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German Combat Pistols – Did the Guys Who Brought Us the Tiger Tank Really Think This was Enough Gun?

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 13:29

Always pressed for weapons, the Germans employed no less than twenty-two major handgun types during World War 2.The Nazis got their guns wherever they could find them. Quality ranged from impeccable to abysmal with everything in between. The Germans issued more than 300,000 Browning Hi Powers made under occupation in Belgium. Designated the Pistole 640(b) in Wehrmacht parlance, the Hi Power was arguably the finest combat handgun of the war.

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Training with Air Guns: Shoot at Home with High Quality Repetitions and Low Cost

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:31

Police officers, competitive shooters, and military units train with air guns. What do they know that you don’t?  It is safer and cheaper than live fire while measurably improving performance. There is no better way to teach trigger control and reduce anticipation of recoil. The cost of range training is more than just the ammunition. We must also include vehicle mileage, targets and range fees but perhaps the most precious resource consumed is time.

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The Kestrel 5700 Elite Review:  Could this be the end of the rifle data book?

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 08:49

Kestrel weather meters are ubiquitous on the firing line at many matches and have become the gold standard by which every other weather meter is judged.  Recently I set my data cards down and I brought myself into the 21st century by getting a Kestrel 5700 Elite w/ LiNK.  The 5700 Elite raises the bar over anything else I've found on the market by providing a world-class weather meter combined with an integrated ballistic computer good for any caliber with a maximum range measured in miles.

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Mossberg 590M Review – Magic Mag Fed Shotgun

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 06:47

Looks mean is one thing, but it has to run to matter. And the 590M did run. It ate everything I threw at it, including multiple magazines out of my 12 gauge trash bucket. The trash bucket is a 5 gallon bucket I toss all the leftover ammo in from shotgun reviews or any other sketchy ammo I run across. The cheapest of the cheap, mil surplus, slugs left over from my 3 gun days, and anything I get from a fire sale. Despite the fact that the gun says 2 ¾ inch shells only, I fed it some Augilla mini shells.

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Springfield’s New 911 Is the 1911-Style .380 Perfected

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 23:54

Sometimes, as the tagline goes for Springfield’s new 911, the police are minutes away, the threat is seconds away, and you’re your own first responder—whether you want to be or not. Springfield’s new 911 may look like other sub-compact 1911-style 380s, but it handles better than any I’ve shot. The engineers at Springfield tweaked the mini-1911 design to minimize felt recoil, improve ergonomics, and provide a clearer sight picture even in the most stressful situations. Plus, it’s a great looking gun. The 911 stands out among the crowds of striker-fired handguns, and it won’t fail to deliver in a crisis.

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Exclusive: ‘Sending People Home To Die,’ The Truth About Red Flag Laws

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 14:52

“You’re sending people home to die,” said Jim. That’s the reality of a Red Flag law that fixates on confiscation and says nothing about treatment.

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2A Armament Rolling out with Two New Dedicated ARs in .22 Long Rifle

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:25

Boutique builder 2A Armament just launched two new complete AR-pattern rifles, both chambered for .22 Long Rifle. They're slick and ultra-light at less than 4 pounds.

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‘F*ck the NRA’ Congressional Candidate Calls it Quits, Drops Out of Race

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:39

“I’m setting my own race aside to help the most electable progressive win, and that’s Deb Haaland,” said Davis on Facebook.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Introduces New ‘School and Firearm Safety Action Plan’

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:58

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has introduced a 44-page plan designed to keep schools safer through increased law enforcement, more armed school personnel, better threat assessment, and better mental health interventions.

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Former Anti-Gunner Explains Why He Changed Sides and Joined NRA & GOA

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 09:47

“I joined the NRA and Gun Owners of America because the groupthink that I once spewed hurts law-abiding citizens and does nothing to prevent the next deranged copycat criminal,” writes Goodman.

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Bluntforce’s MK1 Savage Pistol Bayonet is Something to See

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 06:40

Before you start to laugh, get this.  The MK1 Savage is sold out!  That's right. "Due to the extremely high demand we are currently sold out but hope to have more units in stock within the next few months," said Craig.

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Upgrading the SIG P365: Life-Changing 12-Round Mags and A Comfy Holster

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 15:27

If you just purchased your SIG P365 you need to do two things: get a comfortable holster and a few 12-round extended magazines. Both are life-changing.

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Springfield Armory XD-E Unboxed at the Gun Counter

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:15

We unbox the Springfield Armory XD-E. The hammer-fired SA/DA polymer pistol purpose-built for concealed carry and home defense.

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Armed Pizza Guy Shoots Crazed Attacker Wearing Bloody Demon Mask

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:21

An armed pizza guy in Florida shot and killed a man who attacked him wearing a demon mask and wielding a 2X4 and a pair of scissors.

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The Lever Gun In Modern Times – Train To Use It Effectively

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:53

By Doug Larson Some readers will remember seeing first-run episodes of such westerns on television as The Rifleman and Gunsmoke. A common firearm seen in most of them is the lever action gun. And back in the days depicted in these television shows and in western movies, the lever action was used for hunting, shooting […]

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When It Comes to Safe Storage Only the Gun Industry Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:14

Both sides of this debate want to keep kids safe, properly secure firearms, and avoid another Santa Fe massacre, but only the pro-gun community has donated millions of dollars to the effort. If they really care about protecting kids, the anti-gun lobby should do the same.

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Police Release Names of Oklahoma Heroes Who Stopped Restaurant Shooter

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:31

Oklahoma City police have released the names of the two armed citizens who stopped an active shooter situation last week at a lakeside restaurant.

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Top Five Materials for 1911 Grips

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:53

Over time, we have seen numerous materials used for 1911 grip panels, each with pros and cons and each able to tell a story or improve a shooter’s ability to use the gun. Here are my top five materials used in 1911 grips.

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SIG Releases Special Edition ‘Thin Blue Line’ P320 Carry Pistol for LEOs

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:30

SIG Sauer is putting out a special edition, carry-sized version of the P320 for the law enforcement community. 

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Trump Admin Publishes New Regs that Would Streamline Export of Firearms

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:23

Lawrence Keane of the National Shooting Sports Foundation called the proposal “a significant positive development for the industry that will allow members to reduce costs and compete in the global marketplace more effectively, all while not in any way hindering national security.”

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