Time and Training — What You Make It

Time, space, and money are a difficult thing to manage. The author shares a program for the time strapped, which will put you on top of the game. Among the most precious things is time. Rich or poor, we all have 24 hours in the day. What we do with those hours affects how we… Read More

USASOC Team Wins 10th Annual USASOC Sniper Competition

Now in its 10th year, a team representing the United States Army Special Operations Command won the 2019 USASOC Sniper Competition, held last week at Fort Bragg’s Range 37. The second place team also represents USASOC, with the third place overall coming from the US Marine Corps’ School Sniper School. We do not have the… Read More

The Brief Summary of the Mueller Report By Trump’s AG Does Not Exonerate Trump

– The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. This has already been a massively successful spin operation, but Ken White has a good summary of what… Read More

Man Makes Silencer with 3D Printer

Just how strong is SLA resin for printing? Robert Silvers, formerly of AAC and Remington, sought to find out exactly that. After performing some experiments Silvers determined that Siraya Blu was the strongest. And he further tested it by designing a .22LR silencer out of it. Here is the description from his YouTube video: I… Read More

Music Notes

Hazel Scott, studio portrait, USA, 1950. (Photo by Gilles Petard/Redferns) I don’t have anything particularly profound to say on music today. But we all need a break from the Mueller report and I have listened to a bunch of new albums recently, so it seems to be time for a music open thread, or really… Read More

Illinois Circuit Judge Rules FOID Card Unconstitutional; Attorney General Reportedly Appealing to IL Supreme Court

ISPFSB.com In February 2018, a White County, IL Second Judicial Circuit Court judge ruled Illinois Firearms Owners Identification Card Act unconstitutional.  Eight months later, after pleadings and motions to reconsider the initial decision, the judge not only reaffirmed his original decision, but supplemented it.  Now,  IllinoisCarry.com’s spokeswoman Valinda Rowe claims that the Illinois Attorney General… Read More

Men With Nothing to Hide

Fake cow suer Devin Nunes of course supports a fully transparent investigation…of the Obama administration: Devin Nunes tells Fox & Friends that Mueller’s report should be burned and that Trump’s DOJ should instead launch an investigation of the Obama administration. pic.twitter.com/V7GREE56dI — John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) March 24, 2019 Anyway, we can be 100% sure that… Read More

Arnold Defense Awarded US DoD Contract Worth up to $74.3 million

Arnold Defense, the world’s leading supplier of rocket launchers, has been awarded a $53.8 million contract for the delivery of 2.75-inch rocket launchers and sub components to support the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force, along with foreign military sales to Australia.  Recently announced by the U.S. Department of Defense, the contract includes options that,… Read More

Who Needed an AR-15 Rifle? These Folks

Who Needed an AR-15? These Folks. Connecticut/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Recently, anti-Second Amendment extremist Chris Murphy, a Senator from Connecticut, tweeted two of the usual canards that emerge when anti-Second Amendment fanatics want to push a semi-auto ban. He claimed that nobody needs a semi-automatic rifle for hunting or personal protection, and that the only person… Read More

Versacarry Names Howard Communications PR/Marketing Agency of Record

Versacarry OTW Gun Holsters USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Justin Sitz, CEO and Owner of Versacarry has named Howard Communications, Inc. as their PR/Marketing agency of record. Howard Communications will be handling all media relations activities with the outdoor and shooting media. “Everyone here at Howard Communications is looking forward to working with Versacarry to develop and… Read More

SCI Supports Hunter Nation To Protect Rights, Conserve Wildlife

SCI Supports Hunter Nation To Protect Rights, Conserve Wildlife USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Safari Club International (SCI) today announced its support for Hunter Nation with a $15,000 donation to help fund efforts to protect the right to hunt and to conserve wildlife resources. “We are proud to help support Hunter Nation in their mission of protecting… Read More

Mossy Oak GO Now Streaming “Kevin VanDam Bassmaster Classic” Video Series

Kevin VanDam Bassmaster Classic WEST POINT, MS – -(AmmoLand.com)- Mossy Oak GO is now streaming “Kevin VanDam Bassmaster Classic,” an all-new series featuring one of fishing’s all-time greatest competitive bass anglers. Stream five episodes of “Kevin VanDam Bassmaster Classic” now as Mossy Oak Fishing Pro, Kevin VanDam takes viewers on several trips down memory lane… Read More

Moo B*tch!!! ~ VIDEO

Political Humor USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Moo B*tch!!! ~ VIDEO With her puppet master written Green-New-Deal AOC is taking her anger out on the poor American cows… Did you enjoy this funny video? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any… Read More

Get Trump Fake News Diversion Program

Art by A.F. Branco Get Trump Fake News Diversion Program USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Get Trump Fake News Diversion Program. Mainstream media consistently bury good economic news that puts Trump in A positive light in favor of fake Russia collusion lies. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily… Read More

The Most Common Bullet Sizes And What They’re Good For

Stefan Ganahl (ICH) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons There are so many bullet sizes! We call them “calibers,” except for shotguns, which are referred to as “gauge” or “bore.” Each is different and – just as with anything else – each has certain attributes that are beneficial for certain purposes and its own drawbacks when… Read More

Brexit or Bust

Art by Michael Ramirez Brexit or Bust Prime Minister Theresa May USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Brexit or Bust. With an extension to the deadline for Britain’s exit about to expire, lawmakers must approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal or find some other way forward, or the U.K. will crash out with no deal on April 12. Did… Read More

MPA Named Official Rifle Chassis of 2019 PRS Season for 3rd Consecutive Year

MPA will also sponsor multiple PRS Pro Matches throughout 2019, including the 2019 PRS Finale. MasterPiece Arms MPA BA Competition Chassis Comer, Ga. (Ammoland.com) – MasterPiece Arms (MPA), manufacturers of the MPA BA Rifles and Chassis Systems, is honored to have been named the Official Chassis of the 2019 Precision Rifle Series (PRS) Season. This… Read More

Tasmanian Tiger to Exhibit at 2019 NAPED/NAUMD Conference and Exhibition

The international brand preferred by elite military, law enforcement, and emergency medical professional to display products focused on the American customer at the annual distributor show. Tasmanian Tiger Exhibiting at 2019 NAPED/NAUMD Conference and Exhibition Miramar, Fla. – (Ammoland.com) – Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line of products distributed exclusively for the US market by… Read More

Second Roundup Verdict Resurrects Unanswered Questions for Shannon Watts

What role did PR Director Watts play during her watch? U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “A jury found that a man developed cancer from exposure to Roundup weedkiller he used in his yard, in the second case to go to trial over the alleged harms of the popular Bayer AG product,” The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The… Read More

Bye Bye Beto O’Rourke

Opinion Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Robert Francis O’Rourke’s first few days as a presidential candidate reminded me how much we miss the great talent of Tom Wolfe. Wolfe had an amazing, profound capacity for looking beneath the glitter, the fakery, and the hypocrisy that defines much of our culture. Wolfe’s 1970 publication… Read More

Oak Ridge Boys Announce Renewed Partnership With Super-Producer Dave Cobb

Releases Will Include Their First Christmas Album In Four Years, Followed By A Much Anticipated Concept Album of Classics and Standards, Both To Be Produced By Dave Cobb. Oak Ridge Boys Announce Renewed Partnership With Super-Producer Dave Cobb NASHVILLE, Tenn. – -(AmmoLand.com)- GRAMMY winning, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry members The… Read More

Is Diversity a Root Cause of Dual Loyalty?

Opinion Is Diversity a Root Cause of Dual Loyalty?   USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “We can’t be divided by race, religion, by tribe. We’re defined by those enduring principles in the Constitution, even though we don’t necessarily all know them.” So Joe Biden told the firefighters union recently. But does Joe really believe that? Or does… Read More

Rainier Arms Ultramatch International Billet Rifle – Build of the Week

Check out Rainier Arm’s new rifle build of the week breakdown! Rainier Arms Ultramatch International Billet Rifle USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- This week’s custom rifle build is a bit different than ones we have shown off before. For some years, Rainier Arms has been involved with the international sales of firearms and accessories too numerous countries… Read More

Kahr Firearms Group Sponsors NRA Tactical Police Competitions March 22-23, 2019

Kahr Firearms Group Sponsors NRA Tactical Police Competitions March 22-23, 2019 Greeley, PA – (Ammoland.com) – Kahr Firearms Group, a leader in innovative firearms design and manufacturing, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Southeast Regional NRA Tactical Police Competitions on March 22-23 in Anderson, SC. The Tactical Police Competition (TPC) is a program designed to… Read More

How It’s Made: Behind SilencerCo’s Doors ~ VIDEO

USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- What, exactly, goes into making a silencer? It may be more than you’d expect. From cutting metal to chemical baths, to extensive quality control every step of the way, our streamlined process is more than just a few steps. Watch our newest video, HOW IT’S MADE: Octane 45, by clicking on the… Read More

Ill. Judge Strikes Gun Ban in Chicago Suburb; Gun Group Declares Victory

Opinion An Illinois circuit judge has blocked the Village of Deerfield from banning so-called “assault weapons.” (Dave Workman) ILLINOIS – -(AmmoLand.com)- An Illinois Circuit Judge has issued a permanent injunction against a ban on so-called “assault weapons” in the village of Deerfield, a Chicago suburb, in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation and… Read More

New Zealand’s Knee-Jerk Response To Terrorism

Opinion A police officer armed with a rifle stands watch at the scene of a mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Screen snip, YouTube, CBC) Fayetteville, AR – -(AmmoLand.com)- In a statement a day after the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared her intention to change the nation’s gun laws, and… Read More

Columbus Sues Ohio for Protecting Second Amendment Rights

Opinion Columbus Sues Ohio for Protecting Second Amendment Rights: Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On 27 December, 2018, the Ohio legislature voted with more than the two thirds majority required to override Governor Kasich’ veto of HB 228. HB 228 strengthened Ohio’s preemption law to prevent erosion of Second Amendment rights in Ohio. The… Read More

Talking Out Both Sides of Your Ass

Art by Michael Ramirez Talking Out Both Sides of Your Ass USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Talking Out Both Sides of Your Ass, err I mean Mouth. Democrat’s agenda in painfully clear, they want to load eligible voting ranks with the three “i”s, Immature, Ignorant and Ilegal, as it is the only way they can guarantee a win. Did… Read More

New Hampshire’s House Advances Demcorat’s Anti-Gun Bills

By John Crump New Hampshire Moto Live Free or Die, If New Hampshire House Democrats get their way, then that will soon change. Concord, New Hampshire –-(Ammoland.com)-The state with the motto “Live Free or Die” and in 2017 instituted constitutional carry has advanced more gun control bills through the legislature. New Hampshire is known for… Read More

Mossy Oak Elements Agua on Evolution Outdoor Design Tackle Bags and Backpacks

Large Mouth In-line Mossy Oak Tackle Bag – 3700 WEST POINT, MS – -(AmmoLand.com)- Mossy Oak Fishing is proud to partner with Evolution Outdoor Design to launch an all-new product line featuring Mossy Oak Elements Agua, the official pattern of B.AS.S. on premium fishing tackle bags and a backpack. The entire product line includes eight… Read More

Today in Russian Ratfucking Troofer Hot Takes

Now this is the stuff: A…pimple. Half a million people died as an immediate result of the Iraq war and a brutal terrorist group rose from the ashes of that “mess” to murder and sexually enslave 1000s more. The outrageous privilege of this statement by Taibbi boggles the mind. https://t.co/tVAkdguUcF — Sulome Anderson (@SulomeAnderson) March… Read More

By Trying to Restrict Rights, Oregon’s Lawmakers Focus on the Wrong Issue

Bigstock By Joshua Underwood We’re proud to call Oregon our home. We appreciate that Oregonians don’t quite follow the same footsteps as others. That’s why the firearms we make at Radian Weapons aren’t ordinary. They’re the very best we can make from Oregon, by Oregonians. Imagine our surprise when we learn our lawmakers in Salem… Read More

SCUBAPRO Sunday – Hand signals

Good communication is crucial when diving with someone you never have dove before with. You can always use Dräger talk, but sometimes that doesn’t work that well. There are universal hand signals very similar to the hand and arm signals when patrolling.   There are a lot of different hand signals, used by divers especially… Read More

Salon: Now No One Needs Bolt Action Rifles Either!

Lucian K. Truscott IV (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) And now someone at Salon — a sixth generation grandson of Thomas Jefferson — is falling on his fainting couch after leaning that some Americans like to shoot at long distances. The horror…the horror…. Maybe he’s never heard of PRS. In any case, it’s clearly time to do… Read More

Hollywood And Their Love Affair With New Zealand

AP Photo/Richard Drew Hollywood is full of hypocrites. I know, I know. Not exactly breaking news there. But it bears repeating. After all, Hollywood continues to lecture Americans on guns while simultaneously cashing in on guns through their use in movies and television. Now, Hollywood is having a torrid love affair with New Zealand. It… Read More

Winners!

 Wayne Dobbs of HiTS won High Lawman. Cindy Bowser won High Lady in the match, and then won the head-to-head bracket shootoff among the eight highest-scoring women in the match. Rick Remington won the head-to-head bracket shootoff among the sixteen highest-scoring men. Match scores are posted at the Rangemaster site. I had a dismal score… Read More

New Marksmanship Test Aims To Create More Realistic Environment

CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. — While it hasn’t received as much attention as the new Army physical fitness evaluation, the 40 targets on the rifle marksmanship range are also about to be engaged in a more combat-focused manner. Soldiers from the Wyoming Army National Guard’s C Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment (Forward) were the first… Read More

To the Streets

There was a huge pro-vote-on-the-actual-Brexit-deal-not-the-unicorn-bullshit protest in London today: Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain’s Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union. The “People’s Vote March” snaked from Park Lane and other locations to converge on the U.K.… Read More

Belgian Police Adopt FN SCAR-SC in .300BLK

Belgian Police are to acquire 1500 new FN SCAR SC carbines chambered in .300BLK. The Belgian interior minister has described the move as equipping the police with weapons equal to those used by criminals. Currently, Belgian police are armed with a mixture of 9x19mm submachine guns including the UZI, the Heckler & Koch MP5 and… Read More

Australian Regulation: Make Museum Guns “Metal Blobs”

The firearms and museums communities were recently made aware of an online petition started by the Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum aimed at saving the firearms (and the history) in their collection. Apparently, the government in New South Wales (that’s in Australia, for the geographically challenged among us) changed the requirements for firearms displayed in… Read More

High Quality, Low Drag: NEW Federal Premium Berger Hybrid Hunter Loads

Federal Premium in their endless pursuit to bring shooters and hunters alike the best ammunition possible has teamed up with Berger for some new offerings. They now have available to us premium Berger Hybrid Hunter loads in 10 common and favorite hunting cartridges. These new ammunition selections are supposed to be shipping to retailers as… Read More

Small Arms Cache Discovered During Renovations

It’s been a recurring dream of myself and I’m sure most of you readers. Just picture it. You’re renovating your house, tearing up the floor or taking down a wall. Suddenly you find that the previous owners left you a nice surprise of the weapons cache variety. The Discovery of the Cache: The developers of… Read More

Daniel Defense M-LOK and KeyMod OMEGA Rails

Daniel Defense has announced that the M-LOK and KeyMod versions of their Omega Rail are now available for order. This rail is a drop in part allowing to have a free floated barrel on your basic pattern AR-15 rifles that originally came with polymer handguards retained by the delta ring and front handguard cap. Here… Read More

NEW Liberty Suppressors Infiniti X Lightweight Silencer

Liberty Suppressors has published a video announcing the addition of new Infiniti X can to their line of silencers. Apparently, this is a reintroduction of the discontinued Infiniti suppressor except the new one has a number of features borrowed from the company’s Mystic X suppressor. Let’s watch the video first. And here is the description of this new… Read More

TWIST OFF! Innovative Wrenches From SuppressorTools.com

For those of you who shoot suppressed and also understand the satisfaction from a purpose-built tool, Warren Innovative Technologies may have just the thing for you. SuppressorTools.com has almost 20 3D printed tools, each one is designed specifically for today’s most popular silencers. I’m hoping to get my hands on a couple for a lightning review… Read More

LIGHTNING REVIEW: Hold Up Displays Vertical 6 Gun Rack

When you think of the classic gun rack, visions of a single-shot 20ga shotgun perched in a cheap pine, plywood or particle board cradle may come to mind. And I can say that with a straight face because in a previous life I’ve owned that complete setup. Hold Up Displays was nice enough to send… Read More

Beretta Holding Take Majority Stake in Chapuis Armes

During the days of IWA 2019, the French manufacturer Chapuis Armes revealed on their Facebook page that Beretta Holding Group had just become their majority shareholder. Below is the full press release. Beretta Holding SA take a majority stake in the French company Chapuis Armes SAS. The Beretta Holding Group, world leader in the hunting… Read More

Charter Arms to Unveil New Professional Revolver at Concealed Carry Expo

Charter Arms are launching a new revolver, the Professional, chambered in .32 H&R Magnum at the 2019 Concealed Carry Expo. Here’s what Charter Arms have to say about their new revolver: Charter Arms, manufacturers of affordable, American-made revolvers for more than 50 years, will introduce the PROFESSIONAL model at the 2019 Concealed Carry Expo May 17-19,… Read More

History and Evolution of Soviet/Russian AK Muzzle Devices

In this article, we’ll discuss the history, development and evolution of muzzle devices seen on Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Avtomat. In particular, we’ll talk about those made in the Soviet Union and Russia. Just like in the case of one of our previous installments dedicated to the history of Soviet/Russian AK bayonets, this article is also primarily based… Read More

US Army RECONDO School – 1960s At Ft Carson

This documentary showcases the US Army RECONDO (Reconnaissance Commando) school. This was a 4th Infantry Division hosted at Fort Carson, Colorado’s Camp Red Devil during the late 1960s and early 70s. Other posts had similar programs based on the course taught in Vietnam to prepare Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol members for their mission. Full Story… Read More

LAST CALL – Reader’s Choice – Vote For The Best AR15

We are getting near the end of the voting phase for the Best Factory AR15, so if you haven’t had the time to weigh in, now’s your chance. We’ve updated the list to include your suggestions as well as a few that we neglected to add from the beginning. Review the orginal list of candidates,… Read More

New RUGER Custom Shop 10/22 Competition Rifle

Ruger Custom Shop has released its third firearm and the second 10/22 Competition rifle. The main difference of this rifle from the first Custom Shop 10/22 is the stainless steel barrel and brown laminate stock. Let’s see what other features it comes with. The Ruger Custom Shop 10/22 Competition rifle features a CNC machined 6061-T6511… Read More

rEvolving EDC: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

James, a Customer Service gent from Hoosierland sends this “rEvolving EDC” from Everyday Carry. He writes: These are the items I carry most. The knife and gun changes on my mode and what I’m doing on any particular day. I’ll let you see if that’s a beard comb or a hair comb – and what’s… Read More

POTD: British Nuclear Police – Now & Then

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary at one of the UK’s nuclear powerplants in Sellafield, Cumbria recently shared a cool ‘then and now’ photo on Twitter. The CNC are a special police force responsible for protecting Britain’s civil nuclear power infrastructure. As such most CNC officers are authorised firearms officer. The UK’s CNC is based at 10 sites around the UK… Read More

A Look Into Kalashnikov USA

With a name like Kalashnikov USA, what kind of guns do you expect? Yes, the Soviet kind… I had the good fortune of going to check out their factory in Florida. Kalashnikov USA, while they used to be an importer, now is a manufacturer. They currently, 2019, produce their KS-12 Shotgun, patterned of a Saiga,… Read More

Crimson Trace’s New Rifle Scopes Now Shipping

Oregon-based Crimson Trace, best known for their lasers and lights, have announced the launch of a range of new rifle scopes. The range includes 1-4x23mm, 4-20x50mm and 5-25x56mm scopes at prices ranging from $499 to $1,999. Earlier this year at SHOT Show Adam had the chance to take a look at a couple of Crimson… Read More

British Squad Firepower: The Bren Light Machine Gun

The Bren light machine gun was one of the more robust and successful light machine gun designs to see service in the Second World War among the Allied forces. During the war, it was even produced full scale not only in Britain but also in Canada and Australia where it saw extensive service with the… Read More

Lone Wolf Distributors Work With Police To Solve Credit Card Theft

In late February, Lone Wolf Distributors, well known for their variety of custom Glock parts and barrels,  became aware that certain orders had been placed using stolen credit card information. In a recent article on the Lone Wolf company blog, they explained that they filled and shipped ten separate orders for gift cards for a… Read More

POTD: Heckler & Koch Beer Steins

Today’s Photo is a bit odd, I admit it, but we all need to relax with a beer every now and then. What could be better than to drink that beer in a very limited edition of a HK Stein? At least 100 people had the same thought, they were gone in minutes of being… Read More

SILENCER SATURDAY #64: 5.56mm Allen Engineering Suppressors

Good afternoon friends and thanks for joining us once again for TFB’s Silencer Saturday. We have a special treat for you today: a comprehensive test of five of the most popular Allen Engineering Suppressors available. The M4S, AEM2, AEM3 and AEM4 respectively are all designed around the profile of the M4 barrel. As a comparison,… Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Hudson Manufacturing Files For Bankruptcy

Hudson Manufacturing, makers of the much-vaunted Hudson H9, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on March 14th. This is, presumably, in direct response to their previously cataloged troubles. Cambridge Valley Machining has sued Hudson over unpaid debts after being contracted to machine parts for them. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy There are several different types, or chapters, of… Read More

GLOCK GIVEAWAY! Win A GLOCK G43X Or A GLOCK G48

It is no secret that we have our fair share of GLOCK pistol fans here at TFB. Sure, we love a solid AR15, a sleek pistol caliber carbine or a classic scattergun just as much as the next shooter. But, without naming any names, many of the resident TFB staff seek the comfort of Austrian polymer… Read More

New Optics Available from Crimson Trace

Crimson Trace have announced some new additions to their optics range with red dot sights including a 3.5x battlesight and a 1x red dot optic. Aiming for the sporting, home defence and tactical markets, the MSRP for the new sights starts at around $199. The new red dots are part of Crimson Trace’s expanding optics… Read More

POTD: Nigerian Navy Honour Guard with SIG 540s

This photo taken on March 14, at the opening ceremony of exercise Obangame Express 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria shows a Nigerian Navy honour guard rendering honours to distinguished visitors including Rear Adm. Heidi Berg, director of intelligence, U.S. Africa Command. Most interestingly, the guard are armed with 7.62x51mm SIG 542 rifles, the larger calibre variant of the… Read More

Black Collar Arms’ Pork Sword Chassis Kit For Remington 700

Black Collar Arms has introduced their Pork Sword chassis system for the Remington 700 bolt action.  The chassis is designed to be built as a pistol and has a rear Picatinny attachment point for an SB pistol brace.  The Pork Sword chassis is also built to accept AICS pattern magazines.  Black Collar Arms had this… Read More

Some Proven Strategies For a Successful Church Safety Team

Bigstock Ultimately, when seconds count, help is just minutes away. This applies for police emergencies, as well as fire and medical. And in places with large numbers of people, those present become first responders, whether they want that role or not. I’ve attended a number of church security seminars and courses. Some themes consistently appear… Read More

Gun Groups Question Democrats Motive Behind NRA Congressional Investigations

“Are these investigations legitimate,” Gottlieb wondered, “or are they a deliberately choreographed attempt to distract the NRA’s focus when it needs to be concentrating on the battle now developing on Capitol Hill?” The post Gun Groups Question Democrats Motive Behind NRA Congressional Investigations appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March… Read More

It ‘Slipped’: Indiana Man Shoots Genitals in Negligent Discharge

An Indiana man has been hospitalized and could face criminal charges after he accidentally shot himself in the genitals with a Hi-Point 9mm. The post It ‘Slipped’: Indiana Man Shoots Genitals in Negligent Discharge appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23, 2019 3:27 pm Support Us

Winchester Recalling Three Lots of .38 Special Ammo

Winchester is recalling three lots of .38 Special ammunition. According to Winchester some of the ammunition may have incorrect powder charges. The post Winchester Recalling Three Lots of .38 Special Ammo appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23, 2019 3:12 pm Support Us

Enjoy Shooting More: Shoot Suppressed With the SilencerCo Hybrid 46

What is more fun than shooting big, loud guns? Shooting big, quiet guns and that is a tested and proven fact. I had the opportunity to use the Silencerco Hybrid 46 suppressor and jumped on it because of my large collection of various caliber guns. The post Enjoy Shooting More: Shoot Suppressed With the SilencerCo… Read More

Ruger PCC 9mm – Versatility Redefined

I have finally gotten my hands on the last of my top 5 from SHOT Show 2018. And in a year of Pistol Caliber Carbines, the one I was most looking forward to. I am talking about the new Ruger PCC, of course, a gun that is all but guaranteed to punch way above its… Read More

“I Am Totally Vindicated By This Report Whose Contents I Have Not Seen”

– The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials. Well, this was predictable: You will never see people on the far left as giddy as they were… Read More

G9 Bullets: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Still prepared to not be impressed, off to the range we went. We set up the first 18 inch thick target, I loaded up a 9mm, and then the sky cracked open. Ladies and gentlemen, I have never seen anything like the G9 performance out of a handgun. If you watch the film, you will… Read More

Magazine vs Clip – What’s the Difference and Why is it Important?

English: Marv Lynchard [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons For the newbies out there, and for people who just don’t know much about guns, there is a difference in the whole magazine vs clip thing. You’ve probably noticed that some people go bonkers when someone mixes up the two. Thanks to media and the movies, the… Read More

Florida Bills Would Make it a Crime for Minors to Post Gun Pics Social Media

Florida state Senator Jason Pizzo, and state Representative Shevrin Jones have introduced virtually identical bills in their respective legislative chambers for consideration. The bills would make it a misdemeanor offense for a minor to publish a picture of a firearm on social media. The post Florida Bills Would Make it a Crime for Minors to… Read More

Long Range Precision: Seekins Havak Bravo Review

Former Sniper Instructor reviews the Seekins Precision Havak Bravo. This is a fully custom rifle that was built for Production division and at a price that is lower than many large manufacturers off the rack rifles. Everything on this rifle was made in house at Seekins shop in Lewiston, ID, minus the trigger, chassis, and… Read More

Check Out This Amazing Malfunction – And Top-Shelf Hi-Point Service

Sometimes bad news is good news as this customer goes the distance to prove that Hi-Point makes hard-use carbines that can really take a beating. The post Check Out This Amazing Malfunction – And Top-Shelf Hi-Point Service appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23, 2019 1:27 pm Support Us

Kentucky Becomes 17th Constitutional Carry State with Signature from Governor

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed a law Monday that will allow residents over the age of 21 to carry concealed firearms without a permit as long as they meet the requirements to own a firearm. Kentucky joins 16 other states that allow for some form of “constitutional carry.” The post Kentucky Becomes 17th Constitutional Carry State… Read More

Solid, Accurate, & Reliable: The Defiant STOCK 1 from Tanfoglio

Accurate and very comfortable in the hand, the Defiant STOCK 1 clearly has many uses beyond competition, including home defense, hunting, law enforcement use, open carry, and just plinking. It strikes me as a little large for concealed carry, but there are people who no doubt would find this full-sized handgun just right for that… Read More

Che Guevara and the M2 Carbine: The Gory Death of a Paradox

Depending upon your political leanings Ernesto “Che” Guevara was a hero, saint, murderer, or monster. Guevara was one of the most polarizing people in all of human history. His life, death, and legacy still spark controversy more than half a century after his execution. The post Che Guevara and the M2 Carbine: The Gory Death… Read More

Glock’s New G45 vs. Glock 19X – Review

I’m not a cop. Never been one. Never played one on TV. And while I fully understand why this new G45 model from Glock, dubbed their “Crossover” pistol, is exactly what some departments have wanted, and what I predict more and more will adopt, I think they’ve struck handgun gold here for the civilian market… Read More

Painting the SA Saint Victor: Winter/Snow Camouflage DIY Guide

What if I wanted to camouflage my rifle?  Furthermore, what if I wanted to camouflage it for some winter/alpine/snow activities?  As it turns out, it is really pretty simple and easy to do. The post Painting the SA Saint Victor: Winter/Snow Camouflage DIY Guide appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog… Read More

Brace Yourself, Diamondback Firearms DB15 Pistol in 7.62×39

Diamondback Firearms DB15 Pistol is now available in 7.62×39. Produced in many variants, we evaluate the 10-inch barreled pistol with Maxim Defense stabilizing brace. Is it the handgun hunters dream come true? The post Brace Yourself, Diamondback Firearms DB15 Pistol in 7.62×39 appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23,… Read More

World’s Fastest Pistol Shooter Joins Team CZ

Congrats to Team CZ for landing the amazing Eric Grauffel. One of the fastest pistol shooters in the known universe, Grauffel is an eight-time World IPSC Champion and a seven-time European IPSC Champion. The post World’s Fastest Pistol Shooter Joins Team CZ appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23,… Read More

Pedersoli Now Shipping ‘Alaskan’ Variant of 45/410 Howdah Shotgun Pistol

Italian reproduction masters Davide Pedersoli & Co. have announced the release of a new “Alaskan” variant of their 45/.410 break-action Howdah pistol. The post Pedersoli Now Shipping ‘Alaskan’ Variant of 45/410 Howdah Shotgun Pistol appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23, 2019 12:42 pm Support Us

Aimpoint Lands U.S. Military Contract for Space-Age Automatic Sighting System

Aimpoint announced this week that the U.S. military has awarded the company a substantial contract for a space-age fire control system designed for the 84mm Carl Gustav anti-tank rifle that automatically adjusts point of aim based on range, type of munition, terrain angle, and environmental conditions. The post Aimpoint Lands U.S. Military Contract for Space-Age… Read More

Redefining the Extremes: Preparing Your Pistol for Daily Carry Conditions

Neglect is probably the greatest enemy of the concealed self-defense handgun. In my experience, it’s a rare one that gets fired and lubricated very frequently. The post Redefining the Extremes: Preparing Your Pistol for Daily Carry Conditions appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23, 2019 12:42 pm Support Us

House Dems Point to Parkland Activists to Justify Lowering Voting Age to 16

“It is young people…who march, organize, and remind us daily in the halls of this institution what’s at stake and just how high those stakes are,” Pressley said. The post House Dems Point to Parkland Activists to Justify Lowering Voting Age to 16 appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March… Read More

Beretta Debuts Competition-Ready 92X Performance

Beretta unveiled this week the latest edition to their legendary Model 92 family – the 92X Performance. Billed as an out-of-the-box competition-ready handgun, the 92X features a heavy Vertec steel frame, a Brigadier slide, and a new trigger mechanism. The post Beretta Debuts Competition-Ready 92X Performance appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns… Read More

Do-It-Yourself AK Rifle: Lee Armory’s Build Class in Phoenix, AZ

The guys at Lee Armory know AKs. They run a manufacturing operation and have all the jigs, fittings and parts for building AK rifles. They also have a cadre of gunsmiths who know and love the Kalashnikov design in all of its variants. Most importantly, Lee Armory wants to to your specifications. I got to… Read More

DIY: Convert Your A2 Gas Block to a Low Profile Gas Block

It’s not the prettiest gas block in the world, but it was a fun project with satisfying results and you either saved yourself $30, or you justified $30 worth of tools: Either way, I call it a win. The post DIY: Convert Your A2 Gas Block to a Low Profile Gas Block appeared first on… Read More

Leupold Carbon Fiber Tripod

Leupold doesn’t only manufacture and sell riflescopes. I recently used the Leupold Carbon Fiber Tripod Kit on a coyote hunt, and now I’m a believer. The post Leupold Carbon Fiber Tripod appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog March 23, 2019 12:12 pm Support Us

Why is the CDC Lying To Us About Gunshot Data?

Bigstock [ED: Those who push for gun control continually advocate for giving more money to the Centers of Disease Control for “gun violence” research. They claim the CDC is prevented from looking into firearms injury and homicide data by the NRA. Or Something. It simply isn’t true. The Dickey Amendment simply prevents the CDC from… Read More

As Seen On TFB: The Best Of Week 11, 2019

Good evening TFB fans. Hopefully you all had a chance to get out on the range and do some shooting this weekend. As winter passes through the rear view mirror here in the northern hemisphere, warmer weather should help us get back behind the sights (or glass) and dust off our skill sets. Looking ahead… Read More

Featured Deals of the Week – 3/15/19

Welcome to another Deals of the Week post ladies and gentlemen. As always, please let me know in the comments if there are any deals you want to see more of, less of, or that you want me to hunt for. 8mm Lebel ammunition – $19.95 What the deal is: As most ammo nerds know, 8mm… Read More

Corps Strength: Transitional Disconnect, Road Blocks and Magical Thinking

This past weekend I spent some time on the road with our Anti-Terrorism/Anti-Piracy class. During all our courses we build time into the schedule to make trips outside of Pensacola to attend training from other bases/agencies and to enjoy some liberty together. I often learn more about my students and their countries on these trips… Read More

Liberty Suppressors WHITETAIL Rifle

Introduced a little over a month ago, the Whitetail rifle is quite an interesting new Liberty Suppressors product for hunters. It is basically a shortened and suppressed Ruger American Rifle chambered in 6.5mm Creedmoor. The company advertises this weapon as an integrally suppressed rifle. Here is how the company describes the Whitetail rifle (quoted from… Read More

Bullseye Gun & Pawn Employees Thwart Attempted Theft Of Pistols

Employees at Bullseye Gun, Gear and Pawn in Murfreesboro, Tennessee were on the ball when a group of men began looking at pistols with the help of one employee.  The following video from the Liveleak YouTube channel begins moments before the attempted theft.  One of the men was looking at a pistol, while another man… Read More

“Credit” Where Credit Is Due

Speaking of new information in Supreme Court autobiographies, we know now who wrote the worst line in the second -worst Supreme Court decision of the century: Thomas pretty much lets O’Connor off the hook for her shabbiest moment on the court — her decisive role in the 5-to-4 travesty that was Bush v. Gore. He… Read More

The Meaning and History of ‘Molon Labe’

Photo via Pixabay If there’s one phrase that’s ubiquitous throughout the firearm community, it may well be the words “Molon Labe.” The phrase adorns stickers, rifles, and more than a few tattoos among the pro-gun crowd. However, it also seems that a number of people aren’t really familiar with the history of the phrase nor what… Read More

Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Carrying Tasers/Stun Guns

Courtesy TASER Depending on the location, persons caught carrying a stun gun or TASER in Illinois could face a felony conviction. That was until Thursday when the Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously to strike down the ban on carrying stun guns and TASERs in the Land of Lincoln. Now, these devices may be possessed and… Read More

They have such high hopes, I almost feel bad for them.

NBC News this morning conducted an all-hands evolution to announce that The Mueller Report Has Been Submitted! I mean, nobody knows what’s in it yet, and there aren’t any more indictments coming from it but…but…well, something or other. It’s really important! The Mueller Report has become to the #RESIST crowd what Obama’s Birth Certificate was… Read More

Random Thoughts on Evil, New Zealand, Self Defense

Mike McDaniel You’ll find several buildings of note in any American city. Among them, the courthouse and at least one major church. In the courthouse, lawyers and judges ply their trade. The rule of law is observed and, sometimes, realized. In the church, men, women and children of all races come together to worship God in faith… Read More

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi: Nobody in America Has Suggested Banning Any Guns

Courtesy YouTube and MSNBC MSNBC’s Ali Velshi made quite the statement Thursday as he turned to noted firearms expert Shannon Watts for comment about gun control in New Zealand. On the news network almost nobody watches, Velshi said this at the :19 second mark. Nobody in America has suggested banning any guns…   Velshi must… Read More

Study Claims Stricter Gun Laws Leads To Safer High Schools

Photo via Pixabay The headline is bound to elicit some response. Anti-gunners are likely to share it all over social media, ready to claim that it’s somehow proof that we need more gun control throughout the nation. “Study: Stricter State Gun Laws Linked to Safer High Schools,” it reads, and since most people these days… Read More

Saturday Morning Music…

I like it. It’s got a sort of late ’80s/early ’90s British shoegaze-y vibe to it.. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks March 23, 2019 6:27 am Support Us

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 443

This is the grave of Gaylord Nelson. Born in 1916 in Clear Lake, Wisconsin, Nelson ended up going to college at what is today San Jose State University in California, graduating in 1939. He returned to Wisconsin for law school and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with that degree in 1942. He practiced for… Read More

Series3X Multitool with MultiCam G10 Scales

Multitasker Tools is proud to announce the limited release of our flagship Series3X multitool with genuine Multicam® pattern G10 scales. These are individually hydrodipped by B5 Systems, so no two are exactly the same. All other features, such as the CNC machined plier head, 3” D2 toolsteel knife blade with matte PVD coating, dual-lug M4… Read More

Chase Tactical Spring Cleaning Sale

15% OFF Coupon Code: SPRING15 Sale runs through March 25th www.chasetactical.com Full Story Here Soldier Systems March 22, 2019 8:42 pm Support Us

GEN Patton Wearing The Green Hornet

You’ve probably heard the story that GEN George Patton created a uniform for tankers. As you can imagine, it was never adopted. Made from Dark Green gaberdine, in order to hide stains, it was dubbed “The Green Hornet” by the press, after a popular radio program at the time. It featured Gold buttons down the… Read More

Regular & Gun-Free Days: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Hoosier James sends us his “Regular vs. Gun Free Days” carry from Everyday Carry. Ain’t that cute? A keychain gun with a holster! Talk about the perfect gift for the gun person with a sense of humor.  Of course, speaking of humor, or lack thereof, I have no doubt the TSA would have no sense of… Read More

This Ridiculous Country

As we wait for Mueller Report details to leak out, a reminder that this country is being run not only for nut in many cases by sixth-string Republican pundits: Stephen Moore’s career as an economic analyst has been a decades-long continuous procession of error and hackery. It is not despite but precisely because of these… Read More

Meprolight USA Introduces the MEPRO MOR PRO

Originally developed for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the MEPRO MOR PRO is a multi-purpose, multi-activated red dot reflex sight with laser pointers. Middletown, Penn. (March 2019) – Meprolight USA®, the US sales and marketing division of Meprolight®, a world leader in a variety of optic solutions from electro-optics sights, self-illuminated night sights, and innovative… Read More

Mueller report is done

FWIW I predict that if its conclusions are anything short of Donald Trump having been proved beyond a reasonable doubt to have been a Russian asset, Republicans will do nothing. Of course the devils will be in the details, in terms of both the legal and political impact. Share Full Story Here Lawyers Guns Money… Read More

Griffin Armament – EXPLORR

Unknown to many, Griffin Armament was a technology innovator in tubeless silencer design, developing the first commercially available tubeless suppressors in 2010, The Recce Series (gen 1).   Tubeless designs although relatively featureless compared to user serviceable or modular suppressors do have a unique advantage in that they can be made very lightweight and durable.… Read More

Gun Review: Stoeger M3000 Freedom Series Defense Shotgun

JWT for TTAG After reviewing Stoeger guns for a while, I’m not surprised by the M3000 Tactical at all. Stoeger’s owned by Benelli and the company offers good Turkish-made guns at an affordable price. With the semi-automatic M3000 Freedom Series Defense shotgun, Stoeger has delivered again, giving the budget-minded shooter a lot shotgun for not a lot… Read More

John Roberts, Man of Integritude

I hope to get to it later this year, but fortunately CNN has published the excerpt of Joan Biskupic’s new biography of John Roberts that deals with his political maneuvering over NFIB v. Sebelius. Some of her reporting just confirms what we already knew. Several reporters, including Paul, had found out from internal leaks that… Read More

Kit Badger – Pros and Cons of Security Contracting

Ivan from Kit Badger goes over the ups and down of working for a private security contractor. Read all about it at kitbadger.com/pros-and-cons-of-security-contracting. Full Story Here Soldier Systems March 22, 2019 12:28 pm Support Us

GOA’s Michael Hammond Says What We All Know About New Zealand

Photo via Pixabay New Zealand’s reaction to the mass shooting in Christchurch was swift. Most knee-jerk reactions tend to be. However, that incident didn’t have to go down that way. Most mass shootings don’t. That’s probably the one thing we and anti-gunners agree on. The difference is in what we think the answer is. Activist… Read More

MC 800-ft IDW

An interesting and disturbing portrait of Joe Rogan, dazed and confused podcaster of the Intellectual Dark Web, aka Reactionary Centrists ‘R Us: As a podcaster, the 51-year-old Rogan is basically what you’d get if a less-neurotic Marc Maron and a less-manic Alex Jones had a baby who looked like a muscular thumb. An enthusiastic, self-deprecating… Read More

Going Hot: Mercedes Terrell

MODEL Mercedes Terrell @mercedesterrell PHOTOGRAPHER Jorge Nuñez @jorgehnunez HAIR & MAKEUP Liza Macawili-Ramos @lizamakeup Pistol SilencerCo Maxim 9 @silencerco Pistol provided by Angeles Armory @angelesarmory Full Story Here Recoil Web March 22, 2019 11:28 am Support Us

DLA Awards $985 Million Contract for Fire and Emergency Services Tailored Logistics Support to Six Companies

Yesterday, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania awarded a $985 Million contract for Fire and Emergency Services Equipment. It is an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with two-year base contracts with three one-year option periods. Federal Resources Supply Co.,* Stevensville, Maryland (SPE8EH-19-D-0014); L.N. Curtis & Sons,* Oakland, California (SPE8EH-19-D-0015); Mallory Safety and… Read More

Why The ‘Slippery Slope’ Argument Is More Than Narrative

Right now, much of the news surrounding guns is about New Zealand, and understandably so. What happened last week was horrific. There’s really no other way to describe it. 49 people lost their lives to a madman. There’s nothing about that which isn’t horrific. However, something almost as horrific to me is the number of… Read More

Police One: The Public Must Assume a Role in Their Own Defense

AP Photo/Mark Baker In the aftermath of the New Zealand mosque attacks and the blood dancing that’s happened halfway around the globe here in America, some politicians want to impose more gun control laws. What we need, in fact, we need more guns in the hands of good guys. After all, the second mosque struck in… Read More

Lighten Up Your Wallet with the New Urban Slim Wallet!

Ditch your “Costanza” wallet for a new Keysmart Urban Slim Wallet and your back will thank you. These ultra-thin and durable wallets hold up to 6 cards and feature a dedicated cash pocket. Read on below for more information! Urban Slim Wallet Made from premium Techtuff® Leather, these wallets feature a slim design, RFID protection and easy-slide… Read More

Issue 42

Buried in the hullabaloo and background static of SHOT Show was an announcement — something which had none of the glitzy attraction of the latest blaster or ammunition introduction — hell, it wasn’t even as eye catching as a new AR, and lord knows we’re bored of that particular market segment. Nope, this had all… Read More

Bad Deal or Worse No Deal

The scary thing is, my guess is that she’s not bluffing: In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Theresa May made a momentous choice. After a day of acrimonious debate in her cabinet and inner circle, the prime minister decided that she was willing to take Britain out of the EU without a deal. At… Read More

Increasing Speed with JJ Racaza on RECOILtv Training Tuneups

RECOILtv Training Tuneups: Increasing Speed with JJ Racaza JJ Racaza runs through a few drills to develop stimulus and response. Learn how speed can be the key to improving trigger control and sight acquisition. Want to see more from RECOILtv? WATCH NOW! Full Story Here Recoil Web March 22, 2019 8:43 am Support Us

Here’s Why New Zealand’s New Gun Laws Can’t Come To U.S.

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli Right now, the American anti-gunners are applauding New Zealand. They’re thrilled with the country for their knee-jerk reaction to last week’s mass shooting that left 49 people dead. Many are asking why can’t those anti-gun proposals come to American shores, ostensibly to prevent future mass shootings. Well, there are a few reasons… Read More

Fiocchi’s Hard Hitting Sierra MatchKing .223

There is a single bullet the author has handloaded and used in factory loads for many years. While he has tried others, and used for quite a few specialized chores, the Sierra 69-grain MatchKing is at the top of the heap for all-around versatility. After a fair amount of testing, Fiocchi’s .223 ammunition has more… Read More

ANOTHER ANTI-GUNNER BEGINS TO SEE THE LIGHT

Thanks to reader Christopher Ferris for sending this along. My compliments to the author of that article.  I wish all anti-gunners were so open-minded and willing to re-analyze their position. … Read more Full Story Here Masad Ayoob March 22, 2019 7:57 am Support Us

BREAKING: 10th Circuit Grants Utah Gun Owner a Temporary Stay in Bump Stock Ban

Courtesy Luis Valdes Deseret News reports; The U.S. Court of Appeals has issued a temporary stay on a ban for one Utah gun activist who is attempting to block the new rule that outlaws a gun accessory known as a bump stock in the U.S. starting next Tuesday. Clark Aposhian, chairman of the Utah Shooting Sports Council, argues in a lawsuit that the… Read More

Lots of Dots

It was interesting to see how much more common MRDS-equipped handguns have become at Tac-Con over the last three years. Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks March 22, 2019 7:27 am Support Us

RE Factor Tactical – Defense Target

The Defense Target The Defense Target is designed to give you an enhanced training experience by offering one target that can be customized with 18 fitted stickers. This allows the target to be used in multiple different scenarios.  Available sticker areas include: Left Hand Right Hand Waistline A Unique Shooting Target Each sticker is designed… Read More

AOC, Feinstein Call For America to Follow New Zealand’s Lead on Gun Control

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) The American anti-gun left is only too happy to give the New Zealand shooter exactly what he said he wanted. …U.S. leaders on the left like California Sen. Dianne Feinstein called on Americans to follow New Zealand’s example and enact bans on military-style guns. “In country after country,… Read More

NM Sec of State Rejects GOP Petition To Put Gun Control On Ballot

It was a pretty bold plan. Republicans in New Mexico sought to take the gun control fight to the next level. With all of the county officials who seemed to be vehemently opposed to these measures, there was a good chance that the people of those counties were also opposed. So, they wanted the gun control… Read More

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 442

This is the grave of Meridel Le Sueur. Born in 1900 in Murray, Iowa, she grew up in a reformist family. Her family was involved in temperance, Populism, labor rights, the IWW, and other political movements. She imbibed deeply in all of them. Her parents divorced and her mother married the socialist ex-mayor of Minot,… Read More

FirstSpear Friday Focus – Noveske Discreet Rifle Bag

This Friday we are taking a look at a popular low vis rifle bag from FirstSpear originally designed at the request of Noveske Rifleworks. Utilizing varied colors and more commercial material applciations this backpack offers a very soft look with the design and strength to support and quickly deploy a short barreled rifle or sub… Read More

Unusual Suspects: Non-Ferrous Blades

This article originally appeared in RECOIL Issue 40 Most knife nuts know that a blade’s steel is made up mostly of two components: iron and carbon. But did you know you could have a blade without iron? Non-ferrous knives are nothing new. Humans have slashed and bashed each other with weapons made of stone then… Read More

Top Shot Winner Chris Cheng Talks Guns At Google

Nice!  I didn’t expect this type of interview from Google: The interview is done in the style of a podcast, so you can always put it on in the background if you don’t have 46 minutes to look at a screen.  It’s a good interview.  Chris Cheng is great.  For some reason I slept on… Read More

DOOM Annihilation Movie Trailer

This looks like hot garbage: I just want to see the BFG in action… I probably won’t be able to watch the rest though, it looks really bad. 0:26 – We can see what the BFG looks like anyways. I’m kind of over the whole DOOM franchise now.  I have fond memories of playing it,… Read More

Just Knife Guy Stuff You Probably Wouldn’t Understand

Knife guys… View this post on Instagram BRUTHER… @blackbearcustomkydex via @47images A post shared by ENDO (@everydaynodaysoff) on Mar 21, 2019 at 11:27am PDT A gun guy WOULD NEVER . Black Bear Custom Kydex is the guy to go to if you need a rotate-y-boi like this for yourself. Maybe he would even make one… Read More

Daniel Horner Wins All Army Championship Using SIG SAUER M17 Pistol

Recently the United States Army held its U.S. Army Small Arms Championship (also known as All Army) in Fort Benning, Georgia. Sergeant First Class Daniel Horner, a U. S. Army Reservist and Team SIG Shooter, took the match by storm claiming multiple individual and team wins. With an already impressive career, Horner made the move… Read More

Out & About Workday Carry: Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Welcome to the Out & About Workday Carry from Everyday Carry. Matt K, a clinical scientist from Virginia submits this big pile of stuff. In addition to the well-stickered laptop, he has all the fundamentals. Gun? Check. Blade? Check. Light? Check. Reload? Check. The Eternalight threw me for a loop though. Different, to say the… Read More

Man Killed Testing ’21-Foot Rule’

Photo via Pixabay From time to time, there come moments that make me want to reevaluate whether humanity even deserves to remain on this Earth. Honestly, while I see so many great things come out of our species, I also see so much stupid too. I have to remind myself of the George Carlin bit,… Read More

Look, Just Nominate A Woman

Yglesias makes a strong case that, at a minimum, there should be a strong presumption that the 2020 Democratic nominee be one of the several highly qualified women who are in the race: Despite an unprecedented number of women running for president, Morning Consult’s latest national poll puts former Vice President Joe Biden at the… Read More

New Zealand Set To Ban Semi-Autos, Reclassified Some Already

AP Photo/Mark Baker In the wake of the horrific events coming out of Christchurch, NZ, it’s not surprising that many are screaming for more gun control. This is especially true in New Zealand, a country which lacks our strong identification with firearms. Now, the government is ready to proceed. Its efforts? Simple. Ban a number of… Read More

US Optics Is Moving to North Carolina

US Optics released the following statement regarding their impending move: We’re excited to announce that we are moving our HQ to a new location. Our upcoming move will provide far more capabilities for future expansion, production, and intricate product testing. We will close our Montana HQ ?on Friday, March 22nd? at 3:30p to begin the… Read More

Large Adult Body Parts

        Early reactions to Hulu’s “Shrill,” –the series based on the Lindy West book of the same name–have been overwhelmingly positive, so I bet you’ll be shocked to learn that writers at The Federalist don’t like it! Touted as a comedy despite the lack of laughs, the six-episode season is all about… Read More

Pistol Light on Your Carry Gun? Read This First

Photo Courtesy Dark Star Gear Among the many internet gun debates that tend to clog up cyberspace is whether or not weapon-mounted lights should be on carry pistols. Discussions of weapon lights often devolve into a debate of weapon lights versus handheld lights. That doesn’t make sense to me. The addition of a weapon-mounted light… Read More

Hickenlooper Wrong On Universal Background Check Impact

AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is one of the Democrats hoping to be president. While he lacks the name recognizing of a Joe Biden or Elizabeth Warren, he does have a name that sounds like the town drunk in an old western movie. Regardless, he also has his anti-gun credentials handy. Strong… Read More

How to Tie the Carrick Bend and Lanyard Knot for a DIY Knot Board Display

Continuing our DIY Knot Board Display, today Bryan showcases how to tie the Carrick Bend and how to add to it to make a decorative lanyard knot for things like zipper pulls. Carrick Bend » Bends (Strength: 4/Security: 3/Stability: 3/Difficulty: 4) See below for what these ratings mean. The Carrick Bend is easy to untie and… Read More

The Information Security Administration

Did someone say…EMAILS? Cummings, who now leads the Oversight Committee, says in a new letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone that Lowell confirmed to the two lawmakers that Kushner “continues to use” WhatsApp to conduct White House business. Cummings also indicated that Lowell told them he was unsure whether Kushner had ever used WhatsApp… Read More

Burning a witch

Commenter Random pointed out something yesterday that’s worth pondering further: One of the great mysteries to me is how thorough and complete the press has been in erasing every single aspect of the Bush years from public memory, including the part where his primary campaign was spreading lies about McCain being a traitor and accusing… Read More

Today in America is not a normal country

Realism in school shooting drills. The event, acknowledged in the testimony this week before state lawmakers, was confirmed by two elementary school teachers in Monticello, who described an exercise where teachers were asked by local law enforcement to kneel down against a classroom wall before being sprayed across their backs with plastic pellets without warning.… Read More

Spanish Political Party Advocates For Less Gun Control

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren Throughout most of Europe, guns are reserved for the very few and even then, mostly for hunting. The idea of self-defense is strongly discouraged in a population that’s still used to monarchs and dictators. The idea of the individual having rights is still a relatively new concept when compared to the… Read More

Magpul PMAG D-50 LR/SR GEN M3 Now Available

The D-50 is a rugged, lightweight, and reliable 50-round polymer drum magazine designed for 7.62×51 NATO/.308 Winchester ammunition for SR25/M110 pattern rifles. It’s capable of using longer-than-SAAMI-spec match ammunition, up to 2.830” OAL, such as M118LR. Engineered to the same exacting standards as the famous Magpul PMAG and PMAG D-60 drum magazines, the D-50 continues… Read More

Samson Manufacturing Releases New Offset Light Mount

KEENE, NH – Samson Manufacturing has released their new Offset Light Mount (OLM). The Samson OLM, originally produced to mount a light on Ruger’s PC Carbine, works equally well on any long gun using a M1913 Picatinny rail. With the 90-degree offset, you can easily add a weapon-mounted flashlight. On Ruger’s PC Carbine, the OLM allows… Read More

End stage bothersiderism

Photo by Matt Botsford on Unsplash The man with the long tie and short fingers has found the perfect target for his ire. President Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on the late Sen. John McCain, saying that he gave the longtime lawmaker “the kind of funeral he wanted” and “I didn’t get a thank… Read More

He Lied, They Died

Ari Fleischer crawled up from under whatever sinecure he’s acquired to assert that the Iraq War was the result of an honest reaction to bad intelligence. This is an argument the war’s architects have been making since the search for WMDs came up empty, and as Dylan Matthews helpfully reminds us it’s always been nonsense:… Read More

Is Hawaiian Government Basically Stealing From Gun Owners?

Townhall Media/Beth Baumann I see a lot of states pulling a lot of stunts, but this morning I learned of something that really leaves me scratching my head. It seems the State of Hawaii has a requirement for all gun owners to register their gun with the FBI. The problem is that a fee is… Read More

Beez Combat Systems Baofeng Radio Pouch

Beez Combat Systems has designed and built a 100% laser cut GRIDLOK radio pouch for all Baofeng models with extended battery options. The Baofeng radio is one of the mostly widely used radios for MilSim, the civilian market and HAM radio operators. This new pouch allows the operator one handed operations. When the pouch is… Read More

Pessimistic Militancy

I have to say that I’m pretty blown away by Richard Yeselson’s long-form review in The Nation of A History of America in Ten Strikes. Like any good review, he goes into what I try to do and points out some of the problems. Given that even the best books have flaws, any author has… Read More

Time Horizons and Great Power Competition

By GG001213 – Own work, CC0, I came across a couple of different reports last week, and it made sense to put them together.  The first is a report doing some serious digging into the real size of the Chinese economy, which largely remains a mystery.  The second was an older report detailing research into… Read More

Quantico Tactical at the USASOC Sniper Competition

Quantico Tactical is proud to support the 10th Annual USASOC Sniper Competition in Fort Bragg, NC March 21-22, 2019.  Meet our team of specialists as and learn why we’ve become a market leader with the best team, unparalleled products and procurement solutions for our industry.  If you’d like to set a meeting with one of… Read More

New Zealanders Voluntarily Turning In Their Guns Ahead Of Ban

AP Photo/Matt York, File It hasn’t even been a week since the deadly attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. However, it’s been busy since then. Among the many happenings is that apparently, a number of New Zealand gun owners are turning in their guns. This comes well ahead of any official gun ban, but they’re turning… Read More

Hickenloopermentum

This is the opposite of what “getting it” is: Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he would consider putting a woman on his presidential ticket, and then asked why female Democratic presidential candidates are not being asked if they would select a man as their running mate. The comment struck a number of… Read More

Buildsheet: The SnipAR Rifle

This article originally appeared in RECOIL Issue 40 The theme of this issue being precision marksmanship, and the guns and gear that go with it, we felt it was only appropriate to build a reach-out-and-touch-something AR for this edition of build sheet. Specifically, we looked to the military’s SPR program for inspiration. The Special Purpose… Read More