High Tax Nancy

Art by A.F. Branco High Tax Nancy Pelosi USA –-(Ammoland.com)- High Tax Nancy. Nancy Pelosi may be back holding the gavel with a vengeance wanting her tax crumbs back from the taxpayers. 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?… Read More

Honor Defense Drops a NEW Line of Frangible, Hollow-Point Ammunition

In a surprising move, Honor Defense is now offering a line of frangible hollow-point (HP) ammunition to the public. Their immediate flavors are your usual suspects for modern carry calibers. Where a lot of gun manufacturers are now offering ammo, but produced by an outside party, it appears they may actually be making this in-house. The… Read More

SIG SAUER Expands Legion Series Pistols with P938 and P238 Micro-Compact

SIG SAUER Expands Legion Series Pistols with P938 and P238 Micro-Compact Newington, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of the Legion Series of firearms with the introduction of the P938 and P238 micro-compact pistols. Legion is an exclusive product line developed by SIG SAUER based on input from elite shooting… Read More

Featured Deals of the Week – #2

Weekly Deals Roundup II – Mossberg 500 12-Gauge, M&P Sport II 5.56, 420 rounds of 5.56, Glock Magazines, and the Ruger LCP Deals of the Week number two, now with mags and ammo! Mossberg 500 12-gauge with HEAT SHIELD and pistol grip – $249 What the deal is: The deal is it’s a Mossberg 500,… Read More

Trump Raises the Stakes with CNN

Trump Raises the Stakes with CNN U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the White House revoked the press pass of CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, and denied him access to the building. CNN responded by filing suit in federal court against the president. Acosta’s First and Fifth Amendment rights had been violated, said CNN. The… Read More

What’s it Like to Train Celebrities with Guns?

Which celebrities are the best shooters? What was it like to train Keanu Reeves for John Wick? Do the Kardashians really shoot? Could Zack Morris Mozambique Screech if he wanted to? In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves interviews Taran Butler of Taran Tactical Innovations in Los Angeles. TTI has a reputation as the training… Read More

Russian 2020 Election Interference Plans

Art by Michael Ramirez Russian 2020 Election Interference Plans USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Russian 2020 Election Interference Plans. Suddenly Russia’s 2020 election interference plans became clear. Copy what Democrat election officials did in Florida’s Broward and Plam Beach counties. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and… Read More

Kimber Introduces Striker-Fired Pistol – Kimber EVO SP

Kimber have announced the launch of a brand new line of striker-fired subcompact carry pistols. Perhaps best known for their revolvers and 1911s, Kimber’s new EVO SP is part of a major expansion of the company’s product line. You can check out Adam’s coverage of Kimber’s other new products here. The news emerged via a… Read More

Yes, George Soros is a Gun Grabber

Opinion George Soros Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- In 2015, billionaire gun control financier and potential 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg financed the creation of the anti-gun propaganda outlet The Trace. Ever grateful for their wealthy benefactor’s unfettered largesse, the Bloomberg advocacy group now views less-profligate anti-gun tycoons as irrelevant to gun control lobby’s efforts. In a piece titled, “George Soros Is Not… Read More

.429 DE – New Cartridge for Desert Eagle Pistols

Magnum Research has introduced a new cartridge for their legendary hand cannon – the Desert Eagle pistol. This rebated rim bottleneck cartridge is called .429 DE (Desert Eagle). It is formed by necking down the .50 Action Express case to .44 caliber (.429 diameter bullets). According to Magnum Research, this cartridge offers about 25% higher… Read More

House Democrats Outline Gun Control Agenda for 116th Congress

Opinion Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- With anti-gun Democrats back in control of the House of Representatives come January, now is the time to prepare for a new onslaught on the Second Amendment. Emboldened by the mere thought of controlling the lower chamber, we are already seeing the warning signs of what will come… Read More

313th Brigade’s Remote SVD mount in Syria (FSA)

Welcome to another installment about some of the armaments in the Syrian war theater; specifically around locally made, and improvised, firearms and equipment.  This latest is a video released from the 313th Brigade demonstrating their locally made and assembled SVD Remote Controlled mount.  The 313th Brigade is one of the Free Syrian Army divisions that… Read More

Mossberg Introduces New Shockwave Models for 2019

Mossberg Introduces New Shockwave Models for 2019 NORTH HAVEN, CT –-(Ammoland.com)- O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer announced today the introduction of three (3) new 12-gauge 590 Shockwave variants for the 2019 model year. The new models include the 590 Nightstick, 590 Shock ‘N’ Saw and the 590 Shockwave SPX. Built… Read More

Minute of Angle for Assassins

Contributor John McNair offers us some education on minute of angle calculation for long distance shooting with a pretend Spy thriller twist. Minute of Angle for Assassins USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Let’s say you are one of the best assassins in the world and you’ve just been sent an assignment to take out a banker who… Read More

Griffin Armament Introduce New Paladin 5 Suppressor

Griffin Armament have launched their latest offering, the Paladin 5. The latest instalment of the Paladin series the 5 is a .22 calibre suppressor rather for everything from .22LR to .22-250 Remington. The Paladin 5 is user serviceable and weighs just 12.5oz, with a 17-4 Stainless Steel body and 6AL4V Titanium components. Griffin Armaments claim… Read More

Gun Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Washington Initiative 1639

Gun Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Washington Initiative 1639 BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging gun control Initiative 1639 in Washington State, on several grounds. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. In addition… Read More

The Burmese BA-93, A Modified Lee Enfield Rifle Grenade Launcher

The Burmese state-owned arms manufacturing wing Ka pa sa Industries (Defence Industries) has a long history of working within limited resources to meet the operational requirements of the Tatmadaw (Burmese Military). Operationally this has been seen in the cycle of retiring Tatmadaw small arms to national police forces where they often continue to see service,… Read More

Springfield XD-S Carry: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

This pocket dump comes from Ryan in Ohio who lists his profession as law enforcement officer. It includes a Springfield XD-S, a CRKT multi-tool, and a variety of electronics. The XD-S is a concealed carry favorite for many gun owners thanks to its slim design and reliability. What do you guys prefer for concealed carry,… Read More

It was that, or "Armored Fish"…

Overheard at @IndianaMuseum: “Yeah, Spatchcocked Mastodon is the name of my next band.” pic.twitter.com/K2tg22TPeq— Tamara K. (@TamSlick) November 19, 2018 Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks November 18, 2018 7:14 pm Support Us

Brenton USA Ranger Carbon Hunter .450 Bushmaster Hunting Rifle

Brenton USA Ranger Carbon Hunter .450 Bushmaster U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- Earlier this summer I wrote an article about the problems with getting an AR-15 chambered in .450 Bushmaster to run properly. I found that most of the real problems existed not with the rifle, but with the magazine. Not long afterward, I was contacted by a Michigan… Read More

Let the Democrats Keep Showing Their Hand

Let the Democrats Keep Showing Their Hand U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Democratic Party’s emerging radical bloc is alarming, but the leftist group’s youthful intemperance could backfire and re-energize Republicans’ 2020 electoral prospects. Even before all the hanging chads and miraculously divined ballots have been examined in Florida, newly elected leftist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already engaging in… Read More

Pennsylvania Hunters Harvest 99 Elk In 2018

Pennsylvania Hunters Harvest 99 Elk In 2018 Pennsylvania – -(AmmoLand.com)- Nearly 100 lucky participants in Pennsylvania’s 2018 elk hunt have taken home a trophy. Ninety-nine elk were taken by 125 hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended Nov. 10. And for those licensed to hunt antlered elk, also known as bulls, the success… Read More

POTD: Fire-and-Forget Javelin

In today’s Photos we can see the anti-tank missile of the FGM-148 Javelin being fired in various situations. The system is man-portable and Made in the USA. The user can take cover once the missile has been fired, as the system uses an automatic infrared guidance system instead of a wire-guidance. The Javelin’s HEAT warhead strikes… Read More

Daily Gun Deals: MTM 50 Caliber Ammo Storage Can $9.99 w/ FREE Shipping

MTM 50 Caliber Ammo Storage Can $9.99 w/ FREE Shipping USA – -(Ammoland.com)- MTM Case-Gard has the popular MTM 50 Caliber Ammo Storage Can on sale for $9.99 with FREE shipping on Amazon.  These make great Christmas gifts for coworkers and family.  Or just stock up and use for your own ammo storage needs. MTM… Read More

Good News for Who?

Art by Michael Ramirez Good News for Who? USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Good News for Who? Broward County, FL missed the deadline to turn in their recount total by yes, just two minutes. That means the new totals get thrown away. The Republican Rick Scott is claiming they did it on purpose because his numbers would have… Read More

M-RAX Attachment System by Maxim Defense Now Shipping!

M-RAX Attachment System by Maxim Defense Now Shipping! St. Cloud, MN –-(Ammoland.com)- Maxim Defense today announced that it has begun shipping its newly designed M-RAX attachment system. With the M-RAX attachment system, installation and removal of Picatinny M-Slot Rail Sections is a breeze. Thanks to its spring-loaded screws, the M-RAX system removes mounting frustrations and… Read More

Fuel for Thought

Art by A.F. Branco Fuel for Thought USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Fuel for Thought. Governor Jerry Brown would like to shift blame from faulty looney save-everything left-wing forest management policies to blaming global warming. 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?… Read More

Ruger Introduces Third Edition of Collector’s Series 10/22

Ruger Introduces Third Edition of Collector’s Series 10/22 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is proud to introduce the Third Edition of the Ruger Collector’s Series – the Man’s Best Friend 10/22. Accompanied by unique collector’s memorabilia, this Third Edition of the Collector’s Series is a great way to start a 10/22… Read More

Wolf De-Listing Bill A Win For Hunters

Wolf De-Listing Bill A Win For Hunters U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a bill that returns wolf management to states and is a step toward fixing flaws in the Endangered Species Act – something Safari Club International, on behalf of all hunters, has championed for years. H.R. 6784, the Manage Our… Read More

Killing You Softly with His Words – Judge Approves Seattle Gun Storage Law

Killing You Softly with His Words- Judge Approves Seattle Gun Storage Law U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- A judge in Washington State wants us to lock up our guns. That sounds like it could be a good idea, but facts matter when it comes to self-defense. Most of these untested “gun-safety” ideas actually make things worse rather than better. The… Read More

Concealed Carry Corner: Carrying While Jogging

Welcome to another edition of TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner. This week we’ll be discussing Concealed Carry while jogging. Whether you currently run, or are thinking about starting to run or jog, it’s time to think about personal protection if you haven’t already. We’ll discuss the potential dangers to joggers and the various types of concealment… Read More

BRN-4: Brownells’ HK416 Clone Lower And Parts Coming This Veteran’s Day

If you recall, The Firearm Blog broke the news back in March that Brownells was importing HK416 components. They first offered their HK417 parts for sale back in early September. Well now they will be selling their HK416 parts as well as offering their newly manufactured parts up for pre-order on Veteran’s Day, Monday November… Read More

The Left’s Linguistic War

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- One of the key lessons of the 2018 elections is that the Left is waging – and winning – a linguistic war. The Left claims and occupies more and more linguistic ground with each new fight. Defense of the Founding Fathers becomes defense of white, racist, slaveowners.Defense of American identity becomes… Read More

Making the Lame Duck Session Count

Opinion Making the Lame Duck Session Count USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Now that the midterms are over, Republicans have a short amount of time to accomplish a great deal. This is their last stretch of having full control of the Congress, and they should work with President Trump to take full advantage. First, Republicans must pass… Read More

Silicon Valley Shot-Callers continue to Censor the Second Amendment

Silicon Valley versus the Second Amendment U.S.A. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The internet has been a bonanza for Second Amendment supporters. In essence, it has allowed them to bypass the mainstream media to give them the facts needed to show the logic in pro-Second Amendment public policies. Well, the gun-grabbers got tired of it, and they’re starting to… Read More

Grab A Costume and Join the 2019 Camp Perry Open Air Gun Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Competitors as well as spectators are encouraged to participate in the action by dressing in store-bought or homemade eye-catching attire. CAMP PERRY, Ohio – -(AmmoLand.com)- For those looking for an air gun competition and an escape from the cold of the winter months, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has begun… Read More

POTD: 1 Million Round Suppressor

GSL Tech posted this photo of an old Gemtech Raptor. As you may recall Greg Latka of GSL Tech was the one who designed and manufactured most of Gemtech’s suppressors when he was President of Gemtech. This Gemtech Raptor has seen over 1 million rounds and no longer suppresses rounds. According to GSL Tech, this… Read More

TFB Review: ATN ThOR 4 Thermal Scope-Red Hot Optic or Lukewarm Glass?

Bring the heat Thermal imaging used to be the exclusive preserve of the military, big businesses, or deep pocketed Law Enforcement departments.  Back when I started shooting, a thermal optic cost tens of thousands of dollars.  In recent years, however, thermal imaging has come down greatly in cost due to advances in cooling, image processing,… Read More

A Visit to the Rock Island Arsenal Museum

Recently, I found myself in the Quad Cities for both personal and professional reasons. Though the trip was brief, I knew it wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Rock Island Arsenal Museum. Housed on the still-active military base in Illinois, the museum occupies a portion of just one building on the sprawling 946-acre… Read More

Lame Ducks: WWDD – What Would Democrats Do?

Opinion Lame Ducks: WWDD – What Would Democrats Do? USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- As the dust settles and final tallies trickle in – and recounts begin – we now know the general makeup of the 116th Congress. The election results were disappointing for GunVoters, but they weren’t the disaster that many predicted, and that was certainly… Read More

Crimson Trace Lightguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Now Shipping

Crimson Trace has announced that their Lightguard LTG-770 weapon light designed to be fitted to the  M&P Shield, from Crimson Trace’s parent company Smith & Wesson, has begun shipping. The light weight 110 lumen white light with fit both first and second generation M&Ps. Here’s Crimson Trace’s announcement: Crimson Trace® today announced that it has begun… Read More

Crimson Trace Lightguard for Smith & Wesson M&P Now Shipping

Crimson Trace has announced that their Lightguard LTG-770 weapon light designed to be fitted to the  M&P Shield, from Crimson Trace’s parent company Smith & Wesson, has begun shipping. The light weight 110 lumen white light with fit both first and second generation M&Ps. Here’s Crimson Trace’s announcement: Crimson Trace® today announced that it has begun… Read More

NEW for 2019: Kimber Mountain Ascent Subalpine in 5 Popular Calibers

Kimber has taken their feathery-light Mountain Ascent rifle and introduced a NEW Subalpine iteration. New for 2019, the Mountain Ascent Subalpine shares many of the original features and is being rolled out in 5 popular, western hunting cartridges. It actually is a blend of two rifles from Kimber, their Subalpine and Mountain Ascent individually, bringing… Read More

POTD: Drone Defenders in Iraq

In late October men of the 1st Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, currently deployed to Iraq, trained with the Drone Defender, an anti-drone device. The Drone Defender is made by Battelle, pictured is an earlier version of the system, the Drone Defender V2 – a newer, more compact variant is now available. The Drone Defender uses electromagnetic… Read More

Another Defensive Gun Use: Houston Hold-Up Man Shot By His Would-Be Victim

courtesy Houston Chronicle and Metro Video As the Houston Chronicle reports, “Angel Alejandro Lopez Arriaga faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the shooting about 9 p.m. Wednesday at the complex at 9988 Windmill Lakes Boulevard, just west of Almeda Mall.” The person shot in this incident was Lopez Arriaga himself. It seems… Read More

ON THE “GUN CULTURE”

My friend and graduate David Yamane has a great blog he calls Gun Culture 2.0 . He has a link to one of his most thought-provoking articles here. Recommended reading. And, by the way, a happy and safe Halloween to … Read more Full Story Here Masad Ayoob November 18, 2018 4:57 pm Support Us

FN Introduces SCAR 20S Precision Rifle

FN America has announced the introduction of the SCAR 20S, the civilian version of the MK20 SSR currently in service with US SOCOM. The launch follows the news last month that FN America would offer a limited run of 200 S20 packages, Richard covered that news here. Here’s FN’s press release announcing the launch of the 20S… Read More

HALLOWEEN HYPOCRISY

Not the holiday. The movie. I’m late to the party: the movie “Halloween” was released weeks ago, an update of the original from 1978, featuring a silent, hard-to-kill mass murderer. It was one of the flicks that established the so-called … Read more Full Story Here Masad Ayoob November 18, 2018 4:43 pm Support Us

SILENCER SATURDAY #46: When Suppressor Ownership Is BANNED

Welcome back everyone and thanks again for joining us here for TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where we hope to one day be the silent majority. Today we we we touch on the regulatory, legal and yes political (gasp) challenges of shooting quietly. And ultimately what options there are for those of us around the world who… Read More

Small Arms Survey Publishes New Report on Improvised Firearms

The Small Arms Survey have published a new report looking at the use of improvised weapons around the world, examining the proliferation of various types and the driving forces behind their manufacture and use. Written by G Hays & N.R. Jenzen-Jones, both of Armaments Research Services (ARES), the 136-page report. Small Arms Survey say that:… Read More

TFB TUTORIAL: Using The ATF Eforms NFA Application System

Can we all agree that paying a $200 tax and waiting six to nine months to cut a rifle barrel from 16.1 inches to 14.5 inches is extremely ridiculous? Yet, if you live in the United States, legally making a rifle with short barrel requires an application process that makes car loan and college application… Read More

Concealed Carry Corner: Concealed Carry In A Vehicle

Concealed Carry Corner: Concealed Carry In A Vehicle If you really think about it, we probably live in a golden age of firearms training right now. If you’re a U.S. citizen, there are thousands of instructors, schools and courses available and a lot of good (and bad) information available online. Unfortunately, a lot of gun owners think that they… Read More

Real Guns Of Fallout: Pipe Guns (With Royal Nonesuch)

Fallout 4 is a post-apocalyptic role-playing game set in an alternate future with a campy, tongue in cheek retro style. In anticipation of Fallout 76, we’ve been comparing the guns featured in Fallout 4 to real-world guns but today, we aren’t going to look at just one gun. Rather, we’re going to talk about the… Read More

Best Handguns Under $500

A few folks that think guns are too expensive these days, but you don’t have to spend a fortune to get a quality gun. Here are some solid handguns on the market that are under $500. Full Story Here Cheaper than Dirt Blog November 18, 2018 3:42 pm Support Us

Reader’s Choice… What’s the BEST Backwoods Gun?

Right now its fall across the US where the leaves are changing colors, hunting seasons are beginning, and people are mongering over all foods infused with pumpkin spice. As many of us head out into the woods for the various hunting seasons, we at TFB wanted to propose a question to you with some potential… Read More

BOTW: Michael’s Predator Hunting AR Build

The 17th Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Michael G.  This is one of the most complete submissions to date and includes prices. Keep the submissions coming in!  We are publishing them in the order in which they were received (with the exception of a single person submitting back to back–those will… Read More

The Constitutional Risk Trump is Taking with the Bump Stock Ban

I really don’t care much about bump stocks. Well actually, I do and here’s why. What I really care about is the protection of constitutional liberty and the ownership of personal property. Bump stocks are just the item du jour being targeted. As many of our readers know; I own one as a range toy.… Read More

When Republicans Tell You They Are Nazis, Believe Them

Your Republican Party: A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas who told a black city planner that he belongs to “the master race” as he rejected her proposed development plan is coming under pressure from fellow commissioners to resign. Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the master race — the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy… Read More

CK Tactical’s New Ripcord Speedloader For Revolvers

CK Tactical released a new speedloader for revolvers last month that they dubbed the “Ripcord”. The Ripcord is a flexible plastic strip that holds individual cartridges, and once loaded, the strip is then rolled up and locks to itself, creating a circular shape to match the cylinder of your revolver. It can be unlocked using… Read More

Red Dot Sights on AKs – Critical View (Part 2)

In the first part of the article, I talked about some general advantages of red dot sights on an AK. I am sure they are obvious for seasoned shooters, but less experienced gun owners might find them useful. In the second part, I want to talk about some of the common problems, available mounting solutions and… Read More

The Ethnic Cleansing-Industrial Complex

We’ve known for a long time how hopeless corrupt and awful the prison system is. Now that prisons can make money on American ethnic cleansing, well, you know where this is going: A regional jail in The Dalles, Oregon, that houses detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has suggested local sheriffs keep their “numbers… Read More

8 Unusual Guns in RIAs December Premier Auction

Rock Island Auctions’ latest Premiere Auction, running from the 30th November to the 2nd December, has some extremely interesting and unusual firearms. Ranging from 18th century air guns to 20th century military prototypes lets take a look at some of the most interesting. 8 Unusual Guns in RIAs December Premier Auction Fort Ellis XR86 Experimental… Read More

SERE Combatives Enhancing Self-Defense

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — The Air Force recently implemented an advanced Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Combatives Program to enhance SERE specialists’ capability to instruct self-defense techniques to aircrews, thereby increasing survival chances in an unfriendly environment. U.S Air Force Senior Airman Skyler Pendleton, 22nd Training Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist… Read More

Cleaning Up the Cuyahoga

In 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland caught on fire. This was hardly the first time. It had happened several times actually. In fact, it was so not notable that there are no known images of the fire. It was too commonplace. But nationally, thanks to a Time article about it, it became a huge… Read More

How Can You Lose a $50,000 ‘Assault Rifle’?

courtesy local10.com How do criminals get their guns? They’re not filling out 4473 forms at the counter of your local gun store. Depending on the source you look at, over 200,000 firearms are stolen each year. One thing that gun owners can do to reduce that number is to make it harder for would-be thieves… Read More

NFL Open Thread: McCarthyism Edition

Doug Farrar has an excellent three part series on how offensive scheming — with a lot of help from favorable rules, of course — has outpaced defensive scheming in the NFL. The first details the issue, the second is a really fascinating look at how Nick Saban has kept ahead of the game, and the… Read More

My Custom-Built Modified M7 Cross Draw Carry Rig

I know a lot of TTAG folks aren’t fans of cross draw carry systems. I am, though, and that’s the only way I carry and practice, other than in training programs which require OWB holsters. But for those who aren’t allergic to cross draw, I thought I’d share a little bit about my setup, which… Read More

To answer the previous question…

Namely, if a person refuses to give up their firearms under a “red flag” law, could authorities enter their house and seize them… The Tenth Circuit just ruled in US v. Shrum, No. 17-3059. Defendant called 911 to report that his girlfriend, aged in her 30s, had suddenly died. (The autopsy found she’d ODed on… Read More

Guns Are For Everyone: The Story of a Blind Shooter

Bigstock Reader David Parker writes: I am probably a very unique shooter, for you see (pun intended), I am totally blind. It started a little over three years ago. My wife thought we ought to replace our Smith & Wesson J Frame revolver with something a little more intimidating. My wife had only ever shot… Read More

SCUBAPRO Sunday – SeaWing Nova and Jet Fin Skins from MATBOCK

SCUBAPRO and MATBOCK have teamed up to make Skins for two of SCUBAPROs most iconic fins. The SeaWing Nova’s and the Jet fins. The Patent pending MATBOCK Skins is a multi-layer adhesive/fabric laminate designed to give the user the ability to camouflage/ change any surface desired. The Skins are waterproof and oil resistant and can… Read More

An Addendum on Ted Kennedy

Greetings from Toronto Pierson airport! I just read Erik’s take on Ted Kennedy, which is overall nicely balanced but also a bit incomplete. Erik significantly understates Kennedy’s pivotal role in expanding access to health care and protecting patients in the period before the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News… Read More

Pat Rogers: Just Because You’re Shot Doesn’t Mean You’re Dead

Because we could use some wisdom from the late Pat Rogers right about now. “While shooting is relatively easy to teach, fighting isn’t. This is especially true for those who have never experienced an emergency, been in a fist fight and whose exposure to a fight is theoretical.” “Just because you’re shot, doesn’t mean you’re… Read More

What Shooting Death Of Hero Security Guard Teaches Us

It was last weekend when Chicago-area security guard Jemel Roberson was shot and killed by police after he’d stopped a potential mass shooting. Over the week, we’ve seen fairly little coverage of this case, which is odd. After all, Roberson was a black man killed by police. Recent history shows us that the media should… Read More

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 351

This is the grave of Ted Kennedy. It’s hardly necessary here to provide the details of Ted Kennedy’s life. After all, he was a seminal figure of American politics for nearly a half-century. But just a few points. 1) Perhaps the greatest tragedy of Kennedy’s life is his utter unseriousness as a person and a… Read More

PHLster Glock Classic Holster Review

Some hate the idea of appendix inside waistband–carry (AIWB). But the PHLster holster is a game-changer, and may even convince a few of the naysayers. The post PHLster Glock Classic Holster Review appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 18, 2018 1:12 am Support Us

Zeiss’ New Victory RF 10X42 Rangefinding Binocular

It reads the temperature. It measures the altitude. It senses the pressure. It computes the angle. And of course, it lasers the range. Zeiss’ New Victory RF meets a lot of needs in one package. The post Zeiss’ New Victory RF 10X42 Rangefinding Binocular appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog… Read More

Wyoming Nonprofit Teaching First-Time Hunters with Great Success

The Wyoming Outdoorsmen, a nonprofit group, recently planned, hosted and executed a program to mentor first-time hunters. Aptly named, First Hunt, the program taught shooting, safety and hunting skills to new hunters. The post Wyoming Nonprofit Teaching First-Time Hunters with Great Success appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 18,… Read More

Jon Stewart on Buying ARs: ‘It’s Harder to Adopt a Cat’

“If other people kill us, we will make (soldiers) go to their place forever. That’s basically how Americans learn geography now,” he added. “But if we kill each other, we do nothing.” The post Jon Stewart on Buying ARs: ‘It’s Harder to Adopt a Cat’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America… Read More

Deer Gene Discovery Could Lead to Treatments for Human Bone Replacement

One Stanford University School of Medicine’s researcher’s curiosity may lead to breakthrough treatments for bone injury and diseases. It all started with a trip to the Denali National Park in Alaska. The post Deer Gene Discovery Could Lead to Treatments for Human Bone Replacement appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog… Read More

Colorado Springs Gun Shop Owner Offers Free AR-15s to Rabbis

To Mel Bernstein, owner of Dragon Arms in Colorado Springs, storing an AR-15 in a synagogue is as common sense as any other safety measure. And in the wake of a massacre in Pittsburg that left 11 Jews dead, he’s putting his money where his mouth is. “I don’t really like what’s going on in… Read More

You’re Not a Truly Competent Concealed Carrier Until You Hardwire Your Skills

Carrying a firearm without having the skill to use it effectively and safely can result in unintended consequences like injured bystanders, legal action and serious repercussions for our families. The post You’re Not a Truly Competent Concealed Carrier Until You Hardwire Your Skills appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November… Read More

Blue County

The Democratic Party is a smoking pile of rubble: Gil Cisneros has defeated Republican Young Kim in the 39th Congressional District, putting the seat held by retiring GOP Rep. Ed Royce into the Democrats’ column. His victory means the longtime conservative stronghold of Orange County will be represented entirely by Democrats in the House next… Read More

Building Barricades for Long Range Rifle Practice

You don’t want your first time shooting off a barricade to be at a match. Here’s a quick guide to building your own barricade for practice. The post Building Barricades for Long Range Rifle Practice appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 11:27 pm Support Us

Kimber Gets into the Striker-Fired Game with New All-Metal EVO SP

Kimber announced this week their new product lineup for 2019, and along with small tweaks to their usual fare, the company offered something totally new: an all-metal striker-fired 9mm handgun they’re calling the EVO SP. The EVO SP departs from the 1911-style handguns and revolvers the company has historically produced, but Kimber says it’s ready… Read More

Bowhunting Pronghorn: Success Despite Mistakes

A first-time bowhunt for pronghorns. Throw in a bit of hubris and a couple of small mistakes, and here’s a list of do’s and do-not’s for your next hunt. The post Bowhunting Pronghorn: Success Despite Mistakes appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 10:59 pm Support Us

SIG TREAD Rifle: Tailored Upgrades for Under $1000

SIG’s M400 TREAD is moderately-priced premium rifle which gives the consumer the freedom to tailor the rifle to their application and budget. The extensive TREAD line delivers with the sheer number of upgrade options as well as in terms of quality. The post SIG TREAD Rifle: Tailored Upgrades for Under $1000 appeared first on GunsAmerica… Read More

Eric Suarez: From Special Operations to Public Relations

For Eric Suarez, Public Relations at Remington Arms Company, guns aren’t just a hobby, they have been his life. Suarez’s history with guns goes way back, from shooting and hunting with his father as a youngster, to 17 years spent in the United States Marine Corps, to owning his own business for a while, and… Read More

Still Champion: The New Glock 19 Gen5 MOS

Glock has course-corrected with the new Glock 19 Gen5 MOS FS, answering customer complaints with improvements and making what may be the best Glock ever. The post Still Champion: The New Glock 19 Gen5 MOS appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 10:27 pm Support Us

WATCH: Mom Shoots Intruder Who Claims Her House Is ‘My House’

A South Carolina woman used her handgun last week to defend her home and her three sleeping children against a burglar who had broken into her front door. Security camera footage shows Cecil Charles Parnell, 43, along with an unidentified woman, attempting to break into the home owned by Ashley Jones. Jones told WSPA she… Read More

Heroes Hidden in Plain Sight: The Browning Automatic Rifle

It turned out that Mr. Roberson was my neighbor down the road, and he ultimately shared a lot of stories. A literal lifetime before this unassuming Mississippi farmer carried a Browning Automatic Rifle as a member of the 5th Ranger Battalion in World War 2. On June 6th, 1944, he landed in the first wave… Read More

7 Guns for Home Security

Looking to increase your home’s security and your peace of mind? Here’s a quick rundown of some tried-and-true guns for home defense. The post 7 Guns for Home Security appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 10:13 pm Support Us

Steyr L9-A1 Pistol – Full Review

I liked the Steyr L9-A1 better than I thought I would. It felt good in the hand and once I got accustomed to the grip angle it was easy to shoot. The post Steyr L9-A1 Pistol – Full Review appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:57 pm… Read More

Draconian I-1639 Ballot Measure Passes in Washington

Bad news for Washington gun owners. The draconian ballot measure known as Initiative 1639 passed into law this week, garnering 60 percent of the votes. The post Draconian I-1639 Ballot Measure Passes in Washington appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:57 pm Support Us

Jordan Peterson on Self-Defense: ‘You need to be dangerous’

“You need to have the capacity for danger. You need to be dangerous. But you need to learn how to not use it except when it’s necessary,” says Dr. Jordan Peterson. The post Jordan Peterson on Self-Defense: ‘You need to be dangerous’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17,… Read More

Gear Review: Burris 3-12x32mm Handgun Scope

On a recent South Texas hunt with the Nosler M48 Handgun, the Burris 3-12 let me see well enough to shoot right up to dark and then several minutes beyond. It took some good bouncing around, in hunting blinds and vehicles, and held zero. The post Gear Review: Burris 3-12x32mm Handgun Scope appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest.… Read More

Looking for Big Mule Deer

When opportunity knocks, it’s wise to open the door—especially when it comes to mule deer. The hunt may be hard, but good advice on locations and attention to weather can improve your odds. The post Looking for Big Mule Deer appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:44… Read More

FN America Announces FN SCAR 20S Precision Rifle

FN America is releasing a commercial variant of their Mk 20 called the FN SCAR 20S. Built for SOCOM, the 20S is a precision has a 1 MOA accuracy guarantee. The post FN America Announces FN SCAR 20S Precision Rifle appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:44… Read More

Special Forces Tough – Aimpoint Comp M5 Review

I didn’t think I needed anything new from Aimpoint. My old stuff still works perfectly. But then I met the Comp M5 and suddenly it was time for an upgrade. The post Special Forces Tough – Aimpoint Comp M5 Review appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:27… Read More

Henry’s Got New Deluxe Engraved Rifles, Single-Shots this Fall 2018

Henry Repeating Arms has a flight of new rifles and shotguns that run the gamut from entry-level long guns for youths to high-end engraved premium guns. The post Henry’s Got New Deluxe Engraved Rifles, Single-Shots this Fall 2018 appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:27 pm Support… Read More

Meet the Full Conceal Viper: the Folding Personal Defense Weapon

All packed up the Viper can fit in a small bag, sling, purse or even a glovebox. The Viper is interesting whether it’s for fun at the range or real work. The post Meet the Full Conceal Viper: the Folding Personal Defense Weapon appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November… Read More

Dog Shoots Owner While Hunting Jackrabbits in New Mexico

Dogs may be “man’s best friend,” but not because of their marksmanship. A 74-year-old man in New Mexico was shot by one of his dogs last week while he and his three canine hunting companions were out pursuing jackrabbits near Las Cruces, according to local media. The post Dog Shoots Owner While Hunting Jackrabbits in… Read More

Conquering Cover – A Guide to Calling Coyotes Anytime, Anywhere

When and why coyotes use cover and how it relates to their comfort zones is an often overlooked aspect of coyote hunting.   Understanding this concept and applying it properly will turn your normal morning-only hunt into an all-day coyote killing thump fest! The post Conquering Cover – A Guide to Calling Coyotes Anytime, Anywhere appeared… Read More

Hunting Black Bear in Western Idaho with Hounds

Hunting for black bear just isn’t the same without the help of trained hounds. They’re efficient, intense, and make any bear hunt more likely to succeed. The post Hunting Black Bear in Western Idaho with Hounds appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog November 17, 2018 9:27 pm Support Us

Everytown Debuts Five-Point Action Plan to #BreakThePattern of ‘Gun Violence’

“Everytown’s five-point action plan provides a clear roadmap for lawmakers, and the first milestone is building a better background check system to ensure that guns don’t fall into the wrong hands,” Feinblatt continued. The post Everytown Debuts Five-Point Action Plan to #BreakThePattern of ‘Gun Violence’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America… Read More

Not a Safe Queen: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

A reader who goes by the handle “Mr. Crabs” sent in this pocket dump with the accompanying explanation: “Because I feel strongly that one can be absolutely dapper and well armed, there’s this combination. It’s for those times when I’m dressed above the level of uniform or “shoot-me-first” pants and a concealment shirt. I didn’t… Read More

Red Panda is Judging You

The red panda at the Indy zoo has been elusive for me thus far. This is the best shot I’ve gotten. It was an impromptu zoo trip, and I was fortunate to happen to have been walkabout with the new-to-me Canon 40D and the 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens when we decided to go. (For… Read More

Berlin Police Take Delivery of Rheinmetall Survivor R Special Operations Vehicle

Rheinmetall has formally handed over a heavily protected Survivor R special operations vehicle to the Berlin Police Department. Dr Barbara Slowik, Chief of the Berlin Police Department, symbolically handed over the keys to the Operations Directorate, represented by Criminal Investigation Division Director Martin John. This versatile vehicle, ordered as part of a package of counterterrorism… Read More

[VIDEO] Bill Frady on the CZ P-10C

courtesy Youtube You may know friend of TTAG Bill Frady from his Lock N Load radio show that gets 20 million listens a week. I do a regular segment on the week’s news with Bill every Friday at 5:00p central. Bill’s now branching out into video gun reviews and here’s his take on the CZ… Read More

Gear Review: Bore Boss Bore Cleaner

While I was at Academy Sports grabbing some ammo, I noticed the Real Avid Bore Boss hanging on the shelf. Bore cleaning ropes like Hoppe’s more famous BoreSnake are simple, quick and effective ways of cleaning your barrel. What really makes The Real Avid Bore Boss stand out is its packaging. The cleaning rope wraps… Read More

Georgia Did Not Hold A Democratic Election For Governor In 2018

Shorter Rich Lowry: if a Republican concedes after losing a fair election, it is outrageous for a Democrat not to concede an election that involved not only rampant vote suppression but one of the candidates literally being in charge of the election and repeatedly making self-interested decisions, because these cases are identical: I don’t think… Read More

Browning’s New X-Bolt Micro Composite Rifle in Five Popular Hunting Calibers

courtesy mfr Press release: The New X-Bolt® Micro Composite Rifle Offers Full Size Features in a Compact Package The Browning X-Bolt Micro Composite rifle is tailored to give younger and smaller stature shooters the performance benefits of a top-tier firearm in a compact size. This compact bolt-action rifle features a black composite stock with a shorter… Read More

Four Hurdles Some Women Face When Getting Into Shooting

Bigstock I want to preface this by saying clearly that there are more and more women entering the shooting world, and that this piece is written from the viewpoint of one woman with only her own experience to draw on. However, I’m a trauma therapist and I talk to a LOT of women, so my… Read More

NRA vs. Cuomo: first round goes to NRA

The District Court for the Northern District of New York rejected Cuomo’s motion to dismiss, finding: “”allegations of direct and implied threats to insurers and financial institutions because of these entities’ links with the NRA, and the allegations of resulting harm to the NRA’s operations, are sufficient to make out plausible First Amendment freedom-of-speech claims.”… Read More

AeroVironment Awarded $3.2 Million Puma AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract by United States Department of Defense for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Ally

• Puma all-environment system supports ground, riverine and maritime missions • United States Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales program facilitates interoperability among U.S. and allied forces MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it received a… Read More

Rep. Eric Swallwel Creates Nuclear Firestorm With Gun-Grabbing Tweets

courtesy Facebook One of the great things about the anti-gun left is that they eventually show you exactly who they are and what they want. The talking points are always flowery at first, waxing about “national conversations,” “gun reform” and everyone’s favorite, “common-sense gun safety” measures. But wizened, calloused Second Amendment advocates who’ve been through… Read More

“You Don’t Critique My Journalism, I Critique Your Journalism!”

Lyz Lenz has an amusing piece about Axios, the innovative meida website that does the center-right inside-baseball gossip format the site’s founders made famous, only as bullet point executive summaries: Axios has also received criticism of the smart brevity format, which is supposed to “get rid of all the shit that’s distracting” about other journalism.… Read More

Shh!

I’m off to learn about suppressors for a couple hours.. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks November 17, 2018 7:42 am Support Us

SacBee: Guns Being Purchased Without Background Checks in California

Early results from the 2018 California Safety and Wellbeing Survey shows 10 percent of gun owners in the state own about half of all firearms. The majority of gun owners, about 54 percent, have one or two firearms, according to the survey. What’s more, the survey found that a quarter of respondents said they did… Read More

Judge Blocks ‘Security Fee’ For Pro-Gun Speaker At Kent State

Kaitlyn Bennett made her name by walking through the campus with an AR strapped to her back. Her point was that just days before, as a student at Kent State, what she was doing was illegal. However, since she had graduated the day before, suddenly her act was perfectly legal. It was a hell of… Read More

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 350

This is the graveyard at Jamestown Colony. Jamestown was a complete disaster in its early years. See, all the European colonial incursions faced a problem: there wasn’t very many of them and they violently demanded that Native people work for them for free. When those Native people got sick of being killed, it put the… Read More

Sorry Air Force, This Isn’t A Boot

I know some of you Airmen are trying to game the system, but despite being referred to as a “boot” by several of the companies which sell it, the Altama Maritime Assault – Low is not a boot. It’s a shoe. The problem is that the latest changes to AFI 36-2903 (Air Force Guidance Memorandum,… Read More

Review: Stoeger M3k Shotgun for 3 Gun

About 18 months ago, I decided it was high time for me to try my hand at 3 Gun. Life was good; I carved out some range time and found a friend to attend with me. He had some experience running matches, so he helped me kit up and learn some practice drills. We had… Read More

Wilson Combat AIWB Carry: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Today’s EDC isn’t a pocket dump, it’s a carry shot. The gun owner who submitted this resides in Florida and states the pictured gun is a Wilson Combat Protector Professional, although he must have replaced the grip panels. He also has a spare magazine and a fixed blade. Who else here carries on the daily… Read More

“Only You Can Stop a Bad Man With A Gun”

courtesy Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News By MarkPA Our nation just witnessed two California tragedies, back-to-back: The mass killing of a dozen party-goers at the Borderline country bar, and the Camp Wildfire rapidly marching toward four dozen deaths with hundreds missing. I’m experiencing a double dose of frustration because I am at a loss… Read More

Today in the Noble Ideas of Amateurism

Emily Scheck is a cross-country runner at Canisius, a small New York college. When her family discovered she was dating a woman, they disowned her in the most horrible way possible, literally cutting off all contact to the point of taking off the license plates from her car, stuffing all belongings in the car, and… Read More

Looks Like I Need to Rethink My Environmental History Courses

President Donald Trump examines a fire truck from Wisconsin-based manufacturer Pierce on the South Lawn during a “Made in America” product showcase event at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Olivier Douliery (Photo credit should read OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images) Donald Trump’s forestry policy seems solid: President Trump… Read More

Army Researchers Developing Heat Illness Mitigation App

NATICK, Mass. — There is a delicate balance between training Soldiers rigorously and training them safely. Warfighters can lose valuable training days due to unit leaders taking overzealous safety precautions, and as a result, they cannot learn and practice the necessary skills to become a ready and lethal force. However, warfighters training rigorously while forgoing… Read More

Misleading Brady Campaign fundraiser

Story here, a little over halfway down the post. Brady was trying to cash in on Beto O’Rourke’s fundraising for his race against Ted Cruz. So they sent out a fundraiser looking quite like a campaign fundraiser for him, but when the recipient clicked on the button to “chip in $5,” they were directed to… Read More

Arizona Police Department Implements New Type Of Camera For Officers

Law enforcement officers across the country utilize camera technology, whether it be body cams or dash cams, to keep themselves and those they interact with safe; themselves from false accusations and those they interact with from acts of police brutality. Now, in Arizona, one police department is implementing a new camera technology for its officers… Read More

D. C. McMANister Is More Like It!

  Strong masculinity D. C. McCallister–Twitter’s Dumbest Federalist Lady–has some thoughts on people who live in…uh, bowels and, uh, “cheer on” feminism. I can’t stand men who dwell in the bowels of academics or their mommy’s basement cheering on feminism. I’d like to hear from real men—to encourage women like me that we still have… Read More

Scope Review: Trijicon Accupower 5-50×56 Extreme Long Range Riflescope

courtesy Trijicon In the realm of those who loves guns, the concept of long-range shooting tends to have wildly varying definitions. To some shooters “long range” means anything beyond 250 yards; to others it means 1000 yards and beyond. And, of course, finding the space to make truly long range shots can be difficult for… Read More

What Is The NFA?

courtesy keepandbeararms.com What is the NFA? The National Firearms Act of 1934 – referred to in shorthand as the NFA – is one of the largest pieces of gun-related legislation on the federal books. It’s a gun control act establishing certain limitations on firearm ownership. As a result, some people really don’t like it. Other… Read More

Kitanica Mark VI Feature Tour

Take a quick tour of some of the features of Kitanica’s classic MARK VI Jacket. It’s made in the USA from 330D Cordura. Also seen is the RSP Pant. The MARK is also available in A-TACS AT-X Snow Camouflage. Full Story Here Soldier Systems November 16, 2018 2:12 pm Support Us

Ruger Introduces Third Edition of Collector’s Series 10/22

Quick show of hands…how many of you own a Ruger 10/22? Wait, maybe it’d be easier to ask how many of you don’t own a 10/22. There’s a good reason that it’s the most-owned .22LR rifle in, well, the universe. It’s simple, reliable, fun, easy to shoot, and infinitely adaptable. Ruger offers dozens of variations… Read More

But Does She Have Granite Countertops?

This kind of thing was inevitable: The next day, Eddie Scarry, formerly a blogger for the gossip site Fishbowl DC and currently a writer for the conservative Washington Examiner, posted a picture of Ocasio-Cortez, taken from behind, seemingly without her knowledge, as she walked through a hallway wearing a tailored black jacket and carrying a… Read More

Wounded Deputy Shot With His Own Firearm

I’m not a law enforcement officer, but I have to believe that investigating reports of poaching have to be among the tensest things an officer can do. After all, poachers are, by definition, armed. They’re armed and already breaking the law, which means they’re probably not law-abiding. Now, imagine you get shot while doing such… Read More

SIG SAUER Expands Legion Series Pistols with P938 and P238 Micro-Compact

Newington, N.H. (November 15, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of the Legion Series of firearms with the introduction of the P938 and P238 micro-compact pistols. Legion is an exclusive product line developed by SIG SAUER based on input from elite shooting professionals, and designed to exceed the expectations of… Read More

25% Off Salomon Footwear at O P Tactical

Get 25% off all Salomon Footwear right now! XA Forces Mid and Mid GTX, Quest 4D GTX, Speed Assault, AR670-1 Compliant Guardian Boots, Urban Jungle Ultras and more are in stock now and ship for $5 Flat Rate to most USA addresses! Prices are marked down, no coupon needed. Sale runs through 2 December. This… Read More

25% Off Salomon Footwear at O P Tactical

Get 25% off all Salomon Footwear right now! XA Forces Mid and Mid GTX, Quest 4D GTX, Speed Assault, AR670-1 Compliant Guardian Boots, Urban Jungle Ultras and more are in stock now and ship for $5 Flat Rate to most USA addresses! Prices are marked down, no coupon needed. Sale runs through 2 December. This… Read More

SWORD International Announces Civilian MK-17 Rifle

courtesy mfr Press release: Sparks, Nevada –– SWORD International is excited to announce that their highly popular MK-17 rifle is now available to the civilian market. Previously, this designated marksman rifle was only available to military special forces. This rifle was designed to give the military marksman a semi-automatic weapons system that was lightweight, reliable and… Read More

"Red Flag Law" leaves man dead

Story here. His niece seems to be suggesting that the victim’s sister sought the order in retribution for a family quarrel. Any process that can be used can be abused, and will be abused unless there are consequences for abuse. Here there are none. I wonder how those laws square with the Fourth Amendment? Unless… Read More

The Ashley Update: Infrared Scope from 1951 on an M1 Carbine

Hlebinsky, who previously worked at the Smithsonian is exactly the kind of ambassador the shooting community needs. Torrentially well informed, passionate to the point of geekery, and blessed with a wicked sense of humor, she can swill whiskey and smoke cigars while holding forth on black powder muskets until your eyes glaze over. Spreading the… Read More

Button Down with our Black Friday Sneak Peek

November 16th is National Button Day and to celebrate, we’re giving you our brand new custom ITS Logo Round Button for free in all orders through this weekend! Pssst… these will never be for sale! Additionally, we’re also offering a peek into our upcoming Black Friday sale and why it pays to be an ITS Member. Read on below… Read More

Walther Arms Recalls Some PPS M2 Pistols

From Walther Arms: Important Safety Recall – NOVEMBER 2018 Walther PPS M2 Pistols Walther Arms, Inc. has recently discovered a potential safety issue with certain PPS M2 pistols shipped before August 1, 2017.  Walther is voluntarily initiating a recall to protect the safety of its customers because under certain conditions it is possible that some… Read More

KY Governor Blames ‘Zombie Television Shows’ For Mass Shootings

In the wake of any mass shooting, people invariably want answers. They want to know not just why that shooting happened, but why any such shooting happens. It’s an understandable reaction. I think most of us feel the same way. What makes someone become so unhinged that they murder as many strangers as humanly possible? There… Read More

Jumping Out of the Clown Car Right Before It Goes Over the Cliff

This is a great piece of writing by Rafael Behr: There comes a point in every party – as dawn breaks, and the hangovers are kicking in – when the last revellers realise that anyone still on the premises risks being stuck with the job of clearing up the mess. Standing now in the rancid-smelling… Read More

Wanted Criminal Stabs K-9 Dog, Is Shot and Killed by Police

People who harm dogs have a special place in Hell all to themselves, and that special place just got a new tenant. This happened on Monday in Mantoloking, NJ, an area known for multimillion-dollar homes and (usually) peace and quiet. A 39-year-old man named Edward Walsh had driven his girlfriend’s stolen vehicle from Sayerville to… Read More

Which Terrible President Gets the Rose?

I understand that rehabilitating George W. Bush’s image just because he wears his human suit once in awhile and Trump doesn’t even own one is an extremely bad idea. He was a terrible president, a president who paved the way for the shenanigans we’re seeing in Florida…again. And, of course, there’s those two pesky, unending… Read More

DOJ Set To Declare Bump Stocks As ‘Machine Guns’

The Department of Justice is reportedly set to declare bump stocks as machine guns, thus making the thousands of Americans who purchased them legally criminals. On Thursday, The Truth About Guns reported on the coming finding. “The Department of Justice is issuing a rulemaking that would interpret the statutory definition of machine gun in the National… Read More

Alexo Athletica: Athletic Apparel for Armed Women

One Sunday afternoon on August 7, 2016, 27-year-old Vanessa Teresa Marcotte left her mother’s house in Princeton, Massachusetts to go out for a run before heading back to her home in New York. She never returned. Her body was recovered a few hours later in a heavily wooded area less than a half-mile from away.… Read More

The Principles of Susan Collins, Woman of Principle (TM)

Shorter Susan Collins: “I would do anything to protect the Mueller investigation, except anything.” GOP Sen Susan Collins says she’ll continue to urge Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on legislation shielding Bob Mueller’s probe, but she won’t join Jeff Flake in refusing to vote for Trump judicial picks until it happens. — Laura Litvan… Read More

MMI Textiles/Flexsystems Partner to offer SSD SHOT Show Promotion

For a limited time only, MMI Textiles, in partnership with Flexsystems® USA, will be offering a promotion for SSD readers to get you ready for SHOT Show 2019. With SHOT Show 2019 fast approaching, this is the perfect way to get those Made in the USA/Berry Compliant cuff tabs, zipper pulls, labels, patches, and more… Read More

Doctors: Gun Violence Isn’t Our Lane, It’s Our Highway

courtesy Elaine Thompson/AP News What about the more than 250,000 people who die each year due to medical malpractice? Perhaps doctors should be concerned with those numbers. “’Do you have any idea how many bullets I pull out of corpses weekly,’ wrote a San Francisco-based forensic pathologist. ‘This isn’t just my lane. It’s my f—ing… Read More

Lawsuit Filed to Block Washington’s I-1639

The midterm elections garnered most of the press attention earlier this month, but for gun rights advocates, a Washington state ballot initiative was of equal importance. I-1639 sought to sweep in a whole slew of gun control laws and, unfortunately, it passed. That means gun owners in the state are stuck with the ramifications of… Read More

The Case for Letting Malibu Burn

MALIBU, CA – NOVEMBER 09: The Woolsey Fire approaches homes on November 9, 2018 in Malibu, California. About 75,000 homes have been evacuated in Los Angeles and Ventura counties due to two fires in the region. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) Mike Davis is a brilliant writer and scholar. A socialist from a working-class background… Read More

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 349

This is the grave of Jonathan Edwards. Born in 1703 in East Windsor, Connecticut to a minister and the daughter of another minister, Edwards grew up in a family deeply committed to education to all their children, including the girls. He entered Yale in 1716. He was 12 years old. This came a year after… Read More

FirstSpear Friday Focus – Cold Climate Glove

Just in time for winter FirstSpear has announced the all new new Cold Climate Glove is now available for purchase. As with all FirstSpear equipment this is simply not your average winter glove. Built with a keratin leather palm patch, Primaloft Gold insulation, and a waterproof breathable insert. Incredibly warm with excellent dexterity allowing basic… Read More

Sig Sauer Made Another Tread Promo Video For Basic Bitches

ahahah it’s amazing this exists: I don’t know if you guys remember my first post on the TREAD, but I thought that initial “Blood Sweat and Motorcycles” video was peak cringe.  This video is basically going off on a tangent, using themes from that video… but turning the cringe up past 11.  I clicked through… Read More

Premium-ass Exclusive Pateron Content From FuNkER TaCtiCaL

Damn I heard the electronic noise, the explosion, more electronic noise, and a shell casing drop in the intro all while looking at the words EXCLUSIVE and PATERON, and FuNkEr TaCtiCaL and I knew it was going to be some premium-ass content: Holy, I can’t believe they gave us that for free without even contributing… Read More

TheAKguy Brandon AKG-47s Some Weird Food Items Mattv2099 Style

You kno Brandon had to do it to ’em: RIP to Mattv2099 , he was a legend.  Jk he didn’t die, he just got rich off YouTube and retired.  Ok ok that’s not true either, he just got sick of YouTube’s bullshit so he quit making videos. Brandon’s videos always get me thinking the same… Read More

Paradise Lost

The news from California gets more and more horrible: The death toll from the devastating Camp fire in Northern California rose to 63 Thursday, while the number of people reported missing jumped dramatically to 631, authorities said. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters that search crews recovered seven more bodies in the burn area:… Read More

Alexo Athletica: Athletic Apparel for Armed Woman

One Sunday afternoon on August 7, 2016, 27-year-old Vanessa Teresa Marcotte left her mother’s house in Princeton, Massachusetts to go out for a run before heading back to her home in New York. She never returned. Her body was recovered a few hours later in a heavily wooded area less than a half-mile from away.… Read More

BREAKING: NRA Files Lawsuit Challenging i1639 in Washington State

courtesy CNN Here we go, Washingtonians. The NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation have filed a lawsuit in Seattle in U.S. District Court. Plaintiffs involved in the challenge to i1639 include gun store owners and younger residents of the Evergreen State who will be negatively affected by i1639. One such resident is competitive shooter Luke… Read More

AIWB SIG P938: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Today’s pocket dump comes from J.C. Leonard who says “I get asked what my local out & about carry normally consist of. This is my local around town near town carry when I’m out of the house. Of course I may have an ink pen a note book and a couple little things extra on… Read More

Are Democrats Developing a 2020 Frontrunner?

I think they are. Or at least they are if Beto O’Rourke wants to do this. The Des Moines Democratic party has invited Beto O’Rourke to come visit Iowa, the stomping ground of possible presidential contenders. According to a Wednesday Hill report, local Democrats have been clamoring for a visit from the charismatic Texan who… Read More

NRA Makes Mossy Oak Their Official Camo Partner

Mossy Oak has partnered with the NRA as the organization’s Official Camouflage Partner. As part of this new facet of their relationship the pair has announced a new camo pattern: Mossy Oak OVERWATCH. OVERWATCH is Mossy Oak’s first pattern designed entirely using 3D modeling to create a detailed, realistic image reminiscent of a topographic map.… Read More

An 1861 Japanese “History” of the American Revolution

This entire thread is incredible. The picture above: It’s just John Adams fighting a giant snake. A thread of images from a Japanese illustrated history of America from 1861. Here is George Washington (with bow and arrow) pictured alongside the Goddess of America. 1/ pic.twitter.com/LoF54y54bL — Nick Kapur (@nick_kapur) November 14, 2018 Share Full Story… Read More

Dickie’s Reflective Prints

Although Dickie’s wasn’t the only brand at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market to feature these reflective prints on their garments, this was the best example I had seen. Think safety and not camouflage. Now, consider designators printed into fabric which only reflect certain bands of light, only visible with the assistance of night vision or thermal… Read More

Want To Know Why Red Flag Laws Are Bad? Here’s Why

Red flag laws are all the rage right now, and I get it. If we want to stop mass shootings from happening, the idea of taking guns away from people–even doing it temporarily–who might be about to blow has something of an allure. After all, if we get their guns then they can’t shoot people,… Read More

Playing the ‘Gun Violence’ Blame Game

courtesy wlos.com By Dr. LateBloomer Let’s play a little game, just between us physicians, shall we? Are you offended by the implication that you, as a lawful prescriber, are to blame for the opioid epidemic? Are you tired of the government telling you how you should practice medicine–all because of the actions of the criminal… Read More

Mammut Updates Realization Shorts for 2019

Mammut displayed this updated version of their Realization Shorts at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. The Realization integrates a sit harness directly into the shorts for climbing gym workouts and competitions. This new version will be available late Summer 2019, although the current model is still available as well as a pant version. Full Story… Read More

Wisconsin Company Buys Every Employee A Handgun For Christmas

BenShot employees got their firearm of choice for Christmas this year via BenShot Facebook Page What is one of the best handguns you can get? Some will say a Glock. Others will claim a 1911. Still, others will cite any number of other options with a few poor, deluded souls really believing you can’t go wrong with… Read More

How to Tie the Knute Hitch for a DIY Knot Board Display

The Knute Hitch offers a simple and quick method to tie a lanyard onto pretty much anything with a lanyard hole. Today Bryan demonstrates how to tie the Knute Hitch, using paracord and a small hand axe. In addition, he also shows how the Knute Hitch will be incorporated into our DIY Knot Board Display.… Read More

New Applications Of Gore SHAKEDRY Fabric

In the WL Gore & Assoc booth at the recent Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, they displayed two now applications of their SHAKEDRY fabric. SHAKEDRY is extremely lightweight because the GORE-TEX membrane is the outer surface, meaning water simply beads up and runs off. It’s also the most breathable membrane yet, making it great for high… Read More

Trump: Damn Right I Fired Sessions to Obstruct Justice

He said the quiet parts loud again: There has been a persistent disbelief among many observers throughout the Trump presidency that the underlying reality is as bad as it appears on the surface. But the scumminess of the arrangement is increasingly naked. Here, lying about in plain sight, is Trump’s response yesterday to a question… Read More

Back to the Future…

Currently underway is a 2,000-round test on a Ruger P89. The P-series Rugers had a reputation on the internet (Usenet rec.guns and later gun forums on the web) for being reliable, but those were the days when “flawless reliability” was a pretty nebulous thing. It will be interesting to see how it runs and compare… Read More

Pink’s Husband Cory Hart Warns Malibu Looters Will Be Shot

Celebrities tend to be either anti-gun or very quiet. They don’t talk about being pro-gun or being avid shooters, and it’s not difficult to understand why. When celebrities show any interest in firearms, they’re immediately beset by anti-gunners telling them all about how evil they are. While Pink’s husband, former motocross racer Cory Hart, isn’t… Read More