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  • Choke on a Rifle and a Usable Garden Gun – .22 Shot Shells #12 Shot

    10/20/2019 5:37:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 58 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Choke on a Rifle and a Usable Garden Gun – .22 Shot Shells #12 Shot U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The .22 shotshell, made by CCI holds 1/15th of an ounce of #12 shot. Based on minimal testing 40 years ago, I considered it near worthless. In the last few years my brother and a friend reported experiences that caused me to reconsider the round. Varmints up to the size of red squirrels were killed more than 20 feet away. A dedicated smoothbore gun was reported to be useful up to 30 feet. Some Internet reports claimed effective results to 15 yards, or...
  • Woman drives 3 hours to tell Beto, Hell No!

    09/20/2019 5:02:45 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 37 replies
    twitter ^ | 20 Sep 19 | Joe St. George
    Video of @ShootersGrill Lauren Boebert telling @BetoORourke “hell no” he won’t take her guns. She traveled 3 hours Thursday to say that to him. I asked Beto after if he understands the emotions he is stirring up across the country1 minute video
  • Many in Media continue to Misidentify Pistol Used in Dayton Mass Murder

    08/22/2019 3:48:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 37 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 August, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    When the mass murder in Dayton Ohio was conducted by a leftist drug addict, most in the media jumped to the conclusion that he used a rifle. It was not hard to do for those ignorant of firearms and the arcane classifications created by the National Firearms Act (NFA) of 1934 and its follow on legislation. The logical contradictions of the NFA have become more and more obvious, partly through legal holdings of the BATFE, and partly from Court decision. It takes a serious understanding of the law to know what is a pistol and what is a rifle....
  • National AR Lower Day (Vanity)

    08/13/2019 3:43:14 PM PDT · by super7man · 40 replies
    Self | 08/13/2019 | Super7man
    In light of all the noise regarding gun control and "assault rifles" being now targeted for confiscation, I think we at FR need to stand up and declare a "National Buy an AR Lower Day". All it takes is $80 to make a statement. So what would be a good date?
  • Grandmother uses Semi-Automatic Rifle to Hold Suspect for Police

    06/27/2019 6:00:54 AM PDT · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 June, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 17 June, 2019, in Limestone County, Alabama, the police had been pursuing a stolen vehicle. The driver crashed the vehicle and fled. Four hours later, a 15 year old girl spotted the suspect and immediately told her 75-year-old grandmother. Marcia Black got her Ruger 10-22 rifle and confronted the suspect, Cameron Powers, in her driveway. Then she held him for police. From waaytv.com: About four hours after deputies say Cameron Powers crashed a stolen car during a high-speed chase on E & L Lane, he showed up in Black's grandmother’s driveway.“He didn’t have a shirt on and didn’t have...
  • The Most Anti-Conservative Company in America is Making a Big Move - Greenfield

    06/22/2019 9:03:38 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 56 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | June 21, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    The Most Anti-Conservative Company in America is Making a Big Move Is the country run by the voters or by Marc Benioff? June 21, 2019 Daniel Greenfield 80 "You better consider the economic consequences of your social and political advocacy," Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff warned conservative states. It was 2016 and the smirking bearded billionaire was fresh off his war against conservative states, most notably Indiana, which had dared to pass laws protecting religious freedom against his wishes. The portly billionaire with a scraggly beard and a social justice brand that covers his ruthlessness in his business dealings responded...
  • Teen Criminal, Home Invader, Killed by Homeowner with Rifle

    06/13/2019 12:33:37 PM PDT · by marktwain · 44 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 11 June, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday morning, at 2:50 a.m. on the 7th of June, 2019, a home invasion by a young man did not turn out as expected.  The owner heard him banging on the door and breaking the window glass. After the invader gained entry to the home and was advancing upstairs, the homeowner shot “in the general direction” of the invader, Jayven Jackson, 18 years of age. The homeowner used a rifle and fired multiple shots, hitting Jackson in the legs and/or feet.  The police spokesperson said he was shot twice, as I understood his answer in the press conference. ...
  • Man on the run after robbing Waffle House with rifle [AL]

    06/12/2019 11:28:47 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 57 replies
    WEAR-TV3 Pensacola ^ | 06-12-2019 | Staff
    Daphne Police are looking for the man who robbed a Waffle House on Hwy 90 at gunpoint. Photo courtesy: Daphne Police Department. ================================================================= The Daphne Police Department is looking for the person who robbed a Waffle House at gunpoint. It happened around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday at 6781 Hwy 90. Police say the suspect walked into the restaurant, and fired a shot into the ceiling. The man is then accused of taking cash from the register, and car keys from a customer. He ran off after he wasn't able to take the car. Daphne Police tell Channel 3 the car was...
  • The Russians have made a flying rifle

    04/24/2019 5:07:05 AM PDT · by vannrox · 28 replies
    EnglishRussia.com ^ | 28MAR19 | team
    Just recently a couple of videos have been shared on the web that feature a remotely piloted vehicle equipped with an assault rifle. The prototype was made by the Russian gunmaker “Almaz-Antey” who had undertaken itself back in 2018 to develop a “flying Kalashnikov rifle”.The drone has a central fuselage with a built-in rifle compartment and a flat wing design, it is also provided with a smoothbore rifle “Vepr 12 Molot” with a magazine for ten shells.According to the producer, the vehicle can shoot at a target automatically while flying at the required course. If the target is not destroyed from...
  • Want yo buy a nice '03 Springfield - suggestions?

    03/08/2019 5:32:47 AM PST · by Eric Pode of Croydon · 38 replies
    self | 8 March 2019 | Eric Pode of Croydon
    Wanted one for as long as I can remember, now I am ready to buy.Only two criteriaFirst, looking for one in original military configuration. (Prefer the 1903 to the 03A3, but that's not a must). The few I have found in gun shops or shows around my semi rural area have all been modded with new stocks, scopes, etc.Second, must be a safe shooter. I've seen dozens for sale at on line gun dealers which all say "sold as collectors item only" and I'm not thrilled about buying that sight unseen.Any suggestions? I'd be willing to drive anywhere in the...
  • Setting Up a Practical Combat Rifle

    02/10/2019 12:38:43 AM PST · by vannrox · 78 replies
    Brushbeater ^ | 4MAR17 | ncscout
    I don’t typically like writing about firearms on this blog, as there’s a lot of other outlets that do that, and I think that guns get WAY too much focus in the Survivalism and Preparedness community. They’re important and fun, but other stuff, like growing food and having a good store of tools, is just as important. That being said, like with all things, a baseline must first be recognized and then built upon, never detracted from- in order to maximize our capabilities. Hanging out on the sidelines of a public range can be a hobby all to its own;...
  • Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody

    01/18/2019 4:56:09 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On September 24, 2018, Yunsong Zhao was vindicated. He had done nothing illegal. The evidence against him was so weak, the judge did not let the case go to trial. He dismissed the case based on lack of evidence. From wsls.com: CHRISTIANSBURG — A judge on Monday dismissed the firearms charge against former Virginia Tech student Yunsong Zhao, saying that he didn’t believe the police officer or gun dealer who were the prosecution’s main witnesses.The evidence that Zhao, a 20-year-old Chinese national, possessed an assault weapon that is allowed only for U.S. citizens or permanent residents was too flimsy...
  • Arizona resident shoots four burglars, killing one, police say

    01/03/2019 9:16:37 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 110 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 1/3/19 | Paulina Dedaj | Fox News
    One person is dead and three others are injured after they were shot by a resident of an Arizona home they were trying to burglarize, police said. The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at approximately 1:38 a.m. Thursday and discovered that four individuals were shot after breaking into a home. According to a news release, Edith Guerrero, 36, Jaden James, 18, Leonardo Gonzalez, 27, and Jessica Aynes, 28, woke the sleeping occupants as they entered.
  • District judge disappointed Rifle ranter won’t enter plea

    12/29/2018 1:10:45 PM PST · by rintintin · 25 replies
    Post Independent ^ | Dec 5 2018 | Thomas Phippen
    A Ninth District judge indicated disappointment that a Rifle woman accused of yelling at two Spanish-speaking women in a racially charged rant at a Rifle grocery story will not have to enter a plea. Garfield County Judge Jonathan Potosky said at a hearing in the case Wednesday he would have liked to see Linda Dwire, who was charged with misdemeanor racial-motivated harassment enter a guilty plea of some kind of condition of having her case diverted. The charge results from an incident at the Rifle City Market in October — part of which was caught on video by a bystander...
  • Army might have found its new rifle in Colorado Springs garage

    10/01/2018 12:25:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 99 replies
    Gazette ^ | Sep 30, 2018 | Tom Roeder
    The Army adopted its battle rifle in 1963 and has spent 55 years looking for a replacement for the M-16 and its variants. They might have found it in Martin Grier’s Colorado Springs garage. Grier, a self-described inventor who has worked at a local bed and breakfast, built the new “ribbon gun” with a hobbyist’s tools. It looks like a space-age toy drawn by a fifth-grader. But goofy origins and cartoon-looks aside, this could be the gun of the future. The Army is studying Grier’s gun and has ordered a military-grade prototype. ... The specifications are incredible, four 6 mm...
  • Oregon Walmart Violated Civil Rights When it Refused Sale of Rifle to 18-Year-Old

    09/02/2018 3:44:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 30 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 30 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In Oregon, a young woman has won a civil rights case against Walmart. A Walmart in Helena, Oregon refused to sell a rifle to young woman because she was not 21 years old. She sued Walmart and won under  the Oregon Civil Rights law on age discrimination.  From wweek.com: The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found this week that a Walmart store in St. Helens violated the state's nondiscrimination laws when it refused to sell a rifle to a woman who was not yet 21 years old. Hannah Brumbles, 18, of Deer Island, Ore., filed a civil rights...
  • Woman, Armed with Marlin .22 rifle, Drives off Unwanted Visitor

    08/19/2018 6:03:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 71 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 14 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On 9 August 2018, a Cheri Bentham was waiting for a package to be delivered at her semi-rural residence on Hoo Shoo Too road, next to the Amite River. It was afternoon and about 93 degrees in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A white man, about 5'6″ appeared at her door, and started to make some suggestive and alarming comments. He said he had been watching her house. From wbrz.com: Benham was busy trying to get her three small dogs back inside when she noticed the man was touching himself inappropriately outside his clothes. As his remarks became lewder, she ran...
  • Experts are still baffled by 132-year-old rifle found leaning against a tree in the Nevada

    07/20/2015 11:15:44 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 76 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/20/15 | Dailymail.com Reporter
    A 132-year-old rifle discovered on a remote rocky outcrop in the heart of the Grand Basin National Park in Nevada is still a mystery as researchers try to find more answers. The Winchester rifle, which was found unloaded in November, has been shipped to the Cody Firearms Museum in Wyoming where it is temporarily on display among 7,000 other guns. Museum workers said there are no records showing who owned the rifle and that its lifter was removed making it able to only fire a single shot at once, according to Fox News.
  • Mystery deepens: Who left 130-year-old rifle in NV desert?

    07/20/2015 11:02:11 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 81 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/18/15 | Matt Finn
    A 130-year-old rifle found in the Nevada desert last year is fully loaded with mystery—and some of the questions surrounding it might never be answered. The Winchester 1873 rifle was discovered in the Great Basin National Park leaning against a juniper tree in November. But the strange discovery has triggered more questions than answers.
  • 132-year-old rifle found leaning against tree in Nevada 'where it was left'

    01/16/2015 12:31:29 PM PST · by Phillyred · 57 replies
    It was a moment frozen in time – an 1873 Winchester repeating rifle propped up against the trunk of a juniper tree exactly where its owner had left it over a hundred years ago. Eva Jensen, an archaeologist out scouring the hillsides of Nevada’s arid Snake Mountains for Native American artefacts, let out an involuntary cry of surprise when she stumbled across the find, and then fell into silence. “I recognised it instantly, but it takes your brain a little while to catch up,” she told The Telegraph. “The reality of it, I let out an exclamation and the...