Saturday, November 25, 2017

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – William Jeffries

William says he’s “a business owner who likes to be prepared for any situation.” That’s a sentiment we can surely get behind. See what one prepared business owner carries at Everyday Carry . . . The post Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day – William Jeffries appeared first on The Truth About Guns. Read More »

Tactical Turkey: Black Friday Sales

There are a helluva lot of ’em going on. Here’s more than a few, all from JTF Awesome, with more links at the bottom. Mad Duo Here’s something not to buy as a gift. Unless it’s your platoon sergeant. Then it’s perfect. Black Friday SalesNews Desk 5.11 Tactical If you happen to be in Atlanta, Charlotte, or Springfield…Join 5.11 for their Black Friday ... Read More »

WTW: Dan Wesson’s Revolvers

This report was brought to you this morning in its entirety by EOTech – transform your arsenal! WTW: Dan Wesson’s Revolvers Mike the Mook Every now and then, we see a design that appears wondrous, but end up wondering why it never really took off or ever soared. Sometimes, it’s the timing of the release, unique obsolescence, or it was the brainchild of ... Read More »

Tipton Releases Electric Gun-Cleaning Brush Kit

Brought to you today in part by the WARCOMP, from SureFire. Tipton Releases Electric Gun-Cleaning Brush KitNews Desk Tipton Gun Cleaning Supplies has announced its release of the Power Clean Electric Gun-Cleaning Brush Kit, capable of 3600 oscillations per minute. Yes, you read that right – 3600 OPM. We dedicate a lot of time maintaining our weaponry and sometimes that ... Read More »

XTech Training Gloves Reinforce Proper Weapons Handling

Today’s article was made possible in part by Daniel Defense (@DanielDefense). Daniel Defense: Lighter. Stronger. Better. Tech Tactical Releases Pistol Training Gloves to Reinforce Proper GripNews Desk XTech Tactical has announced the release of their Pistol Training Gloves (PTG), designed to help teach or reinforce the thumbs forward grip to military, law enforcement and professional shooting use.   While these gloves won’t correct ... Read More »

3 Semi-Auto Pistol Drills To Perfect Your Skills

Most firearms handgun drills are universal, applying to both semi-automatic pistols and revolvers. But there are a few more facets that need to be mastered when becoming proficient with a pistol. The post 3 Semi-Auto Pistol Drills To Perfect Your Skills appeared first on Gun Digest. Read More »

7 Concealed Carry Myths Busted

There’s a lot of information out there regarding concealed carry. How much is fact and how much is fiction? The post 7 Concealed Carry Myths Busted appeared first on Gun Digest. Read More »

RETALES: That’s not how any of this works

At some point in their lives, everyone has darkened the door of a retail firearms establishment, whether it’s to buy the latest new thing, shoot at a range, or just pick up a firearm they bought off Grabagun for 10% less than wholesale; we’ve all been there. After having every other job in the firearms industry including media, sponsored shooter,… ... Read More »

MAWL Laser Aiming Devices Now Available in FDE from B.E. Meyers

With Flat Dark Earth (FDE) being a preferred color over standard black, B.E. Meyers & Co. is now offering its Modular Advanced Weapon Laser (MAWL) in FDE. All MAWL models are now available in FDE for pre-orders through authorized dealers. Those models include the MAWL-DA, MAWL-CLAD, and MAWL-C1+. Specifications and pricing will remain the same- this is an additional color… ... Read More »

New from Noveske: Ghetto Blasters

Noveske Rifleworks is shortening the stick, unveiling the new Ghetto Blaster Rifle series on their Gen. 4 AR platform. Starting with three models, the Ghetto Blaster Rifle offers a customized version of the company’s Gen. 4 receiver set, collapsible stock, and Noveske handguards. Available in either M-LOK or Keymod, Ghetto Blasters are intended to accept PDW stocks. The Gen. 4… ... Read More »

Program Office Begins Fielding Upgraded LAV Anti-Tank Weapon System to Marines

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — The Corps is upgrading the turret system on one of its longest-serving fighting vehicles–the Light Armored Vehicle-Anti-Tank. A Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank Modernization A2 model sits under an awning aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., June 15. Marine Corps Systems Command’s LAV-Anti-Tank Modernization program team completed its first […] Read More »

US Elite

Starting Thanksgiving Day, use coupon code THANKYOU at checkout for a 20% off discount on any item that is not on sale. This will not work with gift cards, The DropZone or past purchases. Sorry, this will not stack with other coupon codes or military discount. Ends Monday, Nov. 27. Black Friday Special: Receive a […] Read More »

25 Pieces of AR Gear from the ‘Black Guns’ 2018 Buyer’s Guide

2A Armament Regulated Bolt Carrier: 2A’s Regulated Bolt Carrier (RBC) is a lightweight bolt carrier group with a built-in gas-regulating gate. You could consider it a drop in, lightweight solution for tuning your AR-15’s gas system without an adjustable gas block. According to 2A, the RBC has an infinite adjustment range from fully open to fully closed so it can ... Read More »

Is Daniel Defense’s DD Wave the Most Advanced Suppressor Available?

Photo by Alex Landeen The DD Wave attached to the Daniel Defense MK12 rifle at the Athlon Outdoors Rendezvous in Gateway, Colo. “There are a lot of advanced suppressors out there, but there is only one mass produced, 3D-printed suppressor on the market. Maybe that makes the engineers at Daniel Defense the crazy ones. Or maybe they are the ones ... Read More »

Winter Is Here: The Canadian Rangers’ Tikka T3x Arctic Rifle

“…I like what this rifle offers, even aside from its association with the Canadian Rangers.” The front sight has protective ears. Note the bolt release on the left side. The top of the action comes dressed with a removable 4.75-inch Picatinny rail for optics. The rifle has two safety levers. Note the large bolt handle for glove use. The rear ... Read More »

Bill Allowing CMP to Sell Surplus 1911 Pistols Sent to Trump’s Desk

Photo by Wikimedia Commons Photo by Wikimedia Commons Photo by Wikimedia Commons Photo by Wikimedia Commons Photo by Wikimedia Commons Left: 1911 pistol. Right: Beretta M9. The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill that has an amendment calling for the transfer of the U.S. Army’s surplus 1911 pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program—which would then sell them to the ... Read More »

Can You Still Use a Scope That Has Been Shot? VORTEX Knows the Answer!

Vortex Optics has released a video where they test a couple of customer-returned scopes that have been shot! One of the scopes (Viper 4-12×40) has an all the way through hole behind the objective lens. Next one (Viper HST) has a damaged lock ring, the part that holds the objective lens in place. Folks over Vortex mounted these […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Happy Birthday Eugene Stoner! And looking into the Inventors Origins

Today is November Twenty-Second, and just so happens to be the birthday of Eugene Morrison Stoner, born in the year 1922. The designer has since passed away in 1997, but had he been alive today he would be 95 years old. Inventor of the AR10, co-inventor with Jim Sullivan of the AR15, the Stoner 63 […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Aeon Tac LWB Aluminum Adjustable AR-15 Stock

A Californian company called Aeon Tac makes aluminum AR-15 stocks called LWB (Light Weight Billet). The stock is machined out of a billet 6061 aluminum and as the name implies, it is quite lightweight weighing only 7 oz. It is an adjustable stock with 3″ difference between the fully collapsed and extended positions. It is also a really slim […] Read More … The ... Read More »

TFB Review: CMMG MkGs Guard 9mm AR-15

The CMMG MkGs Guard 9mm AR-15 has been formally announced to the public, and we at TFB were extremely fortunate enough to have the opportunity to range test and review this firearm. Let’s take a look at the specifications of this rifle and what we exactly have on our hands here. BARREL: 16″ M4 4140CM […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Taurus SMGs and carbines: the FAMAE heritage

Having manufactured its MT-12, MT-12A and MT-12AD 9x19mm submachine guns for several years, Forjas Taurus started looking at new designs to replace those weapons generally based on the Italian Beretta M12 that had been created by Domenico Salza and entered production in the early 1960s. Once again, the Brazilian company’s eyes turned to an out-of-the-country […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Dutch Army To Purchase More Barrett M107A1s

The Dutch Army is set to procure a further fifty Barrett .50 BMG M107A1 anti materiel rifles. The purchase is being made through TBM – Technisch Bureau H.A. Muller, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing’s sales representative in the Netherlands. The contract notice does not give a great deal of detail but states the procurement includes fifty M107A1 rifles and transport cases […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Limted Edition BFSIII Binary Straight Trigger

Franklin Armory just announced a limited edition version of their popular BFSIII binary trigger. The AR-S1 will be available on Black Friday. Here is their original AR-C1 trigger for comparison.   No price is listed. So I suspect they will be similary priced as their AR-C1 with retails for $429.99. There is a small note […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Superior Shooting Systems 5 STAR Muzzle Brake

Superior Shooting Systems, the company founded by David Tubb, has introduced a new muzzle device called 5 Star Muzzle Brake. It is designed for 6mm (.243) caliber rifles. Obviously, it will be compatible with smaller calibers and if you want to use this muzzle brake with calibers larger than 6mm, then you’ll need to increase the exit […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Norwegian Police in the Market for New Pistols

Norway’s Police Service (Politi) are set to release a tender for just under 1,000 new pistols to equip their specialist armed response unit. An advanced notice informing EU agencies that a contract for between 600 and 800 pistols will be launched in December has been published. The notice states that a tender conference is tentatively scheduled […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Compact Green Laser Sight from Leapers

Leapers, Inc. announced a new compact green laser for handguns. Part of the company’s UTG brand, the new Compact Ambidextrous Green Laser is a small unit designed for handguns. This unit is designed as a supplemental aiming system for pistols. It has ambidextrous controls: switches on both the right and left sides of the unit […] Read More … The ... Read More »

[Milipol 2017] Meprolight Launches multi-spectral MEPRO NYX-200

It looks like Meprolight are going to have a busy stand at Milipol 2017 in Paris. They are member of the SK Group and a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, self-illuminated sights, and Laser Range Finder systems for military, law enforcement and civil applications. Among a number of new products, […] Read More … The ... Read More »

.22 for .02 A Round?

The new .22 rimfire plant in Lewiston, Idaho, is on line. Vista Outdoors owns the CCI and Federal rimfire brands. They’ve increased production for both brands by 20 percent. With end of the Obama administration, the .22 ammunition bubble is deflating. Most stores have ammunition available. Prices are coming down . . . From the Lewiston […] The post .22 for ... Read More »

Question of the Day: What Gun Stuff Are You Buying on Black Friday?

The firearms industry didn’t have a wonderful 2017. Sales were good — just not good enough to absorb all the product gun and gear makers cranked out in anticipation of a Clinton victory. Bottom line: it’s been a buyer’s market for some time. And with the end of the year looming, those “how low can […] The post Question of ... Read More »

Course Review: Tactical Fitness Mini Combat Rifle Low Light Course

I shoot a lot at night. Between shooting on my own home range and hunting pigs and varmints almost exclusively at night, I get quite bit of practice putting lead on target in the dark. But it’s almost never with a visible light . . . Instead, I use a series of Night Optical/Observation Devices […] The post Course Review: ... Read More »

Quote of the Day: River At Tampa Bay Florida Church: Why We Are Heavily Armed

“Would I rather ruffle a few feathers, or do I want to count bodies?” – River at Tampa Bay Church Associate Pastor Allen Hawes, quoted in ‘We Are Heavily Armed’ Florida Church Warns No One in Particular [via] The post Quote of the Day: River At Tampa Bay Florida Church: Why We Are Heavily Armed appeared first on The Truth ... Read More »

A Lot Of Pieces Have To Fall Into Place With These Gun Disarms

Oh you know, ye old “I’m going to tell you what to do and how to react, then I’m going to disarm you”: Very close quarters, a shitty slow draw, a wall etc… etc… Pure entertainment from the Funker tactical marketing machine.  I was just waiting for him to say some outrageous click bait shit like “I’m going to do ... Read More »

VODA And His Mom Are Real Butthurt About 1 Star Amazon Reviews On His Book

This all happened before the book was even released yet apparently: Here is the Amazon page where you can read the reviews for the black and white version, and here are the reviews for the color version.  It’s a shitty occurrence for sure to have people who haven’t bought the book leave a review, I’ll give him that.  If his past ... Read More »

Kevin McCloskey Looking Like A Yung Marty McFly In This Defensive Shooting Demo

Shooting through the pocket of your cover garment: Kevin’s mom: “KEVIN WHAT THE HECK?  I TOLD YOU to stop practicing that damn pocket carry defense.  Now you went ahead and ruined the vest auntie Jane got you?  What are we going to tell her when she asks if you still wear it?” Is Kevin’s second jacket a “Member’s Only”?  haha ... Read More »

Home Defense: Ruger LCR .38 Special

When dressed appropriately and carried in a slim holster, the Ruger LCR can qualify for duty as a pocket pistol. I admit it: There are quite a lot of firearms in our house. Never mind exactly how many. Most of them live in gun safes. I’ll admit this, too: After a disastrous burglary of our house nearly 30 years ago, ... Read More »

Watch Marines Demo the Right Time for Full vs. Semi Auto

Everybody’s favorite Marine gunner is back. Chief Warrant Officer 5 Christian Wade, 2nd Marine Division Gunner, made yet another entertaining “Gunner’s Fact or Fiction” video — this one to demonstrate when automatic fire is most effective in suppressing an enemy. Wade and Cpl. Gerald Tredo, an infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, fired on semi-automatic and full-automatic at various distances ... Read More »

The F-22 Mission in Afghanistan: Overkill or Realistic Training?

Three years ago, the F-22 Raptor made its combat debut in Syria. The idea was for the fifth-generation fighter to use its stealth technology to evade detection from surface-to-air missile batteries in a contested region. But the Syrians apparently had no plans to fire on U.S. aircraft, at least before the Russians entered the battlespace. So the twin-engine aircraft designed ... Read More »

IWI US Seeking Director of Sales

IWI US opens up position for Director of Sales to lead sales strategy for continued sales growth through existing and new sales channels. Harrisburg, Pa. (November 2017) – IWI US, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) Ltd., announces that the position of Director of Sales is open to qualified candidates. As the Director […] Read More »

Outland Equipment – Updated Multi-Mission Axe Now Available

Outland Equipment’s Multi-Mission Axe is available in the updated 1502 and 1902 versions, now featuring a sheet metal cutter and redesigned modular sheath. Designed as a rescue and survival tool, the Multi-Mission Axe is composed of a piece of hardened S7 tool steel with a Cerakote finish, and G10 handle scales. The axe head consists […] Read More »

Brigand Arms – Atlas Handguard

Brigand Arms offers three styles of their innovative braided carbon fiber handguards. This is the Atlas model, but there are also Blade and Edge models. The Atlas is free-float and includes an externally threaded alloy aluminum barrel nut and a steel jam nut. Available in 7″, 9″, 12″ and 15″ versions for AR-15 and DPMS […] Read More »

Trayvax Announces Permanent Price Drop on Element and Contour Leather Wallets

Bellingham, WA (November 15, 2017) — Trayvax®, a US-based manufacturer of slim wallets and outdoor gear, is pleased to announce a permanent price drop on their two most expensive leather wallets, the Element and Contour. The Element wallet will be reduced from $79.99 to $64.99 and the Contour will be reduced from $159.99 to $139.99 […] Read More »

Air Venturi Releases 4 New Interactive Target Systems

CLEVELAND, OHIO (November 22, 2017) Air Venturi, the leading manufacturer and importer of airgun, airsoft, and ammunition brands, is announcing the release of four new interactive target systems. These new offerings are designed to create dynamic shooting sessions to airgunners everywhere with targets that feature a combination of spinning paddles, noise-generating steel, and resettable shooting challenges. “Considering the hours of ... Read More »

TFB REVIEW: Franklin Armory BFSIII Binary Trigger For H&K Firearms

Until about two months ago, I had no intention of ever pulling a binary trigger. Seemingly serving no useful purpose, I viewed these fire control designs as gimmicky and on par with bumpfiring at hip level using a thumb-in-a-belt-loop stance. But when an Instagram follower and reader suggested that TFB review the new Franklin Armory BFSIII […] Read More … The ... Read More »