It Takes A Thief

Art by A.F. Branco It Takes A ThiefAmmoLand Gun News USA –-(Ammoland.com)- It Takes A Thief. EX-CIA / CNN’s James Clapper on The View admitted to spying on the Trump Campaign (Crossfire Hurricane) but they only did it to protect trump. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get… Read More

1903 Springfield Ammo Test: Is Your Rifle CMP Worthy?

1903 Springfield Ammo Test: Is Your Rifle CMP Worthy? Grand Rapids, MI USA -(Ammoland.com)- A friend of mine recently asked me a question about shooting in rifle competition. I primarily shoot in the CMP division at the Camp Perry National Matches and have more than a handful of medals to prove it. My enjoyment is… Read More

Ruger Mini-14 Tactical Rifle – Review

Ruger’s Tactical Mini-14 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- We have had a love/hate relationship with the Ruger Mini-14 since we first became aware of them back in the 1980s. Like a typical kid growing up in New York City at the time, my first exposure to the Mini-14 was watching the A-Team when I was in the 8th… Read More

Brownells Retro XBRN177E2 Carbine Rifle Giveaway Winner Announced

Brownells Retro XBRN177E2 Carbine Rifle Giveaway Winner Kenneth H Manasquan, NJ – -(Ammoland.com)-The winner of AmmoLand New’s most recent Brownells Retro XBRN177E2 Carbine Rifle Giveaway is AmmoLand reader Kenneth H. of Ohio. “I wish to extend my thanks to AmmoLand Shooting Sports News and Brownells for their gift to me. It is really appreciated” says… Read More

Mid-Length Best Length? NSWC-Crane Tests Say Yes

NSWC-Crane’s real eye-opening finding was that the mid-length gas system showed a far better service life than the carbine-length system. The post Mid-Length Best Length? NSWC-Crane Tests Say Yes appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 7:02 pm Support Us

Concealed Carry Performance: Short Barrel Federal 9mm 147gr HST gel test

If you aren’t already subscribed to us, you’re missing great content! Click here to subscribe. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnKbs5xffaEzzdKdPZvfhdQ?sub_confirmation=1 Buy it at Ventura Munitions: https://www.venturamunitions.com/federal-le-9mm-147gr-hst-jhp-p9hst2-ammo-50-rounds/ We shoot Federal 9mm 147gr ammunition from a S&W Shield with a 3.1″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Results: Bare gel: Penetration: 18.1″, 15.6″ Retained… Read More

Top 5 PDW-Sized Pistol Caliber Carbines/SMGs

In this episode of TFBTV, James tackles what he believes to be the five best submachineguns, sub guns, pistol caliber carbines, and PDWs (personal defense weapons) in 9mm. It’s a tricky list with a thick field, but James brings his Top 5 choices for small 9mm carbines to you this week. 🔫🔫 GUNS IN THIS… Read More

Backpack Armor: Shot Stop NIJ Level IIIA Ballistic Board test

If you aren’t already subscribed to us, you’re missing great content! Click here to subscribe. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnKbs5xffaEzzdKdPZvfhdQ?sub_confirmation=1 Testing a Shot Stop NIJ Level IIIA Backpack Panel with 10mm and .223 Remington. ««« GUNS IN THIS VIDEO »»» EAA Polymer Witness 10mm AR15.com 10.5″ 1:7″ twist AR15 ««« SPONSORS »»» Many THANKS to: Ventura Munitions: http://bit.ly/1LKxNRP Please… Read More

New Zealand Army Begins Fielding New Rifle: LMT MARS-L

Over the last few month the New Zealand Army has begun fielding its new standard issue infantry rifle, the LMT MARS-L. The MARS-L is replacing the F88 Austeyr which has been in service since 1988. The decision was made to replace the Stey AUG-based F88 in 2015, following performance concerns reported during operations in Afghanistan. The… Read More

Deep State Depression

Art by A.F. Branco Former CIA Director John Brennan USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Deep State Depression. The once communist sympathizer and former CIA director for Obama is now the director of CYA (Cover Your ASS) for the Deep State, FBI, Clapper, and Comey. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get… Read More

Thursday News Dump

I’ve been very busy, so please forgive the light posting. On top of being busy with a project at work, it’s dues time for my club, and I’ve been dealing with banks to get ready for online invoicing and payment by credit cards for the first time. It’s not as bad as closing on a… Read More

SeaWorld Announces Free Tickets for U.S. Veterans

From May 24 to July 4, 2018, U.S. veterans and up to three guests may enjoy free admission to SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, SeaWorld San Diego, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Veterans must redeem their complimentary single-day ticket(s) online at www.WavesofHonor.com, and the free tickets are available online only (not available… Read More

Unions Sue Colt for Outsourcing Manufacturing

Two labour unions have launched a legal challenge against Colt’s Manufacturing Co. for outsourcing manufacture of primary components and laying off workers. Amalgamated Local No. 376 and United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America filed a civil lawsuit on 27 February, 2018 in the U.S. District Court District of Connecticut. The unions allege… Read More

BREAKING: Remington Emerges From Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The giant firearms and accessories conglomerate Remington Outdoor Company has just announced that it has successfully implemented a reorganization plan that brings it out of Chapter 11. The company announced on March 26, 2018 that it had filed for bankruptcy due in part to a “trump slump” firearms market. As it emerges from bankruptcy, Remington’s… Read More

McMillan Recognizes Pro-Shooter Derek Rodgers’ 2017 Accomplishments

McMillan® Fiberglass Stocks, the industry leader in precision-driven custom fiberglass stocks, congratulates sponsored shooter Derek Rodgers for his long list of impressive accomplishments during the 2017 season. Rodgers, who is a member of the U.S. Shooting team, routinely competes throughout the country, primarily using McMillan stocks during training and competition. TFB recently covered the release… Read More

UK Police Discuss Arming Officers

British police chiefs continue to consider the general issue of firearms to police officers as a response to the escalating threat of terrorism. Officers in remote, rural communities could be routinely armed either with a sidearm or a vehicle-stored weapon. Back in December 2017, I wrote about rural UK police forces considering routinely arming officers in… Read More

SILENCER SATURDAY #20: The Joy Of Suppressed Rimfire

Welcome back shooters, thanks for reading TFB’s Silencer Saturday. Today’s post marks episode 20 of the series that focuses on everything that is silencers, suppressors and mufflers. This Saturday we are going to discuss a topic that can be often overlooked as being almost childish or gimmicky. The joys of suppressed rimfire are nearly endless:… Read More

[SOFIC 2018] Franklin Armory’s New TR-4 Binary Goes Full Auto

Everyone knows about Binary Triggers by Franklin Armory by now. It is a clever design that allows your firearm to fire on pull and release of the trigger. This has been approved by ATF as two independent manipulations of the trigger and therefore considered semi-automatic. At SOFIC 2018, Franklin Armory debuted their latest Binary Trigger… Read More

New ‘Native Grass College’ Offers Extension Education Online ~ VIDEO

First Video Installment Now Available, More To Come. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —-(Ammoland.com)- A new “Native Grass College” is a free resource that takes viewers into the field, giving them comprehensive information and detailed visuals on a variety of subjects related to managing native grass forages. Developed by Patrick Keyser, professor in the University of Tennessee Department… Read More

Meet the Outdoor Writers Who Support Banning Tactical-Style Weapons

Last week, a group of 11 influencers belonging to the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) published an open letter in The Huffington Post calling for “responsible firearm regulation.” The post Meet the Outdoor Writers Who Support Banning Tactical-Style Weapons appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 6:02… Read More

The Collusion of the Stone

I guess not all of the plot twists can be unpredictable: Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone privately inquired about damaging information on Hillary Clinton from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange before the 2016 election, raising questions about the candor of congressional testimony Stone gave last year, unearthed emails reveal. Stone asked New York radio host Randy… Read More

Two New Firearms Made in the Self-Proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic

A local TV channel of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic has published a video telling about two domestically made firearms: an anti-materiel rifle and a twin-barreled machine gun. They adapted or used the parts of standard-issue guns to build weapon systems that could be used in different roles than the donor firearms. Let’s take a… Read More

Federal Introduces Syntech Action Pistol Competition Handgun Ammunition

Federal Ammunition is pleased to introduce all-new Syntech Action Pistol, the official ammunition of the USPSA. Shooters who compete at the highest levels need ammunition built for the demands of their discipline. Syntech Action Pistol is specifically designed for the action shooting sports and loaded to power factor requirements with heavy, flatter-nosed bullets for more… Read More

Walker Defense Research NERO 556 Muzzle Device

Walker Defense Research (WDR) is a new firearm accessories manufacturing company located in Mesa, Arizona. Right now they have one product – the NERO 556 muzzle device. By looking at the shape of this product you have probably guessed that this is a 3D printed part. Additive manufacturing or 3D printing allows making parts with complicated… Read More

Gun Control and nonstop violence in Africa.

Yeah, yeah – “Firearms, no Politics…” but this is AFRICA! We have a “Killer Bandit” problem. There is continuing debate on the usefulness of firearm restriction and gun control, especially in the repressed cultures of Africa, and specifically Nigeria. In recent times, there have been a LOT of terrible attacks and killings, on a daily… Read More

Federal Premium Introduces Gold Medal Sierra MatchKing 224 Valkyrie

Federal Premium Introduces Gold Medal Sierra MatchKing 224 Valkyrie ANOKA, Minnesota –-(Ammoland.com)- Federal Premium launches a new load in 224 Valkyrie aimed at long-range target shooters with its release of 90-grain Sierra MatchKing. The bullet design has been shot to win more matches than any other, thanks to a uniform jacket that ensures consistent, long-range… Read More

Hi-Point Touts Toughness, Affordability of Pistol & Carbine Combo

“The result is a great robust, accurate, hard hitting, cost effective magazine compatible combination gun set at a FULL RETAIL of only $538 that is warranted for life to the gun (not just the original buyer),” said Hi-Point. The post Hi-Point Touts Toughness, Affordability of Pistol & Carbine Combo appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full… Read More

National Guard of Ukraine Purchases American-Made RPG-7 Launchers

Arsen Avakov, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, has announced on his Facebook page that the first shipment of 500 American-made RPG-7 clone rocket-propelled grenade launchers has been received by the National Guard of Ukraine. These launchers are called PSRL which stands for Precision Shoulder-fired Rocket Launcher. They are manufactured by a US company called AirTronic… Read More

Istanbul Silah “Monza” Bolt Action Rifle

Turkish arms manufacturers, mostly known for making shotguns, started to explore the bolt action rifles market developing and releasing new rifles. One of the latest Turkish made bolt-action rifles is the Monza rifle made by a company called Istanbul Silah. The rifle was introduced at ProHunt 2018 arms exhibition held in Istanbul, Turkey. The Monza rifle… Read More

TFB Review: Explorer Cases 5833 for Airline Firearms Transport

Regular TFB readers know me as the “Flying with Firearms” (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) subject matter expert, and it comes as no surprise to most folk here that I have logged hundreds of thousands of air-travel miles with my luggage.  While this is typically an uneventful process, over the years I have had… Read More

[NRA 2018] Black Rain Ordnance BRO Predator 6.5 Creedmoor

The Black Rain Ordnance BRO Predator 6.5 Creedmoor is a new offering from this Missouri company that continues to build excellent AR15 and AR10 rifles. Black Rain Ordnance just moved into their new 27,000 square foot facility.  They manufacture almost every part of their rifles in-house with the exception of the Magpul Miad grip and… Read More

New Bolt-Action Rifle Stock by Krossdal Gunstock of Iceland

Krossdal Gunstock is a rifle stock manufacturer located in Egilsstadir, Iceland. It is quite unusual to see gun-related products of Icelandic origin, isn’t it? In fact, Krossdal Gunstock claims to be the first ever rifle stock manufacturer from this country. Their first product was introduced at IWA 2018 arms exhibition held in Nuremberg, Germany. The… Read More

Rhode Island: Committee Recommends Two Gun Control Bills for Passage

Rhode Island: Committee Recommends Two Gun Control Bills for Passage Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee considered S.2292A and S.2492A, and recommended them for passage.  Both bills will now go to the Senate floor to receive further consideration.  Please contact your state Senator and strongly urge them to OPPOSE S.2292A and S.2492A. Senate Bill… Read More

Larry Vickers Takes a Look at Kalashnikov’s Latest: The AM-17

Kalashnikov Concerns Media site have shared a video of Larry Vickers testing out their latest carbine, the AM-17. Vickers recently visited Kalashnikov’s production facilities in Izhevsk, Russia and had the chance to handle and shoot some of their latest products. In the video Vickers puts a couple of magazines through the new carbine and discusses… Read More

Iron Armi Ares MITO 410 Semi-Auto Shotgun

Iron Armi is an Italian arms manufacturer specialized in making shotguns. One of their latest products is a semi-automatic magazine fed 410 bore shotgun called Ares MITO 410. This shotgun is made in two configurations for shooting birdshot and slugs. The standard model of MITO 410 shotgun has a ventilated rib and a bead front sight.… Read More

NEW RELEASE: Ranger Point Precision Cloverleaf Peep Sights

If you are a lever gun addict, Ranger Point Precision has just announced a new line of sights that are both traditional and funtional. Dubbed the Cloverleaf Peep Sights, RPP has updated the age old rifle peep sight that sits lower with a custom aperture that allows for precision shots but maintains a larger field… Read More

RISE Armament Partners with Folds of Honor

RISE Armament Partners with Folds of Honor Broken Arrow, Oklahoma –-(Ammoland.com)- RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR firearms and components, is proud to announce its new Patriot High-Performance Trigger and corresponding partnership with Folds of Honor. Dedicated to honoring and aiding veterans, Folds of Honor provides educational scholarships to the children and… Read More

Federal Premium 224 Valkyrie Wins Best New Cartridge Award

Federal Premium 224 Valkyrie Wins Best New Cartridge Award ANOKA, Minnesota – -(Ammoland.com)- Athlon Outdoors’ Ballistic magazine editors recently recognized Federal Premium’s 224 Valkyrie with an Editors’ Choice award for Best New Cartridge in its inaugural issue of Ballistic’s Best special interest publication. The new cartridge provides extremely flat trajectories, match accuracy and supersonic velocities… Read More

Marines Downsize Squad Formation to 12 Men Outfitted with M27 IARs

The U.S. Marine Corps announced earlier this month their plans to drastically overhaul the composition of infantry rifle squads, cutting the total number of infantrymen from 13 to 12 but outfitting each member with a new M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle (IAR). The post Marines Downsize Squad Formation to 12 Men Outfitted with M27 IARs appeared… Read More

Video Proves Bill Maher is A Closeted Pro-Gunner

“Why is that critical? Because one of the problems gun people have with liberals talking about guns is that liberals don’t know what they’re talking about guns,” said Maher. The post Video Proves Bill Maher is A Closeted Pro-Gunner appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 5:08 pm… Read More

New Trump Regs Would Alleviate Registration Costs for Gunsmiths, FFLs

A new proposed regulation announced this week by the Department of State could alleviate the massive annual registration fee that has for years kept small gunsmiths and FFLs out of business. The post New Trump Regs Would Alleviate Registration Costs for Gunsmiths, FFLs appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May… Read More

SKD Tactical Memorial Day Sale

We live in a place and time where we are further and further detached from the harsh reality of conflict… conflict that is often necessary to ensure the Freedoms that many in America so sadly take for granted. Memorial Day affords us another opportunity to remember the sacrifice and celebrate the lives of those who… Read More

Heckler & Koch on Trial for Selling Guns to Mexico Illegally

This month Heckler & Koch employees will face legal proceedings in Germany for illegally selling firearms to Mexico. Six former employees, including two former executives, are on trial in Stuttgart for the violation of Germany’s War Weapons Control Act and the Foreign Trade Act. It is alleged that the company sold approximately 4,500 G36 assault… Read More

NSWC Crane Develop Improved Takedown Precision Rifle

The engineers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana, have developed a new takedown system for precision rifles that does not require re-zeroing after disassembly and assembly. NSWC Crane built a prototype of the design using a modified Mk 13 precision rifle, which are currently in use with SOCOM and soon to be fielded… Read More

NEW: Taran Tactical +2 P320 Magazine Basepads

Out of the 100+ pistol magazines I own for my handguns, the ones that I use and carry the most are all outfitted with Taran Tactical Innovations (TTI) basepads. They are smooth aluminum making them snag resistant for concealed carry, comfortable with any grip style, drop free easily with a little extra weight and of… Read More

Gun Industry Contributes $51.3B to Economic Growth

Whether employment opportunities, taxes, manufacturing, gun sales, or all points in between – there is little doubt that the firearms industry contributes significantly to the economic growth of the United States. In fact, a recent report compiled by the National Shooting Sports Foundation estimated that the Firearms Industry contributed $51.3B to the US economy in 2017.… Read More

It Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use: Philly Sledgehammer Road Rage

Philly police want to talk with the victims of a road rage attack caught on video. At the same time, they want to question the guy with a sledgehammer who went berserk, not only on the car, but one of the passengers.  Strangely enough, reports say neither party has notified police. Frankly, Mr. Sledgehammer should… Read More

Ohio Self Defense Reform Bill Passes House Committee

Ohio Self Defense Reform Bill passes House Committee Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Ohio bill HB 228 has passed out of the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committe on a seven to three vote. The vote was along party lines, with seven Republicans voting for the bill and the three Democrats voting against the bill. The Ohio legislature… Read More

Build a Bolt Action Rifle – Remington Model 700 in .308

I remember, albeit through a rosy lens, the formative days of my long range shooting interest. These were the days when I learned about the daunting nature of precision handloading and five hundred yards seemed like it may as well be as far away as Mars. I fondly recall the first time I rang steel… Read More

Crapweasel of the Week: Educrat Arne Duncan

Crapweasel of the Week: Educrat Arne Duncan U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Educrat (ED-yoo-krat) noun, usually pejorative. A government school official or administrator whose primary function is to spend tax dollars telling other parents what to do with their children. Beltway education bureaucrats abhor families who choose to keep their kids out of public schools — unless it’s… Read More

FBI on The Hook

Art by Michael Ramirez FBI on The Hook USA –-(Ammoland.com)- FBI on The Hook. “It’s all trumped up, folks. No pun intended. None of it’s real. All of it was made up. It was simply created to permit an investigation, just like Comey telling Trump the dossier existed served as the mechanism to get the… Read More

From Russia With Love

For years, Russia has been the world’s largest oil producer. Within recent times, the U.S. has edged Russia out of the No. 1 spot. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump and the Russians colluded to rig the 2016 presidential election so far has borne little fruit. The Democrats and their media… Read More

Self Defense Stories You Don’t See in the Mainstream News

The Self Defense Stories You Don’t See in the Mainstream News Louisiana (Ammoland.com)- Here is some news you won’t find in the mainstream media. Again this week, responsible gun owners defend themselves and the people they love. Self-defense instructor Tony Simon joins the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast to look at three new examples. Were these gun owners lucky,… Read More

It’s Time to Publicly Torture Mass Killers

It’s time we publicly torture mass killers. Let’s pluck out their eyes with hot pincers, splash frothing sulfuric acid on their genitals and, just about the time they’re starting to convalesce, bury them alive in a hill of agitated African army ants. The post It’s Time to Publicly Torture Mass Killers appeared first on GunsAmerica… Read More

Investors Force Ruger to Produce Gun Safety Report

“The proposal requires Ruger to prepare a report, that’s it, a report,” said Killoy at the meeting in Prescott, Arizona. “The shareholders have spoken and we will follow through on our obligation to prepare that report in due course.” The post Investors Force Ruger to Produce Gun Safety Report appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full… Read More

Rahm Emanuel’s Advice Days After Sandy Hook: ‘Tap Peoples Emotions’

“Go for a vote this week before it fades. Tap peoples emotion. Make it simple assault weapons,” advised Emanuel. The post Rahm Emanuel’s Advice Days After Sandy Hook: ‘Tap Peoples Emotions’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 4:47 pm Support Us

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry

“Again, I believe the firearms laws we currently have in place are effective, appropriate and minimal, and serve to reassure our citizens that people who are carrying handguns in this state are qualified to do so,” said Fallin. The post Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Vetoes Constitutional Carry appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here… Read More

SOFIC 18 – Scalable Offensive Hand Grenade by Nammo

In our USSOCOM Small Arms Modernization Update post a few weeks ago you may have noticed a slide depicting the Scalable Offensive Hand Grenade. This concussion grenade is made by Nammo and consists of up to three modules and traditional spoon-style initiator which can combined to offer the desired effect. Effects, it has aplenty. To… Read More

Federal Goes Deep: 9mm 135gr Hydrashok Deep Service Pistol Gel Test

  We shoot Federal 9mm 135gr Hydrashok Deep ammunition from a Glock Model 22 with a 4.5″ LWD 9mm conversion barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Results: Bare gel: Penetration: 19.6″, 19.0″ Retained weight: 135.6gr, 135.8gr Max expansion: 0.559″, 0.532″ Min expansion: 0.457″, 0.458″ Heavy clothing: Penetration: 20.7″,… Read More

New Russian OTs-128 Prototype Belt-Fed Machine Gun

About a year ago we reported about several new firearms that were designed or were in development by the Russian TsKIB SOO. Among these guns, there was a semi-auto marksman rifle called OTs-129. Apparently, that was one of the guns of a project called “Alatau” (Алатау). A couple of days ago, Kalashnikov Gun Magazine has published images… Read More

Calibers for Beginners: .380 ACP

The .380 ACP, also known as 9mm Short, 9mm Kurz, or 9x17mm, is one of the most important calibers of the last few years, probably even the last couple decades. Why? Simple: it’s gotten more people to start carrying than virtually all other calibers combined. The .380 has seen a massive increase in popularity thanks… Read More

Holosun Technologies Reveals New LS420 Elite Illuminator and Laser

Holosun Technologies Reveals New LS420 Elite Illuminator and Laser Walnut, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- Holosun Technologies recently unveiled the new LS420 Elite illuminator and laser unit during the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in downtown Dallas, Texas. Featuring a visible and IR laser pointer, an IR laser and white LED illuminator, the LS420 Elite has numerous tactical… Read More

DoubleStar Corp. Announces Collaboration with BLADE Magazine’s Kim Breed

Ret. MSG, 5th United States Special Forces group, Custom Knife Maker and BLADE® Field Editor, Kim Breed, to work with DoubleStar Corp. to render his designs into affordable production knives. Custom Knife Maker and BLADE Field Editor, Kim Breed Winchester, Ky. – -(Ammoland.com)-DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles, pistols and edged weapons,… Read More

Do Teachers Want to Go Armed at School?

Do Teachers Want to Go Armed at School? U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- Are teachers a bunch of gun nuts? Is this the root of a hidden conspiracy where school teachers are really the secret strength of the NRA? I doubt it. Fortunately we have real data so we don’t need to rely on my opinion. Facts show that a… Read More

Kevin VanDam Turkey Hunts in Michigan with His Sons

VanDam takes a brief break from his professional fishing career to enjoy some valuable time in the spring turkey woods of Michigan with his sons, Jackson and Nicholas. WEST POINT, MS –-(Ammoland.com)- Mossy Oak Capture Digital Productions recently featured the most decorated competitor in professional fishing history and Team Leader of Mossy Oak’s Fishing Team,… Read More

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission Approves Air Powered Weapons

Tennessee Approves The Benjamin Pioneer Airbow For Hunting Bloomfield, NY –-(Ammoland.com)- The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission has announced that starting with the 2018 hunting season, big bore PCP air guns .35 caliber or larger such as the .357 Caliber Benjamin Bulldog will be legal to hunt Deer, Elk, and Bear during the Tennessee Modern… Read More

How To Prove The NRA Is Wrong: Just Make Stuff Up… ANTI-GUN VIDEO

Opinion By Chris Knox and Jeff Knox Buckeye, AZ –-(Ammoland.com)- Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, turned ubiquitous talking head on left-leaning cable news and radio, recently published five talking points that he claims shoot holes in the NRA’s (here meaning all gun-rights supporters’) arguments.  The points are not at all unique… Read More

Should These Cop Killers Get Parole?

The old saying goes, “Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time.” It’s a fair statement. It’s part of why a lot of people simply don’t commit crimes. They don’t want to be locked up. That’s kind of the point of punishment, after all. It’s to deter people from breaking the law in… Read More

NRA Pres. Oliver North Calls Certain Anti-Gunners ‘Civil Terrorists’

Not even a full week in office and National Rifle President Oliver North is already making headlines.  Maybe for the wrong reasons… The post NRA Pres. Oliver North Calls Certain Anti-Gunners ‘Civil Terrorists’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 4:23 pm Support Us

Check Out the Velociraptor by Aklys Defense: Integrally Suppressed AK

Aklys Defense is happily teasing their upcoming new gun, the Velociraptor. The Velociraptor is a short-barreled integrally suppressed AK-pattern rifle. The post Check Out the Velociraptor by Aklys Defense: Integrally Suppressed AK appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 4:23 pm Support Us

New From Grayboe: Detachable Mag Bottom Metal and Ridgeback Stock

If you aren’t yet familiar with Grayboe, you probably should be. They make extremely nice, composite stocks for Remington 700 compatible actions, including the Ridgeback that’s now in full production. Additionally, Grayboe has just released their own DBM bottom metal that fits AICS type magazines. Stay tuned for a full review, as Chris is about to… Read More

Podcasting

I was lucky enough to be on The Sound and the Furious Podcast last week, with scholars seeking to combine academia and pop culture in ways that reach out to a broad audience. The subject was “The Zombie White Working-Class: Representations of Class & Labor,” and I participated by discussing depictions of work and unions… Read More

Blame the Criminals, Not Law Abiding Gun Owners

Every time the mainstream media covers an unlawful shooting, why is it that the lawful gun owners get the blame? Of course, the mainstream media is not the only one to blame. Gun control advocates are all too willing to use any tragedy as a fundraiser, targeting lawful gun owners and Second Amendment groups such… Read More

Gun Confiscation Advocate Raising Money For Iowa Senate Candidates!

Gun Confiscation Advocate Raising Money For Iowa Senate Candidates! U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- You may have heard about Congressman Eric Swalwell in the news lately. He is a native Iowan who represents the San Francisco Bay Area in the United States Congress, and he happens to be the most aggressive gun control advocate in Washington. He’s become… Read More

RMEF to Serve on Hunting & Shooting Sports Conservation Council

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Blake Henning to the newly created position of chief conservation officer. MISSOULA, Mont.—-(Ammoland.com)- The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation accepted an invitation to serve on the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council. Established on January 9, 2018, the group is tasked with providing the… Read More

Diamond Age – The Future of Armor

Leading edge anti-ballistic armor systems integrating the latest in enhanced multi-hit performance and durability in ceramic armor systems. Diamond Age Bastion Helmet McKinney, Texas (Ammoland.com) Diamond Age, a materials science and engineering firm focused on the R&D of leading-edge anti-ballistic armor systems announce their new rifle resistant Bastion Helmet and the Forcefield armor. In addition… Read More

Heizer Defense Donates Pistols to NRA Museum

Heizer Defense Donates Pistols to NRA Museum Pevely, MO (Ammoland.com) – Heizer Defense, known for their innovative line of powerful pocket pistols, was honored to make a recent donation to the NRA Museum on Sunday, May 6 2018. Heizer donated three PKO-45 pistols to show the progression in the development of the pistol: the Proof of Concept model, the… Read More

Time to Defend with Two New ParaClaw Watches from Outdoor Edge

Outdoor Edge ParaClaw CQD Watch – Zinc Alloy DENVER –-(Ammoland.com)- The overwhelming popularity of last year’s introduction of Outdoor Edge’s ParaClaw—a paracord survival bracelet with an inconspicuous utility/personal-defense knife designed into its patent-pending sheath/buckle system—inspired the company to expand this line to include two ParaClaw Close Quarter Defense (CQD) watches. These precisely crafted timepieces feature… Read More

Long-Range Shooting with Ballistic App In the Good Ol’ Summertime

Long-Range Shooting with Ballistic App In the Good Ol’ Summertime U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The vacations, blue skies, and warmer temperatures of summer mean … more time on the range, shooting! And there are many, many opportunities during the summer months to hone your shooting skills and test those skills against your fellow shooters. All the while… Read More

D-Party of Division

Art by A.F. Branco D-Party of Division USA –-(Ammoland.com)- D-Party of Division. Not only are the Democrats the party of corruption they are now also the party of hate and division. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news!You call yourself pro-gun? Prove… Read More

Holosun Technologies Unveils New HE510C Elite Reflex Sight

Holosun Technologies Unveils New HE510C Elite Reflex Sight Walnut, CA –-(Ammoland.com)- Holosun Technologies unveiled its new products for 2018 at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, May 3 to 6 held in Dallas, Texas. Among the new and exciting products for 2018 is the HE510C Elite Open Reflex optic. As part of Holosun’s new Elite… Read More

RCBS 224 Valkyrie Dies Now in Stock

RCBS just released a die set for the 224 Valkyrie, which is a huge step forward for this fledgling cartridge. And I got my grubby paws on them, just in time for prairie dog season in the Potato State. The post RCBS 224 Valkyrie Dies Now in Stock appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story… Read More

Springfield Armory Heavy Operator 10mm w/RMR

Improving on initial success, Springfield Armory is introducing a new variation of both models. Now, you have the factory option of the Heavy Operator with an RMR pre-installed, cut deep into the slide. I predict another big win, this is the perfect set up for a 10mm 1911. The post Springfield Armory Heavy Operator 10mm… Read More

NRA Sues NY Gov. Cuomo for Violating First Amendment Rights

Less than a month after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a press release directing New York insurance companies to “review” their relationship with the NRA, the National Rifle Association has sued the Governor, New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), and DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on First Amendment grounds. The post NRA… Read More

Calibers for Beginners: .380 ACP

The .380 ACP, also known as 9mm Short, 9mm Kurz, or 9x17mm, is one of the most important calibers of the last few years, probably even the last couple decades. Why? Simple: it’s gotten more people to start carrying than virtually all other calibers combined. The .380 has seen a massive increase in popularity thanks… Read More

Remington Rebounds! Successfully Emerges from Chapter 11

Big Green is back, baby! Remington, also known as “Remington Outdoor Company,” announced Thursday that it has successfully emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The post Remington Rebounds! Successfully Emerges from Chapter 11 appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 2:48 pm Support Us

WATCH: Former Marine Uses Handgun to Protect Home, Property from Robbers

“We have to be able to protect our property and our homes,” he said. “People work too hard for things for people coming in a stealing stuff.” The post WATCH: Former Marine Uses Handgun to Protect Home, Property from Robbers appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 2:48… Read More

UK Gun Ban Not Working, Gun Crime is on the Rise

Criminals didn’t stop committing violent crimes after the UK cracked down on legal gun ownership earlier this century. They just started using acid and knives. Now, as criminals do, they’ve figured out how to bypass UK law by using stolen, antique, or decommissioned firearms to kill or injure their victims. The post UK Gun Ban… Read More

Mossberg Joins Springfield, Cuts Dick’s Off

Mossberg announced Wednesday that it will be terminating its relationship with Dick’s Sporting Goods and it subsidiary Field & Stream.   The post Mossberg Joins Springfield, Cuts Dick’s Off appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 2:48 pm Support Us

9mm Rimfire Shotgun – Chiappa Little Badger Review

This week, I’ve played with a gun that is way outside the norm. From Chiappa, we are looking at what may be the smallest of the Italian shotguns. Ever. When this gun first came up for review, I had no idea what 9mm Flobert was, so don’t feel bad if you have never heard of… Read More

The Phantom Menace Effect

In honor of the latest entry in the Star Wars Cinematic Universe, I decided to take a closer look at what’s called, in these parts, the “Phantom Menace Effect.” I don’t know if Scott coined the term, but he certainly uses it a lot, and the argument boils down to this; Star Wars films tend… Read More

Democratic Candidate for Congress Says ‘F*ck the NRA’ in TV Ad

“Fuck the NRA,” says congressional candidate Pat Davis in a new ad. “Their pro-gun policies have resulted in dead children, dead mothers and dead fathers,” he continues. The post Democratic Candidate for Congress Says ‘F*ck the NRA’ in TV Ad appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 2:12… Read More

Top Five Autoloading Pocket Pistols

So, what’s the right height for an autoloading pocket pistol? Based on my top five picks, anywhere from 3.7 to 4.25 inches. The post Top Five Autoloading Pocket Pistols appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 2:12 pm Support Us

You Are the Sucker, Donald the Dove Edition

As Paul observed below, Donald Trump has informed Kim Jong-un that no, he’s dumping him and he never liked him anyway and it’s not me, it’s you. This is an eminently unsurprising outcome. The real question is why so much of the media is so desperate to identify the moment when Donald Trump truly became… Read More

Parkland Families File Suit Against Smith & Wesson, Gun Store

The parents of murdered Parkland students are following in the same legal footsteps as Sandy Hook parents. Two families have filed suit against the maker of the rifle and the store that sold it Nikolas Cruz, the killer who shot up Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February while school resource officers waited outside. The… Read More

Anti-Gun Vets, Training, And Other Nonsense

One of the latest gun control trends are the veterans screaming about gun control. The media loves so shower them with attention. Gun control groups bankroll opportunities to put them front and center in your social media. The anti-gun zealots love to prop these men and women up and allow them to speak as veterans,… Read More

Top 5 Types of Laser Aiming Systems for Handguns

We are not too far from the time when most handguns will have lasers as integrated aiming systems. Until then, we will continue to enjoy several types of add-on laser aiming systems, each with various pros and cons. The post Top 5 Types of Laser Aiming Systems for Handguns appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full… Read More

When it Comes to Guns, Smart is Stupid

As an instructor who has taught thousands of people, I believe that the only real way to prevent accidents in any age group is through training. I often hear firearm companies market on the fact that you don’t have to pull the trigger to take our XYZ fancy model gun apart. The reason for that… Read More

Now I’m losing touch with reality and I’m almost out of blow

The show runners aren’t even pretending to try to keep this thing even mildly realistic any more: The coin commemorating the now-canceled meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went on sale Thursday — and with it, crashed the website for the White House gift shop. The commemorative coin — which features the… Read More

What’s Happening in Georgia?

First the good news: Stacey Abrams–perhaps the most “shit is squared away” candidate I’ve seen in awhile won the Democratic nomination for Governor. Now the bad news: She may be running against this man: And then there’s this guy, the one who lost the Republican primary handily. I mean, on the one hand I’m glad… Read More

SOFIC 18 – KAC M-LOK Barricade Brace

Knight’s showed us this M-LOK Barricade Brace. It’s pretty straight forward, doing exactly what the name implies. It does give a little bit of offset from the rail and I do have to say that the teeth are very aggressive. www.knightarmco.com Full Story Here Soldier Systems May 24, 2018 2:01 pm Support Us

Researchers measure distance between guns, Chicago offenders

Less than three people stand between criminal offenders and guns in the city of Chicago, according to a new study published this week in the Journal of Urban Health. Researchers at Northwestern University used arrest records and firearm recovery data collected from the Chicago Police Department between 2006 and 2013 to construct a “network” of… Read More

Light, Minimal Summer Carry – Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Summer time and the living’s easy. We’re not quite there yet, but the Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the season. And with lighter weight clothing and higher temperatures, a concealed carrier’s thoughts turn to smaller, less encumbering gear. Mike A’s selected the ever-popular GLOCK 43 and one of Benchmade’s most popular knives.… Read More

Chicago gang member trafficks guns bought online

John Phillips of Hillside (left) and Jaiqail Wright of Chicago were charged with Christopher Henderson (not pictured) for allegedly trafficking guns from Kentucky to Chicago. (Photo: Chicago Police Department) A Chicago gang member faces federal charges for trafficking guns bought off Armslist hundreds of miles away into the city, prosecutors announced last week. Jaiqail Wright… Read More

Nevada Sheriff Apologizes For Leaving Gun In Casino Bathroom

One thing that it’s important for us to understand about any law enforcement officer is that they’re human. While we often expect things of them through the course of their job that we may not expect of other people, they’re still people. They make mistakes. However, from time to time, they make really, really big… Read More

DIY Knot Board Display Project Kick Off – ITS Knot of the Week HD

We’re kicking off a new project today on ITS that we’ve dubbed the DIY Knot Board Display! The display will feature a multitude of knots and we’ll be featuring each one on an upcoming Knot of the Week. This week, Bryan covers the materials he’ll be starting out the DIY Knot Board Display with and… Read More

Thyrm Launches PyroVault

Sunnyvale, CA — The metal fluid lighter has been around since the 1930’s. It’s a beloved piece of Americana. But it’s not without fault. Major complaints include the evaporation of fuel, slippery case and lack of an attachment method. Thyrm addresses these issues and takes the traditional metal lighter into the future with the PyroVault.… Read More

Sig Sauer charity raises $45,000 for Active Heroes Foundation

A shooter competes in the Aiming for Zero Charity Match to raise funds for the Active Heroes Foundation. (Photo: Sig Sauer) Guns and ammo maker Sig Sauer successfully raised over $45,000 in funds for the Active Heroes Foundation through its annual Aiming for Zero Charity Match. Hosted by Sig Sauer Academy, the second annual charity… Read More

Gun Review: Taylor’s Colt 1851 Navy Revolver

The Colt 1851 Navy Revolver, the author’s favorite percussion revolver. (Photo: Terril James Halbert/Guns.com) In my Top 5 Percussion Revolvers, I listed the Colt 1851 Navy on top of that rather subjective list. Percussion revolvers and millennials don’t usually go together, but in my case I have owned and shot Colt Navy pistols more frequently… Read More

‘Red flag’ gun seizure bills advance in Illinois, Massachusetts

The Illinois House approved a so-called “red flag” bill after brief debate on Wednesday. (Photo: Illinois GOP) Legislation to allow the temporary seizure of firearms from those thought to be at risk to themselves or others moved forward Wednesday in both states. The Illinois measure, HB 2354, was approved 80-32 with bipartisan support in the… Read More

United CEO: Politics Had Nothing to Do With Decision to Dump the NRA

A parade of companies made high-profile announcements of terminating discount and other affinity program relationships with the National Rifle Association after the Parkland shooting. Enterprise Car Rental, Symantec, Allied Van Lines, MetLife and more. Among the group was United Airlines which ended a discount program for NRA members. Yesterday, at United’s annual shareholder meeting, United… Read More

Training on the next level with Tim Kennedy, Sheepdog Response (VIDEO)

In March 2018, Guns.com was invited by Sheepdog Response to film a two-day course in Phoenix. The course was given to a group of 30 of the state’s finest law enforcement officers. Sheepdog takes training to a whole new level and our feature video above highlights what’s involved. Sheepdog Response was founded in 2015 by special forces… Read More

Video: New Army Rifle Qualification Course Explained

There are a lot of people out there who like to use military qualification courses as a standard to work toward with their own shooting. It makes sense, after all. While it may be a basic qualification, it’s enough for our men and women in uniform to take into harm’s way to defend our nation.… Read More

SOFI 18 – SureFire SF3P

New from SureFire is the SF3P, a 3-prong Flash hider for the .50 M2. Reduces over 98% of flash, features toolless installation and fits any non-threaded barrel. www.surefire.com Full Story Here Soldier Systems May 24, 2018 10:21 am Support Us

Heizer Defense donates PKO-45 pistols to NRA Museum

Heizer Defense’s donation includes three PKO-45 pistols. (Photo: Heizer Defense) Gun maker Heizer Defense donated three PKO-45 pistols to the NRA Museum to show the progression of the PKO design. Donating the Proof of Concept Model, Experimental Model with serial number XM1 and the Production Model with serial number 1. The donation to the NRA… Read More

Gun control advocate advances to Congressional primary run-off

McBath, center, lost her son in 2012 in a high-profile Florida murder and has been working with Everytown and Moms Demand Action for the past several years. (Photo: Moms Demand Action via Facebook) A woman with a half-decade in senior positions with Everytown won enough votes this week in the Democratic primary that she is… Read More

Gun Review: Remington R51 v 2.0, Take Two

After many years (decades?) of concentrating on shotguns and rifles, Remington finally got back into the business of handgun production. Today Remington makes a variety of successful handguns including a slew of 1911s, as well as the duty-size 9mm RP9 and the pocket-sized RM380. But there was a big hiccup on the way back to handgun… Read More

SOFIC 18 – Radio.Holster by Juggernaut.Case

Juggernaut.Case is offering their Radio.Holster. It’s PALS compatible and works with any bottom battery as well as APX-series Motorola radios. This allows easy access to all of the connectors and the radio runs a lot cooler due to the smaller footprint. Additionally, the Boa attachment strap tightens it right up. www.juggernautcase.com Full Story Here Soldier… Read More

David Hogg Finally Says Something That’s Not Laughable

Few of those in the Parkland crowd are as vocal as David Hogg. The kid is usually running his mouth, and what comes out of it is often the product of either stupidity or ignorance. It’s hard to tell which. However, he recently made a statement in light of the Santa Fe High School Shooting… Read More

Battle Arms Development’s Enhanced Complete Lower Parts Kit now shipping

The Enhanced Complete LPK is chock-full of accessories to complete AR-15 builds. (Photo: Battle Arms Development) Battle Arms Development announced via social media that its Enhanced Complete Lower Parts Kit is now available and currently shipping to consumers. The Enhanced Complete LPK is packed full of features that users generally have to piece out on… Read More

New 10W Radio Frequency Modules For MPU5 MANET Radio

Higher transmit power delivers increased range and performance NEW YORK, N.Y.— Persistent Systems, LLC (“Persistent”) announced today that it has released new 10W versions of its S-Band and L-Band RF modules. The new RF modules leverage cutting edge advancements in power amplifier technology, delivering increased output power and greater power efficiency. The RF modules also… Read More

Poll finds that gun control support has receded to pre-Parkland levels

A Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday revealed that the spike in support for gun restrictions seen after the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida has since evaporated. In an online survey conducted between May 5 and 17, pollsters found that 69 percent of American adults who responded supported “strong or moderate regulations or restrictions for firearms.”… Read More

Roth on Trump

Something I’ve noticed among my leftier-than-thou friends is a continuing tendency to minimize how historically disastrous the Trump presidency actually is.  This dovetails nicely with an increasing trend among right wing intellectuals to normalize and domesticate Trump: a trend that can be followed (relatively) painlessly by tracking the devolution of National Review from a Trump-bashing… Read More

Dems Just Can’t Help It, It’s Who They Are – Quote of the Day

“The Democrats are way overplaying their hand. If you think you’re going to run on gun control and win in this country, you’re out of your mind.” – Political Media Inc. president Larry Ward in Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos poll [via reuters.com] The post Dems Just Can’t Help It, It’s… Read More

*pop*

From Facebook at about 2AM this morning:Pretty sure I reduced the fracture today. There was a kind of grinding pop and I got all sweaty and light-headed for a bit. Oh, and the gap in my collarbone went away. Seems my sling was too loose and I’d been pulling my shoulder in the wrong direction for… Read More

Biometric trigger lock, Indentilock, now shipping overseas

The Identilock offers a biometric finger locking system to protect the trigger area. (Photo: Identilock) Billed as the world’s first biometric finger trigger lock, the Identilock is now on its way to overseas consumers providing an option to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing a personal firearm. The Identilock is available for popular firearms such as… Read More

A Tale of Two Leagues

While the NFL was embarrassing itself once again yesterday by censoring its players’ political speech, a related story was unfolding in the NBA world. Last January, Milwaukee Bucks’ player Sterling Brown was approached by a Milwaukee Police Department officer for parking illegally outside of a Walgreens while he went inside to grab something. The officer… Read More

RECOILtv NRA 2018: SIG SAUER Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX) System

RECOILtv NRAAM 2018: SIG SAUER Ballistic Data Xchange (BDX) System Sig’s BDX system (Ballistic Data Exchange) allows the shooter to enter their ballistic data in their app, which Bluetooth’s it to the range finder as well as their Sierra 3 scope so when you range your target your ballistic holdover will appear in your scope.… Read More

SNC and Partners Invited to SOFWERX ‘Game of Drones’ Demo

X-MADIS Mobile Drone Defeat System Advances in Counter UAS ExerciseSPARKS, Nev. (May 22, 2018) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and its partners, Ascent Vision and RADA Technologies, will participate in the SOFWERX ThunderDrone Rapid Prototyping Event (RPE) III demonstration at Nellis Air Force Base next month. SOFWERX is a Partnership Intermediary Agreement between Doolittle Institute and… Read More

The Chamber of Commerce’s Court

Katherine Stone has, as you would expect, a terrific post about the Epic Systems decision: Since 1991, when the Supreme Court held that employment disputes could be subject to a mandatory arbitration agreement, Gilmer v. Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp., employers have increasingly included mandatory arbitration in their employment terms. And since 2011, when the Supreme Court… Read More

The NFL v. American Values

With respect to the latest outrage by the P.C. police, nice to see the Daily News trolling Bari Weiss: A New York tabloid that actually represents the values of the community — an idea just crazy enough to work! I’m reminded of the greatest trolling in the history of mandatory flag salutes, Robert Jackson dunking… Read More

RECOILtv Mail Call: New Wiley X Glasses

RECOILtv Mail Call: New Wiley X Glasses From the battlefield to boardroom, Wiley X’s new line of glasses have military grade eye protection and are available in prescriptions. We take a look at the Omega, Hayden, and Boss lines. Wiley X http://www.wileyx.com/ Want to see more from RECOILtv? WATCH NOW! Full Story Here Recoil Web… Read More

New Info Out on Purchasing Army Surplus 1911 .45s

The Civilian Marksmanship Program has released the much anticipated instructions for purchasing U.S. Army surplus 1911 .45 automatic pistols. Full Story Here Kit Up May 23, 2018 7:16 pm Support Us

SOFIC 18 – Trident K9 Tactical Helmet

I am an unrepentant dog lover, even Maligators, so when I saw the Trident K9 Tactical Helmet by K9 Helms, I had to stop and take a look. Here, K9 Dexter wears the Trident Helmet at SOFIC (via their Facebook page). A. The main shell is a single piece of super-tough, 3D printed nylon. It features… Read More

When Affirmative Action Is White

Excellent column by Bryce Covert situating the racism of the recent proposed Medicaid work requirements with the racism in welfare policy more generally: Calling these programs “welfare” has very specific outcomes. A majority of Americans wrongfully believe that most people who get “welfare” are black. The reality is that the largest group of public assistance… Read More

SOFIC 18 – Arnold Defense Fletcher Mounted on Polaris DAGOR

Arnold Defense, displayed their 2.75-inch/70mm weapon system concept named the “FLETCHER” at SOFIC, mounted on a Polaris DAGOR ultra-light tactical vehicle, for the very first time. FLETCHER can engage targets at ranges up to 5 kilometers away thanks to an existing suite of guidance modules, rockets and warheads which are already used by several countries.… Read More

Washington State Woman Sentenced For Straw Buy

Contrary to what many people think, the typical gun rights advocate doesn’t want to put an AR-15 into everyone’s hands. There are people we tend to agree are off-limits. Someone found to have mental illness to where they can’t be trusted with a gun, for example, is someone most of us don’t want to see… Read More

RECOILtv NRA 2018: New Innovations from Falkor Defense

RECOILtv NRAAM 2018: New Innovations from Falkor Defense Falkor Defense shows us their latest Caitlyn in 6.5 Grendel with an 18-inch barrel as well as their new Ember knife. Falkor Defense http://falkordefense.com/ Want to see more from RECOILtv? WATCH NOW! Full Story Here Recoil Web May 23, 2018 3:36 pm Support Us

SOFIC 18 – XGO Introduces Two New Combat Shirts

DBL3-P – Performance -UPF 35 UV protection body, 50 sleeves -AG47 Silver Protection for anti-bacteria and odor -Acclimate Dry Moisture management -Flat seam construction -Zippered upper arm pockets -Elastic thumb loops -Stretch woven elbow patches DBL3 – FR -Made from combination of Modacrylic and FR Rayon -UPF 35 UV protection body, 50 sleeves -AG47 Silver… Read More

Ny County, NV Sheriff Apologizes for Leaving Her Handgun In a Public Restroom

We’re told, repeatedly and forcefully, by many who would like to limit or eliminate civilian-owned firearms, that law enforcement officers are the only people with the knowledge, training and degree of responsibility necessary to be entrusted with carrying a gun. At which point gun owners immediately Google “Lee Paige” and hold their phones up for… Read More

Professor Pleads Guilty to Vandalism of Chris Cox’s House

I remember reading about the Cox residence getting vandalized, and reading this professor saying “People need to stop treating these predatory, sick people like they’re just a neighbor.” while also state she never did anything illegal. Well, I guess not. From the Cox’s attorney: “We are pleased that today Ms. Hill was criminally convicted of vandalism… Read More

Sensor Sizes…

When the Nikon Coolpix P7000 finally ground to a halt, I went for a while using a Ricoh GXR with the P10 lens/sensor module installed. I’d never really meant to try using the GXR as a shirt pocket camera; I’d only bought it to use with the A12 module and Leica M-mount lenses, but I’d… Read More

Parkland Impact On Gun Control? A Bunch Of Nothing

While the Parkland kids got invited to Hollywood premiers and pretty much every prime time news slot the anti-gun media could manufacture for them, there still remained a question about just how much they actually accomplished. It’s a fair question. Florida enacted some gun control measures in the immediate aftermath of Parkland, so there’s that,… Read More

Married to the mob

Another day, another shakedown: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader, Petro Poroshenko, the sources said, though Mr… Read More

The NFL’s New Policy to Silence Its Players

Today the NFL voted to implement a new policy concerning player conduct during the national anthem: NFL owners reached a consensus Wednesday on a policy regarding the national anthem and players’ conduct during its playing before games. Under the new policy, players who do not choose to stand for the playing of the anthem before games… Read More

Taking Back Vermont

Can Gun Owners Take Back Vermont? Vermonters really really need to make sure Phil Scott is punished: Dick Wobby, one of Scott’s closest friends and political advisers, recognizes the similarities and concedes that if conservatives revolt and moderates stay home, the governor could lose a primary challenge. But he’s skeptical that gun-rights activists, whom he… Read More

SOFIC 18 – Rajuga Camouflage System by TYR Tactical

TYR Tactical has partnered with Israeli company Polaris Solutions to introduce the Rajuga concealment system to the US market. Underneath this 3D, multispectral concealment net is a Polaris quad. The system is reversible, with different visual camoufiage patterns printed on either side of the Thermal Visual Concealment panel. The material also provides protection in the… Read More

Two Ohioans Sue Over State’s Concealed Handgun License Fee

Two residents of Hamilton County, Ohio have sued the Hamilton County Sheriff and the county prosecutor over the fee charged to apply for a concealed carry permit. The two are also challenging Ohio’s prohibition against carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle within easy reach of the driver. Jeff Daly says he lives in a… Read More

10 AK-47 Accessories That Won’t Bust Your Budget

Are you an AR-15 or AK-47 fan? I know, silly question right? The only real answer is both. Recently, we have shown plenty of love to America’s rifle, so it is high time to dress up those AKs. Building on that idea, here are 10 AK accessories you’ll want to check out, but don’t worry,… Read More

Gear Review: StealthGear USA Scorpion appendix carry holster

The Gen. 5 Glock 19 alongside the Scorpion. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com) StealthGear USA first made waves in the holster world with its Ventcore style holsters. Since then the company has continued to innovate on that platform, offering multiple products to satisfy a plethora of consumers. Most recently StealthGear USA, better known as SGUSA, introduced a… Read More

Campus P.C. Is Out of Control

CHARLOTTE, NC – SEPTEMBER 18: Eric Reid #35 and Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel on the sideline, during the anthem, prior to the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers defeated the 49ers 46-27. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San… Read More

You Can’t Go Wrong With a GLOCK 19 – Everyday Carry Pocket Dump

A defensive knife, a good utilitarian blade and one of the most popular handguns in the history of the world ever. Mike’s simple, functional gear is no-nonsense and, best of all, affordable. Nothing here that you’ll cry over if you lose it. Plus, if you knock it around or ding it, who really cares?  … Read More

No, The Shotgun Is Not A Magic Self-Defense Wand

Yesterday, I was checking out the blogs I follow and I came across a post by Tam Keel over at her blog. I like Tam’s writing style and she’s incredibly knowledgeable about the topic of guns and self-defense. I’ve rarely disagreed with her on much of anything I’ve seen her write. However, yesterday, she wrote… Read More

No, The Shotgun Is Not A Magic Self-Defense Wand

Yesterday, I was checking out the blogs I follow and I came across a post by Tam Keel over at her blog. I like Tam’s writing style and she’s incredibly knowledgeable about the topic of guns and self-defense. I’ve rarely disagreed with her on much of anything I’ve seen her write. However, yesterday, she wrote… Read More

Roth’s Death in France

(Original Caption) Philip Roth, author. Seated and wearing sport shirt.Credit: Bettmann/Getty One of the main things I’ve noticed about Paris is that people still read real books everywhere you go–the subway, cafes, etc. And they read interesting literature too, not the crap that you see Americans read in the rare times they do. One of… Read More

SOFIC 18 – WL Gore & Associates Prototype Chem Bio Armor Plate Bag

What happens when you’re on a mission and your armor plate gets slimed? Sure, you’re wearing a protective ensemble, but what other vital equipment is protected from contamination? That’s the question Gore’s Chem Bio Team asked themselves. One of the solutions they came up with was this prototype Plate Bag, made from their Ultra Barrier… Read More

REMINDER FOR MOST FUN SHOOTIN’ MATCH EVAH!

I’m looking forward to The Pin Shoot that’s coming up second week in June in the beautiful family resort area of Central Lake, Michigan.  Camping, cabin, hotel or deluxe resort, your call, they’re all there.  Fun on and at the … Read more Full Story Here Masad Ayoob May 23, 2018 11:24 am Support Us

Walker Defense Research releases Nero 556 Muzzle Brake

The NERO 556 is a muzzle device specifically designed for the A-15 platform. (Photo: Walker Defense Research) Walker Defense Research enters the aftermarket accessories scene with the launch of its new NERO 556 Muzzle Brake. The Neutralizing Energy, Remain at Origin — or NERO — is the first and only product currently offered by the… Read More

“WEAPONS OF WAR”

“Uncle Jed, put down thet thar whittlin’ knife! You Boy Scouts – empty your pockets and step away from your nefarious tools of death!  And you, there – Leatherman me no Leatherman stuff, you’re obviously carrying a multi-bladed, high capacity … Read more Full Story Here Masad Ayoob May 23, 2018 11:05 am Support Us

Abraham & Moses Knives at SOFIC

Knives sitting among rifles and trigger displays piqued our interest at the Geissele booth during SOFIC. A Geissele rep showed us two knife offerings from the company, the Goodman Special Operations Combat Knife and the Abraham & Moses AM-3 Fixed Blade. GOODMAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMBAT KNIFE (GSOCK) This GSOCK is a collaboration masterpiece between Abraham… Read More

Despite Rhetoric, Schools Still Safe For Your Kids

While anti-gun activists are going on and on about how unsafe our children are, building a soapbox out of dead kids to try and make their point, it seems that schools aren’t the murder-death-kill traps they’re described as. Yes, there are some features that need to be addressed in some way, shape, or form, schools are… Read More

Burning through brass with the all-steel CZ75 SP-01 Tactical (VIDEO)

An updated take on the classic CZ 75, Garand Thumb puts 4,000 rounds through the SP-01 Tactical variant and stacks it up against the competition of yesteryear and today. With an 18+1 capacity, this 9mm double stack uses a steel frame rather than polymer, which gives it a weight that surpasses your typical 1911 (40+… Read More

The Kaiser’s rehashed reserve rifle: The Mauser 1871 (VIDEO)

The original Mauser was pushing past its fourth decade in service when it was called back from semi-retirement due to the needs of the Fatherland in World War I. As chronicled in detail by Othais and Mae of C&Rsenal as part of their Small Arms of WWI Primer series in the above video, the M1871… Read More

SOF Select 18 – RIS III by Daniel Defense

You may recall the IMR-Blue concept photo in the recent story about Air Force Small Arms modernization. While not exactly the clearest of photos, you can discern that the rail isn’t something we’ve seen before. Turns out it’s a new DD rail variant, designed specifically to inform a sources sought inquiry by a Marine Corps… Read More

A sneak peak at the CMP 1911 inventory, soon to be up for grabs (PHOTOS)

A Great War-era Remington-UMC Model of 1911 found in the inventory transferred to CMP from the Army (Photos: Martin K.A. Morgan/American Rifleman) With 8,000 vintage M1911 pistols transferred to the marksmanship organization from the Army’s attic for sale to the public, there is a little bit of everything in the stockpile. American Rifleman recently got… Read More

International Firearm Corporation debuts new BUL 1911 model

The BUL 1911 Government is part of the BUL 1911 Classic Series. (Photo: IFC) International Firearm Corporation, a distributor of European firearms, announced a new BUL 1911 Government model designed by BUL LTD out of Israel. The BUL 1911 Government model is part of the BUL 1911 Classic Series introduced earlier in 2018. Weighing 2.5… Read More

The Stickiness of the Medicaid Expansion

Ygelsias has a good round-up of the election results from Tuesday. This is one outcome that will get relatively less attention but is worth noting: Incumbent Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson holding off a primary challenge from a former television journalist most famous for establishing her gun range as a “Muslim-free zone” is not the most… Read More

LAYERS OF FIREARMS SAFETY: A TEACHABLE MOMENT

My last negligent discharge of a firearm occurred 40-plus years ago, in 1977 as I recall.  No injury involved.  I got home that night and wrote it up for my column in GUNS magazine, that entry titled “Anatomy of an … Read more Full Story Here Masad Ayoob May 23, 2018 9:57 am Support Us

Grayboe Releases Bottom Metal and Adds to Ridgeback Stock Lineup

In February, Grayboe introduced its first stock of the Ridgeback series. Yesterday the company announced additions to the Ridgeback stock series and the launch of the Grayboe DBM bottom metal. Here’s what the company said: May 22th, 2018 –Glendale, AZ – Grayboe is pleased to announce the full release of the Ridgeback stock to include Long Action and… Read More

The Final Indignity for the Departing New Jersey Gun Owner

From Evan Nappen, foremost authority on New Jersey gun laws: Moving out of New Jersey? You still must do a “Change of Address” on your NJ Firearms Purchaser ID Card within 30 days of moving to your new out-of-state residence. (Jersey issues non-resident FPICs.) You may also choose to voluntarily surrender your FPIC. Failure to… Read More

Review: Del Ton AR-10 — Affordable and Accurate With a .308 Punch

The DTI .308 is a carbine-length rifle with a 16-inch barrel and the standard AR-type gas impingement operating mechanism. The barrel features a 1 in 10-inch twist, which seems ideal for handling a wide spectrum of bullet weights. The rifle features a credible flash suppressor, and the receiver is a flat top type, but how… Read More