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Low Profile Rifle Bag: The Everyday Tennis Bag

I have a confession. I don’t like to stand out. That’s a pretty funny comment from a guy who sells wild-ass T-shirts, eh? Agreed. But the truth is, we all can’t go through life tac’d out like G.I. Joe. There are times and places for everything. I wish I could take credit for the tennis-bag /rifle-bag trick but that would …

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Buyer Beware: The Worst Deal at Camp Perry 2015

As our regular readers know, we hit the National Matches up at Camp Perry every year. If you have never been, put it on your bucket list. The National Matches are the shooting sports equivalent of The Super Bowl. Civilian and military shooters from around the world show up to test their skills and catch up with old friends.   …

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Pro-Tip: Setting Eye-Relief on a Rifle Scope

Everyone has to start somewhere. And if you didn’t grow up “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”, this concept may be new to some of you. Especially the hunters who are used to shooting fixed or lower-powered optics. K31 Eye-Relief When figuring out how far to set the scope from your eye, it is best to turn the power to max …

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Video: Russian Mi-28 Crashes at Military Competition

The Russians were hosting a international military competition last week and it seems one of their new, fancy attack helicopters experienced hydraulic failure and auto-rotated in. While demoing Russian helicopter capabilities. Word is the pilot was killed. Whoops. Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”    

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Hunting in Africa

Oddly enough, I was asked to join a Safari hunt this past winter. It’s going on right now. Would I have bought a lion tag? No. I’d rather spend $50,000 on some Class 3 weapons. First. But dangerous game is on my bucket list. I’m not a poacher. I’m a hunter. I eat the meat and mount the hides.If you …

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Video: A Friend Shooting His FNS9 Pistol

A friend wanted to shoot his FNS9 on steel. Not bad. Especially for a guy who’s almost 70. What’s your excuse?       Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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The Keeper — My Daily CCW Holster

I occasionally get questions about what my preferred carry holster is. I purchased this some months ago and have been giving it a fair shot. Truth be told, it has been worn everyday. And will continue to be so. It’s an appendix design. I have always preferred appendix style carry for about 20 years. Back in the day, we used …

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NPR: NY Residents Have Only Registered 45,000 Military Style Weapons

News outlets in New York State are reporting that only 45,000 military style weapons have been registered under the SAFE Act. And many, many NY State residents are openly refusing to obey the registration. This is an interesting development that those of us outside of NY State find curious. We all know how draconian NY State and NYC can be …

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Taurus Agrees to Pay $39 Million For Defective Guns

Taurus has agreed to pay a $39 Million dollar settlement for defective guns. It’s a buy-back for that covers 9 different models. The price the will pay each owner, for returning the pistol, is somewhere between $150-200 per pistol. Reported. We’ll see if it actually works out to that after attorney’s fees. Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”   …

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USMC To Switch from M16 to M4?

It has long been a joke in our circles that when you see United States Marines engaged in building searches in far off lands, those full-length M16 stocks are truly F’ing them. It’s an example of the School House being too concerned with shooting “across the course” as opposed to shooting across the battlefield. USMC with M4 Carbines This is …

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Escort Wrestles Gun Away From Serial Killer, Shoots Him

There is a story coming out of Charleston, WV (Charleston-Gazette-Mail) I’m sure that City Fathers wish wasn’t so. But it seems a serial killer that has been targeting escorts, hookers and prostitutes in multiple states was shot and killed. By the very escort he had targeted. With his own gun. Neal Falls, 45. Serial Killer Inside his car cops found …

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Video: Shooting for Time HK VP9 LE

Shooting the Hk VP9 for time on steel. When you are trying to get faster, it is important to keep pushing yourself on the timer. Eventually you will overrun your limits. But that is what teaches you to get faster. Frankly, if you are a serious student of firearms, and you don’t have a timer in your plan, you are …

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Open Carry – By Scott Mayer

“You know what’s great about being in Arizona?” I asked my 9-year old daughter. “What’s that, Dad?” she asked. “Look at that man’s belt,” I said. “What?” she asked. “That man over there. Look at his belt.” “I am. What about it?” We were in the vegetable aisle of a grocery store in the center of Tucson and I was …