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"The Heroes of the Right of Self Defense"

It's a blog post by Prof. Nick Johnson of Fordham Law. He discusses Otis McDonald and Shaneen Allen (who faces a mandatory three year jail term for having driven into NJ with a firearm for which she had a PA...

Editorial: Fully Automatic Firearms & Safety

Firearms are dangerous machines, and it is unfortunate that for many it takes a tragic incident to remind us of that. In Arizona recently, a girl of only 9 years accidentally shot a firearms instructor in the head with a gun she should not have been handling. Show More Summary

Video: Young Crossbow Hunter Bags Two Feral Hogs with 1 Shot

While hunting in Langley Ranch in Centerville, Texas, Marcus of Hunting with Marcus and Chris managed to land a lethal shot on two hogs. Two-for-one shots are always unique and exhilarating---akin to a feat of athletic prowess---but sportsmen and women...

Drastic Decline in Alaska Dall Sheep Closes Hunting Season

Officials from Alaska's Department of Game and Fish (ADFG) have implemented an emergency order to close all sheep hunting in the western Brooks Range after a recent survey found that sheep numbers had plummeted 50 to 70 percent from 2011. The unexpecte...

DTAC Mongoose Follow-Up & Special Offer

Recently, TFB published a review of the DTAC Mongoose recoil-absorbing stock. I was impressed with the idea, but not impressed by the execution. There are three ways companies deal with a negative reviews: Whine, throw a tantrum, and burn bridges (uncommon, but very public). Show More Summary

S&W AR-15 sales down over 60% !!!

S&W 2015 first quarter results have published. Long gun sales are down 67.2% from the same quarter last year. Decreased demand for “Modern Sporing Rifles” were identified as a cause of the decline in long gun sales. I expect huntingShow More Summary

POTD: Custom Saiga 12 Shotgun

Bennett sent in these photos of his custom Saiga 12 shotgun. It still needs a bolt polished or the ports drilled so It will run light loads But I’m pretty happy with how it came out. A Saiga-12 in this type of configuration has been on my wish list for a long time. Sadly, with the […] Read More … The post POTD: Custom Saiga 12 Shotgun appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

The Shift – Part 1: Adjusting from Summer to Fall Trail Camera Strategies

13 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Wired To Hunt

For the past three months or so, most of us have been running trail cameras to check inventory of the bucks on our properties and document their antler growth throughout the summer. But now that fall is approaching, we've got to change up our ways. Here are several important things to keep in mind as we shift from a summer to fall trail camera strategy.

9 Year Old Shooter Accidentally Shoots, Kills Instructor With NFA Uzi

A 9 year old girl shooting a select fire Uzi submachine gun accidentally shot and killed the attendant range officer when the gun recoiled over her head at an Arizona range, according to the Associated Press: DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP)...Show More Summary

"The Second Amendment’s Defining Moment"

An interesting article by Frank Miniter. The part I found most amusing: "[A] mainstream reporter next to me in the press section gasped, "Oh no," when Justice Anthony Kennedy hinted that he believed the Second Amendment to be an individual...

Shotgunning Beer

RatedRR posted a Public Service Announcement about drinking responsibly. He even takes it a step further and shows you how to shoot responsibly in the presence of beer. Of course there are gratuitous slow motion shots. The post Shotgunning Beer appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Top 10 Highest Scoring P&Y Typicals of All Time – via North American Whitetail

19 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Wired To Hunt

By Mark Kenyon If you’re in need of some big bucks in your day, we’ve got you covered. My most recent story for North American Whitetail was just published on their website, in which I document the top 10 highest scoring typical bucks ever entered into the Pope & Young record books. Take note, these […]

Should The Individual Carbine Competition Have Been Held? (Weekly DTIC)

This report from the Department of Defense Inspector General’s office says “no”. From the brief: Objective We initiated this audit to determine whether the Army justified its competition to acquire a new Individual Carbine (IC) weapon and whether the Army was implementing an effective acquisition strategy. Show More Summary

Legion Firearms Is In Trouble

According to Soldier Systems Daily, Legion Firearms is having severe financial problems. They were unable to corroborate the trouble as they no longer in contact with Legion Firearms. Legion Firearms posted this on their Facebook Status:...Show More Summary

Gun Patent Prints

Gun artwork is very popular in some circles. An Etsy page is now selling gun patent drawings as posters. Pricing starts at $6.99 for a 5×7 and goes up to $34.99 for a 24×36. Some of the patent art being sold include the M1 Garand, Gatling Gun and Glock pistol. The same Etsy shop owner […] Read More … The post Gun Patent Prints appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

SAM7R-66 Rifle With Quad Rail

I will fully admit, I have very little interest in eastern-bloc rifles.  I have never really been a fan of the AK platform, or any of the variants.  But once in a while one catches my eye as something that I would actually like to get a hold of for my collection. Seeing a SAM7R-66 […] Read More … The post SAM7R-66 Rifle With Quad Rail appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Solar Tactical AK47 MFER Enhanced Mag Funnel

One downfall to the AK design is ergonomics, more specifically magazine changes. Sure, there’s multiple techniques out there to speed up mag changes with the AK, but lets face it. Mag changes with the AK are slow and cumbersome compared to the AR-15 and many other rifles out there. Show More Summary

Smith and Wesson’s “Victory” revolver

Most people recognize the name “Victory” revolver, but the history is just a smidge complicated.  Let’s go over just how this.38 six shooter made it into WWII. Early in WWII the UK contracted with S&W, and paid a large advance, to develop...Show More Summary

POTD: Beretta U22 Neos

Trent sent in two phenomenal photos of his Beretta U22 Neos pistol ejecting a .22 LR case. Each photo took about 20 shots before he has happy with the result. I struggled to choose which one to feature. In the end I chose the above photo...Show More Summary

Law review: Resistance of lower courts to Heller & McDonald

"RESISTANCE BY INFERIOR COURTS TO SUPREME COURT'S SECOND AMENDMENT DECISIONS," by Alice Beard, in Tennessee Law Review. It takes an optimistic view of long-term trends. At the moment, judicial recognition of the 2A as an individual right is relatively new...

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