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  • newGun Prohibitionists Exploiting Suicide to Advance Disarmament Agenda
    “Gun advocates take the lead in embracing suicide prevention message,” The Oregonian reported Saturday. “Gun owners and health professionals are coming together to devise new solutions to the public health crisis of suicide.” “The newly inf…
    - 11 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 9:08pm -
  • Americans Flocked to Gun Stores on Black Friday
    Americans rushed to gun stores in record numbers in the aftermath of the 2020 election and over the Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s Black Friday saw the fourth most gun-related background checks in a single day since 1998, according to data relea…
    - 1 day ago 1 Dec 20, 11:01pm -
  • ‘Safety’ Tips from Gun Prohibitionists Have Hidden Agenda
    “Gun sales are way up, in Pennsylvania and across the country. And many are first-time owners,” The Philadelphia Inquirer notes in a “Philly Tips” column. “Here’s what you need to know about gun safety.” Gun owners can be forgiven if th…
    - 5 days ago 27 Nov 20, 9:19pm -
  • 101 Reasons Why I Oppose Gun Safety & You Probably Do Too
    Here are 101 reasons why I oppose the so-called “Gun Safety” thrown around by gun banners and politicians. When “Gun Safety” is used as Propaganda. When honest citizens are turned into criminals in the name of “Gun Safety.” When groups cl…
    - 7 days ago 25 Nov 20, 9:41pm -
  • Philadelphia Can’t Control Their Own Guns, but Want to Control Yours
    Philly, we’ve got a problem. The city that’s got a mayor waging a gun control campaign against law-abiding gun owners can’t account for more than 200 of their own guns. Philadelphia’s Sheriff’s Office was blamed in a report for failing to…
    - 8 days ago 24 Nov 20, 10:14pm -
  • Anti-Gun Politicians Seek to Tax Your Second Amendment Rights Away
    In 1819, Chief Justice John Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court famously wrote: “the power to tax involves the power to destroy ….” This truism has not been lost on firearm prohibitionists, who when unable to ban guns outright have often tried…
    - 8 days ago 24 Nov 20, 9:13pm -
  • Mayor’s Statement on Shooting in ‘Gun-Free’ Mall the Definition of Insanity

    Mayor’s Statement on Shooting in ‘Gun-Free’ Mall the Definition of Insanity

    “Guns have no place in shopping malls or other places in which crowds of people gather. Mayfair has a strict no-gun policy,” Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis R. McBride declared Saturday in a statement about Friday’s Mayfair Mall shootings when eight peo…
    - 9 days ago 23 Nov 20, 9:25pm -
  • Gun Grabbers Demand Unprecedented “Executive Actions”
    Although the outcome of the presidential election has yet to be certified – and with recounts, lawsuits, and investigations ongoing – gun control advocates are wasting no time cozying up to Joe Biden, and demanding his “executive action” to r…
    - 9 days ago 23 Nov 20, 9:18pm -
  • What Should We do When Trouble Calls at Home – Self Defense Gun Stories
    You probably didn’t see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again this week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. First story- Are you armed at home? It is Sunday afternoon. You hear someone walk onto your…
    - 12 days ago 21 Nov 20, 2:54am -
  • Twitter Election Fraud ‘Dispute’ Hypocrisy Extends to Treatment of Guns
    “For years the Dems have been preaching how unsafe and rigged our elections have been,” President Donald Trump tweeted Friday. “Now they are saying what a wonderful job the Trump Administration did in making 2020 the most secure election ever.…
    - 14 days ago 18 Nov 20, 9:23pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 244 – The Great Disconnect, Part 2

    ALR Episode 244 – The Great Disconnect, Part 2

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, it's part two of our discussion on the state of American culture and the move to find alternative media and news outlets. Today we share tech tips for keeping your private data safe when you're online, p…
    - 3 days ago 29 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 243 – The Great Disconnect, Part 1

    ALR Episode 243 – The Great Disconnect, Part 1

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the state of American culture in the age of media bias and censorship and the move to find alternative outlets. Be sure to tune in next week for part 2! Timestamps [0:34]…
    - 10 days ago 22 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 242 – Tikka Rifles, Elections, and Developing Feel

    ALR Episode 242 – Tikka Rifles, Elections, and Developing Feel

    On this week's variety show we hear Mia's rave reviews of the .270 Tikka T3x LITE Roughtech hunting rifle. Sgt. Bill shares tips for developing a feel for your handgun. And Pastor Bennett reflects on reactions to the outcome of the 2020 elections. Se…
    - 17 days ago 15 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 241 – And the Winner is…Fear

    ALR Episode 241 – And the Winner is…Fear

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd and Pastor Bennett discuss the election results (such as they are) and look forward to what's to come. Timestamps [0:00] – Blooper [0:31] – Show open [0:53] – Welcome and Introduction [2:38]…
    - 24 days ago 8 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 240 – Biden, Bullpups, Bullets and BS

    ALR Episode 240 – Biden, Bullpups, Bullets and BS

    On this week's variety show we hear Lloyd's thoughts on the upcoming election, Mia talks about the utility of bullpup shotguns for home defense, Sgt. Bill has advice for training during yet another ammo shortage, and Pastor Bennett debunks a nonsensi…
    - 31 days ago 1 Nov 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 239 – Pious and Prudent Rulers

    ALR Episode 239 – Pious and Prudent Rulers

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Pastor Bennett is back from California and joins Lloyd to discuss the upcoming election and the last Presidential debate. We also turn to Martin Luther's thoughts on pious and prudent rulers to respond t…
    - 38 days ago 25 Oct 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 238 – BB Guns, Bullet Feeders, and 1984

    ALR Episode 238 – BB Guns, Bullet Feeders, and 1984

    On this week's variety show Lloyd's thoughts on how close we are to 1984, Mia talks about BB guns and Sgt. Bill reviews a bullet feeder option for your reloading press. Segments [0:00] – Blooper [0:33] – Opening and welcome [1:51] – Thanks to o…
    - 45 days ago 18 Oct 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 237 – What Can We Learn?

    ALR Episode 237 – What Can We Learn?

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Pastor Bennett returns to discuss some recent news stories about gun violence and the ineffectiveness of gun laws. The discussion takes an unexpected turn and goes much longer than expected as we dive in…
    - 52 days ago 11 Oct 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 236 – Zoom Meetings, Gun Mods and Listener Email

    ALR Episode 236 – Zoom Meetings, Gun Mods and Listener Email

    On this week's variety show Lloyd responds to criticisms from a listener, Mia talks about zoom meeting etiquette related to guns, and Sgt. Bill talks about modifying your competition guns. Segments [0:00] – Blooper [0:26] – Opening and welcome [1…
    - 59 days ago 4 Oct 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 235 – Take the Log Out of Your Eye

    ALR Episode 235 – Take the Log Out of Your Eye

    In this week's Clinging to God & Guns episode, Lloyd is flying solo to discuss hypocrisy and how quick we are on the political Right to do exactly the same thing we complain about the mainstream media and the political Left. Timestamps [0:00] – Blo…
    - 66 days ago 27 Sep 20, 11:00pm -


702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

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

Dan Morgan 76

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

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
    - 19 Oct 14, 10:50pm -
  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:41pm -
  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
    - 16 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

    - 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…
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  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:48pm -
  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
    - 10 Feb 15, 1:37am -
  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
    - 9 Feb 15, 3:22am -
  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
    - 19 May 14, 11:58pm -
  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
    - 18 May 14, 2:07am -
  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
    - 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.
    - 20 Mar 14, 5:40pm -
  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Mar 14, 2:01am -

DC Handgun Info

  • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
    I work in security (and drive for a living as well) and often need a tiny task light that won't take up one of my hands. It's like a clip-on reading lamp, but it has the option of a bright red LED so that it preserves your night vision! To buy it, c…
    - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
  • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
    [Current Year Edition of the]Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend just asked me "How can I know what the carry laws are in various U.S. states?" I said there's a perfect resource for that: the Traveler's Guide to the Firea…
    - 5 Apr 18, 5:59pm -
  • 1911 (born 1910)? or Glock (born 1988)?
    (My Colt)I've been meaning to write up a blog post on this rivalry -- 1911 or Glock -- for some time. I may have already written a piece on it here at DCHI, but here's my current take. I have owned both a used Colt (Model 1911) Series 80 in 45 ACP,…
    - 14 Mar 18, 12:25am -
  • "Classical Liberal"? "What's That?" -- An alternative to Democrat and Republican Parties
    I have to credit the late Albert Jay Nock (d. 1943) with opening my eyes to the nature of "The State" (as opposed to government) with his incisive book, "Our Enemy, The State", available at Amazon* in multiple formats: hardback, paperback, Kindle, an…
    - 12 Mar 18, 9:10pm -
  • Olympics Biathlon (Cross-country Skiing + Target Shooting), PyeongChang 2018 TV schedule here
    Biathlon -- from the Greek: "bi" (two) + "athlon" (contest) -- is a great sport combining two high-intensity disciplines that work at cross-purposes! Cross-country skiing gets your heart pumping and your lungs working overtime, then you have to stop…
    - 12 Feb 18, 2:19am -
  • Ruger announces Mark IV (.22 LR) pistol recall!
    Ruger has found a safety-related problem with their NEW Mark IV pistols ONLY made before June 2017. Click here to be sent to the official release from the manufacturer. This manufacturing error is why it is so very important to know and observe the F…
    - 12 Jun 17, 3:31pm -
  • NOT GUN-RELATED: What will it take to pay off my credit card?
    If you're like most people, you carry a lot of credit card debt. I've got to whittle my own debt down.I checked out, one of the best sites for mortgage loans/student loans/banking/credit cards/etc. There, I found a credit card pay-off ca…
    - 3 May 17, 2:52am -
  • Remington 870 (ex-police dept. guns) on SALE NOW
    If you're a shotgun fan, and want one to protect your house, farm, etc., Southern Ohio Gun is offering 18 to 20-inch barrel Remington Police Magnums 870s at bargain prices: under $270 each! (PS: Should be DC-legal as a long gun.)CLICK HERE to be rout…
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  • Best Preparedness Blog: ACTIVE RESPONSE TRAINING by Greg ELLIFRITZ
      (Aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing by two terrorist brothers; no info available on the image.)Lately I've been thinking of boning up on tactical first aid matters. I subscribe to Active Response Training's FREE  e-newsletter. If you are conce…
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  • SOLD OUT - Bud's Gun Shop (Online) / USED Belgian, Israeli, Hungarian HI-POWER 9mm PISTOLS
    Used Interarms Surplus FN Hi-Power 9mm 13+1 FairBud's Gun Shop (was) offering used Browning Hi-Powers (AKA the P-35) in 9mm -- several versions and conditions available: Belgian (FN, highest quality), Israeli, and Hungarian versions. Prices are great…
    - 23 May 16, 2:54am -

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • You've never budgeted like this before
    Like most people I never learned any effective method to manage and budget my money while I was growing up.  Over the years I tried many of the traditional budget methods such as listing our...
    - 29 Nov 18, 6:39am -
  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
    - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
    - 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

  • newMil-Spec Madness: The Hiperfire EDT Heavy Gunner Trigger
    Check on OpticsPlanet I’m not much of a trigger snob. As long as the trigger makes the gun shoot when I press it, I’m largely indifferent to the trigger press. That’s why I used plain mil-spec triggers for a long time.However, I’ve recently b…
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  • Build Your Base: The Aero Precision M4E1 Lower Receiver
    Check on Brownells When it comes to receivers and receiver sets, Aero Precision really knows their stuff. I don’t know of any manufacturer that makes better receivers for a better price. That’s why I use a lot of Aero Precision receivers. And the…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 20, 4:37am -
  • The BCMGunfighter Ambidextrous Charging Handle is the Minimum Viable Charging Handle
    Check on OpticsPlanet The BCMGunfighter Ambidextrous Charging Handle is probably the charging handle that I use most often in my rifles.I know that I’ve said a lot of good things about other charging handles before. And I’ll admit that the BCMGun…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 20, 3:35am -
  • The Radian Talon Safety Selector is the Last Safety Selector You’ll Ever Need
    Check on OpticsPlanet I realize that the headline of this review is a bit click-baity. It’s also a strong claim. But I feel pretty confident that it’s true.Yes, other safety selectors are perfectly usable. And many of them work very well. They ju…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 20, 2:36am -
  • Get Buffer with the Aero Precision Enhanced Buffer Tube
    Check on OpticsPlanet It might seem like any enhancements you could make to a buffer tube would be slight, almost unnoticeable. However, the enhancements on the Aero Precision Enhanced Buffer Tube are actually nicer than I expected.It’s not that I…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 20, 2:00am -
  • The BCMGunfighter Stock Mod 0 is the Best BCM AR-15 Stock
    Check on OpticsPlanet Bravo Company has a few AR-15 stocks—the BCMGunfighter Mod 0, SOPMOD, and Mod 1. They’re all good stocks. But I think the BCMGunfighter Stock Mod 0 is the best of the three.You may not agree. But just hear me out.Now, I do h…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 11:41am -
  • The SB Tactical SBA3 Brace: (Maybe) the Best AR Pistol Brace
    Check on OpticsPlanet There was a time when the SB Tactical SBA3 Brace was hands down the best AR pistol brace on the market. That’s arguable now (could the SBA4 be better?).However, even if the SBA3 isn’t the undisputed king anymore, it’s stil…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 10:34am -
  • Is the SB Tactical SBA4 the True King of Stabilizing Braces?
    Check on OpticsPlanet If you’ve read my SBA3 brace review, you know that I’m a big fan of that brace. And, when I first picked up the SB Tactical SBA4 Stabilizing Brace, I didn’t think I’d like it as much as the SBA3.I hated the SBM4 brace. A…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 7:37am -
  • Just Get the Spikes Tactical Heavy Tungsten Carbine Buffer
    Check on OpticsPlanet I’m usually not big on telling people what to do. But—if you’re going to use a standard buffer instead of a specialized spring and buffer system—you should just use the Spikes Tactical Heavy Tungsten Carbine Buffer.Yes,…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 2:32am -
  • The Strike Industries AR Hex Forward Assist is the Forward Assist for Everyone
    Check on OpticsPlanet A while back I tried out the Strike Industries Lightweight Forward Assist. And it didn’t work out for me, in short, because I’m left-handed. So I picked up the Strike Industries AR Hex Forward Assist to see if that would be…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 1:58am -

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…
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  • IWI Tavor x95 First Look

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

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

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

Free North Carolina

My Gun Culture

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

Gun Pundit

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

Home on the Range

  • Independent Author Network Book of the Year
     I just got a notification that True Course - Lessons From a Life Aloft has won Gold in the 2020 Independent Author Network Book of the Year Award (Outstanding Non-Fiction. Young Adult) .A year and a half after publishing it's still in the top ten…
    - 4 days ago 29 Nov 20, 3:05pm -
  • Back in the Saddle
       I think I'm finally on the mend.  I've been taking probiotics to heal the gut after 60 days of antibiotics (Young Living Life 9) and can now keep food down.  It's been a really rough 8 months.  Had there not been the COVID outbreak I would h…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 4:31pm -
  • Moving Days a Barkley Memory
    A Chapter From The Book of Barkley  (Outskirts Press, Available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble online)CHAPTER 15 – Moving DaysThe car was packed, and the moving truck was already on its way.  I’d been selected for a position in a Midwest city,…
    - 13 days ago 20 Nov 20, 12:16am -
  • Brigid COVID update
      Health update  - The doctors have the staph infection in my leg managed.  There's still some redness and swelling but that will go away.  The bigger issue was the damage to my gut from 5 rounds of antibiotics.  I can attest to being a whole w…
    - 16 days ago 17 Nov 20, 4:29pm -
  • Quick!~ Call the SPCA!
    I'm waiting for my yogurt treat.Did you notice I was waiting for my yogurt treat?Still waiting.Did you notice I'm still waiting?Heavy sigh. 
    - 18 days ago 14 Nov 20, 8:06pm -
  • The Scent of Memory
    I choose many things by the scent of them. Scent is the key part of taste. People that lose their sense of smell often lose their enjoyment of food. Smell is transport or torment, as simple as hunger, as complex as love. Scent is memory, simply the w…
    - 30 days ago 3 Nov 20, 5:04pm -
  • Official Launch of Writer Shed Stories
    The official release was Nov. 1. Get your copy now for just .99 cents. My story "Lessons on Loss" is included which details my last days with my brother who died in his mid-fifties from aggressive cancer. If you've served in the military I believe…
    - 31 days ago 2 Nov 20, 3:37pm -
  • New Book - My Short Story in an Anthology Published This Week
    My short story "Lessons on Loss" (about my Submariner brother)  has been published in the anthology "Writer Shed Stories - Love and Sacrifice, edited by award-winning author David W. Berner.  I was very honored to have my story selected as only 15…
    - 43 days ago 21 Oct 20, 3:25pm -
  • Essential Elements of Freedom
    I took a week off to finish a short story that's going into an anthology that will be published this month.  Normally I go out to visit Dad in September but with COVID lockdown, as much as I love my Dad I'm not spending $2500 on airfare, rental care…
    - 51 days ago 13 Oct 20, 3:03pm -
  • Update from the Range
    Just an update here - still dealing with the staph infection in my leg.  Two visits to the hospital since March and 5 weeks of antibiotics put a dent in it, but it's still not gone and the antibiotics have destroyed my gut to the point I'm not able…
    - 69 days ago 25 Sep 20, 3:23pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newFACTR USA Stiffy
    The FACTR USA Stiffy is a “transportation and storage device that fixes your flaccid pistol brace problem”. This high-strength nylon stiffener fits the SB Tactical SBA3 brace simply by loosening the strap, inserting the Stiffy, and retightening.…
    - 15 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 5:01pm -
  • Chase Tactical Cyber Monday Sale
    The Cyber Monday sale at Chase Tactical is still going on through today. Use code CYBER23 to save 23% off! Act fast.
    - 2 days ago 1 Dec 20, 5:34pm -
  • Tactical Works Cyber Monday Sale
    Tactical Works has placed some of their most popular items on sale for Cyber Monday including their excellent kydex AICS Rifle Mag Carriers. They are offering a number of discount codes that you can choose from including a free shipping code. The dis…
    - 3 days ago 30 Nov 20, 4:56pm -
  • Amtac Blades Minuteman
    Amtac Blades has launched their newest knife, the Minuteman and you don’t have much time to act if you want one at $50 off the regular price. The Minuteman sits between the Northman and the Magnus in terms of size and it might be most versatile of…
    - 6 days ago 27 Nov 20, 12:17pm -
  • Black Friday at Chase Tactical
    It’s Black Friday so you know Chase Tactical is going to save you some cash. You can save 25% when you use code BLACKOUT25 at checkout. The sale runs through 11/28.
    - 6 days ago 27 Nov 20, 2:41am -
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    I always have a lot to be thankful for and 2020, in spite of all the craziness, is no different. I am thankful for you, the readers, and for our advertising partners who help keep the lights on here at JTT. Happy Thanksgiving from my family to your f…
    - 7 days ago 26 Nov 20, 7:15pm -
  • TangoDown® Inc. 2020 Thanksgiving Promotions
    The holiday season has arrived! Between November 25th and December 4th, TangoDown® customers will receive 10% off of orders up to $100 and 15% off of orders over $100. All orders need to be placed by 11:59pm (Pacific) on December 4th to receive the…
    - 8 days ago 25 Nov 20, 2:25pm -
  • Stickthison Goonigan Patch
    Do you like drifting your 1400 HP AWD Mustang around corners on mountain roads? Do you like shooting guns? You might be a Goonigan. Stickthison has your back.
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 1:30pm -
  • New at CountyComm – Maratac 1/4″ Pen Driver Titanium
    If you like titanium, you like CountyComm. They always seem to have some new titanium doodad to drool over, like the new Maratac 1/4″ Pen Driver Titanium. This lightweight driver accepts standard 1/4″ shank bits. It has a slim design that can be…
    - 10 days ago 23 Nov 20, 1:43pm -
  • Tyrant Designs CNC Black Friday Sale – Already Happening!
    Tyrant Designs CNC has already started their Black Friday sales and you have a lot of ways to save and land some free swag. Up to 15% off Popular itemsNew Glock Magwells for Glock 43x/48 & Glock 19 Gen 3/4New Mod Grip V2 combo sets (pistol grip and a…
    - 12 days ago 21 Nov 20, 4:05pm -

Arms Vault

  • TriStar Bristol Side-by-Side Shotguns
    TriStar Bristol side-by-side shotguns are available in two models (Bristol, Bristol Silver) and four gauges (12ga, 20ga, 28ga, and 410).The post TriStar Bristol Side-by-Side Shotguns appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 12 days ago 21 Nov 20, 4:39pm -
  • Gun Rights Organizations vs Maryland Concealed Carry Ban
    The Second Amendment Foundation and other gun rights organizations have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Maryland’s concealed carry ban.The post Gun Rights Organizations vs Maryland Concealed Carry Ban appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 19 days ago 14 Nov 20, 5:26pm -
  • Rival Arms R-700 Chassis for Remington 700 Rifles
    The Rival Arms R-700 chassis for Remington 700 rifles features fourteen machined M-LOK slots and is available in three finishes.The post Rival Arms R-700 Chassis for Remington 700 Rifles appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 20 days ago 13 Nov 20, 4:17am -
  • Sauer S101 Highland XTC Carbon-Fiber Rifle
    The Sauer S101 Highland XTC carbon-fiber rifle features a fluted barrel, match-grade trigger, and is Sauer's lightest rifle ever.The post Sauer S101 Highland XTC Carbon-Fiber Rifle appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 22 days ago 11 Nov 20, 4:07am -
  • XS Sights R3D Night Sights
    XS Sights is changing the name of its popular 3-Dot RAM Night Sights to R3D Night Sights due to a trademark issue.The post XS Sights R3D Night Sights appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 23 days ago 10 Nov 20, 4:41am -
  • MPA AR9 PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine)
    The MasterPiece Arms AR9 PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine) accepts standard AR accessories and is compatible with GLOCK 9mm magazines.The post MPA AR9 PCC (Pistol Caliber Carbine) appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 26 days ago 7 Nov 20, 5:00pm -
  • FN Forged From Freedom Campaign

    FN Forged From Freedom Campaign

    FN America, LLC, maker of battle-proven firearms, announces its Forged from Freedom campaign honoring veterans of the U.S. military. The post FN Forged From Freedom Campaign appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 31 days ago 1 Nov 20, 10:11pm -
  • Rival Arms ST-3X Precision Rifle Stock
    The Rival Arms ST-3X Precision Rifle Stock includes a downward-facing M-LOK slot for monopods or Picatinny-rail sections.The post Rival Arms ST-3X Precision Rifle Stock appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 31 days ago 1 Nov 20, 9:22pm -
  • Michelle Waldran & Jen Blake Named XS Ambassadors
    XS Sights is proud to announce that Michelle Waldran and Jen Blake have been named XS Ambassadors.The post Michelle Waldran & Jen Blake Named XS Ambassadors appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 47 days ago 17 Oct 20, 4:08pm -
  • Federal Fusion 10mm Auto Handgun Hunting Ammunition
    Federal Fusion 10mm Auto Handgun Hunting Ammunition features a 200-grain bullet and 1200 fps muzzle velocity.The post Federal Fusion 10mm Auto Handgun Hunting Ammunition appeared first on ArmsVault.
    - 54 days ago 10 Oct 20, 7:47pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

Learn About Guns

NFA Gun Trust Lawyer Blog

  • Should I put AR-15 style and other firearms in my Gun Trust
    A Gun Trust should be designed to hold all firearms including those restricted by the NFA including your AR-15s.  All of our Gun Trusts are designed for all of your firearms. As an owner of many types of guns, I designed this trust to deal with issu…
    - 23 Feb 18, 5:32pm -
  • Evacuation with NFA firearms and Form 20 Approval
    Over the past several weeks I have received several inquires regarding evacuation with Machine Guns or other NFA firearms.  While I always recommend obtaining Form 20 approvals for all NFA firearms in advance for each state you may travel to in the…
    - 6 Sep 17, 2:11pm -
  • Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 3/31/16
    There are several type of Title II firearms which are sold by FFL dealers with a Class 3 SOT license. These items are restricted by the National Firearms Act as well as Iowa state law. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purcha…
    - 30 Aug 16, 5:07pm -
  • Maryland Man Arrested for Fuel Filter Silencer
    In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer.  Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to three years o…
    - 29 Aug 16, 7:25pm -
  • ATF Arrests man For Selling Muzzle Brakes on Ebay
    We often get questions regarding muzzle brakes and some of the kit suppressors that can be found on eBay and Facebook.  Our advice is to buy a real suppressor and not fool around with these “kits”. When ATF arrests individuals for selling these…
    - 23 Aug 16, 3:19pm -
  • Indiana (IN) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated July 2015
    There are several type of Title II firearms that are restricted by the National Firearms Act. Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II firearms by a class 3 SOT in addition to the compliance that i…
    - 9 Aug 16, 12:06pm -
  • Gun Trusts post 41F ATF instructions and CLEO instructions
    We have updated the forms on the website and instructions for completing a Form 1  see Form 4  see Form 5  see Form 23 see https://www.G…
    - 15 Jul 16, 7:49pm -
  • eForms Down on eve of 41F
    Looks like eForms is down so no new submissions electronically before the implementation of 41F.
    - 12 Jul 16, 8:02pm -
  • ATF FAQ on 41F
    How Does Final Rule 41F Change Current NFA Regulations? The final rule affects the NFA regulations by: • defining the term “responsible person,” as used in reference to a trust, partnership, association, company, or corporation; • requiring r…
    - 8 Jul 16, 7:50pm -
  • Building an SBR in Washington State
    Building an SBR in Washington State The Governor of Washington has signed a bill which clarifies that it is both legal to buy an SBR and build an SBR.  Senate bill 6165 was created to address the uncertainty as to whether it was legal to build an SB…
    - 4 Apr 16, 8:31pm -

Notes From the American Outback

  • On Green Mountain
    Early in July, on the 1st actually, the dogs and I drove to the top of Green Mountain, in Wyoming, to spend a week or so in that very special place. I had stumbled upon Green Mountain in 1970 when on my way to the Grand Tetons and then the Pacific co…
    - 26 Jul 15, 9:16pm -
  • Running over snakes
    A few days ago I was on my motorbike going to a distant pasture and I ran over this fellow. I saw him too late and all I could do was avoid putting on the brakes. I stopped and went back. He seemed unhurt, and very angry at me. I was glad I hadn't hu…
    - 17 Jun 15, 8:30pm -
  • Mus kingtutticus
    I am working on cleaning out and rearranging my shop building. This deceased citizen was in the bottom of one of the boxes I am triaging and discarding. There was a kind of macabre beauty to him and so I had to photograph the corpus. Few small corpse…
    - 15 Jun 15, 11:28pm -
  • Another branding
    On Friday I went to a roundup and branding that I have attended for almost a decade now. It's always a good event, attended by a fine group of riders and ropers. And of course the BBQ at the end is worth the trip alone!These events are the 'social ev…
    - 15 Jun 15, 11:12pm -
  • Jack Report
    I am very happy to report-- ecstatic would be more like it!-- that Jack is doing fine. The vet prescribed a one-month of antibiotics and at the end of that, late last week, his x-rays showed no signs of the spots that had appeared on the first set. T…
    - 15 Jun 15, 11:04pm -
  • This is getting ridiculous
    Rain, rain, and more rain. Not the insistent downpours my friends in Texas are getting, but a steady, day by day rain that keeps you inside while the grass grows, and grows, and grows.  It may be good for ranchers (who are, after all, grass farmers)…
    - 25 May 15, 6:13pm -
  • My Jack is Sick
    How sick remains to be seen.He developed a cough on our trip. Not extreme, but intermittent. At a recent routine exam/vaccination visit to my vet, he thought some x-rays might be in order. The radiographs revealed spots on his lymph nodes.Since we ha…
    - 23 May 15, 2:28am -
  • The Two-wheel Solution, Part the Second
    Later we camped for a few weeks in the Prescott National Forest. The urge to explore and reach out into the countryside got even stronger. There were miles and miles of NF roads and trails and ranch roads that begged to be ridden, explored, photograp…
    - 21 May 15, 6:20pm -
  • Western Arizona & The Two-wheel Solution
    Sunrise from our camp west of Quartzsite. Quartzsite is a very strange place indeed. It has the air of a carnival, and the overall feeling is that you will come back in the morning to find everything, and everyone gone, nothing left but a few tent pe…
    - 21 May 15, 6:01pm -
  • Late May on the High Plains
    About three inches yesterday and overnight. For this I returned from Arizona? Shouldn't complain though, as we have had killer blizzards later than this.
    - 20 May 15, 1:52pm -

Of Arms and Law

Gun Politics NY

  • Super-duper majority
    John Mannion has won the SD-50 seat giving Democrats a total of 43 seats in the State Senate for the upcoming 2021-22 session, a super-majority +1.  Share on Tumblr
    - 2 days ago 30 Nov 20, 8:53pm -
  • A bright spot
    There wasn’t much good news for New Yorkers this past election, but there was one bright spot in AD-97 in Rockland where Mike Lawler defeated incumbent Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee: “… This morning, the Rockland County Board of Elections counted…
    - 3 days ago 30 Nov 20, 12:42pm -
  • Newsbits
    Saturday’s Newsbits: Elections: Democrats claim victory in four close legislative races Jurisprudence: Barrett confirmation sparks flood of Supreme Court-bound challenges from pro-gun groups Legislation: Gun rights waiver bill introduced NRA: NRA a…
    - 5 days ago 28 Nov 20, 12:07pm -
  • NRA took themselves out of the 2020 election
    An excerpt from last night’s Tucker Carlson: “… They used the courts to neutralize the Republican Party’s single most effective get out the vote operation, which for generations had been the National Rifle Association. Not enough has been wri…
    - 9 days ago 24 Nov 20, 5:34pm -
  • Democrat super-majority in Albany
    Andrea Stewart-Cousins announced Democrats will have a super-majority in the State Senate for the 2021-22 session in Albany.  Share on Tumblr
    - 9 days ago 23 Nov 20, 8:48pm -
  • Newsbits
    Monday’s Newsbits: Elections: Democrats now one seat from supermajority in NY State Senate Hinchey’s State Senate Win Could Mark New Era for Democrats Gun Industry: What a Biden Presidency Means for the Firearms Industry Politics: Bloomberg to sp…
    - 10 days ago 23 Nov 20, 11:53am -
  • Election update
    A reminder to always vote: Former Congresswoman Claudia Tenney defeated the man who beat her two years ago by 106 votes out of more than 300,000 cast. With Michelle Hinchey declaring victory in SD-46, Democrats will have at least 41 seats in the Stat…
    - 12 days ago 21 Nov 20, 12:26pm -

From the Trenches

Knuckledraggin My Life Away

Rustmeister's Alehouse

  • Flipping the Election
     Here's how it could happen, written in 2016.
    - 11 days ago 21 Nov 20, 10:47pm -
  • CMP Update
    CMP Competition Rules for the 2021 competition season have now been approved by the CMP Rules Committee and are posted on the CMP website . The 2020 competition season was severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and many 2020 events were cancelle…
    - 15 days ago 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.
    - 15 days ago 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…
    - 17 days ago 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…
    - 17 days ago 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…
    - 17 days ago 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…
    - 27 days ago 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…
    - 28 days ago 5 Nov 20, 3:59am -
  • Racism, Progressive Style
    University of Washington says black students should be graded differentlyThey say "they are too “busy fighting for [their] rights to sit down and study”.". but half the people in the photo are not black.So, looks to me like these "progressive…
    - 26 Jun 20, 11:20pm -
  • Little Help!
    Anyone good with Blogger?How do I get "Continue Reading" removed from the bottom of my posts?I've checked the HTML, and it's not there.
    - 26 Jun 20, 6:21pm -

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

  • newDemocracy Has Been Destroying the 2nd Amendment
    IF we truly operated as a Republic there would be no worries about any laws being passed to infringe on the right of the people to keep and bear arms. But we do not, and the media isn’t about to do anything but push the lie that we are a democracy.…
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  • newThe Man with the Plan
    "We had a plan. I always had a lot of confidence in our plan. And I think the president and Jared had a lot of confidence in the plan. And it was unfortunate that we diverged from the plan right as we came down the stretch," Parscale said. [More]It a…
    - 11 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 9:25pm -
  • newFor Some Reason
     In my experience, a non-response response is a typical opening gambit when an agency doesn’t want to provide the requested information.  [More]Yep.The question is, "Why doesn't it want to"?[Via Herschel]
    - 11 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 8:44pm -
  • newFouling the New Nest
    Just As We Feared – California's Economic Refugees Ruined Arizona in the 2020 Election [More]As late TV pitchman Billy Mayes used to say, "But wait, there's more![Via Michael G]
    - 11 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 8:32pm -
  • newEnemies of the People
     Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Protesting Communist China [More]Well, if they wouldn't be welcome at Indiana University, why should they be welcome there?[Via Michael G]
    - 12 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 8:25pm -
  • newIt Takes a Thief
    @Stanford is literally outsourcing the writing of its free speech policies to Antifa. @palumboliu , who is the founder of the Campus Antifascist Network, a bona fide Antifa group, is now leading the committee on "campus speech." [More]Hey, who bet…
    - 12 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 8:19pm -
  • newThe Fairer Sex
     2 Leftist Women Arrested On Charges Of Terrorist Attack on a Railroad [More]No doubt upset because no man would want them...[Via Michael G]
    - 12 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 8:08pm -
  • newWalter Williams, R.I.P.
     This is a loss for all of us, but an especially devastating loss for the black community, which desperately needs leaders like him. Most of them have probably never even heard of him, and most of their "leaders" would have agreed with Joe Biden tha…
    - 12 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 8:01pm -
  • newThe Blacklist
     Sorry, I didn't realize that was racist. [More]I sure hope I don't get blackballed.[Via Michael G]
    - 12 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 7:54pm -
  • newThis is CNN
    Legal experts say this may be a felony. We‘ve referred it to law enforcement. [More]So propagandists are now demanding to imprison journalists?
    - 12 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 7:51pm -

Straight Line Logic

Traction Control

Virginia Shooting Sports Association

  • newNovember Another Record Breaking Month for Gun Sales
    Cam Edwards at has the story here.The Great Gun Run of 2020 continued at a record-setting pace in November, according to new analysis from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The firearms industry trade group estimates that over…
    - 13 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 6:53pm -
  • NoVA Sharpshooters Host the 2020-2021 Virginia USA Shooting Pistol Junior Olympics State Championship
    By Mark Budgeon Every year USA Shooting invites shooting clubs across the United States of America to host qualification matches called Junior Olympic State Championships (JOSCs). These events allow junior athletes to compete shoulder-to-shoulder w…
    - 5 days ago 28 Nov 20, 3:30pm -
  • Gun Ban Groups Pushing Biden to Take "Executive Actions" on Gun Control
    Bloomberg's gun ban online publication "The Trace" writes this morning that gun ban groups are urging Biden to take seven steps to enact gun control without legislative approval: With control of the Senate hinging on the double-feature runoff in Geor…
    - 15 days ago 18 Nov 20, 2:16pm -
  • Georgia Run-off Election is Ground Zero for Gun Rights
    There are two races for the U.S. Senate in Georgia that will determine whether gun owners have a firewall against a President Joe Biden and his gun ban schemes.  As Gun Talk Radio host Tom Gresham said last week, and reiterated on his radio program…
    - 17 days ago 16 Nov 20, 5:07pm -
  • Abigail Spanberger: I Support the Second Amendment, But...
    Seventh District Democrat Representative Abigail Spanberger likes to say she supports the Second Amendment and even tries to shore up that claim by saying she carried a gun during her time with the CIA and that she grew up with guns in the house.  S…
    - 42 days ago 21 Oct 20, 8:28pm -
  • Virginia Gun Sales Soar in 2020 - Breaking 2016 Record
     WRIC has the story.  Data from the Virginia Firearms Transaction Center, which has tracked mandatory background checks on buyers since 1990, shows estimated firearm sales have spiked in 2020, a year rocked by the global pandemic and protests acro…
    - 54 days ago 9 Oct 20, 9:23pm -
  • Voter Registration Deadline is October 13
    Voting is one of the most important privileges we have as American citizens. In 2016, only 61.4% of the voting age population in the United States reported voting. The 2020 election is less than a month away and it is imperativel that gun owners pa…
    - 54 days ago 9 Oct 20, 9:19pm -
  • ATF’s Action Against Q, LLC’s (Q) Honey Badger Pistol
    You have likely heard about ATF’s action against Q, LLC’s (Q) Honey Badger Pistol and its status as a purported short barrel rifle.  ATF sent Q a "Cease and Desist" letter.  If you are not familiar with this situation, you can find more inform…
    - 56 days ago 8 Oct 20, 4:29pm -
  • VSSA Junior Pistol State Championship
    By Mark BudgeonTwenty junior pistol athletes competed in the VSSA State Championship held Sunday, September 27, 2020. The NoVA Sharpshooters sponsored the competition which included two events: sport pistol and air pistol.In the morning, six athlete…
    - 56 days ago 8 Oct 20, 2:08pm -
  • Wall Street Journal: Gun Control Hurts Those Who Most Need A Gun
     Recently, the Wall Street Journal had this report on the increase in gun sales in America.
    - 58 days ago 6 Oct 20, 5:33pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • newHerschel: Evidence

    Herschel: Evidence Related:
    - 3 hours ago 3 Dec 20, 5:27am -
  • newTranscript, POTUS Speech, 02NOV2020 – Widest Possible Distribution

    Transcript, POTUS Speech, 02NOV2020 – Widest Possible Distribution
    - 3 hours ago 3 Dec 20, 4:40am -
  • newPetraeus Joins The Rest

    Petraeus Joins The Rest
    - 4 hours ago 3 Dec 20, 4:28am -
  • newReminder

    - 4 hours ago 3 Dec 20, 4:21am -
  • newRIP Dr. Williams

    RIP Dr. Williams
    - 6 hours ago 3 Dec 20, 2:09am -
  • newYielding To Tyranny Is A Shameful Way To Die

    Yielding To Tyranny Is A Shameful Way To Die
    - 6 hours ago 3 Dec 20, 1:52am -
  • newLive Now

    Live Now…
    - 13 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 7:03pm -
  • newBovard: Crackdown On “Extremism” As Ticket To Tyranny

    Bovard: Crackdown On “Extremism” As Ticket To Tyranny “Forest Brothers -North America” will be an especially brutal war. Especially once the Black Flag is raised.
    - 14 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 6:22pm -
  • newA Few Brave Truck Drivers

    A Few Brave Truck Drivers

    The latest from Normal American:
    - 14 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 5:50pm -
  • newTipping Point

    Tipping Point I challenge anyone to explain how the 2022 and 2024 “elections” will even be relevant to ground truth.
    - 16 hours ago 2 Dec 20, 4:30pm -

The State of Guns

  • Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

    Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

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

    Review: Weihrauch HW100 S – PCP Air Rifle

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

    10 Best Air Rifles by Safe Gun Owners team

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

    SIG Sauer MG 338 Machine Gun Review

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

    How to be a responsible firearm owner?

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

    How To Choose The Best Plate Carrier For Combat?

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

    Savage 10T-SR 6.5 Creedmoor Review for 2019

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

    Combat Knife 101: Guide to Find the Right Combat Knife

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

    Biometric Technology: Securing Your Firearms the Modern Way

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

    H&K MP5-22 Rimfire Rifle Review

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

Knife Up

  • Benchmade Griptilian 550BKHG Review

    Benchmade Griptilian 550BKHG Review

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

    SOG Aegis AT-XR Lock Knife Review

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

    Spyderco Paramilitary 2 Review

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

    Buck Hood Cocobolo Hoodlum Review

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

    What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life?

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

    Holiday Gift Guide

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

    Spyderco Bushcraft G-10 Review

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

    Russia’s Spetsnaz Survival Machete

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

    The Best Tactical Tomahawk Axe

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

    Ramen Exposed: Does Ramen Expire?

    Whether you are someone who is preparing for the apocalypse or a natural disaster or a college student strapped for cash, you have probably asked the question “does ramen expire?” Before you get the answer, you need to learn first a little backgr…
    - 4 Apr 20, 4:24am -