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Epic AR vs. AK vs. Mosin Smart-Arse Comparisons
From The Firearm Blog: My thanks to reader Foghorn_Leghorn who just introduced me to EverydayNoDaysOff’s epic AR-15 vs. AK vs. Mosin thread. Those looking to waste an hour (or more depending on how much you laugh!) should peruse over to the post most ricky-tick. My personal favorites are below (there are hundreds more on ENDO): AR15: Such light recoil, you could put on over your balls and fir...
SIG SAUER V-Crown Ammo
From The Firearm Blog: One of the under-the-radar new products at the 2014 SHOT Show was the appearance of the new SIG SAUER ammo. SIG hosted a private media event prior to the SHOT Show where they let a hand-picked group of media members shoot the company’s new firearms. The ammo being shot through the weapons? SIG V-Crown. The SIG V-Crown line uses a jacketed hollow point, and ...
Traveling Cross Country With A Gun In Your RV
By Trey Copeland, Lincolnshire, IL --(Ammoland.com)- So it’s spring time and you are ready to travel across the country in your RV. If you’re a fan of target shooting and hunting like I am, then you will most likely have at least one firearm with you at all times. But do you know the rules and regulations on traveling with a firearm in your RV? Transporting a gun across state lines in the Un...
Uncle Mike's Introduces "Ideal Bag for 3-Gun Competitors"
(TheOutdoorwire.com) Uncle Mike's, a leading provider of hunting and shooting accessories for more than 60 years, has introduced the new Uncle Mike's 3-Gun Competition Bag. Designed by multi-gun competitors, this durable bag is built to safely carry all the guns and gear needed for competitive shooting. Made from heavy-duty, durable 1000 Denier fabric, the soft-sided case is built to withstand the...
Survival Scenario – Hypothermia
From SHTFBlog: It’s late October, and you’ve been invited up to Northern Maine to a friend’s camp for an awesome and much-needed week of hiking, fishing, and camping out. You’ve been driving your rental car north from the Portland airport for several hours, down dirt roads, rut-ridden by logging trucks and hunters scouting for the upcoming moose season. You take a sip of coffee to fight off sleep,...
U.S. military begins testing ‘smart’ rifles
FoxNews.com By Brendan McGarry- The U.S. military has begun testing several so-called smart rifles made by the applied technology start-up TrackingPoint Inc., company officials said. The Army is rumored to have acquired six of the precision-guided firearms, which cost as much as $27,000 apiece. Oren Schauble, a marketing official with the Austin, Texas-based company, confirmed the military bought ...
Florida Lawmakers Get to Work On Gun-Friendly Legislation
(fcir.org) By Ashley Lopez, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting- The Florida Legislature has set its sights on a slew of bills being pushed by gun advocates during this legislative session, which began this week. So far, four gun bills are working their way through committees. The first bill, commonly known as the “warning shot” bill, is now being scheduled for a final floor vote. If p...
People Who Love Guns Hate the First Smart Gun Store
(motherboard.vice.com) Written by Brian Anderson- Still not convinced people aren't buying smart guns? Click over to Oak Tree Gun Club's Facebook page and look around. Oak Tree is one of the biggest firearms store and shooting range in California, and also happens to be the first gun shop in America to sell smart guns. And you might never guess who's h...
Detroit man shoots at intruders, killing one in latest home invasion
(www.detroitnews.com) By George Hunter and Tony Briscoe-Detroit— Another would-be burglar was fatally shot Thursday by a homeowner — at least the fifth such incident in recent weeks. Thursday’s shooting happened at about 12:30 p.m. when two men allegedly broke into a home on the 8200 block of Penrod on the city’s west side, Detroit Police Third Deputy Chief Rodney Johnson said. “The homeowner was ...
Gun girl: Competitive shooter, 9, to testify against bill limiting magazine capacity
(www.nj.com) By Michelle Caffrey / South Jersey Times - Shyanne Roberts fired a gun for the first time at age 4, sitting on her father’s lap. She got her first rifle — pink, of course — on her 6th birthday. Six months later, she could hit bullseye after bullseye at the shooting range. At 7, she started competing. Now, at 9, the Franklin Township fourth grader is a highly skilled competitive shoote...
A Run On Ammunition Has Begun: “Russia Has Reportedly Halted All Exports To The US Of Russian Made Ammunition”
Mac Slavo, SHTFplan.com-In recent months ammunition has slowly begun appearing on store shelves at major retailers in the United States. But after nearly two years of shortages that had ammunition manufacturers running their factories 24 hours a day, 7 days a week because of consumer demand and massive government purchases, it appears that another supply pipeline may have been cut. If you don’t al...
The first Colt AR-15 rifle (The original 1962 review)
(dailycaller.com) By Walter J. Howe & E.H. Harrison, NRA Staff- First published in The American Rifleman, May 1962: News and publicity releases on a .22 center-fire rifle offered for military purposes, the Armalite AR-15, have raised the question as to whether it should replace the present standard M14 rifle of 7.62 mm NATO caliber. It is not at all impossible to conceive of such a small...
Clips Vs. Magazines
(americanrifleman.org) By Mark Keefe-While at the range with some friends recently, the question was raised about the difference between a clip and a magazine. Some of the guys were very picky about this, insisting you should never call a magazine a clip. So what is the difference between a clip and a magazine? Which came first and how long have these terms been used? The word “magazine” has been ...
Concealed Carry Answers: Threat Avoidance
From Gun Digest, By: Joseph Terry | Reader Chris C. writes, “I listened to your great training on how to avoid gunfights (Living Ready University) and really like the tactic of aggressive gun presentation and sharp verbal commands, but you didn’t talk much about how to avoid risky situations in the first place. Isn’t that just as important?” You bet Chris. Here are so...
Skill Set: AR Pistol
From TheTacticalwire.com by Tiger McKee-For the past year or so I've been playing around with an AR pistol, and since I've seen a lot of talk about AR pistols lately I decided to share some of my experiences. It's been a learning curve, but I have to say that the time and effort has created - for me at least - a great PDW, or personal defense weapon. With an AR pistol you can have a short barrel, ...
Facebook Picture Of Baby With Hands On Rifle Causes Stir
From GOPUSA- A Connecticut gun shop owner is taking heat for posting a photo of a 6-month-old holding a rifle on the Internet. Mike Majewski, owner of Woodbridge Firearms Trading Post LLC, on Tuesday defended his right to post the photo of the baby -- one hand on the barrel, one hand on the scope -- on his business Facebook page. "I thought it was a cute picture, so I put it up," he said. The phot...
New Fishing Gear 2014: Best of the Best Award Winners
(www.fieldandstream.com) Our experts evaluated and rigorously tested a boatload of all-new, innovative tackle—rods and reels, lures and lines, electronics and more—on lakes and streams across the country. This is the equipment that withstood every trial and earned their final approval.Flyfishing- Awarding this year’s Best of the Best involved some tight calls. The number of product introductions w...
LOSD Question of the Week: Should I Really ‘Say Nothing’ To Police Without My Lawyer?
USA -(Ammoland.com)- This week’s Law of Self Defense: Question of the Week comes from a submitter who asked that they not be identified: "I’ve been told to say nothing to the police after a defensive use of force except, “I’ll cooperate but only after I talk with my lawyer.” Is this your recommendation?" As is often the case with the law, the real world is a bit more complicated than this overly s...
Boberg XR9-S Pistol
By John Farnam- Ft Collins, CO -(Ammoland.com)- I’ve been carrying my Boberg XR9-S Pistol, as a back-up, for several weeks, and I’ve had the opportunity to run some rounds through it. My friend and colleague, Brian Hoffner, made me a wonderful IWB “J-Hook” holster, so I can comfortably carry it on my left side.I really like the small size and carryability. Recoil is very acceptable for a 9mm pisto...
Service Announces 2014 Expansion of Hunting, Fishing Opportunities in National Wildlife Refuge System
Washington, DC -(Ammoland.com)- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced the agency will expand hunting and fishing opportunities throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System, opening up new hunting programs on six refuges and expanding existing hunting and fishing programs on another 20 refuges. The rule also modifies existing refuge-specific regulations for more th...
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Winchester model 42 magazine tube problem
I am working on a model 42 Winchester model 42 pump .410 sn 10313X manf. in 1953. The magazine tube is buggered up a bit on the interupted thread area that locks it into the receiver extension. In the past it has been abused and it is missing the magazine band key between the barrel and magazine and also the action slide spring. I have the 2 missing parts on order (most pa...
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