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  • Videos: How to Bumpfire Effectively without a Bumpfire Stock!

    03/07/2018 2:00:45 PM PST · by 2harddrive · 66 replies
    Vanity
    Videos: How to Bumpfire Effectively without a Bumpfire Stock! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIC8SMttjjo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9fD_BX-afo No need for a Bumpfire stock. Amazingly fun! Accuracy is naturally compromised, though. Short handgun cartridges have the highest cyclic rate, since less bolt travel is needed. Bumpfiring is 100% legal, and safe in a properly maintained modern sporting rifle. Some gun ranges do not like it, though, because they feel you don’t have adequate control of the firearm. I am sure that could well be the case of you bumpfired a cartridge anywhere from .308 NATO on up.
  • In pictures: US gun-blessing ceremony

    03/02/2018 5:42:47 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | February 28, 2018
    Hundreds of World Peace and Unification Sanctuary church members get their guns blessed in Pennsylvania. Hundreds of couples packed a World Peace and Unification Sanctuary church in Pennsylvania to bless their weapons on Wednesday The church believes the gun is the "rod of iron" cited in the Book of Revelation A woman wears a crown of bullets in the ceremony in the rural Pocono Mountains Guns were blessed with holy water during the event, scheduled before 17 people were shot dead in a Florida school The church believes the Florida shooting could have been avoided had teachers been armed Guns...
  • Local church to hold four-day celebration of assault rifles

    02/21/2018 6:39:35 AM PST · by RBW in PA · 14 replies
    Pike County Courier ^ | 20 February 2018 | Frances Ruth Harris
    NEWFOUNDLAND — A multi-day festival to celebrate assault rifles begins in Pike County just one week after one was used to gun down more than 30 people, 17 fatally, in a Parkland, Fla., school. In recent years, the famous Moon family has brought to Pike County both a company that sells assault rifles and a church that puts them at the center of religious observances. The church's pastor and his followers say their devotion to the AR-15, a weapon of war used again and again in the nation's worst mass shootings, is rooted in Christian love. They do not see...
  • California firearms manufacturer moving to Wyoming

    01/24/2018 12:02:00 PM PST · by Osage Orange · 48 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 01-23-18 | BOB MOEN
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Firearms manufacturer Weatherby Inc. is relocating its manufacturing operations and corporate headquarters from California to Wyoming, marking another catch by Wyoming of a company abandoning a state that isn’t as gun friendly. Weatherby’s move to Sheridan is expected to create 70 to 90 jobs and more than $5 million in annual payroll over the next five years.
  • Are Lever Guns for Cowboys of the Past?

    11/07/2017 6:52:15 AM PST · by w1n1 · 68 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/7/2017 | J Hines
    There was a time when we all thought repeaters were “out,” at least as far as hunting was concerned. Lever guns are for nostalgic geeks, right? Somewhat surprisingly, repeaters are experiencing a kind of renaissance. The truth is, even though bolt action and AR-platform rifles are most common in the deer woods, veteran hunters are increasingly switching to lever action, or back to lever action after a break from it. Newer hunters, too, are drawn to the cowboy style rifle, though not always for the same reasons. One reason is that they know the vast majority of deer are taken...
  • Australian Gun Culture Part 18: Queensland Cattle Station Shooter

    09/02/2017 1:10:51 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 September, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Queensland Cattle Station Shooter While attending the SSAA Shot Show in Brisbane, Australia, I met a shooter who related his experiences on a cattle station in northern Queensland.He did not wish to be identified, but his story was convincing. There was some documentation and corroboration. I will call him Jeff. About a decade ago, Jeff was involved in the development of a cattle station of over a hundred thousand acres, with thousands of cattle. In addition to the cattle, they grew crops. The station was remote.It was described as having considerable area where no European had ever been known...
  • AK-12 assault rifle passes field tests

    07/05/2017 12:48:40 PM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Jane's ^ | July 4, 2017 | Remigiusz Wilk
    The Kalashnikov Concern has reported that its 5.45 mm AK-12 assault rifle has passed all military field tests. The military field trials confirm that the weapon meets all the design and operational requirements of the Russian Armed Forces, according to the company.
  • The SKS Is the Cockroach of Weapons

    03/13/2017 6:14:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    War is Boring ^ | March 12, 2017 | Robert Beckhusen
    The most iconic rifle of the 20th century is the AK-47. One of the most iconic rifles of World War II — granted, this is more debatable — is the Mosin-Nagant. Both were developed in Russia. The SKS, short for Self-Loading Carbine of the Simonov System, is the odd one out. Developed in the interim between the Mosin-Nagant and the AK-47, Sergei Simonov’s semi-automatic carbine had a mere 10-round internal box magazine, an improvement from the fundamentally 19th-century design of the five-round, bolt-action Mosin.
  • 4th Circuit Rules Common Rifles not Protected by Second Amendment

    03/01/2017 5:04:58 AM PST · by marktwain · 37 replies
    ammoland ^ | 26 February, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 21 February, 2017, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that common semi-automatic rifles are not protected by the Second Amendment of the Constitution. The ban includes semi-automatic rifles that can take detachable magazines and have two of these three features: folding stock, grenade/flare launcher, or flash hider.  There is a long list of existing models that are explicitly banned, including all AR15s and variants, and all AK47s and variants. The list of banned guns includes some firearms that are not semi-automatic, such as a version of the Mossberg 500 pump shotgun. The law also bans all detachable...
  • This foam stops bullets cold and pulverizes them to dust

    02/24/2017 1:11:37 PM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | February 23, 2017 | By Allison Barrie
    North Carolina State University Professor Afsaneh Rabiei led the team that created the amazing foam. This is not ordinary foam like the kind used for shaving, for example. This is a special type of foam called composite metal foams, or CMF. The military and law enforcement could use this kind of foam for advanced, ultra light body armor to protect personnel. And this research team has other foams up its sleeve that have the potential to keep military and first responders safe from radiation and extreme heat too. BULLET V. FOAM Sound impossible that foam-based armor could stop armor piercing...
  • Turkey Is Making Its Own Kick-Ass AR-10

    01/24/2017 6:28:20 AM PST · by C19fan · 7 replies
    War is Boring ^ | January 24, 2017 | Matthew Moss
    In the early 2000s the Turkish army began looking for a replacement rifle for its aging, locally manufactured 7.62-by-51-millimeter Heckler & Koch G3A7s. It was a difficult process that finally resulted in the MPT-76 — an AR-10 derivative — entering service in January 2017.
  • An Austrian Assault Weapon Positioned as a Possible Successor of the German G36 Rifle

    01/12/2017 12:09:05 PM PST · by C19fan · 43 replies
    Defense Update ^ | January 12, 2017 | Tamir Eshel
    The German defense company Rheinmetall has teamed with Austrian arms manufacturer Steyr Mannlicher to manufacture and market the RS556 – a German version of the 5.56mm x 45 cal. modular assault rifle system based on Steyr’s STM556. The Austrian weapon was first unveiled in 2012. Eying the German market, Rheinmetall positions the new weapon as a candidate for the German “System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr” – the planned replacement of the G36 – the standard German military assault rifle made by Heckler & Koch. This project is set to begin in 2019. Rheinmetall will offer the new assault rifle as a joint...
  • Pakistan Is About to Buy a Half-Million New Rifles: A Czech weapon is the favorite

    12/05/2016 7:10:26 AM PST · by C19fan · 13 replies
    War is Boring ^ | December 5, 2016 | Matthew Moss
    Pakistan is getting a new infantry rifle. In late November at the IDEAS-2016 Expo in Karachi, Pakistan’s state-run arsenal Pakistan Ordnance Factories signed a letter of understanding with the Czech small arms manufacturer Česká Zbrojovka. This suggests that Pakistan and C.Z. are about to begin negotiations for Pakistan to adopt, and eventually begin license-production of, C.Z.’s 806 BREN 2 rifle.
  • The Japanese Army’s Assault Rifle Has Some Weird Features: Such as a separate, three-round [tr]

    11/29/2016 3:17:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 13 replies
    War is Boring ^ | November 29, 2016 | Matthew Moss
    In the late 1980s, the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force decided to replace its aging 7.62-by-51-millimeter Howa Type 64 battle rifles. The JGSDF selected a lighter, modern assault rifle — the Howa Type 89 — in 1989. It’s a solid weapon, but one with a few weird features. Its biggest problem, however, is that there aren’t enough copies of it in existence.
  • FBI: Nearly Three Times More People Stabbed to Death Than Killed With Rifles, Shotguns Combined

    10/03/2016 4:52:41 PM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 6, 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    The FBI’s 2015 Uniform Crime Report (UCR) shows nearly three times more people were stabbed or hacked to death than were killed with rifles and shotguns combined. Breitbart News previously reported this UCR shows nearly twice as many people were beaten to death with “hands, fists, feet, etc.” in 2015 than were killed with rifles of any kind. According to the FBI, the number of people killed with rifles and shotguns in 2015 totals approximately 548. Nearly three times that many, approximately 1,573, were stabbed or hacked to death.
  • Libertarian VP Pick Weld: Rifles are “Weapons of Mass Destruction”

    08/11/2016 8:21:17 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 76 replies
    TheTruthAboutGuns.com ^ | August 7, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Revolt TV interviewed former U.S. Attorney, former Massachusetts governor and current Libertarian vice presidential candidate William Weld. Chief Political Correspondent Amrit Singh asked Weld about his views on guns. Specifically, whether or not people on the government’s secret, unaccountable Terrorist Watch List should be able to purchase “assault rifles.” […]“The five shot rifle, that’s a standard military rifle; the problem is if you attach a clip to it so it can fire more shells and if you remove the pin so that it becomes an automatic weapon, and those are independent criminal offenses. That is when they become, essentially a...
  • OK: Police Chief OKs Personal Rifles for Officers

    07/27/2016 5:35:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 20 July, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    image from newsok.com After the Dallas police massacre, the Oklahoma City police union asked that officers be allowed to carry their personal rifles with them at work. From newsok.com: Citing the deaths of five officers in Dallas last week, the Fraternal Order of Police has asked that Oklahoma City officers be allowed to carry their personal rifles and ammunition and be issued additional body armor. A century ago, it was common for law officers to provide their own firearms. In many small departments, personal firearms are still the norm.  But the trend toward uniformity and liability lawsuits have pushed...
  • J. Putnam Evans Thinks the AR-10 Is the World’s Best Battle Rifle

    06/01/2016 6:08:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    War is Boring ^ | June 1, 2016 | Matthew Moss
    In 1955, the small Californian firearms company ArmaLite unveiled one of the most defining and influential rifles of the 20th century — the AR-10. The hard-hitting rifle would see extensive service in bitter colonial conflicts and provide the basis for the M-16, one of the most iconic rifles of all time.
  • Army Selects New Compact Sniper Rifle (H&K)

    04/04/2016 6:30:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    Military.com ^ | April 1, 2016 | Matther Cox
    The U.S. Army has chosen Heckler & Koch to make its new Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System. The March 31 contract award to Heckler & Koch Defense Inc. – worth up to $44,500,000.00 – allows the Army to purchase a maximum total of 3,643 Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (CSASS) units, according to an announcement on FedBizOpps.gov.
  • Tired of politics..Gun and supply talk anyone?

    03/25/2016 8:19:23 AM PDT · by Ghost of SVR4 · 52 replies
    G'mornin folks. There was a thread a day or so back about pistols (Military switching to Glocks). Good thread all in and all. I wanted to post this thread to get some general conversation going about where you shop for your warez, places to "watch out" for and where the good prices are at. Also, tips are welcome on ammo storage, prepping and any items/gear to prolong our sidearms and rifles should "the lights go out".