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  • Leftists Hate Church Charity Raffle (Because Guns)

    10/14/2017 6:04:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 13 October, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In a virtue signaling display common on the left, the Washington Post published an article critical of a church for raffling two rifles for charity.  Amy B. Wang, a writer for the post, made a national story of the dislike of a leftist for the raffle of two AR-15 type rifles.Image from oxfordeagle.comFrom jacksonville.com: “I had a kid approach me: ‘Would you like to join a raffle? We’ve got two AR-15s.’ And I’m like, whoa,” Belden-Adams said. Just the Sunday before, a gunman had opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and wounding...
  • 3 in custody after assault-style rifle found in vehicle leaving O’Hare

    10/07/2017 8:58:33 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 120 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 10/07/2017, 07:20pm | Matthew Hendrickson
    Three people were taken into custody Saturday after a driver was pulled over as he left O’Hare International Airport and an assault-style rifle and handgun were found inside his vehicle. A pressure cooker was also found during the traffic stop, which happened shortly after 8 a.m. as the vehicle exited O’Hare Airport, according to Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Neither the guns nor the pressure cooker were believed to have been intended for any acts of violence in the city, which will see enhanced security measures during the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, police said. The vehicle was stopped after the...
  • Anamosa police chief shoots self in foot after responding to man threatening another person with gun

    10/07/2017 4:27:40 PM PDT · by iowamark · 37 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 10/7/2017 | Lee Hermiston
    Anamosa, Iowa — Anamosa Police Chief Bob Simonson was injured last month when his rifle accidentally discharged during a call for service. According to Jones County Sheriff Greg Graver, Simonson and a Jones County deputy responded to a 911 call at 2376 County Road E28 on Sept. 23. The caller reported a man was threatening another person with a gun. Graver said when authorities arrived on the scene, the suspect, 68-year-old Marvin Hunter, of Martell, was still on the scene. Hunter was taken into custody and now faces one count of first-degree burglary, a Class B felony. While the deputy...
  • Proof That A M240 Machine Gun Used In Las Vegas Shooting @ Mandalay Bay

    10/04/2017 5:55:25 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 93 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/04/17
    The rate of fire and waveforms match almost exactly. If you have ever used a bump fire you know they are finnicky at best and certainly not capable of firing a perfect 74 round burst as shown in this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mXe9dk77bk&feature=
  • Make an AR-15 Lower from soda cans – Extreme recycling!

    09/29/2017 10:56:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 42 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/29/2017 | J Langenegger
    Want a new AR, but can’t afford it? No problem. Just collect soda cans and make one. Everybody loves getting new guns. Unfortunately for some of us, they are just aren’t in the budget. If you don’t have the cash for a new AR, you can always just start collecting soda cans. No, you don’t sell the cans; you melt them down and make your own AR. This guy is dedicated and pays attention to detail. After all the time and effort put into making an AR out of aluminum cans, you could probably buy one several times over, but...
  • Top 10 AR-15’s for the Money

    09/28/2017 8:35:45 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 15 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/28/2017 | R Ross
    Want a straight AR-15 rifle without the gun store jargon? Here’s the lineup of top 10 AR-15 rifles that I think are the best priced for what you get. Not all of them are sub $1,000 and I quote factory MSRP. (If you’re prior military and can get access to the PX, they have some great deals, just lettin you know) Have a look at the top 10 best-priced AR-15 rifles. Anderson Arms AM14-M4 A Gunbroker listing had the rifle at $975. Can probably get it for about a $1,000 – $1,100 for a new one. Smith & Wesson comes...
  • Defensive Use of AR-15, Man Kills Two, Wounds One Attacker

    09/16/2017 12:47:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 15 September, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On May 6th, 2017, an armed man was sitting on his front porch in the 400 block of Glenburnie Drive in Houston, Texas. He had a concealed carry permit. His brother says that he goes to the range often. He was on his porch and had another firearm with him. An AR-15 type rifle.Three men attacked him in a drive-by shooting at about 2:15 a.m. He fired back, hitting all three. They car they were in crashed, and all three left the vehicle to continue the attack.The homeowner kept up his defense, shooting back and hitting all three men...
  • Someone Made an Untraceable AR-15 ‘Ghost Gun’ In their Office

    09/08/2017 8:02:52 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 44 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/8/2017 | A Greenberg
    This is what some people call a ghost gun. It's an air 15 semiautomatic rifle that has no serial number. It’s untraceable. I didn't have to go through a background check or any sort of waiting period to get it. The government has no knowledge of its existence in fact and that’s because legally speaking I didn’t buy this gun. I made it. Anyone can buy every part of an F-15 on the Internet. There’s one part though that you can’t buy without a background check. And that is a functioning lower receiver. The body of the gun which you...
  • Awesome Belt-Fed Ar-15

    09/08/2017 5:44:41 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/8/2017 | D Leathers
    While shooting a belt-fed M60 machine gun in one hand like Rambo is a thing of the past. Nowadays with all these customizations that you can build on an AR platform, you can now “go Rambo” with this belt-fed AR15 from Fightlite. The MCR-100 (Mission Configurable Rifle) by Fightlite is an American-made product that can either be magazine fed or use M27 linked ammunition. Some of the standard features include, but aren’t limited to, short stroke gas-piston operation, a 16.25” quick-change (3 seconds) barrel system and a 6-position telescoping stock. Check out the belt-fed AR-15 video here.
  • 9 Unbelievable AR-15 Fails

    08/28/2017 6:12:47 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/28/2017 | E Nestor
    AR-15 rifles are not immune to the dreaded kaboom. Like any firearm, it can fail if improperly loaded with bad ammunition, or maybe other factors. Does someone smell a squib bullet with another bullet fired into the back of it?Well, it appears all the parts are there, how come it doesn’t fire?I think, the bottom of an AR-15 rifle is not supposed to look like that. See the rest of the 9 AR-15 fail here
  • Cheap AR-15 Meltdown

    08/16/2017 6:00:14 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/16/2017 | D Prerez
    Another jaw-dropping meltdown video, this time of an entry-level AR-15 upper receiver. The guys over at IraqVeteran8888 have, hands down, one of the most entertaining YouTube channels on the Internet. With great reviews, the always laughable "We'll Shoot Your Stuff" series, and educational videos, IraqVeteran8888 has some truly fantastic content. However, the videos that never fail to please are the "Meltdown" series. The recipe? Take one gun everyone loves. Add a fully-automatic capability. Stir in a ridiculous amount of loaded magazines and drums. Shoot the bejeezus out of the gun that everyone loves until it fails, hopefully while catching fire...
  • Who would buy an AR-15 Trigger System?

    08/03/2017 7:35:31 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/3/2017 | I Harris
    Here's an aftermarket trigger that doesn’t suck and actually shows some innovation. With all the customizing of AR’s , using a shorter barrel would need to also shorten the gas system to allow it to operate correctly. Operating at this level the bolt carrier system picks up speed. Which winds up beating up the firing component. The fire control components takes a huge beating, specifically the disconnector. After four thousand rounds the pin shears and disconnecter failure occurs. This is the reason manufacturers comes out with trigger system to solve this problem and here's one to consider. KE Arms trigger...
  • Gun Promotions Work – Get a Roof, Get a Gun

    07/24/2017 1:07:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 July, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- In the video below, the Weatherproof Roofing and Exteriors company is offering guns as an inducement for purchasing their products. With the final payment for a roof replacement and exterior repairs due to a hail or wind storm, you get a “free” gun.As with all promotions, the “free” gun is paid for by the customer, one way or another. It is part of the advertising cost of running the business.But people like to get something substantial in their hands, other than money.  A promotion helps to facilitate transactions where the buyer wants the promotional item, but is not...
  • Maryland ‘assault weapon’ ban appealed to U.S. Supreme Court

    07/24/2017 10:51:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies
    guns.com ^ | July 24, 2017 | Chris Eger
    Pro-gun rally in front of Maryland State House in Annapolis on Feb. 6, 2013 protesting the state’s controversial Firearms Safety Act. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times) A long-simmering challenge against Maryland’s 2013 Firearms Safety Act has been appealed to the nation’s highest court. Attorneys for the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association and the National Shooting Sports Foundation on Friday filed the 325-page petition to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Stephen Kolbe and a series of gun stores and shooting clubs asking the court to protect popular semi-automatic rifles and magazines from prohibition. At stake is the 2013...
  • AR-15 Memes to Drive Anti-Gunners Crazy

    07/17/2017 5:26:29 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 29 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/17/2017 | E Nestor
    Love them or hate them, AR-15-style rifles are here to stay. Many praises and curses have been formed into memes for the famous AR-15. Check out these top 13 AR-15 memes that you'll love to hate.Blasphemy!, How dare you!This meme certainly shows their way of backward thoughts…Please supersize me. Merica'!Once again, the AK troll strikes again. Easy boys and girls, there is room for everyone. All guns are cool.See the rest of the AR-15 memes here
  • 12-Gauge Shotgun vs AR-15 for Personal Defense

    07/11/2017 9:39:24 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 95 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/11/2017 | W Clapp
    At one time back in the day, inside most police cars were equipped with an M-870 shotgun. Then theres an odd ball patrolman with his AR-15 with .223 caliber. Which patrolman has the advantage? The logic behind the usage of an AR stems from situations where a firearm needed for greater range than a shotgun. So the debate begins, shotgun folks talk about having the knock down power to stop the fight with its 00 buck. AR’s with its high velocity and more firepower in terms of 20 rounds – 30 rounds magazine capacity. Using either firearm we can make...
  • This is why the Ruger Mini-14 is better than the AR-15

    06/28/2017 7:58:05 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/28/2017 | K Felts
    James Reeves of TFB TV discusses 8 traits of the humble Ruger Mini-14 that actually best the infamous AR15. James also gives viewers a brief history of the Mini-14, including a discussion of improvements that have been made to boost the historic Mini-14's poor accuracy. Production of the Mini-14 started in 1973 by Strum and Ruger. The rifle caliber is 223 Remington and is basically a scaled down version of the M-14. Mini-14 has more of a personal feel than the AR-15. Maybe it is the wooden stock of the Mini that gives it more of a hunting rifle look...
  • Tested: The 22 Nosler

    06/26/2017 10:54:50 PM PDT · by RC one · 15 replies
    American Rifleman ^ | Friday, June 23, 2017 | Aaron Carter
    Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” believed the late Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple, Inc. It’s obvious that Nosler, Inc., subscribes to this philosophy as well; since 2014, the year that the 26 Nosler made its debut, the Bend, Ore., company has introduced a total of five new cartridges. Outside of the early 2000s, when Winchester and Remington were embroiled in a frenzied ballistics battle, such a flurry of activity is somewhat unusual—makers of proprietary and wildcat cartridges notwithstanding, of course. Of the new Nosler namesakes, the .22 caliber is arguably the most...
  • AR15 Style Rifle Used in Defense; Did California Restrictions Handicap Defender?

    06/22/2017 6:09:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 6 June, 2017, at a quiet residential home in Fresno, California, a home invasion resulted in a gunfight . The 30 -year-old  victim who fought back was wounded, two home invaders were killed, as was another victim, the father of the wounded defender. Another man was wounded. His name was not released. The defensive firearm used was described as an AR-15. From abc30.com: Yang said the family was preparing to celebrate her brother-in-law's birthday when in the early morning two armed suspects walked through their front door. The father, 69-year-old Chong Yee Yang, hollered to warn his children--...
  • Debunking the Suppressors Myth

    06/13/2017 5:55:07 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/13/2017 | Christian Wade
    There are some myths about suppressors out there. Most of these myths comes from gun owners that don't own a suppressor or from playing the video game "Call of Duty". One of the myth is the ineffectiveness impact of the weapon. Fortunately, we have United States Marine Corps Gunner Christian Wade to set the record straight. Gunner Christian Wade is a Chief Warrant Officer 5 and is the Gunner for the 2nd Marine Division, literally making him an expert on small arms and their employment. I don't know about you, but I can't think of a better source for reliable...