The Plot Against America

While I support a full investigation, I am appalled by this McCarthyism: But to travel back to 2016 and trace the major plotlines of the Russian attack is to underscore what we now know with certainty: The Russians carried out a landmark intervention that will be examined for decades to come. Acting on the personal… Read More

The Springfield Armory “P90” (Hill submachine gun)

So you think the FN Herstal P90 was revolutionary when it was released in the early 90s? Some (and that would include myself) may argue that the P90 still is revolutionary, but the inventor John L. Hill who worked for Springfield Armory would probably have told you otherwise. He’s got a great case as well,… Read More

Kahr Firearms Group Sponsors NRA Tactical Police Competitions Sept 22-23 2018

Greeley, PA – (Ammoland.com) – Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the NRA Tactical Police Competitions on September 22-23 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Tactical Police Competition (TPC) is a program designed to challenge officers through courses of competition that focus on skills with duty firearms and… Read More

POTD: DIY 1911 AOW Weapon Light

The 1911 is renowned for winning two world wars. At least that is the mantra die hard 1911 fans recite. And the Fulton Industries MX991/U anglehead flashlight has been utlized for decades since the Vietnam War. Well someone had the great idea to combine these military cornerstones into one complete weapons package, a pseudo 1911… Read More

Introducing the Weber Tactical Quick Ship Program

Introducing the Weber Tactical Quick Ship Program U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- It is no secret that we have had a tough year (2018) with getting Kydex Holsters and Mag Pouches out in a timely fashion. Now that we have control of all the parts including the new M.L.K Hood, Weber Tactical QD Holster Hanger, MRD Retention System… Read More

POTD: Mattis & the Afghan M14s

Last week US Secretary of Defense James Mattis paid an unannounced visit to Afghanstan. While there he met with the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Afghan Presidential Office building in Kabul. During his visit he was met with a full honour guard presented by the Afghan National Army. The honour guard are armed with… Read More

CLANDESTINE QUIET: Tornado Technologies Oxy22 Micro Silencer

If you follow our Silencer Saturday series here at TFB, you know that I am a fan of the more unique examples from the quiet side of the NFA world. I have a stable of standard suppressors, many of which are solid rimfire performers, but I will sometimes sacrifice ultimate sound reduction for purpose-built, compact… Read More

NRA Youth Education Summit Alumni Receive Scholarships for Leading the Legacy

The 2018 NRA Youth Education Summit FAIRFAX, Va. -(Ammoland.com)- After attending the National Rifle Association’s Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.), students are encouraged to head back to their communities and share their experiences to grow the presence of Y.E.S. and other NRA programs. By doing so, they also have the opportunity to earn more scholarship awards after… Read More

Ultradyne’s Apollo Brake and Tim Yackley Earn Podium Finish at Rockcastle Pro Am

Ultradyne’s Apollo Brake and Tim Yackley Earn Podium Finish at Rockcastle Pro Am U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Ultradyne, an American designer and manufacturer of advanced shooting accessories, was spotted on the podium at the 2018 Rockcastle Pro Am on Tim Yackley’s rifle. When asked about the Apollo Brake Yackley replied, “I installed the Ultradyne Apollo brake on… Read More

Ritter & Stark GmbH files for insolvency

Most of the articles and news I write come out of a personal interest and a curiosity to learn more, and hopefully share the same to our readers. However, from time to time there are news you’d rather not write about, but still feel obliged to. As I learn that the German-Austrian firearms manufacturer Ritter… Read More

Abracadabra

Art by A.F. Branco MAGA Make America Great Again USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Abracadabra. Obama mocked Trump’s promise to bring jobs back and raise the GDP up to 3.0 by asking does he have some kind of magic Wand? Turns out yes, he does. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and… Read More

BREAKING: US Army Selects 6 Companies for Sub Compact Weapon Programme

Déjà vu? Not quite. The US Army has announced the companies which have been down-selected for the Sub Compact Weapon programme. Six of the companies which responded to the Army’s Prototype Opportunity Notice have been selected for testing and evaluation and there are some surprising absences when we compare it with the previous round of… Read More

Arrest Warrant Issued for 3D Gun File Promoter Cody Wilson

By John Crump Cody Wilson’s Wanted Poster Austin, Texas –-(Ammoland.com)- Cody Wilson is a hero to some and a James Bond level villain to others, but what he is to everyone is a very complicated person. For full disclosure, I have spoken at length with Wilson in the past on and off the record. I have… Read More

Introducing Western Powders Handloading Guide 1st Edition By Rob Behr

By Preston Bankson The Western Powders Handloading Guide offers much more than just load data. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- At the end of 2017, Western Powders released their first comprehensive handloading guide. This guide features handloading basics, advanced techniques, and a wealth of pistol, rifle, and shotshell load data for all powder brands within Western Powders. Western Powders… Read More

Limited Edition: Glock Knife 78 40th Anniversary

I am sure you are aware of the Glock knife already, a military field knife that can be used as a bayonet as well (on the Austrian Steyr AUG for instance). Together with the GLOCK Entrenching tool they are a icons almost like the Glock pistols themselves. This knife has been around for a while,… Read More

Lena Miculek Attends SIG SAUER Maine Shooting Sports Experience

Team SIG Professional Shooter Lena Miculek with legacy supporters TD Bank. Newington, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- Team SIG shooter Lena Miculek recently participated in the SIG SAUER Maine Shooting Sports Experience to benefit the Pine Tree Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The shooting event was held on September 6th – 7th and included a competition… Read More

National Rifle League Announces Alliance With Border War Rifle Series

NRL announces a strategic partner for the 2019 season! Border War Rifle Series Yorba Linda, CA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Rifle League (NRL), a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and education of precision rifle shooting through a range of outdoors-related public interest activities, announced today its partnership with Border War Rifle Series (BWRS).… Read More

TFBTV Guns of SOCOM Ep. 2: The Mk12 Special Purpose Rifle + AEM5 Silencer

Guns of SOCOM, Ep. 2: In this episode, James introduces viewers to the Mk12 Special Purpose Rifle. The Mk12’s primary purpose was to provide a light, precise rifle that could be used in close-to-medium-long range combat. In other words, it needed to be more effective and more accurate than the M4 while being almost as… Read More

New Cobalt Kinetics EDGE and TEAM handguards

Cobalt Kinetics, Washington Utah, is now adding two new handguards to their line of AR-15 Accessories. The 16” length handguards are ready to ship, and there will be shorter versions later this year. The design is very “Cobalt Kinetics”, and as with everything it’s up to personal taste if you like it or not. Regardless, it… Read More

Bullet Points on California’s New Proposed Ammunition Legislation

Bullet Points Fayetteville, AR –-(Ammoland.com)- California cannot let go of the dream of violating basic rights. It’s not enough for the state to restrict gun buyers to an approved list, to make legal ownership of semiautomatic rifles with detachable magazines difficult, and to deny carry licenses to people who aren’t politically connected in the most populous… Read More

Reviews and Events

There is a review of my new book in The New Republic. It’s in the print edition so you have to sign up for the newsletter to get access to it, but I can excerpt it here. There were clearly moments when sympathetic elected officials tipped the scales toward workers. When Davis Waite, the Populist… Read More

TFB Review: CMMG Banshee Mk57 5.7×28 pistol

Blowback Banshee CMMG’s Mk57 series is their line of 5.7x28mm firearms.  Their “Banshee”  model incorporates their shortest barrel in the caliber (5″), as well as a Tailhook PSB.  All Mk57 models use CMMG’s Patent Pending Radial Delayed Blowback (RDB) system found in their GUARD models.  The RDB blowback bolts have a head that is forced… Read More

NEW Strike Industries Pit Viper Stock

Strike Industries came up with another simple yet interestingly executed product – the Pit Viper stock. In order to avoid confusion, let me tell you right away that this stock won’t work with standard AR-15 receiver extensions. It is a proprietary design that is compatible only with Strike industries Advanced Receiver Extension. The advantage of using… Read More

Concealed Carry Corner: Do You Carry A Spare Magazine?

Good evening everyone and welcome back to TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner, where we discuss everything related to the CCW world. Like most topics in the Every Day Carry (EDC) world, today’s discussion will involve personal and mission-specific parameters. Specifically, should you carry a spare magazine? Now before you wheelgun lovers start throwing stones at my… Read More

CRKT KHC Karen Hood Chopper Knife Review

CRKT KHC Karen Hood Chopper Knife USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- This is a blade that is long overdue. Whether you are in the scrub oak country of western Pennsylvania or the rainforest of the northwest, there are times that you get into brush that calls for a blade big enough and tough enough to cut through… Read More

Tested: The Henry Casehardened Big Boy 357 Magnum Rifle

Terril gets to shooting the Henry Casehardened Big Boy 357 Magnum Rifle. Henry Casehardened Big Boy 357 Magnum Rifle USA –  -(AmmoLand.com)- I grew up in a deer hunting environment in the American South. The animals are cunning, and the distances close. The lever action rifle is resonably fast to shoot, accurate, and handy to… Read More

Wingshooting USA-Toyota Military Salute Event Has Sold Out

German Shorthaired Pointer pins a pheasant as a guide prepares to flush it, at the first Fur Feathers Friends, 2016. Topeka, KS – -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s almost two months away, but Wingshooting USA TV’s “Fur Feathers Friends … powered by Toyota” event has expanded to more than four times as many participants as its earlier version.… Read More

SILENCER SATURDAY #37: Subsonic 300BLK Shootout

Good afternoon everyone and thanks for coming back to TFB’s Silencer Saturday, where we consider hearing protection to be one of the core rules of firearm safety. Last week we discussed the performance of the Allen Engineering AEM5 suppressors on both .223 Remington and .224 Valkyrie hosts. Next month we are going to test some… Read More

Some recent Brazilian illegal gun seizing events

I just can’t help it, folks (and Pete!). Whenever news like this here in Brazil come to my attention, I immediately wonder if TFB readers might be interested in also taking a look. The rate of recurrence at which such facts take place in this neck of the woods, as compared to other related news… Read More

Find the Ultimate Amazon Fishing Adventure at the 2019 SCI Hunters’ Convention

Blackwater Explorer Yacht Trip USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The people at Acute Angling learned long ago that most hunters are also anglers. Fishing, just like hunting, allows outdoorsmen and women to experience exotic locations around the world while enjoying the excitement of the aquatic hunt. Fishing in the Amazon with Acute Angling takes it one step… Read More

Minnesota Artist Scot Storm and the $40 Million Duck Stamp

Scot Storm 2018 Federal Duck Stamp Wood Duck USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Not many artists in history can claim to have rendered a $40 million painting. But Freeport, Minnesota’s Scot Storm’s will most assuredly one day be able to count himself as one. That’s because his acrylic painting of a wood duck and decoy has just… Read More

1791 Gunleather Debuts Holster Combining Carbon Fiber and Gunleather

Next Evolution in Premium Leather Holsters Miami, FL, U.S. –-(Ammoland.com)- 1791 Gunleather, innovative manufacturer of premium hand-crafted leather gun holsters and belts, today introduced the next evolution in premium leather holsters. The new “Project Stealth” gun holster series by 1791 Gunleather combines American heavy native steerhide with state-of-the-art flexible carbon fiber for the first-ever holster… Read More

CZ BREN S2 Shipping in the US?

It seems that the CZ Bren S2 is having a very soft launch as the first small shipment of guns hits stores. The 5.56x45mm and 7.62x39mm variants of the semi-automatic version of the Czech military rifle have been spotted for sale online for the first time. While the Bren S1 has been available in the… Read More

Auto Ordnance Debuts a NEW Custom “Vengeance” WWII M1 Carbine

Auto Ordnance from the Kahr Firearms Group has once again partnered with Outlaw Ordnance to bring us a custom new spin on a classic firearm. For this collaboration effort, they have produced a Custom “Vengeance” WWII M1 Carbine rifle. This rifle is of the same iconic construction that Auto Ordnance has always produced their M1… Read More

UNK Police Now Armed After 44 Years Without, Democratic Voting from Republicans, and Broward County Accused of Noncompliance: TTAG Daily Digest

courtesy ABC News Courthouse Shooter was Scheduled for Assault Hearing Four people shot including a LEO in Pennsylvania… The gunman who opened fire at a Pennsylvania courthouse Wednesday afternoon was scheduled for a hearing on assault charges he received weeks ago, according to authorities. Four people were shot at the municipal building that houses the… Read More

Bravo Concealment IWB and OWB Holsters – Review

Bravo Concealment IWB and OWB Holsters U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-I have tested out a lot of holsters in the past. Like any person into guns, after a while, you designate a box for different types of holsters for different guns. I am always looking for the next big thing to test out for the readers. Bravo Concealment… Read More

Arrest Warrant for Cody Wilson on Money for Sex with 16-year-old

Opinion Cody Wilson IMG CBC News and Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/Associated Press Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- -Cody Wilson, the public voice and face of Defense Distributed, is in serious legal trouble. Cody Wilson has a warrant for his arrest, signed by a judge in Texas. Wilson is said to be in Taiwan, and may stay there depending on… Read More

More Data that Good People With Guns Save Lives

More Data that Good People With Guns Save Lives U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- You might never need to defend yourself. That depends on both luck and skill. According to FBI statistics, someone in your family will be the victim of violent crime over your lifetime. Fortunately, you can defend yourself with more than good luck, but only if you… Read More

The Archon Firearms Type B is Shipping

Archon Firearms’ Type B pistol is finally shipping to dealers and those who pre-ordered it. Back in November 2017, Arsenal Firearms, Inc. announced they would be changing their name to ‘Archon Firearms’ and rebranding their STRYK B pistol as the ‘Archon Firearms Type B’ at the same time. Shipment of pistols had been planned for spring… Read More

PSA: Don’t Shoot 300BLK Out Of An AK47

Here is your daily Public Service Announcement. Don’t shoot .300blk out of an AK chambered in 7.62x39mm. This was my mistake. Fortunately, nothing bad happened. AK Kabooms do not seem to be a commonplace occurrence compared to AR-15 kabooms. There is this infamous one regarding a Century Arms AK74. Nothing like that happened. Just some… Read More

How “Special” Is It Really? Sig Sauer .44spl 200 gr V-Crown Gel Test

Buy it at Ventura Munitions: https://www.venturamunitions.com/sig-sauer-elite-performance-44-special-200gr-v-crown-jhp-ammo-20-rounds/ We shoot Sig Sauer .44spl 200 gr V-Crown ammunition from a Smith & Wesson Model 69 Combat Magnum with a 4.25″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Penetration: 20.4″, 22.1″ Retained weight: 199.9gr, 200.2gr Max expansion: N/A, 0.537 Min expansion: N/A, N/A… Read More

Can-Am Outlander MAX 6×6 DPS ATV – Getting The Job Done

Can-Am Outlander MAX 6×6 DPS ATVTri-mode DPS and Updated Passenger SeatingPriced under $10,000 USD1,650-lbs towing capacity USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The new Can-Am Outlander MAX 6×6 4DPS 450 ATV, complete with true six-wheel traction and an incomparable versatility, is built to haul gear and get the job done. Along with a few of its own functional… Read More

Armed Woman Fights Off 2 Home Invasion Burglars

Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun. Armed Woman Fights Off 2 Home Invasion Burglars USA –-(Ammoland.com)- KTUL TV 8 in Tulsa reports 08-20-18 in Rogers, County, Oklahoma, Sheriff Scott… Read More

Award for Worst Ever

Art by Michael Ramirez Award for Worst Ever USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Award for Worst Ever. From lackluster hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che to unhinged demands to be applauded for diversity and inclusion, along with continual lecturing from award winners this was the worst award show in years. The only thing missing was a plug for… Read More

Passing Wind

Art by A.F. Branco Brett Kavanaugh Storm USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Passing Wind. Some say that the Democrats and the media are exaggerating the Kavanaugh storm in Washington D.C. What do you think? Take our twitter poll. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news!You… Read More

FFL Disaster Preparedness: Precautions for the Worst Scenario

Right now if you are living on the east coast, you have multiple significant storms heading your way that could unfortunately change your life for the worst. To curb against the danger of these storms, some states are actually advising evacuation of your home, if possible. As horrifying as leaving your home behind may sound,… Read More

TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner: Leather Versus Kydex For New Shooters

Hello everyone and thanks for joining us for TFB’s Concealed Carry Corner where once a week we’ll meet up to discuss the guns, gear and techniques surrounding legally packing heat. Like most of you, I have a section of the closet filled with discarded holsters and magazine carriers from different periods of my CCW life.… Read More

BULLPUP SCORPION: Manticore Arms CZ Chassis

Just last Friday, Sven Jonsson of Manticore Arms posted up a teaser image of his latest project. Sven is a bullpup fanatic and in fact is hosting his own bullpup event this weekend. There he will officially unveil his CZ Bullpup Scorpion Chassis. Sven posted the photo above on Facebook. You can see the standard… Read More

The Death of Firearms Icon: Bill Ruger Jr.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) mourns the loss of William B. Ruger, Jr., former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ruger. Mr. Ruger, who was the second CEO of the Company and the son of the Company’s founder, passed away this past weekend. Full Story Here Cheaper than Dirt Blog September… Read More

Hick-Hop Artist Big Smo Adds KORE Public Relations to His Team ~ VIDEO

Hick-Hop Artist Big Smo USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Tennessee’s resident ‘Hick Ross’ joins forces with Nashville-based firm KORE Public Relations. Big Smo, a self-made titan of industry and an originator of country-rap, continues to defy industry standards and expectations, even after 7 full-length album releases, including We The People (2016) and Special Reserve (2018). Despite the… Read More

2A Advocates Sue Massachusetts AG Over Denial of Access to 3D Printed Gun Records

3D Printed Ghost Guns BOSTON –-(Ammoland.com)- Two constitutional rights advocates have filed a new lawsuit against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey after she denied them access to public records about “3D printed” guns and related issues. Plaintiffs Brent Carlton and Brandon Combs each filed two requests for public records with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.… Read More

Case Closed

Sorry, we can just go ahead with the vote, because Encyclopedia Ed has cracked the case: Yep, no suburban teenager has ever attended a party not within walking distance of their homes. Clearly, it must have been some other guy who I will name despite having no evidence whatsoever. And if you’re not sure you… Read More

Border Wars: The Type 81 Variants of the United Wa State Army

Currently boosting a force of over 30,000 fighters, the United Wa State Army (UWSA) has always been a force of reckoning on the Burmese border with China. And although arms production among the Wa (northern Shan State) isn’t a new or hot topic (this Irrawaddy article documenting such production in 2008), there have has been very… Read More

MA-Sniper Development Continues: Production and Issue

In an earlier article on TFB, we covered the early efforts at producing a precision rifle for the Burmese Army, culminating in the MA-Sniper. In this article, we look at the production variant. Finally, we get to the production MA-Sniper. Starting at least before 2013, possibly as early as 2011 or 2012 we see full… Read More

POTD: DIY Technical Truck Gun

Some shooters love to romanticize the idea of a truck gun aka trunk gun. They usually have an expendable firearm that they relegate to be stored in their trunk or truck in case of emergencies. Well my friend Cory Sementuh of CDS Arms takes it an extra step and made a DIY Technical using his… Read More

American-Made Replica of 9x39mm OTs-12 Rifle

It was less than a year ago, at SHOT Show 2018 when Wolf Ammunition officially introduced the legendary 9x39mm Soviet/Russian cartridge to the US market. Although it is a really interesting and capable round, there are not too many firearms made in this caliber yet because there are several obstacles such as getting the dimensions of the… Read More

New Jersey: Redundant Gun Bill Expands Anti-Gun Overreach with Committee Amendments

New Jersey: Redundant Gun Bill Expands Anti-Gun Overreach with Committee Amendments New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- On Monday, September 17th, 2018, the New Jersey Assembly Judiciary Committee was ready with last-minute, unpublished amendments to A3129 making sweeping additions to the legislation to ban possession of so-called “covert” guns, “undetectable” non-metal guns, 3D printed guns, and other… Read More

You Never Know Where They’ll Show Up

Josh from Shadow Tech sent us this note: Just got back from Salisbury, UK. I was invited to an Army sniper symposium there with various allied forces last week. I had your patch in my briefcase and took a couple pics for you. Location is Cranfield University Ordnance Testing and Evaluation Center in Salisbury, UK.… Read More

TFBTV: How Far Is The .22 Effective?

Today Joel reviews and tests the CZ 455 Precision Trainer to see how far is the 22 effective. This factory rifle was designed specifically as a training tool for precision long-range competition. It has a Manners composite stock, a 24-inch heavy barrel which is threaded and suppressor ready, a two-pound trigger, and is accurate to…… Read More

3D Printed Firearms Accessories from MK Machining

Tyler Kemp of MK Machining and his partner introduced their Remington 700 bullpup chassis at the 2017 Shot Show and got a lot of attention. Here’s a link to that TFB article.  Now MKM is making 3D printed firearms accessories that are saving consumers a lot of money over machined metal parts.  MKM offers both… Read More

This ain’t your daddy’s IDPA

The International Defensive Pistol Association, better known as IDPA, is one of the two largest sanctioning bodies for action pistol shooting in the world. With teams making the trip to the 2018 National Championship from as far away as China, it is truly an international sport with a global following. I’ve been an active IDPA… Read More

Dogs Matter, Too: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

K9 Handler Matt Burnett is the director of training at Freedog USA so his EDC is a bit varied. He says they’re “all items that I don’t go a day without. Having multiple knife options and a high-performance dog training gear allows me to bring my service dog with me off leash to alert me… Read More

Go Ahead, Caption This Photo

courtesy yahoo.com and AFP The story from Yahoo.com (yes, they’re still apparently in business) is Putin shows off sniper skills firing Kalashnikov rifle. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday showed off his marksmanship by testing out a new Kalashnikov sniper rifle and hitting the target more than half the time. Russian state television showed Putin in… Read More

NRA Releases Manchin Attack Ad, He is ‘Part of the Problem’

 Sen. Joe Manchin is no longer getting any love from the nation’s gun lobby. The National Rifle Association released an attack ad this week that smacks the West Virginia Democrat with a “D” rating. “They want to take away your Second Amendment. You see what’s going on. I don’t think you want your Second… Read More

NSSF Action Alert! Urge California Gov. Jerry Brown to Veto Gun Control Bills

Californians once again find their backs against the wall as anti-gunners in the legislature have succeeded in passing even more legislation aimed at curtailing the 2A rights of law-abiding citizens.  The post NSSF Action Alert! Urge California Gov. Jerry Brown to Veto Gun Control Bills appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog… Read More

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

The Timber Hitch is primarily used to drag or hoist logs. Today, Bryan demonstrates how to tie it and how we’re incorporating it into our DIY Knot Board Display, which includes everyone’s favorite Janky Ship’s Wheel. Timber Hitch » Hitches (Strength: 2/Security: 3/Stability: 4/Difficulty: 3) See below for what these ratings mean. The Timber Hitch works… Read More

FN Lands $13.4 Million SOCOM Contract for MK46 and MK48 Machine Guns

The United States Special Operations Command – SOCOM – just tapped FN to buy new MK 46 and MK 48 light machine guns. The post FN Lands $13.4 Million SOCOM Contract for MK46 and MK48 Machine Guns appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 4:13 pm Support Us

More Hogwash: de Blasio & Hogg Team Up to Indoctrinate Young Voters

“To create real change, we need millions of young people to engage in our democracy, understand the issues, and head to the ballot box. But first, they have to get registered,” states the website. The post More Hogwash: de Blasio & Hogg Team Up to Indoctrinate Young Voters appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here… Read More

Shomer-Tec Pyro-Pack

The Pyro-Pack is a compact emergency fire-starting kit housed in a thin wallet-style case which easily fits in most any kit or pocket. Components include a ferrocerium rod (2” x 3/8”), a Ceramic Micro Scraper, Magnesium and Cedar Fire Cards, and 10 pieces of 3-ply waxed jute. The Velcro case is constructed of olive drab… Read More

The Stealthiest Disguised EDC Knives We’ve Ever Seen

You can assume that if a knife can somehow be concealed in an otherwise unassuming pocket-sized object, someone’s selling it. By combining these remarkably sneaky knives, you could easily have upwards of ten separate blades on your person at all times. If you’re into that. The Gerber Zip Blade: $15 via Amazon Although some of… Read More

Federal Court Blocks Ban on Handgun Signs, Pictures at Gun Shops

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California is now blocking the enforcement of a ban on the display of handguns and handgun signs on the outside of retail locations, i.e. FFLs. The post Federal Court Blocks Ban on Handgun Signs, Pictures at Gun Shops appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here… Read More

Clay’s Guide to Urban Defense: Ep. 6 Escape From NY

Over the last few weeks, we have talked a lot about hardening your defensive position in case of urban unrest. Which I still believe is your best option, provided you didn’t get out in time. It has the highest survivability and is the least risky proposition. Most of the time. But the situation might force… Read More

2018’s Largest Gun Rights Rally: 1,000+ Descend on Boise

Thousands of pro-gun Americans descended on the capitol steps in Boise, Idaho, this weekend to march for the right to keep and bear arms. The post 2018’s Largest Gun Rights Rally: 1,000+ Descend on Boise appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 3:43 pm Support Us

Marlin Model 70PSS “Papoose”: Small Package, Big Fun, Survival Ready

The word “papoose” comes from the Algonquian word “papoos” and means “child.” Marlin’s diminutive semi-auto rifle has undergone a variety of iterations over the last thirty-odd years, but the original concept behind the famous nickname has remained the same. Today’s Model 70PSS is designed to fit anywhere, be shot by anyone, and tag along on… Read More

Korwin: Is Trump True on Media Truth?

We buy about nine billion rounds of ammo every year because guns are fun, the number two participant sport in the nation. The media’s claim that they are honest and fair is nonsense. The post Korwin: Is Trump True on Media Truth? appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20,… Read More

Clay’s Guide to Urban Defense: Ep. 4 Hardening the Home

What else is a high priority? The next step we can take directly from our friends in hurricane country. While plywood window coverings won’t stop bullets, they do stop bricks and Antifa goblins (FYI: half-inch plywood won’t even stop handgun rounds, much less rifle fire). The post Clay’s Guide to Urban Defense: Ep. 4 Hardening… Read More

Tom Selleck Quietly Resigns from NRA Board of Directors

year Tom Selleck will leave the NRA board of directors for work reasons. He served as a member of the board for the past 12 years. The post Tom Selleck Quietly Resigns from NRA Board of Directors appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 3:12 pm Support Us

Training Schedule To Win! A Look Into How A Champion Trains

Working to compete with the world’s best is not done in competition; it’s done in the countless hours of training on the range. Here’s how I prepare for competition. The post Training Schedule To Win! A Look Into How A Champion Trains appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20,… Read More

Bravo Concealment – Super Combo Sale!

The Gun Holster Super Combo provides everything needed to carry your firearm in full force. Whether you are a casual shooter or an enthusiast, the Super Combo features everything you need at a discounted price. Super Combo Includes: • Choice of a IWB or OWB Holster • 1 Double Mag Pouch (same gun type selected)… Read More

Mil-Spec vs Commercial Buffer Tubes – AR-15 Rifles for Beginners

By AT3 Tactical Understanding the difference between mil-spec and commercial AR-15 buffer tubes This is one of the most common questions we’re asked, and for good reason. If you’re planning to build your own AR-15 or upgrade your AR-15 stock, it’s critical to understand the subtle differences between mil-spec and commercial AR-15 buffer tubes, two very similar… Read More

What the Hell is 8.6 Creedmoor?

What the hell is 8.6 Creedmoor? It’s the .338 Federal, right? No. Similar, but no. It’s the result of a collaboration between Q and Hornady, and it promises to be interesting. The post What the Hell is 8.6 Creedmoor? appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 2:58 pm… Read More

Vermont Police: ‘Turn In Your Bump Stocks… Or Else’

The Vermont State Police announced Monday that they would begin anonymous collection of bump stocks, which have been banned in the state following passage of a gun control bill by the state legislature. The post Vermont Police: ‘Turn In Your Bump Stocks… Or Else’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog… Read More

What I Love & Hate About the Galco Jak Slide Holster

Not all universal holsters come from the $10 bin at the local gun show. Some are legit concealed carry holsters, worthy of being in your shoebox of holsters because, hey, it’s universal. The post What I Love & Hate About the Galco Jak Slide Holster appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America… Read More

Clay’s Guide to Urban Defense: Ep. 5 Surviving In A Concrete Jungle

Concertina wire is better, but the gigantic rolls are hard to store. Regular old barb wire can do the job, in a nice compact package. Wait until the opposition is hopelessly entangled in wire, and cut them to ribbons with bullets. It will also discourage any survivors from trying again. The post Clay’s Guide to… Read More

Illinois Man Starts Local Armed Citizen Project for Women

A man in Illinois is looking to find 50 neighborhood women who pass his “babysitter test” and buy them each a 20-gauge pump shotgun. The post Illinois Man Starts Local Armed Citizen Project for Women appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 2:42 pm Support Us

Korwin: Efforts to Infringe is Creed Discrimination! It’s Illegal!

Disarming the public is not even remotely a solution to the actions of criminals or insane people. In fact, it only makes matters worse, by leaving the innocent helpless in the face of miscreants and sociopaths. Failure to see this is a sign of untreated hoplophobia. The post Korwin: Efforts to Infringe is Creed Discrimination!… Read More

Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact Now Available in .45 ACP

Smith & Wesson is adding two new Compact models to their M&P M2.0 series chambered for .45 ACP. They are available with and without thumb safeties. The post Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 Compact Now Available in .45 ACP appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 2:42 pm… Read More

Kavanaugh, Feinstein Square Off on 2A During Confirmation Hearing

One lingering legal question concerning our 2A rights is the constitutionality of bans on black rifles. Can the government prohibit residents from purchasing and possessing some of the most popular semiautomatic long guns in the country? It’s a question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has answered in the past while serving as a judge on… Read More

Get A Grip: Stocks In The Modern Era of PRS

A precision rifle stock should fit you like an old pair of boots. But picking the right stock for your rig can be a challenge because of all the options. The post Get A Grip: Stocks In The Modern Era of PRS appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20,… Read More

Vice News Says, ‘Don’t Ban the AR, Require Insurance For It’

Vice News contributor Krishna Andavolu doesn’t want to ban modern sporting rifles, he wants gun owners to buy insurance for them. The post Vice News Says, ‘Don’t Ban the AR, Require Insurance For It’ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 2:27 pm Support Us

US Palm is Back, Thanks to Century Arms International

The merger will keep US Palm owners and designers in place as their steel-reinforced polymer magazines go back into production. The post US Palm is Back, Thanks to Century Arms International appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 2:27 pm Support Us

The Chosen One: The Army’s M-17 Pistol Review

The service handguns chosen by the Army have always become essential weapons; the Remington New Army, the Colt Single Action Army, Browning’s M-1911 and the M-9 Beretta are all classics. Now you can get the latest chapter in this historic line, the SIG M17. The post The Chosen One: The Army’s M-17 Pistol Review appeared… Read More

Magpul Showcases New Fall 2018 Apparel Catalog With Slick Video

Designed and focused around the shooting lifestyle, we’ve created seven unique apparel items that support the carriage, movement, and comfort you need. The post Magpul Showcases New Fall 2018 Apparel Catalog With Slick Video appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 2:27 pm Support Us

Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Kemp Right About Guns And Schools

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp may not have enjoyed the NRA’s endorsement during the Republican primary, but that doesn’t mean that he’s anti-gun by a long shot. He made that clear in some recent comments regarding school safety. Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp has unveiled a $90 million proposal for school security focused on… Read More

Federal Premium Introduces Unprimed Brass for Handloaders

ANOKA, Minnesota – September 12, 2018 – Federal Premium offers a wider variety of unprimed brass for a full range of common rifle and handgun cartridges, including the all-new 224 Valkyrie. This product line includes seventeen various calibers sold in 50- or 100-count packs. Shipments of this product have been delivered to dealers. Reloaders who… Read More

Caracal USA Now Shipping Competition-Ready Versus Rifles

This Versus by Caracal USA stands out by packing a ton of premium competition-ready features into a surprisingly affordable package. The post Caracal USA Now Shipping Competition-Ready Versus Rifles appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog September 20, 2018 1:58 pm Support Us

Just for one day

The woman who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault has told the Senate Judiciary Committee, in an apparent bid to jump-start negotiations, that she “would be prepared to testify next week,” so long as senators offer “terms that are fair and which ensure her safety,” according to an email her lawyers sent… Read More

Buck Knives Introduces Automatic Versions of the Iconic 112 Ranger

Post Falls, ID — Wednesday, September 19, 2018– The classic 112 Ranger has been transformed into an exciting automatic knife.  The 112 Auto and 112 Auto Elite are powerfully deployed with the push of a button, instantly readying the blade. The two 112’s recently debuted at the Outdoor Retailer Show are now available. These versions include… Read More

Robber Shot Dead After Opening Fire in a Whataburger Restaurant

Most fast food joints don’t keep armed security personnel on staff, but this one apparently did – and ten customers have him to thank for potentially saving their lives. Around 1:00 a.m. in Houston this past week, a man walked into a Whataburger restaurant and opened fire. “I see a dude in a white bandana… Read More

1791 Gunleather releases Project Stealth holster series

Project Stealth uses a mixture of carbon fiber and steerhide for an outside-the-box approach to concealment. (Photo: 1791 Gunleather) 1791 Gunleather pairs leather with carbon fiber in a new holster series known as Project Stealth, uses CX6 carbon fiber mixed with heavy native steerhide to bring comfort and durability to the holster series. The company… Read More

This year’s model

The Guardian has a lot more on Amy “Dress For Success” Chua’s advice to female law students looking to catch Brett Kavanaugh’s eye: A top professor at Yale Law School who strongly endorsed supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a “mentor to women” privately told a group of law students last year that it was “not an… Read More

Another Case of Massachusetts AG Thinking Laws Don’t Apply To Her

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is a real piece of work. Not only does she unilaterally decide that firearms created to comply with the state’s assault weapon ban are suddenly illegal without any legislative process, but now she feels that the state’s freedom of information laws don’t apply to her in the least. As The Truth… Read More

SORD – Torrid Jungle Hammock

The Torrid Jungle Hammock is manufactured from MultiCam Zeta 70D fabric with two 3m lengths of 7/64D AMSTEEL rope at each end. It is 2.6 x 1.2 meter in size and weighs 300 grams. As you can see, it rolls up small enough to fit in a utility pouch. www.sordaustralia.com/torrid-jungle-hammock-multicam Full Story Here Soldier Systems… Read More

BREAKING: Multiple Victims in Maryland Workplace Shooting

courtesy Baltimore Sun Various reports are coming in of a workplace shooting at a RiteAid Distribution center in Maryland. The latest information — which frequently changes in these situations — is three people have been killed. From the CNN: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives sent agents from Baltimore to the scene. The… Read More

Federal court dismisses lawsuit against bump stock maker Slide Fire

A federal judge held the replacement stocks become vital component parts once installed, thus safeguarded under the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act. (Photo: Slide Fire) A federal judge this week threw out a class action lawsuit filed by survivors of the Route 91 Harvest shooting against a company whose product was used by… Read More

Breaking: Report Of Mass Shooting In Aberdeen, Maryland

Early Thursday morning, reports came in about a mass shooting with “multiple victims” near Aberdeen, Md. The Harford Sheriff Twitter account confirmed a mass shooting had taken place. It also stated that the “situation is fluid” and asked people to “please avoid the area.” The situation is still active. We can confirm there was a… Read More

Truglo releases Intercept Illuminated-Reticle Hunting Scopes

The Intercept is the latest scope series to enter Truglo’s inventory. (Photo: Truglo) Truglo announced a new line of riflescopes, the Illuminated-Reticle Hunting Scope Series, designed specifically for hunters. The new line includes four models in total — 3-9×42 with duplex reticle or MOA reticle as well as 4-12x44mm also with duplex reticle or MOA.… Read More

More Huck…

This was shot with the Sony a7 & Sony 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 zoom lens. Zoomed all the way out to 240mm, the f/6.3 max aperture doesn’t allow for the dramatic background defocus of faster lenses, but it still takes an okay picture with a well-lit subject.. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks September 20, 2018… Read More

M&P M2.0 Compact In .45 ACP Released

Smith & Wesson has been filling out the M&P M2.0 lineup since the line’s introduction. Smith & Wesson has now added a brand new M2.0 Compact in .45 ACP in a size that should be popular with law enforcement. The new M&P45 will sport a 4-inch barrel and a full-sized frame likely placing it in… Read More

Gunman opens fire in Pennsylvania judge’s office, striking four (VIDEO)

A gunman opened fire inside a Pennsylvania judge’s office this week, striking four people before dying in a police shootout. Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Steve Dowlin said officers from German Township entered the Masontown Municipal Building in Fayette County just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, engaging the shooter in the lobby and killing him. “I want… Read More

Kavanaugh’s Mentor

Here’s a story that touches on one the most egregious howlers Brett Kavanaugh told at his Judiciary Committee hearings: A few years ago, as she was prepping to interview for a judicial clerkship, a student at Yale Law School received a troubling combination of warning and advice from her professors about one federal judge in… Read More

Quebec man sentenced for smuggling U.S. guns through a free library

A black line on the floor marks the international border between the United States and Canada in the library at the Haskell Free Library and Opera House in Derby Line, Vt., Friday, June 22, 2007.  (Photo: Toby Talbot/ AP) A Quebec man faces four years in prison for smuggling more than 100 handguns across the U.S.-Canadian… Read More

Cameron Kasky Leaves “March for our Lives” Board

He hasn’t done a 180 on the issue, but it looks like he’s capable of humility, which is a personality trait that will serve a person well their whole life and career. That’s my big issue with Hogg: I doubt you can tell that kid anything. At 17 he already knows everything he needs to… Read More

UC-Berkeley Police Asked Not To Use Restrooms So As To Not Trigger Students

If there’s one place on Earth you’d go to see the dumbest ideas imaginable put into practice, I’d probably tell you it’s UC-Berkeley. Perhaps the most liberal school in the country, it’s a perfect convergence of liberalism and ivory tower elitism. It’s the kind of place that is convinced that idiotic ideas will not only… Read More

Helikon-Tex to Adopt MultiCam Pattern on a Larger Scale

Following up on our news from IWA Outdoor Classics 2018, Helikon-Tex® rolls out one of their key product – Urban Tactical Pants® in MultiCam® pattern, thereat introducing 50/50 NYCO fabric to their offer. Urban Tactical Pants® FLEX, the new version of UTP® pants, features: NYCO fabric construction, VersaStretch® gussets in neck and crotch areas, all… Read More

Travis County Judge Has Issued a Warrant for Cody Wilson’s Arrest

courtesy arstechnica.com and US Marshals Service News broke yesterday that Defense Distributed’s Cody Wilson had been charged with sexual assault as a result of an encounter with an under-aged girl. It was then also revealed by police that he didn’t board a scheduled return flight from Taiwan. As a result, as Ars Techica reports .… Read More

Putin spends some time with Kalashnikov’s newest sniper rifle (VIDEOS)

State-controlled media is playing up Russian President’s participation in the country’s national gunsmith celebration. As explained by the office of the President of Russia, Putin on Tuesday stopped off at the Patriot military park in Moscow’s Kubinka region on Gunsmith Day to both visit the troops and participate in a ceremony consecrating a stepping stone… Read More

Wilson on the Lam?

Seems Cody Wilson has fled to Taiwan. Hey bud, thanks for opening up this whole can of worms and leaving the gun community holding the bag. I appreciate it. I’d say careful who you hitch your wagon to, but often when people warn of that they are working on an understanding that you can help… Read More

The Eagle Has Landed…

FedEx showed up at 5:42PM yesterday. No unboxing video, sorry. Here’s the end result: KEH called me and said they’d invoice me for another $200. That seemed fair to me. It’s money I wasn’t planning on spending and really don’t have to spare, but a week or two on ramen is good for the character.… Read More

The Holy Grail of 1911s: Taking a look at the Singer 1911A1

This Singer 1911A1 recently sold for over $400,000 at auction. (Photo: Guns.com) Considered one of the rarer vintage firearms still in circulation, the Singer 1911A1 is often synonymous with “Holy Grail.” When on the auction block, these guns sale for hundreds of thousands of dollars, a truly unique antique. What makes these firearms so special,… Read More

Gun Owners are Some Flavor of Anarchist Insurrectionists

courtesy subMedia “Why are they making these silly ‘It’s not dangerous for untrained people to have a gun’ and ‘It’s not dangerous for criminals and mentally ill people to be able to buy a gun’ arguments? “All those arguments are just a smoke screen. They’re fake, cover arguments. The gun people do have a good… Read More

What We Know About Middleton, WI Shooting Yesterday

In what even I have to agree feels like an all too common occurrence, yesterday’s news was marred by yet another mass shooting. This time, Middleton, Wisconsin was the site. There, four people were injured, one critically, when a gunman opened fire at the offices of WTS Paradigm, a business software company. Middleton Police Chief Charles… Read More

One shot, one kill: Nana zaps 12-foot gator with her .22 Magnum (VIDEO)

A Texas great-grandmother got revenge on an alligator thought to have eaten a beloved family pet. Livingston Mayor Judy Cochran, 73, believes she may have evened a personal score in harvesting a 580-pound, 12-foot long gator from a pond on her ranch. “About three years ago, we came up missing a miniature horse. We highly… Read More

3D gun trailblazer Cody Wilson now a fugitive, last known to be in Taiwan

Wilson, 31, is now wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service. The high-profile leader of an effort to distribute digital gun plans is now wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service on sexual assault charges. Cody Wilson, head of Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, which is geared to supply 3D firearm files and desktop milling units, is the… Read More

Guns become issue in key U.S. Senate race in Texas

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz this week picked up the endorsement of the National Rifle Association in his fierce race against his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke. Cruz, a Republican who has served as the junior senator from Texas since 2013, is fighting to stay in Washington and help ensure a thin GOP majority… Read More

SwitchBack S joins Thyrm flashlight accessory lineup

The SwitchBack S was created to serve SureFire EDCL1-T and EDCL2-T users. (Photo: Thyrm) Thyrm introduces a new flashlight accessory compatible with new SureFire flashlights, launching the SwitchBack S. The design builds upon Thyrm’s SwitchBack Backup, but now accommodates the SureFire EDCL1-T and EDCL2-T. The SwitchBack S also continues to work alongside most legacy E-Series… Read More

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 329

This is the grave of the traitor Fitzhugh Lee. Born in 1835 in Claremont, Virginia, Lee was part of the famous elite Lee family that included the traitor general Robert E. Lee and Harry Lighthorse Lee, among others. Thus, he was destined for the military-political leadership that his class in the South so valued. He… Read More

Protect The Flock With Your Magnetized Holster

Magnets… how do they work?  This is what innovation looks like: I’m so charged up after reading these details: UNIQUE DESIGN FOR MAX COMFORT: Smooth nylon-plastic flexes to fit contour of back and spreads pressure evenly to eliminate pressure points ** Gun never touches skin ** Comfortable when seated in chair or car (feels similar… Read More

Sexual Assault Warrant Issued for 3D Gun Pioneer Cody Wilson

Early on September 19, 2018, Travis County District Court issued an arrest warrant for Cody Wilson stating they have “good reason to believe” Wilson committed second-degree felony sexual assault of a minor. If the public face of 3D printed guns is convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison. Read the original documents in… Read More

Live Fire – USSOCOM Suppressed Upper Receiver Group (SURG)

I recently had the opportunity to fire the newly selected USSOCOM Suppressed Upper Receiver Group (SURG), built by SIG SAUER. It’s based on an MCX upper receiver group and is designed specifically to work with the suppressor attached. The suppressor is considered integral to the design. However, the direct thread suppressor is removable by the… Read More

Hanging On With Loud Desperation is the Ted Cruz Way

Really, Donald Trump is better at the Republican identity politics thing: Tofu or not tofu? That is the question U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has raised in his latest bid to create a cultural wedge issue between himself and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke in their heated Senate race. Appearing at a packed campaign event at Schobels… Read More

Global War on Terror (GWOT) Memorial Foundation Enlists Winstanley Architects & Planners

D.C.-based architecture and planning firm will manage the process of realizing a national memorial recognizing the country’s longest war WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2018 – The Global War on Terror (GWOT) Memorial Foundation, the congressionally-designated non-profit foundation tasked with organizing, fundraising and coordinating efforts to build a new memorial on the National Mall in Washington,… Read More

Fixed Blade Carry (and a GLOCK): Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Seems most people who carry a knife stick to folders, but Will Duncan in Tennessee carries a fixed blade knife. This particular knife is a Gryphon Terzuola with a full tang blade, a DLC coating, and a checkered, durable handle made from DuPont Zytel. The gun is the ever-popular GLOCK 43 with a Taran Tactical… Read More

A Job Site’s Lesson In Gun Control

For most people, guns aren’t part of the job. Sure, they are for the police and those who sell them or repair them, but for most folks? Guns aren’t part of their day-to-day work. They may carry a firearm at work, but that’s for personal protection, not due to job requirements. However, some jobs supposedly… Read More

Continuous Precision LLC Launches New Era, Company & Website

September 12th, 2018: Continuous Precision; a quality American purveyor of pistol modifications and accessories is happy to announce the launching of their new website, Glock/ M&P slide packages & product lines. Continuous Precision (formerly known as Innovative GunFighter Solutions) is officially announcing the launch of their new website which features their newest pistol packages, the… Read More

Affordably Armed: The Best Concealed Carry Gun Belts Under $50

Readers have asked us to guide them toward more affordable, high quality EDC and utility gear. Often, we’ve already reviewed and torture tested a lot of those items, but it’s buried among the thousands of articles we’ve published over the years. So with this post, we’re kicking off a short “Affordably Armed” series to make… Read More

The Power of the Winch: Learn the Basics of a Winch Line Pull

2 of 2 in the series The Power of the Winch In the first article from this series, we discussed selecting and mounting a winch to your vehicle, as well as initial procedures and maintenance. Today we’ll be covering some of the techniques, equipment and considerations for making typical winch line pulls. There are some… Read More

Diversity on the Border

Border Patrol agents patrol the US-Mexico border prior to an Easter mass at the fence separating the two countries at Friendship Park in San Ysidro, California on Sunday, April 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Sandy Huffaker (Photo credit should read SANDY HUFFAKER/AFP/Getty Images) The historian Mary Mendoza has a good piece on how there… Read More

Strike Industries’ New Modular Blade Sights for GLOCKs

As popular as GLOCK pistols are, maybe the least-loved part of their guns is the stock sights. Small fortunes have been made selling aftermarket replacements to upgrade the factory version. Now Strike Industries has announced a new entry, their Modular Blade Sight. It comes with interchangeable colored inserts to give the shooter four options depending… Read More

Anti-Gun Senator Campaigned On Hunting, Hasn’t Had License In Six Years

I’ve always been wary of people who hold up their love of hunting as a shield against criticisms that label them as anti-gun. Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester is such a person. He supported a Feinstein-backed bill that would have expanded the NICS system to include people on the terrorist watch list, even though the… Read More

On a book entitled “Lolita”

Scott has posted a couple of things referencing John Hockenberry’s appalling Harper’s essay (Ian Buruma’s decision to let serial sexual abuser Jian Ghomeshi publish a not-mea culpa in the NYRB has apparently cost him his editorship of the journal. I would hope whoever edits Harper’s is as uneasy right now as Brett Kavanaugh’s high school… Read More

Elizabeth Warren on Kavanaugh

She appears to have some trouble telling the truth. But at least she bravely pledged never to accept NRA donations, when the NRA had and has no intention of donating to her…. Full Story Here Arms and The Law September 19, 2018 2:12 pm Support Us

Guerilla Approach – Hi-Lux T-shirt

Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past 15 years, you know that the Toyota Hi-Lux is the preferred mode of transportation for deployed SOF. Guerilla Approach has introduced a pretty cool T-shirt depicting a kitted out Hi-Lux. guerrillaapproach.com/product/hilux Full Story Here Soldier Systems September 19, 2018 2:12 pm Support Us

Craigslist Transaction Gone Wrong Leads to Defensive Gun Use

Image via RapSheets.org As today’s news makes all too clear, meeting strangers via the Internet can be risky business, even if you meet them in public and in broad daylight. At the end of August in Kissimmee, Florida, a man met Alexander Diaz (above) in a Walgreens parking lot at 5:00 p.m. They had arranged… Read More

Federal Judge Dismisses Class Action Lawsuit Against SlideFire

courtesy Washington Examiner and AP US District Court Judge Gloria M. Navarro has dismissed a class action lawsuit brought against SlideFire Solutions as a result of the Mandalay Bay shooting. Her decision turned on whether a bump fire stock qualifies as a “component part” of a firearm under the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms… Read More

3D gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with having sex with minor

Cody Wilson, president of Defense Distributed, updated the audience at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in September 2017 about his company’s lawsuit over 3D printed guns against the State Department as well as the evolution of the topic. (Photo: Christen Smith/Guns.com) The gun rights advocate who has led a multi-year legal battle against the government… Read More

The Myth of the Indispensable Man

Elite editor gets fired for being bad at his job: Ian Buruma, the editor of The New York Review of Books, left his position on Wednesday amid an uproar over the magazine’s publication of an essay by a disgraced Canadian radio broadcaster who had been accused of sexually assaulting and battering women. “I can confirm… Read More

Florida Sen. Bill Galvano Sold Out Second Amendment Rights for $200,000

courtesy politico.com In an email blast from Marion Hammer, Florida’s current National Rifle Association lobbyist and former NRA president, the NRA-ILA is blasting incoming Florida Republican Senate president Bill Galvano for accepting a $200,000 donation to his Innovate Florida political action committee from Everytown for Gun Safety. That’s the civilian disarmament operation owned, operated and funded by… Read More

Free boat!

Photo by katie manning on Unsplash #TheStupidestPresidentEver thinks he has found the silver lining to hurricanes: Free stuff! Trump crossed the street to a small brick house, where he stopped to greet an older man in the T-shirt. Behind the house, a large yacht had washed ashore and was shipwrecked against the wooden deck. Trump… Read More

Anti-Gun Stance Clearly Not Helping O’Rourke

For some reason, Democrats figured that Sen. Ted Cruz was vulnerable, that his seat in Texas was somehow up for grabs. They were sure that the Lone Star State was ready for more things like gun control. Apparently, none of these Democrats had ever been to Texas. Poll after poll claimed that Cruz’s opponent, Beto… Read More

Remembering Our Sites of Genocide

Our history is all around us and yet most of us don’t know it because there is no way to know it. Especially for much of our problematic history, there aren’t sites of memorialization or recognition. The U.S. actually does a better job of this than most countries, even if much of it is dominated… Read More

Visit IFAI ExpoShow Floor For Free Courtesy Of HLC Industries

We’re heading to Dallas and you can too! HLC Industries Inc, be exhibiting at IFAI Expo – Booth # A-3139, which is the industry’s longest running fabrics trade event, October 15-18. Learn more about IFAI Expo at www.IFAIexpo.com For additional information, please contact: peter@hlcindustries.com Full Story Here Soldier Systems September 19, 2018 11:57 am Support… Read More

BREAKING: Defense Distributed’s Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault

Cody Wilson courtesy KEYE The Austin American-Statesman is reporting that Defense Distributed’s Cody Wilson has been charged with sexual assault after an encounter with a minor last month. The affidavit said a counselor called Austin police on Aug. 22 to report that a girl under the age of 17 told her she had sex with… Read More

Looks Like Cody Wilson Could be Going to Jail

Breaking news, it seems: The affidavit said a counselor called Austin police on Aug. 22 to report that a girl under the age of 17 told her she had sex with a 30-year-old man on Aug. 15 and was paid $500. In a forensic interview on Aug. 27, the girl told authorities that she created… Read More

The Back-Saver…

The Online Photographer is spot-on with the observation he makes in this post. I have been extremely impressed with the Panasonic 35-100mm f/2.8 so far, and its size makes it easy to tote pretty much anywhere. Here it is with a pint glass for scale… When the Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L gets here, I’ll get… Read More

MAGA!

Trump is definitely the savior for coal miners. Two days before his term ended, a member of the independent federal commission overseeing mine safety accused the Trump administration of an “unlawful” action that he warned could endanger the “lives of the nation’s miners.” Robert F. Cohen, whose term expired last month on the mine safety… Read More

Mass. AG Healey Sued Over Denial of 3D Gun Information

courtesy Boston Herald When it comes to gun control in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey is a law unto herself. Who needs a state legislature when you can impose your own laws like instituting an “assault weapons” ban and outlawing 3D-printed guns by diktat? Life’s so much easier as an elected official when you don’t… Read More

GSM Outdoors brings AmmoPal under its wing

The AmmoPal comes in three colors and offers an easier means to dispense shotgun shells. (Photo: GSM Outdoors) GSM Outdoors announced its recent acquisition of AmmoPal — a new product designed to easily dispense shotgun shells. AmmoPal, created for shotgun hunters as well as target shooters, will take up residence under GSM Outdoors’ Shooting Made… Read More

Today in the Sixth Extinction

Here’s a “fun” visualization of seven species whose numbers are so low that they could all theoretically fit in a train car. Good job humans. And especially good job capitalism for bringing the entirety of the world’s resources into an integrated global system based on inequality that helps put the most pressure on these species.… Read More

New THYRM CLENS Dedicated Sheets

When THRYM CLENS lens covers hit the market, I and many others thought to ourselves … Why the hell didn’t I think of that? Now they are selling THRYM CLENS dedicated sheets that offer a full sheet of one CLENS size. The THRYM CLENS is basically like tear offs for goggles, but for lights. When… Read More

Washington Governor Too Petty To Sign Marksmanship Awards

The National Rifle Association has been vilified by pretty much every left-leaning politician for months now. Somehow, an organization doing what its members demand is somehow evil, and the group becomes worthy of scorn. Even when the NRA is barely involved in something, it seems anti-gun crusaders feel justified in fighting its activities just because… Read More

Everytown pouring $10 million into midterms

Former New York Mayor Micheal Bloomberg formed Everytown as Mayors Against Illegal Guns in 2006 and, largely from his own funds, supports its work today with an umbrella that includes groups such as Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action. (Photo: Micheal Bloomberg) The national gun control organization backed by former New York Mayor Micheal… Read More

Detroit Police Department SWAT Adopts SIG SAUER M400 Rifles

Newington, N.H. (September 17, 2018) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the Detroit Police Department has adopted the SIG SAUER M400 Rifle for their SWAT officers. The Detroit Police Department is a municipal police force comprised of twelve precincts protecting the largest city in the state of Michigan and one of the largest… Read More

Defense Distributed’s Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault

Defense Distributed’s Cody Wilson, the man who led the fight against the State Department, and now against various states, to get 3D-printed gun files onto the internet, is now facing a sexual assault charge against a minor. The shocking development comes from a local report (via KVUE ABC). Cody Wilson, the Austin man who owns controversial… Read More

Police testing Batman-style ‘lasso gun’ in Alabama (VIDEOS)

The Birmingham Police Department is trying out a new piece of less-lethal gear that may become standard issue in the future. Las Vegas-based Wrap Technologies bill their Bola Wrap 100 device as a safe and effective remote restraint system that does not use pain compliance to bring results. The handheld device about the size of… Read More

Police seize guns, explosive material from middle school student in Illinois

Wilmette Police Department headquarters in Wilmette, Illinois. (Photo: Wilmette Police Department/Facebook) Police in a Chicago suburb seized loaded guns and explosive material from a middle school student over the weekend. The Wilmette Police Department confirmed Sunday officers responded to the student’s home after his mother discovered two handguns, a shotgun and materials for explosive devices hidden… Read More

NRA Membership Up More Than 350,000 in 2018

courtesy National Rifle Association The Washington Post reports that subscriptions to National Rifle Association print publications are up about 350,000 between February and June. Since the NRA doesn’t release membership numbers, the WaPo figures that’s a good proxy indicating a surge in new memberships since the Parkland shooting on February 14. All NRA members are… Read More

Detroit SWAT picks Sig Sauer M400 in rifle contract

Chief James Craig has been the head of the Detroit Police Department since 2013. (Photo: DPD) This week Sig announced that special reaction teams in Michigan’s largest city will be using the company’s M400 AR platform. In a release from the New Hampshire-based firearms giant, Sig detailed that the Detroit Police Department has adopted the… Read More

Another Anti-#MeToo Editor Embarrasses Himself

“I am not a liberator of magazines. I am a destroyer of them.” Union-busting prick Rick MacArthur took some time off from his job of running a great American institution into the ground to defend publishing an anti-#MeToo article that was even worse than the first one he solicited.  Anna Maria Tremonti is as masterful… Read More

Quandary…

My review of the Sig Sauer P365 is up at Shooting Illustrated… …and so is my review of the Gen5 Glock 26. I want to buy both review guns, but I can’t afford both and only need one. Argh.. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks September 19, 2018 8:27 am Support Us

Vermont Police Demand Gun Owners Turn In Bump Stocks Immediately

Ever since the horrific events in Las Vegas almost a year ago, bump stocks have become the bane of anti-gunners’ existence. They’ve campaigned against them left and right, despite them having been legal for years and precisely one crime having been committed with them, but none of that matters. After Vegas, a handful of states… Read More

Starline Brass adds .222 Remington Brass to product lineup

Starline adds .222 Remington to its brass inventory. (Photo: Starline Brass) Starline Brass introduces a new rifle caliber to its lineup of brass, announcing the .222 Remington “Triple Deuce.” Produced with the same standards as Starline’s current offerings, the .222 Remington rifle brass offers versatility to shooters looking to take it to the range or… Read More

The future is surreal…

Dear 1986 Me, In the future, we will use an instantaneous form of international communication to argue about the appearance of the president’s junk. The future is surreal Best,2018 You PS: Still no flying cars.— Tamara K. (@TamSlick) September 19, 2018 Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks September 19, 2018 7:57 am Support Us