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Buoyed by Strong Gun Sales, Sportsman’s Warehouse Reports Another Great Quarter

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:50

The firearms community appreciates loyalty, and they’ve shown that appreciation at Sportsman’s Warehouse stores across the country.

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Gun Control’s Racist History

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 15:16

I don't know what started me down the rabbit hole of gun control and racism but I came across this NRA produced video on Youtube. It's a pretty good primer on the racist roots of gun control.

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Clay’s Guide to Urban Defense: Ep. 2 Other Things That Go Bang

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 08:06

The nights are going to get dark and the mind starts seeing things. It is much better to send harassment fire that is likely to hit nothing with your cheapest option, saving your precious centerfire for sure targets.

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Army Wants New Mortar Systems that Launch Missiles and Weaponized Drones, Too

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 14:54

The Army is looking new 120mm and 81mm mortar systems that not only fire mortars but also missiles and even weaponized drones.

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New York Deputies Close Gun Store, Seize Hundreds of Firearms

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 14:31

A New York Sheriff’s office has forced a gun store to close and has seized hundreds of firearms after the store was recently burglarized for the seventh time in eleven years.

“This is a persistent problem..."

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Armed Portland Woman Fends Off Flasher High on Crystal Meth

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:31

An armed Oregon woman fended off a flasher allegedly high on crystal meth last month, local media reports. The woman, identified as “Kim,” told FOX 12 News that the suspect, 43-year-old Marques Seville Hardges, forced his way into her apartment in Northeast Portland and dropped his pants demanding that she perform a “sex act.” Instead […]

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What I love & Hate About the DeSantis Die Hard Ankle Holster

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 07:37

Granted, it takes a bit to get used to wearing an ankle holster, but once you do, it is gloriously comfortable.

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New Kalashnikov Rifle Is Chambered for 7.62 NATO: Meet the AK-308

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:30

The new Kalashnikov 300-series is a big bore beaut. Chambered for 7.62x51mm NATO and .308 Winchester, the Kalashnikov Concern calls it the AK-308.

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Israel Loosens Gun Ownership Restrictions in Response to Terrorist Threat

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:52

In high contrast to nearly every other non-U.S. country, Israel passed a law on Monday that would expand the number of citizens eligible for firearms ownership licenses. As justification for the new policy, Israel’s Security Minister Gilad Erdan cited increased protection from “lone wolf” terrorist attacks.

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Montana Governor Wants to Ban ‘Assault Weapons’

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:11

“If we really step back for a minute, I think most folks — be it in Montana or elsewhere — that are firearm owners want to keep themselves and their families safe,” said the two-term governor. “It’s not unlike folks that say that all of these school tragedies and everything that’s been happening, what do they really want? Those same values.”

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Founder of Sure-Shot Game Calls, James ‘Cowboy’ Fernandez Passes Away

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 15:01

Sad news to report, James "Cowboy" Fernandez, the co-founder of Sure Shot Game Calls, passed away last week at the age of 86 in Beaumont, Texas.    

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It’s Official, Glock 24-Round 9mm Magazines Are Here

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 10:50

Though they've been popping up at various online retail outlets for the past month or so, it's now official! Glock 24-round 9mm magazines are available for purchase. 

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Stack-On Closes Two Chicago Factories, Blames Trump Tariffs

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 07:49

“The operation is really not profitable,” said Al Fletcher, human resources director for Stack-On’s parent company, Alpha Guardian. “Mr. Trump is part of this.”

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S&W Shield EZ: EZ-iest Shooting Centerfire Pistol on the Planet

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 21:07

Smith & Wesson saw the exact problem I’ve described and have literally engineered the S&W M&P Shield EZ to be easier to shoot and manipulate. I believe it to be the easiest centerfire pistol in the concealed carry market to shoot and it might be the ultimate kids gun.

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Louisiana Halts $600 Million Deal with Banks over Corporate Gun Control

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 08:32

Louisiana will not be working with Citigroup and Bank of America on a deal worth $600 million due to the companies' position on gun sales.

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Gunstock Building For the Average Joe – Part 1

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 07:58

I always feel the urge to then explain that building a gun stock is not hard; it only takes time and some basic woodworking skills. Whether it be for your granddad’s worn down hunting rifle or for your custom precision rifle, this article is going to be a walkthrough of how you, the “average joe”, can build your own rifle stock like you have always wanted to.

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Tested: Three Budget-Friendly Reticle Leveling Systems

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:35

Fed up with eyeballing and Home Depot bubble levels, I finally reached out to Wheeler Engineering and Straight Shot, LLC. Both companies have designed devices that, ostensibly, take the guesswork out of reticle leveling.

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Beretta 1301 Tactical – Shotgun Review

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:23

Law Enforcement was one of the obvious target audiences for this gun, and it shows. The 1301 Tactical features a slightly shorter receiver than the 1301 Competition, part of an overall size reduction. The stock is also slightly shorter, offering a 37.8 inch length of pull out of the box.

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Gewehr 98 Mauser – The Cutting Edge Bolt Action

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:08

The Gewehr 98 Mauser rifle is one of the most historically significant and technically influential firearms in history. In one variant or another, it armed men on both sides of two world wars and continues to be seen in conflicts around the world to this day. Rifle actions are still being based on it or using its features.

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1860 Richards Transition Model Sixgun

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 06:40

Opening a newly arrived box at my local FFL dealership inspired a couple “Wow!” responses – one of them my own. The 1860 Richards Transition Model Type II nestling therein sports eight glorious inches of gleaming blued steel barrel, a beautifully figured walnut grip, and a very nice color-casehardened frame.

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