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IWI Announces New Bullpup Shotgun with 26 Round Capacity: The Tavor TS12

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:25

On the eve of SHOT Show 2018, IWI just dropped a bomb of an announcement!  It's the company's first ever bullpup shotgun!  The Tavor TS12.

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Looking Back: The Best Handguns of 2017

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 08:38

With 2017 now in our rearview, I'd like to briefly look back on the “best of times” from 2017. What I consider to be some of the best new handguns brought to market last year.

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Top Five Pieces of Cold-Weather Gear

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:08

In my neck of the woods, we just enjoyed a night where the temperature reached 15 degrees below zero Fahrenheit. This wasn’t with wind chill or the “real feel” or “feels like” temperature. It was the actual temperature.

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Lame Duck Christie Signs Bump Stock Ban: New Jerseyans Have 90 Days to Surrender Them

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:54

"These are simple, easy-to-use devices that increase the firepower and killing power of firearms," said former state Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) who sponsored the bill before he retired last week. "There is no legitimate need for these devices."

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Build Your Own Glock 43 with GlockStore’s New Single Stack 80 Percent Lower

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:09

Why build your own?  Because it's fun.  Because it's cheap.  And, well, because maybe you live in California where the G43 isn't on the roster of approved handguns. 

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Washington State Lawmakers Mull New Gun Control Legislation

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:33

“Today the Senate Law and Justice Committee is hearing gun responsibility bills that simply would not have been heard by the previous leadership of the Senate,” said Jeff Potter, program policy director for the Alliance for Gun Responsibilities on Monday.

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SIG Honors Vets, First Responders with the P938 STAND

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:01

“We felt that the STAND idea was a great idea to honor our country and those who serve America,” said Brad Johnson, CEO, United Sporting Companies.

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Fight Brewing in New Hampshire Over State vs. Local Control of Gun Laws

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:22

“They think they’re better shots than the cops are. I call these guys ‘Walter Mitty’ iterations — they think they’re heroes,” Burridge told the Herald.

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First Look: The New Springfield XD-S 2.0 in .45 ACP

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:40

Today, we finally get to talk about the new XD-S Mod 2. This is a difficult gun for me to review, for a number of reasons. First, I have said about all there is to say about the Gen 1 XD-S. I have carried the 3.3 model since 2013, and I reviewed the 4-inch model.

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3D Printed Suppressor Miracle: Daniel Defense Wave

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:21

This week, with our ongoing suppressor coverage, we got to test one of unique products on the market. The Daniel Defense Wave, the first 3D printed suppressor in history. As we would expect from the name Daniel Defense, it proved to be spectacular. DD Making Waves When I first heard this device was 3D printed, […]

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How to (Legally) Build A Short Barrel Rifle

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:19

As defensive weapons, rifles rock. They’re easy to shoot accurately unless you’re into torching off .577 Nitro Express cigar cartridges. With box magazine designs like the those of the AR-whatever families, capacity is great, and reloading is easy. In fact, the only real downside of a rifle as compared to a pistol is maneuverability and portability.

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NRA-ILA: 2017 is Another Year Millions of Americans Bought Firearms

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:41

Hopefully, we can put the claims of “Trump Slump” and of the demise of the firearms industry to rest along with the year 2017.

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Killing in the Name of Conservation: How Big Game Hunting Prevents Extinction

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:47

It may seem counterintuitive to those outside the hunting community, but anyone on the inside knows that hunters care more about conservation than every pot-smoking tree-hugger on the planet.

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Franklin Armory to Introduce Non-NFA 11.5-Inch AR-Pattern Firearm

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:54

Franklin Armory is launching the Reformation. A non-rifle AR-pattern firearm with a conventional stock and an 11.5-inch barrel. No tax stamp required. No NFA paperwork.

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Gun Maker Under Fire from Mainstream Media for Anti-Antifa Advertisement

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:04

“We had no idea this ad would become so controversial, but let me be very clear about one point - We are not and do not support Nazis or any white supremacist movement in any shape or form,” said Lincoln A. Osiris, president of Pipe Hitters Union.

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Gun Belts 101: Everything You Need to Know About Finding the Perfect Belt

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:33

This week, we are taking a look at gun belts for your everyday wear. The obvious question here, why should you buy a gun specific belt for concealed carry?

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‘Priceless’ Battle of New Orleans Rifle Returned 30 Years After It Was Stolen

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:13

The only rifle confirmed to have been used in the Battle of New Orleans has been returned to the museum at Confederate Memorial Hall over 30 years after it was stolen.

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Korwin: So Why Not Register Guns? Here’s Why Not!

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:45

Registering guns and licensing gun owners would be tantamount to registering bibles and licensing churches.  Yet no one is calling for a bible registry.  At least not yet.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote on Proposal to Hike Gun Permits 400 Percent

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:04

"I cannot in good conscience support having a fee of any kind for having Nebraskans express their constitutional right," said state Sen. Mike Hilgers (R-Lincoln).

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Connecticut Governor Jumps on the Ban Bump Stocks Bandwagon

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:18

"Simply put, these devices are cheap, they are deadly, and they are completely and utterly unnecessary in our society," said Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy at a press conference this week.

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