Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Choosing a Hunting Optic on A Budget

When it comes to hunting choosing a hunting optic on a budget is never easy.  A solid optic can work wonders but finding the right one can be difficult. An optic allows the user to make more accurate, more precise shots. They also allow users to scan and scout at a distance greater than what their eyes can see. Scopes can benefit all shooters, especially those with poor eyesight. With the thousands of scope options out there, there are some in every budget range. These scopes can run from 10 dollars to 10 thousand. However, since hunting is typically a hobby it’s a sport we budget for.

Thus, it is completely understandable if you are not pursuing the highest quality and most expensive scopes, but are looking good enough scope, with a decent price that just gets the job done.

Read the rest here 

She can party with us any time

Friday, February 19, 2016

California: AB-1673 Firearms: unfinished frame or receiver will be considered a gun.

As used in the following provisions, “firearm” includes the finished frame or receiver of the weapon, or the unfinished frame or receiver of a weapon that can be readily converted to the functional condition of a finished frame or receiver:
Source: Bill Text – AB-1673 Firearms: unfinished frame or receiver.

Another Californian bill ripe for its abuse. Readily converted is the key here and how it will be interpreted by your friendly local D.A. with aspirations of re-election. Wait, do you think it only meant the 80% receivers? How about the DIY Polymer Receivers that you just pour out of a mold? Is having the appropriate liquid plastics and mold a “readily converted frame’?

Story here 


Thursday, February 18, 2016

Now more than ever is the time to get out, link up with like minded patriots, and train if you aren't already! There are thousands of folks who choose to stay prepared, and chances are there are more than a few right in your backyard. Open up your networks and find them! There will always be strength in numbers  

So what do you do when you get stuck at the mall with the wife? You go hunt down some decent street wear and some chucks! (The shoes for true operators)

"You may all go to hell and I will go to Texas!"- Davy Crockett
For some reason I just can't leave a gun plain 'ol black anymore. I've always strives my hardest to blend in with my surroundings. What better way to do this than with a few cans of spray paint? Simple, yet very effective. If anyone is interested in detailed, step by step, instructions with photos, let me know! This is my latest piece of work. Arsenal slr107fr that I picked up from the guys over at Allegiant Rifleworks 
. (Link available on the side of the page!)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Well Armed Women

She had her concealed pistol license, but Marcy Jankovich didn't feel comfortable carrying. 

"I didn't feel confident that I wouldn't shoot my toe off," she explained. 

So, Jankovich helped create the Jackson chapter of the Well Armed Woman, a gun club just for women.

"There's something for every level of experience, but our mission and our purpose is to educate, equip and empower women in the safe use of firearms and self defense," Jankovich told News Ten.

Right now, there are over 250 chapters across the country, ten of those are in Michigan. That means there are well over 7,000 women in the U.S. learning the safety and proper techniques of a firearm. 

Read the rest here


These well armed women can be found here
Get your lady involved if you don't already have her handling weapons, shooting, and training with you. 

You'll be glad you did. 

Friday, February 12, 2016

Jeepers Creepers

I always knew you Navy boys were sweet on us Marines... Now the Coasties too?

Thanks for the taxi boys.

Do you guys still enjoy seeing those Jarheads out working like Men while you lay up and get fat or what? Don't worry, we don't bite. Leave a comment. I promise not to call you Cracker Jacks, Dogbowls, and make fun of your Disco Bell Bottoms.

Mech Tech Carbine Kit

Any of you readers have some experience with this kit that you'd like to share?

I have a Glock that I think would absolutely love to be fitted with this kit.

My thoughts : It's cheaper than a Kel-Tec Sub2000. I've already got 33 rnd extended mags. I'm not into guns that fold in half (Kel-Tec Sub2000). 9mm in a Carbine is cheap to shoot. Side charging is cool as shit. I can pick up a Glock frame and dedicate it to this kit for cheap.

Lay it on me if you have some words on this kit.


Trap Shooting Now Fastest-Growing Sport In U.S. High Schools

Shooting trap a now the fastest-growing sport in U.S. high schools. The sport is becoming increasingly popular in Minnesota high schools, and has recently been recognized in North Dakota and Wisconsin high schools.

The Minnesota State High School Clay Target League championship is the biggest shooting sport event in the world, according to Esme Deprez of Bloomberg. During its inception in 2009, the championship only had 30 shooters. This year, there were more than 5,000 shooters, 20,000 spectators, as well as sponsors like SKB Shotguns and Benelli Armi SpA.

Deprez said vendors like Browning sales agent Dusty Minke could see potential customers wherever he looks.

Shooting trap is now the fastest-growing sport in Minnesota high schools. The sport has recently caught the attention of nearby North Dakota and Wisconsin, according to Grace Smith of Education News. While anti-gun groups were probably unhappy with this, gun retailers and manufacturers are pleased. The National Shooting Sports Foundation said the average teen who competes in the sport will spend about $75,000 on it over his lifetime.

Read the story here 


Thursday, February 11, 2016

10 Things You May Not Know About Samuel Colt

Samuel Colt was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on July 18, 1814. His patented revolvers, capable of firing multiple shots in quick succession without reloading, provided a crucial firepower advantage to settlers and soldiers who were expanding the United States westward in the 19th century. On the bicentennial of Colt’s birth, learn 10 surprising facts about the man who revolutionized the firearms industry.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Nicely built Savage 10 in .308

What would you name it?

How Firearm Maintenance Services Can Make You Money

Professional car dealers learned this concept long ago. When car buyers know they were treated fairly during the initial purchase of their car and can go back to the dealership where they bought the car and get factory-certified maintenance and parts, there is a good chance they will continue to do business with that dealership. The same car-buying customers are probably not going to do repeat business with a dealership that gouged them for quick profit during the initial sale and provided no quality services after the sale. The same is true in the gun industry. Sell high-quality products at a fair price, back them up with service after the sale and you will most likely earn your customer’s loyalty for years to come.

One of the most common areas your firearms industry customers will need assistance on is basic firearms maintenance. We have probably all witnessed customers bring in guns ranging from unfired to rusted shut and request help in “cleaning” the gun. There are multiple directions your business can choose to take, which includes no service after the sale, take the problem to a gunsmith, send the gun back to the factory, “we will clean the gun for you for a fee” or “we will teach you how to clean the gun so you can keep it operational on your own.”

Read the rest here


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

RIA: Russian Winchester 1895 in 7.62x54R

The Winchester 1895 was the last of Winchester’s lever-action rifles, and has an interesting place in a couple different parts of world history. On the one hand, the 1895 in .405 Winchester caliber is known as Theodore Roosevelt’s “Big Medicine” for safari hunting. On another, it was the object of the largest military lever-action purchase ever, made by the Russian Czar during World War I.

The Russian military was woefully under-equipped at the outset of WWI, and needed rifles wherever it could find them. While waiting for a contract with Remington (and later New England Westinghouse) to provide Mosin-Nagant rifles, the Czar’s military ordered 300,000 model 1895s from Winchester. These rifles were purportedly going to be available immediately form Winchester’s existing production line, although in reality it took several months before deliveries began, The rifles were modified by Winchester to accept standard Mosin-Nagant stripper clips, and were chambered for the 7.62x54R cartridge.

Story here


Never in my life... Wow.

Kind of like how you're feeling right about now isn't it?

Friday, February 5, 2016

American expeditionary troops pose with their M1911's, 1918, France.

Nice spread

I'd be grinning like a pig in shit too...

Ahhhh, the 90's....

What a banger that thing is. I prefer the milled version as compared to the stamped. Hell, I'd take a stamped receiver too. The stamped receiver metal thickness was 1.6mm and most other stamped AK's have 1mm thick receivers. 

Why not go for a little more beef on your burger? 

The barrels are bit thicker too. The stamped MAK-90's have barrels that are .608" in diameter. The milled MAK-90's have a .615" diameter barrel. The milled receiver MAK-91 has a .684" diameter barrel and the NHM-91 RPK Clone has a .668 diameter barrel.

If you can find one, buy it. They shoot tight groups.

They are built like tanks and run like sewing machines with anything you feed it.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Plan ahead!

I'm not saying be paranoid, I'm saying be prepared! We are headed down a less than ideal path as a country, so we as patriots and free men should be prepared for the worst case. 

Have a plan, train hard all the time, be familiar with your gear, get your friends and family on board with your plan! 


- TxPatriot24 

Knowledge drop from George

The 1st amendment is nothing without the 2nd. Don't ever stop fighting for our rights. There will never be a day that we can back off. We have to keep pushing forward, going against the grain, to conserve our rights as gun owners.


Whats your latest build or buy?

My latest parts build gun. Gotta get working on another soon!
Almost every part came from TCB Tactical, the link to their site is here on our page, go check them out! 

Excellent shop for all your AR needs! 

2 points? Now it makes sense...

Because when it comes down to it, it's only two points! Aim small, miss small. Don't be a idiot!

I don't mind being the matchmaker for this dating service! Couldn't pass up the patch

Tighten up!

Read and apply!

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80% of firearms deaths in developed world happen in US – study

Americans are 10 times more likely to be killed by a gun compared to people living in other developed nations around the world. This is according to a new study highlighting the “US has an enormous firearm problem.” 
The alarming statistics were published in The American Journal of Medicine, as part of a study carried out by researchers from the University of Nevada-Reno and the Harvard School of Public Health. The report was aiming to put America’s relationship with firearms into perspective.

However, one thing was immediately clear: “The United States has an enormous firearm problem compared with other high-income countries. Americans are 10 times more likely to die as a result of a firearm compared with residents of these other high-income countries,” the study, under taken by Erin Grinshteyn and David Hemenway, stated.

The researchers took data, collected by the World Health Organization in 2010, to compare the US to equally developed countries around the world, such as the UK, Japan and France. The findings proved to be an eye-opener and showed that the US suffers much higher rates of deadly violence, attributable to the considerably higher rate of gun-related murders.

“Overall, our results show that the United States, which has the most firearms per capita in the world, suffers disproportionately from firearms compared with other high-income countries. These results are consistent with the hypothesis that our firearms are killing us rather than protecting us,” said Grinshteyn, an assistant professor from the University of Nevada-Reno.

Story here 


Yeah, certainly it's not a criminal problem. It's not a medical academia problem either right? They'd rather you lay down and be killed, only to be outlined in chalk when the cops showed up. 

Guess what ? We are the dogs that bite back very fucking hard. 

Got Garand?

Why do you think Obama stopped the re-importation of Garand’s from South Korea? 

We all know it wasn't because they're the weapon of choice for gang bangers & liquor store robbers. It's because they've already been used successfully to stop authoritarians & socialists & communists on 3 different continents along with a bunch of Pacific islands. I don't think any of us need any more reason than that to steer us in the right direction of Garand ownership. 

Some Rifles Never Get Old

I just spent some time shooting my old Marlin 336 (a lever-action .30-30). Every time I shoot it, I leave the range wondering why I don’t shoot it more often. It was my very first center-fire rifle, given to me by my grandfather, and it remains one of my favorites.

Almost any lever-action, regardless of the name rolled marked into the barrel, is a joy to shoot. They are light, quick, hard hitting, easy to shoot, and easy to carry. Sure, it isn’t the most flat shooting cartridge, but the zero is easy to remember and I can basically hold the sights on a 10″ target out to 200 yards.

Original post here


I absolutely agree. The 1964 Marlin Model 36 I use for brush hunting is lights out. I'll never get rid of it. Old guns are hard to beat!

Here’s An Inside Look At 150 Years Of History At Winchester

Like all good stories, the 150-year tale of Winchester began with the doubt and uncertainty of a new world.

In 1856, 46-year-old Oliver Winchester, a former dry goods businessman and clothing manufacturer, was the majority stockholder of the failing Volcanic Repeating Arms Company in Norwich, Connecticut. Volcanic had been founded by two men named Smith and Wesson, but by the time the company ran out of steam, the pair had gone on to start over with a new joint venture to build revolvers.

When Volcanic’s line of firearms using a revolutionary but imperfect self-contained cartridge struggled to keep the company solvent, Winchester bought out the assets of the company, moved everything down to the coast in New Haven and began operating as the New Haven Arms Company in 1857.
Employed at Volcanic at the time of the move was Benjamin Tyler Henry. Henry was hired as the plant superintendent at New Haven Arms and continued working on a design using a new self-contained cartridge that would, in 1860, become known as the Henry repeating rifle. The ground-breaking, breech-loading, .44-caliber rimfire, lever-action Henry rifle served in the hands of Union troops during the American Civil War and is perhaps most infamous for its use by the Sioux and Cheyenne, who wiped out the 7th Cavalry troopers of Gen. George Armstrong Custer in 1876.

Read the rest of this amazing history here 

Marine Vet with Concealed Carry Permit saves Texas Deputy's life

Well done Marine. We expect no less out of Men who run toward the chaos...

You look so good in love

With your PS90

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Can you hear us now?

Sometimes you just have to light up the night

Did a little night training with my sidearm. Glock 17 with a little custom frame work and the Streamlight TLR-1 riding underneath the barrel. You know... For things that go bump in the night


First rule of gunfighting, bring a gun!

What pistolas are you fellas packing? This is my work rig. Ruger SR1911 with 230gr hornady critical defense rounds



This Arsenal slr107fr came home with me today! Picked up a spam can of ammo to feed this monster of a rifle! Time to slay some pigs!


The truth

You'd better be working on those pistol skills !



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