Tuesday, September 26, 2017

New From Ed Brown: CCO LW 9mm 1911

We’ve recently seen a wealth of highly desirable, premium priced 9mm 1911 carry pistols hit the market. Guns like STI’s impressive DVC Carry and Wilson Combat’s drool-worthy EDX X9 are… The post New From Ed Brown: CCO LW 9mm 1911 appeared first on The Truth About Guns. Read More »

The South China Sea and Tensions With China

This article originally appeared online at American Praetorians.  It appears here in its entirety and with permission of the author (who writes for us anyway ya know). Mad Duo Today’s article was made possible in part by Daniel Defense (@DanielDefense). Daniel Defense: Lighter. Stronger. Better. The South China Sea and Tensions With China Peter Nealen, American Praetorians While Russia has taken front ... Read More »

How Does A Suppressor Affect Accuracy?

Hanging nearly half to a full pound of metal off the muzzle of your gun is going to have an effect, but how exactly does a suppressor affect accuracy? The post How Does A Suppressor Affect Accuracy? appeared first on Gun Digest. Read More »

Trump Pushes to Lower Firearms Industry Restrictions

President Obama did two major things to help the firearms industry – one he never meant to do and the other he tried to do but didn’t succeed. The first thing our industry can thank him for is being our #1 firearms salesman. Sales clearly surged during his presidency. The second thing we should be grateful for is his administration’s attempt… ... Read More »

NSSF Promotes Don't Lie for the Other Guy Program in Chicagoland Area

As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are reminding the public in the Chicago Chicagoland area that stiff penalties are in place for individuals convicted of such purchases. Read More »

Beretta LE Armorer School Announcement

Beretta USA is pleased to offer new In-Field Armorer courses for 2017 and 2018. In October, the Dallas Police Department will host three classes at its facility for the NEW APX pistol as well as the 1301 Tactical Shotgun and the 92/96 pistol series. Read More »

Crimson Trace Gear-Up Options

Crimson Trace has begun offering many options for customers, fans and shoppers in search of great gear. Those new gear options range from colorful camping mugs to stylish polo shirts and rugged range bags. Read More »

Ed Brown Lightweight CCO 1911

Featuring the lightweight compact 1911 frame – with steel insert in the feedramp – and a round butt treatment, the Ed Brown Products CCO LW is new to the line. This pistol is adorned with some of the now over 100 custom options that can be chosen when having a pistol custom built. Read More »

22 Nosler Added to Rifle Line

Nosler is pleased to announce that CMMG, Inc., has introduced four new 22 Nosler rifles to the company’s line of top quality AR platform rifles. In addition, four uppers and three barrel assemblies are also being offered in 22 Nosler. Read More »

Crimson Trace Honors Employees

Since its founding 23 years ago, Crimson Trace has become one of Oregon’s preferred employers – and many of the company’s employees agree. Many are classified as long-term employees. By years of service, nearly 20 employees have been with the company for five years or more; six have spent at least 10 years at Crimson Trace, three have achieved 15 ... Read More »

GD Unveils new .50 Caliber Training Ammunition

General Dynamics maintains that its new short-range .50 caliber ammunition will give troops a lot more opportunities to safely train with the Ma Deuce heavy machine gun. The new .50 Caliber round is the latest in GD’s Short Range Training Ammunition line, Ruben Regalado of General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, said at Modern Day Marine 2017. It can be ... Read More »

Batarang for Self Defense? – Gear Tasting 107

Sometimes you have to buy something just for the cool factor and today on Gear Tasting, Bryan showcases an awesome Batarang he picked up from Boomerangs by Vic. Several lessons were learned during our filming, including just how difficult it can be to get the Batarang on target. Also on this episode, Bryan answers a slew of questions in the ... Read More »

MDM 17 – Geissele Automatics Super Modular Rail MK16

The Upper Reciever in this photo is equipped with the M-Lok standard, Super Modular Rail MK16 Rail, from Geissele Automatics (but in Desert Dirt Color rather than Black), and Super Charging Handle as well as a Daniel Defense Barrel and Gas Block and finished off with a SureFire WarComp. US Army Special Operations Command, as […] Read More »

MDM 17 – Bike Track Modular Plastic Flooring

I was walking past Quantico Tactical’s booth and I noticed this flooring sample on one of the tables. For a lot of our readers this is going to seem very mundane, but if you’ve lived in a tent, or worked in a tent, for weeks and months at a time, if you don’t put down […] Read More »

MDM 17 – United States Tactical’s Reversible Chest Rig

It does exactly what the name implies. This chest rig reverses from PALS compatibility to four elastic slots for AR or AK magazines. Sandwiched in between is a slot which will accept maps, documents or even a holster. Made from 1000D Cordura, it also features an H-style harness. Offered in Black, Coyote or OD. www.unitedstatestactical.com Read More »

EOTech Class Action Lawsuit Settlement Vouchers Now Shipping

In 2015, EOTech was found to have defrauded the US government over the performance of their Holographic Weapon Sights. They quickly settled with the government. As you can imagine, consumers who had purchased the sights were outraged. EOTech parent company L3, launched a return program to reimburse the original price of the optics for those […] Read More »

The 7.62mm Intermediate Combat Service Rifle Program Is Dead

For two weeks now we’ve been told by multiple sources that the US Army’s effort to field a 7.62mm NATO Service Rifle has been placed on hold (that’s how the Army kills a program without actually cancelling it). This, after industry jumped through hoops to provide the Army with samples of a fully automatic rifle, […] Read More »

Dark Storm Industries Releases DS Hailstorm 9mm Pistol & Carbine

Photo by Dark Storm Industries DS Hailstorm 9mm Pistol Photo by Dark Storm Industries DS Hailstorm 9mm Carbine New York-based gun maker Dark Storm Industries has expanded its product line with the new DS Hailstorm 9mm pistol and carbine. RELATED STORY: Optics-Ready AR – Dark Storm’s DS-15 Typhoon Rifle The press release says the DS Hailstorm was designed “to give Glock ... Read More »

Rifle-to-Pistol Transition Training with Pull-Ups and Pat McNamara

Rifle-to-pistol transition drills are important part of training. When it comes to training with Athlon Outdoors expert Pat McNamara, the word we like to use is “unconventional.” RELATED VIDEO: Pat McNamara Combines Accurate Shooting with 90-Pound Dumbbell Snatches During a recent rifle-to-pistol transition training video, Mac puts rounds on target from 20 yards out. He hits four in the chest and ... Read More »

VIDEO: Brownells Goes Retro with M16A1/AR-15 Furniture

Photo by Brownells Photo by Brownells Photo by Brownells Photo by Brownells Photo by Brownells Brownells has rolled out new M16A1-style furniture designed for retro rifle fans looking to finish up authentic-looking builds of classic early AR-15 designs. RELATED STORY: Jungle Warrior – Troy Recreates the Vietnam-Era XM177E2 Available separately or in complete sets, the furniture includes the early-pattern M16A1 style buttstock, pistol grip and ... Read More »

POTD: NFA Truck Gun

Ralph S. posted a photo of his truck and preferred truck gun. It is an MP5SD in a gun rack. To assuage the fears of some, no he does not leave this in his truck unattended. It is a ballsy move to drive around with a suppressed window on display in your truck rear window. […] Read More … The ... Read More »

CMMG Adds the 22 Nosler to Mk4 Rifle Line

It appears that CMMG has been actively working to expand its product offerings. The latest announcement from the company is that CMMG added the 22 Nosler cartridge to the Mk4 rifle line. Specifically, these four rifles can now be purchased for the cartridge: Mk4 P, Mk4 RCE, Mk4 S and Mk4 V2. Mk4 P A good […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Aimpoint Officially Introduces the CompM5 Sight

Aimpoint recently announce the introduction of its latest red dot optic: the CompM5. While the new sight was not exactly a secret (see prior information on the sight here and here,) it is now fully in the public with specifications and the ability for consumers to order one up. At its most basic, this is a […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Belarusian PDW Concept called Humble-Bee

Victor Aster is a Belarusian firearms concept designer. He shared with TFB one of his CAD designs of a personal defense weapon (PDW) called Humble-Bee. The idea is to have a compact firearm for law enforcement and military needs which would be very simple, lightweight and easy to use. Initially, Victor was considering the Humble-Bee […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Too Dangerous to Live? ICSR, Cancellation, and Vulture Marketeering

We have just seen the cancellation of the Interim Combat Service Rifle, which gives me a good springboard to talk about marketing. Specifically, we will be discussing a kind of undercover word-of-mouth marketing that I’ve encountered a number of times over the years. Program cancellations like that of ICSR can be disheartening for companies looking to […] Read More … The ... Read More »

Japanese DEVTAC Ronin Ballistic Helmet

A Japanese company called DEVTAC makes a very unique ballistic helmet called Ronin. Although it looks like an airsoft mask, it is an actual ballistic helmet providing NIJ Level II protection. The Ronin helmet is made of kevlar. It features 7mm additional cheek panels which are held in place by neodymium magnets. The use of […] Read More … The ... Read More »

The Statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov is Unveiled in Moscow

19th of September is the Gunsmith’s Day in Russia. This year, the most notable celebration event was the unveiling of Mikhail Kalashnikov statue in Moscow. A number of Russian defense industry and government officials attended the ceremony. The ceremony was accompanied by a military orchestra and honor guard. The statue was also blessed by a priest […] Read More … The ... Read More »

WARNING: 80% Full Auto Glock Kits For Sale

Listen, I want the NFA repealed, the 1986 ban on new machine guns abolished and complete firearms freedom as much, if not more, than any other flag-waving American. However, the current law of the land is, well, the law of the land. So if the internet equivalent of a van offering free candy pulls up, […] Read More … The ... Read More »

World’s FIRST Automatic Railgun Tested by US Navy

Yes, you don’t own a flying car, but at least some of the promises of the future are coming true: The United States Navy has successfully tested its railgun prototype in multi-shot (autoloading) mode, earlier this summer. Although the US Navy has been testing railguns since 2006, this latest test was the first time such a […] Read More … The ... Read More »

SilencerCo Suspends Maxim 50 Sales to Three States. Guess Which Ones

“For the first time since the National Firearms Act (NFA) was created in 1934, civilians across the country can enjoy suppressed shooting with SilencerCo’s latest innovation: the integrally suppressed Maxim… The post SilencerCo Suspends Maxim 50 Sales to Three States. Guess Which Ones appeared first on The Truth About Guns. Read More »

Pa Deuce: A Double Barreled Hand Cranked AR-15. Why Didn’t I Think of That?

In the video below, Utah Auto Ordinance introduces the “PA Deuce.” Well re-introduces it; the double-barreled hand-cranked AR-15 thingie was on display at this year’s SHOT Show. According to its inventors,… The post Pa Deuce: A Double Barreled Hand Cranked AR-15. Why Didn’t I Think of That? appeared first on The Truth About Guns. Read More »

Heckler & Koch: No More Gun Sales to Israel

German firearms manufacturer Keckler & Koch recently let it be known that they would no longer sell their firearms in some of the worlds more questionable corners. As the UK’s… The post Heckler & Koch: No More Gun Sales to Israel appeared first on The Truth About Guns. Read More »

As Chicago Homicides Top 500, Housing Exec’s Son Arrested in Indianapolis

By Dave Workman Senior Editor In a bizarre turn of events, just after Chicago authorities reported that the homicide body count for this year had passed the 500 mark, the son of the city’s Housing Authority chief was arrested in connection with a slaying in Indianapolis, Ind. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, 18-year-old Eugene Jones […] The post As Chicago ... Read More »

SHARE, with hearing protection amendment clears House panel

by Joseph P. Tartaro | Executive Editor The Sportsman’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act with the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) added as an amendment is moving forward after passage by the House National Resource Committee by a 22 to 13 vote on Sept. 13. The suppressor de-regulation bill known as the Hearing Protection Act […] The post SHARE, with ... Read More »

*NEW* Cross Machine Tool AR-15 Quad Rails

I’m really glad to see a very reputable company coming out with a new Quad Rail. Everyone thought Quad Rails would go bye bye with all the KeyMod and MLOK rails out there but there’s just something too awesome about a quality Quad Rail. Cross Machine Tool knows that and the fact that there are still so many Picatinny Specific ... Read More »