be stressful anywhere, there's meetings, budget cuts, layoffs, so sometimes wh…
          - 49 days ago 10 Aug 20, 5:43pm -
        • Updates fro the Johnson Household
          Curled up by the Central A.C. vent - my favorite spot in the living room.Abby Lab here.  Sorry Mom's not been posting much.  She was on antibiotics for 5 weeks due to a bad STAFF infection (do you get that at work?) in her left foot.  That made he…
          - 56 days ago 4 Aug 20, 4:21am -
        • Fordite - The Origins of "Detroit Agate"
          At first glance, this brilliantly colorful gemstone might look like agate, a stone valued for its beauty and used in the jewelry industry.  It's a gemstone that holds deep, personal memories for me because my Mom collected them. The origin of this…
          - 57 days ago 2 Aug 20, 2:12pm -
        • Saturday Sweets
          The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.Robert FrostWant to put a smile on someone's face?Cupcakes work.Pick your favorite cake recipe (I used a Red Velvet one from the recipe sidebar) but try a new frosting. This tastes like cheesec…
          - 72 days ago 18 Jul 20, 2:03pm -
        • Such Stuff as Dreams are Made From
          The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.- - H. P. LovecraftI had driven under that ancient bridge countless times, never stopping, as from the main road, there was no stopp…
          - 79 days ago 11 Jul 20, 2:00pm -

        Jerking the Trigger

        • newAmerican Tomahawk Company – Trench
          The new Trench, from American Tomahawk Company (ATC), is a like a magic wand that turns people into vegetables when you wave it in their direction. Photo Credit: Rob Orlando This absolutely wicked potato masher sports a similar tough Dupont Nylon 66…
          - 11 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 3:05pm -
        • New Knives and Gear from TOPS Knives
          TOPS Knives has been busy cranking out new knives and gear in spite of everything 2020 has thrown at us. You’ll find details below for new knives from the Dicer line of kitchen knives, a new way to cause Dennis the Menace style trouble, and new mer…
          - 3 days ago 25 Sep 20, 2:14pm -
        • Review: Harry’s Holster Icon J-Frame Revolver Holster
          The Smith & Wesson J-Frame and other similar small frame revolvers are one of the main reasons revolvers are still relevant today. These handguns are ubiquitous and hold a place in many shooter’s collections. Yet, as we move further and further fro…
          - 4 days ago 24 Sep 20, 2:40pm -
        • Exotac toolROLL
          If you have followed JTT for long, you know I am a sucker for pocket tool rolls and have reviewed several in our series on small tools – The EDC Tool Roll. So, I am understandably excited to see what Exotac will bring to the table with their toolRO…
          - 5 days ago 23 Sep 20, 3:09pm -
        • Harry’s Holsters Introduces Competition Holster The Contender
          ROXBORO, NC – Harry’s Holsters will release a new competition-style holster The Contender on 9/18/2020. The Contender is one of the most durable competition holsters on the market and meets regulations and standards for the United States Practica…
          - 6 days ago 22 Sep 20, 2:50pm -
        • Harry’s Holsters to Release New Independent Concealed Carry Holster The Singleton
          ROXBORO, NC – Harry’s Holsters is set to release its latest independent concealed carry holster, The Singleton, on 9/18/2020. The Singleton is an intuitive, inside-the-waistband holster that is easy to use and fitted for both right-handed and lef…
          - 7 days ago 21 Sep 20, 2:20pm -
        • Beez Combat Systems Updates Baofeng Pouch to Work With More Radios
          Beez Combat Systems (BCS) has updated their popular Radio Pouch Baofeng/Pofung to work with even more models of these versatile and popular radios. The pouch has been redesigned to work with the UV-5X3,UV-5R, BF-F8HP, GT-3TP, and GT-3WP. The pouch i…
          - 10 days ago 18 Sep 20, 3:00pm -
        • Dauntless Mfg. Teases New Axe
          Dauntless Mfg. is teasing a new axe design that they are developing. The renders show a 13″ overall length with 1/4″ thick steel stock. According to Dauntless Mfg, the steel would likely be 5160 or S7 – both incredibly tough steels. The design…
          - 11 days ago 17 Sep 20, 4:04pm -
        • X-Caliber AR9 and AR45 Carbon Fiber PCC Barrels
          X-Caliber is now offering Carbon Fiber AR9 and AR45 barrels for your next, lightweight AR-based PCC build. These 416R stainless steel, carbon fiber wrapped barrels are available in lengths from 7″ to 16″. The AR9 barrel has a 1 in 10″ twist and…
          - 12 days ago 16 Sep 20, 3:11pm -
        • Stares in Violent Disgust Patch from Stickthison
          Stickthison’s new Stares in Violent Disgust patch is based on the closed captioning turned meme text from No Country for Old Men. If there is a patch that describes Americans watching the news this year, it’s this one.
          - 13 days ago 15 Sep 20, 3:02pm -

        Arms Vault

        • CZ Upland Ultralight All-Terrain Shotgun Wins Great Buy Award
          The CZ Upland Ultralight All-Terrain Shotgun (20-gauge) has received the Outdoor Life Editor's Great Buy Award!The post CZ Upland Ultralight All-Terrain Shotgun Wins Great Buy Award appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 7 days ago 22 Sep 20, 1:15am -
        • NRA One Year & Five Year Memberships Discounted
          For a limited time One-Year and Five-Year NRA Memberships have been discounted. Take advantage of these discounts while you can!The post NRA One Year & Five Year Memberships Discounted appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 9 days ago 19 Sep 20, 8:43pm -
        • American Tactical FXH-45M Moxie 1911 Pistol
          The American Tactical FXH-45M Moxie 1911 pistol accepts Glock front and rear sights, including aftermarket night sights.The post American Tactical FXH-45M Moxie 1911 Pistol appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 9 days ago 19 Sep 20, 3:46pm -
        • American COP Relaunch
          In support of the law enforcement community across America, FMG Publications is relaunching American COP, in an online-only format.The post American COP Relaunch appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 9 days ago 19 Sep 20, 2:46pm -
        • Aim Sports Wraith Fire M-LOK Handguards for AR-15/M4
          Wraith Fire M-LOK Handguards feature a minimized 1913 picatinny top rail, rows of M-LOK side mounts, and are made in the USA!The post Aim Sports Wraith Fire M-LOK Handguards for AR-15/M4 appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 10 days ago 18 Sep 20, 3:25pm -
        • KG Made Is Now KGM Technologies
          KG Made’s founder, Kyle Grob, has partnered with Richard Cope to form KGM Technologies, a defense industry technology firm.The post KG Made Is Now KGM Technologies appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 12 days ago 17 Sep 20, 3:27am -
        • 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference – Elect Freedom
          The 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference will be a virtual event held online. This year’s conference theme is “Elect Freedom.”The post 2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference – Elect Freedom appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 15 days ago 13 Sep 20, 10:18pm -
        • Collector Grade Walnut Stocks for BHA Lever Action Rifles
          Big Horn Armory, makers of big-bore firearms, has a limited quantity of Collector Grade Walnut Stocks available for its lever-action rifles.The post Collector Grade Walnut Stocks for BHA Lever Action Rifles appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 20 days ago 9 Sep 20, 2:51am -
        • Cimarron Pistoleer 45LC Six-Shooter Manufactured by Uberti
          Designed by Cimarron and manufactured by Uberti, the Pistoleer 45LC six-shooter features a nickel-plated backstrap and two-piece wanut grips.The post Cimarron Pistoleer 45LC Six-Shooter Manufactured by Uberti appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 25 days ago 4 Sep 20, 2:10am -
        • Glock P80 “Pistole 80” Available at Lipsey’s
          The Glock P80 (Glock Pistole 80) is an exclusive release model in the US and will only be available through Lipsey’s.The post Glock P80 “Pistole 80” Available at Lipsey’s appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 27 days ago 2 Sep 20, 3:19am -

        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

        Gun Politics NY

        • newUnlikely, but ….
          The Times-Union reports: “President Donald Trump said he will try to win New York in the November presidential election, citing support across upstate, on Long Island and with voters who have changed their minds about him. “I’m going to give Ne…
          - 5 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 8:28pm -
        • Newsbits
          Saturday’s Newsbits: The Town of Kingsbury will hold a public hearing on October 5 @ 7:00pm on whether to allow pistol license holders to carry on town property.  A vote on the issue will take place sometime thereafter. Elections: Political roundu…
          - 3 days ago 26 Sep 20, 10:54am -
        • Northwell Health querying patients about guns
          According to Newsday: “Starting later this month, Northwell staff at two Long Island hospitals and a third on Staten Island will add a question to their routine screening of emergency room patients: Do you have a gun in your house? The question is…
          - 4 days ago 24 Sep 20, 6:20pm -
        • Mimi walks in
          Bad news out of Westchester: The long shot Republican candidate for District Attorney Bruce Bendish dropped out of the race. This means Mimi Rocah, who won the Democrat primary over incumbent Anthony Scarpino, will walk into office unopposed in Janua…
          - 5 days ago 23 Sep 20, 10:31pm -
        • High Demand, Tight Supply Impacting New York Gun Sales
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          - 6 days ago 23 Sep 20, 11:26am -
        • Learn from this
          I have long advocated gun owners be involved in Democrat party politics, particularly in NYC.  This article in the Post offers some insight: “… [Socialists aim] to exploit the large number of City Council seats open in the 2021 elections (at lea…
          - 6 days ago 22 Sep 20, 11:12pm -
        • Record gun sales in New York
          Gun sales are way up in New York in large part due to rioting: “Area gun shop owners say that since they’ve been allowed to reopen, many have seen a spike in sales, while at the same time they can’t keep up their stock. It’s fueled by fears o…
          - 6 days ago 22 Sep 20, 6:01pm -

        Romeo Tango Bravo

          Rustmeister's Alehouse

          • Racism, Progressive Style
            University of Washington says black students should be graded differentlyThey say "they are too “busy fighting for [their] rights to sit down and study”.". but half the people in the photo are not black.So, looks to me like these "progressive…
            - 94 days ago 26 Jun 20, 11:20pm -
          • Little Help!
            Anyone good with Blogger?How do I get "Continue Reading" removed from the bottom of my posts?I've checked the HTML, and it's not there.
            - 94 days ago 26 Jun 20, 6:21pm -
          • COVID Cases are Going Up!
            Anyone think that's because more tests are being done?
            - 94 days ago 26 Jun 20, 4:38pm -
          • We React Accordingly
            They are at it again.A few seconds of video, a picture, and bam! We are outraged!On cue, we react accordingly.The black community reacts accordingly because this is the *only* time themedia pays any attention to them. Dozens of beautiful m…
            - 94 days ago 26 Jun 20, 4:17pm -
          • Modern Solutions
            FBI Catches Arsonist
            - 18 Jun 20, 1:36am -
          • It's still here
            Well, what do you know. Facebook sucks, and no other platform catches my eye.So, I guess I'll start ranting here again..
            - 18 Jun 20, 12:01am -
          • Facebook Page
            So, will Facebook revive the Alehouse?I'm not sure, but it sure is easier to use than this old thing.Putting it here.
            - 4 Dec 15, 11:49pm -
          • CMP Update - Slim Pickin'
            via emailLIMITED INVENTORY AT CMP STORES(March 2013):RIFLES: The CMP currently has over 12,000 unfilled orders for rifles, ammo and other items. We also still have thousands of M1 Garands. These rifles all require inspection and repair and gr…
            - 20 Mar 13, 3:04am -
          • CMP Update - IH Garands
            via email AGUILA .22LR AMMO. As is the case with many other sellers of .22LR ammo, the CMP has been sold out. We had posted information that we were expecting a resupply in April or May. The distributor has just informed us that the manufactu…
            - 12 Mar 13, 12:04am -
          • CMP Update - Ammo Rationing
            Aguila .22LR Ammunition.  The CMP is sold out of caliber .22 rimfire ammunition. The manufacturer, Aguila, has advised that the earliest we can expect resupply is late April, 2013, at slightly higher pricing. We are still accepting orders and wi…
            - 5 Feb 13, 1:09am -

          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)

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            - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

          The Bluff

          The Defensive Handgun Blog

          • ANNOUNCEMENT
            We've Moved! Our new blog address is Please update your links!Also, Defensive Force Instructors LLC has a new home on the web: CLICK HERE for information about our upcoming courses and dates.*NO…
            - 28 Jan 11, 6:10pm -
          • CLE for Virginia Gun Law
            I am happy to announce that we are filling out the forms for CLE credit for Virginia. If you want to register for the October 23rd seminar, and want CLE credit for it, the fee is $125. We are submitting an application for 2.5 hours of CLE credit. Sor…
            - 29 Sep 10, 1:21am -
          • Where Even Prosecutors Can't Carry
            Uncle links to a story about a man who fires some warning shots because a gang of, well, gang members was threatening him. The comments discuss the wisdom of warning shots and legal implications.Here's some additional background. The Nassau County DA…
            - 9 Sep 10, 12:22pm -
          • Required Reading for Concealed Carry
            Here is a good write-up of a self-defense shooting that went to court twice. HT Snowflakes in HellThe defendant, Mr. Hickey, was involved in a self-defense shooting when he was attacked by three neighbors in his own driveway. He was charged with aggr…
            - 7 Sep 10, 1:18pm -
          • SIRT Pistol for Training
            Caleb has a post up on the SIRT pistol, a dedicated dry-fire handgun that shoots a laser out the barrel whenever the gun is "fired."While this seems like a good way to train, I'd be afraid that it would make me look for the laser and not call my shot…
            - 7 Sep 10, 12:42pm -
          • Malum Prohibitum
            The NY Times reports that Chicago's gun ordinance, as well as state gun laws, aren't successfully used to deter violent crime. HT Uncle.“We do bypass our ordinance because the penalties are more serious under state laws,” Ms. Hoyle said. “But t…
            - 1 Sep 10, 11:38am -
          • Chesapeake Shooting Ruled Justified
            The shooting in Chesapeake earlier this month has been ruled justified. Decent coverage here and here. Sumdood fired shots at armed citizen while said citizen was standing outside his family's home. Armed citizen, a concealed handgun permit holder, r…
            - 31 Aug 10, 2:17am -
          • Reloading Shotgun for 3-Gun Competition
            Here's a good video from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit on speedloading your shotty for 3-gun. Looks like a good gig if you can get it.Here's another good video with a breakdown of the shooter's technique.Permalinked for future reference.
            - 28 Aug 10, 10:22pm -
          • Getting Out of Traffic Ticket by Carrying a Gun
            Extreme Tolerance relates his story of getting out of a ticket by virtue of legally carrying a gun. The officer that pulls you over will know as soon as he looks up your license plate that you have a concealed carry permit, which with many cops is a…
            - 27 Aug 10, 11:25am -
          • Galil Ace and Krebs AK
            Galil Ace Rifle over at The Firearm Blog.As he puts it, "the consumer AK accessory industry is sure to start producing handguards, pistol grips and stocks for dressing up a AK-clone as an Galil Ace."That already exists. Here is the Krebs Custom AK ri…
            - 26 Aug 10, 12:49pm -

          The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

          The War on Guns

          • new#BelieveWomen?
             “Listen, I’m not trying to kill myself. She’s lying”... “I didn’t do anything!” ... Police have not charged Parscale with any crimes. [More]You can't tell that from the Trump-blaming headline, or from some of the cruel Twitter comment…
            - 6 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 7:53pm -
          • newNotorious SJWs
             The Contempt of “Notorious ACB” - Applying Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s nickname to Amy Coney Barrett is deliberately degrading. [More]Not for anyone I care about, which does not include anyone associated with the subversive panty-wringers at Slate.…
            - 6 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 7:43pm -
          • newThe Lying Cowards That They Are
             Gun-Control Group Dodges Guns in Swing State Attack Ads - Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund ignores guns to press health care in key states [More]So much for the majority of the people thirsting for the swill they're trying to ram down our throa…
            - 8 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 6:09pm -
          • newThose Who Would Rule
             The American people need not be lectured on decorum and respect for the Constitution by the Marxist Democrat Party that has spent the last four months shredding the Constitution, rioting, looting and setting American cities ablaze. [More]I just pra…
            - 8 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:50pm -
          • newA Binary Choice
             Anton's thesis is simple — America is de facto facing a Communist Revolution: "Either the left achieves the final victory it has long sought ... Or the Republican Party ... leads a realignment along nationalist-populist lines that forces the left…
            - 8 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:42pm -
          • newThe NeverEnding Story
             Santa Clara University lecturer: White supremacy is behind climate change [More]I think it works kind of like The Nothing devouring Fantasia...[Via Michael G]
            - 8 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:34pm -
          • newSeparation Anxiety
             Democrat Insider Lanny Davis: Blue States are “leaving. We intend to form our own country…” [More]A red/blue split will be more than Mississippi, so tell us more.I thought the new Democrat narrative was that secessionists were traitors...?[Vi…
            - 8 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:27pm -
          • newDon't Hold Your Breath
             FBI Director Christopher Wray may be unaware of the voter fraud going on in the country, but Project Veritas keeps exposing it. A new investigative report was put out by Project Veritas on Sunday exposing what appears to be a ballot harvesting sche…
            - 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:21pm -
          • newA Get Rich Quick Scheme
             On the face of things, the July 2016 murder of Seth Rich had intrigue enough for a full season of House of Cards. [More]That's actually an understatement.[Via bondmen]
            - 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:13pm -
          • newNot Fitting Stereotypes is Racist!
             He's skin-folk, but not kinfolk. [More]Good thing Cheryl Dorsey can't be a racist.But what about Joe Biden?[Via bondmen]
            - 9 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:05pm -

          Traction Control

          Virginia Shooting Sports Association

          • new2020 Annual Raffle Winners
             At the VSSA Annual Meeting on Saturday, the winners of this year's Annual Raffle were drawn. The winners are:1st Prize - Sig Sauer P365 SAS - Scott B. Montvale, VA2nd Prize - $200 Bass Pro Gift Card - Vickie H. - Bowling Green, VA3rd Prize - $100 C…
            - 13 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 1:06pm -
          • Gun Rights Policy Conference is This Weekend Online
            The Second Amendment Foundation's Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) was moved online this year due to restrictions related to the Wuhan Virus.  There are 120 speakers scheduled to attend.  If you register, you will receive access to a libr…
            - 11 days ago 17 Sep 20, 4:16pm -
          • When It Comes to Gun Control, Facts Don't Matter to Biden
             After the horrific attempted execution of two Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies by a thug this past weekend, Democrat Presidential candidate Joe Biden took to Twitter to call for a ban on "weapons of war":Weapons of war have no place in our comm…
            - 13 days ago 16 Sep 20, 12:24pm -
          • Will Swing States With Gun Sales Boom See Growth in Gun Voters?
            The Washington Free Beacon reports today that nine presidential vote swing states have seen a surge in gun sales over that last several months:A broader look at monthly sales data, as measured by FBI background checks, confirms swing state voters' ea…
            - 14 days ago 14 Sep 20, 7:58pm -
          • Herring Joins Amicus Brief Defending Ability of States to Enact Gun Control Laws
            Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has joined a group of 18 state attorneys general supporting the ability of states to pass gun control laws.  The Augusta Free Press has the story here.Herring and his colleagues filed the brief in the Court of…
            - 18 days ago 10 Sep 20, 8:43pm -
          • City of Richmond Expands Local Gun Ban

            - 20 days ago 9 Sep 20, 12:28pm -
          • A Conversation with USCCA's Tim Schmidt
            Today's's Cam and Company featured a conversation with the United State's Concealed Carry Association's (USCCA) Tim Schmidt.  USCCA is headquartered in Wisconsin so it is timely that Cam chose to speak with Schmidt today.Schmidt told…
            - 27 days ago 1 Sep 20, 7:54pm -
          • This Fredericksburg 911 Call Illustrates the Importance of Voting in November
            I was listening to the Polite Society Podcast today (episode 555).  Part of the discussion (about 25 minutes in) was about a 911 call on June 13 that has not gotten much attention in the mainstream media and only got some play on social media.  I k…
            - 27 days ago 1 Sep 20, 4:03pm -
          • Violence in Kenosha, WI, Drives Spike in Area Gun and Ammo Sales
            Cam Edwards has the story over at  And it appears that a lot of those folks are first time gun buyers who want to protect their homes.  Cam's piece quotes a TMZ report and a local gun shop owner, Joesph LaJoy, said he sold out of e…
            - 28 days ago 31 Aug 20, 2:55pm -
          • Will Gun Licensing Be the Next Push in Virginia
             For years, we have been told that we needed background checks on firearm purchases to reduce criminal misuse, even though even Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health determined they had no effect on crime in California.  The researchers i…
            - 35 days ago 25 Aug 20, 1:20pm -

          Yankee Gun Nuts

            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 Sa…
              - 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 -

            Knife Up

            • 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 -
            • How to Adjust a Bayonet to fit Perfectly

              How to Adjust a Bayonet to fit Perfectly

              One of our “guys” here at Knife Up had the opportunity to travel to Franklinville, NY to check out a true American Institution.  At least that’s how he sees it, and from what he reported, it looks like I won’t be the first to disagree with h…
              - 20 Apr 20, 2:00am -
            • 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 -
            • Russia’s Spetsnaz Survival Machete

              Russia’s Spetsnaz Survival Machete

                This weird Russian survival tool has more uses than any US survival knife and can save your life in the wilderness or urban environment. It can hammer, chop, cut, pry, saw, pummel, and you can even use it as a ruler. Who are the Spetsnaz? The Spet…
              - 5 Apr 20, 5:46pm -
            • The Best Tactical Tomahawk Axe

              The Best Tactical Tomahawk Axe

              What is a tactical tomahawk axe?  Well, it’s actually many things!  It is an axe used by soldiers in the field for breaching. It can also be used by a hobbyist to clear tree limbs, cut wood, and throwing. It is also a great survival tool for the…
              - 4 Apr 20, 4:44am -

            The Gun Wire