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Picking the Right Concealed Carry Gun
From Gun Digest, By: Grant Cunningham-Drop into any local gun store or log into any firearms forum on the Internet and ask what the “best carry gun” is. You’ll get a raft of responses, almost all of which are based on what the responders personally like. What’s more, what they personally like may or may not be based on anything other than hearsay – or what their buddies like. Let’s look at it a li...
[Video] Son Saves His 83 Year Old Mother From Armed Home Invader Using a Gun
(gunssavelives.net) A carry permit holder was in just the right place at just the right time to save his elderly mother from a home invader armed with a knife and a shovel. According to WVLT, Kenny Guffey was on the phone with his elderly mother when an armed home invasion took place. Fortunately, Kenny was armed and in the right place at the right time to save his mother from peril, "Luckily, Guf...
Ukraine's Increasing Polarization and the Western Challenge
By Eugene Chausovsky- Just days before the Ukrainian crisis broke out, I took an overnight train to Kiev from Sevastopol in Crimea. Three mechanics in their 30s on their way to jobs in Estonia shared my compartment. All ethnic Russians born and raised in Sevastopol, they have made the trip to the Baltic states for the past eight years for seasonal work at Baltic Sea shipyards. Our ride together, a...
Gearing Up for Turkey Camp
(TheOutdoorhub.com) By Derrek Sigler- It’s hard to imagine, but spring turkey season is almost upon us. I can’t believe it myself, looking outside at the three-plus feet of snow still sitting on my lawn. But it’s here and it’s time to gear up for turkey camp. Even if you’re asleep, you can still prep for gobbler hunting—it’s a frame of mind more than anything. The most important part of it is gett...
Will you survive a gunfight?
From The Buckeye Firearms Association, by Gary Evens- That is a difficult question to answer. Most individuals that are concerned about their personal safety to the extent that they have obtained a concealed handgun license feel they are adequately trained to deal with a hostile encounter should they be confronted with one. Unfortunately nothing could be further ...
Ten Examples of the Internet’s Worst Gun Advice
(TheOutdoorhub.com) by Tom McHale -Apparently I’ve taken on a task that it simply not possible without violating several laws of our physical universe—picking only 10 of the worst pieces of shooting advice from the across the vast and vacuous expanse known as the internet.I stopped counting at 32,987,412,318. But no worries, I’ll persevere. Here we go, drum roll please… 1. A firearm light or lase...
Gun Owners Prepare to Seize Senate from Harry Reid
From Gun Owners of America: At GOA’s request, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has bypassed Harry Reid’s stranglehold on the Senate by bringing a pro-gun bill directly onto the Senate calendar. The bill is H.R. 4118, and it was approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday by a 250-160 vote.The bill would suspend the individual mandate of the anti-gun ObamaCare program for one year, thus protectin...
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Sunday Hunting Signed Into Law in Virginia-$120 MILLION ECONOMIC IMPACT . . . Gov. Terry McAuliffe last week signed into law legislation to allow Sunday hunting in Virginia. It's been a long road to repeal of the old blue law preventing hunting on Sunday, and an official ceremony is expected soon to note this accomplishment. The successful, bipartisan effort was achieved by the NSSF-led Sunday Hun...
The Truth About Kel-Tec
From The Truth About Guns.com, By Jeremy S-Everyone knows that many of Kel-Tec’s firearms are difficult to find. At normal dealer price, as opposed to paying way over MSRP, they can be nearly impossible to get. Due to how clearly supply lags behind demand in many cases, there’s a lot of finger-pointing and blame, a lot of well-intentioned ‘suggestions,’ and plenty of rumors. All of which were in ...
WA: Dueling gun initiatives happening in Olympia
(www.islandssounder.com) By Christopher Lopaze- Campaigns for dueling gun initiatives on this year’s ballot could bring national attention to Washington state, and contribute to an ongoing debate about gun laws across the United States.Initiative 594 would enact statewide criminal background checks for all firearm transactions. That’s in direct conflict with Initiative 591, which would prohibit pa...
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 21, No. 10 03/07/2014
Confusion Reigns as Gun Control Law Takes Effect in Connecticut; Meanwhile NRA Continues the Fight-On April 4, 2013, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy (D) signed Senate Bill 1160 into law, unleashing one of the most draconian gun control laws in the nation on his constituents. Among other things, the 140-page law bans large classes of firearms and magazines that had been obtained lawfully by tens of...
Streamlight Launches Scorpion HL
(TheOutdoorwire.com) EAGLEVILLE, PA - Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the Scorpion® HL, which uses state-of-the-art LED technology to deliver 600 lumens. Weighing less than five ounces, and featuring a rubber-armored sleeve to provide a sure grip, the new high lumen (HL) light is the ideal personal carry light f...
Para 1911 Elite Commander—Gun Review
(www.gunsamerica.com) By Wayne Lincourt- The model 1911 pistol has been in demand for more than 100 years. That should tell you something about its design and capabilities. It was the official sidearm of the US Army from 1911 until 1985, when the Beretta 92F was adopted. The 1911 is still in use by elite units, however, like the Army Delta Force, Marine Special Operations Command and the 1st ...
Ammunition Shortages and .22 Production
Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- The first time I heard about a shortage of ammunition was from my father, who talked about how ammunition was impossible to get during World War II. As I now own the .22 rifle that had kept much of the neighborhood in venison during the depression (he told me that it had accounted for about 200 deer over the decades, as it was loaned out to neighbors), I made t...
GOA Helping to Neuter Obama's Gun Control Agenda
From Gun Owners of America: There’s been a lot going on around the country, and Gun Owners of America has been at the center of much of it. We thank our grassroots for their involvement in these efforts and for taking action on our alerts. While this alert will show where we stand right now, please make sure you see the ACTION ITEM at the bottom. NULLIFICATION BILLS ADVANCE NATIONWIDE Gun Owners o...
Potential Effect of Ukrainian Revolution on Ammunition Supply
From The Firearm Blog, by Steve Johnson-There has been a lot of speculation online about how the Ukrainian Revolution of 2014 will effect ammunition supply in the West. There is one large ammunition exporter in Ukrainian called Lugansk Cartridge Works (LCW). They manufacture 5.56mm, 5.45mm, 7.62x39mm, 7.62x54mm, 9x19mm and 9x18mm cartridges. Their rounds are made with steel-core FMJ...
6000 Rounds Later: A Review of a Colt 6920
The Firearm Blog, by Nathaniel F- Four years ago, frustrated after having a bad experience with an Armalite AR-180B, I purchased a Colt 6920 rifle from a gun store in Northwest Louisiana, which I was passing through at the time. Since then, I have put close to five thousand rounds of steel-cased ammunition through the rifle, along with about a thousand rounds of brass-cased ammunition. During the ...
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...
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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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