Today’s Gun Thread
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » NEWS YOU CAN USE: Gift Ideas for a Firearms Father’s Day.  Trust me – he’d love a pair of tickets to Bullets & Bourbon in the Dallas area this December. According to the B&B reservations … Continue reading

DHS: Americans should disarm to stop homegrown terrorism
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As always in the wake of events like Orlando, everyone and their dog seems to want to “open a dialog” so we can discuss “sensible” Gun Control. Well… fine. I’m game: I predict that it’ll be a short, albeit loud, … Continue reading

Cheap Bangs
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Cheap shot: Best handguns under $300 – Photos – Washington Times There are some nice handguns on this list.  I’m partial to the Kel-Teks, but that little .45 derringer-style pistol is interesting, and the .357 and .38 revolvers, especially the … Continue reading

He had a dream…
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Obama Presses ‘Smart Guns,’ Announces Gun Control Summit And through his tireless and ongoing efforts, his dream* has come true! 2016 May See Record Numbers in Gun Sales! AUSTIN—2016 is on its way to beating last year’s record of 23 … Continue reading

Today’s Gun Thread
Bill Quick

Gun that Folds into a Smartphone Shape: Good Idea? | PJ Media The website explains: “”Ingeniously designed to resemble a smartphone, yet with one click of the safety it opens and is ready to fire. Smartphones are everywhere. so your … Continue reading

Weekly Gun Thread
Bill Quick

I thought I’d start doing these because there seems to be some interest in such things around here. Here’s something to start with.  I inherited this from my brother-in-law: I know zippo about black powder firearms, or muskets (if that’s … Continue reading

Top Sellers in Power and Hand Tools at Amazon
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Bestselling Power and Hand Tools Power and hand tools. The very thought makes the heart beat faster, doesn’t it? Remember – anything you buy from Amazon through any link on this site puts a commission in my pocket, at no … Continue reading

Learning to Love a SMLE .303
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » EVERYBODY NEEDS A .303: Enfield Rifle nearly 100 years old works better than a lot of new stuff. “… “Last weekend, I went out in the country and shot the thing. It still works almost … Continue reading

Open Gun Thread UPDATE: Now With Knives!
Bill Quick

Since there seems to be a fair amount of interest in chatting about firearms heareabouts, I decided to stick up an occasional open gun threat (erm.  That’s supposed to be “thread, but threat works, too) for your edification and envy. … Continue reading

The Whole Shooting Match
Bill Quick

WATCH: Actor Keanu Reeves Shreds Targets Shooting 3-Gun – Breitbart A video of actor Keanu Reeves (Matrix, John Wick) has emerged that shows Reeves shifting between three guns — an AR-15, a shotgun, and a handgun — to literally shred targets … Continue reading

A Brilliant Piece on Firearms, Their History, Purpose, and Use In the American Way of Life
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A Philosophical Defense of the Right to Bear Arms | Innocent Bystanders VI.  Violence is More Effective When Mechanized One of my favorite essays I’ve ever read is about how guns make civilization possible. The author writes effectively and persuasively … Continue reading

Donald Trump: Big Gun
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Trump tells French magazine, “I always have a gun on me” « Hot Air This is a story which has cropped up in the past, but it’s making the rounds again this month. Donald Trump gave an interview to the … Continue reading

Feel Good Story
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VIDEO: 92-Year-Old WWII Vet Uses .45 Pistol To Stop Axe Attack – Breitbart On January 31, an allegedly axe-welding robber turned and fled after hearing the first shot fired by 92-year-old World War II veteran Joe Milspa. The incident occurred … Continue reading

Non Lethal Bullet Seems Like a Contradiction In Terms To Me
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Ingenious New Non-Lethal Bullet Burns Propellant Inside the Round “It’s like a bee sting. It’ s only over a small area, but it is intense enough to be effective.” I would question what is considered here to be “effective.” … Continue reading

The Primary Personal Danger of Open Carry
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Grand Jury Declines Indictment In Police Shooting of 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice I think this is a pretty tough call either way. Yes, the kid had a simulated gun; on the other hand, it’s not good practice to take two seconds … Continue reading

FBI Director Comey Doesn’t Have a Clue
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Federal law requires that every handgun purchased over the internet be shipped to a licences FFL Buying a Ton of Guns on the Internet Is Cheap, Legal, and Shockingly Easy But amassing an armory isn’t as easy as stuffing all … Continue reading

Kinda Cool
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Taya Kyle beats Bruce Piatt at Sniper Shootout charity event in Texas | Daily Mail Online The inexperienced markswoman used the computer-equipped M600 and M800 rifles with precision-guiding technology that were made by TrackingPoint to defeat Piatt, Fox News reported.  Kyle’s husband’s autobiography … Continue reading

Off With This Apostate’s Head!
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Detroit Police Chief Craig: Armed Citizens ‘Make a Difference,’ ‘Can Be a Deterrent’ To Terrorism – Breitbart James Craig, Chief of the Detroit Police Department stated that “American citizens, law-abiding citizens who have been vetted, who have been trained, who … Continue reading

That NYT Gun Ban Editorial, Miller, Heller, the Second Amendment, and the Supreme Court
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WaPo: NYT Hurting Gun Control by Calling for Confiscation According to the NYT, it is “time to end the gun epidemic in America.” And part of doing this means outlawing and confiscating “weapons of war.” Here’s how The New York … Continue reading

7 Reasons You Should Buy a Gun
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7 Reasons You Should Buy a Gun After San Bernardino Do you feel safe? I grew up in a home without guns. I am not a gun enthusiast; I own a Mossberg shotgun and a Glock handgun for home security. … Continue reading

Holster Your Gun At the Amazon Holster Store
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Save on Firearms Holsters at Amazon If you have a handgun, you will, from time to time, need a holster. Here are thousands, many at excellent prices.  And if you don’t have a handgun, why not?  It might come in … Continue reading

Active Shooter Drills Are Worthless
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The Captain’s Journal » Active Shooter Drills Are Worthless Stay calm and trust the police.  They will save you.  Except we all know now how many people perished in the attack. I don’t know if I have any liberal readers … Continue reading

Ms. and Mythster
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S.C. Woman Outdraws, Outshoots, And Kills CraigsList Robber – Bearing Arms – Guns Saving Lives, South Carolina As we’ve stated time and time again, the fastest growing segments of gun ownership are young, urban and female, and many of those … Continue reading

Trump: Armed Citizens Could Have Made the Difference
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Trump: If The French People ‘Had Guns’ Things Would’ve Ended Differently – Breitbart This is not the first time Trump has pointed to individual gun ownership as part of the solution to the random slaughter of innocent citizens in France. … Continue reading

Worth A Try, I Think
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » PROGRESS: Brazil Seeks to Copy U.S. Gun Culture. Congressmen in Brazil, one of the most violent … The draft law, which is set to be voted on by the lower house of congress this month, … Continue reading

The Gun Nomenklatura
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Shots Fired in Bankers Hill, Residents Shelter in Place in 5-Hour Standoff: SDPD | NBC 7 San Diego A relentless shooter armed with a high-powered rifle terrorized a San Diego neighborhood Wednesday, opening fire on police officers and bringing air … Continue reading

I Don’t Know That I Would Need One
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This Clip-on Handgun Attachment Makes Bullets Non-Lethal A California company called Alternative Ballistics has developed an easy-to-install accessory for hand guns that promises to make bullets non-lethal allowing law enforcement to incapacitate a suspect without causing life-threatening injuries. The most … Continue reading

Gun Polling Shot to Hell
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YouGov | Two-thirds back national gun registry One in five Americans personally own a gun – rifle, shotgun or handgun. I suspect this poll is rigged somehow. One in Three Americans Own Guns; Culture a Factor, Study Finds – NBC … Continue reading

God, Guns, And Gays
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After Chattanooga shooting, Trump calls for Marines to carry guns – CSMonitor.com A 2014 Gallup poll indicates that American sentiment toward gun ownership has changed since 2000. Last year, 63 percent of Americans believed that owning a gun at home … Continue reading

Inevitable
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Watch this totally illegal drone fire a handgun “We currently have rules in the books that deal with releasing anything from an aircraft, period,” said FAA drone regulator Jim Williams back in 2013. “Those rules are in place, and that … Continue reading

News You Can Use: Shooting a Pistol From Inside Your Pocket
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Shooting Revolvers and Autos From the Pocket – GunsAmerica Digest I have heard stories about shooting from the pocket without drawing the gun first–anecdotes from people with first-hand experience as well as the “I know a guy who has a … Continue reading

Marginalia – The Seven Buck Shotgun
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The $7 Dollar Homemade Shotgun – Leenks.com But laws will keep guns out of the hands of criminals. I can think of several ways to gussy up this thing without spending very much more money…. … Continue reading

The Cyborg That Could Shoot Straight
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Tech used for stroke victims now helping soldiers shoot straight | Ars Technica Researchers at the US Army Research Lab are testing a carbon-fiber exoskeleton arm originally developed to assist in the rehabilitation of stroke victims as a way to … Continue reading

Vince Vaughan Makes Sense to Me
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Vince Vaughn Wants Guns Allowed In US Schools So?  So do I. I’m not in favor of leaving our schoolkids as sitting duck targets for every whackjob, lunatic, and/or Muslim barbarian savage who wants to murder them. As things stand … Continue reading

Be afraid very afraid.
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You do not want to mess with this woman. At that distance the front blade would pretty much obscure the target. … Continue reading

How Technology Enables and Supports Civil Rights
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Some Guys Just Made a Heavier-Caliber 3D-Printed Gun — War Is Boring — Medium In March, a Website dedicated to 3D-printing firearms announced one of its members had developed a lower receiver for a Colt CM901 rifle. It’s a small?—?but … Continue reading

The Coming Nation of Gunners
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Instapundit » NEWS MEDIA HORRIFIED AS ELITE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TAKE UP SHOOTING: “If there was ever a story that spoke to the division of the cultural weaklings in the media and the rest of us, this is it.” It’s interesting … Continue reading

Sunday Feel Good Story
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Bearing ArmsFayetteville Burglar Blasted By Home Owner. – Bearing Arms Small handgun safes with keypad or biometric locks are just as fast to access, but are much more secure, and can typically be mounted to a stud in the wall … Continue reading

News You Can Use: Cooking Bacon With An M16
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Video: How to cook delicious bacon using a M16 rifle Competitive shooter Dustin Ellermann cooks bacon using his M16 rifle in a video that is a perfect example of what MURICA, FUCK YEAH means. To do that, he wrapped the … Continue reading