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US Army Buys More Beretta M9 Pistols

20 minutes agoHobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog

Beretta Defense Technologies (BDT) have announced that the US Army has purchased an additional $250,000 worth of Beretta M9 pistols. While the Beretta M9 will not be around forever, I think it will be a round for a while yet. Accokeek,...Show More Summary

Self-defense lanyard

One of these just came over the transom. It's an interesting invention for those who live in or visit cities that essentially forbid you to carry anything like a weapon (Boston, as I recall, forbids even pepper spray, unless you...

New: Blackbore 12-Gauge Chokes – “The Cutting Edge”

New to the market is Blackbore, which claims to have “The Cutting Edge in Choke Design.” Dorky moniker aside, the tagline actually has some relevance to their product line. Setting itself apart from Carlson or other choke manufacturers, Blackbore adds “knife-blade” ports that are designed to catch, slow, and strip the wad from the shot. Show More Summary

SOCOM 16 Thread Adapter and Gas Lock

Great Lakes Tactical (GLT) makes a SOCOM 16 adapter that allows a shooter to attach any common 5/8-24 muzzle device, such as a sound suppressor, without the need to to swap out the factory front sight or gas plug. Although the factory...Show More Summary

New York Expands Bear Hunting Statewide

Photo by: DAVID J. SHEAKLEY New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is expanding bear hunting opportunities in Upstate New York as part of the Black Bear Management Plan. The changes to the regulations are scheduled to be...

WWII Veteran Sniper Still Has Perfect Aim

This video is from 2011.  Ted Gundy is a WWII Veteran. On top of that, he was a sniper. The US Army Marksmanship Unit honors his achievement and skill with the USAMU Black Hat. According to Lt. Col. Daniel Hodne, only 8 black hats have been given to people outside of the USAMU. Show More Summary

As expected….

DC moves for a stay of the injunction. It asks either for a stay pending appeal (which would last until any appeal is decided) or for one of 180 days, to give it time to draft a permit system. I...

Does Ozone Really Work For Controlling Human Scent?

18 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Wired To Hunt

By Mark Kenyon It seemed like a crazy idea when I first heard about it. That is, using ozone to control my human scent while hunting. I figured it was just another marketing gimic, which the hunting industry is certainly no stranger to. But a few friends of mine had been testing a product using […]

Shotgun Fired With No Barrel

Long Island Topshots posted a slow motion video. It shows what happens to a shotgun shell when fired from a shotgun without a barrel.     Here is the link to the video on Facebook   According to Long Island Topshots the shot fired About 100 yards and 654 pounds of torque. The post Shotgun Fired With No Barrel appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

AR-15 Torture Test: Helicopter, Tannerite, Cop Car

Andy of Florida Gun Supply sent this to us. They torture test an Enfield Rifle Company’s MERC415. They drop it from a helicopter. From the video, it seems they are only a couple hundred feet off the ground. They don’t mention what altitude they are at. Show More Summary

Meopta Factory Tour: Mechanics Division

The final part of my Meopta Factory tour was led by Stanislav Palicka. The Mechanics Division is where they machine and coat the components for assembly. Luckily, most of the employees of the mechanics division were on vacation so Stanislav could explain aspects of the machine shop and I could hear him. Show More Summary

US Army Wants Out. FBI Wants In On 9mm Pistols

For the fourth time in recent years the US Army is considering dropping the M9 Beretta and the 9mm NATO round it chambers in favor of a pistol that shoots a larger caliber, harder hitting round. The Federal Bureau of Investigation on the other hand have just published a pre-solicitation notice for 9mm pistols. Show More Summary

Micro Manager: How to Make a Utilization Cage Please enable Javascript to watch this video A couple of readers commenting on my entry about my DIY dual-perimeter fence asked that I install a...Show More Summary

Weekly DTIC: The Fleet Yaw Problem, and Improving Rifle Effectiveness

Stepping out of the chronology that the past few Weekly DTIC entries have taken, today we’ll be examining two much more modern pieces of research, which help explain some of the phenomena observed by end-users when firing their weapons in anger. Show More Summary

Study: One Sit in the Deer Woods Equals Three Days of Pressure for Mature Bucks

Hunters know that putting too much pressure on whitetails can alter deer activity. We often hear that putting too much pressure on a mature buck makes it go nocturnal for the rest of the hunting season. But how much pressure is too much?  In a rec...

DC’s reaction to Palmer

Alan Gura's blog post links to a pdf of a DC Police memo giving its reaction. Essentially: 1. DC residents who carry an unregistered gun can be charged with failure to register it, but not for carrying it. (By implication,...

TAVOR Rifles for MA, MD and NJ

IWI US announced they are now shipping state compliant TAVOR rifles to Massachusetts, Maryland and New Jersey.  The new rifles are model # TSB18RS. The state compliant TAVOR rifles have an 18? barrel and a 2? muzzle break that is permanently attached. Show More Summary

Video: New Study Sheds Light on What Deer See

If you’re a deer hunter who likes to wear blue jeans to your stand, you might as well hang a cowbell around neck to let whitetails know you’re in the woods. And if you wear camouflage with many subtle colors, it may be doing you more...Show More Summary

California Men Arrested for Diverting Salmon Stream to Grow Marijuana

Two unidentified men were arrested last week for diverting water from the lowermost salmon stream in California to irrigate 180 marijuana plants. DFW assistant chief Brian Naslund explained just how harmful such operations can prove to wildlife. &ldq...

Adams Arms Releases Piston-Driven AR Pistols

The glut of AR-style pistols keeps getting larger (and that’s a good thing!). Now, Adams Arms has released their Tactical Evo “Upgraded Pistols” featuring their piston system. The new pistols utilize Adams’ sister-company VooDoo Innovation’s barrels, available in both 7.5? and 11.5?. Show More Summary

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