This Week On ‘GunVenture’ – Ready, Aim… Chocolate?

GunVenture MANDEVILLE, La. -( This week on GunVenture, host Tom Gresham checks in at the DoubleTap Ammunition facility for a tour with founder Mike McNett. Get an up-close look at where this high-quality ammo is made before Tom and Mike take it to the range for a little shooting practice using some truly tasty targets… Read More

Gottlieb Exposes Gun-Grabbers & Seattle’s Gun Tax Fail … Again

By Mark WaltersEditors Note: AmmoLand News welcomes Mark Walters to our growing list of the best and brightest gun rights commentators, who are watching out for your RKBA. Gottlieb Exposes Gun-Grabbers & Seattle’s Gun Tax Fail … Again Mark Walters USA – -(  I am amazed at what makes national news nowadays. Just moments before… Read More

LUCID Optics Features PRS Sponsored Pro Shooter

Jim Gilliland USA -( LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, is proud to be a sponsor for the 2017 PRS Bolt Gun Production Division Competitions. As a sponsor, Lucid has announced Jim Gilliland as their featured Lucid Optics Sponsored Pro Shooter in the Production Class Division for the… Read More

Julie Golob Joins ‘The Women’s Gun Show’ for a ‘Tip Time’ Segment

Julie Golob Joins ‘The Women’s Gun Show’Popular Competition Shooter to Contribute ‘Tip Time’ Segment Scottsdale, Arizona –-( Carrie Lightfoot, of The Well Armed Woman, and Barbara Baird, of “Women’s Outdoor News,” are proud to announce the addition of a team member to “The Women’s Gun Show,” a weekly podcast that focuses on women and shooting.… Read More

Detroit Gun Group Trains Nearly 600 Women With Firearms – in One Day

by Rick Ector Firearm Shooting Event for Women Attendees AmmoLand Gun News USA –  -( This past Sunday, a group of roughly 40 or so gun advocating citizens spent their off day with an unusual goal. Their aim was to safely train 600 or more women in fundamental firearm safety and basic marksmanship skills in… Read More

Draco VLOG Videos For The Enthusiast

haha this guy is pretty funny: [embedded content] 0:30 – Talking about how it’s a pistol so he could walk around with it and ride with it in his car but “I’m black and I ain’t trying to die so I ain’t do that”. 1:00 – “shoot some ducks and shit” Another funny vid where… Read More

Savage Torture Test Of AR-15 Escalates Quickly

Wirty Dhore doing the lords work.  This is some good content right here: [embedded content] Honestly I prefer bullshit torture tests for humor and shock value like this one rather than actual torture tests. 1:36 – Whoa wait a minute… he’s shooting at the AR-15… that escalated quickly.  I thought this was going to be… Read More

Taylor-Dunn Offers a New Way to Move People, Equipment and Materials

Taylor-Dunn G-100 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -( Taylor-Dunn is expanding its utility vehicle offerings with the company’s first co-produced vehicle with Polaris. The new G-100 is packed with the durability, comfort and safety features needed to get the job done. When it comes to moving people and equipment, Taylor-Dunn is known for providing unique solutions with optimal… Read More

Assault Trucks

By John Farnam No Assault Trucks Defense Training International, Inc Ft Collins, CO –-( Trucks! Of all exportable terrorist attack methods, using hijacked trucks to plow into groups of pedestrians is among the most effective and easiest to put together. There is no lack of “recent converts to Islam” who can be recruited to carry-out… Read More

COAST FL75R Rechargeable Headlamp Review

COAST FL75R Rechargable Headlamp Ammoland Shooting Sports USA -( With the advances in LED technology, the variety of headlamps available to the sportsman has literally exploded. COAST FL75R Rechargable Headlamp They come in all sizes, luminosity and prices. You can find them priced from as low as $20 to over $200. That brings us to… Read More

Mossberg 590 Shockwave Firearm – Shooting Tips & Warnings

By Mike SearsonMike reviews the Mossberg 590 Shockwave Firearm, NOT Shotgun. Mossberg 590 Shockwave Firearm Mike Searson USA –  -( At 2017’s SHOT Show we got to lay eyes on several new offerings. One of which was the Mossberg 590 Shockwave. This is a unique firearm with a 14″ 12 Gauge barrel and a Shockwave bird’s head… Read More

A Street-Legal Spec Ops SAW? The FN M249S Para – Full Review.

The author found the “fun factor” of the semi-auto M249S Para from FN to be pretty impressive. I was a little hesitant about doing this gun review, because I have used a real M249. A lot. Some of the worst days of my life, that is the little bastard that ensured me and my teammates… Read More

Another day in Trump’s America

Two people were killed in a stabbing on a MAX train Friday when they tried to intervene as a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, including one wearing a hijab, police said. A third passenger also was stabbed, but is expected to survive, said Portland police spokesman Sgt.… Read More

RECALL: Barnes VOR-TX .300 Weatherby 180 Grain

EDIT: I am now aware of Phil’s post, when I searched it didn’t show up in the results. Double coverage when talking about a recall isn’t really a bad thing though. Sorry about that.  Barnes has issued a voluntary recall of their VOR-TX .300 Weatherby ammo in the 180-grain variety. According to the recall notice,… Read More

RCBS Offers New Vibratory Case Polisher

RCBS New Vibratory Case Polisher OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -( RCBS, the leading manufacturer of ammunition reloading equipment for rifles and pistols, offers reloaders the new RCBS Vibratory Case Polisher. Bright, ready-to-load brass is ready in minutes with the RCBS Vibratory Case Polisher. It shines up to 14 pounds of brass/media at one time with aggressive… Read More

Journey Into Competitive Shooting Ep. 9: IDPA

Gordon Carrell, shooting on the move at the 2015 Pan American Championship. To refresh your memory, this series is about getting the new shooter, who might not have a friend or family member involved in competition, out to the range to give it a try! Today’s topic is: IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association). Shooting IDPA can… Read More

Rebuttal: “The Folly of the ‘Press Check'”

Browsing through the interwebs as we writers do, I came across an interesting proposition from one Mr. Jeff Gonzales that the “press check” is not appropriate for …”when you strap a firearm onto your body (unless the instructor specifically asks you to use an unloaded pistol or rifle).” I disagree. I’m no Navy SEAL like… Read More

Nordic Components Pistol Caliber Carbine

Do you shoot competition with your spouse or partner but don’t want to drop the cash on two guns? The Nordic Components Pistol Caliber Carbine might be just the gun you are looking for. In this episode of TFBTV, Patrick takes the new carbine out to the range and puts it through the paces. Not… Read More

Big Boar Buster: Going Hog Wild with the New Savage MSR 10 Long Range .308

The author had the chance to take down some wild boar in Texas with the new Savage MSR 10 Long Range in .308. Editor’s Note: Aritcle written by Jeff Johnston. Feral pigs are a non-native, crop-rooting nuisance that competes with native game animals for resources, and so state game and fish departments nationwide have declared open… Read More

Watch this World Record-Setting Display: 13 Clays in 1.6 Seconds

It’s not how fast you shoot, but how well you shoot fast. Right? Something like that. In either case, you don’t get much faster or better than Raniero Testa from Team Winchester who earlier this month set a new world record shooting 13 clay targets in 1.6 seconds all before they hit the ground. Testa… Read More

The Buffoon Doctrine

Not longer after Trump decided to ineffectually fire a whole boatload of cruise missiles at Syria, I co-authored a piece on why “Trumpian Unpredictability” is no virtue. Thus, for the United States, unpredictability carries enormous risks. That’s true for Nixonian calculated irrationality, too, but much more so for Trumpian unpredictability. Rivals and allies can easily… Read More

New Belarusian Pistol called PSN-V

During MILEX-2017 military exhibition, a Belarusian company called BSVT has introduced a new compact semi-auto pistol. The pistol is called PSN-V which is an abbreviation meaning “Vasilyev Concealed Carry Pistol” (ПСН-В – Пистолет Скрытого Ношения Васильева). It is chambered in 9x19mm and dedicated for undercover concealed carry use by law enforcement officers. According to the… Read More

The Walker Trigger Saga Walks Again to the Tune of 1/2 Million

Remington just can’t catch a break. First with issues with the ill-fated R51, a “recall” that was not a “recall”, and various other legal issues settled against them including action by Q’s Kevin Brittingham, it would seem big green is on a bit of a losing streak. Latest to add injury on top of insult… Read More

Knife Rights’ Texas Knife Law Reform Bill Passed

Welcome to Texas USA -( Knife Rights’ bipartisan Texas Knife Law Reform Bill, HB 1935, to repeal “illegal knives” in Texas statute, was passed yesterday evening as the deadline approached on the Senate Local and Uncontested Calendar. Thanks to everyone who responded to our Alert and called the Lt. Governor yesterday evening. It is now… Read More

A Sub-MOA Winchester for $550? The XPR Bolt-Action – Full Review.

The XPR rifle from Winchester is a price-point, push-feed bolt action designed to provide excellent performance for under $550. There are few American firearms companies that maintain the reputation that Winchester has earned; for over 150 years they have provided hunters with reliable choices for the field, whether for game birds or elephants. Iconic guns,… Read More

NY Lawmakers Move to Ban ‘Child Operated’ Firearms

NY State Sen. José M. Serrano at a press conference discussing S3444.  (Photo: Screenshot) Some gun control measures can be reasonably debated by pro and anti-gun proponents. New York State Senate Bill S3444 isn’t one of them. In a thinly veiled attempt to ban virtually every kind of handgun within New York State, lawmakers have proposed… Read More

Winchester Launches New Super X Pump Shotguns

Winchester, after largely leaving the firearms business to focus on their core ammunition production, has been on a roll over the past few years getting new guns out to the market across their shotgun and rifle lines. The semi-auto guns, the Super X3 and new Super X4 have been well-received by the hunting community. Winchester’s… Read More

Para Ordnance is BORN Again!… With a Remington Roll Mark on the Slide…

Many of us 1911 fanatics affectionately remember Para Ordnance for their high-quality, affordable pistol offerings. They satisfied a weak segment within the 1911 culture by making double-stack 1911s in multiple calibers that were not only aesthetic and cool-looking, but they flat out worked! Not too long ago, Freedom Group bought and absorbed Para Ordnance effectively… Read More

5 Home-Defense Shotgun Tips and Accessories

The number of debates surrounding which firearm is best for home defense is likely only bested the great 9mm v. .45 ACP argument. At the end of the day, it boils down to your personal means, preferences, and situation. Personally, I do not believe in limiting myself. Why choose between a handgun, shotgun, or AR,… Read More

. 40 S&W : Is It Still A Good Ammunition Round?

by David TongGun writer, David lays out the case why . 40 Smith & Wesson ( aka 40 S&W ) ammunition is still a go-to caliber for law enforcement and self defense. .40 Smith & Wesson: Still A Good Round? , .40 S&W (center) U.S.A. –-( Is the .40 S&W still a good round? The… Read More

Get Out For Memorial Day Weekend in Kansas

Family Bike Riding PRATT, Kan. -( It’s hard to complain about rain when you live in Kansas, but this has been a tough spring for those who love to be outdoors. And as we approach Memorial Day weekend, one of the biggest outdoor weekends of the summer, there is concern about lake levels and campsite… Read More

Gander Mountain Announces New Name, Cheaper Guns?

Gander Mountain will now be known as Gander Outdoors. Gander Mountain’s bankruptcy came as no surprise to firearm owners. I saw this meme circulating on social media last week, and based on the comments under S.H. Blannelberry’s recent article, I’m not the only one who’s been disappointed by the company’s prices. But that’s all about… Read More

Trump’s Man in Asia

The thing about Rodrigo Duterte is that for an authoritarian like Trump, he says things that like Trump would like to say himself but can’t yet. And you know President Pussy Grabber loves this. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked Friday that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full… Read More

SA-80 History Part 4: Final Prototypes – It Ain’t Looking Good

Sometimes it’s good to see what the trainwreck is going to look like before the train comes off the rails and wrecks. Some might call this troubleshooting, but the British government would call this the final L-85 and the L-86 prototypes, the XL-85 and XL-86, respectively. Compared to the XL-70, the weapons exhibit few larger… Read More

NEW: Gemtech Trek II Rifle Silencer

Often I get asked the question about silencer choices for someone just entering the NFA market. Even though the majority of the decision process is left to a particular shooters use case, for rifle caliber suppressors I tend to gravitate towards suggestions that include considerations for weight, length and price above all else. Seemingly on the… Read More

Vedder Holsters Daily Digest: Going Easy on Criminals in California, Gov. Abbott’s Sense of Humor and Bloomberg’s Authors’ Works of Fiction

Was this ever really a question? . . . Proof CA Democrats Prefer Criminals Over Legal Gun Owners – “Thursday, in a move that absolutely defies the slightest semblance of logic, the Democrat controlled California State Senate passed a measure that will lower the sentences for felons who used a gun in the commission of their crimes. … Read More

TriStar Viper Max Shotgun in Reatree Max-5HD Camo ~ Review & Bonus VIDEO

by Sam HooberAlien Gear Holsters’ Sam Hoober reviews the TriStar Viper Max Shotgun, in the 3-½” semi-auto model in Reatree Max-5HD Camo. TriStar Viper Max Shotgun Sam Hoober USA – -( TriStar Viper Max Shotgun is new for 2017, and is a gas-operated semi-auto 12 gauge, but instead of the normal dry review, I thought… Read More

South Dakota’s Custer State Park Staff Recognized for Park’s Safe Drinking Water

South Dakota’s Safe Water Recognized PIERRE, S.D. -( Staff at Custer State Park have been awarded a Secretary’s Award for Drinking Water Excellence by the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the Game Lodge public water system. Greg Gobel, Scott Jensen and Chad Borkowski have all worked to successfully meet the… Read More

Brownells New Product Review 5-25-2017

[embedded content] Grinnell, Iowa –-( Learn about the hottest new Brownells products from the best brands at the New Product Center. Hosted by Merchandise Manager Paul Levy, the videos review what’s new, and remain at the New Product Center page for several weeks. Then the videos are archived on the Brownells YouTube channel, and are… Read More

Memorial Day Weekend on ‘America Outdoors Radio’

America Outdoors Radio USA -( We’ll be highlighting a couple of organizations helping injured service members and veterans for the Memorial Day weekend edition of America Outdoors Radio. Jerry Griffin with Project Healing Waters joins us to explain how fly fishing can help our wounded warriors and Jason Brown, the founder of Outdoors for our… Read More

This Week on ‘Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk’ – Military Weaponry

Gun Talk Radio Tom Gresham MANDEVILLE, La. -( This week, it’s a new trigger for one of the most popular pistols around, the potential future of military firearms, and a new online gun magazine, on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. Tune in Sunday for… Read More

“These Are Not Very Bright Guys”

Your major WaPo evening scoop of the day: Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump’s transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to U.S. officials briefed on… Read More

Packin’ Heat!… Federal Micro HST for your .38 Special

If you want self-defense ammo, the options are nearly endless. Countless companies are producing the world’s best or most impactful or deepest penetrating projectile on the market. So why should we care about Federal Premium’s line of Micro HST?… They specifically engineer this ammo to perform well out of short-barreled firearms. Simple idea, but what are most concealed carry… Read More

Florida CCW Data Stolen During Network Intrusion

Unfortunately, we need to add the firearms industry to the growing list of data breach victims. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the agency that processes Concealed Weapons Licenses for Florida residents, just announced that a data breach exposed 16,000 licensee’s information to an unknown source. Another nearly 500 individuals had their social… Read More

Tennessee Legislature Takes Action to Reduce Ineffective Gun Free Zones

The Tennessee Legislature has sent HB0508 to Governor Bill Haslam for action. The bill was very popular in the legislature passing the House 71-14, and the Senate 26 to 6. The bill would require state and local government entities to use more than mere signs to ban firearms from their premises. The bill removes immunity from state or local… Read More

LAPD Self Defense & Disarmament Techniques (1949) JTILTH

[embedded content] Holy cow! Professional wrestling has come a long way since the days when it looked like wrestling. And so has “the manly art of self-defense” (to say nothing of the general concept of manliness). While you can fault some, many or maybe even most of the LAPD training video’s submission techniques — and wonder… Read More

More shooting…

 Another hundred rounds of steel-cased TulAmmo through the XD-E yesterday. Still no problems. The 8″ circle was me trying to shoot faster and experimenting with different finger placement on the trigger.. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks May 26, 2017 7:28 pm Support Us

The Highly-Anticipated IWI US TAVOR X95 in .300 Blackout is Now Shipping

Ultra-reliable, ergonomic, compact and now available in the quiet yet hard hitting 300 BLK, the TAVOR X95 may just be the ultimate personal defense weapon. TAVOR X95 in .300 Blackout     Harrisburg, Pa. ( – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., is pleased to announce, after much customer anticipation, the… Read More

Century Arms Announces New Canik Double Action Pistols Now Shipping

Century Arms Canik DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -( Century Arms, the exclusive importer of Canik handguns and accessories, is now shipping a new model in the TP9 series of handguns, a double action / single action polymer 9mm pistol, the TP9DA. The TP9DA is the highly anticipated Canik pistol designed to give shooters the ability to… Read More

Colt Announces Series 70 Competition Pistol Line

Colt Announces Series 70 Competition Pistol Line WEST HARTFORD, Conn. –-( Colt is excited to announce an update to the incredibly popular Colt Competition Pistol line. All models, which were originally offered with Colt’s Series 80 firing system, will now feature Colt’s Series 70 firing system. This change comes at no added cost to the… Read More

A Time to Kill : The Myth of Christian Pacifism ~ Book Review

A Time to Kill: The Myth of Christian Pacifism Firearms Coalition Buckeye, AZ –-(  Regardless of your faith, or lack thereof, Biblical teachings frequently play into discussions about self-defense and disarmament, and this book provides strong arguments for pushing back against the widespread notion that Jesus would expect his followers to passively accept evil acts.… Read More

Keeping Hope Alive

Art by A.F. Branco Keeping Hope Alive AmmoLand Gun News USA –-( Keeping Hope Alive. Democrat party hope it will breathe life into their Russia-Trump collusion theory by the appointment of a special counsel. Did you enjoy this cartoon? You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining anyone or all of these fine civil rights organizations:… Read More

Break-Ins, Robberies Rise During Summer Months: Are You Prepared?

Four of the five individuals arrested in connection with the Tenn. break-in. They all face charges of aggravated burglary. Last Monday, in the a.m. hours, a Tennessee woman used her firearms to scare off five alleged burglars, one of which had forced his way into her residence. “We were asleep, and I thought I had… Read More

MilSurp: An American Enfield – The History of the .30-06 Model 1917

To learn more, visit To purchase a Model 1917 on, click this link: Editor’s Note: This piece is an abridged excerpt from the book U.S. Military Bolt Action Rifles by Bruce N. Canfield. If you would like to explore this subject in greater detail, you can obtain a copy of the 430-page book from Mowbray Publishing, 54… Read More

O P Tactical 12% Off Sale

In honor of Memorial Day O P Tactical is running a 12% off sale. Use coupon code MDAY12 at checkout. Some exclusions apply, sale runs through 29 May. Tags: OP Tactical This entry was posted on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 00:25 and is filed under Sales. You can follow any responses to this… Read More

Expensive Bolt Action vs. Cheap AR-15

In this episode of TFBTV, James pits the new Ruger Precision Rifle – a high-end off-the-rack bolt action rifle with a $1,600 MSRP – against a $700 budget-build AR15 that James built himself. Which rifle will prevail? This test is done at 100 yards with three different brands of .223/5.56mm ammunition: MKE ZQI 55gr; Winchester… Read More

Birchwood Casey Goes From Targets to Rests with the “Nest Rest”

There are few things better than splatter targets at the range. While high-magnification spotting scopes can help with shot identification at shorter ranges, trying to group a rifle at extended range can be a bit of a chore unless there is some help. Yes, modern electronic cameras and wi-fi equipped tables are quickly becoming the… Read More

POTD: Kampfschwimmer

The Kampfschwimmers are a post war amphibious warefare group. They are frogmen of the Navy. These minimum requirements must be fulfilled by all candidates, to become certified for training: Applicants must be German citizens in the sense of the article 116 of the Grundgesetz (Constitution). They must be at least 17 years old and less… Read More

Cold Blooded Murder Shows Effectiveness of .410 Shotgun

Many members of TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia — your correspondent included — keep a 12-gauge shotgun for home defense. As I’ve pointed out many times, it’s a fearsome weapon. But it’s not without its disadvantages . . . Set aside questions about using a two-handed weapon for self-defense (in terms of having a free hand to… Read More

Twist my arm…

Bobbi got home from work tonight with a couple of bags from Fresh Market in her arms. “Do you want a baked potato with dinner?” she asked. I sussed out the situation… “You got steaks? I was supposed to play World of Warcrack with Robin and J- and the Nerds at 8:00PM, but I can… Read More

The Obama Deep State

Art by A.F. Branco Obama Deep State Get Trump AmmoLand Gun News USA –-( The Obama Deep State. “We are talking about the emergence of a deep state led by Barack Obama, and that is something that we should prevent,” Steve King, a member of Congress from Iowa and a Trump ally, told The New York… Read More

On This Week’s Episode of ‘Mojo TV’ – Mojo Dances With Wolves

Mojo TV USA -( Terry Denmon travels north to hunt Wolves with Jim Mercer in Alberta, Canada. One thing Terry has always wanted to cross off the list is calling in a Wolf to shotgun range. With exploding Wolf populations in Alberta, it seems like the perfect location to make it happen. Also on the… Read More

CMP Awards 158 Scholarships to Student Athletes for 2017-2018 School Year

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CMP Awards 158 Scholarships to Student Atheletes for 2017-2018 School Year CAMP PERRY, OH –-( The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has awarded $158,000 towards outstanding junior marksmen through its CMP Scholarship Program to be used for the 2017-2018 term – over $5,000 more than the previous year. A total of… Read More

Mako Group Memorial Day Sale: Mepro Tru-Dot RDS

MEPRO TRU-DOT RDS RED DOT SIGHT WITH 2.0 MOA RED DOT U.S.A. –-(, now is your chance to pick up one of Meprolight’s top-selling reflex optics at a great price with The Mako Group’s Memorial Day Sale. From May 26 to May 29, you’ll receive 30% off the purchase of the Mepro Tru-Dot RDS, a savings of… Read More

Kansas Professor Pens Resignation Letter Over Campus Carry Law

Associate Prof. Jake Dorman. (Photo: CJOnline) A University of Kansas professor resigned earlier this month ostensibly due to fear of the state’s new campus carry law, which is set to take effect at public universities on July 1. Citing concerns about armed students discussing “sensitive and highly charged topics,” Associate Professor Jake Dorman published an… Read More

130 Authors Join Everytown Council, Pledge to Push Anti-Gun Agenda

Author Jodi Picoult, a founding member of the Everytown Authors Council. Everytown for Gun Safety announced this month the launch of its “Authors Council,” a group of more than 130 authors, illustrators, editors and agents who have signed on to push an anti-gun agenda. “One of the loveliest perks of being an author is knowing… Read More

Silencer Shop Announces The Return Of Dead Air Armament

Last year we had the pleasure of an extended interview with Mike Pappas and Gary Hughes of MOD Outfitters – a creative outlet for the pair’s public facing silencer company Dead Air Armament. Along with designer/engineer Todd Magee, they have brought sought after features and attachments to the rapidly growing silencer market. Besides our talk… Read More

Rifle Review: American Built Arms Howa Precision Rifle

(Authors note: Howa/Legacy Sports International did not work with American Built Arms on this project. American Built arms sourced a Howa barreled action and mated it with their Mod X chassis) There is a growing trend of “chassis rifles” hitting the market. These rifles are predominantly used by military, police, and competition shooters, though recently… Read More

Gun Websites – Old West Guns – Playing Card Deck

Gun Websites – Old West Guns – Playing Card Deck Gun Websites has started a Kickstarter campaign for a deck of Old West Guns playing cards. Like the previous AK Playing Card Deck, the deck will feature various weapons from the ‘Old West’ era – period rifles, shotguns, revolvers, etc. Each card features a full… Read More

Nonimmigrant Aliens May Legally Buy and Possess Firearms in the US

It’s long been known that nonimmigrant aliens may purchase and own firearms  in the United States for hunting or for sporting purposes. To legally purchase firearms from federally licensed dealers, non-resident aliens have to show a legal hunting license or that they “have been admitted” for sporting purposes. The easiest way to obtain a document… Read More

TROY Memorial Day Freedom Upgrade Event

TROY Memorial Day Freedom Upgrade Event West Springfield, MA –-( TROY extends their National Military Appreciation Month offers with a $1,090 package for only $700 which includes the TROY SPC A3 Rifle, TROY HK front and round rear BattleSights, TROY BattleSling, 3-pack of TROY BattleMags and a bonus swag bag. Sale runs Friday, May 26… Read More

African Trophy Hunter Dies, Crushed by Dead Elephant

Professional hunter Theunis Botha was crushed to death by a dying elephant in Zimbabwe. (Photo: Botha/The Sun) Professional trophy hunter and houndsman Theunis Botha, 51, died last Friday, after killing an elephant. A hunter delivered a fatal shot to an elephant cow at very close range and as she collapsed, the elephant fell on Botha,… Read More

Sportsman’s Warehouse Loses Gander Mountain Bid, $3.8 Million in First Quarter

(Photo: Sportsman’s Warehouse had a poor first quarter this year, losing both the Gander Mountain bid as well as $3.8 million in earnings, according to a conference call with financial analysts. John Schaefer, the company’s CEO, blamed “softness in firearm demand” for the disappointing sales, noting that he is “maintaining a conservative approach for… Read More

Top Twenty Military Movies to Watch Over Memorial Day Weekend

As we ready ourselves for the Memorial Day Weekend, why not take note of a few of the best war movies of all times? You know, just in case the weather fails to cooperate with your plans. In no particular order, here are twenty of the best military movies to watch over Memorial Day Weekend! The… Read More

Our Qualified, Intelligent Political Leaders

Mark Meadows, (Lunatic-NC) and critical player in TrumpCare passing the House: Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), — who played a pivotal role in including state waiver options in AHCA — hadn’t read the full report yet, but initially said he saw it as “good news.” When reporters pointed out the portion of the CBO… Read More

On Handling Accidental Discharges

A whole lot of internet ink is wasted on the topic of discharges of firearms under unintended circumstances – let’s call it unintended acceleration – but for guns. In almost all cases, it’s entirely possible to actually avoid the situation entirely – like develop floor mats that do not catch the end of the accelerator… Read More

Federal Premium Rolls Out HI-BIRD UPLAND for Bird Hunters of All Types

Federal Premium introduced a new field load of shotgun shells for upland bird hunters. It looks to serve a niche segment of the market, but hopefully this new offering is just what some hunters are looking for. The selling point for these new shotgun shells is greater lethality over longer range shots. A two piece… Read More

Five Ways to Improve Situational Awareness

Editor’s Note: The following is a post by Mark Kakkuri, a nationally published freelance writer who covers guns and gear, 2nd Amendment issues and the outdoors. His writing and photography have appeared in many firearms-related publications, including the USCCA’s Concealed Carry Magazine. You can follow him on Twitter @markkakkuri. Read Mark’s previous articles in this “Top… Read More

Blue Slip

Like the filibuster on Supreme Court justices, Republicans destroying the blue slip process by which senators have effective veto power over federal judges from their states will suck at first, but in the end, this is going to be good for Democrats too once they control the Senate and presidency again. Full Story Here Lawyers… Read More

The New Republican Retirement Plan

I know some of you are aware of this comment from new Republithug Greg Gianforte, but I think we have the Republican retirement plan summed up in a nutshell. Gianforte is a big fan of citing Noah, as it turns out. In a 2015 talk at the Montana Bible College, he told the audience that… Read More

Kalashnikov USA Announces Shotguns Are Shipping

Using social media, Kalashnikov USA (K-USA) announced on May 17 that the company was shipping the KS-12 and KS-12T shotguns. According to the post on Facebook, the company stated the guns shipped (as in already out the door) to “distributors across the USA.” The company has not released the specifications for, or detailed photos of,… Read More

Berger Bullets Gets the Gold Medal Treatment from Federal Premium

Federal Premium produces a lot of quality boxed ammunition for those of us who may not reload, but want that hand-loaded consistency. When it comes to precision rifle shooting events, you consistently see one brand be lobbed down range over and over: Berger Bullets. In the Gold Medal series of ammunition, Federal Premium looks to… Read More

Epic Tool Giveaway

Epic Tool Giveaway U.S. Elite has partnered with Combat Flip Flips to bring to you an epic Tool Concert Giveaway. Join the crew as they RV their way to see Tool on June 17 at the Gorge Ampitheatre in WA. One winner will enjoy an all expense paid trip (including CONUS airfare) courtesy of U.S.… Read More

Hesitation Kills: Self-Defense Tip

[embedded content] Speed, surprise and violence of action. Bad guys use it. So should you. Case in point [via]: According to police, officers were called to a unit at the Aspenwood Apartment, 4100 South and 4000 West, around 2:30 a.m. Police believe a party was going on when three masked suspects made their way… Read More

Fun With Iraqi Indigenous Forces!

[embedded content] There’s a lot going on in this short clip, but there are a few interesting take-aways. The things that most people will notice: one guy has a hard time with the PKM, and the other guy is pretty much just shooting into the air for the heck of it. But first, check out… Read More

Honor Defense Now Makes 16 Versions of the Honor Guard Pistol

New colors for the Honor Guard include: Flat Dark Earth, Olive Drab Green and Mahogany. Honor Defense announced this week nine new SKUs of the Honor Guard compact and sub-compact models, bringing their total offerings to 16 pistols.  Not too shabby for a company that’s only been around for approximately two years. The offerings include… Read More

Extreme Outfitters Memorial Day Sale

Save 15% storewide with discount code MEMORIAL. Shop in store or online! This entry was posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 21:14 and is filed under Sales. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently… Read More

POTD: C Is For Compensated

@Guncollector47 claims to have a complete collection of all the “C” model of Glocks. My complete collection of all Compensated #glocks@glockinc✅#17c✅#19c✅#20c✅#21c✅#22c✅#23c✅#31c✅#32c He only listed eight different models but I count nine Glocks. I guess he doubled up on one of them? As I said, @Guncollector47 claims this is a complete collection. However he is missing… Read More

Gunsticles – For When You REALLY Have to Compensate

There was the Tactical Sack, AKA the Tac-Sac, and now there are the Gunsticles which take the whole firearms mounted scrotum to a whole new level – now with more swing. The new take on the old joke adds a ball ring to ensure the jokes on the shooter. The Tac Sac was at least capable… Read More

USMC Rifles, IARs, to Get More Integrated: Australian Company Kord Defense Wins Development Contract for Rifle Accessory Control Unit

Australian technology company Kord Defense has been awarded an 18-month, $2.25 million United States Marine Corps developmental contract for development and production of a Rifle Accessory Control Unit (RACU), which would attach to existing M4 Carbines and M27 IARs and allow control the rifle’s accessories from one grip. ZDNet reports: Australian defence technology company Kord… Read More

McMillan Officially Launches Mc3 Polymer Budget Priced Stocks

[embedded content] And so marks the end of cordial holiday gatherings at the McMillan residence. This year at SHOT Show we told you about McMillan’s new Mc3 line of polymer stocks designed to bring the accuracy and comfort of McMillan’s fiberglass stocks to the more budget minded segment of the market. There’s just one problem:… Read More

BREAKING: DC Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo’s Life Sentence Overturned

Fox 5 reports that Lee Boyd Malvo, half of the DC sniper duo, has had his life sentence for murder thrown out courtesy of a federal district court judge. The shooting spree, committed almost 15 years ago, killed ten and wounded three others.  The State of Virginia put the other half of the murdering duo… Read More

Mr. Colion Noir Reviews the SilencerCo MAXIM 9

Nobody does reviews like Mr. Colion Noir. Nobody. Author’s Bio: Jenn Jacques Born and raised in northern rural Wisconsin, she is an avid outdoors woman, target and skeet shooter, Second Amendment supporter and defender, concealed carry advocate, NRA member and frequent guest on the NRATV News programs Cam&Co and CNLive. Jenn is a wife and… Read More

How the History of Gun Safeties Frames the Future of Smart Guns

A revolver equipped with the novel Magna-Trigger. (Photo: Tarnhelm) Firearms safety has always meant different things for the two sides of the gun divide. For gun owners firearms safety means responsible ownership. It means safe gun handling, safe storage, safe designs and easily available training. For gun control supporters firearms safety means restricting gun ownership.… Read More

A Non-NFA 14” Remington 870? The New TAC-14 – Full Review!

The Remington Tac-14 is a pump-action 12 gauge “firearm” with a 14-inch barrel and no NFA-based restrictions. It is also quite compact. I have witnessed the birth of several categories of guns over the years, and the process usually follows the same path. First, the small specialty companies get in and lead the way. Then,… Read More

Review: Galil ACE GAP39SB-Backpack Sized 7.62×39 Firepower

IWI’s Galil ACE series of firearms was highly anticipated by many throughout the firearms world.  A series of unfortunate events with the introduction of the platform to the US market most cruelly resulted in pistols being recalled due to noncompliance of regulations.  Though elusive for a long time, pistols and rifles are now in regular… Read More

IWI US Now Shipping Galil ACE Pistol in 5.56 with Folding Brace

Brace yourselves – the Galil ACE pistol in 5.56 NATO is here. The latest pistol version of the Galil from IWI US is chambered for the 5.56 NATO cartridge, feeds from standard AR magazines and comes with a folding pistol stabilization brace. The gun is very similar to the 7.62×39 model recently reviewed by Rusty… Read More

PSA: Barnes Ammunition Safety Recall–Affected Lot Numbers Listed

This morning I received an email from Barnes ammunition announcing an ammunition recall that sounds more serious than usual. That said if you have any of this ammunition within the listed lot numbers call the number in the press release below and arrange for it to be returned. Above all, if you have any of… Read More

.40 S&W? Yes!

David Tong [via] writes: There’ve long been questions regarding the reason the .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge has been losing popularity, even though as of as late as 2011, some 65 percent of American law enforcement was carrying a pistol chambered in the round. Its gestation has been so oft-repeated (Miami 1986 FBI shootout,… Read More

AR/AK Pistols: What’s the Point?

Nick’s article about declining interest in AK-patterned pistols got me to thinking: is there really any good use case for these not-so-little .223/7.62x39mm sidearms? I’ve shot them before, and they sure are fun as all get-out. But my tastes tend toward minimalism in style and a functional justification for anything that costs more than $500. Thus I haven’t… Read More


Locally Grown Gardens gets visited by its morel connection around this time of year, and the annual cooking of the morels is well on its way to being a seasonal feast here at Roseholme Cottage. It means that soon Bobbi will be making her annual pilgrimage to Dayton, and the Broad Ripple Art Fair is… Read More

Partners in Arms: Duke Cannon and World of Tanks Release “Big Ass Tank Soap”

Men’s grooming brand enlists Wargaming to strengthen soap arsenal and offer fans in-game goods WAYZATA, Minn. (May 18, 2017)- Duke Cannon Supply Co., a grooming company that targets hard-working gentlemen, is collaborating with Wargaming and their free-to-play, military inspired, team-based war strategy game, World of Tanks. Wargaming and Duke Cannon have joined forces to create… Read More

AP Claims Massachusetts’ Gun Safety Laws Saved Children’s Lives

The common rallying cry of any gun control activist is “won’t someone think of the children?” That siren song has been used to justify more gun control schemes than any other, all while providing little to no proof that said schemes actually work. There’s a story in the Associated Press this morning attempting to back that… Read More

Trump Administration Fights Pro-Gun Court Decision

Despite its strong rhetoric supporting the right to keep and bear arms, and the appointment of staunch originalist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the Trump Administration is fighting a 2016 federal appeals court ruling that strengthened the Second Amendment. In last year’s Binderup v. Attorney General decision, the en banc Third Circuit held that David… Read More


Happy Mothers Day, Mom! And Happy Anniversary to you and Dad! 🙂. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks May 26, 2017 2:29 pm Support Us

PopSugar Columnist Argues ‘Why Kids Should Never Play With Water Guns’

Children playing with water guns. (Photo: Wikipedia) Water guns should not be played with. At all. Period. End of story. Such is the reasoning of Lauren Levy, a contributor to the website PopSugar, who wrote an editorial arguing that toy guns, in particular water guns, send mixed messages to young children with regards to gun safety.… Read More

The Ongoing Adventures of James Comey, Man of Integritude(TM)

The latest revelations about the fake Russian intel that influenced Comey’s decision to tamper with the election make him, amazingly, look even worse than the initial story: Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email was fake — created by Russian intelligence — but… Read More

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – B Tyler S

A G26 and a Mini-Griptilian are two of the best EDC choices out there. See what else BTS is carrying at Everyday Carry . . . Recommended For You EDC For CCW: Benchmade 484 Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Ray Georgiano Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Walter Lee Everyday… Read More

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Mark

If he wore an Omega Seamaster rather than a Rolex, you might think that Mark is a double naught spy. Instead, he says works in “human resources” (which may or may not be a euphemism for more clandestine work). See everything he carries at Everyday Carry . . . Recommended For You Everyday Carry Pocket… Read More

Pew! Pew! Pew!

I ordered a case of TulAmmo 115gr FMJ from Lucky Gunner to see how the XD-E runs with smelly, dirty, hard-primered Russkie fodder. There was half a box already in the trunk of the Zed Drei from some other work, and so I grabbed it and a full box and headed to Indy Arms Co.… Read More

Loaded for Bear: Dan Wesson Bruin 10mm Long Slide – Full Review

The Dan Wesson Bruin is a brute of a long slide 10mm that delivers shooters a great hunting handgun. CZ-USA’s Dan Wesson takes building 1911s seriously, and the long slide Bruin is one serious 1911. Serious in the fact that Dan Wesson chambers the Bruin in the bear-busting 10mm round. Love it or hate it,… Read More

GovX Military Appreciation Month Blowout Sale

GovX’s Military Appreciation Month Blowout Sale is going on now! Military and first responders receive additional savings on over 200 brands through May 28th! Save on brands like Oakley, Vortex Optics, Benchmade, and more! This entry was posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 18:25 and is filed under Sales. You can follow any… Read More

2UNDR Performance First Layer Men’s Briefs Partners With Provengo Bringing the Finest Fit and Comfort to American Men in Service

Provengo announced it will be officially carrying 2UNDR™ performance first layer men’s briefs. 2UNDR™ features the unique and patented Joey Pouch™ construction to support your equipment in comfort and style. The innovative design elevates and separates a man’s most valuable assets to deliver the perfect fit while preventing unwanted skin contact. The No-Drip-Tip™ material lines… Read More

Unidentified Gun Range: Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day

That’s Chris from his YouTube vlog Chrisandqueen. Check out his shooting pal below. [Full video below]. While Chris and his BFF’s failure to keep their firearms pointed in a safe direction seems clearly irresponsible, it’s their first time shooting. Which begs the question: is their irresponsibility actually the gun range’s responsibilty? A prominent local gun range… Read More

Overheard in the Office…

RX: “What makes you think the video is Japanese?” Me: “Because of the way they’re folding that stuff. Look, in Japan, they’ve basically raised two things past ‘art form’ and clean into ‘cultural obsession’: Serving tea, and folding stuff really, really neatly.“ RX: “There’s also vending machines. And tentacle porn.” nb. My landlady wishes it… Read More

TN Bill Would Provide Abuse Victims With Permitless Carry

A controversial bill has made its way to Tennesee Governor Bill Haslam’s desk. The state legislature passed a bill that would allow someone with an order of protection to carry a handgun for 21 days as soon as the order is issued. During those three weeks, they are required to obtain a temporary 60-day permit.… Read More

Marine Gunner Dispels Suppressor Myth

Pop quiz hot shot: Does a suppressor affect the velocity of your projectile? The answer is yes, but not in the manner you might think.  See, a suppressor actually increases the velocity of your projectile! Yes, I know there are many Internet commandos that will tell you otherwise but the truth is that a suppressor… Read More

Quote of the Day

May 26, 2017 Posted by Sebastian in Politics | 0 comments Glenn Reynolds pretty much sums up my feelings on the whole sad affair. But to be clear, my problem is not with people saying that body-slamming a reporter is wrong. It is. Rather it’s with the predictably hypocritical nature of the outrage. One might… Read More

ITS Dying Light Morale Patch

Who remembers this scene from the Rodney Dangerfield classic, “Back to School”? [embedded content] One of my favorite poems is “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas. Apparently, Imminent Threat Solutions loves it too. In fact, they like it so much that they made a morale parch to commemorate it. The… Read More

Two Updates For the Price of One

Thursday I got the Glock 29 out to Atlanta Conservation Club where it was fed a box of Armscor 180gr FMJ. The gun ran fine for me, albeit I was concentrating on a firm grip. There was one round that experienced the light primer strike/OOB malfunction while Mike was shooting it. That was round number… Read More

Reloading: To Crimp or Not to Crimp, That is the Question

We’re going to use a weird analogy to illustrate what crimping does and does not do. It’s kind of like inserting a wooden dowel into a hole drilled in a block of wood. This Hornady taper crimp die removes the flare from the case mouth. Image courtesy of Hornady. Crimping gets a bad rap. Just… Read More

Army Admits M4 Round is Under-Powered; Plans for a 7.62mm Alternative

The U.S. Army’s chief of staff told Congress the M4 Carbine’s 5.56mm round can’t penetrate modern enemy body armor plates and believes Infantry units need a more powerful rifle than the M4. Gen. Mark Milley testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee that the service’s current M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round will not defeat enemy body… Read More

James Comey, Integrity, and the Appearance of Integrity

Michael Dorf’s assessment of Comey (and Rosenstein) is brilliant: Another problem with the idea that Rosenstein was taking one for the team is that people with reputations for integrity often cultivate them. That’s not to say that they lack integrity. But it is to say that Comey and Wittes might have it somewhat backwards. Making… Read More

Winning MT-AL By 7 Points Is Excellent News For John McCain, And Other Fallacies

As we’ve discussed before, the most determined nothing-matters-Democrats-are-always-doomed Eeyores like to cite Sam Brownback winning re-election after destroying the state. The obvious problem with this is that he was re-elected with 25 points less of a margin than he was elected with, so this just shows that Republicans are largely insulated from blowback in states… Read More

RECOIL Issue #31

Since bursting onto the scene a few years ago, RECOIL has shaken up the world of firearms magazines, growing from a one-off, let’s-see-if-this-works issue to the biggest newsstand gun publication. Along the way, we’ve added RECOIL OFFGRID and CONCEALMENT to our print portfolio, created a killer website with a ton of unique content, branched off… Read More

Sometimes I Hate Being Right

May 26, 2017 Posted by Sebastian in Politics | 0 comments The verdict is in on the Montana special election: “That audio made me cheer.” Though, I’m happy to see a college professor who thinks it’s acceptable to strike people in the head with a heavy bike lock is getting what’s coming to him. The… Read More

Big Box Parking Lots: Watering Holes For Criminal Predators!

Avoid stupid people in stupid places doing stupid things. Millions of armed Americans copy that, and rightly so. There are some locations that clearly tick all the boxes, like a Texas roadhouse at 3am. But there are other places many people don’t associate with crime. Like Walmart. If that’s you, it’s time to change your view . . .… Read More

CapArms Question of the Day: How Safe is Your Training?

[embedded content] I recently helped IDF vet and TTAG writer Ron Grobman put this video together — in the sense that I participated in his night fighting course. ‘Scuse the pun, but it was a real eye opener. Moving and shooting is hard enough. Moving and lighting up your target and shooting accurately and then… Read More

Does NBC have an alternate channel for Americans?

Oh my sweet Christ! After the week we’ve had, Meet the Press should have been just guaranteed entertainment. Instead, those Manhattanite Euro-fellators at NBC have preempted it for a goddam British soccer game. Jesus wept, who cares if the Brightinghamshire Ponces can best the Twarfton-by-Blight Tea Cozies or not? It will be many years before… Read More

BREAKING: Texas Governor Signs Bill Lowering License to Carry Fee

Texans now have a reason to rejoice! Governor Greg Abbott just signed Senate Bill 16, which lowers the license to carry fees. “Texas is known for its strong Second Amendment rights laws, and I’m proud to further strengthen those rights today,” Governor Greg Abbott said. “No law abiding Texan should be priced out of the… Read More

Here are Five Ways the Daniel Defense WAVE is Changing the Industry

It’s Firearms Friday! What better way to kick off the holiday weekend than with a listicle of how the Daniel Defense WAVE, DD’s new state-of-the-art suppressor, is changing the industry? Here are the top fives ways the DDWave is set apart from the rest: It’s in the nameWAVE sound suppressor is named in part for… Read More

Thieves Armed With an Uzi And a Handgun Force Entry, Rob Florida Home

In Florida, the Broward Sheriff’s Office is on the hunt today for two suspects who committed an armed robbery with an Uzi and a handgun just before 11 p.m. Thursday night. A North Lauderdale family was in their home on San Remo Boulevard when the two suspects forced the homeowner to open the door, then strongarmed the… Read More

Ahead Of Its Time: The Retro Classic Franchi LAW 12 Scattergun

The author recently picked up a classic Franchi LAW 12 shotgun and was extremely impressed by how far ahead of its time it was. The Terminator, a Cyberdyne Systems Model 101, hefted the Franchi SPAS 12 to his shoulder, mapping the details of the weapon’s weight and balance within his neural net CPU for later… Read More

Team MultiCam Video Series: Kyle Defoor

The next installment of the Team MultiCam Video Series highlights Naval Special Operations veteran Kyle Defoor. Words like dedication, discipline, precision and drive personify Kyle. He honored our country post 9/11 as a sniper on SEAL Team 8. Since retiring, Kyle created Defoor Proformance Shooting where he teaches various shooting techniques to military, law enforcement… Read More

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…

I might have mentioned finding this Gen4 Glock 29 sitting in the showcase at Premier Arms out in Brownsburg for a very attractive price. I used to tote a 29 ‘way back in the day, so there’s a bunch of nostalgia wrapped up in the gun for me. Further, the fact that it still had… Read More

Man With Shotgun, Three Handguns Arrested Phoenix Comicon

A man attending Comicon in Phoenix, AZ Thursday added a little something special to his costume: guns. But not just any guns, actual firearms… a freaking arsenal of them! Officers said the 30-year-old Valley man was armed with a shotgun, three handguns, and knives, as well as ammunition and “other handheld weapons.” Police said he… Read More

Gunfighter Tip of the Week: DIY Chest Rig for Suppressed Pistol

A chest rig is one of the best ways to carry a suppressed pistol Suppressed pistols are a ton of fun.  Sure, they may not be the preferred “toy” for an extended range session, but for plinking or hunting in the backcountry they’re great.  You get to leave those pesky earmuffs at home while you enjoy… Read More


Indoor ranges, where I wear my ancient Peltor Ultimate 10‘s instead of electronic ear pro, I tend to catch earworms pretty bad. Out of the half-dozen people in the pistol range this morning, I was probably the only one who was bopping to an internal loop of Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” while loading mags… I… Read More

CapArms Question of the Day: Should Parents Be Jailed When Kids Kill?

“I see no purpose in punishing this family any further.” That’s District Attorney J. Bradley Smith pronouncement after Wendy Brock and Roger White Jr. watched their son climb into their truck (which they were washing in the drive), retrieve his father’s handgun and shoot himself. It’s part of a large article entitled Added agony: Justice is haphazard after kids’… Read More

Top 3 GLOCK Modifications – Making Perfection Even Better

GLOCK no longer advertises their guns as exemplars of perfection. Which is just as well. They’re terrific guns, but calling a GLOCK — or any other handgun — perfect is like saying I have a six-pack. Just as there’s a lot I can do to reduce body fat, there’s plenty you can do to make a GLOCK better. Starting with… Read More

From conversation elsewhere…

“It’s something of which I try and remain cognizant. Yeah, I’ve been to a bunch of gun school…for work. Yeah, I have a pretty relaxed dress code…because I write about guns for a living.  Translating my experience to somebody who has to dress professionally in a No Guns Allowed cubicle farm and gets a couple… Read More

Virginia’s Democrat Forum: Who’s The Most Anti-Gun of Them All?

After every Presidential election, there is one state that the country focuses on for the off-year cycle: Virginia. Remember, Virginia is the state that overwhelmingly elected Republican Governor Bob McDonnell a mere year after Barack Obama won the Presidency in 2008. Virginia was the state that showed that the election of President Obama was NOT… Read More

8-Bit Fever – #THEITSLIFE 04

[embedded content] This week, Bryan showcases some of his newest 8-Bit purchases and Rob gives a rundown of the video equipment we use at ITS. We also offer a peek into the shop humidor and get an unorthodox update from the Art Hut. #THEITSLIFE offers a behind the scenes look at everything ITS. It’s a candid… Read More

Desert Tan Surefeed Magazines Now Available

New Britain, CT –SureFeed AR-15 magazines by Okay Industries are now available in Desert Tan. Introduced to meet market demand, these magazines are manufactured to the same exacting standards as all Okay Industries magazines which meet or exceed U.S. Military Specifications. Popular with U.S. soldiers, Government Agencies and sought after by civilian shooters alike, OKAY… Read More

San Bernardino Terrorist Attack: Cops Had 10 Percent Hit Rate

“The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s 55-page interoffice memo . . . lays out exactly how law enforcement officers from multiple agencies responded to the Inland Regional Center within minutes of the attack and killed the attackers in a massive gunfight nearby several hours later,” reveals, ahead of the memo’s release later today. Jobbing journo Suzanne… Read More

Bill Introduced in US House to Roll Back Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Rule

Gun control advocates are still feeling blowback from the scandalous Fast and Furious gunwalking scheme, six years after the story broke. In response to the scandal, Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) recently introduced the Protecting the Second Amendment Act in the U.S. Congress. The bill, H.R. 1976, would bar the federal government from requiring gun store… Read More

Good news and bad news…

On the left is Hornady’s 147gr .355″ XTP jacketed hollowpoint, a bullet not known for enthusiastic expansion at subsonic velocities. Shoved out of a 5.5″ .357SIG barrel at about 1240 feet per second and this one expanded okay, even through four layers of denim. It penetrated a little over eighteen inches of Clear Ballistics gel,… Read More

Good news and bad news…

On the left is Hornady’s 147gr .355″ XTP jacketed hollowpoint, a bullet not known for enthusiastic expansion at subsonic velocities. Shoved out of a 5.5″ .357SIG barrel at about 1240 feet per second and this one expanded okay, even through four layers of denim. It penetrated a little over eighteen inches of Clear Ballistics gel,… Read More

Chase Tactical Memorial Day Sale

20% OFF use Coupon Code NEVERFORGET20Sale runs through 5/26 – 5/30 This entry was posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 12:53 and is filed under Sales. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not… Read More

Quote of the Day: What Common-Sense Gun Owners Feel

“You have to show me you’re proficient if I’m going to let you carry those weapons. … I believe most educated common-sense gun owners feel the same way, too. There’s a lot of us out there. But they don’t have that voice.” – Thomas Yoxall in He’s a good guy with a gun who saved a cop’s… Read More

Rep. Ron Barber: Gabrielle Giffords Memorial is Being Politicized

On January 8, 2011, then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot outside a grocery store in Tuscon, Arizona, where she was meeting with constituents. The shooting killed six and left 13 injured, including the Congresswoman. Fast forward seven years. There’s now a memorial in the works by the “January 8th Foundation,” which has raised over $5 million… Read More

Fleets of the Future

USS Independence. By U.S. Navy photo by Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Nicholas Kontodiakos –, Public Domain, Link I’ve been playing with the CSIS 2046 Fleet tool… The Center for Strategic and International Studies has developed a tool for projecting the cost, size, and construction time of different visions of the future U.S. naval… Read More

Sneak Peek – XGO Phase 1 Baseball Shirt in MultiCam

Sneak Peek – XGO Phase 1 Baseball Shirt in MultiCam Coming in August is this Raglan Sleeved Baseball shirt, made from XGO’s Phase 1 fabric (Phase 100% Poly acclimate dry/ ag47 silver). Tags: XGO This entry was posted on Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 12:00 and is filed under Advertiser, Clothing, Multicam. You can follow… Read More

Alabama Sheriff’s Office Offers Free Gun Training Course

The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office in Alabama issues thousands of concealed carry permits each year, and it wants to ensure those new gun owners know how to properly use their firearms. That’s why last week, the sheriff’s office brought back its free firearms training course. The workshop started off in the classroom where Sgt. David… Read More

Flashback Friday: Twin Peaks On Kid’s Shows

Damn fine coffee! The owls are not what they seem! That gum you like is going to come back in style! We’re going to do things a little differently this week in honor of the return of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks to television. Being across the pond, I haven’t seen the new episodes yet but… Read More

FirstSpear Friday Focus – MOLLE Pistol Speed Reload Pockets

FirstSpear Friday Focus – MOLLE Pistol Speed Reload Pockets This week we are docuisng in the FS MOLLE Pistol Speed Reload Pockets. They have been marked down over 50% off below retail and when they are gone they are gone. Colors and Pistol Magazine Styles are limited and available only while supplies last. The pockets are… Read More

ENDO Memorial Day Weekend Sale

This is currently going on: ENDO Apparel is the spot. Thanks for everything guys.  Hope everyone has a great weekend. 🙂 Full Story Here Gun Blog May 26, 2017 1:58 am Support Us

Sonny Puzikas Is Doing A Lil Rant Thang On YouTube

He calls it “Just the tip”.  Well… at least he’s doing that and not negligently shooting anymore people or doing some more gay-ass-pushup videos *shrug*. There are currently two videos: AK Slap then rack: [embedded content] Train as you live: [embedded content] I could really do without the 23 seconds dubstep intro and outro in each video.… Read More

AR-15 Bolt Face Fidget Spinner Now Exists

Ugh fellas… I hate to bring this to your attention, but behold: $12 on the ARFCOM website.  Initially I was flabbergasted this thing was actually brought to market by them.  However, many people on that site no doubt suffer from actual autism (no joke intended), so having a spinner which matches their interests I’d have to say… Read More

Jared Kushner, Slumlord

Alec MacGillis has a superb piece about Jared Kushner’s predatory capitalism. It should be read in full, but Jamelle Bouie summarizes and adds context: Kushner’s company is relentless in its pursuit of “virtually any unpaid rent or broken lease—even in the numerous cases where the facts appear to be on the tenants’ side.” Residents are… Read More

Quote of the Day: A Home Invasion Changed My Attitude About Guns

“I was always anti-gun. … I wasn’t really scared of them, I just decided I wanted to be anti-gun, and what a difference 24 hours makes.” – Lori Shelton in Women taking gun safety classes to prepare to protect themselves [via] Recommended For You Quote of the Day: Shotty Swap Edition Blue Force Gear Quote… Read More

Hackers steal IDs from FLA gun permit database

« Interesting…. | Main Posted by David Hardy · 25 May 2017 07:53 PM Story here. Apparently they got 16,000 files, which is described as 1% of the total (1.6 million permits?) Leave a comment Name Email Address URL Remember personal info? Comments (You may use HTML tags for style) Full Story Here Arms and… Read More

Ban Matches! JTILTH

[embedded content] How hard is it to make a gun? Easy peasey. How hard is to control criminals by restricting Americans’ natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms? Impossible. That is all. Recommended For You Post McDonald, Oak Park, IL Finally Looks at its Gun Laws Supt. McCarthy: “Chicago Does Not… Read More

Consider Yourself Warned

Consider Yourself Warned I’m seeing a negative pattern of behavior developing. It’s best to just address it, so corrections can be made. You aren’t a comedianNo one cares that the price is too high for youNo one cares you can’t use it, whatever it isNo one cares about someone else’s beefIt’s great that a manufacturer… Read More


Tonight at 9PM Eastern on Investigation Discovery, the focus of the case will be the Spencer Newcomer shooting and murder trial in Pennsylvania. It will be interesting to see how the show treats this.  Marty Hayes, no stranger to readers here, was expert witness for the defense and did a superb job.  I am more… Read More

Dong Dingle – Ridiculous Dialogue Episode 78

When it’s time to throw down, Kelly’s ready to spring into action and we heard all about her almost-fight on this episode of Ridiculous Dialogue. In addition, Bryan, Kelly and Rob discussed Internet conspiracies, getting scared and crowd surfing. Rob gave us insight into an interesting problem involving spiders in his Jeep and why he… Read More

4CA Upholds Injunction on Trump’s Muslim Ban

You are here: Home » General » 4CA Upholds Injunction on Trump’s Muslim Ban I will have more on this tomorrow. Good news, but I find the party-line breakdowns of the vote a little concerning given the Gorsuched Court. Leave a Reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Full Story Here Lawyers… Read More

Tactical Distributors – OR Infiltrator Jacket Video

Tactical Distributors – OR Infiltrator Jacket Video For those of you interested in details on Outdoor Research’s new Infiltrator jacket, featuring WL Gore’s FLEX2FIT fabric, Tactical Distributors made this video. [embedded content] Tags: Outdoor Research, Tactical Distrbutors This entry was posted on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 22:00 and is filed under Advertiser, Clothing.… Read More

Throwback Thursday: Ruger’s First-Class .223: The Mini-14 Rifle

The .223 self-loader does not have to be an AR-15. There are some who like the classic handling of a wooden dog and semi-pistol grip. Do not put down anyone and do not get into a debate, as long as the choice works for them. As for myself, I obtained a Ruger Mini-14 as soon as possible after its introduction.… Read More

Support for presidential candidates at elite law firms in 2012 and 2016

I did a survey of contributions to presidential candidates in 2012 and 2016 from people working at elite law firms.  (The vast majority of contributors were lawyers, but contributions from non-legal staff are also included). The immediate inspiration for this was a question from a 2017 law grad about whether support for Trump was going… Read More

Protonex Exhibiting at CANSEC 2017

Protonex Technology Corporation will be at CANSEC 2017 in Ottawa May 31st – June 1st; booth # 530 (Ballard Power Systems). Visit the stand to see and learn about the PTX brand power management systems – and about the full problem-solving capabilities that Protonex can deliver. Recent examples include: · a customized Panther SATCOM system… Read More

FL School Placed On Lockdown Over Civil War Rifle

At approximately 9 a.m. local time, Braden River Middle School and Braden River Elementary School in Bradenton, Florida was placed on lockdown for one of the most… unique reasons possible. Apparently, a middle teacher decided to bring a Civil War rifle to the school as part of his history lesson, something he has done over the last few… Read More

Barnes Bullets Issues Voluntary Ammunition Recall

Barnes Bullets just issued a safety recall on a number of their ammo, saying the “packaged product may contain cartridges of a different caliber.” Overall, 18 lots were impacted. Affected products include: Barnes 300 Weatherby 190 TTSX VOR-TX ammo with the following lot numbers: Z08SA15L Z08SB15L Z09SA15L Z09SB15L Z11SB15L Z11SC15L Z12SA15L Z12SB15L Z12SC15L Z08SA15R Z08SB15R… Read More

A: Both

Eric Levitz has an appropriate response to the crocodile tears and feigned ignorance of the lead negotators of TrumpCare, the Freedom [sic] Caucus’s Mark Medows and the Tuesday [note: negotiations end Monday] Group Capitulator-in-Chief Tom McArthur: The congressman continued: “In the end, we’ve got to make sure there’s enough funding there to handle preexisting conditions… Read More

RECOIL Rated: 10 Rimfire Cans

Break out the plinkers, boys. 22LR is back on the menu! Some of you will grumble “There’s no 22LR at my Walmart,” but national stocks seem to be replenishing and it’s reportedly even on the shelves in the deepest corners of liberal New England and Southern California. Sure, it’s not nearly as cheap as it… Read More

Barnes Product Safety Recall Notice

Product Safety Recall NoticeWarning Do not use Barnes 300 Weatherby 180 grain TTSX VOR-TX Ammunition with Lot Numbers: Z08SA15L, Z08SB15L, Z09SA15L, Z09SB15L, Z11SB15L, Z11SC15L, Z12SA15L, Z12SB15L, Z12SC15L, Z08SA15R, Z08SB15R, Z09SA15R, Z09SB15R, Z11SB15R, Z11SC15R, Z12SA15R, Z12SB15R, Z12SC15R Barnes Bullets, LLC determined that eighteen (18) Lots of its Barnes Bullets, LLC 300 Weatherby 180 grain TTSX VOR-TX… Read More

GovX Military Appreciation Month Blowout Sale

GovX’s Military Appreciation Month Blowout Sale is going on now! Military and first responders receive additional savings on over 200 brands through May 28th! Save on brands like Oakley, Vortex Optics, Benchmade, and more! This entry was posted on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 18:39 and is filed under Sales. You can follow any… Read More

GovX Military Appreciation Month Blowout Sale

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 18:45 and is filed under Sales. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed. Full Story Here Soldier Systems May 25, 2017 12:46 pm Support… Read More

Help or Hurt?

May 25, 2017 Posted by Sebastian in Politics | 0 comments Bitter and I were debating this morning about whether the latest news that GOP candidate in Montana’s special election, Grew Gianforte, body slammer a reporter who wouldn’t get a microphone out of his face. It’s my opinion that if anything, it’ll boost Gianforte. Bitter isn’t… Read More