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The practical advantage of having a pumpkin carved by flying lead, it's a good deterrent against having your house toilet papered.
Bump stock. AutoGlove. What’s the difference? Both accessories, as we're told by industry folk, "simulate full auto fire." The ATF classified the former as a “firearm part” and the latter as a “machine gun.”
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The fact is that a majority of defensive shootings take place at what we will call “bad breath distance.” The aggressor will more than likely already be inside your personal space and the ensuing fight will be a close quarter battle. While a single article can never replace real-world training, we can at least offer a few suggestions to consider.
One of the iconic shooting disciplines that people envision when they think of a shooting match is Bullseye pistol.
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We have a new world record, at least for now. Charlie Melton, a retired United States Navy SEAL sniper, shot a 40-inch target at 5,000 yards, smashing all previous records.
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Among the multitude of autoloading handguns that a shooter has at his or her disposal, John M. Browning’s most famous pistol design still remains a perfectly viable choice, well over a century after it appeared. The M1911 and the M1911A1, of the First and Second World Wars, respectively, showed the effectiveness of Browning’s brainchild, as well as the new cartridge designed for it: the .45 ACP, or Automatic Colt Pistol. The ACP marked a return to a .45 caliber sidearm for the military, as the M1892 revolver – firing a .38 Long Colt cartridge – didn’t have the power level that soldiers needed, and the Philippine Insurrection brought that quickly to light.
The Desert Eagle is a unique and iconic firearm. Though the Deagle, as most die-hard fans refer to the gun, has long been associated with the nation of Israel, naturally a gun this manly was originally born in America. The US patent application for this gas-operated pistol was approved in January of 1983 under the auspices of Magnum Research Inc. The gun earned a second patent in December of 1985. After Israel Military Industries refined the design the gun went into volume production.
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If you’re a gun owner and haven’t been peppered by questions from others as to why you’re a gun owner, then you’re either very good at keeping your gun ownership under the radar or you live in a rural area with very few people to deal with.
Ken Stern, the former CEO of NPR, acknowledged recently what many of us already know. Gun control is ineffective.
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A group of attorney generals is speaking out against national concealed carry reciprocity.
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A couple discovered a hidden cache of World War II-era arms that likely belonged to the French Resistance including guns, grenades and lots of ammo.
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Three million people in the United States leave their homes every day carrying a loaded firearm, according to a new survey published in the American Journal of Public Health.
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Inland Manufacturing is showing off their next big pistol -- a mini Enhanced Battle Rifle. Called the M30-P, the gun is an M1 pistol with a Sage EBR chassis and Gear Head Tailhook arm brace assembly.
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The Trigger Warning Queer & Trans Gun Club meets once a month to shoot long guns. Anxious about an armed and organized extreme right, they started a club to teach members how to take up arms.
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ArmaLite began as a tiny little division of Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation in the early 1950’s. Fairchild built a variety of trainer and transport aircraft during and after World War II. Their most recognizable creation was the 1970s-era A10 Warthog ground attack fighter. Gene Stoner was the chief bottle washer at ArmaLite, and their mandate was to contrive the most technologically advanced military firearms designs on the planet. With a modest team of engineers, a few resources, and a remarkable excess of vision, these guys first strived to apply cutting-edge aviation technology to the development of small arms. Their efforts changed the way the world makes guns.
The post Stoner’s Space Age Shoot-Off—The M16A1 Versus the AR-18 appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest.
The Spokane, Wash. P.D. is outfitting all of their patrol rifles with suppressors for safety. "It's nothing more than like the muffler you put on your car."
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FN announced Friday the mandatory recall of M249 rifles, both the standard and PARA configurations. FN urgers buyers to stop using the rifles immediately.
Comedian Adam Carolla was recently talking to his old friend Dr. Drew about the best way to prevent gun violence.
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Wow, I thought I won the lotto. I opened the case containing my new Colt Cobra SM2FO, 38 Special +P that I had ordered online. Inside the case was the new Cobra, but to my surprise it had a wood grip with the image of a cobra and the NRA logo.
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While at NASGW, Laura spotted the "Snake." Gilboa' double-barreled AR-15. It was a sight to behold from what I'm told.
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