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Patriot Rising

  • newNew San Jose Gun Law Punishes Law Abiding, Not Criminals
      San Jose’s new gun control law is incredibly problematic in so many ways. We’ve already talked about them over and over. However, that hasn’t really changed much of anything in San Jose Frankly, not a whole lot is going to change anyway. As…
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 6:44pm -
  • ATF Wants To Create 40 Million New Felons Overnight
    The ATF has never been the favorite federal agency of the Second Amendment crowd. That tension was inevitable. After all, the ATF regulates the industry we’re all involved in defending. That is going to lead to a certain degree of antagonism, even…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 21, 8:14am -
  • Before Booting Biden, Look Over Horizon at Harris
    Fox News is reporting that Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-TX), the former White House physician, has doubts Joe Biden will finish his term as president, and he is calling on Biden to undergo an exam and disclose the results publicly. “Our cities are…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 8:25pm -
  • New Approach To Gun Control: It’s A National Security Issue
    When the Second Amendment was first penned, our Founding Fathers weren’t crazy about standing armies. In their experience, standing armies were used to oppress the people, so they wanted no part of it. They figured that if every American had a gun…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 7:45pm -
  • ABC News Accidentally Gets It Right In Defining “Gun Problem”
    So-called gun violence is an issue. Homicides are skyrocketing and even if other crimes are still trending down, the murder rate is going to be a problem. That, of course, sparked ABC News to try and get to the heart of the issue. Now that we’ve st…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 4:14pm -
  • High School Student Calls For Gun Safety Education In Schools
    Gun safety education is something that all Americans should be exposed to. A lot. After all, guns are part of our society and a lot of the issue we have with regard to guns is that people don’t really know what they’re doing. While accidental sho…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 6:53pm -
  • Biden Official: Gun Access Prevents Stopping Domestic Terrorism
    Domestic terrorism is the big boogieman these days, according to the party in power. Of course, it wasn’t last summer when “activists” burned down pretty much every major city they could get their hands on, but it’s different when it’s thei…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 5:51pm -
  • Teen Robber Shot By Chicago Gun Owner
    While Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is placing her hopes for reducing crime on an influx of cash in high-crime neighborhoods and the Biden administration’s push to crack down on “rogue gun dealers,” more and more Chicago residents are choosing…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 5:44pm -
  • The NRA-ILA on Exactly How Anti-Gun Research Works

    The NRA-ILA on Exactly How Anti-Gun Research Works

    The objective world mistrusts most gun policy research because it’s clear the objective is to produce an anti-gun outcome rather than an honest analysis. Politicians and professional activists claim the mantle of evidence but will ignore any findin…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 5:12pm -
  • Writer Gets First-Hand Look At “Success” Of New York Gun Control
    Graeme Wood has spent much of the pandemic outside of the United States; doing his writing mostly from Norway and Canada. Earlier this month, however, Wood decided to return home, and drove over the US/Canadian border at Niagara Falls one night just…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 5:17am -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 275 – Resistance, Magazines, & Hunting in Texas

    ALR Episode 275 – Resistance, Magazines, & Hunting in Texas

    - 11 days ago 18 Jul 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 274 – If the Narrative Don’t Fit, You Must Forget

    ALR Episode 274 – If the Narrative Don’t Fit, You Must Forget

    Lloyd discusses a news story that you probably missed because it doesn't fit the media and government narrative on guns and white supremacy. Segments [00:24] – Opening and welcome [01:55] – Thanks to our Patrons [03:41] – Rise of the Moor-ons […
    - 18 days ago 11 Jul 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 273 – Freedom Frames, Bad Stages, and Perspective

    ALR Episode 273 – Freedom Frames, Bad Stages, and Perspective

    In this week's variety show Mia interviews the founder of Freedom Frames and talks about their awesome product line, Sgt. Bill shares tips for surviving a bad stage at a match, and Pastor Bennett has advice for seeing the gun rights debate from the p…
    - 25 days ago 4 Jul 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 272 – Who Wants a Nuke?

    ALR Episode 272 – Who Wants a Nuke?

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd is flying solo with a rant about the latest craziness in the news and tries in vain to put the best construction on the border crisis, crime, critical race theory, and gun control. Segments [00:00]…
    - 32 days ago 27 Jun 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 271 – Happy Non-Birthing Person Day

    ALR Episode 271 – Happy Non-Birthing Person Day

    In honor of Father's Day, we present a collection of classic clips from previous Father's Day shows. Mia talks about the importance of fathers to women and young girls, Sgt. Bill and Pastor Bennett reflect on the joy of sharing firearms and firearms…
    - 39 days ago 20 Jun 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 270 – Context is King

    ALR Episode 270 – Context is King

    Context, context, context. Millions of Christians use proof texts to promote or defend preferred ideological positions, political movements, or worldviews. And most of those who do the proof-texting do it with little or no context. Lloyd and Pastor…
    - 46 days ago 13 Jun 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 269 – COVID lies, Gun Control and Texas IDPA

    ALR Episode 269 – COVID lies, Gun Control and Texas IDPA

    In this week's variety show we discuss a couple of positive gun-rights news items, Sgt. Bill reviews his performance at the 2021 Texas State IDPA Championship, aand Pastor Bennett shares his thoughts on the latest revelations about COVID-19. Segments…
    - 53 days ago 6 Jun 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 268 – Lessons from Florida Man

    ALR Episode 268 – Lessons from Florida Man

    In this week's “Clinging to God & Guns” show, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett catch up with the latest exploits of Florida Man to review two tragic stories with important lessons for privacy, personal protection, and self-defense. Segments [00:00] – B…
    - 60 days ago 30 May 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 267 – A Girl and A Gun, Guns are Tools, and Winning the Debate

    ALR Episode 267 – A Girl and A Gun, Guns are Tools, and Winning the Debate

    In this week's variety show we catch up with Mia's latest adventures at the A Girl and A Gun event in Colorado, Sgt. Bill discusses how to choose the right firearm for your needs, and in a classic Pontification from episode 187, Pastor Bennett shares…
    - 67 days ago 23 May 21, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 266 – Education, Preparation, and Low-Cap Nationals

    ALR Episode 266 – Education, Preparation, and Low-Cap Nationals

    Its been a month since our last variety show. Sgt. Bill reports from the USPSA Lo-Cap Nationals, Mia reflects on her motivation to educate, and Pastor Bennett asks “what if you had three weeks to live?” Segments [0:00] – Blooper [0:52] – Open…
    - 74 days ago 16 May 21, 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

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  • The Patrol – Chapter 9
    We return to the MSS by a slightly different route to avoid possible ambush on our previous route, eventually making our way to the designated entrance entrance/exit point. Using multiple entrance/exits at an MSS or patrol base increases the risk of…
    - 20 Apr 16, 2:32am -
  • My portable, modular, antenna mast system — American Hoplite
    ***Disclaimer: I am not a guru when it comes to this stuff. I am definitely a student, and this is just a record of what I have been using thus far. I don’t want to give the impression that this is the way. All of this is likely to change if I lear…
    - 27 Mar 16, 2:57pm -
  • The Patrol – Chapter 8
    The bitter north wind roars through the bare limbs of the trees along the ridge line above our position causing them to sway and creak. The ridge acts as a natural wind break for the side of the mountain we occupy and tiny snowflakes fall silently ar…
    - 17 Mar 16, 1:13am -
  • Ruck Sack Battery Charging System
    A reader recently requested I elaborate on the comms equipment battery charging system I carry in my Ruck. First let me say that the setup I use is not what I would prefer but it works. I would prefer an ultra light weight system that I could attach…
    - 27 Feb 16, 2:56am -
  • Yeasu 817ND
    A reader recently asked if I would recommend the Yeasu 817 as an alternate for the Elecraft KX3, in the tactical HF radio role. In my opinion, if the KX3 wasn’t available, the 817 would be my rucksack radio of choice. After all, the original 817 (n…
    - 3 Feb 16, 2:47am -
  • A Simple Field HF Antenna
    I recently had a reader email regarding his low power (QRP) field antenna utilizing the NVIS mode. He commented on his systems lack of performance. He is using a dipole with 65’4″ legs for both the 40 and the 80 meter band. He is using a bnc-to-…
    - 4 Nov 15, 2:01am -
  • Near Vertical Incidence Skywave- Simplified
    About as good an article re: NVIS as I’ve seen. Great pics. brushbeater I’ve brought this up enough times already; let’s de-mystify this beast. Communications fall into one of two categories: Line of Sight(LOS) and Beyond Line of Sight. LOS If…
    - 20 Oct 15, 8:32pm -
  • HF Transmission Lines
    Several good mentions have been made in the comments section by readers regarding the transmission line (T/L). Since this is the next logical item in the system to discuss, what follows is my take. Most of the information provided is pretty basic for…
    - 7 Oct 15, 4:07pm -
  • Cliff Notes for Radio Communications – A Very Good Link
    Provided by Jeff Alan, a reader and frequent comment provider. I am blessed to have many that have a vast knowledge of  radio experience and don’t mind sharing it. 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.
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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?
    - 20 Apr 14, 8:31pm -
  • Friday Morning Stupidity

    - 7 Mar 14, 3:40pm -
  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
    - 12 Nov 15, 5:42am -
  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →The po…
    - 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →The post…
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 29 Mar 14, 4:35am -
  • More From My Sheriff

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

DC Handgun Info

  • Where Have All the Revolvers Gone? Into the Hands of "Revolver Guys"
    (Image borrowed from Revolver Guy blog) Just a plug for the RevolverGuy blog. Click on the image above, or click HERE to read musings on revolvers from their fans. Well worth the read!
    - 59 days ago 31 May 21, 8:59pm -
  • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
    I work in security (and sometimes drive for a living as well) and often need a tiny task light that won't take up one of my hands. It's like a clip-on reading lamp, but it has the option of a bright red LED so that it preserves your night vision! To…
    - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
  • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
    [Current Year Edition of the]Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend asked me "How can I know what the carry laws are in various U.S. states?" There's a perfect resource for that: the Traveler's Guide to the Firearms Laws of…
    - 5 Apr 18, 5:59pm -
  • 1911 (born 1910)? or Glock (born 1988)?
    (My Colt)I've been meaning to write up a blog post on this rivalry -- 1911 or Glock -- for some time. I may have already written a piece on it here at DCHI, but here's my current take. I have owned both a used Colt (Model 1911) Series 80 in 45 ACP,…
    - 14 Mar 18, 12:25am -
  • "Classical Liberal"? "What's That?" -- An alternative to Democrat and Republican Parties
    I have to credit the late Albert Jay Nock (d. 1943) with opening my eyes to the nature of "The State" (as opposed to government) with his incisive book, "Our Enemy, The State", available at Amazon* in multiple formats: hardback, paperback, Kindle, an…
    - 12 Mar 18, 9:10pm -
  • Olympics Biathlon (Cross-country Skiing + Target Shooting), PyeongChang 2018 TV schedule here
    Biathlon -- from the Greek: "bi" (two) + "athlon" (contest) -- is a great sport combining two high-intensity disciplines that work at cross-purposes! Cross-country skiing gets your heart pumping and your lungs working overtime, then you have to stop…
    - 12 Feb 18, 2:19am -
  • Ruger announces Mark IV (.22 LR) pistol recall!
    Ruger has found a safety-related problem with their NEW Mark IV pistols ONLY made before June 2017. Click here to be sent to the official release from the manufacturer. This manufacturing error is why it is so very important to know and observe the F…
    - 12 Jun 17, 3:31pm -
  • NOT GUN-RELATED: What will it take to pay off my credit card?
    If you're like most people, you carry a lot of credit card debt. I've got to whittle my own debt down.I checked out, one of the best sites for mortgage loans/student loans/banking/credit cards/etc. There, I found a credit card pay-off ca…
    - 3 May 17, 2:52am -
  • Remington 870 (ex-police dept. guns) on SALE NOW
    If you're a shotgun fan, and want one to protect your house, farm, etc., Southern Ohio Gun is offering 18 to 20-inch barrel Remington Police Magnums 870s at bargain prices: under $270 each! (PS: Should be DC-legal as a long gun.)CLICK HERE to be rout…
    - 3 May 17, 2:29am -
  • Best Preparedness Blog: ACTIVE RESPONSE TRAINING by Greg ELLIFRITZ
      (Aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing by two terrorist brothers; no info available on the image.)Lately I've been thinking of boning up on tactical first aid matters. I subscribe to Active Response Training's FREE  e-newsletter. If you are conce…
    - 21 Dec 16, 4:52am -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • You've never budgeted like this before
    Like most people I never learned any effective method to manage and budget my money while I was growing up.  Over the years I tried many of the traditional budget methods such as listing our...
    - 29 Nov 18, 6:39am -
  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
    - 26 Apr 13, 1:09am -
  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
    - 25 Apr 13, 9:52pm -
  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
    - 22 Mar 13, 7:37pm -
  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:09am -
  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
    - 27 Feb 13, 7:57pm -

Minuteman Review

  • 6 Quick Prairie Dog Hunting Tips
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why Hunt Prairie Dogs?6 Quick Tips to Hunting Prairie Dogs Know the Right LocationKnow the Right Time Have the Right WeaponUse a Suppr…
    - 26 days ago 3 Jul 21, 1:40am -
  • 8 Crossbow Hunting Tips (That Work for Deer and Turkey)
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why Use a Crossbow?Crossbow Hunting TipsFinal Thoughts Crossbow hunting has become increasingly popular in recent years, thanks to a com…
    - 26 days ago 3 Jul 21, 1:34am -
  • Bow Hunting and Shooting: Your Ultimate Guide to Every Type of Bow
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why Hunt or Shoot With a Bow?The Types of BowsRecurve bowsCompound bowsBarebows​How to Choose a BowMake the Final Decision  Although…
    - 26 days ago 3 Jul 21, 1:32am -
  • DIY Survival: How to Make a Hunting Slingshot
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation What is a Slingshot?Material Necessary for a DIY SlingshotHow to Make a Hunting Slingshot: Step-by-step GuideTry Out Your New Slingshot…
    - 26 days ago 3 Jul 21, 1:25am -
  • DIY: How to Make Your Own Archery Targets
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Archery TargetsBag TargetsCube/Block Targets3D TargetsHow to Make an Archery TargetHay BalesFoam Floor TilesCarpetsBag TargetsCube/Squar…
    - 26 days ago 3 Jul 21, 1:16am -
  • Does Draw Weight Matter for Hunting?
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Draw WeightBow Draw Weight for Hunting​Other FactorsShot PlacementPractice is CriticalThe Bottom Line The draw weight of your bow dete…
    - 27 days ago 3 Jul 21, 12:59am -
  • How to Grip a Bow: Instructions for Every Type of Bow
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why Does Grip Matter?How to Hold a BowThe Importance of Consistency​Principles of ArcheryStance and PostureBow ArmAnchor PointFollow-T…
    - 27 days ago 2 Jul 21, 7:54am -
  • How to Make Your Own Hunting Crossbow (and Impress All Your Friends)
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Tools and Materials You Will NeedStep-By-Step GuideFinal Thoughts Crossbows are popular weapons within the hunting community. They have…
    - 27 days ago 2 Jul 21, 7:42am -
  • How to Tune Your Bow (and What Does Tuning a Bow Do?)
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Why is Tuning Important?How to Tune Your Bow​Consistency is EverythingFinal Thoughts The process of tuning your compound bow is essent…
    - 27 days ago 2 Jul 21, 7:31am -
  • Is it OK to Keep a Recurve Bow Strung?
    Josh Montgomery Writer for Minuteman Review, handgun aficionado and artisan firearms reviewer.  Quick Navigation Leaving Your Bow StrungIs it OK to Keep a Recurve Bow Strung?Bow MaterialsComposite BowsSynthetic Materials​How to String a Recurve Bo…
    - 27 days ago 2 Jul 21, 7:11am -

Gears of Guns

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

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  • NEW for 2019: IWI Tavor TS12 First look
    IWI Tavor The IWI Tavor line of firearms are maybe the BEST bullpup firearms to date. I have owned a Tavor SAR 5.56 Rifle for a few years now. IWI, for lack of a better word, “previewed” the Tavor7 and Tavor TS12 Shotgun in 2018 at SHOT Show. How…
    - 11 Dec 19, 6:00pm -
  • DPMS G2 Recon Review
    The DPMS G2 Recon .308 Rifle If you haven’t watched our first look review of the DPMS G2 Recon, I recommend checking it out. If you are enjoying what you are watching I hope you will like and subscribe to us on YouTube. I have always loved the .3…
    - 20 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • Noveske Space Invader Review Feat: DeadAir Wolfman
    The Space Invader SBR The Noveke Space Invader comes in 2 configurations. The SBR version (Short Barreled Rifle) and the pistol version. Since this review is in partnership with, We were able to review this firearm in the SBR version…
    - 6 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • Double Star ARP7 AR pistol Review
    The ARP7 – A Name that Makes Sense. I like the name ARP7. Don’t get me wrong I like ARs called Zombie Annihilator or Space Invader or even REPR. However, if you name your rifle the xyz81435plq by Waffle Armament NO ONE WILL REMEMBER THE NAME! Tha…
    - 30 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • Walther Q5 Match M2 Polymer Frame Review
    The Q5 Match The Q5 Match If you haven’t checked out the first look video, I will have it posted below. We have been working with Walther for years and we recently published a review of the Walther Colt 1911-22 pistol. Last year we reviewed the Q4…
    - 23 Oct 19, 5:00pm -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

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

Free North Carolina

My Gun Culture

  • Nearly Half of All U.S. Counties Are Now Second Amendment Sanctuaries
    This surprised me... Time to keep this momentum moving before Washington gets completely out of control.Source: Nearly Half of All U.S. Counties Are Now Second Amendment SanctuariesThe post Nearly Half of All U.S. Counties Are Now Second Amendment S…
    - 83 days ago 7 May 21, 1:20pm -
  • Gun Cranks Live: What’s REALLY Causing “The Ammo Shortage” and “Chicken Sniping”
    The GunCranks - Brent Wheat, Tom McHale & Roy Huntington are back with in-depth insight on what's causing the ammo shortage, chatting up chicken sniping - yes, you read that right! - and keeping your gun clean.…
    - 87 days ago 3 May 21, 6:46pm -
  • Vantage Point: A look at new guns and gear…
    My favorite pocket/ankle pistol has an upgrade. The new XD-S OSP from Springfield Armory is now optics ready. The test model shown here came with a Crimson Trace CTS-1500 mini red dot sight pre-installed and ready to go. In fact, when I took it to th…
    - 87 days ago 3 May 21, 2:06pm -
  • Gear Spotlight: Home Defense Must-Haves
    Here are some of our favorite picks for home defense must haves: Guns, gear, ammo and accessories...Source: Gear Spotlight: Home Defense Must-HavesThe post Gear Spotlight: Home Defense Must-Haves appeared first on My Gun Culture.
    - 88 days ago 2 May 21, 11:24am -
  • What’s REALLY Causing the Ammo Shortage?
    The Gun Cranks are back and they've got the answers to the current ammo shortage... Is it a conspiracy? Maybe. Is the United Nations blue helmet brigade responsible? Probably. Listen in to the most irreverent guns and shooting show on the internet an…
    - 15 Apr 21, 2:55pm -
  • Why Universal Background Checks Suck
    A good read on the ugly details behind those benign-sounding universal background checks... Editor’s Note: The following was written by our friend, colleague, and long-time 2A advocate Michael Bane. I mean, who can oppose universal background check…
    - 12 Apr 21, 1:21pm -
  • Wanna Win a Mossberg MC2c Pistol Package?
    Enter to win a Mossberg MC2c 9mm pistol package worth over $900! Protect yourself and your family with the Mossberg Mc2c, the gun we’re giving away through American Handgunner. Featuring a 3.9″ barrel, OAL of 7.1″, a slim width of 1.10″ and h…
    - 19 Jan 21, 12:49pm -
  • The CZ Shadow 2 OR
    A big, bad, beautiful blue... pistol. As is so often the case I got the call on a Friday at work. The grandmother in room two had a social disease, the toddler in three had shoved an aquarium rock up his nose, and Mrs. Morrison in four was convinced…
    - 19 Jan 21, 1:54am -
  • Home Defense Must Haves
    Here's a handy list of home-defense "must-haves" from the editorial staff of American Handgunner...Source: Home Defense Must HavesThe post Home Defense Must Haves appeared first on My Gun Culture.
    - 18 Jan 21, 2:10pm -
  • 007’s Alternative History: The Mauser HSc
    The lesser-known pistol that just might have been the super-spy gun of all time? The HSc is actually the more advanced of the two designs. HSc stands for Hahn Selbstspanner or “self-cocking hammer,” and it represented the state-of-the-art in 1940…
    - 15 Jan 21, 12:36pm -

Gun Pundit

Home on the Range

  • The House is Quiet
    The house is quiet.  Outside, just a block away is a four-lane road, sometimes heavy with traffic.  The sounds of sirens are as common as that of birdsong, here in the city.I have always enjoyed the "alone" time, yet this night, with Partner in Gri…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 21, 8:37pm -
  • Barkley Memories - ROAD TRIP!
    Winter 2013. It was time for the weekly commute to work, a several hour drive in the usual heavy truck traffic. I left early, to get here before dark, but with what was left of an accident closing all but one lane, it took over four hours.I'd driven…
    - 20 days ago 9 Jul 21, 7:59pm -
  • On Freedom
    Not long ago I read that noted anti-U.S. literary Margaret Drabble was upset because some American warplanes have "grinning cartoon faces painted on their noses ... with big sharp teeth". This is the British author that said "I loathe America and wha…
    - 24 days ago 5 Jul 21, 1:16pm -
  • Design Proven by History
    We were the good guys. We had a plan.  It was a complicated plan, one that needed to be followed exactly.  You know how on CSI type shows they'll be out in the field where they can come up with a way to match DNA with a can of Aquanet and a long…
    - 29 days ago 30 Jun 21, 6:15pm -
  • Untitled
     “The darker the night, the brighter the stars,The deeper the grief, the closer is God!” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment
    - 40 days ago 19 Jun 21, 2:27pm -
  • Happy 101st Birthday Dad
    - 44 days ago 15 Jun 21, 9:09pm -
  • Travel Buddies
    I got Partner in Grime and I a couple of things for our travel bags now that our employers are thinking about air travel again.  Agent Perry Platypus for myself, one of the Minions for my engineer/inventor husband.Partner in Grime:  TSA is going to…
    - 55 days ago 4 Jun 21, 3:34pm -
  • After a While Even an Echo is Enough
    My brother died 7 years ago of a sudden aggressive cancer. A Vietnam War Vet we always wondered if the cancer was related to that time but such things are mysteries beyond ourselves. This story appeared in the 2020 Anthology: Writer's Shed Stories…
    - 59 days ago 31 May 21, 12:16pm -
  • What happens when the restaurant doesn't shop up for the blog meet - a Gunbloggers memory
    Since it's Roberta X's birthday this week I thought I'd revisit a day,  a little over 10 years ago, a day that will live in infamy for the Indy gunbloggers - the day the hippie fell off the Broad Ripple Bridge. (no hippies were harmed in the events…
    - 62 days ago 28 May 21, 8:18pm -
  • Saturday Sourdough
    Sorry - it's been a long time since posting.  Dad's health is declining and we're looking into hospice options for him out West if it continues.  Not sure what to post as most of my comments lately seem to be "escorts" in India or Mumbai :-)  So I…
    - 68 days ago 22 May 21, 2:10pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • Crocs – The Most Tactical Shoe
    Social media in this industry can get weird sometimes. It often seems that the second most effective way to generate engagement (after half-naked women) is tactical curmudgeon posts. You’ve seen these posts before. They say things “No man should…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 3:52pm -
  • Review: Hard Ready Brand HR-1 Full Blade Kit
    The Hard Ready Brand HR-1 is an important knife as a model of what can be done. At just $80, it has several notable and important features that are typically reserved for knives costing 3 times as much. The HR-1 democratizes the defensive fixed blade…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 4:32pm -
  • Arbor Arms Dual Adjust Slings
    Arbor Arms has launched a new line of what they call Dual Adjust Slings. These aptly named slings can be quickly adjusted two ways from a single location on the sling. We are proud to release of new Dual Adjust Weapon Slings! We have been in R&D to c…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 21, 7:03pm -
  • TangoDown® Vickers Tactical™ GLOCK® 9mm/.40 Double Stack Magazine Pouch
    TangoDown® Inc. announces the latest addition to the Vickers Tactical™ collection – the Vickers Tactical™ GLOCK® 9mm/.40 Double Stack Magazine Pouch (VTGMP-01). While on active duty, Larry was heavily impressed by the Milt Spark’s magazine…
    - 8 days ago 22 Jul 21, 12:16am -
  • SB Tactical AR/M4 Compatible HBPDW Braces
    If you have always wanted to put the same brace found on the Q Honey Badger Pistol onto your own pistol build… Now is your chance. The HBPDW brace is designed by Q and made for AR15 pistols. These adjustable, PDW style pistol braces are available s…
    - 9 days ago 20 Jul 21, 5:24pm -
  • The EDC Tool Roll: Knipex Snipe Nose Side Cutting Pliers (25 01 125)
    The EDC Tool Roll is a feature on Jerking the Trigger in which we profile various everyday carry worthy tools. The tools shown aren’t multi-tools but rather real tools, that by virtue of their compact size, light weight, usefulness, or unique func…
    - 10 days ago 19 Jul 21, 4:07pm -
  • LowPro Augmento Ghillie Snake
    What if you could quickly and easily apply a 3D camouflage to almost anything using something that weighs just one ounce and fit easily in a pocket? That sounds like an interesting ability, does it not? Well, I just described the Ghillie Snake from L…
    - 13 days ago 16 Jul 21, 4:50pm -
  • KE Arms KP-15 Easy Sling Adapter
    KE Arms is now offering the Easy Sling Adapter for the KP-15 lower receiver. The Easy Sling Adapter makes use of the rear sling mounting slot on the KP-15. If you have used this slot before, you know that it can be a bit of a hassle to get the sling…
    - 16 days ago 13 Jul 21, 5:44pm -
  • TangoDown M-LOK® Compatible Vertical Grip
    TangoDown® Inc. is excited to announce the arrival of our newest vertical grip: the TD® M-LOK® Compatible Stubby Vertical Grip (BGV-ML1). Our patented mounting interface will easily attach to slotted rail systems and only requires one set screw fo…
    - 17 days ago 12 Jul 21, 5:16pm -
  • Forward Controls Design CSF
    The Forward Controls Design CSF (Carbine Sling, Forward Controls) has all of the usual attention to detail you expect from a Forward Controls product. It’s simple in function and construction. As usual, they have provided a lot of information on th…
    - 20 days ago 9 Jul 21, 4:17pm -

Arms Vault

  • HEVI-Shot HEVI-XII Tungsten Waterfowl Loads
    HEVI-Shot HEVI-XII Tungsten Waterfowl Loads have muzzle velocities between 1,350 and 1,500 fps and are available in 12- and 20-gauge.The post HEVI-Shot HEVI-XII Tungsten Waterfowl Loads appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 21, 10:55pm -
  • Taurus GX4 Micro-Compact Pistol Color Options
    The Taurus GX4 micro-compact 9mm pistol is available with two new slide color options including Tungsten Cerakote & Troy Coyote Tan Cerakote.The post Taurus GX4 Micro-Compact Pistol Color Options appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 29 days ago 30 Jun 21, 3:48am -
  • FN America to Build M240 Machine Gun Variants for U.S. Army
    FN America has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract to supply the U.S. Army with M240 series machine gun variants and spare receivers.The post FN America to Build M240 Machine Gun Variants for U.S. Army appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 45 days ago 14 Jun 21, 2:48am -
  • Grant Kunkel at Area 3 Steel Challenge
    CCI-sponsored shooter Grant Kunkel made an impressive showing at the 2021 Area 3 Steel Challenge Championship.The post Grant Kunkel at Area 3 Steel Challenge appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 52 days ago 7 Jun 21, 2:53am -
  • PROOF Research Tundra Bolt-Action Rifle
    The PROOF Research Tundra is a bolt-action hunting rifle that features a carbon fiber stock and a Sendero contour carbon fiber barrel.The post PROOF Research Tundra Bolt-Action Rifle appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 74 days ago 16 May 21, 2:20am -
  • Green Element Camo M4E1 Rifle Giveaway
    Register for the Aero Precision Green Element Camo M4E1 Rifle Giveaway. The winner also receives a Vortex Crossfire Red Dot and ammo gift card.The post Green Element Camo M4E1 Rifle Giveaway appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 80 days ago 10 May 21, 3:54am -
  • Survey Reveals Growing Support for Second Amendment
    A new Washington Post-ABC News survey reveals that support for Second Amendment protection has grown by 9 percent.The post Survey Reveals Growing Support for Second Amendment appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 88 days ago 2 May 21, 5:36am -
  • CZ-USA All-Terrain Shotgun Series
    CZ-USA All-Terrain Shotguns are available in 12 or 20 gauge, as well as 28- or 30-inch barrel lengths depending on the model.The post CZ-USA All-Terrain Shotgun Series appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 91 days ago 29 Apr 21, 2:43am -
  • Hoppes No 9 in One Gallon Containers
    Hoppe’s has announced the release of new one-gallon containers of both No. 9 Gun Bore Cleaner and Gun Lubricating Oil.The post Hoppes No 9 in One Gallon Containers appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 92 days ago 28 Apr 21, 4:23am -
  • FN Herstal Shoulder-Fired Weapon Launch
    FN America announces the upcoming launch event hosted by parent company, FN Herstal, of an unprecedented shoulder-fired weapon.The post FN Herstal Shoulder-Fired Weapon Launch appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 95 days ago 25 Apr 21, 3:06am -

Legally Armed in Detroit

Learn About Guns

  • Rape and Sexual Misconduct by Police is a Widespread Problem
    Police abuse their law enforcement powers to commit sexual crimes on a regular basis, often shielded from accountability by their fellow officers who ignore or even cover up their crimes. Background information Former police officer turned professor…
    - 37 days ago 22 Jun 21, 9:37pm -
  • Digital Privacy and Security Tips
    Digital privacy and security is of increasing importance. That is true for those involved in civil rights work, as well as everyone in society. Activists who support racial equality, gun rights, gay rights, and just about every other issue have been…
    - 93 days ago 27 Apr 21, 6:31pm -
  • “More Training” is NOT the Solution to Police Brutality
    Additional training of police officers is not the solution to police brutality. Cruelty and depraved hearts can’t be fixed with training Some problems can be fixed by training, while others cannot. A pilot who is unskillful due to a lack of trainin…
    - 94 days ago 27 Apr 21, 12:52am -
  • Video from the April 10, 2021 protest against police brutality and racism in Davenport, Iowa
    Video from our protest today, including a great discussion about police brutality, racism, and what we can all do about it that was had by those who attended. Despite the rain, wind, and cold, our protest was a success. Join the NRA
    - 10 Apr 21, 11:11pm -
  • Planes Crashes and Killings by the Police
    When a Boeing 737 crashes, you don’t see people rushing to “Back Boeing” or talk about how being a pilot is such a hard job. Instead, you see people mourn the loss of life and then demand an impartial investigation into what happened so that an…
    - 3 Apr 21, 10:02pm -
  • The Reawakening of the Black Gun-Rights Movement – Video
    “You have this history well before the Civil War of organized black self-defense in Northern communities,” says George Washington University Professor of Law Robert J. Cottrol, editor of Gun Control and the Constitution: Sources and Explorations…
    - 31 Mar 21, 1:16am -
  • Robber Shot by Concealed Carry Permit Holder on the South Side of Chicago
    A 69 year old man used the handgun he was legally carrying to stop 3 robbers who attacked him. News reports say that at about 10:40pm, the 69 year old man was approached by three younger robbers who demanded his belongings, at which point he drew his…
    - 29 Mar 21, 3:56am -
  • Think about it for a moment
    It is unreal how people who spent last year (quite correctly) recognizing that the American government is violent and racist are now asking that same government to have a monopoly on guns – and that it use the police to enforce such a monopoly. Joi…
    - 24 Mar 21, 6:52pm -
  • Iowa Action Alert: Urge Urge Governor Kim Reynolds to Enact Constitutional Carry!
    The Iowa Senate just passed HF 756, a bill to make Iowa a Constitutional Carry state. That means it is heading to the final hurdle, Governor Kim Reynolds. Under House File 756, an adult Iowan will be able to conceal carry without having to beg th…
    - 23 Mar 21, 11:14pm -
  • Online Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons Training Class
    Complete your Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons Class Online Signup now, complete your training within an hour – right from your phone, tablet, or computer. This online course contains all the training an Iowa resident needs to obtain their Iowa Permit…
    - 7 Mar 21, 1:29am -

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

  • Another gun arrest of a Mayor Against Illegal Guns
    Rochester, NY, mayor Lovely Warren has been indicted on gun charges, not long after her husband was busted for drug and gun violations.More detail on her husband's arrest here. He was busted with $60,000 in cocaine, $100,000 in cash. In their home…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 6:26pm -
  • Letters of marque and reprisal
    The other day a friend and I were discussing foreign cyberattacks and probes that appeared to be, if not government-launched, at least made with government protection and immunity. Prominent among these being Russian and Chinese hacking.My friend s…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 7:13pm -
  • The gun rights movement goes international!
    In response to a petition signed by 100,000 people, the Czech Republic has adopted a constitutional guarantee of the right to arms.Radio Prague has has more. And a story about the arms amnesty going on, which allows people to turn in illegally-h…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 21, 10:41pm -
  • Just read the most effective amicus brief I have ever read
    In NYSRPA, a group of public defenders just filed this amicus. I cannot find words to describe it. You don't need to know 2A law or Supreme Court standards to feel its impact. It's "Why We Fight" in brief form. The NY gun law is a stupid law, stupid…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 21, 2:36am -
  • Amicus briefs rolling in in NYSRPA
    The Court's docket is here; skim down to nearly the end for today's filings.The brief that I filed is here. I'm too tired to add more, but arguments I and II are the most important. Yes, "bear arms" was understood to mean "carry weapons," if you…
    - 9 days ago 20 Jul 21, 10:59pm -
  • Louisiana Senate fails to override governor's veto
    Constitutional carry won't become law there for a while. While both houses passed it with "veto-proof" majorities, several senators switched sides.
    - 9 days ago 20 Jul 21, 8:37pm -
  • Halbrook takes 9th CIrcuit's Young v. Hawaii opinion apart
    His newest paper is here. An imaginative title: "Faux History of the Right to Bear Arms: Young v. Hawaii."
    - 15 days ago 14 Jul 21, 9:53pm -
  • Good guy with a gun
    Gunman, likely out for mass killing, murders a stranger at a gas pump, fires on a second, and approaches a third. The third is an undercover deputy, who kills the murderer with one shot.
    - 15 days ago 14 Jul 21, 9:08pm -
  • Fourth Circuit: Ban on handgun sales to 18-21 year olds is unconstitutional
    Opinion here. It starts, "When do constitutional rights vest? At 18 or 21? 16 or 25? Why not 13 or 33? In the law, a line must sometimes be drawn. But there must be a reason why constitutional rights cannot be enjoyed until a certain age. Our nation…
    - 16 days ago 13 Jul 21, 11:53pm -
  • New York State R&P's brief in the Supreme Court
    Is here. Filed today, Amicus briefs in support are due July 20.
    - 16 days ago 13 Jul 21, 10:29pm -

Gun Politics NY

  • Newsbits
    Tuesday’s Newsbits: Jurisprudence: New York gun rights case before Supreme Court with massive consequences Progressive Gun-Control Crackup Gun Control Scheme Harms Black and Hispanic New Yorkers, Public Defenders Tell Supreme Court Why Are Public D…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 10:52am -
  • Henry v. County of Nassau
    The 2nd Circuit Court revived and remanded a lawsuit challenging Nassau County’s revocation of a pistol license, saying that “the district court failed to treat the right to keep and bear arms as an individual right.” The case is Henry v. Count…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 8:12pm -
  • National skeet shooting competition held in Rush
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  • Newsbits
    Wednesday’s Newsbits: Jurisprudence: 26 GOP AGs file brief in support of Second Amendment, concealed carry laws at Supreme Court Cruz and 24 Senate Republicans file amicus brief defending Second Amendment right to carry Attorney General Mark Brnovi…
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  • Sliwa is as worthless as Adams

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  • Warren busted on gun control law she supported
    Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren gets busted on a SAFE Act violation, a law she openly supported: It’s official: Mayor Lovely Warren and her husband Timothy Granison charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of endangering…
    - 11 days ago 18 Jul 21, 10:32pm -
  • Court case make effect part of SAFE Act
    A court case in the 4th Circuit may have an effect down the line in New York. One provision of the so-called SAFE Act was to raise the age to obtain a pistol license to 21. The 4th Circuit court just ruled that prohibiting 18-20 year olds from purcha…
    - 13 days ago 16 Jul 21, 11:19am -

From the Trenches

  • newSøren Kierkegaard and The Value of Despair
    Academy of Ideas Oct 19, 2020The post Søren Kierkegaard and The Value of Despair appeared first on From the Trenches World Report.
    - 16 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 9:27pm -
  • newDefiance post Defiance appeared first on From the Trenches World Report.
    - 16 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 9:25pm -
  • newMonopoly – Follow The Money
    Vrouwen Voor Vrijheid Apr 7, 2021 This informative video gives an overview of what is currently happening in the world in just 1 hour. The...The post Monopoly – Follow The Money appeared first on From the Trenches World Report.
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 7:40pm -
  • newThe Word From the Trenches – July 28, 2021
    Join in on the conversation. Call (712) 770-5597 then enter 220029#, press *6 to mute and unmute. (If you are unable to get through call...The post The Word From the Trenches – July 28, 2021 appeared first on From the Trenches World Report.
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 6:59pm -
  • new‘Worrisome’ Signs of Delta Being Spread by Vaccinated People Force Major CDC Change
    Science Alert New science has again prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to update its mask guidelines. The CDC recommended on Tuesday that fully vaccinated...The post ‘Worrisome’ Signs of Delta Being Spread by Vaccinated Pe…
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 6:25pm -
  • newUPenn Sponsors ‘Vaccine Street Team’ to Go Door-to-Door in Philadelphia
    Breitbart – by Alana Mastrangelo The University of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a “Vaccine Street Team” to go door-to-door around West Philadelphia, encouraging people to get vaccinated...The post UPenn Sponsors ‘Vaccine Street Team’ to Go…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 5:13pm -
  • newThe section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially “Black Lives Matter Plaza”.
    The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially “Black Lives Matter Plaza”. — Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) June...The post The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now…
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  • newEviction moratorium poised to expire July 31, putting millions at risk of losing their homes
    Fox News A federal ban on evictions is poised to expire on July 31, putting millions of renters at risk of being thrown out of...The post Eviction moratorium poised to expire July 31, putting millions at risk of losing their homes appeared first on…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 5:05pm -
  • newMexico vigilante group abducts 21, burns homes in raid on town, officials say
    Fox News Hundreds of armed men belonging to a newly-formed vigilante group called “El Machete” have abducted 21 people while burning vehicles and at least...The post Mexico vigilante group abducts 21, burns homes in raid on town, officials say a…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 5:03pm -
  • newCorn Belt At Risk For ‘Damaging Derecho’ Storms
    Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden A derecho, otherwise known as a widespread, long-lived, straight-line wind storm, is expected to traverse parts of the Midwest...The post Corn Belt At Risk For ‘Damaging Derecho’ Storms appeared first on From the T…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 4:57pm -

Knuckledraggin My Life Away

  • newAverage US gas price rises 2 cents per gallon to $3.22
    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose 2 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.22 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas supply is abundant, which could keep…
    - 13 mins ago 29 Jul 21, 1:00pm -
  • newOne mystery solved, another opens up
    LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) — U.S. Marine Captain Glenn Walker was finally laid to rest in his hometown of Lebanon after dying in combat nearly 80 years ago. For years, Walker’s family had been visiting his grave only to find out they had actually bee…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 21, 12:00pm -
  • new15 bucks for a hit of acid? I remember when it was 4 bucks for a 4 way hit
    SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A two-month long drug investigation in Sumner County culminates Tuesday when agents with the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force bust a man with acid, Psilocybin, and marijuana.Agents say it was all mailed through the mail t…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 21, 11:00am -
  • newYour Thursday Morning Florida Report
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A judge sentenced Florida man Ronnie Oneal III to three life terms plus 60 years in prison to run consecutively for the murder of his girlfriend and their disabled daughter, and the attempted murder of his son. Oneal gained na…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 21, 10:00am -
  • newGood Morning
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 21, 9:00am -
  • newScratch-n-sniff
    EAST HAMPTON, Conn. — A landlord broke into a tenant’s apartment and went through her underwear while she was not home, police said. Police said Jorge Orellana-Arias entered the tenant’s apartment on several occasions, proceeding to her and he…
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  • newI've been that fucked up before
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  • newNever mind the crime, I'm still trying to figure out who was fucking who here
    NEW SUMMERFIELD, Texas – Three men charged in the fatal shooting of four people at a home in East Texas this week met up with one of the victims under the pretense of buying a gun from him but planned to steal it, authorities allege. Jesse Pawlows…
    - 7 hours ago 29 Jul 21, 6:00am -
  • newLawd, have mercy!
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  • newWhy Were The Nazis So Stylish? // Secret History Revealed
     0:00 - Why Were The Nazis So Stylish?1:11 - Unification of Germany in 18712:05 - World War I Uniforms3:24 - Rise of The Nazis 4:02 - What Is The SS (Schutzstaffel) 5:41 - Why Is The SS Uniform Stylish?6:53 - Who Designed The SS Uniform?9:24 - The…
    - 16 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 9:00pm -

Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

Semi Automatic Heart

  • House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

    House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

    Here we go again, War without end!...(S9) recipients should redirect to full website at
    - 18 Dec 15, 4:28am -
  • AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

    AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

    Local news story from Chico, California; riding the wave of media fueled obsession over semi-auto Armalite pattern rifles - (S9) recipients should redirect to fu…
    - 11 Dec 15, 10:23pm -
  • Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

    Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

    Patrick J. Egan tweeted this information.... (S9)E-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at
    - 11 Dec 15, 9:49pm -
  • AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

    AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

    Of all places, Savannah is the last I would expect the public would be nervous about the Police deploying semi-automatic long guns (they have some low-down dirty criminals down there, they need em')...So...Go fig'...(S9)…
    - 24 Nov 15, 7:26am -
  • California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

    California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

    He cares not for anything but his own "career", taking a page from mentor Diane Feinstien, appear to "do something" to bolster yourself in the public eye, but have a "no-lose strategy" i.e. If he wins this, it makes him look like a "hero", if he lose…
    - 19 Nov 15, 9:34am -
  • Apologia Bar Sinister...

    Apologia Bar Sinister...

    Don't let her good looks fool you: She is a Bytch in real life!!!Please, I feel that sometimes I am lucky just to get back into this blog to post(!!!). Ever since "Google" has decided that there should be one universal login to get to, for example, B…
    - 19 Nov 15, 9:07am -
  • AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

    AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

    these Morons have obviously bee watching FB videos of the MX cartel idiots...AK-47 Hungarian variant "AMD's" confiscated by Police in Brazil. "Pimped" AMD basically looks stupid, but it is apparent the owner has no viable brain cells to begin with. P…
    - 19 Nov 15, 9:03am -
  • This is how AK-47's get to Paris

    This is how AK-47's get to Paris

    Folding stock AK's on display"Guns soon became a major export commodity in the Balkans. Western Europe is the target market. “Many firearms trafficked in Europe come from the western Balkans after being held illegally after recent conflicts in the…
    - 17 Nov 15, 1:09am -
  • Cruz gets it right yet again.....

    Cruz gets it right yet again.....

    Nail on the head... recipients should redirect to full website at
    - 13 Nov 15, 8:08pm -
  • Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

    Full-Auto Pushback (USA) recipients should redirect to full website at
    - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

Ninety Miles from Tyranny

The Bluff

The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

Publius-Huldah's Blog

The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

The War on Guns

  • newWhen the Going Gets Tough...
     Gun maker offers $33M to settle suit by Sandy Hook families [More]The gun maker or insurers?
    - 16 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 9:25pm -
  • newHouses of Ill Repute?
     In a series of tweets on June 8, Virginia Heffernan, a Harvard-educated columnist for The Los Angeles Times, wrote: “Real-estate listings should include prevalence of gun-ownership in a 50-mile radius and number of annual mass shootings in the re…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 8:31pm -
  • newA Plan Comes Together
     Geltzer was more explicit on the administration’s link between gun control and quashing domestic terrorism during his interview with NatSec Daily. Asked if gun reforms were imperative to stopping domestic terrorism, Geltzer replied: “I think ta…
    - 18 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 6:47pm -
  • newSo If It's Not 'Gun Violence,' What Should We Call It?
    "THE GUN PROBLEM" IS A SOCIAL ISSUE - It's not about the guns—it's about the people involved [More]A-yup...
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 6:37pm -
  • newThe Very Model of a Modern Major General
    General berates Americans on Twitter acting as 'armed enforcer' of Biden admin [Watch]The PLA's gotta love this guy.For now.[Via Jess]
    - 19 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 6:00pm -
  • newMust Be Your Lying Eyes Again
    Chuck Todd: There is no liberal media bias [More]Hey, the guy is a professional "real reporter," and if there was any fire to this smoke, who is better qualified to find it?The thing is, I wouldn't be surprised to find most of these cultists believe…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 5:38pm -
  • newWe're the Only Ones Keeping an Eye on You Enough
    “You may wonder why you were enrolled in this program,” the letter continues. “You were selected as a result of an evaluation of your recent criminal behavior using an unbiased, evidence-based risk assessment designed to identify prolific offen…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 5:18pm -
  • newThe Devil, You Say
     Disband the FBI [More]Until something is done about what their successors will be empowered to enforce, it will just be a matter of trading in the devil we know.It's not like the U.S. Marshals have shown any great respect for rights enforcement.[Vi…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 4:57pm -
  • newJust So They Know Where They Stand
     NYT Reporter: Trump Supporters are 'Enemies of the State' [More]Been sayin' Trump's just an avatar.The cold civil war is heating up.And the useful communist sympathizer idiots at "The Newsraper of Record" seem to believe they'll remain above it all…
    - 20 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 4:47pm -
  • newAnd...?
     We have lingered too long in this strange twilight zone where ego trumps justice, propaganda perverts truth, and imperial presidents—empowered to indulge their authoritarian tendencies by legalistic courts, corrupt legislatures and a disintereste…
    - 21 hours ago 28 Jul 21, 4:29pm -

Straight Line Logic

Traction Control

  • Available Now
    Notice: All items listed are currently in stock for immediate delivery. Ruger AC-556K Select-fire, 13″ barrel machine gun, cal. 556 NATO. Transferable on ATF Form 4. $13,995.00 * All NFA Rules Apply * Add $800 for Gemtech Shield Suppressor and Quic…
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 21, 5:01am -
  • “*They’re”
    - 9 days ago 20 Jul 21, 9:04pm -
  • White Rage
    H/T The Burning Platform
    - 30 days ago 29 Jun 21, 2:21am -
  • Where Democrat Control Will Lead
    … and why we must fight.
    - 50 days ago 9 Jun 21, 1:37am -
  • B29 Boeing Superfortress
    1944 Boeing TB-29-A Bomber spotted at 2,300 ft over Arlington, TX today. The flight originated at 09:45 CDT from Ft. Worth Meacham International Airport en route to Barksdale Air Force Base for the Defenders of Liberty Air Show, a Twilight performanc…
    - 83 days ago 7 May 21, 3:54pm -
  • Jesus… What Happened To Us?

    - 84 days ago 6 May 21, 11:14pm -
  • So Who’s Up For a Do-Over Election?
    Now that Joe Biden has shown the world his inability to fulfill the duties of his office, and that several states have amended their voting laws to prevent the fraud that occurred in the November 2020 election, let’s have a do-over. Let’s vote ag…
    - 1 Apr 21, 4:03am -
  • Gloves
    h/t to Tamera on GAB
    - 21 Mar 21, 2:32am -
  • North Texas Freeze is Over!
    The freeze is over! 2/20/2021 at 8:15 AM
    - 20 Feb 21, 2:22pm -
  • gab is Down
    Free speech is under attack: 7:58 PM on Friday, 2/19/2021. Techno-tyranny is here. Follow-Up: What happened? At 6:09pm EST Gab became aware of several accounts that were posting bitcoin wallet spam and related content. At 6:25pm out of an abundance o…
    - 20 Feb 21, 2:01am -

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • King George 4H Shotgun Club 2021 Season Supported By VSSA
    The King George 4H Shooting Club had a very active 2021 season and VSSA was able to provide support for the team this year.  That support would not be possible without our members who renew their memberships each year.  This year's support allowed…
    - 13 days ago 16 Jul 21, 6:56pm -
  • Bongino Takes A Look At 2015 Column Comparing Attack on Smoking and Guns
    In yesterday's Dan Bongino Podcast, Bongino took a look back at a 2015 Op/Ed written by Jonah Goldberg that compared the anti-rights crowd's attack on guns, to the attack on tobacco in the 90s.  In the article, Goldberg looked at why the gun ban cro…
    - 16 days ago 13 Jul 21, 4:10pm -
  • New Book Published by VSSA Member Dennis Chapman
     A new book titled "The AR-15 Controversy: Semiautomatic Rifles and the Second Amendment" was recently published and the author, Dennis Chapman, is a VSSA member.  Dennis is an attorney and retired Army officer. He wrote this book with the expres…
    - 20 days ago 9 Jul 21, 2:31pm -
  • VSSA Video Call with Second Amendment Foundation's Glen Caroline
     If you weren't able to join us for the video conference call with the Second Amendment Foundation's Director of External Affairs Glen Caroline, you can view the recording of the recording here.
    - 20 days ago 9 Jul 21, 1:16pm -
  • Mark Levin and Dr. John Lott Discuss Biden's Gun Control
    On Wednesday's Mark Levin radio show, Dr. John Lott, President of the Crime Prevention Research Center, called in to explain how the gun ban lobby now wants to go after firearm manufacturers and firearm retailers for shooting liability.  Levin said…
    - 35 days ago 24 Jun 21, 1:38pm -
  • Crush’n Clays Charity Wrap-up
    by Pamela MearaThis year the Arlington-Fairfax Chapter, Inc., IWLA (ARL-FX) cohosted the Crush’n Clays charity event in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the Virginia Shooting Sports Association (VSSA).  We had a good turnout…
    - 44 days ago 15 Jun 21, 12:26pm -
  • NRA National Matches
     From the NRA Competitive Shooting Division:As you and your club members are setting your shooting and vacation calendars for the year, make sure to include the NRA National Championship Matches. Whether your club shoots Smallbore Rifle, Precision…
    - 45 days ago 14 Jun 21, 3:25pm -
  • NRA Ratings for GOP Candidates Running for Statewide Office
    The NRA Political Victory Fund has posted ratings for all of the GOP candidates running for one of the three statewide offices in 2021.  The Republican Party is holding an "unassembled" convention to nominate candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, a…
    - 97 days ago 23 Apr 21, 3:38pm -
  • Dr. John R. Lott on Why Gun Control Does Not Reduce Crime
     The Epoch Times "American Thought Leaders" recently looked into the question of whether gun control measures prevent crime or do they actually do the opposite. In the below episode, Dr. John R. Lott breaks down the biggest misconceptions he sees a…
    - 98 days ago 22 Apr 21, 5:46pm -
  • Kirk Cox for Governor Day at the Range
    If you support Delegate Kirk Cox for Governor, here is a chance to join him and fellow sportsmen for a Day at the Range on April 24 at Tar Bay Gun Club! The event will be at 13560 Moody Rd in North Prince George.Note: Sharing of this opportunity s…
    - 15 Apr 21, 6:51pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

The State of Guns

  • Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

    Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

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

    Review: Weihrauch HW100 S – PCP Air Rifle

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

    10 Best Air Rifles by Safe Gun Owners team

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

    SIG Sauer MG 338 Machine Gun Review

    In January 2020, the Special Operations Command officially certified and purchased the latest SIG Sauer machine gun, the MG 338. This impressive weapon combines the weight of a general-purpose machine gun with the range of a heavy one.The post SIG S…
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  • 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…
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  • How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

    How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

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

    Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

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

    Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

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

    Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

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

    H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

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

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  • newShould I Choose 3cr13 Steel Over Others For Knife

    Should I Choose 3cr13 Steel Over Others For Knife

    If you’ve been on the lookout for a durable and high-quality knife, you’ll likely come across 3cr13 steel knives. 3cr13 steel is so commonly used because it’s perfect for various applications. But you don’t just want a ‘good’ knife, you w…
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  • What Makes CPM S110V Steel Corrosion Free & Wear Resistance?

    What Makes CPM S110V Steel Corrosion Free & Wear Resistance?

    CPM S110V Steel is a premium high-alloy steel with extremely high performance. This martensitic tool steel is known for having great wear resistance and exceptional corrosion resistance. The ‘CPM’ stands for Crucible Particle Metallurgy which ref…
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  • How 9cr18mov Steel Worthy? Review in Great Detail

    How 9cr18mov Steel Worthy? Review in Great Detail

    9cr18mov is another steel from the ‘Cr’ or ‘MoV’ range that is steadily gaining popularity. You’ll have noticed a lot of great mid-range quality knives being made from this steel. If you’re curious to know more about 9cr18mov, Read the co…
    - 2 days ago 27 Jul 21, 7:17am -
  • Using 52100 Steel As A Knife Steel: Is It A Good Choice?

    Using 52100 Steel As A Knife Steel: Is It A Good Choice?

    52100 is by no means a recent steel — this steel has been in the market since 1919, which makes it one of the oldest steels still going by the same name. As a high-carbon, low-alloy steel, 52100 is different from most knife steels and offers differ…
    - 3 days ago 26 Jul 21, 7:18am -
  • 8Cr13MoV Steel Review: Is it Good for Knives?

    8Cr13MoV Steel Review: Is it Good for Knives?

    8cr13Mov is part of the Chinese steel series ‘Cr’ or ‘MoV’. These steels have recently gained popularity since they’re affordable, corrosion-resistant, and reasonably durable. Steel knives made from 8cr13Mov are impressive for the price poi…
    - 4 days ago 25 Jul 21, 7:19am -
  • Is Maxamet Steel Good For Knives?

    Is Maxamet Steel Good For Knives?

    Maxamet steel is one of the most popular options for steel while choosing a knife for yourself. It has brilliant edge retention, it’s great against corrosion, and lots of other benefits too. Let’s take a deep dive into what exactly Maxamet steel…
    - 5 days ago 24 Jul 21, 7:21am -
  • Reverse Tanto Knife: Is It For You? (Vs. Other Blade Shapes)

    Reverse Tanto Knife: Is It For You? (Vs. Other Blade Shapes)

    Reverse Tanto is a knife shape that’s steadily becoming popular. This unique knife style is traditional while also being modern — and is useful for a large variety of applications. Its unique and striking design makes it a must-have for any knife…
    - 7 days ago 22 Jul 21, 8:02pm -
  • Maryland Knife Laws

    Maryland Knife Laws

    Maryland's knife laws are somewhat archaic and cryptic. This article will clear the matter for you in everyday English.
    - 73 days ago 17 May 21, 2:45am -
  • New Jersey Knife Laws

    New Jersey Knife Laws

    New Jersey knife laws are wordy and oftentimes difficult to understand if one does not have formal legal education or training.
    - 74 days ago 17 May 21, 12:13am -
  • The Best Folding Knives

    The Best Folding Knives

    The best folding knife should be sturdy, sharp, and easy to carry. It is important that the knife remain opened until the user, himself, closes it, as accidental closing during use can be dangerous.
    - 76 days ago 14 May 21, 1:25pm -