Monday, December 11, 2017

SMA Dailey At Army/Navy Game In Prototype Pinks and Greens

You’re looking at the best leadership team the US Army has had in quite some time. Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley is seen with Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey during Saturday’s Army/Navy Game. SMA Dailey is wearing a prototype ‘Pinks and Greens’ service dress uniform which he was recently fitted for by […] Read More »

Me and My Patrol Rifle, Part 2

This article was brought to you by JTF Awesome member Benchmade Knives. Me and My Patrol Rifle, Part 2Jacob Bush You can find Part 1 here. Part 2…the Zero The most important part of training with a rifle is getting a proper zero. I mean zero, not three or two or one. ZERO. Dead nuts on. A zero is the ... Read More »

Adaptive Tactical Reintroduces Stocks for Ruger 10/22

Free from under the Lyman Products brand, Adaptive Tactical has reintroduced stocks designed around the popular Ruger 10/22 platform. The relaunched stocks, available directly from Adaptive Tactical, include the TacTRED Monopod, Tac-Hammer RM4 Takedown Rifle Stock, and the Tac-Hammer RM4 Ruger 10/22 Rifle Stock. The TacTRED Monopod’s design allows it to work alongside both the Tac-Hammer RM4 and Tac-Hammer RM4… ... Read More »

Boeing “respects” Canada’s Hornet decision | Raytheon marks 30 years in UAE with subsidiary | Japan MOD requests JSM funding, LRSM & JASSM integration

Americas Boeing has responded to the Canadian government’s decision to buy second-hand F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft from Australia instead of new from the manufacturer for its Canadian Interim Fighter Capability Project. A media statement from the company said it respected Ottawa’s decision and applauded the government’s “continued use of a two engine fighter solution, which is a critical part of ... Read More »

LBT – Friday – Friday Featured Product Sale

LBT’s Friday – Friday Featured Product Section features great deals on overstock, as well as web exclusive items throughout the holidays. The current deal is for large fliers kit bags, $79. Free CONUS shipping. lbtinc.com/ffp Read More »

Reproduction WWII Civil Air Patrol Recruiting Poster

During World War II the Civil Air Patrol’s coastal patrol flew 24 million miles, found 173 enemy U-boats, attacked 57, hit 10 and sank two, dropping a total of 83 bombs and depth charges throughout the conflict. By the end of WWII, 64 CAP members had lost their lives in the line of duty. To […] Read More »

GCI Outdoor Honors Fallen US Veterans, Donates Wreaths to Wreaths Across America

With a mission to Remember, Honor and Teach, Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath laying ceremonies at over 1,200 cemeteries worldwide Higganum, Conn. (Wednesday, December 6) – GCI Outdoor, creators of portable, durable outdoor recreation equipment and furniture, is helping to honor fallen US veterans this holiday season with a generous donation of wreaths to the […] Read More »

Question of the Day: Are Gun Control Advocates Insane?

There’s been a lot of talk about guns in Milwaukee, after a photo of three sewer workers openly packing heat on the job went viral (above). Make that former sewer workers . . . American Sewer Services, the subcontractor doing the dirty work for the city, fired two of the men and suspended the third for […] The post Question of ... Read More »

Gun Review: B&T TP9 Pistol

The B&T TP9 started life back in 1989 as the select fire Steyr TMP (tactical machine pistol). Neutered semi-auto versions were later imported to the US as the Steyr SPP (special purpose pistol). Exactly what the “special purpose” is remains a mystery to this day. Steyr only produced the SPP between 1992 and 2001 at […] The post Gun Review: ... Read More »

Don’t Mess With An Old Man…Or Woman: Quote of the Day

“I do not take crap from nobody. Just do not mess with me.” – Janice Cavaletto in 68-year-old woman chases down burglars who stole guns and jewelry from her Rush County home [via fox59.com]     Birchwood Casey’s New World of Targets Line The post Don’t Mess With An Old Man…Or Woman: Quote of the Day appeared first on The Truth About Guns. Read More »

Personal Defense Tip: Avoid Hatchet-Wielding Home Invaders…Home Carry

You come home at the end of a long day’s work, only to be surprised by a burglar who’s rummaging through your things. If ever you needed your personal defense firearms, that’s the time. The home invader comes at you, but there’s a problem — you left your EDC gun in your car. Oh, and […] The post Personal Defense ... Read More »

Why Australian Style Gun Control Wouldn’t Work in America

Gun control advocates love to point to Australia as a model for why gun control — or more accurately gun confiscation, which is really their end goal — will work in the United States. The Aussies took away a lot of the guns, goes the refrain, and they achieved positive results. We should do the […] The post Why Australian ... Read More »

Top 5 Wild West Guns

Whether you’re were looking across the table over a pair of aces or riding shotgun delivering the payroll, if you moved west, conquering the continent and fulfilling America’s manifest destiny, you were armed. Or you should have been. While are plenty of gats that laid claim to the title of the gun that “won the […] The post Top 5 ... Read More »

Sure Shots Magazine Publishes The Youth Issue

Brought to you today in part by SIG SAUER (@sigsauerinc) – the complete systems provider. Sure Shots Magazine Publishes The Youth IssueNews Desk Sure Shots Magazine recently released their latest issue, 22, and it’s called “The Youth Issue.” Not only are the pictures simply adorable (and they are!), there’s a lot of information you might want to check out. In this ... Read More »

New Double M4 Mag/Carry All Pouch from Whiskey Two Four

Whiskey Two Four’s new Double M4 Mag/Carry All Pouch is a classic, double M4 magazine pouch rendered in modern materials. It is constructed from laser cut ACRONYM material – Whiskey Two Four’s own proprietary laminate fabric. The result is a pouch that is lightweight and durable. The pouch features full flap coverage with mil-spec Velcro […] Read More »

Rosco Manufacturing Debuts PureBred Series Barrels

In keeping with their canine theme, Rosco Manufacturing launched a new set of .300 BLK and .223 Wylde barrels affectionately called the PureBred series. Manufactured from 416R stainless steel, PureBred blanks are rifled through the company’s “Rifling and Polishing Method” to offer a lapped, smooth finish before pairing with polished Nickel Boron extensions. The PureBred barrels provide a swath of… ... Read More »

SPARTANAT – Do It With Style: MultiCam Bow Tie

Danish, you have to melt on your tongue: Taktisk Butterfly og Lommetørklæde fra Tardigrade Tactical. This means “Tactical black bow tie and matching handkerchief from Tardigrade Tactical”. Great idea, so you can also send a small tactical signal during the opera visit in a tuxedo. Or in civilian professional life. Ideally you have to wear […] Read More »

For The Ladies – Slangvel Hats

That’s right, Slangvel is now making hats in lady friendly colors. In addition to Boonies, Slangvel also makes M43s, Rhodesian-style kepis, Bigeards, Helmet Covers and the occasional Smock. To keep track of what he has for sale and in which patterns, follow him on Facebook or eBay. Read More »

Why NGSAR Is DOOMED TO FAIL (Brief Thoughts 006)

It’s almost 3 in the morning, and I’m lying awake in bed thinking about small arms. I’m trying to put everything out of my mind so I can go to sleep and wake up in the morning, go to the range, and bring you some raw ballistic data. So of course what pops into my […] Read More … The ... Read More »

US Army 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Fields SIG SAUER M17/M18 Modular Handgun System (MHS) Striker-Fired 9mm Combat/Tactical Pistols!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com Photo(s) Credit: First/Top two photos (and title photo) courtesy of US Army 101st Airborne Division. The rest are provided by DR. December 8, 2017 Last updated on 12/08/17. A recent SIG SAUER press release is touting the fielding of the SIG Sauer M17/M18 MHS (Modular Handgun System) … Read More »

UF PRO – AcE Winter Combat Shirts Now Available For Order

The arm sections of UF PRO’s AcE Winter Combat Shirt are insulated with GLOFT thermal insulation while the torso is made from a wind proof and water repellant material. Venitilation is provided by underarm and an asymmetric front zippers. Additionally, the zippered mid-chest pockets offer ventilation as well. Since it’s UF PRO, they’ve also incorporated […] Read More »

World War Z Video Game Teaser Trailer

At first, I was kind of excited about the prospect of a World War Z game. Max Brooks’ take on zombie lore is pretty good, until it became painfully apparent the game is actually based on that crappy Brad Pitt movie. Oh well… Read More »

US Army’s NGSAR to Be Chambered for 6.8mm MAGNUM Round?

Is the US Army pushing for a new high-powered 6.Xmm caliber with their new NGSAR program? Recently, the listing for the NGSAR industry day in December was updated with a document describing in part the agenda of the second conference. Scheduled for 9:45 in the morning in the document is a 15 minute long presentation […] Read More … The ... Read More »

AlphaWolf Barrels for the Browning Hi-Power

Lone Wolf Distributors has been around for a while and have always been known for their Glock accessories, especially their Glock triggers. A few months back we posted about Lone Wolf Distributor’s foray into the S&W accessory market with their AlphaWolf barrels for the M&P Shield in both 9mm and .40 S&W. This time around they’ve released a replacement […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Vortex Optics Shows New Mini Red Dot For 2018

Vortex Optics enjoys a good holiday announcement. Last year the Wisconsin-based optics manufacture debuted its ‘Huey’ holographic sight. This December we are introduced to a a battery of new optics, including the Crossfire 2MOA red dot sight. At an MSRP of $219, Vortex is pricing the optic to sell quickly in 2018. The Crossfire is night […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Ultra Rimfire: Vudoo Gun Works Precision Rifles

There is something very satisfying about a precision rimfire rifle. Especially one that is suppressed with a capable silencer. A company called Vudoo Gunworks is producing a line of rimfire guns with some impressive specifications (and prices to match). Sporting Accuracy International style magazines, a Grayboe stock and TImney match triggers, the V-22 comes in four […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Sarah Mayfield Draws Down on Tow Truck Driver: Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day

Put yourself in Sarah Mayfield’s shoes. You look out your window to see a tow truck driver getting ready to haul off your illegally parked car. What do you do? Well you run outside to plead your case, that’s what you do. Unfortunately, she apparently wasn’t sufficiently convincing that the tow truck driver was willing […] The post Sarah Mayfield ... Read More »

Republicans Who Support The National Reciprocity Act Are Not Hypocrites

How can Republicans support the National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act? Aren’t Republican anti-federalists: politicians who support states’ rights as a check against the power of an overarching federal government? Isn’t their support for national (i.e. federally mandated) concealed carry reciprocity hypocritical? Yes. Yes they are. And no. No it’s not . . . The right to […] The post Republicans Who ... Read More »

Weekend Photo Caption Contest – Win a 2018 Wilson Combat Calendar

Last week’s big winner was Jason M. This week’s witty captioneer will get a 2018 calendar courtesy of Wilson Combat featuring lots of photos of some very drool-worthy guns. Just get your caption entered by midnight Sunday to be eligible. Good luck. The post Weekend Photo Caption Contest – Win a 2018 Wilson Combat Calendar appeared first on The Truth ... Read More »

Why Second Amendment Supporters Should Oppose A National Reciprocity Law

Reader Justin Russell writes: Let me start by stating that I am a Second Amendment absolutist. I don’t believe that the right to keep and bear arms should be infringed for any reason. In fact, unlike most TTAG readers I even believe that most “criminals” or “felons” should be afforded their rights to defend themselves with […] The post Why Second ... Read More »

Gear Review: Nathaniel’s Custom Hats NAA Revolver Holster Hat

As a new Texan, my first(ish) order of business was to secure a custom-made, felt cowboy hat. As TTAG’s Testing & Reviews Editor, that custom cowboy hat was going to conceal a firearm. This isn’t exactly a normal request, and even Nate Funmaker of Nathaniel’s Custom Hats in Georgetown, Texas, hadn’t fielded it before. Despite […] The post Gear Review: ... Read More »

FAKE NEWS: Nancy Pelosi Claims National Reciprocity will Allow “Violent Criminals” to Carry Concealed Guns

This past week the House of Representatives passed HR 38, the National Reciprocity Act. A piece of legislation that gun owners have been demanding for decades. To no one’s surprise, gun control activists have been fighting it tooth and nail. Now that the bill is actually making headway people like Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) are freaking […] The post FAKE NEWS: ... Read More »

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Donovan Johnson

Sure, there’s now the G43 and even the G42 if you’re recoil sensitive, but lots of concealed carriers still opt for the original “baby” GLOCK, the G26. And Donovan is amongst ’em. See all of his gear at Everyday Carry . . . The post Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – Donovan Johnson appeared first on The Truth ... Read More »

MDT Releases LSS XL and 10 Round AICS Short Action Mag

This article brought to you today in part by Quantico Tactical: MCB Quantico, Ft. Riley, Lewis-McChord, Ft. Hood, Ft. Bragg . MDT Releases LSS XL and 10 Round AICS Short Action Mag MDT, a Canadian firearms parts manufacturer specializing in bolt action accessories, have a couple new products out now, and we expect to see some more closer to SHOT ... Read More »

Ammo Watch: Aguila Ammunition Recognized

This article brought to you today in part by Propper Apparel (@wearpropper); fifty years of service and nowhere near finished. JTF Awesome Aguila AmmunitionNews Desk We here at Breach Bang Clear love hearing about industry accolades for our JTF Awesome sponsors. So we have to brag that JTF Awesome Aguila Ammunition, along with Texas Armament & Technology (TxAT), was just ... Read More »

10 Great Christmas Gifts For Your Favorite Shooter

Have a favorite shooter, but are vapor locked on what to put under the tree for them this Christmas? Never fear, we’re here to help with these great gifts. The post 10 Great Christmas Gifts For Your Favorite Shooter appeared first on Gun Digest. Read More »

Beez Combat Systems Extreme Lightweight Plate Carrier

The new Extreme Lightweight Plate Carrier (ELP) is similar in appearance to Beez Combat Systems’ Extreme Concealable Plate Carrier but it differs in some key ways. The ELP plate pockets are constructed from stretchable tweave material and designed around thinner plates (1/2 – 3/4″ thick). The form fitting plate pockets, flat shoulder straps, and elastic […] Read More »

B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. Announces Caylen Wojcik as Latest Brand Ambassador

December 8, 2017 (Redmond, WA) B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. is proud to announce that Caylen Wojcik has been appointed its newest Brand Ambassador. Caylen is a renowned subject matter expert on long range, precision rifle shooting and is no stranger to B.E. Meyers. Over the past several years Caylen has worked with the B.E. […] Read More »

5.11 Offers Ugly Holiday Sweater

It’s not Christmas without an ugly sweater or two or ten. While you might balk at the idea of buying a dreadful gaudy garment to wear just once a year, you probably haven’t seen the abundance of the so-ugly-they’re-badass Christmas sweaters that have come out in recent years. Just in time for the 2017 celebrations is 5.11’s Ugly Holiday Sweater…. ... Read More »

Springfield Armory M1A Now In 6.5 Creedmoor

Springfield Armory rolls out a new variant on its M1A platform, unveiling the 6.5 Creedmoor M1A. The latest M1A ditches .308 Win, in favor of the new fan favorite 6.5 Creedmoor. Springfield says the round offers shooters on the M1A platform high muzzle velocity and low recoil paired with extreme long range accuracy. Measuring between 44-inches and 46.25-inches, depending on… ... Read More »

Bastion Gear – NIB Interchangeable Knife Set

This is Bastion Gear’s NIB interchangeable knife set. It features a liner lock, G-10 scales, ball bearings and their patent-pending blade locking mechanism. Comes with three 5Cr15Mov blades: CLIP POINT HAWK’S BILL SPEAR POINT Replacing blades is very quick and easy with their patent-pending blade locking mechanism. Specifications: Dimensions: Open: 8.25″ Closed: 4.75″ Weight: 7 […] Read More »

LOF Defence Free Belt & E-Commerce Launch

LOF Defence Systems has just launch online ordering. To celebrate LOF is offering a FREE Standard Duty Belt worth $55 for all orders over $75 Cad. Shop the new E-Commerce Store Now: www.lofdefence.ca/store *All prices shown are in Canadian Dollars. *Belt must be added to customer cart before checkout. Belt will only be shipped on […] Read More »