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  • Wyoming Bear Attack Glock had No Round in Chamber, Magazine & Pistol Separated

    11/23/2018 4:12:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 118 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 November, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday afternoon, the 14th of September, Mark Uptain, a hunting guide, and Corey Chubon, a bow hunter,  were attacked by grizzly bears as they processed an elk carcass. Chubon had mortally wounded the elk with an arrow, the day before, but they had not recovered it before nightfall. They came back the next day and followed a good blood trail to the dead elk.They had nearly finished processing it when they were attacked by the grizzly bears. The attack started with a full out charge.  Uptain was hit by the bear first, then Chubon, then the bear went...
  • Update: Fatal Grizzly Bear Attack on Mark Uptain, Bear Spray Failure, Throwing Glock

    09/24/2018 4:31:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 95 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Some of the confusion and fog surrounding the fatal bear attack and failure of bear spray in Wyoming has cleared. The investigators have done their job, and much was learned from the evidence on the ground. The attack occurred on Friday afternoon, the 14th of September, in the Teton Wilderness in Wyoming, near Terrace Mountain. The hunter, Corey Chubon, and Mark Uptain, the guide, had almost finished processing the 4×4 elk. Mark Uptain, the guide, was attacked first, as he was cutting off the elk's head.  The 250-pound sow grizzly gave no warning. She was first seen in an...
  • Man Stops New Mexico Bear Attack with a Glock 10mm

    09/15/2018 6:38:54 AM PDT · by marktwain · 79 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On morning of 25 July, 2018, Bridger Petrini was keeping his dogs in shape for the upcoming bear season in New Mexico, near the Colorado border. Petrini purchased his professional guide service eight years ago, from his father, who started it in 1985.  The bear season would open in less than three weeks, and the dogs had to be in shape for it.  He had made some important appointments in Raton, the nearest town, for the afternoon. He was within a quarter mile of the house, when the dogs unexpectedly found a bear and took off. He and the...
  • Police Sergeant Pontificates on .40 vs 9mm "cartridge ignition pressures"

    09/09/2018 5:05:27 AM PDT · by marktwain · 55 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Two police departments in Michigan are trading in police guns for new ones. The Valparaiso police department is trading in .40 caliber Glocks that are a few years old for 9mm Glocks that are new. The trades should happen this year, in 2018. The public often look to police for firearms expertise. Unfortunately, some police feel the need to demonstrate their lack of knowledge.  When asked about a trade-in of Glocks, Sergeant Michael Grennes is reported as giving this response. From The difference between the 9mm and the .40-caliber guns, he explained, is one of cartridge ignition pressures....
  • Argument over politics on Facebook leads to man being shot in buttocks

    08/08/2018 6:25:59 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 20 replies
    WFLA ^ | Aug 07, 2018 | Staff
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - An argument on Facebook over politics led to the shooting of a man in Tampa on Monday. According to police, Alex Stephens, 46, and Brian Sebring, 44, became involved in an argument over politics on the social media platform. After receiving several explicit messages and threats, Sebring went to Stephens’ home to confront him. Sebring, anticipating the confrontation would escalate, brought his Glock semi-automatic pistol. When he arrived to Stephens’ home, Sebring honked his horn and waited by his truck for the victim to leave his home. Stephens left the home and immediately sprinted towards Sebring,...
  • Political dispute went from Facebook to firearms (Democrat does shooting)

    08/08/2018 9:25:35 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/8/2018 | Amy Lieu
    A dispute over politics on Facebook went from virtual to physical this week when one man shot another in the thigh and buttocks, officials said. Authorities said Brian Sebring, 44, shot Alex Stephens, 46, after their political argument became too heated, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Sebring is a registered Democrat, the report said, while Stephens, a former felon, has no party affiliation, the report said, citing corrections records. "After receiving several explicit messages and threats, the defendant responded to the victim’s home to confront him in reference to the messages," a police official said, according to the Times.
  • SAS Sergent Kills three Taliban with a Claw Hammer

    06/18/2018 5:50:13 AM PDT · by Timocrat · 34 replies
    Daily Express ^ | 6/18/2018 | Alice Scarsi
    An SAS Sergeant killed three Taliban with his Glock and then another three with a claw hammer bringing to mind the old saw that when your only tool is a hammer then every problem looks like a nail. He certainly nailed three Taliban.
  • Why the Internet is Wrong about the Glock 19X

    02/09/2018 9:44:41 AM PST · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/9/2018 | J Hines
    The Glock 19X has received a lot of hate from the concealed carry community who wanted a Glock 17 slide on a Glock 19 frame. My guess is that they may have their wish later on, but for now, the 19X is a problem solver for a different customer. Daniel Shaw of GunMag Warehouse discuss with Jeremy Strafford of Guns & Ammo Magazine about this hate. The focus of the conversation is really about who this gun was design for. For starters there isn't any problem with the 19X according to Jeremy. (who is also an LE officer) Even though...
  • Glock Modifications by Spec Ops

    01/04/2018 10:29:27 AM PST · by w1n1 · 34 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/4/2018 | J Hines
    Since Glock is a very popular handgun for law enforcement and gun hobbyist. These retired U.S. special ops have looked at and pushed the envelope on what it can do with a little modifications. Larry Vicker of Vickers Tactical and company talking over some mods with the Glocks. Here's a quick view of Glock mods from the 3 retired spec ops: Glock19 – Tritium Sights front sight, textured surface, Crimson Trace laserGlock17 Gen4 – Ameriglow Hackathorn sights, AmeriGlow Hackathorn Sights, Guardian Triggers The main thing that everyone agreed to modify was the plastic sights, anything with night sights is a...
  • Full Concealed M3 Folding Glock

    11/27/2017 9:03:11 AM PST · by w1n1 · 38 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/27/2017 | J Hines
    Could this be breaking news for the M3 Folding Glock? Have you seen this? In its folded configuration for concealment carry its no larger than a cell phone footprint with a 22 round. (9mm) The deployment is quick with one swift motion, one in the pipe is ready to fire. There are some added engineered trigger safety when folded. See the full description of the M3 Folding Glock video here.
  • The (Marine) Corps’ secret agents get their own 007

    11/09/2017 10:30:33 AM PST · by Perseverando · 26 replies ^ | November 9, 2017 | Ashley Calingo
    The Corps’ secret agents get their own 007 Individual Weapons project officer Gunnery Sgt. Brian Nelson prepares to draw the M007 concealed carry weapon. The M007 offers enhanced concealed carry capabilities, which includes a smaller frame, ambidextrous slide stop lever and flared magazine well. Marine Corps Systems Command recently fielded the M007 to Marine and civilian CID agents and members of Helicopter Squadron One. MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -- The Marine Corps is equipping Marines with a new weapon, providing enhanced concealed carry capabilities at an accelerated rate and lower cost to the Corps. The Glock 19M—called the M007...
  • Shooter’s weapon described as AR-15 variant

    11/06/2017 1:29:53 PM PST · by Red Badger · 64 replies ^ | 11/05/2017 | By J.p. Lawrence
    The 26-year-old man who walked into a Sutherland Springs church and opened fire did so with a variant of the AR-15, a popular rifle that is based on the military’s M-16, police said Sunday. The rifle used by Devin Kelley was the Ruger AR-556, Texas Department of Public Safety Regional Director Freeman Martin said in a news conference. The AR-15 is more of a category than a specific weapon. It is known for being customizable, with hundreds of variants, each with its own characteristics. Ruger’s AR-15 variant, the AR-556, comes with a suggested retail price of $849 and weighs 6.5...
  • The Top 5 Glocks for Personal Defense

    10/24/2017 9:23:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 57 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/24/2017 | C Morgan
    Take a look at the ideal Glocks for concealed carry and personal defense. These are some of the most prestigious and popular self- and home defense weapons made by one of the world’s leaders in master weapon engineering and production, Glock. Glock has been one of the leaders in self-defense and tactical weapons for years with their top notch designs and perfection in the art of producing some of the world’s leading firearms. So the question remains, are you carrying the right weapon for your protection? Where does a person draw the line that tells them that they are well...
  • New Features of the Glock Gen 5S

    09/07/2017 9:59:18 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/7/2017 | T Smola
    The next generation of Glocks, the Gen 5s, have been rumored for some time now and we’re finally getting some good looks at these new handguns. Not surprising the first Gen 5s are the ever-popular 9mm G 17 and G19. Glock put out this compilation of a bunch of videos they made that showcase each of the new features they're putting into these handguns. Durable finishMarksman Barrel - Enhancing the shot to shot group, placement and accuracyNo Finger Grooves on grip - more ergonomics, controlling recoilFlared Magwell - for easier, faster mag reloadAmbidextrous Slide Stop - accessible to left handed...
  • Infographic: Sig Sauer P320 vs Beretta M9

    08/30/2017 4:58:58 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/30/2017 | C Bailey
    When the U.S. Army changes guns, it’s a big deal. You may have read about the Army replacing the Beretta M9 with the Sig Sauer P320 all over the internet. It is a huge deal for Sig as they earned a whopping $580 million dollar. When something of this magnitude changes, it makes waves in the gun world. What's so special about this gun, and what's the differences from the Beretta M9? This infographic from Tactical Gear breaks it down with fantastic clarity. Sure you can read about why Beretta failed in their testing, so why not just view an...
  • What's your style of Glock-Fu?

    06/30/2017 6:51:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/30/2017 | J Hines
    So in the concealed and open carry world most firearms schools teach the two common techniques while drawing and firing the pistol. That is, the isosceles and the weaver method. But in reality and humorous is that everyone has a way of swaggering their body language into their style of shooting. The folks from Knockout Lights have observed these common positions that most fall into and here they are: The InstructorThe BowlerFishingThe Chicken Wing DrawGangstaSix Position drawIsosceles armor facing forwardThe Cross dominant EyeThe Lean Forward Speed ShooterThe I've put on a "Few Pounds Fanny Pack"Mossad Condition 3C.A.R.Minus the Ceiling Tiles...
  • Open Carry at the Yuma Regional Medical Center

    06/18/2017 8:36:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On the morning of June 8th, 2017, I was openly carrying a Glock 17 in a Fobus retention holster. I had to get some medical tests done. I did not have any problem where I had blood drawn. There were no "gun free zone" signs on the door. Next I went to the Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) to get a chest X-ray.  It serves as a place to have medical tests done for the entire area. It is part of the Yuma hospital complex.  They have banned guns on their facility ever since the concealed carry shall issue...
  • Micro Roni for your Glocks

    03/31/2017 7:22:57 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/31/2017 | J Hines
    If you're into short barrel and Glocks then you may want to get a modifying kit for the Glock. CAA has a conversion kit that converts your Glock into a carbine. (sort of) Its aluminum and polymer RONI unit doesn't add any barrel length, the pistol is encapsulated, has an adjustable stock with cheekplate, a vertical foregrip and has lots of rail space for optics and a tactical light. Buttstock has the ability to store an extra magazine. What do you all think, is it worth getting one? See the Micro Roni footage here.
  • $2 million in fake Glock magazines seized at Savannah port

    02/19/2017 10:55:51 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 68 replies
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Savannah Port of Entry inspected a container of manifested firearm magazines and discovered 591 cartons of pistol magazines bearing the Glock trademark. The importation of the magazines with the Glock trademark on the packaging was found to be unauthorized and in violation of the registered trademark, said Mark Varga, CBP spokesman.
  • With one shot, Kansas game warden frees two deer

    02/11/2017 10:04:56 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 19 replies
    kansas ^ | February 7, 2017 | Michael Pearce
    Like most members of law enforcement, Lynn Koch dreads the day he has to draw his service weapon. Even if to protect his own life, it can mean death to another person. But on a cold winter day Koch, a Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks game warden, drew his .45 Glock to save the lives of two animals, and ensure the safety of another game warden and his own. “I have a lariat in my pickup, but knew there was no way to use it without one of us maybe getting hurt,” Koch said of when he and fellow...