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  • Florida's New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Explained: Its Bad!

    01/17/2021 11:24:31 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | 14 January 2021 | Guns & Gadgets
    Florida's New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Explained: Its Bad! Florida Assault Weapon Ban Bill: https://m.flsenate.gov/session/bill/2...Contact Florida Senate President: https://gunownersofamerica.cmail20.co...Contact King Farmer: Tallahassee Office 228 Senate Building 404 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100 (850) 487-5034 Senate VOIP: 5034 https://twitter.com/FarmerForFLSen https://www.facebook.com/SenatorGaryF...Find YOUR Florida Legislators:https://www.flsenate.gov/senators/findBACKUP CHANNEL: https://youtube.com/channel/UC_IiGy_3...
  • 5 Main Battle Rifles Of World War II (They Changed History)

    01/17/2021 7:56:58 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 58 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/17/2021 | Peter Suicu
    Movies, TV shows and notably video games have convinced the masses that every soldier fighting in the Second World War was equipped with a submachine gun – but in fact, most soldiers carried a rifle. And in many cases, the rifles were little improved from those used a generation earlier in the First World War. Below you will find my list of the most well known and used battle rifles of World War II. Some were loved, some were hated–but all were feared, for one reason or another.
  • The Uzi Submachine Gun Is Back

    01/16/2021 8:14:52 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 31 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/16/2021 | Peter Suicu
    In the late 1940s, shortly after the establishment of the State of Israel, Major Uziel “Uzi” Gal began the development of a revolutionary submachine gun (SMG). Introduced to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Special Forces in 1954 and placed into general use with the Israeli military two years later, the Uzi was a blowback-operated weapon that fired from an open bolt. Origin Story The original weapon was just 7.72 pounds and had a rate of fire of 600 rounds per minute.
  • Why The Israeli Military Loves The Tavor X95 Rifle

    01/16/2021 7:20:48 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 29 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/15/2021 | Caleb Larson
    Tavor X95: Lightweight, long barrel length, and Israeli dependability has proven popular internationally. A Solid Weapon The Tavor X95 is a decidedly space-age looking weapon. With its bullpup-style layout and prominent handguard (on models sold in the United States), it is easily identifiable. The manufacturer, Israeli Weapon Industries, offers several X95 variants, with differing barrel lengths available, as well as several calibers, including the NATO-standard 5.56x45mm as well as the Soviet, now Russian 5.45X39mm cartridge. The X95 is even offered as a 9mm submachine gun, and more recently in .300 AAC Blackout.
  • Governor Abbott Says Texas Should Be a “Second Amendment Sanctuary”

    01/15/2021 5:03:56 PM PST · by DFG · 39 replies
    The Texan ^ | 01/15/202 | Daniel Friend
    One year ago, a wave of Texas counties began declaring that they were “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” Now Governor Greg Abbott has said that he wants the entire state to be a gun rights haven. “I want to make sure that Texas becomes a Second Amendment sanctuary state so that no government official at any level can come and take your gun away from you, despite those people who said, ‘Heck yes, we’re going to take your gun,’” said Abbott during the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 2021 Policy Orientation. “We’re gonna say, ‘Heck no, you cannot take people’s guns away in...
  • Don't Break Your Heart over the Broken 2nd Amendment

    01/14/2021 12:49:53 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 14 replies
    Self | 01-14-21 | CharlesOconnell
    Sure, the Frankfurt School Agenda dictated #8. An unreliable legal system with bias against victims of crime.But what have you done to equip yourself with non-lethal weapons?The hooks aren't to cause injury, they're to fix deployment of a security bolo to neutralize the assailants, to wrap the cord around the net so the bad guys can't get your loved ones.They have truck mounted wall & ground penetrating imaging that can see exactly what you have in your house. It will only take them 30 days. The militarization of domestic police depts from about the time Bubba met Loretta Lynch on...
  • Why The U.S. Military Loves Heckler & Koch’s MK23 .45 ACP

    01/14/2021 7:29:27 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 37 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/14/2021 | Caleb Larson
    The best defense is a good offense: a role the Heckler & Koch MK23 filled with ease. The story of the MK23 begins in 1991, with the Offensive Handgun Weapons Program. The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) wanted to find an accurate, reliable sidearm that could provide more stopping power than the newly-adopted Beretta M9 pistol. Though the M9 was not an ineffective sidearm, its 9mm pistol ammunition afforded considerably less stopping power than the M1911A1 it replaced.
  • Barrett’s MRAD: The Best Sniper Rifle To Ever Fire A Shot?

    01/13/2021 9:30:49 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 37 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/13/2021 | Caleb Larson
    Why everyone loves Barrett’s MRAD sniper rifle: It is incredibly light-weight, offers excellent accuracy, and most importantly: can be chambered in several calibers. American-Made Precision Barrett Firearms‘ status within the United States military is solid. The Tennessee-based firearm manufacturer has designed and built several extremely long-range sniper and anti-materiel rifles chambered in the .50 BMG heavy machine gun cartridge, as well as other larger diameter precision cartridges.
  • Hitler Vs. The World: 6 Best World War II Submachine Guns

    01/13/2021 6:27:20 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 9 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/13/2021 | Peter Suicu
    The submachine gun was developed during the First World War, and Germany’s MG18 is largely recognized as the first successful example of the new class of weapon. Typically chambered with pistol cartridges, such weapons gave extra firepower to NCOs, squad leaders, and scouts during the Second World War. 6 Best World War II Submachine Guns During the conflict, nations such as the United States supplied submachine guns to tankers and other troops who couldn’t carry a full rifle, while the SMG was also supplied by the German and British militaries to paratroopers and other elite soldiers. While picking out the...
  • Czech firearms company in negotiations to buy Colt, an American legend and Connecticut fixture for nearly 175 years

    01/12/2021 1:07:07 PM PST · by nuconvert · 59 replies
    Hartford Courant ^ | Jan. 12, 2021
    Gun manufacturer Colt, an American legend and Connecticut fixture for nearly 175 years, could come under European ownership in a deal being negotiated with a Czech firearms company. Česká zbrojovka Group SE, or CZG, which is negotiating to purchase Colt Holding Co., said it has reached agreement on the outlines of a deal with the West Hartford gun manufacturer.
  • Smith & Wesson 327 TRR8 Revolver Review: SWAT Dream?

    01/12/2021 11:53:18 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 48 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/12/2021 | Richard Douglas
    The revolver or wheel gun is that classic cowboy gun that everyone wants; it’s reliable, powerful, and is just plain cool. Smith & Wesson brings a new modern take on the revolver with the 327 TRR8, a .357 blacked out showstopper designed with SWAT use in mind. Is it the best new revolver in town, or does it lose the wheel gun showdown? Let’s take a closer look in my review of the Smith & Wesson 327 TRR8 just below.
  • Glock 30 Review: A Sub-Compact .45 With A Big Bite

    01/10/2021 4:01:07 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 39 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/10/2021 | Richard Douglas
    A sub-compact .45 almost seems too good to be true, but Glock listened to the market and released the Glock 30, a concealable pistol with a big bang. Many believe the 30 is the top contender for the modern concealed carry weapon (CCW) 45. Does Glock’s design hold up to the beefy .45 ACP? Find out in my review of the Glock 30 below.
  • 14 World War II Guns That Belong In The History Books

    01/10/2021 12:38:43 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 6 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/10/2021 | Peter Suicu
    While military sidearms are generally associated with NCOs and officers, the use of handguns was much more widespread in the Second World War. Many soldiers carried handguns in addition to their main small arm, and this was especially true of paratroopers, military police, and generally any enlisted man who felt the need for a little extra firepower. And as with the other small arms of World War II, most handguns were distinctive and unique to each respective nation. As a result, the handguns of the era have become quite iconic and in some cases even a bit infamous. From the...
  • Get Ready for the Biden Gun Grab

    01/10/2021 6:00:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 10, 2021 | Andrew Pollack
    Democrats now have single-party control of the federal government. President Joe Biden styled himself as the most moderate candidate his party had to offer. And still, during the campaign he promised to put Beto O’Rourke – the man who blurted out “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15s” in charge of his administration’s gun policies. Whether or not President Biden and gun czar Beto aim for a program of national gun confiscation, we should expect some sort of major crackdown against the Second Amendment and against our other liberties. The congressmen who ducked, covered, and cowered – in now...
  • De Lisle Carbine: The Frankenstein Rifle Of World War II

    01/09/2021 3:04:04 PM PST · by Onthebrink · 18 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/9/2021 | Caleb Larson
    The odd-looking De Lisle carbine was the Frankenstein monster of rifles, made up of pistol, rifle, and submachine gun parts. Origins The De Lisle rifle was designed to arm British Commandos for secret, silent operations in Europe during the Second World War. And the rifle, actually a carbine, filled a special niche role: it was small, light-weight — and most importantly, one of if not the quietest rifle produced during the Second World War.
  • Gun Store Burglars Meet the Owner During After Hours Break-In…It Went Poorly

    01/09/2021 11:29:28 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 36 replies
    7 Jan 2021 | JOHN BOCH
    At least one of the group of intruders received some ballistic dissuasion when they entered the store. Thanks to the shop’s camera system, store management and cops have nice quality video of the incident, along with an image of the license plate of the getaway ride. The car’s driver dropped his bleeding buddy at the local hospital’s ER entrance before speeding back to Peoria. The guy they’d left at the hospital is now in the morgue. Meanwhile, cops found the driver/car owner not long after. It wasn’t exactly tough detective work since the (alleged) perp used his own car. Perhaps...
  • Why The U.S. Navy SEALs Love The Glock 19

    01/09/2021 7:04:11 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 22 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/9/2021 | Caleb Larson
    Why the Glock 19? Modern polymer materials combined with more consistent action and superior corrosion resistance simply performed better than SIG’s all-metal design. Navy SEALSs and SIG: After the United States military shifted away from the iconic albeit somewhat aged M1911A1 to the more modern Beretta M9 in 1985, Navy SEALs decided to go in a different direction, opting to carry the SIG Sauer P226, which was dubbed Mk 25 in SEAL service.
  • 5 Best Guns For Hunting, Self Defense And The Apocalypse

    01/08/2021 6:28:33 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 89 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/8/2021 | Richard Douglas
    Hopefully, it doesn’t happen. Hopefully, we are never forced into a bad situation that requires us to rely on a firearm. However, if it ever does come to that, you need to know that you have the tools to put food on the table, keep predators at bay, and defend what is yours. Thankfully, some of these tools are already available to you. I’ve put together a list of five of the most popular utility guns that are reliable, durable, and available on the market. When the going gets tough, these guns will not let you down, and they won’t...
  • What Made The M16 Such A Great Rifle

    01/07/2021 9:55:26 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 32 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/7/2021 | Caleb Larson
    Though the M16 rifle had a rocky start, it addressed a crucial need in the United States military: a fully automatic rifle that was both lightweight and controllable. Origins After the conclusion of the Second World War, drawbacks to the iconic M1 Garand design became apparent. Though the rifle benefitted from the powerful .30-06 cartridge, it was hindered by its low 8-round capacity and could fire in semi-automatic only. Though the rifle also served on the Korean Peninsula, its shortcomings were affirmed. What the United States needed was a new, fully-automatic rifle.
  • Looking For 9mm Ammo? It Will Cost You (If You Can Find It)

    01/07/2021 6:37:04 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 27 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 1/7/2021 | Peter Suciu
    Nearly 120 years since it was first developed, 9mm has become the world’s most popular pistol cartridges. It is known by many names including 9x19mm, 9mm Parabellum, 9mm Luger, and 9mm NATO – but regardless of how you spell it, 9mm ammo is used by militaries around the world in handguns and submachine guns. More than sixty percent of the world’s law enforcement also utilizes the round. A Short History Developed by Georg Luger as a military service cartridge for use with the DWM Luger semi-automatic pistol, the round was designed to be lethal at 50 meters. It was also...