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New From Indian Creek Design: Modular Chassis For The Ruger American Rifle

Indian Creek Design made a name for itself in the paintball world, then branched out into firearms last summer with their handy Blast Forwarding Device. In keeping with their theme of creating affordable products that satisfy a perceived market void, they’ve just released a modern aluminum chassis system for the under-served Ruger American Rifle. ICD’s […]

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BREAKING: National Reciprocity Bill Passes House of Representatives

Moments ago, the House of Representatives passed HR 38 — the National Reciprocity Act. The bill passed mainly on party lines, with 231 votes in favor and 198 votes against. HR 38 would ensure that the “full faith and credit” clause of the Constitution applies to concealed carry permits the same way that it currently […]

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The Normalization of Spree Killings. And?

“Two days after 26 people were massacred in a Texas church, the incident — one of the worst mass shootings in American history — had nearly vanished from the major cable news networks,” thetrace.org reports, wistfully. “The sharp drop-off in the number of ‘mentions’ of the Sutherland Springs shooting on the networks . . . […]

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New From Ed Brown: FX1 9mm 1911s

Oooh, now that’s a cool looking gun. Ed Brown is building some modern flair into their new FX1 models with unique slide serrations and ports, an optics cut, light rail, magwell, and custom finish. Plus, of course, a 9mm 1911 is clearly better than a .45. Ed Brown’s new product announcement and more photos follow […]

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How to Buy a Suppressor: Tag Along As Robert Buys His First One

Completing the paperwork for a suppressor purchase can have you running all around town for passport photos and fingerprinting. Then it’s off to a long, slow process filling out forms at your dealer. But not at Silencer Shop or a Powered by Silencer Shop dealer. Their process takes care of everything in-house and in right […]

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Enter the 12 Days of Spyderco Giveaway to Win Knives and Gear!

(sponsored content) Click the image above to enter the 12 Days of Spyderco giveaway. You could win one of the best EDC blades on the planet, the Sypderco Native 5 featuring a super steel S90V blade. You could also win one the best knife sharpening systems made, the Spyderco Tri-Angle Sharpmpaker or the innovative, compact […]

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Concealed Carry Reciprocity: The Washington Post Hates You And Always Will

‘Good guys with guns’ can be dangerous, too. Don’t gut concealed carry laws. the editorial at washingtonpost.com argues. As a good guy with a gun, I’m not feeling the love there. And guess who’s dissing Americans exercising — or wishing they could exercise — their natural, civil and Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear […]

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Question of the Day: What Do You Say to People Who Claim to Support the Second Amendment But Don’t?

In the video below, anti-national concealed carry reciprocity Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro declares “I take my responsibility to protect people’s Second Amendment rights very very seriously.” And immediately adds “I also take very seriously public safety. This federal bill undermines both.” Wait. What? I mean . . . I understand the [entirely meritless] argument […]

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TTAG Morning Digest: The CMP’s 1911 Plan, Bagging Bears in NJ and Another National Reciprocity Freak-Out

Want a CMP 1911? . . . Here’s the plan for the sale of the Army’s surplus M1911 pistols In light of the extreme interest in the Army surplus .45 ACP M1911 pistols authorized for public sale as part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s board of directors has spent […]

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A Gun is a Tool for Moms to Use to Protect Their Kids: Quote of the Day

“For the longest time it’s always been assumed that it’s the men who are the protectors. But when you really start to ask, ‘Who is the most responsible person in the household?’… It’s the mom! It’s my job to protect my family with whatever tools are available, and a firearm is just another one of […]

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Cabot Guns Relaunches Alchemy Custom Weaponry

Premium custom 1911 maker Cabot Guns bought Alchemy Custom Weaponry in 2016. Now they’re re-launching the brand in advance of SHOT, featuring three hand-tuned and fitted 1911 pistols in the mid to upper $2000 range…about half the starting price of a Cabot. Here’s their press release . . . Cabot Guns Launches Legendary Alchemy Custom […]

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Top 5 Military Surplus Deer Rifles

Who says you have to go out and buy the latest soul-less stainless steel, synthetic-stocked wonder gun if you’re going to venture out in the woods in pursuit of a 12-point buck? There’s something to be said for hunting the same way your grandfather did, with a rifle he brought home with him from the […]

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Arapahoe County Colorado Cops Shoot Suspect’s Car 50 Times — And Miss

“A CBS4 Investigation has learned Arapahoe County Deputies and Colorado State Troopers poured more than 50 shots into a stationary car in March believing the driver was armed. It now turns out she was only armed with either a dustbuster or tire jack but emerged unscathed. However at least one deputy inadvertently shot up a […]

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TTAG Get-Together! December 18 at The Range at Austin. Free Swag! Gun Giveaways!

I’ve quit smoking cigars. So I don’t darken the doorway of my local cigar store any more — the site of our last TTAG meet-up. But enough about me. Now about you. You can join the TTAG Team at the next TTAG meet-up at The Range at Austin on December 18 from 7 to 9pm. […]

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New From Hi-Point: 10mm Carbine

Hi-Point may not be glamorous (and they may not be able to spell “muzzle”), but making functional firearms at the lowest possible price point doesn’t leave a lot of room for cocktail hours, spa treatments, and industrial designers. It looks like they do, however, listen to the gun buying market as they’ve released something many […]

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DOJ, ATF To Reconsider Whether to Ban Bump Fire Stocks

As dailycaller.com is reporting, the DOJ and ATF are taking a fresh look at whether to ban bump fire stocks in the aftermath of the Las Vegas concert massacre. “As part of the ATF’s review into bump stocks, it plans to publish a notice that will eventually appear in the Federal Register seeking public comment. The […]

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How to Buy a 1911 From the Civilian Marksmanship Program

Mark Johnson, Chief Operating Officer of the Civilian Marksmanship Program writes: To all CMP constituents: The CMP Board of Directors has discussed at length how the sales of 1911s would be handled, if the CMP were to ever receive them from the United States Army. Some preliminary decisions: Decisions concerning the grade and pricing of […]

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