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The Responsibility and Costs of Selling a “Crime Gun”

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 16:00

In our Quote of the Day post yesterday, we noted the response of Tampa Arms Company owner Thom Hauser when asked about the consequences of selling a gun to someone...

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Andrew P Trumble

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 14:00

What does a nuclear security officer carry when he’s not on the job? Some very practical, concealable gear, that’s what. Check it out at Everyday Carry . . .

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CapArms Question of the Day: Can You Watch a Gun Movie Without Complaining About the Gun Handling?

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 12:00

Whatever else you can say about actor Steven Seagal — and there’s a lot of weird stuff in his bio — the man is a gun guy. But even his...

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Gun Control March From NRA to DOJ A Damp Squib?

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 10:00

Organizers claim 2.6 million women attended the Women’s Marches earlier this year. Barely hundreds bothered to show up for this weekend’s much hyped Women’s March from NRA headquarters to the...

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Quote of the Day: When I See a Person With a Weapon, I Feel Sad

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 08:00

“When I see a person with a weapon, I try to assess whether they are dangerous. I don’t want to debate the Second Amendment or discuss our nation’s heritage. I’m...

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Vedder Holsters Daily Digest: The Unspeakable Desire, Ballistic Payback and the Complexities of Bathroom Carry

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 20:00

So do some Democrats, they just aren’t willing to talk about it . . . Some GOP Lawmakers Really Want To Carry Guns In The Capitol Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.)...

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Or You Could Shoot Him . . . JTILTH

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 19:00

Click below to see video of the disarmist in action. [h/t everydaynodaysoff.com]

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Weekend Photo Caption Contest – Win a Flambeau Zerust Vapor Capsule

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:00

Last week’s best caption was contributed by was pieslapper. This week’s winner will win a Flambeau Zerust Vapor Capsule for their safe or range bag to keep their guns pristine. Just...

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AI Video Gun Detection: Is ShotSpotter About to Be Obsolete?

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 17:00

I reckon the ShotSpotter gunshot detection system is a huge waste of money. TTAG’s resident war hero Jon Wayne Taylor agrees — having seen the system’s lack of value in Afghanistan. Jeremy disagrees....

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Game Review: Strafe (PC Version)

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:00

By strych9 Strafe is a first person shooter game that pays homage (if not royalties) to the original Doom and Quake. Players take on the roll of a “scrapper” aboard...

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The Truth About Pistol De-Cockers

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:00

by Frank Sharpe There are a number of operating systems common to modern pistols, and we still see most on the range regularly. However, 85 percent of the guns students...

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Ohio Set to Reform ‘Gun Free Zone’ Penalties?

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 15:00

A bill being considered in the Ohio legislature would reform the penalties for someone carrying a concealed handgun in currently designated “gun free” zones. Penalties under existing law are extreme....

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New From BDG: Remington 700 Short Action AR-Parts-Compatible Chassis

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:30

Chassis rifles — bolt-action rifles that, rather than a one-piece stock, are housed in modular [typically aluminum] chassis — get more popular every year. And why not? The ability to...

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Bill Frady

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:00

You may know Bill from his broadcasting activities, namely Lock and Load Radio with Bill Frady. Ever wonder what he’s packing while you’re listening to his dulcet tones? You can see...

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Colion Noir Takes On Attack of Dana Loesch’s “Clenched Fist of Truth” Video

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:00

After NRA commentator Dom Raso weighed-in, it was only a matter of time before Colion Noir (not shown) lashed back at the Black Lives Matter attack on Dana Loesch’s “clenched...

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CapArms Question of the Day: What Would George Washington Carry?

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 12:00

“George Washington’s favorite pistol was made in London in 1748 by Hawkins, one of the best known gunmakers of the period,” the repro [non-firing] gunmakers at atlantacutlery.com report. “It still survives...

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Accelerate 3x, Transition/Optics 3x Magnifier, AR Optics 1-4x24mm : New From Bushnell

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 11:00

AR stands for Armalite Rifle. It could just as easily stand for America’s Rifle. As manufacturers ramped-up and stuffed the sales channels for a Clintonian shock, the market is flooded...

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Dead Air Sandman Ti vs. GEMTECH Tracker vs. YHM NITRO 30: Silencer Review

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:00

It’s easy to get trapped in the rabbit hole of chasing dB ratings, but as long as you’re within that “hearing safe” zone it isn’t usually the deciding factor. Simply...

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Quote of the Day: Difficult Conversations About Guns

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 08:00

“It’s unfortunate that we have to think about those things, if one of our guns had some effect on a person’s life. Is (a crime committed with a gun you...

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Vedder Holsters Daily Digest: Blame the Parents, What Women Think and Everytown on the March

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 21:00

Chicago-style wisdom . . . When kids have guns, parents aren’t doing their job When a 12-year-old kid is arrested with a gun, you can’t blame the child. It’s the...

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