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  • Tannerite Pumpkin Goes Boom

    10/20/2017 9:54:51 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 8 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/20/2017 | J Hines
    This ain’t no pumpkin spice. Tis the Witching season. Not your traditional Halloween pumpkin celebration. Forget pumpkin carving with an AK! Take a 425 pound pumpkin… Fill it with 20 pounds of tannerite… Shoot that bad boy… Well, a pumpkin this big blows up BIG TIME! Enjoy this tannerite pumpkin goes kaboom video here.
  • 6 Good Self Defense Handguns for Women

    10/20/2017 7:06:33 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 45 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/20/2017 | J McAdams
    There are several important characteristics to look for when choosing a self-defense handgun. First, the handgun must be in chambered in a cartridge powerful enough to reliably stop an assailant when the shot is placed properly. Second, the handgun must comfortably fit the hands of an average woman. This is a very important characteristic to consider because a properly fitting handgun will have less perceived recoil and be more enjoyable to shoot. Finally, the handgun must be reliable and easy to operate. When trusting your life to a handgun, it must work every time without fail. If it constantly malfunctions...
  • Top 5 Best Bear Defense Guns for your Money

    10/19/2017 8:24:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 70 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/19/2017 | J McAdams
    It’s often prudent to be armed when in bear country. Here are our picks for the 10 best bear defense guns that are available on the market today. When you head into bear country, you must accept that you are no longer at the top of the food chain. Luckily, most bears usually do not want any trouble and will leave the area as soon as they detect you. However, this is not always the case and you should be prepared to defend yourself if you get in a tight situation. A good bear gun should be a part of...
  • 15 Insane Gun Racks

    10/19/2017 6:08:18 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/19/2017 | S Lile
    While some of these gun racks look to be on the dangerous side of legal, others are wrong for entirely other reasons. View these photos below to see some gun storage solutions that will make you shake your head. Bike Rack Giving new meaning to the term, “bike rack,” this is a great solution for open carry on two wheels. Multi-Purpose Rack While entirely legal, this one may be just a bit too weird. What's your Point? Didn’t your parents teach you not to point your gun out the window? Hope this driver doesn’t get pulled over. Wrong! Think she...
  • Would you shoot a Non-Mortally Wounded Deer?

    10/18/2017 7:43:56 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 46 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/18/2017 | B Smith
    If you have hunted long enough, then you have seen a wounded deer make its way across a property. For most of us, I have no doubt that ethical hunters would put a deer down that was wounded severely if the opportunity presented itself. Just last year, a mortally wounded deer ran across our property line and it was quickly put down. It only took them 15 minutes later and the hunters who shot it came walking right through the field tracking it. They heard our shot so they knew right where it went. After a few pleasantries, they took...
  • Illegal Gunsmiths cranks out Bootleg 1911 Pistols

    10/18/2017 4:52:55 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 41 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/18/2017 | E Nestor
    Handmade, bootleg 1911 pistols are all the rage in the Philippines. Illegal gunsmith families crank out these pistols in secrecy. This video shows us how bootleg 1911 pistols are made and distributed in the black market in the Philippines.. In a video by Underworld Inc., we learn what a real ghost gun is. In the Philippines, whole families are employed to illegally manufacture Colt Model 1911 pistol clones. They work in hidden workshops with crude tools to turn out descent pistols for paying customers. Their work is surprisingly good, and they do this to feed their families. Buyers line up...
  • Young Guns: Quality Time Together

    10/17/2017 11:20:29 AM PDT · by w1n1
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/17/2017 | B Fawbush
    This is Baret Fawbush, here’s a short clip of him and his son spending some quality time together. Read the excerpt below on how he juggles training, spatial awareness, gun safety and its purpose into quality time with his child.. “Here’s my son Knox. He’s 4 years old. I REALLY want to get him into guns but the key is not to be forceful, so when he wants to go shooting with daddy, this is typically what we do. He stands behind me and holds on to me or just watches and tells me if I hit my target. You...
  • Zipline Target Shooting is up and Beyond

    10/17/2017 5:43:56 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/17/2017 | E Nestor
    Are you bored of doing your shooting practice at an old range?, need a shot of adrenaline? Well, why not shoot from a zipline? In a video FourGuysGuns posted on Facebook, we see a different way to approach competition shooting. But for those familiar with the MGM Ironman competition, its part of the norm. These competitors don’t just do the ziplining, they get to climb up an obstacle just to shoot at another target from a far. Strange as it may seem, a zipline allows shooters to fly along and engage targets. This shooter fires at targets as he zips...
  • Texas Man almost stepped on this Humongous Rattlesnake

    10/17/2017 5:08:54 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 42 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/17/2017 | C Bailey
    this is why you should own a pair of snake boots in Texas… Rattlesnakes are no joke, especially when they grow to this size. This hunter was just a few inches away from having a really bad day when he spotted this incredible snake around Zapata, Texas. Luckily, he spotted what lay ahead right before things were about to go down. The rattlesnake never even rattled, but he happened to spot it when he was a step away. And good thing he did, because it looks like it could have done some damage. At almost 6 foot an 7 inches,...
  • 5 Stop N Rob Thwart Gif’s to Laugh about

    10/16/2017 7:22:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/16/2017 | J Hines
    Stop n Rob is getting harder for would be robbers to stop by and grab some free cash. Store clerks are coming out of the woodwork to make it their own store and not to be messed with. Customers too, also want a piece of the action. (not true) Customers enjoy coming in for their quick snacks and don’t want someone (robbers) to mess up their day and the store. Here are 5 funny Stop N Rob gif’s: You messing with me?Damm, was just asking for the bathroom.Man's Best Friend! Seriously, this all funny after the fact, however, it was...
  • Epic Wild Hog shot in Thermal

    10/16/2017 4:54:46 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 27 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/16/2017 | E Nestor
    This invasive nuisance got some lead medicine, courtesy of high tech – a thermal-imaging scope. Brad Korando shared this action-packed video on Facebook. This is a wild hog that paid the ultimate price for gluttony. Sneaking into the woods at night, this hunter was well-armed for this hungry, invasive hog. A thermal-imaging scope caught the fat hog feeding on corn in the crosshairs. Then, one shot rings out, followed by another. A geyser of blood pours from this feral beast, and this guy caught it all on video. Wild hogs are invasive nightmares that cause destruction to both wildlife and...
  • Tannerite becomes Dodgeball

    10/13/2017 9:11:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/13/2017 | Johnzo
    When shooting Tannerite becomes a game of dodgeball with mother nature. A day on the range turned into an impromptu game of dodgeball with mother nature after a Tannerite explosion sends a large rock flying directly at the shooter. It’s hard to tell from the video, but the Tannerite seems like far away to be at a safe distance. After making the shot, the shooter and his cameraman notice a dark shape approaching them at a pretty good speed. He soon realizes the shape is actually a rock about the size of his head. Dodgeball! See the tannerite dodgeball video...
  • Be Amaze of what Saiga-12 can do to Cars

    10/13/2017 5:14:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 16 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/13/2017 | E Nestor
    Saiga-12 shotguns are incredible weapons. When they target these cars, we all get a great show. Watch as these guys use Saiga-12 shotguns for some serious destruction in this action-packed video. I’ll admit there’s not much logic to this video but it sure is fun watching these cars get banged up. YouTuber anderRuskov shared a video of cars being shot up by 12-gauge buckshot loads. The weapons of choice are semi-automatic Saiga-12 shotguns loaded up with 20-round drum magazines. The Saiga-12 shotgun has quite an interesting design. It’s essentially a beefed-up AK-47 rifle chambered with 12-gauge shotgun loads. This smoothbore...
  • Full Auto BB Guns

    10/12/2017 10:45:35 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | E Nestor
    With all these negative gun news, did you know that full-auto BB Guns are legal? Cheap and easily available full-auto BB Guns are pretty awesome. These replica (MP40, Beretta, Uzi) full-auto BB Guns are so much like the real deal, but without the annoying federal paperwork. Backyard fun has never been so awesome. These certainly are not the same Daisey BB Guns from your childhood. Watch see why full-auto BB Guns are worth checking out.
  • Can you Suppress a .50 caliber enough to shoot indoor?

    10/12/2017 8:03:07 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | T Smola
    You’re probably thinking “no way”, but Youtuber Eric of IraqVeteran8888 shoots one indoor. It just goes to show, there seems to be no firearm that can’t be fitted with a suppressor these days. It’s hard to tell from a video exactly how much quieter this suppressor (Aklys Hayde) made this rifle. But the fact that Eric was able to fire this 50 caliber twice back-to-back indoor without hearing protection says a lot! We're just wondering what kind of extreme suppressor will be built next to top this one! See the suppressed .50 cal shot indoor video here.
  • World's Fastest Shooter vs Bump Fire Stock

    10/12/2017 5:21:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/12/2017 | D Zimmerman
    Ever since the Las Vegas shooting and Senator Diane Feinstein introduced her bill to ban bump fire stocks, claims have been made about the speed at which semi-automatic rifles can be made to fire while using these ATF-approved accessories. Defenders pointed out that in order to simulate full-auto fire, you don’t need a bump fire stock . . You can achieve the same rates of fire with a rubber band. Or a belt loop as seen on Youtube channels. But what many really wanted to see was someone with serious skills to fire an un-aided semi-auto AR to see what...
  • Why you never wear a Wedding Ring in a Deer Stand

    10/11/2017 8:44:43 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 10/11/2017 | C Bailey
    <p>Sitting in a 10-20 foot deer stand has some dangers, but don’t let this be one. Many people are married, and many of those people hunt. Word to the wise… buy a QALO ring, or just leave your wedding ring at home when in the stand.</p>
  • Would you Shoot a Buck Mounting a Doe?

    10/11/2017 7:11:37 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/11/2017 | C Raleigh
    Here’s a case many deer hunters have seen while hunting before having to make a split-second decision as to whether or not they should take this shot. Should you shoot a buck that’s clearly mounted on a doe or let it go? You make the call. Sporting men and women enjoy the fair chase and take the shot nature provides them. But sometimes, nature provides the unexpected shot. What would you do in this situation? Read the rest of the story and see the shoot a buck mounting a doe video here.
  • 10 Best Compact Handguns for Everyday Carry

    10/11/2017 5:45:30 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 49 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/11/2017 | J Hines
    A concealed carry license deserves reliable and top of the line handguns. However, with a huge market to choose from this can be a challenge. We stacked up 10 guns against each other to bring you our top carry handguns based on stopping power, weight, ease of use, and price. Using a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the best, you'll be able to compare the best of the best. In this article, we’re only covering compact handguns. Here are 10 ideal choices for the everyday carrier. Glock 26 Gen3 (9mm) Portability: 4Ease of Use: 5Weight: 3.5Affordability: 2Stopping Power: 3...
  • Top 5 Really Odd Guns

    10/10/2017 9:35:33 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/10/2017 | Eric
    These are the 5 odd ball guns that you didn't know existed. Here are some pistols and rifles that made the list but to hear the full historic explanation behind it you'll have to see the video. You'll find some are mind boggling as to why build one in the first place. Steyer Hammer Model 1918 - Stripper Clip fed, no removable magazine, feed rounds integral into the handgrip from the top, caliber is between a 9mm and .38 Super sizeModel 755 Sahara Rifle - made by Harrison & Richardson, Single shot, Mauser style sights, after discharge the bolt stays...