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Man Injured in Hog Hunt

I was recently sent this photo since we posted about pig hunting in Texas. I don’t recall where the sender said it happened, but this is what the tusk of a wild pig can do to a human. To my thinking, the most dangerous thing that can happen in pig hunting is injuring an animal and having to go after …

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Pig Processing

One really neat thing about Freeze is his inherent proclivity to “do it myself”. If he’s being modest, he’ll always justify it by saying, “I’m a cheap bastard”. And while he doesn’t like to waste money, that isn’t really the driving force behind that trait. I suspect it’s something deeper. Freeze is actually a direct descendant of the original Mayflower …

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FN-15 Military Collector M16A4 At Buds

Over the holiday weekend, I had a chance to run over to Bud’s gun shop to do some window shopping. I did this for one specific gun. They have a “FN-15 M16A4 Military Collector” in stock. I’ve been eyeing these since they came out at SHOT. Actually truth be told, I have been eyeing all three of them: The A4, …

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Rare Japanese Rifles — Barn Find

This story just recently popped up in the milsurp circles. It seems some very rare, and cherry WWII Japanese rifles were recently discovered by a collector. It’s quite the tale. I didn’t even know there was “Mexican Type 38” rifle. The author claims fewer than 50 are known to exist today. If true, this seems like quite the find. I’m …

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Video — This Is a Bad M&P Shield Holster

I hate buying new gear. I really do. Because we are just too damn busy actually shooting to be dicking around with new, untested stuff. So imagine my surprise when one of my goto-holster companies sent something so egregious, it is getting sent back. The point? At the end of the day, it is the USER who is responsible if …

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Memorial Day 2016

In observance of Memorial Day, all our social media will be going dark until 12:01am Tuesday.   Sincerely, Marky & Freeze www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Shooting a Gorilla with Your CCW Handgun

Imagine being a CCW holder being faced with this situation? Having to shoot a 400# gorilla with your pea-shooter handgun? Let me explain. There was an incident at a US based zoo. At a outdoor gorilla exhibit, a 4 year old boy was able to climb around, over, through, under the barricades and fall 12 feet into the gorilla enclosure. …

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How Forgings End Up As Guns

Thought this was a neat picture from the National Firearms Museum. In it you see forgings as they are shipped from the steel plant on the left. And on the right you see the completed components after they are “milled” from forgings into completed parts. What some don’t understand is firearms manufactures are not stupid. While they could mill finished …

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POTD – USMC 50 Caliber Barrett

The last time I was around one of these, I was face down in the dirt. A 50 Barrett was firing about 7 feet over my head, 75 yards to my rear. I was with another shooter at the time. That was quite the experience. The shooter of the Barrett was confirming zero at the request of a visiting Secret …

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Shooting People in the Back – The Tyrie Cuyler Shooting

Savannah, GA. Officers make contact with suspect during a traffic stop. Suspect surreptitiously pulls his handgun (6-shot revolver) and shoots two officers almost instantly. We are looking at the action / reaction curve which is almost impossible to beat. Big Point One: People reading this article should consider getting some professional training on the realities of the action – reaction …

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Magazines in My Pocket

I have carried firearms daily longer than some of our readers have been alive. And unless I was working in some capacity that necessitated it, I generally don’t carry magazines in mag pouches. It’s an old school thought process. Back in the day, we didn’t have many of the magazine options like there are now. Especially for AIWB (What we …

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POTD — 408 CheyTac Bullet vs 308 Round

This photo was posted on the internet and it left an impression on me. I have never seen a 408 CheyTac in person, much less fired one. So I never appreciated just how large these bullets are. It appears the vender is shipping 408 CheyTac bullets in cases designed for loaded 308 rounds! Damn. Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & …

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Update on Truck Gun Condition

Was doing some Spring Cleaning and figured some of you would like an update on my Truck Gun Project. Specifically condition. The PTR 91 GI (US copy of a HK 91 – G3) resides in the back of the pickup all year round. Being inside of a modern tennis bag, it gets zero notice. And I mean zero. No matter …

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Rumor that EF88 / F90 Coming to US Market

There is a rumor circulating out of the 2016 NRA meeting that Lithgow Arms, the maker of the latest version of the famous Steyr AUG rifle will be bringing them into the US. Overseas, these are known as the EF88 / F90 and are the current service rifle for the Australian military. They use the traditional Steyr AUG magazine, which …

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Brooklyn NY Wife Arrested Because of Deceased Husband’s Gun Collection

Looking at the pictures of the guns recovered, it would be fair to say that NYPD would not be thrilled in the slightest to know me, my friends, associates, customers, neighbors or fellow US Citizens. What am I getting at? NY State and NYC is not America anymore. It’s Western Europe. And only in places like Western Europe could you …