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  • Semi-auto “Assault” Rifle Defense in Waukegan, Illinois: two killed in Home Invasion

    10/01/2020 5:39:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 96 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 29 September, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On the morning of 22 September, about 10 a.m., two home invaders disguised as utility workers, displayed a handgun as they forced their way into a home on the 100 block of Frolic Avenue. A woman in her 30's had a toddler in her arms as she answered the door. As the two men, 34 and 36, forced there way inside, the woman turned and screamed. The house is very modest, only about 650 square feet. It has a full basement. The home invaders were later identified at brothers Jimmy and Christian Tenorio. Image from Waukegan Police, cropped, scaled, and...
  • Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

    07/15/2020 3:47:21 AM PDT · by AggregateThreat · 77 replies
    Given that, the effectiveness of infantry rifles is a slippery question and rating one against the other is certainly a subjective one. Our choices are based on a number of factors; innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on history and small-arms development. These are the choices of our editors, no doubt you have your own, perhaps better choices. We don’t expect it to be definitive and hope only to spark debate and interest among our readers. Omissions from the list will no doubt provoke the most questions, so I will try to explain the absence of some of your, and our,...
  • St. Louis Homeowner Speaks Out 'The Only Thing That Stopped the Mob Was my Rifle'

    06/29/2020 9:10:27 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 77 replies
    TGP ^ | June 29, 2020
    Mr. McCloskey explained during his on-camera interview on Monday that he announced to the Marxist mob that they were on private property and that’s when they became enraged. “Somebody forced the gate, and I stood up and announced that this is private property. Go back. I can’t remember in detail anymore. I went inside, I got a rifle. And when they … because as soon as I said this is private property, those words enraged the crowd,” he said. McClosky said one of the militants pulled out a loaded pistol magazine and clicked them together and said ‘you’re next.’ “We...
  • Juneteenth marchers met by counter-protesters motorcyclists in Rifle

    06/24/2020 5:00:20 PM PDT · by BansheeBill · 62 replies
    On Friday evening, peaceful Black Lives Matter chants were shadowed by the deafening roar of motorcycle engines as counter-protestors — including some who were open-carrying firearms — followed the marchers on their route down Railroad Avenue to the Rifle Police Department. The march was organized on Juneteenth, the oldest celebration in the U.S. commemorating the end of slavery. It was the second time this month that several hundred protesters gathered in Rifle at City Hall. But unlike the June 2 vigil, Friday’s event was met by a significant counter-protest. As BLM supporters gathered in the plaza near city hall, several...
  • U.S. Gun Sights Maker Re-Engineers Factory To Supply Elite Military During Pandemic

    05/22/2020 7:28:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 22, 2020 | Madeline Osburn
    'There's no one in the U.S. that does what we do. That would leave the option of really going to Asia...and there's no chance that they can deliver the kind of quality that we do." Leupold is a 113-year-old, family-owned business manufacturing rifle scopes, firearm sights, and other optics in Beaverton, Oregon. With more than 650 employees and a factory that runs seven days a week, they manufacture the types of products that have to work every time, under pressure.“That moment of truth when is when you’re behind that sight and pulling the trigger, and we want to make sure...
  • Shooter's Grill (CO) owner served with restraining order after reopening

    05/14/2020 11:00:31 AM PDT · by dware · 30 replies
    KJCT8 ^ | 05.14.2020 | Natalie Cruz
    RIFLE,Colo.(KKCO)-- Earlier this week Shooters Grill in Rifle reopened for dine-in service, which is against the state’s safer-at-home order. Unlike Mesa County, the Governor has not approved Garfield County for dine-in eating, which means they are only supposed to provide curbside pick-up and delivery. Owner Lauren Boebert, who is also a candidate for the Third Congressional District in Colorado, told us the rule is unconstitutional. She opened up last weekend for dine-in service at 30% capacity. Boebert was initially served with a cease and desist order Tuesday afternoon by law enforcement officials.
  • Rifle (CO) Restaurant Reopens Despite Cease and Desist Order

    05/14/2020 7:34:35 AM PDT · by dware · 15 replies
    WesternSlopeNow.com ^ | 05.13.2020 | Stefany Busch
    GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado. – Shooters Grill in Rifle received a cease and desist order from the Garfield County Public Health Department and the Rifle Chief of Police on Tuesday after reopening its dining room against guidelines from the Garfield County Health Department. Shooters began opening its dining room at 30% capacity on Saturday and has served hundreds of customers so far. Owner Lauren Boebert decided to go against guidance from the City of Rifle, the Garfield County Public Health Department and County Commissioners by opening up the dining room. The restaurant prides itself on being a safe place to eat...
  • A Rifle for Christmas

    12/20/2019 1:29:31 PM PST · by shoff · 29 replies
    Rimefire central ^ | 11/29/2019 | Rian B. Anderson
    Pa never had much compassion for the lazy or those who squandered their means and then never had enough for the necessities. But for those who were genuinely in need, his heart was as big as all outdoors. It was from him that I learned the greatest joy in life comes from giving, not from receiving. It was Christmas Eve 1881. I was fifteen years old and feeling like the world had caved in on me because there just hadn't been enough money to buy me the rifle that I'd wanted so bad that year for Christmas. We did the...
  • 3D printed Bolt Action .223 Rifle, successfully Test Fired

    10/26/2019 4:13:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    3D printed Bolt Action .223 Rifle, successfully Test Fired U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The .223 Remington cartridge is a high-intensity rifle and pistol cartridge. The SAAMI (Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, Inc) allowable pressure level for the .223 is 55,000 psi. In most “3D printed” AR-15 type rifles, only the lower receivers are 3D printed for the platforms they are on. The lower receiver holds together the fire control system. There is little mechanical strength needed. Upper receivers have not generally been printed because they are easily available in the United States. They are considered a firearm part, like a buttstock,...
  • 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;...