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Gun People vs Horror Movies

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 08:19

Notice: This is Mat Best, so there is some language.

Springfield Armory / Rock River Arms & Illinois

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 13:59

Second Amendment supporters are a pretty dedicated lot so you’d think the 1994 Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger sellout to the Clinton Administration would continue to be a warning to all firearm manufacturers. Both sold out law abiding gun owners by buying into Clinton’s Assault Weapon Ban and both suffered overwhelming public backlash. So one would think it would serve to put manufacturers on notice that turning their back on pro-Second Amendment John Q. Public isn’t the best option; not so for Springfield Armory and Rock River Arms.

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Man vs Wife Challenge

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:30

7 Shooters You Know

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 10:16

March 2017 Gun & Gear Contests

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 15:30

At the risk of reducing my own chances to win, has been updated with all the gun and gear related contests that I am aware of for the month.

Go forth and win… As always, feel free to share wherever you can.

If you are aware of any that are not on the list, please use the contact form to get it added to the list.

Bowers ASP 45 – Reviewed By Dustin

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:40

I am fortunate to call Dustin a friend. Love his down to earth, real world reviewing style.

Dustin Reviews The Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:00

The Smith and Wesson M&P 15-22 is a great ergonomic and fun choice for modern rimfire rifle training.

We use a variety of rimfire rifles at our Youth Marksmanship Camp program. From single shot Savage rifles (check out the Rascal!), Henry lever actions, Volquartsen Custom rifles, H&K MP5s and of course the S&W M&P 15-22s.

The M&P 15-22 is several of the campers favorite rifles. Of course the first reason probably being because it’s an AR15 style rifle and it just looks cool. But as a range instructor I appreciate it the most because of it’s ergonomics and reliability. At this past camp we had several issues with our stock Ruger 10/22s and it was frustrating for the campers, but once again, our M&P 15-22s ran great.

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Sig Sauer P320 @ 200 Yards

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:54


Tue, 02/28/2017 - 07:25

From the cameraman:
“I got a hit a total of 4 times. My helmet cam died and I made it down the mountain on my own. I was also hit in the side of my helmet and my eye pro was shot off of my face. We were doing overwatch on the village to recon and gather intel. I was point heading down the face of the hill with the LT when we got hit. The rest of the squad was pinned down by machine gun fire. I didn’t start the video until a few mins into the firefight for obvious reasons. I came out into the open to draw fire so my squad could get to safety.”

“A round struck the tube by my hand of the 203 grenade launcher which knocked it out of my hands. When I picked the rifle back up it was still functional but the grenade launcher tube had a nice sized 7.62 cal bullet hole in it and was rendered useless.”

Gun Modifications Accident

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 14:18

Are Silencers Really That Cool?

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:50

Armed Society = Polite Society

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:45

Despite the gun laws in place, cities such as Chicago are still struggling to curb their violent crime epidemic. ‘Black Guns Matter’ Founder Maj Toure has proposed a unique alternative to the conventional reaction of calling for even stricter gun laws. Toure suggests providing more access to guns along with proper training.

“More so than just giving young urban people, of all races, firearms, giving them education about second amendment rights, giving them more education about conflict resolution and de-escalation tactics ‘cause that’s completely missing in urban areas like the city of Chicago,” Toure told the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney.

Toure cited New Hampshire, where a license is no longer required to carry a concealed, loaded gun, as an example.

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SKS Gatling Gun

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:18

Interesting Perspective

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:40

“Contrary to the assumption of House Bill 1582, weapons familiarization training as a component of an individual’s military basic training does not qualify that individual to carry weapons in follow-on service.”
Terry McAuliffe
VA Governor
February 20, 2017

The Quest For Fire

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:01

Fire is so crucial for survival in the wild especially when lost or just taking an adventure. Ever wondered why almost every person starts a fire whether camping or just taking an adventure? In a short while, I will show you exactly why fire is so important in the world and why you must know how to start one. You can agree with me that most people who find themselves in a situation where they need fire don’t have a lighter.

Well, I promise to show you exactly how you can start a fire in the wild with or without a lighter but first let’s see why fire is so important in the wild.

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Ricochet a Ricochet?

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 15:22

Febuary 2017 Gun & Gear Contests

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 14:32

At the risk of reducing my own chances to win, has been updated with all the gun and gear related contests that I am aware of for the month.

Go forth and win… As always, feel free to share wherever you can.

If you are aware of any that are not on the list, please use the contact form to get it added to the list.

Senior ATF Official Proposes Loosening Gun Regulations

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 13:55

The second-highest-ranking official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has written a proposal to reduce gun regulations, including examining a possible end to the ban on importing assault weapons into the United States.

The 11-page “white paper” by Ronald B. Turk, associate deputy director and chief operating officer of the ATF, calls for removing restrictions on the sale of gun silencers; allowing gun dealers to have more guns used in crimes traced to their stores before the federal government requires additional information from the dealer; and initiating a study on lifting the ban on imported assault weapons.

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An AR Pistol Guide

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:00

When you are looking for a new type of firearm to add to your collection, you might hesitate when someone suggests an AR-15 pistol. The AR-15 pistol is a fascinating weapon, but it suffers from the reputation and controversies surrounding assault rifles in general. Contrary to popular belief, AR doesn’t stand for “assault rifle,” but rather Armalite, a trademark currently owned by the Colt company. As such, you can’t simply apply the same principles and stigmas to all AR-15 models that the general public usually applies to automatic weapons and assault rifles.

The AR-15 pistol does, however, have its own set of concerns and important considerations to be aware of. Let’s separate the fact from the fiction regarding AR-15 pistols so you can determine if it is the right firearm for you. We’ll also highlight the versatility and customizability of this fascinating weapon.

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Olympic Arms Announces Closing

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 10:06

After more than 40 years of business, it is with great sorrow that we announce that February 28th, 2017 will be the last day of operation for Olympic Arms, Inc.
The Schuetz family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to all their friends, associates, and partners that have been a part of the Olympic Arms experience. Most of all we would like to thank our loyal customers and patrons who have been with us all this time.

In the course of closing, we are announcing the following changes in policy effective immediately:

  1. All sales are final.
  2. No refunds or returns will be accepted after 1-25-2017.
  3. On-line Shopping Cart will be active and effective while supplies last.
  4. All Warranty service ceases 1-25-2017. Warranty work and repairs currently in-house will be serviced and returned.
  5. New orders will only be taken for inventory currently in stock, or that can be built from remaining inventory.
  6. All inventory will be liquidated.
  7. ALL SALES will cease at close of business 28 February, 2017

Thank you for your patronage.