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Western Rifle Shooters Association

  • CQ CQ CQ

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

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

Patriot Rising

  • ATF Targets Small Gun Shops with Leading Phone Call Questionnaire
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) has started a phone outreach program to Federal Firearms License holders (FFLs) because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In an email obtained by AmmoLand News, ATF Field Management Staff Deputy…
    - 75 days ago 23 Apr 20, 6:36pm -
  • Obama and Biden Team Up to Ride Again Against Your Rights

    Obama and Biden Team Up to Ride Again Against Your Rights

    One of the most infamous gun control duos in the nation’s history is teaming up again as former president Barack Obama endorsed his former vice-president Joe Biden in the 2020 contest for the White House. Biden will ever be remembered for dubiousl…
    - 76 days ago 22 Apr 20, 5:15pm -
  • Biden Website Reveals Alarming Gun Control Agenda

    Biden Website Reveals Alarming Gun Control Agenda

    Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden has plans for American gun owners that are spelled out in a 3,100-word agenda found on his campaign website that includes a ban on so-called “assault weapons,” background checks on all gun sales and transfe…
    - 77 days ago 21 Apr 20, 9:12pm -
  • CCRKBA: ‘Easier to Get a Gun Than a Burger? Your Fries Aren’t Cooked’
    Gun prohibitionists complaining about so-called “drive-through” gun sales under a new ATF Guidance issued recently to address problems related to the COVID-19 crisis are misrepresenting the facts, making it appear that it is easier to buy a firea…
    - 77 days ago 21 Apr 20, 6:26pm -
  • Stoking Stay-at-Home Hysteria Another Way to Discourage Gun Ownership
    “Gun safety groups concerned about the increase of unintentional child shootings during stay-at-home order,” a Saturday Arizona Republic opinion piece masked as news ominously warns. “[A]ctivists question whether gun owners are following safety…
    - 78 days ago 20 Apr 20, 8:19pm -
  • Danger Close – More Self Defense Gun Stories

    Danger Close – More Self Defense Gun Stories

    You didn’t see this news covered by the mainstream media, but again this week, responsible gun owners defended themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Tony Simon joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at four new ex…
    - 78 days ago 20 Apr 20, 7:17pm -
  • Democrats Weaponize Chinese Virus to Advance Anti-Constitutional Agenda

    Democrats Weaponize Chinese Virus to Advance Anti-Constitutional Agenda

    “A scorpion, which cannot swim, asks a frog to carry it across a river on the frog’s back. The frog hesitates, afraid of being stung by the scorpion, but the scorpion argues that if it did that, they would both drown. The frog considers this argu…
    - 82 days ago 16 Apr 20, 6:25pm -
  • How Anti-gun Movements Drive Up Gun Sales and Ownership

    How Anti-gun Movements Drive Up Gun Sales and Ownership

    While the chart is impressive, the actual numbers tell the details of gun sales. In 2001 with George W. Bush as President, gun sales were 8.9 million. In 2019 gun sales were 28.4 million. That’s over 300% increase in gun sales. It is driven almost…
    - 83 days ago 15 Apr 20, 5:46pm -
  • Wuhan Virus, Self-Defense and the Second Amendment
    “The Second Amendment is not about hunting deer or shooting at targets in the woods. Anybody who thinks that is nuts.” – Dave Workman, by telephone, March 2020 In the U.S., common reasons for firearms possession are hunting, sport, and collecti…
    - 84 days ago 14 Apr 20, 8:56pm -
  • Gun Owners of America: Pelosi Plotting Trap for 2nd Amendment Supporters
    Gun Owners of America released the following piece yesterday afternoon warning pro-gun voters of the perils of complacency. While some might feel the whole article is more click-bait than substance, it still contains plenty of good information. Plus,…
    - 84 days ago 14 Apr 20, 5:43pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 225 – Freedom, Shooting Positions, and Doing the Right Thing

    ALR Episode 225 – Freedom, Shooting Positions, and Doing the Right Thing

    On this week's variety show Lloyd gives an update on the show, Mia discusses freedom and the importance of the #Gunvote in November we celebrate the 4th of July, Sgt. Bill shares tips for moving into shooting positions in IDPA, and Pastor Bennett pon…
    - 2 days ago 5 Jul 20, 11:00pm -
  • Video: What’s the Context of Exodus 22?

    Video: What’s the Context of Exodus 22?

    Check out the new video on the YouTube Channel as Lloyd and Pastor Bennett answer a listener email about the context of Exodus 22:2-3. Mike writes: “Hi guys. I’d like some help understanding the context of the thief in the night verses from Exodu…
    - 8 days ago 29 Jun 20, 2:45pm -
  • ALR Episode 224 – Suffering, Fake News, Father’s Day, and Reloading on the Move

    ALR Episode 224 – Suffering, Fake News, Father’s Day, and Reloading on the Move

    On this week's variety show Lloyd gives an update on changes to the show in the future and comments on the notion that God won't put more on your shoulders than you can handle. Mia discusses the misrepresentation of hunting laws by the media, Sgt. Bi…
    - 16 days ago 21 Jun 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 223 – We’ve Got Mail

    ALR Episode 223 – We’ve Got Mail

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig into the mailbag to answer listener emails about gun ownership and confirmation bias, the meaning of Exodus 22's “thief in the night” verses, God's wrath, and guns we just can't part with. Timestamps [0:00] – Bloope…
    - 30 days ago 7 Jun 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 222 – Fifth Sunday Special with Kevin Jaeger

    ALR Episode 222 – Fifth Sunday Special with Kevin Jaeger

    Lloyd visits with special guest Kevin Jaeger, co-host of the Survival and Basic Badass Podcast to discuss prepping, podcasting, and pandemics. Links of Interest Survival and Basic Badass Podcast website Survival Prepping on Facebook SBB Episode #231…
    - 37 days ago 31 May 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 221 – Okay, Karen

    ALR Episode 221 – Okay, Karen

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig back into the mailbag to answer an email from a listener who was critical of Lloyd's commentary in episode 220. Listen to Episode 220 here. Listen to the “It's the People” episode of Unload and Show Clear. Will writes…
    - 44 days ago 24 May 20, 11:00pm -
  • Video: What Do You Hope Becomes the New Normal?

    Video: What Do You Hope Becomes the New Normal?

    Check out the new video on the YouTube Channel as Lloyd and Pastor Bennett answer a listener email about the “new normal.” Peter writes: “There has been a lot of talk about the ‘new normal’ and how things are going to change forever as a re…
    - 50 days ago 18 May 20, 2:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 220 – Sig P365, M&Ms and the War to End All Wars

    ALR Episode 220 – Sig P365, M&Ms and the War to End All Wars

    On this week's variety show Mia reviews one of her carry guns: the Sig P365, Sgt. Bill talks about the “M & M's” of competitive shooting: Misses and Mistakes, and Lloyd comments on the parallels between the Coronavirus and the “War to End All W…
    - 51 days ago 17 May 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 219 – Listener Mail

    ALR Episode 219 – Listener Mail

    Lloyd and Pastor Bennett dig into the mailbag to answer listener emails about the Biblical view of tyrannicide, the “new normal,” gun storage laws, and prepping. Timestamps [0:00] – Blooper [0:23] – Show Open [0:34] – Welcome [1:31] – Int…
    - 58 days ago 10 May 20, 11:00pm -
  • ALR Episode 218 – The Three Ps, Carry at Home, and Romans 13

    ALR Episode 218 – The Three Ps, Carry at Home, and Romans 13

    On this week's variety show Lloyd comments on the plans to re-open the country, Mia talks about the importance of carrying at home, Sgt. Bill talks about the “Rule of P's” and how it applies to competitive shooting, and Pastor Bennett discusses R…
    - 65 days ago 3 May 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

Mississippi Gun News

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      Cemetery's Gun Blob

      • Gun Porn
        Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
        - 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

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      • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

        - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

      Survival Gear

      Firearms and Freedom

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

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

      DC Handgun Info

      • CHECK THIS OUT: A tiny RED or WHITE LED light for miscell. tasks!
        I work in security (and drive for a living as well) and often need a tiny task light that won't take up one of my hands. It's like a clip-on reading lamp, but it has the option of a bright red LED so that it preserves your night vision! To buy it, c…
        - 1 Dec 18, 3:12pm -
      • Traveling with your Handgun Soon? A MUST-HAVE
        [Current Year Edition of the]Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty StatesA friend just asked me "How can I know what the carry laws are in various U.S. states?" I said there's a perfect resource for that: the Traveler's Guide to the Firea…
        - 5 Apr 18, 5:59pm -
      • 1911 (born 1910)? or Glock (born 1988)?
        (My Colt)I've been meaning to write up a blog post on this rivalry -- 1911 or Glock -- for some time. I may have already written a piece on it here at DCHI, but here's my current take. I have owned both a used Colt (Model 1911) Series 80 in 45 ACP,…
        - 14 Mar 18, 12:25am -
      • "Classical Liberal"? "What's That?" -- An alternative to Democrat and Republican Parties
        I have to credit the late Albert Jay Nock (d. 1943) with opening my eyes to the nature of "The State" (as opposed to government) with his incisive book, "Our Enemy, The State", available at Amazon* in multiple formats: hardback, paperback, Kindle, an…
        - 12 Mar 18, 9:10pm -
      • Olympics Biathlon (Cross-country Skiing + Target Shooting), PyeongChang 2018 TV schedule here
        Biathlon -- from the Greek: "bi" (two) + "athlon" (contest) -- is a great sport combining two high-intensity disciplines that work at cross-purposes! Cross-country skiing gets your heart pumping and your lungs working overtime, then you have to stop…
        - 12 Feb 18, 2:19am -
      • Ruger announces Mark IV (.22 LR) pistol recall!
        Ruger has found a safety-related problem with their NEW Mark IV pistols ONLY made before June 2017. Click here to be sent to the official release from the manufacturer. This manufacturing error is why it is so very important to know and observe the F…
        - 12 Jun 17, 3:31pm -
      • NOT GUN-RELATED: What will it take to pay off my credit card?
        If you're like most people, you carry a lot of credit card debt. I've got to whittle my own debt down.I checked out, one of the best sites for mortgage loans/student loans/banking/credit cards/etc. There, I found a credit card pay-off ca…
        - 3 May 17, 2:52am -
      • Remington 870 (ex-police dept. guns) on SALE NOW
        If you're a shotgun fan, and want one to protect your house, farm, etc., Southern Ohio Gun is offering 18 to 20-inch barrel Remington Police Magnums 870s at bargain prices: under $270 each! (PS: Should be DC-legal as a long gun.)CLICK HERE to be rout…
        - 3 May 17, 2:29am -
      • Best Preparedness Blog: ACTIVE RESPONSE TRAINING by Greg ELLIFRITZ
          (Aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing by two terrorist brothers; no info available on the image.)Lately I've been thinking of boning up on tactical first aid matters. I subscribe to Active Response Training's FREE  e-newsletter. If you are conce…
        - 21 Dec 16, 4:52am -
      • SOLD OUT - Bud's Gun Shop (Online) / USED Belgian, Israeli, Hungarian HI-POWER 9mm PISTOLS
        Used Interarms Surplus FN Hi-Power 9mm 13+1 FairBud's Gun Shop (was) offering used Browning Hi-Powers (AKA the P-35) in 9mm -- several versions and conditions available: Belgian (FN, highest quality), Israeli, and Hungarian versions. Prices are great…
        - 23 May 16, 2:54am -

      Dustin's Gun Blog

      • You've never budgeted like this before
        Like most people I never learned any effective method to manage and budget my money while I was growing up.  Over the years I tried many of the traditional budget methods such as listing our...
        - 29 Nov 18, 6:39am -
      • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
        I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
        - 25 May 13, 1:52am -
      • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
        Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
        - 25 May 13, 1:25am -
      • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
        Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
        - 1 May 13, 2:47pm -
        The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
        - 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

      • newThe Best Mini 14 Magazines for Your Mini AR-15 Alternative
        The Mini-14 is one of the most popular recommendations as an AR-15 alternative. But, regardless of whether you’re using the Mini-14 as a stand-in for some other tactical platform, or if it’s just your go-to .223 rifle, you need good magazines.The…
        - 14 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 10:42am -
      • newThe Best 450 Bushmaster Scope for Getting This Fat Round on Target
        The 450 Bushmaster is a powerful round. But it’s not designed for super long range shooting. But, it’s still very capable out to about 500 meters.So a little bit of glass goes a long way toward using the entire effective range of the 450 Bushmast…
        - 21 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 4:06am -
      • The Best 458 Socom Uppers for Big Bore Precision and Reliability
        The 458 socom was created because SOMEBODY wanted an AR-15 that pretty much guaranteed a one-shot stop (so long as you got a hit). So somebody made the 458 Socom to accomplish this.Obviously, there’s a lot more energy in a 458 Socom than a 5.56mm r…
        - 6 days ago 2 Jul 20, 11:30am -
      • The Best Remington 870 Ammo for Shotgunning Anything
        The Remington 870 is an iconic shotgun. And it’s a really solid platform for any type of shotgun shooting, despite the aging design. It’s simply one of the best shotguns ever made.So you should get the best Remington 870 ammo that you can find, b…
        - 6 days ago 2 Jul 20, 5:58am -
      • The Best 450 Bushmaster Uppers for your Big Bore AR-15
        Gas powered rifles are getting really good these days. A precision AR-15 is almost as precise as a bolt-action rifle of the same caliber.But it’s not all about increases in precision. AR-15 construction has improved to the point where the AR-15 pla…
        - 12 days ago 26 Jun 20, 4:56am -
      • The Best Ruger 10/22 Receivers for the Best Custom 10/22 Builds
        There aren’t quite as many parts on the market. But you can pretty much build a Ruger 10/22 bit by bit, the same way you can build an AR-15.A Ruger 10/22 receiver is like the upper receiver of your AR-15. It’s where all the action is. So it’s i…
        - 13 days ago 25 Jun 20, 10:57am -
      • The Best 9mm AR Lower for Your AR PCC
        Pistol caliber carbines are so hot right now. And for a good reason: pistol caliber carbines are cool.Also, 9mm AR carbines are easy to build. And you can feed them with Glock magazines, which are affordable and plentiful.But, putting a pistol cartri…
        - 13 days ago 25 Jun 20, 4:55am -
      • The Best SKS Stocks: Stock, Tactical, and All the Others
        The SKS is a cool rifle. I’ve heard it called the “poor man’s AK-47.”I’m not sure if that title is exactly correct. You can choose your own catchy name for your SKS.Regardless of what you call it, a bone stock SKS can be a bit antiquated. F…
        - 14 days ago 24 Jun 20, 10:07am -
      • The Best Shotgun Red Dots for Those Big Blasters
        However you feel about red dot sights, shotguns are actually very good candidates for red dot sights. Think about it:The typical shotgun sighting system is a bead sight. It’s just a bright brass or fiber optic bead on the muzzle of the shotgun that…
        - 14 days ago 24 Jun 20, 4:55am -
      • The Best 300 Blackout Magazines for Your 300BLK Blaster
        One of the super cool things about 300 Blackout is that you only need a 300 Blackout barrel to convert your AR-15 to 300 Blackout. Your receiver set, magazines, and bolt all stay the same.So many of the best 300 Blackout magazines are also the best 5…
        - 14 days ago 23 Jun 20, 1:26pm -

      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…
        - 13 days ago 24 Jun 20, 6:32pm -
      • Griffin Armament M4SD II Suppressor
        The M4SD II Suppressor is NOT Hearing Safe! The Griffin Armament M4SD II Suppressor is fundamentally like any other can. The M4SD II does have one very awesome difference that we will discuss in a moment.  But this can is still a .223 can, which mea…
        - 25 Mar 20, 4:35pm -
      • Citadel RSS1 AK Shotgun Review
        The Citadel RSS1 Shotgun First Look When we first started reviewing the Citadel RSS1, we found that the Winchester white box 12 gauge shells were giving us problems. We have spent months shooting better shells through this and for the most part, we h…
        - 4 Mar 20, 6:00pm -
      • Dead Air Wolverine AK Suppressor Review
        The Dead Air Wolverine The Dead Air Wolverine was one of the most surprisingly enjoyable suppressors I have had have the chance to review. I have suppressed 7.62×39 rounds before but never any subsonic ammo. I just didn’t think the round was reall…
        - 26 Feb 20, 6:00pm -
      • IWI Tavor x95 First Look

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

      God, Gals, Guns, Grub

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

      Gun Free Zone

        My Gun Culture

        • How About a Free Survival Guide?
          Want a deal?American Handgunner Magazine is giving away a free digital copy of the 2019 Americans Handgunner SURVIVE Special Edition. It’s 148 pages of tips, tricks, and strategies to help you increase your preparedness.Normally this guide would…
          - 88 days ago 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

        • Happy Independence Day

          - 3 days ago 4 Jul 20, 2:29pm -
        • Bar Scheeze Mac and Cheese
          If you've not tried Win Schulers Cheese in a Crock, do yourself a favor.  It's available at stores in the upper Midwest, Florida, and Virginia and is available by mail elsewhere.The first time I had it was a few years back from Beef Mart when Midwes…
          - 11 days ago 26 Jun 20, 1:44pm -
        • More Pictures of My Dad's Patriot's Guard Honor Rally on his 100th Birthday.

          - 16 days ago 21 Jun 20, 2:45pm -
        • Beachside Memories
          This is a post I had up after this particular trip. The man with the brightly colored shirt and stocking cap is Keith, the long time partner (I can't remember him NOT being in the family) of my cousin Liz. Liz and her brother spent summer vacations…
          - 19 days ago 19 Jun 20, 12:38pm -
        • Untitled

          - 19 days ago 19 Jun 20, 12:22pm -
        • Need I Say More

          - 20 days ago 17 Jun 20, 2:44pm -
        • Why No, there is NOT such a thing as too much caffeine?
          1999 Colt Magnum Carry.A 357 powerhouseAdrenalin Junkie Cheesecake A chocolate covered espresso bean/cookie crust, filled with  cheesecake made of two kinds of dark chocolate with a dollop of espresso and a bare hint of  Madagascar vanilla.  Top…
          - 21 days ago 16 Jun 20, 9:46pm -
        • Patriot Guard for Dad's Birthday
          I couldn't be there - between the travel restrictions (we were still under lockdown) and dealing with the cellulitis in my foot (continued horse pill antibiotics that make me really sick to my stomach) and unable to walk or drive, there was no way I…
          - 23 days ago 14 Jun 20, 5:15pm -
        • Bullet Proof Dinner
          It seems like most days "off" there's always a few things that need doing.  Some are errands, some are just tasks you have to do, and if you are lucky, enjoy doing.  But before you know it, it's dinner time and there's not a lot of time to make…
          - 24 days ago 13 Jun 20, 10:12pm -
        • Lorelei Living the Dream
          Just an update - still on the horse pill antibiotics trying to avoid a hospital stay (iffy at this point, will know more in a couple of days).  My husband has been wrangling dinner and I've just tried to stay foot up, arms ready (the Chicago riots c…
          - 30 days ago 8 Jun 20, 4:19am -

        Jerking the Trigger

        • newWTF Roll Rasslers (with split bar FirstSpear® Tubes™)
          Whiskey Two Four are excited to offer an expanding line of workspace management tools for gearmakers. WTF’s Roll Rasslers (with split bar FirstSpear® Tubes™) will wrangle even the peskiest of difficult to store rolled goods. WTF’s Roll Rassler…
          - 10 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 3:02pm -
        • Innocent Balloon Drill from Mission Spec
          Mission Spec shared the Innocent Balloon Drill with us recently. If you are looking for a drill that is easy to set up, requires little space, and is very challenging, give it a try. The set up is simple. Place 3 of your normal paper targets with 2 b…
          - 1 day ago 6 Jul 20, 2:44pm -
        • 4th of July Sale at Chase Tactical
          From now through July 6th, you can save 15% off everything at Chase Tactical. Just use the code FREEDOM15 at checkout and you will be on your way to savings on some new tactical gear.
          - 3 days ago 4 Jul 20, 3:54pm -
        • Stickthison California BS Patch
          I live in Idaho and I can tell you, first hand, that this patch from Stickthison has tapped into the sentiment here and many other western states. This probably goes for some eastern states too.
          - 4 days ago 3 Jul 20, 5:11pm -
        • Whiskey Two-Four – Outer Belt 04 MOLLE Micro PALS Shooter’s Belt
          Whiskey Two-Four just dropped their newest creation – the Outer Belt 04 MOLLE Micro PALS Shooter’s Belt. The name may be a mouthful but, like all Whiskey Two-Four products, it is made right here in the USA with innovative materials, high-tech pro…
          - 5 days ago 2 Jul 20, 3:52pm -
        • Aimpoint Launches New U.S. Website
          Manassas, Virginia – Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in reflex sighting technology has launched a new webstore,  This new site offers consumers the ability to engage with Aimpoint and purchase the company’s prod…
          - 6 days ago 1 Jul 20, 6:37pm -
        • Scalarworks Launches LEAP/03 Mount for Aimpoint ACRO
          The new Scalarworks LEAP/03 Mount for the Aimpoint ACRO is now available. These mounts bring the same lightweight but durable design for which Scalarworks is known to an already very compact and lightweight optic. They also feature Scalarworks’ exc…
          - 7 days ago 30 Jun 20, 2:22pm -
          June 29, 2020 (Redmond, WA) – B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Yong Lee to the role of Chief Financial Officer of the company. Mr. Lee previously served in various senior commercial and corporate banking roles wi…
          - 8 days ago 29 Jun 20, 3:56pm -
        • Simple Theory Gear Adds New Accessories for The Pack Stove
          Simple Theory Gear continues to develop The Pack Stove with the addition of several new products. You can view my review of The Pack Stove for background on what I consider to be an excellent and versatile twig stove. The new products include an ash…
          - 11 days ago 26 Jun 20, 5:11pm -
        • High Speed Gear® releases new ReFlex accessory
          SWANSBORO, N.C. – June 23, 2020 – High Speed Gear® is proud announce the expansion of the ReFlex™ line with the ReFlex Vehicle Mount, a companion accessory for the ReFlex IFAK System. The ReFlex Vehicle Mount is designed specifically to mount…
          - 12 days ago 25 Jun 20, 2:16pm -

        Arms Vault

        • Big Horn Armory AR500 Auto Max Pistol
          The Big Horn Armory AR500 Auto Max Pistol is chambered in 500 Auto Max and features the new M-Lok handguard and Blade pistol brace.The post Big Horn Armory AR500 Auto Max Pistol appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 8 days ago 29 Jun 20, 2:29pm -
        • Indiana Eliminates Fees for License to Carry a Handgun
          Thanks to House Bill 1284 a five-year License to Carry a Handgun in Indiana will now be free to obtain.The post Indiana Eliminates Fees for License to Carry a Handgun appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 14 days ago 23 Jun 20, 2:41pm -
        • Taurus G3c Compact 9mm Pistol
          The Taurus G3c compact 9mm pistol features the 3rd generation trigger system found in the G3, all-steel front and rear sights, slide serrations, and more.The post Taurus G3c Compact 9mm Pistol appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 22 days ago 16 Jun 20, 12:33am -
        • Real Avid Gun Tool AMP
          The Real Avid Gun Tool AMP is a compact gun maintenance multi-tool loaded in three platform-specific versions: AR15, Pistol, and 1911.The post Real Avid Gun Tool AMP appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 23 days ago 14 Jun 20, 9:53pm -
        • Tucker Schmidt Wins Pigg River Precision PRS Match
          Tucker Schmidt takes home a title at the Pigg River Precision PRS Match in Rocky Mount, Virginia shooting Federal Premium Gold Medal 6mm Creedmoor.The post Tucker Schmidt Wins Pigg River Precision PRS Match appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 23 days ago 14 Jun 20, 3:53pm -
        • Langdon Tactical Partners with Revered
          Emerging brand providing custom-made guns and parts, Langdon Tactical Technology (LTT) is partnering with REVERED to disrupt the firearms industry.The post Langdon Tactical Partners with Revered appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 24 days ago 14 Jun 20, 12:59am -
        • Bushnell Named Official Optic of Realtree
          Bushnell, an industry leader in performance optics, announced today that it has become the Official Optic of Realtree.The post Bushnell Named Official Optic of Realtree appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 24 days ago 13 Jun 20, 11:36pm -
        • Rossi Rio Bravo 22 LR Lever-Action Rifle
          Based on Rossi's R92 lever-action firearms, the Rossi Rio Bravo 22 LR Lever-Action Rifle is well-suited for small-game hunting, target shooting, and more.The post Rossi Rio Bravo 22 LR Lever-Action Rifle appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 26 days ago 12 Jun 20, 2:31am -
        • Background Checks Surge in May
          Increases in gun sales and gun permit applications made May 2020 the third busiest month for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).The post Background Checks Surge in May appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 29 days ago 9 Jun 20, 2:40am -
        • 6mm ARC Barrels & Complete Uppers from Brownells
          Brownells has unveiled a line of exclusive barrels, accessories, and complete uppers chambered in Hornady’s newly-announced 6mm ARC.The post 6mm ARC Barrels & Complete Uppers from Brownells appeared first on ArmsVault.
          - 34 days ago 4 Jun 20, 3:37am -

        Legally Armed in Detroit

        Learn About Guns

        • Our criminal courts are inherently racist
          Our legal system has a serious problem with racism, and I say that as an attorney and a Black man. As discussed below, this is not just some idea of mine; the history, statistics, and peer-reviewed studies make this conclusion sadly inescapable. Star…
          - 2 days ago 5 Jul 20, 5:18pm -
        • Concrete steps to fix the problem of police brutality in America
          The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Jefferson, Botham Jean, Elijah McClain, and so many others at the hands of the police have sparked a civil rights movement in the US and around the world. In particular, watching a police officer…
          - 4 days ago 3 Jul 20, 9:51pm -
        • When Protesting, the Perfect is the Enemy of the Good
          A gentleman who opposes police brutality and racism publicly stated that he would not attend a protest against police brutality and racism because that protest didn’t also address the problems of inner-city violence and the related social woes. I r…
          - 10 days ago 27 Jun 20, 4:42pm -
        • Record Interactions with the Police
          In both Illinois and Iowa it is your legal right to record the police during a traffic stop (or when the police stop you on foot). You do not need the permission from the police to record. You do not need to inform the police that you are recording.…
          - 11 days ago 26 Jun 20, 9:54pm -
        • Protest Against Police Brutality and Racism in Davenport, Iowa on July 11, 2020 at 4:00pm
          Some friends and I have organized a peaceful protest against police brutality and racism in Davenport, Iowa. The protest will take place at the Davenport, Iowa police station on July 11, 2020 at 4:00pm. The address is 416 Harrison Street, Davenport,…
          - 11 days ago 26 Jun 20, 2:39pm -
        • The problem with “All Lives Matter”
          The “All Lives Matter” response to “Black Lives Matter” is a disingenuous attempt to downplay the fact that the lives of black (and brown) people are undervalued and often ended by the police in the United States. The point of “Black Lives…
          - 14 days ago 23 Jun 20, 2:52pm -
        • White Supremacists falsely Accuse Black Lives Matters protesters of violence
          People who are opposed to civil rights progress have a long history of trying to smear civil rights groups and their organizers. That was true for Dr. Martin Luther King and it remains true today with Black Lives Matter. The following examples illust…
          - 15 days ago 22 Jun 20, 4:08pm -
        • 190 video clips of Police Brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s murder
          Below is a video that shows 190 separate example of police brutality, committed by the police in the wake of the protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd. Join the NRA
          - 17 days ago 20 Jun 20, 5:24pm -
        • Police use of force depends upon the race of the suspect
          It is a sad truth that the police choose to use force more often and with more violence when dealing with black people than when dealing with white people. Rudeness from the beginning on the part of police when dealing with black people Police office…
          - 20 days ago 17 Jun 20, 3:12pm -
        • For the people who are tired of protests and activism surrounding police brutality and racism
          I am entirely unconcerned about people who are inconvenienced by seeing a protest, or seeing activism on Facebook. If you think that seeing a protest or having Black Lives Matters show up in your facebook newsfeed is tiring, let me assure you that ac…
          - 23 days ago 14 Jun 20, 11:52pm -

        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

        • Firearm sales hit new record
          In June firearm background checks hit nearly four million. The true number of firearms sold probably was greater. A person can buy without a background check if he has a CCW permit. I can remember a time (late 1970s) when total American gun prod…
          - 1 day ago 6 Jul 20, 10:44pm -
        • Record firearm sales
          Barak Obama and Bill Clinton have just fallen to 2nd and 3rd great gun salesmen in history. Antifa is leaving them in the dust."More than 6.5 million gun-sale background checks were conducted from January 1 through April 30, according to the lates…
          - 8 days ago 29 Jun 20, 7:40pm -
        • Remington planning on bankruptcy
          Story here. It's a form of bankruptcy that lets the company stay intact and keep its assets, holding the creditors off until it can stabilize things.
          - 10 days ago 28 Jun 20, 5:41am -
        • Good shot!
          In Michigan, 22 year concealed carry license holders shoots man who was firing his gun and pointing it at motorists.
          - 11 days ago 26 Jun 20, 11:36pm -
        • New pro-2A group
          The National African American Gun Association announces it has 34,000 members and 75 chapters,
          - 13 days ago 25 Jun 20, 1:25am -
        • Supreme Court denies cert in all pending 2A cases
          Docket here. Justices Thomas and Kavavaugh dissent. I could not anything of their rescheduling these cases, some for over a year, and can make even less of then denying them all.
          - 22 days ago 15 Jun 20, 3:24pm -
        • Joe Tartaro passes on
          Just got the word. He'd been with the gun rights movement for eons. He left the only written account I know of relating to the Cincinnati Revolt of 1977, which created the modern NRA, and of which he was one of the team of good guys. Yep, he was an e…
          - 24 days ago 13 Jun 20, 8:05pm -
        • Local covid-19 data
          Yesterday the Arizona Daily Star ran an article on covid-19, saying that its incidence increased ten days after Governor Ducey lifted the order closing non-essential businesses. Ten days was chosen, the article said, because that was the accepted int…
          - 25 days ago 12 Jun 20, 10:49pm -
        • Why is the Supreme Court holding onto so many 2A petitions for cert?
          Some thoughts. I don't have a clue, either.
          - 26 days ago 11 Jun 20, 7:41pm -
        • Hilarious!
          June 9: Antifa takes over six blocks of Seattle calls it Free Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone.June 10: They invite some homeless into their zone.... who promptly swipe all their food.I wonder why they didn't call the police ... oh, that's right, I f…
          - 27 days ago 11 Jun 20, 1:43am -

        Gun Politics NY

        • newEverytown lobbying for “police reform”
          Gun control advocates have long had a relationship with urban police chiefs and organizations. They were useful in pushing the antigun narrative.  Now that gun control organizations are openly calling police racists and murders hopefully this will c…
          - 10 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 2:18pm -
        • newNewsbits
          Tuesday’s Newsbits: Elections: NY primary: Justin Sweet takes legal action on ballots in Senate race, seeks to be named winner Rob Astorino’s race against Pete Harckham represents GOP’s ‘last stand’ in region Gun industry: Background checks…
          - 14 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 10:36am -
        • Cowards
          Do any members of the LCA have the brains or the balls to ask Gov. Cuomo and the legislators why all the new gun control laws they passed have had no impact on the increase in violent shootings in cities across the state? Apparently not.  Share on T…
          - 1 day ago 6 Jul 20, 7:30pm -
        • S-4868A amended
          S-4868A, Requires owners of firearms to obtain liability insurance, has been amended and resubmitted to Finance.  Share on Tumblr
          - 1 day ago 6 Jul 20, 7:15pm -
        • Clown Council keeps handing out pork
          The New York Post has an article on the NYC Council continuing to hand out pork to their cronies despite the current fiscal crisis. What they don’t mention is this pork includes $55,000 to New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, same as FY2020. It’s al…
          - 3 days ago 4 Jul 20, 2:17pm -
        • Cornell slammed for donating to BLM gun control
          It’s hardly a secret that most college campuses are hotbeds of leftist indoctrination. One student at Cornell is unafraid to call it out: “Last week, the Student Activities Funding Commission, without precedent or any forewarning to students, uni…
          - 4 days ago 3 Jul 20, 12:58pm -
        • Gun control organizations launch voter rights campaign
          CNN reports: “The gun-violence prevention organizations March For Our Lives, Brady and Team Enough launched a joint campaign on Wednesday focused on voting rights in an effort to highlight the link between gun violence prevention and democracy. The…
          - 6 days ago 1 Jul 20, 7:47pm -

        Romeo Tango Bravo

          Rustmeister's Alehouse

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

          Semi Automatic Heart

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Apologia Bar Sinister...

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

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

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

            This is how AK-47's get to Paris

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

            Cruz gets it right yet again.....

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

            Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

   recipients should redirect to full website at
            - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

          The Bluff

          The Defensive Handgun Blog

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

          The Swiss Gun Blog

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

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

          The War on Guns

          • newRound 3
            PDLooks like I'll be back for another round on Armed American Radio's Daily Defense with Mark Walters. You can listen from the AAR website by finding a station near you or via livestreaming, or join in with Facebook.
            - 5 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 7:37pm -
          • newDumber That the Average Bear
            She is lucky the creature wasn't really hungry and did not keep going, because she couldn't outrun a sustained charge.Everyone else out of their cars and "helping" habituate it to humans will share culpability on the day it kills someone and "has to…
            - 6 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 6:57pm -
          • newWho Needs Government Spies...
            ...when they can pressure the private sector into doing their Big Brothering for them? [More][Via Dave Licht]
            - 6 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 6:37pm -
          • newAn Unarmed Man
            'Extreme force in the back of the head in a violent and completely unprovoked attack' [More]That was attempted murder.It's too early to tell the long term effects that animal attack will have.
            - 6 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 6:33pm -
          • newA Clean Bill of Health
            Andrew Cuomo’s NY Health Dept Clears Andrew Cuomo Of Responsibility For Nursing Home Deaths [More]Did we do good, boss?[Via Michael G]
            - 7 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 5:44pm -
          • newVoices of Experience
            This madness only proves that the Democratic Party supports the same techniques that caused the Maoist communist revolution in China and Cuba by demolishing statues and erasing history. They literally want Americans to forget the founding fathers. [M…
            - 7 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 5:42pm -
          • new'Skyscraper Seduction, Skyscraper Rape'
            If the manless harridans really want to play this game, that skyscrapers are phallic, what must that make sewers? [More]I'm thinking if they have time to manufacture idiotic grievances like this and resources to purchase copies of such complaints, l…
            - 7 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 5:30pm -
          • newThe Ideological Taliban
            Northam urges education leaders to remove Confederate names from schools [More]That and:Washington and Lee faculty vote to change the university's name [More]Have I got a school name for them.Everybody realizes the American flag has to go, too?  Fiv…
            - 8 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 5:10pm -
          • newStreet Theater
            Dressed the part, ‘Panther’ group came straight from central casting [More]Pinkley is cautious in his appraisal:[Via Michael G]
            - 9 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 3:57pm -
          • newAAR Daily Defense Redux Redux
            Mark continues a conversation with David Codrea about Stone MTN, Bill Kristol, and MORE! [Listen]Here's yesterday's program.
            - 10 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 2:58pm -

          Traction Control

          • newNo Mask, Please

            - 4 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 9:08pm -
          • newAvailable Now
            Ruger AC-556K Select-fire, 13″ barrel machine gun, cal. 556 NATO. Transferable on ATF Form 4. $12,995.00 * All NFA Rules Apply * Add $800 for Gemtech Shield Suppressor and Quick Connect Adapter (shown). * Requires separate Form 4 and Tax for Suppre…
            - 20 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 5:01am -
          • Independence Day 2020
              Star Spangled Steel played with guns – Kicking off July 4th the right way. @blckriflecoffee — Mat Best (@MatBest11x) July 3, 2020
            - 4 days ago 4 Jul 20, 5:00am -
          • Be wary of strong drink.
            Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors… and miss. – Robert A. Heinlein Seen on GAB
            - 39 days ago 29 May 20, 10:45pm -
          • Peeling the Onion
            From the Daily Gouge: Obama is at the center.    
            - 54 days ago 15 May 20, 12:20am -
          • CBS

            - 57 days ago 12 May 20, 12:20am -
          • Joe Biden Quote in “Waco: The Rules of Engagement”
            At 2:12:30 in the documentary Joe Biden makes this statement” “The record of Waco incident documents mistakes, but the record of Waco does not evidence however, is any improper motive or intent on the part of law enforcement. Davis Koresh and the…
            - 58 days ago 11 May 20, 3:50am -
          • Blue Angels – DFW Flyover
            The Blue Angels flew over my backyard today – I saw them just over my rooftop. It was somewhat disappointing that they were so quiet. I expected a thunderous boom, but it was not to be.
            - 62 days ago 7 May 20, 3:06am -
          • Who Will Replace Joe Biden As The Democrat Nominee?
            It is obvious that Joe Biden is not well, and cannot continue to pretend to be an effective leader of the United States. Who might the Democrat Party run in his place? Who do the Democrats have that could stand a chance against Donald Trump? The only…
            - 63 days ago 6 May 20, 2:59am -
          • An Unavoidable Rant – From Adaptive Curmudgeon
            “It’s better to light a candle than curse the darkness. That’s basic wisdom y’all. So why am I seeing less candles than I ought? Get out there and light your fucking candles!” RTWT at Adaptive Curmudgeon now!
            - 68 days ago 30 Apr 20, 11:56pm -

          Virginia Shooting Sports Association

          • newWAMU: Research Mixed on "Universal" Background Checks
            Public Broadcasting radio station WAMU had this report in late June titled "Do Universal Background Checks Prevent Gun Violence?"  According to gun writer Dave Workman, it is probably not a report that the gun ban lobby wants to hear. From WAMU: The…
            - 10 hours ago 7 Jul 20, 2:44pm -
          • Richmond Times Dispatch: June Gun Sales Top 81,000 in Virginia
            You can find the story here.  FFLs interviewed for the story confirm reports by the National Shooting Sports Foundation that the record breaking sales in Virginia and nationwide are being made by folks from all walks of life (race, sex, creed, etc),…
            - 1 day ago 6 Jul 20, 5:50pm -
          • Some Great 2A News Resources
            If you would like some great resources for up-to-date Second Amendment News, here is a list of some of the VSSA Legislative Director's live Daily and Weekly sources:Weekly SourcesTom Gresham's Gun Talk Radio Show - Sundays 2PM-5PM EasternMark Walter'…
            - 4 days ago 3 Jul 20, 4:55pm -
          • General Assembly August Special Session and Gun Control
            In Monday's VSSA eBullet Member Newsletter, we mentioned that Governor Northam believes the new gun control laws signed into law are a good start and wants more.  Since that email was sent to members there has been a lot of chatter online that the G…
            - 4 days ago 3 Jul 20, 3:45pm -
          • New Gun Control Laws Take Effect Today
            Today, the gun control bills passed by this year's General Assembly and signed by Governor Northam take effect. These bills are: HB 2/SB 70 Criminalizes private sale of firearms - All sales of firearms, including private sales must now undergo a bac…
            - 6 days ago 1 Jul 20, 1:11pm -
          • The Federalist: SCOTUS Gun Case Denials Signal Conservative Justices Don’t Trust Roberts With The Second Amendment
            Larry Keene, Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the National Shooting Sports Foundation has a piece at The Federalist, that digs deeper into Monday's SCOTUS denial of cert to almost a dozen Second Amendment related cases. Keene says it ap…
            - 20 days ago 17 Jun 20, 2:14pm -
          • Roanoke Times: Virginia Gun Sales Skyrocket in First Five Months of 2020
            The Roanoke Times reported yesterday that FBI statistics show that criminal background check requests submitted for gun sales in Virginia during the first five months of this year are up 77% over the same period last year: Robert Marcus, the owner o…
            - 21 days ago 16 Jun 20, 4:41pm -
          • Virginia Dominates National Championship
            Collegiate teams from the Commonwealth recently competed in the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) Collegiate Nationals at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s Talladega, Alabama facility. - The Liberty University Action Shooting Team and the…
            - 67 days ago 1 May 20, 7:07pm -
          • Virginia’s Junior Olympic Pistol Athletes
            The Commonwealth has seen an explosive growth in junior Olympic pistol shooters in the past year with a record 23 qualifications for the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship. Athletes competed in 10-meter Air Pistol and/or 25-meter Sport Pi…
            - 67 days ago 1 May 20, 6:52pm -
          • VSSA Vintage Sniper Team Success in Florida
            Not long before all of the shutdowns around the country began due to the Wuhan Coronavirus, the VSSA Vintage Sniper Team competed at the Port Malabar Rifle and Pistol Club Vintage Sniper Match sponsored by CMP on Saturday, 22 Feb, 2020 in Palm Bay,…
            - 67 days ago 1 May 20, 6:36pm -

          Yankee Gun Nuts

            The State of Guns

            • Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

              Different methods for Sharpening Your Hunting Knife

              How many of you believe that a sharp hunting knife is more harmful than the dull one? Well, it is high time to realize that a dull knife is a way more dangerous. When you know that the knife is dull, it means you are going to apply more pressure oper…
              - 33 days ago 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…
              - 80 days ago 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…
              - 84 days ago 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…
              - 96 days ago 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…
              - 57 days ago 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…
              - 68 days ago 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…
              - 76 days ago 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…
              - 77 days ago 21 Apr 20, 11:57pm -
            • How to Adjust a Bayonet to fit Perfectly

              How to Adjust a Bayonet to fit Perfectly

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

              What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life?

              For preppers, nothing is more important than having a stash of food ready and waiting if and when the unimaginable happens. You need to carefully choose the kind of food that you stow away, ideally food with long shelf life, indefinite if possible be…
              - 80 days ago 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…
              - 92 days ago 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…
              - 93 days ago 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…
              - 93 days ago 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…
              - 95 days ago 4 Apr 20, 4:44am -

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