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Man Dies Launching Firework Off Head. Mother Wants More Rules

A man was killed on the 4th of July when he placed a powerful firework on his head and then tried to launch it. The inevitable double talk of the family has already started.   “He thought it was a dud”, Mom says. But she admits he was also drunk. And here is my favorite quote,   This photo is …

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UK Government Gives SAS Free Reign to Hunt and Kill ISIS – ISIL

The US media hasn’t really reported much on the political ramifications of the beach attack in Tunisia. But with over 30 UK citizens killed, the politics inside 10 Downing have gotten turned way up. The only way I could possibly describe what an American equivalent might be would…possibly…a similar terror attack on US tourists in Cancun.   Now for the …

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Video: HK VP40 Is Now Available

The HK VP40 is now out. As many of you know, we are huge fans of the VP9 (so far). I see the 40 as a logical next step. There are many LEO groups who run the 40 and this would enable them to much more easily transition should they desire to stay within a caliber group. Will I run …

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New Updates in Body Armor Technology: Clear Metal?

I look at how body armor technology has changed in my lifetime and then wonder what amazing discoveries will be coming over the next 40 years? Clear metal? Force Fields? Who knows? –Marky   TSSBulletproof While the U.S. Navy is busy with the development of a new bulletproof material called Spinel, Surmet Corporation is already commercially producing its own version …

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Man Arrested in Orlando for Open Carrying “Assault Rifle”

Christopher Ray Arrested For Open Carry of “Assault Rifle”     I don’t claim to understand all of the Open Carry regulations in Florida. But it seems like this guy isn’t helping. I support open carry for a myriad of reasons. The first being it’s a buffer. A frontier. Much like when the anti-gun types successfully got rid of class …

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Dutch Special Forces to Buy 300 Blackout Caliber Carbines

Dutch SF Boarding Helicopter Janes The word has come down that the Netherlands SF (Korps Commandotroepen — KCT) is buying 195 300 Blackout carbines and 1.82 million rounds of 300 BLK ammo. I was  reticent to post this since I fully expect the 300 BLK mafia to make my life a living hell in constantly having to swat down all …

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PTR Industries is Having Financial Issues

  It seems PTR Industries is having some kind of financial issues. The word is they are behind paying rent on a building they lease from their county government. I currently own a PTR 91 GI that was a special run for Gabe Suarez and highly recommend any GI PTR. The reason being, it is my understanding, that the GI …

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Terror Attack in Tunisia and How a Civilian Can Be Prepared.

    Photographs of the Tunisian beach gunman either right before or during the attack. Witnesses say he hid his rifle in an umbrella. Included is a Sky News link below that shows a report from the scene. Pay special attention to how close it seems the shooter got to Western Tourists before opening fire. What are the chances you …

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.45 ACP Shotshells by Scott Mayer

  If you handload and shoot a .45 Auto, RCBS has a fun set of dies in its special order catalog that lets you use cut-down .308 Win. cases to make .45 ACP shotshells. Your average gunshop will probably have never heard of this die set, but the RCBS item number is 56552. When I got my set years ago, …

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The Confederate Flag. Or Is it?

Gov. Haley has called for the removal of the “Confederate Flag” that flies on the state house grounds this week. It has caused much controversy and many are happy to see it go while others oppose it. Regardless of which side you take on this issue, there are a few things that need to be made clear. First off the …