Company Aims to Bypass ‘Build Party’ Restrictions by Offering Nonprofit Classes

Time was you didn’t need permission. (Harpers Ferry Armory by Jarek Tuszyński: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- A gun parts entrepreneur believes he has found a way around restrictions that shot down so-called “build parties” in which machine shops would be used to convert “80% lower receivers” into firearms.  Stephen Bozich, has… Read More

Lionheart Industries Regulus Beta – Video Review

Lionheart Industries Regulus BetaPhoto: Graham BaatesModel: Tyra Jones U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Lionheart Industries has recently released their long-awaited Regulus line.  We’ve shown you what’s different about the American-made Regulus in comparison with Lionheart’s imported LH-9 series in a previous article.  Part of what makes the Regulus an attractive design is the pistol is modular.  Two different… Read More

Sureshot Armament Group HK417/MR308/MR762 M-LOK Handguards

Sureshot Armament Group has released a couple of M-LOK handguards designed for the Heckler & Koch HK417/MR308/MR762 rifles. These rifles originally come with Picatinny rails or HKey accessory mounting system or combination of both. Let’s take a look at the features and specs of these new SAG handguards. The Sureshot Armament Group’s HK417/MR308/MR762 handguards are… Read More

Ballistic Gel Testing of “The Littlest Shotgun”

A little over a year ago, we wrote about the YouTube channel called Kjaskaar which host replicated the sawn-off shotgun from the “Killing Them Softly” movie. Kjaskaar calls this firearm “The Littlest Shotgun”. He has recently published a part two video where he does ballistic gel testing of this gun. To keep up with the storyline let’s… Read More

Circle Jerks

Art by A.F. Branco Main Stream Media Donald Trump Spin machine USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Circle Jerks. No matter what President Trump does or doesn’t do the media will ultimately spin it as negative. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news!You call yourself pro-gun?… Read More

Galco Gunleather revamps Scout IWB holster

Galco redesigned its Scout holster to offer more variety in terms of carry through the UniClip or Ultimate Stealth clips. (Photo: Galco Gunleather) Galco Gunleather overhauled its Scout IWB holster, announcing that the 2018 version will feature some upgrades to make concealment even better. The company said the new and improved Scout IWB holster will… Read More

Italian FUTUR-K6AM Adjustable O&U Shotgun Stock

An Italian company called Futurmec makes an adjustable stock for over & under shotguns. The stock is called FUTUR-K6AM. Generally speaking, this stock has features similar to the Ergosighn and TSK stocks that we have talked about earlier. However, it also has some unique features setting it apart from the competition. Let’s first watch the demo video… Read More

Bundeswehr Purchases Rheinmetall Laser/Light Modules For Special Forces

Rheinmetall have won the contract to equip the German Army’s special forces, the KSK Kommando Spezialkräfte, with a new laser light package. These will be mounted on the KSK’s new G95 (HK416) rifles, adopted in 2017. According to a contract notice posted on the EU’s Tenders Electronic Daily, on the 30th May, the Bundeswehr’s Federal Agency… Read More

Vote For Your Favorite BOTW and Win?

Last week saw our fourth installment of Build of the Week and we have plenty more submissions to go.  As we mentioned, we have a plan in mind for some interactivity with this series to keep it a little more fun and lively. After every four posted Builds, we are going to hold a vote… Read More

SCTP National Team Members Compete at Junior Olympic Nationals

SCTP National Team Members Compete at Junior Olympic Nationals 2018 USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Over 200 junior International Trap and Skeet athletes converged in Colorado Springs June 21-29 for the 2018 USA Shooting Junior Olympic National Championships. Of those 200 young athletes, nine were wearing SCTP National Team vests: Maddy Bernau, Heather Broski, Jack Brosseau, Trevor Evelhair,… Read More

Identify My Guns – Breechloading Zulu Shotgun

It has been awhile since we have done an “Identify My Guns” segment, but we are glad to be back examining odd, reader-submitted firearms! In this article, we examine a breech-loading blackpowder rifle that was converted to shoot centerfire cartridges and then converted again to shoot shotgun shells. Often looking very rough in condition (and… Read More

Three New Firearm Cleaning Kits from Birchwood Casey

  Three New Firearm Cleaning Kits from Birchwood Casey USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Birchwood Casey has three new firearm cleaning kits that contain all of the components needed to clean rifles, handguns, and shotguns from top to bottom. Each kit comes in a convenient, organized case with the appropriate brushes and jags. The shotgun kit also contains… Read More

Join Creedmoor Sports at Camp Perry for the National Matches

Stop by the CMP Headquarters building anytime between July 15 to Aug. 4, 2018 to shop, get the latest on the matches, see new products and meet old friends. Creedmoor Sports store at Camp Perry National Matches Anniston, Ala. (Ammoland.com) – For the third year in a row, Creedmoor® Sports, the leader in precision rifle… Read More

Philadelphia ATF analyzes 65,000 shell casings annually

The National Crime Gun Intelligence Center helps local and state police solve gun crimes across the country. (Photo: ATF) Federal investigators based in Philadelphia analyze 65,000 shell casings annually, according to a new report from NBC10. Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives began collaborating with the city’s police department two years… Read More

The Wages of Global Warming

In South Asia, they will be very deadly: Indeed, a recent analysis of climate trends in several of South Asia’s biggest cities found that if current warming trends continued, by the end of the century, wet bulb temperatures — a measure of heat and humidity that can indicate the point when the body can no… Read More

Brief History of “Baikal” Brand Name

In this article, we’ll take a brief look at the history of creation and intellectual property rights transition of the Russian “Baikal” brand name which I am sure many of you are familiar with. This article is based on one published by Kalashnikov Media. The history of the brand starts in the early ’60s when Izhevsk… Read More

Beginners Guide To Reloading, Part 6: Rifle (continued)

Welcome to Part 6 (the final installment; for now) of TFB and LYMANS series on reloading for the beginner.  If you missed Parts 1 through 5, you can find them here: https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/05/31/beginners-guide-to-reloading-part-1/   https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/06/13/beginners-guide-to-reloading-part-2-inspection-cleaning-and-resizing/ https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/06/20/part-3-reloading-repriming-expanding-and-powder/ https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/06/27/beginners-guide-to-reloading-part-4-bullet-seating-coal-pew/ https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2018/07/05/beginners-guide-to-reloading-part-5-rifle-calibers/ At the end of Part 1, I list all of the components you should need to get started. Although… Read More

Finnsniper 2018 – All the Gear & Firearms

The annual Sniper Competition in Finland is organized by Ostrobothnia Sniper Association – PohTA. Last year we covered Finnsniper with some very nice photos, like here for instance, as well as a video of 50 Sniper Rifles open fire simultaneously at one target. This year we have almost 30 pictures of the gear and sniper rifles… Read More

Review: Magpul SGA Stock — A Shotgun’s Best Upgrade

There are three firearms used for personal defense—the pistol, rifle, and shotgun. The shotgun is sometimes shied away from due to its recoil. The proper technique, leaning into the shotgun and controlling recoil, goes a long way, and so does extensive practice with light recoiling birdshot loads. When that isn’t enough, turn to Magpul’s SGA… Read More

Strzok’s Medal Disorder

Art by A.F. Branco FBI agent Peter Strzok USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Strzok’s Medal Disorder. Democrats think so little of our brave military and the honorable Purple Heart they even feel that the partisan FBI agent Strzok should get one for lying to Congress. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and… Read More

Springfield Armory Presents Finding Fearless 2

Springfield Armory Presents Finding Fearless 2 Atlanta, GA —-(Ammoland.com)- Springfield Armory’s Finding Fearless 2 will launch on GetZone.com in August 2018. In the video series, Springfield Armory presents a series of entertaining and educational real-world, self defense episodes following five participants that experience the sudden fear of self-defense in isolated areas. They are given the training… Read More

Widget Wednesday:  Power on-the-go

Many Special Operations units today are making increased use of LTATV’s and other agile off-road vehicles that enable rapid ground mobility and support with a smaller logistics footprint. This increased agility and flexibility comes at some cost though.  Such vehicles are usually not equipped with line-of-sight radios, mesh networks, or other C4I capabilities that are… Read More

Tom Bostic’s US Made T36 (HK G36) Receiver

You all know about the H&K G36. For all the good and bad out there about the gun, it is very difficult for US Citizens to have a G36. Well Tom Bostic of Tommy Built is not only making G36s for the masses, he is making pistol G36s with his own injection molded receivers called… Read More

US Customs and Border Patrol Seeks New 9mm Pistol

The US Border Patrol’s parent agency the US Customs and Border Protection have released a solicitation for a family of new 9x19mm striker-fired, semi-automatic pistols. On 2nd July, the Customs and Border Protection agency published a solicitation with a specific set of requirements for size and modularity. Customs and Border Protection are seeking an initial order of 1,000… Read More

Trump and Putin Meeting

Art by Michael Ramirez Trump and Putin USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Trump and Putin Meet. Depending on who you believe the Trump and Putin meeting is an important breakthrough or a complete disaster. As unhinged Russophobia increasingly grips the West and relations between two of the world’s major powers hit a historic low since the Cold War,… Read More

Trump Says Germany Is ‘Totally Controlled by Russia’

Art by Michael Ramirez Trump Says Germany Is ‘Totally Controlled by Russia’ USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Trump Says Germany Is ‘Totally Controlled by Russia’. As the main-stream get-Trump media now turned political negotiating experts freaked out over Trump’s scolding of Germany’s dependence on Russian energy what they fail to mention is he is right…again. Did you enjoy… Read More

Arizona Candidate Recounts Shooting His Own Mother

Arizona state Senate candidate Bobby Wilson understands the importance of the Second Amendment more than most. He’s one of the 2.5 million people every year who has used a gun in self-defense. Only, instead of just displaying a gun and scaring off the attacker like most, he actually had to fire his weapon. The fact that his… Read More

UTG delivers new optic in the 4.0 MOA Reflex Micro Dot

The UTG RMD 4.0 MOA single red dot is a compact design that delivers fogproof and rainproof protection. (Photo: Leapers) UTG offers up a new micro open reflex sight for pistol shooters, announcing the release of the Reflex Micro Dot featuring a 4.0 MOA red single dot. The RMD stands as UTG’s smallest optic in… Read More

Oberland Arms OA-KDA Suppressor

German Oberland Arms has first shown the prototypes of this suppressor at IWA 2017. One year later, at the same exhibition, they brought the final version of the OA-KDA (KDA stands for Knalldruckabweiser which means sound and blast deflector). And a couple of days ago they added these suppressors to their website. According to the company… Read More

Liberty Suppressors Introduces the VECTOR Rimfire Silencer

Liberty Suppressors has introduced a new rimfire can called Vector. It is designed from the ground up to be a modular, user serviceable product that is easy to disassemble and clean even after high round count. Here is how the company describes this suppressor: Vector is something that has direction as well as magnitude. For… Read More

Justice Department Ruling Legalises 3D Gun Printing

In 2015 we reported that Defense Distributed had teamed up with the Second Amendment Foundation to sue the Department of State over the “Censorship of 3-D Printing Information”. Three years later it has emerged that Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation have been successful, winning their case and achieving a settlement with the government. Back… Read More

NYPD awards long-term 9mm ammo contract to Speer

The NYPD will allow Speer to provide its officers with 9mm ammunition for the next five years. (Photo: NYPD) The New York City Police Department has selected Speer to serve as its ammunition supplier for the next five years, awarding an $18 million contract to the ammo maker. The long-term contract calls for Speer to… Read More

Federal Ammunition Unveils Enhanced Mobile Ballistics App

Many shooters have embraced app based ballistics calculators thanks to smartphones being part of every facet of life. Federal Ammunition recognized this growing trend and has now unveiled their new Enhanced Mobile Ballistics App. The app is designed to quickly determine the trajectory of Federal rifle or pistol ammunition as well as help shooters determine what the best… Read More

The Many Faces Of Thumbhole Stocks

The Assault Weapons Ban of 1994 To 2004 made me a thumbhole stock nut. Why? Thank California, which initially allowed thumbhole stocks as a compliant part.  Now, it is just a finger shelf away from a bumpfire stock, and it can reinforce weak plastic lowers – factory-made, 80% builds, 3-D printed, or cast.  Trigger Jig… Read More

PRIME TIME BROWNELLS – Blowout Sale & Charity Challenge

Not to be outdone by the 4,000+ mile river in South America, umm, I mean the largest eCommerce site in the world, our friends at Brownells have kicked off a Prime Time sale and charity challenge that ends on 7/20/2018. Although the details are spelled out below, the program is pretty simple: shop for discounted… Read More

MGM Resorts International sues Las Vegas shooting victims

MGM Resorts International, parent company of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, sued more than 1,000 shooting victims in Nevada federal court last week. (Photo: John Locher/AP Photo) MGM Resorts International filed suit against more than 1,000 victims of the Las Vegas shooting last week, according to documents filed in Nevada federal court. The umbrella company… Read More

New colors appear on Grey Ghost Precision SPG43 slides

Grey Ghost launches new colors for its SPG43 slides. (Photo: Grey Ghost Precision) Grey Ghost Precision is adding a dash of color to its SPG43 slide series, introducing slide models boasting a new Diamond-Like Coating in three colors. Now available in black, bronze and flat dark earth the new snazzy slides join the company’s original… Read More

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 284

This is the grave of the Haymarket Martyrs. The events of the Haymarket bombing are fairly well known and I’ve written them up, so you can read it for the basic background. Buried in the Haymarket tomb are the original five martyrs–August Spies, Louis Lingg, Adolph Fischer, George Engel, and Albert Parsons. Two of the… Read More

Brigantes Presents – High Angle Solutions – Petzl Tikka XP²

Weighing in at just 88g, the Petzl Tikka XP², is lighter than other head torches on the market but still delivers 80 lumens in maximum mode and lights up to 68 meters. In economic mode, it can reach a burn-time of 190 hours, which is ideal for extended exercises in the mountains. It has options… Read More

If You Die In The Glitchy Matrix Game You Die In Real Life

Corridor Digital back at it: Awesome effects, and funny storyline as always. Thoughts? If You Die In The Glitchy Matrix Game You Die In Real Life originally appeared on Everyday No Days Off – Gun Blog Full Story Here Gun Blog July 18, 2018 1:28 am Support Us

Train Like You Fight With VODA

He may or may not be mall security: Pure gold as always.  Naturally he’s always doing that slide-to-the-eye CAR position.  I bet most people who don’t practice much with this, end up trying it out in an actual high stress situation and the first recoil of the slide wacks them in the eye area. This… Read More

Making My Way Through The Hood

More pro-second amendment raps: Oh hell yea .  As I mentioned on Instagram, I think I might rebrand as a Pro-Second Amendment DJ that only plays the finest pro-second amendment hot music at pro-second amendment parties. I don’t know why the Vanessa Carlton 1000 miles track is getting so much parody play now, but I… Read More

DoubleStar Exhibits at 2018 Triggrcon

DoubleStar’s new ARP7 Pistol will be among the many firearms on display at the 2018 Triggrcon, July 26 – 29, 2018 in Bellevue, Washington. DoubleStar STAR10-BX in .260 Rem Winchester, Ky. (Ammoland.com) – DoubleStar Corp, manufacturers of high-quality, US-made AR components, rifles and pistols, will be heading to Washington state at the end of July… Read More

Strzok Out

Art by A.F. Branco Peter Strzok USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Strzok Out Peter Strzok Reeks of arrogance and deceit as demonstrated in the hearings, while the Democrats deflected, played defense and heaped praise on this subversive. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news!You call… Read More

Sun-Times Begs Illinois Gov. Rauner to Sign Gun Dealer Licensing Bill

“In Illinois, a handful of shops have sold hundreds of “crime guns” — guns that later turn up at crime scenes. Just two suburban gun shops sold 1,673 of the guns used in crimes in Chicago from 2013 through 2016, according to a city of Chicago report released last year. Requiring certification would give the… Read More

Attack On Gun-Rights Leaders Warned About In February Has Arrived

Virginia – -(Ammoland.com)- Quick History Review: Back in late February, Philip put out two urgent alerts that he requested be spread far and wide on a coming film that would be attacking gun-rights leaders. At the time Philip noted that the attack was possibly going to be something akin to things that Sasha Baron Cohen had… Read More

Grey Ghost Precision Announces New Color Offerings for SPG43 Slides

Grey Ghost Precision Color SPG43 Slides Lakewood, WA – -(Ammoland.com)- Grey Ghost Precision, leading manufacturers of accurate, reliable, and attainable weapon systems, is excited to announce the that they are now offering three new Diamond-Like Coating (DLC) color options to their SPG43 GLOCK43 Slides. GGP announced the release of their SPG43, the first true aftermarket… Read More

Triple Tripod Test – 3 Of The Best For Long Range Shooting

Joel tests out three of the top tripods used in long-range shooting. He shot in 4 different positions from 100 yards to 300 yards and finally, 600 yards in an effort to determine the pros and cons of each tripod system. Did one stand out above the rest? Watch Triple Tripod Test – 3 Of… Read More

Remington Rolls Out Retro Peters Premier Blue Shot Shells

Remington Rolls Out Retro Peters Premier Blue Shot Shells Huntsville, AL – -(Ammoland.com)- Introducing Peters Premier Blue waterfowl ammunition. The Peters Cartridge Company was formed in 1887, sold to Remington in 1934 and now Remington is bringing back the retro style box, but with modern manufactured ammunition for today’s waterfowler. Peters Ammunition The good ol’… Read More

Drake Fishing Offers New Guardian Elite Jacket in Mossy Oak Elements Agua

Drake Fishing Offers New Guardian Elite Jacket in Mossy Oak Elements Agua WEST POINT, MS – -(Ammoland.com)- Available in Spring 2019 is the all-new Drake Fishing Guardian Eliteä 3-Layer Systems Jacket in the official pattern of B.A.S.S. and Major League Fishing, Mossy Oak Elements Agua. In the Elements Agua color options of Manta/Gray and Marlin/Royal… Read More

Ohio Court Strikes Down Bump-Stock Ban

Slide Fire SSAR-15 Mod Bump Fire Stock : https://goo.gl/Mm1FFM Arizona -(Ammoland.com)– A Franklin County judge in Ohio has ruled the Columbus City Council ban on bump-stocks is invalid under Ohio law. The ban was passed in May of 2018, as part of an series of infringements aimed at gun owners. From ab6onyourside.com: COLUMBUS, Ohio —… Read More

French Police Adopt Heckler & Koch UMP

Two of France’s national police forces the Police Nationale and the Gendarmerie Nationale are set to adopt the Heckler & Koch UMP. Following an request for information in 2017 a contract, worth 3.2 million Euros, will see the police and gendarmerie replace a plethora of older weapons. The contract award notice does not name the UMP explicitly, however,… Read More

Kahr Firearms Group Sponsors NRA Tactical Police Competition July 20-21

NRA Tactical Police Competition 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 July 20-21 in Concord, New Hampshire. The Tactical Police Competition (TPC) is a program designed to challenge officers through courses of competition that focus on skills… Read More

NRA Sponsors 2018 Sportsman’s Team Challenge, Plans Final Push in 100K Challenge

  NRA Sponsors 2018 Sportsman’s Team Challenge FAIRFAX, Va. -(Ammoland.com)- This weekend the Bass Pro Shops Academy in Ridgedale, Missouri, will host two exciting events. As competitors and spectators gather for the 2018 Sportsman’s Team Challenge (STC) presented by Bass Pro Shops, the National Rifle Association Membership division will also be looking for a win and proudly… Read More

NTOA Releases Updated Tactical Response & Operations Standards for LE

The National Tactical Officers Association updates the sets of standards by which law enforcement agencies use as a core set of concepts and principals. National Tactical Officers Association Colorado Springs, CO (Ammoland.com) – The National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to serving the law enforcement community, announces the latest update to… Read More

Soviet Experimental 6mm Sniper Rifle (TKB-0145S)

Thanks to the Kalashnikov Gun Magazine, today we have a chance to take a look at one of the Soviet experimental sniper rifles/DMRs chambered in the 6x49mm caliber. The rifle is called TKB-0145S (ТКБ-0145С) and as one can expect from an experimental rifle, it has a lot of interesting and unusual design solutions. The 6x49mm… Read More

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Appointment Fight

Art by Michael Ramirez Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Fight USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Appointment Fight. The road to Supreme Court confirmation for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s pick to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, promises to be rocky as senators ready to grill the nominee on abortion, health care, the Mueller investigation and… Read More

Carbon Express Piledriver 390 Crossbow ~ Incredible Speed

Hunting with the Carbon Express Piledriver 390 Crossbow Flushing, MI – -(Ammoland.com)-   When it comes to hunting with a crossbow, there’s no substitute for speed … as long as comfort, accuracy and shootability are not sacrificed in the process. Recognizing this, Carbon Express set its sights on creating a crossbow that produced incredible speed without… Read More

Tolerating the Painful Ignorance of a Free Press

Opinion Tolerating the Painful Ignorance of a Free Press Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Who succumbs to a compulsion to violate moral commandments is as much a prisoner as one who believes he is bound to obey them.” ~ Barnes A Washington Post Article on the recent Oklahoma shooting, in which an sociopathic active-murderer was shot… Read More

Joementum! Squared!

This was a thing that was actually published for some reason: Yeah, who could possibly be dumb enough to think this is a good id… Huh, I guess the Dersh was too busy whining to reporters. But I’m sure the quality of his arguments his very strong… Yes, who can forget 2002, when there was… Read More

King Abdalla II of Jordan and his SIG MCX

If you watch the news often, in any country, you’re probably used to seeing heads of state doing silly things on camera. Planting trees, handing off food to the children, dancing with people, flying combat jets… Rarely those publicity stunts look authentic and not cringe-worthy. But, a few days ago, I came across a video… Read More

Speer Secures Long-Term Ammunition Contract from New York City PD

Speer Secures Long-Term Ammunition Contract from New York City PDce LEWISTON, Idaho –-(Ammoland.com)- The New York City Police Department recently awarded Speer with a long-term contract for its 124-grain, 9mm Luger +P Gold Dot Duty ammunition. This five-year contract, up to $18 million, reflects the company’s industry-leading technologies and longstanding commitment to excellence in manufacturing… Read More

Long-Range Caliber, How to Choose the Best for You

If you ever had a school teacher that swore that you would use and even appreciate math one day, then that promise is finally about to come true while picking a long-range caliber. Step one is to define exactly what “long range” means for you. It might be anywhere from a few hundred yards to… Read More

Century Arms Appoints Chip Hunnicutt as New Director of Marketing

Chip Hunnicutt Delray Beach, Fla. – -(Ammoland.com)- Century Arms, North America’s premier AK manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Chip Hunnicutt as their new Director of Marketing. In his new position, Hunnicutt will drive the complete marketing process for Century Arms and it’s family of brands (Canik USA, Red Army Standard, and Century’s Surplus division).… Read More

Ballistic Coefficient & Bullet Math : Long-Range Shooting Science

Tom says Ballistic Coefficient & Bullet Math is simple, keep reading to learn some shooting skills in our new long-range shooting science series. Ballistic Coefficient & Bullet Math : When Long-Range Shooting distances increase, details like ballistic coefficient of your bullets become a significant factor. USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Here’s why obscure [and some say boring] bullet ballistic… Read More

Miscellaneous guns seized in Brazil’s RS state

Our unofficial series of articles showing illegal guns seized in Brazil by LE agencies will continue today with emphasis on the country’s Rio Grande do Sul (RS) state. You’ll see that most of the illustrated weapons resulted from the work of the  Civil Police’s DENARC – Departamento Estadual de Investigações do Narcotráfico, but Brigada Militar,… Read More

NEW 6mm Creedmoor Brass from Lapua

One of the newer calibers to catch the favor of long-range shooters is the 6mm Creedmoor. If it sounds familiar that is because the 6mm Creedmoor is a necked down version of the even more popular 6.5mm Creedmoor. While there is a definite following and demand for this new cartridge there are not a lot… Read More

IWI Provides Shipping Updates For the Tavor and Masada Firearms

For those of you interested in getting your hands on the TS12 bullpup shotgun that was announced at SHOT 2018, IWI is providing us with shipping updates so you can plan your gun budget accordingly. The TS12 in black will be available sometime around November with the FDE and OD Green models appearing in early… Read More

The Krinks of Osama bin Laden

Starting when the notorious terrorist leader found refuge in the company of Mullah Omar’s Islamic Emirate in the mid-1990s, Osama bin Laden became a vociferous proponent of constantly appearing in propaganda footage armed with a Soviet AKS74U “Krinkov”. Many have pointed to this being a very deliberate choice and not a haphazard appearance of a… Read More

New SIG Sauer Match Elite 9mm Pistol Ammunition

SIG Sauer has announced the release of their new Match Elite 9mm pistol ammunition. As the name implies, these loads are designed for competition shooters. It is advertised to be soft shooting and low recoil ammunition making it easier for the competition shooters to make fast follow up shots. The new Match Elite cartridges have… Read More

Labradar Releases New App

Labradar produces the most prominent commercially available radar-based chronograph for firearms use.  Prior to the Labradar, and the magnetospeed which is a good chronograph in its own right, the most accurate way of getting muzzle velocities was to take multiple light gate style chronographs run them in series, shoot through all of them, then take… Read More

You Never Know Where They’ll Show Up

SSD, Taken over a year ago at Culloden Battlefield in Scotland. The Battle of Culloden was the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745. On 16 April 1746, the Jacobite forces of Charles Edward Stuart were decisively defeated by loyalist troops commanded by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.… Read More

WATCH: Concealed-Carrying Waitress Stops Sucker-Punching Attacker

“People need to see this,” Donovan told news affiliate TMJ 4. “It’s shocking. But this is what’s happening in some parts of our city. This comes amid a spike in crime in my district. If we don’t start paying attention to neighborhoods that are on the fence, they’re going to fall on the wrong side… Read More

What I Love & Hate About the CRKT Williams Tactical Pen 2

Do you carry a tactical pen? Why or why not? What do you love and hate about it? The post What I Love & Hate About the CRKT Williams Tactical Pen 2 appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog July 17, 2018 5:43 pm Support Us

Shooting the Taurus USA 2018 Product Lineup

Over the last couple of years, Taurus USA has hired a handful of experienced engineers from around the firearm Industry. To complement the new talent, Taurus also opened a state of the art manufacturing and R&D facility here in the United States. The post Shooting the Taurus USA 2018 Product Lineup appeared first on GunsAmerica… Read More

Swedish Watchmaker Announces New Line of Watches Made from Melted Guns

A Swedish watchmaker has taken gun-related virtue signaling to a whole new level. The company, helpfully named Transforming the Industry of Watches (TRIWA), is manufacturing time keepers constructed from the metal derived from 10,000 melted guns. The post Swedish Watchmaker Announces New Line of Watches Made from Melted Guns appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full… Read More

9mm Mag Pump Magazine Loader Review

The Mag Pump magazine loader is a pretty impressive engineering feat. To use it, push a magazine in, dump a box or handful of ammo in the hopper, and start pumping the handle. It’s literally that simple. The ammo doesn’t need to be oriented or sorted, the loader figures it out and puts it into… Read More

9 Tips for Finding the Perfect Campsite

I will never forget the first time I went camping on my own. I used to go camping with my dad when I was a kid, but I never paid much attention to where he pitched our tent. So when it came to pitching my tent for the first time camping solo, I didn’t put… Read More

Top 5 Insoles For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common heel pain suffered by over two million people in North America. This pain occurs when muscle tissues in the foot becomes inflamed due to pressure. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) the plantar fascia absorbs pressure placed on our feet but too much pressure… Read More

Why Gun Beats Pepper Spray Every Time

When someone defends the Second Amendment and cites self-defense as part of the reason they defend it, someone will usually suggest alternatives. They’ll sometimes claim that guns aren’t great for self-defense and suggest people arm themselves with things like pepper spray instead. A case in California kind of proves how bad an idea that one… Read More

California Supreme Court Upholds Ban on New Handguns

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) along with the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) sued the state in 2014 arguing that its impossible to comply with the microstamping requirement because it is not reliable nor is it ready for market. The post California Supreme Court Upholds Ban on New Handguns appeared first on… Read More

TangoDown Announces New Vickers Tactical Carry Trigger for GLOCK

TangoDown™ Inc. is excited to introduce the new addition to the Vickers Tactical™ product lineup! Join us in welcoming the Vickers Tactical™ Carry Trigger (VTCT). There are two (2) different models which accommodate the large variety of Glock™ models on the market (see below). The VTCT is a flat faced polymer trigger.  The flat faced… Read More

Doc Locke’s GLOCK – Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Not all docs knock GLOCKs. Doc Locke packs his GLOCK — a G43 — under his scrubs. As he writes, This is my standard minimalist daily carry. In scrubs (with cargo pockets) everything fits nicely. Pistol usually ankle carry due to wardrobe limitations. Not shown is a RATS tourniquet that I carry in the mag… Read More

Knife-Wielding Thug Stabs 3 Adults, 6 Children at a Birthday Party

Six children and three adults were stabbed Saturday night in what Boise police are calling the highest casualty event in the city’s history. The attack took place during a three-year-old’s birthday party at a low-income apartment complex that mainly houses refugees. The post Knife-Wielding Thug Stabs 3 Adults, 6 Children at a Birthday Party appeared… Read More

Best Lock Picks, Gun Storage and Home Security – Gear Tasting Radio 73

As promised last week, this episode of Gear Tasting Radio is all about your questions! We answered inquiries on everything from storing guns to the best methods of transporting things to the range. It wasn’t all guns this episode though, as we also answered some questions on productivity apps, home security and the best lock… Read More

Killing Cousins: A Tale of Three Axis Submachine Guns

The Germans saw their industry transformed from a collective of cottage artisans of sorts into a manufacturing juggernaut that prevailed in the face of material shortages of many manifest flavors as well as round-the-clock bombing. Early guns were meticulously crafted and expensive. Later weapons, though functional, were designed from the outset to be readily manufacturable.… Read More

China’s New Hand-Held Laser Rifle: Less Lethal or Less Believable?

Chinese outlets are reporting that researchers have built a “laser AK-47,” a light and man-portable “less-lethal” weapon. The weapon, called the “ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle,” is allegedly effective out to 800 meters. The post China’s New Hand-Held Laser Rifle: Less Lethal or Less Believable? appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog… Read More

Memorializing Fascism in Spain

I write a decent bit about the controversies around memorializing the past here in the United States, especially around monuments to treason in defense of slavery. But while I would argue these debates happen in a different way in the United States because social history is more central to public memory than in many other… Read More

Historic Shotgun Maker Franchi Introduces New Bolt-Action (Full Review)

The Momentum is a nice rifle, but not for the reasons Franchi thinks it is. The Italian company has been manufacturing high-quality bird guns for 150 years, and in April of 2018 they announced their first foray into the bolt-action rifle market. Franchi hopes to translate its heritage of craftsmanship and innovation to a new… Read More

1791 Gunleather – Handcrafted American Holsters

Finding the right holster for the job is not easy and often frustrating. If you are like me then somewhere in the back of your closet or garage is a box of holsters that didn’t work out. The majority of my discarded holsters are for 1911s or revolvers- their weight and size make holster selection… Read More

Delaware approves expanded Sunday deer hunting

Gun rights groups argue outdated Sunday bans deny sportsmen access to the very outdoor resources they paid to support through Pittman-Robertson funds levied on sales of guns and ammo. (Photo: Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife) A popular bill to allow more opportunities to sportsmen in the state to take deer on both private and… Read More

Texas Mom Shoots Carjacker in the Face to Protect Children in Vehicle

“I’m not a killer or anything, but I do believe in defending what’s mine,” she continued. “I hope that woke him up.” The post Texas Mom Shoots Carjacker in the Face to Protect Children in Vehicle appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog July 17, 2018 3:13 pm Support Us

What I Love & Hate About the SIG Sauer P365

When it comes to defensive handguns, simple is not just good; simple is great. I just want to be able to draw the gun and squeeze the trigger in order to fire. I do not want a bunch of extra controls or features to fuss with. The post What I Love & Hate About the… Read More

Korwin: Red Flag Laws Are Dangerously Flawed

We have laws to disarm people and remove them from society of course, of course. Involuntary commitment. (Oh, but that’s an extreme measure!) Right. But this is an extreme situation we’re talking about here. The post Korwin: Red Flag Laws Are Dangerously Flawed appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog July… Read More

Gear Review: Pachmayr Competition Aluminum Speed Loader

When you get right down to it, there’s not a lot to a speed loader. They all really work the same way. Drop the cartridges in, turn the knob to secure, and you’re good to go. When you need to reload, eject your empties, slip the loader in — pointy ends first — and turn… Read More

WATCH: Suspects, Police Exchange Over 60 Rounds in Insane Shootout

In a scene more reminiscent of Hollywood than real life, Officer William Umana of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department can be seen exchanging over 60 rounds of gunfire with two men suspected of fleeing the scene of a homicide. The post WATCH: Suspects, Police Exchange Over 60 Rounds in Insane Shootout appeared first on… Read More

Tennessee Teen Fires Shotgun at Intruder to Protect Herself, Younger Sister

“I was confident enough to know that she knew how to use the firearm if needed,” said the girl’s father. The post Tennessee Teen Fires Shotgun at Intruder to Protect Herself, Younger Sister appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog July 17, 2018 2:58 pm Support Us

Ruger Celebrating Summer 2018 with New Rifles and Pistols

Ruger’s got four new pistols and rifles for this summer building on some of their most popular products. They’re adding an SR1911 Officer, a Security-9 laser bundle, and new automatic and bolt-action rimfire rifles. The post Ruger Celebrating Summer 2018 with New Rifles and Pistols appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America… Read More

Browning X-Bolt Pro Long Range 300 WM Full Review

Last year, I got my first experience with the Browning X-Bolt, using a Hell’s Canyon model in 6.5 Creedmore. I came away very impressed, my respect for the Browning name rekindled. They got a lot right with this model, from the trigger to the muzzle brake. So when the chance popped up to take a… Read More

WATCH: This May Be the Most Beautiful Four-Barrel Long Gun You’ve Ever Seen

“Gimmicky” might be the best way to describe most long guns featuring more than two barrels, but the new Vierling from gunmaker Johann Fanzoj is anything but a gimmick. The Austrian company has been making firearms for over nine generations, and they’ve spent the last six years crafting a totally custom four-barrel rifle/shotgun for an… Read More

Kimber Announces Engraved K6s Revolver

The standard Kimber K6s Revolver is already a classy carry piece. Kimber is kicking it up a notch, though, announcing recently a laser-engraved model that is certainly going to turn some heads. The post Kimber Announces Engraved K6s Revolver appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog July 17, 2018 2:42 pm… Read More

SENTRY Launches New Hexmag GLOCK Compatible Magazine

Virginia Beach, Va. (July 2018) – SENTRY Products Group, manufacturer of Hexmag magazines, the most advanced and versatile magazine on the market for the AR-15/AR-10 platform, proudly announces the launch of its first pistol magazines for the GLOCK® platform. The unique design of the new Hexmag® GLOCK compatible magazine sets the tone for SENTRY’s future direction… Read More

Our Broken Health Care System, Part the Infinity

Well, this is infuriating. On July 3, 1981, this newspaper wrote about a “rare cancer” killing gay men in New York and California. Though few knew it, what followed would be a generation-defining battle: for attention, for legitimacy, for our very lives. Today, after 37 years, we finally have a proven pathway to ending the… Read More

The Small Victories

At a terrible time like this, we have to remember that the courts can actually do the right thing from time to time and we have to hold onto the small victories and take some heart from them. In-N-Out Burger Inc. violated federal labor law when it told servers in Austin, Texas, they couldn’t wear… Read More

Navajo Nation’s Cash Offer to Purchase Remington Outdoor is Rightly Rejected

According to the New York Times, the Navajo Nation has made an offer to purchase the Remington Outdoor Company, which recently emerged from bankruptcy. The offer was for approximately half a billion dollars in cash. The offer was rejected by the owners of Remington, Franklin Templeton and JPMorgan Chase who received an equity state in the company… Read More

What if you gave a toddler access to several thousand nuclear weapons?

Let’s hope he doesn’t get too cranky! Today’s abortive attempt at a walkback: “[reading] I accept our intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election took place. [not reading] Could be other people also. A lot of people out there.”   Share Full Story Here Lawyers Guns Money July 17, 2018 1:13 pm… Read More

Pulse Victims Asks Court To Revive Lawsuit Against Social Media Sites

A victim of the Pulse shooting in Orlando has asked a federal appeals court to reopen a lawsuit against sites like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter for their potential role in radicalizing the shooter who gunned down 49 people in 2016. From Guns.com: A federal judge in Michigan dismissed the suit in March — the same day an Orlando… Read More

Anyone Want a Hudson H9 and a Rugged Obsidian 9?

The American Suppressor Association is hosting a raffle this month where you can get your hot little hands on a suppressed Hudson H9–and even have your tax stamp covered. This is one we’d like to enter for ourselves. Here’s what they have to say about it: Hudson Manufacturing, Rugged Suppressors and Silencer Shop have teamed… Read More

Fake Gun News Is Still Fake News Four Years Later

Donald Trump has made the expression “fake news” a household term. Of course, the mainstream media helps him at every turn, providing endless examples for the American people to see, ridicule and share on social media. Much fake news these days has to do with things like the Russia investigation and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. At the… Read More

The Unbearable Powerlessness of Holding Majorities in the House and the Senate

In today’s Politico Playbook: REPUBLICANS TO THE WORLD: WHAT DO YOU WANT US TO DO? There was a general consensus in the Capitol yesterday: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP thoroughly embarrassed the United States standing next to Russian President VLADIMIR PUTIN on the world’s biggest stage…. BUT, PRIVATELY, senior-level Republican aides and lawmakers had a second message:… Read More

Russian 2016 Electoral Interference Was Just Proof of Concept

In yesterday’s post about Trump-Russia, I suggested that Americans, in general, need to update their baseline assumption “that international affairs happen ‘externally’ and affect campaigns largely by setting context and providing” exogenous shocks in the form of “surprises.” Such an assumption reflects a general tendency to see “international” and “domestic” politics as largely separate, but… Read More

Field Notes Ep. 29, Are You Out-shooting Your Brain? – Jared Reston

SureFire Field Notes is a multi-segment informational video series with tips and techniques from subject matter experts of all backgrounds. In this episode, Jared Reston of Reston Group Training discusses how to avoid shooting faster than you can process information. Jared has been a law enforcement officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office since 2001 and… Read More

Brisket – A Hunting Story

By Bloving The following account is based on actual events that occurred in Voca, Texas in 1994. To protect the innocent, the names of the pigs have been changed. The red dust of the Texas hill country billowed up behind the van as it slowly bounced down the country road towards the old farm house… Read More

Magpul catches eyes with new eyewear line (VIDEO)

Magpul, in an effort to outdo all the summer slackers, has announced even more products entering its accessories lineup. This time the accessory powerhouse is introducing an all new eyewear line. Boasting Magpul worthy names like Terrain, Summit and Explorer the series is designed to give consumers robust, ballistic rated eyewear designed for real world… Read More

What They Think Of You…

Indiana is bracing for a hotly contested senate race this fall, with incumbent Joe Donnelly (D-IN) facing GOP upstart Mike Braun, who won one of the nastiest primary mud-wrestling contests it has ever been my misfortune to live through. With control of the senate teetering on a knife edge, this race is attracting national attention… Read More

Some is good, more is better, too much is just enough.

Shootin’ Buddy’s theory on redundancy for your carry gun was that you should “find a gun you like, and buy five copies.” That way you’d have:“One on your hip, one in the safe, one at the local gunsmith, one at the manufacturer being overhauled, and one stored off-site at a trusted, safe location.”Commander Zero seems… Read More

Lapua to release 6mm Creedmoor brass later this year

Lapua jumps into the 6mm Creedmoor craze, announcing it will soon offer brass for the popular round. (Photo: Lapua) Reloading components maker Lapua is set to join the 6mm Creedmoor craze, announcing that it will soon offer its own take on the platform with the launch of the Lapua 6mm Creedmoor case. A necked down… Read More

Gear Review: EEZOX Premium Gun Care CLP

It’s a good idea to use a little solvent and a lot of elbow grease to clean guns, and then to use the manufacturer recommended amount of lubricant to actually, well, lubricate the gun. That said, for guns that are used regularly, it’s pretty handy to use some kind of CLP (Clean/Lubricate/Protect). EEZOX has created… Read More

The importance of training with firearms in low-light (VIDEO)

Training with your firearm in low-light conditions is often pushed to the side. Some of the reasons are valid and some fall into the excuses category. The reality is that natural or ambient light is not always available. When it’s dark we lose the ability to see and ultimately process what exactly is happening. Flashlights… Read More

The odd story behind some of Ruger’s early offerings (VIDEO)

Some of the earliest products to carry the Ruger name had a story all their own, and are sought out by collectors. Hailing from a period before Bill Ruger combined forces with Alexander Sturm, the 1940s Ruger Co. produced a line of well-made hand tools to include hand-cranked drills. While Ruger was a firearms designer… Read More

Gun rights advocates trolled in Sacha Baron Cohen interviews (VIDEO)

Some Second Amendment activists are getting bad feedback after being a part of the Showtime series “Who is America?” The show features British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his past mockumentary-style comedy satires such as Borat, which featured awkward and often shocking real-life interactions with those not “in on the joke” until a final… Read More

Rauner signs 2 gun control bills, says will again veto dealer licensing plan

Rauner approved bills to establish a “red flag” order and institute a 72-hour waiting period for guns on Monday. (Photo: Rauner’s office) Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed laws stretching waiting periods and allowing for gun seizures in so-called “red flag” cases but vowed to reject a measure adding red tape to federally licensed gun dealers.… Read More

Mossberg’s New JM Pro Adjustable Match Trigger for AR Platform Rifles

Mossberg’s out with a new adjustable drop-in trigger for AR-15 and AR-10 pattern rifles. And they’ve collaborated with shooter extraordinaire, Jerry Miculek on the design. Mossberg® Introduces JM Pro Adjustable Match Trigger Precision Replacement Trigger for AR15 and AR10 Rifles  North Haven, CT – O.F. Mossberg and Sons, Inc., a leader in the firearms industry with… Read More

ATEi A9 G19 Gen 4 Glocks back in stock at ATEi (PHOTOS)

ATEi’s A9 G19 Gen 4 Glock provides consumers with a “turnkey” Glock ready to roll right out of the box. (Photo: ATEi) ATEi kicks off late summer by announcing that its A9 G19 Gen 4 Glock is back in stock, but in limited quantities. The ATEi A9 Gen 4 Glock first appeared in 2017, looking… Read More

Body Language

Listen, I’m no dentist, but I can’t be the only one who was struck by how comically telling the body language exhibited by Trump and Putin at their meeting was. I understand why people are leery of so-called body language “experts,” but I feel like if body language is so noticeably weird and telling that… Read More

Tuesday Linkage

Apologies for the absolute paucity of recent blogging.  Combination of work, travel, other work, yet more travel, and work-related travel.  Some links for your reading pleasure… Drezner on Infectious Incompetence; future libertarians will point to the Trump administration when explaining why we don’t need government. USS Essex quietly deploys to the Pacific with a contingent… Read More

1,000 Lumen SureFire XH30 Weaponlight Now Shipping

The 1,000 lumen Surefire XH30 is now shipping to retailers according to a Surefire press release. We got a chance to check the new light out at the NRA Annual Meetings first hand and couldn’t wait to get one in our hands for further testing. The new light offers a beam pattern very similar to the older x300U… Read More

Australian Tragedy Proves It Will Never Be Enough For Gun Grabbers

When you talk to a gun control activists, they may well point to another country and tell you how that country is doing it right. One popular choice is Australia. After a mass shooting, Australia went after guns hard, making sweeping gun control laws that completely revamped how the country looked at firearms. However, it… Read More

Remington reboots retro Peters Cartridge line

The new steel shot shells, aimed at waterfowlers, come in BB, 2, 3, and 4 sizes, complete with throwback packaging and blue hulls. (Photos: Remington) Collectors familiar with the old blue boxes of Peters from yesteryear are in for a treat as Big Green is bringing the brand back for a new line of High… Read More

Century Arms Appoints Ross Botha as North-Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Delray Beach, Fla. – (July 17, 2018) – Century Arms, North America’s premier AK manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Ross Botha as the company’s Regional Sales Manager for the North-Midwest region. In his position, Botha will work with dealers and channel partners to drive sales initiatives, support channel marketing strategies, and manage channel partnerships.… Read More

Illinois Governor Rauner Signs Red Flag, Waiting Period Bill Into Law

“Everyone agrees that we need to keep firearms out of the hands of those who would use them to commit acts of violence against themselves or others. These two laws are a commonsense approach that gives us tools to limit access to guns and perhaps save lives while we continue to respect constitutional rights.” –… Read More

The Empty Gaze

A remarkable story showing that even when children kidnapped from their parents by the Trump administration as an intentional deterrent have been reunited with their parents, the damage is severe: Hermelindo Che Coc learned his son was coming home and immediately began to prepare for his arrival. Nearly two months had passed since he’d seen… Read More

Illinois Governor Signs Red Flag Law, 72-Hour Waiting Period Bill

Illinois has a pile of gun laws already. While not exactly the most gun-hostile state in the country, they’re not remotely close to being in the running for being gun friendly. The mere existence of the Firearm Owners Identification Card makes that completely impossible, the idea of having to beg the government’s permission to purchase… Read More

Las Vegas cop fires Glock through windshield in running gunfight (VIDEOS)

Details, including body cam footage, have emerged from a wild officer-involved shooting in Las Vegas last week during which more than 60 rounds were exchanged. In the above video, a lawman identified as Officer William Umana, 37, became involved in a lengthy vehicle pursuit following a shooting reported at an area car wash that left… Read More

Giving the ‘littlest shotgun’ a full-sized workout (VIDEOS)

The super-shorty SXS crafted by Youtuber Kjaskaar last year turned some heads but how does it translate downrange when stoked with a variety of shells? In the above, the “Littlest Shotgun,” a Stoeger double which is so short that 2.75-inch shells poke out of the end of what could be termed the muzzles, gets a… Read More

Mossberg releases JM Pro Adjustable Match Trigger for AR-15, AR-10

The JM Pro Adjustable Match Trigger was designed in conjunction with Jerry Miculek. (Photo: Mossberg) Mossberg sweetens the deal for precision consumers, announcing the release of an all-new drop-in precision trigger with the JM Pro Adjustable Match Trigger. Compatible with AR-15 and AR-10 rifles, the JM Pro Adjustable Match Trigger was created with famed competition… Read More

Erik Visits an (Non) American Grave, Part 283

This is the grave of Simone Signoret and Yves Montand. Both born in 1921 and both leading lights among postwar French acting, even though neither were born in France, Signoret was born Simone Henriette Charlotte Kaminker in Germany to a League of Nations interpreter. Montand was born Ivo Livi to an Italian broom manufacturer and… Read More

Feed Him To The Corgis! Notes From London’s Anti-Trump Protest

Last Friday, over 100,000 people poured into London’s streets to celebrate my birthday. Oh damn, I mean, protest Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom. Obligatory selfie for proof! Picked up an @amnestyuk sign along the way. #CarnivalOfResistance #resistance #BirthdayGirl #ArtIsAWayOfSurvival A post shared by Christa B. (@theodalisque) on Jul 13, 2018 at 1:08pm PDT You’ve… Read More

Wilcox Ind – G69 Night Vision Mount

Wilcox showed their latest extended lightweight fixed night vision goggle mount, the G69, during last week’s ADS Warrior East. The new G69 helmet mount comes with a three-hole configuration shroud and provides the same features as the G66, but with greater weight savings and extended vertical travel adjustment. It is compatible with: AN/PVS-15 AN/PVS-18 AN/PVS-31… Read More

I’m sure everything will return to normal, any minute now

If you’re looking for tea leaves to read about the upcoming election, 2nd quarter fundraising numbers in Texas offer a plausible source of optimism: There are few bigger warning signs for a member of Congress that their re-election may be in doubt than when a challenger outraises them. In Texas, it just happened to seven… Read More

John Roberts Will Be Empowered to Further Undermine American Democracy

The Supreme Court’s most recent term was a fiesta of vote suppression, and as Ian Milhiser observes this is a long-standing goal of the Chief Justice that will be pursued more and more aggressively: Consider Alabama. The former home of George Wallace has a strict voter ID law requiring voters to show ID in order… Read More

RIP 9/21/2011-7/11/2018

I think it was about six years ago that Bobbi and I walked into Target’s camera department…well, it was just like an aisle or an aisle-and-a-half by then…and saw a display for a new and unfamiliar camera from Nikon. It took interchangeable lenses, but not regular Nikon lenses. The back and top of it were… Read More

Hate and Vitriol, CPD Video and Disappointed in Massachusetts – TTAG Daily Digest

Marion Hammer Files Lawsuit over ‘Hate and Vitriol’ This doesn’t seem like a winning proposition . . . The federal lawsuit said the conduct of the defendants — Lawrence “Lol” Sorensen of California, Christopher Risica of Connecticut and Howard Weiss, and Patrick Sullivan, whose places of residence are unknown — has caused emotional distress, humiliation,… Read More

Van Sant

This ranking of Gus Van Sant movies reminds me of two things. First, Drugstore Cowboy should be #1 because it’s an astounding film. Second, it’s highly unlike Van Sant has a good movie left in him, given that it’s been a decade of mediocre to clunkers after the excellent Paranoid Park from 2007. Which is… Read More

US Army Containerized Ice Making System

NATICK, MA — The Army is closer to getting ice to Soldiers on the battlefield after recent field evaluations proved the Containerized Ice Making System, or CIMS, can successfully generate and bag 3,600 pounds of potable ice per day and keep 1,200 pounds of that in cold storage for future use. The CIMS’ capacity to… Read More

Illinois Governor Signs New Gun Reform Bills Into Law

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) While gun control and the Second Amendment aren’t the main topics of discussion in the national media or at the federal government at the moment, state legislatures across the country are still busy passing gun control and gun reform measures of their own. The latest state to pass new gun legislation is Illinois.… Read More

Galco’s New and Improved Scout IWB Leather Holster

Do you prefer the superior concealment of inside the waistband carry? Do you not like the feel of Kydex or Boltaron? Gallo has you covered with their newly improved Scout IWB holster. It features two clips to accommodate your favorite carry style; their UniClip that goes over your belt or the Ultimate Stealth clips that… Read More

Scott’s already posted about Trump’s remarkable performance in Helsinki, which comes after his remarkable performances in London and in Brussels. Indeed, I almost worry that the appalling awfulness of the Helsinki summit will overshadow the horror show of Trump’s behavior at the NATO summit and in the country of “so many different names.” Almost. I’ve… Read More

Man Uses AR-15 To End Multi-County Crime Spree

The AR-15 is the most vilified gun in America. Gun control zealots continue to maintain that there are no legitimate, peaceful uses for these firearms in civilian hands. They claim that the only purpose of such weapons is to slaughter the innocent or similar such nonsense. However, they’re valuable personal defense weapons that can end… Read More

It’s Prime Day on Amazon: Grab Some ITS Gear with Free Prime Shipping

Amazon’s annual Prime Day has officially started and during the 36-hour event, you can save big on tons of products, including some awesome ITS Gear! We have a large selection of ITS products available on Amazon, but today we’ll be highlighting four of our most popular items you can snag from Amazon.com during Prime Day!… Read More

DoD Announces Combat Tent Contract Award to Litefighter Systems

Litefighter Systems LLC,* Roswell, Georgia, has been awarded a maximum $10,627,440 firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for combat tents. This was a competitive acquisition with three responses received. This is a one-year base contract with four one-year option periods. Locations of performance are Mississippi and Georgia, with a July 12, 2023, performance completion date. Using military service… Read More

Low Key SIG EDC – Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day

Lots of carriers, like Hammer, prefer to keep things on the down low. That frequently means a pocket pistol. And one of the post popular choices is SIG SAUER’s solid, dependable P938 that features something many pocket guns don’t…a safety. The post Low Key SIG EDC – Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day appeared… Read More

How Do I Know If My Gun Will Appreciate In Value?

There’s been some discussion lately as to whether guns make good investments, as well as some examples of guns that are valuable and those that aren’t. How can you tell if YOUR gun will make a decent investment? That it will appreciate over time? Well, there’s a rule that applies to other durable goods such… Read More

Parkland Crowd Reveals Cluelessness In Daytona Beach

By now, we all know just how clueless the Parkland kids tend to be. More importantly, though, they’re traveling the country all to display that ignorance. When I saw a story from their visit to Daytona Beach, Florida, I couldn’t help but be struck by just how idiotic and clueless they are. A panel of… Read More

NRA v. USA

Mother Jones had a great piece recently about the NRA’s involvement in Russia’s 2016 ratfucking. The shoe has now dropped: A Russian national with alleged ties to a top Russian official was charged in federal court in Washington Monday with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation, and was ordered held without… Read More

Grey Ghost Precision Announces New Color Offerings for SPG43 Slides

Lakewood, WA – Grey Ghost Precision, leading manufacturers of accurate, reliable, and attainable weapon systems, is excited to announce the that they are now offering three new Diamond-Like Coating (DLC) color options to their SPG43 GLOCK43 Slides. GGP announced the release of their SPG43, the first true aftermarket upgrade slide for the G43 at SHOT… Read More

Some Background on That Sacha Baron Cohen Anti-Gun Prank Video

The Sacha Baron Cohen prank video that’s been embarrassing gun right supporters for the last 24 hours (4.5 million views so far) didn’t snag everyone they tried to lure in. Here’s our post from February relaying trainer Rob Pincus’s experience with these frauds. It’s worth a read. He realized what was happening and raised the alarm… Read More

Magpul Adds Eye Protection To Their Ever-Growing Lineup

Continuing Magpul’s theme of releasing products that seem like they might be outside their wheelhouse and then crushing it, Magpul has announced a brand new line of eye protection. The new Magpul eye pro line starts at $99 for a pair of Magpul Explorers with non-polarized lenses and goes on up to $149 for polarized Magpul… Read More

QotD: Not Fellow Travelers Edition

OOCQOTD: “Saying “I LIKE GUNS” should not be ollie ollie oxen free for being a dick, no matter how famous you are.”— Tamara K. (@TamSlick) July 16, 2018 Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks July 16, 2018 12:42 pm Support Us

I bought it for the lenses…

Ten dollar find at a hamfest. If the #Canon works, that’s a bonus. #canonfdlens #filmisnotdeadA post shared by Tamara Keel (@tamarakeel) on Jul 16, 2018 at 8:05am PDT Full Story Here Books Bikes Boom Sticks July 16, 2018 12:42 pm Support Us

The Collusion is Public

“I don’t see any reason why it would be”:  Standing next to Vladimir Putin, after a meeting Putin had requested, President Trump was asked by a reporter if he believed the findings of his own intelligence agencies that Russia had interfered in the 2016 election. He began by floating unfounded accusations that the FBI had… Read More

Des Moines Business Owner Won’t Face Charges Despite Family’s Outrage

(AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane) Despite the outrage from the family of a man shot while committing a burglary, the owner won’t face any charges. It seems the police investigated and found that it was a clear-cut case of self-defense, apparently based on the state’s Stand Your Ground law. A Des Moines business owner who fatally… Read More

Armed Ride Share Driver Defends Himself From Violent Passengers… Sort Of

“Ride-share driver shoots at carjackers but they still get away with his car,” the Chicago Tribune reports in a story from this weekend in the Windy City. Around 11:15pm, the 23-year-old driver had picked up two passengers from a relatively unassuming neighborhood on the North side of Chicago (pictured above). After getting in, the passengers started beating… Read More