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  • Officials: Gay Nightclub Shooting Suspect Purchased Gun ‘Legally’

    11/22/2022 10:47:52 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/22/2022 | AWR HAWKINS
    The rifle used by the alleged 22-year-old attacker who killed five at Colorado Springs’ Club Q Saturday night was purchased “legally.” ABC News reported the officials briefed on the investigation into the attack say the attacker “legally purchased” his rifle. The officials who spoke with ABC News officials also pointed out that the attacker’s “2021 arrest may not have appeared on background checks because the case does not appear to have been adjudicated.”
  • World Record Extreme Long Range Shot 4.4 Miles

    09/18/2022 11:35:14 AM PDT · by PROCON · 123 replies
    Sept. 14, 2022
    Journey to the World-Record-Shattering 4.4 Mile Long-Range Rifle Shot Scott Austin, Shepard Humphries, and half a dozen friends surpassed the previous record for longest target hit with a long range rifle on September 13, 2022, but their journey started long before that day.Scott and Shepard both have a passion for shooting rifles at long ranges. Extreme long ranges. For many years they have operated Nomad Rifleman, a boutique extreme long range shooting experience, out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. In 2020, they guided a client to set the Wyoming state record for longest hit on a target at a whopping 3.06...
  • Ukrainian pensioner 'shoots down £74million Russian Su-34 jet with a RIFLE and is awarded a medal for his heroism'

    09/05/2022 5:29:45 PM PDT · by JonPreston · 87 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 9/5/22 | JACK NEWMAN
    Valeriy Fedorovych allegedly shot down Russian Su-34 jet flying over Chernihiv He collected debris from the exploded jet and keeps it in his garage Pensioner was awarded a medal by the State Border Service of Ukraine A Ukrainian pensioner shot down a Russian Su-34 jet with a rifle, sending it spiralling to the ground, a government agency has said.Valeriy Fedorovych opened fire when the enemy aircraft flew overhead in Chernhiv, according to the State Border Service of Ukraine.It is claimed he picked off the jet, which costs an estimated £74million, and footage circulating at the time showed it careening back...
  • Adjustable gas plug: M1 Garand

    08/17/2022 11:31:47 AM PDT · by Tucsonican · 28 replies
    Vanity | Self
    I'm looking for feedback regarding adjustable gas plugs for an M1 Garand. M2 Ball and equivalents, like most other ammo, isn't all that easy to come by but I've been able to find plenty of 150gr 30-06 though it's generally at higher pressures than M2. My understanding is that an adjustable gas plug will allow me to dial in adjustments for modern,higher pressure ammo, heavier bullet weights, etc. If anyone has experience with, and recommendations regarding, these plugs I'd be happy to hear them.
  • Choice of weapon

    08/06/2022 6:33:10 AM PDT · by jagusafr · 116 replies
    Today | Self
    With limited funds for firearms purchase, what are thoughts about home defense shotgun v. SHTF AR or other style rifle? Which would be your priority?
  • 'Exhibitionist', 46, is shot dead by elderly nudist after performing a sex act in front of shocked bathers on a French beach

    07/24/2022 7:37:19 PM PDT · by algore · 106 replies
    A man who allegedly performed a sex act in front of a woman on a nudist beach in France has been shot dead by a fellow beachgoer. The 46-year-old exhibitionist was gunned down at 'La Mama' beach in the Grand parc Miribel-Jonage on the outskirts of Lyon around 10:30am local time on Saturday morning. The shooter, a 76-year-old nudist, reportedly took umbrage with the man who had shouted insults at the beachgoers and then began pleasuring himself while staring at another woman, according to French police. After the two men got into an argument and the 46-year-old refused to take...
  • Suspect dead after Texas fatal shooting

    07/03/2022 2:22:28 AM PDT · by MikeSteelBe · 66 replies
    MSN ^ | 7/3/2022 | Izzy Alvarez
    Sgt. Rick Alexander of Haltom City police said during a briefing that the three officers did not suffer any life-threatening injuries, as one officer was hit in the right arm, finger and leg, a second male officer hit in both legs and a third officer hit in upper thigh. An elderly female had called 911 and police arrived at the residence where officers returned fire during the incident, Alexander said. The elderly female sustained non-life threatening injuries. A woman was found dead in the home and a man was found dead outside, Alexander said. The suspected gunman was described as...
  • Woman killed man who fired rifle into party crowd, police say

    05/28/2022 5:21:46 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    Fox 4 News.com ^ | 5/27/2022
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A woman in West Virginia fatally shot a man who began firing an AR-15-style rifle into a crowd of people that had gathered for a party, authorities said. Dennis Butler, 37, was killed Wednesday night after he pulled out the rifle and began shooting at dozens of people attending the birthday-graduation party outside an apartment complex in the city of Charleston, police said in a statement.
  • A Lesson From History

    05/25/2022 3:32:33 PM PDT · by justme4now · 4 replies
    Self | 5/25/02 | Self
    Before I post the lesson from history:First things first!All of the talk/nonsense about the banning of "assault weapons!"Define "assault weapon!" Scary black thing? What?How do you explain this? President Biden's pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Steven Dettelbach, acknowledged Wednesday that he does not have a definition for the term "assault weapon." ATF DEFINITION
  • Would YOUR CAT do this?...................

    04/01/2022 11:31:17 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies
    https://twitter.com ^ | 01 April 2021 | IuliiaMendel
    https://twitter.com/i/status/1509850943596208128 This cat is totally oblivious................
  • Kyle Rittenhouse Rifle to be Destroyed; Dominick Black Rifle Returned ~ VIDEO

    02/01/2022 5:14:14 AM PST · by marktwain · 34 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 30, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    The legal disposition of the rifle used by Kyle Rittenhouse in self-defense, during the riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has been settled. Kevin Matheson, of Kenosha County Eye, was in court when Judge Schroeder validated the agreement, by all parties.The rifle Kyle Rittenhouse fired on August 25, 2020, would be destroyed by the Wisconsin Crime Lab.From wisconsincourts.gov:Minutes: Case livestreamed. Clerk/T. Lema. ADA Thomas Binger appeared for the State. Atty Mark Richards appeared on behalf of deft. Atty Xavier Solis appeared on behalf of The Fightback Foundation. Atty Francine Felske appeared on behalf of Carriage Capital. ADA Binger reports the State has...
  • Kyle Rittenhouse’s rifle will be destroyed at Wisconsin crime lab

    01/28/2022 11:30:08 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 97 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/28/2022 | Evan Simko-Bednarski
    The AR-15-style rifle that Kyle Rittenhouse used to shoot three people during a 2020 street protest will be destroyed by the state of Wisconsin and not returned. The agreement, made among prosecutors, Rittenhouse and Dominick Black — the man who purchased the rifle — was announced Friday morning in court.
  • Ukrainian mom buys powerful hunting rifle, vows to ‘fight for Kiev’

    01/26/2022 9:31:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 123 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/26/2022 | Yaron Steinbach
    A Ukrainian mother-of-three has armed herself with a powerful hunting rifle, vowing to “fight for Kiev” amid fears of a Russian invasion. “As a mother I do not want my children to inherit Ukraine’s problems, or have these threats passed on to them. It is better that I deal with this now,” Mariana Zhaglo, 52, told the Times of London in her Kiev kitchen, where she posed with the high-caliber weapon.
  • Clifton Hicks - Ballad of Kyle Rittenhouse

    11/21/2021 6:42:18 AM PST · by MuttTheHoople · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | November 19, 2021 | Clifton Hicks
    This ballad has a 19th Century vibe to it. Similar in that way to The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald or Ashokan Farewell.
  • Vanity: Lauren Boebert Goes Savage on the House Floor

    11/17/2021 1:21:42 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 40 replies
    "My colleague and 3-month Presidential candidate from California who is on the Intelligence Committee slept with Fang Fang— a Chinese Spy." Just brutal.
  • Rittenhouse Case Update, Wisconsin Weapons Statutes Discussed

    10/27/2021 4:55:32 AM PDT · by marktwain · 35 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | October 25, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    In the Kyle Rittenhouse self-defense case in Kenosha, Wisconsin, much has been written about prosecutors choosing to charge Kyle with “Possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18.” and the exemptions to the law which apply to Kyle. The legislative history in Wisconsin and of the particular law, 948.60 are at the crux of the matter. Rifles and shotguns, which are not considered “concealable” in Wisconsin or federal law, have never been defined as “dangerous weapons” under Wisconsin law. The definition of “dangerous weapons” is very limited.It is reasonable that rifles and shotguns were excluded from the list...
  • Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22: The Ultimate Training Rifle?

    09/16/2021 6:24:39 AM PDT · by Onthebrink · 32 replies
    19FortyFive ^ | 9/16/2021 | Richard Douglas
    Everyone loves a good .22 LR shooting session. There’s nothing quite like casually sending rounds down range after a long day. What’s better is that shooting a .22 won’t break the bank. This tiny caliber isn’t just for fun either (although that’s what I use it for); it can also be used as a training caliber, usually to mitigate costs of more expensive calibers like 556. The Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 certainly fits the bill for that. Is it any good?
  • After just a decade in use, IDF retires ‘futuristic’ Tavor rifle

    09/08/2021 3:22:16 PM PDT · by Towed_Jumper · 60 replies
    Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) ^ | September 5, 2021 | Hanan Greenwood
    For years, the Israeli “Tavor” was marketed as the rifle of the future, and many of the Israel Defense Forces infantry fighters proudly carried it, enthusiastic about its convenience and futuristic look. Just 10 years after integrating it into the Israeli army, however, the IDF will begin transitioning the brigades currently using it and the micro-“Tavor” to the American M4, known as a “flat-top” rifle. One of the IDF’s infantry brigades is expected to receive the M4 rifle in the near future, and other brigades will follow. The Israeli-made rifles will not be retired completely, but rather will be transferred...
  • Badri 313: The Taliban's special operations unit

    09/06/2021 2:58:04 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 5 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Monday, September 6, 2021 | P. K. Vasudeva
    Badri 313: The Taliban's special operations unit The question is how was the Taliban able to raise such a sophisticated force and who trained and armed its members? After the unceremonious fall of Kabul there have been numerous reports of Taliban Special Forces Units patrolling the Afghan capital. They are always dressed in tactical outfits ready for deployment at a moment’s notice instead of the traditional ‘salwar’ suit. Carrying US-made M4 rifles, US-style night vision devices, body armour, tactical kneepads, and tactical radios, they are capable of achieving any objective with relative ease. The question is how was the Taliban...
  • Mass Murder Stopped by Man Armed with Rifle in Arkansas

    05/22/2021 5:27:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 18 May, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Image screenshot from 5newsonline.com video, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten. Rifle believed to have been used to stop the murder.In Fort Smith, Arkansas, a young man, for unknown reasons, killed an elderly neighbor and attempted to kill others. The murder is reported as occurring at the Three Corners Townhouses on 74th Street, at about 7:19 a.m. on 15 May, 2021.As the murderer fired into the apartment buildings, a resident retrieved a rifle and fired one shot, killing the murderer and stopping the threat.From 4029tv.com:Mitchell said calls about the gunfire began coming in at 7:19 a.m. and when police arrived,...