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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 …

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Civilian “guard” has ND with his AR outside Reserve Center

  I know no matter how much I try to be as polite, and fair and as non-judgemetal as I can; someone will roll in and attack the messenger (me) for somehow disrespecting the Second Amendment & gun rights. I just want to warn everyone up front, that when some jack-wagon pops up and makes that argument he will be …

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Man Checking In Pistol at Airport Has ND at Counter

Man checking in gun at Houston / Bush airport has a ND/AD at the counter. The only way I can see that happening is if the weapon was loaded when we went up to the counter. I have travelled through dozens of airports with firearms and I never take a “to be checked” firearm loaded.   I understand if you …

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Report: Taliban Chief Killed Two Years Ago

It’s being reported that Mullah Omar the leader of the Taliban at the time of the 9-11 attacks was killed by rival factions 2 years ago. It is my opinion that US Intelligence Agencies have known, or highly suspected this, for sometime. I think the average civilian would be shocked at how much we know about the Taliban. Even down …

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You Won’t Live Forever

  “From the first, faraway wooooo-uppp of the pack gathering to the sniggering chitter of the kill, the hyena is telling you something you don’t want to be reminded of: you’re just meat after all and your day will come.”   Peter Hathaway Capstick Death In The Long Grass

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Tennessee Jihadi Attack — Marine & Naval Officer Shoot Back

UPDATE: The FBI has concluded that one Marine and one Naval Officer used personal handguns to shoot back at the terrorist. –Marky  The word has come down that FBI investigators in Tennessee have found a Glock 9mm pistol at the Naval / Marine depot where all the fatalities took place. The preliminary theory is the weapon was personally owned since …

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Pushups and AIWB

Ok. I have finally found something that isn’t optimal when carrying AIWB: Pushups. I maintain a specific level of physical fitness. And one of the requirements are sets of 80 pushups. Why 80? Well for one, it’s a lot. And two, I can always gut out 100 when some jack wagon requires it.   It’s a habit I picked up …

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Backwards Primers. It Happens.

I was working on some timed drills yesterday. Pretty standard stuff on steel. Had a friend along who is a big-time reloader. He brought his favorite carry pistol a FNS 9. On his first shot with his reloads, misfire. Click! No Bang! He tap racked pretty quickly and moved on.   When the sequence was over, we examined the offending …

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Former POW Speaks About Trump vs McCain

Major Mark A. Smith. US Army Retired. Former POW. Shares with us some thoughts about the John McCain v Donald Trump dustup. I think regardless of how one might feel about either of these men, Major Smith’s words have some weight. Think of it as a reality check.  –Marky Via Michael Yon USA — re Donald Trump and Senator McCain: …